Indianapolis-based racers J.R. Todd and Austin Prock did interviews with a local television station at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis to talk about how they’re staying busy during the break in racing action.
Prior to Indiana's “stay at home” shutdown, NHRA’s John Kernan visited the shop of Amalie Motor Oil Top Fuel team Terry McMillen to see how they’re preparing for a busy return to racing with a brand-new car they built over the winter.
Reigning NHRA Mello Yello Pro Stock champ Erica Enders connected with NHRA’s Lewis Bloom on Skype to talk about her year, including her win at the NHRA Arizona Nationals, racing at the Doorslammer Nationals, and what’s going on at Elite Performance.
Jianna Salinas, the most recent winner on the Pro Stock Motorcycle tour, will host a Facebook Live on Thursday where fans can ask her questions.
Scrappers Racing rider Jianna Salinas will host a live question and answer session on Facebook Live on Thursday where fans can get their questions answered by the most recent Pro Stock Motorcycle winner on the Mello Yello NHRA Drag Racing Series…
Ron Capps competed in the first round of the Replacement Series on iRacing, broadcast on Twitch, and finished ahead of many NASCAR racers, including Dale Earnhardt Jr. We caught up with Capps following the race.
Don Schumacher Racing / NAPA Auto Parts Funny Car racer Ron Capps raced ahead of a handful of NASCAR Cup Series racers in the first iRacing Replacement Series race, broadcast on Twitch on Tuesday night. He will continue to race on iRacing (you can…
Before the statewide Indiana “stay at home” mandate, Bob Vandergriff Racing crew chief Ron Douglas was in the team’s shop working hard for team drivers Jordan Vandergriff, Shawn Reed, and Josh Hart in preparation for the return to racing.
Drivers and fans alike are stuck home so there's a lot of TV and movie watching. But what to watch? Here are the shows and films — some sports-related, some not — NHRA drivers like to watch when they aren’t at the track.
Life without sports is a drag, and the lack of cars racing down the track due to the COVID-19 pandemic has forced drivers and fans alike to stay home and find something else to watch on TV. Many drivers have been using this downtime to connect…
Watch this classic broadcast of the 1963 U.S. Nationals in Indianapolis, featuring a massive Stock Eliminator field, scores of dragsters and a weekend crowd of 75,000 to check out The Big Go.
The 1963 U.S. Nationals in Indianapolis continued the thrilling tradition of the previous event with a massive field of Stock Eliminator machines, including the Dodge Ramcharger driven by Al Eckstrand. You can also see NHRA founder…
Ron Capps and Cruz Pedregon will take part in a handful of iRacing events this week -- here's how you can watch the Funny Car racers in action live.
We talked to Ron Capps about how he got involved with iRacing on Monday, now you can watch the NAPA Auto Parts Funny Car racer…
NHRA Top Fuel rookie Justin Ashley checked in with NHRA's Lewis Bloom to talk about the great start to his first year in the class and how he and his family are doing during the racing hiatus.
Every expert at the top of their field has one thing in common—they’re reading. So, put this unexpected downtime to good use, grab a book on motorsports, and start building your competitive edge. Robert E. Petersen, Zora Arkus-Duntov, and Wally Parks [shown] were all voracious readers.
A competition on any level, is a competition on every level. Beating the team in the other lane means mastering everything they know—and leveraging something they don’t. But if traditional drag racing expertise gets passed around at tracks and shops…
Following Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb's issuance of a "stay at home" declaration for the state, life for many Brownsburg, Ind.-based NHRA teams is about to change. Here's what Cruz Pedregon's Snap-on Tools team is doing.
Eddie Hill made the quickest run in Top Fuel history, John Force got back into the winner's circle and Warren Johnson dominated in Pro Stock at the 1992 Gatornationals. Watch the full classic broadcast here.
We're throwing it back to the 1992 Gatornationals where you can see all the action, including an incredible Top Fuel final between Eddie Hill and Kenny Bernstein. You can also see 16-time Funny Car world champion John Force get back to…
Don Schumacher Racing / NAPA Auto Parts Funny Car racer Ron Capps joined the NHRA National Dragster podcast to discuss his upcoming participation in the iRacing Replacement Series race and his success at the March Meet in Bakersfield.
2016 Funny Car world champion Ron Capps was an early adopter to simulation racing. The Don Schumacher Racing / NAPA Auto Parts Funny Car racer will take part in the iRacing Replacement Series race at 6 p.…
NHRA drivers might not be able to interact with their fans at the racetrack right now, but they're sharing plenty of talk with them and with others on their social media channels. Here's a quick recap of some of the best of them.
