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Salisbury’s Stake in Top Fuel history

Thirty-five years ago at the Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals, Dwight Salisbury scored his lone NHRA Top Fuel win in a career that was filled with many other accomplishments.
21 Jul 2017
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
DRAGSTER Insider
Dwight Salisbury
Salisbury steak: A savory dish made from a blend of ground beef and other ingredients and  usually served with gravy or brown sauce. Salisbury’s $take: A speedy Top Fueler made from a blend of a great driver…
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Behind the Numbers: Can anyone catch Tanner Gray in the rookie of the year race?

Tanner Gray has a big lead in the Auto Club Road to the Future Award race. Can any of his fellow rookies catch him? Let's go through the 2017 class as the Countdown to the Championship approaches.
17 Jul 2017
Jacob Sundstrom, NHRA National Dragster Associate Editor
Behind the Numbers
rookies
With 11 races to go in the 2017 season (seriously? Where has the time gone?), now seems like as good a time as any to take a look at this year's rookie class. Let’s start with the obvious: It’s going to be very, very difficult for anyone to…
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Flashback Friday on NHRA All Access: 1990 Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals

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 1990 Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals.
14 Jul 2017
Posted by NHRA.com staff
Flashback Friday
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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 1990 Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals. Some of the highlights include a…
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Brittany Force will try her hand at Funny Car later this season

John Force Racing is building a Chevrolet Camaro SS Funny Car for the team’s Monster Energy Top Fuel driver, Brittany Force, so that the second-generation driver can experience in testing the class that helped make her father famous. The announcement from JFR does not mean that the event-winning driver is leaving the Top Fuel class.
30 Jun 2017
Posted by NHRA.com staff
News
Brittany Force
John Force Racing is building a Chevrolet Camaro SS Funny Car for the team’s Monster Energy Top Fuel driver, Brittany Force, so that the second-generation driver can experience in testing the class that helped make her father famous. The…
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Norwalk Factory Stock title goes to Watson

Chuck Watson turns in a dominant performance to win the latest round of the School of Automotive Machinists and Technology Factory Stock Showdown
25 Jun 2017
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
News
Chuck Watson
Chuck Watson became the latest winner of the School of Automotive Machinists and Technology Factory Stock Showdown when he defeated Kevin Skinner in an all-Cobra Jet final round. Watson’s company, Watson Racing, specializes in aftermarket parts for…
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Holley National Hot Rod Reunion, June 15-17, celebrates car culture

The 15th annual Holley National Hot Rod Reunion presented by AAA Insurance, June 15-17, is a three-day gathering where the lovers of the car culture can revel in the different aspects of this multifaceted event.
01 Jun 2017
Posted by NHRA.com staff
News
Reunion
The 15th annual Holley National Hot Rod Reunion presented by AAA Insurance, June 15-17, is a three-day gathering where the lovers of the car culture can revel in the different aspects of this multifaceted event. Quarter-mile nostalgia nitro drag…
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Gasko still relishing unexpected SAM Tech Factory Stock Showdown win

Pete Gasko Jr., winner of the SAM Tech Factory Stock Showdown in Charlotte, joined NHRA reporter Lewis Bloom via Skype in the Wally Parks NHRA Studio delivered by Papa John’s to talk about his recent victory. 
18 May 2017
Posted by NHRA.com staff
NHRA Today™
04:22
Pete Gasko Jr., winner of the SAM Tech Factory Stock Showdown in Charlotte, joined NHRA reporter Lewis Bloom via Skype in the Wally Parks NHRA Studio delivered by Papa John’s to talk about his recent victory.  Nineteen-year-old Gasko is a…
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Gasko claims first SAM Tech Factory Stock title

Teenager Peter Gasko Jr. puts the brakes on Factory Stock ace David Barton in all-COPO final round at the NHRA Four-Wide Nationals at zMax Dragway.
30 Apr 2017
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
News
FSS
The School of Automotive Machinists and Technology NHRA Factory Stock Showdown crowned a new winner when 19-year old Peter Gasko Jr. upset class kingpin David Barton in the final of the Four-Wide Nationals. Gasko was sharp on the Tree with an almost…
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Readers Choice, my favorite time of year

If you’re an NHRA member or buy NHRA National Dragster on the newsstand, you’ll definitely want to check out the new issue, which went online Thursday and will be in mailboxes next week. ND Editor Phil Burgess tells you why.
26 Apr 2017
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
DRAGSTER Insider
Don Garlits
If you’re an NHRA member or buy NHRA National Dragster on the newsstand, you’ll definitely want to check out the new issue, which went online Thursday and will be in mailboxes next week. The current issue is our annual Readers Choice…
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NHRA Jr. Drag Racing League 2017 division schedules

The schedule of Jr. Dragster championship events in NHRA’s seven divisions has been set, and once again Divisions 1-6 will use a single championship race to decide champions while Division 7 racers will compete in a 10-race points series.
24 Mar 2017
Posted by NHRA.com staff
News
Jr. Dragster on the starting line
The schedule of Jr. Dragster championship events in NHRA’s seven divisions has been set, and once again Divisions 1-6 will use a single championship race to decide champions while Division 7 racers will compete in a 10-race points series. The…
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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
News
FSS
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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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
News
04:18
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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About the NHRA Hot Rod Heritage Series

