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Watch the Division 5 Lucas Oil Series event from Flying H free on NHRA.tv

NHRA fans can watch the Division 5 NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event from Flying H Dragstrip for free starting Thursday on NHRA.tv.
12 Jun 2024
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Division 5
NHRA fans can watch the Division 5 NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event from Flying H Dragstrip for free starting Thursday on NHRA.tv. Presenting sponsors of NHRA.tv Sportsman coverage from Flying H are Moser, Summit, Strange, and Edelbrock…
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2024 NHRA New England Nationals Top Dragster winner Scott Douglas

11 Jun 2024
NHRA National Dragster staff
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91:09
Scott Douglas used a string of great reaction times to get to the final in Right Trailers Top Dragster, where he held off Paul Neal with a nearly perfect 6.808 on his 6.80 dial.
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2024 NHRA New England Nationals Top Sportsman winner Matt Harper

11 Jun 2024
NHRA National Dragster staff
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90:29
Matt Harper put his sharp ’55 Chevy in the winner’s circle after claiming the Right Trailers Top Sportsman title. Harper defeated Richard Lachapelle in a close final with a 7.646 on his 7.60 dial.
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2024 NHRA New England Nationals Super Street winner Brian Sawyer

11 Jun 2024
NHRA National Dragster staff
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114:11
When it comes to Super Street racing, Brian Sawyer practically owns New England Dragway. The Massachusetts driver claimed his fourth New England Nationals Wally in the last eight years with a 10.93 to 10.96 final-round decision over Ray Butler.
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2024 NHRA New England Nationals Super Gas winner Hank Smith

11 Jun 2024
NHRA National Dragster staff
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100:12
Hank Smith scored his first NHRA national event victory, eking out a narrow final-round victory in Super Gas over five-time tour winner Jason Kenny. Smith’s better reaction time and 9.926 held off Kenny’s better-but-later 9.914 by just .004-second…
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2024 NHRA New England Nationals Super Comp winner Michael Handras

11 Jun 2024
NHRA National Dragster staff
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134:21
Michael Handras collected his second NHRA Super Comp Wally, clinching the win with a strong final-round 8.912 that forced local favorite Stephen Logan, into an 8.882 breakout loss.   
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2024 NHRA New England Nationals Stock winner Don Pires

11 Jun 2024
NHRA National Dragster staff
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106:29
Don Pires claimed his fourth national event win in Stock, and his second in Epping, after a final round battle against Ralph Porpora. Pires grabbed a lead at the start and ran 11.341 on his 11.28 prediction for the win.  
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2024 NHRA New England Nationals Super Stock winner Joe Lisa

11 Jun 2024
NHRA National Dragster staff
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79:49
The Super Stock final was decided by just a .001-second as Joe Santangelo left too soon, fouling away the win against Joe Lisa, who would have been tough to beat regardless with a 9.874 on his 9.89 dial.
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2024 Gerber Collision and Glass Route 66 NHRA Nationals Top Sportsman winner Larry Demers

11 Jun 2024
NHRA National Dragster staff
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94:40
Larry Demers is now 5-1 in national event final rounds after taking care of business in the Right Trailers Top Sportsman final against Zach Sackman at Route 66 Raceway. Demers left first and then sealed the win with a 6.901 against his 6.89 dial-in…
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2024 Gerber Collision and Glass Route 66 NHRA Nationals Super Street winner Dalton Deffenbaugh

11 Jun 2024
NHRA National Dragster staff
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101:37
Second-generation racer Dalton Deffenbaugh followed father, 2019 SPORTSnationals winner Scott, to the winner’s circle, sealing the deal in Super Street with a .005-second win against Carl Dresback in a race in which both ran 10.926. Route 66 raceway…
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2024 Gerber Collision and Glass Route 66 NHRA Nationals Super Gas winner Jeremy Mason

11 Jun 2024
NHRA National Dragster staff
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112:06
2019 Super Gas world champ Jeremy Mason scored his fourth win in the class and seventh overall when he drove his ’66 Nova to a 9.913 to defeat Steve Hoyt’s 9.919 in the final. Mason’s seven wins have come at six different national events.
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2024 Gerber Collision and Glass Route 66 NHRA Nationals Super Comp winner Rick Hughes

