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The Capco train keeps rolling as Steve Torrence wins eighth Top Fuel title in Denver

Steve Torrence’s amazing championship defense continues with his eighth Top Fuel win of the season at the Dodge NHRA Mile-High Nationals.
21 Jul 2019
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
Race coverage
torrence
Somehow, someway, Steve Torrence went winless in the first five races if his Top Fuel title defense. Since then, he’s been pure gold with eight wins and a runner-up finish in nine events. The only blemish on an otherwise perfect record is a loss to…
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Fifth-time is the charm Tommy Johnson Jr. and Make-A-Wish Dodge Funny Car in Denver

In his fifth-career final round at Bandimere Speedway, Tommy Johnson Jr. drives Make-A-Wish Dodge Funny Car to victory.
21 Jul 2019
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
Race coverage
johnson
From Super Gas, to Top Alcohol Funny Car, to Top Fuel, and eventually the Funny Car class, Tommy Johnson Jr. has tried to win the Dodge NHRA Mile-High Nationals presented by Pennzoil for more than three decades, and he finally made it happen by…
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Greg Anderson breaks year-long winless drought after driving Summit Camaro to fourth Denver victory

Four-time Mello Yello champion Greg Anderson puts his Summit Racing Equipment Camaro into the winner’s circle for the first time in a year with impressive Denver performance.
21 Jul 2019
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
Race coverage
anderson
For centuries, people have believed that mountain air is therapeutic and after winning his fourth Pro Stock title at the Dodge NHRA Mile-High Nationals presented by Pennzoil, Greg Anderson is inclined to agree. Anderson won his third Denver title…
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Andrew Hines makes the Harley-Davidson FXDR a winner in its Denver debut

The new Harley-Davidson FXDR Pro Stock Motorcycle enjoys an historic debut after Andrew Hines defeats Vance & Hines teammate Eddie Krawiec in the Denver final
21 Jul 2019
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
Race coverage
hines
You only get one chance to make a positive first impression and the Vance & Hines team is keenly aware of that after teammates Andrew Hines and Eddie Krawiec debued their new Harley-Davidson FXDR models in the best way possible; with an all-…
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After frightening Denver crash, Kenny Delco already thinking ahead to Sonoma

Kenny Delco went for a wild ride on Saturday night in Denver but he plans on racing next week in Sonoma.
21 Jul 2019
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
Race coverage
delco
After crashing his Camaro in a scary top-end crash on Saturday night in Denver, there isn’t a soul on Earth that would blame Kenny Delco if he'd just decided to pack up and head back to his home in New York. The trouble is, Delco doesn’t think that…
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Terry McMillen vows to keep fighting for Countdown spot

Nothing ever seems to come easy for Terry McMillen and his Amalie Motor Oil Top Fuel team but he's ready to fight for a spot in the Countdown.
21 Jul 2019
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
Race coverage
mcmillen
Three aborted qualifying runs and a round one loss was not at all how Terry McMillen wanted to start the Western Swing but the Amalie Top Fuel driver knows a thing or two about battling adversity so he’s prepared to take his lumps and move on to the…
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NHRA Dodge Mile-High Nationals Sunday Gallery

Check out our daily sampling of the best images from the Dodge NHRA Mile-High Nationals presented by Pennzoil at Denver's Bandimere Speedway.
21 Jul 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
Race coverage
Winners
Sunday's final day of eliminations in Denver began with the popular NHRA Track Walk, which was led by two-time Funny Car world champion Matt Hagan. As part of pre-race ceremonies, NHRA's Jason Logan,…
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Dodge NHRA Mile-High Nationals Sunday preview

Welcome to race day at the Dodge NHRA Mile-High Nationals presented by Pennzoil. Sportsman racing begins at 8 a.m. (Mountain) and Mello Yello pro racing begins at 11 a.m. with round one of Top Fuel eliminations at Bandimere Speedway.
21 Jul 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
Race coverage
denver
The Dodge NHRA Mile-High Nationals presented by Pennzoil rolls to a conclusion today with Sportsman cars on the track at 8 a.m.  following Saturday's  rain showers. Final eliminations in the Mello Yello pro categories racing kicks off with…
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Robert Hight storms to Funny Car qualifying lead in Denver with his Auto Club Chevy

Robert Hight has been the king of Funny Car qualifying this year with his Auto Club Camaro and he's on the pole for the seventh time in 14 races.
20 Jul 2019
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
Race coverage
hight
Two-time Mello Yello champion Robert Hight earned the pole position for the Dodge NHRA Mile-High Nationals with a stout 3.976 second run. Hight slipped past Tommy Johnson Jr., who had earlier run 3.978. For Hight, the current Funny Car points leader…
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Matt Smith makes monster run to lead Denver Pro Stock Motorcycle field

Matt Smith takes his Denso EBR to the top spot in Pro Stock Motorcycle under the lights at Bandimere Speedway.
20 Jul 2019
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
Race coverage
smith
Reigning world champ Matt Smith made the third quickest Pro Stock Motorcycle pass at Bandimere Speedway to earn the top qualifying spot for the second time this year and 33rd time in his career. After watching the Pro Stock car class make dramatic…
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Richard Freeman becomes 65th driver to qualify No. 1 in Pro Stock in Elite Camaro

