CONCORD, N.C. (April 30, 2017) – Team Liberty Racing’s Cory Reed and Angelle Sampey fought it out with the best of them in Pro Stock Motorcycle in eliminations at the NHRA Four-Wide Nationals at zMAX DRAGWAY.
First round, Reed and Sampey took on Andrew Hines and Hector Arana in their quad. Sampey’s 6.959-second pass at 192.96 mph and Hines’ 6.838, 195.11 finished in the top two and went onto the next round. Reed had an impressive .009 light but when the bike wouldn’t shift
CONCORD, N.C. (April 30, 2017) – Australian Pro Stock driver Shane Tucker debuted his brand-new Auzmet Architectural Chevrolet Camaro this weekend and had two goals he wanted to accomplish at the NHRA Four-Wide Nationals: qualify and improve each run he made. Both goals were accomplished this weekend at zMAX DRAGWAY.
Tucker began raceday in the No. 15 spot and he had a first round matchup against Alex Laughlin, Tanner Gray and Erica Enders. The Four-Wide format can present
Allen Johnson Makes Best Run of Season at NHRA Four-Wide Nationals, Heading to Atlanta with Progress Made CONCORD, N.C. (April 30, 2017) – Marathon Petroleum Co./J&J Racing Dodge Dart driver Allen Johnson fell in the first round of eliminations at the NHRA Four-Wide Nationals but the team is looking to next weekend’s race in Atlanta with fresh eyes and a positive outlook on their current race setup.
Johnson qualified No. 12 and had a first round quad against Chris McGaha,
CONCORD, N.C. (April 30, 2017) – Harlow Sammons Chevrolet Camaro Pro Stock driver Chris McGaha claimed his fifth career win today at the eighth annual NHRA Four-Wide Nationals at zMAX DRAGWAY. McGaha began his quest to victory when he qualified No. 4 and had a first round matchup against No. 5 Jason Line, No. 12 Allen Johnson, and No. 13 Alan Prusiensky. At the hit, McGaha had a .014-second reaction time and was .015-seconds faster than the next best reaction time over his co
CONCORD, N.C. (April 29, 2017) – In his 2017 American Pro Stock debut, Shane Tucker outlasted the competition and will have his chance to claim victory at the NHRA Four-Wide Nationals on Sunday.
In Friday’s first session, Tucker crossed the finish line with a 6.829-seconds at 201.67 mph. The Auzmet Architectural Chevrolet Camaro team returned for Friday’s night session with an improved 6.803, 202.27.
On Saturday, the team stepped up their performance once again with a 6
CONCORD, N.C. (April 29, 2017) – Team Liberty Racing teammates Cory Reed and Angelle Sampey qualified both of their Victory Magnum motorcycles in the uber-competitive NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle class this weekend for the NHRA Four-Wide Nationals.
On Friday, team owner and rider Reed started the team out strong with a 6.928-second pass at 192.14 mph. Sampey had transmission trouble with her bike and she ran a 16.450, 25.68. In the Friday evening session, Sampey improved with
CONCORD, N.C. (April 29, 2017) – Pro Stock driver Allen Johnson will head into raceday at the NHRA Four-Wide Nationals in the No. 12 position in his Marathon Petroleum/J&J Racing Dodge Dart.
On Friday, Johnson hit zMAX DRAGWAY with a tune-up to see what the track would hold. The Marathon Petroleum/J&J Racing Dodge Dart launched a little too aggressively and he shook a little after the 60-foot mark; he coasted to a 12.005-second pass at 94.79 mph. The Adam Hornberger-led te
CONCORD, N.C. (April 28, 2017) – Australian Pro Stock driver Shane Tucker of Rob Tucker Racing welcomes MEGA Racing as an associate sponsor on their Chevrolet Camaro this weekend at the NHRA Four-Wide Nationals.
“I have a great relationship with some of the other racing teams that MEGA Racing has been associated with in Australia, including V8 Supercars and Australian GT racing,” Tucker said. “After meeting some of the MEGA Racing team, it’s great to be involved with a com
CONCORD, N.C. (April 27, 2017) – For Division 2 Competition Eliminator racer Van Puckett, drag racing was something he was born into. Similar to many second-generation racers, Puckett grew up and spent most of his weekends at the racetrack with his family. “Our racing has always been a family deal,” Puckett said. “My mom and sister would come along and of course, I’d work on the car. I can remember being 13-years-old and pulling motors out of my dad’s Modified Corvette." Alth
STATESVILLE, N.C. (April 26, 2017) – Pro Stock favorite Shane Tucker will return to the states to compete this weekend at the NHRA Four-Wide Nationals. Tucker currently plans on attending 14 races in 2017 and running their own engine program all season.
“I’m really excited about running our own stuff this year,” Tucker said. “It’s been a long time coming to run our own program. My dad has always built our engines back in Australia and to run our own stuff this year will be