NHRA - National Hot Rod Association

BUY TICKETS

NHRA career opportunity: Southeast Division Services Coordinator

NHRA’s Southeast Division is currently seeking candidates for its Division Services Coordinator, seeking applicants with a team-player attitude and excellent interpersonal and communication skills to assist in a myriad of responsibilities for the division.
18 Jan 2021
Posted by NHRA.com staff
News
Division 2
NHRA’s Southeast Division is currently seeking candidates for its Division Services Coordinator, seeking applicants with a team-player attitude and excellent interpersonal and communication skills to assist in a myriad of responsibilities for the…
View More

NHRA announces 2021 Super Stock and Stock class eliminations schedule

NHRA officials have announced a full schedule of Super Stock and Stock class eliminations for 2021. For the first time, Super Stock and Stock competitors will get a chance to race for the coveted class NHRA Wally in each division. 
18 Jan 2021
Posted by NHRA.com staff
News
class racing
NHRA officials have announced a full schedule of Super Stock and Stock class eliminations for 2021. For the first time, Super Stock and Stock competitors will get a chance to race for the coveted class NHRA Wally in each division.  Class…
View More

Snap-on inks new three-year contract with NHRA Funny Car driver Cruz Pedregon

Longtime racing supporter Snap-on Incorporated has extended its contract with two-time NHRA Funny Car world champion Cruz Pedregon for three years, through the 2023 season. 
18 Jan 2021
Posted by NHRA.com staff
News
Cruz Pedregon
Longtime racing supporter Snap-on Incorporated has extended its contract with two-time NHRA Funny Car world champion Cruz Pedregon. As the primary sponsor of Cruz Pedregon Racing, the agreement will extend the contract for three seasons, through the…
View More

NHRA exploring addition of new event following Arizona Nationals cancelation

NHRA and Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park have made the difficult decision to not host the 2021 NHRA Arizona Nationals, leaving an opening on the 2021 schedule, which NHRA is optimistic will be filled.
15 Jan 2021
Posted by NHRA.com staff
News
Camping World
NHRA and Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park have made the difficult decision to not host the 2021 NHRA Arizona Nationals, leaving an opening on the 2021 schedule, which NHRA is optimistic will be filled with an event at a facility that has not hosted…
View More

NHRA Shop Talk; Screw superchargers

NHRA's Brian Lohnes and Alan Reinhart were joined by Chelsea Clark, the owner of PSI Blowers, to talk about screw superchargers, one of the most awesome and impressive power adders ever used in drag racing.
14 Jan 2021
Posted by NHRA.com staff
News
Shop Talk
NHRA's Brian Lohnes and Alan Reinhart were joined by Chelsea Clark, the owner of PSI Blowers, to talk about screw superchargers, one of the most awesome and impressive power adders ever used in drag racing. Screw superchargers are employed…
View More

NHRA's season will launch in Orlando with the whole world watching; find out how you can see it, too

"People want to put 2020 in the rear view for every reason imaginable, and seeing NHRA start on time at Orlando Speed World Dragway gives people that opportunity." — NHRA Division 2 Director Cody Savage
13 Jan 2021
Posted by NHRA.com staff
News
NHRA’s 2021 race season launches February 4 in Orlando
It's been 14 weeks since NHRA's Division 2 hosted an NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event (with an NHRA National Open snuck in Halloween weekend), and the urge to race out of 2020 “couldn't be any stronger,” said NHRA Division 2…
View More

70th Anniversary NHRA season will launch Feb. 4-6 with Orlando Lucas Oil Series event

The 2021 NHRA points-earning season will blast off from the starting line the first week of February at the Division 2 NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event in Orlando, Fla., to kick off what promises to be an exciting and inspirational year of competition across all of NHRA’s major series.
11 Jan 2021
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
News
2021
The 2021 NHRA points-earning season will blast off from the starting line the first week of February to kick off what promises to be an exciting and inspirational year of competition across all of NHRA’s major series, including the NHRA Camping…
View More

Tickets on sale for NHRA Southern Nationals

Tickets are now on sale for the 40th annual NHRA Southern Nationals. This fan-favorite event marks the second stop on the 2021 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series tour and is sure to showcase drag racing at its finest. 
11 Jan 2021
Posted by NHRA.com staff
News
Southern Nationals
Tickets are now on sale for the 40th annual NHRA Southern Nationals. This fan-favorite event marks the second stop on the 2021 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series tour and is sure to showcase drag racing at its finest.  After a shortened…
View More

Committee tables plans for A/Fuel classification in Top Alcohol Funny Car

The Top Alcohol Funny Car Rules Committee has elected to table the proposal to include an injected nitromethane A/Fuel classification in the Top Alcohol Funny Car class.
10 Jan 2021
Posted by NHRA.com staff
News
TAFC
After careful review and consideration, as well as many hours of discussion regarding public input, the Top Alcohol Funny Car Rules Committee has elected to table the proposal to include an injected nitromethane A/Fuel classification in the Top…
View More

