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Dodge NHRA Finals Super Stock champ Terry Emmons

12 Nov 2020
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Terry Emmons won the Denso U.S. Nationals earlier this season to score his first national event victory since the 2012 season. His most recent win came much more quickly after he put his Lucas Oil/Protect the Harvest.com entry into the winner’s…
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Dodge NHRA Finals Comp champ Cody Lane

12 Nov 2020
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Comp winner Cody Lane has enjoyed a fair amount of success in Las Vegas and now has four victories at the famed Strip. Lane, a Vegas winner in 2013, 2016, and 2019, put his E/SMA Cavalier into the winner’s circle following a final round win…
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Dodge NHRA Finals Top Alcohol Funny Car champ Sean Bellemeur

12 Nov 2020
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Sean Bellemeur now has an even 20 wins since his first in 2015 following his final round win over Bob McCosh. Bellemeur drove the Bartone Bros/Hussey Performance Camaro to a 5.500 for the win, scoring on a slight holeshot against McCosh’s 5.499…
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Dodge NHRA Finals Top Alcohol Dragster champ Megan Meyer

12 Nov 2020
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Megan Meyer, who earlier this season announced her retirement from active competition, won for the 13th time in her career and third this season when she beat four-time champion Joey Severance in the final round. Meyer opened eliminations with…
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Dodge NHRA Finals presented by Pennzoil Sportsman Highlights

Reigning and now two-time Top Alcohol Dragster champion Megan Meyer and outgoing Top Alcohol Funny Car title holder Sean Bellemeur wrapped up the 2020 season with victories at the Dodge NHRA Finals presented by Pennzoil
12 Nov 2020
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
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Megan Meyer
Reigning and now two-time Top Alcohol Dragster champion Megan Meyer and outgoing Top Alcohol Funny Car title holder Sean Bellemeur wrapped up the 2020 season with victories at the Dodge NHRA Finals presented by Pennzoil. Alcohol racing’s dynamic duo…
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Championship drama, final events highlight new issue of NHRA National Dragster

The latest issue of NHRA National Dragster magazine is now online, still available free for all to read, and in the mail to NHRA members around the world. The issue covers the final run to the season championships with coverage of the year-ending Mopar Express Lane NHRA SpringNationals and Dodge NHRA Finals
12 Nov 2020
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Mopar Express Lane NHRA SpringNationals Top Sportsman champ Mark Buehring

11 Nov 2020
NHRA National Dragster staff
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The Top Sportsman presented by Vortech Superchargers class welcomed another first-time winner when Mark Buehring drove to victory over David Cuadra in the final round. Buehring drove his Chevy Cobalt to a 7.23 off his 7.02 dial after Cuadra…
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Mopar Express Lane NHRA SpringNationals Super Gas champ Charlie Stewart

11 Nov 2020
NHRA National Dragster staff
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It might not have been the best run of his career, but Charlie Stewart will long remember his win over Vernon Rowland in the Super Gas final. Both drivers missed the tree, but Stewart was on the number at the finish line with a 9.914 to 9.9467…
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Mopar Express Lane NHRA SpringNationals Super Comp champ Shannon Brinkley

11 Nov 2020
NHRA National Dragster staff
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After five runner-up finishes dating to 2004, Shannon Brinkley is finally an NHRA national event champion. Brinkley brought home the Wally in Super Comp when he drove his L’Auberge Casino dragster past Dylan Hough in the final round. Brinkley…
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Mopar Express Lane NHRA SpringNationals Stock champ Woody Gary

11 Nov 2020
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Woody Gary’s Hemi-powered lime green A/SA ’70 Dodge Challenger has become one of the most popular cars in Stock Eliminator and it’s also very competitive. Gary drove the show quality Dodge to the win in Houston when he got the best of Wes Neely…
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Mopar Express Lane NHRA SpringNationals Super Stock champ Gary Emmons

11 Nov 2020
NHRA National Dragster staff
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After watching his identical triplet brothers, Terry and Jerry, each get a win at the Denso U.S. Nationals, Gary Emmons joined the fun in Houston when he drove the team’s Lucas Oil Products Cavalier to victory in Super Stock. Emmons, a winner in…
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Mopar Express Lane NHRA SpringNationals Comp champ Craig Bourgeois

