When it comes to drama and excitement, it's hard to top the Auto Club NHRA Finals in Pomona and the 2018 edition was one of the best as you'll see in the latest edition of our NHRA Nitro Time Machine.
The 1989 NHRA Finals was an event to remember, especially for Pro winners Gary Ormsby, Bruce Larson, and Bob Glidden, who capped off their world championships with a Pomona victory.
In our latest edition of Nitro Time Machine, we go back to the 1985 NHRA Finals in Pomona to highlight the action in Pro Stock, where Bruce Allen takes on Joe LePone Jr. in the final round.
Our latest Nitro Time Machine travels back just one year ago when Angie Smith finished off the 2020 season with a Pro Stock Motorcycle victory in Las Vegas.
In our latest Nitro Time Machine, we go back just four years to 2017 when Matt Hagan scored his first Funny Car title at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway,
There are no ties in drag racing but at the 2012 Bristol race, Allen Johnson and Mike Edwards came darn close in their classic Pro Stock confrontation.
In 1994, Don "the Snake" Prudhomme wrapped up his Hall of Fame career with his popular Final Strike Tour and he celebrated the final victory of his career at the Texas Motorplex.
In our latest edition of Nitro Time Machine, we travel back to the Texas Motorplex in 1997 to watch Cory McClenathan become the first Top Fuel driver to run over 320 mph.
Top Fuel driver Doug Herbert walked away from a scary over-backwards wheelstand during the first round of eliminations at the 1992 event at Texas Motorplex.
It took a while for Gary Scelzi to get his first Top Fuel win in the 1998 season, and it finally came in St. Louis, where he defeated Kenny Bernstein in the final round.
The inaugural NHRA event in St. Louis produced a lot of wild action, especially in the Funny Car class. There was also a familiar winner as we'll see in the latest edition of Nitro Time Machine.
Kalitta Motorsports teammates Doug Kalitta and Richie Crampton squared off in the Top Fuel final at the 2017 fall event at zMAX Dragway,
Pro Stock racer V. Gaines took a wild ride during the 2014 fall Charlotte event, losing control of the car and tumbling down the zMaAX Dragway shutdown area. He was not injured.
Robert Hight scored a crucial victory at zMAX Dragway in the fall of 2017 as he closed in on his second NHRA Funny Car championship.
Ron Capps blistered the Maple Grove Raceway timers during Funny Car qualifying in 2019, setting the still-standing track records of 3.837 seconds at 339.28 mph.
The Nitro Time Machine transports us back to the 1988 Reading event for a look at a wild pedalfest between Joe Amato and Jim Head, the quickest race in Top Fuel history, a Rusty-Billy Glidden high five, and all three Pro finals.
Funny Car veteran Tom Hoover, along with his family crew, had one of their greatest days in Funny Car at the 1990 U.S. Nationals, where they reached the final round.
This week in our Nitro Time Machine, we go back to 1974 to watch all the wild Funny Car action from the U.S. Nationals in Indianapolis.
In our latest edition of Nitro Time Machine, watch Shirley Muldowney crash during a qualifying run for the 1983 U.S. Nationals. Her crew then goes to work in order to repair her car in time for Monday's final eliminations.
Jump into the Nitro Time Machine for a trip back in Minnesota history, where big wheelstands, the quickest run in class history, and a major upset highlighted the wild Top Fuel action at the 1997 Brainerd national event.
From top-end fires to blown tires and starting-line supercharger explosions. Funny Car racing at the 1990 Brainerd event was a breathless affair, as you can watch in our latest edition of our Nitro Time Machine series.
In our latest edition of Nitro Time Machine, we got back a decade to the 2011 Winternaitonals, where Morgan Lucas, Robert Hight, and Jason Line kicked off the season with impressive victories.
The Winternationals is one of NHRA's oldest and most prestigious events. This week, we take a look back at the 1963 edition of the "Big Go West" and the accompanying car show.
Anytime "Big Daddy" Don Garlits raced Shirley Muldowney it was worth watching especially at the 1986 Winternationals where the two legends were paired in round one.
NHRA legend Don Prudhomme is best known for his four Funny Car championships, but he also was a great Top Fuel racer at both ends of his career, including this victory at the 1992 Sonoma Nationals.
Blaine Johnson captured an emotional Top Fuel win at his and brother Alan’s hometrack at the 1996 Sonoma Nationals. It would be Blaine’s final Top Fuel win as he passed away later that season.
Four years ago, during qualifying at the 2017 NHRA Sonoma Nationals, Robert Hight made the fastest run in drag racing history, 339.87 mph, to set the NHRA world on its ear.
Tony Pedregon lost five straight races to his boss, John Force, to start the 1999 season but he began to even the score in Denver en route a convincing win at the Mile-High Nationals.
At the 1992 Denver race, Eddie Hill and Clayton Harris each had their fair share of troubles in their round one match-up. Hill got the win, but it came with a price as you'll see in our latest edition of Nitro Time Machine.
The Pro Stock final at the 2015 Mile-High Nationals in Denver featured one of the longest and most intense burndowns in NHRA history when Larry Morgan and Allen Johnson each refused to stage first. See who finally gave in during this week's edition of The Nitro Time Machine.