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Gaige Herrera and Dallas Glenn talk Chicago, Epping, and the future

On this episode of the NHRA Insider podcast powered by Speedmaster, host Brian Lohnes is joined by Chicago winners Gaige Herrera and Dallas Glenn, who talk about the mechanics of winning, how the competition is tight, and how they are both looking toward the future in their seasons and careers.
22 May 2024
Posted by NHRA.com staff
NHRA Insider podcast
Insider
  On this episode of the NHRA Insider podcast powered by Speedmaster, host Brian Lohnes is joined by Chicago winners Gaige Herrera and Dallas Glenn. These two competitors, cut from the same cloth, talk about the mechanics of winning, how…
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Worsham tunes DeJoria in Chicago and attends college graduation in California

Del Worsham tuned Alexis DeJoria's Funny Car to a fifth-place qualifier before flying back to Southern California for daughter Kate's college graduation. Chuck Worsham took over car duties on Saturday, and Del returned for Sunday's race.
21 May 2024
Posted by NHRA.com staff
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Worsham family tunes DeJoria in Chicago and attends college graduation in California
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Video tribute: Legendary Don Schumacher remembered by fellow racers

The late Don Schumacher was saluted by the NHRA Drag Racing community at the Gerber Collision & Glass Route 66 NHRA Nationals presented by Peak Performance, where drivers, including Leah Pruett, Ron Capps, Tony Schumacher, Matt Hagan, Antron Brown, Angelle Sampey, Jeg Coughlin Jr., Jack Beckman, and John Force, paid video tribute to him.
21 May 2024
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Don Schumacher
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New Englander Funny Car team heads to Epping, adds Mike Kloeber to tune

In advance of its home event at the NHRA New England Nationals, the New Englander Funny Car team has hired veteran crew chief Mike Kloeber to tune its Cory Lee-driven machine.
21 May 2024
Posted by NHRA.com staff
News
New Englander
In advance of its home event at the NHRA New England Nationals, the New Englander Funny Car team has hired veteran crew chief Mike Kloeber to tune its Cory Lee-driven machine. Kloeber brings 40-plus years of experience to the team. Among his many…
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Weekend Rewind: Gerber Collision & Glass Route 66 NHRA Nationals

The Gerber Collision & Glass Route 66 NHRA Nationals presented by Peak Performance took NHRA racers and fans on a wild road trip of upsets and dominating performances. Relive some of those great moments in our Weekend Rewind video.
21 May 2024
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Weekend Rewind
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Ida Zetterström announces 2024 NHRA schedule and crew chief; expands relationship with Dodge

Beginning in Brainerd on Aug. 16-18, Ida Zetterström will compete in the final eight 2024 NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Series events with crew chief Jon Schaffer.
21 May 2024
Posted by NHRA.com staff
News
Ida Zetterstrom
The JCM Racing team has announced that 2023 FIA Top Fuel champion Ida Zetterström will make her NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Series debut at Brainerd International Raceway on Aug. 16-18 in Brainerd. Aboard the JCM/VP Racing/Edelbrock/Comp Cams…
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Sportsman champs crowned at Gerber Collision & Glass Route 66 NHRA Nationals

In addition to the Mission Foods Drag Racing Series action at the Gerber Collision & Glass Route 66 NHRA Nationals, six champions were also crowned in Lucas Oil Series action at Route 66 Raceway.
20 May 2024
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News
Chicago
In addition to the Mission Foods Drag Racing Series action at the Gerber Collision & Glass Route 66 NHRA Nationals, six champions were also crowned in Lucas Oil Series action at Route 66 Raceway. After a pair of runner-up finishes, Jimmy…
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Vantine wins season opener of Pingel Top Fuel Motorcycle Series in Chicago

20 May 2024
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News
David Vantine
Dave Vantine won the inaugural event of the new Pingel Top Fuel Motorcycle Series, taking a single run after Elmeri Salakari was unable to make the final-round call. The event was the first of four such eliminators this season for the exciting, 230-…
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Greg Stanfield proves father still knows best in father-son Factory X final

