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ALEXIS DEJORIA DISCUSSES HER RETURN TO DRAG RACING

After two year hiatus from the NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series Alexis DeJoria returned to the tour in 2020 behind the wheel of the ROKiT Toyota Camry Funny Car. The five-time Nitro Funny Car… read more

TROY COUGHLIN JR. TO CONTINUE THE FAMILY'S LEGACY

In what could be described as the epitome of NHRA drag racing's next generation moving to the forefront, Troy Coughlin Jr. will become the lead driver for Team JEGS in 2021 and beyond, driving the… read more

SHAWN LANGDON - A LOOK BACK AT 2020

The 2020 U.S. Nationals winner and DHL Kalitta Air Top Fuel dragster driver Shawn Langdon took some time recently to look back at his unique season and also look ahead to the 2021 NHRA Camping World… read more

EXPERIENCE AMAZING

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

MUSI SEEKING TO END 2020 THE WAY IT BEGAN

(December 2, 2020) BRADENTON, FL — Lizzy Musi and Musi Racing started 2020 with a victory at Bradenton Motorsports Park, and now the team will have a chance to finish the year with a win at the… read more

NEW SPEED RECORD CLOSES OUT 2020 FOR SPIDERMAN

Words/Photos Cycledrag.com … For Top Fuel Motorcycle legend Larry “Spiderman” McBride a new world record of 265 mph and a commanding victory at the Man Cup Finals from South Georgia Motorsports Park… read more

THE GOING THING

Bill Ahlas Didn’t Let Time Pass His Chevy II By Words/Photos Rod Short … If most fans were asked what was the one thing that popularized Pro Modified, you’ll hear about nostalgia body styles more… read more

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