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From working out to homeschooling, bike champ Angelle Sampey is staying busy

Three-time NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle champion Angelle Sampey joined NHRA’s Lewis Bloom via Skype to talk about how she’s keeping herself busy, including her workout regimen and homeschooling, and talks about the new bike she tested prior to Gainesville.
30 Mar 2020
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Childhood memories and a first win: Gainesville is special to Brittany Force

When racing resumes with this year's Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals, Gainesville Raceway will be a welcome sight to Brittany Force. From being at the track as a baby to winning her first career race in Top Fuel, the track has been home to so many enjoyable occasions in her career.
30 Mar 2020
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When the NHRA season restarts in June it will be with the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals at Gainesville Raceway, which is just great with Brittany Force, Gainesville Raceway was home to the first great moment in her own driving career, but her…
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The Lambeck family legacy remains strong in NHRA drag racing

Comp racer Doug Lambeck piles Wallys in multiple categories as he chases his first world championship while racing with his father.
29 Mar 2020
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
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[This story appears in the March 17, 2020 issue of NHRA National Dragster magazine. See the full original layout!] In NHRA National Dragster…
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Nitro Time Machine: Watch Pat Austin's incredible double-up from 1991

Pat Austin pulled off an incredible double, the first in NHRA history, in Topeka in 1991 by winning in both Top Fuel and Top Alcohol Dragster - watch his feat in this throwback video.
29 Mar 2020
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    Read the original story from the Sept. 13, 1991 issue of NHRA National Dragster magazine
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NHRA Expertise: What is Tribology?

What the study of friction, wear, and lubrication means to the world of drag racing
29 Mar 2020
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Tribology is a strange word that means the study of friction, wear, and lubrication. You might be wondering what tribology has to do with drag racing? Well, in short—a lot. If you think about it, there are dozens of critical parts in drag cars that…
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Aaron Stanfield is drag racing's triple threat in 2020

Third-generation racer Aaron Stanfield has a shot to win three championships this year, and we wouldn’t bet against him.
28 Mar 2020
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
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[This story appears in the March 17, 2020 issue of NHRA National Dragster magazine. See the full original layout!] “You’re a product of your…
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Clay Millican: Workout warrior, social media maven, history teacher, and more

Popular Top Fuel racer Clay Millican checked in with NHRA’s Lewis Bloom on Skype to talk about how he and his team are faring during the hiatus, including his new workout regime. Millican also talks about interacting with fans online, Top Fuel’s tough competition and looks back at his previous successes.
28 Mar 2020
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Fan Fotos: Top Fuelers, Funny Cars, and Pro Stockers of the early 1980s

Take a trip down memory lane with these fan-submitted photos from NHRA national events of the early 1980s. John Force, Shirley Muldowney, Don Prudhomme, the Chi-Town Hustler, and many more!
27 Mar 2020
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
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In another installment of reader-shared photos, I proudly publish these from the lens of Jim Riddiford. We at National Dragster first became acquainted with Jim a few years ago after he submitted a great photo of Cruz Pedregon’s wild, body-…
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Remember when Hoonigan and Roadkill battled at the Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals?—Videos and Photo Gallery!

Roadkill’s Mike Finnegan and Hoonigan’s Jon Chase took part in a best-of-three match race at the 2019 Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals - and we've got the photos and videos to help you re-live the epic competition.
27 Mar 2020
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The 2019 Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals featured incredible on and off-track action; some of the best competition was between Roadkill's Mike Finnegan and Hoonigan's Jon Chase. Don't take our word for it though, see for yourself by watching some of…
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Watch Don Garlits earn his first world championship at 1975 World Finals

Don Garlits earned his first Top Fuel world championship in Ontario in 1975 with an incredible performance, surpassing Gary Beck on the final day of the season. Watch the race and check out historic photos from the 1975 World Finals.
27 Mar 2020
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"Big Daddy" Don Garlits enjoyed one of the greatest weekends of his career at the 1975 Winston World Finals. 15
  "Big Daddy" Don Garlits entered the 1975 World Finals in Ontario, California chasing defending world champion Gary Beck in Top Fuel dragster. The legendary drag racer put on a performance show unlike anything seen at that point in NHRA…
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Racer Scrapbook: Frank Manzo

