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New issue of NHRA National Dragster highlights Richmond, Sportsman racing

The new issue of NHRA National Dragster magazine, spotlighting coverage from the Virginia NHRA Nationals and packed with other features on NHRA Sportsman racers, is available online and in the mail to NHRA Members around the world.
03 Jun 2022
NHRA National Dragster staff
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NHRA National Dragster
Read the new issue The new issue of NHRA National Dragster magazine, spotlighting coverage from the…
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Watch this weekend's Division 3 and 5 Lucas Oil Series events for free on NHRA.tv

NHRA fans can watch the Division 3 NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event from Summit Motorsports Park and the Division 5 NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event from Brainerd Int'l Raceway for free starting Friday on NHRA.tv powered by National Dragster.
02 Jun 2022
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NHRA.tv
NHRA fans can watch the Division 3 NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event from Summit Motorsports Park and the Division 5 NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event from Brainerd Int'l Raceway for free starting Friday on NHRA.tv powered by …
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Clean Harbors will be highlighted by Kalitta Motorsports at New England Nationals

Kalitta Motorsports and Clean Harbors, along with its Safety-Kleen subsidiary, will be joining forces to highlight increased visibility to environmental sustainability at this weekend’s NHRA New England Nationals. 
02 Jun 2022
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Clean Harbors
Kalitta Motorsports and Clean Harbors, along with its Safety-Kleen subsidiary, will be joining forces to highlight increased visibility to environmental sustainability at this weekend’s NHRA New England Nationals.  The Clean Harbors logo…
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Bob Tasca III throws out first pitch at Fenway Park prior to Red Sox game

New England-based NHRA Funny Car driver Bob Tasca III threw out the first pitch at fabled Fenway Park Wednesday night prior to the Boston Red Sox’s 7-1 victory over the Cincinnati Reds.
02 Jun 2022
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Mady Ayesh named first female Division Director in NHRA history

Mady Ayesh has been named the NHRA’s South Central Division (Division 4) Division Director, becoming the first female division director in NHRA history.
02 Jun 2022
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Mady Ayesh
Mady Ayesh has been named the NHRA’s South Central Division (Division 4) Division Director, becoming the first female division director in NHRA history. Division 4 serves member tracks in Arkansas, Mississippi, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and…
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Repaved staging lanes, renovated bathrooms head Brainerd improvements

Racers headed to Brainerd Int’l Raceway for this weekend's big Division 5 NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event or the Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals later this year will be greeted by freshly- epaved staging lanes, and fans will enjoy newly renovated restrooms through the legendary Minnesota facility.
01 Jun 2022
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
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Brainerd Int’l Raceway
Racers headed to Brainerd Int’l Raceway for this weekend's big Division 5 NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event or the Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals later this year will be greeted by freshly repaved staging lanes, and fans will enjoy newly renovated…
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Sand Haulers of America extends relationship with Caruso for Epping, Bristol

Sand Haulers of America has extended their primary sponsorship relationship with Pro Stock rookie sensation Camrie Caruso to include the NHRA New England Nationals and the NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals.
01 Jun 2022
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Camrie Caruso
After a breakout weekend in Houston at the NHRA SpringNationals, Sand Haulers of America has extended their primary sponsorship relationship with Pro Stock rookie sensation Camrie Caruso to include the NHRA New England Nationals and the NHRA Thunder…
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Right Trailers named title sponsor of NHRA Jr. Drag Racing League Conference Finals

Right Trailers is the new title rights sponsor of the NHRA Summit Racing Jr. Drag Racing League Eastern and Western Conference Finals.
01 Jun 2022
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Conference Finals
Right Trailers is the new title rights sponsor of the NHRA Summit Racing Jr. Drag Racing League Eastern and Western Conference Finals. The Eastern and Western Conference Finals serve as the final events for the NHRA Jr. Drag Racing League. Nearly…
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Cummings, Cox, and Szupka lead Division 1 winners at Maple Grove Raceway

Matt Cummings, DJ Cox Jr.,and Steve Szupka led the list of winners as the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Northeast Division was in action at Maple Grove Raceway.
28 May 2022
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Division 1
The following are Sunday's final results from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, Northeast Division event at Maple Grove Raceway TOP ALCOHOL DRAGSTER Matt Cummings, Delray Beach, Fla., 5.401, 273.44  def. Jared Dreher…
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2022 Virginia NHRA Nationals Top Dragster winner Chad Traylor

