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OBSERVATIONS

Just a couple of observations. Six months ago if we had walked into a store and noticed someone with a mask on, we would have looked at the person as weird, different… well, call it what you want. read more

THISISBRACKETRACING ELITE INSIDER - PRE-RACE ROUTINE

Welcome to the latest edition of our segment, "ELITE Insider"! If you're new, this is a weekly look at some "inside" information within our membership community, ThisIsBracketRacing ELITE . This… read more

S. TORRENCE, CAPPS, J. COUGHLIN JR. AND SAMPEY WALLY WINNERS AT DODGE NHRA INDY NATIONALS

Photos by: National Dragster and Auto Imagery … INDIANAPOLIS – Ron Capps picked up his first career win at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis, racing to the Funny Car victory on Sunday at the Dodge… read more

CRUISEN RED LODGE

For the past ten years, one weekend in Summer, the city of Red Lodge, Montana transforms itself from the Gateway to Yellowstone National Park to a spot car enthusiasts come to show off their rides… read more

SANTA POD'S NOSTALGIA DRAGS

Words/Photos Roger Gorringe … The beginning of August witnessed Santa Pod Raceway opening its gates for the Nostalgia Drags whilst also allowing race fans in to quench a long awaited thirst for some… read more

SEMA SHOW CANCELLED FOR 2020

DIAMOND BAR, Calif. (August 5, 2020) -- SEMA, the Specialty Equipment Market Association, announced today that due to Covid-19 and concerns that event facilities and services will be unavailable, the… read more

PRO STOCK LEADER JEG COUGHLIN JR. PLANS TO REMAIN ON THE OFFENSIVE AT INDY 3

INDIANAPOLIS (Aug. 4) -- Pro Stock points leader Jeg Coughlin Jr. is used to keeping his foot on the gas, something the six-time world champion promises to continue when drag racing returns to Lucas… read more

FAMILY

Drag racing used to all be about who had the faster car. Then bracket racing came into being and it turned out to be who can cut the better light and run closest to the dial. Either way, it’s still… read more

PRI RELEASES NEWS OF THE 'SHOW

Dear PRI Exhibitors and Attendees, Thank you for your continued interest and support of the PRI Trade Show. I have been attending the PRI Show for over 20 years, but there has never been a year like… read more

RACE WRAP - 2020 NITTO TIRE NMRA SUPER BOWL OF STREET-LEGAL DRAG RACING PRESENTED BY HPJ PERFORMANCE

Story by Steve Baur … Photos Courtesy of Holley NMRA Ford Nationals … 2020 ushered in a world of changes and the Holley NMRA Ford Nationals wasn’t spared from those adjustments. One major change was… read more

RACE WRAP: NITTO TIRE NMCA SUPER BOWL OF STREET-LEGAL DRAG RACING PRESENTED BY HPJ PERFORMANCE
JOHN FORCE MAKES IT OFFICIAL
RUNNER-UP FINISH FOR O'NEAL
BENOIT TEARS IT UP, WINS TWO RACES IN SIX DAYS
CHAMPIONS CROWNED AT THE 8TH ANNUAL NORTHEAST SHOOTOUT AT ATCO
REVISED FLING EVENT SCHEDULE FOR 2020
PAT MUSI RACING ENGINES CELEBRATES 50TH ANNIVERSARY IN 2020
THE ONE THAT GOT AWAY
THE STRAIGHTLINE - ENJOY THE VIEW
THREE FIRST TIME SOUTHEAST GASSERS ASSOCIATION WINNERS AT WAGLER MOTORSPORTS PARK PRESENTED BY 1 WAY TECHNOLOGIES

The High Performer Award

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

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