J. R. Todd, a leading drag racer and crew chief, was the first African American to win a Top Fuel competition sponsored by the National Hot Rod Association. He was born Mario Luther Todd Jr. in Lawrenceburg, Indiana on December 16, 1981 to Mario Luther Todd, Sr., a city construction coordinator and former motorcycle racer, and Kimberly Lynn Todd Get NHRA Driver J.R. Todd's Career Highlights, Bio, Stats and latest New We are here to celebrate their past and present accomplishments and contributions to the world of drag racing. THE PRESENT! J.R. Todd. 2006 NHRA Rookie. Of The Year. Having started his drag racing career at the age of 10, Todd could very likely serve as poster child for the NHRA's Junior Dragster and Sportsman racing programs JR Todd Is A Fearless Pro Racing Pioneer. J.R. Todd was born addicted to racing, possessing a thirst and passion for the craft that was passed down by his dad, who had an insatiable need for speed. .R. Todd including their biography, latest news and updates, high resolution photos, high quality videos and expert analysis NHRA. Apr 8, 2019 . Salinas, Todd.
For J.R. Todd, it was a thrilling moment that Sunday in September 2008, when he knocked off Tony Schumacher in the final round of NHRA Top Fuel action at the Texas Motorplex That, according to rival J.R. Todd, makes the series that much more competitive. Todd, the 2018 NHRA Funny Car champ, had a successful but uneven 2020 in Funny Cars, finishing sixth in the standings J.R. Todd. December 9, 2020 at 6:09 PM ·. I can't wait to get back! Virginia Motorsports Park. December 9, 2020 at 11:30 AM. Virginia NHRA Nationals returns to Virginia Motorsports Park on June 4-6, 2021 with nitro-burning Funny Cars, just like J.R. Todd 's DHL TOYOTA pictured below from our 2019 event Driver J.R. Todd is the defending Funny Car champion on the NHRA circuit. He brings his familiar yellow DHL ride to Topeka this weekend. AP photo. J.R. Todd wants to be careful here, not because.
1 of 47 Buy Photo J.R. Todd races Top Fuel at the Toyota NHRA Sonoma Nationals at Sonoma Raceway in Sonoma, California, on Sunday, July 31, 2016. Connor Radnovich/The Chronicle Show More Show Less. Like Comment Share. J.R. Todd. April 23 at 3:30 PM ·. Another awesome video from Deer Meat For Dinner! I think they're hooked on nitro now. Oh My Goodness!!! Sarah got to do something I've always wanted to do!!!! To say we had fun would be an understatement!!!! The @NHRA 4 Wide Nationals in Las V.. J.R. Todd joined Lewis Bloom in the Wally Parks Studio via Skype to talk about the upcoming four-wide race at zMAX Dragway in Charlotte where he can sweep the 2019 four-wide events. 24 Apr 2019. Sunday's final results from the 33rd annual NHRA Sonoma Nationals at Sonoma Raceway. The race is the ninth of 20 in the NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series: Top Fuel -- Steve Torrence, 3.757.
.R. Todd, Kalitta Motorsports Escape the Shadows of NHRAuggernauts. Ex-officer charged in Daunte Wright death to appear in court. Democrats agonize over game theory on Biden's $2T-plus. J.R. Todd, Kalitta Motorsports. DHL Toyota Camry Funny Car. Notes: - J.R. Todd enters the 2021 campaign looking for his second Funny Car world championship in the last four years after winning the title in 2018. - Todd currently has 18 victories in the two NHRA nitro classes, having won nine races in both Funny Car and Top Fuel
To my left is the NHRA Funny Car driven by J.R. Todd. On my right is the car driven by drag racing legend John Force. I'm sandwiched in the middle, with both incredibly powerful vehicles maybe. J.R. Todd Says NHRA Wins in 2021 Will Come Without Asterisks. Like the majority of the drivers in the Top Fuel and Funny Car field at next weekend's NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series' Amalie Gatornationals at Gainesville Raceway in Florida—the season opener for the series—DHL Funny Car driver J.R. Todd spent this weekend testing at. Facebook0Tweet0Pin0 Kalitta ready to take the team-to-beat role from John Force Racing, Don Schumacher Racing Perception versus reality can be a tricky thing. But DHL Toyota Camry Funny Car driver J.R. Todd can distinguish between the two. As the NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series heads west this weekend for the Denso Spark Plugs Four-wide [
Sonoma, CA - Only one other NHRA driver has enjoyed as much success at Sonoma Raceway as J.R. Todd when it comes to winning in Top Fuel and Funny Car at the Sonoma Nationals. Todd picked up two Top Fuel titles, winning in 2006 and 2016, and then added a Funny Car win in 2017 to join legendary driver Don The Snake Prudhomme, 1989 Funny Car winner and 1992 Top Fuel winner as the only two. DHL Toyota Camry Funny Car driver J.R. Todd has a passion for NHRA Camping World Drag Racing as well as a wide variety of other forms of motorsports. He grew up in the Junior Dragster League and throughout his career he has taken a keen interest in learning from other forms of racing to give himself an edge on the drag strip
