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VIDEO NOTEBOOK: ROD FULLER AND UAE DRAG RACING FANS

"Hot Rod" Fuller drives the Abu Dhabi-based Yas Marina Top Fuel dragster under the Vandergriff Motorsports umbrella. In the video clip from CompetitionPlus.tv, Fuller discusses how the Middle Eastern drag racing fans accept nitro racing.

LOSENKO JUMPS INTO THE BIG SHOW

Todd “The Pirate” Lesenko raced  in the big show over the weekend.

CP.TV - CREWCHIEF BRIAN CORRADI SPEAKS SAFETY

On Friday morning, the NHRA determined the shrouds covering the roll cages on all Don Schumacher Racing Top Fuel dragsters must be removed for a perceived performance advantage. In this video, Brian Corradi, crew chief for Antron, addresses the safety concerns for which the NHRA said prompted them to rescind approval for the safer cockpit configuration.

KENT REVELS IN HAVING FUN

Steve Kent is a serious drag racer and for him, the part he's most serious about is in having fun. The freshman drag racer discusses his recent semi-final finishes in Charlotte and Dallas.

FULL THROTTLE TV: THOSE BEHIND THE SCENES FOLKS

05_05-2011_cptv_fullthrottletvFull Throttle TV host Abby Tubbs takes a look at more of the people behind the scenes in NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing including Marla Weidenaar with Kalitta Racing, photographer Mark J. Rebilas and Jim Dunn Racing's Daisy The Dog.

HOW DO YOU SPELL KARAMESINES?

Full Throttle TV asked some of the stars of the NHRA to spell 80 year old NHRA Drag Racer Chris Karamesines' last name. Find out who got it right and wrong in this segment on CompetitionPlus.tv.

CHECK OUT THE LATEST FULL THROTTLE TV

CompetitionPlus.tv has a good way for you to spend the time while waiting out the Auto Plus NHRA Nationals rain delay. Tune in to the latest edition of Full Throttle TV.

Full Throttle TV heads to the 2011 Mac Tools U.S. Nationals in Indianapolis, IN. This exciting brand new episode includes interviews with Copart Top Fuel Driver Brandon Bernstein, Snap-on Tools Funny Car Driver Cruz Pedregon and Geico Pro Stock Motorcycle Rider Karen Stoffer. All that and more in this exciting episode of Full Throttle TV.

THE LATEST NITRO REWIND AT CPTV

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Dallas’ AAA Texas NHRA Fall Nationals at Texas Motorplex produced two first time winners in the Nitro ranks as Bob Vandergriff won his first career Top Fuel title and Cruz Pedregon won for the first time in 2011 and made a major move up the Full Throttle point standings. A number of drivers also talk about heading to a swing race in Reading, Pennsylvania for championship aspirations. “Being about to talk with Bob Vandergriff Jr. after his first Top Fuel win was great for Nitro Rewind plus as the Countdown heats up getting feedback and insight from the drivers on the inside battling for Full Throttle championships is really interesting,” said Ashley Force Hood, John Force Entertainment president.

Nitro Rewind talked with John Force about his induction into the International Motorsports Hall of Fame at Talladega Super Speedway in 2012 as well as his goals for getting his Castrol GTX HIGH MILEAGE Mustang turned around. Two of the drivers for Kalitta Motorsports, Jeff Arend and Doug Kalitta also give their thoughts on being in the heat of battle for the championship. For Arend this year is especially sweet since it is his first time in the Countdown.  

Finally, Nitro Rewind regular Terry McMillen gives Nitro Rewind fans an update on his progress even though he is outside the top ten his Amale Oil Top Fuel team is racing like champions.

NITRO REWIND - 9-30-2011

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Dallas’ AAA Texas NHRA Fall Nationals at Texas Motorplex produced two first time winners in the Nitro ranks as Bob Vandergriff won his first career Top Fuel title and Cruz Pedregon won for the first time in 2011 and made a major move up the Full Throttle point standings. A number of drivers also talk about heading to a swing race in Reading, Pennsylvania for championship aspirations. “Being about to talk with Bob Vandergriff Jr. after his first Top Fuel win was great for Nitro Rewind plus as the Countdown heats up getting feedback and insight from the drivers on the inside battling for Full Throttle championships is really interesting,” said Ashley Force Hood, John Force Entertainment president.

Nitro Rewind talked with John Force about his induction into the International Motorsports Hall of Fame at Talladega Super Speedway in 2012 as well as his goals for getting his Castrol GTX HIGH MILEAGE Mustang turned around. Two of the drivers for Kalitta Motorsports, Jeff Arend and Doug Kalitta also give their thoughts on being in the heat of battle for the championship. For Arend this year is especially sweet since it is his first time in the Countdown.  

Finally, Nitro Rewind regular Terry McMillen gives Nitro Rewind fans an update on his progress even though he is outside the top ten his Amale Oil Top Fuel team is racing like champions.

THE LATEST NITRO REWIND AT CPTV

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The 2011 NHRA Countdown to the Championship has begun and Nitro Rewind continues to talk with the contenders and the spoilers. This week’s episode talks with the Top Fuel and Funny Car winners from the O’Reilly Auto Part Nationals at zMax Dragway and looks to the Lone Star State and the AAA Texas Fall Nationals at the Texas Motorplex. The show, an internet based broadcast, is hosted by Bill Stephens and features interviews from Top Fuel and Funny Car NHRA competitors, is available on the NHRA’s YouTube channel after every NHRA national event.

“The Countdown got started in Charlotte and it was a record setting weekend. Viewers will get a great description from Matt Hagan of his record setting 3.995 second pass as well as his thoughts on eventually winning his first race of the season,” said Ashley Force Hood, John Force Entertainment president.

“One thing Nitro Rewind will not do is forget about the drivers not in the Countdown. This week we talk with TJ Zizzo one of the up and coming Top Fuel teams that is running strong against the mega teams. We also check in with fan favorite Antron Brown.”

As The NHRA tour rolls into Texas viewers will get the thoughts of Texan Spencer Massey and 2010 Fall Nationals winner Matt Hagan on getting back to the original super track.

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