November 13th, 2012
POMONA, Calif. (Nov. 11, 2012) - For the second time since 2005, Don Schumacher Racing won two prestigious NHRA world championships.
Jack Beckman’s Valvoline NextGen Dodge Charger R/T Funny Car edged DSR teammate Ron Capps and his NAPA AUTO PARTS team by two points to earn Beckman his first NHRA professional championship while Capps finished runner-up for the fourth time.
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November 13th, 2012
POMONA, Calif. (Nov. 11, 2012) - Matt Hagan’s reign as the NHRA Funny Car world champion ended in the first round of eliminations Sunday in the Auto Club NHRA nationals that closed his 2012 Full Throttle Drag Racing Series season.
But Hagan’s hope for a chance at a second straight world title for Don Schumacher Racing’s Mopar/Aaron’s Dream Machine Dodge Charger R/T... Read More »
November 6th, 2012
BROWNSBURG, Ind. (Nov. 5, 2012) – Antron Brown faces the biggest four days of his drag racing career this week at the Auto Club NHRA Finals season-finale at Pomona, Calif.
Brown and Don Schumacher Racing’s MATCO Tools/Aaron’s Top Fuel team led by crew chiefs Brian Corradi and Mark Oswald will start Thursday qualifying with a 65-point lead over DSR’s Tony Schumacher and 70 points... Read More »
November 5th, 2012
BROWNSBURG, Ind. (Nov. 5, 2012) - Reigning NHRA Funny Car champion Matt Hagan said it won’t be hard to watch someone else take the this year’s world championship title home during the Auto Club Finals this weekend in Pomona, Calif., provided it goes with one of his Don Schumacher Racing teammates.
Hagan knows the Funny Car title has a good chance of returning to DSR headquarters... Read More »
October 29th, 2012
LAS VEGAS (Oct. 28, 2012) - Time is running out for Matt Hagan and the Aaron’s Dream Machine/Mopar team to seal the deal and bring home a Wally from the 2012 NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series.
Hagan started Sunday’s Big O Tires NHRA Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway from the fourth-best position after a stellar 4.077-second qualifying run in the fourth session... Read More »
October 24th, 2012
BROWNSBURG, Ind. (Oct. 24, 2012) - Matt Hagan and the Aaron’s Dream Machine/Mopar Funny Car team hope to take a giant step forward this weekend during the Big O Tires NHRA Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
With two weeks off since the last NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series event, crew chief Tommy DeLago and the team have been hard at work at the Don Schumacher... Read More »
October 3rd, 2012
BROWNSBURG, Ind. (Oct. 3, 2012) - When Matt Hagan returns to his cattle farm in rural Virginia, it’s his place to let go of some of the frustrations that come with drag racing.
After a final round loss last week near St. Louis to Don Schumacher Racing teammate Jack Beckman, Hagan needed to relax and regroup before heading to Reading, Pa., for this weekend’s NHRA Full Throttle... Read More »
October 2nd, 2012
MADISON, Ill. (Sept. 30, 2012) - Matt Hagan was trying to make something happen Sunday for the DieHard/Aaron’s Dream Machine Funny Car team.
But he might have tried a little too hard when he left the starting line too early and was disqualified with a red light and lost to Don Schumacher Racing teammate Jack Beckman at Gateway Motorsports Park near St. Louis.
A week ago, Hagan... Read More »
October 2nd, 2012
MADISON, Ill. (Sept. 30, 2012) - Antron Brown came up with a creative way to help sponsor Aaron’s celebrate the opening of its 2,000th store and to kickoff Matco Tool’s “Tools for the Cause” campaign for breast cancer awareness Monday at Stow, Ohio.
And it didn’t cost him a penny.
Brown and the Aaron’s Dream Machine/Matco Tools team won the Top Fuel... Read More »
September 26th, 2012
Being runner-up no longer enough for rancher
BROWNSBURG, Ind. (Sept. 26, 2012) - Matt Hagan doesn’t want anyone tossing a hand grenade at him. Even though he is a cattle farmer, the Virginian probably won’t play horseshoes either.
“Close” is not a word he wants to hear anymore, especially if it’s about how close he’s come to winning his first NHRA... Read More »