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2022 Virginia NHRA Nationals Top Dragster winner Chad Traylor

27 May 2022
NHRA National Dragster staff
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01:53
It took three years, but Chad Traylor was able to successfully defend his Top Dragster title from the 2019 Richmond event. After defeating Robert Houston in the final three years ago, Traylor got his second win by stopping Houston’s son, Junior, in…
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2022 Virginia NHRA Nationals Super Gas winner Frank Altilio

27 May 2022
NHRA National Dragster staff
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01:35
Frank Altilio, runner-up at this event last year and runner-up at this year’s Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals, went the distance this time in his Chevy S-10 truck for his third career win and his second at zMAX Dragway. Altilio, who won the…
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2022 Virginia NHRA Nationals Super Comp winner John Labbous Jr.

27 May 2022
NHRA National Dragster staff
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01:36
John Labbous Jr. reached the double-digit mark in career national event wins, notching victory No. 10 in Richmond by defeating Deb Moses in the final round. In pursuit of her first career win, Moses, the Epping runner-up in 2020, caught a clutch .…
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PRI celebrates grand opening of Speedway, Ind. Headquarters

Performance Racing Industry strengthens commitment to motorsports and welcomes racers and race fans in Indianapolis, the racing capital of the world.
27 May 2022
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PRI
Racers and dignitaries, including three-time NHRA Top Fuel world champion Antron Brown, joined hundreds of motorsports professionals for the grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony of the new Performance Racing Industry (PRI) Membership…
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2022 Virginia NHRA Nationals Stock winner Jeff Longhany

27 May 2022
NHRA National Dragster staff
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03:16
Five years after dropping his first final round to David Rampy in Atlanta, Jeff Longhany came through for a long-awaited first national event victory. Longhany finished the job by driving his Corvette to an eight-thousandths win against 2019…
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2022 Virginia NHRA Nationals Super Stock winner Bryan Worner

27 May 2022
NHRA National Dragster staff
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02:08
  Former world champ Bryan Worner picked up his seventh national event win by beating 2021 Gainesville champ Sterling Simmons in the final. The final round was a great side-by-side race with Worner taking the win with a 10.15 on his 10.13…
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2022 Virginia NHRA Nationals Competition Eliminator winner David Eaton

27 May 2022
NHRA National Dragster staff
News
01:59
  After going winless since 2009, David Eaton has now won twice in the 2022 season with his Pro Stock-engined A/AP Bantam. Eaton, winner earlier this season at the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals, powered to his second victory on the…
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Sacramento Raceway’s David Rudd bags historic 100th Street Legal victory

David Rudd, who competes regularly at NHRA member track Sacramento Raceway Park, recently achieved an historic milestone by winning his 100th race during the Wednesday night Street Legal event.
27 May 2022
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
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David Rudd
No matter the sport, 100 victories is a big deal and that’s especially true in NHRA drag racing. Consider that in 70-plus years of national event competition, just five drivers have won 100 national events. By now, most NHRA fans are familiar…
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Drag racing gives voice to the man who spoke for us all: Dave McClelland (1937-2022)

For decades, Dave McClelland gave voice to hot rodders and NHRA racers across the country. With his passing, we asked for your stories to give Big Mac a voice now.
25 May 2022
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Dave McClelland
Golden-throated Dave McClelland, the voice of the NHRA through the 1970s, ‘80s, and early '90s, both on television and at the racetrack, passed away May 22 of natural causes. He was 85. McClelland, whose skills, talent, and charm reached all…
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Watch this weekend's Division 1 Lucas Oil Series event for free on NHRA.tv

NHRA fans can watch the Division 1 NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event from Maple Grove Raceway for free starting Friday on NHRA.tv powered by National Dragster.
25 May 2022
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Division 1 Lucas Oil
NHRA fans can watch the Division 1 NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event from Maple Grove Raceway for free starting Friday on NHRA.tv powered by National Dragster. Presenting sponsors of NHRA.tv Sportsman coverage from the event…
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From crewman to racer, Matt Sackman is going all-in to chase his Top Fuel dreams

A longtime member of Antron Brown's champonship winning Top Fuel team, Matt Sackman is also a winner in Top Dragster and Top Alcohol Dragster and now he has his sights set on racing in Top Fuel.
25 May 2022
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Bob Tasca III looks to capitalize on "home court advantage" in Epping

