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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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2014 NHRA Indy

Before his first season as an NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series Top Fuel driver, Richie Crampton put together a list of goals. Crampton was not afraid to aim high, and at the forefront of those goals was winning the Auto Club of Southern California Road to the Future Award, which annually recognizes the season’s top rookie performer. The big hopes have brought out the best in Crampton, as he has already posted two victories, […]

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Corona, CA (Oct. 27, 2014) – This Sunday night, Nov. 2 at 8:00pm and repeated again at 11:00pm – see Dave Despain interview the star of one of the unlikeliest ‘rags to riches’ stories in sports. When Morgan Lucas, the Top Fuel ace and team owner of the Morgan Lucas GEICO/Lucas Oil Top Fuel Dragster, stepped out of the race car in the Spring of 2014 to focus on the family owned Lucas Oil business, […]

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2014 NHRA Brainerd

LAS VEGAS (Oct. 27) — With two races remaining in the 2014 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season, GEICO/Lucas Oil Top Fuel dragster driver Richie Crampton remains the leading contender for the sport’s rookie of the year award. Headed to the NHRA Toyota Nationals this weekend at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Crampton leads all rookies with two victories, capped by a win at the U.S. Nationals in Indianapolis. He’s the only […]

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CHARLOTTE (Sept. 9) — GEICO/Lucas Oil Top Fuel dragster driver Richie Crampton, still on a high from winning the U.S. Nationals, heads to Charlotte for the Pep Boys NHRA Carolina Nationals with another goal in mind. The Countdown to the Championship begins in Charlotte, and while the rookie is focused on this race, he’s clearly a contender for the 2014 Top Fuel season title. “It seems weird for me to talk about a championship as […]

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  • September 12, 2014
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    7th NHRA Carolina Nationals zMAX Dragway • Charlotte, NC
  • September 13, 2014
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    7th NHRA Carolina Nationals zMAX Dragway • Charlotte, NC
  • September 14, 2014
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    7th NHRA Carolina Nationals zMAX Dragway • Charlotte, NC
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