Championship-winning crew chiefs Mike Green and Tommy DeLago will team up to tune Justin Ashley's Top Fueler in the 2022 NHRA Camping World Top Fuel campaign, giving the 2020 NHRA Rookie of the Year a double-fisted approach to his championship aspirations.
A five-minute video every racer needs to watch to maximize their cash winnings in 2022.
The NHRA Contingency program is a grassroots marketing partnership that connects racers who buy parts with manufacturers looking to sell and market performance products. It offers the advantages of a passion-driven business-to-consumer…
In our latest Skype interview, crew chief Neal Strasbaugh discusses the hectic off season at Tony Stewart Racing. "My emotions are on a roller coaster on an hourly basis."
In almost any other season, Josh Hart’s two Top Fuel victories last year would have earned him the coveted mantle of NHRA Rookie of the Year, but the new team's shortened schedule cost them that title. In 2022, everyone will find out what they can do with a full schedule.
In almost any other season, Josh Hart’s two Top Fuel victories last year would have earned him the coveted mantle of NHRA Rookie of the Year. Considering that only two of the last nine RoY winners had two or more wins on their first-year scorecard,…
The first week of January marked the start of the pursuit of NHRA Top Fuel championship No. 4 for Steve Torrence’s Capco Contractors team. NHRA’s John Kernan stopped by their Brownsburg, Ind., shop to take a look at the work underway for their title defense.
A sense of a new normalcy blessed the 2021 NHRA season with the community enjoying a spirited comeback from the scrappy yet shortened 2020 season so dramatically affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
A sense of a new normalcy blessed the 2021 NHRA season with the community enjoying a spirited comeback from the scrappy yet shortened 2020 season so dramatically affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. New teams and stars emerged, the racing schedule…
2021 NHRA divisional events saw car counts that were off the charts. NHRA Division 3 Director Tharpe explains how he went from a fan in the stands to helping run some of the largest drag racing events on earth
From his first drag race at Freemont, to photographing the legends of drag racing over the last five decades, Shute's shutter has literally seen it all.
Lake Speed is one of motorsports go-to lubrication experts, and Pro Stock's Matt Hartford has hired him to work at Total Seal and bring his expertise closer to the drag racing world. Hear Speed's philosophy on the "soup" of ring seal.
Brian Lohnes sat down with Tim Wilkerson at the PRI Show to discuss the success his Funny Car team had in 2021—and the motivation a win brings even seasoned teams like his.
A midseason problem turned into an opportunity for Alex Laughlin, who went from Pro Stock and Pro Mod driver to Top Fuel pilot, launching a new chapter in his drag racing career.
Alex Laughlin had a problem. A big problem. As the NHRA tour prepared to head to Denver for the Mopar//SRT NHRA Mile-High Nationals, a huge marketplace for his primary sponsor, Havoline, Laughlin was informed that his leased racecar would not be…
Rod Tschiggfrie's childhood dream began life as an Oldsmobile 442 that he swapped a 6-71 blown 455 into. After decades of evolution, that same car now runs 5.80s at 260 mph—and remains licensed for street use.
Reigning NHRA Camping World Funny Car champ Ron Capps will make his debut as a team owner at next year’s season opener in Pomona, and Dean Antonelli, John Medlen, and the entire title-winning team are hard at work in the shop to make 2022 a big success.
Tom Bailey is the owner and driver of a 4,000-hp Camaro built to run a 5-second quarter-miles and drive 1,000 miles in a week for Hot Rod Magazine's Drag Week event. He's expanded that success into a new car magazine and opening a pizza joint. We blur Wally Park's two worlds together at the 2021 PRI Show to understand how, and why.
Oehler talked with Tony Pedregon on the 2021 NHRA on FOX stage at the PRI Show about the ideal weight for a rider, his new chassis coming in 2022, and the pros and cons of doing your own engine program.
You can count Cruz Pedregon as one who would have been just fine extending the 2021 season by a few more races. As it is, his strong finish to this season only has the veteran Funny Car standout even more excited to get 2022 going.
