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World Wide Technology Raceway to host doubleheader Lucas Oil Series events

NHRA and World Wide Technology Raceway have announced that the track’s popular NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series regional event, originally scheduled for October, will move to the weekend of Sept. 26-27, making for a double-header weekend the week before the track's national event.
20 Aug 2020
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St. Louis
NHRA and World Wide Technology Raceway have announced that the track’s popular NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series regional event, originally scheduled for October, will move to the weekend of Sept. 26-27 following the addition of a Lucas Oil Series…
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DSR ramps up efforts for Riley Hospital for Children approaching U.S. Nationals

Due to the ongoing global COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 Don Schumacher Racing Open House has been canceled, but DSR remains committed to raising funds for Riley's children’s hospital, and is launching a series of virtual fundraisers.
20 Aug 2020
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Don Schumacher Racing
Due to the ongoing global COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 Don Schumacher Racing Open House has been canceled, but DSR remains committed to raising funds for its hometown children’s hospital, and is launching a series of virtual fundraisers surrounding…
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Choice of throwback car design for U.S. Nationals an easy one for Coughlin

Jeg Coughlin Jr. will help celebrate the 50th anniversary of NHRA Pro Stock racing with a throwback car design at this year's 66th annual Denso Spark Plugs NHRA U.S. Nationals, making a callback to the 2000 design with which he won Indy and the championship in 2000.
20 Aug 2020
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Jeg Coughlin
Jeg Coughlin Jr. will help celebrate the 50th anniversary of NHRA Pro Stock racing with a throwback car design at this year's 66th annual Denso Spark Plugs NHRA U.S. Nationals. The choice of design was easy for the five-time class champion.…
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U.S. Nationals preview, racing coverage highlight new National Dragster issue

The latest issue of NHRA National Dragster magazine, previewing the Denso Spark Plugs NHRA U.S. Nationals and fetauring coverage of the Dodge NHRA Indy Nationals, is now online, still available free for all to read, and in the mail to NHRA members around the world.
20 Aug 2020
NHRA National Dragster staff
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JEGS SPORTSnationals set for first stop at historic New England Dragway

Just weeks after the successful conclusion of JEGS Speedweek at National Trail Raceway, the popular JEGS SPORTSnationals will make its first stop in the Northeast this Thursday-Sunday at historic New England Dragway.
20 Aug 2020
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Sportsnationals
Just weeks after the successful conclusion of JEGS Speedweek at National Trail Raceway, the popular JEGS SPORTSnationals will make its first stop in the Northeast this Thursday-Sunday at historic New England Dragway.   The event, which will…
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Ron Capps and the NAPA team ready to take on the Denso U.S. Nationals

Fresh off his win at the Dodge NHRA Indy Nationals, Ron Capps and his NAPA team are prepared to go after the one title that has so far eluded them, the Denso Spark Plugs U.S. Nationals.
19 Aug 2020
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DSR reflects on Chandler family ‘Giving Car’ program as it celebrates its final run

Giving back has long been a core value of the Don Schumacher Racing fabric, and with the launch of the Chandler family ‘Giving Car’ program in 2014, DSR significantly amplified its charitable efforts over the past seven years.
19 Aug 2020
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DSR
Giving back has long been a core value of the Don Schumacher Racing fabric, and with the launch of the Chandler family ‘Giving Car’ program in 2014, DSR significantly amplified its charitable efforts over the past seven years. The program, which…
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Thousands of NHRA racers set to compete for Summit E.T. Racing Series titles

From a starting field that numbers in the thousands, the process to ultimately crown four national champions in the NHRA Summit E.T. Racing Series is well underway.
18 Aug 2020
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
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From a starting field that numbers in the thousands, the process to ultimately crown four national champions in the NHRA Summit E.T. Racing Series is well underway. The NHRA Summit Racing Series that is contested across North America forms the world…
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Summit Racing Series wild card entrants selected in online drawing

Following a random drawing hosted by NHRA announcers Brian Lohnes and Alan Reinhart, the wild card positions for the upcoming Summit E.T. Racing Series Finals have been selected.
18 Aug 2020
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Eight-time NHRA Top Fuel champ Tony Schumacher returns for six more 2020 races

Tony Schumacher, the winningest Top Fuel driver in NHRA history, will return to the seat of a Don Schumacher Racing Top Fuel dragster to compete at six of the remaining 2020 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series events.
18 Aug 2020
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Tony Schumacher
Tony Schumacher, the winningest Top Fuel driver in NHRA history, will return to the seat of a Don Schumacher Racing Top Fuel dragster to compete at six of the remaining 2020 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series events. Schumacher temporarily…
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Mopar Express Lane NHRA Nationals canceled due to pandemic

