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Scag expands NHRA involvement as major associate sponsor for Erica Enders

Elite Motorsports has announced that Scag Power Equipment will be joining its family of prestigious sponsors for the 2023 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Season. The Scag logo will be proudly brandished on the Pro Stock machine of five-time NHRA Pro Stock world champion Erica Enders.
06 Dec 2022
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Erica Enders
Elite Motorsports, the largest professional race team in the NHRA, has announced that Scag Power Equipment will be joining its family of prestigious sponsors for the 2023 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Season. The Scag logo will be proudly…
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Elite Motorsports adds Mountain Motor Pro Stock program with Enders and Freeman as drivers

Elite Motorsports has announced that it is expanding and returning to its roots with the acquisition of J.R. Carr’s Mountain Motor Pro Stock team.
06 Dec 2022
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
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Erica Enders
Elite Motorsports has announced that it is expanding and returning to its roots with the acquisition of J.R. Carr’s Mountain Motor Pro Stock team. Mountain Motor Pro Stock feature engines in excess of 820-cubic inches with nearly 2,000 horsepower.…
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Jim Dunn Racing parts ways with Funny Car driver Jim Campbell

Jim Dunn Racing has announced that it is parting ways with Funny Car driver Jim Campbell. The race team is expected to announce a new driver at the Performance Racing Industry (PRI) tradeshow in Indianapolis this week.
06 Dec 2022
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Jim Campbell
Jim Dunn Racing has announced that it is parting ways with Funny Car Driver Jim Campbell. The race team is expected to announce a new driver at the Performance Racing Industry (PRI) tradeshow in Indianapolis this week.   Campbell began…
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NHRA Top Alcohol classes added to popular Cleetus and Cars event in Indy

NHRA Top Alcohol Dragsters and Top Alcohol Funny Cars will be a featured attraction during the popular Cleetus and Cars at Lucas Oil Indianapolis Raceway Park. The two premiere Lucas Oil Series classes will race for a full regional payout and NHRA championship points during the unique event, scheduled for May 6-7, 2023.
06 Dec 2022
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Cleetus McFarland
NHRA Top Alcohol Dragsters and Top Alcohol Funny Cars will be a featured attraction during the popular Cleetus and Cars at Lucas Oil Indianapolis Raceway Park. The two premiere Lucas Oil Series classes will race for a full regional payout and NHRA…
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NHRA announces Callout events for Pro Stock and Pro Stock Motorcycle; Camping World Series category schedule

A Pro Stock specialty race is coming to Chicago, while the Pro Stock Motorcycle class will make its Seattle debut and compete in a Callout event in Sonoma.
06 Dec 2022
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2023 schedule
 NHRA has unveiled the category schedule for the four professional categories in the NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series for the 2023 season, as well as the announcement of highly-anticipated NHRA All-Star Callout events in both Pro Stock and…
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Mason Wright joins Elite Motorsports Pro Mod team for 2023

Top Sportsman racer Mason Wright will pilot Elite Motorsports Camaro in 2023 NHRA Pro Mod series, plans for Gainesville debut.
05 Dec 2022
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
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Mason Wright
Top Sportsman standout Mason Wright is making a move to the Pro Mod ranks next season. Wright will join the Elite Motorsports team to compete in the 2023 NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series. The Odessa, Texas resident and father of two is looking…
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Angelle Sampey: “I still have a lot that I want to accomplish.”

Recently released from the Vance & Hines team, three-time Pro Stock Motorcycle world champion Angelle Sampey ponders her future, but she's not ready to call it a career just yet.
01 Dec 2022
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
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Angelle Sampey
The final event in the NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series is normally followed immediately by the Silly Season, where drivers, crew chief, sponsors, and other team news dominate the headlines. This year, one of the most dramatic announcements was…
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NHRA News: Mike Rice promoted, three new Division Directors named

29 Nov 2022
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  Rice named Sr. Director of Competition; DeYoung new Pacific Division Director NHRA officials announced the promotion of Mike Rice to Senior Director of Competition and the addition of Matt DeYoung as Division Director of the Pacific…
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Nick Duty named NHRA West Central Division Director

Nick Duty is the new NHRA West Central (Division 5) Division Director. With his role, Duty will oversee NHRA member tracks in Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Nebraska, South Dakota, and Wisconsin.
29 Nov 2022
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Nick Duty
Nick Duty is the new NHRA West Central (Division 5) Division Director. With his role, Duty will oversee NHRA member tracks in Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Nebraska, South Dakota, and Wisconsin. “I have been involved in weekly drag racing,…
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Rice named Sr. Director of Competition; DeYoung new Pacific Division Director

NHRA officials announced the promotion of Mike Rice to Senior Director of Competition and the addition of Matt DeYoung as Division Director of the Pacific Division (Division 7).
29 Nov 2022
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Mike Rice
NHRA officials announced the promotion of Mike Rice to Senior Director of Competition and the addition of Matt DeYoung as Division Director of the Pacific Division (Division 7). Rice, who started with NHRA in 2001, served as the Division Director…
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Craig Curdie joins NHRA Division Director team as new Northeast Director

