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SIX-RACE SUPERSTAR BRACKET SERIES TO DEBUT IN 2020; $10,000 TO WIN EACH DAY

December 4, 2019, St. Louis Region – Officials at World Wide Technology Raceway in Madison, Illinois, today announced the addition of the new Midwest SuperStar Bracket Series to its 2020 track… read more

INDEXING

SPARK PLUG INDEXING … Reprinted from an earlier story in the print edition of Drag Racing Edge … When it comes to performance, very little beats compression ratio. Simply speaking, compression ratio… read more

MEMPHIS WIN PROPELS MATLOCK TO MWPMS X275 CHAMPIONSHIP

Photo courtesy MWPMS/Damon Steinke … TULSA, OK (Dec. 2, 2019) -- With son Cory calling the shots on his turbocharged '92 Mustang, Randy Matlock won the 2019 Summit Racing Equipment Mid-West Pro Mod… read more

LOCKING ‘EM UP

LOCKING ‘EM UP … There’s been something on my mind for a long time now and I guess it might be the time to discuss it. That being the often talked about and maybe sometimes swept under the carpet… read more

TOTAL SEAL® ANNOUNCES LAKE SPEED JR. AS VICE PRESIDENT SALES AND MARKETING

December 1, 2019 Total Seal Piston Rings, the leader in piston ring technology and manufacturing, announces that Lake Speed, Jr. has joined the company as the new Vice President of Sales & Marketing… read more

GEORGE NYE

This sad news from former NHRA Divison 1 Director Darwin Doll: We have lost one of the finest friends, announcers, flag man, and all around icon for the world of drag racing, George Nye! He was Larry… read more

20 YEARS LATER, DAN FLETCHER'S WORLD TOUGHER THAN EVER

Words by Bobby Bennett and Photos by Alex Owens … Dan Fletcher is thankful for many things these days, but this week he's grateful to have a job still doing what he loves - drag racing. Each season… read more

WFO RADIO NHRA NITRO PODCAST EPISODE 47

Steve Torrence, 2019 NHRA Mello Yello Top Fuel World Champion, joins Joe Castello for a wide ranging conversation about his back to back titles, the controversy at the Auto Club Finals, and his 2020… read more

STREET CAR SUPER NATIONALS PHOTOS

Lots of photos from the Las Vegas Street Car Super Nationals thanks to Dave Kommel. To view more of them, visit our Photo Gallery. read more

CONSISTENCY COUNTS AS WELLS WINS MID-WEST PRO MOD SERIES TITLE

TULSA, OK (Nov. 26, 2019) -- Based on the strength of four number-one starts and two wins in the Summit Racing Equipment Mid-West Pro Mod Series (MWPMS), Aaron Wells secured his first national Pro… read more

ARAGONA JOINS SPECIAL GROUP OF RACERS WITH LATEST CHAMPIONSHIP
RAIDERS OF THE LOST ART
JOHNNY ROCCA
THE FINALS ARE OVER - #60
SEASON-ENDING VICTORY IN POMONA ASSURES JEG COUGHLIN JR. OF NO. 2 RANKING FOR 2019
FINAL ROUND RESULTS FROM THE NHRA FINALS
WFO RADIO NHRA NITRO PODCAST EPISODE 45
JOHNNY PLUCHINO GOES BACK TO BACK TO WIN PDRA PRO OUTLAW 632 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP
I AM NOT A SPECTATOR - #59

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