After defeating his son, Aaron, on a final round holeshot, Greg Stanfield has now won two of the first three races in the Holley EFI Factory X class.
20 May 2024
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
Race coverage
FX Final
In 2017 Greg and Aaron Stanfield met in the Super Stock final at Route 66 Raceway and perhaps expectedly, the win went to Aaron, who has since gone on to win three championships in the FlexJet Factory Stock Showdown. The Stanfield’s met again…
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5 things we learned in Chicago

We learned a lot in Chicago because it was loaded with extra features and easily one of the most dramatic events of the season, but here are five things that stood out.
20 May 2024
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
News
TJ Zizzo
We learned a lot in Chicago because it was loaded with extra features and easily one of the most dramatic events of the season, but here are five things that stood out. T.J. ZIZZO IS A WIN WAITING TO HAPPEN We actually knew this a few…
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Watch the Division 1 Lucas Oil Series event from Maple Grove free on NHRA.tv

NHRA fans can watch the Division 1 NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event from Maple Grove Raceway for free starting Friday on NHRA.tv.
20 May 2024
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Division 1
NHRA fans can watch the Division 1 NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event from Maple Grove Raceway for free starting Friday on NHRA.tv. Presenting sponsors of NHRA.tv Sportsman coverage from Maple Grove are Moser, Summit, Comp Products, and…
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Stephen Bell wins his second Flexjet Factory Stock Showdown event of 2024

Over three days at the Gerber Collision & Glass Route 66 NHRA Nationals, Stephen Bell kept his focus on winning another Flexjet Factory Stock Showdown national event.
19 May 2024
Stephen Bell
Over three days at the Route 66 NHRA Nationals Stephen Bell kept his focus on winning another Flexjet Factory Stock Showdown national event. Through three qualifying session Bell made solid runs and entered race day as the No. 6 qualifier but…
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Eric Dillard cruises to win in Congruity NHRA Pro Mod Series in Chicago

Eric Dillard picked up the victory in the Congruity NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series presented by LearnEV+ on Sunday as part of this weekend’s 24th annual Gerber Collision & Glass Route 66 NHRA Nationals presented by Peak Performance at Route 66 Raceway.
19 May 2024
Posted by NHRA.com staff
News
Eric Dillard
Filling in for former world champion Jose Gonzalez, Eric Dillard picked up the victory in the Congruity NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series presented by LearnEV+ on Sunday as part of this weekend’s 24th annual Gerber Collision & Glass Route 66 NHRA…
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Antron Brown wins No. 75; Hagan, Glenn and Herrera also score Route 66 wins

Three-time Top Fuel world champion Antron Brown picked up his 75th career win on Sunday at Route 66 Raceway, at the 24th annual Gerber Collision & Glass Route 66 NHRA Nationals presented by PEAK Performance. Matt Hagan (Funny Car), Dallas Glenn (Pro Stock) and Gaige Herrera (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also won.
19 May 2024
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News
Antron Brown
Three-time Top Fuel world champion Antron Brown picked up his 75th career win on Sunday at Route 66 Raceway, powering past Shawn Langdon in the final round of the 24th annual Gerber Collision & Glass Route 66 NHRA Nationals presented by PEAK…
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Unofficial Mission Foods points standings

Unofficial points standings following the completion of the Gerber Collision & Glass Route 66 NHRA Nationals, the sixth race of the 2024 NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Series season.
19 May 2024
Posted by NHRA.com staff
News
Points
Unofficial points standings following the completion of the Gerber Collision & Glass Route 66 NHRA Nationals, the sixth race of the 2024 NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Series season. Official points will be posted…
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Gerber Collision & Glass Route 66 NHRA Nationals Sunday photo gallery

The final day of the Gerber Collision & Glass Route 66 NHRA Nationals was every bit as thrilling as the first two and our photographers captured all the excitement in our Sunday Gallery.
19 May 2024
NHRA National Dragster staff
Gallery
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Sunday News and Notes, Gerber Collision & Glass Route 66 NHRA Nationals

