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Pep Boys All-Star Callout will complete at U.S. Nationals with semifinals, final

After a thrilling opening round, NHRA has announced that the semifinals and final round of the inaugural event will now be completed at the Dodge Power Brokers NHRA U.S. Nationals. Brittany Force had low e.t. and will get to call out her semifinal opponent in Indy.
12 Mar 2022
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
Race coverage
Brittany Force
After a thrilling opening round at the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals, NHRA has announced that the semifinals and final round of the inaugural event will now be completed at the Dodge Power Brokers NHRA U.S. Nationals. Saturday-morning rain…
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Tatum, Hight, and Stanfield bring the heat to chilly Gatornationals qualifying

Tripp Tatum, Robert Hight, and Aaron Stanfield are the low qualifiers after Saturday’s one-shot qualifying at the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals. Matt Smith is the top seed in Pro Stock Motorcycle, where the field was set according to 2021 points.
12 Mar 2022
NHRA National Dragster staff
Race coverage
Robert Hight
Tripp Tatum, Robert Hight, and Aaron Stanfield are the low qualifiers after Saturday’s one-shot qualifying at the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals. Matt Smith is the top seed in Pro Stock Motorcycle, where the field was set according to 2021…
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Robert Hight, Mike Salinas, Aaron Stanfield take NHRA Arizona Nationals wins

Robert Hight won his second straight Funny Car title of the season while Mike Salinas (Top Fuel) and Aaron Stanfield (Pro Stock) scored their first wins of the new season to close out an amazing weekend of racing at the NHRA Arizona Nationals.
27 Feb 2022
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
Race coverage
Robert Hight
Robert Hight won his second straight Funny Car title of the season while Mike Salinas (Top Fuel) and Aaron Stanfield (Pro Stock) scored their first wins of the new season to close out an amazing weekend of racing at the NHRA Arizona Nationals…
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NHRA Arizona Nationals Sunday News and Notes

News, notes, quotes, photos, and video from final eliminations day at the NHRA Arizona Nationals.
27 Feb 2022
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
Race coverage
NHRA Arizona Nationals Sunday News and Notes
  UPDATED THROUGHOUT THE DAY Teammates Brittany Force and Austin Prock faced off for the second straight weekend, this time in round one instead of the semifinals, and Force got her revenge with a stout  3.671 at…
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NHRA Arizona Nationals Sunday preview

If the two qualifying of qualifying at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park that set the field for today’s final eliminations for the NHRA Arizona Nationals are any indication, Sunday raceday will be a war.
27 Feb 2022
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
Race coverage
NHRA Arizona Nationals
If the two qualifying of qualifying at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park that set the field for today’s final eliminations for the NHRA Arizona Nationals are any indication, Sunday raceday will be a war. The qualifying lead changes hands multiple…
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Doug Kalitta, Matt Hagan, Kyle Koretsky will lead Phoenix fields into Sunday battle

Cool conditions and a tight racetrack provided equal parts high performance and high drama on the final day of qualifying for the NHRA Arizona Nationals at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park, where Doug Kalitta (Top Fuel), Matt Hagan (Funny Car), and Kyle Koretsky (Pro Stock) will lead their fields into Sunday’s final eliminations.
26 Feb 2022
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
Race coverage
Matt Hagan
  Cool conditions and a tight racetrack provided equal parts high performance and high drama on the final day of qualifying for the NHRA Arizona Nationals at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park, where Doug Kalitta (Top Fuel), Matt Hagan (Funny…
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NHRA Arizona Nationals Saturday preview

With one get-reacquainted run down the Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park track under their belts Friday, teams will know more of what to expect for today’s final two qualifying sessions of the Arizona Nationals. 
26 Feb 2022
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
Race coverage
NHRA Arizona Nationals
With one get-reacquainted run down the Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park track under their belts Friday, teams will know more of what to expect for today’s final two qualifying sessions of the Arizona Nationals.  Friday’s great conditions…
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Doug Kalitta, Robert Hight, Erica Enders heat up chilly day in the Arizona desert

