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DHDR developmental driver Madi Turley enjoys Bristol experience

During the Super Grip NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals last weekend, DH Davies Racing developmental driver Madi Turley spent the weekend as the NHRA Grassroots Racing ambassador.
11 Jun 2024
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Madi Turley
During the Super Grip NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals last weekend, DH Davies Racing developmental driver Madi Turley spent the weekend as the NHRA Grassroots Racing ambassador. Turley, a 17-year-old Sportsman racer from Rutledge, Tenn., displayed her…
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Second Sportsman Appreciation Dinner set for Aug. 27 at NHRA U.S. Nationals

On Tuesday evening, Aug. 27, NHRA will again host a Sportsman Appreciation Dinner at the NHRA U.S. Nationals to recognize the accomplishments and dedication of more than 800 racers and guests who will be attending this special event.
11 Jun 2024
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Sportsman Appreciation Dinner
On Tuesday evening, Aug. 27, NHRA will again host a Sportsman Appreciation Dinner at the NHRA U.S. Nationals to recognize the accomplishments and dedication of more than 800 racers and guests who will be attending this special event. The dinner…
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Five Sportsman champions crowned at Super Grip Thunder Valley Nationals

In addition to the exciting Mission Foods Drag Racing Series action at the Super Grip NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals, five drivers also claimed wins in Lucas Oil Series competition at Bristol Dragway.
10 Jun 2024
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Gene Brown
In addition to the exciting Mission Foods Drag Racing Series action at the Super Grip NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals, five drivers also claimed wins in Lucas Oil Series competition at Bristol Dragway. Byron Worner picked up his first national…
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Kris Thorne named winner of Congruity NHRA Pro Mod series event in Bristol

Kris Thorne has been named the winner of the Super Grip NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals following JR Gray's final-round disqualification in the Congruity NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series presented by LearnEV+
09 Jun 2024
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Kris Thorne
NHRA announced the disqualification of J.R. Gray’s run on Sunday during a post-race inspection following the final round of the Super Grip NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals in the Congruity NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series presented by LearnEV+ due to a…
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David Janac wins his first Flexjet Factory Stock Showdown title in Bristol

David Janac won for the first time in the Flexjet Factory Stock Showdown Series at the Super Grip NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway.
09 Jun 2024
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David Janac
David Janac won for the first time in the Flexjet Factory Stock Showdown Series  at the Super Grip NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway. The veteran driver powered his Janac Brothers Chevrolet COPO Camaro to victory from the No, 4…
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Cottrell takes second Legends Nitro Series win of the season at Bristol event

Bobby Cottrell, winner earlier this season at the Legends Nitro Series opener at the Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals, scored his second win of the season in the Austin & O'Brien Camaro, defeating Phoenix winner Geoff Monise in the final round.
09 Jun 2024
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
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PlayNHRA: NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals Betting Preview

The NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals marks the debut of PlayNHRA, which introduces and formalizes fantasy gaming and betting within the NHRA. This comprehensive article from NEXbets offers guides and analysis for the weekend.
06 Jun 2024
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Elevate Your Experience with NXTbets' Expert Analysis Ready to ignite your NHRA betting experience? Look no further than NXTbets' comprehensive…
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Congruity NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series returns to Bristol

Racing in the heart of Pro Mod country, the Congruity NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series presented by LearnEV+ continues its busy stretch as part of this weekend’s Super Grip NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway.
06 Jun 2024
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Pro Mod
Racing in the heart of Pro Mod country, the Congruity NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series presented by LearnEV+ continues its busy stretch as part of this weekend’s 23rd annual Super Grip NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway. It is the…
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John Force goes WFO after emotional victory at NHRA New England Nationals

John Force joined Joe Castello on WFO Radio following his 157th NHRA win at the New England Nationals, where he made an emotional statement that he thinks his legendary career is near its end, and explains what he really meant to convey.
06 Jun 2024
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John Force
  John Force joined Joe Castello following his 157th NHRA win at the New England Nationals where he made an emotional statement that he thinks his legendary career is near its end, and explains what he really meant to convey.
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Texas Motorplex to host NHRA Jr. Drag Racing League Western Conference Finals

Historic Texas Motorplex will host the Right Trailers NHRA Jr. Drag Racing League Western Conference Finals presented by Capco Contractors June 8-15. 
05 Jun 2024
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NHRA Jr. Drag Racing League Western Conference
Historic Texas Motorplex will host the Right Trailers NHRA Jr. Drag Racing League Western Conference Finals presented by Capco Contractors June 8-15.    The legendary facility just south of Dallas will host hundreds of young competitors…
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Bristol Dragway set for Flexjet Factory Stock Showdown excitement

