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W.J., McCulloch will settle Unfinished Business competition in tense final

Six-time NHRA Pro Stock world champion Warren Johnson will take on five-time U.S. Nationals champ Ed “the Ace” McCulloch in tonight's final round of the legend-on-legend Unfinished Business competition at the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals.
16 Mar 2019
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
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Unfinished Business
Six-time NHRA Pro Stock world champion Warren Johnson will take on five-time U.S. Nationals champ Ed “the Ace” McCulloch in the final round of the legend-on-legend Unfinished Business competition at the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals.…
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Castellana involved in Pro Mod qualifying crash at Amalie NHRA Gatornationals

Mike Castellana, the incoming national record holder in Pro Mod, crashed his supercharged AAP Camaro during Saturday qualifying at the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals. He was not injured.
16 Mar 2019
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Shirley takes down Garlits to highlight round one of Unfinished Business race

Shirley Muldowney defeated “Big Daddy” Don Garlits in the opening round of the Unfinished Business competition at the 50th annual Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals, which pitted eight legends in identical Toyotas in head-to-head competition. Joe Amato, Warren Johnson, and Ed McCulloch also advanced into Saturday’s second round.
15 Mar 2019
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
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Unfinished Business
Shirley Muldowney defeated “Big Daddy” Don Garlits in the opening round of the Unfinished Business competition at the 50th annual Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals, which pitted eight legends in identical Toyotas in head-to-head competition.…
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Defending champion Matt Smith chasing down first Gatornationals win

Matt Smith enters Gainesville as the defending Pro Stock Motorcycle champ, but he's still looking for his first Gatornationals title.
14 Mar 2019
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Matt Smith
Defending Pro Stock Motorcycle world champion Matt Smith has never won at Gainesville Raceway in his standout career. But after a thrilling finish to his 2018 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season ended with his third world title, the veteran…
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Mike Janis trying to build on 2018 Pro Mod title

Mike Janis’ incredible 2018 E3 Spark Plugs NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series presented by J&A Service season ended with a dream result: his first NHRA Pro Mod world championship.
14 Mar 2019
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Mike Janis
Mike Janis’ incredible 2018 E3 Spark Plugs NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series presented by J&A Service season ended with a dream result: his first NHRA Pro Mod world championship. As satisfying as that was, Janis insists he is nowhere near…
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Jeg Coughlin to debut new car, throwback paint scheme at Gatornationals

A brand new car and a special throwback scheme will make an already special weekend even more memorable for Jeg Coughlin Jr.
14 Mar 2019
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Jeg Coughlin Jr.
A brand new car and a special throwback scheme already will make this weekend a special one for Jeg Coughlin Jr. Add in a victory at the massive 50th annual AMALIE Motor…
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Tricky Tipster: Gauging greatness at the Golden Gators

Tricky Tipster’s picks to click at the historic 50th anniversary Amalie Motor Oil Gatornationals include Steve Torrence, Robert Hight, Bo Butner, Matt Smith, and Rick Hord.
14 Mar 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Gainesville
With all five classes in action for the historic 50th annual Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals, it’s time for Tricky Tipster, NHRA’s resident odds-maker, to get serious about picking favorites. Those who figure to have the best shot at hoisting…
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Terry McMillen chasing first Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals win

Top Fuel standout is trying to earn a special Wally to his trophy case at his sponsor’s race, this weekend’s Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals at Gainesville Raceway.
14 Mar 2019
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Terry McMillen
Terry McMillen put together a memorable weekend to win a historic race a year ago at Indy, and the Top Fuel standout is now trying to add another one at the 50th anniversary of his sponsor’s race, this weekend’s Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals…
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Don Schumacher inducted into Motorsports Hall of Fame of America

NHRA team owner and Funny Car pioneer Don Schumacher was one of seven inductees enshrined into the Motorsports Hall of Fame of America March 12 in Daytona Beach, Fla.
13 Mar 2019
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Don Schumacher
NHRA team owner and Funny Car pioneer Don Schumacher was one of seven inductees enshrined into the Motorsports Hall of Fame of America March 12 in Daytona Beach, Fla.   Schumacher, owner of drag racing powerhouse Don Schumacher Racing, was…
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WFO Radio Gatornationals preview

13 Mar 2019
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WFO
Get ready for the 50th Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals with WFO Radio NHRA Nitro Podcast. Amalie driver Terry McMillen and his “clutch guy” Kaylynn Simmons discuss the team’s chances of winning their sponsor’s race. Erica Enders talks Pro Stock…
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Justin Ashley Racing announces plans to compete in Top Fuel in 2020

