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Final qualifying session of NHRA Arizona Nationals scheduled for 4 p.m.

The one and only Mello Yello professional session of qualifying is scheduled for 4 p.m. Mountain Time and is set to begin with Top Fuel.
22 Feb 2020
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Phoenix
NHRA officials announced there will be one final session of Mello Yello professional qualifying set to start at 4 p.m. Mountain Time followed by a round of Lucas Oil Sportsman eliminations. Professional qualifying will begin with Top Fuel, followed…
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Event update: Rain affecting NHRA Arizona Nationals Saturday qualifying

NHRA officials announced Mello Yello Saturday qualifying for the NHRA Arizona Nationals is planning to run despite inclement weather occurring throughout the area. Stay tuned to NHRA.com for more information.
22 Feb 2020
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Phoenix
Rain rolled into the Phoenix area Saturday morning but NHRA officials announced racing is still scheduled for Saturday at the NHRA Arizona Nationals at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park. The schedule may be affected or altered by the inclement…
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Division 2 Lucas Oil Series season continues at South Georgia Motorsports Park

The NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series' Southeast Division event is in action this weekend at South Georgia Motorsports Park in Cecil, Ga. LATEST UPDATE: Saturday qualifying
21 Feb 2020
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Division 2
The following are Saturday's qualifying results from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, Southeast Division event at South Georgia Motorsports Park: COMPETITION ELIMINATOR 1) Jim Kimbrough, Pace, Fla., '10 Prostart,…
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Sebring International Raceway named new NHRA Member Track

Sebring International Raceway will become an NHRA member track, joining Division 2, the Southwest division of NHRA member tracks.
21 Feb 2020
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Sebring
Sebring International Raceway will become an NHRA member track, joining Division 2, the Southwest division of NHRA member tracks. Sebring International Raceway, located in Sebring, Fla., is one of the oldest continuously operating racetracks in…
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Pro Stock Motorcycle/Pro Mod/Factory Stock previews highlight new issue of National Dragster

NHRA National Dragster's third issue of 2020, featuring coverage of the Lucas Oil NHRA Wintrrnationals and previewing the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals, is online for NHRA members and in the mail to homes and shops around the world.
20 Feb 2020
NHRA National Dragster staff
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ND cover
NHRA National Dragster's third issue of 2020, featuring coverage of the Lucas Oil NHRA Wintrrnationals and previewing the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals, is online for NHRA members and in the mail to homes and shops around the world. In…
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50 Years of Pro Stock: Bob Glidden’s desert dominance led to championships

Bob Glidden owned Pro Stock in the mid- to late-1980s, winning five straight championships from 1985-1989, a streak that coincided with his domination of the NHRA national event in Phoenix, which Glidden won in each its first four years.
19 Feb 2020
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
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Bob Glidden
Throughout 2020, NHRA will be celebrating 50 Years of Pro Stock with special exhibitions and features at national events and showcasing the long history of the class on its media channels. Prior to each event on the 2020 schedule, NHRA…
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NHRA, Game Time partner on a new line of stylized NHRA Premier Watches

19 Feb 2020
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NHRA
The NHRA and Game Time have partnered on a new line of stylized NHRA Premier Watches that tap into the rich history of NHRA speed and motor culture with a vintage twist.  The initial run includes models named Nitro, Vintage Pioneer,…
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AAA Texas FallNationals tickets on sale now after record renewal period

Tickets for the Oct. 15-18, AAA Texas FallNationals at Texas Motorplex are on sale now. Fans who buy any adult ticket with pit pass for any day of the FallNationals will receive one Texas Motorplex 35th Anniversary Commemorative Coin.
18 Feb 2020
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Dallas
Tickets for the Oct. 15-18, AAA Texas FallNationals are on sale now following a highly successful renewal period and while supplies last each order will receive a commemorative 35th-anniversary coin. The fourth of six Countdown championship playoff…
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Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals Sportsman Highlights

There were a dozen different Sportsman champions crowned during last week’s season-opening Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals presented by ProtectTheHarvest.com, and most of them didn’t need directions to find the winner’s circle.
18 Feb 2020
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
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Aryan Rochon
There were a dozen different Sportsman champions crowned during last week’s season-opening Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals presented by ProtectTheHarvest.com, and most of them didn’t need directions to find the winner’s circle. With the exception of…
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Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals Top Dragster winner Paul Nero

