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Tire shake thwarts Jeg Coughlin Jr.'s bid to convert No. 1 starting spot into win

BRISTOL, Tenn. (June 18) -- Jeg Coughlin Jr.'s hopes of converting his 23rd career No. 1 qualifying effort into a victory was foiled in the quarterfinal round when his JEGS.com/Elite Performance… read more

Molinari Gets First Round on Saturday During Thunder Valley Nationals

Press Release Submitted by NHRA … No. 1 Qualifier, Molinari, Wins First Round Saturday During the NHRA J&A Service Pro Mod Drag Racing Series Event at NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals … BRISTOL, Tenn. -… read more

Another solid outing at Bristol sees Hagan, Sandvik Coromant team hold strong in second place in NHRA Mello Yello standings

BRISTOL, Tenn. (June 18, 2017) - Matt Hagan and his Don Schumacher Racing-owned Sandvik Coromant Dodge Charger R/T Powered by Pennzoil has experienced the highest of highs in Thunder Valley at the… read more

Torrence, Wilkerson and J. Coughlin Jr. Secured No. 1 Qualifying Positions at NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals

BRISTOL, Tenn. – Steve Torrence claimed the No. 1 qualifying position in Top Fuel Saturday evening at the NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway. Torrence’s pass of 3.772-seconds at 319.29… read more

After First Top Fuel Win Clay Millican Heads To Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals Riding Wave of Momentum

NORWALK, Ohio – No matter what happened on Sunday in his ninth career Top Fuel final round, Clay Millican would have gone to Summit Racing Equipment Motorsports Park, the site of this weekend’s… read more

Papa John's Pizza, Pritchett return to DSR gold dragster, advance to championship round, move up to No. 2 in points

BRISTOL, Tenn. (June 18, 2017) - Leah Pritchett is a fierce competitor and she carries a demonic manner when racing her gold Papa John's Pizza Top Fuel dragster on the 24-race NHRA Mello Yello Series… read more

Brown enjoys hot Father's Day weekend at Bristol with son, Anson, but leaves still searching for first title at scenic Thunder Valley

BRISTOL, Tenn. (June 18, 2017) - Antron Brown cherishes family time, even more so in a year that has seen the three-time and reigning NHRA Top Fuel world champion spending much of this year away from… read more

Erica Enders misses out on third final round of season by .006 seconds in Tennessee

BRISTOL, Tenn. (June 18) -- Two-time Pro Stock world champion Erica Enders came up two feet short of what would have been her third final-round appearance of the 2017 season after a close semifinal… read more

Alexis DeJoria Racing Qualifying Recap- NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals

Alexis DeJoria Racing … 2017 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series … Event 11 of 24 … NHRA Thunder Valley NationalsBristol Dragway … June 16-18, 2017 … Alexis DeJoria Racing Qualifying Report- NHRA… read more

Courtney Force continues impressive qualifying streak with Advance Auto Parts Chevrolet

Photo credit: Gary Nastase and Auto Imagery … BRISTOL, Tenn. (June 17) – The search for consistency continues for Courtney Force and her Advance Auto Parts Chevrolet Camaro SS team, even after… read more

‘Run of the year’ in Saturday qualifying puts Auto Club driver Robert Hight No. 2 at Bristol
Final session heroics put Monster Energy driver Brittany Force in No. 5 spot for Bristol
Team Summit dialing in on what Bristol Dragway wants as raceday approaches
Just days removed from Epping victory, Erica Enders takes dead aim at Bristol crown
Jeg Coughlin Jr. locks up 23rd low qualifier of career, earns first-round bye in Bristol
PEAK Funny Car driver John Force claims No. 6 qualifying position at Bristol
Allen Johnson Hopes to Bring the Thunder to the Valley on Raceday in Bristol
Coughlin Leads Qualifying Friday at NHRA J&A Service Pro Mod Drag Racing Series Event at NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals
Beckman, Chandler's Infinite Hero Dodge Charger R/T team hope for a long, hot race day in Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol