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ERICA ENDERS FINALLY CLOSES DEAL IN FINAL ROUND, WINS AT ST. LOUIS

Erica Enders finally found her way back to the winners circle.
After losing eight consecutive final rounds dating back to the spring race in Charlotte, N.C., in 2018, Enders was celebrating Sunday in St. Louis

STOFFER STRIKES ANOTHER BLOW FOR SUZUKI IN HISTORIC PRO STOCK BIKE VICTORY

All season the lament, mostly from Steve Johnson, has been that the Suzukis are on the wrong end of an unfair Pro Stock Motorcycle rule advantage.

But Karen Stoffer reinforced a truth that her White Alligator Racing team boss Jerry Savoie and even Johnson have helped prove in the past three races.

PEDREGON'S PAINT SCHEME HITS CLOSE TO THE HEART

 

Cruz Pedregon's Dodge Charger has a new pink paint scheme to recognize the partnership his primary sponsor Snap-on has with The Pink Fund, an organization dedicated to covering 90-day, non-medical, cost-of-living expenses for individuals undergoing breast cancer treatment.

LANGDON, B. TORRENCE, ENDERS AND STOFFER EARN COUNTDOWN WINS AT NHRA MIDWEST NATIONALS

In an all-Kalitta Motorsports final round, Shawn Langdon beat teammate J.R. Todd in the Funny Car finals on Sunday during the eighth annual AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals at World Wide Technology Raceway.

Billy Torrence (Top Fuel), Erica Enders (Pro Stock) and Karen Stoffer (Pro Stock Motorcycle) all won in their respective categories at the second of six races in the 2019 NHRA Mello Yello Countdown to the Championship playoffs. It is also the 20th of 24 events during the 2019 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season.

RICKIE SMITH GOES WIRE-TO-WIRE TO EARN 15TH CAREER NHRA PRO MOD WIN AT ST. LOUIS

Rickie Smith finished up an impressive weekend at World Wide Technology Raceway with his first victory of the season in E3 Spark Plugs NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series presented by J&A Service action, beating points leader Stevie “Fast” Jackson in the final round on Sunday.

The series was presented by the Real Pro Mod Association (RPM) in St. Louis and marked the 10th of 12 races in 2019.

POINT STANDINGS FOLLOWING 2019 NHRA MIDWEST NATIONALS

Point standings (top 10) following the eighth annual AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals at World Wide Technology Raceway, the 20th of 24 events in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series -

 

ROUND BY ROUND RESULTS FROM 2019 NHRA MIDWEST NATURALS

Final round-by-round results from the eighth annual AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals at World Wide Technology Raceway, the 20th of 24 events in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series:

 

 

SPORTSMAN RESULTS FROM 2019 NHRA MIDWEST NATIONALS

Sunday's final results from the eighth annual AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals at World Wide Technology Raceway. The race is the 20th of 24 in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series: 

 

FORCE, CORRADI DANCE TO NO. 1 FUNNY CAR POSITION, READY TO TAKE GRAND BOW

John Force has a new dance partner. And he and new crew chief Brian Corradi are spinning around, showing off their fancy Funny Car moves now that they have mastered not stepping on each other’s toes.

They trust one another. They have worked to understand and care about each other. And they’re turning heads as they prepare to take the big bow onstage – not just at this weekend’s AAA Midwest Insurance Nationals at World Wide Technology Raceway, near St. Louis, but in November at the year-end awards ceremony in Hollywood.

SALINAS SWIPES NO. 1 STARTING SPOT IN Q4 AT ST. LOUIS

Top Fuel title contender Mike Salinas sent the message right away at the AAA Midwest Insurance Nationals that he’s knuckling down and doesn’t plan to stay in sixth place in the standings.

He was quickest in Friday’s first session at Madison, Ill.’s World Wide Technology Raceway. Billy Torrence got his 15 minutes of fame as the leader overnight and early Saturday, while Salinas and his Scrappers Racing Dragster lurked close behind.

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