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Insiders In The Desert: Gainesville, Top Fuel Weight Controversy, and Phoenix!

On this episode of the NHRA Insider, host Brian Lohnes, Tony Pedregon, and Kevin McKenna discuss the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationls and all that happened there and take a look forward to this weekend's NHRA Arizona Nationals.
22 Mar 2023
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NHRA Insider podcast
NHRA Insider
  On this episode of the NHRA Insider, Tony Pedregon and Kevin McKenna join host Brian Lohnes to talk about the controversy of "weightgate" following the 2023 Amalie Oil NHRA Gatornationals, recapping the high and low performers of that…
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Jim Dunn Racing prepares special-edition USD Parts Funny Car for Phoenix race

Jim Dunn Racing and driver Alex Laughlin will celebrate the last NHRA national event at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park with a special-edition USD Parts Funny Car and limited-edition driver-signed hero card.
22 Mar 2023
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Jim Dunn Racing
Jim Dunn Racing and driver Alex Laughlin will celebrate the last NHRA national event at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park with a special-edition Funny Car and limited-edition driver-signed hero card. USD Parts will once again be the primary…
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Mission Foods announces Angelle Sampey as Brand Ambassador to Mission #2Fast2Tasty NHRA Challenge

Mission Foods has signed three-time NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle champion Angelle Sampey to serve as brand ambassador for the Mission #2Fast2Tasty NHRA Challenge, an exciting new race program for the 2023 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series season.
22 Mar 2023
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Angelle Sampey
Mission Foods, the world’s leading brand for tortillas and wraps, has signed three-time NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle champion Angelle Sampey to serve as brand ambassador for the Mission #2Fast2Tasty NHRA Challenge, an exciting new race program for the…
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1,025-hp Dodge Challenger SRT Demon 170 streetcar debuts in Las Vegas

Nobody does muscle cars better than Dodge, and for the Hemi car’s swan song it has unleashed an 8.91-second Demon that Dodge is calling the “most powerful muscle car in the world.”
21 Mar 2023
David Kennedy
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2023 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon 170
The 1,025-hp 2023 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon 170, code-named DC170,  debuted at a special Dodge event at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on March 20, 2023. Here’s what we know so far from the information Dodge has released. …
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Torrence team gears up for a season against 'most competitive Top Fuel field'

Coming into the NHRA Arizona Nationals hot off their NHRA Gatornationals Top Fuel runner-up, the Torrence Racing team is ready for the year ahead, which assistant crew chief Bobby Lagana Jr. predicts will be "The most competitive Top Fuel field that NHRA has ever seen."
21 Mar 2023
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Torrence Racing
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Jim Campbell to make 2023 debut in Jeff Diehl Racing Funny Car in Phoenix

Jeff Diehl Racing, a well-known and respected Funny Car team in the NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series, has brought in driver Jim Campbell to kick off its first race of the season at the NHRA Arizona Nationals. 
21 Mar 2023
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Jim Campbell
Jeff Diehl Racing, a well-known and respected Funny Car team in the NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series, has brought in driver Jim Campbell to kick off its first race of the season at the NHRA Arizona Nationals.  Campbell is excited to…
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Columbia Impex joins Cuadra Boys Racing program

Cuadra Boys Racing, a part of the Elite Motorsports race team, has announced Columbia Impex as a major associate sponsor for the rest of the 2023 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series season. Columbia Impex is a supplier of genuine reptile and exotic leathers.
21 Mar 2023
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Cuadra
Cuadra Boys Racing, a part of the Elite Motorsports race team, has announced Columbia Impex as a major associate sponsor for the rest of the 2023 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series season. Columbia Impex is a supplier of genuine reptile and…
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Pruett and team rev up for NHRA Arizona Nationals, #2Fast2Tasty Challenge

After a strong start to the season with a semifinal finish in Gainesville, Leah Pruett's Tony Stewart Racing/Dodge Power Brokers team heads to Phoenix this week. Crew chief Neal Strausbaugh talks about the team's testing work and plans for the NHRA Arizona Nationals.
21 Mar 2023
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Leah Pruett
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Tim Wilkerson built a new team (around his old one) in the off-season

Hear Wilkerson explain to Bruno Massel how the Maynard-Wilkerson team was created and the instruction Joe Maynard gave to him. 
20 Mar 2023
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Tim Wilkerson built a new team around his old one in the off-season
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Mission Foods #2Fast2Tasty Funny Car rematches set for Phoenix clash

