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Former champs John Force and Gary Scelzi to join WFO Radio Live shows this week

Sixteen-time NHRA Funny Car champion John Force will appear on WFO Radio Live, Thursday at 2 p.m. Eastern with host Joe Castello while former NHRA Top Fuel and Funny Car champion Gary Scelzi will take part in the WFO Radio Live Happy Hour show on Friday at 4 p.m. Eastern.
27 May 2020
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John Force
Sixteen-time NHRA Funny Car champion John Force will appear on WFO Radio Live, Thursday at 2 p.m. Eastern with host Joe Castello. Force is about to become a grandfather once again and is sure to bring…
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Funny Car star Matt Hagan will host virtual autograph party Thursday on Twitter

Mopar-sponsored NHRA Funny Car star Matt Hagan will host a one-hour virtual autograph session on Twitter Thursday, May 28, from 7-8 p.m. Eastern
27 May 2020
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Matt Hagan
Mopar-sponsored NHRA Funny Car star Matt Hagan will host a one-hour virtual autograph session on Twitter Thursday, May 28, from 7-8 p.m. Eastern Fans can use Twitter to ask/tweet to Hagan for an autograph using his Twitter handle @MattHagan_FC…
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Famoso's Blake Bowser discusses upcoming National Day of Nitro celebration

Blake Bowser, Vice President and General Manager of Auto Club Raceway Famoso, talks with NHRA's Brian Lohnes about the exciting National Day of Nitro online celebration planned for May 30.
25 May 2020
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Nitro
  For more information about this special event, visit NationalDayofNitro.com.
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Meyer, Bellemeur collect Lucas Oil Regional victories at Texas Motorplex event

No. 1 qualifiers Megan Meyer and Sean Bellemeur cruised to Lucas Oil Central Regional victories at the Keurig Dr. Pepper Lone Star Nationals presented by Driven Automotive Protection at the Texas Motorplex, the first NHRA points-earning event since the COVID-19 pandemic hit.
22 May 2020
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Megan Meyer
Photos by Robert Grice No. 1 qualifiers Megan Meyer and Sean Bellemeur cruised to Top Alcohol class victories at the Keurig Dr. Pepper Lone Star Nationals presented by Driven Automotive Protection at the Texas Motorplex. The pair…
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Fans will be allowed Saturday at Texas Motorplex Lucas Oil Series event

Thanks to an executive order signed by Texas Governor Greg Abbott, the Texas Motorplex will allow fans to attend the Keurig Dr. Pepper Lone Star Nationals presented by Driven Automotive Protection starting Saturday.
22 May 2020
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Dallas
Thanks to an executive order signed by Texas Governor Greg Abbott, the Texas Motorplex will allow fans to attend the Keurig Dr. Pepper Lone Star Nationals presented by Driven Automotive Protection starting Saturday. Fans will be charged $15 per car…
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Tune in now to watch live Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series action on NHRA.tv

The Keurig Dr. Pepper Lone Star Nationals presented by Driven Automotive Protection will be contested on May 22-23 at Texas Motorplex with live coverage of final eliminations on NHRA.tv on Saturday beginning at10:45 am. Central.
22 May 2020
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Dallas
  The Keurig Dr. Pepper Lone Star Nationals presented by Driven Automotive Protection will be contested on May 22-23 at Texas Motorplex with live coverage on NHRA.tv on Friday and Saturday,…
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Brainerd International Raceway to host car parade for local high-school graduates

Thanks to the generosity of Brainerd International Raceway, Brainerd High School students will get to celebrate with a car parade at the track to honor the class of 2020.
21 May 2020
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Brainerd
With restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many graduating high-school seniors are not going out with the traditional pomp and circumstance of a graduation ceremony, but thanks to the generosity of Brainerd International Raceway, Brainerd High…
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Top Fuel star Leah Pruett will host virtual autograph party Thursday on Twitter

Mopar-sponsored NHRA Top Fuel star Leah Pruett will host a one-hour virtual autograph session on Twitter Thursday May 21, from 7-8 p.m. Eastern
20 May 2020
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Leah Pruett
Mopar-sponsored NHRA Top Fuel star Leah Pruett will host a one-hour virtual autograph session on Twitter Thursday May 21, from 7-8 p.m. Eastern Fans can use Twitter to ask/tweet to Leah for an autograph using her Twitter handle @LeahPruett_TF…
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NHRA points-earning competition restarts with Lucas Oil Series May 22-23

The re-opening of NHRA Drag Racing during the COVID-19 pandemic will take a big step forward May 22-23 at Texas Motorplex with running of an NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Central Region event on the famed all-concrete quarter-mile outside of Dallas.
19 May 2020
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Dallas
The re-opening of NHRA Drag Racing during the COVID-19 pandemic will take a big step forward May 22-23 at Texas Motorplex with running of an NHRA NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Central Region event on the famed all-concrete quarter-mile outside…
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NHRA announces revised Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series schedule, addition of second JEGS SPORTSnationals at New England Dragway