Nitro thunder returned to Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park after a near-two-year absence for the opening day of qualifying at the NHRA Arizona Nationals. Doug Kalitta (Top Fuel) and Winternationals champs Robert Hight (Funny Car) and Erica Enders (Pro Stock) lead their respective fields.
25 Feb 2022
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
Race coverage
Doug Kalitta
Nitro thunder returned to Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park after a near-two-year COVID-related absence for the opening day of qualifying at the NHRA Arizona Nationals. Doug Kalitta (Top Fuel) and Winternationals champs Robert Hight (Funny Car) and…
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NHRA Arizona Nationals Friday preview

Race teams from the NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series will head back into battle less than a week after the Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals presented by ProtectTheHarvest.com. The tour began its eastward move from California with a short hop to Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park for the NHRA Arizona Nationals.
24 Feb 2022
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
Race coverage
NHRA Arizona Nationals
Race teams from the NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series will head back into battle less than a week after the glorious start to the 2022 season at the Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals presented by ProtectTheHarvest.com. The tour began its eastward…
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Justin Ashley, Robert Hight, Erica Enders open super season with big Pomona wins

Justin Ashley, Robert Hight, and Erica Enders collected victories at the 2022 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series-opening Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals presented by ProtectTheHarvest.com but they weren’t the only winners as the traditional season opener returned to Auto Club Raceway at Pomona,
20 Feb 2022
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
Race coverage
Justin Ashley
Justin Ashley, Robert Hight, and Erica Enders collected victories at the 2022 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series-opening Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals presented by ProtectTheHarvest.com but they weren’t the only winners as the traditional season…
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Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals Sunday News & Notes

News, notes, quotes, photos, and videos from final eliminations Sunday at the Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals presented by ProtectTheHarvest.com
20 Feb 2022
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
Race coverage
News & Notes
  Symbolic of a new era and exciting new year, the first pair of eliminations pitted newly-minted team owner Antron Brown against Leah Pruett in the raceday debut of the new Tony Stewart Racing team. Brown left first and…
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Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals Sunday preview

The first Wallys of the 2022 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series will be handed out today -– including a specially-designed trophy for the winner of NHRA’s 900th Pro Stock event -– as event champions are decided at the Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals presented by ProtectTheHarvest.com .
20 Feb 2022
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
Race coverage
Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals
The first Wallys of the 2022 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series will be handed out today -– including a specially-designed trophy for the winner of NHRA’s 900th Pro Stock event –- as event champions are decided at the Lucas Oil NHRA…
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Brittany Force, Ron Capps race into top nitro qualifying spots Saturday in Pomona

Brittany Force and Ron Capps took over the No. 1 qualifying positions in Top Fuel and Funny Car, respectively, on their final passes Saturday at the Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals and, along with Pro Stock frontrunner Erica Enders, will lead their fields into Sunday's final eliminations.
19 Feb 2022
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
Race coverage
Ron Capps
Two frantic qualifying sessions set the fields for the Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals presented by ProtectTheHarvest.com, the opening event of the 2022 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series, with Brittany Force, Ron Capps, and Erica Enders entering…
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Bob Tasca III, Terry Haddock have heart-stopping moment during qualifying

Bob Tasca III and Terry Haddock had some anxious moments during the second qualifying session at the Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals when Haddock’s car crossed into Tasca’s lane in the shutdown area.
19 Feb 2022
Posted by NHRA.com staff
Race coverage
Bob Tasca
  Bob Tasca III and Terry Haddock had some anxious moments during the second qualifying session at the Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals presented by ProtectTheHarvest.com when Haddock’s car crossed into Tasca’s lane in the shutdown area…
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Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals Saturday preview

With more cars entered than spots in the field, the final two qualifying sessions of the Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals presented by ProtectTheHarvest.com will be packed with drama as only the quickest 16 in each class will qualify for Sunday’s final eliminations at the season opener.
19 Feb 2022
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
Race coverage
Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals
With more cars entered than spots in the field, the final two qualifying sessions of the Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals presented by ProtectTheHarvest.com will be packed with drama as only the quickest 16 in each class will qualify for Sunday’s…
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Justin Ashley, Robert Hight, Erica Enders lead field on season's opening day

