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LUCAS OIL EXTENDS SUPPORT TO LOCAL COMMUNITIES AND FRONTLINE ORGANIZATIONS

Corona, Calif. (May 7, 2020) - With the harmful effects of Coronavirus (COVID-19) still being felt throughout the world, Lucas Oil Products, the California-based distributor and manufacturer of oils… read more

R.I.P. DRAG RACING

It’s hard to believe the sport of drag racing died 30 years ago back in 2020. A sport which was founded about a century ago by Wally Parks when he was the editor of another defunct print magazine… read more

NMCA/NMRA POWER FESTIVAL AT WORLD WIDE TECHNOLOGY RACEWAY POSTPONED

ProMedia Events & Publishing is POSTPONING the Scoggin Dickey Parts Center NMRA/NMCA Power Festival presented by HPJ Performance at World Wide Technology Raceway May 28-31 due to COVID-19 pandemic… read more

PDRA RETURNING TO RACING MAY 29-30 AT GALOT MOTORSPORTS PARK

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. (May 8, 2020)– As states begin to loosen restrictions set in place to control the spread of COVID-19, the Professional Drag Racers Association (PDRA) is preparing to start its… read more

ARDMORE DRAGWAY'S WINDMILL NATIONALS

If ever there was an epitome of the 1989 movie Field of Dreams with the line, “Build it and they will come,” it must be what Will Carrell and his family had in mind after this past weekend’s Windmill… read more

HOLLEY NATIONAL HOT ROD REUNION RESCHEDULED FOR AUGUST

The Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum officials announced today the postponement of the 2020 Holley National Hot Rod Reunion presented by AAA Insurance held at Beech Bend Raceway, Bowling Green… read more

ANOTHER REVISION - Blog #82

Probably not going to write anything earth shattering here, but I’m sure some of these thoughts rolling around in this empty head of mine are the same a lot of other people are thinking … Okay, so as… read more

NHRA ANNOUNCES REVISED PLAN - REVISED

NHRA officials announced today that they are working with state and local officials as well as host tracks and teams on a revised Mello Yello Drag Racing Series schedule, which will be announced… read more

FUNNY CAR CHAOS & BANGSHIFT.COM LAUNCHING CHAOS LIVE STREAM

Nothing stops the CHAOS! Under a new exciting partnership with the wildly popular Funny Car Chaos series, leading streaming service provider BangShift.com and a group of dedicated track owners, the… read more

THISISBRACKETRACING TECH TALK - TO BLOCK, OR NOT TO BLOCK?

Welcome to our segment, "Tech Talk"! This week I cover the age-old question: "To block, or not to block?". Check out the video below to hear my thoughts on using a blocker on the starting line: Enjoy… read more

DSR DRIVERS JOIN GLOBAL SUPERSTARS IN FIGHT FOR COVID-19 RELIEF
CAR NAME MEMORIES
THISISBRACKETRACING ELITE INSIDER - RACE RELATED READING MATERIAL
"HANS"
VP RACING FUELS HAND SANITIZER ARMS RETAILERS, RACE TRACKS AND SERIES FOR REOPENING
HOW IS TODAY’S ENVIRONMENT AFFECTING… VP Racing Fuels
NHRA ANNOUNCES POSTPONEMENT OF FOUR LUCAS OIL DRAG RACING SERIES EVENTS IN MAY
LUCAS HAND SANITIZER
HOW IS TODAY'S ENVIRONMENT AFFECTING ... BROWELL BELLHOUSING
STEVE MARTEL, SUPER COMP CHAMPION

The High Performer Award

Rick Feaster

He’s not a racer, but certainly a car guy as evidenced by the ’69 Corvette he originally purchased as a basket case, not to mention the many others he has completely rebuilt and restored. However, there is much more than that to Rick Feaster, who has been a part of the sport for a long time helping racers with their needs. read more

Tom McEwen

Certainly, one who is most deserving of the accolade as a Hedman High Performer, the name of Tom “the Mongoose” McEwen always seemed to fall between the cracks. With his passing earlier this year, it brought to mind all he has accomplished throughout his years in and out of the seat. read more

Steve Burns

His name is Andrew S. (Steve) Burns but most will know him by the name of his company, VP Racing Fuels. It was he who in the 1970s was convinced that race fuel manufacturers of the day were falling short in their quest for optimum horsepower. His philosophy stemmed from his thinking that fuel was much more than just a means to an end. He considered fuel as a hard part, very similar to a cylinder head or piston. read more