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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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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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Maurice DuPont
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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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Top Fuel title contenders set for thrilling duel at Auto Club NHRA Finals

A truly spectacular season in the Top Fuel ranks has come down to one last epic duel at this weekend’s Auto Club NHRA Finals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona, where a championship will be crowned to close out the 2022 campaign in the NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series.
11 Nov 2022
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Top Fuel title contenders
A truly spectacular season in the Top Fuel ranks has come down to one last epic duel at this weekend’s 57th annual Auto Club NHRA Finals at legendary Auto Club Raceway at Pomona, where a championship will be crowned to close out the 2022 campaign in…
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Sixth NHRA world title within reach for Matt Smith at Auto Club NHRA Finals

Matt Smith is closing on his sixth Pro Stock Motorcycle world championship, a number that would tie him with Andrew Hines and Dave Schultz for the most in NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series history, but he'll still have to hold off longshot Joey Gladstone to get it done.
11 Nov 2022
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Pro Stock Motorcycle
The finishing touches are all that’s left of what Matt Smith hopes is his sixth Pro Stock Motorcycle world championship, a number that would tie him with Andrew Hines and Dave Schultz for the most in NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series history.…
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Robert Hight looks to ward off Ron Capps, Matt Hagan to claim Funny Car title

An impressive season has put Robert Hight on the verge of a fourth Funny Car world championship, but with two heavyweight contenders looming, Hight knows he needs to take care of business one more time at this weekend at the Auto Club NHRA Finals.
11 Nov 2022
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Funny Car championship
An impressive season has put Funny Car’s Robert Hight on the verge of a fourth world championship in the NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series. But with two heavyweight contenders looming, Hight knows he needs to take care of business one more time…
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Auto Club NHRA Finals Friday Preview

The Camping World NHRA Drag Racing Series races to a conclusion this week during the Auto Club NHRA Finals in Pomona, Calif. Champions will be crowned this weekend in Top Fuel, Funny Car, and Pro Stock Motorcycle as well as a variety of Lucas Oil Series sportsman categories.
10 Nov 2022
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Pomona
The Camping World NHRA Drag Racing Series races to a conclusion this week during the Auto Club NHRA Finals in Pomona, Calif. Champions will be crowned this weekend in Top Fuel, Funny Car, and Pro Stock Motorcycle as well as a variety of Lucas Oil…
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NHRA, FOX Sports release 2023 Camping World Drag Racing Series TV schedule

NHRA and FOX Sports have announced the NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series television schedule for the 2023 season, which starts with a must-see FOX broadcast to open the season in Gainesville.
10 Nov 2022
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television schedule
NHRA and FOX Sports have announced the NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series television schedule for the 2023 season, which starts with a must-see FOX broadcast to open the season in Gainesville. All 21 races, plus the two Pep Boys NHRA All-Star…
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Schumacher to campaign A Soldier’s Child dragster on Veteran’s Day weekend

The Maynard Family Racing team’s end-of-season ‘giving car’ campaign will commence this weekend at the Auto Club NHRA Finals in Pomona, with Tony ‘the Sarge’ Schumacher piloting the A Soldier’s Child Top Fuel dragster. 
10 Nov 2022
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A Soldier’s Child
The Maynard Family Racing team’s end-of-season ‘giving car’ campaign will commence this weekend at the Auto Club NHRA Finals in Pomona, with Tony ‘the Sarge’ Schumacher piloting the A Soldier’s Child Top Fuel dragster.  The team featured the…
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CMR Construction & Roofing. Kalitta Motorsports extend into 2023 season

CMR Construction and Roofing will continue its marketing relationship with the multitime world championship Kalitta Motorsports throughout the 2023 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series season. 
10 Nov 2022
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CMR Construction & Roofing
  After two successful seasons with Kalitta Motorsports, CMR Construction and Roofing will continue its marketing relationship with the multitime world championship team throughout the 2023 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series season.…
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Moon Equipped rides again with Jim Dunn Racing in Pomona

The tradition of rolling out a Moon-sponsored Funny Car with Jim Dunn Racing continues during the Auto Club NHRA Finals in Pomona. Driver Jim Campbell and the team are one point outside of a 10th-place finish for the season and will be looking to make it up at the race this weekend. 
10 Nov 2022
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Moon
The tradition of rolling out a Moon-sponsored Funny Car with Jim Dunn Racing continues during the Auto Club NHRA Finals in Pomona. In addition to being the team’s primary sponsor, Moon will have an on-site presence at the Fairplex track with its…
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Krista Baldwin to honor her late father with throwback scheme at NHRA Finals

Top Fuel team owner and driver Krista Baldwin will be honoring her late father, Bobby Baldwin, at the Auto Club NHRA Finals this weekend, racing under the blue and white scheme that her father ran in the late 1990s to early 2000s. 
09 Nov 2022
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Krista Baldwin
Top Fuel team owner and driver Krista Baldwin will be honoring her late father, Bobby Baldwin, at the Auto Club NHRA Finals this weekend, racing under the blue and white scheme that her father ran in the late 1990s to early 2000s.  This will…
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After a 30-year hiatus, Maurice DuPont will return to Top Fuel in Pomona

Maurice DuPont, who last competed in 1992, will make his return to Top Fuel after a 30-year hiatus, wheeling the dragster owned by Scott Palmer at this weekend’s Auto Club NHRA Finals. DuPont, 60, relicensed this week at Tucson Dragway in Arizona.
09 Nov 2022
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
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Maurice DuPont
Maurice DuPont, who last competed in 1992, will make his return to Top Fuel after a 30-year hiatus, wheeling the dragster owned by Scott Palmer at this weekend’s Auto Club NHRA Finals. DuPont, 60, relicensed this week at Tucson Dragway in Arizona…
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Tickets on sale for NHRA’s 2023 national event return to Route 66 Raceway

With excitement high for the NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series’ return to Route 66 Raceway during the 2023 season, tickets are now on sale for the Route 66 NHRA Nationals presented by PEAK Performance, which takes place May 19-21.
09 Nov 2022
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Route 66 Raceway
With excitement high for the NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series’ return to Route 66 Raceway during the 2023 season, tickets are now on sale for the upcoming 23rd annual Route 66 NHRA Nationals presented by PEAK Performance, which takes place May…
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