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Powerbuilt Tools expands partnership with Paul Lee Racing for 2024

Powerbuilt Tools will continue to build its partnership with Paul Lee Racing and its Funny Car team for the upcoming 2024 NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Series season.
08 Dec 2023
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Paul Lee
Powerbuilt Tools will continue to build its partnership with Paul Lee Racing for the upcoming 2024 NHRA Drag Racing season. The well-known tool brand will take a major position with Paul Lee’s nitro Funny Car while participating in the NHRA Mission…
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Jacob McNeal makes jump to Top Fuel team ownership, more races in 2024

Top Fuel driver Jacob McNeal will begin his NHRA Rookie of the Year campaign driving the Poseidon Oilfield Services Top Fuel dragster at the historic NHRA Gatornationals, the first of eight races on his docket.
07 Dec 2023
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Jacob McNeal
Top Fuel driver Jacob McNeal will begin his NHRA Rookie of the Year campaign driving the Poseidon Oilfield Services Top Fuel dragster at the historic NHRA Gatornationals, March 8-10, 2024, at Gainesville Raceway.  McNeal, who raced four…
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Year-ending National Dragster issue recaps 2023 season, profiles champs

The NHRA National Dragster staff wraps up and recaps a thrilling 2023 NHRA season with a monster 244-page December issue packed with reflections and memories of the year.
07 Dec 2023
NHRA National Dragster staff
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ND 12
LOG IN TO READ THE NEW ISSUE The NHRA National Dragster staff wraps up and recaps a thrilling 2023 NHRA season…
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NHRA Arizona Nationals will return to renamed Firebird Motorsports Park

NHRA will return to Phoenix for the 2024 NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Series season, heading to the newly renamed Firebird Motorsports Park for the 39th annual NHRA Arizona Nationals on April 5-7 and continuing the great history of NHRA Drag Racing at the track.
07 Dec 2023
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Phoenix
NHRA officials and the Gila River Indian Community have announce that NHRA will return to Phoenix for the 2024 NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Series season, heading to the newly renamed Firebird Motorsports Park for the 39th annual NHRA Arizona…
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Pruett stepping aside in 2024 to focus on starting a family; Stewart named as team’s replacement Top Fuel driver

After completing 27 consecutive years in NHRA competition, Leah Pruett is stepping aside from racing in 2024 to focus on starting a family with husband Tony Stewart, who will take over the controls of the team's Top Fueler for the 2024 season.
07 Dec 2023
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Tony Stewart Racing
After completing 27 consecutive years in NHRA competition, Leah Pruett is stepping aside from racing in 2024 to focus on starting a family with husband Tony Stewart. Stewart will move into the Top Fuel seat on behalf of Pruett at Tony Stewart…
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Buddy Hull named driver of Jim Dunn Racing Funny Car in 2024 NHRA season

Top Fuel driver Buddy Hull has been named as the new Funny Car driver for the legendary Jim Dunn Racing team for the 2024 NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Series season.
06 Dec 2023
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Buddy Hull
Top Fuel driver Buddy Hull will be getting back to his front-engine roots following the announcement by Jim Dunn Racing at the Performance Racing Industry show that he will be the new Funny Car driver for the legendary team. Hull will climb into…
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Holley EFI named title sponsor of NHRA Factory X; slated for eight races in 2024

Holley EFI has been named the title sponsor of its exciting Factory X category, which is reserved for 2019 and newer manufactured automobiles, including the Chevrolet COPO Camaro, Dodge Challenger Drag Pak, and Ford Mustang Cobra Jet.
06 Dec 2023
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Holley EFI Factory X
Holley EFI has been named the title sponsor of its exciting Factory X category, which is reserved for 2019 and newer manufactured automobiles, including the Chevrolet COPO Camaro, Dodge Challenger Drag Pak, and Ford Mustang Cobra Jet. NHRA Holley…
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Simpson Performance Products named title sponsor of NHRA Safety Safari

Simpson Performance Products, a trusted name when it comes to safety in motorsports, has been named the title sponsor of the NHRA Safety Safari as part of a multiyear partnership that begins with the 2024 NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Series season.
05 Dec 2023
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Safety Safari
Simpson Performance Products, a trusted name when it comes to safety in motorsports, has been named the title sponsor of the NHRA Safety Safari as part of a multiyear partnership that begins with the 2024 NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Series season…
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10 unforgettable alcohol racing moments from the 2023 season

