Race Weekend Results – 4-27-15

  • April 27, 2015

IHRA

On Saturday night at Palm Beach International Raceway in Jupiter, Florida, the annual IHRA Nitro Jam Palm Beach Nationals Presented By Sunoco Race Fuels concluded. Pro-category winners included: Florida’s Jimmy Keen (Crower Pro Mod), Mike McIntire Jr. (AMSOIL Nitro Funny Car Presented By Aeromotive), John Montecalvo (U.S. Bounty Hunters Pro Stock), defending Nitro Harley champion Jay Turner and Marisha Falk (Jet Dragster).

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Hendrick Motorsports

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After a tough Friday for Hendrick Motorsports’ teams at Richmond International Raceway on Friday, the drivers gained back confidence and showed a great performance on Sunday. Despite only two Hendrick Motorsports drivers qualifying in the top 16, all five finished the race in the top 16, led by Jimmie Johnson in third with Kasey Kahne and Jeff Gordon joining him in the top 10.

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Don Schumacher Racing

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Ron Capps and his NAPA AUTO PARTS team showed confidence on Sunday and won the trophy in the NHRA SpringNationals in Texas. He now stands in first position in overall points after a successful weekend. Capps’ competed in the final against teammate Jack Beckman – who enjoyed his second trip this season to an NHRA Mello Yello Series championship round on Sunday.

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John Force Racing

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It was a strong day for John Force Racing at the 28th annual O’Reilly Auto Parts NHRA Spring Nationals yesterday, even though the team just missed getting into the winner’s circle for the 239th time. Robert Hight and Courtney Force raced their Chevrolet Camaro Funny Cars to the semi-finals but came up just a few thousandths of a second short.

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Kalitta Motorsports

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Doug Kalitta, driver of the Mac Tools Top Fuel dragster picked up his first win of the season yesterday at Houston Raceway Park. Kalitta defeated Tony Schumacher in the final round to earn his 36th career win.

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