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Chevrolet renews as official truck of NHRA

Chevrolet and NHRA announced today they will continue their longstanding relationship as Official Trucks of NHRA that began in 2014. The renewal highlights their continued involvement with the sport. 
01 Jun 2017
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Chevrolet and NHRA announced today they will continue their longstanding relationship as Official Trucks of NHRA that began in 2014. The renewal highlights their continued involvement with the sport.  “We look forward to continuing our…
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Top Fuel points leader Pritchett looks to maintain impressive roll

A season that started in extraordinary fashion continues to move along at an impressive pace for Leah Pritchett, who continues to hold onto the points lead in a star-studded Top Fuel class entering this weekend's NHRA New England Nationals.
31 May 2017
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Leah Pritchett
A season that started in extraordinary fashion continues to move along at an impressive pace for Leah Pritchett. The Top Fuel points leader won the first two races of the year in her 10,000-horsepower Papa John’s dragster and has since added a third…
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Abacan named NHRA Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

NHRA has named Roy T. Abacan as its new Vice President and Chief Financial Officer to oversee the financial and accounting organization as well as certain other functions of the world’s largest motorsports sanctioning body. 
31 May 2017
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Roy Abacan
NHRA has named Roy T. Abacan as its new Vice President and Chief Financial Officer to oversee the financial and accounting organization as well as certain other functions of the world’s largest motorsports sanctioning body.  Abacan is an…
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WFO Radio NHRA Nitro: Eastern Swing preview

31 May 2017
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Get ready for the NHRA Mello Yello Series Eastern Swing. Bob Tasca III talks Ford cars, especially Funny Cars; Bob Wilber, author of “Bats, Balls, & Burnouts,” joins WFO to discuss his long-awaited autobiography, Greg Stucker from Goodyear talks…
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Pritchett to honor 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon with special dragster

Leah Pritchett’s dragster will carry a special “Demon” paint scheme in the New England Nationals and the following week at the Summernationals to salute the 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon that will be available to the public later this year.
30 May 2017
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Leah Pritchett
Leah Pritchett will be driving a Mopar Hemi-powered Demon this weekend in the NHRA New England Nationals, but it won’t one of the coveted 840-horsepower, 21st century muscle cars that are the fastest-ever production vehicles in a quarter-mile.…
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Tasca Racing looking for big win at hometown track with backing from PPG

Tasca Racing and driver Bob Tasca III will be looking for a major win at the NHRA New England Nationals at New England Dragway, Tasca’s home track, in Epping, N.H. For this event, Tasca’s Ford Shelby Mustang will be sponsored by PPG.
25 May 2017
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Bob Tasca
Tasca Racing and driver Bob Tasca III will be looking for a major win at the NHRA New England Nationals at New England Dragway, Tasca’s home track, in Epping, N.H. For this event, Tasca’s Ford Shelby Mustang will be sponsored by PPG. “My family…
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Former Indy Top Fuel winner Johnny Abbott passes away

25 May 2017
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Former U.S. Nationals-winning Top Fuel driver Johnny Abbott died May 20. He was 79. Abbott, who began his Top Fuel career in the early 1960s and continued competing into the mid-1980s, had the greatest day of a fine career at the 1981 U.S.…
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Latest issue of NHRA National Dragster now online (Vol. 58 No. 11)

NHRA National Dragster’s 11th issue of 2017, featuring Atlanta coverage and more, is online now for NHRA members, and it’s in the mail to homes and shops around the world.
25 May 2017
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Steve Torrence on National Dragster cover
NHRA National Dragster’s 11th issue of 2017, featuring Atlanta coverage and more, is online now for NHRA members, and it’s in the mail to homes and shops around the world. The Lucas Oil NHRA Southern Nationals wrapped up three races in…
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NHRA Today roundtable: Menards Heartland Nationals review

John Kernan joins Amanda Busick and Lewis Bloom via Skype in the Wally Parks NHRA Studio delivered by Papa John’s to review the Menards NHRA Heartland Nationals presented by Minties and to take a look at the upcoming NHRA New England Nationals.
25 May 2017
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John Kernan joins Amanda Busick and Lewis Bloom via Skype in the Wally Parks NHRA Studio delivered by Papa John’s to review the Menards NHRA Heartland Nationals presented by Minties and to take a look at the upcoming NHRA New England Nationals,…
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Maxant Industries joins Pedregon For Epping and Englishtown

24 May 2017
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Cruz Pedregon
Maxant Industries, the leader in honey bee processing equipment, will join Cruz Pedregon Racing as a major associate sponsor for the NHRA New England Nationals in Epping and the NHRA Summernationals in Englishtown. Jake Heinemann, CEO at Maxant…
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WFO Radio Menards NHRA Heartland Nationals Winners Edition

24 May 2017
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Check out the WFO Radio Menards NHRA Heartland Nationals Winners Edition featuring "winnersviews" with Ron Capps, Antron Brown, Tanner Gray, Steve Jackson, and Austin Williams. Capps discusses his historic fourth consecutive Funny Car win, his role…
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NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series set to power into New England

