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Crampton races to semifinal finish in first trip to Epping EPPING, N.H. — Richie Crampton powered his GEICO/Lucas Oil Top Fuel dragster to the semifinals at the Auto-Plus NHRA New England Nationals at New England Dragway on Sunday. After qualifying third, Crampton had good fortune in the first round when he and opponent Dom Lagana lost a cylinder early in the match and Crampton’s 4.028 at 300.20 mph was just enough to move on to the second round. In round two, Crampton faced off against Spencer […] Read the Full Story
Epping may be new to Crampton, but Englishtown win gives him confidence EPPING, N.H. (June 17) — For a rookie who is new to the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, GEICO/Lucas Oil Top Fuel driver Richie Crampton has already won in New Jersey. Can he win in New Hampshire, too? That’s the goal when Crampton and his Morgan Lucas Racing team compete at the Auto-Plus NHRA New England Nationals this weekend at New England Dragway. “Let’s hope the East Coast continues to be good to me,” […] Read the Full Story
Australian Crampton drives GEICO dragster to first career Top Fuel victory ENGLISHTOWN, N.J. — Top Fuel newcomer Richie Crampton gave his Rookie of the Year bid a giant boost Sunday by winning the 45th annual Toyota NHRA Summernationals at Old Bridge Township Raceway Park. Crampton beat points leader Doug Kalitta in a thrilling final round, 3.819 to 3.848, becoming just the second Australian-born pro winner in NHRA history. “Has this really happened?” Crampton said. “I’m absolutely over the moon with this win. I already know I’m […] Read the Full Story
GEICO/Lucas Oil racer Crampton to attend V8 Supercar race in Australia PHOENIX — GEICO/Lucas Oil Top Fuel driver Richie Crampton is heading home this week. Crampton will fly to Adelaide, Australia, and will attend the V8 Supercar race in his hometown this weekend with Lucas Oil Vice President of Sales & Marketing Sam Dale. “I’m heading back to my hometown for the first time in 18 months,” Crampton said. “The V8 Supercar race is a huge event, and I’ll be hanging out with several of the […] Read the Full Story
Crampton, GEICO/Lucas Oil team go for broke in first-round defeat PHOENIX — GEICO/Lucas Oil Top Fuel driver Richie Crampton went down swinging in his matchup with 2012 champion Antron Brown at the Carquest Auto Parts NHRA Nationals on Sunday at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park. Crampton and crew chief Aaron Brooks knew they’d need a quick pass to beat Brown, so they installed an aggressive setup in the Morgan Lucas Racing dragster. “Antron Brown is tough,” Crampton said. “We knew we had to go out […] Read the Full Story

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BRAINERD, Minn. — Morgan Lucas and his Lucas Oil/GEICO crew may be a part-time team, but they put on a full-time celebration after winning his family’s namesake race, the Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals on Sunday at Brainerd Int’l Raceway. Lucas received the Wally trophy from his mom Charlotte at the top end of the racetrack, where he also received congratulations from his dad Forrest. “She gets more excited than anybody,” Lucas said. “My dad was […]

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BRAINERD, Minn. — Top Fuel driver Richie Crampton of Australia earned a spot in this year’s Countdown to the Championship Sunday at the 33rd annual Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals when teammate and car owner Morgan Lucas eliminated Bob Vandergriff Jr. in the opening round of eliminations. Vandergriff was the last driver within range of Crampton in the points, and with his dismissal from title contention Crampton became the only rookie-of-the-year candidate with a chance at […]

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BRAINERD, Minn. — Top Fuel driver Morgan Lucas hopes to show the potential of the Lucas Oil/GEICO dragster during eliminations of the Lucas Oil Nationals on Sunday at Brainerd International Raceway. Lucas qualified No. 12 for his family’s namesake race despite not being able to make a full pass during qualifying. His best run of 3.883 seconds at 286.98 mph locked him in the field, and he’ll race No. 5 qualifier Bob Vandergriff in the first round. […]

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BRAINERD, Minn. — Leading rookie-of-the-year candidate Richie Crampton already has experienced the joys of winning an NHRA national event, having earned the hardware in Englishtown, N.J. Now the Australian-born pro is hoping to cross off the next item on his to-do list, which is qualifying for the Countdown to the Championship. After slotting a lofty fourth on the grid at this weekend’s 33rd annual Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals, Crampton knows he can take the final […]

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  • August 27, 2014
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    60th annual Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis • Indianapolis, IN
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