Division 3 NHRA Lucas Series kicks off in Indy

The Spring Spectacle of Speed at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis, April 28-30, kicks off the NHRA North Central Division 2017 series.  The North Central division will host its first of seven races this year, and the first of two regional events at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis.
25 Apr 2017
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Division 3
INDIANAPOLIS - The Spring Spectacle of Speed at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis, April 28-30, kicks off the NHRA North Central Division 2017 series.  The North Central division will host its first of seven races this year, and the first of…
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NHRA Lucas Oil Racing Series lands at Texas Motorplex

Texas Motorplex will play host to the NHRA South Central Division on April 28-30. The event is one of 45 scheduled across the country where drivers in the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series earn points leading to divisional and national championships.
25 Apr 2017
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Division 4
Texas Motorplex will play host to the NHRA South Central Division on April 28-30. The event is one of 45 scheduled across the country where drivers in the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series earn points leading to divisional and national championships…
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Severance, Gordon win big in Houston

Joey Severance, Woodburn, Ore., and Doug Gordon, Paso Robles, Calif., led the winner’s circle for the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series portion of the 30th annual NHRA SpringNationals at Royal Purple Raceway.
24 Apr 2017
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Joey Severance
The 30th annual NHRA SpringNationals was in full effect this past weekend at Royal Purple Raceway. Joey Severance, Woodburn, Ore., and Doug Gordon, Paso Robles, Calif., led the winner’s circle for the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series. Fans in…
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Lucas Oil event postponed at Virginia Motorsports Park

Mother Nature got the best of the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series this past weekend at Virginia Motorsports Park and the 2017 NHRA Northeast Division opener, postponing the event to August.
17 Apr 2017
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Division 1
Mother Nature got the best of the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series this past weekend at Virginia Motorsports Park and the 2017 NHRA Northeast Division opener. With weather forecasted for Sunday, NHRA and track officials altered the schedule and…
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Dew looks to repeat in Moser Sportsman Shootout

Ray Dew is ready to defend his title as the NHRA South Central Division Moser Sportsman Shootout is set to take place Saturday, April 29, in conjunction with the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event at Texas Motorplex.
12 Apr 2017
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Ray Dew
The NHRA South Central Division Moser Sportsman Shootout is set to take place Saturday, April 29, in conjunction with the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event at Texas Motorplex. Through a season long points battle in 2016, the top two Moser…
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Wolf signs on for full NHRA regional schedule with Booher Racing

After a promising two-race campaign in 2016, Top Alcohol Dragster rookie Kirk Wolf has committed to running a full schedule of races in 2017, driving the Booher Racing blown alcohol dragster at three national events and all North Central Region races.
11 Apr 2017
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Booher Racing Top Alcohol Dragster
After a promising two-race campaign in 2016, Top Alcohol Dragster rookie Kirk Wolf has committed to running a full schedule of races in 2017. He will again get behind the wheel of the Booher Racing blown alcohol dragster for three national events…
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Denso Spark Plugs NHRA Nationals Top Sportsman winner Dean Hall

10 Apr 2017
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Dean Hall’s win in Top Sportsman presented by Racing RVs was a thing of beauty that was highlighted by a rare perfect run in round two. Hall was never worse than .012 on the Tree as he drove his Korbel-backed Corvette to his third national event…
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Denso Spark Plugs NHRA Nationals Top Dragster winner Chuck Phelps

10 Apr 2017
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The Top Dragster presented by Racing RVs class also featured a lot of great side-by-side racing, including the final round, where Chuck Phelps bagged his first national event win at the expense of multitime division champ Kyle Seipel. Phelps got off…
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Denso Spark Plugs NHRA Nationals Super Gas winner Rick Cates

10 Apr 2017
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The fifth time was the charm for emotional Super Gas winner Rick Cates, who completed a lengthy quest to win his first national event Wally by outrunning Tim Parker in the final round. Cates produced a time slip suitable for framing in round three…
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Denso Spark Plugs NHRA Nationals Super Comp winner Ryan Herem

10 Apr 2017
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The final of Super Comp featured two-time national champ Luke Bogacki and hired gun Ryan Herem. After an even start, Bogacki crossed the finish line first but paid the price with a 9.049 breakout on the altitude-adjusted 9.05 index. Herem, driving…
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Denso Spark Plugs NHRA Nationals Stock winner Chris Hall

