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FVP announced as the Preferred Battery of NHRA

NHRA has announced a multi-year partnership with Factory Motor Parts, naming its FVP battery line the “Preferred Battery of NHRA.” 
03 Apr 2019
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FVP
NHRA has announced a multi-year partnership with Factory Motor Parts, naming its FVP battery line the “Preferred Battery of NHRA.”  As part of the sponsorship, an oversized, functional FVP Platinum battery will be prominently featured at the…
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Tricky Tipster: How the west will be won at Denso Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Nationals

Tricky Tipster’s top picks for the NGK Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Nationals include Steve Torrence, Robert Hight, Bo Butner, and Matt Smith.
03 Apr 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Tipster
Four-Wide racing has been called many things, but boring is not one of them. There is also an unpredictability about side-by-side-by-side-by-side racing that makes Tricky Tipster earn his pay. After careful consideration, Tipster has elected to…
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Robert Hight going for third win in four races at Denso Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Nationals

Two-time NHRA Mello Yello Funny Car champion Robert Hight is enjoying one of the hottest starts of his career after winning two of the first three races of the Mello Yello NHRA Drag Racing Series season.
02 Apr 2019
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Robert Hight
Robert Hight has enjoyed a number of hot streaks throughout his impressive NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series career en route to 47 career Funny Car wins and a pair of world titles. But the incredible stretch he is on to open 2019 certainly ranks…
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Richie Crampton chasing back-to-back wins in Las Vegas

Australian Top Fuel racer Richie Crampton hopes for his second win of the season at the Denso Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Nationals at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
02 Apr 2019
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Richie Crampton
The high moment for Richie Crampton a year ago was winning the early-season NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event in Gainesville. The Australian Top Fuel standout won there for a second straight year last month, but now Crampton hopes it simply…
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Summit Racing Equipment extends title sponsorship of Norwalk event

Summit Racing Equipment has renewed its agreement with NHRA to be a title sponsor for the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series national event at Summit Racing Equipment Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio.
02 Apr 2019
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Norwalk
Summit Racing Equipment has renewed its agreement with NHRA to be a title sponsor for the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series national event at Summit Racing Equipment Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio. Always a fan favorite, the 13th annual Summit…
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Accelerated timetable: Justin Ashley will now make Top Fuel debut later this season

Justin Ashley and partner Dustin Davis have accelerated their timetable for Ashley’s Top Fuel debut and the second-generation nitro racer will now make his NHRA national event debut this fall in the Justin Ashley Racing/Davis Motorsports dragster.
01 Apr 2019
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
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Justin Ashley
Justin Ashley and partner Dustin Davis have accelerated their timetable for Ashley’s Top Fuel debut and the second-generation nitro racer will now make his NHRA national event debut this fall in the Justin Ashley Racing/Davis Motorsports dragster…
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NHRA FanFest will help launch Denso Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Nats

NHRA FanFest returns to the New York-New York Hotel & Casino on Thursday, April 4 in advance of the Denso Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. 
29 Mar 2019
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Fanfest
NHRA FanFest returns to the New York-New York Hotel & Casino on Thursday, April 4 in advance of the Denso Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.  Kicking off at 6 p.m., the two-hour event takes…
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Summit Racing Equipment renews sponsorship of NHRA Jr. Drag Racing League

Summit Racing Equipment has renewed its title sponsorship of the NHRA Summit Racing Jr. Drag Racing League, a popular racing league for kids ages 5-17.
29 Mar 2019
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Jr Drag Racing League
Summit Racing Equipment has renewed its title sponsorship of the NHRA Summit Racing Jr. Drag Racing League, a popular racing league for kids ages 5-17.   For more than 25 years, the NHRA Summit Racing Jr. Drag Racing League has been an…
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NHRA South Central Division Moser Sportsman Shootout set for April 6

The NHRA South Central Division Moser Sportsman Shootout is set to take place on Saturday, April 6 with a stacked field at Texas Motorplex in Ennis, Texas.
28 Mar 2019
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Moser
The NHRA South Central Division Moser Sportsman Shootout is set to take place on Saturday, April 6 with a stacked field. The specialty event is contested in conjunction with the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series doubleheader weekend at Texas…
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Clay Millican riding high entering Denso Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide NHRA Nationals

28 Mar 2019
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Clay Millican
It wasn’t a victory, but Clay Millican believed his runner-up finish in Gainesville felt like one. With a young team, plenty of new faces, including a new crew chief, there were plenty of question marks surrounding the Top Fuel veteran heading into…
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Buffalo Turbine renews sponsorship as Official Track Blower of NHRA

