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Laris doubles, Nataas, Bellemeur also take wins at Gainesville 'Baby Gators' event

Ross Laris doubled in Super Comp and Top Dragster while Julie Nataas and Sean Bellemeur captured Top Alcohol wins as the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, Southeast Division contested the Baby Gators event at Gainesville Raceway.
05 Mar 2021
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Division 2
The following are Sunday's final results from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, Southeast Division Sixth annual Baby Gators: TOP ALCOHOL DRAGSTER Julie Nataas, Santa Monica, Calif., 5.237, 276.18  def. Duane Shields,…
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Scrappers Racing returns in three classes after 15-month hiatus

Scrappers Racing will start the 2021 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series with a three-team lineup at the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals, competing in Top Fuel, Pro Stock Motorcycle, and Top Alcohol Dragster.
05 Mar 2021
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Mike Salinas
Scrappers Racing will start the 2021 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series with a three-team lineup at the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals. Mike Salinas will return to the seat of the Top Fuel dragster, Jasmine Salinas will step into a brand…
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Where past meets present: New National Dragster salutes 70 years of NHRA history

The latest issue of NHRA National Dragster is online for NHRA Members and in the mail to members around the world, incorporating the annual Fan Guide along with key features including interviews with John Force and Cruz Pedregon and a look at potential first-time winners in 2021.
05 Mar 2021
NHRA National Dragster staff
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National Dragster
Read the issue The latest issue of NHRA National Dragster…
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Dodge//SRT named title sponsor of Denver, Indianapolis events; Mopar Express Lane to sponsor Reading race

NHRA officials announced Mopar and Dodge//SRT as the title rights sponsors of the Dodge//SRT Mile-High NHRA Nationals presented by Pennzoil, the prestigious Dodge//SRT NHRA U.S. Nationals, and the Mopar Express Lane NHRA Nationals presented by Pennzoil.
05 Mar 2021
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Dodge
NHRA officials announced Mopar and Dodge//SRT as the title rights sponsors of the Dodge//SRT Mile-High NHRA Nationals presented by Pennzoil at Bandimere Speedway in Denver, the prestigious Dodge//SRT NHRA U.S. Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway at…
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Kalitta Motorsports to host A Kid Again families at select 2021 NHRA races

During the 2021 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series season, Kalitta Motorsports will be partnering with A Kid Again, a nonprofit organization fostering hope, happiness, and healing for children facing life-threatening conditions and their families. 
04 Mar 2021
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A Kid Again
  During the 2021 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series season, Kalitta Motorsports will be partnering with A Kid Again, a nonprofit organization fostering hope, happiness, and healing for children facing life-threatening conditions and…
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SiriusXM to make NHRA debut on Antron Brown’s Matco Tools dragster

SiriusXM has joined Antron Brown and the Don Schumacher Racing Matco Tools Toyota Top Fuel dragster team as an associate partner on the championship-winning machine. 
04 Mar 2021
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Antron Brown
SiriusXM has joined Antron Brown and the Don Schumacher Racing Matco Tools Toyota Top Fuel dragster team as an associate partner on the championship-winning machine.  SiriusXM has been involved in the motorsports industry via the NASCAR Cup…
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Don Garlits joins WFO Radio podcast to discuss hall of fame inductees

Drag racing icon Don Garlits joins Joe Castello on the WFO Radio podcast to discuss the 2021 International Drag Racing Hall of Fame inductees. Garlits tells stories and gives his thoughts on each inductee.
03 Mar 2021
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Don Garlits
  Drag racing icon Don Garlits joins Joe Castello on the WFO Radio podcast to discuss the 2021 International Drag Racing Hall of Fame inductees. Garlits tells stories and gives his thoughts on each inductee. For more NHRA interviews…
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NHRA, Mattel partner in the fast lane with iconic Hot Wheels brand

NHRA and Mattel have announced a licensing partnership to develop collectible die-cast vehicles under the iconic Hot Wheels brand, hitting stores in June. 
03 Mar 2021
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Hot Wheels
NHRA and Mattel have announced a licensing partnership to develop collectible die-cast vehicles under the iconic Hot Wheels brand, hitting stores in June.  The new partnership will see die-cast versions of classic hot rods, including a '74…
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Top Fuel driver Joe Morrison, Leverich Racing launch #RacersToTheRescue

Leverich Racing and its driver Joe Morrison have announced the launch of #RacersToTheRescue, a cause marketing program designed to assist local businesses hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic.
02 Mar 2021
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Joe Morrison
Leverich Racing and its driver Joe Morrison have announced the launch of #RacersToTheRescue, a cause marketing program designed to assist local businesses hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. “We’re incredibly fortunate to be able to race cars for…
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John Force to open 2021 Camping World NHRA season with BlueDEF Platinum livery

