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NHRA Lowers National Event Minimum Age For Sportsman Classes

At sixteen years and seven months, Houston Raikes (pictured) is one of the youngest NHRA national event winners. He picked up the Wally at his first quarter-mile race the Jegs SPORTSnationals at… read more

John Force Racing Driver And Crew Chief Lineup For 2019, Grubby Will Tune For Brittany

YORBA LINDA, Calif. (Jan. 29, 2019) — It was announced today that John Force Racing will feature three full-time hot rods with a fourth team in contingency for the 2019 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing… read more

Global Electronic Technology Extends Sponsorship, Worsham Returns To Co-Crew Chief Funny Car

YPSILANTI, Mich. (January 29, 2019) – Global Electronic Technology, the fastest name in credit card processing, has extended their partnership agreement with Kalitta Motorsports for the 2019 NHRA… read more

Early Testing Leads To Numerous Seven Second Factory Stock Showdown Runs

Once again, the unofficial elapsed time record has been lowered in the Factory Stock Showdown class. This time Stephen Bell the number two finisher after the 2018 season was completed is now the top… read more

Index Procedures

Spark Plug Indexing Is A MustWords/Photos Joe Davanzo(Note: This story is reprinted and appeared in the May 2017 print edition of Drag Racing Edge) … When it comes to performance, very little… read more

Winters Racing And Bandit Big Rig Series Announce Partnership For 2019

Winters Racing is proud to announce a new sole priary sponsor for their NHRA Pro Mod 2019 season. Joining Winters Racing on their Andy McCoy Race Cars ’69 Chevelle will be the Bandit Big Rig Series. read more

Brittany Force To Drive Advance Auto Parts Top Fuel Dragster For 2019

John Force Racing has announced that Brittany Force, the 2017 Top Fuel World Champion, will be in the driver’s seat of the Advance Auto Parts Top Fuel dragster for the 2019 NHRA Mello Yello Drag… read more

Mountain Motor Pro Stock To Compete At Four NHRA National Events In 2019

NHRA officials have announced that Mountain Motor Pro Stock cars will compete in exhibitions at four national events during the 2019 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season. This exciting category… read more

Blake Alexander Returns To Funny Car In Partnership With Tim Wilkerson

Two-time Top Fuel winner Blake Alexander will return to the nitro category he began his career in. Alexander purchased Brian Stewart’s Funny Car operation and, in a partnership with flopper veteran… read more

The New Look

Fresh energy, ideas and enthusiasm is exactly what Clay Millican ordered for the Parts Plus/Strutmasters.com Top Fuel Dragster and the “Unfinished Business Tour” seeking the 2019 NHRA Mello-Yellow… read more

Courtney Force Stepping Away

YORBA LINDA, Calif. (Jan. 24, 2019) — The winningest female Funny Car driver in NHRA history, Courtney Force, a top 10 finisher in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series in six of her seven… read more

WFO Radio NHRA Nitro Podcast 2019 Episode 03

Get to know Jordan Vandergriff from Bob Vandergriff Racing. Rich Schaefer, Southeastern Division Director, gives details about Class Eliminations at the 50th Amalie Gatornationals. NHRA’s Alan… read more

Mickey Thompson Returns As Title Sponsor Of The NHRA Top Fuel Harley Drag Racing Series

STOW, OHIO – Jan. 23, 2019: Mickey Thompson Tires & Wheels is back for another year of exciting motorcycle drag racing. The popular Mickey Thompson Tires Top Fuel Harley Drag Racing Series will be… read more

Denso Named Marketing Sponsor Of John Force Racing

YORBA LINDA, Calif. (Jan. 23, 2019) — DENSO Products and Services Americas, Inc., an affiliate of leading global automotive supplier DENSO Corp., has joined John Force Racing as an official marketing… read more

Mickey Thompson Back As Title Sponsor Of Lights Out 10

STOW, OHIO – Jan. 22, 2019 - Mickey Thompson Tires & Wheels is again serving as title sponsor of Lights Out 10 "The Baddest Small Tire Races in the World. Leading the small tire category with its ET… read more

Race Star Wheels Named Official Wheel Of The PDRA

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. (January 21, 2019) – Race Star Wheels, manufacturers of high performance alloy drag-style wheels, has been named the Official Wheel of the Professional Drag Racers Association… read more

Staying Sharp In The Off-Season Can Still Be Fun (Business)!

(1-20-2018) Evansville, Indiana – The weather professionals tried everything they could in the Midwest to keep racers from battling potential horrible conditions to attend the 5th Annual… read more

Legendary Darlington Dragway, IHRA Extend Sanctioning Agreement

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Darlington Dragway has over four-decades of history with the International Hot Rod Association (IHRA). The legendary South Carolina track at one of America’s great motorsports… read more

Fall Fling 500K

Keep this one on your calendar - September 17-21 - $500,000 to win. Pre-entires open up on March 5 and limited to 385 entries only. You don;t want to miss this one. read more

Two New Drivers Join Bob Vandergriff Racing For 2019 Season

(January 17, 2019) – Veteran Drag Racer Shawn Reed and A-Fuel Driver Josh Hart join Bob Vandergriff Racing in 2019. The two drivers will join teammate Jordan Vandergriff competing in the NHRA Mello… read more