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Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event at Cecil County Dragway has been canceled

NHRA officials have announced that the Lucas Oil Drag Racing series event scheduled on Aug. 14-16 at Cecil County Dragway has been cancelled for pandemic-related reasons.
10 Aug 2020
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NHRA officials have announced that the Lucas Oil Drag Racing series event scheduled on Aug. 14-16 at Cecil County Dragway has been cancelled for pandemic-related reasons.  
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NHRA Southern Nationals canceled due to COVID-19 concerns

The NHRA Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway, scheduled for Aug. 28-30, has been canceled due the current COVID-19 pandemic. NHRA made this difficult decision after exhaustive deliberation with track representatives, health officials and government authorities.
10 Aug 2020
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Atlanta
The NHRA Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway, scheduled for Aug. 28-30, has been canceled due the current COVID-19 pandemic. NHRA made this difficult decision after exhaustive deliberation with track representatives, health officials and…
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Jonathan Gray earns second career Pro Mod win with triumph at Indy

Jonathan Gray raced to his first career E3 Spark Plugs NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series victory since 2017 on Sunday as at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis.
09 Aug 2020
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Pro Mod
Jonathan Gray raced to his first career E3 Spark Plugs NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series victory since 2017 on Sunday as at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis, slipping past Bo Butner in the final round as part of the Dodge NHRA Indy Nationals…
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Unofficial Mello Yello points standings

Unofficial points standings following the completion of the Dodge NHRA Indy Nationals presented by Pennzoil, race five of the 2020 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season.
09 Aug 2020
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Points
Unofficial points standings following the completion of the Dodge NHRA Indy Nationals presented by Pennzoil, race five of the 2020 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season. Official points will be posted…
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Sqwincher Hydration on Jim Dunn Racing Funny Car at Dodge NHRA Indy Nationals

Sqwincher electrolyte replenishment products will be brightly featured on the Jim Dunn Racing team’s Funny Car entry during the Dodge NHRA Indy Nationals presented by Pennzoil, Aug. 8 -9, at Lucas Oil Raceway in Indianapolis.
07 Aug 2020
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Jim Dunn
Sqwincher electrolyte replenishment products will be brightly featured on the Jim Dunn Racing team’s Funny Car entry during the Dodge NHRA Indy Nationals presented by Pennzoil, Aug. 8 -9, at Lucas Oil Raceway in Indianapolis.  The team had…
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Dodge NHRA Indy Nationals Saturday Preview

For the third time this season, Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis hosts the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series including Top Fuel, Funny Car, Pro Stock, Pro Stock Motorcycle, Pro Mod, Mountain Motor Pro Stock, and Top Fuel Harley at the Dodge NHRA Indy Nationals presented by Pennzoil.
07 Aug 2020
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
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There is a full house this weekend at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis for the Dodge NHRA Indy Nationals presented by Pennzoil. The third event held in Indy, this weekend’s schedule includes Mello Yello Drag Racing Series competition in Top Fuel,…
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Performance and parity highlight the return of the E3 Pro Mod series in Indianapolis

After an entertaining start to 2020, the E3 Spark Plugs NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series will crown its first winner of the season this weekend at the Dodge NHRA Indy Nationals presented by Pennzoil.
07 Aug 2020
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scruggs
By advancing to the final round of the first race of the 2020 season in the E3 Spark Plugs NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series presented by J&A Service, Jason Scruggs, and Chad Green put themselves in position to win their first career race in the…
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Lex Joon announces Hot Wheels Americana Series Premium Car Care Products sponsor

Lex Joon Racing has announced Hot Wheels Americana Serie Premium Car Care Products will become the Official Car Care Products of the F.I.A. European Championship-winning drag racing series team for the upcoming Dodge NHRA Indy Nationals presented by Pennzoil
06 Aug 2020
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Lex Joon
The Hot Wheels Americana Series Car Care branding will be displayed on Lex Joon’s Top Fuel dragster at this weekend’s Dodge NHRA Indy Nationals presented by Pennzoil. “We’re excited to have AmericanaPRO Detailing Products and its Hot Wheels…
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Meyer, Lindberg collect regional wins at Lucas Oil Raceway in Indianapolis

Rache Meyer and Jonnie Lindberg led the list of winners at the North Central Division NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis.
06 Aug 2020
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Rachel Meyer
The following are Sunday's final results from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, North Central Division event at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis: TOP ALCOHOL DRAGSTER Rachel Meyer, Mount Vernon, Mo., 5.270, 283.…
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Legendary NHRA Dodge HEMI Challenge to run at 2020 DENSO Spark Plugs NHRA U.S. Nationals

Dodge will return as title sponsor of the NHRA Dodge HEMI Challenge, marking nearly 20 consecutive years of FCA US LLC sponsorship of the popular NHRA Sportsman event at the historic DENSO Spark Plugs NHRA U.S. Nationals
06 Aug 2020
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Dodge NHRA Hemi Challenge
The annual NHRA Dodge HEMI Challenge will fire up Sept. 3-4 at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis as part of the five days of race action at the…
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New NHRA National Dragster issue packed with racing coverage, feature stories

