For 2nd Straight Year, Antron Brown and Tony Schumacher Struggle In Indy

CLERMONT, Ind – For the second consecutive season, teammates Antron Brown and Tony Schumacher struggled in the Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals. Both luckily are solidly into the Countdown in Top Fuel competition but both would have liked to carry a big wave of momentum from success at the Lucas Oil Raceway with them though. Brown, lost in the second round of this race last year to eventual race winner Steve Torrence. On Monday, he lost in the second round to Doug Kalitta.

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Tony Schumacher Eyeing 11th US Nationals Victory

CLERMONT, Ind – There’s no secret, whenever Tony Schumacher decided to hang up his helmet, he’s going to be ranked right up there as one of the best there ever was in NHRA’s history. Schumacher, has eight Top Fuel championships, most ever. His 84 career wins in 497 races, also among the best ever. In 2016, he won his 10th Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals, that too is most ever. Now, with a Countdown for the Championship spot already clinched, the 48 year old is looking for one thing and one thing…

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Antron Brown, Tony Schumahcer Tough Weekends at Indy

Brownsburg, Ind – The two easy favorites to win the Mello Yello NHRA Drag Racing Series’ Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals in Top Fuel competition would have to have been Antron Brown or Tony Schumacher. Over the last five races, Brown has surged from third in the Mello Yello NHRA Drag Racing Series Top Fuel points to the top spot. He was over 100 points out of the points lead leaving Chicago. Now, he’s 31 points up heading to this weekend’s Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals.

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Tony Schumacher Looking To Get Season Back on Track This Weekend at Indy

INDIANAPOLIS – Normally, it would be easy to pick Tony Schumacher to be victorious in this weekend’s Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals. He’s the defending Top Fuel winner at Indy and his 10 career U.S. Nationals victories at Lucas Oil Raceway rank most of all-time. All 10 have come since 2000 too, with him winning in 2000, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2012 and 2016. There was a stretch there from 2000 to 2010 where he and Larry Dixon combined to win every U.S. Nationals event in Top Fuel. If…

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Schumahcer Hoping to Flip Luck Around This Weekend at Seattle

Luckily, Tony Schumacher has a Top Fuel victory this season, because he would be jeopardy in making the Countdown playoffs come the Fall. Schumacher, started the year off extremely well, making it to at least the semifinals through the first four events of 2017 and six of the first seven. But, in the eight races since, Schumacher is puzzled. In fact, the problems the 83 time race winner is experiencing isn’t just one thing, it’s a combination of issues that has them confused. 

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Tony Schumahcer Hoping to Build Momentum Next Weekend at Bandimere Speedway

There’s no doubt about it, Tony Schumahcer will go down as one of the best ever NHRA Drag Racers in the history of the sport. The “Sarge” has 83 wins and 64 runner-up finishes over the course of his highly decorated career. But, the 2017 Mello Yellow NHRA Drag Racing season hasn’t gone the way that he had hoped for. Schumacher, started the season off hot, making the semifinals the first two races and the final round of the next two events after that. He’d win one of those four…

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