27 May 2022
NHRA National Dragster staff
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It took three years, but Chad Traylor was able to successfully defend his Top Dragster title from the 2019 Richmond event. After defeating Robert Houston in the final three years ago, Traylor got his second win by stopping Houston’s son, Junior, in…
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2022 Virginia NHRA Nationals Super Gas winner Frank Altilio

27 May 2022
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Frank Altilio, runner-up at this event last year and runner-up at this year’s Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals, went the distance this time in his Chevy S-10 truck for his third career win and his second at zMAX Dragway. Altilio, who won the…
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2022 Virginia NHRA Nationals Super Comp winner John Labbous Jr.

27 May 2022
NHRA National Dragster staff
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01:36
John Labbous Jr. reached the double-digit mark in career national event wins, notching victory No. 10 in Richmond by defeating Deb Moses in the final round. In pursuit of her first career win, Moses, the Epping runner-up in 2020, caught a clutch .…
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PRI celebrates grand opening of Speedway, Ind. Headquarters

Performance Racing Industry strengthens commitment to motorsports and welcomes racers and race fans in Indianapolis, the racing capital of the world.
27 May 2022
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PRI
Racers and dignitaries, including three-time NHRA Top Fuel world champion Antron Brown, joined hundreds of motorsports professionals for the grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony of the new Performance Racing Industry (PRI) Membership…
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2022 Virginia NHRA Nationals Stock winner Jeff Longhany

27 May 2022
NHRA National Dragster staff
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03:16
Five years after dropping his first final round to David Rampy in Atlanta, Jeff Longhany came through for a long-awaited first national event victory. Longhany finished the job by driving his Corvette to an eight-thousandths win against 2019…
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2022 Virginia NHRA Nationals Super Stock winner Bryan Worner

27 May 2022
NHRA National Dragster staff
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02:08
  Former world champ Bryan Worner picked up his seventh national event win by beating 2021 Gainesville champ Sterling Simmons in the final. The final round was a great side-by-side race with Worner taking the win with a 10.15 on his 10.13…
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2022 Virginia NHRA Nationals Competition Eliminator winner David Eaton

27 May 2022
NHRA National Dragster staff
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01:59
  After going winless since 2009, David Eaton has now won twice in the 2022 season with his Pro Stock-engined A/AP Bantam. Eaton, winner earlier this season at the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals, powered to his second victory on the…
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Sacramento Raceway’s David Rudd bags historic 100th Street Legal victory

David Rudd, who competes regularly at NHRA member track Sacramento Raceway Park, recently achieved an historic milestone by winning his 100th race during the Wednesday night Street Legal event.
27 May 2022
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
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David Rudd
No matter the sport, 100 victories is a big deal and that’s especially true in NHRA drag racing. Consider that in 70-plus years of national event competition, just five drivers have won 100 national events. By now, most NHRA fans are familiar…
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Drag racing gives voice to the man who spoke for us all: Dave McClelland (1937-2022)

For decades, Dave McClelland gave voice to hot rodders and NHRA racers across the country. With his passing, we asked for your stories to give Big Mac a voice now.
25 May 2022
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Dave McClelland
Golden-throated Dave McClelland, the voice of the NHRA through the 1970s, ‘80s, and early '90s, both on television and at the racetrack, passed away May 22 of natural causes. He was 85. McClelland, whose skills, talent, and charm reached all…
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Watch this weekend's Division 1 Lucas Oil Series event for free on NHRA.tv

NHRA fans can watch the Division 1 NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event from Maple Grove Raceway for free starting Friday on NHRA.tv powered by National Dragster.
25 May 2022
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Division 1 Lucas Oil
NHRA fans can watch the Division 1 NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event from Maple Grove Raceway for free starting Friday on NHRA.tv powered by National Dragster. Presenting sponsors of NHRA.tv Sportsman coverage from the event…
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From crewman to racer, Matt Sackman is going all-in to chase his Top Fuel dreams

A longtime member of Antron Brown's champonship winning Top Fuel team, Matt Sackman is also a winner in Top Dragster and Top Alcohol Dragster and now he has his sights set on racing in Top Fuel.
25 May 2022
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Bob Tasca III looks to capitalize on "home court advantage" in Epping

