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Congruity NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series returns to Bristol

Racing in the heart of Pro Mod country, the Congruity NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series presented by LearnEV+ continues its busy stretch as part of this weekend’s Super Grip NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway.
06 Jun 2024
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Pro Mod
Racing in the heart of Pro Mod country, the Congruity NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series presented by LearnEV+ continues its busy stretch as part of this weekend’s 23rd annual Super Grip NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway. It is the…
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Steve Johnson aims to become first Pro Stock Motorcycle rider to repeat in Bristol

Pro Stock Motorcycle veteran Steve Johnson is looking to become the first repeat winner at Bristol Dragway at this weekend’s Super Grip NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals and turn around his 2024 season in the process.
06 Jun 2024
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Steve Johnson
Pro Stock Motorcycle veteran Steve Johnson is looking to become the first repeat winner at Bristol Dragway at this weekend’s 23rd annual Super Grip NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals and turn around his 2024 NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Series season…
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John Force goes WFO after emotional victory at NHRA New England Nationals

John Force joined Joe Castello on WFO Radio following his 157th NHRA win at the New England Nationals, where he made an emotional statement that he thinks his legendary career is near its end, and explains what he really meant to convey.
06 Jun 2024
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John Force
  John Force joined Joe Castello following his 157th NHRA win at the New England Nationals where he made an emotional statement that he thinks his legendary career is near its end, and explains what he really meant to convey.
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Texas Motorplex to host NHRA Jr. Drag Racing League Western Conference Finals

Historic Texas Motorplex will host the Right Trailers NHRA Jr. Drag Racing League Western Conference Finals presented by Capco Contractors June 8-15. 
05 Jun 2024
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NHRA Jr. Drag Racing League Western Conference
Historic Texas Motorplex will host the Right Trailers NHRA Jr. Drag Racing League Western Conference Finals presented by Capco Contractors June 8-15.    The legendary facility just south of Dallas will host hundreds of young competitors…
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Bristol Dragway set for Flexjet Factory Stock Showdown excitement

The Flexjet NHRA Factory Stock Showdown Series will return to one of the most historic dragstrips in the country this weekend, Bristol Dragway, for the Super Grip NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals.
05 Jun 2024
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Flexjet Factory Stock Showdown
The Flexjet NHRA Factory Stock Showdown Series will return to one of the most historic dragstrips in the country this weekend, Bristol Dragway, nestled in the Tennessee mountains and known as one of the quickest racing surfaces in the country. For…
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Top Fuel points leader Justin Ashley hopes to keep his Bristol streak alive

If you’re NHRA Top Fuel points leader Justin Ashley, it would be hard not to love Bristol Dragway. Ashley has won back-to-back races in scenic Thunder Valley, including last year when he swept the weekend in incredible fashion.
05 Jun 2024
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Justin Ashley
If you’re NHRA Top Fuel points leader Justin Ashley, it would be hard not to love Bristol Dragway. Ashley has won back-to-back races in scenic Thunder Valley, including last year when he swept the weekend in incredible fashion, including the…
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Rising Funny Car star Daniel Wilkerson on cusp of first win heading to Bristol

Daniel Wilkerson has already enjoyed a great start to his first full season in the NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Series and can take another big leap at this weekend’s Super Grip NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals.
05 Jun 2024
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Daniel Wilkerson
Daniel Wilkerson has already enjoyed a great start to his first full season in the NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Series, sitting sixth in Funny Car points after a final round in Charlotte and back-to-back semifinal appearances at the last two races…
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Slow-motion highlights from the 2024 NHRA New England Nationals

Engine explosions, crossed-up Funny Cars, and the joy of victory were all captured frame-by-frame at the 2024 NHRA New England Nationals.
04 Jun 2024
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
Race coverage
 Slow-motion highlights from the 2024 NHRA New England Nationals
The NHRA New England Nationals, held at the historic New England Dragway, brought the best of the best in the world of  NHRA drag racing. to New England, and the NHRA on FOX caught every east-coast moment in slow-motion detain. 
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Weekend Rewind: NHRA New England Nationals

The NHRA New England Nationals kicked off a busy summer of NHRA Drag Racing at New England Dragway with a wild event playing out in front of two sold-out crowds. Here's a look back at the weekend.
04 Jun 2024
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Shirley Muldowney to become member of Bristol’s Legends of Thunder Valley

Three-time NHRA Top Fuel world champion Shirley Muldowney will be inducted into the prestigious Legends of Thunder Valley, Bristol Dragway's official Hall of Fame, during the Super Grip NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals.
04 Jun 2024
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Shirley Muldowney
Shirley Muldowney never raised a trophy at historic Bristol Dragway, but don’t let that glaring stat distract from the over-arching victory she claimed through her tenacity as a pioneering trailblazer in motorsports. One so significant that women…
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The Insiders recap Epping and talk about a smooth new Bristol surface

