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Top Fuel rookie Austin Prock wins Auto Club Road to the Future Award

Austin Prock, driver of the Montana Brand/Rocky Mountain Twist Top Fuel dragster for John Force Racing was named the Auto Club Road to the Future Award, NHRA’s Rookie of the Year Award, winner Monday night at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series awards ceremony.
18 Nov 2019
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Austin Prock
Austin Prock, driver of the Montana Brand/Rocky Mountain Twist Top Fuel dragster for John Force Racing was named the Auto Club Road to the Future Award, NHRA’s Rookie of the Year Award, winner Monday night at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series…
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2019 NHRA Mello Yello world champions crowned at annual awards ceremony

Steve Torrence, Robert Hight, Jeg Coughlin Jr., and Andrew Hines were crowned NHRA Mello Yello world champions in their respective classes during Monday night’s awards ceremony at the Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland. 
18 Nov 2019
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Awards ceremony
Steve Torrence, Robert Hight, Jeg Coughlin Jr., and Andrew Hines were crowned NHRA Mello Yello world champions in their respective classes during Monday night’s awards ceremony at the Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland.  All four…
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NHRA statement regarding Steve Torrence-Cameron Ferre incident in Pomona

The NHRA is disappointed in the situation that occurred between Steve Torrence and Cameron Ferre after the first round of Top Fuel competition at the Auto Club NHRA Finals. We are evaluating the matter and any potential penalties will be assessed after a thorough review.
18 Nov 2019
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NHRA
The NHRA is disappointed in the situation that occurred between Steve Torrence and Cameron Ferre after the first round of Top Fuel competition at the Auto Club NHRA Finals. We are evaluating the matter and any potential penalties will be assessed…
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Unofficial Mello Yello points standings

Unofficial point standings following the completion of the 2019 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season.
17 Nov 2019
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Points
Unofficial point standings following the completion of the 2019 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season. Official points will be posted here once they are processed and verified. The totals and…
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Summit Racing Series national champions crowned at Auto Club NHRA Finals

Michael Sturgill (Super Pro), Chris Johnston (Pro), Ryan Montford (Sportsman), and Jim Were (Motorcycle) were crowned the National Champions of the Summit Racing Series.
17 Nov 2019
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
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Summit
Michael Sturgill (Super Pro), Chris Johnston (Pro), Ryan Montford (Sportsman), and Jim Were (Motorcycle) were crowned the National Champions of the Summit Racing Series. The top bracket racers from NHRA’s seven geographical divisions journeyed to…
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Vic Penrod crowned NHRA Lucas Oil Super Stock champion

Division 4 racer Vic Penrod became the final champion crowned in the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing series when he clinched the Super Stock title on Sunday afternoon at the Auto Club NHRA Finals in Pomona.
17 Nov 2019
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
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penrod
Division 4 racer Vic Penrod became the final champion crowned in the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing series when he clinched the Super Stock title on Sunday afternoon at the Auto Club NHRA Finals in Pomona. Penrod was not entered in the event, but…
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Erica Enders clinches third NHRA Pro Stock world championship

Erica Enders clinched her third NHRA Mello Yello Pro Stock world championship, locking up her first title since 2015 in Pomona. She joined Shirley Muldowney and Angelle Sampey as three-time female world champions in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series.
17 Nov 2019
Jacob Sundstrom, NHRA National Dragster Associate Editor
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Erica Enders
Erica Enders became a three-time world champion at the Auto Club NHRA Finals, defeating Chris McGaha in the second round to lock up her third Pro Stock title and first since 2015. The Texan defeated rival Greg Anderson in the first round to put…
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Breaking: Angelle Sampey confirms return to Vance & Hines Harley-Davidson team

During Sunday’s pre-race ceremonies at the Auto Club NHRA Finals in Pomona, three-time NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle champion Angelle Sampey delivered the not-so-surprising news that she has re-signed with the Vance & Hines Screamin’ Eagle Harley-Davidson team for the 2020 season.
17 Nov 2019
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
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angelle
During Sunday’s pre-race ceremonies at the Auto Club NHRA Finals in Pomona, three-time NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle champion Angelle Sampey delivered the not-so-surprising news that she has re-signed with the Vance & Hines Screamin’ Eagle Harley-…
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2019 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Championship Scenarios