Get the best deals for jr todd nhra at eBay.com. We have a great online selection at the lowest prices with Fast & Free shipping on many items .R. (Todd) did a better job (in the final round at Gainesville), I've thought about it 1,000 times in my mind, and I'm ready to get back out there and start racing and redeem myself. Defending world champ Matt Hagan claimed the No. 2 spot on Friday with a run of 3.946 at 325.22 andohn Force is currently third after going 3.954 at 324.75 Get the best deals on J.R. Todd NHRA Fan Apparel and Souvenirs when you shop the largest online selection at eBay.com. Free shipping on many items | Browse your favorite brands | affordable prices To that point J.R. Todd, driver of the DHL Toyota Camry Funny Car, took a look back at a trying 2020 NHRA season but one the 2018 Funny Car champion is happy was completed. He also looks ahead to the 2021 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series season and a promising chase for another Funny Car championship My parents were dedicated to me racing. This is the ultimate way to pay them back. There it is again: family. The Todd family and the Kalitta family were imminently successful on Sunday after entering the finale with a 74-point lead in the points-and-a-half finale. I went over and thanked Connie after the first round
nhra pro stock drivers 2021. Anderson's last championship came in 2010. Robert River, Dave's son, will be driving the family-owned, Live Nhra Racing provides you with the best streaming service, so subscribe today to get your premium subscription and enjoy Nhra Pomona 2021 live online J.R. Todd powered to his first career Funny Car victory Sunday at the 30th annual Toyota NHRA Sonoma Nationals at Sonoma Raceway. Steve Torrence (Top Fuel), Tanner Gray (Pro Stock) and LE Tonglet. J.R. Todd enters this race weekend 144 points back of leader Robert Hight. For J.R. Todd, it was a thrilling moment that Sunday in September 2008, when he knocked off Tony Schumacher in the final round of NHRA Top Fuel action at the Texas Motorplex Morrison, CO - J.R. Todd and the DHL Toyota Camry Funny Car team were looking to add a Funny Car title to Todd's resume today at the NHRA Mile-High Nationals from Bandimere Speedway. The 2018 Funny Car world champion had two Top Fuel wins and he was looking to become just the third driver in Mile-High Nationals history to win in both Top Fuel and Funny Car 2-time U.S. Nationals winner J.R. Todd returns to the track where his drag racing passion began. JR Todd lifted himself out of his vehicle. A group of three engineers went inside with him, some.
NHRA Top Fuel driver J.R. Todd makes a pass of 3.758 seconds elapsed time at 324.83 MPH during the final Top Fuel qualifying session for the SummitRacing.com Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas. J.R. Todd (Photo: NHRA). A massive 416 points (the equivalent of more than three wins points-wise) out of first place, Todd needs to start a big comeback if he hopes to do well in the playoffs. SONOMA — J.R. Todd became the first black winner in NHRA Funny Car history Sunday, beating Tim Wilkerson in the Sonoma Nationals NHRA legend John Force picked up his 152nd victory at the NGK NTK NHRA Four-Wide Nationals in Concord, N.C., on Sunday at age 72. Force beat J.R. Todd, Cruz Pedregon and Alexis DeJoria with a 3.
J.R. Todd, driver of the DHL Toyota Camry Funny Car, took a look back at a trying 2020 NHRA season, but one the 2018 Funny Car champion is happy was completed. He also looks ahead to the 2021 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series season and a promising chase for another Funny Car championship Jerry Savoie; 15. Steve Johnson; 16. Cory Reed. COMMERCE, Ga. — Sunday's final results from the 40th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway. The race is the third of 22 in the NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series: Top Fuel — Antron Brown, 3.752 seconds, 325.22 mph def. Steve Torrence, 3.794 seconds, 323.81 mph Perception versus reality can be a tricky thing. But DHL Toyota Camry Funny Car driver J.R. Todd can distinguish between the two. As the NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series heads west this weekend for the Denso Spark Plugs Four-wide Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, points leader Todd has no confusion about, well . . . anything
Many of the league's former participants have went on to compete at the NHRA Pro and Sportsman level, including 2013 Top Fuel champ Shawn Langdon, 2018 Funny Car champ J.R. Todd and four-time Pro Stock champ Erica Enders. For more information and to access a full schedule of event activities, please click here Todd, driver of the 10,000-horsepower DHL Toyota Camry Funny Car, won the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event two years ago in Top Fuel, followed by his first career Funny Car win in 2017 on. The NHRA blasted through Sonoma Raceway on its western swing with some noteworthy winners reaching victory lane. Perhaps the most memorable victory belongs to J.R. Todd, who captured his first.
