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Right Trailers continues support of Pro Stock’s Camrie Caruso

When the 2023 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series season opens March 9-12 at famed Gainesville Raceway, reigning NHRA Rookie of the Year Camrie Caruso will make her debut with the new KB Titan Racing team while flying the colors of Right Trailers.
10 Feb 2023
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Camrie Caruso
When the 2023 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series season opens March 9-12 at famed Gainesville Raceway, reigning NHRA Rookie of the Year Camrie Caruso will make her debut with the new KB Titan Racing team while flying the colors of Right Trailers…
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Leopold, Helms, Longhanyl ead winners list at Orlando Division 2 opener

The NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Southeast Division kicks off at Orlando Speed World Dragway.Wes Leopold, Kevin Helms and Jeff Longhany leading the list of winners.
04 Feb 2023
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Division 2
The following are Saturday's final results from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, Southeast Division event at Orlando Speed World Dragway: COMPETITION ELIMINATOR Wes Leopold, Bethel Park, Pa., '05 Stratus, A/SMA, 7.985, 148…
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2023 Contingency Program launches at Orlando Speed World Dragway this weekend

The NHRA Lucas Oil Divisional Series Contingency program kicks off February 3-4 and more than $82,000 in contingency money is up for grabs.
03 Feb 2023
David Kennedy
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2023 Contingency Program launches at Orlando Speed World Dragway this weekend
Racers, we know what you do with the money you earn drag racing—you come back and drag race more. Contingency partners, we know what you do with the money you make selling race car parts to NHRA racers—you…
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Gatornationals to feature special Swamp Rat Alley with historic Don Garlits cars

Along with the incredible on-track action to kick off the 2023 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series season, the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals will feature a display of five of the most historic cars from legendary driver “Big Daddy” Don Garlits.
03 Feb 2023
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Swamp Rat Alley
Along with the incredible on-track action to kick off the 2023 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series season, the hallowed grounds of famed Gainesville Raceway will feature five of the most historic cars from legendary driver “Big Daddy” Don Garlits…
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Mick Steele prepares to test the waters with new injected nitro Funny Car

The new injected nitro Funny Car class that will debut in 2023 has garnered a lot of interest since the rules package was confirmed last fall. Now, it appears that former Top Alcohol Dragster racer Mick Steele will be one of the first drivers to take the plunge.
02 Feb 2023
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
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Mick Steele
The new injected nitro Funny Car class that will debut in 2023 has garnered a lot of interest since the rules package was confirmed last fall. Now, it appears that former Top Alcohol Dragster racer Mick Steele will be one of the first drivers to…
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Cornwell Quality Tools expands partnership with John Force Racing

John Force Racing has announced an expansion of their partnership with Cornwell Quality Tools as the Official Tool of John Force Racing with a primary sponsorship of Robert Hight’s Chevrolet Camaro Funny Car during the 2023 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series.
01 Feb 2023
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Robert Hight
John Force Racing has announced an expansion of their partnership with Cornwell Quality Tools as the Official Tool of John Force Racing with a primary sponsorship of Robert Hight’s Chevrolet Camaro Funny Car during the 2023 NHRA Camping World Drag…
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NHRA to stream 37 Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series races for free in 2023

The NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series opens its 2023 season this weekend at Orlando Speed World Dragway, and fans will be able to watch for free on NHRA's YouTube channel. NHRA will stream 37 divisional races on either NHRA.tv or the NHRA YouTube page for free in 2023. 
31 Jan 2023
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NHRA.tv
The NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series officially opens its 2023 season this weekend at Orlando Speed World Dragway, and fans will be able to watch for free on NHRA's YouTube channel. It’s part of a…
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Vance & Hines and Suzuki to reveal new Hayabusa bodywork at test session

Vance & Hines will conduct on-track testing this week of new NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle bodywork, designed to replicate the look of the newest generation of the Suzuki Hayabusa motorcycle. 
31 Jan 2023
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Vance & Hines
  Vance & Hines will conduct on-track testing this week of new NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle bodywork, designed to replicate the look of the newest generation of the Suzuki Hayabusa motorcycle.  The carbon fiber bodywork is going…
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Laris Motorsports Insurance partners with NHRA for Sportsman bonus programs

NHRA and Laris Motorsports Insurance have partnered for a pair of exciting programs in 2023 for the standout competitors in the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series.
31 Jan 2023
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Laris Motorsports Insurance
NHRA and Laris Motorsports Insurance have partnered for a pair of exciting programs in 2023 for the standout competitors in the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series. The NHRA Perfect Package presented by Laris Insurance and the NHRA Best Package…
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Cruz Pedregon's Snap-on team looks to build on late-season success

After his stunning Pomona win to finish the 2022 season, Cruz Pedregon and the Snap-on Tools Funny Car team are gearing up for the new season as crew chief John Collins and consultant Lee Beard work to refine their six-disc clutch set-up.
31 Jan 2023
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Tony Stewart Racing reveals 'sublime' 2023 liveries for cars of Pruett and Hagan

