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Famed NHRA Western Swing ready for kickoff at legendary Bandimere Speedway

Bandimere Speedway will once again play host to the Dodge Power Brokers NHRA Mile-High Nationals July 15-17 as the NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series kicks off its famed three-race NHRA Western Swing.
06 Jul 2022
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Bandimere Speedway
Boasting one of the most unique challenges in motorsports, legendary Bandimere Speedway once again plays host to the upcoming 42nd annual Dodge Power Brokers NHRA Mile-High Nationals as the NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series returns to Thunder…
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Doug Foley is committed to next-level Top Fuel racing

Now in his third season back in the seat racing for Wallys after a nine-year hiatus, Doug Foley is more committed than ever to bringing the Foley Lewis Racing program to the next level.
05 Jul 2022
Kelly Wade
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Doug Foley
When Doug Foley returned to NHRA Top Fuel two seasons ago, it had been nine long years since he'd been part of the nitro scene as a competitor. Now in his third season back in the seat racing for Wallys, Foley is more committed than ever to bringing…
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Happy Fourth of July from NHRA

Happy Fourth of July from the NHRA to all of our fans, racers, sponsors, and supporters.
03 Jul 2022
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SAN secures Senate, House resolutions recognizing Collector Car Appreciation Day

At the request of the SEMA Action Network (SAN), the U.S. Senate passed Senate Resolution 690 (S. Res. 690) recognizing July 8, 2022 as Collector Car Appreciation Day.
01 Jul 2022
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Collector Car Appreciation Day
At the request of the SEMA Action Network (SAN), the U.S. Senate passed Senate Resolution 690 (S. Res. 690) recognizing July 8, 2022 as Collector Car Appreciation Day (CCAD). A similar resolution was introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives (…
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Nine champs crowned in Sportsman competition at Norwalk national event

In addition to the thunderous Camping World Drag Racing Series action taking place at Summit Motorsports Parks, nine champions were also crowned in Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series competition at the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals.
30 Jun 2022
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Matt Cummings
In addition to the thunderous Camping World Drag Racing Series action taking place at Summit Motorsports Parks, nine champions were also crowned in Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series competition at the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals. Matt…
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New issue of National Dragster packed with race coverage, features, and tech

The new issue of NHRA National Dragster magazine, spotlighting coverage from the NHRA New England Nationals and NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals and packed with other features on NHRA Sportsman racers, is available online and in the mail to NHRA Members around the world.
30 Jun 2022
NHRA National Dragster staff
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National Dragster
Read the new issue The new issue of NHRA National Dragster magazine, spotlighting coverage from the NHRA…
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In Memoriam

29 Jun 2022
NHRA National Dragster staff
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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 [email protected] Funny Car racer Denny…
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2022 Thunder Valley Nationals Top Sportsman winner Tyler Caheely

29 Jun 2022
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Tyler Caheely has now won three NHRA national event titles, and all three have come at Bristol Dragway. Caheely won the double-breakout Top Sportsman presented by Vortech Superchargers final against Cole Prejean by driving his Cavalier to a 6.811 on…
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2022 Thunder Valley Nationals Super Gas winner Chris Lewis

29 Jun 2022
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02:22
Chris Lewis made the long trek up from Georgia pay off with his first career national event score, driving his '68 Camaro to a near-perfect 9.902 in the Super Gas final round to defeat Tennessean Ausby Brewington, who had the holeshot lead but broke…
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2022 Thunder Valley Nationals Super Comp winner Shawn Langdon

29 Jun 2022
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Shawn Langdon may be better known recently for his Top Fuel career, but the two-time Super Comp world champ showed that he still knows his way around index racing by defeating Richmond winner John Labbous Jr. for his milestone 25th career win, seven…
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2022 Thunder Valley Nationals Stock winner Daren Poole-Adams

29 Jun 2022
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02:28
A month after winning his first career national event title in Charlotte, Daren Poole-Adams, struck again in Bristol with his Holley EFI FS/C Camaro. Poole-Adams won his second Stock Wally with a 9.667 on his 9.67 dial after veteran class and…
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2022 Thunder Valley Nationals Super Stock winner Mike Crutchfield

