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New Englander Funny Car team heads to Epping, adds Mike Kloeber to tune

In advance of its home event at the NHRA New England Nationals, the New Englander Funny Car team has hired veteran crew chief Mike Kloeber to tune its Cory Lee-driven machine.
21 May 2024
Posted by NHRA.com staff
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New Englander
In advance of its home event at the NHRA New England Nationals, the New Englander Funny Car team has hired veteran crew chief Mike Kloeber to tune its Cory Lee-driven machine. Kloeber brings 40-plus years of experience to the team. Among his many…
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Ida Zetterström announces 2024 NHRA schedule and crew chief; expands relationship with Dodge

Beginning in Brainerd on Aug. 16-18, Ida Zetterström will compete in the final eight 2024 NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Series events with crew chief Jon Schaffer.
21 May 2024
Posted by NHRA.com staff
News
Ida Zetterstrom
The JCM Racing team has announced that 2023 FIA Top Fuel champion Ida Zetterström will make her NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Series debut at Brainerd International Raceway on Aug. 16-18 in Brainerd. Aboard the JCM/VP Racing/Edelbrock/Comp Cams…
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Sportsman champs crowned at Gerber Collision & Glass Route 66 NHRA Nationals

In addition to the Mission Foods Drag Racing Series action at the Gerber Collision & Glass Route 66 NHRA Nationals, six champions were also crowned in Lucas Oil Series action at Route 66 Raceway.
20 May 2024
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Chicago
In addition to the Mission Foods Drag Racing Series action at the Gerber Collision & Glass Route 66 NHRA Nationals, six champions were also crowned in Lucas Oil Series action at Route 66 Raceway. After a pair of runner-up finishes, Jimmy…
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Vantine wins season opener of Pingel Top Fuel Motorcycle Series in Chicago

20 May 2024
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David Vantine
Dave Vantine won the inaugural event of the new Pingel Top Fuel Motorcycle Series, taking a single run after Elmeri Salakari was unable to make the final-round call. The event was the first of four such eliminators this season for the exciting, 230-…
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5 things we learned in Chicago

We learned a lot in Chicago because it was loaded with extra features and easily one of the most dramatic events of the season, but here are five things that stood out.
20 May 2024
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
News
TJ Zizzo
We learned a lot in Chicago because it was loaded with extra features and easily one of the most dramatic events of the season, but here are five things that stood out. T.J. ZIZZO IS A WIN WAITING TO HAPPEN We actually knew this a few…
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Eric Dillard cruises to win in Congruity NHRA Pro Mod Series in Chicago

Eric Dillard picked up the victory in the Congruity NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series presented by LearnEV+ on Sunday as part of this weekend’s 24th annual Gerber Collision & Glass Route 66 NHRA Nationals presented by Peak Performance at Route 66 Raceway.
19 May 2024
Posted by NHRA.com staff
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Eric Dillard
Filling in for former world champion Jose Gonzalez, Eric Dillard picked up the victory in the Congruity NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series presented by LearnEV+ on Sunday as part of this weekend’s 24th annual Gerber Collision & Glass Route 66 NHRA…
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Antron Brown wins No. 75; Hagan, Glenn and Herrera also score Route 66 wins

Three-time Top Fuel world champion Antron Brown picked up his 75th career win on Sunday at Route 66 Raceway, at the 24th annual Gerber Collision & Glass Route 66 NHRA Nationals presented by PEAK Performance. Matt Hagan (Funny Car), Dallas Glenn (Pro Stock) and Gaige Herrera (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also won.
19 May 2024
Posted by NHRA.com staff
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Antron Brown
Three-time Top Fuel world champion Antron Brown picked up his 75th career win on Sunday at Route 66 Raceway, powering past Shawn Langdon in the final round of the 24th annual Gerber Collision & Glass Route 66 NHRA Nationals presented by PEAK…
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Unofficial Mission Foods points standings

