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Schumacher chasing history in Top Fuel ranks

Tony Schumacher is the only Top Fuel driver in NHRA history to win four straight championships. The Sarge can make it five in a row in 2008, writes Bill Stephens, but not without a fight.

Updated: February 6, 2008, 3:28 PM ET
By Bill Stephens | ESPN.com

Tony Schumacher has become a marked man. His rise to the very pinnacle of the NHRA's most visible category began in 1998, when he and his father debuted a new Top Fuel team at the sport's most prestigious event, the Mac Tools U.S. Nationals in Indianapolis. One year later he was a POWERade champion, and in the past eight seasons, he has won three more titles.

Tony already has surpassed Joe Amato to become the only Top Fuel driver in NHRA history to win four consecutive championships, ...

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