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Chosen Payments extends its partnership with NHRA

Chosen Payments, the most trusted credit card processor in the payment processing industry, has extended its agreement to serve as the Preferred Credit Card Processor of NHRA.
09 May 2019
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Chosen Payments
Chosen Payments, the most trusted credit card processor in the payment processing industry, has extended its agreement to serve as the Preferred Credit Card Processor of NHRA.    This multi-year extension means that Chosen Payments will…
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Mike Castellana captures Pro Mod victory at Arby's NHRA Southern Nationals

Mike Castellana claimed his second victory in three years at Atlanta Dragway in the E3 Spark Plugs NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series presented by J&A Service.
08 May 2019
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
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Mike Castellana
Mike Castellana claimed his second victory in three years at Atlanta Dragway in the E3 Spark Plugs NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series presented by J&A Service on Sunday, winning the 39th annual Arby’s NHRA Southern Nationals, where the series was…
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Don Prudhomme, Jagger Jones battle their way to finish Mexican 1000

For Don “the Snake” Prudhomme and co-driver Jagger Jones, just finishing the NORRA Mexican 1000 race last week was a major accomplishment that showed the toughness and resilience that made Prudhomme a racing legend.
08 May 2019
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Don Prudhomme
For NHRA legend Don “the Snake” Prudhomme and co-driver Jagger Jones, finishing the NORRA Mexican 1000 race last week was a major accomplishment that showed the toughness and resilience that made Prudhomme a racing legend and shows that Jones should…
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WFO Radio Arby’s NHRA Southern Nationals Winners Edition

08 May 2019
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Arby’s NHRA Southern Nationals Winners Edition featuring Steve Torrence, Ron Capps, Andrew Hines, and Mike Castellana. NHRA’s Alan Reinhart and host Joe Castello recap the race. Ron Capps’ crew member Chris Afflerbach interviews crew chief Rahn…
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After memorable return, NHRA powers back to Virginia Motorsports Park in 2019

The NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series had a memorable return to Virginia Motorsports Park in 2018 and is set to power back to the fan-favorite track in 2019 for the second annual NHRA Virginia Nationals, May 17-19.
07 May 2019
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Richmond
The NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series had a memorable return to Virginia Motorsports Park in 2018 and is set to power back to the fan-favorite track in 2019 for the second annual NHRA Virginia Nationals, May 17-19. It is the eighth of 24 events…
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Nataas, Frantz score as Division 3 Lucas Oil Series kicks off at National Trail Raceway

Julie Nataas continued her hot streak in Alcohol Dragster and Todd Frantz scored in Comp at the rain-delayed Division 3 NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series season kick off at National Trail Raceway.
07 May 2019
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Division 3
The following are Monday's final results from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, North Central Division 17th annual Buckeye Nationals: TOP ALCOHOL DRAGSTER Julie Nataas, Santa Barbara, Calif., 5.312, 277.09  …
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Bourgeois and Stanfield lead Sportsman champs at Arby's Southern Nationals

Former Comp wold champ Craig Bourgeois, second-generation phenom Aaron Stanfield, and Chip Johnson led the pack of Lucas Oil Series winners at the Arby's NHRA Southern Nationals in Atlanta.
06 May 2019
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Lucas Oil
    Competition Eliminator  Craig Bourgeois, Dragster, 6.858, 188.15 def. Brian Browell, Dragster, 7.328, 181.11.  Super Stock Aaron Stanfield, Chevy Camaro, 9.858, 134.02 def.…
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Stevie "Fast" Jackson holds Pro Mod pole position at Arby's NHRA Southern Nationals

Stevie "Fast" Jackson is at the top of the heap in the E3 Spark Plugs Pro Mod Drag Racing Series at the Arby's NHRA Southern Nationals so far.
04 May 2019
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Stevie "Fast" Jackson
E3 Pro Mod Drag Racing Series points leader Stevie “Fast” Jackson claimed his second No. 1 qualifier of the season in his supercharged Bahrain 1 Racing Camaro, racing to a class-best qualifying time of 5.768 at 250.69. “We were ready to make a…
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Warter, Stults, and Burton lead winners at Division 6 season opener

Ryan Warter, Rod Stults, and Scott Burton led the list of champions as Firebird Raceway played host to the opening event of the 2019 Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series season in Division 6.
04 May 2019
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Lucas Oil
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., '92 Camaro, F/SM, 8.937, 152.90 def…
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SSG, Laris Motorsports Insurance announce marketing partnership with Clay Millican