18 Feb 2020
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Two years removed from a Top Dragster presented by Vortech Superchargers championship, Paul Nero is still going strong and earned his fourth career win in the class by stopping Chuck Phelps in the final round. Nero gained a sizable lead at the…
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Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals Top Sportsman winner Don Meziere

18 Feb 2020
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Don Meziere made a triumphant return to Auto Club Raceway at Pomona, where he claimed his first national event title in Super Comp in 2014, and this time, he earned career win No. 4 in the Top Sportsman presented by Vortech Superchargers class.…
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Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals Super Street winner Gary Ericksen

18 Feb 2020
NHRA National Dragster staff
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More than a decade after his last national event win in Seattle in 2009, Gary Erickswn visited the winner’s circle again when he wheeled his Ford Probe to the Super Street title. Ericksen, who also won in Seattle in 2005, held off final-round…
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Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals Super Gas winner Val Torres Sr.

18 Feb 2020
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Val Torres Sr. now has seven national event Wallys, including two from Pomona after his latest victory in Super Gas. Torres trailed opponent Greg Ventura off the starting line by two hundredths but turned on the win light by running a 9.929 to…
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Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals Super Comp winner Parker Theobald

18 Feb 2020
NHRA National Dragster staff
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There were a number of great storylines to emerge from the 60th annual Pomona opener, but it was hard to top the Super Comp final that featured the Theobald brothers. Each seeking their first national event Wally, Parker, 19, the reigning Div. 7…
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Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals Stock winner Brian McClanahan

18 Feb 2020
NHRA National Dragster staff
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For many hardcore fans of NHRA class racing, the Stock eliminator final was worth the price of admission since it featured a heads-up AA/SA contest between Brian McClanahan’s ’69 Camaro and Robert Pond’s ’64 Thunderbolt. Following a pair of…
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Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals Super Stock winner Justin Lamb

18 Feb 2020
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Justin Lamb has been a consistent winner since his arrival on the NHRA scene in 2006, and he now has 26 wins in just 38 final rounds, making him one of the best “closers” in the business. A winner in six different classes, Lamb’s most recent…
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Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals Comp winner Doug Lambeck

18 Feb 2020
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Doug Lambeck has now won 14 national events, and half of them have come in Pomona. Lambeck stopped former Stock ace Tibor Kadar in Comp. Lambeck, in his D/SMA Pontiac, sacrificed .11-hundredths in index during his round-two win over Art Hodges…
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Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals Top Alcohol Funny Car winner Aryan Rochon

18 Feb 2020
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Aryan Rochon made the trip to Pomona from his home in Florida pay off with his first victory. Using a consistent string of 5.5s, Rochon upset past world champs Jay Payne and Shane Westerfield to earn a bye into the Top Alcohol Funny Car final…
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Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals Top Alcohol Dragster winner Shawn Cowie

18 Feb 2020
NHRA National Dragster staff
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  Shawn Cowie scored career win No. 19 and his second straight in Pomona when he defeated Garrett Bateman in the Top Alcohol Dragster final, 5.35 to 5.43, in a battle of the class’ top two qualifiers. Cowie was particularly impressive…
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Experience Big Tire Shootout at NHRA Arizona Nationals

A special Big Tire Shootout exhibition will hit the NHRA Arizona Nationals on Friday and Saturday.
17 Feb 2020
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Big Tire Shootout
A group of incredible big tire racers will hit the drag strip at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park during the NHRA Arizona…
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After a decade away, Doug Foley will make Top Fuel return at NHRA Arizona Nationals

Doug Foley will make his return to NHRA Top Fuel competition at the NHRA Arizona Nationals after a 10-year hiatus from the class.
17 Feb 2020
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Doug Foley
Doug Foley will make his return to NHRA Top Fuel competition at the NHRA Arizona Nationals after a 10-year hiatus from the class. Foley recently completed his Top Fuel relicensing during test sessions at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park outside…
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WFO Radio NHRA Podcast: Winternationals recap

