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Never Before Seen Photos of the Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals: 1962-1970

The NHRA National Dragster photo archive is one of the preeminent collections of motorsport and hot rod photos in the world. Born from the vision of Wally Parks, it’s been curated by the NHRA’s in-house Photo Department and used to create every single issue of National Dragster for the last 60 years.
24 Mar 2020
David Kennedy
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During our pause in racing action we’ll be sharing this drag racing treasure trove with you and publishing-never-before-seen photos from our vault. The NHRA has built us the tools, and we’ve been given the opportunity—it’s time we shared this with…
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Racer Scrapbook: Jeff Taylor

Jeff Taylor has won four world championships and 48 NHRA national events as a driver and countless more as an engine builder and crew chief. Here's a look back at some of his most memorable cars and moments.
24 Mar 2020
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GALLERY: See photos of NHRA Top Fuel champ Shirley Muldowney through the years

Three-time NHRA Top Fuel champion Shirley Muldowney, a pioneering trailblazer for women in motorsports, had a remarkable career behind the wheel and continues to be part of the NHRA family with appearances. Here's a photographic look back at some of the cars and moments of her career.
24 Mar 2020
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Three-time NHRA Top Fuel world champ Shirley Muldowney 31
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GALLERY: See photos of Funny Car world champion Ron Capps through the years

Take a trip down memory lane with these historic photos of 2016 Funny Car world champion Ron Capps' career, going all the way back to the 1990s.
20 Mar 2020
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Ron Capps began burning nitro in a Top Fuel dragster and has been racing, mostly in Funny Car, for more than 20 years. That's a lot of passes down the drag strip and we've got photos of the Californian going back to the beginning to share with you.…
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See the cars of the SAMTech.edu Factory Stock Showdown in this photo gallery

SAMTech.edu Factory Stock Showdown returns for the 2020 season at the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals and the NHRA National Dragster photographers have the photos you need to get you ready for the new campaign.
05 Mar 2020
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Chevrolet, Dodge and Ford return to the drag strip to battle for supremacy in the SAMTech.edu Factory Stock Showdown beginning with the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals. The three American motorsports powerhouses bring the Camaro, Challenger and…
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NHRA Arizona Nationals Sunday gallery

Check out photos from NHRA National Dragster photographer Marc Gewertz from the final day of racing at the NHRA Arizona Nationals in Phoenix.
23 Feb 2020
NHRA National Dragster staff
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NHRA Arizona Nationals
We've got incredible photos from the final day of the NHRA Arizona Nationals in Phoenix, including images from the winner's celebrations and cars traversing the Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park drag strip that you've got to see.…
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Gallery: Check out how NHRA teams wait out the rain in Phoenix

NHRA National Dragster photographer Marc Gewertz braved the rain to bring you photos of how teams, and fans, spent the rain delay at the NHRA Arizona Nationals.
22 Feb 2020
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Greg Anderson
Check out these great photos of cars, drivers and fans in the rain at the NHRA Arizona Nationals, the second of 24 stops on the Mello Yello NHRA Drag Racing Series tour. 
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NHRA Arizona Nationals Friday gallery

NHRA National Dragster photographer Marc Gewertz grabbed incredible images on the first day of NHRA Arizona Nationals qualifying and we've got them all in one place for you.
21 Feb 2020
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Ron Capps
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Gallery: See inside the cars of the Arizona Big Tire Shootout

You've seen them hit the strip at the NHRA Arizona Nationals, now take a look under the hood of the cars of the Arizona Big Tire Shootout
21 Feb 2020
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Big Tire
The Arizona Big Tire Shootout hit the drag strip at the NHRA Arizona Nationals to help kick off a weekend of racing (which you can watch here), and now you…
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Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals Sunday photo gallery

NHRA National Dragster photographers Jerry Foss, Marc Gewertz, and Randy Anderson were all over Auto Club Raceway at Pomona to capture the action on and off the track at the 60th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals presented by ProtectTheHarvest.com.
09 Feb 2020
NHRA National Dragster staff
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NHRA President Glen Cromwell, left, and Mello Yello's Mike Adams presented championship jackets to 2019 champs Robert Hight, Erica Enders, and Andrew Hines. Top Fuel champ Steve Torrence is not in attendance…
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Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals Saturday photo gallery

NHRA National Dragster photographers Jerry Foss and Marc Gewertz were all over Auto Club Raceway at Pomona to capture the action on and off the track at the 60th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals presented by ProtectTheHarvest.com.
08 Feb 2020
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Pomona
Great Southern California weather has brought out NHRA fans in large numbers for the season opener in Pomona. NHRA's world-famous open pits allow…
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Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals Friday photo gallery