NHRA has announced a revised schedule for the Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series with a full slate of events across all seven divisions between June and November plus the addition of a JEGS SPORTSnationals event Aug. 21-22 at New England Dragway.
19 May 2020
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Lucas Oil
After suspending racing in early March, the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series is poised to make a return this weekend along with a full slate of events across all seven divisions between June and November. The series will return to action…
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New England Dragway scores new JEGS SPORTSnationals event, Aug. 21-22

NHRA officials have announced a second JEGS SPORTSnationals event on the weekend of Aug. 21-22 at New England Dragway to bring national-event level drag racing to the historic Northeast locale.
19 May 2020
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SPORTSnationals
NHRA officials have announced a second JEGS SPORTSnationals event on the weekend of Aug. 21-22 at New England Dragway. The new race will bring national-event level drag racing to the historic Northeast locale, which lost this year's regularly…
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Shawn Gann, 1978-2020

Shawn Gann, who rode his Pro Stock Motorcycle to five NHRA national events wins from 2000 to 2017, died May 16. He was 42.
17 May 2020
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
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Shawn Gann
Shawn Gann, who rode his Pro Stock Motorcycle to five NHRA national events wins from 2000 to 2017, died May 16. He was 42. Gann’s first victory aboard the family-operated Gann Speed entry that he ran with father Blake came at 2001 fall Las Vegas…
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NHRA announces postponement of Sacramento Raceway Heritage Series event

NHRA officials have announced that the NHRA Hot Rod Heritage Series event scheduled for June 6 at Sacramento Raceway has been postponed. Dates for the postponed events will be announced at a later date.
15 May 2020
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Heritage
NHRA officials have announced that the NHRA Hot Rod Heritage Series event scheduled for June 6 at Sacramento Raceway has been postponed. Dates for the postponed events will be announced at a later date.
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Latest FREE issue of NHRA National Dragster now online focuses on the future

From an interview with NHRA President Glen Cromwell to a series of forward-looking and inspirational features about the NHRA community, the latest issue of NHRA National Dragster is must-read material. As always, it's packed with interactive links to double your viewing pleasure.
14 May 2020
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Racers For Christ national-event ministry will switch to regional-based teams

The Racers For Christ Executive Committee and the RFC Board of Directors have made the decision to change its NHRA national event ministry leadership structure for efficiency.
14 May 2020
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RFC
The Racers For Christ Executive Committee and the RFC Board of Directors have made the decision to change its NHRA national event ministry leadership structure for efficiency. RFC will begin to utilize the existing team of Region Directors to…
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#NationalDragsterForAll: Read free issues of NHRA National Dragster magazine

14 May 2020
NHRA National Dragster staff
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ND cover
  With the declaration by NHRA officials that the 2020 Mello Yello Drag Racing Series schedule will tentatively resume later this summer, NHRA National Dragster and NHRA Members are announcing a temporary shift to a free,…
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Rock Falls Raceway's Drive-Thru Tour shows off new facility improvements

Even though the track is not officially open yet for racing, NHRA Division 5 Member Track Rock Falls Raceway in Eau Claire, Wis., had cars on the track May 8 as part a Drive-Thru Tour program to highlight improvements at the track.
12 May 2020
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Rock Falls Raceway
Even though the track is not officially open yet for racing, NHRA Division 5 Member Track Rock Falls Raceway in Eau Claire, Wis., had cars on the track May 8 as part a Drive-Thru Tour program to highlight improvements at the track. More than…
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Talk chassis with Brian Lohnes and Alan Reinhart Wednesday on NHRA Shop Talk

NHRA’s Brian Lohnes and Alan Reinhart will host an interactive NHRA Shop Talk show live Wednesday at noon Pacific on NHRA’s Facebook page. The show also will here on NHRA.com and on NHRA’s YouTube page. This week: Chassis science, covering everything from bracket cars to Top Fuel.
12 May 2020
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Brian Lohnes
NHRA’s Brian Lohnes and Alan Reinhart will host an NHRA Shop Talk show Wednesday at noon Pacific on NHRA.com, NHRA’s Facebook page, and NHRA’a YouTube page. This week: Chassis science, covering everything from bracket cars to Top Fuel. Tune in at…
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Morgan Lucas named new president at Lucas Oil Products

Morgan Lucas, son of company founders Forrest and Charlotte Lucas, has been named the president of Lucas Oil Products, a California-based distributor and manufacturer of motor oils and additives.
12 May 2020
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Morgan Lucas
Morgan Lucas, son of company founders Forrest and Charlotte Lucas, has been named the president of Lucas Oil Products, a California-based distributor and manufacturer of motor oils and additives and sponsor of NHRA's hugely popular Lucas Oil Drag…
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Weekend Update With Brian Lohnes: May 11