On this episode of the NHRA Insider powered by Speedmaster, host Brian Lohnes is joined by Tony Pedregon and National Dragster's Kevin McKenna to talk about the NHRA New England Nationals and look forward to this weekend's Super Grip NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals. 
04 Jun 2024
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NHRA Insider podcast
NHRA Insider
  On this episode of the NHRA Insider powered by Speedmaster, host Brian Lohnes is joined by Tony Pedregon and NHRA National Dragster's Kevin McKenna to talk about the amazing 2024 NHRA New England Nationals and look forward to…
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NHRA ready to roar into Bristol for Super Grip NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals

The NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Series returns to Thunder Valley for another year of intense racing action at the 23rd annual Super Grip NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway on June 7-9.
04 Jun 2024
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Super Grip NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals
The NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Series returns to Thunder Valley for another year of intense racing action at the 23rd annual Super Grip NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway on June 7-9. A highlight on the NHRA circuit, all the…
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Sportsman champions take center stage at NHRA New England Nationals

In addition to the Mission Foods Drag Racing Series action at the NHRA New England Nationals, seven drivers also scored victories in Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series action at New England Dragway.
03 Jun 2024
NHRA National Dragster staff
News
Don Pires Jr.
In addition to the Mission Foods Drag Racing Series action at the NHRA New England Nationals, seven drivers also scored victories in Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series action at New England Dragway. The Super Stock final was decided by…
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5 Things We Learned in Epping

By all accounts, the NHRA New England Nationals was a home run with perfect weather, two days of sold-out crowds, and three very popular Professional champions, but in the end, what did we learn? As it turns out, we learned a lot, including these five key items.
03 Jun 2024
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
News
Doug Kalitta
By all accounts, the NHRA New England Nationals was a home run with perfect weather, two days of sold-out crowds, and three very popular Professional champions, but in the end, what did we learn? As it turns out, we learned a lot, including these…
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Mason Wright grabs first career Congruity NHRA Pro Mod Series win in Epping

Mason Wright drove to his first career victory in the Congruity NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series presented by LearnEV+ on Sunday at New England Dragway.
02 Jun 2024
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Pro Mod
Mason Wright drove to his first career victory in the Congruity NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series presented by LearnEV+ on Sunday at New England Dragway, defeating Jordan Lazic in the final round as part of this weekend’s 11th annual NHRA New England…
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Kalitta, Force, and Troy Coughlin Jr. score New England Nationals victories

In front of a sellout crowd, Doug Kalitta, John Force, and Troy Coughlin Jr. collect wins at the 13th annual NHRA New England Nationals at New England Dragway.
02 Jun 2024
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Epping winners
John Force finished off an impressive double-up weekend in front of another sellout crowd on Sunday at New England Dragway, as the 16-time Funny Car world champion outran teammate Austin Prock in the final round of the 11th annual NHRA New England…
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Unofficial Mission Foods points standings

Unofficial points standings following the completion of the NHRA New England Nationals, the seventh race of the 2024 NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Series season.
02 Jun 2024
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Points
Unofficial points standings following the completion of the NHRA New England Nationals, the seventh race of the 2024 NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Series season. Official points will be posted…
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NHRA New England Nationals Sunday photo gallery

The final day of the NHRA New England Nationals produced countless memories and highlights and our National Dragster crew was once again there to capture them in our Sunday gallery.
02 Jun 2024
NHRA National Dragster staff
Gallery
Dan Mercier 47
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Second consecutive sellout announced for NHRA New England Nationals

NHRA and New England Dragway teamed up to announce a second day of sellout crowds at the 11th annual NHRA New England Nationals on Sunday.
02 Jun 2024
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Crowd
NHRA and New England Dragway teamed up to announce a second day of sellout crowds at the 11th annual NHRA New England Nationals on Sunday. The New England-based NHRA fans came in droves all weekend and sold-out New England Dragway both Saturday…
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NHRA New England Nationals Sunday News and Notes

News, notes, quotes, and photos, from the final day of the NHRA New England Nationals at New England Dragway. Updated throughout the day.
02 Jun 2024
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
News
Dan Wilkerson
News, notes, quotes, and  photos, from the final day of the NHRA New England Nationals at New England Dragway. Updated throughout the day. *** On Saturday, officials from NHRA and New England Dragway jointly announced a sell-out crowd…
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NHRA New England Nationals Sunday preview

