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NASCAR racer Kyle Larson takes in Monday morning Nitro in Charlotte

Sunday's rain-out in both the Mello Yello Drag Racing Series and the NASCAR Cup Series allowed Kyle Larson to root on his favorite Funny Car racer.
14 Oct 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Kyle Larson
Kyle Larson didn't have the Sunday he wanted in Talladega, recording a Do Not Finish at the Alabama superspeedway before the race was rescheduled due to weather (we can relate). The good news? Larson, along with anyone with a…
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Rain claims Sunday; NTK NHRA Carolina Nationals will resume Monday at zMAX

Due to precipitation throughout the morning and afternoon on Sunday, and despite multiple attempts to get the track dry, eliminations at the NTK NHRA Carolina Nationals at zMAX Dragway have been moved to Monday.
13 Oct 2019
Posted by NHRA.com staff
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Charlotte
Due to precipitation throughout the morning and afternoon on Sunday, and despite multiple attempts to get the track dry, eliminations at the NTK NHRA Carolina Nationals at zMAX Dragway have been moved to Monday. Monday’s schedule:…
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Rain Delay Theater: 2018 NHRA Carolina Nationals

As we wait for eliminations to start at the 2019 NTK NHRA Carolina Nationals, here's a little Rain Delay Theater for you, a look back at the 2018 NHRA Carolina Nationals, where Steve Torrence continued his rampage through the Countdown to the Champion.
13 Oct 2019
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Sunday’s eliminations at NTK NHRA Carolina Nationals moved up one hour

The start time of Sunday’s final eliminations for the NTK NHRA Carolina Nationals at zMAX Dragway has been moved up one hour and will now begin at 11 a.m.
12 Oct 2019
Posted by NHRA.com staff
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Charlotte
With the possibility of precipitation Sunday and in an effort to complete the full event as scheduled, speedway officials and NHRA moved the start of Sunday’s final eliminations for the NTK NHRA Carolina Nationals at zMAX Dragway up one hour and…
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McClay, McClanahan, and Lamb lead winners at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park

Scott McClay, Ryan McClanahan, and Justin Lamb led the list of winners as the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Pacific Division competed at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park.
11 Oct 2019
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Division 7
The following are Sunday's final results from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, Pacific Division event at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park: COMPETITION ELIMINATOR Scott McClay, Tehachapi, Calif., '98 dragster, C/ED, 7.350,…
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Gainesville Raceway to host NHRA Southeast Division Summit Racing Series Finals

The top racers in NHRA’s Southeast division will be on hand at Gainesville Raceway, October 11-13 for the 2019 NHRA Summit Racing Series Southeast Division Finals.
11 Oct 2019
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Division 2
The top racers in NHRA’s Southeast division will be on hand at Gainesville Raceway, October 11-13 for the 2019 NHRA Summit Racing Series Southeast Division Finals. Racers in five categories from across the region will compete for individual and team…
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Stevie “Fast” Jackson closes in on first E3 Pro Mod world title in Charlotte

Stevie “Fast” Jackson could take a minute and figure out the points scenarios necessary to win his first world title in the E3 Spark Plugs NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series, but Jackson would rather just win and clinch it that way.
11 Oct 2019
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Steve Jackson
If he wanted, Stevie “Fast” Jackson could take a minute and figure out the points scenarios necessary to win his first world title in the E3 Spark Plugs NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series presented by J&A Service as part of this weekend’s NTK NHRA…
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Mello Yello, Amazon team up to bring NHRA fans a new way to enjoy their favorites

Coca-Cola has teamed up with Amazon to launch a new page on their website dedicated to Mello Yello and NHRA, giving NHRA fans a new convenient place to shop for their favorite brand and and chances to win fantastic prizes.
10 Oct 2019
Posted by NHRA.com staff
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Amazon
Coca-Cola has teamed up with Amazon to launch a new page on their website dedicated to Mello Yello and NHRA. Fans who have shared their desire to purchase Mello Yello and Mello Yello Zero will now have a new convenient place to shop for their…
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Mountain Motor Pro Stock schedule expands to six events in 2020

NHRA officials have released the 2020 schedule for the Mountain Motor Pro Stock category, which will compete at six of the 24 events on the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series schedule.
10 Oct 2019
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Mountain Motor Pro Stock schedule expands to six events in 2020
NHRA officials have released the 2020 schedule for the Mountain Motor Pro Stock category, which will compete at six of the 24 events on the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series schedule. This exciting category participated in four national…
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Farmtruck to face off against Motor Trend's Finnegan at Dodge NHRA Nationals in Las Vegas