NHRA announcer Joe Castello takes you inside the pits with the SAMTech.edu Factory Stock Showdown Ford Mustang Cobra Jet driven by reigning champion Drew Skillman, giving you an inside look at one of the most powerful muscle cars in the world.
Reigning SAMTech.edu Factory Stock Showdown champion Drew Skillman gave NHRA announcer Joe Castello an inside look at his Ford Mustang Cobra Jet in a recent episode of Attention in the Pits, which you can check out below on the…
Twenty-eight years ago today, on March 20, 1992, Kenny Bernstein broke the 300-mph barrier at the 1992 Gatornationals. In this archived interview, Bernstein looks back on the accomplishment and the road to the barrier-breaking pass.
Reprinted from the April 3, 1992 issue of National DRAGSTER GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Long after most people have forgotten who won the 1992 Motorcraft Gatornationals, they will remember what took place on that Friday…
Six-time NHRA world champ Jeg Coughlin Jr. joined NHRA's Lewis Bloom via Skype to talk about year to date, which included a win at the Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals and a big payday at the Wordl Doorslammer Nationals.
Tommy Johnson Jr. remains hard at work on his side-business as a candle maker and showed NHRA on FOX reporter John Kernan around his home shop.
Don Schumacher Racing / M.D. Anderson Funny Car racer Tommy Johnson Jr. is the most recent winner on tour and is keeping busy by working on his side-business as a candle maker [TA…
NHRA National Dragster caught up with Sunoco Race Fuels, the official fuel of NHRA, to learn more about the gasoline, methanol, and nitromethane that makes drag racing the quickest motorsport on the planet.
ND] Is racing fuel more than just high-octane street gas? Sunoco Race Fuels are 0% street gas. Our fuels are blended from highly refined components and pure chemicals to produce a fuel that is…
We're throwing it back to 2008 with this Wild Rides video featuring some of the biggest explosions and crashes in NHRA Drag Racing as well as commentary from the racers that walked away.
Elite Motorsports racers Erica Enders and Alex Laughlin gave fans a tour of their Oklahoma shop on Facebook Live.
Defending Pro Stock world champion Erica Enders played tour guide in Oklahoma alongside teammate Alex Laughlin as the pair headed to the Elite Motorsports shop. They gave an inside look at one of the largest Pro Stock shops in the Mello Yello NHRA…
Two-time Funny Car world champion Cruz Pedregon took questions from fans on his Facebook page - and we've got the video.
Snap-On Tools Funny Car racer and team owner Cruz Pedregon took questions from fans on his Facebook page, giving the opportunity to interact with the two-time world champion. Check out the video below or head over to …
Alexis DeJoria always knew she would return to NHRA Funny Car racing. She's back - with world championship aspirations on her mind.
The way that Alexis DeJoria looked at me, you would have thought that I’d asked her if maybe crew chief Del Worsham was going to run the big tires on the front of her new ROKiT Phones/ABK Beer Toyota. It was one of those softball, warm-up…
Get a closer look at what makes up the 1,500-horsepower factory hot rods of the SAMTech.edu Factory Stock Showdown Chevrolet Camaros, Dodge Challengers and Ford Mustangs.
The 2020 SamTech.edu Factory Stock Showdown season begins at the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals and we're giving you an inside look at some of the coolest cars hitting the strip in Florida. The 1,500-horsepower, 7-second Chevrolet COPO Camaros…
Brandon Welch discussed his first season behind the wheel of a Top Fuel dragster after multiple seasons racing in Funny Car and his experience as a team owner in the National Hot Rod Association.
We caught up with Beal Racing Top Fuel dragster racer Brandon Welch following his Top Fuel debut at the Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals presented by ProtectTheHarvest. Welch previously raced in Funny Car but earned…
Don Schumacher Racing / Mopar Top Fuel dragster racer Leah Pruett unveiled a new helmet on Twitter, which she'll debut this season.
In his latest NHRA Insider podcast, NHRA on FOX host Brian Lohnes catches up with FOX colleague and former NHRA Funny Car champ Tony Pedregon from a driver perspective about challenges of teams during the break in racing while motorsports historian Bret Kepner shares some perspective about how the 1918 Spanish Flu pandemic affected society and autosports.
NHRA statistician Lewis Bloom takes a look back at the Lucas Oil Sportsman action from the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals where David Latino doubled and shares some stats about national event doubles.
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