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Mangus, Taylor both double up at Tucson Dragway's Pacific Division opener

Ryan Mangus and Jeff Taylor each doubled up with two eliminator wins at the Pacific Division NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event at Tucson Dragway, Mangus in Stock and Super Comp and Taylor in Top Dragster and Top Sportsman.
01 Mar 2020
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Winners
The following are Sunday's final results from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, Pacific Division event at Tucson Dragway: COMPETITION ELIMINATOR Tony Mandella, Eastvale, Calif., '92 Camaro, A/SMA, 8.000, 168.62  …
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Meyer, Whiteley, and Martin lead Division 4 winners at No Problem Raceway

Rachel Meyer, Annie Whiteley, and Raymond Martin led the list of winners as the Division 4 Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series season kicked off at No Problem Raceway Park in Belle Rose, La.
01 Mar 2020
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Winners
The following are Sunday's final results from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, South Central Division Nitro on the Bayou: TOP ALCOHOL DRAGSTER Rachel Meyer, Mount Vernon, Mo., 5.347, 268.82  def. Jackie…
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NHRA Insider podcast: Erica Enders, Jack Beckman discuss hot starts to 2020

27 Feb 2020
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Insider Podcast
On this post-Phoenix episode of the NHRA Insider Podcast with Brian Lohnes, Erica Enders and Jack Beckman join the show to talk about the red-hot starts they have scored in Pro Stock and Funny Car, respectively.  Both guests provide really…
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NHRA Hot Rod Heritage Racing Series season preview: March Meet launch

The 2020 NHRA Hot Rod Heritage Racing Series kicks off March 5-8 at Auto Club Famoso Raceway in Bakersfield, Calif., with the prestigious the Good Vibrations Motorsports March Meet, an historic event that traces its roots back to the earliest history of the sport.
27 Feb 2020
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
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Heritage Series
The 2020 NHRA Hot Rod Heritage Racing Series kicks off March 5-8 at Auto Club Famoso Raceway in Bakersfield, Calif., with the prestigious the Good Vibrations Motorsports March Meet, an historic event that traces its roots back to the earliest…
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NHRA seeking vintage Pro Stock cars for 50th anniversary celebration

As part of NHRA’s yearlong 50 Years of Pro Stock celebration, NHRA is seeking vintage restored or re-created Pro Stock vehicles to display at select NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series national events.
26 Feb 2020
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Pro Stock
As part of NHRA’s yearlong 50 Years of Pro Stock celebration, NHRA is seeking vintage restored or re-created Pro Stock vehicles from five decades of class history to display at the popular Hot Rod Junction at select NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing…
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DRAW’s Tracy Winters Memorial Golf Tournament set for March 11 in Gainesville

DRAW, which provides financial support to drivers and crew members injured in a drag racing accident at a track, will host its annual Tracy Winters Memorial Golf Tournament, Wednesday, March 11, prior to the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals in Gainesville, Fla.
26 Feb 2020
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DRAW
DRAW’s Tracy Winters Memorial Golf Tournament will take place Wednesday, March 11, prior to the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals in Gainesville, Fla. The tournament is being held at the Ironwood Golf Course, which is close to Gainesville Raceway…
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Gaydosh to return to Pro Stock with new team, Strutmasters.com backing

John Gaydosh Jr. will return to Pro Stock with Beaver Motorsports at the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals.
26 Feb 2020
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John Gaydosh
John Gaydosh Jr. will return to Pro Stock with Beaver Motorsports at the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals. Gaydosh recently sold his racing operation and has been out of the driver’s seat for nearly a year.    Beaver Motorsports…
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International Drag Racing Hall of Fame announces 2020 Inductees and Honorees

Robert “Bones” Balogh, Lee Beard, Don Enriquez. Roy Hill, Billy Meyer, and Larry Minor will be inducted into the International Drag Racing Hall of Fame in March in Gainesville, Fla. in March.
25 Feb 2020
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Hall of Fame
Robert “Bones” Balogh, Lee Beard, Don Enriquez. Roy Hill, Billy Meyer, and Larry Minor will be inducted into the International Drag Racing Hall of Fame in March in Gainesville, Fla. The Don Garlits Museum of Drag Racing, home of the International…
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Funny Car’s Dave Richards plans 10-race schedule, patriotic theme in Gainesville