The Straightline Strategy Group welcomed Laris Motorsports Insurance as a major sponsor of their Top Fuel dragster driven by Clay Millican for this weekend’s Arby’s Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway in Commerce, Ga.
03 May 2019
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Clay Millican
The Straightline Strategy Group welcomed Laris Motorsports Insurance as a major sponsor of their Top Fuel dragster driven by Clay Millican for this weekend’s Arby’s Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway in Commerce, Ga. With a special division…
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Latest issue of NHRA National Dragster now online (Vol. 60 No. 8)

NHRA National Dragster magazine's eight issue of 2019, featuring  coverage of the Mopar Express Lane NHRA SpringNationals Presented By Pennzoil as well as features on Alex Laughlin and the Skillman family, is online for NHRA members and in the mail to homes and shops around the world.
02 May 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
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ND cover
NHRA National Dragster magazine's eighth issue of 2019, featuring  coverage of the Mopar Express Lane NHRA SpringNationals Presented By Pennzoil, is online for NHRA members and in the mail to homes and shops around the world. In addition to…
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SEMA expands youth outreach with NHRA

The Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) is expanding its youth outreach efforts by partnering with the NHRA’s Youth & Education Services (YES) Program.
02 May 2019
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SEMA
The Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) is expanding its youth outreach efforts by partnering with the NHRA’s Youth & Education Services (YES) Program. This initiative enables SEMA to reach and introduce students to the excitement and…
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Paul Lee returns to competition this weekend at Arby’s Southern Nationals

Paul Lee returns to NHRA competition this weekend in the Funny Car category from a two-year absence. Lee suffered a widow-maker heart attack at the end of 2016 and now returns as a team owner and a partner with Straightline Strategy Group.
02 May 2019
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Paul Lee
Paul Lee returns to NHRA competition this weekend in the Funny Car category from a two-year absence. Lee suffered a widow-maker heart attack at the end of 2016 and now returns as a team owner and a partner with Straightline Strategy Group. The…
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Tricky Tipster: Peach State predictions

Tricky Tipster’s morning-line favorites for the Arby’s NHRA Southern Nationals include Steve Torrence (Top Fuel), Robert Hight (Funny Car), Eddie Krawiec (Pro Stock Motorcycle) and Todd Tutterow (Pro Mod).
01 May 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Tricky Tipster
You win some, you lose some or so the story goes. Last week in Charlotte, Tipster finally pegged Steve Torrence as the Top Fuel winner but whiffed on Funny Car champ Shawn Langdon, who was unranked. Pro Stock Motorcycle winner Andrew Hines was in…
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Larry Larson will attempt to set street car record at Topeka national event

Larry Larson has the right vehicle, the proven skill, and now has the stage set to attempt to regain the title as having the Fastest Street Car during the Menards NHRA Heartland Nationals presented by Minties in Topeka, Kan. 
01 May 2019
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Larry Larson
Larry Larson has the right vehicle, the proven skill, and now has the stage set to attempt to regain the title as having the Fastest Street Car during the Menards NHRA Heartland Nationals presented by Minties in Topeka, Kan.  The record…
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WFO Radio NGK Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Nationals Winners Edition

01 May 2019
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WFO
NGK Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Nationals Winners Edition featuring Steve Torrence, Nicky Boninfante, Andrew Hines, Julie Nataas, Tyler Scott, and Christopher Powers. National Dragster’s Kevin McKenna gives his "hot takes" and NHRA’s Alan Reinhart…
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Defending champion Steve Torrence heading to Atlanta with streak on his mind

Steve Torrence earned his first Wally of 2019 at the NGK Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Nationals and he expects more as he heads to Atlanta for the Arby's NHRA Southern Nationals.
01 May 2019
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Steve Torrence
After the way last season ended, Steve Torrence had gotten used to winning, which made it seem like his 2019 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season was off to a slow start, despite sitting third in points, by going winless through the first five…
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Mopar Express Lane NHRA SpringNationals Sportsman Highlights

Megan Meyer led the way with a Top Alcohol Dragster Wally at the Mopar Express Lane NHRA SpringNationals in Houston.
30 Apr 2019
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
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Megan Meyer
It’s still too early to make championship predictions for the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, but when that time comes, the discussion will almost certainly include Megan Meyer and Brian Hough following their performances in Houston. Meyer won…
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Mopar Express Lane NHRA SpringNationals Top Alcohol Dragster winner Megan Meyer

30 Apr 2019
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
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03:00
Megan Meyer, coming off wins in Gainesville and Dallas, extended her winning streak to 11 rounds by stopping Troy Coughlin Jr. in the Top Alcohol Dragster final, 5.231 to 5.266. Meyer was the low qualifier with a 5.118, which is the quickest run of…
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Mopar Express Lane NHRA SpringNationals Top Dragster winner Ross Laris

