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Summit Racing Series finalists celebrated at the Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum

As the hallowed ground of the Auto Club Raceway at Pomona grew quiet Thursday night, Summit Racing Equipment celebrated sportsman racers at the Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum.
15 Nov 2019
David Kennedy
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Summit
Summit Racing Equipment’s commitment to NHRA bracket racers was on full-display at the 2019 Auto Club NHRA Finals. It brought together the top Super Pro, Pro, Sportsman, and Super Pro Motorcycle racers from NHRA’s seven divisions to the Auto Club…
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NHRA Youth and Education Services (YES) hosts largest program ever

More than 5,500 students registered for the NHRA YES Program to meet with organizations offering young people paths to S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) careers at the 2019 Auto Club NHRA Finals.
14 Nov 2019
David Kennedy
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YES
As the very first pair of Stock Eliminator cars pulled to the lanes on Thursday morning at the 2019 Auto Club NHRA Finals in Pomona, Calif., the future of drag racing, the automotive industry, and mechanical engineering could be found on display in…
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Latest issue of NHRA National Dragster now online: Las Vegas coverage, Troy Coughlin Jr., Top Fuel history and more

NHRA National Dragster magazine's 22nd issue of 2019, which includes in-depth coverage of the Dodge NHRA Nationals presented by Pennzoil from Las Vegas, is online for NHRA members and in the mail to homes and shops around the world.
14 Nov 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
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ND cover
NHRA National Dragster magazine's 22nd issue of 2019, which includes in-depth coverage of the Dodge NHRA Nationals presented by Pennzoil from Las Vegas, is online for NHRA members and in the mail to homes and shops around the world. The…
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Dodge NHRA Nationals presented by Pennzoil Sportsman Highlights

14 Nov 2019
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
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Las Vegas
Ray Miller III continued his march toward possible championships in Super Comp and Super Gas, and Duane Shields and Sean Bellemeur earned titles in Top Alcohol Dragster and Top Alcohol Funny Car, respectively, during the Dodge NHRA Nationals…
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Stevie "Fast" Jackson ends 2019 Pro Mod season with victory

14 Nov 2019
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
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Stevie "Fast" Jackson
Stevie “Fast” Jackson sealed his championship-winning season with yet another victory in a final-round battle between the No. 1 and 2 qualifiers and the top two Pro Mods in the country, driving past Todd Tutterow in a fitting finale to the E3…
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Dodge NHRA Nationals Presented By Pennzoil Comp winner Cody Lane

14 Nov 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Less than a year after the Hancock & Lane Cobalt was heavily damaged in a crash in Pomona, Cody Lane completed the comeback by winning the Las Vegas Comp title over Tony Mandella. Lane, the No. 1 qualifier, reached the final with wins against…
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Dodge NHRA Nationals Presented By Pennzoil Stock winner Craig Maddox

14 Nov 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Craig Maddox, a two-time runner-up in Super Gas, drove his Drag Pak Challenger to the win after Knudsen fouled in the final with his four-speed Camaro. Maddox turned in his best performance in round four, where he stopped a dangerous opponent in…
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Dodge NHRA Nationals Presented By Pennzoil Super Comp winner Vernon Rowland

14 Nov 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Following a win in Houston and a runner-up in Topeka, Vernon Rowland capped off one of the best seasons of his career with another Super Comp victory in Las Vegas. Rowland took on 104-time national event winner Dan Fletcher in the final round and…
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Dodge NHRA Nationals Presented By Pennzoil Super Stock winner Jason DeForrest

14 Nov 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Over the last six seasons, Jason DeForrest has won the Super Stock title three times at the Dodge NHRA Nationals in Las Vegas. This time, DeForrest drove his GT/CA Cavalier to a final-round win over Division 3 racer Matt Alvey in a battle where both…
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Dodge NHRA Nationals Presented By Pennzoil Super Gas winner Ray Miller III