NHRA has announced a multi-year renewal with Buffalo Turbine, a leading manufacturer of track blowers, to extend its sponsorship as the Official Track Blower of NHRA.
28 Mar 2019
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Buffalo Turbine
NHRA has announced a multi-year renewal with Buffalo Turbine, a leading manufacturer of track blowers, to extend its sponsorship as the Official Track Blower of NHRA. As an official sponsor, Buffalo Turbine can leverage the NHRA brand in its…
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The Hose Connection will sponsor Matt Hartford Pro Stocker in Las Vegas

Matt Hartford’s Pro Stocker will sport backing from the Larry Webb’s The Hose Connection at the Denso Spark Plugs Four-Wide Nationals in Las Vegas.
28 Mar 2019
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Matt Hartford
Matt Hartford’s Pro Stocker will sport backing from the Larry Webb’s The Hose Connection at the Denso Spark Plugs Four-Wide Nationals in Las Vegas. The Hose Connection and the Webb family have been long term friends with Hartford and the team.…
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19th annual NHRA Dodge Hemi Challenge set to return to Indy

The Dodge//SRT brand will return as title sponsor of the NHRA Dodge Hemi Challenge, marking the 19th consecutive year of FCA US LLC sponsorship of the popular NHRA Sportsman event at the historic NHRA U.S. Nationals. 
28 Mar 2019
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Hemi Challenge
The Dodge//SRT brand will return as title sponsor of the NHRA Dodge Hemi Challenge, marking the 19th consecutive year of FCA US LLC sponsorship of the popular NHRA Sportsman event at the historic NHRA U.S. Nationals.  The 19th Annual NHRA…
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Take a tour of K.B. Racing with Jason Line and Brian Lohnes

NHRA on FOX broadcaster got a behind-the-scenes tour of K.B. Racing with multi-time Pro Stock champion Jason Line. Now you can also get a look inside the Moorsville, N.C. Pro Stock shop.
27 Mar 2019
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03:26
Most Pro Stock shops are shrouded in secrecy and the K.B. Racing shop that houses the Chevy Camaros of Jason Line, Greg Anderson, Deric Kramer and Bo Butner is no exception. Line was kind enough to lift a little bit of that…
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Four-Wide racing returns to The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway

After a thrilling debut a year ago, four-wide NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series action returns to thrill the fans at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway for the 20th annual DENSO Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Nationals, April 5-7.
27 Mar 2019
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Vegas Hero
After a thrilling debut a year ago, four-wide NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series action returns to thrill the fans at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway for the 20th annual DENSO Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Nationals, April 5-7. A year ago,…
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WFO Radio Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals Winners Edition

27 Mar 2019
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WFO
The WFO Radio Podcast goes deep with the 50th Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals Winners Edition featuring Robert Hight, Richie Crampton, Bo Butner and Randi Lyn Shipp, Andrew Hines and Mike Mullaney, alcohol winners Sean Bellemeur and Megan Meyer…
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NHRA welcomes Kentucky Dragway to its NHRA Member Track network

Kentucky Dragway, located in Clay City, Ky., has joined the NHRA Member Track Network in Division 3, NHRA's North Central Division.
25 Mar 2019
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Kentucky Dragway
Kentucky Dragway, located in Clay City, Ky., has joined the NHRA Member Track Network in Division 3, NHRA's North Central Division. Located southeast of Lexington, Kentucky Dragway was built and is owned by the Kennon Family. Originally known as…
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Fans of fast doorslammers already looking forward to exciting Houston event

After a record-breaking weekend at the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals, fans of fast doorslammers like the machines of the E3 Spark Plugs Pro Modified Series are already turning their eyes towards lightning-quick Houston Raceway Park and the upcoming Mopar Express Lane NHRA SpringNationals Presented By Pennzoil, April 12-14. 
25 Mar 2019
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Steve Jackson
After a record-breaking weekend at the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals, fans of fast doorslammers like the machines of the E3 Spark Plugs Pro Modified Series are already turning their eyes towards lightning-quick Houston Raceway Park and the…
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Tommy Johnson Jr. and team resilient in the wake of series of blower explosions

Tommy Johnson Jr. and the Make-A-Wish Funny Car team have lost three expensive bodies in the last two events, but the veteran nitro pilot is chalking up the incidents to unrelated bad luck and is optimistic about the rest of his season.
25 Mar 2019
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Mawhee, Stanfield, and Hidalgo Jr. top winners at Texas Sportsman Challenge

Keith Mawhee, Aaron Stanfield, and Jimmy Hidalgo Jr. led the list of winners as Houston Raceway Park hosted the first NHRA South Central Division race of the 2019 season, the NHRA Texas Sportsman Challenge.
24 Mar 2019
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Division 4
Preview | Friday | Saturday The following are Sunday's final results from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, South Central Division NHRA Texas Sportsman…
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Bad break (literally) will keep Frank Pedregon out of Las Vegas Funny Car field