Here's how the 2019 championships can wrap up at the Auto Club NHRA Finals in Pomona
16 Nov 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Winners
These scenarios look at what a racer must do to keep their title hopes alive. Keep in mind everyone except the category leader needs help to win a title. So, the fifth-place racer winning out may not be enough if the second-place racer is the runner…
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Elite Motorsports announces 2020 lineup at Auto Club NHRA Finals

Erica Enders, Jeg Coughlin Jr., Alex Laughlin, Aaron Stanfield highlight Pro Stock team
15 Nov 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Richard Freeman
Elite Motorsports will be at full strength once again in 2020. Team owner Richard Freeman announced the extension of two-time world champion Erica Ender's deal with Melling Performance during qualifying at the Auto Club NHRA Finals in Pomona, but…
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Summit Racing Series finalists celebrated at the Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum

As the hallowed ground of the Auto Club Raceway at Pomona grew quiet Thursday night, Summit Racing Equipment celebrated sportsman racers at the Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum.
15 Nov 2019
David Kennedy
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Summit
Summit Racing Equipment’s commitment to NHRA bracket racers was on full-display at the 2019 Auto Club NHRA Finals. It brought together the top Super Pro, Pro, Sportsman, and Super Pro Motorcycle racers from NHRA’s seven divisions to the Auto Club…
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NHRA Youth and Education Services (YES) hosts largest program ever

More than 5,500 students registered for the NHRA YES Program to meet with organizations offering young people paths to S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) careers at the 2019 Auto Club NHRA Finals.
14 Nov 2019
David Kennedy
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YES
As the very first pair of Stock Eliminator cars pulled to the lanes on Thursday morning at the 2019 Auto Club NHRA Finals in Pomona, Calif., the future of drag racing, the automotive industry, and mechanical engineering could be found on display in…
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Latest issue of NHRA National Dragster now online: Las Vegas coverage, Troy Coughlin Jr., Top Fuel history and more

NHRA National Dragster magazine's 22nd issue of 2019, which includes in-depth coverage of the Dodge NHRA Nationals presented by Pennzoil from Las Vegas, is online for NHRA members and in the mail to homes and shops around the world.
14 Nov 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
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ND cover
NHRA National Dragster magazine's 22nd issue of 2019, which includes in-depth coverage of the Dodge NHRA Nationals presented by Pennzoil from Las Vegas, is online for NHRA members and in the mail to homes and shops around the world. The…
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Dodge NHRA Nationals presented by Pennzoil Sportsman Highlights

14 Nov 2019
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
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Las Vegas
Ray Miller III continued his march toward possible championships in Super Comp and Super Gas, and Duane Shields and Sean Bellemeur earned titles in Top Alcohol Dragster and Top Alcohol Funny Car, respectively, during the Dodge NHRA Nationals…
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Stevie "Fast" Jackson ends 2019 Pro Mod season with victory

14 Nov 2019
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
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Stevie "Fast" Jackson
Stevie “Fast” Jackson sealed his championship-winning season with yet another victory in a final-round battle between the No. 1 and 2 qualifiers and the top two Pro Mods in the country, driving past Todd Tutterow in a fitting finale to the E3…
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Dodge NHRA Nationals Presented By Pennzoil Comp winner Cody Lane

14 Nov 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Less than a year after the Hancock & Lane Cobalt was heavily damaged in a crash in Pomona, Cody Lane completed the comeback by winning the Las Vegas Comp title over Tony Mandella. Lane, the No. 1 qualifier, reached the final with wins against…
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Dodge NHRA Nationals Presented By Pennzoil Stock winner Craig Maddox

14 Nov 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Craig Maddox, a two-time runner-up in Super Gas, drove his Drag Pak Challenger to the win after Knudsen fouled in the final with his four-speed Camaro. Maddox turned in his best performance in round four, where he stopped a dangerous opponent in…
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Dodge NHRA Nationals Presented By Pennzoil Super Comp winner Vernon Rowland

14 Nov 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Following a win in Houston and a runner-up in Topeka, Vernon Rowland capped off one of the best seasons of his career with another Super Comp victory in Las Vegas. Rowland took on 104-time national event winner Dan Fletcher in the final round and…
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Dodge NHRA Nationals Presented By Pennzoil Super Stock winner Jason DeForrest