29 Jun 2022
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02:13
Appearing in his first national event final since the 2015 Gainesville race, Mike Crutchfield, picked up his fifth career victory after opponent Scott Libersher fouled in the Super Stock final. Crutchfield was red behind Libersher and sealed the win…
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2022 New England Nationals Top Sportsman winner Freddy Perkins

29 Jun 2022
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03:46
It was a case of “third time’s a charm” for “Fast Freddy” Perkins, near lane, as, after a runner-up in Epping 2016 and another at this year’s Gatornationals, Perkins went the distance in Top Sportsman presented by Vortech Superchargers at New…
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2022 New England Nationals Super Street winner John Olson

29 Jun 2022
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02:13
John Olson, whose first win came eight years earlier in Super Gas in his homestate New Jersey, added a Super Street Wally to his collection, powering his ’66 Chevelle to an easy victory after the region’s top 10.90 talent, Keith Mayers, fouled in…
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Reigning Top Fuel champ Steve Torrence nominated for 2022 ESPYS Award

NHRA four-time defending Top Fuel world champion Steve Torrence has been nominated for the Best Driver Award for the 2022 ESPYS.
29 Jun 2022
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Steve Torrence
NHRA four-time defending Top Fuel world champion Steve Torrence has been nominated for the Best Driver Award for the 2022 ESPYS. Torrence claimed his NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series championship in Top Fuel last year, giving the Texan his…
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2022 New England Nationals Super Gas winner Ted Leahy

29 Jun 2022
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02:34
The 1991 Olds Cutlass that carried Pro Stock great Warren Johnson to five victories that season also carried Ted Leahy to his first career win in Super Gas, capped by a razor-thin double-break final-round conquest of Mike Sawyer, 9.899 to 9.895.
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2022 New England Nationals Super Comp winner Robert Hyatt

29 Jun 2022
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02:01
New Hampshire native Robert Hyatt scored a popular homestate victory in Super Comp with his Trail Blazin’ Designs entry, cutting a path to his first final-round appearance where Brad Coryell left .010-second too soon and fouled.
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2022 New England Nationals Stock winner Tim Stickles

29 Jun 2022
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02:08
Tim Stickles and his Malibu Blues M/SA ’80 Malibu were feeling anything but blue after grabbing the gold in Stock for their second win in the last nine months. Stickles, who scored his breakthrough first win at last year’s fall Charlotte event,…
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2022 New England Nationals Super Stock winner Eric Merryfield

29 Jun 2022
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02:34
Eric Merryfield’s popular Bounding Beagle GT/TD '96 Dakota flew to victory in Super Stock for his first career win, taking an easy final-round victory when 19-time tour winner Joe Santangelo’s GT/GA Camaro slowed from his objective.
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Bristol Dragway to welcome hundreds of Jr. Racers for Eastern Conference Finals

Since 2004, NHRA Summit Racing Series Jr. Drag Racing League competitors have flocked to Bristol Dragway in search of glory and prestigious Wally. That will continue July 14-16 at the 2022 Right Trailers NHRA Jr. Drag Racing Eastern Conference Finals presented by Mike Bos Racing.
28 Jun 2022
Candida Benson, Jr. Dragster Contributor
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Eastern Conference Finals
Since 2004, NHRA Summit Racing Series Jr. Drag Racing League competitors have flocked to Bristol Dragway in search of glory and prestigious Wally. That will continue July 14-16 when the Tennessee track hosts the 2022 Right Trailers NHRA Jr. Drag…
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Beloved Norwalk racetrack owner/operator Bill Bader Sr. passes away

Bill Bader Sr., who took an inoperable Ohio dragstrip named Norwalk Dragway and over the course of more than 40 years transformed it into a fan favorite facility named Summit Motorsports Park, passed away June 26.
26 Jun 2022
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
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Bill Bader Sr.
Bill Bader Sr., who took an inoperable Ohio dragstrip named Norwalk Dragway and over the course of more than 40 years transformed it into a fan favorite facility, passed away June 26, shortly after the completion of the track’s annual NHRA Camping…
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Unofficial Camping World points standings

