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There is no such thing as an offseason for J.R. Todd and the DHL Funny Car team

DHL Funny Car driver J.R. Todd joins NHRA's Brian Lohnes for a Skype interview and discusses his 2020 campaign, his plans for the upcoming season, and his desire not to race in the Chili Bowl.
20 Dec 2020
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2021 NHRA Rulebooks now available online

The 2021 NHRA Rulebook and 2021 Summit Jr, Drag Racing League Rulebook are now online and viewable by all who wish to compete in the NHRA arenas.
18 Dec 2020
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The 2021 NHRA Rulebook and 2021 Summit Jr. Drag Racing League Rulebook are now online and viewable by all who wish to compete in the NHRA arenas. The main NHRA Rulebook is packed with all the information you need to go racing with NHRA…
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2021 Good Vibrations Motorsports March Meet presented by Lucas Oil postponed

Auto Club Famoso Raceway officials have decided to postpone the 2021 Good Vibrations Motorsports March Meet, presented by Lucas Oil. in Bakersfield, Calif. The new date is set for May 27-30.
17 Dec 2020
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Auto Club Famoso Raceway officials have decided to postpone the 2021 Good Vibrations Motorsports March Meet, presented by Lucas Oil. in Bakersfield, Calif. The new date is set for May 27-30. The pandemic is causing a new wave of issues with…
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Tickets now on sale for Menards NHRA Nationals presented by PetArmor

Tickets are on sale for the 32nd annual Menards NHRA Nationals presented by PetArmor. This event marks the 15th stop on the 2021 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series season tour.
17 Dec 2020
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Tickets are on sale for the 32nd annual Menards NHRA Nationals presented by PetArmor. This event marks the 15th stop on the 2021 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series season tour. Tickets may be purchased now for the event scheduled Aug. 13-15,…
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Rookie Troy Coughlin Jr. on driving a Pro Stock car: "It feels kind of normal"

Troy Coughlin Jr. showed flashes of brilliance during his Pro Stock debut in 2020. Now, he's ready to take the next step in his first full season with the Elite team.
16 Dec 2020
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Wabash Valley Dragway signs on as NHRA member track

Wabash Valley Dragway has signed on as the newest NHRA member track in the NHRA North Central Division. Located in Terre Haute, Ind., the track was first built in 1971.
16 Dec 2020
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Wabash Valley Dragway has signed on as the newest NHRA member track in the NHRA North Central Division. Located in Terre Haute, Ind., Wabash Valley Dragway is overseen by Troy Mann. Mann and his team coordinate racing and facility operations at…
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Dickie Venables sounds off on championship season, plans for 2021

After winning his third championship with Matt Hagan, crew chief Dickie Venables is now focused on 2021. Venables shared his thoughts in an exclusive NHRA.com Skype interview with Brian Lohnes.
16 Dec 2020
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Rickie Smith, Alex Laughlin, and Lyle Barnett form triple threat for Elite Pro Mod team

The Elite Motorsports team has announced plans to field three full-season entries in the 2021 NHRA E3 Spark Plugs Pro Mod Series with drivers Alex Laughlin, Rickie Smith, and Lyle Barnett.
15 Dec 2020
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
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The Elite Motorsports team has announced plans to field three full-season entries in the E3 Spark Plugs NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series in 2021. Alex Laughlin, who ran two events for the Elite team in 2020, will return and will be joined by three-…
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Wild Horse Pass Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event moved to October

NHRA officials announced the 2021 Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event contested at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park scheduled for May 14-16 has been moved to Oct. 14-17 and will expand to a double event.  
15 Dec 2020
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NHRA officials announced the 2021 Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event contested at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park scheduled for May 14-16 has been moved to Oct. 14-17 and will expand to a double event.   Top Alcohol Dragster and Top Alcohol…
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Josh Hart ready to realize final goal of competing in Top Fuel in 2021 season

After a year's delay due to COVID, Top Alcohol Dragster pilot Josh Hart will compete in NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series Top Fuel competition beginning with the 2021 season opener at the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals, March 11-14.
12 Dec 2020
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Top Alcohol Dragster pilot Josh Hart has announced his transition to the Top Fuel ranks, competing in NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series’ quickest class beginning with the season opener at the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals at Gainesville…
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Year in Review, 'Greek' tribute highlight final 2020 National Dragster issue

