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Watch the Division 4 Lucas Oil Series event from Texas Motorplex live on NHRA.tv

NHRA fans can watch this weekend’s Division 4 NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series doubleheader event from Texas Motorplex  free on NHRA.tv powered by National Dragster.
12 May 2021
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Texas Motorplex
NHRA fans can watch this weekend’s Division 4 NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series doubleheader event from Texas Motorplex  free on NHRA.tv powered by National…
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New Englander team adds driver Cory Lee, tuner Johnny West ahead of Charlotte event

The New Englander Funny Car team will debut a new line-up during this weekend’s NGK NTK NHRA Four-Wide Nationals in Charlotte following the recent addition of driver Cory Lee and veteran crew chief Johnny West, who will offer tuning advice.
12 May 2021
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Cory Lee
The New Englander Funny Car team will debut a new line-up during this weekend’s NGK NTK NHRA Four-Wide Nationals in Charlotte following the recent addition of driver Cory Lee and veteran crew chief Johnny West, who will offer tuning advice.…
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Greg Anderson to fly HendrickCars.com scheme at Charlotte NHRA Four-Wide event

Greg Anderson will debut a very special wrap on his KB Racing-powered Chevrolet Camaro at the NGK NTK NHRA Four-Wide Nationals at zMAX Dragway, saluting HendrickCars.com and Ricky Hendrick.
11 May 2021
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Greg Anderson
  Fresh off of a historic Pro Stock victory at the final NHRA national event at Atlanta Dragway, Greg Anderson now owns 96 trophies and is just one win short of tying Warren Johnson on the all-time wins list in Pro Stock. Anderson will have…
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Tricky Tipster: Rating the contenders from the Bellagio of Dragstrips

It’s been a while since we visited zMax Dragway for the good old NGK NTK Four-Wide NHRA Nationals, but three races into the 2021 season and the Las Vegas four-wide still fresh in his mind, tipster is prepared to offer his selections for this week’s contest.
11 May 2021
NHRA National Dragster staff
Tricky Tipster®
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It’s been a while since we visited zMax Dragway for the good old NGK NTK NHRA Four-Wide Nationals, but three races into the 2021 season and the Las Vegas four-wide still fresh in his mind, Tipster is prepared to offer his selections for this week’s…
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Winless so far, Matt Hagan's Mopar Funny Car team isn't the least bit worried

Reigning NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series Funny Car champion Matt Hagan is winless through the first three races of the 2021 season, but his Mopar team is confident in their steady and consistent approach.
11 May 2021
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Excitement building at New England Dragway for Camping World Series return

New England Dragway General Manager Ron Heath and President Paul Lorenti visited with NHRA's Brian Lohnes as excitement builds for the NHRA New England Nationals, June 11-13.
11 May 2021
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New England Dragway
  Excitement is building for the NHRA New England Nationals as the Camping World Drag Racing Series returns to New England Dragway June 11-13 after the 2020 event was canceled due to the pandemic. New England Dragway general manager Ron…
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The work never stops as Justin Bond chases his first NHRA Pro Mod championship

Atlanta Pro Mod winner Justin Bond recently joined NHRA's Brian Lohnes via Skype to discuss his hot start to the 2021 season, the recent changes to the Pro Mod rules, and his life away from the track.
11 May 2021
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2021 Lucas Oil NHRA Southern Nationals Top Sportsman champion Dylan Stott

10 May 2021
NHRA National Dragster staff
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  Dylan Stott picked up his first win in the Top Sportsman presented by Vortech Superchargers class, but first, he had to get past world champion Sandy Wilkins in the final. The sponsor of the Top Sportsman class in the Southeast…
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2021 Lucas Oil NHRA Southern Nationals Super Street champion Tony Jones

10 May 2021
NHRA National Dragster staff
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  The Super Street class featured a first-time winner after Texas’ Tony Jones topped Division 1 ace Keith Mayers in the final round. Jones was quick off the starting line with a .009 light and emerged victorious in a 10.87 to 10.86…
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2021 Lucas Oil NHRA Southern Nationals Super Gas champion Luke Bogacki

10 May 2021
NHRA National Dragster staff
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  Two-time world champion Luke Bogacki favors Atlanta Dragway after earning his third title there and 15th overall. Bogacki picked up his latest win in Super Gas when he downed Jonathan Anderson in the final round. After an even start,…
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2021 Lucas Oil NHRA Southern Nationals Super Comp champion Chuck Trotter