J.R. Todd Retweeted #NHRA J.R. Todd added, 0:27. #NHRA Verified account @NHRA. We're throwing it back to the last #Vegas4WideNats in 2019 when @JRTodd373 picked up his second 4-wide WIN in a row! Can he take home another Wally from @LVMotorSpeedway?! Watch @FS1 to find out .R. Todd have known each other for more than a decade. History is at stake for Steve Torrence and J.R. Todd at the NHRA Finals in Pomona this weekend - Los Angeles.
Lucas was 10 years old and just another curious youngster when his father, Forrest, took him to the NHRA World Finals at Pomona Raceway. As they wandered the pits and took in all the pageantry and excitement, the young Lucas happened to encounter Darrell Russell, who at the time was an up-and-coming driver of a Top Alcohol dragster This is only the second event that the two have met on Sunday as Todd spent the past few years racing in the Top Fuel division. Their previous meetup resulted in Johnson winning over Todd. The NHRA Nationals in Norwalk, Ohio will close out the June Swing, a four-race series throughout the month NHRA - Results - The NHRA, the largest auto racing organization in the world. 163 People Learned More Courses ›› View Course NHRA Youth and Education Services® | NHRA Hot www.nhra.com. The NHRA Youth & Education Services (YES) Program was founded in 1989. It is the only full-time education program in motorsports that provides quality. Growing up in Lawrenceburg, a town tucked into Indiana's southeast border corner with Ohio and Kentucky, J.R. Todd was about two hours away from some of the best racing you could find anywhere in the country. He went with his parents to Brownsburg, just west of Indianapolis, to watch the National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) [
More than 140 guests attended the event, which was highlighted by NHRA personalities and drivers, including 2018 honoree Ron Capps, Scotty Pollacheck, Brandon Bernstein and J.R. Todd, as well as Medlen's parents Mimi and John. Additionally, SCC launched its first SCC Red Bucket Brigade sponsored by First Republic Bank on Friday evening J.R. Todd achieved a lifelong dream in 2018 by winning his first NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series world championship. But after claiming the Funny Car world title, Todd is hardly content and the first taste of championship glory has only pushed him further heading into the 2019 season in his 10,000-horsepower DHL Toyota Camry RacingJunk.com continues its Ask A Racer series by hosting a Twitter chat this Thursday with Top Fuel dragster driver J.R. Todd, who drivers for the elite Kalitta Motorsports team in the SealMaster Top Fuel Dragster.. The 35-year old driver most recently had a big win at Sonoma, and won last year in Seattle
SealMaster will expand its role to the primary level on J.R. Todd's Top Fuel dragster at upcoming NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series events in Norwalk and Denver. SealMaster has been a valued Kalitta Motorsports partner since 2014, but this is SealMaster's first primary sponsorship at the Pro level of the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series J.R. Todd knows the importance of winning at Sonoma Raceway, doing it in 2016 in Top Fuel. While the Kalitta Motorsports driver is in a different class heading to the Toyota NHRA Sonoma Nationals this weekend, the sentiment remains true for the now Funny Car driver
funny car standout j.r. todd ready to make the most of championship opportunity heading to nhra toyota nationals October 26, 2018 Posted By Bill Pratt LAS VEGAS - This is the situation J.R. Todd has waited for his entire career and the Funny Car standout is determined to make the most of it NHRA Funny Car driver J.R. Todd riding March Madness wave. Five years ago, NHRA Funny Car driver J.R. Todd was watching the NCAA basketball tournament at Buffalo Wild Wings in his hometown of. Indiana's J.R. Todd defeats Joe Hartley in the final of the NHRA top fuel competition at the Spring Nationals in Houston on April 1. He ran the quarter-mile in 4.603 seconds at 313.80 mph Final round-by-round results from the 14th annual Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals at Summit Racing Equipment Motorsports Park, the seventh of 22 events in the NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series: 292.14; Cruz Pedregon, Charger, 3.973, 326.48 def. Tim Wilkerson, Mustang, 4.783, 167.78; J.R. Todd, Camry, 3.968, 323.74 def. Mike. Meet J.R. Todd—on a lot of days, the fastest-moving person in Indiana.. The 34-year-old Indianapolis resident is one of the leading drag racers in the nation, a Top 10 mainstay in the NHRA Top.
