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NHRA.tv streaming live from events in Indy, Columbus, Sonoma, and Charlotte

NHRA.tv will be live streaming from four different NHRA events this weekend: the Lucas Oil NHRA Summernationals, the JEGS SPORTSnationals, the Division 7 Lucas Oil Series event from Sonoma, Calif., and the Jr. Drag Racing League Eastern Conference Finals from Charlotte.
17 Jul 2020
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NHRA.tv
NHRA.tv will be live streaming from four different NHRA events this weekend: Lucas Oil NHRA Summernationals at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis (Mekllo Yello Drag Racing Series) JEGS SPORTSnationals from National Trail…
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NHRA announces changes to several Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series events

The NHRA has announced the postponement of Sportsman competition at both the Dodge Mile-High NHRA Nationals and the Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals, the cancellation of the Division 5 event in Brainerd, and the addition of the Division 3 Lucas Oil Series regional to the new Indianapolis event Aug. 6-9.
17 Jul 2020
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Lucas Oil
Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series competition at both the Dodge Mile-High NHRA Nationals Presented By Pennzoil (Aug. 7-9) at Bandimere Speedway and the Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals event (Aug. 14-16) at Brainerd International Raceway have been postponed.…
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Denver, Brainerd NHRA events postponed; third Indianapolis date added

NHRA has announced that the Dodge Mile-High NHRA Nationals Presented By Pennzoil (Aug. 7-9) and the Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals (Aug. 14-16) have been postponed until further notice but also announced the new NHRA Indy Nationals to be contested at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis Aug. 6-9
17 Jul 2020
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Indy
NHRA has announced that the Dodge Mile-High NHRA Nationals Presented By Pennzoil at Bandimere Speedway in Denver, Colo. (Aug. 7-9) and the Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals at Brainerd International Raceway in Brainerd, Minn. (Aug. 14-16) have been postponed…
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Meyer, Cox, and Bohn lead Division 3 Lucas Oil Series winners at National Trail

​​​​​​​Megan Meyer, DJ Cox Jr., and Ronnie Bohn led the list of winners at NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series North Central Division event at National Trail Raceway.
16 Jul 2020
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Division 3
Final results from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, North Central Division event at National Trail Raceway: TOP ALCOHOL DRAGSTER Megan Meyer, Olathe, Kan., 5.260, 273.27  def. Mike Bucher, Columbia Station, Ohio,…
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Antron Brown looking forward to sharing the track with his kids at this week's Lucas Oil NHRA Summernationals

Three-time NHRA Top Fuel champ chatted via Skype with NHRA's Brian Lohnes about last week's E3 Spark Plugs NHRA Nationals and the upcoming Lucas Oil NHRA Summernationals, where he will compete alongside his Jr. Dragster-racing kids for the first time.
16 Jul 2020
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Mopar entries of Hagan, Pruett will sport new SRT Hellcat Redeye paint schemes

The Mopar Dodge//SRT Funny Car of Matt Hagan and Mopar Dodge//SRT Top Fuel Dragster of Leah Pruett will be sporting new “Demon-possessed” SRT Hellcat Redeye paint schemes for two races beginning at this weekend’s Lucas Oil NHRA Summernationals.
16 Jul 2020
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Mopar
The Mopar Dodge//SRT Funny Car of Matt Hagan and Mopar Dodge//SRT Top Fuel Dragster of Leah Pruett will be sporting new “Demon-possessed” SRT Hellcat Redeye paint schemes for two races beginning at this weekend’s Lucas Oil NHRA Summernationals.…
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It's Ford vs. Dodge vs. Chevy as the SAMTech.edu NHRA Factory Stock Showdown debuts this weekend