15 Jan 2017
NHRA.com staff
News
Heritage Series
To help preserve NHRA’s rich history and tradition while capitalizing on the success of nostalgia drag racing competition, NHRA in 2009 formed the NHRA Hot Rod Heritage Racing Series that today crowns year-end points champions in 14 categories.…
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NHRA Summit Racing Jr. Drag Racing League

04 Jan 2017
Jr Dragster
The NHRA Summit Racing Jr. Drag Racing League offers kids ages 5-17 a chance to race half-scale dragsters in a controlled environment at many of NHRA's 130 member tracks throughout the United States and in Canada. The cars that Jr. Drag Racing…
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Bradenton Motorsports Park joins NHRA Member Track Network

20 Dec 2016
NHRA member
Bradenton Motorsports Park in Bradenton, Fla., has joined the NHRA Member Track Network within the Southeast Division, NHRA’s Division 2. Bradenton Motorsports Park opened in 1974 as DeSoto Memorial Dragway and held a Lucas Oil series event…
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NHRA 2017 Rulebook now in stock

20 Dec 2016
The print edition of the NHRA 2017 Rulebook is now in stock in the familiar pocket-friendly size at the wallet-friendly price of $10.…
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NHRA National Dragster's final issue of 2016 now online

09 Dec 2016
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Tulsa, Bristol to host 2017 Jr. Conference Finals events

07 Dec 2016
News
Conference Finals
The 2017 NHRA Jr. Drag Racing Western Conference Finals and Eastern Conference Finals will be held at Osage Tulsa Raceway Park in Tulsa, Okla., and Bristol Dragway in Tennessee, respectively. The NHRA Jr. Drag Racing Western Conference Finals…
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A final look back at 2016

07 Dec 2016
Kevin McKenna, National Dragster Senior Editor
If you had to pick one Sportsman run as the most impressive of the 2016 season, which would you choose? I posed that question to my panel of experts that includes NHRA announcers Alan Reinhart and Brian Lohnes and NHRA Director of Statistics &…
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2016 Super Stock champion Jimmy DeFrank

05 Dec 2016
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For the fifth time in his storied career, DeFrank was crowned the Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series national champion in Super Stock. Driving his California Car Cover entry, DeFrank began the season with a victory at the Circle K NHRA Winternationals in…
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2016 Stock and Top Dragster champ Jeff Strickland

03 Dec 2016
Jeff Strickland pulled off an extremely rare feat when he won national championships in both Stock and Top Dragster. Driving a COPO Camaro for the Gray Motorsports team, Strickland won the title at the final event of the season when he defeated his…
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2016 Top Sportsman champ Mike Williams

02 Dec 2016
Mike Williams used a late-season rally to take the title in the Top Sportsman presented by Racing RVs class. The Canadian racer won the rain-delayed Division 7 NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event in Las Vegas in November and returned two days…
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Mopar Road Ready teen-driving school set for Austin

01 Dec 2016
“Mopar Road Ready Powered by Dodge” is continuing its mission of teaching teens safe driving skills with the program’s first-ever Texas stop. Four complimentary, advanced behind-the-wheel training sessions are scheduled for the…
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2017 Hot Rod Heritage Series schedule set

01 Dec 2016
News
Heritage Series
NHRA officials have announced the 2017 NHRA Hot Rod Heritage Racing Series schedule, headlined by the Nostalgia Top Fuel and Nostalgia Funny Car categories. The series, celebrating its tenth season, includes classes for front engine dragsters,…
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Dates set for 2017 Hot Rod Reunion events

01 Dec 2016
The NHRA Motorsports Museum has announced the 2017 NHRA Hot Rod Reunion racing schedule. Unique among motorsports events, Hot Rod Reunion events honor some of the top names in hot rodding from the past and feature a fabulous array of drag cars,…
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2016 Super Comp champion: Nick Folk

30 Nov 2016
After years as one of the sport’s most successful E.T. bracket racers, Nick Folk pursued the NHRA Super Comp title this season and was rewarded with the national championship. He got off to a hot start with a runner-up finish at the JEGS NHRA…
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2016 Super Gas champion: Mia Tedesco

29 Nov 2016
For just the third time in the history of the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series and for the first time in Super Gas, a woman was crowned the national champion. Mia Tedesco drove her CARS Protection Plus Cavalier to national and divisional…
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Firebird Raceway completes upgrades and improvements

28 Nov 2016
The New Crew at Firebird Raceway outside of Boise, Idaho, has completed upgrades and improvements at the facility, work that began Firebird following the final event of the season in late-October.   A-1 Quality Concrete, earned the bid to…
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New NHRA National Dragster issue online

23 Nov 2016
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The Sports Report: Catch 22

23 Nov 2016
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
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