You can count Cruz Pedregon as one who would have been just fine extending the 2021 season by a few more races. As it is, his strong finish to this season only has the veteran Funny Car standout even more excited to get 2022 going. Pedregon was…
Following a semifinal finish at the season-ending Auto Club NHRA Finals in Pomona, no one is more excited for the start of the 2022 season than Cameron Ferre.
Cameron Ferre already knows the thrill of winning an NHRA national event Wally; He took care of that nearly a decade ago when he won the Super Comp title at the 2021 Auto Club Finals in Pomona. He’s now got his eyes set on a slightly bigger prize; a…
Pro Mod veteran Chad Green has become a huge thorn in the side of the multicar Funny Car teams and everyone else in the class for that matter, and he's only getting started, and he may even possibly run a full season in 2022.
Chad Green has gradually stepped his toes into the Funny Car ranks more and more each of the past two years. The Pro Mod veteran made his debut in the class in 2020, making a pair of starts during the same season for the first time he won in his Pro…
With his fourth straight NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series Top Fuel championship, Steve Torrence joined a short list of drivers to create a mini-dynasty, and he spoke to NHRA’s Brian Lohnes about his season and about the challenges ahead defending his crown in 2022.
Scotty Pollacheck, one of Pro Stock Motorcycle’s most popular riders, has hung up his helmet with the completion of the 2021 NHRA season, leaving behind a legacy of success and determination and a thrilling breakthrough win at the 2020 U.S. Nationals.
Scotty Pollacheck, one of Pro Stock Motorcycle’s most popular riders, has hung up his helmet with the completion of the 2021 NHRA season, leaving behind a legacy of success and determination. Pollacheck, who earned throngs of fans for his passion…
Greg Anderson became the winningest driver in Pro Stock history and collected his fifth NHRA world championship with a dramatic finish at the season finale. Anderson spoke with NHRA’s Brian Lohnes via Skype to discuss his amazing season.
Dallas Glenn entered the 2021 Pro Stock season with plenty of excitement, which is understandable considering he was making his debut in the class. But what initially started as a four-race intro to NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series racing ended up far beyond that.
Dallas Glenn entered the 2021 Pro Stock season with plenty of excitement, which is understandable considering he was making his debut in the class. But what initially started as a four-race intro to NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series racing…
December 1 was opening day for Antron Brown’s new self-owned Top Fuel team, and the three-time world champ has got a lot of plans in place for the 2022 season.
Doug Kalitta, Eddie Krawiec, Jeff Taylor, and Edmond Richardson are each sitting on 49 national event wins. Who will be the first to 50 and when will it happen?
NHRA recently celebrated it’s 70th anniversary and its 1,000th national event and during that span, just 21 drivers have been fortunate enough, or skilled enough to accumulate 50 wins. The comprehensive list begins with 16-time Funny Car champion…
While we wait for the start of the 2022 season, it's time to relive the most dramatic and exciting moments of the 2004 NHRA season in this edition of Thrills and Spills.
Top 10 Sportsman Moments of 2021 The 2021 season produced so many highlights among Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series competitors that it was nearly impossible to come up with just 10 highlights, but we’ve managed to do just that. Here is our list of 10 truly unforgettable sportsman moments from last season.
Top 10 Sportsman Moments of 2021 The 2021 season produced so many highlights among Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series competitors that it was nearly impossible to come up with just 10 highlights, but we’ve managed to do just that. Here is our list of 10…
At the 2021 SEMA Show, Linda talked about the first race she ever attended (with Big Daddy), going to Tony Stewart's and Leah Pruett's wedding, and the time Hurst held a contest to win a date with her.
Co-crew chief Dean Antonelli recounts the crushing experience of dropping a cylinder in the round-one loss against Matt Hagan.
Ron Capps clinched his second NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series championship at the Auto Club NHRA Finals and shares the memories of that moment with NHRA's Brian Lohnes in this exclusive Skype interview.
The car made iconic by its 2JZ engine now comes in a 330-mph version.
"They're bringing sexy back."—Alexis DeJoria, NHRA Funny Car racer "The final product is as close as possible to a street-legal Supra — and yet it still can run 330 mph…