Unofficial points standings following the completion of the Gerber Collision & Glass Route 66 NHRA Nationals, the sixth race of the 2024 NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Series season.
19 May 2024
Posted by NHRA.com staff
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Points
Unofficial points standings following the completion of the Gerber Collision & Glass Route 66 NHRA Nationals, the sixth race of the 2024 NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Series season. Official points will be posted…
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Sunday News and Notes, Gerber Collision & Glass Route 66 NHRA Nationals

News, notes, quotes, photos, and video from the final day of the Gerber Collision & Glass Route 66 NHRA Nationals presented by PEAK Performance at Route 66 Raceway. Updated throughout the day.
19 May 2024
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
News
Tony Schumacher
News, notes, quotes, photos, and video from the second day of the Gerber Collision & Glass Route 66 NHRA Nationals presented by PEAK Performance at Route 66 Raceway. Updated throughout the day. TOP FUEL, ROUND ONE After qualifying No.…
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Gerber Collision & Glass Route 66 NHRA Nationals Sunday preview

The Gerber Collision & Glass Route 66 NHRA Nationals presented by PEAK Performance wraps up at Route 66 Raceway today with final eliminations for the sixth of 20 events in the 2024 Mission Foods NHRA Drag Racing Series.
19 May 2024
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
News
Route 66
The Gerber Collision & Glass Route 66 NHRA Nationals presented by PEAK Performance wraps up at Route 66 Raceway today with final eliminations for the sixth of 20 events in the 2024 Mission Foods NHRA Drag Racing Series. Low qualiifers T.J.…
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Anderson wins GETTRX Pro Stock All-Star Callout; Zizzo, Prock, Enders, and Smith remain No. 1

Pro Stock points leader Greg Anderson drove to the win in the GETTRX Pro Stock All-Star Callout on Saturday at Route 66 Raceway, while T.J. Zizzo, Austin Prock, Erica Enders, and Matt Smith were the top qualifiers at the Gerber Glass & Collision Route 66 NHRA Nationals presented by PEAK Performance.
18 May 2024
Posted by NHRA.com staff
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Greg Anderson
Pro Stock points leader Greg Anderson drove to the win in the GETTRX Pro Stock All-Star Callout on Saturday at Route 66 Raceway, defeating Matt Hartford in the final round of the specialty event during weekend’s 24th annual Gerber Collision &…
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Mission #2Fast2Tasty Challenge wins go to Ashley, Todd, and Herrera

Justin Ashley, J.R. Todd, and Gaige Herrera collected wins in the Mission Foods #2Fast2Tasty Challenge held on Saturday during the Gerber Collision & Glass Route 66 NHRA Nationals at Route 66 Raceway.
18 May 2024
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J.R. Todd
For the second time this season, Funny Car’s J.R. Todd picked up a win in the Mission #2Fast2Tasty NHRA Challenge, defeating reigning world champion Matt Hagan in the final round on Saturday at Route 66 Raceway as part of this weekend’s 24th annual…
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Hidalgo scores Super Stock/Stock double at Division 4 LoneStar Nationals

Jimmy Hidalgo Jr. won in Super Stock and in Stock on separate days to lead the list of winners as the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series South Central Division was in action at the LoneStar Nationals presented by Scoggin Dickey Parts Center at Texas Motorplex.
18 May 2024
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 LoneStar Nationals presented by Scoggin Dickey Parts Center: TOP ALCOHOL DRAGSTER Hunter Green, Midland, Texas, 5.292…
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Warter, Gaynor, Bushmaker lead Division 6 winners at at Firebird Raceway

Ryan Warter, Ty Gaynor, and Angela Bushmaker led the list of winners as the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Northwest Division was in action at Firebird Raceway.
18 May 2024
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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, 9.037, 121.76  def.…
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Gerber Collision & Glass Route 66 NHRA Nationals Saturday preview