10 Apr 2017
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Utah’s Chris Hall picked up his first national event title when Phil Mandella Jr., the younger brother of Comp runner-up Tony, fouled in the Stock final. Hall would have been tough to beat regardless after a perfect .000 reaction time in his B/SA ’…
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Denso Spark Plugs NHRA Nationals Super Stock winner Mike Loge

10 Apr 2017
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Veteran West Coast Stock racer Mike Loge is now a perfect three-for-three in finals after driving his SS/LA Barracuda to the title-round win in Super Stock against fellow Mopar driver Tim Hall. Loge won the race, along with the Dodge/Plymouth Top…
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Denso Spark Plugs NHRA Nationals Comp winner Alan Ellis

10 Apr 2017
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Alan Ellis, the 2013 Comp champion, drove his swift A/AA ’23-T to a final-round win over Tony Mandella in a rematch of the 2015 spring Las Vegas final. Both drivers were ready in the final with Ellis taking a slight .004 to .008 lead at the start…
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Denso Spark Plugs NHRA Nationals Top Alcohol Funny Car winner Shane Westerfield

10 Apr 2017
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Shane Westerfield led from start to finish in Las Vegas after qualifying No. 1 in the Top Alcohol Funny Car field with a 5.521 in his CP/Carillo Camaro and then driving to race-day wins against Robert Turner, Nick Januik, and Doug Gordon, who ended…
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Denso Spark Plugs NHRA Nationals Top Alcohol Dragster winner Garrett Bateman

10 Apr 2017
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Garrett Bateman, last year’s seventh-ranked Top Alcohol Dragster driver, powered to a 5.384 in the final to defeat Casey Grisel, who smoked the tires just off the starting line. Bateman entered eliminations as the No. 2 qualifier and beat John Leach…
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Denso Spark Plugs NHRA Nationals Sportsman champion highlights

Garrett Bateman won a Top Alcohol Dragster event in Las Vegas for the third consecutive season, and Shane Westerfield picked up his second Top Alcohol Funny Car title of 2017 to lead the list of winners at the Denso Spark Plugs NHRA Nationals.
10 Apr 2017
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Garrett Bateman in the Las Vegas winner's circle
Garrett Bateman won a Top Alcohol Dragster event in Las Vegas for the third consecutive season, and Shane Westerfield picked up his second Top Alcohol Funny Car title of 2017 to lead the list of winners at the Denso Spark Plugs NHRA Nationals. The…
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Meyer, Whiteley collects victories at Division 4 Lucas Oil Series at No Problem Raceway

Megan Meyer and Annie Whiteley led the charge of champions at the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series South Central Division event at No Problem Raceway in Belle Rose, La.
05 Apr 2017
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Division 4
Preview | Friday | Saturday In the final results at the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, South Central Division, Nitro on the Bayou at No Problem Raceway Megan Meyer,…
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Labbous, Roberts lead NHRA Southeast Division winners at GALOT Motorsports Park

John Labbous raced to his second win in as many weeks and his third of the season this weekend at GALOT Motorsports Park and the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, while Clayton Roberts took the win in the  Southeast Division Stott’s Ford Top Sportsman class.   
05 Apr 2017
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Division 2
Preview | Saturday John Labbous raced to his second win in as many weeks and his third of the season this weekend at GALOT Motorsports Park and the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, while…
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Severance, Lombardo score at NHRA Division 7 Lucas Series event in Las Vegas

Joey Severance and John Lombardo Jr. were among the winners as the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series competed at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
05 Apr 2017
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Division 7
Preview | Friday | Saturday Joey Severance and John Lombardo Jr. celebrated with their teams in the winner’s circle following their final-round wins as the Lucas Oil Drag…
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Aeromotive claims sponsorship of NHRA West Central Division Super Shootout

Aeromotive will be the title sponsor of NHRA’s West Central Division Super Shootout. The Aeromotive Super Shootout is run in conjunction with the West Central Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series events.
05 Apr 2017
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Aeromotive
Aeromotive will be the title sponsor of NHRA’s West Central Division Super Shootout. The Aeromotive Super Shootout is run in conjunction with the West Central Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series events. Racers in Super Comp, Super Gas, and Super Street pay…
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MX Industrial/Magnaflux, Select Performance return to support Northeast Division Top Sportsman/Top Dragster programs

