Factory Stock Showdown ace David Barton previews season opener in Gainesville

One of the many highlights of the upcoming Amalie Motor Oil Gatornationals is the 2017 debut of the SAM Tech Factory Stock Showdown. David Barton, who captured three Factory Stock Showdowns last year, joins Factory Stock fan and NHRA reporter Lewis Bloom in the Wally Parks NHRA Studio via Skype delivered by Papa John’s.
10 Mar 2017
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One of the many highlights of the upcoming Amalie Motor Oil Gatornationals is the 2017 debut of the SAM Tech Factory Stock Showdown. The action features factory-built muscle cars from Chevrolet, Dodge, and Ford. Last year, David Barton captured…
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Dixon set to return to Top Fuel in Gainesville

Three-time NHRA Mello Yello Top Fuel champion Larry Dixon will bring his own team to 48th annual Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals. Dixon will compete for the first time as a team owner with his Dixon Racing dragster.
09 Mar 2017
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Top Fuel racer Larry Dixon will return to competition in next week’s 48th annual Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals at Gainesville Raceway on March 17-19. Dixon will compete for the first time as a team owner with his Dixon Racing dragster.…
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NHRA on FOX wins three Telly Awards for broadcast excellence

On top of seeing records for viewership and ratings in the first year of NHRA’s partnership with FOX Sports, NHRA’s new in-house production group garnered three Telly Awards for excellence in broadcasting.
09 Mar 2017
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On top of seeing records for viewership and ratings in the first year of NHRA’s partnership with FOX Sports telecasting the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, NHRA’s new in-house production group garnered three Telly Awards for excellence in…
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John Force, Robert Hight swap Funny Car teams

Change is in the air at John Force Racing. Heading into next weekend’s Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals at Gainesville Raceway, John Force and Robert Hight are swapping crew chiefs and crews with Jimmy Prock moving to Hight’s Auto Club of Southern California Camaro SS and Mike Neff switching to Force’s Peak Camaro.
09 Mar 2017
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Change is in the air at John Force Racing. Heading into next weekend’s Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals at Gainesville Raceway, team owner John Force and JFR president Robert Hight announced crew chief and team changes involving two Funny Car…
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Gator Lane will offer Gainesville fans a unique perspective

NHRA fans attending the Amalie Motor Oil Gatornationals have the opportunity to watch drivers prepare for their passes down the historic Gainesville Raceway dragstrip from a unique viewing access right in the staging lanes.
08 Mar 2017
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NHRA fans attending the Amalie Motor Oil Gatornationals have the opportunity to watch drivers prepare for their passes down the historic Gainesville Raceway dragstrip from a unique viewing access right in the staging lanes. Gator Lane will give…
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Brittany Force hoping history repeats itself at Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals

Brittany Force’s first career Top Fuel win came a year ago at the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals, preceded by a runner-up finish the race before in Phoenix. Coming off a second straight final round in Phoenix in 2017, Force wouldn’t mind history repeating itself one more time.
08 Mar 2017
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Brittany Force’s first career Top Fuel win came a year ago at the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals, a NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series win preceded by a runner-up finish the race before in Phoenix.   Coming off a second straight final…
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WFO Radio welcomes Todd, Lee, Prusiensky, and more

This week on WFO NHRA Nitro Radio: J.R. Todd, NHRA Pacific Division Director Mike Rice and Stock Eliminator racer Jerry Emmons, Paul Lee, and Pro Stock racer Alan Prusiensky, plus NHRA’s Alan Reinhart answers questions from WFO listeners with host Joe Castello.
07 Mar 2017
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This week on WFO NHRA Nitro Radio: J.R. Todd of Kalitta Motorsports talks about driving a nitro Funny Car versus a Top Fuel Dragster. NHRA Pacific Division Director Mike Rice and Stock Eliminator racer Jerry Emmons give clarity on the “excessive…
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NHRA standouts prepare to shine at the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals

Early-season momentum and a chance at glory at one of the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series’ legendary races is on the line at the 48th annual Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals, March 16-19 at Gainesville Raceway in Florida.
06 Mar 2017
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Early-season momentum and a chance at glory at one of the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series’ legendary races is on the line at the 48th annual Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals, March 16-19 at Gainesville Raceway. The NHRA’s traditional East…
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Latest issue of NHRA National Dragster now online (Vol. 58 No. 5)

NHRA National Dragster’s fifth issue of 2017, featuring Pro Stock Motorcycle and Pro Mod previews, Pomona coverage, and more is online now for NHRA members, and it’s in the mail to homes and shops around the world.
02 Mar 2017
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Leah Pritchett on the cover of National Dragster
NHRA National Dragster’s fifth issue of 2017, featuring Pro Stock Motorcycle and Pro Mod previews, Pomona coverage, and more is online now for NHRA members, and it’s in the mail to homes and shops around the world. After sitting on the…
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NHRA announces extension agreement with Traxxas

Traxxas has agreed to an extension agreement with the NHRA, including a renewal of the popular NHRA Traxxas Nitro Shootout. 
02 Mar 2017
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Traxxas, the leading manufacturer and seller of high performance radio-controlled vehicles, has agreed to an extension agreement with the NHRA, including a renewal of the popular NHRA Traxxas Nitro Shootout.  The NHRA Traxxas Nitro Shootout…
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Flashback Friday on NHRA All Access: 1984 Gatornationals

Throughout 2017, NHRA All Access subscribers will get bonus content with the airing of vintage NHRA national events as part of the new Flashback Friday feature. This week: the 1984 Gatornationals.
02 Mar 2017
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It’s time once again to delve into the archives for Flashback Friday. Because the next stop on the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series tour is at historic Gainesville Raceway for the Amalie Motor Oil Gatornationals, we head back in time to the 1984…
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JFR crew chief Mike Neff, son Chase to drive Carquest Trophy Truck in Mint 400

01 Mar 2017
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John Force Racing crew chief Mike Neff and his son Chase will compete in the Mint 400 off-road race in the Nevada desert. The Neffs will race in the Trophy Truck Spec class (7200) in a truck sponsored by Carquest Auto Parts. "This is something…
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Courtney Force, Ashley Force Hood celebrate Community Read Day at elementary school

01 Mar 2017
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Advance Auto Parts driver Courtney Force and John Force Racing vice president Ashley Force Hood returned to their elementary school Wednesday, reading to and spending time with a group of kindergartners.  Travis Ranch Elementary School…
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WFO Radio NHRA Nitro: NHRA Arizona Nationals Winners Edition

28 Feb 2017
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NHRA Arizona Nationals Winners Edition featuring Matt Hagan, Leah Pritchett, and Greg Anderson. NHRA National Dragster’s Candida Benson plus Alan Reinhart and host Joe Castello recap the weekend at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park.…
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Vote your favorite Pro Stock driver into the K&N Horsepower Challenge

The loyal fans of NHRA Pro Stock drag racing in the Mello Yello Drag Racing Series will be able to vote their favorite category driver into the NHRA K&N Horsepower Challenge.
28 Feb 2017
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The loyal fans of NHRA Pro Stock drag racing in the Mello Yello Drag Racing Series will be able to vote their favorite category driver into the NHRA K&N Horsepower Challenge, a special bonus event for the factory hot rod class. The K&N…
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Harley-Davidson extends agreement as Official Motorcycle of NHRA

Harley-Davidson Motor Company has extended its relationship with NHRA as the official motorcycle of the NHRA. Harley-Davidson has been the official motorcycle of NHRA since 2006.
28 Feb 2017
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Harley-Davidson Motor Company has extended its relationship with NHRA as the official motorcycle of the NHRA. Harley-Davidson, the oldest and largest U.S.-based manufacturer of motorcycles, has been the official motorcycle of NHRA since 2006. “…
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Pritchett, Hagan repeat Pomona wins in Phoenix; Anderson scores in Pro Stock

26 Feb 2017
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NHRA Arizona Nationals Sunday Notebook

Leah Pritchett (Top Fuel), Matt Hagan (Funny Car), and Greg Anderson (Pro Stock) outlasted the competition to win the NHRA Arizona Nationals, race two of 24 on the 2017 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series schedule.
26 Feb 2017
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Features | Detailed Results It's raceday at the NHRA Arizona Nationals at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park…
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Johnson, Pritchett, Line will lead fields into Sunday battle in Phoenix

Tommy Johnson Jr. moved to the top of the Funny Car order, joining Friday leaders Leah Pritchett (Top Fuel) and Jason Line (Pro Stock) as No. 1 qualifiers at the NHRA Arizona Nationals.
25 Feb 2017
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NHRA Arizona Nationals Saturday Notebook

