Team News

Brittany Force Recaps The 2017 Season

Photo credit: Auto Imagery … YORBA LINDA, Calif. (December 14, 2017) – Brittany Force, pilot of the Monster Energy Top Fuel dragster, took some time to look back at how the whole 2017 season came… read more

Crampton returns to Kalitta Motorsports for full season

YPSILANTI, Mich. (December 6, 2017) - Kalitta Motorsports is pleased to announce Richie Crampton will return to the team and run for the 2018 NHRA Mello Yello Top Fuel Championship in the Kalitta Air… read more

Troy Coughlin to retire at pinnacle of career

DELAWARE, Ohio (Nov. 29) -- Just a month after clinching his third Pro Mod world championship, Troy Coughlin has announced his retirement from racing in the professional ranks. A national event… read more

DSR announces changes to crew chief lineup for 2018

BROWNSBURG, Ind. (Nov. 27, 2017) - Preparations for the 2018 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season are well underway at Don Schumacher Racing (DSR) headquarters near Indianapolis and team owner… read more

Tasca Signs Eric Lane As Crew Chief

Brownsburg, IN (November 27, 2017) – Bob Tasca III knows it takes a strong team to win a championship and it starts with a strong crew chief. “I’m thrilled to announce Eric Lane as my crew chief. I… read more

Millican Finishes 2017 Season In Sixth Place

Submitted by Aries Media … Pomona, CA (November 12, 2017) – In a year when Clay Millican earned his first NHRA race win, earned the pole qualifying position five times and set the national elapsed… read more

Bo Butner earns first Pro Stock championship

Summit Racing Equipment's Jim Greenleaf (front left) and Don Lower (right) congratulate Bo Butner on the 2017 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series Pro Stock world championship. Photos may be used with… read more

Hagan, Mopar Express Dodge finish season ranked 5th

Hagan, Mopar Express Dodge finish Mello Yello season ranked 5th, but only a third NHRA world championship will satisfy DSR teamSubmitted by Don Schumacher Racing … POMONA, Calif. (Nov. 12, 2017) -… read more

Wilkerson ready to get to work on 2018

Submitted by WinLight CommunicationsPhoto credit: Auto Imagery … POMONA, Calif. (November 12, 2017) – Levi, Ray & Shoup Ford Shelby Mustang Funny Car driver Tim Wilkerson had high hopes coming… read more

Beckman, Infinite Hero team finish fourth in Funny Car points

Beckman, Infinite Hero team finish 2017 season with semifinal finish to place them fourth in NHRA Funny Car points standingsSubmitted by Don Schumacher Racing … POMONA, Calif. (Nov. 12, 2017) -… read more

Season Serves As Motivation for Matco Tools, U.S. Army team

Banner season for most, 2017 Mello Yello season serves up a dish of motivation for hungry Brown and Matco Tools, U.S. Army teamSubmitted by Don Schumacher Racing … POMONA, Calif. (Nov. 12, 2017) -… read more

Pritchett completes first full NHRA season in Top Fuel

Pritchett completes first full NHRA Mello Yello season in Top Fuel with top-five finish in points standings for DSR's Papa John's teamSubmitted by Don Schumacher Racing … POMONA, Calif. (Nov. read more

Erica Enders completes season in quarterfinals at Pomona

POMONA, Calif. (Nov. 12) -- Two-time Pro Stock world champion Erica Enders ended her one-win 2017 campaign with a quarterfinal run at the season-ending 53rd annual Auto Club NHRA Finals. Showing off… read more

Johnson, Make-A-Wish Dodge win to pay tribute to Terry Chandler

Johnson, Make-A-Wish Dodge win to pay tribute to Terry Chandler on anniversary of last time she joined her team in a winner's circleSubmitted by Don Schumacher Racing … POMONA, Calif. (Nov. 12… read more

DeJoria Ends 12-Year NHRA Career With Strong Effort

Submitted by Alexis DeJoria Racing … Alexis DeJoria Racing … 2017 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series … Event 24 of 24 … Auto Club NHRA Finals … Auto Club Raceway at Pomona … 2780 Fairplex Dr. read more

Mopar 2017 NHRA Season Wrap-Up

Submitted by BurnsGroup Unlimited/MoparJohnson Wins NHRA Finals in Mopar Dodge Funny Car, Capps Finishes as Runner-up in Final StandingsAustin Williams takes Stock Eliminator victory …… read more

McMillen finishes career best season

Submitted by Terry McMillen Racing … POMONA, Cailf. (November 12, 2017) - Riding the momentum of an NHRA national event win in Las Vegas, Terry McMillen, driver of the AMALIEⓇ Motor Oil XTERMIGATORⓇ… read more

Brittany Force storms to Pomona victory

Submitted by John Force Racing … Photo credit: Gary Nastase and Auto Imagery … A Force of her own: Monster Energy driver Brittany Force storms to Pomona victory, Top Fuel championship …… read more

Allen Johnson Says Goodbye to Pro Stock

Submitted by SR Driven MediaAllen Johnson Says Goodbye to Pro Stock with Emotional Tribute from Fellow Competitors … POMONA, Calif. (November 12, 2017) – Marathon Petroleum/J&J Racing Dodge… read more

Robert Hight earns second Funny Car title

Submitted by John Force RacingPhoto credit: Ron Lewis PhotographyChampionship Hights: Auto Club of Southern California driver Robert Hight earns second Funny Car title … POMONA, Calif. read more