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INTERNATIONAL DRAG RACING HALL OF FAME 2020 INDUCTEES

Ocala, Fla. (February 12, 2020) – The Don Garlits Museum of Drag Racing, home of the International Drag Racing Hall of Fame, has announced its Class of 2020 inductees. Additionally, the recipients of… read more

NOSTALGIA NATIONALS TO LAUNCH ‘HISTORIC DRAG RACING’ SEASON

With a new season under way, our thoughts turn to the year’s first major nostalgia event. Hosted in association with the National Street Rod Association, the Nostalgia Nationals promises to be three… read more

MAYBE I WAS WRONG

So I caught some comments over last week’s Blog – National Event Scheduling -where I mentioned that maybe NHRA national events are becoming more entertainment than an actual race. And just maybe… read more

VORTECH SUPERCHARGERS NAMED TITLE SPONSOR FOR TOP DRAGSTER AND TOP SPORTSMAN CLASSES THROUGH 2022

GLENDORA, Calif. (Feb. 10, 2020) – NHRA announced today that Vortech Superchargers, which specializes in superchargers systems geared toward performance enthusiasts, will sponsor the Top Dragster and… read more

JEG COUGHLIN JR. CONQUERS POMONA (AGAIN) WITH TRULY IMPRESSIVE PRO STOCK PERFORMANCE

POMONA, Calif. (Feb. 9) -- Jeg Coughlin Jr. began the 2020 NHRA season with a dominating run at the 60th annual Lucas Oil Winternationals, posting low elapsed time of every round in both qualifying… read more

WINTERNATIONALS RESULTS & PHOTOS

Photos John DiBartolomeo - Richard Brady - Michael "Mashie" Mihalko … Top Fuel -- Doug Kalitta, 3.698 seconds, 330.23 mph def. Austin Prock, 10.939 seconds, 80.31 mph. Funny Car -- Jack Beckman… read more

MICKEY THOMPSON BACK AS TITLE SPONSOR OF LIGHTS OUT 11

STOW, OHIO – Feb 6, 2020: Mickey Thompson Tires & Wheels is again serving as title sponsor of Lights Out 11, "The Baddest Small Tire Races in the World." Leading the small tire category with its ET… read more

A GOOD PROBLEM IS STILL A PROBLEM

It took roughly seven minutes to fill the 400 entry field at last year’s K&N Spring Fling at GALOT Motorsports Park. This year it set a new record for the event which takes place April 28-May 2. In… read more

MUSI RACING OPENS 2020 SEASON IN STYLE WITH PRO MOD VICTORY AT U.S. STREET NATIONALS

(February 5, 2020) BRADENTON, FL — After a productive off-season, Lizzy Musi and the Musi Racing team didn’t waste any time showing the results, winning the first race of the 2020 season at the U.S. read more

MICKEY THOMPSON AGAIN BACKING THE BIKES

STOW, OHIO – Feb 4, 2020 – Back by popular demand, the Mickey Thompson Tires Top Fuel Harley Drag Racing Series will be featured at 10 events during the 2020 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series. "The… read more

NHRA DRAG RACING LEGEND JOHN FORCE INDUCTED INTO NATIONAL MOTORSPORTS PRESS ASSOCIATION HALL OF FAME
NMRA AFTER-HOURS RETURNS WITH FLORIDA N/T RACE AND STREET CAR SHOOTOUT, PLUS BOOSTEDGT!
GLOBAL ELECTRONIC TECHNOLOGY JOINS PAUL LEE’S NITRO FUNNY CAR TEAM
COMPETITIONPLUS.COM TO LIVESTREAM PRO PRE-SEASON TEST IN LAS VEGAS
NHRA COUNTDOWN CHANGES
BREAKING-AB MOTORSPORTS & GLOBAL ELECTRONIC TECHNOLOGY
ALEXIS DEJORIA REVS UP HER RETURN TO RACING WITH ROKIT PHONES AND ABK BEER
"KID CHAOS" KYLE KORETSKY SET TO MAKE PRO STOCK DEBUT IN KB RACING-POWERED CAMARO
FASTNEWS NETWORK ACQUIRES RACE-RESULTS POWERHOUSE DRAG RACE CENTRAL

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