Craig Curdie is the new Northeast Division Director (Division 1), overseeing NHRA member tracks in Maryland, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and Virginia as well as tracks in Canadian providences New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Ontario, and Quebec.
29 Nov 2022
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Craig Curdie
Craig Curdie is the new Northeast Division Director (Division 1), overseeing NHRA member tracks in Maryland, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and Virginia as well as tracks in Canadian providences New Brunswick, Nova Scotia,…
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Black Friday/Cyber Monday Deal: Buy one ticket, get one half off

Tickets for the 2023 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series season are on sale now! Rev up your holidays early with this buy one, get one half off ticket offer for some of the biggest events on the NHRA calendar!
24 Nov 2022
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Black Friday/Cyber Monday
Tickets for the 2023 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series season are on sale now! Rev up your holidays early with this buy one, get one half off ticket offer for some of the biggest events on the NHRA calendar!  Offer valid for General…
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Happy Thanksgiving from NHRA

The staff of the NHRA wishes a Happy Thanksgiving to its racers, fans, sponsors, member tracks, and everyone who has supported the NHRA, especially during the last two challenging seasons. We can't wait to see you all in 2023!
24 Nov 2022
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Vance & Hines team parts with three-time champion Angelle Sampey

After three seasons, the Vance & Hines Pro Stock Motorcycle team has parted with three-time world champion Angelle Sampey. The search for a replacement rider is currently underway.
23 Nov 2022
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
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Angelle Sampey
After three seasons, the Vance & Hines team has parted with three-time world champion Angelle Sampey. The search for a replacement rider is currently underway. "Vance & Hines has a heritage of success on the track, and 2022 was a…
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Division 5 Director Rob Park ready to step away: 'It's been a great, great career'

Division 5 Director Rob Park, NHRA’s longest-tenured current division director, will step down from those duties soon to spend more time with his family while simultaneously taking on other roles within the NHRA.
18 Nov 2022
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
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Rob Park
For more than 25 years, Rob Park has overseen NHRA’s vast Division 5 territory, a region covering more than 780,000 square miles, but NHRA’s longest-tenured current division director will step down from those demanding duties soon to spend more time…
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2023 NHRA Rulebooks now available online

The 2023 NHRA Rulebook and 2023 NHRA Summit Racing Jr. Drag Racing League Rulebook are now online and viewable by all who wish to compete in the NHRA arenas.
17 Nov 2022
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2023 NHRA Rulebooks
The 2023 NHRA Rulebook and 2023 NHRA Summit Racing 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…
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Chevrolet wins NHRA Manufacturers Cup for record-extending 27th time

Chevrolet has been recognized as the top manufacturer in the NHRA for the record-extending 27th time. The award was presented Nov. 14 during the NHRA Awards Ceremony in Temecula, Calif.
17 Nov 2022
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NHRA Manufacturers Cup
Chevrolet has been recognized as the top manufacturer in the NHRA for the record-extending 27th time. The award was presented Nov. 14 during the NHRA Awards Ceremony in Temecula, Calif. It is the sixth consecutive year and eighth time in the past…
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Locke's championship-winning victory highlights Auto Club NHRA Finals action

In addition to the Camping World Drag Racing Series action taking place at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona, nine champions were also crowned in Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series competition at the Auto Club NHRA FInals, led by Bob Locke, whose Super Gas win clinched the world championship in dramatic fashion.
16 Nov 2022
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Bob Locke
In addition to the Camping World Drag Racing Series action taking place at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona, nine champions were also crowned in Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series competition at the Auto Club NHRA Finals, led by Bob Locke, whose Super Gas win…
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NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series champions crowned at Awards Ceremony

Multi-time world champions Brittany Force, Ron Capps, Erica Enders and Matt Smith were crowned Monday evening during the 2022 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series awards ceremony at the Pechanga Resort Casino in scenic Southern California Wine Country.
14 Nov 2022
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banquet
Multi-time world champions Brittany Force, Ron Capps, Erica Enders and Matt Smith were crowned Monday evening during the 2022 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series awards ceremony at the Pechanga Resort Casino in scenic Southern California Wine…
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Mike Neff joins Tony Schumacher for 2023 NHRA Top Fuel championship bid

Tony Schumacher and crew chief Mike "Zippy" Neff have reunited, setting up what could be a dominant force in NHRA Top Fuel competition in 2023. The often-rumored move has been confirmed by the Maynard Family Racing team following the completion of the 2022 season.
14 Nov 2022
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Mike Neff
Tony Schumacher and crew chief Mike "Zippy" Neff have reunited, setting up what could be a dominant force in NHRA Top Fuel competition in 2023. The often-rumored move has been confirmed by the Maynard Family Racing (JCM) team following the…
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Unofficial Camping World points standings