The SAMTech.edu NHRA Factory Stock Showdown class closely resembles the early days of Pro Stock—while celebrating the cars in today’s showrooms
16 Jul 2020
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
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SAMTech.edu NHRA Factory Stock Showdown
A year ago, the SAMTech.edu NHRA Factory Stock Showdown produced some of the most thrilling action of the season with former Pro Stock driver Drew Skillman earning the championship over a stacked field that included fellow Pro Stock alumni Bo…
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Chad Green will compete in both Funny Car and Pro Mod this weekend in Indy

Chad Green will take on a unique challenge at this weekend's Lucas Oil NHRA Summernationals when he competes in both Funny Car and Pro Mod. He spoke to NHRA's Brian Lohnes recently about the weekend ahead.
15 Jul 2020
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E3 Spark Plugs Pro Mod Drag Racing Series launches this weekend

The NHRA E3 Spark Plugs Pro Mod Drag Racing Series presented by J&A Service will kick off at the Lucas Oil NHRA Summernationals at Indianapolis, marking the 20th year that the class has been a part of NHRA competition.
15 Jul 2020
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
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2020 NHRA Pro Mod launches at 2020 NHRA Lucas Oil SummerNationals
We've all had to wait an extra four months, but the NHRA E3 Spark Plugs Pro Mod Drag Racing Series presented by J&A Service is back for 2020. This year's series will still feature the thrilling side-by-side, five-second…
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Bob Tasca III will return to competition this weekend after COVID-19 recovery

Bob Tasca III will return to NHRA competition at this weekend’s Lucas Oil NHRA Summernationals after sitting out last weekend’s event recovering from his bout with COVID-19.
15 Jul 2020
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Bob Tasca
Bob Tasca III will return to NHRA competition at this weekend’s Lucas Oil NHRA Summernationals after sitting out last weekend’s event recovering from his bout with COVID-19. Tasca’s doctor has approved his return to competition in the Motorcraft/…
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Mickey Thompson Tires Top Fuel Harley Series roars back into life this weekend

The Mickey Thompson Tires Top Fuel Harley Series will roar back into action at the Lucas Oil NHRA Summernationals at Indianapolis, resuming a season that, like their nitro-powered Top Fuel and Funny Car cousins, was paused after just two events. 
14 Jul 2020
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
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Tii Tharpe
The Mickey Thompson Tires Top Fuel Harley Series will roar back into action at the Lucas Oil NHRA Summernationals at Indianapolis, resuming a season that, like their nitro-powered Top Fuel and Funny Car cousins, was paused after just two events.…
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Team JEGS expands driver lineup for weekend's JEGS Speedweek doubleheader

There will be plenty of JEGS yellow and black at one of the high-performance auto parts giant's biggest events of the year, JEGS Speedweek, a double-header race taking place Thursday-Sunday at historic National Trail Raceway.
14 Jul 2020
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JEGS
There will be plenty of JEGS yellow and black at one of the high-performance auto parts giant's biggest events of the year, JEGS Speedweek, a double-header race taking place Thursday-Sunday at historic National Trail Raceway.   Reigning…
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Doug Kalitta to run Osborn Top Fuel dragster at this weekend's event in Indy

NHRA Mello Yello Top Fuel points leader Doug Kalitta will be campaigning a new look blue and white Top Fuel dragster adorned in the logo of Team Kalitta business partner Osborn during the July 18-19 NHRA event in Indianapolis.
14 Jul 2020
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Doug Kalitta
NHRA Mello Yello Top Fuel points leader Doug Kalitta will be campaigning a new look blue and white Top Fuel dragster adorned in the logo of Team Kalitta business partner Osborn during the July 18-19 NHRA event in Indianapolis. The Top Fuel dragster…
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Joe Morrison will make Top Fuel debut in Leverich entry this weekend in Indy

