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New free issue of NHRA National Dragster offers enhanced interactive experience

The latest issue of NHRA National Dragster magazine, being offered in digital format only and free to the racing community during the COVID-19 pandemic, is the most interactive issue in the magazine’s 60-plus-year history.
16 Apr 2020
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Drag Racing Vs.COVID-19: Toyota’s rapid-prototyping facilities helping hospitals

Long before we’d ever heard the term COVID-19, NHRA partners were poised to fight it with tremendous engineering and manufacturing capabilities
16 Apr 2020
David Kennedy
News, Racing Technology
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Literally overnight, we saw additive-manufacturing labs (3D printing shops) that make drag racing parts, shift those capacities into making face shield…
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NHRA announces revised participation guidelines for Jr. Conference Finals

NHRA officials have announced revised participation guidelines for Summit Racing Equipment Jr Drag Racing League competitors attending the Western Jr. Conference Finals at Tulsa Raceway Park and Eastern Jr. Conference Finals at Bristol Dragway.
16 Apr 2020
Posted by NHRA.com staff
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Jr Drag Racing League
NHRA officials have announced revised participation guidelines for Summit Racing Equipment Jr Drag Racing League competitors attending the Western Jr. Conference Finals on June 22-26 at Tulsa Raceway Park and Eastern Jr. Conference Finals on July 12…
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NHRA Top Fuel star Leah Pruett donating Cameo proceeds to local food bank

Through April 19, NHRA Top Fuel star is donating 100% of the proceeds from her Cameo appearances to her local Havasu (Ariz.) Community Health Foundation Food Bank.
15 Apr 2020
Posted by NHRA.com staff
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Leah Pruett
Through April 17, NHRA Top Fuel star is donating 100% of the proceeds from her Cameo appearances to her local Havasu (Ariz.) Community Health Foundation Food Bank. Cameo is a service through which famous people make personalized videos upon…
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NHRA announces revised 2020 NHRA Hot Rod Heritage Series schedule

NHRA officials have announced revisions to the 2020 NHRA Hot Rod Heritage Series schedule.  The series is tentatively planned to resume at the Nite of Fire event on June 5 at Sacramento Raceway.
13 Apr 2020
Posted by NHRA.com staff
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Heritage Series
  In consideration of the COVID-19 global pandemic, NHRA officials have announced revisions to the 2020 NHRA Hot Rod Heritage Series schedule.  The series is tentatively planned to resume at the Nite of Fire event on June 5 at…
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JEGS SPEEDweek at National Trail Raceway doubles prestige of JEGS SPORTSnationals

JEGS Speedweek, which will take place July 15-19, adds a Division 3 race to the already scheduled JEGS SPORTSnationals, giving the country's best Sportsman racers twice as many chances to win and earn points.
13 Apr 2020
Posted by NHRA.com staff
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Jegs
Officials with JEGS High Performance and National Trail Raceway unveiled "JEGS SPEEDweek" Thursday at the PRI trade show in Indianapolis. JEGS Speedweek, which will take place July 15-19, adds a Division 3 race to the already scheduled JEGS…
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WATCH! The 2001 NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals—See Connie Kalitta tune Doug Kalitta to a repeat win

In 2001, as the NHRA was celebrating its 50th anniversary, we returned to racing at Thunder Valley’s Bristol Dragway. Relive the entire race in the link below the photo gallery!
11 Apr 2020
David Kennedy
News
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One of the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series’ most unique venues, Bruton Smith rebuilt these hallowed grounds into a world-class drag racing facility for the 2001 NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals. The track was raised 21 feet from its previous design…
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2020 JEGS Allstars teams set in six of seven divisions; Division 4 team still open

After announcing a revised Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series schedule last week, NHRA officials have announced which divisions finalized their teams for the 2020 JEGS Allstars to be contested at the Route 66 NHRA Nationals on July 9-11 at Route 66 Dragway. 
09 Apr 2020
Posted by NHRA.com staff
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JEGS Allstars
After announcing a revised Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series schedule last week, NHRA officials announced today which divisions…
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Behind the scenes of the DSR/DSM medical faceshield 3D-printing program