Tony Stewart Racing has released a video revealing the 2023 “Sublime" green liveries for Leah Pruett’s Dodge Direct Connection Top Fueler and Matt Hagan’s Dodge Direct Connection Charger SRT Hellcat Funny Car.
30 Jan 2023
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Tony Stewart Racing
Tony Stewart Racing has released a video revealing the 2023 “Sublime" green liveries for Leah Pruett’s Dodge Direct Connection Top Fueler and Matt Hagan’s Dodge Direct Connection Charger SRT Hellcat Funny Car. Because the Dodge Charger and Dodge…
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Racing School at Wild Horse Pass licenses nearly two dozen new NHRA drivers

The Radford Racing School, hosted at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park, recently had a monster weekend where it helped 22 students get NHRA street-legal licenses.
30 Jan 2023
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Chuck Sundstrom of the Radford Racing School instructs a student 7
The Radford Racing School, hosted at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park, recently had a monster weekend where it helped 22 students get NHRA street-legal licenses. “The single-day class format was amazing,” said Division 7 Director Matt DeYoung. “…
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First 2023 issue of National Dragster helps set up exciting racing season ahead

The first 2023 issue of NHRA National Dragster, packed with news and driver information, is now online in digital format and in the mail in its traditional print format to NHRA Members around the world.
26 Jan 2023
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National Dragster
Read the new issue The first 2023 issue of NHRA National Dragster is now online in digital format and in…
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Right Trailers named sponsor of Top Dragster, Top Sportsman categories

Right Trailers will sponsor both the Top Dragster and Top Sportsman classes in the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series as part of a new multiyear agreement between the NHRA and Right Trailers.
25 Jan 2023
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Right Trailers
A longtime supporter of NHRA Drag Racing, Right Trailers will now sponsor both the Top Dragster and Top Sportsman classes in the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series as part of a new multiyear agreement between the NHRA and Right Trailers. The Top…
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Ryan Oehler lands El Bandido Yankee Tequila backing for 2023

Pro Stock Motorcycle racer Ryan Oehler has inked a deal with El Bandido Yankee Tequila for the 2023 Camping World NHRA Drag Racing season.
25 Jan 2023
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
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Ryan Oehler
As he continues to work to regain the forum that led to a pair of victories in 2020 and 2021, Pro Stock Motorycle’s “Flyin’ Ryan” Oehler has filled in an important piece of the puzzle by signing El Bandido Yankee Tequila as a sponsor of his 199-mph…
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JCM Racing teams up with Tim Wilkerson, expands partnership with Scag

JCM Racing has teamed up with 22-time NHRA Funny Car winner Tim Wilkerson. The Maynard Wilkerson Racing Funny Car operation also will see the addition of JCM Racing partner Scag Power Equipment as its primary sponsor.
24 Jan 2023
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Tim Wilkerson
JCM Racing has teamed up with 22-time NHRA Funny Car winner Tim Wilkerson. Wilkerson and JCM Racing team owner Joe Maynard will serve as co-owners of Wilkerson’s Funny Car operation, which will compete as Maynard Wilkerson Racing, and will see the…
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Fire Department Coffee named Official Coffee of NHRA, will partner with Brown

Fire Department Coffee, a veteran-owned brand that is dedicated to handcrafting great-tasting coffee and supporting first responders, has been named the Official Coffee of NHRA as part of a multiyear agreement.
24 Jan 2023
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Fire Department Coffee
Fire Department Coffee, a veteran-owned brand that is dedicated to handcrafting great-tasting coffee and supporting first responders, has been named the Official Coffee of NHRA as part of a multiyear agreement. As the Official Coffee of NHRA,…
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Gaige Herrera added to Vance & Hines Pro Stock Motorcycle team

After an impressive debut in 2022, fourth-generation racer Gaige Herrera has been added to the Vance & Hines Pro Stock Motorcycle team. Herrera, 29, will be paired with four-time world champion Eddie Krawiec aboard a pair of Suzuki Hayabusa entries tuned by six-time champion Andrew Hines.
23 Jan 2023
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
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Gaige Herrera
After an impressive debut in 2022, fourth-generation racer Gaige Herrera has been added to the Vance & Hines Pro Stock Motorcycle team. Herrera, 29, will be paired with four-time world champion Eddie Krawiec aboard a pair of Suzuki Hayabusa…
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Mission #2Fast2Tasty NHRA Challenge to debut during 2023 regular season

NHRA and Mission Foods, the world’s leading brand for tortillas and wraps, have partnered together for the Mission #2Fast2Tasty NHRA Challenge, an exciting new race program for the 2023 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series season.
19 Jan 2023
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Mission #2Fast2Tasty NHRA Challenge
NHRA and Mission Foods, the world’s leading brand for tortillas and wraps, have partnered together for the Mission #2Fast2Tasty NHRA Challenge, an exciting new race program for the 2023 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series season. Beginning at…
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Antron Brown prepared to build on late-season success in 2023 campaign

