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Torrence, Capps, Anderson are Tricky Tipster's top picks for Bristol

Steve Torrence (Top Fuel), Ron Capps (Funny Car), and Greg Anderson (Pro Stock) top NHRA National Dragster's Tricky Tipster's rankings for this weekend's NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway.
15 Jun 2017
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Steve Torrence, Ron Capps, and Greg Anderson
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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Nostalgia Top Fuel standout Fry excited for Holley National Hot Rod Reunion

14 Jun 2017
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Reunion
Returning to the team that gave her the first opportunity in the Nostalgia Top Fuel ranks, Mendy Fry figured there would be some sort of transition period early in the 2017 season. But the return to driving for Tom Shelar and his High Speed…
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NHRA Summernationals eliminations show the most watched broadcast in NHRA history

Television ratings for the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series continue to reach historic heights as Sunday’s eliminations show from the NHRA Summernationals in Englishtown, N.J., on Fox Sports 1 (FS1), became the most watched show in NHRA history.
14 Jun 2017
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Summernationals
Television ratings for the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series continue to reach historic heights as Sunday’s eliminations show from the NHRA Summernationals in Englishtown, N.J., on Fox Sports 1 (FS1), became the most watched show in NHRA history.…
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K&N, Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation named title rights sponsors of Chicago event

K&N Engineering has signed an agreement to become the title rights sponsor of the upcoming NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event at Route 66 Raceway.
14 Jun 2017
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Chicago
K&N Engineering has signed an agreement to become the title rights sponsor of the upcoming NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event at Route 66 Raceway. As part of the agreement, K&N has teamed up with its charity partner, The Children of…
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WFO Radio NHRA Summernationals Winners Edition

14 Jun 2017
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WFO
Check out the WFO Radio NHRA Summernationals Winners Edition featuring on-location interviews with Steve Torrence, Bobby Lagana, “Mama Kay” Torrence, Jack Beckman, Neal Strausbaugh, Greg Anderson, Jerry Savoie, Rickie Smith, Frank Aragona, and Dan…
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NHRA Mello Yello Series powers into Bristol Dragway for Father’s Day weekend

The ground-shaking sounds of 10,000-horsepower machines will again take over Father’s Day Weekend at picturesque Bristol Dragway as the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series returns for the 17th annual NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals, June 16-18.
13 Jun 2017
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Bristol
The ground-shaking sounds of 10,000-horsepower machines will again take over Father’s Day Weekend at picturesque Bristol Dragway as the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series returns for the 17th annual NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals, June 16-18. It…
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Rookie Report Card after Englishtown

A look at the season stats for the 2017 rookie class through the NHRA Summernationals, race 10 of 24 on the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series schedule.
13 Jun 2017
Candida Benson, NHRA.com Managing Editor
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NHRA Summernationals Rookie Report Card
Four of the five competitors in contention for this year's Auto Club Road to the Future Award that recognizes NHRA's top rookie in the Pro classes took part on the NHRA Summernationals at Old Bridge Township Raceway Park, but none made any big moves…
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Three-time Bristol winner Kalitta senses first 2017 win is close

Doug Kalitta can sense that his first victory of the 2017 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series is coming soon. Racing at a track that has already been home to three victories for the Top Fuel standout may provide just the scenario to put Kalitta over the top. 
12 Jun 2017
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Doug Kalitta
Doug Kalitta can sense that his first victory of the 2017 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series is coming soon. Racing at a track that has already been home to three victories for the Top Fuel standout may provide just the scenario to put Kalitta over…
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NHRA Summit Racing Jr. Drag Racing League celebrates 25th anniversary

The NHRA Summit Racing Jr. Drag Racing League is celebrating its 25th anniversary of giving youngsters a start in the sport in a controlled environment. The program was officially launched at the NHRA Summernationals in 1992 and remains the gold standard upon which all youth-oriented racing programs are judged.
11 Jun 2017
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JDRL
The NHRA Summit Racing Jr. Drag Racing League is celebrating its 25th anniversary of giving youngsters a start in the sport in a controlled environment. The program was officially launched at the NHRA Summernationals in 1992 and remains the gold…
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Latest issue of NHRA National Dragster now online (Vol. 58 No. 12)

NHRA National Dragster’s 12th issue of 2017, featuring Topeka and JEGS NHRA SPORTSnationals coverage and more, is online now for NHRA members, and it’s in the mail to homes and shops around the world.
08 Jun 2017
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Ron Capps on National Dragster cover
NHRA National Dragster’s 12th issue of 2017, featuring Topeka and JEGS NHRA SPORTSnationals coverage and more, is online now for NHRA members, and it’s in the mail to homes and shops around the world. Reigning Funny Car world champion…
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Brown, Capps, Enders, Tonglet top Tricky Tipster's Englishtown rankings

