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Crash Likely Ends Prusiensky’s Pro Stock Season
Saturday, 19 Oct, 2019 – 8:17 | No Comment
Crash Likely Ends Prusiensky’s Pro Stock Season

Brittany Force had the fastest pass in Top Fuel in Texas on Friday. (Photos courtesy of the NHRA)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

ENNIS, Texas – Alan Prusiensky walked away from the wreckage of his Pro Stock Dodge Dart last Friday night at zMAX Dragway in Concord, N.C. But he isn’t racing at Texas Motorplex this […]

Family Fuel: Doug Driving Kalittas Through Countdown
Friday, 18 Oct, 2019 – 7:49 | No Comment
Family Fuel: Doug Driving Kalittas Through Countdown

Doug Kalitta and his family are fired up about the 2019 Top Fuel championship. (RacinToday/HHP file photo by Harold Hinson)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

ENNIS, Texas – It is not a stretch to suggest that the Kalitta surname is every bit as iconic in the history of NHRA championship drag racing as the Pettys, Earnhardts […]

Hight, Torrence Tear Through Concord Fields
Monday, 14 Oct, 2019 – 16:54 | No Comment
Hight, Torrence Tear Through Concord Fields

Robert Hight collected more hardware Monday in North Carolina. (RacinToday/HHP photo by Harold Hinson)

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

CONCORD, N.C. – Funny Car point leader Robert Hight and reigning Top Fuel champion Steve Torrence maneuvered through their elimination rounds Monday in the rain-delayed NTK NHRA Carolina Nationals at zMAX Dragway to solidify their bids for […]

Rain Postpones NHRA Finals
Sunday, 13 Oct, 2019 – 17:31 | No Comment
Rain Postpones NHRA Finals

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

CONCORD, N.C. – A day-long rain Sunday forced postponement of the NHRA NTK Carolina Nationals at zMAX Dragway until Monday.

Gates will open at 9 a.m. with eliminations beginning at 10 a.m.

Tickets for Sunday’s event will be honored Monday. There also will be walk-up ticket sales. A dragway official said […]

Rookie Ashley’s Dreams Coming True
Sunday, 13 Oct, 2019 – 8:18 | No Comment
Rookie Ashley’s Dreams Coming True

Justin Ashley is making his NHRA Top Fuel debut this weekend in North Carolina. (RacinToday/HHP photo by Harold Hinson)

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

CONCORD, N.C. – Justin Ashley always knew he wanted to race in the NHRA, but the second-generation driver never expected to make his Top Fuel debut at age 24 or be able […]

Funny Cars Can’t Afford To Flop In Concord
Saturday, 12 Oct, 2019 – 7:56 | No Comment
Funny Cars Can’t Afford To Flop In Concord

The race for the Funny Car championship is white hot as the Countdown reaches the halfway point in Concord, N.C. (RacinToday/HHP photo by Harold Hinson)

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

CONCORD, N.C. – With five drivers embroiled in an intense battle for the NHRA Funny Car championship halfway through the Countdown, veteran Ron Capps says removing […]

Crash Sends NHRA Driver To Hospital
Friday, 11 Oct, 2019 – 20:02 | No Comment
Crash Sends NHRA Driver To Hospital

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

CONCORD , N.C. – NHRA Pro Stock driver Alan Prusiensky was transported to a local hospital for evaluation Friday night after a crash destroyed his 2018 Dodge Dart during the second round of qualifying for the NTK NHRA Carolina Nationals at zMAX Dragway.

Prusiensky was racing Chris McGaha, of Odessa, Texas, when […]

Young Oldster Force Sets Sights On No. 17
Friday, 13 Sep, 2019 – 8:37 | Comments Off on Young Oldster Force Sets Sights On No. 17
Young Oldster Force Sets Sights On No. 17

John Force has been driving like a teen-ager in recent weeks. Can he keep doing it in the Countdown, which begins this weekend? (RacinToday/HHP file photo by Harold Hinson)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

Only Funny Car icon John Force could upstage perfection.

Buoyed by a pair of milestone, late-season NHRA national event victories, Force has re-introduced […]

Tasca, Ford Contenders Again In Funny Car
Sunday, 7 Jul, 2019 – 10:53 | Comments Off on Tasca, Ford Contenders Again In Funny Car
Tasca, Ford Contenders Again In Funny Car

Bob Tasca III celebrates after winning the Funny Car portion of the NHRA show at Norwalk, Ohio recently. (Photo courtesy of the NHRA)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

Bob Tasca III’s fierce brand loyalty has returned Ford Motor Company to relevance in the NHRA’s nitro Funny Car ranks and rekindled memories of “Ford Total Performance.”

The […]

Torrence Nabs Wally, Shot Of Confidence In N.C.
Monday, 29 Apr, 2019 – 4:59 | Comments Off on Torrence Nabs Wally, Shot Of Confidence In N.C.
Torrence Nabs Wally, Shot Of Confidence In N.C.

Steve Torrence, bottom lane, drove to victory at the 4-Wide Nationals on Sunday. (RacinToday/HHP photo by Jim Fluharty)

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

CONCORD, N.C. – NHRA Top Fuel champion Steve Torrence snared his first victory this season in Sunday’s NGK Spark Plugs 4-Wide Nationals at zMAX Dragway while five-time Pro Stock Motorcycle title holder Andrew […]