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Krista Baldwin Acquires Nitro University

PITTSBORO, IN (December 14, 2018) Krista Baldwin has acquired the Nitro University A/Fuel dragster team for the 2019 season. Baldwin has been the driver of the team since 2016. She plans to make 5… read more

Best of Texas BBQ Sauce Funny Car Schedule

Excitement and anticipation is building for funny car fans and racers as Funny Car Chaos announces its inaugural Championship tour dates for 2019! The new year will mark the debut of the Best of… read more

Modern Racing Continues Rapid Expansion

(December 12, 2018) MOORESVILLE, NC — After a very successful year in 2018, Modern Racing, the venture formed by championship-winning tuner and motorsports electronics expert Justin Elkes, continues… read more

NMCA News: Dodge Expands NMCA Involvment

Dodge Provides Free NMCA Membership to Dodge Challenger R/T Scat Pack 1320 Owners … • Complimentary entry to all six NMCA events to compete in the Dodge // Mopar HEMI Shootout category … • Onsite… read more

This Week 12/11 On WFO Radio

The Parade of NHRA Champions continues with Mello Yello Pro Stock Champion Tanner Gray and Top Dragster Champion Paul Nero. Alan Reinhart discusses the life of NHRA Legend Dick LaHaie with host Joe… read more

GAINESVILLE RACEWAY TO INSTALL NEW RACING SURFACE

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (Dec. 12, 2018) - NHRA and Gainesville Raceway officials announced today that the historic facility will be installing a new concrete racing surface prior to the start of the 2019… read more

THREE INDUCTED INTO NHRA D3 HALL OF FAME

INDIANAPOLIS - Travis Miller, a veteran NHRA technical inspector, former Division Director Jay Hullinger and the late Leo Taugher a national and divisional announcer were inducted into the National… read more

Giving Back

BROWNSBURG, Indiana (December 11, 2018) – California natives Jack Beckman, Ron Capps and Leah Pritchett watched in horror as their state suffered tremendous devastation due to the Camp and Woolsey… read more

This Week’s Rant

Back from the PRI Trade Show. Lots of people. Cold weather, but I think I covered that in last week’s blog, so I won’t beat that dead horse again. People always ask “What was new there?” The short… read more

2019 PRI Global Media Award

San Antonio, Texas USA (December 10, 2018) VP Racing Fuels, recognized around the world for performance fuels and chemicals, was awarded the coveted PRI Global Media Award for its new STAY FROSTY™… read more

STEVE MATUSEK JOINS FORCES WITH ELITE MOTORSPORTS PRO MOD TEAM
Don O'Neal Unveils New NGK/NTK Sponsored Camaro
The Power Of A Dozen Shocks In The Palm Of Your Hand
Race Winning Brands Acquires MGP Connecting Rods
This Week? - PRI's $.02 Worth
VP RACING FUELS TO INTRODUCE NEW FUELS AT PRI
Fast & Finchum Final Round Video
SAMTECH.EDU NHRA FACTORY STOCK SHOWDOWN RETURNS IN 2019
This Week 11/27 On WFO Radio

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