The later mid-March start to the 2020 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series season has been a bit of a blessing to Cruz Pedregon Racing as they continue to receive and mount new Dodge Hellcat bodies, according to assistant crew chief Rip Reynolds.
NHRA and Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park have made the difficult decision to not host the 2021 NHRA Arizona Nationals, leaving an opening on the 2021 schedule, which NHRA is optimistic will be filled.
NHRA's Brian Lohnes and Alan Reinhart were joined by Chelsea Clark, the owner of PSI Blowers, to talk about screw superchargers, one of the most awesome and impressive power adders ever used in drag racing.
NHRA's season will launch in Orlando with the whole world watching; find out how you can see it, too
"People want to put 2020 in the rear view for every reason imaginable, and seeing NHRA start on time at Orlando Speed World Dragway gives people that opportunity." — NHRA Division 2 Director Cody Savage
NHRA Member Track operators Tyler Crossnoe and Victor Alvarez join Brian Lohnes on this episode of the NHRA Insider Podcast.
Burndowns have been a part of the Pro Stock class since its debut in 1970 and through the years there have been some memorable ones. Current Pro Stock stars Erica Enders and Matt Hartford joined NHRA's Brian Lohnes to discuss some of NHRA's most notable staging duels.
The 2021 NHRA points-earning season will blast off from the starting line the first week of February at the Division 2 NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event in Orlando, Fla., to kick off what promises to be an exciting and inspirational year of competition across all of NHRA’s major series.
For the first time in NHRA history, the 2021 season will kick off at the famed Gainesville Raceway. Tickets are now on sale for the 52nd annual Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals.
Renown artist and metal sculptor Tom Patsis of Cold Hard Art was tasked with creating a special trophy for the Camping World NHRA Drag Racing series professional champions and he delivered a timeless masterpiece.
Tickets are now on sale for the 40th annual NHRA Southern Nationals. This fan-favorite event marks the second stop on the 2021 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series tour and is sure to showcase drag racing at its finest.
The Top Alcohol Funny Car Rules Committee has elected to table the proposal to include an injected nitromethane A/Fuel classification in the Top Alcohol Funny Car class.
During the 1999 season, brothers Troy and Jeg Coughlin Jr. met three times in Pro Stock final rounds, including this memorable encounter at Denver's Bandimere Speedway.
John Collins, the new crew chief for Cruz Pedregon's Snap-on Tools Funny Car team, joined NHRA's Brian Lohnes via Skype to discuss his preparation for the upcoming season.
Challenged to cite a random drag racer from their memory banks, dozens of NHRA fans responded to share their thoughts abut racers past and present whose accomplishments resonate with them.
Championship-winning Top Fuel crew chief Mike Green is ready to help reigning rookie of the year Justin Ashley and the Strutmasters.com team in their pursuit of a world championship.
The two premier events for the NHRA Summit Racing Jr. Drag Racing League will return to familiar surroundings for the 2021 season. The Western Conference Finals will once again take place at Osage Hotel Tulsa Raceway Park in Oklahoma, and the Eastern Conference Finals will again visit Bristol Dragway in Tennessee.
In the latest edition of NHRA Shop Talk, hosts Brian Lohnes and Alan Reinhart were joined by Mike Janis Jr., of Mike Janis Superchargers, to talk about Roots Superchargers.
At the 1993 Houston race, Japan's Kenji Okazaki earned his stripes as a Funny Car driver when he walked away from an inferno in Jim Dunn's Mooneyes entry.
In the second installment of our Racing Technology series, veteran crew chief Donnie Bender provides an in-depth explanation of barrel valves and flow meters.
Following the COVID-shortened 2020 season, anticipation builds for the Gainesville season opener as sportsman racers begin to pre-enter the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals.
Lyle Barnett joins Brian Lohnes to talk about his path through the world of small-tire drag racing and into the ranks of the E3 Spark Plugs NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series and his recovery from a horrendous fire in 2015.
In this edition of the Nitro Time Machine, we go back to the 1996 Seattle Top Fuel final, where arch rivals Shelly Anderson and Mike Dunn combined for what was then the sport's quickest side-by-side run.
As we all put behind us a very challenging 2021, the staff of the NHRA wishes a Happy New Year to its members, fans, racers, sponsors, member track operators, and everyone else who helps make the world of NHRA Drag Racing a wondrous place.
NHRA fans have helped select the top 20 moments of the 2020 season through voting in the second week of December. We're unveiling them here, in reverse order, beginning Dec. 12
"I think that most of us can agree that racing was, by and large, a safe haven in 2020. Personally, 2020 never felt more “normal” than when I was at the racetrack. That doesn’t mean that racing wasn’t a struggle in its own right. I know it was for me." -- two-time world champion Luke Bogacki
Drag racing's legendary "Greek," Chris Karamesines, ended his driving career at the close of the 2020 season at age 89. Or is it 92? There are so many questions. After all, when your drag racing career spans 67 years (61 of them in Top Fuel), there’s a lot of room for questions we'll try to answer.
HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE DODGE NHRA FINALS PRESENTED BY PENNZOIL