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FORGOTTEN WARRIOR

Out From The Mists of Time Is A Pontiac That Won’t Let People ForgetWords/Photos Rod Short … General Motors stopped making Pontiacs in 2010, but the memory of this now-defunct car brand still… read more

NHRA, MATTEL PARTNER IN THE FAST LANE WITH HOT WHEELS

NHRA and Mattel® announced today their licensing partnership to develop collectible die-cast vehicles under the iconic Hot Wheels® brand, hitting stores in June. The new partnership will see die-cast… read more

MAVTV TO BROADCAST MWDRS SEASON

The MAVTV Motorsports Network, a division of Lucas Oil Products, will showcase the Summit Racing Mid-West Drag Racing Series presented by J&A Service this year. Each of eight scheduled MWDRS events… read more

SOUTHERN SPORTSMAN SHOWDOWN SET TO BEGIN

Grassroots racers are set to converge upon South Georgia Motorsports Park for the Johnson's Horsepowered Garage Southern Sportsman Showdown March 19-21, and the impressive list of those planning to… read more

DEFINITELY NOT A PUSSYCAT

Michael Cole’s 8-Second Hellcat Is Surprisingly StockWords/Photos Rod Short … If cars have names meant to reflect their character, then you can expect that Michael Cole’s Hellcat is no pussycat. read more

PHILADELPHIA FLYER

Nick Reiter’s Rare 1971 Charger Flies In Stock EliminatorWords/Photos Rod Short … What’s one of the best reasons to attend a NHRA event? One fan recently explained that it’s like attending a car… read more

FREDDIE TURZA NAMED VP RACING FUELS LUBRICANTS MANAGER

VP Racing Fuels Inc., a global leader in performance fuels, lubricants, and additives, today announced the appointment of motorsports veteran Freddie Turza as Lubricants Sales Manager. "Freddie was… read more

ANAMORPHIC ART

Jim Jack has been a chaplain for Racers For Christ for... let's just say... a long time. He writes a monthly column and we're honored to now publish it on our website. For more info on Racers For… read more

DeJORIA BRINGS MOMENTUM INTO THE 2021 SEASON

NHRA Funny Car driver Alexis DeJoria is ready to begin her quest for her first NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series world championship as the season gets underway in less than a month. The… read more

eCARMOVER BACKING PRUSIENSKY RACING

As the 2021 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series gets underway March 12-13, eCarMover will be backing two Pro Stock entries at the 52nd annual Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals. Pro Stock veteran… read more

MOTORPLEX DISTRIBUTES BOTTLED WATER

Following Devastating Texas Winter Storm, the Facility suffered major damage to suite tower, concessions warehouse and food court buildings … Last week Texas Motorplex, like much of the state of… read more

MUSI RACING ADDS TO LIST OF MWDRS BACKERS

One of the greatest names in doorslammer racing history returns in 2021 to the Summit Racing Mid-West Drag Racing Series (MWDRS) presented by J&A Service as Pat Musi Racing Engines resumes its… read more

PRO WINTER WARM-UP

Palm Beach International Raceway will host the Pro Winter Warm-Up for the first time since 2015 featuring earth-shaking NHRA Drag Racing Series Top Fuel Dragsters and Nitro Funny Cars . Over a dozen… read more

MICKEY THOMPSON TIRES SPONSORS NEW NMRA CLASS

Mickey Thompson Tires & Wheels has signed on as title sponsor of the NMRA’s newest small-tire drag racing category. The Mickey Thompson Street Car Challenge class is a three-event, non-championship… read more

LIKE HELL ON WHEELS

It All Goes To Prove You Can’t Keep A Good Chevy Down … Words/Photos Rod Short … When teenager Jerry James was a young kid sitting in the grandstands at a racetrack, he was enthralled by the sights… read more

MICKEY THOMPSON TIRES BACK AT LIGHTS OUT 12

Mickey Thompson Tires & Wheels is back again as title sponsor of Lights Out 12, "The Baddest Small Tire Races in the World." A leader the small tire drag racing category with its ET Street Radial Pro… read more

A CHEATING BUNCH

Drag racers… what a cheating bunch. Of course, I say that with a smirk and a smile on my face… all kiddingly naturally. I may be naïve but I don’t seriously think there are a lot of people actually… read more

ASHLEY ADDS THE DAILY CRAVE

Continuing to expand his marketing program with healthy and on-trend brands, Justin Ashley Racing announced today an associate sponsorship with California-based snack company, The Daily Crave. read more

SEEKING ONE FOR THE THUMB

Andy Warren Continues To Win Championships With This 1971 Caprice … Words/Photos Rod Short … One of the best stories in all of sportsman drag racing the last few years has been Andy Warren’s… read more

VP RACING FUELS' RACER PACK

Starting Monday, February 15 and running through the end of the month, fresh off the off-season and ready to race, VP Racing Fuels' highly discounted Racer Packs have everything you need to replace… read more