Justin Ashley Racing has joined forces with Davis Motorsports to field a Top Fuel Dragster at a minimum of 12 NHRA events in 2020 with the second-generation driver behind the wheel.
13 Mar 2019
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Justin Ashley
Justin Ashley Racing has joined forces with Davis Motorsports to field a Top Fuel Dragster at a minimum of 12 NHRA events in 2020 with the second-generation driver behind the wheel. The team plans to begin testing later this spring. …
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Texas legislature to honor 2018 NHRA Mello Yello Top Fuel champ Steve Torrence

Native Texan Steve Torrence will be recognized on the floor of the state House of Representatives March 20 for his accomplishments in professional drag racing, specifically for winning the 2018 NHRA Mello Yello Top Fuel championship.
12 Mar 2019
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Steve Torrence
Native Texan Steve Torrence will be recognized on the floor of the state House of Representatives March 20 for his accomplishments in professional drag racing, specifically for winning the 2018 NHRA Mello Yello Top Fuel championship at the wheel of…
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2019 Factory Stock Preview: Chevy, Ford, and Dodge teams set for epic factory supercar battle

Quicker elapsed times and increased competition await competitors this season in the SAMTech.edu NHRA Factory Stock Showdown.
11 Mar 2019
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
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Fss1
The stakes have gone up in the School of Automotive Machinists and Technology NHRA Factory Stock Showdown; way up for any driver who aspires to win consistently in 2019. Last year, the best cars in the class were able to nudge their way into the…
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Puckett, Caheely, Wahl join alky winners Hart, Gill as ‘Baby Gators' champions

Van Puckett, Tyler Caheely, and Jim Wahl joined Saturday winners Josh Hart and Matt Gill as champions of The Baby Gators at Gainesville Raceway.
10 Mar 2019
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Division 2
Preview | Friday | Saturday The following are Sunday's final results from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, Southeast Division Fourth annual Baby Gators: …
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Latest issue of NHRA National Dragster with Gatornationals salute now online

NHRA National Dragster magazine's latest issue, featuring a special salute to the 50th annual Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals, is online now for NHRA members, and it’s in the mail to homes and shops around the world.
08 Mar 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
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ND cover
NHRA National Dragster magazine's fourth issue of 2019, featuring a special salute to the 50th annual Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals, is online now for NHRA members, and it’s in the mail to homes and shops around the world. The event…
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Team JEGS will run throwback paint schemes in Gainesville

During the 50th anniversary Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals, each of the Team JEGS entries will carry a unique throwback paint scheme of cars campaigned by family patriarch Jeg Coughlin Sr.
08 Mar 2019
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Jegs
During the 50th anniversary Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals, each of the Team JEGS entries will carry a unique throwback paint scheme of cars campaigned by family patriarch Jeg Coughlin Sr., was known as an individual who could drive (and win)…
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Country music icon Lee Greenwood will perform “God Bless The U.S.A.” at Gatornats

Grammy Award-winning artist Lee Greenwood will sing his patriotic hit song “God Bless The U.S.A.” as part of the pre-race ceremony at the 50th annual Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals.
07 Mar 2019
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Lee Greenwood
Grammy Award-winning artist Lee Greenwood will sing his patriotic hit song “God Bless The U.S.A.” as part of the pre-race ceremony at the 50th annual Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals. Greenwood is an icon in country music, with more than…
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Tickets now on sale for AAA Texas FallNationals

Tickets are now on sale for the 34th annual AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals at Texas Motorplex. This fan-favorite event marks the 22nd stop on the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series tour and the midpoint of the NHRA Countdown to the Championship playoffs.
07 Mar 2019
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Dallas
Tickets are now on sale for the 34th annual AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals. This fan-favorite event marks the 22nd stop on the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series tour and the midpoint of the NHRA Countdown to the Championship playoffs. Featuring…
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WFO Radio: Unfinished Business preview

06 Mar 2019
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WFO
On this edition of the WFO Radio NHRA Nitro podcast, Shirley Muldowney and “Big Daddy” Don Garlits discuss their first-round match up in NHRA’s “Unfinished Business” legends race at the 50th Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals. Matt Hagan discusses…
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Win a Harley-Davidson FXDR114 motorcycle, other big prizes in NHRA Sweepstakes