NHRA National Dragster's Year in Review issue, highlighting 2020's champions and all of the struggles and triumphs of the season, is now online and still free for all to read. The issue also contains a salute to "the Greek," retiring Top Fuel driver Chris Karamesines, the Year in Photos, and much more.
10 Dec 2020
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2020 Most Memorable Moments #1: Erica Enders wins her fourth championship

NHRA fans have helped select the top 20 moments of the 2020 season through voting in the second week of December. We're unveiling them here, in reverse order, beginning Dec. 12
10 Dec 2020
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NHRA fans have helped select the top 20 moments of the 2020 season through voting in the second week of December. We'll be unveiling them here, in reverse order, beginning Dec. 12. 1. Erica Enders wins her fourth championship Erica Enders…
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Cruz Pedregon on his new crew: "They are established and they are winners"

Cruz Pedregon has already made news this off season with a complete overhaul of his Snap-on Tools crew. The two-time Funny Car champion recently revealed more details about the season's most talked-about move in an exclusive Skype interview with NHRA's Brian Lohnes.
08 Dec 2020
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After first win, Justin Ashley dealing with increased expectations for 2021

Justin Ashley's first season in Top Fuel included a win in Indianapolis and the NHRA rookie of the year award. Now, he's gearing up for the 2021 season with heightened expectations.
07 Dec 2020
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Battles for 2021 JEGS Allstars berths will continue in new season

NHRA officials have announced the schedule of qualifying regional and divisional events for the 2021 JEGS Allstars event which pits the top points earners from NHRA’s four geographic regions and seven geographic divisions in the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series against each other.
07 Dec 2020
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NHRA officials have announced the schedule of qualifying regional and divisional events for the 2021 JEGS Allstars event which pits the top points earners from NHRA’s four geographic regions and seven geographic divisions in the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag…
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Robert Hight wins AAA Decision 2020 Drags or Checkered Flags fan vote

Robert Hight and NHRA Championship Drag Racing earned the votes in AAA’s Decision 2020: Drags or Checkered Flags to retain bragging rights as best racing series. Hight, who also won the contest in 2016, faced off with fellow AAA-sponsored NASCAR driver Joey Logano. 
01 Dec 2020
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Robert Hight and NHRA Championship Drag Racing earned the votes in AAA’s Decision 2020: Drags or Checkered Flags to retain bragging rights as best racing series. Hight, who also won the contest in 2016, faced off with fellow AAA-sponsored NASCAR…
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NHRA announces revisions to the Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series schedule

NHRA officials announced new dates for the 2021 Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series events contested at Cecil County Dragway and Rockingham Dragway.
01 Dec 2020
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NHRA officials announced new dates for the 2021 Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series events contested at Cecil County Dragway and Rockingham Dragway. The event at Cecil County Dragway has been moved to Oct. 8-10, and the event at Rockingham Dragway has…
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Tickets on sale now for 2021 Virginia NHRA Nationals June 4-6

Tickets are now on sale for the third annual Virginia NHRA Nationals, June 4-6. This event marks the eighth stop on the 2021 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series season tour.
30 Nov 2020
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Tickets are now on sale for the third annual Virginia NHRA Nationals. This event marks the eighth stop on the 2021 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series season tour. After a shortened 2020 season due to the global pandemic, NHRA and race teams…
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Save big on NHRA ticket orders on Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals

Friday, Nov. 27 through Monday, Nov. 30: See which NHRA event near you will be offering exclusive deals on the ultimate stocking stuffer of the holiday season.
27 Nov 2020
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Give the gift of nitro this holiday season with tickets to NHRA Camping World Drag racing Series events in 2021. These deals are good only though Nov. 20 at 11:59 p.m., so act now and don't get left behind! You won’t see another deal like…
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Happy Thanksgiving from NHRA

Although 2020 was filled with challenges and heartbreak both on and off the racetrack, we still have much to be thankful for. Camaraderie and family. The confidence that our strengths and resiliency will shine through. The hope of a better tomorrow. During this holiday season, the staff of the NHRA wishes blessings and peace upon your families.
26 Nov 2020
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Karen Stalba set for Top Alcohol Dragster return after purchase of Hart Racing operation

Karen Stalba, a two-time national event finalist, has announced a return to the Top Alcohol Dragster class in 2021, and in an effort to keep pace in a rapidly progressing category, Stalba and her husband, Tom, have purchased the entire operation of two-time U.S. Nationals winner Josh Hart
25 Nov 2020
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
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Karen Stalba, a two-time national event finalist, has announced a return to the Top Alcohol Dragster class in 2021, and in an effort to keep pace in a rapidly progressing category, Stalba and her husband, Tom, have purchased the entire operation of…
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Line, Coughlin tributes, champion profiles, and more in new National Dragster

