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Watch the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series Awards Ceremony

The complete 2017 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series awards ceremony is now available for viewing on NHRA.com. Brittany Force, Robert Hight, Bo Butner and Eddie Krawiec are saluted as world champs along with several other special presentations.
18 Nov 2017
Posted by NHRA.com staff
awards ceremony
Brittany Force, Robert Hight, Bo Butner and Eddie Krawiec were feted as the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series champions Monday during the 2017 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series awards ceremony at the Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood &…
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Martin, Patterson, Johnston, and Toth claim NHRA Summit Racing Series National titles

Todd Martin, Jason Patterson, Troy Johnston, and Riley Toth claimed NHRA Summit Racing Series National Championships with victories at the Auto Club NHRA Finals.
12 Nov 2017
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
News
Summit
Todd Martin, Jason Patterson, Troy Johnston, and Riley Toth claimed NHRA Summit Racing Series National Championships with victories at the Auto Club NHRA Finals. Martin, a Division 1 racer from Highland Lakes, N.J., defeated Division 6 runner…
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NHRA, Bigfoot competitors to visit troops in Japan for 2017's Operation Appreciation

For the seventh consecutive year, Summit Racing Equipment and Armed Forces Entertainment will join together to send a group of top motorsports competitors overseas to visit American troops on duty in remote locations. The annual trip, appropriately coined Operation Appreciation, will this year make stops at various stations in Japan.
03 Nov 2017
Posted by NHRA.com staff
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Operation Appreciation
For the seventh consecutive year, Summit Racing Equipment and Armed Forces Entertainment will join together to send a group of top motorsports competitors overseas to visit American troops on duty in remote locations. The annual trip, appropriately…
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NHRA live stream from SEMA Show booth hosted NHRA stars, aftermarket members

Throughout the week, NHRA streamed live from its booth at the SEMA Show in Las Vegas with interviews from NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series stars and members of the performance aftermarket.
02 Nov 2017
Posted by NHRA.com staff
News
SEMA Show
Throughout the week, NHRA streamed live from its booth at the SEMA Show in Las Vegas with interviews from NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series stars and members of the performance aftermarket. To watch previous days, click on the link in the top…
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2018 NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series schedule released

The NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series returns to premiere racing facilities during the 17th consecutive year for the upcoming 2018 season.
01 Nov 2017
Lucas Oil
The NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series returns to premiere racing facilities during the 17th consecutive year for the upcoming 2018 season. The season kicks off at Orlando Speed World Dragway, in Orlando, Fla. on Feb. 23-24. During the year the…
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WFO Radio NHRA Toyota Nationals preview

25 Oct 2017
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News
WFO
Vegas baby! Get ready for the NHRA Toyota Nationals in Las Vegas with Clay Millican, Bob Wilber, and NHRA National Dragster’s Jacob Sundstrom. Doug Gordon and Slate Cummings talk about winning at the Texas Motorplex. NHRA’s Alan Reinhart and host…
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NHRA Jr. Drag Racing promotes family, friends, and fun

The yearlong celebration of 25 years of the NHRA Summit Racing Equipment Jr. Drag Racing League is drawing to a close. This past weekend the Midwest region closed out its season with the Midwest Jr. Super Series event at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis.
23 Oct 2017
Posted by NHRA.com staff
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Force vs. Pedregon 1992, Part 2

From forgotten interviews and smashed Happy Meal toys, more notes from one of the most intriguing points battles in NHRA history.
20 Oct 2017
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
DRAGSTER Insider
Cruz Pedregon
I had a lot of fun last week reliving the story of the tumultuous 1992 season-long battle between John Force and Cruz Pedregon for Funny Car supremacy –- capped by their crazy Dallas final round -- and judging by the volume of email, so did a lot of…
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Multi-time Nostalgia Funny Car champ Rupert gears up for big weekend at Reunion

