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Torrence, Hight, Enders, and Smith dominate the NHRA Midwest Nationals

Race three of the six-race Countdown to the Championship was won by four of NHRA's quintessential drag racing champions
02 Oct 2022
Posted by NHRA.com staff
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Torrence, Hight, Enders, and Smith dominate the NHRA Midwest Nationals
 Four-time defending Top Fuel world champion Steve Torrence is back in the title hunt, powering to his second straight win at World Wide Technology Raceway on Sunday at the 11th annual NHRA Midwest Nationals.Robert Hight (Funny Car), Erica…
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Steve Torrence, Robert Hight, Kyle Koretsky, and Matt Smith remain top qualifiers at NHRA Midwest Nationals

In front of a sell-out crowd at World Wide Technology Raceway, crew chiefs and drivers were swinging for the fences at the NHRA Midwest Nationals.
01 Oct 2022
David Kennedy
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Steve Torrence, Robert Hight, Kyle Koretsky, and Matt Smith remain top qualifiers at NHRA Midwest Nationals
On the strength of the fastest Funny Car run since 2019, points leader Robert Hight held on to the No. 1 qualifying position in front of a sellout crowd on Saturday at World Wide Technology Raceway during the 11th annual NHRA Midwest Nationals.…
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Matt Smith, Kyle Koretsky, Robert Hight, and Steve Torrence lead Friday qualifying at NHRA Midwest Nationals

During a stellar night of qualifying at World Wide Technology Raceway, team horsepower dominated the low e.t.'s all evening.
30 Sep 2022
David Kennedy
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Matt Smith, Kyle Koretsky, Robert Hight, and Steve Torrence lead Friday qualifying at NHRA Midwest Nationals
From Charlotte last weekend to St Louis today, and then on to Dallas, Las Vegas, and Pomona— the NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series Countdown to the Championship has begun its symbolic march West for the last five races of the season. A season…
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Brown, Capps, Stanfield take championship-crucial wins at Betway Carolina Nationals

A wild day of action and points shuffling at the Betway NHRA Carolina Nationals concluded with Antron Brown, Ron Capps, and Aaron Stanfield in the winner’s circle at zMAX Dragway at the conclusion of the second event of the six-race Countdown to the Championship.
25 Sep 2022
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
Race coverage
Betway Carolina Nationals winners
A wild day of action and points shuffling at the Betway NHRA Carolina Nationals concluded with Antron Brown, Ron Capps, and Aaron Stanfield in the winner’s circle at zMAX Dragway at the conclusion of the second event of the six-race Countdown to the…
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Sunday News and Notes from the Betway NHRA Carolina Nationals

News, notes, quotes, photos, and videos from final eliminations at the Betway NHRA Carolina Nationals at zMAX Dragway. Updated throughout the day.
25 Sep 2022
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
Race coverage
Sunday News and Notes
  UPDATED THROUGHOUT THE DAY Round one of Top Fuel started with a bit of drama as Bs R+L Carrier teams had a problem with the idler pulley that keeps the supercharger belt tight. Tony Schumacher’s Scag Power Equipment team graciously…
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Betway NHRA Carolina Nationals Sunday preview

After two days of dueling for qualifying position on the famed all-concrete zMAX Dragway strip, the intensity will ratchet up as final eliminations for the Betway NHRA Carolina Nationals roar to life at the second of six events in the NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series Countdown to the Championship playoffs.
25 Sep 2022
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
Race coverage
Betway NHRA Carolina Nationals
After two days of dueling for position on the famed all-concrete zMAX Dragway strip, the intensity will ratchet up as final eliminations for the Betway NHRA Carolina Nationals roar to life at the second of six events in the NHRA Camping World Drag…
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Ashley, Force, and Enders take top spots heading into Charlotte eliminations day

A spectacular final day of qualifying at the Betway NHRA Carolina Nationals concluded with Justin Ashley, John Force, and Erica Enders atop their respective fields at zMAX Dragway.
24 Sep 2022
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
Race coverage
Justin Ashley
A spectacular final day of qualifying at the Betway NHRA Carolina Nationals concluded with Justin Ashley, John Force, and Erica Enders atop their respective fields at zMAX Dragway. Ashley earned his second career Top Fuel No. 1 qualifying berth…
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Betway NHRA Carolina Nationals Saturday preview