30 Apr 2019
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
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02:26
In 2004, Ross Laris won his first national event title at the JEGS Cajun SPORTSnationals in Belle Rose, La. Since then, he has watched his son, Holden, become a three-time national event winner in Super Comp, Super Gas, and Top Dragster presented by…
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Mopar Express Lane NHRA SpringNationals Top Alcohol Funny Car winner Brian Hough

30 Apr 2019
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
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02:33
With nitro Funny Car driver Jonnie Lindberg as his crew chief, Brian Hough backed up his win at the Pomona season opener with a second Top Alcohol Funny Car title in Houston. In a battle of the top two qualifiers, Hough defeated Annie Whiteley in…
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Mopar Express Lane NHRA SpringNationals Super Gas winner Robert Rowan

30 Apr 2019
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
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If there was an award for best driving performance of the event, it almost certainly would have gone to first-time Super Gas winner Robert Rowan, who didn’t have a reaction time worse than .017 during time trials or final eliminations. Rowan was at…
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Mopar Express Lane NHRA SpringNationals Super Comp winner Vernon Rowland

30 Apr 2019
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
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02:53
There was guaranteed to be a first-time winner in Super Comp when Vernon Rowland took on Chris Vang in the final round. Rowland, who defeated brothers Jacob and Tony Elrod to reach the final, capped off the win with a .008 light and an 8.890 to win…
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Mopar Express Lane NHRA SpringNationals Stock winner Jacob Pitt

30 Apr 2019
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
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01:51
After a frustrating and winless 2019 season, Jacob Pitt has returned to forum with his second straight win in Stock. Facing Brett Candies in a rematch of the 2014 Houston Stock final, Pitt put together a solid run with a 10.468 on his 10.45 dial to…
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Mopar Express Lane NHRA SpringNationals Super Stock winner Pete Peery

30 Apr 2019
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
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00:55
Pete Peery finished No. 3 in the Super Stock standings last year, and he’s off to another solid start with his fourth career national event victory. Peery left with a .002 reaction time in the final and was last off the starting line because…
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Holley National Hot Rod Reunion celebrates car culture over three memorable days

The 17th annual Holley National Hot Rod Reunion presented by AAA Insurance returns to beautiful Bowling Green, Ky., and Beech Bend Raceway Park, June 13-15 as a three-day festival of speed celebrating the American hot rod.
30 Apr 2019
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Hot Rod Reunion
The 17th annual Holley National Hot Rod Reunion presented by AAA Insurance returns to beautiful Bowling Green, Ky., and Beech Bend Raceway Park, June 13-15. This three-day festival of speed celebrating the American hot rod has become a destination…
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Chris Power scores Mountain Motor Pro Stock victory at NGK Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Nationals

Chris Power ended the reign of John DeFlorian at the NGK Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Nationals, picking up the first four-wide Mountain Motor Pro Stock Wally in the process.
29 Apr 2019
Jacob Sundstrom, NHRA National Dragster Associate Editor
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Mountain Motor Pro Stock
Chris Powers picked up the win in the first-ever Four-Wide Mountain Motor Pro Stock exhibition over PDRA champ Steven Boone, Todd Hoerner, and Dwayne Rice, who was a no show. Powers ran a 6.417 to cover Hoerner's quicker 6.373. Boone finished with a…
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Julie Nataas scores first career win at NGK Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Nationals

Julie Nataas earned the first win of her career while racing Top Alcohol Dragster at the NGK Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Nationals at zMAX Dragway in Charlotte, N.C.
29 Apr 2019
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Julie Nataas
Julie Nataas took down Duane Shields with a 5.268-second pass at 277.49 mph to earn the first Wally of her career in the Top Alcohol Dragster category. That highlighted a field of Lucas Oil Sportsman winners at the NGK Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide…
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Janis wins Pro Mod title at NGK Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Nationals

Mike Janis, the reigning world champion in the E3 Spark Plugs NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series presented by J&A Service, nabbed his first victory of the season Sunday at the NGK Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Nationals where the series was presented by SMP Racing. 
28 Apr 2019
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Pro Mod
Mike Janis, the reigning world champion in the E3 Spark Plugs NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series presented by J&A Service, nabbed his first victory of the season Sunday at the NGK Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Nationals where the series was presented…
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Smith, Johnson take to the stage in ongoing Pro Stock Motorcycle debate

Pro Stock Motorcycle riders Matt Smith and Steve Johnson have been embroiled in an online war of words about rules changes within the class, and both got a spot on stage during the pre-race ceremony at the NGK Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Nationals to share their opinions.
28 Apr 2019
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Steve Johnson
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