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The Sports Report

The Sportsman action at the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Southern Nationals featured some of the most interesting story lines of the season.

May. 13, 2015

Brothers in Arms

Led by the Coughlin, Emmons, Richardson, and Biondo families, NHRA Sportsman racing has a long tradition of successful siblings.

A huge field of 668 entries packed Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis for the Division 3 season opener. Here are a few highlights from the event.

Apr. 29, 2015

Family Ties

With wins in Super Comp and Super Gas, respectively, second-generation racers Jeff and Robby Lopez became the latest brothers to win the same event.

How did 20-year-old E.T. bracket racer Carly Jo Ellingson win $50,000 and become an overnight media sensation?

Jimmy DeFrank's second double victory was the highlight of the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series action in Las Vegas.

In honor of this week's SummitRacing.com NHRA Nationals in Las Vegas, how about if we have a little fun and handicap NHRA's Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Sportsman classes?

When David Rampy took on Dan Fletcher in the Charlotte Super Stock final, there were 179 combined wins on the starting line, and fans got to see two of the all-time greats at work. Here's the full report on the battle of the titans plus the story of an incredibly important heads-up race in Stock and the rest of the happenings at the NHRA Four-Wide Nationals.

Kevin Helms won two national events in six days; Anthony Bertozzi, Joe Santangelo, and John Labbous Jr. also had memorable weekends in Gainesville and Belle Rose, La. Read about them in this week's JEGS NHRA Cajun SPORTSnationals wrap-up.

The Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals featured arguably the greatest Super Comp racing in the history of the class, and the importance of the event wasn't lost on eventual winner John Labbous Jr. Here's the story and notes on others who won in Gainesville.

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