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Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals Super Stock winner Justin Lamb

18 Feb 2020
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Justin Lamb has been a consistent winner since his arrival on the NHRA scene in 2006, and he now has 26 wins in just 38 final rounds, making him one of the best “closers” in the business. A winner in six different classes, Lamb’s most recent…
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Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals Comp winner Doug Lambeck

18 Feb 2020
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Doug Lambeck has now won 14 national events, and half of them have come in Pomona. Lambeck stopped former Stock ace Tibor Kadar in Comp. Lambeck, in his D/SMA Pontiac, sacrificed .11-hundredths in index during his round-two win over Art Hodges…
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Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals Top Alcohol Funny Car winner Aryan Rochon

18 Feb 2020
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Aryan Rochon made the trip to Pomona from his home in Florida pay off with his first victory. Using a consistent string of 5.5s, Rochon upset past world champs Jay Payne and Shane Westerfield to earn a bye into the Top Alcohol Funny Car final…
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Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals Top Alcohol Dragster winner Shawn Cowie

18 Feb 2020
NHRA National Dragster staff
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  Shawn Cowie scored career win No. 19 and his second straight in Pomona when he defeated Garrett Bateman in the Top Alcohol Dragster final, 5.35 to 5.43, in a battle of the class’ top two qualifiers. Cowie was particularly impressive…
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Experience Big Tire Shootout at NHRA Arizona Nationals

A special Big Tire Shootout exhibition will hit the NHRA Arizona Nationals on Friday and Saturday.
17 Feb 2020
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Big Tire Shootout
A group of incredible big tire racers will hit the drag strip at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park during the NHRA Arizona…
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After a decade away, Doug Foley will make Top Fuel return at NHRA Arizona Nationals

Doug Foley will make his return to NHRA Top Fuel competition at the NHRA Arizona Nationals after a 10-year hiatus from the class.
17 Feb 2020
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Doug Foley
Doug Foley will make his return to NHRA Top Fuel competition at the NHRA Arizona Nationals after a 10-year hiatus from the class. Foley recently completed his Top Fuel relicensing during test sessions at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park outside…
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WFO Radio NHRA Podcast: Winternationals recap

14 Feb 2020
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WFO
This week on WFO Radio NHRA Podcast, Doug Kalitta, Jeg Coughlin Jr. and Alan Reinhart recap the 60th Lucas Oil Winternationals with host Joe Castello. Kalitta discusses his third consecutive victory at the Winternationals and gives some insight to…
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NHRA vs. NASCAR at Daytona Beach

In 1957, NHRA founder Wally Parks used hot rodding ingenuity to steal Daytona’s thunder by setting a NASCAR speed record
14 Feb 2020
Wally Parks
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Suddenly
This article, written by Wally Parks, originally appeared in the March 16, 2007 issue of NHRA National Dragster magazine. It was a fun time 50 years ago when Ray Brock and I covered the 1956 NASCAR Speedweek action in Daytona, Fla., for…
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Steve Torrence debuts, Big Tire Shootout, Jet Cars hit the strip in Phoenix

Steve Torrence and Blake Alexander among those making 2020 debuts at NHRA Arizona Nationals as Big Tire Shootout and jet cars will add excitement to NHRA's annual desert sprint.
12 Feb 2020
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Steve Torrence
Defending Top Fuel world champion Steve Torrence is among the racers who will make their 2020 Mello Yello NHRA Drag Racing Series debut at the NHRA Arizona Nationals in Phoenix on Feb. 21. Scott Palmer, Blake Alexander and Jeff Diehl will also fire…
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Sunoco fuels its NHRA commitment as official fuel, Youth and Education Services partner, and contingency sponsor

Sunoco, the Official Fuel of NHRA, will be fueling more than just high-powered race cars in the NHRA in 2020 with participation in NHRA's Youth and Education Services and contingency programs.
11 Feb 2020
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Sunoco
Sunoco, the Official Fuel of NHRA, will be fueling more than just high-powered race cars in the NHRA in 2020.   Sunoco will broaden its NHRA presence by participating in NHRA’s Youth and Education Services (YES) program at select national…
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Vortech Superchargers named title sponsor for Top Dragster and Top Sportsman

Vortech Superchargers, which specializes in superchargers systems geared toward performance enthusiasts, will sponsor the Top Dragster and Top Sportsman classes through 2022.
10 Feb 2020
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Vortech
Vortech Superchargers, which specializes in superchargers systems geared toward performance enthusiasts, will sponsor the Top Dragster and Top Sportsman classes through 2022. The Top Dragster and Top Sportsman categories are for racers with a…
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Cowie, Rochon, Lambeck lead Sportsman winners at Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals

Shawn Cowie backed up his Top Alcohol Dragster victory from the Auto Club NHRA Finals to lead the list of Lucas Oil Series champions at the Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals presented by ProtectTheHarvest.com.
09 Feb 2020
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Shawn Cowie
Shawn Cowie backed up his Top Alcohol Dragster victory from the Auto Club NHRA Finals to lead the list of Lucas Oil Series champions at the Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals presented by ProtectTheHarvest.com. Final-round results from Auto Club…
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Randal Andras wins 2020 season-opening event at Winternationals

09 Feb 2020
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Top Fuel Harley
  Randal Andras, who over the last season has emerged as one of the big threats to the Jay Turner Racing domination of the class, repeated his U.S. Nationals final-round triumph over two-time world champ Tii Tharpe in the final round of…
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Catch the high-powered action live from Pomona on FS1 and all season long on NHRA.tv

The 2020 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season is underway at the Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals presented by ProtectTheHarvest.com and the action is already heating up. Tune in to FS1 today at 5 p.m. Eastern and can watch this kind of action live all year long on NHRA.tv. Sign up today!
09 Feb 2020
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Winternationals
The 2020 NHRA Mello Yello drag racing Series season is underway at the Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals presented by ProtectTheHarvest.com and the action is already heating up.   Tune in to FS1 today at 5 p.m. Eastern for three hours of…
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Fifth Third Bank signs multi-year sponsorship agreement with Kalitta Motorsports

Kalitta Motorsports has partnered with Fifth Third Bank, National Association on a multi-year sponsorship agreement.
08 Feb 2020
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Doug Kalitta
Kalitta Motorsports has partnered with Fifth Third Bank, National Association on a multi-year sponsorship agreement. The longtime financial partner with Kalitta Air and Kalitta Charters will join NGK Spark Plugs, Mobil 1 and Osborn as new sponsors…
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Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals eliminations start moved to 10 a.m. Pacific

The start of Sunday racing at the Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals presented by ProtectTheHarvest.com will begin at 10 a.m. Pacific due to pending weather.
08 Feb 2020
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Winternationals
Mello Yello racing at the Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals presented by ProtecttheHarvest.com will now begin at 10 a.m. Pacific on Sunday due to pending weather. Racing was originally scheduled for 11 a.m.  Sunday racing begins with Top Fuel…
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Jeg Coughlin Jr. to retire from Pro Stock racing following 2020 NHRA season

The JEGS.com Elite Motorsports racer will step away from Pro Stock racing following the conclusion of the Mello Yello NHRA Drag Racing season.
08 Feb 2020
Jacob Sundstrom, NHRA National Dragster Associate Editor
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Jeg Coughlin Jr.
Jeg Coughlin Jr. will retire from Pro Stock racing at the end of the 2020 Mello Yello NHRA Drag Racing season.  The five-time Pro Stock world champion raced to a second-place finish in the 2019 season. He snagged a Super Gas title in 1992 to…
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NHRA announces Launch, a new career portal platform

The National Hot Rod Association, along with Pro Stock Motorcycle legend Terry Vance and the Vance Family Foundation, have announced the official start of NHRA Launch Motorsports Careers, NHRA’s motorsports career portal. 
08 Feb 2020
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NHRA Launch
The National Hot Rod Association, along with Pro Stock Motorcycle legend Terry Vance and the Vance Family Foundation, have announced the official start of NHRA Launch Motorsports Careers, NHRA’s motorsports career portal.  NHRA Launch…
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Nostalgia Funny Car racer Dan Horan Jr. takes a high-speed ride into sand trap

Nostalgia Funny Car racer Dan Horan Jr. took a ride into the sandtrap at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona after his parachutes failed to deploy after a 5.653, 262.59-mph pass. He was not injured
07 Feb 2020
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Dan Horan Jr.
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WATCH: Nostalgia Pro Stock at Pomona; catch the entire race on NHRA.tv

Eight vintage Pro Stock machines are making exhibition runs at the 60th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals. Enjoy the clip and sign up to watch the entire event live on NHRA.tv.
07 Feb 2020
Posted by NHRA.com staff
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Nostalgia Pro Stock
Eight vintage Pro Stock machines are making exhibition runs at the 60th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals. presented by ProtectTheHarvest.com, making wheelstanding, gear-jamming passes down the famed quarter-mile at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona.…
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Brandon Welch has fiery start to Top Fuel career in opening pass in Pomona

Brandon Welch, who is making his Top Fuel debut at the Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals, made a solid 3.84 opening pass but punctuated it with an engine explosion in his BetterDiesel.com dragster.
07 Feb 2020
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Brandon Welch
//hide image on specific article jQuery(document).ready(function ($) { }); Brandon Welch, who is making his Top Fuel debut at the Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals, made a solid 3.84 opening pass but punctuated it with an engine explosion…
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Brandon Welch will make Top Fuel debut in Pomona with Better Diesel backing