Friday’s lone qualifying session at the Betway NHRA Carolina Nationals only helped whet the appetite of everyone in attendance. With similarly cool conditions forecast for today, those early numbers may be in jeopardy as the teams will come armed with the knowledge gained on their opening passes.
24 Sep 2022
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
Race coverage
Betway NHRA Carolina Nationals
Friday’s lone qualifying session at the Betway NHRA Carolina Nationals only helped whet the appetite of everyone in attendance as Doug Kalitta, John Force, and Erica Enders were all impressive in taking the provisional No. 1 spots at zMAX Dragway…
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Kalitta, Force, and Enders lead Betway Carolina Nationals Friday fields

Doug Kalitta, John Force, and Erica Enders led qualifying on the opening day of the Betway NHRA Carolina Nationals, where qualifying at the second event of the Countdown to the Championship sizzled under the lights at zMAX Dragway.
23 Sep 2022
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
Race coverage
Doug Kalitta
Doug Kalitta, John Force, and Erica Enders led qualifying on the opening day of the Betway NHRA Carolina Nationals, where qualifying at the second event of the Countdown to the Championship sizzled under the lights at zMAX Dragway. Kalitta, one…
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Betway NHRA Carolina Nationals Friday preview

Round two of the six-race NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series Countdown to the Championship playoffs kicks off today at zMAX Dragway with the Betway NHRA Carolina Nationals.
23 Sep 2022
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
Race coverage
Betway NHRA Carolina Nationals
Round two of the six-race NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series Countdown to the Championship playoffs kicks off today at zMAX Dragway with the Betway NHRA Carolina Nationals. Austin Prock (Top Fuel) and John Force Racing teammate Robert Hight (…
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Prock, Hight, Enders and Gladstone roll to wins at Pep Boys NHRA Nationals

Robert Hight, Austin Prock, Erica Enders and Joey Gladstone all won in front of a capacity crowd at Maple Grove Raceway to open the Countdown to the Championship
18 Sep 2022
Posted by NHRA.com staff
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Winners
It was a dominant start for John Force Racing to open the Countdown to the Championship playoffs, as Top Fuel’s Austin Prock and Funny Car points leader Robert Hight powered to wins on Sunday in front of a capacity crowd at Maple Grove Raceway at…
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Sunday News and Notes from the Pep Boys NHRA Nationals

News and notes from final eliminations at the Pep Boys NHRA Nationals at Maple Grove Raceway. Updated throughout the day.
18 Sep 2022
Posted by NHRA.com staff
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Reading
  UPDATED THROUGHOUT THE DAY Clay Millican was due for a break - and he got one in a major way to open Top Fuel eliminations on Sunday. Millican struggled mightily on the starting line in his first-round matchup against…
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Pep Boys NHRA Nationals Sunday preview

After two days of fencing in qualifying, the heavy blows will start landing as final eliminations race to life at the Pep Boys NHRA Nationals, the first of six races in the Camping World Drag Racing Series Countdown to the Championship playoffs.
18 Sep 2022
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
Race coverage
 Pep Boys NHRA Nationals
After two days of fencing in qualifying, the heavy blows will start landing as final eliminations race to life at the Pep Boys NHRA Nationals at Maple Grove Raceway. The event is the first of six races in the Camping World Drag Racing Series…
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B. Force, Hight, Butner and M. Smith qualify No. 1 in front of sellout crowd

Brittany Force (Top Fuel), Robert Hight (Funny Car), Bo Butner (Pro Stock) and Matt Smith (Pro Stock Motorcycle) open Countdown to the Championship with No. 1 qualifiers on Saturday at Maple Grove Raceway for the Pep Boys NHRA Nationals.
17 Sep 2022
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Force
Top Fuel points leader Brittany Force capped off qualifying with a thrilling run on Saturday at Maple Grove Raceway, grabbing the No. 1 qualifier in front of a sellout crowd at the 37th annual Pep Boys NHRA Nationals and the opening race of the…
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Sellout crowd declared for Saturday qualifying at Maple Grove Raceway

NHRA and officials at Maple Grove Raceway announced a sellout crowd for Saturday’s racing at the 37th annual Pep Boys NHRA Nationals.
17 Sep 2022
Posted by NHRA.com staff
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Crowd
NHRA and officials at Maple Grove Raceway announced a sellout crowd for Saturday’s racing at the 37th annual Pep Boys NHRA Nationals. The Koretsky family purchased the fan-favorite facility in April, making several upgrades and improvements to a…
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Pep Boys NHRA Nationals Saturday preview

