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Cromwell named NHRA Senior Vice President, Media and Marketing

Glen Cromwell has been promoted to Senior Vice President, Media and Marketing. Cromwell begins his new role effective immediately.
17 Apr 2017
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Glen Cromwell
Glen Cromwell has been promoted to Senior Vice President, Media and Marketing. Cromwell begins his new role effective immediately. Cromwell joined NHRA as a Division Director in 1997 and has been a key player leading the sport’s marketing efforts…
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John Force to be inducted into California Sports Hall of Fame

Sixteen-time NHRA Funny Car champion John Force to be inducted into California Sports Hall of Fame later this year, becoming the first in motorsports to join the Hall.
15 Apr 2017
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John Force
Sixteen-time NHRA Funny Car champion John Force to be inducted into California Sports Hall of Fame later this year, becoming the first in motorsports to join the Hall. “It’s an honor to be the first to represent not only my sanctioning body, NHRA…
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Why the Dodge Challenger SRT Demon blurs NHRA’s lines between street and strip

Any vehicle running 9.99-seconds or quicker at an NHRA Member Track needs to have certain NHRA-accepted safety equipment, and with e.t.s in the 9.60s, Dodge's new 840-horsepower 2018 Challenger SRT Demon blurs the line between street car and drag car.
14 Apr 2017
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
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Dodge's new Challenger SRT Demon is the world's quickest production car 5
At the 2017 New York Auto Show Dodge officially introduced the 840-horsepower 2018 Challenger SRT Demon. A heavily modified version of the popular 707-horsepower Dodge Challenger Hellcat, the Demon features an incredible list of factory-engineered…
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Latest issue of NHRA National Dragster now online (Vol. 58 No. 8)

NHRA National Dragster’s eighth issue of 2017, featuring an complete coverage from the Denso Spark Plugs NHRA Nationals and more is online now for NHRA members, and it’s in the mail to homes and shops around the world.
13 Apr 2017
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Tanner Gray on National Dragster cover
NHRA National Dragster’s eighth issue of 2017, featuring an complete coverage from the Denso Spark Plugs NHRA Nationals and more is online now for NHRA members, and it’s in the mail to homes and shops around the world. Fans who made it…
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Chandler to recover at home, eager for racing return with her teams

Terry Chandler, who funds the Make-A-Wish and Infinite Hero Foundation Funny Car teams for Don Schumacher Racing, is resting at home after recent surgery to remove a brain tumor.
12 Apr 2017
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Terry Chandler
Many fans noticed that Terry Chandler wasn't at the starting line at Las Vegas two weeks ago celebrating when her Make-A-Wish Funny Car team and driver Tommy Johnson Jr. recorded their first win of the season in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing…
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NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series powers into Houston for first Texas stop

The NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series unleashes its powerful, nitro-burning machines on the Lone Star State for the first time in 2017 when it visits Royal Purple Raceway for the 30th annual NHRA SpringNationals, April 21-23.
12 Apr 2017
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Houston
The NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series unleashes its powerful, nitro-burning machines on the Lone Star State for the first time in 2017 when it visits Royal Purple Raceway for the 30th annual NHRA SpringNationals, April 21-23. It marks the fifth of…
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Langdon, Westerfield guest on WFO Radio

11 Apr 2017
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Shawn Langdon and Shane Westerfield guest on WFO Radio. Langdon, the 2013 Mello Yello Top Fuel world champion, discusses his new ride with Kalitta Motorsports and Westerfield talks about his hot start in Top Alcohol Funny Car. NHRA National Dragster…
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Former Top Fuel, Funny Car racer "Gentleman Hank" Johnson passes away

10 Apr 2017
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
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Hank Johnson
“Gentleman Hank” Johnson, one of the Northwest’s best nitro racers, passed away April 8 after a battle with cancer. He was 74. Johnson, who began racing fuel dragsters in 1964 with a Chevy-powered rail, and partner Jim Dailey progressed along…
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NHRA Motorsports Museum Hot Rod Reunions return for 2017

The Holley National Hot Rod Reunion presented by AAA Insurance and California Hot Rod Reunion presented by Automobile Club of Southern California are returning to their traditional formats for the 2017 season.
10 Apr 2017
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Reunion
The Holley National Hot Rod Reunion presented by AAA Insurance and California Hot Rod Reunion presented by Automobile Club of Southern California are returning to their traditional formats for the 2017 season. The Hot Rod Reunions were started by…
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Capps takes an IndyCar ridealong with legendary racer Andretti