The Flexjet NHRA Factory Stock Showdown Series will return to one of the most historic dragstrips in the country this weekend, Bristol Dragway, for the Super Grip NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals.
05 Jun 2024
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Flexjet Factory Stock Showdown
The Flexjet NHRA Factory Stock Showdown Series will return to one of the most historic dragstrips in the country this weekend, Bristol Dragway, nestled in the Tennessee mountains and known as one of the quickest racing surfaces in the country. For…
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Shirley Muldowney to become member of Bristol’s Legends of Thunder Valley

Three-time NHRA Top Fuel world champion Shirley Muldowney will be inducted into the prestigious Legends of Thunder Valley, Bristol Dragway's official Hall of Fame, during the Super Grip NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals.
04 Jun 2024
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Shirley Muldowney
Shirley Muldowney never raised a trophy at historic Bristol Dragway, but don’t let that glaring stat distract from the over-arching victory she claimed through her tenacity as a pioneering trailblazer in motorsports. One so significant that women…
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NHRA ready to roar into Bristol for Super Grip NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals

The NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Series returns to Thunder Valley for another year of intense racing action at the 23rd annual Super Grip NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway on June 7-9.
04 Jun 2024
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Super Grip NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals
The NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Series returns to Thunder Valley for another year of intense racing action at the 23rd annual Super Grip NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway on June 7-9. A highlight on the NHRA circuit, all the…
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Sportsman champions take center stage at NHRA New England Nationals

In addition to the Mission Foods Drag Racing Series action at the NHRA New England Nationals, seven drivers also scored victories in Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series action at New England Dragway.
03 Jun 2024
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Don Pires Jr.
In addition to the Mission Foods Drag Racing Series action at the NHRA New England Nationals, seven drivers also scored victories in Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series action at New England Dragway. The Super Stock final was decided by…
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5 Things We Learned in Epping

By all accounts, the NHRA New England Nationals was a home run with perfect weather, two days of sold-out crowds, and three very popular Professional champions, but in the end, what did we learn? As it turns out, we learned a lot, including these five key items.
03 Jun 2024
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
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Doug Kalitta
By all accounts, the NHRA New England Nationals was a home run with perfect weather, two days of sold-out crowds, and three very popular Professional champions, but in the end, what did we learn? As it turns out, we learned a lot, including these…
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Mason Wright grabs first career Congruity NHRA Pro Mod Series win in Epping

Mason Wright drove to his first career victory in the Congruity NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series presented by LearnEV+ on Sunday at New England Dragway.
02 Jun 2024
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Pro Mod
Mason Wright drove to his first career victory in the Congruity NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series presented by LearnEV+ on Sunday at New England Dragway, defeating Jordan Lazic in the final round as part of this weekend’s 11th annual NHRA New England…
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Kalitta, Force, and Troy Coughlin Jr. score New England Nationals victories

In front of a sellout crowd, Doug Kalitta, John Force, and Troy Coughlin Jr. collect wins at the 13th annual NHRA New England Nationals at New England Dragway.
02 Jun 2024
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Epping winners
John Force finished off an impressive double-up weekend in front of another sellout crowd on Sunday at New England Dragway, as the 16-time Funny Car world champion outran teammate Austin Prock in the final round of the 11th annual NHRA New England…
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Second consecutive sellout announced for NHRA New England Nationals

NHRA and New England Dragway teamed up to announce a second day of sellout crowds at the 11th annual NHRA New England Nationals on Sunday.
02 Jun 2024
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Crowd
NHRA and New England Dragway teamed up to announce a second day of sellout crowds at the 11th annual NHRA New England Nationals on Sunday. The New England-based NHRA fans came in droves all weekend and sold-out New England Dragway both Saturday…
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NHRA New England Nationals Sunday News and Notes

News, notes, quotes, and photos, from the final day of the NHRA New England Nationals at New England Dragway. Updated throughout the day.
02 Jun 2024
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
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Dan Wilkerson
News, notes, quotes, and  photos, from the final day of the NHRA New England Nationals at New England Dragway. Updated throughout the day. *** On Saturday, officials from NHRA and New England Dragway jointly announced a sell-out crowd…
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NHRA New England Nationals Sunday preview

The 2024 NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Series returns to rustic New England Dragway for the New England Nationals, the seventh of 20 events on the Mission Foods NHRA Drag Racing calendar.
02 Jun 2024
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
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NED
The 2024 NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Series returns to rustic New England Dragway for the New England Nationals, the seventh of 20 events on the Mission Foods NHRA Drag Racing calendar. Qualifying is complete and another sellout crowd is…
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Prock, Kalitta, and Enders deliver No.1 qualifiers before sellout crowd in Epping

