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Troy Coughlin continues charge up Pro Mod rankings with big win in Bristol

BRISTOL, Tenn. (June 18) -- Two-time world champion Troy Coughlin won the 17th annual NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals Sunday to continue his rapid ascension up the championship points standings in the… read more

Johnson, Make-A-Wish experience another successful Thunder Valley Nationals with semifinal finish at Bristol

BRISTOL, Tenn. (June 18, 2017) - Tommy Johnson Jr. wanted nothing more than to win the 17th annual Thunder Valley Nationals on Father's Day weekend with his day Tommy Johnson Sr., who also celebrated… read more

Wilkerson gains points, moves up with improving Bristol performance

Tim Wilkerson and the Levi, Ray & Shoup Funny Car scored a round win and moved up in the Funny Car points at the NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway.  Photos may be used with credit to… read more

U.S. Army Racing: NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals Race Report from Bristol - Tony Schumacher & Antron Brown

Early Exits for U.S. Army Duo at Bristol Bad Luck Bites Schumacher in the First Round, Brown in the Second … Date: June 18, 2017 … Event: 17th Annual NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals (Round 11 of 24)… read more

Tire shake thwarts Jeg Coughlin Jr.'s bid to convert No. 1 starting spot into win

BRISTOL, Tenn. (June 18) -- Jeg Coughlin Jr.'s hopes of converting his 23rd career No. 1 qualifying effort into a victory was foiled in the quarterfinal round when his JEGS.com/Elite Performance… read more

Molinari Gets First Round on Saturday During Thunder Valley Nationals

Press Release Submitted by NHRA … No. 1 Qualifier, Molinari, Wins First Round Saturday During the NHRA J&A Service Pro Mod Drag Racing Series Event at NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals … BRISTOL, Tenn. -… read more

Another solid outing at Bristol sees Hagan, Sandvik Coromant team hold strong in second place in NHRA Mello Yello standings

BRISTOL, Tenn. (June 18, 2017) - Matt Hagan and his Don Schumacher Racing-owned Sandvik Coromant Dodge Charger R/T Powered by Pennzoil has experienced the highest of highs in Thunder Valley at the… read more

Torrence, Wilkerson and J. Coughlin Jr. Secured No. 1 Qualifying Positions at NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals

BRISTOL, Tenn. – Steve Torrence claimed the No. 1 qualifying position in Top Fuel Saturday evening at the NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway. Torrence’s pass of 3.772-seconds at 319.29… read more

After First Top Fuel Win Clay Millican Heads To Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals Riding Wave of Momentum

NORWALK, Ohio – No matter what happened on Sunday in his ninth career Top Fuel final round, Clay Millican would have gone to Summit Racing Equipment Motorsports Park, the site of this weekend’s… read more

Papa John's Pizza, Pritchett return to DSR gold dragster, advance to championship round, move up to No. 2 in points

BRISTOL, Tenn. (June 18, 2017) - Leah Pritchett is a fierce competitor and she carries a demonic manner when racing her gold Papa John's Pizza Top Fuel dragster on the 24-race NHRA Mello Yello Series… read more

Brown enjoys hot Father's Day weekend at Bristol with son, Anson, but leaves still searching for first title at scenic Thunder Valley
Erica Enders misses out on third final round of season by .006 seconds in Tennessee
Clay Millican Wins His First Ever NHRA Race in Home State
Tobler sends NAPA to final round then Capps reaction gets fifth title, while DSR teammate Pritchett, Papa John's Pizza gets to another final
Courtney Force continues impressive qualifying streak with Advance Auto Parts Chevrolet
Papa John's Pritchett, Sandvik Coromant's Hagan No. 3 seeds heading to Sunday's NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol
‘Run of the year’ in Saturday qualifying puts Auto Club driver Robert Hight No. 2 at Bristol
Final session heroics put Monster Energy driver Brittany Force in No. 5 spot for Bristol
Team Summit dialing in on what Bristol Dragway wants as raceday approaches
Just days removed from Epping victory, Erica Enders takes dead aim at Bristol crown