The Gerber Collision & Glass Route 66 NHRA Nationals presented by PEAK Performance continues at Route 66 Raceway with the final day of qualifying for NHRA pros and the GETTRX Pro Stock Allstar NHRA Callout, and the Mission Foods #2Fast2Tasty Challenge.
18 May 2024
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
News
Route 66
The Gerber Collision & Glass Route 66 NHRA Nationals presented by PEAK Performance continues at Route 66 Raceway with the final day of qualifying for NHRA pros and the GETTRX Pro Stock Allstar NHRA Callout, and the Mission Foods #2Fast2Tasty…
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Zizzo, Prock, Enders and Smith grab provisional No. 1 spots at Route 66 Raceway

Chicago native T.J. Zizzo made the quickest Top Fuel run in each session on Friday at Route 66 Raceway, taking the provisional No. 1 qualifier at the 24th annual Gerber Collision & Glass Route 66 NHRA Nationals presented by PEAK Performance. Austin Prock (Funny Car), Erica Enders (Pro Stock) and Matt Smith (Pro Stock Motorcycle) are also the provisional No. 1 qualifiers.
17 May 2024
Posted by NHRA.com staff
News, Race coverage
Zizzo
Chicago native T.J. Zizzo made the quickest Top Fuel run in each session on Friday at Route 66 Raceway, taking the provisional No. 1 qualifier at the 24th annual Gerber Collision & Glass Route 66 NHRA Nationals presented by PEAK…
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Clash of the titans as Enders picks Anderson for GETTRX Pro Stock NHRA Allstar Callout

Not the least bit afraid of a bit of healthy competition, Erica Enders made a bold move when she called out longtime rival Greg Anderson for the first round of the GETTRX Pro Stock NHRA Allstar Callout.
17 May 2024
NHRA National Dragster staff
News
Pro Stock Callout
Not the least bit afraid of a bit of healthy competition, Erica Enders made a bold move when she called out longtime rival Greg Anderson for the first round of the GETTRX Pro Stock NHRA Allstar Callout, a high stakes bonus race that will be held on…
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Massive Congruity NHRA Pro Mod Series field set to impress in Chicago

The Congruity NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series presented by LearnEV+ returns to Route 66 Raceway for the second straight year, bringing a huge field of competitors as part of this weekend’s Gerber Collision & Glass Route 66 NHRA Nationals presented by Peak Performance.
17 May 2024
Posted by NHRA.com staff
News
Congruity NHRA Pro Mod Series
The Congruity NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series presented by LearnEV+ returns to Route 66 Raceway for the second straight year, bringing a huge field of competitors as part of this weekend’s Gerber Collision & Glass Route 66 NHRA Nationals…
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Massive Congruity NHRA Pro Mod Series field set to impress in Chicago

The Congruity NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series presented by LearnEV+ returns to Route 66 Raceway for the second straight year, bringing a huge field of competitors as part of this weekend’s Gerber Collision & Glass Route 66 NHRA Nationals presented by PEAK Performance.
17 May 2024
Posted by NHRA.com staff
News
Pro Mod
The Congruity NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series presented by LearnEV+ returns to Route 66 Raceway for the second straight year, bringing a huge field of competitors as part of this weekend’s Gerber Collision & Glass Route 66 NHRA Nationals…
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Gerber Collision & Glass Route 66 NHRA Nationals Friday preview

The 2024 NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Series returns to magnificent Route 66 Raceway for the running of the Gerber Collision & Glass Route 66 NHRA Nationals presented by Peak Performance, the sixth of 20 events on the calendar.
17 May 2024
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
News
Route 66
The 2024 NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Series returns to magnificent Route 66 Raceway for the running of the Gerber Collision & Glass Route 66 NHRA Nationals presented by Peak Performance, the sixth of 20 events on the calendar. Since its…
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Nick and Devin Isenhower join the Right Trailers Motorsports team

Right Trailers Nationwide has announced its sponsorship of brothers Nick and Devin Isenhower. The siblings have drag raced together starting in Jr. Dragsters and for the last several years they have focused on NHRA's Super Comp class, where they have won three U.S. Nationals wins.
16 May 2024
Posted by NHRA.com staff
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Nick and Devin Isenhower
Right Trailers Nationwide has announced its sponsorship of brothers Nick and Devin Isenhower. The siblings have drag raced together since they were 9 and 11 years old, starting in Jr. Dragsters and for the last several years they have focused on…
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PlayNHRA initiative will allow fans access to fantasy games, gaming, and betting for NHRA national events