Frank Pedregon’s plans of competing at the Denso Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Nationals were dashed Friday when he suffered a broken leg in a passenger car accident.
24 Mar 2019
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Frank Pedregon
Frank Pedregon’s plans of competing at the Denso Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Nationals were dashed Friday when he suffered a broken leg in a passenger car accident. Pedregon, who kicked off the season in the Worsham Family Racing’s Lucas Oil…
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Latest issue of NHRA National Dragster now online (Vol. 60 No. 5)

NHRA National Dragster magazine's fifth issue of 2019, featuring a special salute to the magazine's 60th anniversary, is online now for NHRA members, and it’s in the mail to homes and shops around the world.
21 Mar 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
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ND cover
NHRA National Dragster magazine's fifth issue of 2019, featuring a special salute to the magazine's 60th anniversary, is online now for NHRA members, and it’s in the mail to homes and shops around the world. The event tribute includes a…
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Sampey upgraded to full season with Vance & Hines Harley team

Three-time world champ Angelle Sampey will now race in all 16 Pro Stock Motorcycle events with the Vance & Hines Screamin’ Eagle Harley-Davidson team.
21 Mar 2019
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
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angelle
For Angelle Sampey, what started as a four-race showcase with the Vance & Hines Harley-Davidson team has now become a full-season pursuit of a fourth NHRA Mello Yello Pro Stock Motorcycle championship. Longtime rivals, Sampey joined the…
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WFO Radio: Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals recap

20 Mar 2019
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WFO
This week on the WFO Radio NHRA Nitro Podcast, NHRA's Alan Reinhart and host Joe Castello recap the 50th Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals by giving their top moments in each eliminator. …
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Beau Layne captures second-straight Top Fuel Harley win

Beau Layne leads the Top Fuel Harley points after winning his second-straight race in the Mickey Thompson Top Fuel Harley series. He rode to victory by taking down Bob Malloy.
19 Mar 2019
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A record-breaking weekend for female racers at the 50th annual Gatornationals

Megan Meyer, who earned the Top Alcohol Dragster Wally at the 50th annual Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals, was part of a record-breaking weekend for female racers at the event. A record-breaking eight women competed in Pro Stock Motorcycle alone.
19 Mar 2019
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Megan Meyer
A record-tying 11 women competed in professional categories at the 50th annual Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals, and a record-setting eight battled it out in Pro Stock Motorcycle. Women also captured titles in the Top Alcohol Dragster and Stock…
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Tutterow wins Pro Mod season opener at Gainesville Raceway

It was a final round for the record books today at the 50th annual Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals between E3 Spark Plugs Pro Mod Drag Racing series presented by Hoosier Tire and Jerry Bickel Race Cars racers Todd Tutterow and Steve Jackson. 
17 Mar 2019
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Pro Mod
It was a final round for the record books today at the 50th annual Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals between E3 Spark Plugs Pro Mod Drag Racing series presented by Hoosier Tire and Jerry Bickel Race Cars racers Todd Tutterow and Steve Jackson.…
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W.J. claims Unfinished Business victory in legend vs. legend Toyota shootout

Pro Stock icon Warren Johnson defeated Funny Car hero Ed “the Ace” McCulloch in the final round of the Unfinished Business competition at the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals to claim bragging rights among the legends of the sport.
16 Mar 2019
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
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Unfinished Business
Pro Stock icon Warren Johnson defeated Funny Car hero Ed “the Ace” McCulloch in the final round of the Unfinished Business competition at the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals to claim bragging rights among the legends of the sport.…
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Alcohol Funny Car racer Cox walks away from first-round crash at Gatornationals

Top Alcohol Funny Car driver Darrel Cox Jr. was involved in an on-track incident during the first round of eliminations at the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals
16 Mar 2019
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DJ Cox
Top Alcohol Funny Car driver Darrel Cox Jr. of Whiteford, Md., was involved in an on-track incident during the first round of eliminations at the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals. Cox’s 2019 Camaro crossed the centerline and ran into the…
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NHRA announces Saturday sellout at Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals

NHRA and Gainesville Raceway officials announced a sellout crowd for Saturday of the 50th annual Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals in Gainesville, Fla. 
16 Mar 2019
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Gainesville
NHRA and Gainesville Raceway officials announced a sellout crowd for Saturday of the 50th annual Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals in Gainesville, Fla.  “We are thrilled for a phenomenal turnout at this iconic event,” said National Hot…
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