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Santangelo, Dent lead Lucas Oil Series winners at Virginia NHRA Nationals

Joe Santangelo in Super Stock and Wallace Dent in Stock lead the list of Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series winners at the Virginia NHRA Nationals.
19 May 2019
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Virginia Motorsports Park
  Super Stock Joe Santangelo, Chevy Camaro, 10.250, 118.73 def. Steve Comella, Dodge Dart, 8.838, 146.19.  Stock Eliminator Wallace Dent, Chevy Camaro, 10.624, 123.40 def. Joe Lisa, Camaro, 10.…
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Frigo victorious at the Virginia NHRA Nationals

Sidnei Frigo claimed his first victory of the season at Virginia Motorsports Park in the E3 Spark Plugs NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series presented by J&A Service on Sunday, winning the second annual Virginia NHRA Nationals.
19 May 2019
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Sidnei Frigo
Sidnei Frigo claimed his first victory of the season at Virginia Motorsports Park in the E3 Spark Plugs NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series presented by J&A Service on Sunday, winning the second annual Virginia NHRA Nationals, where the series was…
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Skillman holeshots Butner in thrilling Factory Stock final

Drew Skillman opens a commanding lead in the SAM Tech.edu Factory Stock Showdown standings with second win in three races.
19 May 2019
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
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Drew Skillman
Drew Skillman has said that the only regret he had leaving the Pro Stock class after the 2018 season is that he didn’t win a championship, but at the rate he’s going, he may remedy that in the SAM Tech.edu NHRA Factory Stock Showdown. Skillman won…
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Caruso, Drew shine at Norwalk Cavalcade of Stars event

Camrie Caruso and Ray Drew won in the Alcohol classes to lead the list of champions at the 13th Annual Cavalcade of Stars presented by Budweiser bat Summit Motorsports Park.
18 May 2019
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Division 3
The following are Sunday's final results from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, North Central Division 13th Annual Cavalcade of Stars presented by Budweiser: TOP ALCOHOL DRAGSTER Camrie Caruso, Fairport, N.Y., 5.…
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Michele Costa loses a wheel during Super Comp quarterfinals at Virginia NHRA Nationals

Super Comp racer Michele Costa lost a wheel while racing Sherman Adcock Jr. during the quarterfinals at the Virginia NHRA Nationals but safely came to a stop halfway down the drag strip.
18 May 2019
Jacob Sundstrom, NHRA National Dragster Associate Editor
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Michele Costa
//hide image on specific article jQuery(document).ready(function ($) { $( ".article-card__feature img:first-of-type" ).hide(); }); The Super Comp quarterfinals took a wild turn at the Virginia NHRA Nationals when Michele Costa broke an…
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Randy Eakins' Factory Stock Mustang hits the wall at Virginia NHRA Nationals

Randy Eakins hit the wall in his SAMTech.edu NHRA Factory Stock Showdown Mustang during qualifying at the Virginia NHRA Nationals.
17 May 2019
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Randy Eakins
SAMTech.edu NHRA Factory Stock Showdown qualifying took a wild turn Friday at the Virginia NHRA Nationals. Randy Eakins smacked the wall in his Mustang after crossing the finish line alongside Jesse Alexandria, sending his hot rod spinning and…
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Arby's NHRA Southern Nationals Top Dragster winner Clint Riley

16 May 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Kyle Riley
//hide image on specific article jQuery(document).ready(function ($) { $( ".article-card__feature img:first-of-type" ).hide(); }); There was a first-time winner in Top Dragster presented by Racing RVs.com after Clint Riley stopped…
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Arby's NHRA Southern Nationals Sportsman Highlights

16 May 2019
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
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Atlanta
Four years after winning the Lucas Oil Comp national championship, Craig Bourgeois seems to be on track to win another one after taking down his fourth win of the young season. Bourgeois won the ninth national event of his career at…
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Arby's NHRA Southern Nationals Super Gas winner Jim Perry

16 May 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Jim Perry
//hide image on specific article jQuery(document).ready(function ($) { $( ".article-card__feature img:first-of-type" ).hide(); }); Jim Perry, the 2009 NHRA Super Gas national champion, earned his sixth national event title by stopping…
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Arby's NHRA Southern Nationals Super Stock winner Aaron Stanfield

