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History class is in session: More than 700 articles covering the legends of drag racing

Enjoy the history of our sport, today by those who helped build it. NHRA National Dragster Editor Phil Burgess has authored more than 700 articles covering legends of the sport, trends, cars, events, and remembrances that can be found in the Dragster Insider column archive.
23 Mar 2020
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
Funny Car

Since 2007, NHRA National Dragster Editor Phil Burgess has been telling and sharing "the stories behind the stories" of the history of our sport in his Dragster Insider column 

From exclusive interviews with the legends of our sport like Don Garlits, Don Prudhomme, Shirley Muldowney, and scores more, sharing their stories and remembrances to in-depth looks at everything from early Funny Cars to ramp trucks, streamliners, wedge dragsters, Pro Stockers, rocket cars, wheelstanders, and much more.

Thousands and thousands of vintage photos from our files and those of drag racings greatest shooters, plus fan submissions and more, It's an incredible trip through the history of our sport. Enjoy!

Dragster Insider column archive