Day one of the Countdown to the Championship is in the books, which means final qualifying is upon us at Maple Grove Raceway for this weekend’s Pep Boys NHRA Nationals.
17 Sep 2022
Posted by NHRA.com staff
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Saturday Reading
Day one of the Countdown to the Championship is in the books, which means final qualifying is upon us at Maple Grove Raceway for this weekend’s Pep Boys NHRA Nationals. As we move towards eliminations, the intensity will continue to ratchet up as…
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Hight, Ashley, Butner and A. Smith rule day one at Pep Boys NHRA Nationals

Robert Hight, Justin Ashley, Bo Butner and Angie Smith took the provisional No. 1 positions at Maple Grove Raceway during the first of six races in the Countdown to the Championship.
16 Sep 2022
Posted by NHRA.com staff
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Hight
Funny Car points leader Robert Hight opened the Countdown to the Championship playoffs in impressive fashion, powering to the provisional No. 1 qualifier on Friday at the 37th annual Pep Boys NHRA Nationals at Maple Grove Raceway. Justin Ashley (…
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Pep Boys NHRA Nationals Friday preview

The stage is set as the Countdown to the Championship playoffs begins at this weekend’s 37th annual Pep Boys NHRA Nationals at Maple Grove Raceway.
15 Sep 2022
Posted by NHRA.com staff
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Pep Boys NHRA Nationals
The stage is set for the standouts in the NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series. After a thrilling and record-setting regular season in 2022, dreams of a coveted NHRA world championship come down to the final six races, as the Countdown to the…
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Anderson gets 100th win; Brown, Capps, and Smith also grab U.S. Nationals titles

Greg Anderson scored his landmark 100th win in Pro Stock while Antron Brown, Ron Capps, and Matt Smith also claimed professional victories at the 68th annual Dodge Power Brokers NHRA U.S. Nationals at Lucas Oil Indianapolis Raceway Park.
05 Sep 2022
NHRA National Dragster staff
Race coverage
Indy winners
Greg Anderson scored his landmark 100th win in Pro Stock while Antron Brown, Ron Capps, and Matt Smith also claimed professional victories at the 68th annual Dodge Power Brokers NHRA U.S. Nationals at Lucas Oil Indianapolis Raceway Park. Anderson…
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Monday news and notes from the Dodge Power Brokers NHRA U.S. Nationals

News and notes from final eliminations at the Dodge Power Brokers NHRA U.S. Nationals at Lucas Oil Indianapolis Raceway Park. Updated throughout the day.
05 Sep 2022
Posted by NHRA.com staff
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news and notes
  UPDATED THROUGHOUT THE DAY Josh Hart, a two-time Indy winner in Top Alcohol Dragster, continued to be impressive in his Ron Douglas-tuned Brakes For Breasts/TechNet dragster, following qualifying runs of 3.726, 3.…
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Dodge Power Brokers NHRA U.S. Nationals Monday preview

It’s final eliminations day at The World’s Biggest Drag Race, the Dodge Power Brokers NHRA U.S. Nationals, where the most prestigious victories of the season will be won or lost at the climax of the six-day event.
05 Sep 2022
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
Race coverage
Dodge Power Brokers NHRA U.S. Nationals
It’s final eliminations day at The World’s Biggest Drag Race, the Dodge Power Brokers NHRA U.S. Nationals, where the most prestigious victories of the season will be won or lost at the climax of the six-day event. There are a ton of incredible…
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Force, Capps, Anderson, and Sampey lock down top spots at Dodge Power Brokers U.S. Nationals

Brittany Force, Ron Capps, Greg Anderson, and Angelle Sampey share the spotlight as the top professional qualifiers at the Dodge Power Brokers NHRA U.S. Nationals at Lucas Oil Indianapolis Raceway Park.
04 Sep 2022
Posted by NHRA.com staff
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Brittany Force
Brittany Force, Ron Capps, Greg Anderson, and Angelle Sampey share the spotlight as the top professional qualifiers at the Dodge Power Brokers NHRA U.S. Nationals at Lucas Oil Indianapolis Raceway Park. Force will lead the fastest Top Fuel field…
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Dodge Power Brokers NHRA U.S. Nationals Sunday preview

