HOLLYWOOD, FL (April 13, 2010) – All four event winners from last weekend’s NHRA Full Throttle Series Spring Nationals at Houston Raceway Park will be guests on WFO Radio NHRA Tuesday with Joe Castello, live tonight at 7 p.m. ET. To listen live or on-demand, go to http://www.wforadio.com
Dixon, driver of the Al-Anabi Racing Top Fuel dragster, won Sunday for the second time this year in a pedal fest against Antron Brown. The win was Dixon’s 50th of his NHRA professional career moving him into eighth place on the all-time list, breaking a tie with Don “The Snake” Prudhomme.
In the Funny Car final, Don Schumacher Racing’s Hagan drove the DieHard Dodge Charger to a victory over Jeff Arend en route to his first career NHRA Full Throttle Series victory. The win moved Hagan into second place in the Funny Car standings, 70 points behind points leader John Force.
Coughlin won his 49th career national event win, one behind Dixon and tied for ninth place all-time with Prudhomme. Coughlin’s JEGS.com Chevrolet Cobalt edged Allen Johnson’s Mopar Dodge Avenger with a 6.599 at 210.77 MPH to Johnson’s quicker 6.596 at 210.77 MPH, but a quicker reaction time (0.24 to 0.45) at the starting line gave Coughlin the hole shot win.
Hines, rider of the Screamin’ Eagle Harley Davidson V-Rod, won for the first time in 2010 by defeating defending world champion Hector Arana. It marked the 19th career victory for Hines, a three-time NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle World Champion.
In addition to the race winners, NHRA announcer Alan Reinhart returns to WFO Radio to provide expert commentary of the NHRA Full Throttle and Lucas Oil Drag Racing series plus a preview of the SummitRacing.com Nationals in Las Vegas. Reinhart will also take listener e-mail questions during the show.
WFO Radio with Joe Castello can be heard every Monday – Thursday, 7 – 8 p.m. ET. WFO Radio NHRA Tuesday, the only weekly talk show 100% devoted to NHRA drag racing, airs every Tuesday live at 7 p.m. ET. Listen live or on-demand to entire shows or specific interviews at www.wforadio.com on either PC, Mac, iPhone, Blackberry, Google Phone, Droid, Wii, or PS3. WFO Radio is also available free of charge as a top-rated iPhone application and on iTunes by searching “WFO Radio”.