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Millican, Parts Plus return to Rick Ware Racing for 2024 NHRA campaign

Clay Millican and the Parts Plus/Rick Ware Racing team will hit the ground running when the NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Series season officially starts with the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals with the addition of nitro veteran Nicky Boninfante as co-crew chief on the team.
13 Feb 2024
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Clay Millican
Clay Millican and the Parts Plus/Rick Ware Racing team will hit the ground running when the NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Series season officially starts March 7-10 with the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals at Gainesville Raceway with the…
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GOVX and Antron Brown announce official partnership for 2024 season

GOVX, the online shopping platform exclusively for current and former military, first responders, emergency medical professionals, and other government personnel, has announced an official partnership with three-time NHRA Top Fuel world champion Antron Brown.
13 Feb 2024
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Antron Brown
GOVX, the online shopping platform exclusively for current and former military, first responders, emergency medical professionals, and other government personnel, has announced an official partnership with three-time NHRA Top Fuel world champion and…
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NHRA YES Program to take place at 21 national events, plus two Pilot Programs

NHRA’s Youth and Education Services (YES) Program will host 15 live events during the 2024 NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Series season, as well as six virtual programs during the summer portion of the upcoming season.
12 Feb 2024
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 YES program
NHRA’s Youth and Education Services (YES) Program will host 15 live events during the 2024 NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Series season, as well as six virtual programs during the summer portion of the upcoming season. The NHRA YES program will…
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Swamp Rat Alley returns for 2024 Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals

One of the marquee attractions from last year’s Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals is back in 2024, as the special "Swamp Rat Alley" returns to this year's event, March 7-10, featuring historic cars from legendary driver “Big Daddy” Don Garlits and others.
09 Feb 2024
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 Swamp Rat Alley
One of the marquee attractions from last year’s Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals is back in 2024, as the special "Swamp Rat Alley" returns to this year's event, March 7-10, featuring historic cars from legendary driver “Big Daddy” Don Garlits…
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In Memoriam

08 Feb 2024
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In Memoriam
Recent passings of notable figures from within the NHRA world. The NHRA extends its sincere condolences to the family and friends of those we have lost. Notices of passing can be sent to nhra@nhra.com.…
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Star-studded field set for Pep Boys NHRA Top Fuel All-Star Callout in Gainesville

The lineup for the Pep Boys NHRA Top Fuel All-Star Callout is set and it’s a star-studded field that includes five world champions, record-breaking drivers, and the first two winners of the specialty race.
08 Feb 2024
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Top Fuel Callout
The lineup for the Pep Boys NHRA Top Fuel All-Star Callout is set and it’s a star-studded field that includes five world champions, record-breaking drivers and a host of all-star drivers. The race, which started in 2022 and pits eight standouts…
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Napierville Dragway to host Eastern Canadian NHRA Summit Series E.T. Finals

The NHRA Summit Racing Series, the world’s largest motorsports program when it comes to racer participation, will hold its first Eastern Canadian E.T. Finals Sept. 6-8 at Napierville Dragway in Quebec.
07 Feb 2024
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Napierville Dragway
The NHRA Summit Racing Series, the world’s largest motorsports program when it comes to racer participation, will hold its first Eastern Canadian E.T. Finals in 2024, with the race taking place Sept. 6-8 at Napierville Dragway in Quebec. The NHRA…
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Burnyzz Speed Shop Fanfest returns as epic lead-in to Gatornationals

For the second straight year, the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals Kickoff Party and Fanfest will take place at Top Fuel driver Josh Hart’s Burnyzz Speed Shop in Ocala, Fla., from 6-9 p.m. on Wednesday, March 6.
07 Feb 2024
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Burnyzz Speed Shop Fanfest
An incredible season opener to the 2024 NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Series season deserves an equally memorable kickoff party and fanfest, and that’s precisely what will take place leading into the famed 55th annual Amalie Motor Oil NHRA…
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Tony Stewart hits the road to promote NHRA Gatornationals, March 7-10

In advance of his official Top Fuel debut at the NHRA season opener in Gainesville next month, Tony Stewart spent the day in Tampa, Fla., on a media tour promoting the state's biggest drag race, the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals, March 7-10 in Gainesville.
06 Feb 2024
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Tony Stewart
In advance of his official Top Fuel debut at the NHRA season opener in Gainesville next month, Tony Stewart spent the day in Tampa, Fla., on a media tour promoting the state's biggest drag race, the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals, March 7-10…
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GETTRX named Official Credit Card Processor of NHRA in multiyear partnership

GETTRX, powered by Global Electronic Technology and the fastest name in credit card processing, has been named the Official Credit Card Processor of NHRA as part of a multiyear agreement.
06 Feb 2024
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GETTRX
GETTRX, powered by Global Electronic Technology and the fastest name in credit card processing, has been named the Official Credit Card Processor of NHRA as part of a multiyear agreement. GETTRX was founded by Steve Bryson nearly 30 years ago and…
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Action-packed Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals to kick off 2024 season

