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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

Photos From The PRI Trade Show

Random photos from the 31st Performance Racing Industry Trade Show in Indianapolis this past weekend. Visit our Photo Gallery for a complete set of photos. read more

STEVE MATUSEK JOINS FORCES WITH ELITE MOTORSPORTS PRO MOD TEAM

Lenexa, KS, (December 7, 2018)…It will come full circle for Pro Mod driver Steve Matusek in 2019. The veteran standout announced today he will drive a twin-turbo Ford Mustang for Elite Motorsports in… read more

Don O'Neal Unveils New NGK/NTK Sponsored Camaro

INDIANAPOLIS - NGK Spark Plugs USA, Inc., the Original Equipment leader in automotive ignition technology for both domestic and import vehicles, announced today that it has extended its relationship… read more

The Power Of A Dozen Shocks In The Palm Of Your Hand

The first on-the-car revalveable shock, QA1’s revolutionary MOD™ Series shock debuted at SEMA and was recognized with multiple awards due to its use of patent-pending dry modular valve packs. These… read more

Race Winning Brands Acquires MGP Connecting Rods

MENTOR, Ohio (December 5, 2018) – Race Winning Brands, Inc., a portfolio company of Kinderhook Industries, LLC is pleased to announce the acquisition of Giannone Performance Products, Inc. dba MGP… read more

This Week? - PRI's $.02 Worth

So, it seems like a couple of weeks ago I was lamenting about several teams dropping out of Pro Stock, one of which was the 2017 champion Bo Butner. Apparently, he changed his mind or somebody… read more

VP RACING FUELS TO INTRODUCE NEW FUELS AT PRI

San Antonio, TX (December 3, 2018) VP Racing Fuels, known around the world for powering the evolution of racing fuels, will introduce four new products at this year’s PRI Show in Indianapolis. X85L™… read more

Fast & Finchum Final Round Video

A pretty cool piece of reporting, after his win at the Loose Rocker Thanksgiving race, the ATI Fall Footbrake Classic, we found this first-person final round video of Rodney Finchum's Sunday $20,000… read more

SAMTECH.EDU NHRA FACTORY STOCK SHOWDOWN RETURNS IN 2019

GLENDORA, Calif. (Nov. 27, 2018) The SAMTech.edu NHRA Factory Stock Showdown returns to NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series events in 2019 and will expand to eight races during the year. The wildly… read more

This Week 11/27 On WFO Radio

The 2018 NHRA Nitro “Parade of Champions” begins with Top Fuel Champion Steve Torrence, Competition Eliminator Champion Frank Aragona Jr., and Top Sportsman Champion Ronnie Proctor. read more

Sportsman Podcast Episode 105

For the next few weeks, we have adjusted our format somewhat in order to highlight all of this seasons NHRA Sportsman, NHRA ET, and IHRA Summit Super Series Champions. We felt that it was important… read more

Donna Garlits Honored

(November 20, 2018) – The daughter of one of drag racing’s most iconic superstars was honored in Dauphin, Pa. on November 10, 2018 at Bruce Larson’s “USA-1 DragFest Presented by Drag Racing List”… read more

Two Cents Worth - Can "It" Be Fixed?

There was a recent post on Facebook which noted the problems facing NASCAR in the coming months and years. A lot of the problems facing them are much the same facing the NHRA. But I get a little… read more

Fail-Safe: Dual Brake Systems

This story first appeared about six years ago prior to the NHRA allowing dual rear brake systems on cars but if you're contemplating building or upgrading you racer, it wouldn;t be a bad idea to… read more

Our Congrats To New British Hall Of Fame Members

Photo Courtesy Keith Furness … Two British photojournalists, both of which have been contributors to Drag Racing Edge for a long time and well known for their drag racing coverage in England, Europe… read more

Larry "Spiderman" McBride Wins 19th Championship

Words/Photos www.Cycledrag.com … A nitromethane burner can be more temperamental than a teething baby. Give it just what it wants and it can be beautifully peaceful and harmonious. Upset it and a… read more