Wichita Raceway Park joins NHRA Member Track Network

Wichita Raceway Park has joined the NHRA Member Track Network in the South Central Division, NHRA’s Division 4, which features tracks in Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas.
22 Mar 2017
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Wichita Raceway Park has joined the NHRA Member Track Network in the South Central Division, NHRA’s Division 4, which features tracks in Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas.   Located in Wichita Falls, Texas, the raceway is owned by…
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WFO Radio NHRA Nitro Gatornationals Winners Edition

Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals Winners Edition featuring on location “winnerviews” with John Force, Tony Schumacher, Shane Gray, and Eddie Krawiec, plus more.
22 Mar 2017
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Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals Winners Edition featuring on location “winnerviews” with John Force, Tony Schumacher, Shane Gray, and Eddie Krawiec plus Jonnie Lindberg, Mike Green, Phil Schuler, Courtney Force, John Schaffer, Dave Connolly,…
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Crew Chief Confidential: The Monday Nationals

Many times throughout the season, teams will stay after the completion of an NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event to test on Monday, a gathering commonly called the “Monday Nationals” by the teams. NHRA’s Lewis Bloom checked in with a number of crew chiefs testing Monday at Gainesville Raceway to ask about their weekends and the reason for their testing.
21 Mar 2017
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Many times throughout the season, teams will stay after the completion of an NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event to test on Monday, a gathering commonly called the “Monday Nationals” by the teams. NHRA’s Lewis Bloom checked in with a number of…
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Rookie Report Card after Gainesville

The 2017 rookie class may very well be one of the best ever with five strong candidates for the Automobile Club of Southern California Road to the Future Award. Here's a look at their stats after three of 24 events this season.
21 Mar 2017
Candida Benson, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
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Rookie Report Card
If the start of the 2017 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season is any indication, this year's battle for the Automobile Club of Southern California Road to the Future Award is going to be a close, competitive one that could lead to any of the…
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Antron Brown will co-host Top Gear America on BBC this year

Reigning NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series Top Fuel champ Antron Brown will be a host this season on BBC America’s new show, Top Gear America, joining actor and racing enthusiast William Fichtner and auto journalist Tom “Wookie” Ford.
20 Mar 2017
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Antron Brown
Reigning NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series Top Fuel champ Antron Brown will be a host this season on BBC America’s new show, Top Gear America, joining actor and racing enthusiast William Fichtner and auto journalist Tom “Wookie” Ford.…
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Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals: Fast Five

The Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals, race three of the 2017 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, was chock full of memorable moments. Here’s a look at the five best moments from the weekend.
20 Mar 2017
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The Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals, race three of the 2017 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, was chock full of memorable moments. Here’s a look at the five best moments from the weekend.
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Schumacher, Force, Gray, Krawiec score at Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals

Tony Schumacher and John Force, the winningest racers in NHRA Top Fuel and Funny Car, respectively, padded their totals with wins at the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals. They were joined by Shane Gray, who became the third different winner in three Pro Stock races, and Eddie Krawiec, who won his fifth Gainesville race in Pro Stock Motorcycle.
19 Mar 2017
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Event winners Shane Gray, Eddie Krawiec, John Force, and Tony Schumacher 5
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Barton defends Gainesville SAM Tech Factory Stock Showdown title

Engine-builder David Barton goes back-to-back at the SAM Tech NHRA Factory Stock Showdown season-opener in Gainesville.
19 Mar 2017
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
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David Barton is now a perfect two-for-two at Gainesville Raceway after winning his second-straight season-opener in the SAM Tech Factory Stock Showdown. Barton drove his Gary Wolkwitz-owned COPO Camaro to an 8.131 in the final round to defeat Chuck…
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Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals Sunday Notebook

19 Mar 2017
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Gainesville
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Final fields set for Sunday eliminations at Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Nationals

18 Mar 2017
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Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals Saturday Notebook

Tony Schumacher and John Force held on to the top spots in qualifying for the 48th annual Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals. The top spot in Pro Stock Motorcycle changed hands when reigning world champ Jerry Savoie used a 6.753 to bump Eddie Krawiec from the pole.
18 Mar 2017
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Top Fuel low qualifier Tony Schumacher 6
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Schumacher, Force, Line, Krawiec lead opening-day qualifying in Gainesville

After the first day of professional qualifying for the 48th annual Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals, Tony Schumacher, John Force, Jason Line, and Eddie Krawiec are the leaders in their respective classes. Schumacher, Force, and Line each set Gainesville Raceway track records.
17 Mar 2017
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Savoie ready for world championship momentum to continue

