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Prock, Pedregon, Anderson, Smith close season with Auto Club Finals titles

Austin Prock, Cruz Pedregon, Greg Anderson, and Angie Smith closed out an incredible 2022 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series season on an upset-filled final day at the Auto Club NHRA Finals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona.
13 Nov 2022
NHRA National Dragster staff
Race coverage
Auto Club Finals titles
Austin Prock, Cruz Pedregon, Greg Anderson, and Angie Smith closed out an incredible 2022 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series season on an upset-filled final day at the Auto Club NHRA Finals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona. Three more Camping World…
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Sunday News and Notes from the Auto Club NHRA Finals

News, notes, quotes, photos, and videos from final eliminations at the Auto Club NHAR FInals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona. Updated throughout the day.
13 Nov 2022
NHRA National Dragster staff
Race coverage
Sunday News and Notes
  UPDATED THROUGHOUT THE DAY The first-round battle between Clay Millican and Tony Schumacher may have seemed inconsequential in light of the fie-way championship battle of which neither are a part, but the duo were…
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Auto Club NHRA Finals Sunday Preview

It all comes down to this. The final day of the 2022 Camping World NHRA Drag Racing season is guaranteed to produce drama as champions will be crowned in Top Fuel, Funny Car, Pro Stock Motorcycle and a pair of Lucas Oil Series classes. The following are some championship scenarios.
13 Nov 2022
Posted by NHRA.com staff
Race coverage
Pomona
It all comes down to this. The final day of the 2022 Camping World NHRA Drag Racing season is guaranteed to produce drama as champions will be crowned in Top Fuel, Funny Car, Pro Stock Motorcycle and a pair of Lucas Oil Series classes. The following…
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Severance, Gordon, D'Agnolo, and Hidalgo clinch Lucas Oil Series Sportsman titles

Joey Severance, Doug Gordon, Pete D'Agnolo, and Jimmy Hidalgo Jr. clinched Lucas Oil Series Sportsman championships during Saturday’s elimination runs at Auto Club Pomona Raceway.
12 Nov 2022
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
Race coverage
Doug Gordon
Joey Severance, Doug Gordon, Pete D'Agnolo, and Jimmy Hidalgo Jr. clinched Lucas Oil Series Sportsman championships during Saturday’s elimination runs at Auto Club Pomona Raceway. Severance claimed his fifth title in the Top Alcohol Dragster…
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Professional fields are set for Championship Sunday at Auto Club NHRA Finals

After two thrilling and action-packed days of qualifying, the fields are set for the season-ending Auto Club NHRA Finals where champions will be crowned in Top Fuel, Funny Car, and Pro Stock Motorcycle.
12 Nov 2022
NHRA National Dragster staff
Race coverage
Ron Capps
After two thrilling and action-packed days of qualifying, the fields are set for the season-ending Auto Club NHRA Finals where champions will be crowned in Top Fuel, Funny Car, and Pro Stock Motorcycle. After two thrilling and action-packed days…
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Auto Club NHRA Finals Saturday Preview

The opening day of the Auto Club NHRA Finals produced plenty of drama as the 2022 season wraps up at historic Pomona Raceway. Following the first two rounds of professional qualifying, Brittany Force, Cruz Pedregon, Greg Anderson, and Angelle Sampey come into Saturday as the leaders in Top Fuel, Funny Car, Pro Stock, and Pro Stock Motorcycle.
12 Nov 2022
Posted by NHRA.com staff
Race coverage
Pomona
The opening day of the Auto Club NHRA Finals produced plenty of drama as the 2022 season wraps up at historic Pomona Raceway. Following the first two rounds of professional qualifying, Brittany Force, Cruz Pedregon, Greg Anderson, and Angelle Sampey…
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Force, Pedregon, Anderson, and Sampey lead in Pomona after Friday qualifying

The opening day of the season-ending Auto Club NHRA Finals produced a lot of drama as Brittany Force, Cruz Pedregon, Greg Anderson, and Angelle Sampey are the provisional low qualifiers in Top Fuel, Funny Car, Pro Stock, and Pro Stock Motorcycle, respectively.
11 Nov 2022
NHRA National Dragster staff
Race coverage
Britanny Force
The opening day of the season-ending Auto Club NHRA Finals produced a lot of drama as Brittany Force, Cruz Pedregon, Greg Anderson, and Angelle Sampey are the provisional low qualifiers in Top Fuel, Funny Car, Pro Stock, and Pro Stock Motorcycle,…
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High drama in Las Vegas as Force, Hagan, Enders, and Arana Jr. hit the jackpot