The latest issue of NHRA National Dragster magazine is now online, still available free for all to read, and in the mail to NHRA members around the world. The issue salutes retiring Pro Stock drivers Jason Line and Jeg Coughlin Jr. and three 2020 world champions, plus SPORTSnationals coverage and more!
25 Nov 2020
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NHRA Skype interview with Top Alcohol Funny Car world champion Doug Gordon

Fresh off his first Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Top Alcohol Funny Car world championship, Doug Gordon joins NHRA's Brian Lohnes for an in-depth Skype interview.
24 Nov 2020
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Dates announced for two 2021 NHRA Hot Rod Reunion events

The Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum has announced the 2021 Hot Rod Reunion schedule. The Holley National Hot Rod Reunion will be held June 17-19 in Bowling Green, Ky., and the California Hot Rod Reunion Oct. 22-24 in Bakersfield, Calif.
24 Nov 2020
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The Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum has announced the 2021 Hot Rod Reunion schedule. Unique among motorsports events, Hot Rod Reunion events honor some of the top names in hot rodding from the past and feature a fabulous array of drag cars,…
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Tickets on sale now for 2021 NHRA New England Nationals

Tickets are now on sale for the eighth annual NHRA New England Nationals, the ninth stop on the NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series tour. Steve Torrence (Top Fuel) and Matt Hagan (Funny Car) both took home titles at the 2019 event, the last time NHRA competed at New England Dragway.
23 Nov 2020
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Tickets are now on sale for the eighth annual NHRA New England Nationals, the ninth stop on the NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series tour. After a shortened 2020 schedule due to the global pandemic, NHRA and race teams look forward to returning…
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Matt Hagan: Funny Car Strongman

Matt Hagan joins Brian Lohnes on this week's episode of the NHRA Insider podcast and talks about his 2020 NHRA Camping World Funny Car championship season: The ups, the downs, the motivating factors, and the ultimate victory in Las Vegas.
23 Nov 2020
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Matt Hagan joins Brian Lohnes on this week's episode of the NHRA Insider podcast and talks about his 2020 NHRA Camping World Funny Car championship season: The ups, the downs, the motivating factors, and the ultimate victory in Las Vegas. Lohnes…
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It's go-time for the 'Big Go': 2021 NHRA U.S. Nationals tickets now on sale

Tickets for the NHRA U.S. Nationals, the biggest and most prestigious drag race in the world, are now on sale for 2021 “Big Go,” Sept. 1-5 at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis.
23 Nov 2020
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Tickets for the NHRA U.S. Nationals, the biggest and most prestigious drag race in the world, are now on sale for 2021 “Big Go,” Sept. 1-5 at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis. The annual event, the oldest and richest in NHRA history, will mark…
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MLB, NASCAR, and NHRA partner with Marcus Lemonis’ Plating Change program to battle food insecurity 

Marcus Lemonis, best known for his long-running hit show CNBC’s The Profit, is kickstarting the “Plating Change” program through The Lemon-Aid Foundation with a $1M donation, a newly formed partnership with Grubhub, and support from marketing partners NHRA, NASCAR, and MLB.
21 Nov 2020
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  Marcus Lemonis, best known for his long-running hit show CNBC’s The Profit, wants to challenge Americans to give back to their local restaurants and help those who are food insecure during this holiday season and the continued…
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Breaking: Cruz Pedregon Racing adds tuner John Collins and experienced team

Cruz Pedregon Racing will enter the 2021 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series in pursuit of a third NHRA Funny Car world championship with veteran tuner John Collins and his experienced team preparing the Snap-on Tools Dodge Charger.
20 Nov 2020
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Cruz Pedregon Racing will enter the 2021 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series in pursuit of a third NHRA Funny Car world championship with a new crew chief and team preparing the Snap-on Tools Dodge Charger. Team owner Cruz Pedregon announced…
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Steve Jackson delivers his second NHRA E3 Spark Plugs Pro Mod championship

Fresh off his second championship in the E3 Spark Plugs NHRA Pro Mod series, Steve Jackson checked in with NHRA's Brian Lohnes in our latest Skype interview.
20 Nov 2020
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