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SOUTHERN SPORTSMAN SHOWDOWN SET TO BEGIN

Grassroots racers are set to converge upon South Georgia Motorsports Park for the Johnson's Horsepowered Garage Southern Sportsman Showdown March 19-21, and the impressive list of those planning to… read more

DEFINITELY NOT A PUSSYCAT

Michael Cole’s 8-Second Hellcat Is Surprisingly Stock … Words/Photos Rod Short … If cars have names meant to reflect their character, then you can expect that Michael Cole’s Hellcat is no pussycat. read more

PHILADELPHIA FLYER

Nick Reiter’s Rare 1971 Charger Flies In Stock Eliminator … Words/Photos Rod Short … What’s one of the best reasons to attend a NHRA event? One fan recently explained that it’s like attending a car… read more

FREDDIE TURZA NAMED VP RACING FUELS LUBRICANTS MANAGER

VP Racing Fuels Inc., a global leader in performance fuels, lubricants, and additives, today announced the appointment of motorsports veteran Freddie Turza as Lubricants Sales Manager. "Freddie was… read more

ANAMORPHIC ART

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

DeJORIA BRINGS MOMENTUM INTO THE 2021 SEASON

NHRA Funny Car driver Alexis DeJoria is ready to begin her quest for her first NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series world championship as the season gets underway in less than a month. The… read more

eCARMOVER BACKING PRUSIENSKY RACING

As the 2021 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series gets underway March 12-13, eCarMover will be backing two Pro Stock entries at the 52nd annual Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals. Pro Stock veteran… read more

MOTORPLEX DISTRIBUTES BOTTLED WATER

Following Devastating Texas Winter Storm, the Facility suffered major damage to suite tower, concessions warehouse and food court buildings … Last week Texas Motorplex, like much of the state of… read more

MUSI RACING ADDS TO LIST OF MWDRS BACKERS

One of the greatest names in doorslammer racing history returns in 2021 to the Summit Racing Mid-West Drag Racing Series (MWDRS) presented by J&A Service as Pat Musi Racing Engines resumes its… read more

CHANGE

First, I have to apologize for last week’s Blog. The link to the full Blog was corrupted in the e-mail blast and therefore you had to look at the actual website to read it. A thousand lashes to our… read more

PRO WINTER WARM-UP
MICKEY THOMPSON TIRES SPONSORS NEW NMRA CLASS
LIKE HELL ON WHEELS
MICKEY THOMPSON TIRES BACK AT LIGHTS OUT 12
A CHEATING BUNCH
ASHLEY ADDS THE DAILY CRAVE
SEEKING ONE FOR THE THUMB
VP RACING FUELS' RACER PACK
STILL WILD AS EVER
KALITTA MOTORSPORTS ENTERS 2021 WITH HOST OF RETURNING SPONSORS

The High Performer Award

DON SCHUMACHER

He started like a lot of others in the sport, wearing maybe greasy jeans and dirty T-shirts, but Don Schumacher is a driven man, driven to succeed first in the sport of drag racing and eventually the business world. read more

ALLEN & DEBBIE BRIDGES

Starting out as a part-time crewman and eventually going to work full-time on the Don Prudhomme crew, Allen Bridges was always into fuel car racing as a fabricator and engine builder. That is until he met safety pioneer Bill Simpson. read more

BILL SIMPSON

It was in 1958, when an 18-year old Bill Simpson broke both arms in a drag racing crash. He later said, “Until then, I was like most drivers. The only time I thought about safety was after I was hurt. This time, it was bad enough to do a lot of thinking.” read more