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NHRA Sonoma Nationals Friday photo gallery

23 Jul 2021
Posted by NHRA.com staff
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Dodge//SRT Mile-High NHRA Nationals Sunday photo gallery

National Dragster magazine's photographers were all over Bandimere Speedway on Sunday, capturing the on and off-track action of the final day of the Dodge//SRT Mile-High NHRA Nationals.
18 Jul 2021
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Joey Haas 44
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Dodge//SRT Mile-High NHRA Nationals Saturday photo gallery

National Dragster magazine's photographers were all over Bandimere Speedway on Saturday, capturing the on and off-track action of the second day of the Dodge//SRT Mile-High NHRA Nationals.
17 Jul 2021
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Robert Hight 44
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Dodge//SRT Mile-High NHRA Nationals Friday photo gallery

National Dragster magazine's photographers were all over Bandimere Speedway on Friday, capturing the on and off-track action of the opening day of the Dodge//SRT Mile-High NHRA Nationals.
16 Jul 2021
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Alex Laughlin makes Top Fuel debut 42
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Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals Sunday photo gallery

NHRA National Dragster's photographers were all over the Norwalk track on Sunday, capturing the action on and off the track during eliminations at the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals.
27 Jun 2021
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Matt Hagan 51
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Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals Saturday photo gallery

NHRA National Dragster's photographers were all over the Norwalk track on a thrilling Saturday, capturing the action on and off the track at the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals.
26 Jun 2021
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Chad Green 51
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Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals Friday photo gallery

NHRA National Dragster's photographers were all over the Norwalk facility on a wet Friday, capturing the action on and off the track at the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals.
25 Jun 2021
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Bob Motz 49
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TascaParts.com NHRA New England Nationals Saturday photo gallery

National Dragster's photographers were all over New England Dragway on Saturday, capturing the action on and off the track on Day 2 of the TascaParts.com NHRA New England Nationals presented by Bandero Premium Tequila.
12 Jun 2021
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Dallas Glenn 28
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TascaParts.com NHRA New England Nationals Friday photo gallery

National Dragster's photographers were all over New England Dragway on Friday, capturing the action on and off the track at the TascaParts.com NHRA New England Nationals presented by Bandero Premium Tequila.
11 Jun 2021
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Bob Tasca III 30
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Mopar Express Lane NHRA SpringNationals Sunday/Monday Gallery

Much like the postman, National Dragster's intrepid photographers are willing to brave the elements in order to deliver. From start to finish, they were on the grounds at Houston Raceway Park to document all the action from the Mopar Express Lane NHRA SpringNationals presented by Pennzoil
24 May 2021
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Doug Hamp 49
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Mopar Express Lane NHRA SpringNationals Saturday photo gallery

The NHRA National Dragster photographers dodged the raindrops to catch all of the action at Houston Raceway Park on a wet Saturday of the Mopar Express Lane NHRA SpringNationals presented by Pennzoil.
22 May 2021
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Tim Wilkerson 42
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NGK NTK NHRA Four-Wide Nationals Sunday Photo Gallery

National Dragster's photographers were out in force at the NGK NTK NHRA Four-Wide Nationals, capturing all the action on and off the track at zMAX Dragway.
16 May 2021
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Alexis DeJoria 42
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NGK NTK NHRA Four-Wide Nationals Saturday Photo Gallery

National Dragster's photographers were out in force at the NGK NTK NHRA Four-Wide Nationals, capturing all the action on and off the track at zMAX Dragway.
15 May 2021
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Al Lynch AA/Gas Supercharged 51
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NGK NTK NHRA Four-Wide Nationals Friday Photo Gallery

National Dragster's photographers were out in force at the NGK NTK NHRA Four-Wide Nationals, capturing all the action on and off the track at zMAX Dragway.
14 May 2021
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Brittany's Force team unloading for the day 46
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70 behind-the-scenes photos from when Toyota's NASCAR and NHRA racers met at zMax Dragway

Toyota Racing Development (TRD) brought Daniel Hemric, Shawn Langdon, J.R. Todd, and Bubba Wallace to zMAX Dragway ahead of the NGK NTK NHRA Four-Wide Nationals to experience Funny Car and Top Fuel, plus a winner-take-all four-wide drag race in 2021 Supras.
14 May 2021
Posted by NHRA.com staff
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Lucas Oil NHRA Southern Nationals Sunday photo gallery

The NHRA National Dragster photographers had their shutters clicking at Atlanta Dragway, capturing all of the action on and off the track from the final NHRA Southern Nationals.
02 May 2021
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Clay Millican 49
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Lucas Oil NHRA Southern Nationals Saturday photo gallery

The NHRA National Dragster photographers had their shutters clicking at Atlanta Dragway, capturing all of the action on and off the track from the final NHRA Southern Nationals.
01 May 2021
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Farewell to Atlanta 58
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4/27: It’s 427 day—and in 1963, Chevrolet created two engines to rain down Turbo-Fire on the competition

