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MY CRYSTAL BALL

Saw an eerie thing written lately. “We’re as close to the year 2050 as we are to 1990.” For a lot of us, 1990 seemed like… okay, only yesterday. I was still racing the Puerto Rican Dream Super Gas… read more

JEGS TO SPONSOR SFG DRAG RACING SERIES, ALL FOUR EVENTS ON 2020 SCHEDULE, LIVE TV FEED

DELAWARE, Ohio (Jan. 13) -- High-performance parts giant JEGS.com has entered an agreement to become the title sponsor of Kyle Riley's wildly successful SFG series of high-dollar bracket races. The… read more

6TH ANNUAL DRAGSTERSFORSALE.COM PRACTICE TREE RACE

Are you looking to make and engine upgrade? Would really like to build a big inch engine to go faster? However, the economics just do not support the build. Streetway Marketing & Media and Oakley… read more

WFO RADIO 2020 NHRA NITRO PODCAST EPISODE 1

WFO Radio continues its Parade of Champions featuring a blockbuster interview with Erica Enders. Enders goes into detail about her recent trip to Saudi Arabia, her passion for driving, her career… read more

DEEP STAGING - SUPERSTITIONS

I am not superstitious. Okay, so maybe I am… a little. Case in point. I have always preached that at the track, you do the same thing time and time again. If I were to pull away from my trailer and… read more

REMEMBER WHEN - POINTS MEETS AND PROS

Back in time. the divisional schedule of events held in NHRA’s seven divisions was simply called the World Championship Series (WCS). There was no sponsor until Winston came into the fold in the… read more

SANTA POD LAUNCHES 2020 SEASON AT AUTOSPORT INTERNATIONAL

Santa Pod Raceway launches its 55 th consecutive season of high-speed racing action at this weekend’s Autosport International show. Stand 2680 at Birmingham’s National Exhibition Centre showcases the… read more

MULTIPLE TRACKS RENEW IHRA SANCTIONING AGREEMENTS

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — The International Hot Rod Association (IHRA) and three premier drag racing facilities — Dragway 42, Maryland International Raceway and Palm Beach International Raceway — have… read more

NEW DECADE OF THREE GREAT FLINGS

2020 will mark the second decade and 11th year of the Fling brand of events. Mark your calendars racers! We start things off with the 'All Run' Spring Fling Million Event in Vegas, April 14-18. The… read more

INDEXES

Welcome to 2020. I saw this written not too long ago, “I can’t wait for January 1, 2021, and then I can say hindsight really is 2020.” Whoa partner! Let’s not rush things along! Time moves fast… read more

TWO CHAMPIONSHIPS, TWO RUNNER-UP FINISHES MADE 2019 A BANNER YEAR FOR TEAM JEGS
STRUTMASTERS.COM EXTENDS SPONSORSHIP WITH LEX JOON RACING
THE LAST PHOTO TOUR
RACING ALL OUT
SONNY'S RACING LEADS MONTECALVO TO PDRA PRO STOCK CHAMPIONSHIP
(S)LOTS OF FUN IN THE COLD
PENSKE RACING SHOCKS, PRECISION RACING SUSPENSION NAMED CLASS CO-SPONSORS OF PDRA PRO BOOST
IHRA SUMMIT TEAM FINALS SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED
WFO RADIO NHRA NITRO PODCAST EPISODE 50

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