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Clean Harbors, Kalitta Motorsports to host veterans, salute Veterans Day

On Veterans Day this Saturday, Clean Harbors and Kalitta Motorsports will recognize this important holiday by hosting veterans in the Kalitta Motorsports hospitality area and including “thank you veterans” logos in its liveries at this weekend’s race. 
09 Nov 2023
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Kalitta Motorsports
Patriotism. Service. Sacrifice. As the United States honors its military veterans on Veterans Day this Saturday, Nov. 11, 2023, Clean Harbors and Kalitta Motorsports are honoring these three attributes and recognizing this important holiday by…
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Justin Ashley team will honor veterans at In-N-Out Burger NHRA Finals

This weekend at the In-N-Out Burger NHRA Finals, Justin Ashley, Phillips Connect, and the Wyakin Foundation will be hosting three veterans on Saturday, Nov. 11 at the In-N-Out Burger NHRA Finals to celebrate Veterans Day.
09 Nov 2023
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Justin Ashley
For the past two NHRA seasons, Justin Ashley and the Phillips Connect Toyota Top Fuel team have supported and honored veterans through a partnership with the Wyakin Foundation. This weekend at the In-N-Out Burger NHRA Finals, Ashley, Phillips…
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Ron August Jr. to represent Clovis Veterans Memorial District in Pomona

Top Fuel driver Ron August Jr. will have new livery on his dragster with signage of Clovis Veterans Memorial District in an effort to remember those who fought for our freedom throughout Veterans Day weekend.
09 Nov 2023
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Ron August
Top Fuel driver Ron August Jr. enters this weekend’s In-N-Out Burger NHRA Finals with new livery on his dragster to honor veterans of the United States armed forces. His dragster will banner the signage of Clovis Veterans Memorial District in an…
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Five memorable moments from the history of the NHRA Finals

The NHRA World Finals has been a mainstay on the schedule since the 1960s, and this year's In-N-Out Burger NHRA Finals will no doubt add to that history. Brian Lohnes takes a look back at five memorable moments from the history of the event.
09 Nov 2023
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Top 5 Moments
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NHRA to return to Virginia Motorsports Park for Virginia NHRA Nationals in 2024

NHRA will return to Virginia Motorsports Park, regarded as one of the quickest and fastest tracks on the circuit, for the upcoming 2024 NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Series season.
09 Nov 2023
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Virginia Motorsports Park
NHRA will return to Virginia Motorsports Park, regarded as one of the quickest and fastest tracks on the circuit, for the upcoming 2024 NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Series season. The Richmond-area facility will play host to the Virginia NHRA…
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Del Worsham will be back behind the wheel of a Funny Car at Finals in Pomona

Del Worsham will return to where it all began for him, competing in Funny Car in Pomona with backing from CP Carrillo while simultaneously continuing to act as crew chief for Alexis DeJoria.
08 Nov 2023
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Del Worsham
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National event class schedule for 2024 NHRA Mission Foods Series released

The NHRA has released the category schedule for all racing classes that will compete at NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Series events during the 2024 season.
08 Nov 2023
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National event class schedule
The NHRA has released the category schedule for all racing classes that will compete at NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Series events during the 2024 season. The 2024 season opens with the 55th annual NHRA Gatornationals, kicking off what will be…
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Moon will honor Jim Dunn with Fireman's Quickie tribute Funny Car in Pomona

The Moon Equipment Company is honoring nitro legend Jim Dunn by turning over the sides of the Jim Dunn Racing Funny Car normally adorned in Pomona with the trademark Mooneyes logo to allow the team to run a tribute paint scheme honoring Dunn’s iconic Fireman’s Quickie cars of the 1980s.
08 Nov 2023
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
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Jim Dunn
The Moon Equipment Company is honoring nitro legend Jim Dunn by turning over the sides of the Jim Dunn Racing Funny Car normally adorned in Pomona with the trademark Mooneyes logo to allow the team to run a tribute paint scheme honoring Dunn’s…
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GOVX named Official Partner of NHRA with multiyear agreement

GOVX, which offers exclusive discounts for current and former military, first responders, and law enforcement, has been named an “Official Partner of NHRA” as part of an exciting new multiyear agreement that focuses on a shared goal of honoring those who serve the United States and local communities.
07 Nov 2023
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GOVX
GOVX, which offers exclusive discounts for current and former military, first responders, and law enforcement, has been named an “Official Partner of NHRA” as part of an exciting new multiyear agreement that focuses on a shared goal of honoring…
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The Insiders recap Las Vegas and preview the In-N-Out Burger Finals

