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Unofficial Mission Foods points standings

Unofficial points standings following the completion of the NHRA Northwest Nationals, the 11th race of the 2024 NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Series season.
21 Jul 2024
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News
Points
Unofficial points standings following the completion of the NHRA Northwest Nationals, the 11th race of the 2024 NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Series season. Official points will be posted…
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Prock wins again; Torrence, Coughlin, and Van Sant share Seattle victory stage

Funny Car points leader Austin Prock powered to his fourth win of the season at the NHRA Northwest Nationals at Pacific Raceways. Steve Torrence (Top Fuel), Jeg Coughlin Jr. (Pro Stock) and Chase Van Sant (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also won at the event.
21 Jul 2024
Posted by NHRA.com staff
Race coverage
Winners
Funny Car points leader Austin Prock powered to his fourth win of the season for John Force Racing on Sunday at Pacific Raceways, defeating first-time finalist Paul Lee in the final round of the 35th annual NHRA Northwest Nationals. Steve…
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Maddi Gordon becomes 100th female winner in NHRA national event history

With her victory in Top Alcohol Funny Car at the NHRA Northwest Nationals, Madison Gordon became the milestone 100th female racer to win an NHRA national event.
21 Jul 2024
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
News
Maddi Gordon
With her victory in Top Alcohol Funny Car at the NHRA Northwest Nationals, Maddi Gordon became the milestone 100th female racer to win an NHRA national event. Gordon, the 20-year-old daughter of recently retired three-time world champion Doug…
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NHRA Northwest Nationals Sunday photo gallery

The National Dragster photographers were all over Pacific Raceways on the final day of the NHRA Northwest Nationals, capturing all of the action on and off the racetrack.
21 Jul 2024
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Ron Capps rides out wild first-round explosion at Northwest Nationals

During the first round of Funny Car eliminations on Sunday at the NHRA Northwest Nationals at Pacific Raceways, Ron Capps’ car suffered an engine explosion, striking the right wall, crossing the centerline and hitting the left wall before coming to a stop. 
21 Jul 2024
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Ron Capps
During the first round of Funny Car eliminations on Sunday at the NHRA Northwest Nationals at Pacific Raceways, Ron Capps’ car suffered an engine explosion, striking the right wall, crossing the centerline and hitting the left wall before coming to…
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Sunday News & Notes from the NHRA Northwest Nationals

News, notes, quotes, video, and photos from the final day of the NHRA Northwest Nationals at Pacific Raceways outside of Seattle. (Updated throughout the day).
21 Jul 2024
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
Race coverage
Sunday News & Notes
UPDATED THROUGHOUT THE DAY (Latest posts) With an early 10:30 a.m. start,  the teams seem excited to run in the cooler conditions after two days of midafternoon heat. There's a spotty chance of…
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NHRA Northwest Nationals Sunday preview

It’s Raceday at the NHRA Northwest Nationals and with just this event and three more remaining in the regular season, wins today may have big implications for the Countdown to the Championship playoffs that start in mid-September.
21 Jul 2024
Posted by NHRA.com staff
Race coverage
NHRA Northwest Nationals
It’s Raceday at the NHRA Northwest Nationals and with just this event and three more remaining in the regular season, wins today may have big implications for the Countdown to the Championship playoffs that start in mid-September. The big…
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Hodge Repeats, Stack Brothers Double Up At JDRL Eastern Conference Finals

Easton Hodge earned a second straight title, and the Stack brothers – Eli and James Jr. – shared the winner’s circle at the NHRA Right Trailers Eastern Conference Finals presented by MikeBosRacing.com at Bristol Dragway.
20 Jul 2024
Candida Benson, Jr. Dragster Contributor
News
Easton Hodge
Mother Nature delayed the completion of the NHRA Right Trailers Eastern Conference Finals presented by MikeBosRacing.com, pushing final eliminations into the night, but it was well worth the wait with several great storylines unfolding as the race…
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Prock continues to rock with No. 1 spot, Mission Challenge win in Seattle

Funny Car points leader Austin Prock continued to impress in qualifying, clinching his eighth No. 1 qualifier in the first 11 races at the NHRA Northwest Nationals. Steve Torrence (Top Fuel), Erica Enders (Pro Stock), and Gaige Herrera (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also qualified No. 1.
20 Jul 2024
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Race coverage
Austin Prock
Funny Car points leader Austin Prock stayed red-hot in the Mission #2Fast2Tasty Challenge at Pacific Raceways, winning his fourth straight specialty race and fifth this season for John Force Racing on Saturday as part of the 35th annual NHRA…
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Saturday News & Notes from the NHRA Northwest Nationals

News, notes, quotes, video, and photos from the second day of the NHRA Northwest Nationals at Pacific Raceways outside of Seattle. (Updated throughout the day).
20 Jul 2024
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
Race coverage
Saturday News & Notes
UPDATED THROUGHOUT THE DAY (Latest posts) After more than 90 minutes of unscheduled track maintenance on the left lane, we're finally ready to kick off the third qualifying session, but we'll be starting with Top Fuel…
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NHRA Northwest Nationals Saturday photo gallery

The National Dragster photographers were all over Pacific Raceways on the second day of the NHRA Northwest Nationals, capturing all of the action on and off the racetrack.
20 Jul 2024
NHRA National Dragster staff
Gallery
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When it comes to first career wins, the Northwest Nationals has been the place

The NHRA Northwest Nationals has been home to some career firsts, including initial career wins by Ron Capps, Austin Prock, and Shawn Langdon. Here's just a few of the most memorable first wins at Pacific Raceways.
20 Jul 2024
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
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Seattle wins
Pacific Raceways, home of the NHRA Northwest nationals, bills itself as "The Place To Race," but also could well be "the place to race to first wins" as it has been home to some career firsts, including initial career wins by Ron Capps, Austin Prock…
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NHRA Northwest Nationals Saturday preview

Day two of the 2024 NHRA Northwest Nationals will set the final fields for Sunday’s final eliminations in the NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Series and also whittle down the competitors in the Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series as we head towards Raceday.
20 Jul 2024
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
Race coverage
NHRA Northwest Nationals
Day two of the 2024 NHRA Northwest Nationals will set the final fields for Sunday’s final eliminations in the NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Series and also whittle down the competitors in the Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series as we head towards Sunday…
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NHRA Pro Stock champ Erica Enders nominated for Texas Sports Hall of Fame

The Texas Sports Hall of Fame Selection Committee has nominated six-time NHRA Pro Stock world champion Erica Enders to their 2025 primary ballot.
20 Jul 2024
Posted by NHRA.com staff
News
 Erica Enders
The Texas Sports Hall of Fame Selection Committee has nominated six-time NHRA Pro Stock world champion Erica Enders to their 2025 primary ballot. Enders, a Houston native, has been competing in drag racing since she was eight-years-old. With 50…
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Torrence, Prock, Enders, Herrera lead fast Friday fields at Northwest Nationals

Four-time Top Fuel world champion Steve Torrence made the fastest run in Pacific Raceways history, powering to the provisional No. 1 position at the NHRA Northwest Nationals. Austin Prock (Funny Car), Erica Enders (Pro Stock) and Gaige Herrera (Pro Stock Motorcycle) are also the provisional No. 1 qualifiers.
19 Jul 2024
Posted by NHRA.com staff
Race coverage
Steve Torrence
Four-time Top Fuel world champion Steve Torrence made the fastest run in Pacific Raceways history on Friday, powering to the provisional No. 1 position at the 35th annual NHRA Northwest Nationals. Austin Prock (Funny Car), Erica Enders (Pro Stock…
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Tricky Tipster, NHRA Northwest Nationals

The NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Series heads west for its annual visit to Pacific Raceways, where, once again, NHRA fans will have the opportunity to engage in fantasy games, gaming, and betting as part of the new PlayNHRA initiative.
19 Jul 2024
NHRA National Dragster staff
Tricky Tipster®
Tricky Tipster
After a small summer break, the NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Series heads west for its annual visit to picturesque Pacific Raceways in Kent, Wash. Once again, NHRA fans will have the opportunity to engage in fantasy games, gaming, and betting as…
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NHRA Northwest Nationals Friday photo gallery

The National Dragster photographers were all over Pacific Raceways on the opening day of the NHRA Northwest Nationals, capturing all of the action on and off the racetrack.
19 Jul 2024
NHRA National Dragster staff
Gallery
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Friday News & Notes from the NHRA Northwest Nationals

News, notes, quotes, and photos from the opening day of the NHRA Northwest Nationals at Pacific Raceways outside of Seattle. (Updated throughout the day).
19 Jul 2024
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
Race coverage
NHRA Northwest Nationals
UPDATED THROUGHOUT THE DAY  (Newest posts) It’s going to be a long, long day at the Northwest Nationals, with the first of two Pro sessions not scheduled until 3:30 p.m., followed almost five hours later by the event…
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NHRA announces 2024 Sweepstakes featuring six major partnerships

NHRA officials have announced the 2024 NHRA Sweepstakes, which features a variety of prizes from NHRA partners.
19 Jul 2024
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Sweepstakes
NHRA officials have announced the 2024 NHRA Sweepstakes, which features a variety of prizes from NHRA partners. Camping World, K&N Performance, A-iPower, Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, Summit Racing Equipment and RevZilla are all part of…
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NHRA Northwest Nationals Friday preview

After a rare two-weekend hiatus, the NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Series roars back into action in the Pacific Northwest to kick off the stretch run of four events heading toward the end of the regular season.
19 Jul 2024
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
Race coverage
NHRA Northwest Nationals
After a rare two-weekend hiatus, the NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Series roars back into action in the Pacific Northwest to kick off the stretch run of four events heading toward the end of the regular season. Today’s Professional qualifying…
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Dean, Foster take Top Alcohol wins at Division 5 event in Brainerd

