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NHRA ANNOUNCES REVISED STRUCTURE FOR STOCK AND SUPER STOCK AT U.S. NATIONALS

NHRA officials announced today a revised structure for Super Stock and Stock class at the DENSO Spark Plugs NHRA U.S. Nationals. Under the revised structure the two quickest cars in a class or combo… read more

OBSERVATIONS

Just a couple of observations. Six months ago if we had walked into a store and noticed someone with a mask on, we would have looked at the person as weird, different… well, call it what you want. read more

THISISBRACKETRACING ELITE INSIDER - PRE-RACE ROUTINE

Welcome to the latest edition of our segment, "ELITE Insider"! If you're new, this is a weekly look at some "inside" information within our membership community, ThisIsBracketRacing ELITE . This… read more

S. TORRENCE, CAPPS, J. COUGHLIN JR. AND SAMPEY WALLY WINNERS AT DODGE NHRA INDY NATIONALS

Photos by: National Dragster and Auto Imagery … INDIANAPOLIS – Ron Capps picked up his first career win at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis, racing to the Funny Car victory on Sunday at the Dodge… read more

CRUISEN RED LODGE

For the past ten years, one weekend in Summer, the city of Red Lodge, Montana transforms itself from the Gateway to Yellowstone National Park to a spot car enthusiasts come to show off their rides… read more

SANTA POD'S NOSTALGIA DRAGS

Words/Photos Roger Gorringe … The beginning of August witnessed Santa Pod Raceway opening its gates for the Nostalgia Drags whilst also allowing race fans in to quench a long awaited thirst for some… read more

SEMA SHOW CANCELLED FOR 2020

DIAMOND BAR, Calif. (August 5, 2020) -- SEMA, the Specialty Equipment Market Association, announced today that due to Covid-19 and concerns that event facilities and services will be unavailable, the… read more

PRO STOCK LEADER JEG COUGHLIN JR. PLANS TO REMAIN ON THE OFFENSIVE AT INDY 3

INDIANAPOLIS (Aug. 4) -- Pro Stock points leader Jeg Coughlin Jr. is used to keeping his foot on the gas, something the six-time world champion promises to continue when drag racing returns to Lucas… read more

FAMILY

Drag racing used to all be about who had the faster car. Then bracket racing came into being and it turned out to be who can cut the better light and run closest to the dial. Either way, it’s still… read more

PRI RELEASES NEWS OF THE 'SHOW

Dear PRI Exhibitors and Attendees, Thank you for your continued interest and support of the PRI Trade Show. I have been attending the PRI Show for over 20 years, but there has never been a year like… read more

RACE WRAP - 2020 NITTO TIRE NMRA SUPER BOWL OF STREET-LEGAL DRAG RACING PRESENTED BY HPJ PERFORMANCE
RACE WRAP: NITTO TIRE NMCA SUPER BOWL OF STREET-LEGAL DRAG RACING PRESENTED BY HPJ PERFORMANCE
JOHN FORCE MAKES IT OFFICIAL
RUNNER-UP FINISH FOR O'NEAL
BENOIT TEARS IT UP, WINS TWO RACES IN SIX DAYS
CHAMPIONS CROWNED AT THE 8TH ANNUAL NORTHEAST SHOOTOUT AT ATCO
REVISED FLING EVENT SCHEDULE FOR 2020
PAT MUSI RACING ENGINES CELEBRATES 50TH ANNIVERSARY IN 2020
THE ONE THAT GOT AWAY
THE STRAIGHTLINE - ENJOY THE VIEW

The High Performer Award

DON SCHUMACHER

He started like a lot of others in the sport, wearing maybe greasy jeans and dirty T-shirts, but Don Schumacher is a driven man, driven to succeed first in the sport of drag racing and eventually the business world. read more

ALLEN & DEBBIE BRIDGES

Starting out as a part-time crewman and eventually going to work full-time on the Don Prudhomme crew, Allen Bridges was always into fuel car racing as a fabricator and engine builder. That is until he met safety pioneer Bill Simpson. read more

BILL SIMPSON

It was in 1958, when an 18-year old Bill Simpson broke both arms in a drag racing crash. He later said, “Until then, I was like most drivers. The only time I thought about safety was after I was hurt. This time, it was bad enough to do a lot of thinking.” read more