Big Go Block Party kicks off Indy festivities
The Big Go Block Party returned to Brownsburg, Ind., Aug. 23 as the community celebrated the upcoming Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals. The party, hosted by the town of Brownsburg, NHRA, Lucas Oil Raceway, Don Schumacher Racing, and John Force Racing, featured family activities, entertainment, concessions, and an autograph session.
In the second in a series of columns about NHRA initiatives, NHRA Vice President of Public Relations & Communications Terry Blount takes an inside look at the new Wally Parks NHRA Studio located at NHRA Headquarters, in Glendora, Calif.
Reigning NHRA world champ Del Worsham drive the Kalitta Motorsports Tequila Patrón Toyota of teammate Alexis DeJoria during the two-day test session this week at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis in advance of the Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals.
Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals Winners Edition featuring Brittany Force, Del Worsham, Drew Skillman, and Andrew Hines, who talk about winning in Brainerd. NHRA National Dragster’s Brad Littlefield gives his Hot Takes. NHRA’s Alan Reinhart and host Joe Castello recap The Zoo in Brainerd and the postponed Northwest Nationals finals.
Down on the (alligator) farm with Jerry Savoie
NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle rider Jerry Savoie might have one of the more unusual occupations when he’s not riding his successful White Alligator Racing Suzuki. He's an alligator farmer, and he invited NHRA’s Amanda Busick down for a visit, where she got a hands-on look at Savoie’s Alligator Farm in Cut Off, La.
NHRA’s latest all-female final round, in Brainerd, featured a pair of up-and coming Top Dragster drivers, Angie Travis and Jenifer White.
For the second year in a row, Brainerd Int'l Raceway was the site of a performance bonanza at the annual Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals. Brittany Force, Del Worsham, Drew Skillman, and Andrew Hines scored big wins.
Sonoma winner J.R. Todd, driver of the SealMaster Toyota Top Fuel dragster, threw out the first pitch at the Cincinnati Reds Major League Baseball game Aug. 15 against the Miami Marlins at Great American Ball Park in downtown Cincinnati.
The 10,000-horsepower, jaw-dropping action of the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series returns to Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis, Aug. 31-Sept. 5, for the 62nd annual Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals – the world’s most prestigious drag race. And it’s the world’s most prestigious drag race for a reason. The best of the best from all over the world head to Indianapolis to compete in the event known as the Big Go.
Traxxas Nitro Shootout fan vote opens
Top Fuel and Funny Car drivers will rely on fan votes and random lottery drawings to claim the final spot in the NHRA Traxxas Nitro Shootout in their respective categories. The final position in each category of the all-star event will be determined in the next 10 days and announced at the Fan Fest previewing the Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals on Wednesday, Aug. 31.