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NHRA announces postponement of Sacramento Raceway Heritage Series event

NHRA officials have announced that the NHRA Hot Rod Heritage Series event scheduled for June 6 at Sacramento Raceway has been postponed. Dates for the postponed events will be announced at a later date.
15 May 2020
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Heritage
NHRA officials have announced that the NHRA Hot Rod Heritage Series event scheduled for June 6 at Sacramento Raceway has been postponed. Dates for the postponed events will be announced at a later date.
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Latest FREE issue of NHRA National Dragster now online focuses on the future

From an interview with NHRA President Glen Cromwell to a series of forward-looking and inspirational features about the NHRA community, the latest issue of NHRA National Dragster is must-read material. As always, it's packed with interactive links to double your viewing pleasure.
14 May 2020
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Racers For Christ national-event ministry will switch to regional-based teams

The Racers For Christ Executive Committee and the RFC Board of Directors have made the decision to change its NHRA national event ministry leadership structure for efficiency.
14 May 2020
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RFC
The Racers For Christ Executive Committee and the RFC Board of Directors have made the decision to change its NHRA national event ministry leadership structure for efficiency. RFC will begin to utilize the existing team of Region Directors to…
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#NationalDragsterForAll: Read free issues of NHRA National Dragster magazine

14 May 2020
NHRA National Dragster staff
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ND cover
  Even though NHRA National Dragster magazine has returned to printed editions with its  June 19 issue, free digital issues will continue to be available to NHRA fans for the foreseeable future as a way to expose our sport and its…
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Rock Falls Raceway's Drive-Thru Tour shows off new facility improvements

Even though the track is not officially open yet for racing, NHRA Division 5 Member Track Rock Falls Raceway in Eau Claire, Wis., had cars on the track May 8 as part a Drive-Thru Tour program to highlight improvements at the track.
12 May 2020
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Rock Falls Raceway
Even though the track is not officially open yet for racing, NHRA Division 5 Member Track Rock Falls Raceway in Eau Claire, Wis., had cars on the track May 8 as part a Drive-Thru Tour program to highlight improvements at the track. More than…
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Talk chassis with Brian Lohnes and Alan Reinhart Wednesday on NHRA Shop Talk

NHRA’s Brian Lohnes and Alan Reinhart will host an interactive NHRA Shop Talk show live Wednesday at noon Pacific on NHRA’s Facebook page. The show also will here on NHRA.com and on NHRA’s YouTube page. This week: Chassis science, covering everything from bracket cars to Top Fuel.
12 May 2020
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Brian Lohnes
NHRA’s Brian Lohnes and Alan Reinhart will host an NHRA Shop Talk show Wednesday at noon Pacific on NHRA.com, NHRA’s Facebook page, and NHRA’a YouTube page. This week: Chassis science, covering everything from bracket cars to Top Fuel. Tune in at…
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Morgan Lucas named new president at Lucas Oil Products

Morgan Lucas, son of company founders Forrest and Charlotte Lucas, has been named the president of Lucas Oil Products, a California-based distributor and manufacturer of motor oils and additives.
12 May 2020
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Morgan Lucas
Morgan Lucas, son of company founders Forrest and Charlotte Lucas, has been named the president of Lucas Oil Products, a California-based distributor and manufacturer of motor oils and additives and sponsor of NHRA's hugely popular Lucas Oil Drag…
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Weekend Update With Brian Lohnes: May 11

NHRA's Brian Lohnes takes a look at the stories and happenings from the last week in the world of NHRA Drag Racing.
11 May 2020
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Brian Lohnes
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NHRA President Glen Cromwell and the path to bringing back NHRA Drag Racing

In this wide-ranging interview, NHRA President Glen Cromwell shares the thoughts behind the decisions that have been made to NHRA schedules during the COVD-19 pandemic and offers a look at the roadmap for the times ahead.
11 May 2020
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
News
Glen Cromwell
There’s no doubt that 2020 has fast become one of the most challenging years in the history of the world following the coronavirus outbreak and COVID-19 pandemic, and just as everywhere around the globe, the impact is being felt on a personal…
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NHRA Top Fuel champ Steve Torrence gets married at family home in Kilgore, Texas

Reigning NHRA Mello Yello Top Fuel champion Steve Torrence married his longtime love, Natalie Jahnke, May 9 at the home of his parents, Billy and Kay, in Kilgore, Texas.
09 May 2020
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Steve Torrence
Reigning NHRA Mello Yello Top Fuel champion Steve Torrence married his longtime love, Natalie Jahnke, May 9 at the home of his parents, Billy and Kay, in Kilgore, Texas. About 150 friends gathered to celebrate the nuptials, including …
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With return to racing looming, DSR reopens for employees, with caution

