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McLEOD RACING NAMED BONINFANTI FRICTION'S WEST COAST SUPPLIER

November 27, 2020 (ANAHEIM, CA) McLeod Racing, the leading performance clutch manufacturer, announces to be the West Coast supplier for Boninfante Friction racing products. Boninfante Friction, based… read more

DATES SET FOR THE 2021 HOT ROD REUNION EVENTS

GLENDORA, Calif. (Nov. 24, 2020) - The Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum has announced the 2021 Hot Rod Reunion schedule. Unique among motorsports events, Hot Rod Reunion events honor some of the… read more

THE U.K. VW SPORTSMAN CHAMPION

Words/Photos Roger Gorringe … The Wilsons are probably one of the most popular, helpful and welcoming families within Britain’s Drag Racing fraternity, specialising in VW and Junior Dragster racing. read more

PRIZED POSSESION INSURANCE

This story first appeared in the print edition of Drag Racing Edge in September, but with the off-season upon us, it's time to think about insuring your cars and trailers. … Insuring Your Racer Is… read more

J.R. TODD REFLECTS ON 2020

J.R. Todd, driver of the DHL Toyota Camry Funny Car, took a look back at a trying 2020 NHRA season but one the 2018 Funny Car champion is happy was completed. He also looks ahead to the 2021 NHRA… read more

IDENTICAL

Now that they've both won NHRA Super Stock world championships and now placed No. 1 & 2 is points this past year, we thought it fun to harken back to a story we wrote on the Worner twins, Byron and… read more

PRACTICE TREE BASICS

With the "off-season" upon us, it gives us time to do a little practice, and this story from the Drag Racing Edge archives brings up some points to consider when it comes to practice trees. …… read more

JUSTIN ASHLEY REFLECTS ON HIS SEASON

Photos Ron Lewis … Driver of the Strutmasters.com powered by MANSCAPED™ Top Fuel dragster and 2020 NHRA Rookie of the Year and Justin Ashley took some time to reflect on his successful rookie season. read more

CONSTRUCTION UNDERWAY FOR MUSI RACING

(November 16, 2020) MOORESVILLE, NC — Musi Racing will soon have a new state-of-the-art home near Mooresville Dragway. The race team broke ground in September on their new 9,000-square foot building… read more

A PRETTY COOL MEDICAL MIRACLE

Paul Lee survived what may have been a death sentence but is now back behind the wheel of a Funny Car. This is a cool video which explains his road back to sub-four second elapsed times. read more

THEY ALREADY KNOW HIS NAME

Straight Outta Tulsa Is The Still Notorious Keith HaneyStory & Photos by Rod Short … Back in the day, when names like Swamp Rat, California Flash, Georgia Shaker, Jungle Jim, Ohio read more

NHRA ANNOUNCES COMPLETE 2021 CLASS SCHEDULE

GLENDORA, Calif. (Nov. 11, 2020) – NHRA officials announced the details of the 2021 Camping World Drag Racing Series 23-event season, revealing national event pro category qualifying days and… read more

PDRA 2021 SCHEDULE

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. (November 9, 2020)– The Professional Drag Racers Association (PDRA) will hold eight championship events during its eighth season, as the all-eighth-mile drag racing series… read more

PAT MUSI RACING ENGINES OPEN HOUSE POSTPONED

(November 9, 2020) MOORESVILLE, NC — Taking an abundance of caution regarding COVID-19 exposure at its facility, Pat Musi Racing Engines has postponed its open house, which was originally scheduled… read more

NHRA D7 VEGAS RESULTS & PHOTOS

Photos Bob Johnson … Results from the final Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series divisional event from Las Vegas. read more

LUCAS OIL DRAG RACING SERIES SCHEDULE

The NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, where NHRA's top Sportsman competitors battle one another for national, regional, and divisional championships, will celebrate its 20th year during the 2021… read more

SPORTSNATS RESULTS FROM VEGAS

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SOMETHING FOR STOCK & SUPER STOCK RACERS TO LOOK FORWARD TO IN 2021

As if we weren't ready for 2021 to come soon enough, here's one more reason, make that 50,000 reasons, to get excited about returning to the drag strip in the spring. Tyler Bohannon and Brian… read more

OVER $100,000 AWARDED AT SFG-FTI WORLD SERIES OF BRACKET RACING

ADEL, Ga. (Nov. 4, 2020): Despite disruptive rain and mist delays, SFG Promotions successfully awarded over $100,000 in prizes last weekend to racers across the country at the SFG- FTI World Series… read more

MATT SMITH CAPTURES FOURTH CHAMPIONSHIP

Matt Smith Racing blazed to victory this weekend at the Dodge NHRA Finals in Las Vegas, with Matt Smith crowned the 2020 Pro Stock Motorcycle world champion, the fourth time he has captured the… read more