14 Nov 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Over the last six seasons, Jason DeForrest has won the Super Stock title three times at the Dodge NHRA Nationals in Las Vegas. This time, DeForrest drove his GT/CA Cavalier to a final-round win over Division 3 racer Matt Alvey in a battle where both…
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Dodge NHRA Nationals Presented By Pennzoil Super Gas winner Ray Miller III

14 Nov 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Ray Miller III won his fourth national event title of the season when he defeated Evan Kowalski in an incredible Super Gas final round. Kowalski was nearly perfect with a .002 reaction time and a 10.056 on the 10.05 altitude adjusted index. The…
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Dodge NHRA Nationals Presented By Pennzoil Top Alcohol Funny Car winner Sean Bellemeur

14 Nov 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Sean Bellemeur locked up his second straight Top Alcohol Funny Car championship a few weeks ago and won his fourth consecutive race and eighth overall this season when he topped Steve Gasparrelli in the final round. Bellemeur ran as quick as 5.409…
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Dodge NHRA Nationals Presented By Pennzoil Top Alcohol Dragster winner Duane Shields

14 Nov 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Duane Shields won his 23rd national event and first since Reading in 2015 when he defeated Julie Nataas in the Top Alcohol Dragster final round. Both drivers red-lighted, but Nataas left first, negating a solid 5.22 run to Shields’ 5.26. Earlier,…
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WFO Radio NHRA Nitro Auto Club NHRA Finals preview

14 Nov 2019
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WFO
WFO Radio NHRA Nitro previews the Auto Club NHRA Finals. WFO catches up with Brittany Force at the SEMA show to talk about her Vegas win and chances of winning the Championship. NHRA’s Alan Reinhart and host Joe Castello get you ready for the final…
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Beta Motorcycles will back Doug Gordon Alcohol Funny Car effort through 2021

Perennial world championship contender Doug Gordon's Top Alcohol Funny Car will be backed by Beta Motorcycles for the next two seasons.
13 Nov 2019
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Doug Gordon
Perennial world championship contender Doug Gordon's Top Alcohol Funny Car will be backed by Beta Motorcycles for the next two seasons. Gordon, who has driven to 30-plus final round appearances in national competition, dozens of divisional and…
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Justin Ashley will team with Auto Shocker for 2020 rookie Top Fuel season

Up and coming Top Fuel driver Justin Ashley will team with Biocide Systems' Auto Shocker brand in 2020 for a run at winning the NHRA's Auto Club Road to the Future award. Auto Shocker will debut on Ashley's dragster this weekend at the Auto Club NHRA Finals.
13 Nov 2019
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Justin Ashley
Up and coming Top Fuel driver Justin Ashley will team with Biocide Systems' Auto Shocker brand in 2020 for a run at winning the NHRA's Auto Club Road to the Future award as well as making the company a household name among drag racing enthusiasts…
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Pro Stock legends take the stage at NHRA SEMA breakfast

Brian Lohnes interviewed Pro Stock legends Warren Johnson, Herb McCandless, Greg Anderson, Jeg Coughlin Jr. and Erica Enders at the NHRA SEMA breakfast in Las Vegas; getting some of the best stories from the heroes of the naturally aspirated category.
12 Nov 2019
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AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals Sportsman Highlights

12 Nov 2019
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
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Dallas Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series
Just six days after winning the rain-delayed NTK NHRA Carolina Nationals in Charlotte, Megan Meyer and Sean Bellemeur cashed again with wins at the AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals. Meyer won her eighth race in Top Alcohol Dragster, and Bellemeur bagged…
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AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals Top Alcohol Dragster winner Megan Meyer

12 Nov 2019
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
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Megan Meyer competed in 15 events in 2019 and reached the final round of 13 of them and finished with eight wins, including the Dallas race. Meyer went to the Top Alcohol Dragster final round after semifinal opponent Monroe Guest red-lighted by a…
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AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals Top Alcohol Funny Car winner Sean Bellemeur

12 Nov 2019
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
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Sean Bellemeur has been red-hot lately with three straight national event wins in Reading, Charlotte, and now Dallas to put the wraps on his second consecutive national championship. In his latest final in Top Alcohol Funny Car, Bellemeur topped…
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AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals Top Sportsman winner Kamron Wright

12 Nov 2019
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
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Racing in his first national event of the season, Wright earned the title in Top Sportsman presented by RacingRVs after he defeated Bengt Blomberg in the final. Wright put together a solid run in the final with a .010 light and a 6.626 on his 6.60…
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