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2020 HOLLEY NATIONAL HOT ROD REUNION CANCELLED

Museum officials announced the cancellation of the 2020 Holley National Hot Rod Reunion presented by AAA Insurance held at Beech Bend Raceway, Bowling Green, Kentucky. “We made this difficult… read more

PDRA, VIRGINIA MOTORSPORTS PARK GET PERMISSION TO ALLOW FANS AT MID-ATLANTIC SHOWDOWN

Photo by James Sisk … DINWIDDIE, VA (July 20, 2020) – Spectators will be allowed to attend the Professional Drag Racers Association (PDRA) Proline Racing Mid-Atlantic Showdown presented by Frederick… read more

ISSUES

Funny how things can change on a dime, or in this case, some $800 worth of entry fees. I spoke a couple of weeks ago about what a difference that little bulb on the guardwall can make when it lights… read more

ANTHONY BERTOZZI NIPS MIKE COUGHLIN TO EARN RECORD FIFTH SPORTSNATIONALS TITLE

HEBRON, Ohio (July 20) - Anthony Bertozzi, one of NHRA's most decorated sportsman drag racers, passed another milestone Monday when he drove to the Top Dragster title during the rain-delayed final… read more

2020 JEGS NHRA SPORTSNATIONALS MONDAY FINAL ROUND RESULTS

Top Alcohol Dragster - Megan Meyer over Mike Bucher … Top Alcohol Funny Car - DJ Cox over Sean Bellemeur … Competition Eliminator - Chad Voges over Greg Kamplain … Super Stock - Jeff Dona over Todd… read more

WebMD FOLLOWS PAUL LEE

July 16, 2020 (BROWNSBURG, IN) The WebMD Corporation follows Paul Lee’s journey back to 330 mph Nitro Funny Cars after he suffered a widow-maker heart attack in 2016. “The Green Light” showcases the… read more

DENVER, BRAINERD NHRA EVENTS POSTPONED, THIRD INDIANAPOLIS DATE ADDED

GLENDORA, Calif. (July 17, 2020) – NHRA announced today that the Dodge Mile-High NHRA Nationals Presented By Pennzoil at Bandimere Speedway in Denver, Colo. (Aug. 7-9) and the Lucas Oil NHRA… read more

TEAM JEGS EXPANDS TO FIVE DRIVERS FOR JEGS SPEEDWEEK DOUBLEHEADER

HEBRON, Ohio (July 14) -- 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… read more

SOME QUICK THOUGHTS

Possibly one of the biggest stories in our sport this year has been the time off due to COVID. I posed the question in our latest print issue of Drag Racing Edge in my editorial, “Where were you?” If… read more

THISISBRACKETRACING TECH TALK - WEIGHT TO ET RATIO

Welcome to our segment, "Tech Talk"! This week I cover an interesting topic: Weight to ET Ratio. Check out the video below to hear my thoughts how much weight equals .01 ET on track based on my… read more

JEG COUGHLIN JR. SURGES INTO PRO STOCK POINTS LEAD AFTER RUNNER-UP RESULT AT INDY
STRASSWEG AND MEYER DISTRIBUTING HEADED TO INDY
O'NEAL IS READY TO GET 2020 BACK ON THE TRACK
JEGS FIELDING TWO PRO STOCK CARS IN INDY, DRIVEN BY JEG COUGHLIN JR. & TROY COUGHLIN JR.
A LITTLE BIT OF ELECTRICITY
“UNCLE BUCK” PIG ROAST CONTINUES JULY 11TH & 12TH AT CECIL COUNTY
ANOTHER WFC ROOKIE CASHES IN FOR THE WIN
GRIFFITH AND ADKINS SCORE BIG AT THE WFC
BTE WFC - THE CURFEW WINS
WFC ROOKIE COREY GRIFFITH TAKES WFC WIN

The High Performer Award

Graham Light

If things had been different, we might be talking about the vice-president of Capital Records rather than the retiring senior vice president of racing operations for the National Hot Rod Association. read more

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