NHRA's Brian Lohnes takes a look at the stories and happenings from the last week in the world of NHRA Drag Racing.
11 May 2020
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NHRA President Glen Cromwell and the path to bringing back NHRA Drag Racing

In this wide-ranging interview, NHRA President Glen Cromwell shares the thoughts behind the decisions that have been made to NHRA schedules during the COVD-19 pandemic and offers a look at the roadmap for the times ahead.
11 May 2020
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
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Glen Cromwell
There’s no doubt that 2020 has fast become one of the most challenging years in the history of the world following the coronavirus outbreak and COVID-19 pandemic, and just as everywhere around the globe, the impact is being felt on a personal…
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NHRA Top Fuel champ Steve Torrence gets married at family home in Kilgore, Texas

Reigning NHRA Mello Yello Top Fuel champion Steve Torrence married his longtime love, Natalie Jahnke, May 9 at the home of his parents, Billy and Kay, in Kilgore, Texas.
09 May 2020
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Steve Torrence
Reigning NHRA Mello Yello Top Fuel champion Steve Torrence married his longtime love, Natalie Jahnke, May 9 at the home of his parents, Billy and Kay, in Kilgore, Texas. About 150 friends gathered to celebrate the nuptials, including …
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With return to racing looming, DSR reopens for employees, with caution

Racing on the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series might still be a couple of months away, but for Don Schumacher Racing, it’s time to get back to work as part of the “Back on Track Indiana” program.
08 May 2020
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Don Schumacher
Racing on the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series might still be a couple of months away, but for Don Schumacher Racing, it’s time to get back to work. The Brownsburg, Ind., NHRA racing giant welcomed employees back to the team headquarters May 4 as…
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World Wide Technology Raceway delivers lunches to local medical center

NHRA Member Track World Wide Technology Raceway and Jimmy John’s delivered 200 lunches to front-line medical personnel at Gateway Regional Medical Center in Granite City, Ill., May 6, which was National Nurses Day,
06 May 2020
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World Wide Technology Raceway
World Wide Technology Raceway, an NHRA Member Track and host of the annual AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals, joined with Jimmy John’s to deliver 200 lunches to front-line medical personnel at Gateway Regional Medical Center in Granite…
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Pro Stock Motorcycle rider John Hall's company is aiding Connecticut neighbors

NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle rider John Hall has been working to support his local community by donating money and beverages through his business, Orange, Conn.-based Dichello Distributors, to local fire stations, hospitals, and food banks.
06 May 2020
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John Hall
NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle rider John Hall has been working to support his local community through his business, Orange, Conn.-based Dichello Distributors. The company, of which Hall is the president, has made a $5,000 donation to the…
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Tim Wilkerson issues the Food is Fuel Challenge for Central Illinois Foodbank

NHRA nitro Funny Car driver Tim Wilkerson, is hoping to inspire the community to rise in support of those who need it most during the COVID-19 pandemic. 
06 May 2020
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Tim Wilkerson
Wilkerson's Service Center, owned and operated by NHRA nitro Funny Car driver Tim Wilkerson, is hoping to inspire the community to rise in support of those who need it most during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Wilkerson, driver of the Levi, Ray…
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NHRA updates concerning COVID-19

A news archive of all NHRA press releases concerning the COVID19 pandemic and its effects on NHRA Drag Racing.
05 May 2020
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COVID19
News and information from the NHRA concerning the COVID-19 pandemic. May 19: NHRA announces revised Lucas Oil Drag…
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Holley National Hot Rod Reunion rescheduled for Aug. 20-22 at Beech Bend

The 2020 Holley National Hot Rod Reunion presented by AAA Insurance held at Beech Bend Raceway, Bowling Green, Ky., originally scheduled for mid-June, has been rescheduled to Aug. 20-22.
05 May 2020
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Hot Rod Reunion
The Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum officials announced today the postponement of the 2020 Holley National Hot Rod Reunion presented by AAA Insurance held at Beech Bend Raceway in Bowling Green, Ky. The annual three-day event, originally…
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NHRA announces revised plan to restart 2020 Mello Yello Drag Racing Series

NHRA officials have announced that they are working with state and local officials as well as host tracks and teams on a revised Mello Yello Drag Racing Series schedule, which will be announced soon. The season is expected to resume in August.
04 May 2020
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Mello Yello
NHRA officials announced today that they are working with state and local officials as well as host tracks and teams on a revised Mello Yello Drag Racing Series schedule, which will be announced soon.  The season is expected to resume, with…
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Latest FREE issue of NHRA National Dragster magazine now available

The latest issue of NHRA National Dragster magazine, being offered in digital format only and free to the racing community during the COVID-19 pandemic, is now online for reading. Features on the new electric Cobra Jet, Factory Stockers, Matt Bynum, and more pack this interactive issue.
30 Apr 2020
NHRA National Dragster staff
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