Chevrolet designed two 427-cid big-blocks to take on Dodge, Ford, Mercury, Plymouth, and Pontiac. The NASCAR engine got a single four-barrel, while the NHRA engine had two four-barrel carbs and came in a lightweight Z-11 Impala.
27 Apr 2021
David Kennedy
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In an internal Chevrolet memo titled “1963 Performance Program NASCAR & Drags” dated August 21, 1962, from Vince Piggins (Chevrolet’s head of Economy, Safety and Performance Department) to H.F. Barr, E.J Premo, T.E. Dougherty, M.S.…
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4/26: It’s 426 Hemi day, celebrate this legendary engine's 1964 NHRA U.S. Nationals Super Stock origin—Footage and photos!

In the early ’60s Pontiacs were winning on the dragstrips and superspeedways. Chrysler saw what motorsports had done for the stodgy Pontiac brand, and wanted its own engine to win NHRA and NASCAR races—and with them the hearts of car buyers.
26 Apr 2021
David Kennedy
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426 Hemi Drag engine for NHRA 11
In December 1962, the manager of engine design Bill Weertman and a small group of Chrysler engineers, dyno operators, draftsmen, and technicians got word of a new assignment, to get an engine ready before the 1964 NHRA Winternationals and 1964…
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4/21: Not just a date, but a legendary 421-cid Pontiac engine that changed drag racing forever—Footage and photos!

In the early 1960s, Detroit was in a horsepower war. With nearly a dozen car brands offered by the Big Three automakers, the competition for sales was brutal—even between divisions.
21 Apr 2021
David Kennedy
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How did Chevrolet, Ford, Plymouth, and Pontiac make their cars stand out and sell in such a competitive marketplace? Simple, they won races. One of Detroit’s masters of selling performance was an auto executive named Semon “Bunkie” Knudsen.…
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Denso Spark Plugs NHRA Four Wide Nationals Sunday Gallery

As the Denso Spark Plugs NHRA Four Wide Nationals raced to a conclusion on Sunday, National Dragster's ace photo staff was once again on hand to capture all the on and off-track action.
18 Apr 2021
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Travis Theobald 48
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Denso Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Nationals Saturday Gallery

There was a lot of action on and off the track on the final day of qualifying for the Denso Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Nationals and National Dragster's award-winning photographers were there to capture it.
17 Apr 2021
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Marcus Allen 49
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Denso Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Nationals Friday photo gallery

The Camping World NHRA Drag Racing Series returned to action with the Denso Spark Plugs Four Wide Nationals and the talented photographers of National Dragster were there to capture all the action from the first day of qualifying.
16 Apr 2021
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Clay Millican 47
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From Tokyo, with love: The story of how Kenji Okazaki made NHRA history

Kenji Okazaki is probably the least likely guy to become a Funny Car hero, but in just five years wheeling Jim Dunn’s Mooneyes Funny Car, the vintage muscle-car salesman from Tokyo made a lot of NHRA history. This is his story.
02 Apr 2021
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
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Kenji Okazaki
Kenji Okazaki is probably the least likely guy to become a Funny Car hero, but in just five years wheeling Jim Dunn’s Mooneyes Funny Car, the vintage muscle-car salesman from Tokyo overcame an ocean-wide lack of experience and a challenging…
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Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals Sunday photo gallery

The Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals raced to a conclusion Sunday at Gainesville Raceway and NHRA National Dragster photographers were on hand to catch all of the action on and off the racetrack.
14 Mar 2021
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals Saturday photo gallery

The 2021 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series continued Saturday with more qualifying and Sportsman eliminations from the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals. NHRA National Dragster photographers were on hand to catch all of the action on and off the racetrack at Gainesville Raceway.
13 Mar 2021
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Ready for Saturday 46
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Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals Friday photo gallery

The 2021 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series season kicked off Friday with qualifying from the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals. NHRA National Dragster photographers were on hand to catch all of the action on and off the racetrack at Gainesville Raceway.
12 Mar 2021
NHRA National Dragster staff
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John Force 39
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Pre-season testing in Florida

Pre-season testing for the NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series season-opening Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals is underway in South Florida. We've got photos and videos of the action!
06 Mar 2021
Posted by NHRA.com staff
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Let the champagne flow: Pit-area champ celebrations put a capper on season

In lieu of a traditional Awards Ceremony that was not possible this year, NHRA provided the 2020 Camping World NHRA world champion teams with celebratory champagne, championship masks, t-shirts, and all of the makings for a lockerroom-style celebration.
01 Nov 2020
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Dodge NHRA Finals presented by Pennzoil Sunday photo gallery

NHRA National Dragster photographers Jerry Foss and Bob Johnson were all over The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway to cover the action from Sunday of the Dodge NHRA Finals presented by Pennzoil.
01 Nov 2020
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Mike Gordon provides encouragment for the new champ 48
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