On this episode of the NHRA Insider podcast, Brian Lohnes and Tony Pedregon talk all things Las Vegas and about the upcoming In-N-Out Burger NHRA Finals. 
07 Nov 2023
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NHRA Insider
  On this episode of the NHRA Insider podcast, Brian Lohnes and Tony Pedregon talk all things Las Vegas and about the upcoming In-N-Out Burger NHRA Finals.  It was a controversial and hardcore weekend in the desert paradise of…
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2022 Finals Flashback: Capps eked out championship by three points over Hight

Ron Capps won the 2022 NHRA Funny Car championship battle on the final day of the season in Pomona, finishing just three points ahead of Robert Hight in one of the closest conclusions in NHRA history and under some of the weirdest circumstances.
07 Nov 2023
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
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Ron Capps
Ron Capps won last year’s Funny Car championship battle on the final day of the season in Pomona, finishing just three points ahead of Robert Hight in one of the closest conclusions in NHRA history. Capps entered the Countdown in second place and…
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New In-N-Out Burger book excerpt: In-N-Out Burger and Irwindale Raceway

Lynsi Snyder, owner and president of In-N-Out Burger, has written a book, The Ins-N-Outs of In-N-Out Burger, about the iconic company, its roots, its culture, and its history, which has a deep connection to drag racing. In this excerpt, Snyder writes about the company's ties to Irwindale Raceway.
07 Nov 2023
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The Ins-N-Outs of In-N-Out Burger
An adapted excerpt from The Ins-N-Outs of In-N-Out Burger by Lynsi Snyder In-N-Out Burger and cars have always gone together like burgers and fries. Part of the association is quite natural. After all, as California’s…
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In-N-Out Burger to offer veterans, active military free combo meal on Veterans Day at NHRA Finals

To help celebrate Veterans Day at In-N-Out Burger Pomona Dragstrip, In-N-Out Burger will offer all veterans and active military members a free combo meal on Saturday, Nov. 11 during the In-N-Out Burger NHRA Finals.
06 Nov 2023
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In-N-Out Burger
To help celebrate Veterans Day at In-N-Out Burger Pomona Dragstrip, In-N-Out Burger will offer all veterans and active military members a free combo meal on Saturday, Nov. 11 during the historic 58th annual In-N-Out Burger NHRA Finals.  …
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Funny Car, Top Fuel championship duels heading toward epic finish in Pomona

Known for incredible finishes over the years, this weekend’s 58th annual In-N-Out Burger NHRA Finals is shaping up to be one of the most historic in NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series history, especially in the Funny Car and Top Fuel ranks.
06 Nov 2023
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NHRA finals
Known for incredible finishes over the years, this weekend’s 58th annual In-N-Out Burger NHRA Finals is shaping up to be one of the most historic in NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series history, especially in the Funny Car and Top Fuel ranks.…
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Cory Mac looking forward to next adventure in his all-star nitro career

After two seasons in a Nostalgia Funny Car and a victory in the season-opening Legends Funny Car series at the Winternationals, past NHRA big-show Top Fuel star Cory McClenathan’s competitive juices are flowing and the 35-time winner is eager to see what comes next.
06 Nov 2023
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
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Cory McClenathan
After two seasons in a Nostalgia Funny Car and a victory in the season-opening Legends Funny Car series at the Winternationals, past NHRA big-show Top Fuel star Cory McClenathan’s competitive juices are flowing and the 35-time winner is eager to see…
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Massel and Labbous Jr. join list of 2023 Lucas Oil Series champions

Bruno Massel clinched his fourth world title in Comp eliminator, while John Labbous Jr. added a Super Comp crown to his previous Super Gas title during last weekend’s Division 7 finale in Las Vegas.
06 Nov 2023
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
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Bruno Massel
Bruno Massel clinched his fourth world title in Comp eliminator, while John Labbous Jr. added a Super Comp crown to his previous Super Gas title during last weekend’s Division 7 finale in Las Vegas. Massel, a champion in 2009, 2012, and 2021, was…
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Cowie, Bellemeur take Top Alcohol victories at Division 7 Las Vegas event

Shawn Cowie and Sean Bellemeur scored wins in the Top Alcohol classes as the 2023 NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series came to a conclusion with the Pacific Division event at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
04 Nov 2023
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Division 7
The following are Sunday's final results from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, Pacific Division event at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway: TOP ALCOHOL DRAGSTER Shawn Cowie, 5.196, 277.43  def. Angelle Sampey, 5…
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Driven: Bob Tasca III

In the latest episode of the feature-length “Driven” series, follow Funny Car championship contender Bob Tasca III during a tumultuous weekend at the NHRA Nevada Nationals.
03 Nov 2023
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Bob Tasca III
 
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New National Dragster issue spotlights fall events, Sportsman racer features

Two drama-filled events, the NHRA Midwest Nationals and the Texas NHRA FallNationals, had seismic effects on the sport and are covered in-depth in the November issue of NHRA National Dragster. The new issue is now online in digital format and in the mail in its traditional print format to NHRA Members around the world.
03 Nov 2023
NHRA National Dragster staff
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ND 11
LOG IN TO READ THE NEW ISSUE Two drama-filled events, the NHRA Midwest Nationals and the Texas NHRA FallNationals, had…
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NHRA on FOX is live from 2023 SEMA Show—Day 4