Elite Motorsports team boss Richard Freeman became just the 65th different driver to earn a pole position in Pro Stock at the Dodge NHRA Mile-High Nationals in Denver.
20 Jul 2019
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
Race coverage
freeman
Elite Motorsports team owner Richard Freeman earned the first pole position of his career and became the 65th driver to lead a Pro Stock field during a wild qualifying session on Saturday night at Bandimere Speedway. Driving the Chevy Camaro…
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Kenny Delco walks away from a wild ride during Pro Stock qualifying

Veteran Pro Stock driver Kenny Delco was involved in an on-track accident during Saturday’s final qualifying session at Bandimere Speedway. After the incident, Delco exited the car under his own power.
20 Jul 2019
Posted by NHRA.com staff
Race coverage
Kenny Delco
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Steve Torrence secures third Top Fuel pole of 2019 at Dodge Mile-High Nationals

Reigning Mello Yello Top Fuel champ and his Capco Contractors team earn No. 1 spot at Bandimere Speedway.
20 Jul 2019
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
Race coverage
torrence
Steve Torrence has put a hammerlock on the Top Fuel class for more than a year and he shows no signs of easing up any time soon. Torrence, the reigning world champ and runaway points leader, will start from the No. 1 spot for the third time this…
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NHRA Dodge Mile-High Nationals Saturday Gallery

There was a lot of action both on and off the track at Bandimere Speedway on Saturday and NHRA.com/National Dragster photographer Jerry Foss was there to capture it. Here's a sampling of his best images.
20 Jul 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
Race coverage
bandimere
Texas-based Preston "Peeps" Pennington is pulling double-duty in Denver with his '34 Ford roadster in Super Gas and his dragster in Super Comp. Earlier this year, Pennington scored a huge six-figure payday at the Spring Fling Million…
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Dodge NHRA Mile-High Nationals Saturday preview

Professional qualifying will continue today at the Dodge NHRA Mile-High Nationals presented by Pennzoil with two more qualifying sessions for Mello Yello series pros in addition to qualifying and eliminations for Lucas Oil Series Sportsman racers.
20 Jul 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
Race coverage
denver
Qualifying concludes today at the Dodge NHRA Mile-High Nationals presented by Pennzoil with a pair of professional qualifying sessions that are scheduled for 4:15 p.m. and 7:15 p.m. (Mountain Time). Racing begins with Sportsman cars on the…
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No surprise after Steve Torrence blasts to new track speed record to lead Top Fuel field in Denver

Reigning world champion Steve Torrence drove his Capco Contractors dragster to the top spot on Friday at Bandimere Speedway
19 Jul 2019
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
Race coverage
torrence
Steve Torrence has won just about everything there is to win over the last year so it was not the least bit surprising to see the Capco Contractors Top Fuel dragster take the top spot in qualifying during the opening day of the Dodge Mile-Hight…
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Cruz Pedregon puts Snap-on Dodge on provisional pole Friday at Bandimere Speedway

Two-time world champion Cruz Pedregon put his Snap-on Dodge Charger into the top spot during Friday night qualifying in Denver
19 Jul 2019
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
Race coverage
cruz
On a day when full runs were hard to come by, Cruz Pedregon was able to figure out a few things that his rivals could not and as a result, the two-time Funny Car world champion ended the day as the provisional low qualifier at the Dodge NHRA Mile-…
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Greg Anderson and his Summit Racing Chevy Camaro ended Friday as the top qualifier in Pro Stock in Denver

Greg Anderson and his Summit Racing Chevy Camaro ended Friday as the top qualifier in Pro Stock at the Dodge NHRA Mile-High Nationals presented by Pennzoil
19 Jul 2019
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
Race coverage
anderson
Greg Anderson has been the top qualifier in Pro Stock 103 times in his career and that number could easily swell to 104 after his performance on Friday night at Bandimere Speedway. Anderson drove his Summit Racing Equipment Chevy Camaro to a 6.980…
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Dashing debut for the Harley-Davidson FXDR after Andrew Hines grabs Friday qualifying lead in Denver

Andrew Hines rides the all-new Harley-Davidson FXDR to the top spot in Pro Stock Motorcycle on Friday at Bandimere Speedway.
19 Jul 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
Race coverage
hines
In his first full run on the new Harley-Davidson FXDR, Andrew Hines rode to the provisional pole on Friday at the Dodge Mile-High Nationals presented by Pennzoil. Hines, along with teammates Eddie Krawiec and Angelle Sampey, officially unveiled the…
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NHRA Dodge Mile-High Nationals Friday gallery

Bandimere Speedway is one of the most picturesque facilities on the NHRA Mello Yello tour and it makes a perfect setting for the work of NHRA National Dragster photographer Jerry Foss. Here is a look at some of the best images of the day.
19 Jul 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
Race coverage
hagan
A longstanding tradition at the Dodge NHRA Mile-High Nationals is the Mopar Block Party, which is held on Thursday evening in neighboring Golden, Colo. The event attracts a huge crowd of NHRA and Mopar fans and features a car show,…
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Dodge NHRA Mile-High Nationals Friday preview

