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Antron Brown tests at Lucas Oil Indianapolis Raceway Park

Antron Brown and the Matco Tools Top Fuel team have been testing the wheels off on their machine to get it back into championship form, including a recent test at Lucas Oil Indianapolis Raceway Park, where he also drove Mike Salinas' dragster.
20 May 2022
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Virginia NHRA Nationals Pro Mod pit notes

News and notes from the FuelTech NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series presented by D-Wagon at the Virginia NHRA Nationals.
19 May 2022
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Virginia NHRA Nationals Pro Mod pit notes
by Dylan Billes & John Waldie  In memory of Jim Luikens Tylor Miller raced to his first win in the FuelTech NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series presented by D-Wagon at the Virginia NHRA Nationals at Virginia Motorsports…
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Watch this weekend's trio of Lucas Oil Series events for free on NHRA.tv

NHRA fans can watch a trio of NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series events for free starting Thursday in Division 4 on NHRA.tv powered by National Dragster.
18 May 2022
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Division 4
  NHRA fans can watch a trio of NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series events for free starting Thursday in Division 4 on NHRA.tv powered by National Dragster. NHRA.tv coverage of the Division 1 NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series…
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New asphalt laid down at Cedar Falls Motorsports Park NHRA member track

Cedar Falls Motorsports Park recently completed a major track resurfacing project at the venerable Division 5 Iowa track, its first in about 25 years.
17 May 2022
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Cedar Falls
Cedar Falls Motorsports Park recently completed a major track resurfacing project at the venerable Division 5 Iowa track, its first in about 25 years. With the help of a local asphalt company and advice from Division 5 Director Rob Park, Larry…
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Bill Skillman races to back-to-back Constant Aviation Factory Stock Showdown wins

Bill Skillman and his Ray Skillman Ford Cobra raced to victory Sunday at the Virginia NHRA Nationals, the third stop on the Constant Aviation Factory Stock Showdown, to widen their points lead.
16 May 2022
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Bill Skillman
Bill Skillman and his Ray Skillman Ford Cobra raced to victory Sunday at the Virginia NHRA Nationals at Virginia Motorsports Park, the third stop on the Constant Aviation Factory Stock Showdown, to widen their points lead by defeating Dan Condon and…
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Rookie Tylor Miller scores victory in FuelTech NHRA Pro Mod in Virginia

Tylor Miller picked up his first career win in just his third career start in the FuelTech NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series presented by D-Wagon, racing to an impressive victory at Virginia Motorsports Park as part of the Virginia NHRA Nationals.
15 May 2022
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Tylor Miller
Tylor Miller picked up his first career win in just his third career start in the FuelTech NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series presented by D-Wagon, racing to an impressive victory on Sunday at Virginia Motorsports Park as part of the Virginia NHRA…
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J.R. Carr wins Mountain Motor Pro Stock exhibition at Virginia NHRA Nationals

15 May 2022
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J.R. Carr was the winner of the Mountain Motor Pro Stock exhibition, presented here by Grade A Quality Energy Shots, taking the win with his Camaro after Elijah Morton went -.232 red in his Mustang.
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Tii Tharpe wins Top Fuel Harley at Virginia NHRA Nationals

15 May 2022
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Tii Tharpe
Top Fuel Motorcycle honors at the 2022 Virginia NHRA Nationals went to former world champ Tii Tharpe, who took an easy 6.34 final-round pass when William Jackson's bike went silent just off the starting line. The win will be especially…
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McBride makes fastest motorcycle run ever: 268 mph at Virginia NHRA Nationals

Larry "Spiderman" McBride made the fastest motorcycle pass in drag racing history -- 268.38 mph -- during a Top Fuel Motorcycle exhibition race at the Virginia NHRA Nationals, shattering his own record of 265.95 mph.
14 May 2022
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
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Larry McBride
Larry "Spiderman" McBride made the fastest motorcycle pass in drag racing history -- 268.38 mph -- during a Top Fuel Motorcycle exhibition race at the Virginia NHRA Nationals, shattering his own record of 265.95 mph, set at South Georgia Motorsports…
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Start time for Saturday qualifying at Virginia NHRA Nationals moved up to noon

Due to pending weather, NHRA officials have bumped the start of Saturday’s qualifying for the Virginia NHRA Nationals at Virginia Motorsports Park up an hour with Pro Stock Motorcycle now beginning at noon.
14 May 2022
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Qualifying
Due to pending weather, NHRA officials have bumped the start of Saturday’s qualifying for the Virginia NHRA Nationals at Virginia Motorsports Park up an hour. Pro Stock Motorcycle will now begin at 12 p.m., wi Top Fuel and Funny Car to follow at 12:…
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Stevens, Smith lead winners at SRCA Dragstrip Division 5/Central Region event

James Stevens and Kyle Smith led the list of winners as the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series West Central Division was in action this weekend at SRCA Dragstrip.
13 May 2022
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Division 5
The following are Sunday's final results from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, West Central Division event at SRCA Dragstrip: TOP ALCOHOL DRAGSTER James Stevens, Gothenburg, Neb., 5.434, 263.41  def. Matthew…
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WATCH: McBride, Vantine square off In NHRA Top Fuel Motorcycle exhibition race

Larry “Spiderman” McBride took on Dave Vantine and his Yellow Bullet in the first NHRA national event Top Fuel Motorcycle exhibition run in decades with Vantine taking the win with a 5.87 at 221 mph.
13 May 2022
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Waiting out the wet stuff

NHRA announced Joe Castello took to the Virginia Motorsports Park pits during the rain delay to talk to some of the drivers about how they deal with the delays and on their hopes for the weekend.
13 May 2022
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Virginia NHRA Nationals
We sent @WFOJoe into the pits to check in with drivers while we wait to get on track at the…
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NHRA adjusts schedule to help race fans watch Friday qualifying at Virginia NHRA Nationals

Due to pending weather, NHRA officials announced a schedule change to help fans get the chance to watch Friday’s qualifying session for this weekend’s Virginia NHRA Nationals at Virginia Motorsports Park, as NHRA returns to the track for the first time since 2019.
12 May 2022
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Richmond
Due to pending weather, NHRA officials announced a schedule change to help fans get the chance to watch Friday’s qualifying session for this weekend’s Virginia NHRA Nationals at Virginia Motorsports Park, as NHRA returns to the track for the first…
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Meet VMP general manager Tyler Crossnoe, one of the busiest men in drag racing

Ahead of this week's NHRA Camping World Series event, Virginia Motorsports Park General ManagerTyler Crossnoe discusses the many improvements made to the facility since the last NHRA appearance in 2019, and his hectic work schedule
12 May 2022
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Race coverage, feature stories fill jam-packed new issue of National Dragster

The new issue of NHRA National Dragster magazine, spotlighting coverage from the NHRA SpringNationals and Circle K NHRA Four-Wide Nationals and packed with other features on NHRA Pro and Sportsman racers, is available online and in the mail to NHRA Members around the world.
12 May 2022
NHRA National Dragster staff
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ND cover
Read the new issue The new issue of NHRA National Dragster magazine, spotlighting coverage from the…
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Watch this weekend's Division 5 Lucas Oil Series event for free on NHRA.tv

NHRA fans can watch the Division 5 NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event from SRCA Dragstrip for free starting Friday on NHRA.tv powered by National Dragster.
11 May 2022
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SRCA
NHRA fans can watch the Division 5 NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event from SRCA Dragstrip for free starting Friday on NHRA.tv powered by National Dragster. Presenting sponsors of NHRA.tv Sportsman coverage are Competition…
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Grade A Quality Energy Shots will sponsor Richmond Mountain Motor Pro Stockers

The Mountain Motor Pro Stock exhibition lass will make its 2022 NHRA debut at the Virginia NHRA Nationals with Grade A Energy Shot as the presenting sponsor of the class competition. 
11 May 2022
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Mountain Motor Pro Stockers
The Mountain Motor Pro Stock exhibition lass will make its 2022 NHRA debut at the Virginia NHRA Nationals with Grade A Energy Shot as the presenting sponsor of the class competition.  The 825-cid showstoppers run a limited series with the…
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Top Fuel's Lex Joon prepares for next event in Richmond