Prior to hitting the showrooms of SEMA, Motor Trend’s Mike Finnegan will face the duo of Farmtruck and AZN on the track at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway in a one-of-a-kind grudge match during the Dodge NHRA Nationals Presented By Pennzoil.
09 Oct 2019
Posted by NHRA.com staff
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Farmtruck
Prior to hitting the showrooms of SEMA, Motor Trend’s Mike Finnegan will face the duo of Farmtruck and AZN on the track at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway in a one-of-a-kind grudge match during the Dodge NHRA Nationals Presented By…
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WFO Radio NTK NHRA Carolina Nationals preview

09 Oct 2019
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WFO
This week on WFO Radio Podcast, Joe Castello and NHRA’s Alan Reinhart preview the NTK NHRA Carolina Nationals, race three of the NHRA Countdown. Clay Millican discusses a variety of topics including a must-win situation going into NTK Carolina…
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NHRA race teams go pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

A number of teams on the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series will show their support for cancer awareness by adding pink to their racecars throughout October.
09 Oct 2019
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BCA
A number of teams on the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series will show their support for cancer awareness by adding pink to their racecars throughout October. The Shawn Langdon-driven Global Electronic Technology Toyota Camry Funny Car, Cruz…
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Alexis DeJoria will return to NHRA Funny Car competition in 2020

U.S. Nationals winner Alexis DeJoria will return to full-time Funny Car competition in 2020. DeJoria, who last competed full-time in 2017, will be on the entry list at the 2020 Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals.
08 Oct 2019
Jacob Sundstrom, NHRA National Dragster Associate Editor
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Alexis DeJoria
Alexis DeJoria will return to full-time Funny Car competition in 2020. The Californian, who last competed full-time in 2017, will be on the entry list at the 2020 Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals. “I honestly knew deep down when I made the…
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Strutmasters.com joins Dave Richards Funny Car as sponsor for Carolina Nationals

Strutmasters.com will join Paul Richards Racing and driver Dave Richards as a sponsor on their Ford Mustang Funny Car at this weekend’s NTK NHRA Carolina Nationals.
08 Oct 2019
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Dave Richards
Strutmasters.com will join Paul Richards Racing and driver Dave Richards as a sponsor on their Ford Mustang Funny Car at this weekend’s NTK NHRA Carolina Nationals. Strutmasters.com will join a broad roster of long-time sponsors like Prestige…
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Bike champ Matt Smith will do double duty in Charlotte with new Super Comp entry

Three-time NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle world champion Matt Smith will pull double duty at the NTK NHRA Carolina Nationals as expands his racing résumé with a new category of competition -– Super Comp.
07 Oct 2019
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Matt Smith
Three-time NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle world champion Matt Smith will pull double duty at the NTK NHRA Carolina Nationals as expands his racing résumé with a new category of competition -– Super Comp. With VP Racing Fuels as his primary sponsor for…
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Nataas, Beverett lead winners list at Division 3 All American Showdown

Julie Nataas and Chip Beverett led the list of champs as the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series North Central Division was in action at World Wide Technology Raceway.
06 Oct 2019
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Division 3
The following are Sunday's final results from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, North Central Division All American Showdown: TOP ALCOHOL DRAGSTER Julie Nataas, Santa Barbara, Calif., 5.303, 276.35  def.…
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Coughlin Jr., Gill score big wins at Division 1 NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event at VMP

Troy Coughlin Jr. and Matt Gill scored Saturday wins to lead the list of champs as the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, Northeast Division was in action at Virginia Motorsports Park.
04 Oct 2019
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Division 1
The following are Sunday's final results from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, Northeast Division event at Virginia Motorsports Park: TOP ALCOHOL DRAGSTER Troy Coughlin Jr., Delaware, Ohio, 5.149, 283.49…
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Hot Rod Drag Week stars to be featured at NTK NHRA Carolina Nationals

Some of the best street legal racers from Hot Rod Magazine’s Drag Week will be featured at the 12th annual NTK NHRA Carolina Nationals in a special exhibition highlighting the popular Street Race Small Block Power Adder class.
04 Oct 2019
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
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drag week
Photos by the author and courtesy of Hot Rod magazine Some of the best street-legal racers from Hot Rod Magazine’s Drag Week will be featured at the 12th annual NTK NHRA Carolina Nationals in a special exhibition. Eight of the top performers from…
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Don't miss celebration of NHRA National Dragster's 60th anniversary at Auto Club NHRA Finals