16 May 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Aaron Stanfield
//hide image on specific article jQuery(document).ready(function ($) { $( ".article-card__feature img:first-of-type" ).hide(); }); At this point, it seems almost a certainty that Aaron Stanfield will one day join his father, Greg, as…
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Arby's NHRA Southern Nationals Super Comp winner Trene Cressonie

16 May 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Trene Cressonie
//hide image on specific article jQuery(document).ready(function ($) { $( ".article-card__feature img:first-of-type" ).hide(); }); The town of Raceland, La., celebrated its second NHRA national event title in less than a month after…
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Arby's NHRA Southern Nationals Stock winner Chip Johnson

16 May 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Chip Johnson
//hide image on specific article jQuery(document).ready(function ($) { $( ".article-card__feature img:first-of-type" ).hide(); }); Chip Johnson has been a successful sportsman racer for decades and his achievements include an IHRA…
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Arby's NHRA Southern Nationals Comp winner Craig Bourgeois

16 May 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Craig Bourgeois
//hide image on specific article jQuery(document).ready(function ($) { $( ".article-card__feature img:first-of-type" ).hide(); }); Four years after winning the Lucas Oil Comp national championship, Craig Bourgeois seems to be on track…
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NGK Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Super Gas winner Joe Harper

16 May 2019
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
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Joe Harper
//hide image on specific article jQuery(document).ready(function ($) { $( ".article-card__feature img:first-of-type" ).hide(); }); The Super Gas title went to Joe Harper after a stunning final-round performance that included a .…
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NGK Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Top Sportsman winner Jerry Albert

16 May 2019
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
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Jerry Albert
//hide image on specific article jQuery(document).ready(function ($) { $( ".article-card__feature img:first-of-type" ).hide(); }); Former Division 3 champ Jerry Albert claimed the fourth win of his career and his second in Charlotte…
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NGK Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Top Alcohol Funny Car winner Tyler Scott

16 May 2019
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
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Tyler Scott
//hide image on specific article jQuery(document).ready(function ($) { $( ".article-card__feature img:first-of-type" ).hide(); }); Tyler Scott became the latest first-time winner in Top Alcohol Funny Car when he upset Annie Whiteley…
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NGK Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Comp winner Jim Kimbrough

16 May 2019
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
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Jim Kimbrough
//hide image on specific article jQuery(document).ready(function ($) { $( ".article-card__feature img:first-of-type" ).hide(); }); Six years after making his first final at the JEGS Cajun SPORTSnationals in Belle Rose, La., Jim…
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NGK Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Super Comp winner Jonathan Anderson

16 May 2019
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
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Jonathan Anderson
//hide image on specific article jQuery(document).ready(function ($) { $( ".article-card__feature img:first-of-type" ).hide(); }); Jonathan Anderson successfully defended his 2018 Charlotte Four-Wide victory with a nearly perfect 8.…
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NGK Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Stock winner Drew Skillman

16 May 2019
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
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Drew Skillman
//hide image on specific article jQuery(document).ready(function ($) { $( ".article-card__feature img:first-of-type" ).hide(); }); Former Pro Stock racer Drew Skillman lost in the semifinals of SAMTech.edu NHRA Factory Stock…
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NGK Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Top Alcohol Dragster winner Julie Nataas

16 May 2019
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
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Julie Nataas
//hide image on specific article jQuery(document).ready(function ($) { $( ".article-card__feature img:first-of-type" ).hide(); }); In Top Alcohol Dragster, Julie Nataas defeated Duane Shields in the final round, but arguably, her…
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Following turnaround, Mike Castellana pushing forward at Virginia NHRA Nationals

After massive struggles to open the 2019 E3 Spark Plugs NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series presented by J&A Service, Mike Castellana was simply happy to have the opportunity to race during eliminations on Sunday at the most recent event in Atlanta.
16 May 2019
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Mike Castellana
After massive struggles to open the 2019 E3 Spark Plugs NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series presented by J&A Service, Mike Castellana was simply happy to have the opportunity to race during eliminations on Sunday at the most recent event in Atlanta…
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John Hall returns to NHRA competition bannering B.R.A.K.E.S. support

