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(S)LOTS OF FUN IN THE COLD

This story first appeared in print back in 2016, but now that the weather has turned cold, it's still relevant today. Big Kid Fun In A Little Kid World … When the weather turns cold, most race cars… read more

PENSKE RACING SHOCKS, PRECISION RACING SUSPENSION NAMED CLASS CO-SPONSORS OF PDRA PRO BOOST

DINWIDDIE, Va. (Dec. 19, 2019)– Penske Racing Shocks and Precision Racing Suspension will serve as the class co-sponsors of the Professional Drag Racers Association’s (PDRA) Pro Boost class in 2020… read more

IHRA SUMMIT TEAM FINALS SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — The International Hot Rod Association (IHRA) has announced the 2020 IHRA Summit Team Finals schedule with IHRA-member tracks throughout North America scheduled to participate. read more

WFO RADIO NHRA NITRO PODCAST EPISODE 50

The WFO Radio Podcast "Parade of Champions" adds Sean Bellemeur, Megan Meyer and Ray Miller III for the holidays! Sean Bellemeur talks about his 2nd Top Alcohol Funny Car championship and going back… read more

STROUD SAFETY JOINS PDRA AS OFFICIAL SAFETY EQUIPMENT

DINWIDDIE, Va. (Dec. 18, 2019) – Stroud Safety, a safety equipment manufacturer with deep roots in drag racing, has signed on as the Official Safety Equipment brand of the Professional Drag Racers… read more

PERFORMANCE RACING INDUSTRY HONORS LUCAS OIL WITH A 2020 GLOBAL MEDIA AWARD

CORONA, Calif. (December 17, 2019) - During its annual visit to the Performance Racing Industry (PRI) Trade Show in Indianapolis, Lucas Oil products' newly released FL-0 Low Viscosity Synthetic… read more

THE PRI REPORT

Show number “God-only-knows” for me. Two booths exhibiting, one for my company (DRC Race Products) and the other for the magazine, keeps me running for three days, meeting, talking and generally… read more

INDY CYLINDER HEAD PURCHASED BY WHEATCRAFTS

INDIANAPOLIS--It was announced prior to the 2019 Performance Racing Industry (PRI) trade show here Thursday through Sunday that longtime drag racers Chris Wheatcraft and Charli Wheatcraft have… read more

BILL SIMPSON PASSES

He could be brash and tough as nails, but every time a racer walks away from an accident unhurt, they need to tip the hat to safety pioneer Bill Simpson. Simpson passed away following stroke over the… read more

BO BUTNER AND STRUTMASTERS PARTNER IN PRO STOCK FOR 2020

Bo Butner, the 2017 NHRA Pro Stock champion, has inked a deal with Strutmasters for the 2020 season of NHRA's Mello Yello Drag Racing Series. Butner will campaign a sleek new look on his… read more

MOBIL 1 JOINS KALITTA RACING
JOE MORRISON TO DRIVE LEVERICH RACING TOP FUEL DRAGSTER IN 2020
MUSI RACING ENGINES TO PARTNER WITH BRISK USA SPARK PLUGS IN 2020
TEAM ORDERS
BOWLING FOR RILEY AND PRI GRAND OPENING BREAKFAST HIGHLIGHT ‘PRI WEEK’ FOR DSR
THIS IS BRACKET RACING ELITE
KIMBERLY MESSER GRADUATES FROM JR. DRAGSTER TO PDRA TOP DRAGSTER 32 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP
JUSTIN ASHLEY AND DAVIS MOTORSPORTS TEAM UP WITH KING ENGINE BEARINGS
PAYING HOMAGE TO FATHER'S YEARS RACING 63' CORVETTES TEAM ELROD TO UNVEIL 2019 CORVETTE GLASS RAT IV

The High Performer Award

JEFF STANGE

Working in the shop in his teenage years, Jeffrey Robert Stange literally learned the business from the ground up. Sweeping floors, digging ditches, and general cleaning kept the youngster busy. read more

Darwin Doll

Darwin and Pat Doll were one of the original NHRA Division Directors who set the tone for the organization in its early days. Today, they are still very much involved in maintaining the history of the sport, read more

Graham Light

If things had been different, we might be talking about the vice-president of Capital Records rather than the retiring senior vice president of racing operations for the National Hot Rod Association. read more