NHRA Funny Car champion Ron Capps, a longtime fan of the Verizon IndyCar Series, got to see speed from a different perspective this weekend at the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach -- as the passenger of legendary open-wheel racer Mario Andretti in the IndyCar Experience two-seater.
10 Apr 2017
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Ron Capps
photos by Ron Lewis NHRA Funny Car champion Ron Capps, a longtime fan of the Verizon IndyCar Series, got to see speed from a different perspective this weekend at the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach -- as the passenger of legendary open-…
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Vandergriff will return to Top Fuel in Houston

Bob Vandergriff Jr. will make his return to the Top Fuel cockpit at the upcoming NHRA SpringNationals in Houston, thanks to sponsorship from Valvoline. Vandergriff’s current plans call for three events.
07 Apr 2017
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Bob Vandergriff Jr.
Bob Vandergriff Jr. will make his return to the Top Fuel cockpit at the upcoming NHRA SpringNationals in Houston, thanks to sponsorship from Valvoline. Vandergriff’s current plans call for three events, also including the NHRA Southern Nationals…
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Langdon to drive third Kalitta Motorsports Top Fuel car

Team Kalitta is expanding to a third full-time Top Fuel dragster team beginning with the next event in Houston. The machine will be backed by Global Electronic Technology with 2013 Top Fuel world champion Shawn Langdon as the driver.
06 Apr 2017
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Shawn Langdon
Team Kalitta is expanding to a third full-time Top Fuel dragster team beginning with the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series’ next event in Houston. The machine will be backed by Global Electronic Technology with 2013 Top Fuel world champion Shawn…
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Tickets on sale for 63rd annual Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals

Tickets are now on sale for the 63rd annual Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals, the world’s most prestigious drag race, Aug. 30-Sept. 4 at historic Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis.
06 Apr 2017
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Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis
Tickets are now on sale for the 63rd annual Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals, the world’s most prestigious drag race, Aug. 30-Sept. 4 at historic Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis. To purchase general-admission or reserved seats for the…
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Richie Stevens Jr. to drive for Deric Kramer in Houston

Richie Stevens Jr. is getting back in the saddle, at least for one race. He'll fill in for Deric Kramer at the NHRA SpringNationals in Houston.
05 Apr 2017
Jacob Sundstrom, NHRA National Dragster Associate Editor
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Deric Kramer
Richie Stevens Jr. is getting back in the saddle, at least for one race. Deric Kramer will miss the NHRA SpringNationals because of a fencing tournament, and Stevens will slot into the driver’s seat for Kramer for the second time. Stevens, a…
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WFO Radio NHRA Nitro Denso Spark Plugs NHRA Nationals Winners Edition

04 Apr 2017
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WFO
Check out the Denso Spark Plugs NHRA Nationals Winners Edition featuring Antron Brown, Tommy Johnson Jr., and Tanner Gray. Antron Brown discusses the 300th DSR win and his new gig as co-host of Top Gear America. Tommy Johnson Jr. details his first…
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J.R. Todd and Alex Keyes complete NHRA/Global Rallycross swap

Funny Car driver J.R. Todd got the chance to test a Global Rallycross racer at Lucas Oil Raceway while GRC driver Alex Keyes was a featured guest in Las Vegas.
04 Apr 2017
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Just days after Global Rallycross driver Alex Keyes experienced nitro for the first time, J.R. Todd completed the crossover as he stepped behind the wheel of Keyes' WIX Filters machine for his first introduction to rallycross racing. . At a…
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Western Colorado Dragway celebrating 50th anniversary season

Western Colorado Dragway’s Ray Vollender joined NHRA reporter Lewis Bloom in the Wally Parks NHRA Studio via Skype delivered by Papa John’s to talk about the track’s 50th anniversary season. 
04 Apr 2017
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Western Colorado Dragway’s Ray Vollender joined NHRA reporter Lewis Bloom in the Wally Parks NHRA Studio via Skype delivered by Papa John’s to talk about the track’s 50th anniversary season.  Vollender is one of the board members of the race…
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Rookie Report Card after Las Vegas

Tanner Gray shot to the head of the rookie class when he drove to victory at the Denso Spark Plugs NHRA Nationals, but he has some tough competition for this year's Automobile Club Road to the Future Award. Here's a look at the rookies' stats after four of 24 events this season.
04 Apr 2017
Candida Benson, NHRA.com Managing Editor
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Las Vegas Rookie Report Card
Though the battle for this year's Automobile Club Road to the Future Award is far from over, there appears to be an early frontrunner. Third-generation racer Tanner Gray moved into the role of favorite when he drove his Gray Motorsports entry to the…
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NHRA SpringNationals to include eight-car exhibition featuring drivers from small tire Redemption Series