11 Jun 2024
NHRA National Dragster staff
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88:16
Rick Hughes collected career win No. 2 in Super Comp in Chicago, backing up his 2018 St. Louis victory with a thrilling double-breakout final-round bout with Brad Cole. After gaining a slight starting line advantage, Hughes turned on the win light…
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2024 Gerber Collision and Glass Route 66 NHRA Nationals Stock Eliminator winner Julie Biermann

11 Jun 2024
NHRA National Dragster staff
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148:16
Julie Biermann rode a string of solid lights to the final round of Stock eliminator and then scored her first national event title by beating Johnny Diekema, who slowed in his ’70 Challenger. Biermann is the 99th female winner in NHRA national event…
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2024 Gerber Collision and Glass Route 66 NHRA Nationals Super Stock winner James Ronzello

11 Jun 2024
NHRA National Dragster staff
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121:06
After a pair of runner-up finishes, Jimmy Ronzello claimed his first NHRA national event title in Super Stock. In the final, Ronzello topped Dave Dupps Jr. with a 9.291 against his 9.27 dial.
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DHDR developmental driver Madi Turley enjoys Bristol experience

During the Super Grip NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals last weekend, DH Davies Racing developmental driver Madi Turley spent the weekend as the NHRA Grassroots Racing ambassador.
11 Jun 2024
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Madi Turley
During the Super Grip NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals last weekend, DH Davies Racing developmental driver Madi Turley spent the weekend as the NHRA Grassroots Racing ambassador. Turley, a 17-year-old Sportsman racer from Rutledge, Tenn., displayed her…
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Second Sportsman Appreciation Dinner set for Aug. 27 at NHRA U.S. Nationals

On Tuesday evening, Aug. 27, NHRA will again host a Sportsman Appreciation Dinner at the NHRA U.S. Nationals to recognize the accomplishments and dedication of more than 800 racers and guests who will be attending this special event.
11 Jun 2024
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Sportsman Appreciation Dinner
On Tuesday evening, Aug. 27, NHRA will again host a Sportsman Appreciation Dinner at the NHRA U.S. Nationals to recognize the accomplishments and dedication of more than 800 racers and guests who will be attending this special event. The dinner…
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Six Sportsman champions crowned at Super Grip Thunder Valley Nationals

In addition to the exciting Mission Foods Drag Racing Series action at the Super Grip NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals, six drivers also claimed wins in Lucas Oil Series competition at Bristol Dragway.
10 Jun 2024
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Gene Brown
In addition to the exciting Mission Foods Drag Racing Series action at the Super Grip NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals, six drivers also claimed wins in Lucas Oil Series competition at Bristol Dragway. Byron Worner picked up his first national event…
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Kris Thorne named winner of Congruity NHRA Pro Mod series event in Bristol

Kris Thorne has been named the winner of the Super Grip NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals following JR Gray's final-round disqualification in the Congruity NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series presented by LearnEV+
09 Jun 2024
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Kris Thorne
NHRA announced the disqualification of J.R. Gray’s run on Sunday during a post-race inspection following the final round of the Super Grip NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals in the Congruity NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series presented by LearnEV+ due to a…
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David Janac wins his first Flexjet Factory Stock Showdown title in Bristol

David Janac won for the first time in the Flexjet Factory Stock Showdown Series at the Super Grip NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway.
09 Jun 2024
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David Janac
David Janac won for the first time in the Flexjet Factory Stock Showdown Series  at the Super Grip NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway. The veteran driver powered his Janac Brothers Chevrolet COPO Camaro to victory from the No, 4…
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PlayNHRA: NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals Betting Preview

The NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals marks the debut of PlayNHRA, which introduces and formalizes fantasy gaming and betting within the NHRA. This comprehensive article from NEXbets offers guides and analysis for the weekend.
06 Jun 2024
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Elevate Your Experience with NXTbets' Expert Analysis Ready to ignite your NHRA betting experience? Look no further than NXTbets' comprehensive…
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Congruity NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series returns to Bristol

Racing in the heart of Pro Mod country, the Congruity NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series presented by LearnEV+ continues its busy stretch as part of this weekend’s Super Grip NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway.
06 Jun 2024
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Pro Mod
Racing in the heart of Pro Mod country, the Congruity NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series presented by LearnEV+ continues its busy stretch as part of this weekend’s 23rd annual Super Grip NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway. It is the…
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John Force goes WFO after emotional victory at NHRA New England Nationals

