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Dodge Hemi Challenge returns to Denso NHRA U.S. Nationals as Jimmy Daniels goes for win No. 5

The annual Dodge Hemi Challenge set to take place during the Denso NHRA U.S. Nationals in Indianapolis where Jimmy Daniels will be seeking a record fifth-straight title in his '68 Dodge Dart.
03 Sep 2020
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More than 50 years after the iconic 1968 Hemi-powered Dodge Darts and Plymouth Barracuda factory race cars first appeared on the drag strip, loyal racers and fans will once again be able to see the iconic cars race head-to-head in the ever-popular…
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Top Fuel rookie Justin Ashley hopes Indy final is the first of many

Top Fuel rookie Justin Ashley chats with NHRA's Brian Lohnes via Skype to discuss his recent sponsorship announcement, his plans for the upcoming Denso Spark Plugs NHRA U.S. Nationals and his first Top Fuel final round against T.J. Zizzo.
03 Sep 2020
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Electric Ford Mustang Cobra Jet to match race at U.S. Nationals this weekend

Ford Performance will reveal its prototype electric Mustang Cobra Jet 1400 at the 2020 Denso Spark Plugs NHRA U.S. Nationals. Bob Tasca III and Tony Pedregon will match race electric and supercharged V8 versions of the car for racers and fans.
03 Sep 2020
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The Denso Spark Plugs NHRA U.S. Nationals  has been chosen by Ford Performance  to showcase the Mustang Cobra Jet 1400 where the car will first run in public this weekend. Ford NHRA Funny Car Driver Bob Tasca III will pilot the electric…
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Third JEGS SPORTSnationals event will round out revised Pacific Division schedule

NHRA officials announced the addition of a third JEGS SPORTSnationals event to take place Oct. 24-25 during a doubleheader event at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway as part of a revised Pacific Division Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series schedule.
02 Sep 2020
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NHRA officials announced the addition of a third JEGS SPORTSnationals event to take place Oct. 24-25 at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway as part of a doubleheader event with a Pacific Division Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series at the facility.…
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2020 NHRA Hot Rod Heritage Racing Series season will conclude Sept. 18-19

As the result of the cancellation of the California Hot Rod Reunion, the traditional season finale for the NHRA Hot Rod Heritage Racing Series, NHRA officials have announced that the season will now conclude at two separate events on the weekend of Sept. 18-19.
02 Sep 2020
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As the result of the cancellation of the California Hot Rod Reunion, the traditional season finale for the NHRA Hot Rod Heritage Racing Series, NHRA officials have announced that the season will now conclude at two separate events on the weekend of…
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NHRA announces balance of 2020 Mello Yello season; six more races scheduled

NHRA has announced the schedule for the remainder of the 2020 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season, with six national events to complete the 2020 season. 
02 Sep 2020
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NHRA has announced the schedule for the remainder of the 2020 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season. In collaboration with all stakeholders, NHRA plans to hold six national events to complete the 2020 season.  The 2020 NHRA season…
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NHRA pros revel in a chance to make history at the Denso Spark Plugs NHRA U.S. Nationals

As NHRA's oldest and most prestigious race, the Denso Spark Plugs NHRA U.S. Nationals has ba special meaning for Mello Yello Drag Racing Series competitors including Ron Capps, Clay Millican, Jeg Coughlin Jr., and Angelle Sampey.
02 Sep 2020
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It’s the biggest weekend of the season for NHRA Mello Yello Series racers and Ron Capps is feeling plenty of momentum as he prepares to race on the sport’s grandest stage. The 2016 Funny Car world champion won at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis…
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NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series national championship points structure

After announcing the revised 2020 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series schedule, NHRA officials outlined the structure for Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series national championships.
02 Sep 2020
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After announcing a revised NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series schedule today, NHRA officials wanted to repost an announcement from May 19, 2020 regarding the structure for Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series national championship. Top Alcohol…
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California Hot Rod Reunion canceled

The Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum officials have announced the cancellation of the 2020 California Hot Rod Reunion presented by the Automobile Club of Southern California at Auto Club Famoso Raceway in Bakersfield, Calif. 
02 Sep 2020
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The Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum officials announced today the cancellation of the 2020 California Hot Rod Reunion presented by the Automobile Club of Southern California at Auto Club Famoso Raceway in Bakersfield, Calif.  “We made…
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NHRA announces relocation of Summit Racing Series National Championship

NHRA officials have announced that the Summit Racing Series National Championships will be contested at the Dodge NHRA Finals, Oct. 30 – Nov. 1 at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. 
02 Sep 2020
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NHRA officials have announced that the Summit Racing Series National Championships will be contested at the Dodge NHRA Finals, Oct. 30 – Nov. 1 at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.  Racers from all over the country will converge upon…
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JEGS Allstars event adds extra drama to historic U.S. Nationals