The adrenaline-pumping excitement of the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series returns to New Hampshire in 2017 for the fifth annual NHRA New England Nationals, June 2-4 at New England Dragway.
23 May 2017
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Epping
The adrenaline-pumping excitement of the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series returns to New Hampshire in 2017 for the fifth annual NHRA New England Nationals, June 2-4 at New England Dragway, which sits about an hour north of metro Boston.  …
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NHRA JEGS SPORTSnationals to be featured on NHRA All Access

The 2017 JEGS NHRA SPORTSnationals presented by Quick Fuel will be featured on NHRA All Access, Memorial Day weekend, May 26-28. A weekend pass can be purchased for just $9.95, and current subscribers to NHRA All Access will receive the content at no additional charge.
23 May 2017
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The 2017 JEGS NHRA SPORTSnationals will be featured on NHRA All Access. The extreme racing action from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series and the JEGS SPORTSnationals presented by Quick Fuel will be featured during the Memorial Day weekend event…
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Rookie Report Card after Topeka

A look at the season stats of the 2017 rookie class -- Top Fuel runners Troy Coughlin Jr. and Shawn Reed, Funny Car driver Jonnie Lindberg, Topeka Pro Stock winner Tanner Gray, and Pro Stock Motorcycle's Joey Gladstone -- following the Menards NHRA Heartland Nationals presented by Minties.
23 May 2017
Candida Benson, NHRA.com Managing Editor
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Topeka Rookie Report Card
Pro Stock racer Tanner Gray put a little more distance between himself and the rest of the 2017 rookie class when he won his second Wally of the season during the Menards NHRA Heartland Nationals presented by Minties. Following is a look at the…
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Facebook Live replay: Watch final nitro qualifying from Topeka

In an historic first for the sanctioning body, NHRA live-streamed the fourth qualifying session from the Menards NHRA Heartland Nationals presented by Minties on its Facebook page. You can watch a full replay here.
20 May 2017
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In an historic first for the sanctioning body, NHRA live-streamed the entire fourth qualifying session from the Menards NHRA Heartland Nationals presented by Minties on its Facebook page, beginning at 4:30 p.m. Central. The stream included NHRA's…
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NHRA All Access season passes now available for just $79.95

NHRA All Access, NHRA’s live-streaming service, is now available at the reduced price of $79.95. The service offers live video from all 2017 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series national events, video on demand of past events and historic video, and more.
19 May 2017
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All Access
NHRA All Access, NHRA’s live-streaming service, is now available at the reduced price of $79.95. NHRA All Access can be viewed from any PC, mobile or Roku device and proves live on on-demand video from all 2017 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series…
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Torrence has no plans of slowing down at NHRA Heartland Nationals

Coming off arguably the best three-week stretch in his Top Fuel career, Steve Torrence heads to Heartland Park Topeka, the site of this weekend’s 29th annual Menards NHRA Heartland Nationals presented by Minties, a confident driver.
19 May 2017
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Steve Torrence
Coming off arguably the best three-week stretch in his Top Fuel career, Steve Torrence heads to Heartland Park Topeka, the site of this weekend’s 29th annual Menards NHRA Heartland Nationals presented by Minties, a confident driver. Torrence has…
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Torrence, Capps, Butner top Tricky Tipster's picks for Topeka

Three of the hottest drivers in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series right now -- Steve Torrence (Top Fuel), Ron Capps (Funny Car), and Bo Butner (Pro Stock) -- are the favorites of NHRA National Dragster's Tricky Tipster to win the Menards NHRA Heartland Nationals presented by Minties.
18 May 2017
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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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Skillman hopes to add to Pro Stock's win parity at Menards NHRA Heartland Nationals presented by Minties

There have been six different winners at the first seven races. Having finally escaped the doldrums of a frustrating stretch, Drew Skillman would like to be the next on that list.
18 May 2017
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To exemplify the impressive parity in Pro Stock during the first portion of the 2017 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season, there have been six different winners at the first seven races. Having finally escaped the doldrums of a frustrating…
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JEGS Allstars points change announced for 2018 event

NHRA has announced a change to the structure in which racers earn points toward a berth in the popular JEGS Allstars program. Beginning with the 2018 JEGS Allstars event, racers will now count their best five in-division events toward their JEGS Allstars points total.  
17 May 2017
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NHRA has announced a change to the structure in which racers earn points toward a berth in the popular JEGS Allstars program. Beginning with the 2018 JEGS Allstars event, racers will now count their best five in-division events toward their JEGS…
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Torrence, Enders guests on this week's WFO Radio NHRA Nitro

17 May 2017
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This week on WFO Radio NHRA Nitro, back-to-back Top Fuel winner Steve Torrence, Erica Enders, NHRA National Dragster's  Kevin McKenna, John DiBartolomeo, and Terry Brannon are the featured guests. The NHRA’s Alan Reinhart and host Joe Castello…
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Reigning champ Capps is red hot approaching Menards NHRA Heartland Nationals presented by Minties

