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ARE WE ALL HACKERS?

Aren’t all racers just that? I recently had a discussion with another racer about internet programming and his comment to me was, “I’m just a hacker. I know enough to get me in trouble but I just… read more

SONNY LEONARD - UPDATED-SERVICES SCHEDULE

It was several years ago at an NMCA race at Maple Grove Raceway. It was at a time when the Cobra Jet Mustangs had first come out. Sonny Leonard was in the staging lanes talking to noted Ford racer… read more

MILLS PREPARES FOR PRO MOD DEBUT

Mills Prepares for Pro Mod Debut in Screw-Blown 'Golden Gorilla' … Words/Photos Ian Tocher … Radial-tire legend Dewayne "Big Daddy" Mills is going Pro Mod racing. Teamed up with Pro Mod veteran Keith… read more

BACK OUT TO THE BARN AGAIN

Craig Sullivan’s Retired Daytona Will Be Missed By Many … Words/Photos Rod Short … In some ways, racehorses are much like state-of-the-art Pro Mod cars. They usually only perform at the very top… read more

HUMBLE BEGINNINGS

Words Rod Short … A former employee of Sonny's Automotive Racing, Rod Short penned this story per Sonny's request and run on CompetitionPlus.com . It was Rod who called to inform us of Sonny's… read more

NO INJECTED FUNNY CARS IN 2021

It was several weeks ago when teh NHRA requested input from Alcohol Funny Car racers as per the inclusion of the possibility of including a nitro injected engine in the Funny Car class similar to the… read more

ROOFTEC / OWENS CORNING $250,000.00 NHRA D4 SPORTSMAN BONUS FUND

The stakes are up and the money is coming along with them in NHRA's Division 4. A welcome financial addition to the Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series in the south central division. It's a GO !!!!!!!!!!!!! read more

IHRA INTRODUCES VIRTUAL HALL OF FAME

The International Hot Rod Association (IHRA) will celebrate a historic season as the sanctioning body marks its 50th Anniversary in 2021. As part of the plans to celebrate this significant milestone… read more

ACE RACING SPONSORS SPRING BREAK SHOOTOUT CLASS

The Holley NMRA Ford Nationals is proud to announce Ace Racing has joined the national event series as the sponsor of the legendary Spring Break Shootout category, held March 4-7, 2021 at Bradenton… read more

FLINGS TEAM UP WITH JEGS AND OPTIMA

Coming into the 11th year of the Fling brand of events, Peter Biondo and Kyle Seipel introduced the latest addition to their schedule — a Summer Fling at National Trail Raceway in Columbus, OH. The… read more

THE CALL TO THE HALL
JUSTIN ASHLEY POURS RISE NITRO BREWING COMPANY INTO 2021 SPONSORSHIP MIX
TOO MANY WALLYS
TALKIN' LIVE WITH DARWIN DOLL
SUMMIT RACING RETURNS AS MWDRS TITLE SPONSOR
FIRE
MIKE GREEN JOINS JUSTIN ASHLEY RACING
HAPPY NEW YEAR!
THE STRAIGHTLINE - OMG
NEW YEARS NATIONALS

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