Funny Car championship contender Bob Tasca III returns to his home event at New England Dragway in search of his first victory of the 2022 season.
25 May 2022
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Bob Tasca III
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In Memoriam

24 May 2022
NHRA National Dragster staff
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In Memoriam
Recent passings of notable figures from within the NHRA world. The NHRA extends its sincere condolences to the family and friends of those we have lost. Notices of passing can be sent to [email protected] b, a longtime Division 1 D-1…
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Virginia NHRA Nationals Sportsman final-round video highlights

Final-round video highlights from Lucas Oil NHRA Drag Racing Series action at the Virginia NHRA Nationals.
24 May 2022
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Virginia NHRA Nationals
After going winless since 2009, David Eaton, near lane, has now won  in Comp twice in the 2022 season with his Pro Stock-engined A/AP Bantam. Eaton, winner earlier this season at the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals,…
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NHRA Camping World Series to bring 330-mph action to historic New England Dragway

With a scenic setting and some of the most passionate fans in drag racing, the NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series is set to return to New England Dragway for the NHRA New England Nationals on June 3-5.
23 May 2022
Posted by NHRA.com staff
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New England Dragway
With a scenic setting and some of the most passionate fans in drag racing, the NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series is set to return to New England Dragway for the NHRA New England Nationals on June 3-5. It is the eighth of 22 races during the…
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Dave McClelland, famed announcer and early voice of the NHRA, passes away

Golden-throated Dave McClelland, the voice of the NHRA through the 1970s, ‘80s, and '90s both on television and at the racetrack, passed away May 22 of natural causes. He was 85.
22 May 2022
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
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Dave McClelland 13
Golden-throated Dave McClelland, the voice of the NHRA through the 1970s, ‘80s, and early '90s, both on television and at the racetrack, passed away May 22 of natural causes. He was 85. McClelland, whose skills, talent, and charm reached all…
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Stalba, Cox, Mayers lead winners at Division 1 Cecil County Dragway event

Karen Stalba, DJ Cox Jr., and Keith Mayers led the list of winners as the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Northeast Division was in action at Cecil County Dragway.
22 May 2022
Posted by NHRA.com staff
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Division 1
The following are Saturday's final results from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, Northeast Division event at Cecil County Dragway: TOP ALCOHOL DRAGSTER Karen Stalba, Hammonton, N.J., 5.243, 273.27  def. Jackie Fricke…
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Warter, Cour, Sorenson lead winners at Northwest Division kickoff event

Ryan Warter, Christopher Cour, and Joe Sorenson led the list of winners as the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Northwest Division was in action at Firebird Raceway.
20 May 2022
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Division 6
The following are Sunday's final results from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, Northwest Division event at Firebird Raceway: COMPETITION ELIMINATOR Ryan Warter, Olalla, Wash., '05 Sunfire, D/SM, 9.616, 109.19  def.…
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Sackman, Esz, Voges scores wins at Lucas Oil Indianapolis Raceway Park

Matt Sackman, Phil Esz, and Chad Voges led the list of winners as the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series North Central Division competed at Lucas Oil Indianapolis Raceway Park.
20 May 2022
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Division 3
The following are Sunday's final results from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, North Central Division event at Lucas Oil Indianapolis Raceway Park: TOP ALCOHOL DRAGSTER Matt Sackman, Channahon, Ill., 5.247, 268.92  …
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Eaton, Longhany remain hot with wins at Rockingham Division 2 event

Virginia NHRA Nationals champs David Eaton (Comp) and Jeff Longhany (Stock) continued their hot streaks with wins as the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Southeast Division was in action at Rockingham Dragway.
20 May 2022
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Division 2
The following are Sunday's final results from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, Southeast Division event at Rockingham Dragway: COMPETITION ELIMINATOR David Eaton, Merrit Island, Fla., '32 Bantam, A/AP, 6.686, 179.49…
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Tickets on sale now for the Holley National Hot Rod Reunion —June 16-18, Beech Bend Raceway

