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Reigning North Central Champ Troy Coughlin Jr. 'Inspired' To Race In Houston

HOUSTON (April 10) -- Reigning North Central Region Top Alcohol Dragster champion Troy Coughlin Jr. is bringing his JEGS.com McPhillips Racing rail to this weekend's 32nd annual Mopar Express Lane… read more

WFO Radio NHRA Nitro Podcast 2019 Episode 14

This week on WFO Radio NHRA Nitro Podcast, the Denso Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Nationals Winners Edition featuring J.R. Todd, Mike Salinas, Bo Butner, and Hector Arana Jr. NHRA’s Alan Reinhart and… read more

NHRA Four-Wide Nationals Vegas Final Round Results

Photos by Alex Owens … LAS VEGAS -- Sunday's final results from the 20th annual DENSO Spark Plug NHRA Four-Wide Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. The race is the fourth of 24 in the… read more

Recap Of Up And Down Weekend For Musi Racing At PDRA East Coast Nationals

Photo by Danny Stogner … (April 9, 2019) BENSON, NC — After a thrilling qualifying run and momentarily setting the Pro Nitrous record, the weekend – and the start of the season – didn’t end the way… read more

DSR, Doug Chandler To Campaign MD Anderson Cancer Center Funny Car In Houston

BROWNSBURG, Indiana (April 8, 2019) – The Don Schumacher Racing tradition of fielding ‘giving cars’ began thanks to the late New Mexico philanthropist and drag racing enthusiast, Terry Chandler. By… read more

Great Weather Leads Carter And Oakley To JEGS Super Quick Wins At Gateway Double

Photos and story by Alex Owens … The JEGS Super Quick Series kicked off it’s 31st season of competition at Gateway Motorsports Park last weekend. Even though the early forecast looked dreary for… read more

Rivenbark, Halsey, Pluchino Father-Son Duo Win Season-Opening PDRA East Coast Nationals

Photos by Roger Richards … BENSON, N.C. (April 7, 2019) – Father-son racing duo John and Johnny Pluchino earned a long-awaited double-up at the Professional Drag Racers Association (PDRA) East Coast… read more

39, Count ‘Em, 39 Competition Eliminator Participants At Dallas Double Divisional

Story and Photos by Alex Owens … I’m sorry, but you are not a true drag racing fan if you do not enjoy NHRA’s Competition Eliminator class. There are over 100 classes to choose from under the Comp… read more

WFO Radio NHRA Nitro Podcast 2019 Episode 13

WFO Radio NHRA Nitro podcast gets ready for the Denso Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Nationals with guests Clay Millican, Tommy Johnson Jr., Jacob Sundstrom from NHRA National Dragster, and Marvin Rodak. read more

Musi Racing Has High Hopes Entering Season-Opening PDRA East Coast Nationals

(April 4, 2019) BENSON, NC — With big expectations heading into the year, Lizzy Musi and the Musi Racing team will look to start the 2019 Professional Drag Racers Association (PDRA) campaign on a… read more

NHRA JEGS Super Quick Series Double Header Begins Season At Gateway Motorsports Park

A tradition for some time now, the 31st anniversary NHRA JEGS Super Quick Series will kick off at Gateway Motorsports Park in Madison, IL this weekend April 6th and 7th. The double header event will… read more

Matt Hartford's Total Seal Pro Stocker Gets Striking New Look From The Hose Connection

Larry Webb and The Hose Connection will sport their familiar colors once again on the side of Hartford’s Total Seal Pro Stocker at the DENSO Spark Plugs Four-Wide Nationals in Las Vegas April 5-7… read more

PDRA Nitrous Wars Rumbles Into Fourth Season

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. (April 2, 2019) – The upcoming start of the 2019 Professional Drag Racers Association (PDRA) season also means the start of the fourth annual PDRA Nitrous Wars competition. A… read more

2019 NHRA North Central Division JEGS Super Quick Series Preview

With the mentality of, “There’s always room for improvement,“ changes were made over the offseason to spark even more interest into the 31st Anniversary NHRA JEGS Super Quick Series. These changes… read more

Martino Motorsports Adds Famous Dart Recreation To Lineup, Will Race Two Classes In 2019

(Youngstown, Ohio) Coming off a World Championship season in 2018, Tom and Ryan Martino of Martino Motorsports will team up with long-time marketing partners NGK Spark Plugs and Salt Life to field a… read more

IHRA Summit Sportsman Spectacular State Capitol Raceway Results

PORT ALLEN, La. — Heath Fountain was the weekend’s biggest winner at International Hot Rod Association (IHRA) Summit Sportsman Spectacular event at State Capitol Raceway. With the events tailored to… read more

Allan Middendorf Gets His First Win At Funny Car Chaos

Denton, TX (March 31, 2019) - Allan Middendorf drove his American Outlaw Nitro Funny Car to his first win at Funny Car Chaos at North Star Dragway in Denton, Texas. This was only the second race… read more

Stacked Field Ready To Battle For Division 4 Moser Sportsman Shootout Title

The NHRA South Central Division Moser Sportsman Shootout is set to take place on Saturday, April 6 with a stacked field. The specialty event is contested in conjunction with the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag… read more

19th Annual Dodge Hemi Challenge Set To Return To Iconic U.S. Nationals

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. - The Dodge//SRT brand will return as title sponsor of the NHRA Dodge HEMI® Challenge, marking the 19th consecutive year of FCA US LLC sponsorship of the popular NHRA… read more

Allan Middendorf To Debut The American Outlaw At Funny Car Chaos

Columbia, IL (March 27, 2019) – Nitro Funny Car owner and driver Allan Middendorf will debut his newly designed American Outlaw this weekend at Funny Car Chaos at North Star Dragway… read more