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Tommy Johnson Jr. marvels at sights, scenes and performances at Dodge Mile-High NHRA Nationals

Racing at Bandimere Speedway for the Dodge Mile-High NHRA Nationals presented by Pennzoil, which takes place July 19-21, means racing at an elevation of more than 5,800 feet, but it’s a challenge Tommy Johnson Jr, has always enjoyed.
16 Jul 2019
Posted by NHRA.com staff
Feature
Tommy Johnson Jr.
While the start of the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series’ famed Western Swing always presents one of the biggest challenges of the season, it also brings a smile to Tommy Johnson Jr.’s face. The annual trek to scenic Bandimere Speedway for the…
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Indy-based NHRA teams stock up and prepare for the famed Western Swing

NHRA race teams are preparing to head out on the Western Swing, which will take them to Colorado, California, and Washington state on three consecutive weekends. What does it take to get ready for the trip? NHRA’s John Kernan reports from Indy.
16 Jul 2019
Posted by NHRA.com staff
NHRA Today™
Western Swing
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18th annual Mopar Big Block Party on tap for Thursday, July 18, in Golden, Colo.

The 18th annual Mopar Big Block Party Presented by Pennzoil will return to help rev up the Dodge Mile-High NHRA Nationals presented by Pennzoil. Scheduled for Thursday, July 18, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.  in downtown Golden, Colo.
15 Jul 2019
Posted by NHRA.com staff
News
Mopar
The 18th annual Mopar Big Block Party Presented by Pennzoil will return to help rev up the Dodge Mile-High NHRA Nationals presented by Pennzoil. Scheduled for Thursday, July 18, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.  in downtown Golden, Colo., the event will…
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Cowie, Hough score alky wins at Division 6 Lucas Oil Series event in Woodburn

Shawn Cowie and Brian Hough led the list of winners as the Northwest Division NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series competed at Woodburn Dragstrip.
14 Jul 2019
Posted by NHRA.com staff
News
Division 6
 The following are Sunday's final results from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, Northwest Division event at Woodburn Dragstrip: TOP ALCOHOL DRAGSTER Shawn Cowie, Surrey, B.C., 5.278, 277.34  def. Joey…
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Dodd, Ross, and Hidalgo Jr., lead Thunder Valley Raceway Park winner list

Sean Dodd, Troy Ross, and Jimmy Hidalgo Jr. lead the list of champions as Thunder Valley Raceway Park in Oklahoma played host to the Division 4 Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series.
14 Jul 2019
Posted by NHRA.com staff
News
Division 4
The following are Saturday's final results from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, South Central Division event at Thunder Valley Raceway Park: COMPETITION ELIMINATOR Sean Dodd, Lewisville, Texas, '05 Cobalt, C/EA…
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Sackman, Drew, and Vincent heat up at Burndown at Sundown event

Matt Sackman, Ray Drew, and Shaun Vincent led the list of winners as the Division 3 NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series competed at Route 66 Raceway in the annual Burndown at Sundown.
14 Jul 2019
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News
Division 3
The following are Sunday's final results from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, North Central Division Burndown at Sundown: TOP ALCOHOL DRAGSTER Matt Sackman, Channahon, Ill., 5.348, 273.33  def. Troy Coughlin Jr.,…
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NHRA celebrates 40 years at Bandimere Speedway with Dodge Mile-High NHRA Nationals

The NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series will celebrate its 40th year of racing at scenic Bandimere Speedway in style, kicking off the famed Western Swing at the 40th annual Dodge Mile-High NHRA Nationals presented by Pennzoil, July 19-21.
14 Jul 2019
Posted by NHRA.com staff
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Denver
The NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series will celebrate its 40th year of racing at scenic Bandimere Speedway in style, kicking off the famed Western Swing at the 40th annual Dodge Mile-High NHRA Nationals presented by Pennzoil, July 19-21. The…
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Greg Carrillo plans Denver return with new Top Fuel car, new tuning tandem

Top Fuel racer Greg Carrillo will make his return to the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series tour at the Dodge Mile-High NHRA Nationals presented by Pennzoil in Denver with a new car and the addition of Aaron Brooks to the tuning team.
12 Jul 2019
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
News
Greg Carrillo
Top Fuel racer Greg Carrillo will make his return to the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series tour at the Dodge Mile-High NHRA Nationals presented by Pennzoil in Denver. Carrillo will debut a new Morgan Lucas Racing-built chassis that will be…
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Saluting U.S. Nationals history: Prudhomme, Leong, and the spirit of '65

The 65th Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals is just round the corner and the number 65 itself is a great piece of event history. In 1965, Winternationals winners Don Prudhomme and car owner Roland Leong became the first to win two NHRA national events in a season when they won at Indy after a long road trip.
12 Jul 2019
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
DRAGSTER Insider
Don Prudhomme
The 65th annual Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals is coming up, and promises to be a celebration of the…
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Latest issue of NHRA National Dragster now online, includes Brown, Anderson features, Norwalk coverage, and more

NHRA National Dragster magazine's latest issue, which includes features on the success stories behind two of the sport's greatest -- Antron Brown and Greg Anderson -- plus coverage of the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals, is online for NHRA members and in the mail to homes and shops around the world.
11 Jul 2019
NHRA National Dragster staff
News
ND cover
NHRA National Dragster magazine's 13th issue of 2019, which includes features on the success stories behind two of the sport's greatest -- Antron Brown and Greg Anderson -- plus coverage of the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals, is online for…
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NHRA.com Interview: Kasey Coler, NHRA VP Track Managment & Operations

