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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
Crampton has solid first race in GEICO/Lucas Oil dragster POMONA, Calif. – GEICO/Lucas Oil Top Fuel dragster driver Richie Crampton experienced the highs and lows of NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing during the Circle K NHRA Winternationals in Pomona. The rookie savored a first-round victory over Brittany Force that was his first professional win but then suffered a second-round defeat to No. 1 qualifier Doug Kalitta. Still, Crampton knows it’s early in his rookie year and believes Pomona was a good start to his […] Read the Full Story
Rookie driver Crampton has high comfort level with GEICO team POMONA, Calif. (Feb. 4) — GEICO/Lucas Oil Top Fuel dragster driver Richie Crampton will make his first professional pass at the Circle K NHRA Winternationals this weekend in Pomona, but in many respects he’s no rookie. Crampton, a 33-year-old from Adelaide, Australia, has been an integral member of the Morgan Lucas Racing team for several years. He’s changing jobs this season as he takes over the driver’s seat from Morgan Lucas, but Crampton will be […] Read the Full Story
Test session adds to comfort level for GEICO/Lucas Oil rookie Crampton BROWNSBURG, Ind. — Safely back at Morgan Lucas Racing headquarters, rookie Top Fuel pilot Richie Crampton had time to reflect on his first official test session as driver of the 8,000-horsepower GEICO/Lucas Oil Top Fuel dragster. “It was a test session I needed, for sure,” Crampton said. “It was a good opportunity for things to settle in for me and the team. I needed a chance to make some of the rookie mistakes I’m going […] Read the Full Story

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GEICO Dragster

Wheelbase 300 inches
Length 30 feet
Weight 2,300 pounds minimum
(including driver)
CHASSIS: Brad Hadman,
Seattle, Wash.
Suspension Front-Ridge Mounted
Rear-Ridge Mounted
Bell Housing Trick Titanium
Steering Rack and pinion
Brakes Lamb
Wheels American Racing
Tires Goodyear
Cockpit Gauges RacePak
ENGINE: Type – Aluminum TFX
Bore and Stroke 4.187 x 4.500 (500 c.i.)
Compression 7.6
Horsepower 8,000 and up
Maximum RPM 8,300
Fuel Type 90-percent Nitromethane
Heads AJPE
Valve Train Dechellis Machine
Valves Manley
Manifold AJPE
Rods BME
Pistons Venolia
Crankshaft Bryant
Ignition MSD
Spark Plugs Autolite
Supercharger PSI
Oil System Titan
Hoses and Fittings XRP
Cam Shaft Bullet
Oil Lucas Oil Products
Oil Filter K&N Filters
TRANSMISSION: Moore (Reverser)/High Gear
CAPACITIES: Fuel 18 U.S. Gallons
OIL SYSTEM: Titan Wet Sump
Parachute Impact
Gloves Sparco
Firesuit Sparco
Helmet Impact
Paint Indy Painting Specialists
Lettering  Shadow Graphix
Decals  Shadow Graphix
Hardware Specialty Fasteners
Composites Aerodine Composites Group
Forrest Lucas Owner
Charlotte Lucas Owner
Morgan Lucas Driver, Team Manager
Aaron Brooks Crew Chief
Rod Centorbi Assistant Crew Chief
Richard “OZ” Crampton Car Chief
Andrew Polk Clutch Specialist
Brian “Swifty” Swift Superchargers
Brandon “Pork Chop” Greene Cylinder Heads
Dustin Smith Racks & Motor Assembly
Terry Erzar Bottom End
 James Maradits  Tires & General Maintenance
Matt Krebs Chef
Pete Clemens Hospitality Administration
Kristene Hayden Office Manager
Rob Geiger Public Relations
Lucas Oil Products
K&N Filters
Mac Tools
Lincoln Welders
Impact Race Products
Protect the Harvest


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