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NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals Preview Show: The Hard Truth!

Tony Pedregon joins Brian Lohnes on this episode of the NHRA Insider Podcast and the two delve deep into the upcoming 2022 NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals.
14 Jun 2022
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NHRA Insider
  Tony Pedregon joins Brian Lohnes on this episode of the NHRA Insider Podcast and the two delve deep into the upcoming 2022 NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals. This conversation touches on everything from the updated racing surface to the…
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NHRA Camping World Awards Ceremony to be held in Southern California Wine Country

The 2022 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series Awards Ceremony will head to scenic Southern California Wine Country and the Pechanga Resort Casino on Monday, Nov. 14, following the final event of the season, the Auto Club NHRA Finals in Pomona, Calif.
14 Jun 2022
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Awards Ceremony
The 2022 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series Awards Ceremony will head to scenic Southern California Wine Country and the Pechanga Resort Casino on Monday, Nov. 14, following the final event of the season, the Auto Club NHRA Finals at Auto Club…
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Tasca Racing to debut TascaParts.com sponsorship in Bristol

Tasca Racing is bringing Bob Tasca III and his TascaParts.com Ford Shelby Mustang to Bristol, looking to go back to the winner’s circle at the NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals, June 17–19.
13 Jun 2022
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Bob Tasca III
Tasca Racing is bringing Bob Tasca III and his TascaParts.com Ford Shelby Mustang to Bristol, looking to go back to the winner’s circle at the NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals, June 17–19. TascaParts.com is back for the Bristol race as the primary…
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Erica Enders' 'Drive for Five' 2022 championship run is off to a quick start

Four-time NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series Pro Stock world champ Erica Enders has won four of the season’s first six event and talked with NHRA’s Brian Lohnes about her season and the “Drive to Five” championship hunt.
13 Jun 2022
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Top Fuel driver Dan Mercier explains what it's like to be a diehard drag racer from Canada

For Canadian drag racers, the border crossings with a Top Fuel dragster are the first step on the road to the staging lanes.
13 Jun 2022
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Top Fuel racer Dan Mercier explains what it's like to be a diehard drag racer from Canada
    See below for all of the NHRA on FOX features from the 2022 NHRW New England Nationals.  
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NHRA stars set to make some Father's Day noise at NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals

Back in its traditional and popular spot on Father’s Day weekend, the NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series is set to return to one of the ultimate destinations in drag racing for the NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway on June 17-19.
13 Jun 2022
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NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals
Back in its traditional and popular spot on Father’s Day weekend, the NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series is set to return to one of the ultimate destinations in drag racing for the NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at picturesque Bristol Dragway on…
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NHRA on FOX recognized broadcasting icon Dave McClelland at New England Nationals

For decades the voice of drag racing broadcast around the world was Dave McClelland. In this tribute from NHRA on FOX's Brian Lohnes, TV viewers relived some of his greatest moments.
12 Jun 2022
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NHRA on FOX recognized broadcasting icon, Dave McClelland
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Thomas, Caro, Carrell headline champions at Tulsa Division 4 season finale

Don Thomas, James Caro, and Will Carrell led the list of champions as the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series South Central Division competed at Osage Casino Tulsa Raceway Park.
11 Jun 2022
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Division 4
The following are Sunday's final results from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, South Central Division event at Osage Casino Tulsa Raceway Park: COMPETITION ELIMINATOR Don Thomas, Amarillo, Texas, '01 CRC, C/DA, 7.142,…
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Fricke, Burkart lead winners at Lebanon Valley Dragway Division 1 event

Jackie Fricke and Phil Burkart Jr., led the list of winners as the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Northeast Division competed at Lebanon Valley Dragway.
11 Jun 2022
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Division 1
The following are Sunday's final results from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, Northeast Division event at Lebanon Valley Dragway: TOP ALCOHOL DRAGSTER Jackie Fricke, Flemington, N.J., 5.435, 264.97  def. Mike Hepp…
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How did John Force Racing convince Rahn Tobler to come out of retirement?