After a late-season run at the Camping World NHRA Top Fuel title, Antron Brown and his Matco Tools team are ready to get the 2023 season started.
18 Jan 2023
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Sharrock Motorsports announces new Top Fuel team with driver Sydney Shaw

NHRA Sportsman racer Mark Sharrock has formed a new Top Fuel team to compete on a limited schedule in the 2023 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series with 23-year-old Sydney Shaw at the controls and guidance from Terry Haddock.
17 Jan 2023
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Sharrock Motorsports
NHRA Sportsman racer Mark Sharrock has formed a new Top Fuel team to compete on a limited schedule in the 2023 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series. Sharrock Motorsports acquired the Top Fuel dragster formerly owned and built by NHRA Funny Car…
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NHRA Contingency—the partnership that pays racers to win

Here are the contingency-paying companies looking to partner with NHRA racers in 2023 to share in your success!
13 Jan 2023
David Kennedy
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NHRA Contingency—the partnership that pays racers to do what they love
The NHRA Contingency program is the largest and most successful grassroots marketing partnership in motorsports. It connects racers who buy parts with manufacturers looking to sell and market performance products. It offers the advantages…
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On Carroll Shelby's 100th birthday we recognize his connection to the NHRA

What you may not know is Shelby was also an NHRA Board member and a dear friend of Wally Parks. 
11 Jan 2023
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On Carroll Shelby's 100th birthday we recognize his connection to the NHRA
Happy 100th birthday Carroll Shelby. He was a legend in sports car racing, intrinsically tied to the Ford performance brand, a contributor to V-10 Dodge Viper, and the man whose name hot rodders are compelled to use as a prefix anytime we say the…
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In Memoriam

11 Jan 2023
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In Memoriam
Recent passings of notable figures from within the NHRA world. The NHRA extends its sincere condolences to the family and friends of those we have lost. Notices of passing can be sent to [email protected]
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Pep Boys NHRA Top Fuel All-Star Callout will highlight Gainesville season opener

With excitement already brewing surrounding the start of the 2023 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series at the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals, eight Top Fuel stars are already planning for a memorable weekend at historic Gainesville Raceway.
11 Jan 2023
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Top Fuel Callout
With excitement already brewing surrounding the start of the 2023 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series at the 54th annual Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals, eight Top Fuel stars are already planning for a memorable weekend at historic…
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Trick-Tools will sponsor rookie Chase Van Sant on White Alligator Racing bike

Iowa-based metal fabrication tool specialists Trick-Tools will sponsor Jerry Savoie’s White Alligator Racing team and rookie rider Chase Van Sant to help spread the word about their business.
10 Jan 2023
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WAR Racing
Iowa-based metal fabrication tool specialists Trick-Tools will sponsor Jerry Savoie’s White Alligator Racing team and rookie rider Chase Van Sant to help spread the word about their business. "We are super excited to race the 2023 season with…
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NHRA Factory X presented by Holley to debut with two exhibition races, six points events

NHRA Factory X presented by Holley, an exciting new category reserved for 2019 and newer manufactured automobiles is set to debut during the 2023 season, and competitors will also be racing for an NHRA championship.
10 Jan 2023
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Geoff Turk
NHRA Factory X presented by Holley, an exciting new category reserved for 2019 and newer manufactured automobiles, including the Chevrolet COPO Camaro, Dodge Challenger Drag Pak, and Ford Mustang Cobra Jet (other manufacturers are welcome to submit…
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Trevor Larkin will return to saddle of Lawrence A/Fueler in 2023

Second-generation dragster pilot Trevor Larkin will return to the cockpit of Gregg Lawrence's A/Fuel Dragster in 2023.
09 Jan 2023
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Trevor Larkin
Second-generation dragster pilot Trevor Larkin will return to the cockpit of Gregg Lawrence's A/Fuel Dragster in 2023. The team, which competed at six events last year, will have a predominantly West Coast schedule and a new look bannering…
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After first full season, Josh Hart prepares for 2023 Top Fuel campaign with new car

Top Fuel racer Josh Hart and crew chief Ron Douglas have big plans for the 2023 season, and they begin with a new chassis for the R+L Carriers team.
09 Jan 2023
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Josh Hart
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Dan Mercier and Rob Wendland join for 2023 Top Fuel effort

Canadian Top Fuel racer Dan Mercier has announced a full-time partnership with renowned crew chief Rob Wendland for the 2023 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series season.
09 Jan 2023
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Dan Mercier
Canadian Top Fuel racer Dan Mercier has announced a full-time partnership with renowned crew chief Rob Wendland for the 2023 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series season. The relationship between Wendland and Mercier Racing began in 2017 when…
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