An alligator farmer doing well at the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals just seems to make sense. But for whatever reason, Pro Stock Motorcycle standout Jerry Savoie hasn’t been able to enjoy much success at the famed race. 
17 Mar 2017
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Jerry Savoie
An alligator farmer doing well at the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals just seems to make sense. But for whatever reason, Pro Stock Motorcycle standout Jerry Savoie hasn’t been able to enjoy much success at the famed race.  This season…
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Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals Friday Notebook

After the first day of professional qualifying for the 48th annual Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals, Tony Schumacher, John Force, Jason Line, and Eddie Krawiec are the leaders in their respective classes. Schumacher, Force, and Line each set Gainesville Raceway track records.
17 Mar 2017
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Top Fuel low qualifier Tony Schumacher 6
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Success at Gatornationals never gets old for Coughlin

Jeg Coughlin Jr. has posted a pair of victories at the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals, but winning at historic Gainesville Raceway never gets old for the five-time Pro Stock world champion.
16 Mar 2017
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Jeg Coughlin
Jeg Coughlin Jr. has posted a pair of victories at Gainesville Raceway, the site of the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals. But winning at the historic track never gets old for the five-time Pro Stock world champion, one reason why he is excited…
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Tricky Tipster picks Pritchett, Hagan, Line, Krawiec as Gainesville favorites

Leah Pritchett (Top Fuel), Matt Hagan (Funny Car), Jason Line (Pro Stock), and Eddie Krawiec (Pro Stock Motorcycle) are atop the orders in Tricky Tipster's Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals rankings.
16 Mar 2017
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Tricky Tipster Gainesville
For more than five decades, NHRA National Dragster's famed Tricky Tipster has tested his prognosticating skills prior to each national event, putting odds on the top eight racers he thinks have the best shot at victory in Tricky Tipster.…
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Latest issue of NHRA National Dragster now online (Vol. 58 No. 6)

NHRA National Dragster’s sixth issue of 2017, featuring an interview with Todd Okuhara, Phoenix coverage, and more is online now for NHRA members, and it’s in the mail to homes and shops around the world.
16 Mar 2017
NHRA National Dragster staff
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National Dragster cover
NHRA National Dragster’s sixth issue of 2017, featuring an interview with Todd Okuhara, Phoenix coverage, and more is online now for NHRA members, and it’s in the mail to homes and shops around the world. Todd Okuhara is one of the hottest crew…
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Brooks sees better times ahead for Pedregon’s Funny Car

Cruz Pedregon made a major change during the offseason, including hiring Aaron Brooks to tune his Funny Car. Indianapolis Bureau Chief John Kernan checked in with Brooks on their progress.
16 Mar 2017
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03:15
Cruz Pedregon made a major change during the offseason, including hiring Aaron Brooks to tune his Funny Car.   Brooks, who last tuned a Funny Car several years ago, told Indianapolis Bureau Chief John Kernan the performance isn’t there yet,…
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McMillen’s team heading to Gainesville with high hopes

Last year, Terry McMillen made his first Top Fuel final-round appearance at the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals and crew chief Rob Wendland has nothing but high hopes heading into this year’s event.
16 Mar 2017
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03:14
Last year, Terry McMillen made his first Top Fuel final-round appearance at the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals. Two races into this season, McMillen’s “new” car is responding well to tuning calls made by crew chief Rob Wendland, and during a…
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Defending Gators Funny Car champ Hight excited about recent team changes

Robert Hight returns at Gainesville Raceway as the defending Funny Car champion but not much else will be the same, as Hight and teammate John Force have swapped teams with the changes effective for this weekend’s race.
16 Mar 2017
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Robert Hight returns at Gainesville Raceway as the defending Funny Car champion of this weekend’s Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals. But not much else will be the same for the 2009 Funny Car world champion at the race, at least when compared to…
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NHRA Today Roundtable: The East Coast opener

The NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series heads east to Gainesville for the 48th annual Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals. John Kernan joins Amanda Busick and Lewis Bloom in the Wally Parks Studio via Skype delivered by Papa John's to preview what's ahead in the Sunshine state.
16 Mar 2017
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07:02
As Top Fuel, Funny Car, and Pro Stock competitors continue to find their groove in a new season, drivers will look to use race No. 3 on the schedule to continue the fine-tuning of their team's, cars, and on-track performances. Pro Stock Motorcycle…
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Hines and Krawiec ready to go for 200 mph at Pro Stock Motorcycle season opener