BlueDEF Platinum will be emblazoned on the side of 16-time Funny Car world champion John Force’s Chevrolet Camaro SS Funny Car to begin the 2021 NHRA Camping World Series season.
02 Mar 2021
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John Force
BlueDEF Platinum will be emblazoned on the side of 16-time Funny Car world champion John Force’s Chevrolet Camaro SS Funny Car to begin the 2021 NHRA Camping World Series season.   In coordination with Old World Industries, the parent company…
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NHRA.tv to stream NHRA ‘Baby Gators’ event plus preseason test session

NHRA’s exclusive streaming service, NHRA.tv, will give NHRA fans free viewing access to both the "Baby Gators" NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event and the preseason testing session prior to the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals.
02 Mar 2021
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NHRA.tv
NHRA’s exclusive streaming service, NHRA.tv, will give NHRA fans free viewing access to both the "Baby Gators" NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event and the preseason testing session prior to the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals. Fans are…
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Steamfitters UA Local 602 extends partnership with Pro Stock Motorcycle racer Kelly Clontz

Steamfitters UA Local 602, located in the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan area, has renewed its partnership with the husband-and-wife Pro Stock Motorcycle team of Chris and Kelly Clontz for the fourth consecutive season.
01 Mar 2021
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clontz
Steamfitters UA Local 602, located in the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan area, has renewed its partnership with the husband-and-wife Pro Stock Motorcycle team of Chris and Kelly Clontz for the fourth consecutive season. Clontz will make her…
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Pro Stock Motorcycle rider John Hall returns to Matt Smith Racing

John Hall, a two-time winner in the Pro Stock Motorcycle category, will rejoin Matt Smith Racing in 2021 beginning with the upcoming Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals.
01 Mar 2021
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
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Hall
John Hall, a two-time winner in the Pro Stock Motorcycle category, will rejoin Matt Smith Racing in 2021 beginning with the upcoming Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals. Hall will race a V-Twin EBR that is backed by FireCore 50 ignition wires…
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NHRA prepares for expansion of electric vehicle racing; calls for manufacturer and industry input

With an eye towards future expansion, NHRA set to host a panel discussion regarding electric vehicle racing program during the upcoming NHRA Gatornatioanls in Gainesville.
01 Mar 2021
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
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electric
Throughout its 70-year history, the National Hot Rod Association has maintained a close and productive relationship with many of the OEM automobile manufacturers, and that valued connection continues to this day. In recent years, auto manufacturers…
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Division 4's Nitro on the Bayou races to conclusion at No Problem Raceway

Final champions were crowned Sunday as the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series raced to completion in the South Central Division with the Nitro on the Bayou:event at No Problem Raceway Park.
26 Feb 2021
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Division 4
The following are Sunday's final results from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, South Central Division Nitro on the Bayou: TOP ALCOHOL DRAGSTER Duane Shields, Boulder City, Nev., 5.322, 275.13  def. Rachel Meyer,…
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Tickets for Mopar Express Lane NHRA SpringNationals in Houston now on sale

Tickets for the 34th annual Mopar Express Lane NHRA SpringNationals presented by Pennzoil, scheduled for May 21-23 in the Houston suburb of Baytown, are now available.
26 Feb 2021
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Houston
Tickets are now on sale for the 34th annual Mopar Express Lane NHRA SpringNationals presented by Pennzoil, scheduled for May 21-23 in the Houston suburb of Baytown.   The largest annual sporting event in Southeast Texas will feature…
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GearWrench joins Don Schumacher Racing as Official Tool Supplier of NAPA Auto Parts Funny Car team

25 Feb 2021
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GearWrench
GearWrench, the manufacturer of premier mechanic hand tools, has partnered with Don Schumacher Racing to be the official tool supplier of Ron Capps and the Napa Auto Parts Funny Car team.   The multi-year agreement between GearWrench and DSR’…
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eCarMover backing two-car Alan Prusiensky Racing Pro Stock team in 2021

eCarMover will be backing two Pro Stock entries at the NHRA season-opening Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals as Pro Stock veteran Alan Prusiensky and rookie Mike Callahan will each be backed by the Florida-based company.
24 Feb 2021
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Alan Prusiensky
When the 2021 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series gets underway March 12-13, eCarMover will be backing two Pro Stock entries at the 52nd annual Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals. Pro Stock veteran Alan Prusiensky and rookie Mike Callahan will…
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Robert Hight is back and has his sights set on a fourth Funny Car world championship

Three-time Funny Car champion Robert Hight joins NHRA's Brian Lohnes via Skype to discuss John Force Racing's long-awaited return to the sport, how he spent the downtime during the 2020 season, and his penchant for winning titles in odd-numbered years.
24 Feb 2021
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Hight
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Motorplex distributes bottled water following devastating Texas winter storm

Despite being battered by the winter storm that blasted the Lone Star State and their historic track, the staff at Texas Motorplex showed their resiliency and #TexasStrong giving spirit by handing out 500 cases of bottled water.
23 Feb 2021
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Texas Motorplex
Last week, Texas Motorplex, like much of the state of Texas, suffered massive property damage, including severe water damage to the three-story suite tower complex, concession warehouse, and a number of buildings in the Food Court after a winter…
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Aggretek Construction and Mining will sponsor Miladinovich at Las Vegas race