The matchups for the Funny Car portion of the Mission #2Fast2Tasty NHRA Challenge will rematch the semifinalists from the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals — Matt Hagan vs. Alexis DeJoria and J.R. Todd against Chad Green — during qualifying at the NHRA Arizona Nationals.
20 Mar 2023
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
FC 2Fast2Tasty
The matchups for the Funny Car portion of the Mission #2Fast2Tasty NHRA Challenge will rematch the semifinalists from the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals — winner Matt Hagan vs. Alexis DeJoria and eventual runner-up J.R. Todd against Chad Green…
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Don't be fooled by crew chief Chris Cunningham's quiet demeanor

After tuning Robert Hight's Funny Car with Jimmy Prock for years, Cunningham moves over to fill Rahn Tobler's shoes on Austin Prock's Top Fuel dragster
20 Mar 2023
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Chris Cunningham of John Force Racing
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Gaige Herrera put Vance & Hines on top in his debut race with the team

Gaige Herrera came from the no-wheelie-bar-drag-bike scene to the 2023 Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals and won in his debut race with the Vance & Hines Pro Stock Motorcycle team.
20 Mar 2023
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Gaige Herrera
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Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals to kick off new era at famed Pomona track

A new era in the NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series’ storied history in Pomona is set to begin later this month, as the newly named In-N-Out Burger Pomona Dragstrip hosts one of NHRA’s iconic events, the Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals, March 30-April 2.
20 Mar 2023
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Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals
A new era in the NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series’ storied history in Pomona is set to begin later this month, as the newly named In-N-Out Burger Pomona Dragstrip hosts one of NHRA’s iconic events, the 63rd annual Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals…
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Scrappers Racing team ready to continue hot streak as tour heads west

On the heels of their season-opening Top Fuel win at the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals, crew chief Rob Flynn and car chief Aron Cave hope to use that momentum heading into a trio of Western events.
20 Mar 2023
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Scrappers Racing
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Leopold, Adcock get second 2023 Division 2 wins at South Georgia

Wes Leopold Jr. and Sherman Adock Jr. got their second wins of the Division 2 season at South Georgia Motorsports Park
17 Mar 2023
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Lucas Oil Event Results, News
Division 2
The following are Sunday's final results from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, Southeast Division event at South Georgia Motorsports Park: COMPETITION ELIMINATOR Wes Leopold, Bethel Park, Pa., '05 Stratus, A/SMA, 8.074,…
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Exciting Top Fuel rematches set for Mission #2Fast2Tasty Challenge in Phoenix

The pairings for the Top Fuel segment of the first Mission #2Fast2Tasty NHRA Challenge will rematch the semifinalists from the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals — Mike Salinas vs. Leah Pruett and Steve Torrence against Doug Kalitta — during qualifying at the NHRA Arizona Nationals.
17 Mar 2023
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
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2Fast2Tasty
The matchups for the Top Fuel segment of the Mission #2Fast2Tasty NHRA Challenge will rematch the semifinalists from the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals — winner Mike Salinas vs. Leah Pruett and eventual runner-up Steve Torrence against Doug…
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Pairings set for first Mission #2Fast2Tasty NHRA Challenge in Phoenix

The matchups are set for the first Mission #2Fast2Tasty NHRA Challenge, which takes place at the upcoming and final NHRA Arizona Nationals on March 24-26 at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park.
17 Mar 2023
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#2Fast2Tasty NHRA Challenge
The matchups are set for the first Mission #2Fast2Tasty NHRA Challenge, which takes place at the upcoming and final NHRA Arizona Nationals on March 24-26 at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park. The Mission #2Fast2Tasty NHRA Challenge brings…
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Remembering Doug Kerhulas and Dave Hough

It’s been a sad parade of losses in the sport here lately, but two recent ones struck deep nerves as we lost 1980s Top Fuel star Doug Kerhulas and Fuel Altered icon Dave Hough in the span of 10 days.
17 Mar 2023
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
DRAGSTER Insider
Remembering Doug Kerhulas and Dave Hough
It’s been a sad parade of losses in the sport here lately, but two recent ones struck deep nerves with me as we lost 1980s Top Fuel star Doug Kerhulas and Fuel Altered icon Dave Hough in the span of 10 days. As a young fan in the 1970s in…
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Taylor, Bailey will headline Drag and Drive exhibition at Route 66 NHRA Nationals

A special “Drag and Drive” eight-car exhibition, featuring standout names like Alex Taylor, Tom Bailey, Steve Morris, and Bryant Goldstone, will be part of the NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series’ return to Chicago at Route 66 Raceway.
16 Mar 2023
Drag and Drive exhibition
A special “Drag and Drive” eight-car exhibition will be part of the NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series’ return to Chicago at Route 66 Raceway for the 23rd annual Route 66 NHRA Nationals presented by PEAK Performance on May 19-21. Featuring…
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See Don Garlits make an 11-second pass in a Hellcat you could win

