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WOODS WINS SPORTSMAN MOTORCYCLE BRACKET SHOOTOUT AT LVMS

By Bob Johnson … Kahea Woods of Las Vegas, Nev., won his second Sportsman Motorcycle Bracket Shootout title in the past three years, defeating top qualifier Dave Wheeler of Murray, Utah in the final… read more

DID WE LAND ON THE MOON?

No, I’m not a conspiracy theorist. I do believe we landed on the moon but I’m not sure about aliens at Area 51. But one thing which troubles me is our timing systems. One month ago, there were two… read more

NHRA D1 DUTCH CLASSIC NATIONAL OPEN RESULTS

Photos by Diane Kubicke read more

NHRA MIDWEST NATIONALS FINAL ROUND RESULTS

Main Image of David Kramer airing it out enroute to his first career Factory Stock Showdown win. Photos by Alex Owens / Auto Imagery … MADISON, Ill. -- Sunday's final results from the eighth annual… read more

RECORDS FALL FOR PAT MUSI RACING

No stranger to their customers putting together record-setting performances, Pat Musi Racing Engines raised the bar yet again last weekend. During the Shakedown Nationals at Virginia Motorsports… read more

WFO RADIO NHRA NITRO PODCAST EPISODE 38

This week WFO Radio NHRA Nitro Podcast connects with Mello Yello Champions Steve Torrence and J.R. Todd, along with Auto Club Road to the Future award candidate, Austin Prock. All three guests break… read more

TEXAS MOTORPLEX, CAPCO, CAR WRAP CITY HOST HUNDREDS OF GUESTS FROM CHRIS KYLE FROG FOUNDATION SATURDAY AT FALLNATIONALS

ENNIS, TEXAS (September 24, 2019) – During Memorial Day weekend earlier this year, the Texas Motorplex and Kilgore-based Capco Contractors teamed up to offer NHRA drag racing fans the chance to buy… read more

THE FLING

Back from the Sparco Fall Fling presented by Optima Batteries. No, I didn’t race as I covered the event. My son drove one of our dragsters but seemingly was always parking in the wrong spot in the… read more

STRICKLAND AND STEVIE FAST TAKE TOP TITLES AT SHAKEDOWN

Photos by Phil Hutchison … Pro Mod racer John Strickland from Harrells NC and Radial vs. the World star Steve “Fast” Jackson from Evans GA took the big money at the 17th annual COMP Cams Shakedown… read more

IHRA DIVISION 3 SUMMIT TEAM FINAL RESULTS

Dragway 42 Repeats as IHRA Division 3 (North Stars) Champions … NEW ALEXANDRIA, Pa. — Dragway 42 repeated as champions at the International Hot Rod Association (IHRA) Division 3 (North Stars) Summit… read more

SPARCO FALL FLING - THE FINAL DAY
BIGGEST PAYDAY IN FLING HISTORY
SPARCO FALL FLING 500K HANSEN THURSDAY RESULTS
SPARCO FALL FLING 500K FST WEDNESDAY RESULTS
IT TOOK 18 YEARS, BUT ALESSI TAKES SECOND MAPLE GROVE SUPER GAS TITLE
BOTHE, HOUMARD WIN SOCAL ASSOCIATION CHAMPIONSHIPS AT FONTANA
WFO RADIO NHRA NITRO PODCAST EPISODE 37
IHRA DIVISION 5 SUMMIT TEAM FINAL RESULTS
TROY COUGHLIN JR. SLAYS GIANTS, WINS MOPAR NHRA NATIONALS AGAIN

The High Performer Award

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

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