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Forces, Ron Capps Phoenix media tour spotlights NHRA Arizona Nationals

NHRA stars John and Brittany Force and Ron Capps blanketed the Phoenix area with media appearances to salute the return to NHRA Drag Racing in the region at Firebird Motorsports Park, which will host the NHRA Arizona Nationals April 5-7.
23 Feb 2024
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Schedule updates made to big-money Pep Boys NHRA Top Fuel All-Star Callout

NHRA has made a pair of scheduling updates for the upcoming Pep Boys NHRA Top Fuel All-Star Callout, which takes place on Saturday, March 9 as part of the 55th annual Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals.
23 Feb 2024
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All-Star Callout
NHRA has made a pair of scheduling updates for the upcoming Pep Boys NHRA Top Fuel All-Star Callout, which takes place on Saturday, March 9 as part of the 55th annual Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals. The autograph session for the…
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Firebird Motorsports Park hosts Division 7 Lucas Oil Series season opener

The NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Pacific Division event is in action this weekend with its season opener at Firebird Motorsports Park. LATEST UPDATE: Thursday qualifying
23 Feb 2024
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Division 7
The following are Thursday's final qualifying results from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, Pacific Division event at Firebird Motorsports Park: COMPETITION ELIMINATOR 1) James Cowan, , , dragster, F/SMA, 7.519 seconds, -1…
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Applied Innovation expands Kalitta Motorsports partnership for 2024 season

Applied Innovation and Kalitta Motorsports have agreed to extend and expand their agreement for the upcoming NHRA season and will be the primary partner on Top Fuel world champ Doug Kalitta's dragster in Joliet and Norwalk.
22 Feb 2024
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Applied Innovation
Applied Innovation and Kalitta Motorsports have agreed to extend and expand their agreement for the upcoming NHRA season.  Applied Innovation, with its “Power of One” 2024 theme, will be the primary partner for 2023 NHRA Top Fuel champion…
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Kulungian new owner at WAR Racing; Reddy Parts joins as first sponsor

Veteran tuner Tim Kulungian has taken over ownership of the White Alligator Racing NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle team, and Alabama-based Reddy Parts will be its first primary partner.
22 Feb 2024
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WAR Racing
NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle team White Alligator Racing has a new owner and a new sponsor ahead of the 2024 NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Series. Veteran tuner Tim Kulungian has taken over ownership of the successful team, headlined again this…
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New National Dragster issue packed with features, preseason news, and more

The February 2024 issue of NHRA National Dragster is now online in digital format and in the mail in its traditional print format to NHRA Members around the world. It's jam-packed with preseason features and the latest breaking news and sponsorships.
22 Feb 2024
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Issue 2
READ THE ISSUE The February 2024 issue of NHRA National Dragster is now online in digital format and in the mail in its…
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Watch the Division 4 Lucas Oil Series opener from No Problem free on NHRA.tv

NHRA fans can watch the first Division 4 NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event of the season from No Problem Raceway for free starting Friday on NHRA.tv.
22 Feb 2024
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Division 4 Lucas Oil Series
NHRA fans can watch the first Division 4 NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event of the season from No Problem Raceway for free starting Friday on NHRA.tv. Presenting sponsors of NHRA.tv Sportsman coverage from Virginia are Moser, Edelbrock,…
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NHRA Honors program to salute military and first responders during 2024 season

NHRA has announced that a special NHRA Honors program will take place during the 2024 season, beginning with the 55th annual Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals on March 7-10, which will salute military members, veterans, first responders, and community heroes.
21 Feb 2024
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NHRA Honors
NHRA has announced that a special NHRA Honors program will take place during the 2024 season, beginning with the 55th annual Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals on March 7-10. The program will honor all military members, veterans, first…
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Buddy Hull and Jim Dunn Racing will fly Vertex Roofers colors in Gainesville

Buddy Hull will make his Funny Car debut at the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals, but the Jim Dunn Racing driver will give a nod to his Top Fuel roots with a special Vertex Roofers and General Contractors livery. 
21 Feb 2024
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Jim Dunn Racing
Buddy Hull will make his Funny Car debut at the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals, but the Jim Dunn Racing driver will give a nod to his Top Fuel roots with a special Vertex Roofers and General Contractors livery.  Hull made his…
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DRAW golf tournament in Gainesville helps kick off the 2024 NHRA season

The Drag Racing Association of Women (DRAW) will present its annual Tracy Winters Memorial Golf Tournament on March 6, the Wednesday before the season-opening Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals in Gainesville.
20 Feb 2024
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DRAW golf tournament
The Drag Racing Association of Women (DRAW) will present its annual Tracy Winters Memorial Golf Tournament on March 6, the Wednesday before the season-opening Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals in Gainesville. Many of the Sportsman racers are…
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Scag Racing completes three-car team with acquisition of Paul Richards Racing