A Harley-Davidson FXDR114 motorcycle is the grand prize in the 2019 edition of the NHRA Sweepstakes, and other lucky winners will also win cool prizes.
06 Mar 2019
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SWEEPSTAKES
NHRA and its partners are proud to offer an opportunity for NHRA fans to enter for a chance to win the NHRA Sweepstakes. Winners will be…
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Dixxon Flannel Co. partners with NitroLayne Racing for Gatornationals

Coming off his first Top Fuel Harley victory at the recent Arizona Nationals, Beau Layne has signed a one-race primary sponsorship deal with Dixxon Flannel Co. for the 50th annual Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals.
06 Mar 2019
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Top Fuel Harley
Coming off his first Top Fuel Harley victory at the recent Arizona Nationals, Beau Layne has signed a one-race primary sponsorship deal with Dixxon Flannel Co. for the 50th annual Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals. “I am very grateful to be…
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Magic Dry Organic Absorbent NHRA Arizona Nationals Sportsman highlights

Winternationals Top Sportsman champ Bart Smith won again and was joined in victory by Cody Lane, Bill Kent, Justin Lamb, Craig Anderson, Ron MacKenzie, and James Warden at the Magic Dry Organic Absorbent NHRA Arizona Nationals.
05 Mar 2019
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
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Top Sportsman
Following a breakthrough win in Pomona, Bart Smith is now a perfect two for two after his second straight victory in Top Sportsman presented by Racing RVs. Smith remained perfect through the first two events of the new season with his win in Phoenix…
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Magic Dry Organic Absorbent NHRA Arizona Nationals Comp winner Bill Kent

05 Mar 2019
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
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00:29
After a pair of runner-up finishes, Bill Kent broke through for his first national event victory in Comp by stopping veteran Ralph Van Paepeghem in the final round. Kent, in his B/Dragster, was competitive when he needed to be with a semifinal…
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Magic Dry Organic Absorbent NHRA Arizona Nationals Top Fuel Harley winner Beau Layne

05 Mar 2019
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
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00:43
Beau Layne scored his first career victory in the Mickey Thompson Tires Top Fuel Harley class, racing to the trophy with a 6.38, 220-mph pass after Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals presented by ProtectTheHarvest.com champ Doug Vancil smoked the tires…
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Magic Dry Organic Absorbent NHRA Arizona Nationals Super Stock winner Justin Lamb

05 Mar 2019
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
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00:57
Five-time NHRA champ Justin Lamb bagged career win No. 25 when he downed Rick McKinney in the Super Stock final. Lamb made few mistakes in eliminations during his wins against Stan Holt, Kyle Rizzoli, Mike Graham, and Jody Lang. Lamb finished the…
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Magic Dry Organic Absorbent NHRA Arizona Nationals Super Comp winner Craig Anderson

05 Mar 2019
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
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00:42
Two weeks after opening the season with a Super Comp win in Pomona, Wright reached the final in Phoenix before his 11 round-win streak was snapped by Anderson. Now, a nine-time national event champion, Anderson finished off the job with a .018 light…
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Magic Dry Organic Absorbent NHRA Arizona Nationals Stock winner Cody Lane

05 Mar 2019
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
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00:38
It took the better part of eight months for Lane to rebuild his Corvette after it was nearly destroyed in a trailer fire on the way to the 2018 opener in Pomona. In the car’s seventh appearance, Cody Lane was able to put it into the winner’s…
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Magic Dry Organic Absorbent NHRA Arizona Nationals Super Gas winner Ron MacKenzie

05 Mar 2019
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
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01:11
MacKenzie made it to the Super Street final at the 1996 Phoenix race and also went to the Super Gas final a year ago in Sonoma, where he lost to Matt Blodgett. MacKenzie finally got his long-awaited first national event Wally in Phoenix when he…
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Magic Dry Organic Absorbent NHRA Arizona Nationals Top Dragster winner James Warden

05 Mar 2019
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
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01:20
If there was an award for best overall performance in Phoenix, it likely would have gone to James Warden, who claimed his first victory in Top Dragster presented by Racing RVs. Warden, a big winner at the Las Vegas E.T. race last Thanksgiving, was…
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Magic Dry Organic Absorbent NHRA Arizona Nationals Top Sportstman winner Bart Smith

05 Mar 2019
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
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01:26
Following a breakthrough win in Pomona, Bart Smith is now a perfect two for two after his second straight victory in Top Sportsman presented by Racing RVs. Smith remained perfect through the first two events of the new season with his win in Phoenix…
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