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, NHRA and Maple Grove Raceway have made the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 Mopar Express Lane NHRA Nationals presented by Pennzoil.
17 Aug 2020
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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, NHRA and Maple Grove Raceway have made the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 Mopar Express Lane NHRA Nationals presented by Pennzoil. “We are extremely disappointed to announce the cancellation of the September…
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U.S. Nationals offers prestigious stage for 2020 JEGS Allstars competition

For more than 35 years, the JEGS Allstars has assembled the top Sportsman drivers in the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series to face off in a battle for individual and team honors. The 2020 JEGS Allstars event will take during the Denso Spark Plugs NHRA U.S. Nationals, adding even more prestige to the event.
17 Aug 2020
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
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Allstars
JEGS.com, one of the largest high-performance automotive equipment retailers in the United States, once again sets the stage for one of the most intense Sportsman competitions of the year. For more than 35 years, the JEGS Allstars has assembled the…
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Edwards, Gaynor, and Lang lead Division 6 winners at Firebird Raceway

John Edwards, Tom Gaynor, and Jody Lang led the list of winners as the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Northwest Division competed at Firebird Raceway.
16 Aug 2020
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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 John Edwards, Nampa, Idaho, '19 Camaro, C/AA, 7.663, 181.72  def.…
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NHRA community rallies around injured members following roadway incident

The outpouring of concern and sympathy from the NHRA community in the wake of Sunday evening’s roadway accident in Brownsburg, Ind., that severely injured NHRA competitors Dom Lagana, Richie Crampton, and Jake Sanders has been inspiring to the family and friends of the trio.
12 Aug 2020
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Lagana
The outpouring of concern and sympathy from the NHRA community in the wake of Sunday evening’s roadway accident in Brownsburg, Ind., that severely injured NHRA competitors Dom Lagana, Richie Crampton, and Jake Sanders has been inspiring to the…
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Field of elite eight riders prepared for epic Mickey Thompson Pro Bike Battle

12 Aug 2020
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At the upcoming Denso U.S. Nationals, one Pro Stock Motorcycle rider will walk away with $25,000 but earning it won’t be easy. In order to claim the windfall, a rider will have to outlast world-class competition in the Mickey Thompson Tires Pro Bike…
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NHRA announces a revised structure for Super Stock and Stock class at U.S. Nationals

Revised format for Super Stock and Stock class eliminations at the Denso U.S. Nationals will feature the two quickest drivers in each class.
11 Aug 2020
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NHRA officials have announced a revised structure for Super Stock and Stock class at the DENSO Spark Plugs NHRA U.S. Nationals.  Under the revised structure, the two quickest cars in each class or combo after the first qualifying session will…
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Pro Mod racers will earn points towards championship at all remaining events

As a result of the potentially reduced 2020 series schedule for the E3 Spark Plugs NHRA Pro Mod Series presented by J&A Services, adjustments have been made to the series points structure.  
11 Aug 2020
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Pro Mod
As a result of the potentially reduced 2020 series schedule for the E3 Spark Plugs NHRA Pro Mod Series presented by J&A Services, adjustments have been made to the series points structure.   Competitors will now earn points at all…
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Cottrell, Green, Padilla claim Nightfire Nationals wins at Boise Heritage event

Bobby Cottrell, Dusty Green, and Tom Padilla led the list of winners at Firebird Raceway's Nightfire Nationals, the third event of the 2020 NHRA Hot Rod Heritage Racing Series.
10 Aug 2020
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Heritage Series
Bobby Cottrell and Bucky Austin Racing put their ’69 Camaro Funny Car in the Firebird Raceway winner’s circle despite a frustrating beginning to their race weekend. The team from Tacoma, Wash., did not find its groove until Saturday’s final…
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Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event at Cecil County Dragway has been canceled

NHRA officials have announced that the Lucas Oil Drag Racing series event scheduled on Aug. 14-16 at Cecil County Dragway has been cancelled for pandemic-related reasons.
10 Aug 2020
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Division 1
NHRA officials have announced that the Lucas Oil Drag Racing series event scheduled on Aug. 14-16 at Cecil County Dragway has been cancelled for pandemic-related reasons.  
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NHRA Southern Nationals canceled due to COVID-19 concerns

The NHRA Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway, scheduled for Aug. 28-30, has been canceled due the current COVID-19 pandemic. NHRA made this difficult decision after exhaustive deliberation with track representatives, health officials and government authorities.
10 Aug 2020
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Atlanta
The NHRA Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway, scheduled for Aug. 28-30, has been canceled due the current COVID-19 pandemic. NHRA made this difficult decision after exhaustive deliberation with track representatives, health officials and…
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Jonathan Gray earns second career Pro Mod win with triumph at Indy