The 2024 NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Series returns to rustic New England Dragway for the New England Nationals, the seventh of 20 events on the Mission Foods NHRA Drag Racing calendar.
02 Jun 2024
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
News
NED
The 2024 NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Series returns to rustic New England Dragway for the New England Nationals, the seventh of 20 events on the Mission Foods NHRA Drag Racing calendar. Qualifying is complete and another sellout crowd is…
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Prock, Kalitta, and Enders deliver No.1 qualifiers before sellout crowd in Epping

Friday leaders Doug Kalitta, Austin Prock, and Erica Enders held on to the top spots in qualifying for the NHRA New England Nationals at New England Dragway.
01 Jun 2024
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Austin Prock
Funny Car’s Austin Prock claimed his fifth No. 1 qualifier in the first seven races of the 2024 season in front of a sellout crowd on Saturday at New England Dragway, powering to the top spot at the 11th annual NHRA New England Nationals. Doug…
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Force, Torrence, and Glenn prevail in Mission #2Fast2Tasty Challenge

The latest round of the Mission Foods #2Fast2tasty Challenge went to John Force, Steve Torrence, and Dallas Glenn, who secured victories on Saturday at New England Dragway.
01 Jun 2024
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John Force
John Force powered to the win in the Mission #2Fast2Tasty Challenge on Saturday at New England Dragway, claiming the bonus event win in front of a sellout crowd as part of this weekend’s 11th annual NHRA New England Nationals.. Steve Torrence (…
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Bellemeur, Gutierrez shine at Cavalcade of Stars event in Norwalk

Sean Bellemeur and John Paul Gutierrez led the list of winners as the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series North Central Division competed at Summit Motorsports Park for the 18th annual University Hospitals Cavalcade of Stars presented by Budweiser.
01 Jun 2024
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Division 3
The following are Saturday's final results from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, North Central Division 18th annual University Hospitals Cavalcade of Stars presented by Budweiser: TOP ALCOHOL DRAGSTER John Paul Gutierrez…
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Harris, Harder, Wick lead winners at Division 5 Lucas Oil Series season opener

Matt Harris, John Harder, and Alan Wick led the list of winners as the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, West Central Division competed in the Wick Buildings Race Shop Showdown Built by Dave River Construction at Tri-State Raceway.
01 Jun 2024
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Division 5
The following are Sunday's final results from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, West Central Division Wick Buildings Race Shop Showdown Built by Dave River Construction: COMPETITION ELIMINATOR Matt Harris, Bellevue, Neb…
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NHRA New England Nationals Saturday photo gallery

National Dragster's award winning photographers continue to deliver with another fantastic photo gallery that captures a great day of racing at the NHRA New England Nationals in Epping, N.H.
01 Jun 2024
NHRA National Dragster staff
Gallery
Tony Stewart 56
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NHRA and New England Dragway announce Saturday sellout

NHRA and officials at New England Dragway announced a sellout crowd for Saturday qualifying at the 11th annual NHRA New England National.
01 Jun 2024
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epping
NHRA and officials at New England Dragway announced a sellout crowd for Saturday qualifying at the 11th annual NHRA New England Nationals. The passionate fanbase in the New England area again packed the historic facility in Epping, with a huge…
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NHRA New England Nationals Saturday News and Notes

News, notes, quotes, photos, and video from the second day of the NHRA New England Nationals at New England Dragway. Updated throughout the day.
01 Jun 2024
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
News
Jordan Lazic
News, notes, quotes, photos, and video from the second day of the NHRA New England Nationals at New England Dragway. Updated throughout the day. After last year’s NHRA New England Nationals was interrupted by rain (and ultimately completed a week…
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NHRA New England Nationals Saturday preview

The 2024 NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Series returns to rustic New England Dragway for the New England Nationals, the seventh of 20 events on the Mission Foods NHRA Drag Racing calendar.
01 Jun 2024
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
News
New England Dragway
Friday night qualifying at New England Dragway did not disappoint as the Mission Foods NHRA Drag Racing series pros delivered a solid show that included track record performances. After the first two rounds of qualifying, Doug Kalitta, Austin…
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Kalitta, Prock, and Enders shine under the lights in Epping

Doug Kalitta, Austin Prock, and Erica Enders take the early lead during a thrilling Friday night qualifying session at the NHRA New England Nationals in Epping, N.H.
31 May 2024
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Doug Kalitta
Reigning Top Fuel world champion Doug Kalitta made the quickest run of both sessions on Friday at New England Dragway, taking the provisional No. 1 spot at the 11th annual NHRA New England Nationals. Austin Prock (Funny Car) and Erica Enders (Pro…
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