The NHRA will live stream racer interviews, special announcements, and breaking news all week from booth 10,000 at the 2023 SEMA Show in Las Vegas
03 Nov 2023
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NHRA on FOX is live from 2023 SEMA Show—Day 4
Today's Guests: Lonnie Grim Larry Chen Terry McGean—Hemmings Emily and Aaron Reeves Kyle Fickler Alex Taylor Jeff Lutz Don Roe—crazy industries-NHRA Licensee Jim Liaw—PRI TJ Zizzo Warren Kosikov Rod Tschiggfrie
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A tale of two Walts

When it comes to famous Walts in the world, movie lovers have Walt Disney, bookworms have Walt Whitman, and basketball fans have Walt Frazier. Drag racing recently lost two of its favorite Walts, Walt Austin and Walt Stevens, within a month over September and October.
03 Nov 2023
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
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A tale of two Walts
When it comes to famous Walts in the world, movie lovers have Walt Disney, bookworms have Walt Whitman, and basketball fans have Walt Frazier. Drag racing recently lost two of its favorite Walts, Walt Austin and Walt Stevens, within a month over…
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Five NHRA Camping World Series drivers eligible for 2023 Rookie of the Year

NHRA has announced the five NHRA Camping World Drag Racing competitors in contention for the 2023 NHRA Rookie of the Year award: Chase Van Sant, David Cuadra, Eric Latino, Dan Mercier, and Jerry Tucker .
02 Nov 2023
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Rookie of the Year
NHRA has announced the five NHRA Camping World Drag Racing competitors in contention for the 2023 NHRA Rookie of the Year award.   Pro Stock Motorcycle’s Chase Van Sant is one of the five candidates for the annual award that names the sport’s…
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2023 JEGS Allstars Top Sportsman winner Dean Hall

02 Nov 2023
NHRA National Dragster staff
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70:34
Dean Hall sealed the victory for the Division 7 team by a narrow margin when he drove his Korbel Corvette to the Top Sportsman victory. Hall ran a 6.856 on his 6.85 dial. Opponent Brandon Miller, seeking to join the short list of drivers to double…
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2023 JEGS Allstars Top Sportsman winner Brandon Miller

02 Nov 2023
NHRA National Dragster staff
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84:03
In addition to leading the Right Trailers Top Sportsman national standings, Brandon Miller also went back-to-back at the JEGS Allstars in Top Dragster. Both Miller and opponent Rusty Baxter of Division 5 both ran right on their respective dials, but…
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2023 JEGS Allstars Super Street winner Art Hoover

02 Nov 2023
NHRA National Dragster staff
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90:51
Art Hoover, representing Division 7, claimed top honors in Super Street in a double-breakout bout with reigning champ John Dexter, 10.886 to 10.858.
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2023 JEGS Allstars Super Gas winner Rusty Cook

02 Nov 2023
NHRA National Dragster staff
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55:45
Division 3’s Rusty Cook won his second straight and third overall JEGS Allstars Super Gas title, racking up a near-perfect run consisting of a .003 reaction time and an e.t. of 9.909 to defeat Division 7’s Steve Parsons.
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2023 JEGS Allstars Super Comp winner Mark Powers

02 Nov 2023
NHRA National Dragster staff
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56:03
Division 4’s Mark Powers claimed top honors in Super Comp with an 8.292 to 8.92 final-round decision over Division 7’s Tanner Theobald, a race that wasn’t as close as those numbers would indicate considering Powers’ substantial starting-line…
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2023 JEGS Allstars Stock winner Joe Sorensen

02 Nov 2023
NHRA National Dragster staff
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75:03
Six times, Joe Sorensen has qualified for the JEGS Allstars team in Stock and the Division 6 racer finally went the distance with a great final round performance that included a .001 light and a 10.617 on his 10.60 dial. Runner-up Jeff Lopez, the…
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2023 JEGS Allstars Super Stock winner Troy Olsonawski

02 Nov 2023
NHRA National Dragster staff
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84:21
Division 6 rep Troy Olsonawski had one of the longest tows to race in the JEGS Allstars, but he returned with the biggest prize after topping reigning champ Mike Crutchfield in the Super Stock final. Olsonawski put his popular station wagon into the…
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2023 JEGS Allstars Comp winner Chase Williams

02 Nov 2023
NHRA National Dragster staff
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64:46
Chase Williams, representing the host Division 4 team, scored in Comp eliminator with his B/DA entry, running a strong (-54) 6.69 to defeat the (-.51) 6.46 of reigning world champ and Division 7 representative Ryan Priddy.
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