Paul Richards Racing Funny Car driver Dave Richards will make his 2020 season debut at the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals and is geared up to debut a new patriotic theme on his Ford Mustang.
25 Feb 2020
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Dave Richards
Paul Richards Racing Funny Car driver Dave Richards will make his 2020 season debut at the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals and is geared up to debut a new patriotic theme on his Ford Mustang. “The Mahoney family with Prestige Site Works is…
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Mickey Thompson Tires Pro Bike Battle points race continues anew in Gainesville

25 Feb 2020
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Mickey Thompson
The Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals will kick off the 2020 Pro Stock Motorcycle season and with it the continuation of the battle for spots in the eight-bike Mickey Thompson Tires Pro Bike Battle event. Riders earn points for the Mickey…
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Jay Turner runs fastest-ever speed, wins NHRA Arizona Nationals title

25 Feb 2020
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Jay Turner
Former world champ Jay Turner got back into the winner’s circle in the Mickey Thompson Tires Top Fuel Harley Series, defeating red-lighting Rickey House in the final round of the NHRA Arizona Nationals. It was Turner's first win since last year'…
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Tom Bailey vs. Rod Tschiggfrie in NHRA Street Car Showdown at the Gatornationals

Tom Bailey and Rod Tschiggfrie, two of the best street car racers on the planet, will participate in the NHRA Street Car Showdown at the Gatornationals, a special grudge match held during the 51st annual Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals.
25 Feb 2020
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
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Street Car Showdown
Tom Bailey and Rod Tschiggfrie, two of the best street car racers on the planet, will go head-to-head in the NHRA Street Car Showdown at the Gatornationals, a special grudge match held during the 51st annual Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals.…
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Carter, Rizzoli, and Burton lead NHRA Arizona Nationals Sportsman champions

Dean Carter, Kyle Rizzoli, and Brad Burton led the list of Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series winners at the 36th annual NHRA Arizona Nationals
23 Feb 2020
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Kyle Rizzoli
Sunday's final Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series results from the 36th annual NHRA Arizona Nationals at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park. COMP Dean Carter, Dragster, 6.904, 177.00 def. Doug Lambeck, Pontiac Sunfire, 8.335, 160.54…
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Frech, Crutchfield, Terry Taylor lead Division 2 winners at South Georgia

John Frech, Mike Crutchfield, and Terry Taylor led the list of winners at the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series' Southeast Division event at South Georgia Motorsports Park in Cecil, Ga.
23 Feb 2020
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Division 2
The following are Sunday's final results from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, Southeast Division event at South Georgia Motorsports Park: COMPETITION ELIMINATOR John Frech, Cortland, Ohio, '88 dragster, F/D,…
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Unofficial Mello Yello points standings

Unofficial point standings following the completion of the NHRA Arizona Nationals, race two of the 2020 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season.
23 Feb 2020
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Points
Unofficial point standings following the completion of the NHRA Arizona Nationals, race two of the 2020 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season. Official points will be posted here once they are…
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NHRA announces Sunday sellout at NHRA Arizona Nationals

NHRA officials announced a sellout crowd at the NHRA Arizona Nationals in Phoenix.
23 Feb 2020
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Phoenix
NHRA officials announced a sellout crowd for Sunday of the 35th annual NHRA Arizona Nationals in Phoenix. It's the first sellout of the 2020 Mello Yello NHRA Drag Racing season.  To get tickets for the next NHRA event in your area, check out…
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Final qualifying session of NHRA Arizona Nationals scheduled for 4 p.m.

The one and only Mello Yello professional session of qualifying is scheduled for 4 p.m. Mountain Time and is set to begin with Top Fuel.
22 Feb 2020
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Phoenix
NHRA officials announced there will be one final session of Mello Yello professional qualifying set to start at 4 p.m. Mountain Time followed by a round of Lucas Oil Sportsman eliminations. Professional qualifying will begin with Top Fuel, followed…
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Event update: Rain affecting NHRA Arizona Nationals Saturday qualifying

NHRA officials announced Mello Yello Saturday qualifying for the NHRA Arizona Nationals is planning to run despite inclement weather occurring throughout the area. Stay tuned to NHRA.com for more information.
22 Feb 2020
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Phoenix
Rain rolled into the Phoenix area Saturday morning but NHRA officials announced racing is still scheduled for Saturday at the NHRA Arizona Nationals at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park. The schedule may be affected or altered by the inclement…
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Sebring International Raceway named new NHRA Member Track