Former Funny Car racer Brandon Welch will make his Top Fuel debut today at the Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals with sponsorship from Better Diesel FBC.
07 Feb 2020
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Brandon Welch
Brandon Welch will make his Top Fuel debut today at the Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals with sponsorship from Better Diesel FBC. Welch, who previously competed at the Winternationals in Funny Car, switch ed to Top Fuel with a team co-owned by Welch…
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Largest Winternationals field in years kicks off 2020 Mello Yello NHRA Drag Racing season

For the first time in years, more than 400 cars will take the track as competitors from Top Fuel to Super Street descend on Auto Club Raceway for Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals in Pomona
07 Feb 2020
Posted by NHRA.com staff
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Auto Club Raceway
The 60th Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals presented by ProtectTheHarvest.com represents the opening of the 2020 season and a high watermark for professional participation in Pomona. For the first time in years, more than 400 cars will take the track…
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Jim Dunn Racing rolls into 2020 NHRA season with a new Funny Car ride

Jim Dunn Racing spent a very busy offseason preparing a new Cattelman's Cut Funny Car for the 2020 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season. New chassis, clutch, fuel system, and data recorder system have all been added,
06 Feb 2020
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Jim Dunn Racing
Jim Dunn Racing spent a very busy offseason preparing for the 2020 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season.  As soon as the 2019 season ended in mid-November, the team immediately began preparing a new McKinney-built Funny Car that will…
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Catch exclusive studio interview with Brittany Force and Lewis Bloom

Monster Energy Top Fuel driver Brittany Force joined NHRA reporter Lewis Bloom in the Wally Parks Studio to discuss the 2020 Mello Yello NHRA Drag Racing season ahead of the Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals.
06 Feb 2020
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Brittany Force
  2017 Top Fuel champion Brittany Force joined NHRA reporter Lewis Bloom in the Wally Parks Studio before the season-opening Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals presented by ProtectTheHarvest.com. The Monster Energy racer will join John Force…
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2020 NHRA season officially kicks off with first cars down the track in Pomona

The 2020 NHRA season is officially underway as Sportsman cars from Super Street to Top Alcohol Alcohol Dragster take to the Auto Club Raceway at Pomona track for their opening passes.
06 Feb 2020
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Pomona
The 2020 NHRA season is officially underway as Sportsman cars from Super Street to Top Alcohol Alcohol Dragster take to the Auto Club Raceway at Pomona track for their opening passes. You can follow along with the results via…
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Robert Hight returns to Auto Club Raceway to defend Funny Car title

Robert Hight scored his latest world championship in his last trip to Auto Club Raceway and he's seeking more Pomona success at the Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals presented by ProtectTheHarvest.com
05 Feb 2020
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Robert Hight
After putting together the most consistent and impressive season of his standout NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series career in 2019, Robert Hight knows just how he can top his championship season in 2020. It’s been nearly 20 years since someone has…
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Doug Kalitta chasing third-straight Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals victory to open season

Doug Kalitta reached his fourth-straight Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals presented by ProtectTheHarvest.com final in 2019 and the Mac Tools Top Fuel dragster racer is hunting his fifth to kick off 2020.
04 Feb 2020
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Doug Kalitta
If there’s been a constant in recent NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series history, it’s veteran Doug Kalitta performing well at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona to open the year. The longtime Top Fuel standout has advanced to four straight finals at the…
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“Take the Troops to the Track” with new Mello Yello 'Cans For Coins' program

Mello Yello has partnered with the USO to “Take the Troops to the Track” via a Cans For Coins program that will provide race tickets for members of the military. Fans who donate cans at an NHRA Mello Yello event will get an NHRA Mello Yello commemorative coin.
03 Feb 2020
Posted by NHRA.com staff
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Mello Yello
Mello Yello, the official soft drink of the NHRA and the series sponsor of the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, has partnered with the USO to “Take the Troops to the Track” via a Cans For Coins program. Fans are encouraged to bring their…
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Racers continue to reap rewards of National Dragster’s Be a Winner, Be a Member program

On April 19, 2019, longtime NHRA member Larry Meyers drove his ’72 Dodge Challenger to a victory in the 11.50 Index class at his home track, Pueblo Motorsports Park near his home in Elizabeth, Colo. At the time, Meyers had no way of knowing that win would produce an unexpected benefit.
03 Feb 2020
NHRA National Dragster staff
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be a winner
On April 19, 2019, longtime NHRA member Larry Meyers drove his ’72 Dodge Challenger to a victory in the 11.50 Index class at his home track, Pueblo Motorsports Park near his home in Elizabeth, Colo. At the time, Meyers had no way of knowing that win…
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