The best Sportsman racers that NHRA has to offer are headed for historic Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis this weekend to take part in the 36th annual JEGS Allstars, a special event held Friday at the Denso Spark Plugs U.S. Nationals.
01 Sep 2020
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The best Sportsman racers that NHRA has to offer are headed for historic Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis this weekend to take part in the 36th annual JEGS Allstars, a special event held during the Denso Spark Plugs U.S. Nationals. The event was…
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Special bonuses on the line for JEGS Allstars competitors at U.S. Nationals

In addition to the prestige and cash prizes that go with winning the JEGS Allstars competition, racers in the annual Sportsman-racer clash this year will also be vying for JEGS Performance Gift Cards during competition Friday at the Denso Spark Plugs NHRA U.S. Nationals.
01 Sep 2020
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In addition to the prestige and cash prizes that go with winning the JEGS Allstars competition, racers in the annual Sportsman-racer clash this year will also be vying for JEGS Performance Gift Cards during competition Friday at the Denso Spark…
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Denso Spark Plugs NHRA U.S. Nationals entry list approaches 900 competitors

In the midst of what, by any measure, has been a challenging year, racers have continued to turn out and show their support for NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series and Lucas Oil Series events. That trend continued this week when the final entry list for the Denso Spark Plugs NHRA U.S. Nationals closed with an official tally of 891 entries across 17 eliminators.
01 Sep 2020
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
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In the midst of what, by any measure, has been a challenging year, racers have continued to turn out and show their support for NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series and Lucas Oil Series events. That trend continued this week when the final entry list…
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Justin Ashley Racing adds Manscaped sponsorship beginning at U.S. Nationals

Rookie Top Fuel racer Justin Ashley has added Manscaped as a major associate sponsor. The marketing partnership will cover the remainder of the 2020 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season beginning this weekend at the Denso Spark Plugs NHRA U.S. Nationals.
01 Sep 2020
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Rookie Top Fuel racer Justin Ashley has added Manscaped as a major associate sponsor. The marketing partnership will cover the remainder of the 2020 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season beginning this weekend at the Denso Spark Plugs NHRA U.S…
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Alexis DeJoria ready to pursue second Indy Funny Car title

Alexis DeJoria won the Denso U.S. Nationals Funny Car title in 2014. Now, after a successful test session, she's looking for a second title with her ROKiT/ABK Beer Toyota.
01 Sep 2020
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Defending Top Alcohol Dragster champion Megan Meyer to step away following 2020

Megan Meyer, the defending NHRA Top Alcohol Dragster, world champion, will step away from the class after completing the 2020 season. Meyer won the championship driving the NGK Spark Plugs A/Fuel dragster tuned by her father and team owner, Randy Meyer.
31 Aug 2020
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 Megan Meyer, the defending NHRA Top Alcohol Dragster, world champion, will step away from the class after completing the 2020 season. Meyer won the championship driving the NGK Spark Plugs A/Fuel dragster tuned by her father and team owner,…
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Virtual NHRA Youth & Education Services (YES) program offers digital curriculum

In light of the ever-evolving COVID-19 pandemic and in accordance with the recommendation of state and local agencies, NHRA Youth and Education Services will now offer a brand-new digital curriculum to schools. 
31 Aug 2020
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In light of the ever-evolving COVID-19 pandemic and in accordance with the recommendation of state and local agencies, NHRA Youth and Education Services will now offer a brand-new digital curriculum to schools.    This Virtual NHRA YES…
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Bourgeois, Miller, and Latino star at Division 4 Alamo City Motorplex event

Craig Bourgeois, Jeff Miller, and David Latino were among the chamopions as the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, South Central Division wasin action at Alamo City Motorplex.
29 Aug 2020
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The following are Sunday's final results from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, South Central Division event at Alamo City Motorplex: COMPETITION ELIMINATORCOMPETITION ELIMINATOR Craig Bourgeois, Metairie, La., '05…
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Beech Bend Lucas Oil Series event rained out; will complete in Madison Sept. 24-27

Despite best attempts, NHRA was unable to complete this event due to rain, The event will be completed at the LODRS doubleheader at World Wide Technology Raceway Sept. 24 – 27.
28 Aug 2020
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Despite best attempts, NHRA was unable to complete this event due to rain. The event will be completed at the LODRS doubleheader at World Wide Technology Raceway Sept. 24 – 27.  Currently there are 57 entries left in competition and final…
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First-round matchups set for Mickey Thompson Tires Pro Bike Battle at Indy

