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DISTEFANO BREAKS THROUGH FOR FIRST CHAMPIONSHIP

Words Nate Van Wagnen/Photo Tara Bowker/Grahic Mat Levonas … After taking runner-up honors in the 2019 PDRA Pro Outlaw 632 world championship battle, Wes Distefano and his Michigan-based $hameless… read more

BACK ON THE TRACK WITH AN ATTITUDE

Words Rod Short … Street Outlaws will be back live and in person in 2021 as two-time champ Ryan Martin looks to grab a third No Prep title this year. Street Outlaw’s stars are determined that won’t… read more

MUSI RACING RENEWS LONGTIME EDELBROCK RELATIONSHIP

With a relationship that has spanned more than two decades, Pat Musi Racing Engines and Edelbrock, a leading manufacturer and distributor of aftermarket performance parts, have formed a lasting… read more

MIKE MURILLO SPEAKS OUT - UPDATED

The following courtesy of Rod ShortMurillo Update 2-1-2021: The latest news is that Mike is out of the hospital. Back in the shop over the weekend, Murillo admits to having a roller coaster of… read more

SECOND GENERATION PDRA EXTREME PRO STOCK CHAMPION

Photo Tara Bowker/Graphic Matt Levonas … In Johnny Pluchino’s first full season in PDRA Liberty’s Gears Extreme Pro Stock competition, he won four of six races on the PDRA tour, claiming enough… read more

CHILDREN

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

MICKEY THOMPSON TIRES EXPANDS WITH SFG

SFG Promotions, Inc. is pleased to announce an expansion of their partnership with Mickey Thompson Tires and Wheels in 2021. Mickey Thompson has expanded their involvement with SFG by becoming the… read more

MICKEY THOMPSON TIRES RETURNS TO THE NMCA

The NMCA Muscle Car Nationals is proud to announce the Mickey Thompson Tires and Wheels Street Outlaw category will be contested at all six national events in 2021. The fast-paced 275 Radial category… read more

2021 DRAW’S TRACY WINTERS MEMORIAL GOLF TOURNAMENT

DRAW’s Tracy Winters Memorial Golf Tournament on Wednesday, March 10, 2021, prior to the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals in Gainesville, FL. The tournament is being held at the Ironwood Golf… read more

STROUD NAMED MWDRS PRO MOD TITLE HOLDER

Stroud Safety, a marketing partner with the Summit Racing Equipment Mid-West Drag Racing Series (MWDRS) since its inception in 2017, has been named title rights holder to the Tulsa-based series' Pro… read more

HISTORIC ATCO RACEWAY

Photos Dave Milcarek … The world of drag racing in the northeast corner of the country took a big hit several years ago with the closing of Englishtown, leaving only two drag strips in the state of… read more

NOT SLOWING DOWN

Words/Photos Rod Short … It may be 2021, but the final event of the Southeast Gassers Association’s season from 2020 as racers, friends and family will wrap everything up this Saturday, January 30 in… read more

NHRA LAUNCHES SPORTSMAN STREAMING SERVICE THROUGH NHRA.TV

NHRA’s exclusive streaming service, NHRA.tv, will now offer complimentary viewing of select NHRA Sportsman events, powered by NHRA National Dragster magazine. NHRA fans and racers alike can create an… read more

VP EXPANDS DISTRIBUTION

VP Racing Fuels, Inc., a global leader in performance fuels, lubricants, and additives, today announced that Davison Oil will no longer distribute VP products. Boswell Oil has been named the sole VP… read more

SUMMIT RACING EQUIPMENT RENEWS WITH IHRA

The International Hot Rod Association (IHRA) and Summit Racing Equipment will continue the longest series partnership in drag racing with the IHRA Summit SuperSeries, Summit Team Finals and IHRA… read more

IS SPORTSMAN DRAG RACING CHANGING?

There’s a move afoot in sportsman style drag racing. Besides the various circuit races for the super-category classes, the Stock and Super Stock racers are getting a chance to compete for big money. read more

NEVER CAN SAY GOODBYE

Charles & Randy Smith Bring Back A Vintage Junior StockerWords/Photos Rod Short … When Charles Smith said goodbye to the old wagon sitting in his driveway, his family probably never thought they’d… read more

PDRA PRO BOOST WORLD CHAMPION

Photo Tara Bowker/Graphic Matt Levonas … John Strickland has had a championship-caliber car ever since he burst onto the PDRA Pro Boost scene in 2015 as a part of the GALOT Motorsports team. He… read more

RAHN TOBLER ANNOUNCES RETIREMENT

Rahn Tobler, crew chief of the NAPA AUTO PARTS Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat driven by 2016 NHRA Funny Car champion Ron Capps, has made the decision to retire from racing and will depart DSR at the end… read more

TEXAS MOTORPLEX HOSTS FUNNY CAR CHAOS IN MARCH

The Spell Paving Services 2021 Funny Car Chaos Championship Tour presented by Red Line Shirt Club and Mears Mazda Volvo kicks off March 26-27, at the historic Texas Motorplex in Ennis, Texas. This… read more