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Zane, Doll lead winners at Division 1 Lucas Oil Series event at Cecil County Dragway for Race 5

Lee Zane and Allison Doll led the list of winners at stop five on the 2019 NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Northeast Division at Cecil County Dragway.
18 Aug 2019
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Division 1
The following are Sunday's final results from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, Northeast Division event at Cecil County Dragway: COMPETITION ELIMINATOR Lee Zane, Elmer, N.J., '32 Bantam, F/DA, 34.203, 23.10  …
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Fifteen more drivers clinch Countdown to the Championship berths in Brainerd

Fifteen racers in Top Fuel, Funny Car, and Pro Stock clinched their spots in the 2019 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series Countdown to the Championship playoffs as the result of racing at the Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals.
18 Aug 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Countdown
Fifteen racers in Top Fuel, Funny Car, and Pro Stock clinched their spots in the 2019 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series Countdown to the Championship playoffs as the result of racing at the Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals. Only the Labor Day weekend…
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Unofficial Mello Yello points standings

Unofficial point standings following the completion of the Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals, the 17th event of the 2019 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series.
18 Aug 2019
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Points
Unofficial point standings following the completion of the Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals, the 17th event of the 2019 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series.Official points will be posted here once they are…
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Division 6 Lucas Oil Series races into Seattle's Pacific Raceways for fifth event

The Northwest Division NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series races into Pacific Raceways in Washington state for Race 5 of the 2019 season. LATEST UPDATE: Saturday qualifying
17 Aug 2019
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Division 6
The following are Saturday's final qualifying results from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, Northwest Division event at Pacific Raceways: TOP ALCOHOL DRAGSTER 1) Garrett Bateman, Albany, Ore., 5.186 seconds, 276.…
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Tricky Tipster: Who’s feeling Minnesota?

Steve Torrence, Robert Hight, and Greg Anderson roll into Brainerd as Tricky Tipster’s pre-race favorites for the Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals.
15 Aug 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Tricky Tipster
Minnesota may be the Land of 10,000 Lakes, but there will be just three professional winners crowned during this weekend’s Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals. Coming off strong performances during the recent Western Swing, those most likely to succeed at…
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WFO Radio NHRA Nitro Brainerd preview

15 Aug 2019
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Get ready for the Zoo with WFO Radio NHRA Nitro! Cruz Pedregon Unleashed: Pedregon gives his thoughts on a possible return to 1320 and an update on his team. Meet NHRA’s Medical Director Dr. Phillip Surface. Dragzine.com’s Brian Wagner stops by WFO…
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Minnesota-based LaBounty powers Doug Kalitta’s Top Fueler in Brainerd

Doug Kalitta will be campaigning a new-look Top Fuel dragster adorned in the logo of new Team Kalitta business partner, Minnesota-based LaBounty, at the Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals.
15 Aug 2019
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Doug Kalitta
Doug Kalitta will be campaigning a new-look Top Fuel dragster adorned in the logo of new Team Kalitta business partner LaBounty at the Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals. The Minnesota-based company is a part of the Stanley Black & Decker family of tools…
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Pro Stock's Shane Tucker adds NC Machine and Tool backing for Brainerd event

After a three-race hiatus NHRA Pro Stock racer Shane Tucker is ready to get back on track this weekend at the Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals, and is bringing a new corporate partner in NCMachine.com, a Winnipeg, Man.- based full-service machine shop.
13 Aug 2019
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Shane Tucker
After a three-race hiatus NHRA Pro Stock racer Shane Tucker is ready to get back on track this weekend at the Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals at Brainerd International Raceway. The young Australian businessman who operates Auzmet Architectural from Dallas…
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Stakes will be high at penultimate race of Mello Yello regular season in Brainerd

The NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series returns to fan-favorite Brainerd International Raceway for the 38th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals, the second-to-last event of the 2019 Mello Yello regular season.
13 Aug 2019
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Brainerd
Serving as an important stop during the 2019 season, the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series returns to fan-favorite Brainerd International Raceway for the 38th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals, Aug. 15-18. It is the 17th of 24 races in 2019, meaning…
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Westerfield to represent Protect the Harvest at Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals

Rick Jackson Motorsports and 2017 Top Alcohol Funny Car champion Shane Westerfield are celebrating Lucas Oil during this weekend’s annual Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals.
13 Aug 2019
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Shane Westerfield
Rick Jackson Motorsports and 2017 Top Alcohol Funny Car champion Shane Westerfield are celebrating Lucas Oil during this weekend’s annual Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals at Brainerd International Raceway by championing Protect the Harvest on the side of…
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Governor of Idaho delivers proclamation at Firebird Raceway Nightfire Nationals

Idaho Governor Brad Little and NHRA President Glen Cromwell recently participated in a ceremony on the starting line of Firebird Raceway where the governor delivered a proclamation to Firebird Raceway for its preservation of drag racing history and statewide historic significance in the Gem State.
13 Aug 2019
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Firebird
Idaho Governor Brad Little and NHRA President Glen Cromwell, along with dignitaries from the Idaho State Historical Society participated in a ceremony on the Firebird Raceway starting line leading up to the final session of Professional qualifying.…
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Iconic Hollywood & Highland to host NHRA Awards Ceremony in 2019

The 2019 NHRA Championship Drag Racing Awards will once again return to Hollywood’s Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland on Monday, Nov. 18.
13 Aug 2019
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awards ceremony
The 2019 NHRA Championship Drag Racing Awards will once again return to Hollywood’s Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland on Monday, Nov. 18. This invitation-only black-tie affair, where NHRA will honor its 2019 Mello Yello Drag Racing…
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Mello Yello MY Journey: Mike Salinas on his path to Top Fuel

Mike Salinas took a long and winding path to the peak of the Top Fuel category. The San Jose businessman sat down with NHRA on FOX reporter Jamie Howe to discuss family, racing and more on the latest edition of Mello Yello MY Journey.
12 Aug 2019
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Matt Hagan and Leah Pritchett hit Woodward Avenue for Roadkill Nights

Matt Hagan and Leah Pritchett took to Woodward Avenue in their nitro-burning Funny Car and Top Fuel dragster as part of Roadkill Nights. Watch the Mopar-sponsored Don Schumacher Racing drivers take part in the festivities surrounding the long-running drag racing event.
11 Aug 2019
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Shaun Vincent captures Comp victory at Division 5 event at Brainerd Int'l Raceway

Shaun Vincent captured the Comp Eliminator Wally at the fourth Division 5 event of the season, held at Brainerd International Raceway in Minnesota.
10 Aug 2019
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Brainerd
Shaun Vincent captured the Comp Eliminator Wally at the fourth Division 5 event of the season, held at Brainerd International Raceway in Minnesota.  COMPETITION ELIMINATOR Shaun Vincent, Omaha, Neb., '02 S-10, C/TA, 8.494…
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Leah Pritchett warms up her Top Fuel dragster at Roadkill Nights in Detroit

Leah Pritchett will once again perform a burnout in her Mopar 1320 Top Fuel dragster during Roadkill Nights in Detroit. Before she burns rubber on Woodward Avenue, the Don Schumacher Racing driver gave Mopar CAP students a taste of nitro.
09 Aug 2019
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NASCAR's Erik Jones fires up Doug Kalitta's Top Fuel dragster

NASCAR driver Erik Jones joined Toyota Racing teammate Doug Kalitta to fire up his Top Fuel dragster at Kalitta Motorsports headquarters in Ypsilanti, Michigan.
09 Aug 2019
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NHRA Street Car Showdown racers will attempt to break Street Car E.T. record at Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals

Some of the best street car racers on the planet will come together at the 65th annual Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals to compete for the chance to reset the Street Car E.T. record in the NHRA Street Car Showdown.
08 Aug 2019
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Street Car Showdown
Some of the best street car racers on the planet will come together at the 65th annual Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals to compete for the chance to reset the Street Car E.T. record in the NHRA Street Car Showdown. On Aug. 31 and Sept.1, fans…
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Latest issue of NHRA National Dragster now online includes Denver and Sonoma coverage

NHRA National Dragster magazine's 15th issue of 2019, which includes coverage of the Dodge Mile-High NHRA Nationals and the NHRA Sonoma Nationals, is online for NHRA members and in the mail to homes and shops around the world.
08 Aug 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
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ND cover
NHRA National Dragster magazine's 15th issue of 2019, which includes coverage of the Dodge Mile-High NHRA Nationals and the NHRA Sonoma Nationals, is online for NHRA members and in the mail to homes and shops around the world. In addition to…
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Justin Ashley partners with Davis Motorsports for Charlotte Top Fuel debut

