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STRASSWEG MAKES THUNDER MOUNTAIN LOOK EASY

(8-14-19) Evansville, IN – The 3rd Annual World Series of Pro Mod event at Bandimere Speedway was completed this past weekend. JB Strassweg drove his Meyer Distributing Top Dragster right up the… read more

ARE DRAG RACERS REALLY CRAZY?

Maybe it’s not all about the money. Yeah, yeah, I know. I’ve made some comments in the past with regards to winning money, how doing so makes it all that much better. But maybe I’m wrong. (Did I… read more

CTECH MANUFACTURING AND ROCK FALLS RACEWAY 50TH ANNIVERSARY EXPANSION

Sportsman drag racing is a cornerstone of CTech Manufacturing, and today we're proud to share that company Owner and President Jim Greenheck is announcing a massive reconstruction project for our… read more

LUCAS OIL PARTNERS WITH PAUL LEE RACING FOR THE LUCAS OIL NATIONALS

Anaheim, CA (August 7, 2019) Paul Lee returns to the Lucas Oil Nationals in Brainerd with Lucas Oil as a major partner. The Nitro Funny Car will have a special scheme to showcase the Lucas Oil Slick… read more

NHRA STREET CAR SHOWDOWN RACERS ATTEMPT TO BREAK CURRENT STREET CAR E.T. RECORD AT CHEVROLET PERFORMANCE U.S. NATIONALS

INDIANAPOLIS – Some of the best street car racers on the planet will come together at the 65th annual Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals to compete for the chance to reset the Street Car E.T. read more

JOHN FORCE 150TH WIN INTERVIEW

Photo courtesy of National Dragster … Joe Castello interviews John Force following his historic 150th NHRA Mello Yello Series National event win. Force goes into detail about his life, career, and… read more

PDRA PLANS WIGS FOR KIDS DONATION EVENT DURING DRAG WARS

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. (Aug. 7, 2019)– The Professional Drag Racers Association (PDRA) will build on its reputation as a family-oriented, charitable organization next month when it hosts a Wigs for Kids… read more

PRO STOCK LEGENDS WARREN JOHNSON AND GREG ANDERSON GO HEAD-TO-HEAD IN "BACK TO SCHOOL" MATCH RACE AT CHEVROLET PERFORMANCE U.S. NATIONALS

INDIANAPOLIS – After victories in Denver and Sonoma this year, Pro Stock’s Greg Anderson sits just four wins shy of tying “The Professor” Warren Johnson for the second winningest pro driver in NHRA… read more

WFO RADIO NHRA NITRO PODCAST EPISODE 31

John Force makes history with his 150th NHRA win at the Magic Dry Northwest Nationals! Austin Prock stops by WFO to give behind the scenes details of his first career NHRA Top Fuel win. Matt Hartford… read more

WELLS WINS AGAIN WITH MWPMS AT ST. LOUIS

ST. LOUIS, MO (Aug. 7, 2019) -- Oklahoma City's Aaron Wells outlasted a stout Pro Mod field Aug. 3, at World Wide Technology Raceway at Gateway, taking home his second Summit Racing Equipment… read more

TROY COUGHLIN JR. ACES ATCO DRAGWAY WITH SECOND TOP ALCOHOL DRAGSTER VICTORY OF SEASON
WHY DO WE RACE?
NHRA NORTHWEST NATIONALS FINAL ROUND RESULTS
HISTORY
PALMER READY FOR THE SPOTLIGHT
WFO RADIO NHRA NITRO PODCAST EPISODE 30
SECOND WORLD SERIES OF DRAG RACING HALL OF FAME CLASS ANNOUNCED
PDRA PRO NITROUS STAR TOMMY FRANKLIN HAS HIGH PRAISE FOR PAT MUSI RACING ENGINES AFTER LATEST WIN
ADKINS AND OAKLEY ARE NHRA JEGS SUPER QUICK WALLY WINNERS AT KIL-KARE DOUBLE

The High Performer Award

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

Sid Waterman

There are a number of true pioneers who have helped to build the world of drag racing into what it is today. One of those is a veteran who has not only established himself as a leader in our sport, but has also had quite an impact on the entire world of motorsports. read more