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NHRA has gone through its historical archives and uncovered buried treasure. For the first time ever, we are releasing legendary artwork from our prolific drag racing past, featured on quality, comfortable shirts. Show off a piece of drag racing history. You’ll be the top eliminator with your friends and family.

The Winternationals, NHRA’s annual “Big Go West,” was more than just a drag race in 1965 as an accompanying car show brought speed and beauty together. The ‘65 Winternationals will always be remembered as the site of Don “the Snake” Prudhomme’s first career NHRA win.

The event poster for the 1968 NHRA season opener in Pomona, California featured an iconic front-engine Top Fuel dragster with its huge, war-surplus braking parachute deployed.  Southern California favorite James Warren won Top Fuel at this event.

A new take on an old favorite, this vibrant blue and white Winternationals decal uses an alternate logo and the iconic snowflake to bring home the coolness of NHRA’s annual season opener in Pomona, California. The 1971 event will be forever remembered as the site of the first rear-engine Top Fuel win by “Big Daddy” Don Garlits.

The only image of its kind available in the NHRA archives, this heavily-stylized Winternationals poster will look great on your shirt. The NHRA brand is wedded to the parachute of a Top Fuel dragster comin’ at ya!

With parachute in full blossom, another Top Fuel ride comes to an end, but the fun is just starting for you with this colorful artwork saluting the 1978 Winternationals in Pomona, California, a race long remembered by fans as it actually snowed at the racetrack – in Southern California!

Although the NHRA was founded as an organization to promote hot rodding in general, it quickly became known for Championship Drag Racing, which was added to the familiar oval logo in the mid-1980s.

Winners of NHRA’s annual season-opening event in Pomona, Calif., earned this eye-catching reward, highlighted by an early version of the famous “Dedicated to Safety” NHRA logo. Champions like “Big Daddy” Don Garlits, Shirley “Cha-Cha” Muldowney, Don “the Snake” Prudhomme, and Bob Glidden have all worn this badge of honor.

This 1963 Winternationals decal featured the artwork of Tom “Stroker” Medley, creator of the Stroker McGurk cartoons often featured in Hot Rod magazine

The National Hot Rod Association was founded in 1951 by Wally Parks and has been represented by many logos over the past six decades, including this familiar banded version, which was introduced in 1999.

With rear tires smoking and the front tires clawing the air in typical late-1960s form, a Top Fuel dragster leaps off the starting line in decal artwork from Pomona, California. The late, great John Mulligan won this event with the popular “Fighting Irish” Top Fueler.

The “T” stood for trophy and this prized decal was presented only to Class Eliminator winners at the 1969 Winternationals. Class winners were those who outlasted a large field of similarly-classed and powered cars and was a popular and prestigious precursor to the actual event.

This decal was only available to NHRA race contestants from 1965 to 1973… Until now! For the first time, NHRA is re-issuing this iconic artwork. 1968 was great, especially if you were an NHRA competitor flying this trendy decal.

The “T” stood for trophy and this prized decal was presented only to Class Eliminator winners at the 1968 Nationals in Indianapolis. Among those winners feature Pro Stock superstars Bill “Grumpy” Jenkins, Bob Glidden, and Don Nicholson.

"Big Daddy” Don Garlits won his second Winternationals crown in 1973, a decade after claiming his first. Celebrate big with this snowflake-shaped Winternationals keepsake that will make you the coolest-looking fan on the block.

NHRA’s iconic accelerating alligator helped launch the Gatornationals in its debut season in 1970. A great tribute to an historic-rich event in Gainesville, Florida, which was won in a huge upset by Top Fuel racer Dave Chenevert.

Born on the West Coast by a generation of technologically savvy World War II veterans, drag racing is as American as apple pie. Celebrate America’s great motorsport and show your patriotism with this stars-and-stripes-themed salute to the NHRA.

Make it official that you’re an NHRA fan with this stylized “NHRA Official” badge.  In the 1960’s, NHRA Officials, including NHRA Founder, Wally Parks,  wore this armband patch on the arm of their jacket or uniform shirt.

The National Hot Rod Association was founded in 1951 by Wally Parks and has been represented by many logos over the past six decades, including this familiar banded version, which was introduced in 1999.

Although the NHRA was founded as an organization to promote hot rodding in general, it quickly became known for Championship Drag Racing, which was added to the familiar oval logo in the mid-1980s.

The United States Drag Racing Team traveled to England in 1964 and 1965 to represent the sport overseas. This 1964 participants decal was awarded to the 10 teams selected by Wally Parks that represented the Who’s Who of drag racing at the time. 

The “T” stood for trophy and this prized decal was presented only to Class Eliminator winners at the 1981 Gatornationals in Gainesville, Florida. Class winners were those who outlasted a large field of similarly-classed and powered cars and was a popular and prestigious precursor to the actual event.

Back in the 1970s, racers qualified for a chance to win the world championship by dominating competition in their region of the country then the best of the best went head to head at the World Finals. Contestants in the 1973 NHRA world championship program proudly flew this oval-themed decal on their race cars. 

NHRA’s annual season opener in Pomona, California turned 10 and helped kick off 1970’s “Super Season” in style. Larry Dixon Sr., father of future three-time NHRA champ Larry Jr., scored his only career win at this event.

There may be no more memorable logo than the iconic accelerating alligator that has been part of Gatornationals lore since its inception in the 1970s. The artwork was commissioned by NHRA President Wally Parks and brought to life by John Jodauga, who worked for NHRA’s magazine, National Dragster.

A classic rear-engine Top Fueler springs into battle to celebrate NHRA’s 1974 season opener in Pomona, California, which was won by Gary Beck to kick off what would be a championship-winning season in Top Fuel.

Salute the heritage of your favorite sport with this design of NHRA’s original logo, which was used between 1951 and 1962, and features the 1929 Ford Niekamp Roadster that was the first-ever winner of the “America’s Most Beautiful Roadster” trophy at the Oakland Roadster Show in 1950.

Commemorating the last year the NHRA Finals were held outside of California, this logo represents an interesting part of NHRA history. Everything’s bigger in Texas, and this stylish logo celebrating the 1973 World Finals in
Amarillo, Texas is no exception. Beginning in 1974, the Finals moved to California, where they have been hosted ever since.

Although the NHRA was founded as an organization to promote hot rodding in general, it quickly became known for Championship Drag Racing, which was added to the familiar oval logo in the mid-1980s.

If you were there for the inaugural Gatornationals in Gainesville, Florida, this one is for you, but any hardcore fan will appreciate the historic “contestant only” decal design from this historic event. Top Fuel winner Dave Chenevert proudly wore one on his race-winning dragster.

As NHRA raced into its future, the Top Fuel and Funny Car classes became the focal point of the traditional red, white, and blue NHRA oval icon from 1974 through 1985. Show your nitro love and nostalgic side with this classic design.

This second-generation NHRA logo, used between 1963 and 1973, reflects the move from pure hot-rodding to organized competition with the inclusion of a front-engined dragster and sporty doorslammer.

The National Hot Rod Association was founded in 1951 by Wally Parks and has been represented by many logos over the past six decades, including this familiar banded version, which was introduced in 1999.

There may be no more memorable logo than the iconic accelerating alligator that has been part of Gatornationals lore since its inception in the 1970s. The artwork was commissioned by NHRA President Wally Parks and brought to life by John Jodauga, who worked for NHRA’s magazine, National Dragster.

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