New crew chief John Collins settles in at Cruz Pedregon Racing

John Collins, the new crew chief for Cruz Pedregon's Snap-on Tools Funny Car team, joined NHRA's Brian Lohnes via Skype to discuss his preparation for the upcoming season.
08 Jan 2021
Posted by NHRA.com staff
News
collins
View More

Tickets on sale for Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals 2021 kickoff event

For the first time in NHRA history, the 2021 season will kick off at the famed Gainesville Raceway. Tickets are now on sale for the 52nd annual Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals.
06 Jan 2021
Posted by NHRA.com staff
News
Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals
For the first time in NHRA history, the 2021 season will kick off at the famed Gainesville Raceway. Tickets are now on sale for the 52nd annual Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals. The stars of the NHRA will begin their season-long hunt for a…
View More

2021 NHRA Jr. Drag Racing League Conference Finals set for summer 2021

The two premier events for the NHRA Summit Racing Jr. Drag Racing League will return to familiar surroundings for the 2021 season. The Western Conference Finals will once again take place at Osage Hotel Tulsa Raceway Park in Oklahoma, and the Eastern Conference Finals will again visit Bristol Dragway in Tennessee.
06 Jan 2021
Posted by NHRA.com staff
News
JDRL
The two premier events for the NHRA Summit Racing Jr. Drag Racing League, the popular series for young NHRA racers, will return to familiar surroundings for the 2021 season. The Western Conference Finals will once again take place at Osage Hotel…
View More

Anticipation builds for Amalie NHRA Gatornationals as Sportsman fields quickly filled

Following the COVID-shortened 2020 season, anticipation builds for the Gainesville season opener as sportsman racers begin to pre-enter the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals.
04 Jan 2021
NHRA National Dragster staff
News
Latino
Even before the calendar officially turned to 2021, the first race of the new season was staged; the race to enter the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals. Pre-entries for Lucas Oil Series sportsman racers opened on Wednesday, December 30, and…
View More

Happy New Year from the NHRA

As we all put behind us a very challenging 2021, the staff of the NHRA wishes a Happy New Year to its members, fans, racers, sponsors, member track operators, and everyone else who helps make the world of NHRA Drag Racing a wondrous place.
01 Jan 2021
Posted by NHRA.com staff
News
Happy New Year
View More

Veteran tuner Mike Green joins Justin Ashley Racing

Justin Ashley Racing has announced that world championship-winning crew chief Mike Green has joined the Strutmasters.com/Auto Shocker Top Fuel dragster team.
30 Dec 2020
Posted by NHRA.com staff
News
Justin Ashley
Justin Ashley Racing has announced that world championship-winning crew chief Mike Green has joined the Strutmasters.com/Auto Shocker Top Fuel dragster team. The move comes as Ashley looks ahead to the 2021 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series and…
View More

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from the NHRA staff

The staff of the NHRA wishes a Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to the fans, sponsors, race teams, racetracks, and other supporters of the NHRA.
25 Dec 2020
Posted by NHRA.com staff
News
Merry Chirstmas
View More

NHRA.tv subscribers can be the first to watch 'They Walked Away' special

Santa's elves have brought a little pre-Christmas gift for NHRA.tv subscribers: the chance to be the first to watch "They Walked Away, 2020," the annual crash-and-burn festival of highlights. The show will air on the FOX networks later, but you can see it first here.
23 Dec 2020
Posted by NHRA.com staff
News
They Walked Away
  You can watch the entire show now on NHRA.tv. Not a subscriber yet, JOIN NOW.
View More

Catching up with Top Fuel's Clay Millican during a hectic offseason

Clay Millican has been plenty busy since the end of the 2020 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series season, and in our latest Skype interview, he sat down with Brian Lohnes to bring NHRA fans up to speed.
23 Dec 2020
Posted by NHRA.com staff
News
millican
View More

NASCAR hero Tony Stewart a star student at Frank Hawley Drag Racing School

Motorsports standout Tony Stewart has been a success at every level and in every form of racing that he’s tried, so it’s probably no surprise that the three-time NASCAR Cup Series champion had no problem in his recent introduction to drag racing at the Frank Hawley School of Drag Racing.
21 Dec 2020
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
News
Tony Stewart
Motorsports standout Tony Stewart has been a success at every level and in every form of racing that he’s tried, so it’s probably no surprise that the three-time NASCAR Cup Series champion had no problem in his recent introduction to drag racing at…
View More

Tickets now on sale for 2021 NHRA Midwest Nationals, Sept. 24-26

Tickets now are on sale for World Wide Technology Raceway’s 2021 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series' NHRA Midwest Nationals.
21 Dec 2020
Posted by NHRA.com staff
News
Madison
Tickets now are on sale for World Wide Technology Raceway’s 2021 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series' NHRA Midwest Nationals. The annual national event, scheduled for Sept. 24-26, features the world’s biggest names in professional drag racing,…
View More