When John Hall makes his return to NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle competition at this weekend’s Virginia NHRA Nationals, his Suzuki will bear the logos of the B.R.A.K.E.S. national teen defensive driving program.
16 May 2019
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John Hall
When John Hall makes his return to NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle competition at this weekend’s Virginia NHRA Nationals, his Suzuki will bear the logos of a cause that is an inspiration and passion for the New Haven, Conn.-based racer. Having spent…
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Latest issue of NHRA National Dragster now online (Vol. 60 No. 9)

NHRA National Dragster magazine's ninth issue of 2019, featuring  coverage of the NGK Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Nationals and Abry's NHRA Southern Nationals, is online for NHRA members and in the mail to homes and shops around the world.
16 May 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
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ND cover
NHRA National Dragster magazine's ninth issue of 2019, featuring  coverage of the NGK Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Nationals and Abry's NHRA Southern Nationals, is online for NHRA members and in the mail to homes and shops around the world. In…
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WFO Radio Virginia NHRA Nationals preview

15 May 2019
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WFO
WFO Radio NHRA Nitro Podcast gets ready for the Virginia NHRA Nationals and the return of Pro Stock with Greg Anderson, Pro Mod champion Mike Janis, and Pro Stock Motorcycle rider Kelly Clontz. NHRA’s Alan Reinhart and host Joe Castello preview…
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NGK Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Super Stock winner Monty Bogan

14 May 2019
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
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Monty Bogan
//hide image on specific article jQuery(document).ready(function ($) { $( ".article-card__feature img:first-of-type" ).hide(); }); Monty Bogan entered the Charlotte event with two NHRA wins to his credit and nearly left with four after…
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NHRA releases 24-race Mello Yello Drag Racing Series schedule for 2020 season

NHRA officials have announced the 24-race 2020 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series schedule, which will again feature intense racing action at tracks across the country. Throughout the season, NHRA will celebrate the 50th anniversary of Pro Stock class.
14 May 2019
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Mello Yello
NHRA officials have announced the 24-race 2020 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series schedule, which will again feature intense racing action at tracks across the country. Millions of fans will…
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Fernando Cuadra Jr. to make Pro Stock debut at Virginia NHRA Nationals

Fernando Cuadra Jr. to join father in Pro Stock field at Virginia NHRA Nationals
14 May 2019
Jacob Sundstrom, NHRA National Dragster Associate Editor
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Fernando Cuadra
Yet another Pro Stock father-son duo will hit the strip when the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series returns to Virginia Motorsports Park. Fernando Cuadra Jr., son of Pro Stock veteran Fernando Cuadra, will…
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Tricky Tipster: Will the rich get richer in Richmond?

Current point leaders Steve Torrence, Robert Hight, Bo Butner, Andrew Hines, and Steve Jackson occupy the top spots in Tricky Tipster’s pre-race predictions for the second annual Virginia NHRA Nationals.
14 May 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Tricky Tipster
At the last race in Atlanta, Steve Torrence, Tricky Tipster’s most reliable pick over the past two seasons, came through again from the favorite’s position with his second-straight Top Fuel win. We also had Pro Stock Motorcycle winner Andrew Hines…
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McClay, Rizzoli, and Irving lead Fontana winners at Pacific Division event

Scott McClay, Kyle Rizzoli, and Jon Irving led the list of winners at the Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event at Auto Club Dragway, the third event of the 2019 Pacific Division schedule.
13 May 2019
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Division 7
The following are Monday's final results from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, Pacific Division event at Auto Club Dragway at Auto Club Speedway: COMPETITION ELIMINATOR Scott McClay, Tehachapi, Calif., '98…
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Jon Schaffer joins Motorcraft/Quick Lane Racing Ford as co-crew chief

Jon Schaffer will share tuning duties of Bob Tasca III’s Motorcraft/Quick Lane Ford Mustang Funny Car with co-crew chief Eric Lane beginning at the Virginia NHRA Nationals.
13 May 2019
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Bob Tasca III
Jon Schaffer will share tuning duties of Bob Tasca III’s Motorcraft/Quick Lane Ford Mustang Funny Car with co-crew chief Eric Lane beginning at the Virginia NHRA Nationals. Schaffer moves from a rival Funny Car team in a trade for Mike Green, who…
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