10 May 2021
NHRA National Dragster staff
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  Kent Hanley’s chance to double up ended in the Super Comp final, where he lost a very close battle against Chuck Trotter. Hanley ran an 8.906, but it wasn’t enough as Trotter left first and turned on the win light with an 8.907 in his…
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2021 Lucas Oil NHRA Southern Nationals Stock champion Greg Rowe

10 May 2021
NHRA National Dragster staff
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  Greg Rowe survived several tough battles to reach the Stock final, where he took out Adam Davis to win for the fifth time, including three at Atlanta Dragway. The final was a heads-up, no-breakout battle featuring a pair of K/SA…
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2021 Lucas Oil NHRA Southern Nationals Super Stock champion Kent Hanley

10 May 2021
NHRA National Dragster staff
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  Kent Hanley drove to a pair of final rounds in Atlanta and earned a split with a win in Super Stock and a runner-up in Super Comp. In the Super Stock final, Hanley took on second-generation racer Brett Candies and put together a solid…
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2021 Lucas Oil NHRA Southern Nationals Top Alcohol Funny Car champion Mathew Gill

10 May 2021
NHRA National Dragster staff
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  Matt Gill drove to his first national event final in Atlanta and delivered a win in his Moduline Cabinets Camaro. Gill qualified No. 1 with a competitive 5.481 and delivered a narrow 5.522 to 5.542 win against Bob McCosh in the Top…
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2021 Lucas Oil NHRA Southern Nationals Top Alcohol Dragster champion Rich McPhillips Jr.

10 May 2021
NHRA National Dragster staff
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  Rich McPhillips Jr, and his father, Rich Sr., have become a formidable team as tuners for a variety of drivers, including Troy Coughlin Jr. and current drivers Matt Cummings and Jasmine Salinas. In Atlanta, McPhillips took the wheel…
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Lucas Oil NHRA Southern Nationals Sportsman highlights

10 May 2021
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
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Rich McPhillips Jr.
The Lucas Oil NHRA Southern Nationals, the final NHRA national event at Atlanta Dragway, featured a lot of history, including the first wins by Rich McPhillips Jr. and Paul Gill in Top Alcohol Dragster and Top Alcohol Funny Car, respectively. The…
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Scotty Pollacheck reveling in his recent NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle success

It's been an amazing eight months for Pro Stock Motorcycle rider Scotty Pollacheck with a breakthrough win at the 2020 NHRA U.S. Nationals, membership in the Denso 200-mph Club, and a victory at the recent NHRA Southern Nationals. Pollacheck joined NHRA's Brian Lohnes to relive it all.
10 May 2021
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Scotty Pollacheck
 
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Samson and Spevco sponsoring Top Fuel Harley at NHRA Four-Wide Nationals

Samson Exhaust and hardcore specialty vehicle builder Spevco will sponsor the ground-pounding, flame-throwing Top Fuel Harley class at the NGK NTK NHRA Four-Wide Nationals.
10 May 2021
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Tii Tharpe
Samson Exhaust and hardcore specialty vehicle builder Spevco have already partnered together for three years sponsoring two-time NHRA Top Fuel Harley champion Tii Tharpe. Now they’re jumping in to help the class, sponsoring the ground-pounding,…
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Dodge Tails From the Strip: The 2014 Southern Nationals was explosive!

One of the most racecar carnage-filled events in NHRA history: Atron Brown, Tim Wilkerson, and Mike Castellana all walked away from memorable moments.
10 May 2021
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Tim Wilkerson NHRA 2014 Atlanta Funny Car
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Celebrate 40 years of Atlanta Dragway’s NHRA National Event history

In its 40-year run, the NHRA Southern Nationals was the place for so many firsts. From Dan Pastorini's 1986 win, to Del Worsham's 1991 win, to Ashley Force's 2008 win, to Doug Kalitta's 2016 closest win in Top Fuel history, and Leah Pruett and Courtney Force's 2018 nitro winner's circle domination.
10 May 2021
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Celebrate 40 years of Atlanta Dragway’s NHRA National Event history
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NHRA names Lonnie Grim as new National Technical Director