(Pomona, Cali.) - Get the road signs along U.S. 50 ready: Lawrenceburg, Indiana - Home of 2018 NHRA Funny Car World Champion J.R. Todd. The native son driving for Kalitta Motorsports became the National Hot Rod Association's 2018 Mello Yello Drag Racing Series Funny Car champion on Sunday J.R. Todd (Funny Car), Bo Butner (Pro Stock) and Hector Arana Jr. (Pro Stock Motorcycle) were also victors in their respective professional Mello Yello Drag Racing Series categories.. Salinas started the race day from the No. 1 qualifier position. He powered his Scrappers Racing dragster to a victorious 3.801-second, 330.39 mph pass when he outran Brittany Force, Clay Millican and Doug Kalitta Courtesy of the NHRA BAYTOWN, Texas - J.R. Todd captured his first career back-to-back Funny Car victory Sunday afternoon at the 31st annual NHRA SpringNationals at Royal Purple Raceway. Brittany Force (Top Fuel) and Matt Hartford (Pro Stock) were also victorious in their respective categories at the fifth of 24 events on the Mello [ The next NHRA national event is next weekend, April 27-29, with the NGK Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Nationals at zMAX Dragway in Concord, North Carolina. FUNNY CAR: J.R. Todd, Toyota Camry, 3. 2021 Nhra Hero Card J.R Todd DHL Funny Car. Condition is New. Shipped with USPS First Class
Lawrenceburg, Indiana native J.R. Todd and the DHL/WIX Filters team celebrate career win 100 for Kalitta Motorsports at the 34th Dodge NHRA Nationals on Sunday, September 16. Photo courtesy of Kalitta Motorsports. (Mohnton, Penn.) - Back-to-back wins could not come at a better time for NHRA Funny Car driver J.R. Todd and his team CHARLOTTE, NC. (April 7, 2016) - Kalitta Motorsports and J.R. Todd, driver of the SealMaster Top Fuel dragster, are pleased to welcome NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) and ThorSport Racing drivers Rico Abreu, Matt Crafton, Cameron Hayley and Ben Rhodes to the NHRA 4-Wide Nationals. The drivers will join Todd in participating in [ 2017 NHRA MELLO YELLO DRAG RACING SERIES STANDINGS (Official after Houston; 5th of 24 events; wins in parenthesis; DSR drivers in CAPS) Funny Car 1. MATT HAGAN (2) 400 —- 2. RON CAPPS (1) 398 -2 3. John Force (1) 371 -29 4. TOMMY JOHNSON JR. (1) 357 -43 5. Robert Hight 301 -99 5. Courtney Force 301 -99 7. JACK BECKMAN 282 -118 8. Jonnie. This weekend is the fifth annual NHRA New England Nationals located at New England Dragway and the ninth event of the 2017 season. J.R. Todd 378 -370 9. Tim Wilkerson 360 -388 10. Jonnie Lindberg 318 -430 Kids say wishes give them renewed strength to fight their illnesses, and their parents say these experiences help strengthen the. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for 2018 J.R. TODD DHL FUNNY CAR NHRA POSTCARD at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products
NHRA Top Fueler Brown has been a competitor his entire life. The three-time TF champ raced motocross in his teen years, concentrated on track and field during his time at college, then made a name for himself in NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle, before switching to 10,000hp, nitro-fueled dragsters in 2008 Many of the league's former participants have went on to compete at the NHRA Pro and Sportsman level, including 2013 Top Fuel champ Shawn Langdon, 2018 Funny Car champ J.R. Todd and four-time Pro Stock champ Erica Enders Steve Torrence won his first Top Fuel world championship during eliminations on Sunday at the NHRA Toyota Nationals and raced to his 10th victory of the year at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. J.R. Todd (Funny Car), Bo Butner (Pro Stock) and Hector Arana Jr. (Pro Stock Motorcycle) were also winners in their respective categories at the fifth of six playoff events during the 2018 Mello. For his career, Prudhomme reached the finals 68 times, posting a remarkable 35 wins in 45 Funny Car finals (.777 win percentage) and 14 wins. Snake's remarkable driving career began in 1962 with his first Top Fuel victory at Smokers March Meet in Bakersfield, Calif., before ending with 49 NHRA career victories - the sixth most in NHRA. FridayAt Gainesville RacewayGainesville, Fla.Friday's First-round QualifyingTop Fuel 1. Steve Torrence, 3.699 seconds, 324.90 mph; 2. Doug Kalitta, 3.746, 307
2017 NHRA MELLO YELLO DRAG RACING SERIES STANDINGS (Official after Houston; 5 of 24 events; wins in parenthesis; DSR drivers in CAPS) Funny Car 1. MATT HAGAN (2) 400 —- 2. RON CAPPS (1) 398 -2 3.John Force (1) 371 -29 4.TOMMY JOHNSON JR. (1) 357 -43 5. Robert Hight 301 -99 5. Courtney Force 301 -99 7. JACK BECKMAN 282 -118 8. Jonnie.