The annual NHRA Western Swing, which includes stops in Denver, Sonoma, and Seattle, kicks off this weekend with the Dodge NHRA Mile-High Nationals presented by Pennzoil at scenic Bandimere Speedway.
16 Jul 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
Race coverage
denver
The annual NHRA Western Swing, which includes stops in Denver, Sonoma, and Seattle, kicks off this weekend with the Dodge NHRA Mile-High Nationals presented by Pennzoil at scenic Bandimere Speedway. Friday features a full day of qualifying beginning…
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Steve Torrence wins seventh Top Fuel race of 2019 season

Capco Contractors Top Fuel racer continues to dominate Top Fuel category with seventh victory of the season at the NHRA New England Nationals.
07 Jul 2019
Jacob Sundstrom, NHRA National Dragster Associate Editor
Race coverage
Steve Torrence
Steve Torrence continued to roll at the NHRA New England Nationals. He defeated Scott Palmer, a racer he shares a friendship and technical alliance with, to win his seventh Top Fuel Wally of 2019 and second-straight at New England Dragway. He made a…
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Matt Hagan takes his Dodge Charger to third-straight Epping win

Matt Hagan drove his Mopar Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat to winner’s circle again, his third straight Funny Car win at the NHRA New England Nationals.
07 Jul 2019
Jacob Sundstrom, NHRA National Dragster Associate Editor
Race coverage
Matt Hagan
Matt Hagan and Dickie Venables love New England Dragway. The former champions defeated Shawn Langdon by five-hundredths of a second to earn their first win since February. It’s the duo’s third-straight victory at the NHRA New England Nationals, a…
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NHRA New England Nationals Sunday gallery

NHRA National Dragster Marc Gewertz captured the final day of racing at the NHRA New England Nationals and we've got the best shots for your viewing pleasure.
07 Jul 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
Race coverage
Robert Hight
We handed out Wallys in Epping, New Hampshire and NHRA National Dragster photographer Marc Gewertz captured all the action that led up to the final races. Now we're sharing some of the best shots of the day before we load up and head to Denver for…
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Scott Palmer continues to survive and advance at NHRA New England Nationals

Magic Dry Top Fuel dragster picks up valuable points at NHRA New England Nationals
07 Jul 2019
Jacob Sundstrom, NHRA National Dragster Associate Editor
Race coverage
Scott Palmer
Scott Palmer has not had point-earning luck in 2019. His car has struggled with consistency and, in a field featuring even more tough customers than 2018, he faces the prospect of missing the NHRA Countdown to the Championship for the first time…
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Cruz Pedregon defeats John Force in wild round one battle at NHRA New England Nationals

Incredible pedalfest goes the way of Dodge Charger driver Cruz Pedregon against 16-time champion John Force.
07 Jul 2019
Jacob Sundstrom, NHRA National Dragster Associate Editor
Race coverage
Cruz Pedregon
John Force will have to wait at least two more weeks to get his 150th win. Cruz Pedregon turned off the bottom bulb, apparently accidentally, and went on to score the round win against his oldest rival. Pedregon had to pedal his Dodge Charger Funny…
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Live Timing: Racing under way from NHRA New England Nationals

07 Jul 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
Race coverage
Doug Kalitta
Elimination action is underway at the NHRA New England Nationals in Epping, New Hampshire. Follow all of the action from New England Dragway on NHRA Live Timing…
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NHRA New England Nationals Sunday preview

Welcome to race day at the NHRA New England Nationals. Sportsman racing begins at 9:15 a.m. Eastern and Mello Yello pro racing begins at 11 a.m. with round one of Top Fuel eliminations at New England Dragway.
07 Jul 2019
Posted by NHRA.com staff
Race coverage
Epping
Racing begins in earnest at the NHRA New England Nationals with Sportsman cars on the track at 9:15 a.m. thanks to Mother Nature's interference Saturday afternoon. Mello Yello pro racing kicks off with Top Fuel at 11 a.m. Eastern and will be…
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Shawn Langdon, Cruz Pedregon get into heated exchange at top end

Cruz Pedregon confronted Shawn Langdon following the former Top Fuel champion's tweet about track prep at the NHRA New England Nationals.
06 Jul 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
Race coverage
Shawn Langdon
Shawn Langdon shared his thoughts on the track prep following the first qualifying session of Funny Car, which you can see in the image above. That didn't set well with Cruz Pedregon, who confronted Langdon at the top end of the race track following…
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NHRA New England Nationals Saturday gallery

NHRA National Dragster photographer Marc Gewertz captured the final day of qualifying at the NHRA New England Nationals and now we're passing the photos on to you.
06 Jul 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
Race coverage
Tim Wilkerson
There was only one session of qualifying on Saturday at the NHRA New England Nationals, but there were still plenty of incredible photos shot by NHRA National Dragster photographer Marc Gewertz. They are embedded below for your viewing pleasure.…
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