Drivers from Redemption, the popular Texas racing series, will participate in a special eight-car exhibition race on Friday, April 21, as part of the 30th annual NHRA SpringNationals at Royal Purple Raceway.
03 Apr 2017
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Redemption
photo courtesy of RedemptionNoPrep.com Drivers from Redemption, the popular Texas racing series, will participate in a special eight-car exhibition race on Friday, April 21, as part of the 30th annual NHRA SpringNationals at Royal Purple…
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Gray, Brown, Johnson Jr. pick up wins at Denso Spark Plugs NHRA Nationals

Rookie Tanner Gray, 17, became NHRA’s youngest pro champion when he drove to the Pro Stock title while Don Schumacher Racing celebrated its 300th team win with victories by Antron Brown and Tommy Johnson Jr. in Top Fuel and Funny Car, respectively.
02 Apr 2017
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Denso Spark Plugs NHRA Nationals Sunday Notebook

02 Apr 2017
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Features | Photos | Results ELIMINATION ROUNDS RECAP…
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Torrence, Force, Line will lead Las Vegas fields into Sunday battle

Friday leaders Steve Torrence, Courtney Force, and Jason Line held onto the top spots through the completion of qualifying at the Denso Spark Plugs NHRA Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
01 Apr 2017
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Tickets on sale for Dodge NHRA Nationals in Reading

Tickets for the Dodge NHRA Nationals, Sept. 21-24 at Maple Grove Raceway in Reading, Pa., are now on sale. The event is race No. 20 on the series and the second race of the Countdown to the Championship playoffs.
01 Apr 2017
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Reading
Tickets for the Dodge NHRA Nationals, Sept. 21-24 at Maple Grove Raceway in Reading, Pa., are now on sale. The event is race No. 20 on the series and the second race of the Countdown to the Championship playoffs. To order tickets, visit https://…
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Denso Spark Plugs NHRA Nationals Saturday Notebook

Friday leaders Steve Torrence, Courtney Force, and Jason Line held onto the top spots through the completion of qualifying at the Denso Spark Plugs NHRA Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
01 Apr 2017
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Las Vegas
Features | Photos | Preview | Results QUALIFYING…
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Torrence, Force, Line lead opening day of qualifying in Las Vegas

Steve Torrence, Courtney Force, and Jason Line claimed early leads in the first day of professional qualifying at the Denso Spark Plugs NHRA Nationals.
31 Mar 2017
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Courtney Force
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Denso Spark Plugs NHRA Nationals Friday Notebook

Steve Torrence, Courtney Force, and Jason Line claimed early leads in the first day of professional qualifying at the Denso Spark Plugs NHRA Nationals.
31 Mar 2017
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Latest issue of NHRA National Dragster now online (Vol. 58 No. 7)

NHRA National Dragster’s seventh issue of 2017, featuring an complete coverage from the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals and more is online now for NHRA members, and it’s in the mail to homes and shops around the world.
30 Mar 2017
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Tony Schumacher on National Dragster cover
NHRA National Dragster’s seventh issue of 2017, featuring an complete coverage from the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals and more is online now for NHRA members, and it’s in the mail to homes and shops around the world. Victories by…
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Tricky Tipster names Schumacher, Force, Line as Las Vegas favorites

Gainesville winners Tony Schumacher (Top Fuel) and John Force (Funny Car) and reigning Pro Stock world champion Jason Line are Tricky Tipster's favorites entering this weekend's Denso Spark Plugs NHRA Nationals.
30 Mar 2017
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Tony Schumacher, John Force, and Jason Line
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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Anderson focused on more Vegas success at Denso Spark Plugs NHRA Nationals

When it comes to betting favorites, it’s hard to do much better than Greg Anderson at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Anderson has posted seven victories at the facility heading into this weekend’s 18th annual Denso Spark Plugs NHRA Nationals.
30 Mar 2017
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Greg Anderson
When it comes to betting favorites, it’s hard to do much better than Greg Anderson at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. The four-time Pro Stock world champion has posted seven victories at the facility heading into this weekend’s 18th annual…
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Chosen Payments named Preferred Credit Card Processor of NHRA

29 Mar 2017
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Chosen Payments
Chosen Payments, the most trusted credit card processor in the payment processing industry, has been named as the Preferred Credit Card Processor of NHRA, it was announced today.  Chosen Payments are experts in credit card processing, check…
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