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Behind the Visor: How Terry McMillen evolved into a championship contender

Terry McMillen took the long and difficult road to become a championship contender. He tells us in his own words the how and the why.
31 Mar 2019
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
Behind the Visor
Terry McMillen
The struggles that Terry McMillen has gone through to become a championship contender in Top Fuel are well documented. Frustrating DNQs. Broken parts. Broken dreams, but never a broken spirit. If you’re looking for someone who’s up for a fight…
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Behind the Visor: Why Blake Alexander went back to Funny Car

Blake Alexander shocked the drag racing world when he announced his departure from Bob Vandergriff Racing to buy a Funny Car team. Here's why he did it.
20 Mar 2019
Jacob Sundstrom, NHRA National Dragster Associate Editor
Behind the Visor
Blake Alexander
Blake Alexander shocked the drag racing world when he announced his departure from Bob Vandergriff Racing. He later announced a big move: the purchase of Brian Stewart’s Funny Car operation. Alexander returned to Funny Car by qualifying for the…
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About Bo Butner's "return" to Pro Stock; well, he never really left

Despite what you might have heard or read elsewhere, Bo Butner never used the word “retire” when he announced his 2019 racing plans. He shared his thoughts behind his offseason decision to forge ahead in Pro Stock.
06 Mar 2019
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
Behind the Visor
Bo Butner
Despite what you might have heard or read elsewhere, Bo Butner never used the word “retire” when he announced his 2019 racing plans. Last October, Butner did say he was stepping away from the Pro Stock class in order to focus on family, business…
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Twenty-five years in, Capps reflects on the secrets to his longevity and success

The 2019 season marks Ron Capps’ 25th year of nitro racing, a career filled with equal parts good luck and hard work that have allowed him to remain one of the sport’s finest and longest-tenured drivers. In this exclusive interview, Capps shares some of the secrets of his success and longevity.
06 Feb 2019
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
Behind the Visor
Ron Capps
The 2019 season marks Ron Capps’ 25th year of nitro racing, a career filled with equal parts good luck and hard work that have allowed him to remain one of the sport’s finest and longest-tenured drivers. The 2016 Funny Car world champ and 61-…
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