Tommy Johnson Jr. moved to the top of the Funny Car order, joining Friday leaders Leah Pritchett (Top Fuel) and Jason Line (Pro Stock) as No. 1 qualifiers at the NHRA Arizona Nationals.
25 Feb 2017
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Pritchett's national-record 3.65 leads Top Fuel; C. Force, Line also top Friday fields

Leah Pritchett made the quickest pass in Top Fuel history (3.658) and leads the field after the opening day of the NHRA Arizona Nationals. Courtney Force (Funny Car) and Jason Line (Pro Stock) also front their classes after the close of Friday qualifying.
24 Feb 2017
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NHRA Arizona Nationals Friday Notebook

Leah Pritchett made the quickest pass in Top Fuel history and leads the field after the opening day of the NHRA Arizona Nationals. Courtney Force (Funny Car) and Jason Line (Pro Stock) also front their classes after the close of Friday qualifying.
24 Feb 2017
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NHRA, Shelby Development, LLC announce Shelby’s acquisition of National Trail Raceway

Shelby Development, LLC and its affiliated company Monopoly Acquisitions, LLC., CEO Chris Payne, and the NHRA have announced that the companies have entered an agreement for Shelby to acquire National Trail Raceway in Columbus, Ohio. 
23 Feb 2017
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Shelby Development, LLC and its affiliated company Monopoly Acquisitions, LLC., CEO Chris Payne, and the NHRA have announced that the companies have entered an agreement for Shelby to acquire National Trail Raceway in Columbus, Ohio.   …
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Pritchett, Hagan, Line are Tricky Tipster's favorites for Phoenix

NHRA National Dragster's famed Tricky Tipster has made his picks for the NHRA Arizona Nationals, and the Pomona champs -- Leah Pritchett, Matt Hagan, and Jason Line -- top the lists.
23 Feb 2017
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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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Former Pro Stock champ Johnson eager to right the ship at NHRA Arizona Nationals

After a busy and what he thought was a productive off-season, Allen Johnson didn’t come out with the bang he hoped for to start the 2017 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season.
23 Feb 2017
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After a busy and what he thought was a productive off-season, Allen Johnson didn’t come out with the bang he hoped for to start the 2017 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season. The former Pro Stock world champion is determined to not let that…
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Hagan will run Sandvik Coromant colors in Phoenix

22 Feb 2017
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Circle K NHRA Winternationals champ and current Funny Car points leader Matt Hagan will continue his championship quest at the NHRA Arizona Nationals with a new color scheme of longtime Don Schumacher Racing partner Sandvik Coromant on board.…
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Pritchett banking on another impressive performance at NHRA Arizona Nationals

After winning the 2017 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season opener in Pomona, Calif. Leah Pritchett knows she will feel right at home at the second stop on the tour, the NHRA Arizona Nationals.
22 Feb 2017
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After winning the 2017 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season opener in Pomona, Calif. Leah Pritchett, the rising Top Fuel star, knows she will feel right at home at the second stop on the tour, the NHRA Arizona Nationals, which takes place Feb…
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Hagan, Olpin guest on WFO Radio NHRA Nitro

21 Feb 2017
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Matt Hagan previews the NHRA Arizona Nationals on WFO Radio NHRA Nitro. Lucas Oil Series racer Ed Olpin talks about his historic double at the Circle K Winternationals. NHRA National Dragster’s Kevin McKenna discusses his latest “The Sports Report”…
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Auto Club Raceway at Pomona, like you've never experienced it before

Before the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series tour fully puts Auto Club Raceway at Pomona in the rearview mirror, here's a chance to experience the fabled facility in a way you've never seen it before.
21 Feb 2017
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Before the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series tour fully puts Auto Club Raceway at Pomona in the rearview mirror, here's a chance to experience the fabled facility in a way you've never seen it before. Using the controls on the images below, you…
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Defending event champ Wilkerson focused on season-long consistency

Last season, Tim Wilkerson raced to early success and even a share of the points lead, but the rest of the season wasn’t as smooth. The Funny Car veteran is determined to extend last year’s hot start into a full season in 2017.
21 Feb 2017
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Tim Wilkerson
Tim Wilkerson believed his team showed its true potential early last year, racing to wins in Phoenix and Charlotte, and even grabbing a share of the Funny Car points lead at the quarter-mark of the 2016 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season.…
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