During an amazing driving career that lasted nearly four decades, Frank Manzo earned more NHRA Wally trophies than anyone including 17 world championships and 105 national event wins. Stepping out of the drivers seat nearly a decade ago, he's currently the crew chief for the Al-Anabi Pro Mod car driven by Mike Castellana. Here is a look back at some of his most memorable moments.
27 Mar 2020
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NHRA Funny Car ace Cruz Pedregon hits the virtual dirt in new iRacing rig

Snap-On Tools Funny Car team owner Cruz Pedregon got behind the wheel of a World of Outlaws dirt car on Wednesday night in his brand-new iRacing rig.
26 Mar 2020
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    Cruz Pedregon gave a behind-the-scenes look at his brand-new iRacing rig after hitting the dirt in a simulated World of Outlaws race on Wednesday night. The Snap-On Tools Funny Car team owner is one of many National Hot Rod…
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Watch! 2003 Las Vegas Fall Race when John Force’s Funny Car dynasty was disrupted—Video and Photo Gallery

Looking for your fix of NHRA drag racing from Las Vegas? Watch the complete NHRA TV Sunday broadcast of the 2003 fall event from Las Vegas where former-teammate, and John Force protégé, Tony Pedregon snapped Force’s 10-year Funny Car championship run.
26 Mar 2020
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The 2003 fall event from Las Vegas was also highlighted by Kenny Bernstein’s Top Fuel win, Greg Anderson’s final-round defeat of Kurt Johnson in Pro Stock, and Craig Treble’s win over Angelle Sampey in Pro Stock Motorcycle. To see even more…
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Catch the 2020 March Meet Heritage Series event tonight at 10 p.m. ET, 7 p.m. PT on FS2

FS2 will air a 30-minute program with coverage of the 2020 NHRA Hot Rod Heritage Series season-opening Good Vibrations March Meet, hosted by NHRA's Lewis Bloom and former national event-winning Funny Car Whit Bazemore at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT.
26 Mar 2020
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In case you missed it: NHRA Rewind, Seattle 2019 with the NHRA on FOX team

On Friday, the NHRA on FOX broadcast team relived the 2019 Seattle national event -- the site of John Force's historic 150th Funny Car win and Austin Prock's first Top Fuel title --with all-new commentary, opinions, and insight. Here's a chance to rewatch this unique episode.
26 Mar 2020
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J.R. Todd, Austin Prock talk with local media about how they're handling the break

Indianapolis-based racers J.R. Todd and Austin Prock did interviews with a local television station at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis to talk about how they’re staying busy during the break in racing action.
26 Mar 2020
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Terry McMillen and the Amalie team can't wait to get their new car on the track

Prior to Indiana's “stay at home” shutdown, NHRA’s John Kernan visited the shop of Amalie Motor Oil Top Fuel team Terry McMillen to see how they’re preparing for a busy return to racing with a brand-new car they built over the winter.
26 Mar 2020
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Catching up with the Pro Stock champ: What's on the mind of Erica Enders

Reigning NHRA Mello Yello Pro Stock champ Erica Enders connected with NHRA’s Lewis Bloom on Skype to talk about her year, including her win at the NHRA Arizona Nationals, racing at the Doorslammer Nationals, and what’s going on at Elite Performance.
26 Mar 2020
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REMINDER: NHRA Rewind Live, Seattle 2019, to air today at 6 p.m. Eastern. Watch it here!

Today, from 6-9 p.m. EDT NHRA will launch its first episode of NHRA Rewind Live on NHRA.com, NHRA.tv, NHRA’s Facebook and YouTube channel. Fans can join the NHRA on FOX broadcast team as they view the 2019 Seattle event and recall all the exciting racing action from one of the most memorable events in NHRA history.
26 Mar 2020
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NHRA, like much of the world, is currently on hold due to the global COVID-19 pandemic, but NHRA is delivering its fans some racing action thanks to live social media platforms.  On Friday, March 27 from 6-9 p.m. EDT NHRA will launch its…
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Watch Tony Schumacher make history with his legendary run at the 2006 Auto Club NHRA Finals—Video and Photo Gallery!