Second-generation driver Justin Ashley will make his Top Fuel debut with Dustin Davis and the Davis Motorsports team at the NTK NHRA Carolina Nationals in Charlotte, N.C., in October. To accompany his debut, the team will launch a multi-episode online documentary, Fix, Flip and Fuel, where fans can follow his journey.
08 Aug 2019
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Justin Ashley
Second-generation driver Justin Ashley will advance into the Top Fuel ranks with Dustin Davis and the Davis Motorsports team. Ashley, 24, a two-time NHRA national event winner in Top Alcohol Dragster, had previously announced his intention to move…
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Lucas Oil partners with Paul Lee Racing for the Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals

Paul Lee will return to Funny Car action at the Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals in Brainerd with Lucas Oil as a major partner. The car will have a special scheme to showcase the Lucas Oil Slick Mist Car Care line.
07 Aug 2019
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Paul Lee
Paul Lee will return to Funny Car action at the Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals in Brainerd with Lucas Oil as a major partner. The car will have a special scheme to showcase the Lucas Oil Slick Mist Car Care line. Lee and the McLeod Racing team hope to…
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WFO Radio Magic Dry Northwest Nationals winner edition

07 Aug 2019
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WFO
John Force makes history with his 150th NHRA win at the Magic Dry Northwest Nationals! Austin Prock stops by WFO to give behind the scenes details of his first career NHRA Top Fuel win. Matt Hartford talks about his Pro Stock victory and what it…
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2019 NHRA Sonoma Nationals Stock winner Mark Kirby

07 Aug 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
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There was a first-time winner in Stock after Mark Kirby turned on the win light in the final round against Jeff Jerome, who fouled. Kirby, in his F/SA ’73 Duster, had to feel good about his chances after opening eliminations with a .001 light…
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2019 NHRA Sonoma Nationals Super Stock winner Kyle Rizzoli

07 Aug 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Kyle Rizzoli made a deep run in both Stock and Super Stock in Sonoma and cashed in Super Stock when he drove Jim Whiteley’s Camaro to a final-round win against Jon Irving. Rizzoli, a past division champion and now seven-time national event…
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2019 NHRA Sonoma Nationals Super Comp winner Justin Morgan

07 Aug 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Justin Morgan, who won the Super Comp title in Las Vegas in 2011 and 2013, added a third national event to his total by winning in Sonoma. Morgan used a .011 light and an 8.918 to seal the win against Kevin Motter, who broke out by two-…
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2019 NHRA Sonoma Nationals Super Gas winner Bo Butner

07 Aug 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Bo Butner, the 2017 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series Pro Stock champion and current points leader, made his Super Gas debut in Sonoma and won for the 27th time in his career. Driving a ’63 Corvette he recently purchased from Aaron Kinard,…
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2019 NHRA Sonoma Nationals Super Street winner Ryan Herem

07 Aug 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Over the last decade, Ryan Herem has won five national events in Super Comp and Super Gas, and he has now added a Super Street title to his résumé after defeating Mark Simonian in the final. Herem saved his best performance for last with a .006…
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2019 NHRA Sonoma Nationals Top Dragster winner George Prather

07 Aug 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
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The final in Top Dragster presented by Racing RVs between George Prather and Phil Unruh was shaping up to be a great battle after both drivers left the starting line within a few thousandths of each other, but Unruh’s Corvette slowed at half-…
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2019 NHRA Sonoma Nationals Top Sportsman winner Steve Galileo

07 Aug 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Steve Galileo earned his second win in 10 days in Top Sportsman presented by Racing RVs following a double-breakout win against Rich Okerman in the final. Galileo won the first event in the Division 7 doubleheader and then finished off his…
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NHRA Sonoma Nationals Sportsman highlights

Pro Stock racer Bo Butner won in his Super Gas debut and was joined in the winner's circle at the NHRA Sonoma Nationals by Mark Kirby (Stock), Steve Galileo (Top Sportsman), and George Prather (Top Dragster). Veterans Kyle Rizzoli (Super Stock), Justin Morgan (Super Comp), and Ryan Herem (Super Street).
07 Aug 2019
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
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Bo Butner
Bo Butner, the 2017 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series Pro Stock champion and current points leader, made his Super Gas debut in Sonoma and won for the 27th time in his career. Driving a ’63 Corvette he recently purchased from Aaron Kinard, Butner…
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