When the NHRA’s Return to Racing continues this weekend at the Lucas Oil NHRA Summernationals, Joe Morrison will complete his lifelong dream of racing a Top Fuel dragster in NHRA national event competition when he buckles into the Leverich Family dragster for his professional debut.
13 Jul 2020
Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor
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Joe Morrison
Photos by Cengiz Basu and Leverich Racing When the NHRA’s Return to Racing continues this weekend at the Lucas Oil NHRA Summernationals, Joe Morrison will complete his lifelong dream of racing a Top Fuel dragster in NHRA national…
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No resting on their laurels for Mopar team after explosive final-round win in Indy

Matt Hagan scored the first Funny Car win of NHRA's season restart at the E3 Spark Plugs NHRA Nationals, but it was not cheap, as a supercharger explosion in the final round damaged the Dodge Charger body. Crew chief Dickie Venables explains the process.
13 Jul 2020
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E3 Spark Plugs NHRA Nationals Sunday photo gallery

NHRA National Dragster photographer Jerry Foss has been busy all around Lucas Oil Raceway, capturing the sights of NHRA's Return to Racing at the E3 Spark Plugs NHRA Nationals.
12 Jul 2020
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Top Fuel winner Billy Torrence 48
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Billy Torrence comes through in the clutch for sixth Top Fuel win

12 Jul 2020
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
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billy Torrence
Due to the busy nature of his Texas-based construction company, Billy Torrence doesn’t compete in all of the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series events and for that, the rest of the Top Fuel field should be thankful. Torrence, the father of two-time…
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Matt Hagan earns career win No. 34 as DSR drivers go three-for-three

Matt Hagan qualified his Mopar Dodge Charger in the top spot at the first two races of the season in Pomona and Phoenix but had little to show for it other than a semifinal loss in Pomona. The two-time champion quickly rectified that by winning his 34th career Funny Car title at the E3 Spark Plugs NHRA Nationals at Indy.
12 Jul 2020
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
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hagan
Matt Hagan qualified his Mopar Dodge Charger in the top spot at the first two races of the season in Pomona and Phoenix but had little to show for it other than a semifinal loss in Pomona. The two-time champion quickly rectified that by winning his…
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Line celebrates farewell tour with a victory for the 17th straight season

Earlier this year, Jason Line announced plans to retire from driving in the Pro Stock class at the end of the 2020 season and knowing that his swan song is just around the corner, he’s determined to make the most of it.
12 Jul 2020
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
Race coverage
line win
Earlier this year, Jason Line announced plans to retire from driving in the Pro Stock class at the end of the 2020 season and knowing that his swan song is just around the corner, he’s determined to make the most of it. After a runner-up at the…
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“Flyin’ Ryan” Oehler becomes NHRA’s latest first-time Pro Stock Motorcycle champion

For the first the first time since 2004, the Pro Stock Motorcycle class has welcomed back-to-back first time winners after Ryan Oehler stopped three-time world champion Matt Smith in the final round of the E3 Spark Plugs NHRA Nationals.
12 Jul 2020
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
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oehler win
For the first the first time since 2004, the Pro Stock Motorcycle class has welcomed back-to-back first time winners after Ryan Oehler stopped three-time world champion Matt Smith in the final round of the E3 Spark Plugs NHRA Nationals. Oehler…
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Unofficial Mello Yello points standings

Unofficial top 10 points standings following the completion of the E3 Spark Plugs NHRA Nationals, race three of the 2020 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season.
12 Jul 2020
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Points
Unofficial Top 10 points standings following the completion of the E3 Spark Plugs NHRA Nationals, race three of the 2020 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season. Official points will be posted here…
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News and notes from the E3 Spark Plugs NHRA Nationals at Indy

Cleaning out the reporter's notebook on the final day of the E3 Spark Plugs NHRA Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway Indianapolis.
12 Jul 2020
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
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alexander
Between Friday’s test session and Sunday’s final eliminations, team owner Jim Head changed bodies twice on his Head Contractors and Engineers Mustang Funny Car. Driver Blake Alexander made several runs on Friday with a blue Mustang…
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New car and new format helps fuel Terry McMillen’s championship aspirations

