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JUSTIN ASHLEY RACING ADDS MANSCAPED™ BEGINNING AT US NATIONALS

MELVILLE, NY (September 1, 2020) - National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) Rookie of the Year contender Justin Ashley announced today that MANSCAPED™ will be added to his 11,000 horsepower Top Fuel… read more

THIS OUGHTA BE DIFFERENT

It’s Indy week, although we now have to clarify which Indy after three previous outings this past Summer at the place which is most notably known as the home of the annual U.S. Nationals. For a… read more

COMELLA FAMILY READY POTENT HEMIS FOR INDY AND THE JEGS ALLSTARS

Photos and Story by: Phil Hutchison … This time last year Webster, NY racer Steve Comella was on top of the world. He and his dad, Chuck, had just won the Cecil Country Lucas Oil Divisional and had a… read more

STEDING, FRANKLIN, PLUCHINO, PELCARSKY AND GAST RACE TO VICTORY AT PDRA SUMMER SHOOTOUT

Photos by: Phil Hutchison … DINWIDDIE, VA (Aug. 29, 2020) – Dominant performances, holeshot victories and first-time winners highlighted the final-round action at the Professional Drag Racers… read more

BTE $100K PRE-RACE

It’s the event every Footbrake racer in the country has been looking forward to since it was announced last July. This week, hundreds of drag racers who live by leaving off the bottom bulb will have… read more

THE STRAIGHTLINE - INSIGHTS FROM THE INSIDE

Jim Jack has been a chaplain for Racers For Christ for... let's just say... a long time. He writes a monthly column and we're honored to now publish it on our website. For more info on Racers For… read more

REIGNING D3 TOP DRAGSTER CHAMP MIKE COUGHLIN LEADS TEAM JEGS INTO BEECH BEND

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (Aug. 26) -- The Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series returns to Beech Bend Raceway Park this weekend for a North Central Regional event at one of Division 3's most historic and beloved… read more

SFG REALIGNS MANAGEMENT TEAM AS 2ND HALF OF SEASON COMMENCES, MILES TO TAKE OVER AS RACE DIRECTOR

Chicago, IL. (Aug. 25, 2020) - As the 2nd half of the SFG Promotions season races into action with the JEGS Labor Day Bracket Bash September 4-6, SFG is announcing changes to its management team. The… read more

HOOKED ON DRAG RACING

Here we go taxing the old memory banks again, and this may get a little long winded. It was the early ‘70s and I was hooked on drag racing… bad. How bad? Pretty bad. Let me explain. In 1969, the… read more

CHAMPIONSHIP CONTENDERS EMERGE AS PDRA ENTERS SECOND HALF OF SEASON AT SUMMER SHOOTOUT

DINWIDDIE, Va. (Aug. 24, 2020)– Now three races into the 2020 season, the world championship contenders in the Professional Drag Racers Association (PDRA) have started to emerge. The championship… read more

ALTERNATIVE RACES
THISISBRACKETRACING ELITE INSIDER - IS THERE AN ADVANTAGE TO USING BLINDERS?
CHOICE OF THROWBACK CAR DESIGN FOR U.S. NATIONALS AN EASY ONE FOR JEG COUGHLIN JR.
DSR RAMPS UP EFFORTS FOR RILEY HOSPITAL FOR CHILDREN APPROACHING THE NHRA U.S. NATIONALS
DEEP STAGING - WHERE WE CAME FROM
REMEMBER WHEN - GONE TODAY
JEGS SPORTSNATIONALS SET FOR FIRST STOP AT HISTORIC NEW ENGLAND DRAGWAY
CANCELLED-POSTPONED
THISISBRACKETRACING TECH TALK - DO I NEED DATA ACQUISITION?
NHRA ANNOUNCES REVISED STRUCTURE FOR STOCK AND SUPER STOCK AT U.S. NATIONALS

The High Performer Award

Darwin Doll

Darwin and Pat Doll were one of the original NHRA Division Directors who set the tone for the organization in its early days. Today, they are still very much involved in maintaining the history of the sport, read more

Graham Light

If things had been different, we might be talking about the vice-president of Capital Records rather than the retiring senior vice president of racing operations for the National Hot Rod Association. read more

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