NHRA has announced an exciting and landmark step forward for the company with the launch of PlayNHRA, an innovative new initiative that will provide fans opportunities to engage in fantasy games, gaming, and betting for NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Series events. 
16 May 2024
Posted by NHRA.com staff
News
PlayNHRA
NHRA has announced an exciting and landmark step forward for the company with the launch of PlayNHRA, an innovative new initiative that will provide fans opportunities to engage in fantasy games, gaming, and betting for NHRA Mission Foods Drag…
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Big money, bragging rights on the line for GETTRX Pro Stock NHRA All-Star Callout

Eight NHRA Pro Stock drivers will have more on the table at this weekend’s Gerber Collision & Glass Route 66 NHRA Nationals presented by Peak Performance as they will be competing in the GETTRX Pro Stock NHRA All-Star Callout at Route 66 Raceway in Chicago.
16 May 2024
Posted by NHRA.com staff
News
GETTRX Pro Stock All-Star Callout
Eight NHRA Pro Stock drivers will have more on the table at this weekend’s Gerber Collision & Glass Route 66 NHRA Nationals presented by Peak Performance as they will be competing in the GETTRX Pro Stock NHRA All-Star Callout at Route 66 Raceway…
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Watch the Division 4 Lucas Oil Series event from Dallas free on NHRA.tv

NHRA fans can watch the Division 4 NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event from Texas Motorplex for free starting Thursday on NHRA.tv.
16 May 2024
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Division 4
NHRA fans can watch the Division 4 NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event from Texas Motorplex for free starting Thursday on NHRA.tv. Presenting sponsors of NHRA.tv Sportsman coverage from Dallas are Moser, Summit, Strange, and Rooftec. Fans…
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2024 Charlotte 4-Wide Nationals Top Sportsman champion James Hinkle

15 May 2024
NHRA National Dragster staff
News
62:43
Coming off a win at the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals, James Hinkle now has two Wallys after bagging a second Right Trailers Top Sportsman title in Charlotte. Hinkle scored the win with a 7.27 on his 7.25 dial after Calvin Snow broke out by…
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2024 Charlotte 4-Wide Nationals Top Dragster champion Holden Laris

15 May 2024
NHRA National Dragster staff
News
77:26
Following a banner year in 2023, Holden Laris is off to a fast start in 2024 including a victory in Right Trailers Top Dragster in Charlotte. Laris scored career win No. 5 after Chad Taylor slowed in the Top Dragster final.
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2024 Charlotte 4-Wide Nationals Super Street champion Brad Plourd

15 May 2024
NHRA National Dragster staff
News
102:00
Brad Plourd joined the short list of drivers with wins in six different NHRA categories after wheeling his Lucas Oil Nova to the Super Street title. Plourd, previously a winner in Comp, Super Stock, Stock, Super Comp, and Super Gas, won the final…
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2024 Charlotte 4-Wide Nationals Super Gas champion Billy Upton

15 May 2024
NHRA National Dragster staff
News
124:36
The zMax Super Gas title went to Billy Upton, who survived a close double-breakout against 2022 world champ Bob Locke in the final. Upton drove to a 9.886 to hold off Locke’s 9.882.
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2024 Charlotte 4-Wide Nationals Super Comp champion Colby Fuller

15 May 2024
NHRA National Dragster staff
News
94:47
Colby Fuller was strong on both ends of the track with a .009 light and an 8.908 to seal the win in the Super Comp final over Michael Handras, who wasn’t far behind at .025/8.930.  
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2024 Charlotte 4-Wide Nationals Stock champion Brett Candies

15 May 2024
NHRA National Dragster staff
News
100:21
Brett Candies, the 2022 U.S. Nationals champion, returned to the winner’s circle at zMax Dragway after winning in Stock with his Cobra Jet Mustang. Candies won the final round over Josh Decker, who fouled.
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