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THISISBRACKETRACING TECH TALK - INCONSISTENT RACE CAR

Welcome to our new segment, "Tech Talk"! This week I cover one of the most common problems that racers face at the track: struggling with an inconsistent race car. Check out the video below to learn… read more

DRAG RACERS DOING SOCIAL DISTANCING

Peter Biondo and Kyle Seipel set up an Online Practice Tree Tournament this past weekend and will do it additionally this following Saturday. For more info, visit www.bracketraces.com. Congrats to… read more

NITROUS SUPPLY TO SPONSOR NMCA NORWALK NATIONAL EVENT AND “PRO MOD LEGENDS”

Mike Thermos knows a thing or two about helping to stimulate the growth of a drag racing class. When the now-popular Pro Mod category was in its infancy, Thermos —then heading up nitrous oxide… read more

THE AFFECTS TO A SMALL TOWN RACE TRACK

Beaver Springs Dragway just may be the epitome of a small town drag strip. Located in central Pennsylvania amongst Amish farmlands, the track has been in operation since 1971, built and run… read more

JEG COUGHLIN JR. REFLECTS ON 'BOBSLED CHALLENGE' AS FULL-TIME DRIVING CAREER WANES

DELAWARE, Ohio (April 2) -- Six-time drag racing world champion Jeg Coughlin Jr. will always pick the familiar confines of his JEGS.com Elite Motorsports Chevrolet Camaro as his preferred mode of… read more

NHRA ANNOUNCES TENTATIVE REVISED 2020 LUCAS OIL DRAG RACING SERIES SCHEDULE

GLENDORA, Calif. – The NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, where the future stars of the sport earn their racing stripes, returns to action after a hiatus stemming from the COVID-19 global pandemic. read more

LUCAS OIL PRODUCTS NEW SOCIAL MEDIA CAMPAIGN FOR NO KID HUNGRY AIMS TO FEED THOUSANDS OF CHILDREN DURING SCHOOL CLOSURES

Lucas Oil Products, the American-based manufacturer and distributor of lubricants and additives, is pledging to donate 100,000 meals through the No Kid Hungry organization to help struggling families… read more

AND THE WINNER IS...

Some of the best Pro drag racers go head to head against some of the best Sportsman "Joe" drag racers out there in this battle of reaction times! You'll just have to watch the video below to see who… read more

NMCA/NMRA REVISES 2020 EVENT SCHEDULES

Santa Ana, CA (March 31, 2020) - The Holley NMRA Ford Nationals and NMCA Muscle Car Nationals season openers kicked off in grand style over back-to-back weekends at Bradenton Motorsports Park. read more

DSR/DSM PARTNER WITH STRATASYS TO FIGHT COVID-19

BROWNSBURG, Ind. (March 31, 2020) – Don Schumacher Racing (DSR) and Don Schumacher Motorsports (DSM), DSR’s manufacturing arm, are proud to join the fight to help protect our nation’s brave health… read more

NHRA ANNOUNCES REVISED SCHEDULE FOR PRO MOD, TOP FUEL HARLEY, FACTORY STOCK SHOWDOWN AND MOUNTAIN MOTOR PRO STOCK
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RAT TRAP RACING ANNOUNCES NEW SPONSORSHIP FROM ARP AUTOMOTIVE RACING PRODUCTS
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The High Performer Award

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

STEVE FARIA

By his own admittance, Steve Faria isn’t an engineer. As the owner of System 1, he oversees a company that specializes in oil pump and filtration manufacturing. “I was raised on a farm and you just became a sort of ‘jack-of-all-trades.’ " read more

DANNY GRACIA

Growing up in the heydays of drag racing in southern California, Danny Gracia was every bit the car guy as anyone else. In fact, rumor has it, he “borrowed” his father’s truck at nine-years old to take it for a spin around the neighborhood. And what a neighborhood it was. read more