Scott Cutler, Sr. Manufacturing Engineer at Don Schumacher Racing, spoke with NHRA's Brian Lohnes about the DSR/DSM partnership with 3D printing giant Stratasys to build medical face shields for healthcare facilities during the COVID-19 pandemic.
08 Apr 2020
Posted by NHRA.com staff
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Don Schumacher Racing 3D Printed Shields
Read more: DSR/DSM partner with Stratasys to aid in the fight of COVID-19 pandemic Take a tour of the DSR/DSM machine shop:…
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Former NHRA Super Stock world champion Charlie Taylor passes away

Former NHRA world champion Charlie Taylor died Saturday, April 4. Taylor, a member of the NHRA Southeast Division Hall of Fame, won the NHRA Super Stock championship in 1981, the same year that his younger brother Jeff won the Stock crown. 
07 Apr 2020
Posted by NHRA.com staff
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Charlie Taylor
Former NHRA world champion Charlie Taylor died Saturday, April 4. His death was reported on Facebook by his younger brother, Jeff. Charlie Taylor, a member of the NHRA Southeast Division Hall of Fame, won the NHRA Super Stock championship in 1981…
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NHRA Funny Car stars Ron Capps, Cruz Pedregon will take to virtual dirt again

NHRA Funny Car stars Ron Capps and Cruz Pedregon will be back in action on the virtual dirt Wednesday night on FS-1 for another round of iRacing action
07 Apr 2020
Posted by NHRA.com staff
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Ron Capps
NHRA Funny Car stars Ron Capps and Cruz Pedregon will be back in action on the virtual dirt Wednesday night on FS-1 for another round of iRacing action  “The Greatest Show on Dirt” did not disappoint in its Wednesday Night iRacing debut last…
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Pioneering female racer, national event winner Carol 'Bunny' Burkett passes away

Carol “Bunny” Burkett, one of the most popular and successful pioneer female drag racing drivers, passed away at the age of 74 on Saturday, April 4 due to natural causes. 
07 Apr 2020
Posted by NHRA.com staff
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Bunny Burkett
Carol “Bunny” Burkett, one of the most popular and successful pioneer female drag racing drivers, passed away at the age of 74 on Saturday, April 4 due to natural causes.  Burkett, who got her nickname from her brief stint as a hostess at…
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NHRA announces tentative revised 2020 Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series schedule

The NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, where the future stars of the sport earn their racing stripes, will tentatively resume May 15-17 with events in Division 2 at Atlanta Dragway and Division 4 at Alamo City Motorplex.
02 Apr 2020
Posted by NHRA.com staff
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Lucas Oil
The NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, where the future stars of the sport earn their racing stripes, returns to action after a hiatus stemming from the COVID-19 global pandemic. Drivers are eager to return to competition at premier racing…
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Revised 2020 NHRA national event category schedule announced

NHRA has released the revised event-by-event class schedule, a matrix that includes which classes from all of its series will compete at which NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series national events in 2020.
02 Apr 2020
Posted by NHRA.com staff
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Schedule
NHRA officials have released a revised 2020 category and class racing schedule. Due to the ongoing uncertainty of the current pandemic, NHRA has made the difficult decision to cancel Stock and Super Stock class eliminations at all Mello Yello…
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NHRA National Dragster will temporarily shift to a free-to-all digital magazine

NHRA National Dragster and NHRA Members are announcing a temporary shift to a free, digital bi-monthly magazine format until the 2020 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series resumes.
01 Apr 2020
NHRA National Dragster staff
News
National Dragster
With the declaration by NHRA officials that the 2020 Mello Yello Drag Racing Series schedule will tentatively resume June 5, 2020, NHRA National Dragster and NHRA Members are announcing a temporary shift to a free, digital bi-monthly…
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A deeper look at the new revised schedules for NHRA's specialty series