Craig Bourgeois' front engine dragster is a new twist on a historic design

Louisiana's Craig Bourgeois has now won two NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Comp championships driving a front-engine dragster. In our latest Skype interview with NHRA's Brian Lohnes, he explains his choice of vehicles and his drive to a second title.
21 Dec 2020
Posted by NHRA.com staff
News
bourgeois
View More

NHRA announces eight-race 2021 NHRA Hot Rod Heritage Series schedule

NHRA has announced the eight-race schedule for the 2021 NHRA Hot Rod Heritage Racing Series, featuring the NHRA Motorsports Museum’s Hot Rod Reunions.
21 Dec 2020
Posted by NHRA.com staff
News
Heritage
NHRA has announced the eight-race schedule for the 2021 NHRA Hot Rod Heritage Racing Series, featuring the Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum's Hot Rod Reunions. The series will feature thrilling racing action, highlighted by the crowd-pleasing,…
View More

There is no such thing as an offseason for J.R. Todd and the DHL Funny Car team

DHL Funny Car driver J.R. Todd joins NHRA's Brian Lohnes for a Skype interview and discusses his 2020 campaign, his plans for the upcoming season, and his desire not to race in the Chili Bowl.
20 Dec 2020
Posted by NHRA.com staff
News
todd
View More

2021 NHRA Rulebooks now available online

The 2021 NHRA Rulebook and 2021 Summit Jr, Drag Racing League Rulebook are now online and viewable by all who wish to compete in the NHRA arenas.
18 Dec 2020
Posted by NHRA.com staff
News
NHRA Rulebook
The 2021 NHRA Rulebook and 2021 Summit Jr. Drag Racing League Rulebook are now online and viewable by all who wish to compete in the NHRA arenas. The main NHRA Rulebook is packed with all the information you need to go racing with NHRA…
View More

2021 Good Vibrations Motorsports March Meet presented by Lucas Oil postponed

Auto Club Famoso Raceway officials have decided to postpone the 2021 Good Vibrations Motorsports March Meet, presented by Lucas Oil. in Bakersfield, Calif. The new date is set for May 27-30.
17 Dec 2020
Posted by NHRA.com staff
News
March Meet
Auto Club Famoso Raceway officials have decided to postpone the 2021 Good Vibrations Motorsports March Meet, presented by Lucas Oil. in Bakersfield, Calif. The new date is set for May 27-30. The pandemic is causing a new wave of issues with…
View More

Tickets now on sale for Menards NHRA Nationals presented by PetArmor

Tickets are on sale for the 32nd annual Menards NHRA Nationals presented by PetArmor. This event marks the 15th stop on the 2021 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series season tour.
17 Dec 2020
Posted by NHRA.com staff
News
Topeka
Tickets are on sale for the 32nd annual Menards NHRA Nationals presented by PetArmor. This event marks the 15th stop on the 2021 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series season tour. Tickets may be purchased now for the event scheduled Aug. 13-15,…
View More

Rookie Troy Coughlin Jr. on driving a Pro Stock car: "It feels kind of normal"

Troy Coughlin Jr. showed flashes of brilliance during his Pro Stock debut in 2020. Now, he's ready to take the next step in his first full season with the Elite team.
16 Dec 2020
Posted by NHRA.com staff
News
TJ Coughlin
View More

Wabash Valley Dragway signs on as NHRA member track

Wabash Valley Dragway has signed on as the newest NHRA member track in the NHRA North Central Division. Located in Terre Haute, Ind., the track was first built in 1971.
16 Dec 2020
Posted by NHRA.com staff
News
Wabash Valley Dragway
Wabash Valley Dragway has signed on as the newest NHRA member track in the NHRA North Central Division. Located in Terre Haute, Ind., Wabash Valley Dragway is overseen by Troy Mann. Mann and his team coordinate racing and facility operations at…
View More

Dickie Venables sounds off on championship season, plans for 2021

After winning his third championship with Matt Hagan, crew chief Dickie Venables is now focused on 2021. Venables shared his thoughts in an exclusive NHRA.com Skype interview with Brian Lohnes.
16 Dec 2020
Posted by NHRA.com staff
News
dickie venables
View More

Rickie Smith, Alex Laughlin, and Lyle Barnett form triple threat for Elite Pro Mod team

The Elite Motorsports team has announced plans to field three full-season entries in the 2021 NHRA E3 Spark Plugs Pro Mod Series with drivers Alex Laughlin, Rickie Smith, and Lyle Barnett.
15 Dec 2020
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
News
elite1
The Elite Motorsports team has announced plans to field three full-season entries in the E3 Spark Plugs NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series in 2021. Alex Laughlin, who ran two events for the Elite team in 2020, will return and will be joined by three-…
View More