Scag Racing has acquired Paul Richards Racing, and driver Dave Richards and the Versatran/BlueBird Funny Car team will race under the Scag Racing banner beginning at the season-opening Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals.
20 Feb 2024
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Dave Richards
Scag Racing has acquired Paul Richards Racing, and driver Dave Richards and the Versatran/BlueBird Funny Car team will race under the Scag Racing banner beginning at the NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Series season-opening Amalie Motor Oil NHRA…
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Joe C. Maynard ready for NHRA A/Fuel Dragster debut in Gainesville

Joe C. Maynard will make his A/Fuel Dragster debut at the upcoming Division 2 event at Gainesville Raceway, better known as the “Baby Gators." He is the son of JCM Racing team patriarch Joe E. Maynard.
19 Feb 2024
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Maynard
In many ways, Joe C. Maynard has been preparing to drive an A/Fuel Dragster for much of his adult life, and at the upcoming Division 2 event at Gainesville Raceway, better known as the “Baby Gators,” he will have his first shot at an NHRA Wally when…
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Former NHRA official, Rockingham owner Steve Earwood gets Jeff Byrd Award

Former NHRA Media Relations Director and long-time NHRA track owner Steve Earwood accepted the Jeff Byrd Memorial Award for lifetime achievement at the 2024 North Carolina Drag Racing Hall of Fame banquet.
19 Feb 2024
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Steve Earwood
Former NHRA Media Relations Director and long-time NHRA track owner Steve Earwood was among those honored at the 2024 North Carolina Drag Racing Hall of Fame banquet that concluded the 21st annual Shriner’s Drag Racing and Hot Rod Expo at the…
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Eaton, Harrison, and Huntzberry lead winners at Orlando Speed World

David Eaton, Jim Harrison, and Troy Huntzberry led the list of winners at the 2024 season-opening Lucas Oil Series event at Orlando Speed World Dragway.
17 Feb 2024
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Division 2
The following are Friday's final results from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, Southeast Division event at Orlando Speed World Dragway: COMPETITION ELIMINATOR David Eaton, Merritt Island, Fla., '32 Bantam, A/AP, 7.543,…
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Killin Time Racing posts $2,500 No. 1 qualifier bonus at Pro Mod events

Killin Time Racing (KTR) has been named the No. 1 qualifier sponsor of the 2024 NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series that begins with the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals on March 7.
16 Feb 2024
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Killin Time Racing
Killin Time Racing (KTR) has been named the No. 1 qualifier sponsor of the 2024 NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series that begins with the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals on March 7.   NHRA Pro Mod Series manager Finish Line Consultants…
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Contingency Program launches at Orlando Speed World Dragway

The NHRA Lucas Oil Divisional Series Contingency program kicks off February 16-18 and more than $80,000 in contingency money is up for grabs.
15 Feb 2024
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NHRA's Contingency Program launches at Orlando Speed World Dragway this weekend
Racers, we know what you do with the money you earn drag racing—you come back and drag race more. Contingency partners, we know what you do with the money you make selling race car parts to NHRA racers—you…
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2024 NHRA.tv LUCAS OIL SERIES LIVE STREAMING SCHEDULE

15 Feb 2024
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2024 NHRA.tv LUCAS OIL SERIES LIVE STREAMING SCHEDULE DATES TRACK DIVISION Feb. 8-11 Gainesville Raceway…
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Steve Johnson awards first scholarship from his Be a Technician program

NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle racer Steve Johnson recently awarded his first Be a Technician scholarship to Lawson State Community College student Ledge Putman.
15 Feb 2024
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Steve Johnson
NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle racer Steve Johnson recently awarded his first Be a Technician scholarship to Lawson State Community College student Ledge Putman. Lawson State is the only community college in Alabama that offers specific manufacturing…
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Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series 2024 season set to open in Orlando

The NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series opens its 2024 season on Feb. 15-17 at Orlando Speed Dragway, and with several initiatives set in place for the series and its race teams, excitement is high for the upcoming year, including live stream coverage from 37 events.
14 Feb 2024
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Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series 2024 season
The NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series opens its 2024 season on Feb. 15-17 at Orlando Speed Dragway, and with several initiatives set in place for the series and its race teams, excitement is high for the upcoming year. This weekend’s race from…
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Watch the Division 2 Lucas Oil Series opener from Orlando free on NHRA.tv

NHRA fans can watch the first Division 2 NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event of the season from Orlando Speed World Dragway for free starting Thursday on NHRA.tv.
14 Feb 2024
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Division 2 Lucas Oil Series
NHRA fans can watch the first Division 2 NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event of the season from Orlando Speed World Dragway for free starting Thursday on NHRA.tv. Presenting sponsors of NHRA.tv Sportsman coverage from Virginia are Moser,…
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Lescure Mechanical Services to back Jim Dunn Racing, driver Buddy Hull in 2024