The 2022 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series officially kicked off Friday at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona with the opening passes at the Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals presented by ProtectTheHarvest.com and Justin Ashley, Robert Hight, and Erica Enders finished the day atop their respective classes to get their seasons off to a fast start.
18 Feb 2022
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
Race coverage
Justin Ashley
The 2022 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series officially kicked off Friday at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona with the opening passes at the Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals presented by ProtectTheHarvest.com and Justin Ashley, Robert Hight, and Erica…
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Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals Friday preview

The 2022 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series will blast off from the starting line today at the Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals presented by ProtectTheHarvest.com at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona with the first of three qualifying sessions.
18 Feb 2022
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
Race coverage
Winternationals
The 2022 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series will blast off from the starting line today at the Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals presented by ProtectTheHarvest.com at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona with the first of three qualifying sessions. Pre-…
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Anderson highlights fifth championship with 99th career Pro Stock victory

One round after clinching his fifth Camping World NHRA Pro Stock championship in a thrilling side-by-side race against reigning champ Erica Enders, Greg Anderson finished off one of the most rewarding weekends of his career when he defeated teammate Kyle Koretsky to win his 99th career NHRA Wally trophy.
14 Nov 2021
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
Race coverage
Greg Anderson
One round after clinching his fifth Camping World NHRA Pro Stock championship in a thrilling side-by-side race against reigning champ Erica Enders, Greg Anderson finished off one of the most rewarding weekends of his career when he defeated teammate…
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Steve Torrence caps dominating title season with 11th victory in 20 events

Steve Torrence clinched his fourth career NHRA Top Fuel championship, then added his 11th victory in 20 starts this season, besting good friend Antron Brown in the final round of the Auto Club NHRA Finals.
14 Nov 2021
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
Race coverage
Steve Torrence
Steve Torrence had already won more than half of the season’s first 19 events, collecting 10 victories including two of the last four events heading into the season finale, and clinching his fourth straight world championship, but it wasn’t enough…
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Matt Smith celebrates fifth championship with 32nd career victory

Matt Smith wrapped up his fifth world championship on Sunday at Auto Club Pomona Raceway when he defeated Angelle Sampey in the quarterfinals and then continued to roll on to the 32nd win of his career with a holeshot win over Karen Stoffer in the final round.
14 Nov 2021
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
Race coverage
Matt Smith
Matt Smith wrapped up his fifth world championship on Sunday at Auto Club Pomona Raceway when he defeated Angelle Sampey in the quarterfinals and then continued to roll on to the 32nd win of his career with a holeshot win over Karen Stoffer in the…
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Bob Tasca III claims third Funny Car win of the year at season finale in Pomona

Bob Tasca III finished off a promising yet frustrating season of flirting with the world championship with his third Funny Car victory of the season at the Auto Club NHRA Finals.
14 Nov 2021
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
Race coverage
Bob Tasca III
Bob Tasca III finished off a promising yet frustrating season of flirting with the world championship with his third Funny Car victory of the season at the Auto Club NHRA Finals. Tasca, who led the points battle for eight races early in the…
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Finally, Greg Anderson claims fifth career Pro Stock world championship

It took more than a decade, but Greg Anderson can finally say he’s a five-time Camping World NHRA Series Pro Stock champion. Anderson clinched his latest title, his first since 2010, on Sunday in Pomona when he defeated his archrival Erica Enders in the semifinal round.
14 Nov 2021
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
Race coverage
Greg Anderson
It took more than a decade, but Greg Anderson can finally say he’s a five-time Camping World NHRA Series Pro Stock champion. Anderson clinched his latest title, his first since 2010, on Sunday in Pomona when he defeated his archrival Erica Enders in…
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Matt Smith joins exclusive company with fifth Pro Stock Motorcycle title