Erica Enders wrapped up her fifth Pro Stock championship with another NHRA Nevada Nationals win and shared the winner’s circle with Brittany Force, who took over the points lead in Top Fuel, Matt Hagan, who closed the points gap on Robert Hight in Funny Car, and Hector Arana Jr.
30 Oct 2022
NHRA National Dragster staff
Race coverage
Winners
It isn't an exaggeration to suggest that the NHRA Nevada Nationals in Las Vegas features some of the most dramatic side-by-side racing of the season. As the penultimate event in the 2022 Camping World NHRA Drag Racing Series, championships are front…
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Sunday News and Notes from the NHRA Nevada Nationals

News, notes, quotes, photos, and videos from final eliminations at the NHRA Nevada Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Updated throughout the day.
30 Oct 2022
NHRA National Dragster staff
Race coverage
Sunday News and Notes from the NHRA Nevada Nationals
  UPDATED THROUGHOUT THE DAY Brittany Force earned the privilege of a first-round bye in the 15-car field by qualifying No. 1 with a blizzard of great passes — 3.711, 3.665, 3.673, and 3.691 — and automatically banked…
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NHRA Nevada Nationals Sunday preview

A total of 18 individual champions (and possibly at least one world champion) will be crowned today in Las Vegas as the NHRA Nevada Nationals races to a thrilling conclusion.
30 Oct 2022
Posted by NHRA.com staff
Race coverage
Las Vegas
There is a good chance that at least one professional champion will be crowned today as Pro Stock leader Erica Enders carries a 164 point lead into Sunday’s final eliminations. Should Enders advance two more rounds than rival Aaron Stanfield, she…
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Force, Hight, Enders, and Smith top pro qualifiers at NHRA Nevada Nationals

After four rounds of qualifying in the Camping World NHRA Drag Racing Series, Brittany Force, Robert Hight, Erica Enders, and Matt Smith will head into Sunday's final eliminations as the top qualifiers.
29 Oct 2022
NHRA National Dragster staff
Race coverage
Brittany Force
  After four rounds of qualifying in the Camping World NHRA Drag Racing Series, Brittany Force, Robert Hight, Erica Enders, and Matt Smith will head into Sunday's final eliminations as the top qualifiers. The event, hosted at The Strip at…
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NHRA Nevada Nationals Saturday preview

After an action-packed day on Friday, the NHRA Nevada Nationals resumes on Saturday with two more rounds of pro qualifying plus elimination in the Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series as well as the popular jet dragster exhibition.
29 Oct 2022
Posted by NHRA.com staff
Race coverage
Las Vegas
After an action-packed day on Friday, the NHRA Nevada Nationals resumes on Saturday with two more rounds of pro qualifying plus elimination in the Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series as well as the popular jet dragster exhibition. Brittany Force, Robert…
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Force, Hight, Stanfield, and Smith, lead Friday qualifying in Las Vegas

After two rounds of professional qualifying at the NHRA Nevada Nationals, Brittany Force, Robert Hight, Aaron Stanfield, and Matt Smith are the provisional low qualifiers in Top Fuel, Funny Car, Pro Stock, and Pro Stock Motorcycle.
28 Oct 2022
NHRA National Dragster staff
Race coverage
Robert Hight
There was plenty of action at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway as qualifying got underway for the NHRA Nevada Nationals on Friday. After two of four runs, John Force Racing teammates Brittany Force and Robert Hight, Aaron Stanfield, and Matt…
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NHRA Nevada Nationals Friday preview

As the penultimate round of the 2022 Camping World NHRA Drag Racing Series, there is a good chance that at least one professional champion will be crowned as the series heads to Las Vegas for the NHRA Nevada Nationals.
26 Oct 2022
Posted by NHRA.com staff
Race coverage
Las Vegas
As the penultimate round of the 2022 Camping World NHRA Drag Racing Series, there is a good chance that at least one professional champion will be crowned as the series heads to Las Vegas for the NHRA Nevada Nationals. Erica Enders has a…
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Ashley, Capps, Enders keep up the pressure with huge Texas FallNationals victories

Justin Ashley and Erica Enders extended their points leads with wins in Top Fuel and Pro Stock, Funny Car winner Ron Capps closed the gap on the points leader with another win, and Hector Arana Jr. surprised in Pro Stock Motorcycle to bring the Texas NHRA FallNationals to a roaring conclusion.
16 Oct 2022
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
Race coverage
Texas FallNationals
Justin Ashley and Erica Enders extended their respective points leads with wins in Top Fuel and Pro Stock, Funny Car winner Ron Capps pulled up to points leader Robert Hight’s bumper with another win, and Hector Arana Jr. looked like a season…
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Sunday News and Notes from the Texas NHRA FallNationals