Four days down and two to go at the Dodge Power Brokers NHRA U.S. Nationals, the largest and most prestigious drag race in the world. After three rounds of qualifying for Camping World NHRA series pro racers, the fields in Top Fuel, Funny Car, Pro Stock, and Pro Stock Motorcycle are beginning to take shape and they are already extremely competitive.
04 Sep 2022
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
Race coverage
U.S. Nationals
Four days down and two to go at the Dodge Power Brokers NHRA U.S. Nationals, the largest and most prestigious drag race in the world. After three rounds of qualifying for Camping World NHRA series pro racers, the fields in Top Fuel, Funny Car, Pro…
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Northeast Division team scores record-tying eighth JEGS Allstars team title

The team from the Northeast Division put two of their racers in the winner’s circle to claim their eighth overall team title in the prestigious JEGS Allstars event, held on Saturday during the Dodge Power Brokers NHRA U.S. Nationals at Indy.
03 Sep 2022
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
Race coverage
JEGS Allstars
The team from the Northeast Division put two of their racers in the winner’s circle to claim their eighth overall team title in the prestigious JEGS Allstars event, held on Saturday during the Dodge Power Brokers NHRA U.S. Nationals at Indy. Brandon…
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With three runs in the books, Ashley, Hight, Anderson, and Sampey lead at Indy

Saturday's action at the Dodge Power Brokers NHRA U.S. Nationals was intense with two more rounds of Camping World series professional qualifying with Justin Ashley, Robert Hight, Greg Anderson, and Angelle Sampey as the provisional leaders.
03 Sep 2022
NHRA National Dragster staff
Race coverage
Robert Hight
Saturday's action at the Dodge Power Brokers NHRA U.S. Nationals was intense with two more rounds of Camping World series professional qualifying with Justin Ashley, Robert Hight, Greg Anderson, and Angelle Sampey as the provisional leaders.…
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Dodge Power Brokers NHRA U.S. Nationals Saturday preview

Three days into the 68th annual Dodge Power Brokers U.S. Nationals and the action is just heating up as the fields begin to take shape in the Camping World NHRA professional series while sportsman eliminations continue.
03 Sep 2022
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
Race coverage
Indy
Three days into the 68th annual Dodge Power Brokers U.S. Nationals and the action is just heating up as the fields begin to take shape in the Camping World NHRA professional series while sportsman eliminations continue. On Friday night, fans got a…
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Steven Comella successfully defends Dodge Hemi Challenge title at Indy

For the second-straight year, Steven Comella earned one of the most coveted titles in NHRA Sportsman racing by claiming the top prize in the Dodge Hemi Challenge.
02 Sep 2022
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
Race coverage
Dodge Hemi Challenge
For the second-straight year, Steven Comella earned one of the most coveted titles in NHRA Sportsman racing by claiming the top prize in the Dodge Hemi Challenge. Under the lights, and in front of a packed house at Lucas Oil Indianapolis Raceway…
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Torrence gets healthy while Tasca stays hot on a wild Sunday in Brainerd

Steve Torrence won for the first time in the 2022 season while Bob Tasca III earned his third Funny Car win in the last four races as the Camping World NHRA tour made its annual stop in the wilds of upper Minnesota for the 40th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals.
21 Aug 2022
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
Race coverage
Brainerd winners
Steve Torrence went from overdue to right on time while Bob Tasca III maintained his status as the hottest driver in the Camping World NHRA Drag Racing series after a wild and unpredictable day of final eliminations at the 40th annual Lucas Oil NHRA…
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Sunday News and Notes from the Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals

News, notes, quotes, photos, and videos from final eliminations at the Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals at Brainerd Int’l Raceway. Updated throughout the day.
21 Aug 2022
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
Race coverage
Bob Tasca III
Let’s start the day with a bit of trivia shall we? The Lucas Oil Nationals joined the NHRA tour in 1982 and the first pro champions were Shirley Muldowney (Top Fuel), Frank Hawley (Funny Car), and Lee Shepherd (Pro Stock). Ironically, all three…
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Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals Sunday Preview

Playoff spots on the line as final eliminations begin for Top Fuel and Funny Car racers at the 40th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals at Brainerd Int’l Raceway.
21 Aug 2022
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
Race coverage
Brainerd
So far, a total of nine drivers in Top Fuel and Funny Car have clinched their spots in the Countdown to the Championship playoffs and several more will undoubtedly join that group today as final eliminations kick off for the 40th annual Lucas Oil…
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