Lescure Mechanical Services, Northern California’s premier mechanical contractor, will extend its longstanding relationship with Jim Dunn Racing as the primary sponsor for the full 2024 NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Series season. 
13 Feb 2024
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 Jim Dunn Racing
Lescure Mechanical Services, Northern California’s premier mechanical contractor, will extend its longstanding relationship with Jim Dunn Racing as the primary sponsor for the full 2024 NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Series season.  The team…
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Millican, Parts Plus return to Rick Ware Racing for 2024 NHRA campaign

Clay Millican and the Parts Plus/Rick Ware Racing team will hit the ground running when the NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Series season officially starts with the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals with the addition of nitro veteran Nicky Boninfante as co-crew chief on the team.
13 Feb 2024
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Clay Millican
Clay Millican and the Parts Plus/Rick Ware Racing team will hit the ground running when the NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Series season officially starts March 7-10 with the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals at Gainesville Raceway with the…
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GOVX and Antron Brown announce official partnership for 2024 season

GOVX, the online shopping platform exclusively for current and former military, first responders, emergency medical professionals, and other government personnel, has announced an official partnership with three-time NHRA Top Fuel world champion Antron Brown.
13 Feb 2024
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Antron Brown
GOVX, the online shopping platform exclusively for current and former military, first responders, emergency medical professionals, and other government personnel, has announced an official partnership with three-time NHRA Top Fuel world champion and…
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NHRA YES Program to take place at 21 national events, plus two Pilot Programs

NHRA’s Youth and Education Services (YES) Program will host 15 live events during the 2024 NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Series season, as well as six virtual programs during the summer portion of the upcoming season.
12 Feb 2024
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 YES program
NHRA’s Youth and Education Services (YES) Program will host 15 live events during the 2024 NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Series season, as well as six virtual programs during the summer portion of the upcoming season. The NHRA YES program will…
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Swamp Rat Alley returns for 2024 Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals

One of the marquee attractions from last year’s Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals is back in 2024, as the special "Swamp Rat Alley" returns to this year's event, March 7-10, featuring historic cars from legendary driver “Big Daddy” Don Garlits and others.
09 Feb 2024
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 Swamp Rat Alley
One of the marquee attractions from last year’s Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals is back in 2024, as the special "Swamp Rat Alley" returns to this year's event, March 7-10, featuring historic cars from legendary driver “Big Daddy” Don Garlits…
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In Memoriam

08 Feb 2024
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In Memoriam
Recent passings of notable figures from within the NHRA world. The NHRA extends its sincere condolences to the family and friends of those we have lost. Notices of passing can be sent to nhra@nhra.com.…
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Star-studded field set for Pep Boys NHRA Top Fuel All-Star Callout in Gainesville

The lineup for the Pep Boys NHRA Top Fuel All-Star Callout is set and it’s a star-studded field that includes five world champions, record-breaking drivers, and the first two winners of the specialty race.
08 Feb 2024
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Top Fuel Callout
The lineup for the Pep Boys NHRA Top Fuel All-Star Callout is set and it’s a star-studded field that includes five world champions, record-breaking drivers and a host of all-star drivers. The race, which started in 2022 and pits eight standouts…
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Napierville Dragway to host Eastern Canadian NHRA Summit Series E.T. Finals

The NHRA Summit Racing Series, the world’s largest motorsports program when it comes to racer participation, will hold its first Eastern Canadian E.T. Finals Sept. 6-8 at Napierville Dragway in Quebec.
07 Feb 2024
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Napierville Dragway
The NHRA Summit Racing Series, the world’s largest motorsports program when it comes to racer participation, will hold its first Eastern Canadian E.T. Finals in 2024, with the race taking place Sept. 6-8 at Napierville Dragway in Quebec. The NHRA…
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Burnyzz Speed Shop Fanfest returns as epic lead-in to Gatornationals

For the second straight year, the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals Kickoff Party and Fanfest will take place at Top Fuel driver Josh Hart’s Burnyzz Speed Shop in Ocala, Fla., from 6-9 p.m. on Wednesday, March 6.
07 Feb 2024
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Burnyzz Speed Shop Fanfest
An incredible season opener to the 2024 NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Series season deserves an equally memorable kickoff party and fanfest, and that’s precisely what will take place leading into the famed 55th annual Amalie Motor Oil NHRA…
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Tony Stewart hits the road to promote NHRA Gatornationals, March 7-10

In advance of his official Top Fuel debut at the NHRA season opener in Gainesville next month, Tony Stewart spent the day in Tampa, Fla., on a media tour promoting the state's biggest drag race, the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals, March 7-10 in Gainesville.
06 Feb 2024
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Tony Stewart
In advance of his official Top Fuel debut at the NHRA season opener in Gainesville next month, Tony Stewart spent the day in Tampa, Fla., on a media tour promoting the state's biggest drag race, the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals, March 7-10…
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