Jason Rupert joined NHRA reporter Lewis Bloom in the Wally Parks Studio delivered by Papa John’s to discuss this weekend’s upcoming 26th Annual California Hot Rod Reunion at Auto Club Famoso Raceway in Bakersfield Calif.
19 Oct 2017
Posted by NHRA.com staff
NHRA Today™
03:56
Jason Rupert joined NHRA reporter Lewis Bloom in the Wally Parks Studio delivered by Papa John’s to discuss this weekend’s upcoming 26th Annual California Hot Rod Reunion at Auto Club Famoso Raceway in Bakersfield Calif. Rupert the multi-time…
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Young wins the battle, Murphy the war at California Hot Rod Reunion

The 26th annual California Hot Rod Reunion presented by Automobile Club of Southern California wrapped up the NHRA Hot Rod Heritage series season at Auto Club Famoso Raceway. Jim Young won in Nostalgia Top Fuel, but runner-up Jim Murphy was crowned the Top Fuel champion by winning in the semifinals. Nostalgia Funny Car No. 1 qualifier Bobby Cottrell took home the event Wally while Ryan Hodgson won the championship.
17 Oct 2017
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News
CHRR
Preview | Friday | Saturday The 26th annual California Hot Rod Reunion presented by Automobile Club of Southern California wrapped up the NHRA Hot Rod Heritage series season Sunday at Auto…
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Newly-crowned champ Barton discusses SAM Tech Factory Stock Showdown title

David Barton joined NHRA reporter Lewis Bloom via Skype in the Wally Parks NHRA Studio delivered by Papa John’s to talk about his 2017 SAM Tech Factory Stock Showdown championship. 
04 Oct 2017
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News
02:44
David Barton joined NHRA reporter Lewis Bloom via Skype in the Wally Parks NHRA Studio delivered by Papa John’s to talk about his 2017 SAM Tech Factory Stock Showdown championship.  By defeating Chuck Watson in the first round of the…
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Good Vibrations Motorsports named presenting sponsor of NHRA All Access coverage of CHRR

02 Oct 2017
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News
Good Vibrations Motorsports, a leading supplier of aftermarket racing equipment, will be the presenting sponsor of NHRA All Access taking place at the California Hot Rod Reunion presented by Automobile Club of Southern, NHRA officials announced…
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California Hot Rod Reunion returns to Auto Club Famoso Raceway

The 26th annual California Hot Rod Reunion presented by Automobile Club of Southern California returns on Oct. 20-22 to Auto Club Famoso Raceway in Bakersfield, Calif. The three-day event is a festival of speed as well as the perfect way to pay respects to the history of the legends of racing.
02 Oct 2017
Posted by NHRA.com staff
News
CHRR
The 26th annual California Hot Rod Reunion presented by Automobile Club of Southern California returns on Oct. 20-22 to Auto Club Famoso Raceway in Bakersfield, Calif. The three-day event is a festival of speed as well as the perfect way to pay…
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First NHRA Hot Rod Heritage Series champions crowned

The first wave of 2017 NHRA Hot Rod Heritage Series Champions were crowned last weekend at the Nostalgia Fall Championships at Auto Club Famoso Raceway.
19 Sep 2017
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News
Heritage Series
The first wave of 2017 NHRA Hot Rod Heritage Series Champions were crowned last weekend at the Nostalgia Fall Championships at Auto Club Famoso Raceway. Dustin Lee and Brandon Frye topped the list, taking home the championship in Nostalgia…
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After frustrating loss, Barton returns to glory in Indy Factory Stock Showdown rout

Engine builder David Barton drove his COPO Camaro to victory at the Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals and in the process clinched the SAM Tech Factory Stock season championship.
04 Sep 2017
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
News
FSS
Even though he won the first three rounds of the School of Automotive Machinists and Technology NHRA Factory Stock Showdown in 2016, David Barton let the sport’s biggest prize slip through his fingers when he lost the Chevrolet Performance U.S.…
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NHRA fans can offer their support to Hurricane Harvey victims

The affects of Hurricane/Tropical Storm Harvey have created unprecedented damage on Houston and other Gulf communities both in Texas and Louisiana. Members of the NHRA community can donate resources to those in the affected areas in a number of ways.
31 Aug 2017
Posted by NHRA.com staff
News
Harvey
The affects of Hurricane/Tropical Storm Harvey have created unprecedented damage on Houston and other Gulf communities both in Texas and Louisiana. Members of the NHRA community can donate resources to those in the affected areas using any of the…
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Mopar Hemi Challenge returns to Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals

The Mopar Hemi Challenge is set to return for its 17th consecutive season at the prestigious Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals, Aug. 30-Sept. 4, where Mopar-powered Super Stock/Automatic-Hemi (SS/AH) Sportsman class competitors will go head-to-head.
28 Aug 2017
Posted by NHRA.com staff
News
Hemi Challenge
The Mopar Hemi Challenge is set to return for its 17th consecutive season at the prestigious Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals in Brownsburg, Ind., Aug. 30-Sept. 4. Mopar-powered Super Stock/Automatic-Hemi (SS/AH) Sportsman class competitors will…
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Traxxas Nitro Shootout Fan Vote Official Rules

18 Aug 2017
Posted by NHRA.com staff
News
Voting starts Sunday, Aug. 20 at 7:00 pm ET time and voting ends Tuesday, August 29th at 9AM ET. One vote per person. Must have a Facebook account/I.D. to Vote. One vote per Facebook I.D. Duplicate Votes from the same Facebook I.D.…
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Firebird celebrates 50th season with Nightfire Nationals Heritage Series event

In celebration of Firebird Raceway’s historic 50th year, the Nightfire Nationals returns to the famed Idaho track Aug. 11-13 for a race marks a key stop for both Funny Car and Top Fuel in the NHRA Hot Rod Heritage Series.
10 Aug 2017
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Nightfire
In celebration of Firebird Raceway’s historic 50th year, the Nightfire Nationals returns to the famed Idaho track Aug. 11-13 for a race marks a key stop for both Funny Car and Top Fuel in the NHRA Hot Rod Heritage Series. Leading the charge will be…
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NHRA Today: Five-time Jr. Dragster Conference Finals champ Cade Poe

Cade Poe joined NHRA reporter Lewis Bloom in the NHRA Wally Parks Studio delivered by Papa John’s to talk about his ongoing successful career in the NHRA Summit Racing Jr. Drag Racing League that includes an unprecedented five wins in the prestigious Conference Finals events.
08 Aug 2017
Posted by NHRA.com staff
NHRA Today™
04:30
Cade Poe joined NHRA reporter Lewis Bloom in the NHRA Wally Parks Studio delivered by Papa John’s to talk about his ongoing successful career in the NHRA Summit Racing Jr. Drag Racing League. Fifteen-year-old Poe is a resident of Los Alamitos, Calif…
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Behind the Numbers: Can anyone catch Tanner Gray in the rookie of the year race?

Tanner Gray has a big lead in the Auto Club Road to the Future Award race. Can any of his fellow rookies catch him? Let's go through the 2017 class as the Countdown to the Championship approaches.
17 Jul 2017
Jacob Sundstrom, NHRA National Dragster Associate Editor
Behind the Numbers
rookies
With 11 races to go in the 2017 season (seriously? Where has the time gone?), now seems like as good a time as any to take a look at this year's rookie class. Let’s start with the obvious: It’s going to be very, very difficult for anyone to…
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Flashback Friday on NHRA All Access: 1990 Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals

Throughout 2017, NHRA All Access subscribers will get bonus content with the airing of vintage NHRA national events as part of the new Flashback Friday feature. This week: the 1990 Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals.
14 Jul 2017
Posted by NHRA.com staff
Flashback Friday
00:52
Throughout 2017, NHRA All Access subscribers will get bonus content with the airing of vintage NHRA national events as part of the new Flashback Friday feature. This week: the 1990 Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals. Some of the highlights include a…
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Brittany Force will try her hand at Funny Car later this season

John Force Racing is building a Chevrolet Camaro SS Funny Car for the team’s Monster Energy Top Fuel driver, Brittany Force, so that the second-generation driver can experience in testing the class that helped make her father famous. The announcement from JFR does not mean that the event-winning driver is leaving the Top Fuel class.
30 Jun 2017
Posted by NHRA.com staff
News
Brittany Force
John Force Racing is building a Chevrolet Camaro SS Funny Car for the team’s Monster Energy Top Fuel driver, Brittany Force, so that the second-generation driver can experience in testing the class that helped make her father famous. The…
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Norwalk Factory Stock title goes to Watson

