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Close Hot Rod Heritage Series points races to be decided at California Hot Rod Reunion

A pair of hotly-contested NHRA Hot Rod Heritage Series championship races will come to a thrilling conclusion at the California Hot Rod Reunion presented by Automobile Club of Southern California, Oct. 20-22 in Bakersfield, Calif.
17 Oct 2017
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CHRR
A pair of hotly-contested NHRA Hot Rod Heritage Series championship races will come to a thrilling conclusion at the 26th annual California Hot Rod Reunion presented by Automobile Club of Southern California, Oct. 20-22 at Auto Club Famoso Raceway…
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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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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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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
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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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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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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
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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
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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
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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 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
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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
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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
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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
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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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About the NHRA Hot Rod Heritage Series

15 Jan 2017
NHRA.com staff
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Heritage Series
To help preserve NHRA’s rich history and tradition while capitalizing on the success of nostalgia drag racing competition, NHRA in 2009 formed the NHRA Hot Rod Heritage Racing Series that today crowns year-end points champions in 14 categories.…
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Tulsa, Bristol to host 2017 Jr. Conference Finals events

07 Dec 2016
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Conference Finals
The 2017 NHRA Jr. Drag Racing Western Conference Finals and Eastern Conference Finals will be held at Osage Tulsa Raceway Park in Tulsa, Okla., and Bristol Dragway in Tennessee, respectively. The NHRA Jr. Drag Racing Western Conference Finals…
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2017 Hot Rod Heritage Series schedule set

01 Dec 2016
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Heritage Series
NHRA officials have announced the 2017 NHRA Hot Rod Heritage Racing Series schedule, headlined by the Nostalgia Top Fuel and Nostalgia Funny Car categories. The series, celebrating its tenth season, includes classes for front engine dragsters,…
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Summit Series national champs crowned

13 Nov 2016
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Summit champs
Jeff Hefler won his third Summit Racing Series national championship and was joined in victory by Timothy Smith, Chad Isley, and Curtis Spracklin as the yearlong competition raced to a conclusion at the Auto Club NHRA Finals. The quartet of…
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NHRA Toyota Nationals Stock winner Darrel Goheen

10 Nov 2016
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Stock winner Darrel Goheen took delivery of his new (to him) C/SA ’94 Camaro during the Las Vegas event, and three days later, he parked the car in the winner’s circle. Goheen has made a total of 11 runs in his new ride, including the final round,…
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NHRA Toyota Nationals Super Stock winner Kyle Rizzoli

10 Nov 2016
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Kyle Rizzoli won his fourth national event title in his third different class when he stopped former national champion Ryan McClanahan in the Super Stock final. Already a winner in Super Comp and Stock, Rizzoli wheeled his SS/CA ’69 Camaro to…
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NHRA Toyota Nationals Comp winner David Rampy

10 Nov 2016
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David Rampy, a four-time national champion, drove his Ray Skillman-backed Econo Altered to a final-round victory in Comp against Division 6 ace Jeff Lane. Rampy overcame Lane’s nearly perfect .004 reaction time to win with a (-.532) 7.368 to…
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NHRA Toyota Nationals Top Alcohol Funny Car winner Terry Ruckman

10 Nov 2016
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The battle for the Top Alcohol Funny Car title was epic with 27 cars fighting for just 16 qualifying spots, resulting in a record 5.664 bump spot. After qualifying No. 5, Terry Ruckman went the distance in eliminations, driving to a 5.642 to 5.779…
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NHRA Toyota Nationals Top Alcohol Dragster winner Garrett Bateman

10 Nov 2016
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Garrett Bateman claimed the Top Alcohol Dragster title with a thrilling final-round win over Joey Severance, 5.277 to 5.305. Bateman successfully defended his 2015 NHRA Toyota Nationals title with a run that included wins over Megan McKernan,…
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NHRA Toyota Nationals Sportsman champion highlights

10 Nov 2016
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David Rampy won for the 92nd time in his storied career, and Tommy Phillips bagged career win No. 38 to lead the list of NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event winners at the NHRA Toyota Nationals in Las Vegas.    …
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Castrol Raceway joins NHRA Member Track Network

10 Nov 2016
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Castrol Raceway, in Edmonton, Alta., has joined the NHRA Member Track Network within the Northwest Division, NHRA’s Division 6, which features tracks from Alberta, British Columbia, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Saskatchewan, and Washington. The…
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JEGS signs multi-year renewal for sponsorship of NHRA SPORTSnationals

08 Nov 2016
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JEGS Automotive Inc., a leading supplier of automotive and auto racing parts and equipment, has signed an agreement with NHRA to continue as the title sponsor for the NHRA SPORTSnationals held at Beech Bend Raceway Park in Bowling Green, Ky., May…
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School of Automotive Machinists & Technology NHRA Factory Stock Showdown expands to five events in 2017

03 Nov 2016
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Factory stock
The wildly popular School of Automotive Machinists & Technology NHRA Factory Stock Showdown returns for the 2017 season with an additional event added to the schedule. These series of events have seen increased car counts at races across the…
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