Matt Smith has had the best bike in the Pro Stock Motorcycle class at almost every race this season and as a result, his Denso Buell will once again carry the No. 1 plate in 2021.
14 Nov 2021
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
Race coverage
Matt Smith
Matt Smith has had the best bike in the Pro Stock Motorcycle class at almost every race this season and as a result, his Denso Buell will once again carry the No. 1 plate in 2021. Smith clinched his fifth Camping World NHRA Series championship on…
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Auto Club NHRA Finals Sunday News and Notes

Notes, quotes, photos, and video from final eliminations day at the season-ending Auto Club NHRA Finals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona.
14 Nov 2021
NHRA National Dragster staff
Race coverage
News and Notes
  UPDATED THROUGHOUT THE DAY NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series Top Fuel championship contenders Steve Torrence and Brittany Force shared their thoughts about the championship battle ahead during pre-re ceremonies on Championship…
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Auto Club NHRA Finals Saturday Preview

Auto Club NHRA Finals Saturday PreviewMike Salinas, Robert Hight, Greg Anderson, and Matt Smith head into Saturday as the top qualifiers at the season-ending Auto Club NHRA Finals in Pomona.
12 Nov 2021
Posted by NHRA.com staff
Race coverage
Pomona
The first day of professional qualifying at the Auto Club NHRA Finals only served to heighten the drama that surrounds the battle for the Camping World NHRA championships in Top Fuel, Funny Car, Pro Stock, and Pro Stock Motorcycle. The…
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Championship contenders Anderson and Smith lead Friday qualifying in Pomona

The Auto Club NHRA Finals kicked off at Auto Club Pomona Raceway on Friday with all four pro championships up for grabs. Title contenders Greg Anderson and Matt Smith finished the day as the leaders in Pro Stock and Pro Stock Motorcycle, respectively, while Mike Salinas leads Top Fuel and Robert Hight topped the Funny Car field.
12 Nov 2021
NHRA National Dragster staff
Race coverage
Greg Anderson
The Auto Club NHRA Finals, the final event of the 2021 Camping World NHRA Drag Racing season kicked off at Auto Club Pomona Raceway on Friday with all four pro championships up for grabs. Title contenders Greg Anderson and Matt Smith finished the…
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Watch the first qualifying session from the Auto Club NHRA Finals for free

The opening Camping World Drag Racing Series qualifying session from the Auto Club NHRA Finals is streaming live and free on both NHRA.com and NHRA's Facebook page. Watch it all, from Pro Stock Motorcycle through Top Fuel!
12 Nov 2021
Posted by NHRA.com staff
Race coverage
Auto Club NHRA Finals
 
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Jerry Emmons and Christopher Dodd clinch NHRA Lucas Oil Series championships

During Friday’s opening rounds of the Auto Club NHRA Finals, Jerry Emmons and Christopher Dodd clinched championships in Stock and Super Comp respectively.
12 Nov 2021
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
Race coverage
Jerry Emmons
During Friday’s opening rounds of the Auto Club NHRA Finals, Jerry Emmons and Christopher Dodd clinched championships in Stock and Super Comp respectively. Emmons won the title, the second for his talented family, when he staged for his round two…
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First title within reach after Johnson bags third Pro Stock Motorcycle win of season

Steve Johnson will head to Pomona with a chance to win his first championship following a final round win over Karen Stoffer in Las Vegas.
31 Oct 2021
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
Race coverage
Steve Johnson
Steve Johnson needed to complete a Hail Mary pass in order to get back in the race for the Camping World NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle and he did just that by beating Karen Stoffer in the all-Suzuki final. Johnson, a title contender for one of the few…
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Steve Torrence expands Top Fuel points lead with huge Las Vegas victory

Steve Torrence inched closer to a fourth straight NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series Top Fuel championship with a key victory at the Dodge//SRT NHRA Nationals in Las Vegas.
31 Oct 2021
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
Race coverage
Steve Torrence
Steve Torrence inched closer to a fourth straight NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series Top Fuel championship with a key victory at the Dodge//SRT NHRA Nationals in Las Vegas. Torrence took advantage of a semifinal loss by title rival Brittany…
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