Chuck Watson turns in a dominant performance to win the latest round of the School of Automotive Machinists and Technology Factory Stock Showdown
25 Jun 2017
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
News
Chuck Watson
Chuck Watson became the latest winner of the School of Automotive Machinists and Technology Factory Stock Showdown when he defeated Kevin Skinner in an all-Cobra Jet final round. Watson’s company, Watson Racing, specializes in aftermarket parts for…
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Holley National Hot Rod Reunion, June 15-17, celebrates car culture

The 15th annual Holley National Hot Rod Reunion presented by AAA Insurance, June 15-17, is a three-day gathering where the lovers of the car culture can revel in the different aspects of this multifaceted event.
01 Jun 2017
Posted by NHRA.com staff
News
Reunion
The 15th annual Holley National Hot Rod Reunion presented by AAA Insurance, June 15-17, is a three-day gathering where the lovers of the car culture can revel in the different aspects of this multifaceted event. Quarter-mile nostalgia nitro drag…
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Gasko still relishing unexpected SAM Tech Factory Stock Showdown win

Pete Gasko Jr., winner of the SAM Tech Factory Stock Showdown in Charlotte, joined NHRA reporter Lewis Bloom via Skype in the Wally Parks NHRA Studio delivered by Papa John’s to talk about his recent victory. 
18 May 2017
Posted by NHRA.com staff
NHRA Today™
04:22
Pete Gasko Jr., winner of the SAM Tech Factory Stock Showdown in Charlotte, joined NHRA reporter Lewis Bloom via Skype in the Wally Parks NHRA Studio delivered by Papa John’s to talk about his recent victory.  Nineteen-year-old Gasko is a…
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Gasko claims first SAM Tech Factory Stock title

Teenager Peter Gasko Jr. puts the brakes on Factory Stock ace David Barton in all-COPO final round at the NHRA Four-Wide Nationals at zMax Dragway.
30 Apr 2017
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
News
FSS
The School of Automotive Machinists and Technology NHRA Factory Stock Showdown crowned a new winner when 19-year old Peter Gasko Jr. upset class kingpin David Barton in the final of the Four-Wide Nationals. Gasko was sharp on the Tree with an almost…
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NHRA Jr. Drag Racing League 2017 division schedules

The schedule of Jr. Dragster championship events in NHRA’s seven divisions has been set, and once again Divisions 1-6 will use a single championship race to decide champions while Division 7 racers will compete in a 10-race points series.
24 Mar 2017
Posted by NHRA.com staff
News
Jr. Dragster on the starting line
The schedule of Jr. Dragster championship events in NHRA’s seven divisions has been set, and once again Divisions 1-6 will use a single championship race to decide champions while Division 7 racers will compete in a 10-race points series. The…
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Barton defends Gainesville SAM Tech Factory Stock Showdown title

Engine-builder David Barton goes back-to-back at the SAM Tech NHRA Factory Stock Showdown season-opener in Gainesville.
19 Mar 2017
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
News
FSS
David Barton is now a perfect two-for-two at Gainesville Raceway after winning his second-straight season-opener in the SAM Tech Factory Stock Showdown. Barton drove his Gary Wolkwitz-owned COPO Camaro to an 8.131 in the final round to defeat Chuck…
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Factory Stock Showdown ace David Barton previews season opener in Gainesville

One of the many highlights of the upcoming Amalie Motor Oil Gatornationals is the 2017 debut of the SAM Tech Factory Stock Showdown. David Barton, who captured three Factory Stock Showdowns last year, joins Factory Stock fan and NHRA reporter Lewis Bloom in the Wally Parks NHRA Studio via Skype delivered by Papa John’s.
10 Mar 2017
News
04:18
One of the many highlights of the upcoming Amalie Motor Oil Gatornationals is the 2017 debut of the SAM Tech Factory Stock Showdown. The action features factory-built muscle cars from Chevrolet, Dodge, and Ford. Last year, David Barton captured…
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