Texas Motorplex welcomes back NHRA South Central Division Summit Series Finals

19 Sep 2017
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Division 4
ENNIS, Texas – Texas Motorplex will host the 2017 NHRA South Central Division Summit Racing Series Finals, September 22-24.  Top drivers from NHRA member tracks across the South Central division will compete in five classes for individual and…
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Bandimere takes team title; Piper, Johnson, Lamb and Spracklin head to National Championship

Bandimere Speedway took home the team title at this weekend’s NHRA Summit Racing Series West Central Division Finals at Heartland Park Topeka, Topeka, Kan. The team from Bandimere shared the winner’s circle with five individual winners including Kanas racers Todd Piper and Eugene Lamb.
13 Sep 2017
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Division 5
TOPEKA, Kan. – Bandimere Speedway took home the team title at this weekend’s NHRA Summit Racing Series West Central Division Finals at Heartland Park Topeka, Topeka, Kan. The team from Bandimere shared the winner’s circle with five individual…
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Milan Dragway wins title; four head to National Championship

The team from Milan Dragway combined for a total of 53 points to win the Team Championship for the 2017 NHRA North Central Division Summit Finals at Lucas Oil Raceway with individual winners led by local racer Boyd Butcher in Pro ET.
12 Sep 2017
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Division 3
INDIANAPOLIS – The team from Milan Dragway combined for a total of 53 points to win the Team Championship for the 2017 NHRA North Central Division Summit Finals at Lucas Oil Raceway with individual winners led by local racer Boyd Butcher in Pro ET.…
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Cecil County Dragway claims team title; five headed to National Championship

The team from Cecil County Dragway combined for a total of 65 points to run away with the trophy and the Team Championship for the 2017 NHRA Summit Racing Series Northeast Division Finals at Numidia Dragway. Individual winners were Mike MacKey, Todd Marin, Butch Weinreich, Austin Youndt, and Kevin Kohr.
12 Sep 2017
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Division 1
NUMIDIA, Pa. – The team from Cecil County Dragway combined for a total of 65 points to run away with the trophy and the Team Championship for the 2017 NHRA Summit Racing Series Northeast Division Finals at Numidia Dragway. Individual winners were…
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NHRA fans can offer their support to Hurricane Harvey victims

The affects of Hurricane/Tropical Storm Harvey have created unprecedented damage on Houston and other Gulf communities both in Texas and Louisiana. Members of the NHRA community can donate resources to those in the affected areas in a number of ways.
31 Aug 2017
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Harvey
The affects of Hurricane/Tropical Storm Harvey have created unprecedented damage on Houston and other Gulf communities both in Texas and Louisiana. Members of the NHRA community can donate resources to those in the affected areas using any of the…
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First Summit Series champs crowned in Woodburn

The Summit Racing Series was at Woodburn Dragstrip in Woodburn, Ore. Dale Green and John Floyd Jr. raced to victory this past weekend. In addition, Andy Schlenker and Robert Steffen took top honors in the Summit Racing Series Race of Champions. 
30 Aug 2017
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Division 6
WOODBURN, Ore.- The Summit Racing Series was in town this past weekend at Woodburn Dragstrip in Woodburn, Ore. Dale Green and John Floyd Jr.raced to victory. In addition, Andy Schlenker and Robert Steffen took top honors in the Summit Racing Series…
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Traxxas Nitro Shootout Fan Vote Official Rules

18 Aug 2017
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Voting starts Sunday, Aug. 20 at 7:00 pm ET time and voting ends Tuesday, August 29th at 9AM ET. One vote per person. Must have a Facebook account/I.D. to Vote. One vote per Facebook I.D. Duplicate Votes from the same Facebook I.D.…
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Firebird celebrates 50th season with Nightfire Nationals Heritage Series event

In celebration of Firebird Raceway’s historic 50th year, the Nightfire Nationals returns to the famed Idaho track Aug. 11-13 for a race marks a key stop for both Funny Car and Top Fuel in the NHRA Hot Rod Heritage Series.
10 Aug 2017
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Nightfire
In celebration of Firebird Raceway’s historic 50th year, the Nightfire Nationals returns to the famed Idaho track Aug. 11-13 for a race marks a key stop for both Funny Car and Top Fuel in the NHRA Hot Rod Heritage Series. Leading the charge will be…
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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
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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
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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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Summit Series National Championship Drawing held in Norwalk

In a special drawing for the NHRA Summit Racing Series National Championship, four NHRA Divisions were selected to send an extra racer to compete for the national championship at the season-ending Automobile Club NHRA Finals.
25 Jun 2017
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Summit
In a special drawing for the NHRA Summit Racing Series National Championship, four NHRA Divisions were selected to send an extra racer to compete for the national championship at the season-ending Automobile Club NHRA Finals at Auto Club Raceway at…
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NHRA Member Track results available online

Results submitted by NHRA Member Track across the country now appear immediately on NHRA.com. The results are sortable by year and month and division.
20 Jun 2017
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BRNA
Results submitted by NHRA Member Track across the country now appear immediately on NHRA.com. A complete archive of all results submitted by NHRA Member Tracks from 2015-2017 can be found here. The…
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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
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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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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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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
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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
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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
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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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