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Lex Joon Racing adds Lance Larsen as a consultant for remainder of the season

Lex Joon Racing has hired former world championship crew chief Lance Larsen as a consultant on their Top Fuel dragster through the remainder of the 2019 season.
09 Sep 2019
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Lex Joon
Lex Joon Racing has hired former world championship crew chief Lance Larsen as a consultant on their Top Fuel dragster through the remainder of the 2019 season. Fresh off a successful weekend of testing at the U.S. Nationals, the team is confident…
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NHRA announces 2020 Pro Stock schedule; 18-race slate includes 50th anniversary salute

NHRA officials have released the 2020 schedule for the Pro Stock category of the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series. Pro Stock teams will compete at 18 of the 24 events on the series. Throughout the year, NHRA will celebrate the 50th anniversary of this exciting and competitive class.
09 Sep 2019
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Pro Stock
NHRA officials have released the 2020 schedule for the Pro Stock category of the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series. Pro Stock teams will compete at 18 of the 24 events on the series. Throughout the year, NHRA will celebrate the 50th…
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Hart, Pomponio, Aragona lead New England Dragway Division 1 winners

Josh Hart, Dan Pomponio, and Frank Aragona Jr., led the list of winners as the Northeast Division NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series competed at New England Dragway.
08 Sep 2019
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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 New England Dragway: TOP ALCOHOL DRAGSTER Josh Hart, Ocala, Fla., 5.226, 277.32  def. Dan Mercier,…
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Hot Rod Drag Week: A grueling test of man and machine

The world’s quickest and fastest street legal drag race cars are set for Hot Rod Magazine’s Drag Week, a grueling event that includes 1,000-plus highway miles, and five days of drag racing at four different dragstrips
08 Sep 2019
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
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dragweek
NHRA fans have grown to love the five-second, 250-mph door cars that compete in the E3 Spark Plugs Pro Mod series. Now, just imagine those same colorful supercharged, turbocharged, and nitrous-equipped machines, motoring along an interstate…
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Harris, Mans, and Geary win at rain-delayed completion of Tri-State Raceway event

Matt Harris, Michael Mans, and Dic Geary led the list of winners as the rain-delayed Tri-State Raceway event was completed at SRCA Dragstrip.
07 Sep 2019
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tri state
The following are Saturday's final results from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, West Central Division event from the rain delayed Tri-State Raceway: TOP ALCOHOL DRAGSTER Julie Nataas, Santa Barbara, Calif., 5.266…
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Latest issue of NHRA National Dragster featuring Countdown preview now online

NHRA National Dragster magazine's 17th issue of 2019, which includes a class-by-class preview of the Countdown to the Championship as well as coverage of the Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals, is online for NHRA members and in the mail to homes and shops around the world.
06 Sep 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
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ND cover
NHRA National Dragster magazine's 17th issue of 2019, which includes a class-by-class preview of the Countdown to the Championship as well as coverage of the Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals, is online for NHRA members and in the mail to homes and…
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WFO Radio NHRA Nitro Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals winners edition

06 Sep 2019
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WFO
WFO Radio NHRA Nitro interviews the winners of the 65th Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals. John Force discusses his 5th Indy win with host Joe Castello. Force goes into detail about the final round, his driving technique, and his chances of…
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Rachel, Johnston, Figini, Werre, and Kielman earn trips to National Championships

The first NHRA Summit Racing Series Finals of 2019 took place over Labor Day weekend as Division 6’s best E.T. racers flocked to Pacific Raceways to determine their division champions and representatives for the National Championships in Pomona.
06 Sep 2019
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Division 6
The first NHRA Summit Racing Series Finals of 2019 took place over Labor Day weekend as Division 6’s best E.T. racers flocked to Pacific Raceways to determine their division champions and representatives for the National Championships in Pomona.…
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Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals Sportsman Highlights

Shawn Cowie scored a key win in his bid for a second national championship in Top Alcohol Dragster, and Shane Westerfield claimed his third win of the season in Top Alcohol Funny Car to highlight the champions at the Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals in Brainerd.
05 Sep 2019
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
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Shawn Cowie
Shawn Cowie scored a key win in his bid for a second national championship in Top Alcohol Dragster, and Shane Westerfield claimed his third win of the season in Top Alcohol Funny Car to highlight the champions at the Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals in…
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Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals Top Sportsman winner Larry Demers