NHRA on FOX announcer Brian Lohnes walks racers and fans though the recent schedule revisions for the E3 Spark Plugs NHRA Pro Mod Series presented by J&A Service, the Mickey Thompson Tires NHRA Top Fuel Harley Series, the SAMTech.edu NHRA Factory Stock Showdown Series, and the Mountain Motor Pro Stock category.
31 Mar 2020
Posted by NHRA.com staff
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Brian Lohnes
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Revised 2020 Mickey Thompson Tires Top Fuel Harley Series announced

Mickey Thompson Tires Top Fuel Harley racing returns to action at the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals, continuing the 10-race season at the prestigious Gatornationals.
31 Mar 2020
Posted by NHRA.com staff
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Top Fuel Harley
The Mickey Thompson Tires Top Fuel Harley season roars back to life at the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals June 5-7 and completes its 10-race season with its first appearance at the Dodge NHRA Nationals in Las Vegas. The Top Fuel Harley…
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NHRA releases revised schedule for 2020 Mountain Motor Pro Stock exhibitions

The popular Mountain Motor Pro Stock class will return to action at the Route 66 NHRA Nationals in Chicago, and will also make stops in Denver, Brainerd, and St. Louis this season.
31 Mar 2020
Posted by NHRA.com staff
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Mountain Motor Pro Stock
NHRA officials have released a revised 2020 schedule for Mountain Motor Pro Stock category, which will now compete at four NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series events. The MMPS class will race July 9-12 at the Route 66 Nationals in Chicago, and will…
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Revised 2020 SamTech.edu NHRA Factory Stock Showdown schedule announced

The SAM Tech.edu NHRA Factory Stock Showdown will return at the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals June 5-7 for the first of eight events scheduled this season.
31 Mar 2020
Posted by NHRA.com staff
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Factory stock
The School of Automotive Machinists and Technology NHRA Factory Stock Showdown will take center stage during eight NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series events this season beginning with the prestigious Amalie Motor Oil Gatornationals, June 5-7. The…
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NHRA announces revised E3 Spark Plugs Pro Mod Drag Racing Series schedule

Get all the information you need on the 12-race E3 Spark Plugs NHRA Pro Mod Series here, including where you can see Stevie "Fast" Jackson defend his first NHRA world championship.
31 Mar 2020
Posted by NHRA.com staff
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Pro Mod
The E3 Spark Plugs NHRA Pro Mod Series kicks off at the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals and concludes its 12-races season at the Dodge NHRA Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. The season, which runs four months and spans the…
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NHRA announces revised schedule for Pro Mod, Top Fuel Harley, Factory Stock Showdown and Mountain Motor Pro Stock

NHRA officials have announced the revised schedules for the E3 Spark Plugs NHRA Pro Mod Series presented by J&A Service, the Mickey Thompson Tires NHRA Top Fuel Harley Series, the SAMTech.edu NHRA Factory Stock Showdown Series, and the Mountain Motor Pro Stock category.
31 Mar 2020
Posted by NHRA.com staff
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After announcing a revised national event schedule last week, NHRA officials have announced the schedules for the E3 Spark Plugs NHRA Pro Mod…
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DSR/DSM partner with Stratasys to aid in the fight of COVID-19 pandemic

Don Schumacher Racing and Don Schumacher Motorsports have joined the fight to help protect our nation’s brave health care workers on the front lines tirelessly treating patients seeking medical assistance during the COVID-19 pandemic.  
31 Mar 2020
Posted by NHRA.com staff
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Don Schumacher
Don Schumacher Racing (DSR) and Don Schumacher Motorsports (DSM), DSR’s manufacturing arm, have joined the fight to help protect our nation’s brave health care workers on the front lines tirelessly treating patients seeking medical assistance during…
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World champ Ray Miller III recalls his incredible comeback