Independent Top Fuel racer Lex Joon and his wife, Gerda, are headed to Richmond for the NHRA Virginia Nationals. Prior to the event, Joon spoke with NHRA's Jon Kernan to discuss his team's progress.
11 May 2022
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Antron Brown's Matco Top Fuel team ready to roll into Richmond

In what is easily the most competitive Top Fuel season in decades, Antron Brown continues to learn the ropes as a team owner. Follow the Matco Tools team as they prepare for the Virginia NHRA Nationals.
11 May 2022
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D-Wagon NHRA Pro Mod Shootout to take place during Brainerd national event

The FuelTech NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series presented by D-Wagon is set to hold its first-ever shootout specialty race, scheduled for Friday and Saturday of the Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals in August.
10 May 2022
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Pro Mod Shootout
The FuelTech NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series presented by D-Wagon is set to hold its first-ever shootout specialty race during the 2022 campaign. The D-Wagon NHRA Pro Mod Shootout will take place on Friday and Saturday of the Lucas Oil NHRA…
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Exclusive NHRA Skype interview with Charlotte Top Alcohol Dragster champ Corey Michalek

In Charlotte, Corey Michalek joined the short list of drivers who have won a Top Alcohol Dragster race in the four wide format. Michalek joined NHRA's Brian Lohnes to discuss his victory and his plans for the rest of the season.
10 May 2022
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Circle K NHRA Four-Wide Nationals Top Dragster champion Scott Neal

09 May 2022
NHRA National Dragster staff
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01:22
  In his first NHRA event of the season, Scott Neal claimed his first win in Top Dragster presented by Vortech Superchargers. Neal won the final over Zach Sackman with a solid .016 light and a 7.164 on his 7.15 dial. Sackman was appearing in…
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Circle K NHRA Four-Wide Nationals Super Street champion Jason Bator

09 May 2022
NHRA National Dragster staff
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00:57
  Jason Bator collected his first career national event victory, wheeling his ’70 Chevelle past two-time winner Keith Mayers and his Porsche 944 in a double-breakout decision. After nearly identical reaction times, Bator turned on the win…
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Circle K NHRA Four-Wide Nationals Super Gas champion Craig Porter

09 May 2022
NHRA National Dragster staff
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01:32
  Craig Porter made it two straight wins at zMAX Dragway as last fall’s NHRA Carolina Nationals champ and scored again with his Porter Performance Mustang. In the final, Rusty Cook, a two-time series winner, got the better of two good lights…
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Circle K NHRA Four-Wide Nationals Super Comp champion Michael Handras

09 May 2022
NHRA National Dragster staff
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01:07
  Michael Handras, who was turned away in the final round of last year’s fall Charlotte event, went the distance this time with his NitroFish dragster for his first national event win, and he did so emphatically, tying a great .008 reaction…
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Circle K NHRA Four-Wide Nationals Stock champion Daren Poole-Hammonds

09 May 2022
NHRA National Dragster staff
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01:05
  Following a round-three finish at the Division 2 event in Gainesville, Daren Poole-Adams finally went the distance and claimed his first NHRA national event title. Poole-Adams won the final over Jack Zimmerman’s classic ’70 Challenger with…
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Circle K NHRA Four-Wide Nationals Super Stock champion Joe Lisa

09 May 2022
NHRA National Dragster staff
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00:53
  A decade after his first national event win in Charlotte, Joe Lisa collected his second NHRA national event Wally following a final-round win over Jeff Longhany. Lisa’s win was fueled by a .001 light in the final, helping seal a double-…
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Circle K NHRA Four-Wide Nationals Comp champion Tom Ratliff

09 May 2022
NHRA National Dragster staff
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00:37
  Tom Ratliff scored his first career national event win and the 11th for the Treadwell family when he wheeled the Treadwell Farms E/ED past Bill Skillman in the final. Ratliff, Super Comp runner-up at the 2008 NHRA Southern Nationals, ran a…
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Circle K NHRA Four-Wide Nationals Top Alcohol Funny Car champion Sean Bellemeur

09 May 2022
NHRA National Dragster staff
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01:29
  Reigning world champion Sean Bellemeur and the Steve Boggs-led Bartone Bros. Killer Bs stung the field for their third straight time at zMAX Dragway. The defending event champ notched his first win of the season, fending off D.J. Cox Jr.,…
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