Terry McMillen’s and his Amalie Top Fuel team are often described as underdogs and regarded as one of the class’ smaller independent squads, but their little guy status goes only so far.
12 Jul 2020
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
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Terry McMillen’s and his Amalie Top Fuel team are often described as underdogs and regarded as one of the class’ smaller independent squads, but their little guy status goes only so far. For one, McMillen kept his entire crew employed during the…
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E3 Spark Plugs NHRA Nationals Sunday Preview

Catch all the racing action from the Mello Yello NHRA Drag Racing Series return to action at the E3 Spark Pluge NHRA Nationals at historic Lucas Oil Raceway Indianapolis.
12 Jul 2020
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
Race coverage
billy
Following an exciting day of qualifying, the E3 Spark Plugs NHRA Nationals concludes with Sunday eliminations at 9 a.m. (EDT). The qualifying leaders in each of the four Mello Yello series professional classes include Steve Torrence (Top Fuel),…
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E3 Spark Plugs NHRA Nationals Saturday photo gallery

NHRA National Dragster photographer Jerry Foss has been busy all around Lucas Oil Raceway, capturing the sights of NHRA's Return to Racing at the E3 Spark Plugs NHRA Nationals.
11 Jul 2020
NHRA National Dragster staff
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The pit area at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis was jammed with teams for NHRA's Return to Racing event 70
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Steve Torrence, Tommy Johnson Jr., Jason Line, and Eddie Krawiec lead the way in NHRA’s return

Standout performances by Steve Torrence, Tommy Johnson Jr., Jason Line and Eddie Krawiec highlight a wild day of qualifying as NHRA makes its long-awaited return at the E3 Spark Plugs NHRA Nationals.
11 Jul 2020
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
Race coverage
tommy
Two-time Mello Yello champ Steve Torrence earned the top spot in Top Fuel for the 25th time in his career thanks to a solid 3.779 blast in his Capco Contractors dragster during Saturday’s second qualifying session at the E3…
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High school diploma in hand, Mason McGaha ready to embark on his next chapter as an NHRA Pro Stock racer

Mason McGaha isn’t the first kid to get a new car after graduating high school, but in this instance, 18-year old McGaha’s new whip happens to be a 213-mph Pro Stock Camaro that is .a near twin to the one his father, Chris, has driven to eight wins in 11 final rounds since 2015
11 Jul 2020
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
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Mason McGaha isn’t the first kid to get a new car after graduating high school, but in this instance, 18-year old McGaha’s new whip happens to be a 213-mph Pro Stock Camaro that is a near twin to the one his father, Chris, has driven to eight wins…
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How to have a social-distanced watch party with your NHRA fan friends

NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing returns to the small screen today with two qualifying shows on FS1, at 4:30 and 8 p.m. Eastern. Gather your family and connect online with your friends to share the racing excitement.
11 Jul 2020
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You’ve been waiting a long time for this. On July 11 and 12, NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series competition returns to FS1 and Fox broadcasting to bring you the side-by-side competition you’ve been craving—live from Indianapolis. Drag racing fans…
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E3 Spark Plugs NHRA Nationals Saturday Preview

The NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series makes its long-awaited return with the E3 Spark Plugs NHRA Nationals, the first of two events at Lucas Oil Raceway Indianapolis.
11 Jul 2020
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beckman
Following a four month delay due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series makes its triumphant return with this weekend’s E3 Spark Plugs NHRA Nationals at historic Lucas Oil Raceway Indianapolis. After two days of testing,…
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Every Launch. Every Timeslip. Every Track. #EveryRoundCounts

The 2020 season of the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series launches again with two rounds of qualifying and four rounds of eliminations at the E3 Spark Plugs NHRA Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis.
10 Jul 2020
David Kennedy
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It’s been 139 days since the final rounds of racing at the NHRA Arizona Nationals at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park. It feels like a lifetime ago. But in a…
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