AAA INSURANCE NHRA MIDWEST NATIONALS CHAMPS: SHAWN LANGDON (TF), JACK BECKMAN (FC), ALEX LAUGHLIN (PS), JERRY SAVOIE (PSM). ... CATCH ENCORE PRESENTATIONS OF THE EVENTS HIGHLIGHTS SEPT. 26, 1:30 A.M. (FS1); SEPT. 26, 8 P.M. (FS2); AND SEPT. 29, 1 A.M. (FS2)

AAA INSURANCE NHRA MIDWEST NATIONALS CHAMPS: SHAWN LANGDON (TF), JACK BECKMAN (FC), ALEX LAUGHLIN (PS), JERRY SAVOIE (PSM). ... CATCH ENCORE PRESENTATIONS OF THE EVENTS HIGHLIGHTS SEPT. 26, 1:30 A.M. (FS1); SEPT. 26, 8 P.M. (FS2); AND SEPT. 29, 1 A.M. (FS2)

Kalitta enjoying moment as title race heightens

Racing for his first long-awaited first world championship may bring extra pressure but Doug Kalitta is only focused on the immediate task at hand in his DeWalt FlexVolt dragster, which is doing well at this weekend’s 32nd annual Dodge NHRA Nationals at Maple Grove Raceway.

Tuesday Morning Crew Chief: St. Louis Shake-up

The Countdown to the Championship playoffs continued at Gateway Motorsports Park over the weekend, and early exits by top points players and get-well weekends by others who slipped in Charlotte tightened up the points battles in all of the classes and allowed more drivers to move up and into championship consideration.

Paris Drag Strip to join NHRA Member Track Network

Paris Drag Strip, located in Paris Texas, has renewed its long standing NHRA Member Track Network participation in advance of the 2017 season when the facility reopens under new management. The track is part of Division 4, the South Central division.


Mello Yello Countdown to the Championship will hit midpoint at Dodge NHRA Nationals

The 32nd annual Dodge NHRA Nationals will serve as the halfway marker of the NHRA Mello Yello Countdown to the Championship playoffs. With only four races remaining to make a move for a world championship, fans will be in for some of the most intense drag racing of the season Sept. 29-Oct. 2 at Maple Grove Raceway.

Langdon, Beckman, Laughlin, and Savoie win at AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals

Teammates Shawn Langdon (Top Fuel) and Jack Beckman (Funny Car), first-time winner Alex Laughlin (Pro Stock), and Jerry Savoie (Pro Stock Motorcycle) collected victories at the AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals outside of St. Louis, the second of six events in the 2016 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series Countdown to the Championship.

AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals Sunday Notebook

News, notes, and quotes from Sunday at the AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals outside of St. Louis.


Points standings after St. Louis

Antron Brown in Top Fuel, Ron Capps in Funny Car, Jason Line in Pro Stock, and Andrew Hines in Pro Stock Motorcycle all held onto their points leads after the second event of the NHRA Mello Yello Countdown to the Championship.

Poll Position: Best of St. Louis

What do you think was the highlight of the AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals? Vote now in our poll!


Top 20 Funny Cars: Introducing No. 5

As part of NHRA’s 50 years of Funny Car celebration, fans voted on a Top 20 list developed by respected drag racing historians and Funny Car experts. The results are being revealed in reverse order and simultaneous to a separate but parallel list created by former NHRA Funny Car champion and current NHRA FOX television analyst Tony Pedregon.


Crampton, Hight, Gray, and Krawiec lead final fields in St. Louis

Richie Crampton (Top Fuel), Robert Hight (Funny Car), Shane Gray (Pro Stock), and Eddie Krawiec (Pro Stock Motorcycle) ended qualifying atop their fields Saturday and will lead their classes into final eliminations Sunday at Gateway Motorsports Park outside of St. Louis.


View Story Archive
NHRA Featured Videos



    Dodge NHRA Nationals

    Finals

    October 2, 2:00pm-5:00pm (FS1) LIVE

    October 2, 10:30pm-1:30am (FS2)


    Qualifying

    September 30, 6:00pm-7:00pm (FS1) LIVE

    October 1, 5:00am-6:00am (FS1)


    All times ET. Schedule subject to change; check local listings.



    TwitterFacebook
    NHRA Sweepstakes
    NHRA Pro Mod Series NHRA Hot Rod Heritage
    NHRA Museum NHRA Worldwide Drag Racing
    NHRA Summit Drag Racing Series NHRA Summit Jr. Drag Racing Series