Sebring International Raceway will become an NHRA member track, joining Division 2, the Southwest division of NHRA member tracks.
21 Feb 2020
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Sebring
Sebring International Raceway will become an NHRA member track, joining Division 2, the Southwest division of NHRA member tracks. Sebring International Raceway, located in Sebring, Fla., is one of the oldest continuously operating racetracks in…
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Pro Stock Motorcycle/Pro Mod/Factory Stock previews highlight new issue of National Dragster

NHRA National Dragster's third issue of 2020, featuring coverage of the Lucas Oil NHRA Wintrrnationals and previewing the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals, is online for NHRA members and in the mail to homes and shops around the world.
20 Feb 2020
NHRA National Dragster staff
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ND cover
NHRA National Dragster's third issue of 2020, featuring coverage of the Lucas Oil NHRA Wintrrnationals and previewing the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals, is online for NHRA members and in the mail to homes and shops around the world. In…
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50 Years of Pro Stock: Bob Glidden’s desert dominance led to championships

Bob Glidden owned Pro Stock in the mid- to late-1980s, winning five straight championships from 1985-1989, a streak that coincided with his domination of the NHRA national event in Phoenix, which Glidden won in each its first four years.
19 Feb 2020
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
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Bob Glidden
Throughout 2020, NHRA will be celebrating 50 Years of Pro Stock with special exhibitions and features at national events and showcasing the long history of the class on its media channels. Prior to each event on the 2020 schedule, NHRA…
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NHRA, Game Time partner on a new line of stylized NHRA Premier Watches

19 Feb 2020
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NHRA
The NHRA and Game Time have partnered on a new line of stylized NHRA Premier Watches that tap into the rich history of NHRA speed and motor culture with a vintage twist.  The initial run includes models named Nitro, Vintage Pioneer,…
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AAA Texas FallNationals tickets on sale now after record renewal period

Tickets for the Oct. 15-18, AAA Texas FallNationals at Texas Motorplex are on sale now. Fans who buy any adult ticket with pit pass for any day of the FallNationals will receive one Texas Motorplex 35th Anniversary Commemorative Coin.
18 Feb 2020
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Dallas
Tickets for the Oct. 15-18, AAA Texas FallNationals are on sale now following a highly successful renewal period and while supplies last each order will receive a commemorative 35th-anniversary coin. The fourth of six Countdown championship playoff…
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Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals Sportsman Highlights

There were a dozen different Sportsman champions crowned during last week’s season-opening Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals presented by ProtectTheHarvest.com, and most of them didn’t need directions to find the winner’s circle.
18 Feb 2020
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
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Aryan Rochon
There were a dozen different Sportsman champions crowned during last week’s season-opening Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals presented by ProtectTheHarvest.com, and most of them didn’t need directions to find the winner’s circle. With the exception of…
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Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals Top Dragster winner Paul Nero

18 Feb 2020
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Two years removed from a Top Dragster presented by Vortech Superchargers championship, Paul Nero is still going strong and earned his fourth career win in the class by stopping Chuck Phelps in the final round. Nero gained a sizable lead at the…
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Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals Top Sportsman winner Don Meziere

18 Feb 2020
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Don Meziere made a triumphant return to Auto Club Raceway at Pomona, where he claimed his first national event title in Super Comp in 2014, and this time, he earned career win No. 4 in the Top Sportsman presented by Vortech Superchargers class.…
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Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals Super Street winner Gary Ericksen

18 Feb 2020
NHRA National Dragster staff
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More than a decade after his last national event win in Seattle in 2009, Gary Erickswn visited the winner’s circle again when he wheeled his Ford Probe to the Super Street title. Ericksen, who also won in Seattle in 2005, held off final-round…
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Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals Super Gas winner Val Torres Sr.

18 Feb 2020
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Val Torres Sr. now has seven national event Wallys, including two from Pomona after his latest victory in Super Gas. Torres trailed opponent Greg Ventura off the starting line by two hundredths but turned on the win light by running a 9.929 to…
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Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals Super Comp winner Parker Theobald

18 Feb 2020
NHRA National Dragster staff
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There were a number of great storylines to emerge from the 60th annual Pomona opener, but it was hard to top the Super Comp final that featured the Theobald brothers. Each seeking their first national event Wally, Parker, 19, the reigning Div. 7…
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Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals Stock winner Brian McClanahan

18 Feb 2020
NHRA National Dragster staff
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For many hardcore fans of NHRA class racing, the Stock eliminator final was worth the price of admission since it featured a heads-up AA/SA contest between Brian McClanahan’s ’69 Camaro and Robert Pond’s ’64 Thunderbolt. Following a pair of…
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