NHRA National Dragster's famed Tricky Tipster has picked Antron Brown (Top Fuel), Ron Capps (Funny Car), Erica Enders (Pro Stock), and LE Tonglet (Pro Stock Motorcycle) as the odds-on favorites to win this weekend's NHRA Summernationals at Old Bridge Township Raceway Park.
08 Jun 2017
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Tricky Tipster Englishtown
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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Holley National Hot Rod Reunion presented by AAA to honor legends of racing

The Holley National Hot Rod Reunion presented by AAA (June 15-17) is not only a sprawling celebration of automobiles but also pays honor to those who were instrumental in the growth of racing. Event grand marshal Eileen Daniels and all the honorees will be celebrated at an event at Beech Bend Raceway Park.
08 Jun 2017
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Eileen Daniels
The Holley National Hot Rod Reunion presented by AAA (June 15-17) is not only a sprawling celebration of automobiles but also pays honor to those who were instrumental in the growth of racing. On Friday, June 16, event grand marshal Eileen Daniels…
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Three-time champ Eddie Krawiec to debut Harley-Davidson Street Rod at NHRA Summernationals

Eddie Krawiec estimates he has made more than 10,000 runs down the dragstrip at Old Bridge Township Raceway Park, the site of this weekend’s 48th annual NHRA Summernationals. But the next one the three-time Pro Stock Motorcycle champion makes will surely be one of the most memorable.
08 Jun 2017
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Eddie Krawiec
Eddie Krawiec estimates he has made more than 10,000 runs down the dragstrip at Old Bridge Township Raceway Park, the site of this weekend’s 48th annual NHRA Summernationals. But the next one the three-time Pro Stock Motorcycle champion makes will…
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Vincent Nobile ready to get hot starting at Summernationals

Vincent Nobile wasn’t shy in relaying his thoughts on how his 2017 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season has gone this far. But the Pro Stock standout also expects his luck to change in his Mountain View Tire Chevrolet Camaro starting at this weekend’s 48th annual NHRA Summernationals at Old Bridge Township Raceway Park.
08 Jun 2017
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Vincent Nobile
Vincent Nobile wasn’t shy in relaying his thoughts on how his 2017 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season has gone this far. But the Pro Stock standout also expects his luck to change in his Mountain View Tire Chevrolet Camaro starting at this…
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WFO Radio NHRA Nitro: Epping winners edition

07 Jun 2017
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WFO Radio
Check out the New England Nationals winners and Summernationals preview on WFO Radio NHRA Nitro. Brittany Force and Erica Enders stop by WFO after winning at New England Dragway, and Super Gas winner Johnny Labbous Jr. and Top Dragster winner Debby…
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Returning home for Summernationals provides a boost for Brown

The chance to compete at his hometown track never gets old for Antron Brown, a Chesterfield, N.J. native who grew up racing at Old Bridge Township Raceway Park, the site of this weekend’s 48th annual NHRA Summernationals. But the race also seems to invigorate Brown to do something great the rest of the season.
07 Jun 2017
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Antron Brown
The chance to compete at his hometown track never gets old for Antron Brown, a Chesterfield, N.J. native who grew up racing at Old Bridge Township Raceway Park, the site of this weekend’s 48th annual NHRA Summernationals. But the race also seems to…
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NHRA releases 24-race Mello Yello Drag Racing Series schedule for 2018 season

NHRA officials have announced the 24-race 2018 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series schedule, which will again feature intense racing action at tracks across the country.
06 Jun 2017
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MYDRS
NHRA announced its 24-race 2018 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series schedule, featuring intense racing action at tracks across the country.  Millions of fans will witness sensory-overloading side-by-side racing action where winners and losers…
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Tommy Johnson Jr. hopes to start another June hot streak at NHRA Summernationals

For whatever reason, this time of year has usually been very good for Tommy Johnson Jr. After snapping a string of four straight first-round losses in Epping, the Funny Car standout hopes he can rely on another hot start to the summer during the 2017 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season.
06 Jun 2017
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Tommy Johnson Jr.
For whatever reason, this time of year has usually been very good for Tommy Johnson Jr. After snapping a string of four straight first-round losses in Epping, the Funny Car standout hopes he can rely on another hot start to the summer during the…
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Rookie Report Card after Epping

A look at the season stats for the 2017 rookie class through the NHRA New England Nationals, race nine of 24 on the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series schedule.
06 Jun 2017
Candida Benson, NHRA.com Managing Editor
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Rookie Report Card
Tanner Gray continued his impressive rookie campaign with his first No. 1 start in Pro Stock and another final-round showing, this one resulting in a runner-up finish at the NHRA New England Nationals at New England Dragway. Troy Coughlin Jr.…
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NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series set to power into New Jersey

