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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

INDIANAPOLIS — One year ago, Top Fuel rookie Richie Crampton was a crewmember for Morgan Lucas Racing that thought he was living the dream when he was asked to fill in and test a dragster for MLR driver Brandon Bernstein. This Monday at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis, Crampton was crowned champion of the 60th annual U.S. Nationals, making him the newest king of the drag racing world. “Just like so many things that have […]

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2014 NHRA Brainerd

INDIANAPOLIS — Lucas Oil/GEICO Top Fuel dragster driver Morgan Lucas was still able to smile even after a first-round loss at the Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals on Monday at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis. That’s because wife Katie and son Hunter were in attendance, with 9-month-old Hunter taking in his first NHRA drag race. “It’s absolutely awesome having them here,” Lucas said. “Especially after you lose, to get to spend some time with them right […]

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2014 NHRA Brainerd

INDIANAPOLIS — Lucas Oil/GEICO driver Morgan Lucas will be gunning for a second Top Fuel victory in a row at the biggest NHRA drag race of the season, the Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals, on Monday at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis. Lucas, whose Morgan Lucas Racing team is based in nearby Brownsburg, Ind., won the most recent race in Brainerd, Minn., two weeks ago. Now, the part-time team goes for another win, this time at […]

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2014 NHRA Brainerd

INDIANAPOLIS — Just having a good showing in his first-ever U.S. Nationals would be reward enough for rookie Top Fuel driver Richie Crampton, of Adelaide, Australia. But now that the driver of the powerful GEICO/Lucas Oil Top Fuel dragster already has a runner-up finish in the one-off Traxxas Shootout and a top-four qualifying effort of 3.772 seconds at 324.20 mph, the new father is starting to dream a little bigger. “This weekend is huge on […]

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