The first-round pairings for the Mickey Thompson Tires Pro Bike Battle, which will be conducted at the Denso Spark Plugs NHRA U.S. Nationals, were determined in an online conference call hosted by NHRA’s Brian Lohnes
28 Aug 2020
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The first-round pairings for the Mickey Thompson Tires Pro Bike Battle, which will be conducted at the Denso Spark Plugs NHRA U.S. Nationals, were determined in an online conference call hosted by NHRA’s Brian Lohnes The first-round…
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Cowie, Hough, and Engels top Northwest winners at Yellowstone Drag Strip

Shawn Cowie, Brian Hough, and Doug Engels led the list of champions as tThe NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series' Northwest Division was in action at Yellowstone Drag Strip.
27 Aug 2020
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The following are Saturday's final results from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, Northwest Division event at Yellowstone Drag Strip: TOP ALCOHOL DRAGSTER Shawn Cowie, Langley, B.C., 15.462, 47.97  def. Joey…
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David Rampy will return at Indy for final shot at first JEGS Allstars victory

NHRA Sportsman-racing superstars David Rampy, who retired from driving ta the end of the 2019 season, will come out of retirement for one final race to try to win his first JEGS Allstars at the Denso Spark Plugs NHRA U.S. Nationals.
26 Aug 2020
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
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NHRA Sportsman-racing superstars David Rampy, who retired from driving ta the end of the 2019 season, will come out of retirement for one final race to try to win his first JEGS Allstars at the Denso Spark Plugs NHRA U.S. Nationals. With 100…
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Pre-U.S. Nationals testing under way at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis

Race teams are testing at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis in advance of next weekend's Denso Spark Plugs NHRA U.S. Nationals. Among those making passes were J.R. Todd, Doug Kalitta, Alexis DeJoria, and others.
25 Aug 2020
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Schedule update for Alamo City Motorplex Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event

With the uncertainty poised by incoming Hurricane Laura, NHRA officials are adjusting the event schedule for the Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event at Alamo City Motorplex. 
25 Aug 2020
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With the uncertainty poised by incoming Hurricane Laura, NHRA officials are adjusting the event schedule for the Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event at Alamo City Motorplex.  NHRA officials and Alamo Motorplex staff are following the current…
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Triple threat Aaron Stanfield stays busy in Pro Stock, Factory Stock, and Top Dragster

Third-generation prodigy Aaron Stanfield joined NHRA's Brian Lohnes via Skype to talk about racing in Pro Stock, Factory Stock, and Top Dragster, and his prospects for success at the upcoming Denso U.S. Nationals.
25 Aug 2020
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Tickets on sale for action-packed AAA Texas FallNationals in October

Celebrating its 35th year of showcasing the fastest sport in the world, Texas Motorplex is moving forward with the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series in October. All four Mello Yello classes plus Pro Mod, Top Fuel Harley, and Factory Stock will be contested at the event.
24 Aug 2020
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Celebrating its 35th year of showcasing the fastest sport in the world, Texas Motorplex is moving forward with the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series in October. The NHRA AAA Texas FallNationals will be contested Oct. 15-18 at the world-class…
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JEGS SPORTSnationals halted by rain; completion is set for multiple events

Racing at the JEGS SPORTSnationals at New England Dragway was halted by rain late Saturday, which will force all of the eliminators to be finished at a variety of events over the coming weeks. 
22 Aug 2020
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Racing at the JEGS SPORTSnationals at New England Dragway was halted by rain late Saturday, which will force all of the eliminators to be finished at a variety of events over the coming weeks.  The Comp final, Super Stock quarterfinals…
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Hector Arana Jr. talks Pro Stock Motorcycle with NHRA's Brian Lohnes

Pro Stock Motorcycle's Hector Arana Jr. joined NHRA's Brian Lohnes for an exclusive Skype interview where they discuss the performance of their Lucas Oil EBR and the upcoming Denso U.S. Nationals and Mickey Thompson Pro Bike Battle.
22 Aug 2020
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Indiana native J.R. Todd prepares for another shot at U.S. Nationals glory

Funny Car champion J.R. Todd recently joined NHRA's Brian Lohnes via Skype to discuss his recent final round appearance, the effect of multiple events in Indy, and his outlook for the upcoming Denso Spark Plugs NHRA U.S. Nationals.
21 Aug 2020
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D'Agnolo, Iacono, and Williams lead New England Dragway LORDS winners

Peter D'Agnolo, Michael Iacono, and Lenny Williams led the list of winners as the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Northeast Division competed at New England Dragway as prt of the JEGS SPORTSnationals main event.
21 Aug 2020
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The following are Friday's final results from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, Northeast Division event at New England Dragway: COMPETITION ELIMINATOR Peter D`Agnolo, Rochester, N.Y., '10 Cobalt, D/SMA, 8.330, 155.38…
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