11 Nov 2020
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Craig Bourgeois already had four wins on his scorecard before the Houston race but the Division 4 veteran tacked on another title to seal the deal for his second title. Driving his unique front engine A/Nostalgia Dragster, Bourgeois finished the…
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Mopar Express Lane NHRA SpringNationals Top Alcohol Funny Car champ Brian Hough

11 Nov 2020
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Brian Hough won the Top Alcohol Funny Car final round when Chris Marshall red-lighted in the final round but the real drama came in the semifinals where the world championship was clinched in Doug Gordon’s favor. Gordon, the incoming point…
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Mopar Express Lane NHRA SpringNationals Top Alcohol Dragster champ Shawn Cowie

11 Nov 2020
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Shawn Cowie scored his 20th career win and second this season in Top Alcohol Dragster title when he defeated Julie Nataas in the final, 5.207 to 5.259. Cowie, who kicked off the season with a win in Pomona and also scored at the Regional event…
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Mopar Express Lane NHRA SpringNationals Sportsman highlights

Shawn Cowie claimed the Top Alcohol Dragster title and Brian Hough won in Top Alcohol Funny Car to lead the list of Lucas Oil Series champs at the Mopar Express Lane NHRA SpringNationals presented by Pennzoil
11 Nov 2020
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
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Shawn Cowie claimed the Top Alcohol Dragster title and Brian Hough won in Top Alcohol Funny Car to lead the list of Lucas Oil Series champs at the Mopar Express Lane NHRA SpringNationals presented by Pennzoil. Cowie and Hough were joined in the…
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Vance & Hines wraps up successful relationship with Harley-Davidson, moves resources to new racing development center

With the announcement that Harley-Davidson has chosen not to field factory racing teams in American Flat Track (AFT) or NHRA drag racing in 2021, Vance & Hines will redeploy its racing development team towards creating high performance products for a variety of vehicles, brands and race series in both two and four-wheel segments.
11 Nov 2020
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 With the announcement that Harley-Davidson has chosen not to field factory racing teams in American Flat Track (AFT) or NHRA drag racing in 2021, Vance & Hines will redeploy its racing development team towards creating high performance…
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NHRA announces complete 2021 Camping World national event class schedule

NHRA officials have announced details of its 23-event 70th anniversary season focusing on Top Fuel, Funny Car, Pro Stock, and Pro Stock Motorcycle qualifying days, as well as schedules for specialty series that compete at national events.
11 Nov 2020
Posted by NHRA.com staff
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2021 class schedule
NHRA officials announced the details of the 2021 Camping World Drag Racing Series 23-event season, revealing national event pro category qualifying days and specialty series schedules. Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series categories will be contested at all…
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Full slate of Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series action to play out at 23 national events

NHRA officials have announced details of its 23-event 70th anniversary season which includes a full slate of Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series action. The Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series will be contested at all 23 events on each event day.
11 Nov 2020
Posted by NHRA.com staff
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NHRA officials have announced details of its 23-event 70th anniversary season which includes a full slate of Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series action. The Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series will be contested at all 23 events on each event day. Outside of…
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Video highlights: Matt Smith, 2020 Camping World NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle champ

Matt Smith had the dominant bike during much of the 2020 season and was rewarded with his fourth Camping World NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle championship.
11 Nov 2020
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Top 10 NHRA Sportsman drag racing moments from the 2020 season

For all the challenges of 2020, NHRA’s sportsman racers were blessed to compete in 14 national events (including three JEGS SPORTSnationals races) and 41 Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series divisional and regional events. Those events produced so many highlights that it was nearly impossible to pick out a list of even 10that stood out from the rest. Regardless, we've chosen a few memorable moments that won't soon be forgotten.
11 Nov 2020
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
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For all the challenges of 2020, NHRA’s sportsman racers were blessed to compete in 14 national events (including three JEGS SPORTSnationals races) and 41 Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series divisional and regional events. Those events produced so many…
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Video highlights: Steve Torrence, 2020 Camping World NHRA Top Fuel champion

With a dominant performance that included three wins and seven final rounds in just 10 races, Steve Torrence won his third consecutive Camping World NHRA Top Fuel world championship.
10 Nov 2020
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Super Stock icon: Inside the winningest car in NHRA [and Chevrolet] history!