In this NHRA.com interview, NHRA Vice President Track Management and Operations Kasey Coler addresses a wide variety of topics related to NHRA-owned facilities.
11 Jul 2019
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
News
kasey
As part of his responsibilities as NHRA’s Vice-President Track Management & Operations, Kasey Coler oversees the NHRA-owned and operated facilities in Indianapolis, Gainesville, and Atlanta. While they are primarily known for their NHRA…
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NHRA drivers compete against Riley Kids on small-scale dragstrip in Indy

NHRA drivers Antron Brown, Tommy Johnson Jr., Austin Prock, and Jordan Vandergriff raced young patients from Riley Children’s Hospital at the pedal-powered dragstrip located at the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis. 
10 Jul 2019
Posted by NHRA.com staff
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Riley Kids
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WFO Radio New England Nationals Winners Edition

10 Jul 2019
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WFO
New England Nationals Winners Edition featuring Steve Torrence, Matt Hagan, John DeFlorian, and Tii Tharpe. Torrence and Hagan discuss their victory and the prospect of returning to quarter-mile racing. Dom Lagana gives details of what it takes to…
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The Sports Report: Holy Moses

Ken Moses became the latest driver to double-up at an NHRA national event by winning Super Comp and Top Dragster at the New England Nationals.
10 Jul 2019
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
The Sports Report
moses
It may not be as impressive as the parting of the Red Sea, but what Ken Moses accomplished at the NHRA New England Nationals could just as easily be described as a miracle. Moses, a part of the Division 1 landscape for more than…
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NHRA Power Rankings: Scott Palmer makes renewed NHRA Countdown bid

The Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals will be stressful for the bottom of the Top Fuel table
09 Jul 2019
Jacob Sundstrom, NHRA National Dragster Associate Editor
Power Rankings
Scott Palmer
Scott Palmer reached his second Top Fuel final at the NHRA New England Nationals. He came up short against Steve Torrence for the second time in his career, but it remained an incredible points day for the Magic Dry Organic Absorbent Top Fuel team.…
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"Ohio George" Montgomery to be inducted into Motorsports Hall of Fame of America

Four-time Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals winner “Ohio George” Montgomery is among those who will be inducted into the Motorsports Hall of Fame of America March 16-17, 2020.
09 Jul 2019
Posted by NHRA.com staff
News
George Montgomery
Four-time Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals winner “Ohio George” Montgomery is among those who will be inducted into the Motorsports Hall of Fame of America March 16-17, 2020 during its 32nd annual Induction Celebration in Daytona Beach. The…
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Fast Five: NHRA New England Nationals

NHRA's Brian Lohnes and Lewlis Bloom count down their top five highlights from the NHRA New England Nationals.
08 Jul 2019
Posted by NHRA.com staff
Fast Five
Fast Five
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Moses' double leads Sportsman winner highlights at NHRA New England Nationals

Ken Moses doubled in Super Comp and Top Dragster presented by Racing RVs.com to lead the list of Lucas Oil Series highlights from the NHRA New England Nationals.
08 Jul 2019
Posted by NHRA.com staff
News
Ken Moses
Sunday's final results from the seventh annual NHRA New England Nationals at New England Dragway. The race is the 13th of 24 in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series:  Super Stock Byron Worner, Chevy Camaro, 10.…
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Ken Moses latest to double with Super Comp, Top Dragster victories in Epping

Ken Moses became just the 26th driver in NHRA history to win more than one eliminator at an NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event, winning in both Super Comp and Top Dragster presented by Racing RVs.com at the NHRA New England Nationals.
08 Jul 2019
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
News
Ken Moses
Ken Moses became just the 26th driver in NHRA history to win more than one eliminator at an NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event, winning in both Super Comp and Top Dragster presented by Racing RVs.com at the NHRA New England Nationals.…
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Unofficial Mello Yello points standings

Unofficial point standings following the completion of the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals, the 12th event of the 2019 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series.
07 Jul 2019
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Points
Unofficial point standings following the completion of the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals, the 12th event of the 2019 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series. Official points will be posted here…
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Tii Tharpe wins third straight in Epping to take points lead

07 Jul 2019
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Top Fuel Harley
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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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John Force enters Epping eliminations with a terrific Chevy Camaro Funny Car – is win No. 150 up next?

The 16-time champion has had the best Funny Car in the category over the last six races. 
07 Jul 2019
Jacob Sundstrom, NHRA National Dragster Associate Editor
Feature
John Force
We’re halfway through the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season and John Force is nearly a year removed from his last win. That hasn’t been from a lack of speed. His PEAK Coolant Chevy Camaro ranks second in NHRA Power Ranking, third in average…
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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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Brian Lohnes' celebrating homecoming to New England Dragway in new role

Brian Lohnes returns to New England Dragway as the lead announcer on NHRA on FOX after getting his start at the track years ago.
07 Jul 2019
Jacob Sundstrom, NHRA National Dragster Associate Editor
Feature
Brian Lohnes
Brian Lohnes returned to New England Dragway on Friday as the lead announcer for the NHRA on FOX. It marked a different kind of homecoming for the New England native, who lives 30 minutes south of Boston. He got his start on a microphone at Lebanon…
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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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