Watch Big Daddy Don Garlits roast the tires in a Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye Widebody Jailbreak
16 Mar 2023
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See Don Garlits make an 11-second pass in Hellcat you could win
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Antron Brown debuts Toyota GR Supra Roadster for NHRA Jr Drag Racing

Toyota and Antorn Brown debuted a roadster concept for the NHRA Summit Racing Jr. Drag Racing League at the 2023 AMALIE Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals
16 Mar 2023
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Antron Brown debuts Toyota GR Supra Roadster for NHRA Jr Drag Racing
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Behind the Scenes with the winners of the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals

Go behind the scenes with the winners of the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals as they celebrate their victories with their teams and one another, and accept congratulations from their vanquished final-round foes.
16 Mar 2023
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Behind the Scenes
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Watch this weekend's Division 2 Lucas Oil Series event for free on NHRA.tv

NHRA fans can watch the Division 2 NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series from South Georgia Motorsports Park for free starting Friday on NHRA.tv.
16 Mar 2023
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Division 2 Lucas Oil Series
NHRA fans can watch the Division 2 NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series from South Georgia Motorsports Park for free starting Friday on NHRA.tv. Presenting sponsors of NHRA.tv Sportsman coverage from South Georgia are Moser, JEGS, Strange, and…
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Weekend Rewind: A video look back at the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals

The Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals opened the 2023 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series season with wild action, upsets, and a list of deserving if unexpected winners. Here's a quick look back at the essential action.
15 Mar 2023
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NHRA opens 2023 season with strong viewership on FOX for Gatornationals

NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series opened the 2023 season with impressive viewership numbers on the FOX network, as coverage of eliminations from the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals delivered a total audience of 1.12 million viewers.
15 Mar 2023
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Gatornationals on FOX
NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series opened the 2023 season with impressive viewership numbers on the FOX network, as coverage of eliminations from the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals delivered a total audience of 1.12 million viewers. This…
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The Chiefs of Gainesville: Andrew Hines and Rob Flynn speak!

On this post-Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals episode of the NHRA Insider Podcast, Andrew Hines and Rob Flynn, two winning crew chiefs from the event, join host Brian Lohnes to talk about their experiences and how they achieved victory. 
15 Mar 2023
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NHRA Insider podcast
NHRA Insider
  On this post-Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals episode of the NHRA Insider Podcast, Andrew Hines and Rob Flynn, two winning crew chiefs from the event, join host Brian Lohnes to talk about their experiences and how they achieved…
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Nataas, Gill lead Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals Sportsman winners

In addition to the Camping World Drag Racing Series action taking place at Gainesville Raceway, nine champions were also crowned in Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series competition at the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals, led by Matt Gill, who won the event for the second straight year in Top Alcohol Funny Car.
14 Mar 2023
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News, Lucas Oil Event Results
Matt Gill
In addition to the Camping World Drag Racing Series action taking place at Gainesville Raceway, nine champions were also crowned in Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series competition at the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals, led by Matt Gill, who won the…
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Five things we learned in Gainesville

The 2023 Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals will long be remembered as one of NHRA’s most successful and most memorable events. Naturally, the season opener also provided a lot of valuable lessons but somehow, we’ve narrowed that down to five points that we learned last weekend at Gainesville Raceway.
13 Mar 2023
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
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Josh Hart
The 2023 Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals will long be remembered as one of NHRA’s most successful and most memorable events. Naturally, the season opener also provided a lot of valuable lessons but somehow, we’ve narrowed that down to five…
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Joe Welch sets speed record in Flexjet Factory Stock Showdown victory

Joe Welch and his Joe Welch Racing Dodge Drag Pak picked up the Flexjet Factory Stock Showdown victory at the season-opening Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals, taking down Chevrolet COPO Camaros and Ford Mustang Cobra Jets along the way. 
12 Mar 2023
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Joe Welch
Starting Sunday in the quarterfinals, Joe Welch and his Joe Welch Racing Dodge Drag Pak picked up the Flexjet Factory Stock Showdown victory at the season-opening Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals at Gainesville Raceway taking down Chevrolet COPO…
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Justin Bond wins in Gainesville to start FuelTech NHRA Pro Mod season

Justin Bond opened the 2023 season in the FuelTech NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series presented by Type A Motorsports win on Sunday at Gainesville Raceway, knocking off J.R. Gray in the final round at the 54th annual Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals.
12 Mar 2023
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Justin Bond
Justin Bond opened the 2023 season in the FuelTech NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series presented by Type A Motorsports win on Sunday at Gainesville Raceway, knocking off J.R. Gray in the final round at the 54th annual Amalie Motor Oil NHRA…
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