Nevada-based Aggretek Construction and Mining Equipment will sponsor fast-rising NHRA Funny Car racer Alex Miladinovich and the M12 Racing team at the Denso Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Nationals April 16-18 at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
23 Feb 2021
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
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Alex Miladinovich
Nevada-based Aggretek Construction and Mining Equipment will sponsor fast-rising NHRA Funny Car racer Alex Miladinovich and the M12 Racing team at the Denso Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Nationals April 16-18 at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway…
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Alexis DeJoria ready for 2021 with backing of ROKiT, Bandero Premium Tequila

NHRA Funny Car driver Alexis DeJoria is ready to begin her quest for her first NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series world championship behind the wheel of her new-look black and white Toyota Camry Funny Car with familiar sponsor ROKiT as well as a new sponsor Bandero Premium Tequila.
23 Feb 2021
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Alexis DeJoria
NHRA Funny Car driver Alexis DeJoria is ready to begin her quest for her first NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series world championship as the season gets underway in less than a month. The accomplished driver will be behind the wheel of her new-…
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Preseason testing will rev up prior to Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals

The Top Fuel and Funny Car stars of the NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series are headed to south Florida the first week of March to begin testing prior to the NHRA season-opening Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals March 11-14 at Gainesville Raceway.
22 Feb 2021
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Steve Torrence
The Top Fuel and Funny Car stars of the NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series are headed to south Florida the first week of March to begin testing prior to the NHRA season-opening Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals March 11-14 at Gainesville…
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Atco Dragway Lucas Oil Series, National Open events postponed

NHRA and Atco Dragway have announced a new date for the track's NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event. The Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event will be moved to Aug. 6-8. NHRA is currently discussing options regarding the track’s PCRichard.com National Open Series event.
22 Feb 2021
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Division 1
NHRA and Atco Dragway have announced a new date for the track's NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event. The Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event will be moved to Aug. 6-8. NHRA is currently discussing options regarding the track’s PCRichard.com…
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Download your complete 2021 NHRA all-series season schedule planner

NHRA National Dragster has compiled a calendar with all NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series and Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series events, plus the JEGS SPORTSnationals, Hot Rod Heritage Racing Series events, NHRA Summit Jr. Drag Racing League Conference Finals, and more.
22 Feb 2021
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2021 schedule
  NHRA National Dragster has compiled a calendar with all NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series and Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series events, plus the JEGS SPORTSnationals, Hot Rod Heritage Racing Series events, NHRA Summit Jr. Drag…
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Western Technical College named presenting sponsor of NHRA YES program

Western Technical College will be the presenting sponsor of the NHRA Youth and Education Services (YES) Program, signing in a three-year agreement to back the popular education-based program.
18 Feb 2021
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Western Technical College
Western Technical College will be the presenting sponsor of the NHRA Youth and Education Services (YES) Program, signing in a three-year agreement to back the popular education-based program. Western Tech, based in El Paso, Texas, has a long…
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After quiet 2020 season, Scott Palmer set to resume making noise for NHRA fans

Fan-favorite Scott Palmer sat out most of the 2020 season, but he's eager to return this season with new partners, a new car, and a renewed attitude focused on becoming NHRA's next first-time Pro winner. One thing that won't change is his popular pit area throttle whacks.
17 Feb 2021
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
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palmer
Compared to many other sports, NHRA fans got to see a lot of action during the COVID-19 pandemic-interrupted 2020 season, but there were also some obvious and glaring omissions, not the least of which was the absence of popular Top Fuel Pro…
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Kalitta Motorsports announces three-team lineup for 2021 NHRA season

Kalitta Motorsports has announced its driver, sponsor, and crew lineup for the 2021 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series with a three-car team that includes the Top Fuel dragsters driven by Doug Kalitta and Shawn Langdon and the Toyota Camry Funny Car driven by J.R. Todd.
16 Feb 2021
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Kalitta
Kalitta Motorsports has announced its driver, sponsor, and crew lineup for the 2021 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series. The multitime world championship-winning organization will represent a host of international and national businesses with a…
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Facebook Live with John Force

Sixteen-time NHRA Funny Car world champ John Force will join NHRA's Brian Lohnes on an NHRA Facebook Live chat to talk about his team's return to competition at the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals. You can also watch it right here on NHRA.com.
16 Feb 2021
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John Force
Sixteen-time NHRA Funny Car world champ John Force will join NHRA's Brian Lohnes on an NHRA Facebook Live chat to talk about his team's return to competition at the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals. The show begins at 2:30 p.m. Eastern. You…
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John Force Racing to make NHRA Camping World Series debut in Gainesville

The John Force Racing team will make its much-anticipated return to NHRA Championship Drag Racing at the 2021 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series season-opening Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals at Gainesville Raceway.
16 Feb 2021
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John Force Racing
The John Force Racing team will make its much-anticipated return to NHRA Championship Drag Racing at the 2021 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series season-opening Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals at Gainesville Raceway. The 21-time championship-…
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