NHRA: Crampton and Hagan Lead Fields During Opening Day of U.S. Nationals Testing at Indianapolis

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CLERMONT, Ind. – official series release — NHRA photo — Defending Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals Top Fuel winner Richie Crampton and defending Funny Car world champion Matt Hagan made the quickest runs in their respective categories Wednesday at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis during the opening day of testing for the Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals. NHRA teams utilized the first …

NHRA: Morgan Lucas Racing Teams With Sig Sauer for Two-Race Partnership

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ENGLISHTOWN, N.J. – official release — NHRA photo — The new partnership between Morgan Lucas Racing Top Fuel driver Morgan Lucas and Sig Sauer goes beyond the race track. Sig Sauer firearms will adorn Lucas’ Top Fuel car at the Toyota NHRA Summernationals this weekend at Old Bridge Township Raceway Park and at the NHRA New England Nationals next weekend …

NHRA: Morgan Lucas Adds Dallas Stop to Part-Time Schedule

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ENNIS, Texas — official release — NHRA photo — Lucas Oil/GEICO driver Morgan Lucas made a lot of Top Fuel teams happy during the first round of the Pep Boys NHRA Carolina Nationals on Sunday, but before he and his Morgan Lucas Racing team could complete their work, the race was postponed. The Charlotte event will be completed during the NHRA FallNationals next …

NHRA: Lucas Claims Sponsor’s Event with Rain-Soaked Lucas Oil Nationals Win in Brainerd

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BRAINERD, Minn. – official release — NHRA photo — Morgan Lucas raced to his third Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals Top Fuel victory in spectacular fashion Sunday to close out the rain-drenched NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event at Brainerd Int’l Raceway. The Funny Car final round between John Force and Ron Capps, along with the Pro Stock semifinals and …

NHRA: Crampton Gearing Up for Lucas Oil Sponsored Event at Brainerd

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BRAINERD, Minn. — official release — Geiger Media photo — Australian Top Fuel rookie Richie Crampton may not have any family ties to Brainerd Int’l Raceway, but this weekend’s 33rd annual Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals feels very much like a hometown race. Having the Lucas Oil name attached to the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event makes the race …

NHRA: Crampton Riding Wave of Momentum as he Looks to Continue Strong Stretch

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BRISTOL, Tenn. — official release — NHRA photo — Richie Crampton may be only nine races into his NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series Top Fuel career, but the driver of the 10,000-horsepower GEICO/Lucas Oil dragster is already creating a lifetime of memories. Just two weeks after the birth of his first child, Crampton became the 100th different driver to …

NHRA: Rookie Crampton to Experience Four-Wide First

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April 10, 2014 — NHRA photo — CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Richie Crampton has enjoyed every experience thus far in his rookie season driving the GEICO/Lucas Oil Top Fuel dragster in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series. Heading to prestigious zMAX Dragway for the first time as a driver this weekend, the Australian native certainly expects to add another memorable first …

NHRA: Morgan Lucas returns to NHRA competition in Gainesville

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March 13, 2014 — Rhonda Hogue McCole photo — GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Morgan Lucas will carry a different mind-set into this weekend’s NHRA Gatornationals at Auto-Plus Raceway at Gainesville when he returns to drag racing behind the wheel of the Lucas Oil/GEICO Top Fuel dragster. The nine-time national event winner stepped away from full-time racing in 2014 to tend to his …