Racing on the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series might still be a couple of months away, but for Don Schumacher Racing, it’s time to get back to work as part of the “Back on Track Indiana” program.
08 May 2020
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Don Schumacher
Racing on the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series might still be a couple of months away, but for Don Schumacher Racing, it’s time to get back to work. The Brownsburg, Ind., NHRA racing giant welcomed employees back to the team headquarters May 4 as…
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World Wide Technology Raceway delivers lunches to local medical center

NHRA Member Track World Wide Technology Raceway and Jimmy John’s delivered 200 lunches to front-line medical personnel at Gateway Regional Medical Center in Granite City, Ill., May 6, which was National Nurses Day,
06 May 2020
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World Wide Technology Raceway
World Wide Technology Raceway, an NHRA Member Track and host of the annual AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals, joined with Jimmy John’s to deliver 200 lunches to front-line medical personnel at Gateway Regional Medical Center in Granite…
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Pro Stock Motorcycle rider John Hall's company is aiding Connecticut neighbors

NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle rider John Hall has been working to support his local community by donating money and beverages through his business, Orange, Conn.-based Dichello Distributors, to local fire stations, hospitals, and food banks.
06 May 2020
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John Hall
NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle rider John Hall has been working to support his local community through his business, Orange, Conn.-based Dichello Distributors. The company, of which Hall is the president, has made a $5,000 donation to the…
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Tim Wilkerson issues the Food is Fuel Challenge for Central Illinois Foodbank

NHRA nitro Funny Car driver Tim Wilkerson, is hoping to inspire the community to rise in support of those who need it most during the COVID-19 pandemic. 
06 May 2020
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Tim Wilkerson
Wilkerson's Service Center, owned and operated by NHRA nitro Funny Car driver Tim Wilkerson, is hoping to inspire the community to rise in support of those who need it most during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Wilkerson, driver of the Levi, Ray…
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NHRA updates concerning COVID-19

A news archive of all NHRA press releases concerning the COVID19 pandemic and its effects on NHRA Drag Racing.
05 May 2020
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COVID19
News and information from the NHRA concerning the COVID-19 pandemic. June 25: NHRA Northwest Nationals canceled…
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Holley National Hot Rod Reunion rescheduled for Aug. 20-22 at Beech Bend

The 2020 Holley National Hot Rod Reunion presented by AAA Insurance held at Beech Bend Raceway, Bowling Green, Ky., originally scheduled for mid-June, has been rescheduled to Aug. 20-22.
05 May 2020
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Hot Rod Reunion
The Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum officials announced today the postponement of the 2020 Holley National Hot Rod Reunion presented by AAA Insurance held at Beech Bend Raceway in Bowling Green, Ky. The annual three-day event, originally…
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NHRA announces revised plan to restart 2020 Mello Yello Drag Racing Series

NHRA officials have announced that they are working with state and local officials as well as host tracks and teams on a revised Mello Yello Drag Racing Series schedule, which will be announced soon. The season is expected to resume in August.
04 May 2020
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Mello Yello
NHRA officials announced today that they are working with state and local officials as well as host tracks and teams on a revised Mello Yello Drag Racing Series schedule, which will be announced soon.  The season is expected to resume, with…
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Latest FREE issue of NHRA National Dragster magazine now available

The latest issue of NHRA National Dragster magazine, being offered in digital format only and free to the racing community during the COVID-19 pandemic, is now online for reading. Features on the new electric Cobra Jet, Factory Stockers, Matt Bynum, and more pack this interactive issue.
30 Apr 2020
NHRA National Dragster staff
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NitroMall now selling three packs of reusable NHRA-branded face coverings

Face coverings are part of our lives right now, but NHRA fans can now wear them with style with the introduction of a three-pack of NHRA-branded face coverings now available at Nitro Mall, the Official Store of NHRA.
30 Apr 2020
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NHRA
Face coverings are part of our lives right now, but NHRA fans can now wear them with style with the introduction of a three-pack of NHRA-branded face coverings now available at Nitro Mall, the Official Store of NHRA. Each face cover of this three…
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FOX Sports 2 will host 10 hours of drag racing action in May 1 NHRA marathon

NHRA fans can enjoy a nearly uninterrupted all-day marathon of NHRA Drag Racing May 1 on FS2 including Mello Yello, Lucas Oil Sportsman, and E3 Spark Plugs Pro Modified action.
30 Apr 2020
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NHRA on FOX
NHRA fans can enjoy a nearly uninterrupted all-day marathon of NHRA Drag Racing May 1 on FS2 including Mello Yello, Lucas Oil Sportsman, and E3 Spark Plugs Pro Modified action. The action kicks off at 1 p.m. Eastern with back to back half-…
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JEGS Allstar fields from Comp down are set; Central Region still up for grabs