MX Industrial and Magnaflux and Select Performance have renewed their support of the Top Dragster and Top Sportsman categories. These classes feature elapsed times in the six-second to low-seven-second range and have become quite popular since their inception.
04 Apr 2017
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MX
MX Industrial and Magnaflux and Select Performance have renewed their support of the Top Dragster and Top Sportsman categories. These classes feature elapsed times in the six-second to low-seven-second range and have become quite popular since their…
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Bateman, Westerfield win big at Denso Spark Plugs NHRA Nationals

Garrett Bateman and Shane Westerfield took home Wallys in the alcohol categories to highlight NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series action at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
03 Apr 2017
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Shane Westerfield
The 18th annual Denso Spark Plugs NHRA Nationals took place this past weekend at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway with the NHRA Lucas Oil Racing Series in full gear as winners were recognized in Top Alcohol Dragster and Funny Car, Comp…
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NHRA West Central Division announces Patterson Elite as low qualifier sponsor

The NHRA’s West Central Division is proud to welcome Patterson Elite Performance as the title sponsor to the NHRA West Central Low Qualifier Bonus Award for racers in Comp, Super Stock, and Stock at the divisioin's Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series events.
30 Mar 2017
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Stock car doing a wheelstand
The NHRA’s West Central Division is proud to welcome Patterson Elite Performance as the title sponsor to the NHRA West Central Low Qualifier Bonus Award. The Patterson Elite Performance Low Qualifier Bonus is awarded to racers who earn the No. 1…
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Division 4 Top Dragster and Top Sportsman sponsorship change for 2017

The Raceshop at Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center (SDPC) along with Chevrolet Performance will be the NHRA South Central Division 4 Top Dragster and Top Sportsman class sponsor for 2017.
30 Mar 2017
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Top Dragster launches at starting line
The Raceshop at Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center (SDPC) along with Chevrolet Performance will be the NHRA South Central Division 4 Top Dragster and Top Sportsman class sponsor for 2017. “SDPC Raceshop is honored to sponsor the NHRA South Central…
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Rampy collects double victory at South Georgia Motorsports Park

David Rampy doubled up at the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Southeast Division event at South Georgia Motorsports Park, winning in both Comp and Super Stock at the event, the third on the Division 2 schedule.
28 Mar 2017
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Division 2
Preview | Friday | Saturday David Rampy scored the elusive double-up at this weekend’s NHRA Southeast Division Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event at South Georgia…
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Stanfield Racing Engines joins Sportsman Performance Bonus awards program

Stanfield Racing Engines has signed on as the Sportsman Performance Bonus Award sponsor for Super Stock in the 2017 Division 4 NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series.
28 Mar 2017
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Stanfield
Stanfield Racing Engines has signed on as the Sportsman Performance Bonus Award sponsor for Super Stock in the 2017 Division 4 NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series. The Stanfield Racing Engines Sportsman Performance Bonus Award will aim to increase…
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Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals Top Sportsman winner Jeffrey Barker

27 Mar 2017
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In 2015, Jeffrey Barker won the inaugural championship in Top Sportsman presented by Racing RVs, and after a pair of wins, he’s an early favorite again this season. With 6.5-second elapsed times in his Cobalt, Barker is essentially bracket racing a…
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Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals Super Gas winner Sherman Adcock Jr.

27 Mar 2017
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Two-time national champion Sherman Adcock Jr. has appeared in more than 20 national event finals during his great career, but few were as meaningful as the Gatornationals Super Gas final, where he took on his longtime friend and fellow NHRA champion…
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Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals Super Comp winner Jacob Elrod

27 Mar 2017
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The Gainesville Super Comp field was loaded with talent, and the final round reflected the quality of the competition with 2015 Super Gas national champion Jacob Elrod taking on former Million Dollar Drag Race champ Troy Williams Jr. In one of the…
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Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals Stock winner Terry Nagel

27 Mar 2017
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Longtime Division 3 Stock racer Terry Nagel has been on a tear that most racers can only dream about. Nagel won the Division 3 National Open event in Indianapolis last fall and also captured the Division 2 Lucas Oil Series opener in Orlando, Fla.,…
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