Celebrating the start of the 2024 NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Series season in grand fashion, the 55th annual Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals promises to be one of the biggest races in the event’s long and heralded history.
06 Feb 2024
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Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals
Celebrating the start of the 2024 NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Series season in grand fashion, the 55th annual Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals promises to be one of the biggest races in the event’s long and heralded history. Taking place…
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National Dragster season preview issue offers a comprehensive look at 2024

The first 2024 issue of NHRA National Dragster, our annual Season Preview, is now online in digital format and in the mail in its traditional print format to NHRA Members around the world.
01 Feb 2024
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Issue 1
READ THE ISSUE The first 2024 issue of NHRA National Dragster, our annual Season Preview, is now online in digital format…
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Laris Motorsports Insurance Cajun NHRA SPORTSnationals set for March 15-17

NHRA has announced the return of the Laris Motorsports Insurance Cajun NHRA SPORTSnationals, a prestigious race for drivers in the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series that will take place on March 15-17 at No Problem Raceway in Belle Rose, La.
01 Feb 2024
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Cajun NHRA SPORTSnationals
NHRA has announced the return of the Laris Motorsports Insurance Cajun NHRA SPORTSnationals, a prestigious race for drivers in the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series that will take place on March 15-17 at No Problem Raceway in Belle Rose, La.…
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GETTRX to continue sponsoring Matt Hartford Racing for 2024 season

GETTRX, powered by Global Electronic Technology, Inc., will continue its partnership with Matt Hartford Racing in 2024. The company will serve as a major sponsor for Hartford throughout the upcoming NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Series.
30 Jan 2024
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Matt Hartford
GETTRX, powered by Global Electronic Technology, Inc., will continue its partnership with Matt Hartford Racing in 2024. The company will serve as a major sponsor for Hartford throughout the upcoming NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Series. …
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Kalitta Motorsports, Mac Tools extend decades-long relationship

Mac Tools will return to the Kalitta Motorsports dragster of 2023 Top Fuel world champion Doug Kalitta in 2024 for its 23rd consecutive season as its primary corporate partner.
29 Jan 2024
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Doug Kalitta
A partnership that started more than two decades ago and yielded Doug Kalitta’s first NHRA Top Fuel championship in 2023 will continue into the future as Mac Tools returns to the Kalitta Motorsports dragster in 2024 for its 23rd consecutive season…
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Father-son dynamic duo: Billy Torrence will race full time in Top Fuel in 2024

Say goodbye to drag racing’s most successful part-time professional and say hello to its newest full-time contender as Billy Torernce will join son Steve in a full 2024 NHRA Top Fuel campaign.
29 Jan 2024
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 Billy Torrence
Billy Torrence, the founder and CEO of CAPCO Contractors, Inc., and father of four-time Top Fuel World Champion Steve Torrence, confirmed Monday that, after competing in only eight events over the last two seasons, he will race the entire Mission…
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LearnEV+ named presenting sponsor of Congruity NHRA Pro Mod Series

LearnEV+, an E-commerce training platform that educates technicians in the electric vehicles and internal combustion engine (ICE) space, has been named the presenting sponsor of the Congruity NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series.
26 Jan 2024
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 NHRA Pro Mod Series
NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series manager Finish Line Consultants and NHRA officials announced today that LearnEV+, an E-commerce training platform that educates technicians in the electric vehicles and internal combustion engine (ICE) space, has been…
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Austin Prock prepares for Funny Car debut

Austin Prock's move from Top Fuel to Funny Car has been a fairly recent development, but the four-time national event winner is embracing the change and determined to make the most of it.
26 Jan 2024
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Lucas Oil and NHRA partnership continues with multiyear extension

NHRA and Lucas Oil Products, the world leader and distributor of high-performance automotive additives and lubricants, have signed a long-term extension to continue as the sponsor of the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series and Official Oil of NHRA.
25 Jan 2024
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Lucas Oil
NHRA and Lucas Oil Products, the world leader and distributor of high-performance automotive additives and lubricants, have signed a long-term extension to continue as the sponsor of the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series and Official Oil of NHRA.…
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Dave Richards ready to take on full schedule in Versatran/Bluebird Funny Car

After racing part time for 10 years, Dave Richards and Paul Richards Racing will be running the full 2024 NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Series season for the first time in the Versatran/BlueBird Funny Car.
25 Jan 2024
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Dave Richards
After racing part time for 10 years, Dave Richards and Paul Richards Racing will be running the full 2024 NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Series season for the first time in the Versatran/BlueBird Funny Car. Versatran, a division of Metalcraft of…
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Phillips extends partnership with Scag Racing’s Justin Ashley

Phillips Connect will continue their relationship with 2020 NHRA Rookie of the Year Justin Ashley as a major associate sponsor on his Scag Power Equipment Toyota Top Fuel dragster for the 2024 racing season.
24 Jan 2024
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Justin Ashley
Phillips Connect will continue their relationship with 2020 NHRA Rookie of the Year Justin Ashley as a major associate sponsor on his Scag Power Equipment Toyota Top Fuel dragster for the 2024 racing season.   Phillips, a partner of Ashley’s…
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Congruity HR named title sponsor of 10-race NHRA Pro Mod series in 2024

NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series Manager Finish Line Consultants and NHRA officials announced today that Congruity HR has been named the title sponsor of the NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series. 
24 Jan 2024
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NHRA Pro Mod series
NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series Manager Finish Line Consultants and NHRA officials announced today that Congruity HR, which specializes in offering HR support, benefits and benefits administration, payroll processing, and risk management to small to…
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111 years ago today, Wally Parks, founder of the NHRA was born

A true hot rodder, Wally Parks set forth to create a National Hot Rod Association that would organize the best of our energies and skills. We honor that legacy in every pass we make down a dragstrip.
23 Jan 2024
David Kennedy
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Wally Parks
Wally Parks did not invent drag racing. But we wouldn’t have the drag racing sport, or the industry that surrounds it today, if it weren’t for him and his extraordinary vision. A statesman amongst car guys, Parks knew the power of drag racing was in…
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Bumper crop; The 2024 NHRA rookie class might be the best ever

The upcoming NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Series season should feature one of the most spirited NHRA Rookie of the Year battles in the history of the sport.
23 Jan 2024
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
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Rookie
It’s always good to have options, but in some instances, too many choices tend to complicate matters, and that appears to be where NHRA is headed when it comes to the 2024 NHRA Rookie of the Year balloting. Last season, there were several…
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Legends Nitro Series sets 2024 schedule, including four NHRA national events

The popular Legends Nitro Series will return in 2024 with a 10-race schedule spanning across the six-race NHRA Hot Rod Heritage Racing Series and four NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Series events, where the nostalgic Funny Car racing will complement the action in the Professional categories.
18 Jan 2024
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Legends Nitro Series
The popular Legends Nitro Series will return in 2024 with a 10-race schedule spanning across the six-race NHRA Hot Rod Heritage Racing Series and four NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Series events, where the nostalgic Funny Car racing will complement…
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AB Motorsports, Angelle Sampey partner with Michalek Bros. for 2024 season

Angelle Sampey and AB Motorsports have teamed with Michalek Brothers Racing for 14 NHRA national events and select NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series regional events during the 2024 season with an eye toward the Top Alcohol Dragster world championship.
18 Jan 2024
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Angelle Sampey
Angelle Sampey never shies away from a challenge, and when Antron Brown suggested she try her hand at racing a 270-mph injected nitro dragster, the three-time NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle world champion jumped at the opportunity. With a few laps under…
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Flexjet NHRA Factory Stock Showdown to compete at 10 events in 2024

Flexjet, a global leader in subscription-based private aviation, will continue as the title sponsor of the exciting NHRA Factory Stock Showdown class for an upcoming 10-race 2024 season. 
17 Jan 2024
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Flexjet NHRA Factory Stock Showdown
Flexjet, a global leader in private aviation, will continue as the title sponsor of the exciting NHRA Factory Stock Showdown class for the upcoming 2024 season.  The fan-favorite Flexjet NHRA Factory Stock Showdown category will have 10…
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RevZilla/Mission/Vance & Hines Suzuki team to feature Herrera and Gadson

2023 NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle world champion Gaige Herrera will be paired with Richard Gadson on the RevZilla/Mission/Vance & Hines Suzuki team in the 2024 NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Series. Four-time world champ and longtime V&H rider Eddie Krawiec will serve as crew chief.
17 Jan 2024
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RevZilla/Mission/Vance & Hines
2023 NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle world champion Gaige Herrera will be paired with veteran racer Richard Gadson on the RevZilla/Mission/Vance & Hines Suzuki team in the 2024 NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Series. Four-time world champ and longtime…
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RevZilla set for title sponsorship of Vance & Hines Motorsports team

Vance & Hines Motorsports has announced that motorcycle gear, parts and accessories leader RevZilla is set to be the title sponsor of V&H Motorsports’ teams in both NHRA Drag Racing and MotoAmerica road racing for the next two years.
16 Jan 2024
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RevZilla
Vance & Hines Motorsports, a leading force in the world of motorcycle racing, has announced that motorcycle gear, parts and accessories leader RevZilla is set to be the title sponsor of V&H Motorsports’ teams in both NHRA Drag Racing and…
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Hight medically sidelined; Prock to drive Cornwell Tools/AAA Chevy Funny Car

Austin Prock will be taking over driving duties from Robert Hight for the Cornwell Tools/AAA Chevrolet Camaro SS Funny Car to begin the 2024 season as the three-time world champ temporarily steps out of the driver's seat for personal medical reasons. 
16 Jan 2024
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Austin Prock
Austin Prock will be taking over driving duties from Robert Hight for the Cornwell Tools/AAA Chevrolet Camaro SS Funny Car to begin the 2024 season. Hight, a three-time Funny Car world champion and president of John Force Racing, will temporarily…
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