The latest issue of NHRA National Dragster magazine, available now online for free and also in the mail to NHRA members around the world, is packed with NHRA racing coverage from Top Fuel to Sportsman, Jr. Drag Racing to Nostalgia racing.
06 Aug 2020
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Tommy Johnson Jr. talks title, qualifying pressure, and playing 'home games' at Indy

Tommy Johnson Jr., currently second in the Mello Yello Funny Car standings, talked via Skype with NHRA's Brian Lohnes about his prospects for a championship, NHRA's two-run qualifying format, and the benefit of having multiple events at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis.
06 Aug 2020
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Top Fuel rookie Kim Davidson will make debut in Terry Haddock's car in Indy

Former drag boat racer Kim Davidson will make his NHRA Top Fuel debut at the Dodge NHRA Indy Nationals presented by Pennzoil behind the wheel of Terry Haddock’s dragster.
05 Aug 2020
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
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Kim Davidson
Former drag boat racer Kim Davidson will make his NHRA Top Fuel debut at the Dodge NHRA Indy Nationals presented by Pennzoil behind the wheel of Terry Haddock’s dragster. The 51-year-old resident of Leander, Texas, completed his licensing…
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Catch all four days of this weekend's Dodge NHRA Indy Nationals live on NHRA.tv

All four days of the Dodge NHRA Indy Nationals presented by Pennzoil will air live on NHRA.tv beginning Thursday with the Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series regional event. In addition to subscription viewing, fans can also buy the weekend separately for $18.99.
05 Aug 2020
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NHRA.tv
All four days of the Dodge NHRA Indy Nationals presented by Pennzoil will air live on NHRA.tv beginning Thursday with the Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series regional event. NHRA.tv subscribers can log in at 9 a.m. Eastern time Thursday and Friday…
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SEMA exploring virtual trade show, announces SEMA Show not taking place in 2020

SEMA, the Specialty Equipment Market Association, has announced that due to COVID-19 and concerns that event facilities and services will be unavailable, the SEMA Show will not be taking place in 2020 but is exploring interest in a virtual tradeshow.
05 Aug 2020
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SEMA
SEMA, the Specialty Equipment Market Association, has announced that due to COVID-19 and concerns that event facilities and services will be unavailable, the SEMA Show will not be taking place in 2020.  While both event organizers and…
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Huge pro and sportsman fields expected for this weekend’s Dodge NHRA Indy Nationals

More than 600 race cars are expected to descend on historic Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis for this weekend’s Dodge Indy Nationals presented by Pennzoil.
05 Aug 2020
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hagan
Rarely is a sequel better than the original but that isn’t likely to be the case this weekend when Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis hosts its third NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing series event of the season. The Dodge NHRA Indy Nationals will take…
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Denso will sponsor NHRA’s prestigious Indianapolis-based U.S. Nationals

Denso Products and Services Americas, Inc., an affiliate of leading global automotive supplier Denso Corp., will welcome teams and fans back to Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis Labor Day weekend for the Denso Spark Plugs NHRA U.S. Nationals, Sept. 3-6.
04 Aug 2020
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Indy
Denso Products and Services Americas, Inc., an affiliate of leading global automotive supplier Denso Corp., will welcome teams and fans back to Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis Labor Day weekend for the Denso Spark Plugs NHRA U.S. Nationals, Sept.…
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Krista Baldwin added to Global Electronic Technology team this weekend in Indy

Global Electronic Technology is expanding its sponsorship and branding within the NHRA to include Krista Baldwin’s A/Fuel Dragster team at the Dodge NHRA Indy Nationals presented by Pennzoil, joining Paul Lee (Funny Car) and Antron Brown (Top Fuel) on the Global Electronic Technology team.
04 Aug 2020
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Krista Baldwin
Global Electronic Technology is expanding its sponsorship and branding within the NHRA to include Krista Baldwin’s A/Fuel Dragster team, which is ready to hit the track for the first time in 2020 at the Dodge NHRA Indy Nationals presented by…
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Top Fuel rookie Joe Morrison returns to Indy, with two missions in mind

NHRA Top Fuel driver Joe Morrison is preparing to pull double-duty tis weekend at the Dodge NHRA Indy Nationals, driving the Leverich Racing Top Fueler and helping to run the Right2Breathe respiratory-disease awareness, and education display in the NHRA Manufacturers Midway.
04 Aug 2020
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Joe Morrison
NHRA Top Fuel driver Joe Morrison is preparing to pull double-duty at this weekend's Dodge NHRA Indy Nationals presented by Pennzoil. No, he isn’t entered in two different categories at this weekend’s Dodge Indy Nationals. Instead, the driver of the…
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Liberty’s Gears partners with Mountain Motor Pro Stock Association for Indy event