News, notes, quotes, photos, and videos from final eliminations at the Texas NHRA FallNationals at Texas Motorplex. Updated throughout the day.
16 Oct 2022
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
Race coverage
Sunday News and Notes
  UPDATED THROUGHOUT THE DAY After a two-hour, 20-minute delay due to morning rain, round one of Top Fuel kicked off with a stunning result, Josh Hart fouling away a 3.707 to Leah Pruett, whose Rush Truck Center…
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Texas NHRA FallNationals Sunday preview

Winning championships is all about adapting to ever-changing conditions, and whichever drivers walk out of Texas Motorplex after today with victories at the Texas NHRA FallNationals will have proved that as Sunday will present yet another weather challenge.
16 Oct 2022
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
Race coverage
Texas NHRA FallNationals
Winning championships is all about adapting to ever-changing conditions, and whichever drivers walk out of Texas Motorplex after today with victories at the Texas NHRA FallNationals will have proved that as Sunday will present yet another weather…
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Prock, Hagan, Enders, Sampey hold onto Friday leads at Texas NHRA Fallnationals

Austin Prock, Matt Hagan, Erica Enders, and Angelle Sampey all held onto their Friday qualifying leads through a hot day of racing at the Texas NHRA FallNationals at Texas Motorplex and will led their respective fields into battle on Sunday.
15 Oct 2022
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
Race coverage
Matt Hagan
Austin Prock, Matt Hagan, Erica Enders, and Angelle Sampey all held onto their Friday qualifying leads through a hot day of racing at the Texas NHRA FallNationals at Texas Motorplex and will led their respective fields into battle on Sunday.…
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Texas NHRA FallNationals Saturday preview

Racers got their one free weather pass Friday at the Texas NHRA FallNationals, with prime conditions leading to broken track records but with Saturday’s forecast calling for highs in the mid-90s, teams will have to adjust to a whole new reality on the final day of qualifying.
14 Oct 2022
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
Race coverage
Texas NHRA FallNationals
Racers got their one free weather pass Friday at the Texas NHRA Fall Nationals, with prime conditions at Texas Motorplex leading to a quartet of broken track records but with Saturday’s forecast calling for highs in the mid-90s, teams will have to…
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Prock, Hagan, Enders, Sampey lead fields after track-record-setting opening day

Austin Prock, Matt Hagan, Erica Enders, and Angelle Sampey are the No. 1 qualifiers after a track-record-breaking opening day of the Texas NHRA FallNationals at Texas Motorplex.
14 Oct 2022
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
Race coverage
Austin Prock
Austin Prock, Matt Hagan, Erica Enders, and Angelle Sampey are the No. 1 qualifiers after a track-record-breaking opening day of the Texas NHRA FallNationals at Texas Motorplex. Prock has never qualified No. 1 in his young, 46-race career but he’…
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Texas NHRA FallNationals Friday preview

The 2022 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series Countdown to the Championship begins the second half of its six-race playoffs with the annual Texas NHRA FallNationals at fabled Texas Motorplex. All four world championships are still well up for grabs.
12 Oct 2022
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
Race coverage
Texas NHRA FallNationals Friday preview
The 2022 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series Countdown to the Championship begins the second half of its six-race playoffs with the annual Texas NHRA FallNationals at fabled Texas Motorplex, one of just eight venues on the tour with a history that…
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Torrence, Hight, Enders, and Smith dominate the NHRA Midwest Nationals

Race three of the six-race Countdown to the Championship was won by four of NHRA's quintessential drag racing champions
02 Oct 2022
Posted by NHRA.com staff
Race coverage
Torrence, Hight, Enders, and Smith dominate the NHRA Midwest Nationals
 Four-time defending Top Fuel world champion Steve Torrence is back in the title hunt, powering to his second straight win at World Wide Technology Raceway on Sunday at the 11th annual NHRA Midwest Nationals.Robert Hight (Funny Car), Erica…
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Steve Torrence, Robert Hight, Kyle Koretsky, and Matt Smith remain top qualifiers at NHRA Midwest Nationals