The Vance and Hines team of Andrew Hines and Eddie Krawiec have spent the off-season working on a number of things to make their Pro Stock Motorcycles more consistent and faster. Indy Bureau Chief John Kernan stopped by the shop recently and found out that this could be the year the bikes finally break the 200-mph barrier.
15 Mar 2017
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02:43
The Vance and Hines team of Andrew Hines and Eddie Krawiec have spent the off-season working on a number of things to make their Pro Stock Motorcycles more consistent and faster. Indy Bureau Chief John Kernan stopped by the shop recently and found…
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7-Eleven and Oberto Beef Jerky Funny Car to debut in Gainesville

The Jim Dunn Racing 7-Eleven and Oberto Beef Jerky Dodge Funny Car will make its debut at this weekend’s Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals.
15 Mar 2017
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7-Eleven
The Jim Dunn Racing 7-Eleven and Oberto Beef Jerky Dodge Funny Car will make its debut at this weekend’s Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals. The team is coming off a semifinal finish at the recent NHRA Arizona Nationals in Phoenix, and ranks…
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Brittany Force and team looking for a Gators repeat performance

Brittany Force and her team, led by Brian Husen, head to Gainesville just like last year, following a runner-up finish to Leah Pritchett at Phoenix.  Indy Bureau Chief John Kernan caught up with Husen, who believes momentum could be on their side.
15 Mar 2017
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NHRA Today™
02:26
Last year Brittany Force won her first career Top Fuel race at the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals, and this year it feels like deja vu all over again.  Force and her team, led by Brian Husen, head to Gainesville just like last year…
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WFO Radio Amalie Motor Oil Gatornationals preview

15 Mar 2017
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WFO Radio previews the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals with Robert Hight, Brian Massingill, Terry McMillen, John Gaydosh, Seth Angel, Larry Dixon, Matt Smith, Kevin McKenna, Steve Matusek, and Marina Anderson. NHRA’s Alan Reinhart and host Joe…
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Gaydosh to make 2017 Pro Stock debut in Gainesville

Pro Stock racer John Gaydosh will make his 2017 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series debut at the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals at Gainesville Raceway. 
14 Mar 2017
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John Gaydosh
Pro Stock racer John Gaydosh will make his 2017 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series debut at the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals at Gainesville Raceway.  “Nobody out here at the track wants to race more than me,” said Gaydosh, who races…
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Catching up with Alex Laughlin

Two races into the 2017 NHRA season, fans may be wondering where Pro Stock's Alex Laughlin has been hiding. The Gas Monkey driver joined Amanda Busick in the Wally Parks NHRA Studio via Skype delivered by Papa John’s to discuss his upcoming Gatornationals debut in Top Alcohol Dragster and more.
14 Mar 2017
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05:05
After racing a full season in Pro Stock last year, Alex Laughlin has his 2017 sights set on his dream of driving Top Fuel. After failing to qualify at the Gainesville regional last weekend, the Gas Monkey driver returns this weekend for his national…
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Dixon readies for 2017 Top Fuel season debut in Gainesville

For the first time in his 20-plus-year career in Top Fuel, Larry Dixon will compete in a car he owns. Dixon joined NHRA reporter Lewis Bloom in the Wally Parks NHRA Studio via Skype delivered by Papa John’s to discuss this major step in his drag racing career.
14 Mar 2017
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09:29
For the first time in his 20-plus-year career in Top Fuel, Larry Dixon will compete in a car he owns. That all starts for Dixon at the Amalie Motor Oil Gatornationals this week at historic Gainesville Raceway. Dixon joined NHRA reporter Lewis Bloom…
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Hangsterfer's Metal Working Lubricants expands role with DSR

Hangsterfer's Metalworking Lubricants will become a major associate sponsor on the Matco Tools/U.S. Army dragster of three-time Top Fuel world champion Antron Brown.
14 Mar 2017
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Antron Brown
Hangsterfer's Metalworking Lubricants will become a major associate sponsor on the Matco Tools/U.S. Army dragster of three-time Top Fuel world champion Antron Brown. Brown was introduced to Hangsterfer's Laboratories, which specializes in the…
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NHRA Today: The 2017 March Meet

While the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series was on break after the NHRA Arizona Nationals, much of the drag racing world turned its attention to Auto Club Famoso Raceway and the 59th annual Good Vibrations March Meet, one of the oldest and most prestigious drag races in the country.
14 Mar 2017
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NHRA Today™
02:47
While the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series was on break after the NHRA Arizona Nationals, much of the drag racing world turned its attention to the home of nostalgia drag racing, Auto Club Famoso Raceway, and one of the oldest and most…
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