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RICHARDSON CHECKS ANOTHER OFF HIS BUCKET LIST

SPRING FLING MILLION DOLLAR SATURDAY RESULTS … After a chilly night, what was supposed to be the final FTI Saturday $30,000-to-win race had the schedule somewhat altered yesterday when falling… read more

A SUMMER FLING

For the past 11 years, co-promoters Pete Biondo and Kyle Seipel have built the Fling brand of high dollar bracket racing into an event everyone wants to attend and everyone wants the win on their… read more

MOTHER NATURE WINS AGAIN AT THE FLING

MILLION DOLLAR FRIDAY RESULTS … Million Dollar Friday presented by Maytag/Silverstate Refrigeration at the K&N Spring Fling Million presented by Optima Batteries was upon us. By the end of today… read more

TOP FUEL MASSEY EARNS A NEW TITLE

After a long day on Wednesday at the K&N Spring Fling Million presented by Optima Batteries, which actually bled into the early hours of today, Day 2 began with the much anticipated Young Guns vs. read more

ARAGONA DOUBLES UP AT MAPLE GROVE AND A TRIBUTE TO HOWARD BARSKY AT THE NHRA LUCAS OIL DRAG RACING SERIES, NORTHEAST DIVISION EVENT AT MAPLE GROVE RACEWAY

Photos by Diane Kubicke … Story by Phil Hutchison … Reigning Lucas Competition Eliminator champion Frank Aragona Jr went back home to Freehold NJ this weekend with not one but two Wallys. Aragona… read more

YOUTH AND ENTHUSIASM WINS OUT AT THE SPRING FLING MILLION

K&N SPRING FLING MILLION DAY 1 RESULTS … What was supposed to be Day 1 yesterday at the K&N Spring Fling Million presented by Optima Batteries for time trials along with the American Race Cars/Todd’s… read more

SMITH'S GATORNATIONALS VICTORY MARKS THREE WINS IN FOUR RACES FOR PAT MUSI RACING ENGINES

Photo by Roger Richards … (September 29, 2020) GAINESVILLE, FL - The NHRA Pro Mod season simply continues to get better for Pat Musi Racing Engines, as longtime customer Rickie Smith became the… read more

THREE SIDES TO EVERY STORY

Last week’s blog (Wally’s Steakhouse) got a lot of comments. I certainly hope it didn’t upset anyone even though it may have hit a nerve with some. It was just the reality of a situation which was… read more

DSR EQUIPPED WITH PRESSUREPRO FOR FIRST ‘LONG HAUL’ RACE SINCE 2020 RESTART

BROWNSBURG, Ind. (September 24, 2020) – Don Schumacher Racing’s fleet of 18 ‘big rig’ semitrucks departed from the team’s Brownsburg, Ind. headquarters today to make the 881-mile journey to… read more

"THE SCALE OF CHANGE"

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

PERSEVERANCE AND POWER PREVAIL AT 19TH ANNUAL NITROUS SUPPLY NMCA WORLD STREET FINALS PRESENTED BY CHEVROLET PERFORMANCE
ANOTHER DOOR CAR WIN AT THE ‘FLING
SPARCO FALL FLING SATURDAY RESULTS
ATI PERFORMANCE FLING FRIDAY WINNER - RAIN
HISTORIC FINAL SETTLES THURSDAY’S FLING
CULTRERA SCORES HIS FIRST FLING WIN
VIRGINIA IS FOR 'RECORD' LOVERS - COMP CAMS SHAKEDOWN, PRESENTED BY: FUELTECH DEMOLISHES WORLD RECORDS
WALLY'S STEAKHOUSE
SILANCE SILENCES THE COMPETITION FOR A DRAGSTER WIN
PRO COMMITTED TO NHRA RACING

The High Performer Award

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

STEVE FARIA

By his own admittance, Steve Faria isn’t an engineer. As the owner of System 1, he oversees a company that specializes in oil pump and filtration manufacturing. “I was raised on a farm and you just became a sort of ‘jack-of-all-trades.’ " read more