05 Sep 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Larry Demers rebuilt his Cobalt following an on-track incident in 2018 and drove it to the Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals victory in Top Sportsman presented by Racing RVs. Demers got off the starting line with a .009 light and powered to a 7.063 on…
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Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals Top Dragster winner Henry Wiebusch

05 Sep 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
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A decade after winning the Super Comp title, Henry Wiebusch returned to Brainerd to capture the win in Top Dragster presented by Racing RVs. Wiebusch was behind Luke Bogacki at the start but turned on the win light with a 7.159 on his 7.15 dial…
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Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals Super Gas winner Vernon Rowland

05 Sep 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
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When Vernon Rowland staged for the Super Gas final and saw his opponent was 2017 Pro Stock world champ Bo Butner, it didn’t do a thing to change his mindset. Rowland held on for the win in a close double breakout, 9.876 to 9.871. Rowland, who…
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Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals Super Comp winner Gary Stinnett

05 Sep 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Gary Stinnett may have needed some good fortune to get through six tough rounds, but his talents were also on display, particularly in the Super Comp final, where he was nearly unbeatable with a .007 light and an 8.910. Opponent Tyler Bohannon,…
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Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals Super Stock winner Brett Speer

05 Sep 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Brett Speer came within one round of a double when he earned a win in Super Stock and a runner-up in Stock at his home event in Brainerd. Speer got the job done in Super Stock when he defeated low qualifier Jason DeForrest in the final round.…
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Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals Stock winner Chris Knudsen

05 Sep 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
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The lost art of four-speed driving isn’t lost on Chris Knudsen, who shifted his way to his first national event title behind the wheel of his C/S ’69 Camaro. Knudsen ended Speer’s hopes for a double in the Stock final with a solid package that…
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Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals Comp winner Jim Greenheck

05 Sep 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
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It took much longer than anyone expected, but Jim Greenheck finally joined the ranks of NHRA national event champions when he drove his D/AA Camaro to a final round victory against Shaun Vincent’s C/TA S-10. Coming off a perfect .000 light in…
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Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals Top Alcohol Funny Car winner Shane Westerfield

05 Sep 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Shane Westerfield won his second national event and third title of the season when he defeated Doug Gordon in the final. Westerfield, coming off wins against Annie Whiteley and Brian Hough, in the final with a 5.755 after Gordon shook the tires…
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Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals Top Alcohol Dragster winner Shawn Cowie

05 Sep 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Shawn Cowie scored a crucial win against his biggest championship rival, Megan Meyer, who fouled in the final round. The No .9 qualifier, Cowie defeated Julie Nataas, Gord Gingles, and Jackie Fricke to reach the final. He posted a 5.244 in the…
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Justin Ashley to make Charlotte Top Fuel debut with new sponsor, crew chief

Davis Motorsports and driver Justin Ashley will make their NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series debut at the NTK NHRA Carolina Nationals with a new major sponsor in Strutmasters and a new crew chief in Aaron Brooks. 
05 Sep 2019
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Justin Ashley
Davis Motorsports and driver Justin Ashley will make their NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series debut at the NTK NHRA Carolina Nationals with a new major sponsor and crew chief.    Strutmasters has signed on as Davis Motorsports’ primary…
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Sportsman champs crowned at Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals conclusion

The final champions of the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals were crowned at Summit Motorsports Park, more than two months after flooded grounds forced their postponement.
05 Sep 2019
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Norwalk
The final champions of the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals were crowned at Summit Motorsports Park, more than two months after flooded grounds forced their postponement. John DiBartolomeo claimed the win in Super Stock with his SS/BS ’96…
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Champions Cruz Pedregon, Larry Holmes collide and combine for good cause

Boxing legend and former WBC, Ring Magazine, and Lineal Heavyweight Champion of the World Larry Holmes will join two-time NHRA Mello Funny Car champion Cruz Pedregon at the Mopar Express Lane NHRA Nationals Presented By Pennzoil to promote his foundation, Heart of a Legend.
05 Sep 2019
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Cruz Pedregon
Boxing legend and former WBC, Ring Magazine, and Lineal Heavyweight Champion of the World Larry Holmes will join two-time NHRA Mello Funny Car champion Cruz Pedregon at the Mopar Express Lane NHRA Nationals Presented By Pennzoil to promote his…
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Megan Meyer captures Top Alcohol Dragster Wally at Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals

Megan Meyer led the list of winners with yet another Top Alcohol Dragster victory at the Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals.
03 Sep 2019
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Megan Meyer
Megan Meyer and Jay Payne earned victories in Top Alcohol Dragster and Top Alcohol Funny Car at the Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals, leading a stacked field at the World's Biggest Drag Race. Below is the complete list of winners from the Big Go…
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Mike Castellana scores first Indy win in E3 Spark Plugs NHRA Pro Mod action

Pro Mod veteran Mike Castellana scored his first career victory at the Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals, slipping past Rickie Smith on a holeshot in the final round of E3 Spark Plugs NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series presented by J&A Service action. 
02 Sep 2019
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Mike Castellana
Pro Mod veteran Mike Castellana scored his first career victory at the Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals, slipping past Rickie Smith on a holeshot in the final round of E3 Spark Plugs NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series presented by J&A Service…
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Tii Tharpe secures second Mickey Thompson Tires Top Fuel Harley title

For the second straight year, the championship of Mickey Thompson Tires Top Fuel Harley Series came down to the last day of their season at the Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals, and for the second time Tii Tharpe edged Doug Vancil for the championship.
02 Sep 2019
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
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Tii Tharpe
For the second straight year, the championship of Mickey Thompson Tires Top Fuel Harley Series came down to the last day of their season at the Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals, and for the second time Tii Tharpe edged Doug Vancil for the…
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WATCH: Factory Stock Showdown driver Robert Falcone involved in Indy incident

During the first round of NHRA SAMTech.edu Factory Stock Showdown eliminations at the Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals, Robert Falcone made contact with the guardwall. Falcone exited the vehicle under his own power and returned to the pits.
02 Sep 2019
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Factory Stock
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Fields set in Indy for 2019 Mello Yello Countdown to the Championship battle

The fields are set for the 2019 NHRA Mello Yello Countdown to the Championship. The top 10 drivers in Top Fuel, Funny Car, Pro Stock, and Pro Stock Motorcycle battled through NHRA's 18-race regular season for the right to compete for world championships in the Countdown.
02 Sep 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Countdown
The fields are set for the 2019 NHRA Mello Yello Countdown to the Championship. The top 10 drivers in Top Fuel, Funny Car, Pro Stock, and Pro Stock Motorcycle battled through NHRA's "regular" season for the right to compete for world championships…
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John Force Racing announces partnership extension with Chevrolet

At the 65th running of the Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals, it was officially announced that John Force Racing and Chevrolet have agreed to a multi-year partnership extension.
02 Sep 2019
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Chevrolet
At the 65th running of the Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals, it was officially announced that John Force Racing and Chevrolet have agreed to a multi-year partnership extension. “I want to thank Chevrolet and everyone who has faith in John…
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WATCH: Pro Mod driver Chad Green takes a wild ride during final qualifying at Indy

During the final round of qualifying at the Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals, Pro Mod driver Chad Green experienced an on-track incident when his 2019 Camaro made contact with the wall as it rolled before coming to a stop.
01 Sep 2019
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Chad Green
//hide image on specific article jQuery(document).ready(function ($) { $( ".article-card__feature img:first-of-type" ).hide(); }); During the final round of qualifying at the Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals in Indianapolis, Pro Mod…
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NHRA Street Car Showdown cars make opening laps at Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals

The NHRA Street Car Showdown got off to a flying start with four  street cars driven by NHRA members attempting to reset the Street Car E.T. record of 5.85 seconds. Dave Schroeder's '66 Chevy Corvette had the best run of the opening salvo.
31 Aug 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Street Car Showdown
The NHRA Street Car Showdown got off to a flying start with four  street cars driven by NHRA members attempting to reset the Street Car E.T. record of 5.85 seconds.  Tom Bailey's 1969 Chevy Camaro is powered by a twin 88mm…
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JEGS signs multi-year renewal for Allstars and SPORTSnationals programs

JEGS, one of the largest high-performance automotive equipment retailers in the United States, has extended its NHRA sponsorships of the JEGS Allstars program and the JEGS NHRA SPORTSnationals event.
31 Aug 2019
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Jegs
JEGS, one of the largest high-performance automotive equipment retailers in the United States, has extended its NHRA sponsorships of the JEGS Allstars program and the JEGS NHRA SPORTSnationals event. The multi-year extensions will keep the JEGS name…
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