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IHRA Summit Midwest Division Finals

Eddyville Raceway Park drivers used their home-track knowledge to win the International Hot Rod Association Midwest Division Summit ... more


Dodge Hemi Challenge at U.S. Nationals

Making history in the NHRA Dodge HEMI® Challenge isn’t something new for Jimmy Daniels, and Friday night, Aug. 30, 2019, the ... more


Powerfest at Rockingham, NC

Cassie Lewis (shown) of Lumberton, NC, and Donald Norris of Conway, SC, claimed the biggest shares of the purse in the seventh annual ... more


NHRA Sportsman classes at Epping, NH

Ken Moses became just the 26th driver in NHRA history to win more than one eliminator at an NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series ... more


NHRA Sportsman at Bristol, Tennessee

Joe Santangelo, winner earlier this season at the Virginia NHRA Nationals, scored again in Super Stock with his Camaro at the NHRA ... more


Mutt & Jeff Race at Beaver Springs, PA

For the fifth straight year, Paul Burress and Dylan Griffey, aka Mutt & Jeff Promotions, brought their high-dollar bracket race north to ... more


5TH Annual West Coast Classic at Fontana, California

The 5th annual WEST COAST CLASSIC presented by Chris Forsyth and Shawn Langdon got off to a strong start on Friday, May 24. While ... more


NHRA Sportsman Classes at Joliet, Illinois

The 22nd annual NHRA Route 66 Nationals were held May 30-June 2 at Route 66 Raceway near Joliet, IL. More than 275 competitors ... more



Chicago Jon Sees Stranger Things...

Much like the town of Hawkins, Indiana, setting for the Netflix show STRANGER THINGS, we had an alternate universe over the Labor ... more


Richard Kratz Remembers Jim Baker

After Jim Baker died at age 80 on August 30, 2019, Richard Kratz, former editor of sister publication MoparMax.com and owner and ... more


Tri Five Nationals at Bowling Green, Kentucky

It is well documented that Americans love their classic hot rods. On August 8-10 it was once again time for car lovers to turn their attention ... more


World Series of Drag Racing at Cordova, Illinois

The 66th annual O’Reilly Auto Parts World Series of Drag Racing was held at Cordova International Raceway Aug. 23-25 in front of ... more


Hector Arana Jr: NHRA’s first official 200 MPH Pro Stock Motorcycle rider

In drag racing, records are made to be broken and they are again and again no matter if they are elapsed time or miles-per-hour ... more


Funny Car Nationals at Keystone Raceway Park

Once again it was time for funny cars to echo through the hills of Pennsylvania as Keystone Raceway Park hosted the 12th Annual Good ... more


The Tipsy Trickster: Odds on the Summer Nitro Challenge

It’s been a while since the Trickster set the ‘line’ for a drag racing event, but he’s worked out the math for the upcoming Seattle ... more



The Once and Future NHRA


For decades NHRA management has added a variety of professional classes to its national event line-up in an effort to find a class other than the nitro- ...  more


Jok Nicholson’s New LS-10 Project Truck (aka RED 2)

I have been planning and working on my latest drag race project for about two months. It all started when I sold our two door cars: Project Firebird and ... more


Tri State Dragway and Beyond

When I think back to the ‘good ole days’, one name comes to mind a lot -- Russ Guymon! Russ was an aspiring young drag racer from Keokuk, Iowa. Long prior to ...  more



NHRA TFH Champion, EU FIM Finals and More

On September 2, 2019, Tii Tharpe of North Carolina clinched his second consecutive NHRA Mickey Thompson Tires Top Fuel Harley championship, while ...  more



A U.S. Nationals Retrospective

Well, the 2019 Nationals is in the rear-view mirror. The forty-SIXTH U.S. Nationals and the SIXTY-fifth Nationals overall. (Sorry I'm into details like that, ...  more


Is No Prep the Savior to Drag Racing? Just Might Be.

There is a great deal of talk about the status of our ecosystem called Drag Racing. Drag Racing for many years was that part of motorsports which not only had a ...  more


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Factory Stocks to compete at eight NHRA events in 2020

The NHRA has announced that the SAMTech.edu Factory Stock Showdown will compete at eight events on the 2020 NHRA Mello Yello ...  more  


Funny Car Chaos at Martin, Michigan

The Best of Texas BBQ Sauce Funny Car Chaos Championship series presented by Red Line Shirt Club made its debut at US 131 ... more


FIA Summit Racing Equipment Internationals at Tierp Arena, Sweden

A week after the Nitrolympx in Germany (we understand that the calendar will look different in 2020 providing everyone with a ... more


NMCA at Norwalk, Ohio

The weather was wonderful and the competition was compelling at the 18th Annual NMCA All-American Nationals presented by ...  more


FIA/FIM-E NitrOlympX at Hockenheimring, Germany

The biggest event on the European calendar and the start of a frantic finale to the season, the Nitrolympx saw the Rico Anthes Quartermile ... more


Nitro Summer Nationals at Spokane, Washington

There is a great deal of speculation and conjecture on the fate of Spokane County Raceway. Rumors are abundant about its demise. Even ... more


Pepsi Nightfire Nationals at Boise, Idaho

For the world of nostalgia and bracket racing there is no event that carries the prestige of the Pepsi Nightfire Nationals at Boise’s Firebird ... more


NHDRO at Indianapolis

The sharpest, most up-to-date tools in the motorcycle drag racing box came out to win NHDRO’s biggest money event ever—the APE ... more


Funny Car Chaos at Havana, Illinois

Central Illinois Dragway in Havana, IL, marked the fifth of seven stops on the 2019 Best of Texas BBQ Sauce Championship Tour ... more


NMCA/NMRA Super Bowl of Street-Legal Racing at Joliet, IL - NMCA: Muscle Cars and More

NMCA and NMRA drivers teamed up to put down twice as much power in the Prairie State for the 14th Annual Nitto NMRA/NMCA Super ... more


NMCA/NMRA Super Bowl of Street-Legal Racing at Joliet, IL - NMRA: Mustangs on the Run

Arguably the most exciting event of the year, the NMRA vs NMCA race held at historic Route 66 Raceway in Joliet, IL, always adds an ... more



Chicago Jon Reflects on U.S. Nationals Past

Tri-Five Nationals: Chevys, Chevys and More Chevys

FIA Summit Internationals at Tierp, Sweden

Cover Photo: Tii Tharpe won the first championship of the NHRA 2019 season, clinching the Top Fuel Harley title for the second time at the U.S. Nationals.  (Ron Lewis photo)


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