Unofficial points standings following the completion of the Auto Club NHRA Finals, the final race of the 2022 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series Countdown to the Championship.
13 Nov 2022
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Points
Unofficial points standings following the completion of the Auto Club NHRA Finals, the final race of the 2022 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series Countdown to the Championship. Official points will be posted…
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Ron Capps wins third NHRA Funny Car world championship in dramatic fashion

Ron Capps completed a miraculous last-race comeback to win his third NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series Funny Car world championship, becoming the first driver in 20 years to win the title back to back.
13 Nov 2022
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
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Ron Capps
Ron Capps completed a miraculous last-race comeback to win his third NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series Funny Car world championship, becoming the first driver in 20 years to win the title back to back. As hard as it is to believe, Capps -- who…
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Pro Stock’s Camrie Caruso named 2022 NHRA Rookie of the Year

After a standout debut season in the Pro Stock ranks, Camrie Caruso has been named the 2022 NHRA Rookie of the Year in the NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series.
13 Nov 2022
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Camrie Caruso
After a standout debut season in the Pro Stock ranks, Camrie Caruso has been named the 2022 NHRA Rookie of the Year in the NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series.   Caruso, Top Fuel’s Scott Farley and Funny Car’s Jason Rupert were the eligible…
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Matt Smith locks up record-tying sixth Pro Stock Motorcycle championship

Matt Smith joins Dave Schultz and Andrew Hines as a six-time NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle world champion after his opening round win over Michael Phillips in Pomona.
13 Nov 2022
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
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Matt Smith
With his opening round win over Michael Phillips, Matt Smith joined exclusive company as a six-time NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle champion. Smith came into the Auto Club NHRA Finals with a solid, but not insurmountable 104 point lead over Joey Gladstone…
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Brittany Force clinches second NHRA Camping World Top Fuel championship

Brittany Force clinched her second NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series Top Fuel championship in the first round of the Auto Club NHRA Finals, quickly ending an expected day of drama after her primary challengers all faltered.
13 Nov 2022
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
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Brittany Force
Brittany Force clinched her second NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series Top Fuel championship in the first round of the Auto Club NHRA Finals, quickly ending an expected day of drama after her primary challengers all faltered. Force and crew…
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Lucas Oil reinforces long-term NHRA commitment with multi-year extension

Lucas Oil Products, the world leader and distributor of high-performance automotive additives and lubricates, will continue as the sponsor of the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series and “Official Oil of NHRA” as part of a long-term extension.
13 Nov 2022
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Lucas Oil
Lucas Oil Products, the world leader and distributor of high-performance automotive additives and lubricates, will continue as the sponsor of the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series and “Official Oil of NHRA” as part of a long-term extension. It…
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Johnson's Horsepowered Garage to double-down in 2023 with Butner and Enders

Pro Stock world champions and Elite Motorsports teammates Bo Butner and Erica Enders will both be backed by the Johnson's Horsepowered Garage brand for the 2023 Camping World NHRA Drag Racing Season.
12 Nov 2022
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JHG
 Johnson's Horsepowered Garage (JHG) and Elite Motorsports have announced that beginning in 2023, the #JHGDriven presence in NHRA Pro Stock will double. In addition to continued primary backing of the Chevrolet Camaro driven by 2017 NHRA Pro…
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Maurice DuPont has big future plans beyond his Top Fuel return at NHRA Finals

Maurice DuPont, who is making his return to Top Fuel at the Auto Club NHRA Finals after a 30-year hiatus, has big plans for a multi-car team encompassing Top Fuel, Funny Car, and Pro Stock Motorcycle. Hear all about it in our exclusive interview.
11 Nov 2022
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Sierra Auto Group backs Terry Haddock Racing entries at Auto Club NHRA Finals

Sierra Auto Group, a premier auto sales group located in Southern California, will partner with Terry Haddock Racing's two-car team for the Auto Club NHRA Finals.
11 Nov 2022
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Terry Haddock Racing
Sierra Auto Group, a premier auto sales group located in Southern California, will partner with Terry Haddock Racing for the Auto Club NHRA Finals in Pomona Calif.   “I am very grateful to be working with Sierra Automotive Group, we are…
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Kalitta Motorsports, Clean Harbors to host veterans at Auto Club NHRA Finals

Kalitta Motorsports and longtime sponsor Clean Harbors will be recognizing the sacrifice and commitment of our brave servicemen and servicewomen on Veteran’s Day at the Auto Club NHRA Finals.
11 Nov 2022
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Kalitta Motorsports
Kalitta Motorsports and longtime sponsor Clean Harbors will be recognizing the sacrifice and commitment of our brave servicemen and servicewomen on Veteran’s Day at the Auto Club NHRA Finals. The Veteran's Day Appreciation event will include tickets…
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