News, notes, quotes, photos, and video from the final day of the Gerber Collision & Glass Route 66 NHRA Nationals presented by PEAK Performance at Route 66 Raceway. Updated throughout the day.
19 May 2024
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
News
Tony Schumacher
News, notes, quotes, photos, and video from the second day of the Gerber Collision & Glass Route 66 NHRA Nationals presented by PEAK Performance at Route 66 Raceway. Updated throughout the day. TOP FUEL, ROUND ONE After qualifying No.…
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Gerber Collision & Glass Route 66 NHRA Nationals Sunday preview

The Gerber Collision & Glass Route 66 NHRA Nationals presented by PEAK Performance wraps up at Route 66 Raceway today with final eliminations for the sixth of 20 events in the 2024 Mission Foods NHRA Drag Racing Series.
19 May 2024
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
News
Route 66
The Gerber Collision & Glass Route 66 NHRA Nationals presented by PEAK Performance wraps up at Route 66 Raceway today with final eliminations for the sixth of 20 events in the 2024 Mission Foods NHRA Drag Racing Series. Low qualiifers T.J.…
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Anderson wins GETTRX Pro Stock All-Star Callout; Zizzo, Prock, Enders, and Smith remain No. 1

Pro Stock points leader Greg Anderson drove to the win in the GETTRX Pro Stock All-Star Callout on Saturday at Route 66 Raceway, while T.J. Zizzo, Austin Prock, Erica Enders, and Matt Smith were the top qualifiers at the Gerber Glass & Collision Route 66 NHRA Nationals presented by PEAK Performance.
18 May 2024
Posted by NHRA.com staff
News
Greg Anderson
Pro Stock points leader Greg Anderson drove to the win in the GETTRX Pro Stock All-Star Callout on Saturday at Route 66 Raceway, defeating Matt Hartford in the final round of the specialty event during weekend’s 24th annual Gerber Collision &…
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Mission #2Fast2Tasty Challenge wins go to Ashley, Todd, and Herrera

Justin Ashley, J.R. Todd, and Gaige Herrera collected wins in the Mission Foods #2Fast2Tasty Challenge held on Saturday during the Gerber Collision & Glass Route 66 NHRA Nationals at Route 66 Raceway.
18 May 2024
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J.R. Todd
For the second time this season, Funny Car’s J.R. Todd picked up a win in the Mission #2Fast2Tasty NHRA Challenge, defeating reigning world champion Matt Hagan in the final round on Saturday at Route 66 Raceway as part of this weekend’s 24th annual…
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Gerber Collision & Glass Route 66 NHRA Nationals Saturday photo gallery

There was a lot of action both on and off the track on Saturday at Route 66 Raceway as the Gerber Glass & Collision Route 66 NHRA Nationals presented by PEAK Performance rolled on. NHRA's photographers managed to capture all the highlights in our Saturday gallery.
18 May 2024
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Hidalgo scores Super Stock/Stock double at Division 4 LoneStar Nationals

Jimmy Hidalgo Jr. won in Super Stock and in Stock on separate days to lead the list of winners as the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series South Central Division was in action at the LoneStar Nationals presented by Scoggin Dickey Parts Center at Texas Motorplex.
18 May 2024
Posted by NHRA.com staff
News
Division 4
The following are Sunday's final results from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, South Central Division LoneStar Nationals presented by Scoggin Dickey Parts Center: TOP ALCOHOL DRAGSTER Hunter Green, Midland, Texas, 5.292…
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Warter, Gaynor, Bushmaker lead Division 6 winners at at Firebird Raceway

Ryan Warter, Ty Gaynor, and Angela Bushmaker led the list of winners as the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Northwest Division was in action at Firebird Raceway.
18 May 2024
Posted by NHRA.com staff
News
Division 6
The following are Sunday's final results from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, Northwest Division event at Firebird Raceway: COMPETITION ELIMINATOR Ryan Warter, Olalla, Wash., '05 Sunfire, D/SM, 9.037, 121.76  def.…
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Saturday News and Notes, Gerber Collision & Glass Route 66 NHRA Nationals