Friday leaders Doug Kalitta, Austin Prock, and Erica Enders held on to the top spots in qualifying for the NHRA New England Nationals at New England Dragway.
01 Jun 2024
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Austin Prock
Funny Car’s Austin Prock claimed his fifth No. 1 qualifier in the first seven races of the 2024 season in front of a sellout crowd on Saturday at New England Dragway, powering to the top spot at the 11th annual NHRA New England Nationals. Doug…
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Force, Torrence, and Glenn prevail in Mission #2Fast2Tasty Challenge

The latest round of the Mission Foods #2Fast2tasty Challenge went to John Force, Steve Torrence, and Dallas Glenn, who secured victories on Saturday at New England Dragway.
01 Jun 2024
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John Force
John Force powered to the win in the Mission #2Fast2Tasty Challenge on Saturday at New England Dragway, claiming the bonus event win in front of a sellout crowd as part of this weekend’s 11th annual NHRA New England Nationals.. Steve Torrence (…
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Bellemeur, Gutierrez shine at Cavalcade of Stars event in Norwalk

Sean Bellemeur and John Paul Gutierrez led the list of winners as the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series North Central Division competed at Summit Motorsports Park for the 18th annual University Hospitals Cavalcade of Stars presented by Budweiser.
01 Jun 2024
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Division 3
The following are Saturday's final results from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, North Central Division 18th annual University Hospitals Cavalcade of Stars presented by Budweiser: TOP ALCOHOL DRAGSTER John Paul Gutierrez…
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Harris, Harder, Wick lead winners at Division 5 Lucas Oil Series season opener

Matt Harris, John Harder, and Alan Wick led the list of winners as the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, West Central Division competed in the Wick Buildings Race Shop Showdown Built by Dave River Construction at Tri-State Raceway.
01 Jun 2024
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Division 5
The following are Sunday's final results from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, West Central Division Wick Buildings Race Shop Showdown Built by Dave River Construction: COMPETITION ELIMINATOR Matt Harris, Bellevue, Neb…
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NHRA and New England Dragway announce Saturday sellout

NHRA and officials at New England Dragway announced a sellout crowd for Saturday qualifying at the 11th annual NHRA New England National.
01 Jun 2024
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epping
NHRA and officials at New England Dragway announced a sellout crowd for Saturday qualifying at the 11th annual NHRA New England Nationals. The passionate fanbase in the New England area again packed the historic facility in Epping, with a huge…
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NHRA New England Nationals Saturday News and Notes

News, notes, quotes, photos, and video from the second day of the NHRA New England Nationals at New England Dragway. Updated throughout the day.
01 Jun 2024
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
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Jordan Lazic
News, notes, quotes, photos, and video from the second day of the NHRA New England Nationals at New England Dragway. Updated throughout the day. After last year’s NHRA New England Nationals was interrupted by rain (and ultimately completed a week…
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NHRA New England Nationals Saturday preview

The 2024 NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Series returns to rustic New England Dragway for the New England Nationals, the seventh of 20 events on the Mission Foods NHRA Drag Racing calendar.
01 Jun 2024
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
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New England Dragway
Friday night qualifying at New England Dragway did not disappoint as the Mission Foods NHRA Drag Racing series pros delivered a solid show that included track record performances. After the first two rounds of qualifying, Doug Kalitta, Austin…
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Big on accountability, Grubnic sees better days ahead for Brittany Force

When it comes to Brittany Force's recent DNQ, crew chief David Grubnic doesn't duck accountability, noting "I need to make it right and I will make it right."
31 May 2024
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
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David Grubnic
Accountability is a big component of success in professional sports and when it comes to drag racing, few people know that better than David Grubnic, crew chief on Brittany Force’s Monster Energy dragster. Coming off a rare DNQ in Chicago, Grubnic…
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NHRA New England Nationals Friday News and Notes

News, notes, quotes, photos, and video from the opening day of the NHRA New England Nationals at New England Dragway.
31 May 2024
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
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NHRA New England Nationals Friday News and Notes
News, notes, quotes, photos, and video from the opening day of the NHRA New England Nationals at New England Dragway.  *** It seems like yesterday that NHRA made its first visit to New England Dragway but it’s actually been more than a…
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Congruity NHRA Pro Mod Series geared up for a full weekend in Epping

A return trip to New England Dragway for the Congruity NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series presented by LearnEV+ also marks the first full appearance for the thrilling class at the fan-favorite facility as part of this weekend’s NHRA New England Nationals.
30 May 2024
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Congruity NHRA Pro Mod Series
A return trip to New England Dragway for the Congruity NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series presented by LearnEV+ also marks the first full appearance for the thrilling class at the fan-favorite facility as part of this weekend’s 11th annual NHRA New…
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