In a class full of star competitors and breathtaking performances, Funny Car’s Ron Capps has managed to stand out in an impressive way over the past month. Coming off his first Funny Car world championship, Capps hasn’t let down one bit, taking over the points lead by winning three straight races.
16 May 2017
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Ron Capps
In a class full of star competitors and breathtaking performances, Funny Car’s Ron Capps has managed to stand out in an impressive way over the past month. Coming off his first Funny Car world championship, Capps hasn’t let down one bit, taking…
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Hubert's Lemonade wrap to reappear on Jim Dunn Racing Funny Car driven by Jim Campbell

The bright yellow of Hubert’s Lemonade will once again be a part of multiple summer races on the Jim Dunn Racing car driven by Jim Campbell and will make its debut at the Menards NHRA Heartlands Nationals presented by Minties on Friday. 
16 May 2017
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Hubert
The bright yellow of Hubert’s Lemonade will once again be a part of multiple summer races on the Jim Dunn Racing car driven by Jim Campbell and will make its debut at the Menards NHRA Heartlands Nationals presented by Minties on Friday.  The…
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Tasca will compete in Topeka with backing from Gary Crossley Ford

Tasca Racing will compete in Funny Car at the Menards NHRA Heartland Nationals presented by Minties at Heartland Park Topeka with backing from Gary Crossley Ford.
15 May 2017
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Bob Tasca
Tasca Racing will compete in the Menards NHRA Heartland Nationals presented by Minties at Heartland Park Topeka with backing from Gary Crossley Ford. “Todd Crossley, the owner of Crossley Ford, is a close friend of mine, and I’m proud to…
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Tony Pedregon pinch hits for brother Cruz at Indy test

FOX Sports NHRA analyst Tony Pedregon made his first runs in a nitro car since 2015 during a recent test session at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis
12 May 2017
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
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Two-time NHRA Mello Yello Funny Car world champion Tony Pedregon took a break from his current duties as a color analyst on the NHRA FOX Sports television broadcasts to return to the seat of a 10,000-horsepower nitro Funny Car. Pedregon got the…
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Latest issue of NHRA National Dragster now online (Vol. 58 No. 10)

NHRA National Dragster’s 10th issue of 2017, featuring Houston and Charlotte coverage, is online now for NHRA members, and it’s in the mail to homes and shops around the world.
11 May 2017
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Bo Butner on National Dragster cover
NHRA National Dragster’s 10th issue of 2017, featuring Houston and Charlotte coverage, is online now for NHRA members, and it’s in the mail to homes and shops around the world. After seven near-misses, Bo Butner, a previous winner in…
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NHRA Fan Fest set for Thursday, May 18 in downtown Topeka

NHRA will hold a Fan Fest in downtown Topeka Thursday, May 18, in advance of the Menards NHRA Heartland Nationals presented by Minties, featuring autograph sessions and race cars on display.
11 May 2017
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Fan Fest
NHRA will hold a Fan Fest in downtown Topeka Thursday, May 18, in advance of the Menards NHRA Heartland Nationals presented by Minties. NHRA stars Leah Pritchett, Matt Hagan, Tommy Johnson Jr., Clay Millican, and Troy Coughlin Jr. are among those…
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NHRA well represented at ACCUS National Motorsports Council caucus

NHRA Senior Vice President-Racing Operations Graham Light, along with NHRA racing stars John and Brittany Force, represented NHRA at the National Motorsports Council of ACCUS, May 2-3, in Washington, D.C.
11 May 2017
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
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Led by NHRA Senior Vice President-Racing Operations Graham Light, NHRA was well represented at the National Motorsports Council of ACCUS. Sixteen-time NHRA champ John Force was warmly welcomed after being introduced by Congressman Richard Hudson. 3
NHRA Senior Vice President-Racing Operations Graham Light, along with NHRA racing stars John and Brittany Force, represented NHRA at the National Motorsports Council of ACCUS, May 2-3, in Washington, D.C. ACCUS, the Automobile Competition Committee…
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Beckman searching for first season win as tour heads to Topeka

Bringing in a number of new guys to the mix, including two crew chiefs, was part of the changes for the 2017 season but former Funny Car world champion Jack Beckman has started to find his rhythm.
09 May 2017
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Jack Beckman
Adjusting on the fly is nothing new for Jack Beckman, who has worked to adapt to personnel changes almost flawlessly during his standout Funny Car career. Bringing in a number of new guys to the mix, including two crew chiefs, was part of the…
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Rookie Report Card after Atlanta

Pro Stock's Tanner Gray recorded another semifinal appearance, and Pro Stock Motorcycle rider Joey Gladstone tallied a round-win to show the way for the rookie class at the Lucas Oil NHRA Southern Nationals in Atlanta.
09 May 2017
Candida Benson, NHRA.com Managing Editor
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Rookie Report Card
Pro Stock's Tanner Gray recorded another semifinal appearance, and Pro Stock Motorcycle rider Joey Gladstone tallied a round-win to show the way for the rookie class at the Lucas Oil NHRA Southern Nationals in Atlanta. Troy Coughlin Jr. (Top Fuel),…
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