Jonathan Gray raced to his first career E3 Spark Plugs NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series victory since 2017 on Sunday as at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis.
09 Aug 2020
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Pro Mod
Jonathan Gray raced to his first career E3 Spark Plugs NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series victory since 2017 on Sunday as at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis, slipping past Bo Butner in the final round as part of the Dodge NHRA Indy Nationals…
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Sqwincher Hydration on Jim Dunn Racing Funny Car at Dodge NHRA Indy Nationals

Sqwincher electrolyte replenishment products will be brightly featured on the Jim Dunn Racing team’s Funny Car entry during the Dodge NHRA Indy Nationals presented by Pennzoil, Aug. 8 -9, at Lucas Oil Raceway in Indianapolis.
07 Aug 2020
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Jim Dunn
Sqwincher electrolyte replenishment products will be brightly featured on the Jim Dunn Racing team’s Funny Car entry during the Dodge NHRA Indy Nationals presented by Pennzoil, Aug. 8 -9, at Lucas Oil Raceway in Indianapolis.  The team had…
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Dodge NHRA Indy Nationals Saturday Preview

For the third time this season, Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis hosts the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series including Top Fuel, Funny Car, Pro Stock, Pro Stock Motorcycle, Pro Mod, Mountain Motor Pro Stock, and Top Fuel Harley at the Dodge NHRA Indy Nationals presented by Pennzoil.
07 Aug 2020
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
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There is a full house this weekend at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis for the Dodge NHRA Indy Nationals presented by Pennzoil. The third event held in Indy, this weekend’s schedule includes Mello Yello Drag Racing Series competition in Top Fuel,…
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Performance and parity highlight the return of the E3 Pro Mod series in Indianapolis

After an entertaining start to 2020, the E3 Spark Plugs NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series will crown its first winner of the season this weekend at the Dodge NHRA Indy Nationals presented by Pennzoil.
07 Aug 2020
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By advancing to the final round of the first race of the 2020 season in the E3 Spark Plugs NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series presented by J&A Service, Jason Scruggs, and Chad Green put themselves in position to win their first career race in the…
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Lex Joon announces Hot Wheels Americana Series Premium Car Care Products sponsor

Lex Joon Racing has announced Hot Wheels Americana Serie Premium Car Care Products will become the Official Car Care Products of the F.I.A. European Championship-winning drag racing series team for the upcoming Dodge NHRA Indy Nationals presented by Pennzoil
06 Aug 2020
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Lex Joon
The Hot Wheels Americana Series Car Care branding will be displayed on Lex Joon’s Top Fuel dragster at this weekend’s Dodge NHRA Indy Nationals presented by Pennzoil. “We’re excited to have AmericanaPRO Detailing Products and its Hot Wheels…
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Meyer, Lindberg collect regional wins at Lucas Oil Raceway in Indianapolis

Rache Meyer and Jonnie Lindberg led the list of winners at the North Central Division NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis.
06 Aug 2020
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Rachel Meyer
The following are Sunday's final results from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, North Central Division event at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis: TOP ALCOHOL DRAGSTER Rachel Meyer, Mount Vernon, Mo., 5.270, 283.…
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Legendary NHRA Dodge HEMI Challenge to run at 2020 DENSO Spark Plugs NHRA U.S. Nationals

Dodge will return as title sponsor of the NHRA Dodge HEMI Challenge, marking nearly 20 consecutive years of FCA US LLC sponsorship of the popular NHRA Sportsman event at the historic DENSO Spark Plugs NHRA U.S. Nationals
06 Aug 2020
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Dodge NHRA Hemi Challenge
The annual NHRA Dodge HEMI Challenge will fire up Sept. 3-4 at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis as part of the five days of race action at the…
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New NHRA National Dragster issue packed with racing coverage, feature stories

The latest issue of NHRA National Dragster magazine, available now online for free and also in the mail to NHRA members around the world, is packed with NHRA racing coverage from Top Fuel to Sportsman, Jr. Drag Racing to Nostalgia racing.
06 Aug 2020
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Tommy Johnson Jr. talks title, qualifying pressure, and playing 'home games' at Indy

Tommy Johnson Jr., currently second in the Mello Yello Funny Car standings, talked via Skype with NHRA's Brian Lohnes about his prospects for a championship, NHRA's two-run qualifying format, and the benefit of having multiple events at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis.
06 Aug 2020
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Top Fuel rookie Kim Davidson will make debut in Terry Haddock's car in Indy

Former drag boat racer Kim Davidson will make his NHRA Top Fuel debut at the Dodge NHRA Indy Nationals presented by Pennzoil behind the wheel of Terry Haddock’s dragster.
05 Aug 2020
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
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Kim Davidson
Former drag boat racer Kim Davidson will make his NHRA Top Fuel debut at the Dodge NHRA Indy Nationals presented by Pennzoil behind the wheel of Terry Haddock’s dragster. The 51-year-old resident of Leander, Texas, completed his licensing…
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