John Force joined Joe Castello on WFO Radio following his 157th NHRA win at the New England Nationals, where he made an emotional statement that he thinks his legendary career is near its end, and explains what he really meant to convey.
06 Jun 2024
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John Force
  John Force joined Joe Castello following his 157th NHRA win at the New England Nationals where he made an emotional statement that he thinks his legendary career is near its end, and explains what he really meant to convey.
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Texas Motorplex to host NHRA Jr. Drag Racing League Western Conference Finals

Historic Texas Motorplex will host the Right Trailers NHRA Jr. Drag Racing League Western Conference Finals presented by Capco Contractors June 8-15. 
05 Jun 2024
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NHRA Jr. Drag Racing League Western Conference
Historic Texas Motorplex will host the Right Trailers NHRA Jr. Drag Racing League Western Conference Finals presented by Capco Contractors June 8-15.    The legendary facility just south of Dallas will host hundreds of young competitors…
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Bristol Dragway set for Flexjet Factory Stock Showdown excitement

The Flexjet NHRA Factory Stock Showdown Series will return to one of the most historic dragstrips in the country this weekend, Bristol Dragway, for the Super Grip NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals.
05 Jun 2024
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Flexjet Factory Stock Showdown
The Flexjet NHRA Factory Stock Showdown Series will return to one of the most historic dragstrips in the country this weekend, Bristol Dragway, nestled in the Tennessee mountains and known as one of the quickest racing surfaces in the country. For…
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Shirley Muldowney to become member of Bristol’s Legends of Thunder Valley

Three-time NHRA Top Fuel world champion Shirley Muldowney will be inducted into the prestigious Legends of Thunder Valley, Bristol Dragway's official Hall of Fame, during the Super Grip NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals.
04 Jun 2024
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Shirley Muldowney
Shirley Muldowney never raised a trophy at historic Bristol Dragway, but don’t let that glaring stat distract from the over-arching victory she claimed through her tenacity as a pioneering trailblazer in motorsports. One so significant that women…
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NHRA ready to roar into Bristol for Super Grip NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals

The NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Series returns to Thunder Valley for another year of intense racing action at the 23rd annual Super Grip NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway on June 7-9.
04 Jun 2024
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Super Grip NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals
The NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Series returns to Thunder Valley for another year of intense racing action at the 23rd annual Super Grip NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway on June 7-9. A highlight on the NHRA circuit, all the…
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Sportsman champions take center stage at NHRA New England Nationals

In addition to the Mission Foods Drag Racing Series action at the NHRA New England Nationals, seven drivers also scored victories in Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series action at New England Dragway.
03 Jun 2024
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Don Pires Jr.
In addition to the Mission Foods Drag Racing Series action at the NHRA New England Nationals, seven drivers also scored victories in Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series action at New England Dragway. The Super Stock final was decided by…
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5 Things We Learned in Epping

By all accounts, the NHRA New England Nationals was a home run with perfect weather, two days of sold-out crowds, and three very popular Professional champions, but in the end, what did we learn? As it turns out, we learned a lot, including these five key items.
03 Jun 2024
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
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Doug Kalitta
By all accounts, the NHRA New England Nationals was a home run with perfect weather, two days of sold-out crowds, and three very popular Professional champions, but in the end, what did we learn? As it turns out, we learned a lot, including these…
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Mason Wright grabs first career Congruity NHRA Pro Mod Series win in Epping

Mason Wright drove to his first career victory in the Congruity NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series presented by LearnEV+ on Sunday at New England Dragway.
02 Jun 2024
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Pro Mod
Mason Wright drove to his first career victory in the Congruity NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series presented by LearnEV+ on Sunday at New England Dragway, defeating Jordan Lazic in the final round as part of this weekend’s 11th annual NHRA New England…
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Kalitta, Force, and Troy Coughlin Jr. score New England Nationals victories

In front of a sellout crowd, Doug Kalitta, John Force, and Troy Coughlin Jr. collect wins at the 13th annual NHRA New England Nationals at New England Dragway.
02 Jun 2024
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Epping winners
John Force finished off an impressive double-up weekend in front of another sellout crowd on Sunday at New England Dragway, as the 16-time Funny Car world champion outran teammate Austin Prock in the final round of the 11th annual NHRA New England…
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