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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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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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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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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Summit Series national champs crowned

13 Nov 2016
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Summit champs
Jeff Hefler won his third Summit Racing Series national championship and was joined in victory by Timothy Smith, Chad Isley, and Curtis Spracklin as the yearlong competition raced to a conclusion at the Auto Club NHRA Finals. The quartet of…
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NHRA Toyota Nationals Stock winner Darrel Goheen

10 Nov 2016
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Stock winner Darrel Goheen took delivery of his new (to him) C/SA ’94 Camaro during the Las Vegas event, and three days later, he parked the car in the winner’s circle. Goheen has made a total of 11 runs in his new ride, including the final round,…
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NHRA Toyota Nationals Super Stock winner Kyle Rizzoli

10 Nov 2016
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Kyle Rizzoli won his fourth national event title in his third different class when he stopped former national champion Ryan McClanahan in the Super Stock final. Already a winner in Super Comp and Stock, Rizzoli wheeled his SS/CA ’69 Camaro to…
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NHRA Toyota Nationals Comp winner David Rampy

10 Nov 2016
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David Rampy, a four-time national champion, drove his Ray Skillman-backed Econo Altered to a final-round victory in Comp against Division 6 ace Jeff Lane. Rampy overcame Lane’s nearly perfect .004 reaction time to win with a (-.532) 7.368 to…
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NHRA Toyota Nationals Top Alcohol Funny Car winner Terry Ruckman

10 Nov 2016
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The battle for the Top Alcohol Funny Car title was epic with 27 cars fighting for just 16 qualifying spots, resulting in a record 5.664 bump spot. After qualifying No. 5, Terry Ruckman went the distance in eliminations, driving to a 5.642 to 5.779…
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NHRA Toyota Nationals Top Alcohol Dragster winner Garrett Bateman

10 Nov 2016
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Garrett Bateman claimed the Top Alcohol Dragster title with a thrilling final-round win over Joey Severance, 5.277 to 5.305. Bateman successfully defended his 2015 NHRA Toyota Nationals title with a run that included wins over Megan McKernan,…
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NHRA Toyota Nationals Sportsman champion highlights

10 Nov 2016
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David Rampy won for the 92nd time in his storied career, and Tommy Phillips bagged career win No. 38 to lead the list of NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event winners at the NHRA Toyota Nationals in Las Vegas.    …
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Castrol Raceway joins NHRA Member Track Network

10 Nov 2016
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Castrol Raceway, in Edmonton, Alta., has joined the NHRA Member Track Network within the Northwest Division, NHRA’s Division 6, which features tracks from Alberta, British Columbia, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Saskatchewan, and Washington. The…
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JEGS signs multi-year renewal for sponsorship of NHRA SPORTSnationals

08 Nov 2016
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JEGS Automotive Inc., a leading supplier of automotive and auto racing parts and equipment, has signed an agreement with NHRA to continue as the title sponsor for the NHRA SPORTSnationals held at Beech Bend Raceway Park in Bowling Green, Ky., May…
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School of Automotive Machinists & Technology NHRA Factory Stock Showdown expands to five events in 2017

03 Nov 2016
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Factory stock
The wildly popular School of Automotive Machinists & Technology NHRA Factory Stock Showdown returns for the 2017 season with an additional event added to the schedule. These series of events have seen increased car counts at races across the…
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Union County Dragway joins NHRA Member Track Network

01 Nov 2016
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Union County Dragway, located minutes south of Union, S.C., has joined the NHRA Member Track Network in the Southeast Division, NHRA’s Division 2, which features tracks in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, Tennessee, and Puerto Rico…
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AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals Sportsman champion highlights

27 Oct 2016
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For most racers, the thrill of victory never gets old, but by the same token, a first win is almost always the most memorable. Five of the 10 NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series champions crowned at the AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals got to experience…
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Protect The Harvest NHRA Northwest Nationals Alcohol Funny Car winner Shane Westerfield

