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U.S. Army
Top Fuel Dragster

4th Current
NHRA Rank

NAPA Auto Parts
DSR Funny Car

Biography

8-time NHRA TF world champion: 1999, 2004-09, 2014 (TF record)
Career: 83 event titles (TF record)

Tony Schumacher’s decision in the mid-1990s to pursue a career in professional drag racing is what brought his father and legendary Funny Car driver/owner Don Schumacher back to the sport after a 24-year hiatus.

Within two years of starting a Top Fuel team for his son and establishing Don Schumacher Racing, the younger Schumacher won the first of his eight NHRA Top Fuel world championships in 1999.

Schumacher, 47, has gone on to set nearly every record in the category including most event titles, poles and world titles, most recently with crew chief Mike Green was in 2014.

Schumacher, who lives in Austin, Texas, with his three children, teamed with the U.S. Army in 2000 that is one of the longest running partnership in motorsports.

4th Current
NHRA Rank

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