Denver, Colorado (July 24, 2016) - Sometimes in drag racing you're in the right place at the right time. Other times, you're in the wrong place at the wrong time. Lucas Oil Top Fuel dragster driver Richie Crampton found himself in both positions at the Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals on Sunday at Bandimere Speedway.
Denver, Colorado (July 23, 2016) - In baseball, sometimes one good inning is all a team needs to get a victory and start a long winning streak.
Chicago, Illinois (July 10, 2016) - Richie Crampton, driver of the Lucas Oil Top Fuel dragster, celebrated his 36th birthday Saturday by qualifying in the top half of the 16-car field in the No. 8 position.
Denver, Colorado (July 20, 2016) - Australian Richie Crampton may be in his third season driving the Lucas Oil Top Fuel dragster, but he has been with the Morgan Lucas Racing team for much longer than that, so Crampton has dealt with the peaks and valleys of NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing before, and he knows the struggles the team is experiencing are likely to break soon, perhaps in the Mopar Mile-High Nationals this weekend at Bandimere Speedway.
Chicago, Illinois (July 9, 2016) - Richie Crampton, driver of the 10,000-horsepower Lucas Oil Top Fuel dragster, celebrated his birthday Saturday by qualifying in the No. 8 position (3.753 seconds, 311.56 mph) for tomorrow's eliminations of the 19th annual K&N Filters Route 66 NHRA Nationals at Route 66 Raceway in Joliet, Ill., just a few miles from Chicago.