Prescott Dean and Christine Foster led the list of winners as the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series West Central Division was in action with a doubleheader event at Brainerd International Raceway.
18 Jul 2024
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Division 5
The following are Sunday's final results from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, West Central Division event at Brainerd International Raceway: TOP ALCOHOL DRAGSTER Prescott Dean, Olathe, Kan., 5.322, 273.39  def. Jamie…
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Pro Stock points leader Dallas Glenn returns to Pacific Raceways for home race

Pro Stock points leader Dallas Glenn is ready for his home race at Pacific Raceways for this weekend’s 35th annual NHRA Northwest Nationals.
18 Jul 2024
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Dallas Glenn
Pro Stock points leader Dallas Glenn is ready for his home race at Pacific Raceways for this weekend’s 35th annual NHRA Northwest Nationals. Glenn, originally from Covington, Wash., will take on all the top names in the Pro Stock field at the…
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Turning a corner: Pro Stock's Mason McGaha

Mason McGaha warmed up for the Western Swing with his best performance of the season in Norwalk. Elevated and with back-to-back races on the horizon, the third-generation racer is heading into territory that his family-operated team knows well.
18 Jul 2024
Kelly Wade
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Mason McGaha
Pro Stock racer Mason McGaha warmed up for this summer's Western Swing with his best performance of the season two weeks ago in Norwalk. Elevated and with back-to-back races in Seattle and Sonoma on the horizon, the third-generation racer is heading…
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Flashback: Michael Brotherton's 'spin and win' at the 1992 Seattle event

Michael Brotherton's lone Top Fuel win at the 1992 national event in Seattle was a true miracle comeback story after crashing the car during qualifying.
18 Jul 2024
Posted by NHRA.com staff
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John Force Racing's Peak Chevy team prepping for a return with substitute driver

On a Pacific Raceways track on which he has won a record nine times, most recently in 2019, John Force won’t have the opportunity to reach double-digit success during this week’s 35th NHRA Northwest Nationals.
18 Jul 2024
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John Force
On a Pacific Raceways track on which he has won a record nine times, most recently in 2019, John Force won’t have the opportunity to reach double-digit success during this week’s 35th NHRA Northwest Nationals. Instead, drag racing’s winningest…
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Hull eager to take on second half of season with new sponsors starting in Seattle

Jim Dunn Racing and driver Buddy Hull will be looking to build some momentum for the second half of the season with additional support from Alo and Jenji Boba Tea beginning at the NHRA Northwest Nationals.
17 Jul 2024
Posted by NHRA.com staff
News
Jim Dunn Racing
Going into the NHRA Northwest Nationals this weekend, Jim Dunn Racing and driver Buddy Hull will be looking to build some momentum for the second half of the season with additional support from Alo and Jenji Boba Tea.  The two popular…
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Drag-and-drive shootout coming to the NHRA Northwest Nationals

As the summer heats up, the 2024 NHRA Northwest Nationals at Pacific Raceways in Kent, Washington, promises to be a thrilling spectacle this weekend.
17 Jul 2024
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Drag-and-drive shootout coming to the NHRA Northwest Nationals
 Among the most interesting events are the drag-and-drive exhibition runs, where a diverse group of drivers will showcase their finely tuned machines. These drag-and-drive event cars are unique in that they are built to be driven to the track,…
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Indy in the 1980s: A decade of Pro Stock domination by Bob Glidden

There are numerous reasons why Bob Glidden became an NHRA legend and one of the most revered drivers in drag racing history, and one of those was an incredible run of success at the NHRA U.S. Nationals in the 1980s.
17 Jul 2024
Posted by NHRA.com staff
70 Years of U.S. Nationals magic
Bob Glidden
There are numerous reasons why Bob Glidden became an NHRA legend and one of the most revered drivers in drag racing history, and one of those was an incredible run of success at the NHRA U.S. Nationals. The world’s biggest drag race celebrates…
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All-star lineup of drivers to appear at NHRA Fan Fest on July 18 in Auburn

With an impressive list of drivers, including racing legend and Top Fuel rookie Tony Stewart, the NHRA FanFest presented by Explore Auburn is back and officially kicks off the race weekend for the 35th annual NHRA Northwest Nationals at Pacific Raceways.
17 Jul 2024
Posted by NHRA.com staff
News
Fanfest
With an impressive list of drivers, including racing legend and Top Fuel rookie Tony Stewart, the NHRA FanFest presented by Explore Auburn is back and officially kicks off the race weekend for the 35th annual NHRA Northwest Nationals at Pacific…
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Watch the Division 5 Lucas Oil Series event from Brainerd free on NHRA.tv

NHRA fans can watch the Division 5 NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series events from Brainerd Int'l Raceway for free starting Thursday on NHRA.tv.
17 Jul 2024
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News
Division 5
NHRA fans can watch the Division 5 NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series events from Brainerd Int'l Raceway for free starting Thursday on NHRA.tv. Presenting sponsors of NHRA.tv Sportsman coverage from Brainerd are Moser, Edelbrock, Strange, and Comp…
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