The NHRA Technical Department has announced the addition of Lonnie Grim as the new National Tech Director.
10 May 2021
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Lonnie Grim
The NHRA Technical Department has announced the addition of Lonnie Grim as the new National Tech Director. Grim comes to the NHRA with 15+ years of experience within the sport of drag racing. He most recently served as the Competition/Series Tech…
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Popular Nostalgia Pro Stock exhibition returns for NGK NTK NHRA Four-Wide Nationals

Among the many special attractions at the upcoming NGK NTK NHRA Four-Wide Nationals at zMax Dragway will be an exhibition and pit-area display featuring the Southeast Nostalgia Pro Stock Association.
10 May 2021
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Nostalgia Pro Stock
Coming off successful exhibition shows in Gainesville and Atlanta, the Southeast Nostalgia Pro Stock Association will once again pay tribute to the rich history of the Pro Stock class during next week’s NGK NTK NHRA Four-Wide Nationals.…
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Nitro Time Machine: Sweden's Jimmy Alund becomes NHRA's first European pro winner

Sweden native and FIA Pro Stock world champion Jimmy Alund became the first European driver to win an NHRA Pro title at the 2014 NHRA Four-Wide Nationals in Charlotte.
10 May 2021
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Nitro Time Machine
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Happy Mother's Day!

On this special day of the year, let’s celebrate the mothers of our world and our sport. Whether they be drivers, crewmembers, officials, sponsors, or just your biggest fan, they make our world a very special place. Happy Mother’s Day, moms!
09 May 2021
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Happy Mother's Day
A selection of Mother's Day poems ... My Mother, my friend so dear, Throughout my life you’re always near. A tender smile to guide my way, You’re the sunshine to light my day. ~ Anon. Of all the special joys in…
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Antron Brown ready to ride Atlanta win momentum into Charlotte four-wides

Hot off their win at the Lucas Oil NHRA Southern Nationals, three-time NHRA Top Fuel champ Antron Brown and the Matco Tools Top Fuel team are heading into next weekend's NGK NTK NHRA Four-Wide Nationals with confidence.
08 May 2021
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Antron Brown
 
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Saturday tickets for next week’s NGK NTK NHRA 4-Wide Nationals at capacity

All Saturday grandstand seating for next weekend's NGK NTK NHRA Four-Wide Nationals is sold out, in accordance with current capacity limitations set forth by the state of North Carolina. Friday and Sunday tickets are still available.
07 May 2021
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Charlotte
All Saturday grandstand seating for next weekend's NGK NTK NHRA Four-Wide Nationals is sold out, in accordance with current capacity limitations set forth by the state of North Carolina. While no Saturday walk-up tickets will be available at zMAX…
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Woodburn Dragstrip Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event expands to doubleheader

NHRA Northwest and Woodburn Dragstrip officials have announced that the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series regional event scheduled for July 9-11, 2021 will expand to a doubleheader.
07 May 2021
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Division 6
NHRA Northwest and Woodburn Dragstrip officials have announced that the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series regional event scheduled for July 9-11, 2021 will expand to a doubleheader. The first event, scheduled on July 8-9, will begin with time…
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Tales from the starting line

Access to the starting line at an NHRA national event for professional photographers is a coveted goal for many, offering a ringside seat to motorsports' most powerful experience. Here's the story of two ways to get there. (We recommend the first.)
07 May 2021
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
DRAGSTER Insider
Starting line
The imminent closing of Atlanta Dragway after last weekend’s running of the final NHRA Southern Nationals brought back instant memories of the grief myself and my fellow Southern Californians went through with the closings of Lions Dragstrip,…
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The Hot Shots: Antron Brown and Bob Tasca III join NHRA Insider podcast

Antron Brown and Bob Tasca III joined Brian Lohnes on this episode of the NHRA Insider podcast. The two Atlanta winners talk about their respective victories at the final NHRA Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway. 
06 May 2021
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NHRA Insider podcast
NHRA Insider
  Antron Brown and Bob Tasca III joined Brian Lohnes on this episode of the NHRA Insider podcast. The two Atlanta winners talk about their respective victories at the final NHRA Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway.  For Tasca,…
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#StumpBob: Which driver has the most wins at any NHRA national event?

In the latest installment of our new Stump Bob feature, NHRA historian and statistician Bob Frey answers the challenge to name which drivers have excelled at one particular event or track.
06 May 2021
Bob Frey
Stump Bob
Stump Bob
Stop me if you’ve heard this before but this could be a trick question. You see, if you wanted to know which driver won the most races at a specific track you would have to figure in the fact that Pomona has hosted two races a year since…
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