In front of a sell-out crowd at World Wide Technology Raceway, crew chiefs and drivers were swinging for the fences at the NHRA Midwest Nationals.
01 Oct 2022
David Kennedy
Race coverage
Steve Torrence, Robert Hight, Kyle Koretsky, and Matt Smith remain top qualifiers at NHRA Midwest Nationals
On the strength of the fastest Funny Car run since 2019, points leader Robert Hight held on to the No. 1 qualifying position in front of a sellout crowd on Saturday at World Wide Technology Raceway during the 11th annual NHRA Midwest Nationals.…
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Matt Smith, Kyle Koretsky, Robert Hight, and Steve Torrence lead Friday qualifying at NHRA Midwest Nationals

During a stellar night of qualifying at World Wide Technology Raceway, team horsepower dominated the low e.t.'s all evening.
30 Sep 2022
David Kennedy
Race coverage
Matt Smith, Kyle Koretsky, Robert Hight, and Steve Torrence lead Friday qualifying at NHRA Midwest Nationals
From Charlotte last weekend to St Louis today, and then on to Dallas, Las Vegas, and Pomona— the NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series Countdown to the Championship has begun its symbolic march West for the last five races of the season. A season…
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Brown, Capps, Stanfield take championship-crucial wins at Betway Carolina Nationals

A wild day of action and points shuffling at the Betway NHRA Carolina Nationals concluded with Antron Brown, Ron Capps, and Aaron Stanfield in the winner’s circle at zMAX Dragway at the conclusion of the second event of the six-race Countdown to the Championship.
25 Sep 2022
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
Race coverage
Betway Carolina Nationals winners
A wild day of action and points shuffling at the Betway NHRA Carolina Nationals concluded with Antron Brown, Ron Capps, and Aaron Stanfield in the winner’s circle at zMAX Dragway at the conclusion of the second event of the six-race Countdown to the…
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Sunday News and Notes from the Betway NHRA Carolina Nationals

News, notes, quotes, photos, and videos from final eliminations at the Betway NHRA Carolina Nationals at zMAX Dragway. Updated throughout the day.
25 Sep 2022
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
Race coverage
Sunday News and Notes
  UPDATED THROUGHOUT THE DAY Round one of Top Fuel started with a bit of drama as Bs R+L Carrier teams had a problem with the idler pulley that keeps the supercharger belt tight. Tony Schumacher’s Scag Power Equipment team graciously…
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Betway NHRA Carolina Nationals Sunday preview

After two days of dueling for qualifying position on the famed all-concrete zMAX Dragway strip, the intensity will ratchet up as final eliminations for the Betway NHRA Carolina Nationals roar to life at the second of six events in the NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series Countdown to the Championship playoffs.
25 Sep 2022
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
Race coverage
Betway NHRA Carolina Nationals
After two days of dueling for position on the famed all-concrete zMAX Dragway strip, the intensity will ratchet up as final eliminations for the Betway NHRA Carolina Nationals roar to life at the second of six events in the NHRA Camping World Drag…
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Ashley, Force, and Enders take top spots heading into Charlotte eliminations day

A spectacular final day of qualifying at the Betway NHRA Carolina Nationals concluded with Justin Ashley, John Force, and Erica Enders atop their respective fields at zMAX Dragway.
24 Sep 2022
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
Race coverage
Justin Ashley
A spectacular final day of qualifying at the Betway NHRA Carolina Nationals concluded with Justin Ashley, John Force, and Erica Enders atop their respective fields at zMAX Dragway. Ashley earned his second career Top Fuel No. 1 qualifying berth…
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Betway NHRA Carolina Nationals Saturday preview

Friday’s lone qualifying session at the Betway NHRA Carolina Nationals only helped whet the appetite of everyone in attendance. With similarly cool conditions forecast for today, those early numbers may be in jeopardy as the teams will come armed with the knowledge gained on their opening passes.
24 Sep 2022
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
Race coverage
Betway NHRA Carolina Nationals
Friday’s lone qualifying session at the Betway NHRA Carolina Nationals only helped whet the appetite of everyone in attendance as Doug Kalitta, John Force, and Erica Enders were all impressive in taking the provisional No. 1 spots at zMAX Dragway…
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Kalitta, Force, and Enders lead Betway Carolina Nationals Friday fields

Doug Kalitta, John Force, and Erica Enders led qualifying on the opening day of the Betway NHRA Carolina Nationals, where qualifying at the second event of the Countdown to the Championship sizzled under the lights at zMAX Dragway.
23 Sep 2022
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
Race coverage
Doug Kalitta
Doug Kalitta, John Force, and Erica Enders led qualifying on the opening day of the Betway NHRA Carolina Nationals, where qualifying at the second event of the Countdown to the Championship sizzled under the lights at zMAX Dragway. Kalitta, one…
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