14 Feb 2020
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WFO
This week on WFO Radio NHRA Podcast, Doug Kalitta, Jeg Coughlin Jr. and Alan Reinhart recap the 60th Lucas Oil Winternationals with host Joe Castello. Kalitta discusses his third consecutive victory at the Winternationals and gives some insight to…
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NHRA vs. NASCAR at Daytona Beach

In 1957, NHRA founder Wally Parks used hot rodding ingenuity to steal Daytona’s thunder by setting a NASCAR speed record
14 Feb 2020
Wally Parks
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Suddenly
This article, written by Wally Parks, originally appeared in the March 16, 2007 issue of NHRA National Dragster magazine. It was a fun time 50 years ago when Ray Brock and I covered the 1956 NASCAR Speedweek action in Daytona, Fla., for…
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Steve Torrence debuts, Big Tire Shootout, Jet Cars hit the strip in Phoenix

Steve Torrence and Blake Alexander among those making 2020 debuts at NHRA Arizona Nationals as Big Tire Shootout and jet cars will add excitement to NHRA's annual desert sprint.
12 Feb 2020
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Steve Torrence
Defending Top Fuel world champion Steve Torrence is among the racers who will make their 2020 Mello Yello NHRA Drag Racing Series debut at the NHRA Arizona Nationals in Phoenix on Feb. 21. Scott Palmer, Blake Alexander and Jeff Diehl will also fire…
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Sunoco fuels its NHRA commitment as official fuel, Youth and Education Services partner, and contingency sponsor

Sunoco, the Official Fuel of NHRA, will be fueling more than just high-powered race cars in the NHRA in 2020 with participation in NHRA's Youth and Education Services and contingency programs.
11 Feb 2020
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Sunoco
Sunoco, the Official Fuel of NHRA, will be fueling more than just high-powered race cars in the NHRA in 2020.   Sunoco will broaden its NHRA presence by participating in NHRA’s Youth and Education Services (YES) program at select national…
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Vortech Superchargers named title sponsor for Top Dragster and Top Sportsman

Vortech Superchargers, which specializes in superchargers systems geared toward performance enthusiasts, will sponsor the Top Dragster and Top Sportsman classes through 2022.
10 Feb 2020
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Vortech
Vortech Superchargers, which specializes in superchargers systems geared toward performance enthusiasts, will sponsor the Top Dragster and Top Sportsman classes through 2022. The Top Dragster and Top Sportsman categories are for racers with a…
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Unofficial Mello Yello points standings

Unofficial point standings following the completion of the Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals presented by ProtectTheHarvest.com, race one of the 2020 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season.
09 Feb 2020
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Points
Unofficial point standings following the completion of the Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals presented by ProtectTheHarvest.com, race one of the 2020 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season. Official points will be posted…
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Cowie, Rochon, Lambeck lead Sportsman winners at Lucas Oil NHRA WInternationals

Shawn Cowie backed up his Top Alcohol Dragster victory from the Auto Club NHRA Finals to lead the list of Lucas Oil Series champions at the Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals presented by ProtectTheHarvest.com.
09 Feb 2020
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Shawn Cowie
Shawn Cowie backed up his Top Alcohol Dragster victory from the Auto Club NHRA Finals to lead the list of Lucas Oil Series champions at the Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals presented by ProtectTheHarvest.com. Final-round results from Auto Club…
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Randal Andras wins 2020 season-opening event at Winternationals

09 Feb 2020
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Top Fuel Harley
  Randal Andras, who over the last season has emerged as one of the big threats to the Jay Turner Racing domination of the class, repeated his U.S. Nationals final-round triumph over two-time world champ Tii Tharpe in the final round of…
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Catch the high-powered action live from Pomona on FS1 and all season long on NHRA.tv

The 2020 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season is underway at the Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals presented by ProtectTheHarvest.com and the action is already heating up. Tune in to FS1 today at 5 p.m. Eastern and can watch this kind of action live all year long on NHRA.tv. Sign up today!
09 Feb 2020
Posted by NHRA.com staff
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Winternationals
The 2020 NHRA Mello Yello drag racing Series season is underway at the Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals presented by ProtectTheHarvest.com and the action is already heating up.   Tune in to FS1 today at 5 p.m. Eastern for three hours of…
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