News, notes, quotes, photos, and video from the second day of the Gerber Collision & Glass Route 66 NHRA Nationals presented by PEAK Performance at Route 66 Raceway. Updated throughout the day.
18 May 2024
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
Race coverage
Ken Quartuccio
News, notes, quotes, photos, and video from the second day of the Gerber Collision & Glass Route 66 NHRA Nationals presented by PEAK Performance at Route 66 Raceway. Updated throughout the day. For the second year in a row Funny Car driver…
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Gerber Collision & Glass Route 66 NHRA Nationals Saturday preview

The Gerber Collision & Glass Route 66 NHRA Nationals presented by PEAK Performance continues at Route 66 Raceway with the final day of qualifying for NHRA pros and the GETTRX Pro Stock Allstar NHRA Callout, and the Mission Foods #2Fast2Tasty Challenge.
18 May 2024
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
News
Route 66
The Gerber Collision & Glass Route 66 NHRA Nationals presented by PEAK Performance continues at Route 66 Raceway with the final day of qualifying for NHRA pros and the GETTRX Pro Stock Allstar NHRA Callout, and the Mission Foods #2Fast2Tasty…
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Gerber Collision & Glass Route 66 NHRA Nationals Friday photo gallery

NHRA's photographers captured all the excitement of the opening day of the Gerber Collision & Glass Route 66 NHRA Nationals in our daily photo gallery.
17 May 2024
NHRA National Dragster staff
Gallery
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Zizzo, Prock, Enders and Smith grab provisional No. 1 spots at Route 66 Raceway

Chicago native T.J. Zizzo made the quickest Top Fuel run in each session on Friday at Route 66 Raceway, taking the provisional No. 1 qualifier at the 24th annual Gerber Collision & Glass Route 66 NHRA Nationals presented by PEAK Performance. Austin Prock (Funny Car), Erica Enders (Pro Stock) and Matt Smith (Pro Stock Motorcycle) are also the provisional No. 1 qualifiers.
17 May 2024
Posted by NHRA.com staff
News, Race coverage
Zizzo
Chicago native T.J. Zizzo made the quickest Top Fuel run in each session on Friday at Route 66 Raceway, taking the provisional No. 1 qualifier at the 24th annual Gerber Collision & Glass Route 66 NHRA Nationals presented by PEAK…
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Clash of the titans as Enders picks Anderson for GETTRX Pro Stock NHRA Allstar Callout

Not the least bit afraid of a bit of healthy competition, Erica Enders made a bold move when she called out longtime rival Greg Anderson for the first round of the GETTRX Pro Stock NHRA Allstar Callout.
17 May 2024
NHRA National Dragster staff
News
Pro Stock Callout
Not the least bit afraid of a bit of healthy competition, Erica Enders made a bold move when she called out longtime rival Greg Anderson for the first round of the GETTRX Pro Stock NHRA Allstar Callout, a high stakes bonus race that will be held on…
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Massive Congruity NHRA Pro Mod Series field set to impress in Chicago

The Congruity NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series presented by LearnEV+ returns to Route 66 Raceway for the second straight year, bringing a huge field of competitors as part of this weekend’s Gerber Collision & Glass Route 66 NHRA Nationals presented by Peak Performance.
17 May 2024
Posted by NHRA.com staff
News
Congruity NHRA Pro Mod Series
The Congruity NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series presented by LearnEV+ returns to Route 66 Raceway for the second straight year, bringing a huge field of competitors as part of this weekend’s Gerber Collision & Glass Route 66 NHRA Nationals…
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Massive Congruity NHRA Pro Mod Series field set to impress in Chicago

The Congruity NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series presented by LearnEV+ returns to Route 66 Raceway for the second straight year, bringing a huge field of competitors as part of this weekend’s Gerber Collision & Glass Route 66 NHRA Nationals presented by PEAK Performance.
17 May 2024
Posted by NHRA.com staff
News
Pro Mod
The Congruity NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series presented by LearnEV+ returns to Route 66 Raceway for the second straight year, bringing a huge field of competitors as part of this weekend’s Gerber Collision & Glass Route 66 NHRA Nationals…
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