14 Nov 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Ray Miller III won his fourth national event title of the season when he defeated Evan Kowalski in an incredible Super Gas final round. Kowalski was nearly perfect with a .002 reaction time and a 10.056 on the 10.05 altitude adjusted index. The…
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Dodge NHRA Nationals Presented By Pennzoil Top Alcohol Funny Car winner Sean Bellemeur

14 Nov 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Sean Bellemeur locked up his second straight Top Alcohol Funny Car championship a few weeks ago and won his fourth consecutive race and eighth overall this season when he topped Steve Gasparrelli in the final round. Bellemeur ran as quick as 5.409…
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Dodge NHRA Nationals Presented By Pennzoil Top Alcohol Dragster winner Duane Shields

14 Nov 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Duane Shields won his 23rd national event and first since Reading in 2015 when he defeated Julie Nataas in the Top Alcohol Dragster final round. Both drivers red-lighted, but Nataas left first, negating a solid 5.22 run to Shields’ 5.26. Earlier,…
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WFO Radio NHRA Nitro Auto Club NHRA Finals preview

14 Nov 2019
Posted by NHRA.com staff
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WFO
WFO Radio NHRA Nitro previews the Auto Club NHRA Finals. WFO catches up with Brittany Force at the SEMA show to talk about her Vegas win and chances of winning the Championship. NHRA’s Alan Reinhart and host Joe Castello get you ready for the final…
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Beta Motorcycles will back Doug Gordon Alcohol Funny Car effort through 2021

Perennial world championship contender Doug Gordon's Top Alcohol Funny Car will be backed by Beta Motorcycles for the next two seasons.
13 Nov 2019
Posted by NHRA.com staff
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Doug Gordon
Perennial world championship contender Doug Gordon's Top Alcohol Funny Car will be backed by Beta Motorcycles for the next two seasons. Gordon, who has driven to 30-plus final round appearances in national competition, dozens of divisional and…
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Justin Ashley will team with Auto Shocker for 2020 rookie Top Fuel season

Up and coming Top Fuel driver Justin Ashley will team with Biocide Systems' Auto Shocker brand in 2020 for a run at winning the NHRA's Auto Club Road to the Future award. Auto Shocker will debut on Ashley's dragster this weekend at the Auto Club NHRA Finals.
13 Nov 2019
Posted by NHRA.com staff
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Justin Ashley
Up and coming Top Fuel driver Justin Ashley will team with Biocide Systems' Auto Shocker brand in 2020 for a run at winning the NHRA's Auto Club Road to the Future award as well as making the company a household name among drag racing enthusiasts…
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Pro Stock legends take the stage at NHRA SEMA breakfast

Brian Lohnes interviewed Pro Stock legends Warren Johnson, Herb McCandless, Greg Anderson, Jeg Coughlin Jr. and Erica Enders at the NHRA SEMA breakfast in Las Vegas; getting some of the best stories from the heroes of the naturally aspirated category.
12 Nov 2019
Posted by NHRA.com staff
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Pro Stock
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AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals Sportsman Highlights

12 Nov 2019
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
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Dallas Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series
Just six days after winning the rain-delayed NTK NHRA Carolina Nationals in Charlotte, Megan Meyer and Sean Bellemeur cashed again with wins at the AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals. Meyer won her eighth race in Top Alcohol Dragster, and Bellemeur bagged…
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AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals Top Alcohol Dragster winner Megan Meyer

12 Nov 2019
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
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Megan Meyer competed in 15 events in 2019 and reached the final round of 13 of them and finished with eight wins, including the Dallas race. Meyer went to the Top Alcohol Dragster final round after semifinal opponent Monroe Guest red-lighted by a…
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AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals Top Alcohol Funny Car winner Sean Bellemeur

12 Nov 2019
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
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Sean Bellemeur has been red-hot lately with three straight national event wins in Reading, Charlotte, and now Dallas to put the wraps on his second consecutive national championship. In his latest final in Top Alcohol Funny Car, Bellemeur topped…
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AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals Top Sportsman winner Kamron Wright

12 Nov 2019
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
News
Racing in his first national event of the season, Wright earned the title in Top Sportsman presented by RacingRVs after he defeated Bengt Blomberg in the final. Wright put together a solid run in the final with a .010 light and a 6.626 on his 6.60…
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AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals Comp winner Joey Tanksley