Steeped in history, the iconic NHRA Summernationals again returns to storied Old Bridge Township Raceway Park on June 8-11 for the 48th heart-pumping rendition of one of NHRA’s original seven national events. 
05 Jun 2017
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Englishtown
Steeped in history, the iconic NHRA Summernationals again returns to storied Old Bridge Township Raceway Park on June 8-11 for the 48th heart-pumping rendition of one of NHRA’s original seven national events.  It is the tenth of 24 events…
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Sunday at NHRA New England Nationals sells out

NHRA and New England Dragway officials announced a sellout for Sunday of the NHRA New England Nationals in Epping. New England Dragway was sold out Saturday and Sunday for the fifth annual NHRA New England Nationals.
04 Jun 2017
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Crowd at New England Dragway
NHRA and New England Dragway officials announced a sellout for Sunday of the NHRA New England Nationals in Epping. New England Dragway was sold out Saturday and Sunday for the fifth annual NHRA New England Nationals with fans from all over the…
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Hagan relishes racing in front of family in Bristol

Racing just a couple hours from his Christiansburg, Va. home, Matt Hagan relishes the opportunity to compete at picturesque Bristol Dragway, the site of this weekend’s 17th annual NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals.
04 Jun 2017
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Matt Hagan
Racing just a couple hours from his Christiansburg, Va. home, Matt Hagan relishes the opportunity to compete at picturesque Bristol Dragway, the site of this weekend’s 17th annual NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals.  After trying for years to win…
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NHRA New England Nationals Saturday sells out

For the second consecutive year, NHRA officials announced a sellout for Saturday’s racing at the NHRA New England Nationals at New England Dragway. Fans from all over the northeast have filled the grandstands, pit areas, and campgrounds on the second day of the three-day competition.
03 Jun 2017
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Crowd at New England Dragway
For the second consecutive year, NHRA officials announced a sellout for Saturday’s racing at the NHRA New England Nationals at New England Dragway. Fans from all over the northeast have filled the grandstands, pit areas, and campgrounds under…
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Marinis claims The Pilgramage X275 title in Epping

Small tire standout "Mean Dean" Marinis won the special invitational event held during this weekend's NHRA New England Nationals.
02 Jun 2017
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
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Winner's Circle
“Mean Dean” Marinis, long acknowledged as one of the top small tire competitors in drag racing, added another title to his collection when he won The Pilgrimage x275 event held during the NHRA New England Nationals. In a wild final round, Marinis,…
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Force uninjured in massive engine explosion

Courtney Force grabbed the headlines during the first round of qualifying at the NHRA New England Nationals when her Advance Auto Parts entry suffered a massive engine explosion at the end of a track-record run that placed the second-generation Funny Car driver No. 1 on the qualifying sheets.
02 Jun 2017
Candida Benson, NHRA.com Managing Editor
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00:31
Courtney Force grabbed the headlines during the first round of qualifying at the NHRA New England Nationals when her Advance Auto Parts entry suffered a massive engine explosion at the end of a track-record run that placed the second-generation…
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Palmer, Lagana will field CatSpot Litter Top Fuelers in Epping, Englishtown

CatSpot, the organic cat litter brand that currently sponsors Scott Palmer Racing, will also sponsor Dom Lagana and the Lagana Racing Nitro Ninja Top Fuel dragster at the NHRA New England Nationals and the NHRA Summernationals.
02 Jun 2017
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Scott Palmer
CatSpot, the organic cat litter brand that currently sponsors Scott Palmer Racing, will also sponsor Dom Lagana and the Lagana Racing Nitro Ninja Top Fuel dragster at the NHRA New England Nationals and the NHRA Summernationals. Lagana will join…
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Mickey Thompson Tires to sponsor Top Fuel Harley series

Mickey Thompson Tires, a leader in high performance tires and wheels, has signed a multiyear agreement with NHRA to become the series sponsor of the popular Top Fuel Harley motorcycle category.
02 Jun 2017
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TFH
Mickey Thompson Tires, a leader in high performance tires and wheels, has signed a multiyear agreement with NHRA to become the series sponsor of the popular Top Fuel Harley motorcycle category. The powerful machines and their riders have thrilled…
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John Force ready to get back on winning track at New England Nationals

01 Jun 2017
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John Force
An early-season win and No. 1 qualifier told legendary Funny Car driver John Force he had a car capable of competing for his 17th career world championship. But recent mishaps heading into this weekend’s fifth annual NHRA New England Nationals at…
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Trip to Northeast is music to Greg Anderson's ears

01 Jun 2017
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Greg Anderson
There is something about the Northeast that seems to bring out the best in Greg Anderson. The longtime Pro Stock standout and four-time world champion has dominated at Englishtown for years and that has also carried over to a second Northeast stop…
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Tricky Tipster picks Torrence, Capps, Butner as Epping favorites

NHRA National Dragster's Tricky Tipster has named Steve Torrence (Top Fuel), Ron Capps (Funny Car), and Bo Butner (Pro Stock) as the odds-on favorites to win the NHRA New England Nationals.
01 Jun 2017
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Steve Torrence, Ron Capps, and Bo Butner
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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