The 1969 Chevy Z/28 Camaro that has given Dan Fletcher much of his success is not just the winningest car in NHRA history, it's also the winningest Chevrolet in all of motorsports.
10 Nov 2020
David Kennedy
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1969 z28 Camaro Super Stock Icon Inside the winningest car in NHRA Chevrolet history Dan Fletcher A
Dan Fletcher is one of only three people in the history of drag racing to attain more than 100 NHRA wins, putting him ahead of many of the sport’s legends and in an exclusive club with John Force and Frank Manzo. He’s also the only person that’s…
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Hear what might be “The Greek’s” final top-end interview

NHRA on FOX's Amanda Busick spoke with an emotional Chris “The Greek” Karamesines at the 2020 Dodge NHRA Finals presented by Pennzoil for what might be his final interview after getting out of a Top Fuel dragster.
10 Nov 2020
David Kennedy
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Hear what might be “The Greek’s” final top-end interview
Amanda Busick The emotions at the top end are already high, and through tears Chris said 'It's been 63 years of fun.' What has drag racing meant to your life? Chris Karamesines It's been my life. Not…
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Nitro Time Machine: 1969 Springnationals

Dallas International Motor Speedway was a showcase track in the late 1960s and early 1970s and played host to numerous NHRA events, including the 1969 NHRA Springnationals, the subject of today's Nitro Time Machine trip back into history.
09 Nov 2020
Posted by NHRA.com staff
Nitro Time Machine
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Rising star Aaron Stanfield recaps his incredible 2020 season

The 2020 season was a challenge for many, but Aaron Stanfield will long remember it for all the right reasons. In addition to his first Pro Stock win, Stanfield also dominated the SAMTech.edu Factory Stock Showdown. Stanfield joined NHRA's Brian Lohnes to discuss his breakout campaign.
09 Nov 2020
Posted by NHRA.com staff
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Ed "The Outlaw" Jones Stagecoach wheelstander put on a show at the NHRA Finals

Ed "The Outlaw" Jones Stagecoach wheelstander has been a West Coast dragstrip icon for decades. He put on a show at the 2020 Dodge NHRA Finals Presented by Pennzoil at The Strip in Las Vegas.
08 Nov 2020
Posted by NHRA.com staff
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Ed "The Outlaw" Jones Stagecoach wheelstander put on a show at the Dodge NHRA Finals
NHRA on FOX's Brian Lohnes announces from the 2020 Dodge NHRA Finals presented by Pennzoil. Brian Lohnes: It is Ed "The Outlaw" Jones coming out on the race track right now. The Jelly Belly Stagecoach…
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Shields, Bellemeur, Lambeck lead winners at 2020 Lucas Series season finale

Duane Shields, Sean Bellemeur, and Doug Lambeck led the list of final 2020 season winners at the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Pacific Division event at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
07 Nov 2020
Posted by NHRA.com staff
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Division 7
The following are Sunday's final results from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, Pacific Division event at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway: TOP ALCOHOL DRAGSTER Duane Shields, Boulder City, Nev., broke  def.…
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Matt and Angie Smith discuss successes of their incredible 2020 seasons

It was an amazing season for Matt Smith Racing. Matt Smith won the Camping World Drag Racing Series Pro Stock Motorcycle championship and wife Angie and teammate Scotty Pollacheck each won races and joined the Denso 200-mph Club. The Smiths joined NHRA's Brian Lohnes via Skype to talk about their 2020 season.
06 Nov 2020
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Jay Turner wins Top Fuel Harley season finale in Las Vegas

06 Nov 2020
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Jay Turner
Jay Turner became just the second multi-event winner this season in the Mickey Thompson Tires Top Fuel Harley Series, repeating his final-round conquest of Rickey House from the Phoenix event earlier in the season. Turner rode around House’s…
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Erica Enders, Antron Brown join Brian Lohnes for NHRA Insider podcast show

Newly minted four-time NHRA Pro Stock world champion Erica Enders and Las Vegas Top Fuel winner Antron Brown join Brian Lohnes on the NHRA Insider Podcast. 
06 Nov 2020
Posted by NHRA.com staff
NHRA Insider podcast
Insider podcast
  Newly minted four-time NHRA Pro Stock world champion Erica Enders and Las Vegas Top Fuel winner Antron Brown join Brian Lohnes on the NHRA Insider Podcast.  These are two awesome conversations with NHRA competitors who battled…
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