12 Nov 2019
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
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Comp winner Tanksley struggled with a number of early losses this season, but his persistence paid off with his fourth career victory. Tanksley, in his C/Dragster, got to the final round with a clean index and then drove to a (-.556) 6.924 for the…
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AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals Super Gas winner Casey Plaizier

12 Nov 2019
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
News
For the second straight year, Plaizier left Texas Motorplex with a Wally after winning the Super Gas title. In the final round, Plaizier took his 160-mph Corvette up against the 110-mph Camaro of Tim Nicholson and won by a narrow 9.913 to 9.922…
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AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals Super Comp winner Don Nichols

12 Nov 2019
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
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After a second-place finish in last year’s Super Comp points battle, Nichols won his second national event title in a close 8.932 to 8.934 race against Christopher Dodd in the final round. Nichols’ best performance came in the third round, where he…
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AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals Stock winner Brandon Bakies

12 Nov 2019
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
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In the last 12 months, Stock winner Brandon Bakies has appeared in four national event finals and has a pair of wins after topping Dale Hulquist in Dallas. Bakies, a part of the SAMTech.edu NHRA Factory Stock Showdown fleet, gave up a slight lead to…
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AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals Super Street winner John Leibham

12 Nov 2019
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
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Driving a Camaro that has been in his family for three generations, Super Street winner Leibham won his first title after final-round opponent Jim Burrell fouled by .001-second in his Ford Torino. In order to reach the final, Leibham had to race two…
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Summit Racing Series national titles on the line at Auto Club NHRA Finals

The top Super Pro, Pro, Sportsman, and Super Pro Motorcycle racers from NHRA’s seven geographical divisions will journey to Auto Club Raceway at Pomona to vie for national titles in the NHRA Summit Racing Series National Championship.
12 Nov 2019
Posted by NHRA.com staff
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Summit
The top Super Pro, Pro, Sportsman, and Super Pro Motorcycle racers from NHRA’s seven geographical divisions will journey to Auto Club Raceway at Pomona to vie for national titles in the NHRA Summit Racing Series National Championship. Summit…
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Bahrain International Circuit renews with NHRA Worldwide Network program

NHRA has announced that the Bahrain International Circuit, which currently boasts a vibrant drag racing community and numerous events, has extended their NHRA Worldwide Network agreement.  
12 Nov 2019
Posted by NHRA.com staff
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NHRA Worldwide
NHRA has announced that the Bahrain International Circuit, which currently boasts a vibrant drag racing community and numerous events, has extended their NHRA Worldwide Network agreement.   NHRA Worldwide Network is designed to enable drag…
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John Force, Don Prudhomme, and Terry Vance to star in special Night of Champions

NHRA legends John Force, Don “the Snake” Prudhomme, and Terry Vance will be part of a very special “Night of Champions” this Friday at the Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum presented by AAA.
12 Nov 2019
Posted by NHRA.com staff
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Night of Champions
NHRA legends John Force, Don “the Snake” Prudhomme, and Terry Vance will be part of a very special “Night of Champions” this Friday at the Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum presented by AAA. Past Funny Car world champ Jack Beckman will be the…
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The road to 150 female wins: A video salute to those who helped make it happen

At the recent Dodge NHRA Nationals presented by Pennzoil, Erica Enders scored the 150th win by a female in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, followed shortly by Brittany Force winning Top Fuel for No. 151. Here’s a look back at all of the women who helped to reach that milestone.
11 Nov 2019
Posted by NHRA.com staff
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Erica Enders
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Super Stock, Super Comp, and Super Gas season championships still up for grabs

In addition to the drama of four Mello Yello Drag Racing Series championships being decided at the Auto Club NHRA Finals, the last three season champs in the Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series also will be decided at the event.
11 Nov 2019
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
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Ray Miller
In addition to the drama of four Mello Yello Drag Racing Series championships being decided at the Auto Club NHRA Finals, the last three world champions in the Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series also will be decided at the event. The championships in…
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