Due to the postponement of the Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series events previously scheduled for May, the teams for the 2020 JEGS Allstars competition have been finalized from Comp on down in all seven divisions.
29 Apr 2020
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JEGS Allstars
Due to the postponement of the Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series events previously scheduled for May, the teams for the 2020 JEGS Allstars competition have been finalized from Comp on down in all seven divisions. You can see the final standings…
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World Wide Technology Raceway creates plan to re-open, battle street racing

Like many areas around the nation, the closing of local dragstrips has led to an increase in illegal street racing in the St. Louis area. Chris Blair, general manager for World Wide Technology Raceway in Madison, Ill., talked to local media recently to discuss his plans and strategies to reopen the track to help alleviate the problem.
29 Apr 2020
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World Wide Technology Raceway
Video courtesy of Fox 2 St. Louis
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NHRA Shop Talk with NHRA's Brian Lohnes and Alan Reinhart

NHRA on FOX lead announcer Brian Lohnes and NHRA national event lead announcer Alan Reinhart, both diehard gearheads, co-hosted NHRA Shop Talk live on Wednesday to talk engines and answer tech questions from NHRA fans.
29 Apr 2020
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NHRA Member Track improvements and preparations for restart of racing action

Even though racing has been idled across the country, NHRA member tracks from coast to coast have been working hard behind the scenes to prepare their racetracks for the resumption of action. Here’s a quick look at what’s been taking place.
29 Apr 2020
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Member Track
Even though racing has been idled across the country, NHRA member tracks from coast to coast have been working hard behind the scenes to prepare their racetracks for the resumption of action. Here’s a quick look at what’s been taking place.…
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DSR drivers join global superstars in fight for COVID-19 relief

Don Schumacher Racing, a leader in motorsports cause-related marketing programs, has joined more than 100 professional athletes and sports organizations to support the Center for Disaster Philanthropy by joining the Athletes for COVID-19 Relief campaign.
28 Apr 2020
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DSR
Don Schumacher Racing, a leader in motorsports cause-related marketing programs, has joined more than 100 professional athletes and sports organizations to support the Center for Disaster Philanthropy (CDP) by participating in the Athletes for COVID…
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NHRA announces postponement of four Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series events

In consideration of the COVID-19 global pandemic, NHRA officials have announced that four Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series events scheduled in the month of May have been postponed.  
24 Apr 2020
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Lucas Oil
In consideration of the COVID-19 global pandemic, NHRA officials have announced the Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series events scheduled at Maple Grove Raceway on May 22-24, Atlanta Dragway on May 15-17, Route 66 Raceway on May 29-31, and Alamo City…
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Pioneering NHRA female racer Barbara Hamilton passes away

Pioneering NHRA female racer Barbara Hamilton, the first woman licensed by NHRA to drive a supercharged vehicle, died April 23.
23 Apr 2020
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Barbara Hamilton
Pioneering NHRA female racer Barbara Hamilton died April 23. She was 78. Hamilton’s place in NHRA history was assured when she became the first woman licensed by NHRA to drive a supercharged vehicle in 1964. Hamilton often said she wasn’t…
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Ford debuts 1,400hp electric Mustang Cobra Jet

James Watt is smiling down on us all. The inventor of the concept of horsepower, and the man for whom the unit of power watt is named, he was interested in muscle in all its forms. Clearly, so is Ford Motor Company.
23 Apr 2020
David Kennedy
News
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Ford has just revealed a concept car it calls the Mustang Cobra Jet 1400. It’s an all-electric drag car that features a 1,400hp electric powertrain to propel the car to low-8-second e.t.’s at more than 170 mph. The battery-powered Cobra Jet 1400…
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Drive-through food pantry on NHRA dragstrip in Pomona draws huge turnout

The Sowing Seeds for Life of La Verne [Calif.] event held Wednesday on the Auto Club Raceway at Pomona dragstrip was a huge success as more than 2,100 cars lined up on the fabled dragstrip at the Pomona Fairplex.
16 Apr 2020
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Pomona
The Sowing Seeds for Life of La Verne [Calif.] event held Wednesday on the Auto Club Raceway at Pomona dragstrip was a huge success as more than 2,100 cars lined up on the fabled dragstrip at the Pomona Fairplex for a drive-up food pantry…
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Drag Racing Vs.COVID-19: Buffalo Turbine offers its track-drying technology for large-scale disinfection

Long before we’d ever heard the term COVID-19, NHRA partners were poised to fight it with tremendous engineering and manufacturing capabilities
16 Apr 2020
David Kennedy
News, Racing Technology
Buffalo Turbine Spraying United States Capitol
Buffalo Turbine, the official track blower of NHRA, is a critical part of our track-preparation process. Its technology cleans and dries quarter-mile surfaces for racing’s quickest cars. But the same technology used to direct massive amounts of air…
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