There is no shortage of drama, excitement, and entertainment within the ranks of NHRA’s Top Alcohol Dragster and Top Alcohol Funny Car classes. Naturally, it’s hard to pick just 10 favorites from the 2023 NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, but once again, we’ve managed to sift through an entire year’s worth of data to pick 10 of our favorites.
04 Dec 2023
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
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Bob McCosh
There is no shortage of drama, excitement, and entertainment within the ranks of NHRA’s Top Alcohol Dragster and Top Alcohol Funny Car classes. Naturally, it’s hard to pick just 10 favorites from the 2023 NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, but once…
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NHRA, Fendt partner on Official Tractor of NHRA for 2024 and 2025 seasons

NHRA and Fendt, a leading brand of AGCO, a global leader in the design, manufacture, and distribution of agricultural machinery and precision technology, have announced a multiyear partnership with Fendt becoming the official tractor of NHRA for the 2024 and 2025 race seasons.
04 Dec 2023
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Fendt
NHRA and Fendt, a leading brand of AGCO, a global leader in the design, manufacture, and distribution of agricultural machinery and precision technology, announced today a multiyear partnership with Fendt becoming the official tractor of NHRA for…
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Elite Motorsports announces dynamic moves for 2024 season

The Elite Motorsports team has revealed a number of moves for the 2024 season, including the full-time return of Jeg Coughlin Jr., Bo Butner's transition to the Mountain Motor Pro Stock class, and numerous marketing partner announcements.
04 Dec 2023
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Elite
Holding true to its reputation for tenacity, the Elite Motorsports team is already preparing for the 2024 season. The Oklahoma-based organization recently ended the 2023 season with a myriad of accomplishments, including a sixth NHRA Pro Stock world…
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Jonnie Lindberg named crew chief for Paul Lee Funny Car team in 2024 season

Paul Lee, team owner and driver, has named Jonnie Lindberg as crew chief for his nitro Funny Car team for the 2024 NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Series season. 
01 Dec 2023
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Jonnie Lindberg
Paul Lee, team owner and driver, has named Jonnie Lindberg as crew chief for his nitro Funny Car team for the 2024 NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Series season.  Lindberg is no stranger to Funny Car racing. As a top tuner for Top Alcohol…
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Tony Stewart Racing Top Fuel team already focused on 2024 with Indy test

Leah Pruett made a series of test runs in the Tony Stewart Racing Top Fueler recently at Lucas Oil Indianapolis Raceway Park as the team already is preparing for the 2024 season.
01 Dec 2023
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Crew chief Doug Kuch returns to Foley Lewis Racing for 2024

Veteran crew chief Doug Kuch is returning to Foley Lewis Racing to work with driver Doug Foley and his Top Fuel team for the 2024 NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Series season. 
30 Nov 2023
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Doug Kuch
Veteran crew chief Doug Kuch is returning to Foley Lewis Racing to work with driver Doug Foley and his Top Fuel team for the 2024 NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Series season.  Kuch, who has worked with Foley Lewis Racing during multiple…
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Onawa Dragway joins NHRA Member Track Network family in Division 5

NHRA and Onawa Dragway teamed up to welcome the Iowa track to the network of NHRA member tracks within the thriving NHRA West Central Division (Division 5).
30 Nov 2023
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Onawa Dragway
NHRA and Onawa Dragway teamed up to welcome the Iowa track to the network of NHRA member tracks within the thriving NHRA West Central Division (Division 5).   Onawa Dragway, which opened in 2018, was purchased by the Richards family in 2022.…
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2023 NHRA Nevada Nationals Top Sportsman champion Doug Crumlich

29 Nov 2023
NHRA National Dragster staff
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25:38
After kicking off the season with a win in Gainesville, Doug Crumlich scored again in Right Trailers Top Sportsman when he defeated Mike Morehead in the Las Vegas final. Crumlich was nearly perfect off the starting line and drove to a 6.682 on his 6…
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2023 NHRA Nevada Nationals Super Gas champion Val Torres Sr.

29 Nov 2023
NHRA National Dragster staff
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68:54
Val Torres Sr. won the NHRA Nevada Nationals for the second time and collected his ninth overall NHRA Wally when he defeated Bill Dennis in the Super Gas final, 10.07 to a breakout 10.04 on the 10.05 altitude-adjusted index. Torres previously won…
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2023 NHRA Nevada Nationals Super Comp champion Chad Webber

29 Nov 2023
NHRA National Dragster staff
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42:55
Five years after his breakthrough win at the 2018 NHRA Finals, Chad Webber was back in the Super Comp winner’s circle after a dead-on 9.050 in the final round to defeat James Cowie, who clocked a close 9.057.
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2023 NHRA Nevada Nationals Stock champion Dwayne Scheitlin