Rahn Tobler is a legendary crew chief. It's fair to assume a half-dozen drivers asked him to be their crew chief in 2022. Why did he pick John Force Racing's Austin Prock? It's all about Prock and Tobler family connection.
10 Jun 2022
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How did John Force Racing convince  Rahn Tobler to come out of retirement?
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Ka-Boom! The NHRA New England Nationals are tough on nitro engines

Every time the NHRA Camping World Series hauls into Epping, NH, drag racing fans get to see an extreme show— and nitro teams burn the midnight oil putting their Hemi engines back together. See some of the most dramatic nitro carnage here.
10 Jun 2022
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Ka-Boom! The NHRA New England Nationals are tough on nitro engines
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Veteran Pro Stock driver Kenny Delco getting comfortable again in his racecar

Pro Stock veteran Kenny Delco has been traveling the country as a Pro Stock racer for nearly four decades but just recently returned to action after shoulder surgery, happy to be back in the driver's seat.
10 Jun 2022
Kelly Wade
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Kenny Delco
Kenny Delco is a likable guy. He's a quiet man, but even as he stands with arms crossed surveying the racetrack or watching over his KD Racing/Artisan Coffee Chevrolet Camaro as his team wrenches away, Delco wears a kindly grin below eyes that…
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Ed 'the Outlaw' Jones: Living life on two wheels for more than 45 years

Wheelstanders have been part of the NHRA landscape since the mid-1960s, and no driver has more experience or longevity than Ed "the Outlaw” Jones, who first started scraping bumpers in 1976 and continues to this day, more than 45 years later.
10 Jun 2022
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
DRAGSTER Insider
Ed 'the Outlaw' Jones
In the pantheon of drag racing exhibition vehicles, no class has been officially accepted by the NHRA longer than the wheelstander, and no driver has more experience or longevity than Ed "the Outlaw” Jones, who first started scraping bumpers in 1976…
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Watch this weekend's Division 1 and 4 Lucas Oil Series events for free on NHRA.tv

NHRA fans can watch the Division 1 NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event from Lebanon Valley Dragway and the Division 4 NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event from Tulsa Raceway Park for free starting Friday on NHRA.tv powered by National Dragster.
09 Jun 2022
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NHRA.tv
  NHRA fans can watch the Division 1 NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event from Lebanon Valley Dragway and the Division 4 NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event from Tulsa Raceway Park for free starting Friday on NHRA.tv powered by …
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First time winners highlight NHRA New England Nationals Sportsman action

Six classes of Lucas Oil NHRA Drag Racing Series competition were in action at the NHRA New England Nationals and yielded a slew of first-time winners.
09 Jun 2022
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NHRA New England Nationals
Six classes of Lucas Oil NHRA Drag Racing Series competition were in action at the NHRA New England Nationals and yielded a slew of first-time winners. Eric Merryfield’s popular Bounding Beagle GT/TD '96 Dakota flew to victory in Super…
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NHRA on FOX: Mid-season Pro Stock Motorcycle review

2022 has been the season of Suzuki. Beginning with Karren Stoffer's record-setting runs and Gainesville win, to Steve Johnson's back-to-back wins, and then Matt Smith's reaction-time victory.
09 Jun 2022
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NHRA on FOX: Mid-season Pro Stock Motorcycle review
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NHRA Insider podcast: Kyle Koretsky and J.R. Todd hungry for success

Pro Stock racer Kyle Koretsky and Funny Car pilot J.R. Todd join host Brian Lohnes on this episode of the NHRA Insider podcast. The two racers are still chasing their first wins of the 2022 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series season, but their drive to compete is unabated. 
09 Jun 2022
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NHRA Insider podcast
NHRA Insider podcast
  Pro Stock racer Kyle Koretsky and Funny Car pilot J.R. Todd join host Brian Lohnes on this episode of the NHRA Insider podcast. The two racers are still chasing their first wins of the 2022 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series…
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Behind the Scenes with the winners of the NHRA New England Nationals

Take an unfiltered look behind the scenes as Mike Salinas, Matt Hagan, and Erica Enders celebrate their victories with crewmembers and console their defeated opponents at the top end after the NHRA New England Nationals.
08 Jun 2022
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Every final round of the 2022 NHRA New England Nationals

08 Jun 2022
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Eric Merryfield NHRA Super Stock winner 2022 New England Nationals
   
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Top Fuel world champ Steve Torrence confident that team's patience will pay off

The regular season of the NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series has officially passed the halfway point, and reigning Top Fuel champ Steve Torrence has not yet won a race. Although certainly frustrated, at least to an extent, Torrence is maintaining a clear view of the overall picture and channeling patience. 
08 Jun 2022
Kelly Wade
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Steve Torrence
The regular season of the NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series has officially passed the halfway point, and for even the most casual observer, there is one glaring difference from recent history. Reigning and four-time Top Fuel champion Steve…
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Cruz Pedregon visit highlights STEM event for Ohio high school students

Two-time NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series Funny Car world champion Cruz Pedregon and his Snap-on Tools Dodge Charger recently made a VIP appearance at a STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) event for 100 Twinsburg, Ohio, high school students.
08 Jun 2022
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Cruz Pedregon
Two-time NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series Funny Car world champion Cruz Pedregon and his Snap-on Tools Dodge Charger recently made a VIP appearance at a STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) event for 100 Twinsburg, Ohio, high…
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Stringer Performance/Millican dragster will fly Summit colors at Norwalk event

