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BTE WFC – DAY 3 WINNER - MOTHER NATURE

BTE WORLD FOOTBRAKE CHALLENGE – DAY 3 RESULTS … Saturday at the BTE World Footbrake Challenge dawned bright with a time run allotted to new entries only. However, as she has done so many times this… read more

BIG NEWS FOR FOOTBRAKERS

For 13 years, the team of Jared Pennington and Steve Stites through their Coalburg Racing Promotions company have provided Footbrake racers; those who leave off the bottom bulb by essentially… read more

TWO-TIME WINNER

BTE WORLD FOOTBRAKE CHALLENGE – DAY 2 RESULTS … After a long day with a record number of entries in yesterday’s WFC Gamblers Race, today began with even more entries showing up at the gate. Today’s… read more

FROM HEART ATTACK TO WINNER'S CIRCLE

BTE WORLD FOOTBRAKE CHALLENGE – DAY 1 RESULTS … While much of America was celebrating our roots and thanking those who gave all for the freedoms we receive each and every day, some of the best… read more

SAMTECH.EDU NHRA FACTORY STOCK SHOWDOWN TO FEATURE 32-CAR FIELD AT CHEVROLET PERFORMANCE U.S. NATIONALS IN INDIANAPOLIS

GLENDORA, Calif. – NHRA officials announced today that the popular SamTech.edu NHRA Factory Stock Showdown category will feature a 32-car field at the upcoming 65th annual Chevrolet Performance U.S. read more

JEG COUGHLIN JR. CARVES OUT BIG SHARE OF $525K PRIZE WITH SEMIFINAL FINISH AT SFG 500

MARTIN, Mich. (June 30) -- Six-time NHRA world champion Jeg Coughlin Jr. took on a massive field of 700-plus talented bracket racers in Saturday's $525,000-to-win main event at US 131 Motorsports… read more

BIG NEWS THIS WEEK… AND SOME THOUGHTS

I guess the big news this past week in the sport of drag racing, bracket racing in particular… I guess you can assume what that’s about. The largest advertised purse ever paid out in the history of… read more

SMITH/HIRATA MOTORSPORTS KEEP TURNING HEADS

Smith scores second final round of the season in Norwalk … NORWALK, Oh. (June 27, 2019): One thing is becoming quite clear about Will Smith’s drag racing career: he’s going to keep things interesting… read more

TEAM ARUBA HEADS NORTH TO EPPING

EPPING, N.H. (June 27, 2019): Team Aruba is leaving nice and sunny Aruba to head to the NHRA New England Nationals. Held in New Hampshire, this race is the northernmost event for Team Aruba and quite… read more

THE "NEW" NORWALK EXPERIENCE

Hot off the presses... NHRA officials announced details for the rescheduled portion of the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals which were postponed due to high water levels in the area. The… read more

McKOANE DENIES HEREM OF K&N 890 DOUBLE AT FONTANA
ALAN PETERS / DAVE LEBRUN MEMORIAL RACE AT LEBANON VALLEY
RACE STAR WHEELS TO AWARD LOW E.T. PRO STOCK BONUS STARTING AT NHRA U.S. NATIONALS
WFO RADIO NHRA NITRO PODCAST EPISODE 25
WORSHAM, LAGANA HIGHLIGHT 66TH ANNUAL O’REILLY AUTO PARTS WORLD SERIES OF DRAG RACING
NHRA LODRS 4-1 NO PROBLEM RACEWAY RESULTS
THE NORWALK EXPERIENCE
TROY COUGHLIN JR. TAKES HOME THE NORWALK TOP ALCOHOL DRAGSTER WALLY
NHRA SUMMIT RACING EQUIPMENT NATIONALS FINAL ROUND RESULTS

The High Performer Award

Rick Feaster

He’s not a racer, but certainly a car guy as evidenced by the ’69 Corvette he originally purchased as a basket case, not to mention the many others he has completely rebuilt and restored. However, there is much more than that to Rick Feaster, who has been a part of the sport for a long time helping racers with their needs. read more

Tom McEwen

Certainly, one who is most deserving of the accolade as a Hedman High Performer, the name of Tom “the Mongoose” McEwen always seemed to fall between the cracks. With his passing earlier this year, it brought to mind all he has accomplished throughout his years in and out of the seat. read more

Steve Burns

His name is Andrew S. (Steve) Burns but most will know him by the name of his company, VP Racing Fuels. It was he who in the 1970s was convinced that race fuel manufacturers of the day were falling short in their quest for optimum horsepower. His philosophy stemmed from his thinking that fuel was much more than just a means to an end. He considered fuel as a hard part, very similar to a cylinder head or piston. read more