Unofficial points standings following the completion of the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals, the tenth event of the 2022 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series season.
26 Jun 2022
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Points
Unofficial points standings following the completion of the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals, the tenth event of the 2022 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series season. Official points will be posted…
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Kris Thorne adds another Pro Mod win in Norwalk

Kris Thorne’s remarkable run in the FuelTech NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series presented by D-Wagon continued as he powered to his third win of the 2022 season at the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals.
26 Jun 2022
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Kris Throne
Kris Thorne’s remarkable run in the FuelTech NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series presented by D-Wagon continued on Sunday, powering to his third win of the 2022 season on Sunday at Summit Racing Equipment Motorsports Park as part of this weekend’s…
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Bill Skillman captures third win and Factory Stock Showdown points lead

Bill Skillman and his Ray Skillman Ford Cobra raced to their third Constant Aviation Factory Stock Showdown victory of the season, took back the points lead and claimed the $1,000 bounty Sunday at Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals at Summit Motorsport Park.
26 Jun 2022
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Bill Skillman
Bill Skillman and his Ray Skillman Ford Cobra raced to their third victory of the season, took back the points lead and claimed the $1,000 bounty Sunday at Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals at Summit Motorsport Park, the fifth stop on the…
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Toyota Racing’s legendary Sponsafier program returns for 2022 season

Toyota Racing’s beloved Sponsafier campaign will make a return for the 2022 season. Three new commercials, one of which focuses on 2018 NHRA FUnny Car champion J.R. Todd, will begin airing nationally on FOX and NBC during NHRA and NASCAR telecasts.
24 Jun 2022
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JR Todd
Toyota Racing’s beloved Sponsafier campaign will make a return for the 2022 season. Three new commercials will begin airing nationally as part of NBC and FOX’s NASCAR and NHRA telecasts this weekend. Additionally, Sponsafier will once again feature…
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Teams focusing on Pep Boys Callout at Dodge Power Brokers U.S. Nationals

The Pep Boys NHRA All-Star Callout will take center stage at the Dodge Power Brokers NHRA U.S. Nationals over Labor Day weekend highlighted by the completion of the Top Fuel Callout, which began earlier this season at the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals, and the entire Funny Car Callout competition.
23 Jun 2022
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Pep Boys Callout
The Pep Boys NHRA All-Star Callout will take center stage at the Dodge Power Brokers NHRA U.S. Nationals over Labor Day weekend highlighted by the completion of the Top Fuel Callout, which began earlier this season at the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA…
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IGTG will serve as primary sponsor for Krista Baldwin at Norwalk event

Top Fuel racer Krista Baldwin will welcome IT consulting company IGTG as primary sponsorship for this weekend’s Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals.
22 Jun 2022
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Krista Baldwin
Krista Baldwin will welcome IT consulting company IGTG as primary sponsorship for this weekend’s Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals. Baldwin and her team have been making big improvements to her Top Fuel program since Charlotte. Having IGTG come…
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Jim Dunn Racing to enjoy support from Blaze Technical Services in Norwalk

Blaze Technical Services will be flying its popular nostalgia flame pattern on the Jim Dunn Racing Funny Car at this year’s NHRA national event in Norwalk.
22 Jun 2022
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Jim Dunn Racing
Blaze Technical Services will be flying its popular nostalgia flame pattern on the Jim Dunn Racing Funny Car at this year’s NHRA national event in Norwalk. The black background, highlighted by purple, blue, and green scalloped flames, is a retro…
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Lucas Oil Series winners crowned at NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals

In addition to the Camping World Series action at Bristol Dragway, five winners were crowned in Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series action at the NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals.
22 Jun 2022
NHRA National Dragster staff
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NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals
In addition to the Camping World Series action at Bristol Dragway, five winners were crowned in Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series action at the NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals. Appearing in his first national event final since the 2015 Gainesville race…
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Kings of Vapor to reign with Caruso Family Racing in Norwalk

Camrie Caruso will be flying the colors of Kings of Vapor, an Ohio-based vapor store and online business that has been a longtime supporter of Caruso Family Racing, at the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals. 
22 Jun 2022
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Camrie Caruso
First-year Pro Stock driver Camrie Caruso has not been crowned NHRA Rookie of the Year for 2022, but she is making a strong case through the first seven races of the season. Heading into the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals, Caruso will be…
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