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KALITTA MOTORSPORTS ENTERS 2021 WITH HOST OF RETURNING SPONSORS

With attention turning to the return to racing in just over 30 days for the 2021 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series season, Kalitta Motorsports is proud to announce they will once again be… read more

THE BIGGEST FUNNY CAR RACE OF THE CENTURY

The historic Texas Motorplex sets the stage for the inaugural ‘Nitro Madness at the Motorplex’ which will serve as the 2021 Spell Paving Services Funny Car Chaos season opener, March 26-27th in… read more

WILL SMITH MOTORSPORTS WELCOMES TWO NEW SPONSORS

Everyone is anxious to put 2020 behind and build a better 2021. With racing on full go, industry companies and race teams are doing what they do best - pressing forward despite all obstacles. Will… read more

NEW SPONSOR FOR MWDRS FUNNY CAR CLASS

Hussey Performance, a made-to-order copper gasket manufacturing firm, has officially been named associate sponsor of the Tulsa-based Summit Racing Equipment Mid-West Drag Racing Series (MWDRS) Top… read more

A GAME OF CHANCE

A game of chance? Isn’t that what drag racing is anymore? This wasn’t my idea so if there is any backlash you can blame Scott Hall (oh, did I type that out loud? Too bad). But it really is a funny… read more

PDRA ANNOUNCES SPECIALTY RACE

Photo Tara Bowker … The best racers in the PDRA’s professional and sportsman classes will get the chance to square off in a brand-new event, the Summit Racing Equipment ProStars, series officials… read more

PLAIN & SIMPLE®

Behind The Scenes At Lokar Performance Products … Necessity is always the mother of invention and such is the case of Lokar Performance Products. Lokar CEO Skip Walls said, “I have always been… read more

DISTEFANO BREAKS THROUGH FOR FIRST CHAMPIONSHIP

Words Nate Van Wagnen/Photo Tara Bowker/Grahic Mat Levonas … After taking runner-up honors in the 2019 PDRA Pro Outlaw 632 world championship battle, Wes Distefano and his Michigan-based $hameless… read more

SPEED DATING-AGAIN

Once again, it’s January (or at least was last week) and time for the annual Motorsports Parts Manufacturers Council’s (MPMC) Media Trade Conference. I’ve spoken about this before, held each year in… read more

BACK ON THE TRACK WITH AN ATTITUDE

Words Rod Short … Street Outlaws will be back live and in person in 2021 as two-time champ Ryan Martin looks to grab a third No Prep title this year. Street Outlaw’s stars are determined that won’t… read more

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NOT SLOWING DOWN

The High Performer Award

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

DANNY GRACIA

Growing up in the heydays of drag racing in southern California, Danny Gracia was every bit the car guy as anyone else. In fact, rumor has it, he “borrowed” his father’s truck at nine-years old to take it for a spin around the neighborhood. And what a neighborhood it was. read more

ROB MOSER

The best laid plans often go awry. Tired of the Indiana winters, Rob Moser’s plan was to leave for the warmer climate of California with attendance at the University of Southern California. read more