NHRA National Dragster photographers Jerry Foss and Marc Gewertz were all over Auto Club Raceway at Pomona to capture the action on and off the track at the 60th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals presented by ProtectTheHarvest.com.
07 Feb 2020
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Fans entering the track were greeted by a vintage Winternationals sign like the one that hung over the starting line for decades. The iconic Winternationals snowflake is also…
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See the cars from Las Vegas in NHRA preseason testing gallery

NHRA preseason testing is complete at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway and National Dragster photographer Marc Gewertz grabbed the great images you need to see.
02 Feb 2020
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Tommy Johnson Jr.
Cool weather didn't deter NHRA teams from making strong passes over three days of testing at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Doug Kalitta, Shawn Langdon, Austin Prock and Antron Brown all made solid passes in Top Fuel while Robert Hight, Matt…
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Auto Club NHRA Finals Sunday photo gallery

NHRA National Dragster photographers Jerry Foss, Marc Gewertz, and Randy Anderson were all over Auto Club Raceway at Pomona on the final day of the Auto Club NHRA Finals to capture the action on and off the track.
17 Nov 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
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The championship crowning began early with the acknowledgement of many of the Lucas Oil champs, who joined NHRA's Glen Cromwell and Lucas Oil's Tom Bogner on stage during the pre-race ceremony. NHRA…
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Auto Club NHRA Finals Saturday photo gallery

NHRA National Dragster photographers Jerry Foss and Marc Gewertz were all over Auto Club Raceway at Pomona on the third day of the Auto Club NHRA Finals to capture the action on and off the track.
16 Nov 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Terry McMillen and his Amalie Motor Oil Top Fuel dragster are in the thick of the fight in Pomona. The former Indy champ is qualified No. 11 and will face championship contender Doug Kalitta in round one.…
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Auto Club NHRA Finals Friday photo gallery

NHRA National Dragster photographers Jerry Foss and Marc Gewertz were all over Auto Club Raceway at Pomona on the second day of the Auto Club NHRA Finals to capture the action on and off the track.
15 Nov 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
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  As part of its 60th-anniversary celebration, past and present staff members of NHRA National Dragster magazine -- the official publication of the NHRA -- staged a panel discussion in the Top Eliminator Club, hosted by…
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Photo gallery: NHRA at the SEMA Show

NHRA has taken part in every SEMA Show since its inception in 1967, and 2019 is certainly no exception. Headquartered in Booth 10,000, the NHRA display hosted autograph sessions and a four-day live video stream that hosted racers, manufacturers, and other notables from the hot-rodding world.
07 Nov 2019
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SEMA Show
Photos by Larry Chen Antron Brown's Matco Tools Top Fueler, Robert Hight's Auto Club Funny Car, Erica Enders' Melling Pro Stocker, and Andrew Hines Pro Stock Motorcycle were all on display at the NHRA booth.…
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Dodge NHRA Nationals presented by Pennzoil Sunday photo gallery

NHRA National Dragster photographers Jerry Foss and Marc Gewertz were all over The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on the final day of the Dodge NHRA Nationals presented by Pennzoil to capture the action on and off the track.
03 Nov 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Dodge Funny Car driver (and eventual race winner) Matt Hagan led the SealMaster Track Walk with NHRA's Joe Castello. Race fans got to take a stroll down the actual racing surface at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.…
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Dodge NHRA Nationals presented by Pennzoil Saturday photo gallery

NHRA National Dragster photographers Jerry Foss and Marc Gewertz were all over The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on the second day of pro qualifying for the Dodge NHRA Nationals presented by Pennzoil to capture the action on and off the track.
02 Nov 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Fans packed The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway for the final day of qualifying at the Dodge NHRA Nationals presented by Pennzoil. Top-running rookie Austin Prock and the Montana Brand team prepare…
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Dodge NHRA Nationals presented by Pennzoil Friday photo gallery

NHRA National Dragster photographers Jerry Foss and Marc Gewertz were all over The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on the opening day of pro qualifying for the Dodge NHRA Nationals presented by Pennzoil to capture the action on and off the track.
01 Nov 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
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The team of the Tommy Johnson Jr.-driven Make-A-Wish Dodge put in the hard work for their first of four qualifying passes. T.J. ended up in the Nop. 2 spot Friday. Pro Stock title hopeful Matt…
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AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals Sunday photo gallery

NHRA National Dragster photographers Jerry Foss and Randy Anderson were all over Texas Motorplex on the final day of the AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals, providing a gallery's worth of photos from on and off the track.
20 Oct 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
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On Saturday night before the final day, the annual Drag Racing Association of Women Auction was held in the Texas Motorplex Champions Club, where Bob Frey and Alan Reinhart served as auctioneers. …
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