MERICUS, Ga. (September 28, 2016) – The PSE/Star Racing Buell team of Cory Reed and Angelle Sampey head to the 32nd annual Dodge NHRA Nationals this weekend at Maple Grove Raceway. Angelle Sampey Second Winningest Racer in Maple Grove History
Three-time Pro Stock Motorcycle World Champion Sampey is in second place for most victories won at Maple Grove Raceway with six winner circle appearances. She trails 16-time Funny Car Champion John Force by only one win.
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ODESSA, Tex. (September 27, 2016) – Harlow Sammons Pro Stock driver Chris McGaha will pull into the pits of Maple Grove Raceway this weekend as the returning champ of the 32nd annual NHRA Nationals and that is a title he wants to keep. Currently sixth in points, McGaha is anticipating his luck from last year’s win will aid in him on raceday and help him gain more points in his quest for his first Pro Stock Championship.
“I’ve only been to Reading once and that was last yea
GREENEVILLE, Tenn. (September 27, 2016) – Marathon Petroleum/J&J Racing Pro Stock driver Allen Johnson has had a slower than expected start to his Countdown to the Championship efforts but with four races left, the dream is still alive for the 2012 Pro Stock World Champion to be the last man standing at the conclusion of the season. Johnson is hoping the 32nd annual Dodge NHRA Nationals is just the right place to grab the momentum the team had in the regular season.
MADISON, Ill. (September 24, 2016) – Precision Service Equipment/Star Racing Buell teammates Angelle Sampey and Cory Reed both qualified in the top half at Gateway Motorsports Park this weekend; Sampey ended up No. 2 and Reed finished No. 8.
In the first session on Friday, Reed clocked in with a 6.951-second pass at 194.13 mph. Sampey followed shortly after with a 6.893, 195.87. The PSE/Star Racing team reappeared for Friday’s night session with Reed making a big move up t
MAIDSON, Ill. (September 24, 2016) – In humid air and track temperatures this weekend at Gateway Motorsports Park, Allen Johnson and the Marathon Petroleum team qualified No. 9 at the Fifth annual AAA Insurance Midwest Nationals.
On Friday, Johnson started out qualifying with a solid 6.669-second pass at 206.95 putting him in the middle of the pack. Johnson returned on Friday evening and made a big move up the qualifying list when he clocked in with a 6.625, 208.46.
GREENEVILLE, Tenn. (September 20, 2016) – Marathon Petroleum/J&J Racing’s Allen Johnson heads to the Fifth annual AAA Insurance Midwest Nationals this weekend. Johnson has been to the finals three times at Gateway Motorsports Park, most recently in 2012.
“I’ve runnered-up there a few times but have never quite sealed the deal,” Johnson said about his past history at St. Louis.
The Countdown to the Championship started last weekend at zMAX Dragway and ignited a three-in-
AMERICUS, Ga. (September 22, 2016) – PSE/Star Racing teammates Cory Reed and Angelle Sampey head to Gateway Motorsports Park this weekend for the Fifth annual AAA Insurance Midwest Nationals.
The teammates have polar opposite experiences at this track. Sampey has been to five finals at this event, most recently in 2007, and Reed has never stepped foot on the premises of Gateway Motorsports Park. Having the experience of Sampey will prove to be very helpful to the rookie ri
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (September 18, 2016) – Shane Tucker saved his best for last this weekend at the Ninth annual NHRA Carolina Nationals.
Tucker made it into the raceday field when he qualified No. 15 at zMAX Dragway. Tucker staged against current Pro Stock points leader Jason Line and at the finish line, Tucker clocked in with his fastest pass of the weekend with a 6.715-seconds at 207.46 mph but was unable to hold off Line’s 6.639, 208.94.
Although his raceday resulted in
HARLOTTE, N.C. (September 18, 2016) – Raceday at the Ninth annual NHRA Carolina Nationals wasn’t what the PSE/Star Racing team anticipated when they came to zMAX Dragway earlier this week. Angelle Sampey made her way to the semifinals in defiance of troubles with her Buell and Cory Reed fell in the first round of eliminations.
Angelle Sampey Races to Sixth Semifinals of 2016
In the first round of eliminations, No. 1 qualifier Sampey had lane choice over Mark Paquette. Sam
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (September 18, 2016) – Allen Johnson is putting the Ninth annual NHRA Carolina Nationals in his rear view mirror after a first round loss at zMAX Dragway.
Johnson qualified in the No. 6 spot and had lane choice over Jeg Coughlin. In the hottest day of the weekend, Johnson drove his Marathon Petroleum/J&J Racing Dodge Dart to a 6.703-second pass at 207.98 mph. Unfortunately, his 6.70 pass wasn’t enough to hold off Coughlin’s 6.687, 206.76.
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