Ray Miller III's 2019 championship in Super Comp was followed by a lengthy hospital stay but he completed his comeback in time to score an emotional triumph at the Amalie Motor Oil Gatornationals.
30 Mar 2020
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
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miller
For more than a decade, Ray Miller III has been labeled as “the next big thing” in the world of NHRA super-class racing. After delivering multiple national and divisional wins and a handful of top ten finishes, Miller, 29, finally delivered last…
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Catch the 2020 March Meet Heritage Series event tonight at 10 p.m. ET, 7 p.m. PT on FS2

FS2 will air a 30-minute program with coverage of the 2020 NHRA Hot Rod Heritage Series season-opening Good Vibrations March Meet, hosted by NHRA's Lewis Bloom and former national event-winning Funny Car Whit Bazemore at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT.
26 Mar 2020
Posted by NHRA.com staff
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REMINDER: NHRA Rewind Live, Seattle 2019, to air today at 6 p.m. Eastern. Watch it here!

Today, from 6-9 p.m. EDT NHRA will launch its first episode of NHRA Rewind Live on NHRA.com, NHRA.tv, NHRA’s Facebook and YouTube channel. Fans can join the NHRA on FOX broadcast team as they view the 2019 Seattle event and recall all the exciting racing action from one of the most memorable events in NHRA history.
26 Mar 2020
Posted by NHRA.com staff
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Brian Lohnes
NHRA, like much of the world, is currently on hold due to the global COVID-19 pandemic, but NHRA is delivering its fans some racing action thanks to live social media platforms.  On Friday, March 27 from 6-9 p.m. EDT NHRA will launch its…
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A look at the revisions to the 2020 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series schedule

NHRA on FOX lead announcer Brian Lohnes walks fans and racers through the recent announcement of the revisions to the NHRA season schedule.
25 Mar 2020
Posted by NHRA.com staff
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Brian Lohnes
  READ MORE: NHRA announces revised schedule for Mello Yello Drag Racing Series
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Frequently Asked Questions

When will NHRA race again? What do I do with tickets I’ve already purchased? How will this affect the Countdown to the Championship? The answers to these and other questions you might have.
25 Mar 2020
Posted by NHRA.com staff
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FAQ
When will the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series race again? We tentatively plan to resume the Mello Yello Drag Racing Series with spectators in the grandstands in mid-July in Indianapolis. However, NHRA is closely monitoring the…
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NHRA announces revised schedule for Mello Yello Drag Racing Series

In consideration of the COVID-19 global pandemic, NHRA officials have announced revisions to the 2020 Mello Yello Drag Racing Series schedule. The series is tentatively planned to resume June 5-7 with the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals at Gainesville Raceway.
25 Mar 2020
Posted by NHRA.com staff
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2020 schedule
In consideration of the COVID-19 global pandemic, NHRA officials have announced revisions to the 2020 Mello Yello Drag Racing Series schedule. The series is tentatively planned to resume June 5-7 with the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals at…
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Win a 1,000-HP Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye Widebody Driven by Big Daddy Don Garlits

Don’t Miss Out! The Dream Giveaway brand is raffling off this 1,000-hp Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye Widebody "Extreme"— plus a private meet-and-greet with Big Daddy Don Garlits. The Dream Giveaway will also pay $20,000 to cover the taxes.
24 Mar 2020
Posted by NHRA.com staff
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The Dream Giveaway brand has assembled a 1,000-hp Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye Widebody with a Magnuson supercharger, carbon-fiber accents, and a Hurst shifter to raise money for its charities. You double your chances to take home this…
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Charlotte and Las Vegas Motor Speedways step up to help local communities

Charlotte Motor Speedway and Las Vegas Motor Speedway, both home to NHRA Member Tracks that each host to two NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series national events, are making their facilities available to help during the ongoing pandemic.
24 Mar 2020
Posted by NHRA.com staff
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Charlotte
zMAX Dragway, part of the Charlotte Motor Speedway complex and host to two NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series national events, has become the first professional sports venue in the country to serve the community as a remote testing site during…
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