Summit Racing Equipment will be featured as the primary partner on the Stringer Performance Parts Plus Top Fuel dragster driven by Clay Millican at the upcoming Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals at Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio. 
08 Jun 2022
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Stringer Performance/Millican dragster
Summit Racing Equipment will be featured as the primary partner on the Stringer Performance Parts Plus Top Fuel dragster driven by Clay Millican at the upcoming Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals at Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio.…
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Top Fuel’s Joe Morrison invests in the future with Jr. Street licensing program

NHRA Top Fuel driver Joe Morrison recently helped organize a Jr. Street Instructional and Licensing program at Island Dragway, helping a class of teenagers learn the basics of drag racing and become licensed in NHRA's Jr. Street program, which allows teenagers to compete in daily drivers.
07 Jun 2022
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Jr. Street
NHRA Top Fuel driver Joe Morrison is a man who wears many hats. Whether serving as the CEO of his nonprofit organization, Right2Breathe.org, playing guitar during a weekend gig, or driving the Leverich Racing Top Fuel dragster, Morrison is always…
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NHRA partners with The Fan-Brand for home décor with new collection

NHRA has partnered with The Fan-Brand for an exciting collection of officially licensed lighted wall signs, billiard lights, and wall décor products bearing the NHRA’s marks and colors. 
07 Jun 2022
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The Fan-Brand
NHRA has partnered with The Fan-Brand for an exciting collection of officially licensed lighted wall signs, billiard lights, and wall décor products bearing the NHRA’s marks and colors.  “We are honored to be selected by the NHRA to serve as…
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NHRA New England Nationals: Weekend Rewind

From thrilling final rounds to wild Top Fuel blowups, the NHRA New England Nationals kept the sold-out crowd on its feet at the eighth event of the 2022 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series season.
07 Jun 2022
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NHRA New England Nationals  Weekend Rewind
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Kelly Clontz to take medical leave; L.E. Tonglet will ride for her in Bristol, Norwalk

Pro Stock Motorcycle team owner and rider Kelly Clontz will take a two-race medical leave of absence and put former world champion L.E. Tonglet aboard her Steamfitters UA Local 602 Suzuki for the Bristol and Norwalk national events.
07 Jun 2022
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Kelly Clontz
Pro Stock Motorcycle team owner and rider Kelly Clontz will take a two-race medical leave of absence and put former world champion L.E. Tonglet aboard her Steamfitters UA Local 602 Suzuki for the Bristol and Norwalk national events. After several…
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NHRA D.R.A.G. program will cultivate, grow, and improve announcing talent

NHRA has announced a new program, NHRA D.R.A.G., to cultivate, grow, and improve drag racing announcing talent across NHRA’s Member Track Network.
07 Jun 2022
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NHRA D.R.A.G.
NHRA has announced a new program, NHRA D.R.A.G., to cultivate, grow, and improve drag racing announcing talent across NHRA’s Member Track Network. D.R.A.G. — Drag Race Announcers Group — is designed to take a legitimate training program back to…
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Five things we learned at the NHRA New England Nationals

From sold-out crowds to (mostly) beautiful weather to thrilling final rounds, the annual NHRA New England Nationals did not disappoint. Here's five big things we learned in Epping.
06 Jun 2022
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
Race coverage
Five things we learned at the NHRA New England Nationals
  From sold-out crowds to (mostly) beautiful weather to thrilling final rounds, the annual NHRA New England Nationals did not disappoint. Here's five big things we learned in Epping. MIKE SALINAS IS FOR REAL If his wins in Phoenix…
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NHRA New England Nationals Sunday photo gallery

In front of sold-out crowds all weekend, the NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series brought the world's fastest motorsport to fans in New England. Wicked.Good. Times!
05 Jun 2022
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Sellout crowd sees Salinas, Hagan, and Enders earn wins at New England Nationals

For the first time this year, Funny Car points leader Matt Hagan won in Funny Car at the NHRA New England Nationals at a sold-out New England Dragway. Mike Salinas (Top Fuel) and Erica Enders (Pro Stock) also picked up wins at the eighth of 22 races during the 2022 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series season.
05 Jun 2022
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Mike Salinas
For the first time this year, Funny Car points leader Matt Hagan knocked off Robert Hight in the final round, powering to an impressive third win of the season on Sunday at the NHRA New England Nationals at a sold-out New England Dragway.  …
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