Michigan-based transmission company Liberty’s Gears will partner with the NHRA Mountain Motor Pro Stock Association for this weekend’s Dodge Indy Nationals presented by Pennzoil at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis.
03 Aug 2020
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JR Carr
Michigan-based transmission company Liberty’s Gears will partner with the NHRA Mountain Motor Pro Stock Association for this weekend’s Dodge Indy Nationals presented by Pennzoil at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis. The Mountain Motor Pro Stock…
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Cory Mac is back (again) to run a third Indianapolis race in DSR Top Fueler

Two-time U.S. Nationals Top Fuel champion Cory McClenathan will get another shot at some Indy glory when he returns to the cockpit of a Don Schumacher Racing-operated dragster for a third straight outing at the upcoming Dodge NHRA Indy Nationals presented by Pennzoil, Aug. 7-8.
31 Jul 2020
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
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Cory McClenathan
Two-time U.S. Nationals Top Fuel champion Cory McClenathan will get another shot at some Indy glory when he returns to the cockpit of a Don Schumacher Racing-operated dragster for a third straight outing at the upcoming Dodge NHRA Indy Nationals…
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John Force Racing issues statement

Sixteen-time NHRA Funny Car champ John Force has announced that his John Force Racing team will remain parked for the 2020 season in order to come back at championship caliber in 2021.  
31 Jul 2020
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JFR
After four months of postponement and ever-changing scenarios, NHRA went forward with a revised Mello Yello Drag Racing Series schedule that restarted with two-consecutive races at the storied Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis in Indiana. Sixteen-…
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NHRA Expertise: Funny Car vs. Top Fuel front tires

30 Jul 2020
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NHRA Expertise: Funny Car vs. Top Fuel front tires
Per the 2020 NHRA Rulebook Funny Car Tires: Vehicle must be equipped with all four tires bearing the same tire…
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Iconic original NHRA Division Director Darrell Zimmerman passes away at age 86

Darrell Zimmerman, one of NHRA’s original division directors handpicked by NHRA founder Wally Parks in 1959 to oversee NHRA’s West Central Division comprising the nation’s vast Midwest breadbasket states, died July 29, just two days shy of his 87th birthday.
29 Jul 2020
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
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Darrell Zimmerman
Darrell Zimmerman, one of NHRA’s original division directors handpicked by NHRA founder Wally Parks in 1959 to oversee NHRA’s West Central Division comprising the nation’s vast Midwest breadbasket states, died July 29, just two days shy of his 87th…
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Antron Brown and paralympic sprinter Jarryd Wallace, on the speed within them

"It tells the true makeup of an elite champion athlete, [when] through all odds, you never stopped."—Antron Brown, on Jarryd Wallace
29 Jul 2020
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Antron Brown
To get a better understanding of Anton Brown, the man in the Global Electronic Technology, Matco Tools, Top Fuel Toyota we spent some time with him over the winter. We were there when Brown met up with a very interesting man,…
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Menards NHRA Heartland Nationals postponed until Fall due to county restrictions

The Menards NHRA Heartland Nationals presented by Minties at Heartland Motorsports Park, scheduled for Aug. 21-23 in Topeka, Kan., has been postponed until the fall with an exact date to be determined, for pandemic-related reasons. 
29 Jul 2020
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Topeka
NHRA has announced that the Menards NHRA Heartland Nationals presented by Minties at Heartland Motorsports Park, scheduled for Aug. 21-23 in Topeka, Kan., has been postponed until the fall with an exact date to be determined, for pandemic-related…
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Crew Chief Aaron Brooks prepares for Justin Ashley's first Top Fuel final

Rookie Top Fuel driver Justin Ashley will have to wait a few weeks to see if he can win the Lucas Oil NHRA Summernationals and crew chief Aaron Brooks is doing everything he can to make it happen.
28 Jul 2020
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Clutch Assistant Johnna Dunn compares the intensity of hospitals and Funny Car pits

The 2020 Dodge Charger Funny Car of Jim Dunn Racing was adorned with a face mask at the Lucas Oil NHRA Summernationals to honor first responders. The car held special meaning for the team as Johnna Dunn works in a hospital studying nursing.
28 Jul 2020
David Kennedy
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Mickey Thompson Tires Top Fuel Harleys added to Dodge NHRA Indy Nationals

The Mickey Thompson Tires Top Fuel Harley Series has been added to the competition roster for the upcoming Dodge NHRA Indy Nationals presented by Pennzoil, Aug. 6-9 at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis. 
27 Jul 2020
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Top Fuel Harley
The Mickey Thompson Tires Top Fuel Harley Series has been added to the competition roster for the upcoming Dodge NHRA Indy Nationals presented by Pennzoil, Aug. 6-9 at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis.  The event will be the fourth of the…
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Fund That Flip enters NHRA as primary sponsor of Michalek Brothers Racing

Michalek Brothers Racing has added a new primary partnership to its A/Fuel Dragster team in Fund That Flip, a leader in providing short-term loans to experienced real estate investors.
27 Jul 2020
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Michalek
Michalek Brothers Racing has added a new primary partnership to its A/Fuel Dragster team in Fund That Flip, a leader in providing short-term loans to experienced real estate investors. Coming off a career-best run at the team’s most recent outing…
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