Funny Car championship contender Bob Tasca III returns to his home event at New England Dragway in search of his first victory of the 2022 season.
25 May 2022
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Virginia NHRA Nationals Sportsman final-round video highlights

Final-round video highlights from Lucas Oil NHRA Drag Racing Series action at the Virginia NHRA Nationals.
24 May 2022
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Virginia NHRA Nationals
After going winless since 2009, David Eaton, near lane, has now won  in Comp twice in the 2022 season with his Pro Stock-engined A/AP Bantam. Eaton, winner earlier this season at the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals,…
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NHRA Camping World Series to bring 330-mph action to historic New England Dragway

With a scenic setting and some of the most passionate fans in drag racing, the NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series is set to return to New England Dragway for the NHRA New England Nationals on June 3-5.
23 May 2022
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New England Dragway
With a scenic setting and some of the most passionate fans in drag racing, the NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series is set to return to New England Dragway for the NHRA New England Nationals on June 3-5. It is the eighth of 22 races during the…
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Dave McClelland, famed announcer and early voice of the NHRA, passes away

Golden-throated Dave McClelland, the voice of the NHRA through the 1970s, ‘80s, and '90s both on television and at the racetrack, passed away May 22 of natural causes. He was 85.
22 May 2022
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
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Dave McClelland 13
Golden-throated Dave McClelland, the voice of the NHRA through the 1970s, ‘80s, and early '90s, both on television and at the racetrack, passed away May 22 of natural causes. He was 85. McClelland, whose skills, talent, and charm reached all…
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Stalba, Cox, Mayers lead winners at Division 1 Cecil County Dragway event

Karen Stalba, DJ Cox Jr., and Keith Mayers led the list of winners as the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Northeast Division was in action at Cecil County Dragway.
22 May 2022
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Division 1
The following are Saturday's final results from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, Northeast Division event at Cecil County Dragway: TOP ALCOHOL DRAGSTER Karen Stalba, Hammonton, N.J., 5.243, 273.27  def. Jackie Fricke…
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Warter, Cour, Sorenson lead winners at Northwest Division kickoff event

Ryan Warter, Christopher Cour, and Joe Sorenson led the list of winners as the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Northwest Division was in action at Firebird Raceway.
20 May 2022
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Division 6
The following are Sunday's final results from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, Northwest Division event at Firebird Raceway: COMPETITION ELIMINATOR Ryan Warter, Olalla, Wash., '05 Sunfire, D/SM, 9.616, 109.19  def.…
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Sackman, Esz, Voges scores wins at Lucas Oil Indianapolis Raceway Park

Matt Sackman, Phil Esz, and Chad Voges led the list of winners as the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series North Central Division competed at Lucas Oil Indianapolis Raceway Park.
20 May 2022
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Division 3
The following are Sunday's final results from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, North Central Division event at Lucas Oil Indianapolis Raceway Park: TOP ALCOHOL DRAGSTER Matt Sackman, Channahon, Ill., 5.247, 268.92  …
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Eaton, Longhany remain hot with wins at Rockingham Division 2 event

Virginia NHRA Nationals champs David Eaton (Comp) and Jeff Longhany (Stock) continued their hot streaks with wins as the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Southeast Division was in action at Rockingham Dragway.
20 May 2022
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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 Rockingham Dragway: COMPETITION ELIMINATOR David Eaton, Merrit Island, Fla., '32 Bantam, A/AP, 6.686, 179.49…
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Tickets on sale now for the Holley National Hot Rod Reunion —June 16-18, Beech Bend Raceway

20 May 2022
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Tickets on sale now for the Holley National Hot Rod Reunion Beech Bend Raceway
Join us for the 19th Annual Holley National Hot Rod Reunion presented by AAA Insurance, June 16-18 at Beech Bend Raceway Park, in Bowling Green, Kentucky. Experience the best in quarter-mile nostalgia drag racing; vintage speed parts and…
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Nataas, Gordon, Kamplain lead alky winners at Texas Motorplex doubleheader

Julie Nataas, Doug Gordon, and Greg Kamplain led the list of winners as the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series South Central Division was in action at Texas Motorplex
20 May 2022
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Division 4
The following are Sunday's final results from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, South Central Division event at Texas Motorplex: TOP ALCOHOL DRAGSTER Julie Nataas, Brownsburg, Ind., 5.441, 267.57  def. Steve Collier…
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