03 Oct 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
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NHRA National Dragster
NHRA’s National Dragster has been the voice of NHRA drag racing for more than 60 years. We are taking over the…
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Mopar Express Lane NHRA Nationals Super Gas winner Ed Alessi

03 Oct 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Nearly two decades after winning his first national event title at the 2001 Reading event, Ed Alessi returned to the winner’s circle in Super Gas with his unique Chevy-powered ’63 Pontiac Catalina. Alessi was nearly perfect off the starting line…
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Mopar Express Lane NHRA Nationals Super Comp winner Kyle Bigley

03 Oct 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
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After winning the Division 1 Super Comp championship last season, Kyle Bigley checked off another important milestone by winning his first NHRA national event title. In a rematch of the final round from Epping in June, Bigley got the best of Ken…
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Mopar Express Lane NHRA Nationals Stock winner Joe Santangelo

03 Oct 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Joe Santangelo won his second race of the season in Stock when he defeated Randi Lyn Shipp’s Firebird in a classic battle of vintage muscle cars. Santangelo left first by a hundredth of a second and sealed his 16th career title by running 10.385…
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Mopar Express Lane NHRA Nationals Super Stock winner Herbie Null

03 Oct 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Herbie Null now has six national event wins to his credit, including Indy and a pair in Reading thanks to an impressive final-round performance in Super Stock. Null was almost unstoppable in the final with a .012 light and a perfect 9.700 on his…
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Mopar Express Lane NHRA Nationals Comp winner Christopher Piston

03 Oct 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Tom Martino’s bid for a third straight Comp win in Reading remained intact until the final round, where he lost to Christopher Piston, who was appearing in his first career final round. Piston, in a four-cylinder powered F/DA, ended Martino’s…
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Mopar Express Lane NHRA Nationals Top Alcohol Funny Car winner Sean Bellemeur

03 Oct 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Two of the top three cars in the country met to decide the Top Alcohol Funny Car title with reigning champ and current points leader Sean Bellemeur winning for the fifth time this season in the Hussey Performance Camaro after beating Chris…
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Mopar Express Lane NHRA Nationals Top Alcohol Dragster winner Troy Coughlin Jr.

03 Oct 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Troy Coughlin Jr. has now been to nine final rounds in his second year in the Top Alcohol Dragster class, and he has won four of them after driving the McPhillips Racing-injected nitro dragster to a final-round win against current championship…
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Mopar Express Lane NHRA Nationals Sportsman highlights

Troy Coughlin Jr. continued his recent hot streak with his fourth win of the season in Top Alcohol Dragster, and reigning champ Sean Bellemeur took another step toward a title defense in Top Alcohol Funny Car to lead the list of NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series champs at the Mopar Express Lane NHRA Nationals presented by Pennzoil.
03 Oct 2019
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
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Troy Coughlin Jr.
Troy Coughlin Jr. continued his recent hot streak with his fourth win of the season in Top Alcohol Dragster, and reigning champ Sean Bellemeur took another step toward a title defense in Top Alcohol Funny Car to lead the list of NHRA Lucas Oil Drag…
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Latest issue of National Dragster includes Reading coverage, Haddock feature

NHRA National Dragster magazine's19th issue of 2019, which includes in-depth coverage of the Mopar Express Lane NHRA Nationals from Reading and the JEGS SPORTSnationals and a feature on Funny Car racer Terry Haddock, is online for NHRA members and in the mail to homes and shops around the world.
03 Oct 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
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ND cover
NHRA National Dragster magazine's 19th issue of 2019, which includes in-depth coverage of the Mopar Express Lane NHRA Nationals from Reading and the JEGS SPORTSnationals, is online for NHRA members and in the mail to homes and shops around the…
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SEMA NHRA Breakfast will salute 50 Years of Pro Stock with stars of past and present

The popular NHRA Breakfast at this year's SEMA Show in Las Vegas will bring the past and present superstars of the class together to discuss “50 Years Of Pro Stock.” 
03 Oct 2019
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SEMA Show
One of the most popular and longest-running events at the SEMA Show in Las Vegas, the NHRA Breakfast is often referred to as a “can’t miss” event and this year will be no exception. To kick off the 50th anniversary of Pro Stock, the 2019 NHRA…
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WFO Radio NHRA Nitro AAA Insurance Midwest Nationals Winners Edition

02 Oct 2019
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WFO
This week, WFO Radio NHRA Nitro features interviews with Mello Yello Series winners of the AAA Insurance Midwest Nationals including Billy Torrence, Shawn Langdon, Erica Enders, and Karen Stoffer. NHRA's Alan Reinhart and host, Joe Castello recap…
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