29 Nov 2023
NHRA National Dragster staff
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70:22
Dwayne Scheitlin, the 2021 Denver champ, added a second title to his resume when he wheeled his vintage ’70 Challenger past Leo Glasbrenner in the Stock final. Scheitlin finished the job with a .012 light and a 10.365 against his 10.30 dial.
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2023 NHRA Nevada Nationals Super Stock champion Kyle Rizzoli

29 Nov 2023
NHRA National Dragster staff
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74:24
Shortly after wrapping up the Stock national championship, Kyle Rizzoli put the icing on the cake with a win in Super Stock. Rizzoli drove the Gaynor family’s Cobalt to a double-breakout win over Brad Burton in the final. The news wasn’t all bad for…
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2023 NHRA Nevada Nationals Comp champion Travis Gusso

29 Nov 2023
NHRA National Dragster staff
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22:02
Travis Gusso completed a Las Vegas sweep, backing up his victory at the spring event with another Comp crown in the fall. This time, Gusso wheeled his F/SM '10 Cobalt to an easy final-round victory when 10-time tour winner Glen Treadwell had trouble…
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2023 NHRA Nevada Nationals Top Alcohol Funny Car champion Sean Bellemeur

29 Nov 2023
NHRA National Dragster staff
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43:59
After coming up just short of winning their fourth Top Alcohol Funny Car world championship, Sean Bellemeur and the Bartone-Boggs-Bellemeur “Killer Bs” team got some solace with their second win of the season, capping it with a final-round victory…
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2023 In-N-Out Burger NHRA Finals Top Sportsman champion Bryan Warr

29 Nov 2023
NHRA National Dragster staff
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75:13
Bryan Warr, who last graced a national event winner’s circle at the 2018 Phoenix event, earned the win in Right Trailers Top Sportsman by beating Richard Okerman in the final. After an even start, Warr won the double-breakout race with a 6.779…
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2023 In-N-Out Burger NHRA Finals Top Dragster champion Grant Durie

29 Nov 2023
NHRA National Dragster staff
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96:42
Grant Durie, the 2017 Phoenix champ, claimed his second win in the Right Trailers Top Dragster class when he topped past world champ Al Kenny in the final. Kenny had the quicker light, but Durie was able to hold him off and win with a 6.543 on his 6…
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2023 In-N-Out Burger NHRA Finals Super Gas champion Steve Williams

29 Nov 2023
NHRA National Dragster staff
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88:46
Steve Williams collected career win No. 16 and his third at the Finals, blasting to a near-perfect 9.909 in the Super Gas final round to beat K&N Filters colleague Greg Ventura in the final round by just .005-second.
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2023 In-N-Out Burger NHRA Finals Super Comp champion John Labbous Jr.

29 Nov 2023
NHRA National Dragster staff
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107:17
John Labbous Jr. drove the dragster owned by 2022 Super Comp world champion Jum Glenn to victory in Pomona, and capped it with a perfect .000 reaction time in the final round that he tied to a near-perfect 8.907 to defeat Northwest favorite Cooper…
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2023 In-N-Out Burger NHRA Finals Stock champion Leo Glasbrenner

29 Nov 2023
NHRA National Dragster staff
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69:53
Leo Glasbrenner claimed his 12th career win and third in Pomona when he drove his COPO Camaro past Clifton Hanson in the Stock final. Glasbrenner cruised to a 9.581 on his 9.42 dial after Hanson slowed in his vintage ’69 Camaro.
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2023 In-N-Out Burger NHRA Finals Super Stock champion Wyatt Wagner

29 Nov 2023
NHRA National Dragster staff
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92:58
Wyatt Wagner clinched the Lucas Oil Super Stock championship earlier in the weekend and then went on to drive his ’68 Camaro to a final-round victory over newly crowned Stock champ Kyle Rizzoli, who broke a rocker arm before the final and couldn’t…
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2023 In-N-Out Burger NHRA Finals Comp champion Ralph Van Paepeghem

29 Nov 2023
NHRA National Dragster staff
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45:59
Comp veteran Ralph Van Paepeghem won the second Wally of his long career, wheeling his A/EA Bantam to a final-round decision over Brandon Huhtala, who got loose and had to abort his final-round effort.Van Paepeghem, runner-up earlier this season in…
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2023 In-N-Out Burger NHRA Finals Top Alcohol Funny Car champion Sean Bellemeur

29 Nov 2023
NHRA National Dragster staff
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58:01
Sean Bellemeur wasn’t able to win the Top Alcohol Funny Car championship again, but he finished the season on a three-race win streak with wins at the Las Vegas national and divisional events and then the season finale in Pomona, his sixth win of…
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