20 May 2022
Posted by NHRA.com staff
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Tickets on sale now for the Holley National Hot Rod Reunion Beech Bend Raceway
Join us for the 19th Annual Holley National Hot Rod Reunion presented by AAA Insurance, June 16-18 at Beech Bend Raceway Park, in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Experience the best in quarter-mile nostalgia drag racing; vintage speed parts and…
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Nataas, Gordon, Kamplain lead alky winners at Texas Motorplex doubleheader

Julie Nataas, Doug Gordon, and Greg Kamplain led the list of winners as the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series South Central Division was in action at Texas Motorplex
20 May 2022
Posted by NHRA.com staff
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Division 4
The following are Sunday's final results from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, South Central Division event at Texas Motorplex: TOP ALCOHOL DRAGSTER Julie Nataas, Brownsburg, Ind., 5.441, 267.57  def. Steve Collier…
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Antron Brown tests at Lucas Oil Indianapolis Raceway Park

Antron Brown and the Matco Tools Top Fuel team have been testing the wheels off on their machine to get it back into championship form, including a recent test at Lucas Oil Indianapolis Raceway Park, where he also drove Mike Salinas' dragster.
20 May 2022
Posted by NHRA.com staff
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Virginia NHRA Nationals Pro Mod pit notes

News and notes from the FuelTech NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series presented by D-Wagon at the Virginia NHRA Nationals.
19 May 2022
Posted by NHRA.com staff
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Virginia NHRA Nationals Pro Mod pit notes
by Dylan Billes & John Waldie  In memory of Jim Luikens Tylor Miller raced to his first win in the FuelTech NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series presented by D-Wagon at the Virginia NHRA Nationals at Virginia Motorsports…
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Watch this weekend's trio of Lucas Oil Series events for free on NHRA.tv

NHRA fans can watch a trio of NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series events for free starting Thursday in Division 4 on NHRA.tv powered by National Dragster.
18 May 2022
Posted by NHRA.com staff
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Division 4
  NHRA fans can watch a trio of NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series events for free starting Thursday in Division 4 on NHRA.tv powered by National Dragster. NHRA.tv coverage of the Division 1 NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series…
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New asphalt laid down at Cedar Falls Motorsports Park NHRA member track

Cedar Falls Motorsports Park recently completed a major track resurfacing project at the venerable Division 5 Iowa track, its first in about 25 years.
17 May 2022
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Cedar Falls
Cedar Falls Motorsports Park recently completed a major track resurfacing project at the venerable Division 5 Iowa track, its first in about 25 years. With the help of a local asphalt company and advice from Division 5 Director Rob Park, Larry…
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Bill Skillman races to back-to-back Constant Aviation Factory Stock Showdown wins

Bill Skillman and his Ray Skillman Ford Cobra raced to victory Sunday at the Virginia NHRA Nationals, the third stop on the Constant Aviation Factory Stock Showdown, to widen their points lead.
16 May 2022
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Bill Skillman
Bill Skillman and his Ray Skillman Ford Cobra raced to victory Sunday at the Virginia NHRA Nationals at Virginia Motorsports Park, the third stop on the Constant Aviation Factory Stock Showdown, to widen their points lead by defeating Dan Condon and…
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Rookie Tylor Miller scores victory in FuelTech NHRA Pro Mod in Virginia

Tylor Miller picked up his first career win in just his third career start in the FuelTech NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series presented by D-Wagon, racing to an impressive victory at Virginia Motorsports Park as part of the Virginia NHRA Nationals.
15 May 2022
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Tylor Miller
Tylor Miller picked up his first career win in just his third career start in the FuelTech NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series presented by D-Wagon, racing to an impressive victory on Sunday at Virginia Motorsports Park as part of the Virginia NHRA…
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Unofficial Camping World points standings

Unofficial points standings following the completion of the Virginia NHRA Nationals, the seventh event of the 2022 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series season.
15 May 2022
Posted by NHRA.com staff
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Points
Unofficial points standings following the completion of the Virginia NHRA Nationals, the seventh event of the 2022 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series season. Official points will be posted here…
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J.R. Carr wins Mountain Motor Pro Stock exhibition at Virginia NHRA Nationals

15 May 2022
Posted by NHRA.com staff
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J.R. Carr was the winner of the Mountain Motor Pro Stock exhibition, presented here by Grade A Quality Energy Shots, taking the win with his Camaro after Elijah Morton went -.232 red in his Mustang.
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