27 Oct 2016
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Shane Westerfield, who ironically was runner-up last year in both Seattle and Dallas, scored career win No. 4, driving to a narrow 5.56 to 5.60 decision over Nick Januik in the rain-delayed Seattle final, which was held Saturday of the AAA Texas…
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Protect The Harvest NHRA Northwest Nationals Alcohol Dragster winner Joey Severance

27 Oct 2016
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More than two months after earning their way into the final round at Pacific Raceways in Seattle, Joey Severance and Chris Demke reconvened at Texas Motorplex during the AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals to decide the event crown. Severance collected…
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AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals Top Dragster winner Jeff Koron

27 Oct 2016
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The final of Top Dragster presented by Racing RVs ended on the starting line after chassis builder Danny Nelson fouled by two-thousandths, making Jeff Koron a winner for the second time in his career. Koron used a string of 6.3-second runs to reach…
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AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals Top Sportsman winner Scooter Hampton

27 Oct 2016
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The field in Top Sportsman presented by Racing RVs included some of the best drivers in the class, including Keith Raftery, Greg Lair, Bob Gulitti, and Jimmy Lewis, yet the last man standing was first-time winner Scooter Hampton. Facing Roger…
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AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals Super Street winner Chase Huffman

27 Oct 2016
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Chase Huffman earned his first national event Wally in Super Street when he defeated Tom Phillips in the final, 10.97 to 11.05. Huffman’s most impressive performance came in round two, where he put together an almost perfect run with a .001…
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AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals Super Gas winner Christopher Best

27 Oct 2016
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Super Gas champ Christopher Best, began eliminations with a round-two win against five-time national champ Edmond Richardson and finished the job with a 9.92 to 9.93 win against Heidi Robison. Best, competing in his first NHRA national event of the…
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AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals Super Comp winner Jeremy Demers

27 Oct 2016
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Jeremy Demers, son of current Top Dragster points leader Larry Demers, chalked up the win in Super Comp following a great final-round performance that included a .008 light and an 8.912. Demers left virtually no room for his opponent, four-time…
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AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals Stock winner Rusty Hall

27 Oct 2016
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Stock winner Rusty Hall fulfilled a longtime goal by finally winning a national event in his home state of Texas. Hall, whose three previous victories include an Indy title in 2002, won a classic Ford vs. Chevy muscle car battle when he drove his…
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AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals Super Stock winner James Caro

27 Oct 2016
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Thirty-four years after his first national event win at the 1982 Baton Rouge, La., race, James Caro returned to win his fourth title when he drove his Drag Pak Challenger to the Super Stock title over Norvell Bowers. Caro left first by .014-second…
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AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals Comp winner Keith Hall

27 Oct 2016
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Comp winner Keith Hall has been racing for nearly a half-century, and his patience and perseverance were finally rewarded with a victory. Hall, in his D/SM Cobalt, reached the final of the 2014 Dallas event but was turned back by Clark Smiley…
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AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals Alcohol Funny Car winner Sean Bellemeur

27 Oct 2016
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Sean Bellemeur successfully defended his 2015 Dallas win in Top Alcohol Funny Car when he drove Tony Bartone’s Steve Boggs-tuned entry to a 5.527 in the final to beat John Lombardo Jr., who shook the tires and shut off. Bellemeur opened…
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AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals Alcohol Dragster winner Bradley Thompson

27 Oct 2016
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Leading the pack of new winners at at the AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals was Top Alcohol Dragster champ Bradley Thompson, who drove Tom Conway’s injected nitro dragster to a final-round win over Shawn Cowie, who fouled. Thirty Top Alcohol…
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NHRA Today: Sportsman racing ace Mia Tedesco

27 Oct 2016
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NHRA reporter Lewis Bloom welcomes NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series racer Mia Tedesco to the Wally Parks NHRA Studio via Skype. Tedesco, who will be racing in the Lucas Oil Series event at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway following the NHRA…
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