Watch the 2006 Auto Club NHRA Finals broadcast, highlighted by “The Run” and one of the great Funny Car races between John Force and Jack Beckman.
25 Mar 2020
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Also seen in this race: John Force and Jack Beckman in the Funny Car final, the Ken Black Pro Stock cars battle each other for the Wally,  and Craig Treble wins in Pro Stock Motorcycle. See the full classic broadcast here.…
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Join Pro Stock Motorcycle racer Jianna Salinas for Facebook Live Q&A

Jianna Salinas, the most recent winner on the Pro Stock Motorcycle tour, will host a Facebook Live on Thursday where fans can ask her questions.
25 Mar 2020
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Scrappers Racing rider Jianna Salinas will host a live question and answer session on Facebook Live on Thursday where fans can get their questions answered by the most recent Pro Stock Motorcycle winner on the Mello Yello NHRA Drag Racing Series…
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A look at the revisions to the 2020 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series schedule

NHRA on FOX lead announcer Brian Lohnes walks fans and racers through the recent announcement of the revisions to the NHRA season schedule.
25 Mar 2020
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  READ MORE: NHRA announces revised schedule for Mello Yello Drag Racing Series
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Frequently Asked Questions about the current suspension of NHRA racing

When will NHRA race again? What do I do with tickets I’ve already purchased? How will this affect the Countdown to the Championship? The answers to these and other questions you might have.
25 Mar 2020
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When will NHRA race again? We tentatively plan to resume the Mello Yello Drag Racing Series on June 5. However, NHRA is closely monitoring the situation and working with federal, state and local public health authorities to…
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NHRA announces revised schedule for Mello Yello Drag Racing Series

In consideration of the COVID-19 global pandemic, NHRA officials have announced revisions to the 2020 Mello Yello Drag Racing Series schedule. The series is tentatively planned to resume June 5-7 with the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals at Gainesville Raceway.
25 Mar 2020
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In consideration of the COVID-19 global pandemic, NHRA officials have announced revisions to the 2020 Mello Yello Drag Racing Series schedule. The series is tentatively planned to resume June 5-7 with the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals at…
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Ron Capps finishes above Dale Earnhardt Jr., other NASCAR racers in iRacing Replacement Series race

Ron Capps competed in the first round of the Replacement Series on iRacing, broadcast on Twitch, and finished ahead of many NASCAR racers, including Dale Earnhardt Jr. We caught up with Capps following the race.
24 Mar 2020
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Don Schumacher Racing / NAPA Auto Parts Funny Car racer Ron Capps raced ahead of a handful of NASCAR Cup Series racers in the first iRacing Replacement Series race, broadcast on Twitch on Tuesday night. He will continue to race on iRacing (you can…
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Win a 1,000-HP Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye Widebody Driven by Big Daddy Don Garlits

Don’t Miss Out! The Dream Giveaway brand is raffling off this 1,000-hp Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye Widebody "Extreme"— plus a private meet-and-greet with Big Daddy Don Garlits. The Dream Giveaway will also pay $20,000 to cover the taxes.
24 Mar 2020
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The Dream Giveaway brand has assembled a 1,000-hp Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Redeye Widebody with a Magnuson supercharger, carbon-fiber accents, and a Hurst shifter to raise money for its charities. You double your chances to take home this…
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Never Before Seen Photos of the Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals: 1962-1970

The NHRA National Dragster photo archive is one of the preeminent collections of motorsport and hot rod photos in the world. Born from the vision of Wally Parks, it’s been curated by the NHRA’s in-house Photo Department and used to create every single issue of National Dragster for the last 60 years.
24 Mar 2020
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During our pause in racing action we’ll be sharing this drag racing treasure trove with you and publishing-never-before-seen photos from our vault. The NHRA has built us the tools, and we’ve been given the opportunity—it’s time we shared this with…
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Bob Vandergriff Racing check-in: Lots of projects, lots of preparation

Before the statewide Indiana “stay at home” mandate, Bob Vandergriff Racing crew chief Ron Douglas was in the team’s shop working hard for team drivers Jordan Vandergriff, Shawn Reed, and Josh Hart in preparation for the return to racing.
24 Mar 2020
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Racer Scrapbook: Jeff Taylor

Jeff Taylor has won four world championships and 48 NHRA national events as a driver and countless more as an engine builder and crew chief. Here's a look back at some of his most memorable cars and moments.
24 Mar 2020
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GALLERY: See photos of NHRA Top Fuel champ Shirley Muldowney through the years

Three-time NHRA Top Fuel champion Shirley Muldowney, a pioneering trailblazer for women in motorsports, had a remarkable career behind the wheel and continues to be part of the NHRA family with appearances. Here's a photographic look back at some of the cars and moments of her career.
24 Mar 2020
NHRA National Dragster staff
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