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Stewart Decides To Play It ‘Straight’
Thursday, 14 Oct, 2021 – 19:59 | No Comment
Stewart Decides To Play It ‘Straight’

CONCORD, N.C. – When veteran NHRA team owner Don Schumacher met Tony Stewart last year he asked the IndyCar-NASCAR champion if he wanted to buy a race team. Schumacher may have been joking, but his …

‘The Sarge’ Returning To Battle
Thursday, 14 Oct, 2021 – 9:17 | No Comment
‘The Sarge’ Returning To Battle

Competition in NHRA’s Top Fuel ranks will ramp-up considerably in 2022 with the impending return of eight-time world champion Tony Schumacher.
The winningest Top Fuel driver in NHRA history, Schumacher will rejoin Don Schumacher Racing to …

Anderson Bags Pro Stock Win No. 98
Monday, 11 Oct, 2021 – 10:19 | No Comment
Anderson Bags Pro Stock Win No. 98

ENNIS, Texas – Greg Anderson’s cell phone began ringing Sunday afternoon even before his white-and-blue Pro Stock car rolled to a silent halt in the shutdown area at Texas Motorplex.
Anderson had just defeated Chris McGaha …

Anderson Has Eyes on Enders and Johnson
Sunday, 10 Oct, 2021 – 8:33 | No Comment
Anderson Has Eyes on Enders and Johnson

ENNIS, Texas – Pro Stock superstar Greg Anderson will have his helmet on a swivel Sunday at Texas Motorplex during final eliminations of the 36th annual Texas NHRA FallNationals.
Anderson began the weekend with a 17-point …

‘The Snake’ Welcomed Back To His Second Home
Saturday, 9 Oct, 2021 – 12:01 | No Comment
‘The Snake’ Welcomed Back To His Second Home

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
ENNIS, Texas – He remains the embodiment of California cool, and as of Friday evening, a genuine Texas Motorplex Legend. 
“I’m 80-years-old now, do you believe that?” drag racing icon Don …

‘The Snake’ To Kickoff FallNationals at The Plex
Friday, 8 Oct, 2021 – 8:08 | No Comment
‘The Snake’ To Kickoff FallNationals at The Plex

ENNIS, Texas – The business of deciding NHRA’s four 2021 professional world champions will pause Friday evening at Texas Motorplex in deference to drag racing royalty.
Legendary driver Don “The Snake” Prudhomme and award-winning photographer Richard …

P1 Torrence Has Eyes On History
Tuesday, 28 Sep, 2021 – 8:40 | Comments Off on P1 Torrence Has Eyes On History
P1 Torrence Has Eyes On History

Steve Torrence’s quest for a fourth consecutive NHRA Top Fuel world title accelerated Sunday with a victory and a return to the top of the Countdown to the Championship playoff standings.
Bidding to become the seventh …

NHRA Announces 2022 Plans
Sunday, 26 Sep, 2021 – 9:23 | Comments Off on NHRA Announces 2022 Plans
NHRA Announces 2022 Plans

A return of national events in the Phoenix, Richmond and Seattle markets highlight NHRA’s 22-race 2022 Camping World Drag Racing Series schedule. Additional details on Top Fuel, Funny Car, Pro Stock and Pro Stock Motorcycle …

Short-handed Wilkerson Wins At zMAX
Monday, 20 Sep, 2021 – 12:19 | Comments Off on Short-handed Wilkerson Wins At zMAX
Short-handed Wilkerson Wins At zMAX

CONCORD, N.C. – After breaking a more than five-year winless drought at Indianapolis, Tim Wilkerson corralled his second victory in two weeks at zMAX Dragway, but the 60-year-old NHRA Funny Car competitor thought a crew …

‘Super Sub’ Sinks Funny Car Field At The Grove
Tuesday, 14 Sep, 2021 – 9:14 | Comments Off on ‘Super Sub’ Sinks Funny Car Field At The Grove
‘Super Sub’ Sinks Funny Car Field At The Grove

Tommy Johnson, Jr. accelerated teammate Matt Hagan’s recovery from COVID-19 Sunday, scoring an improbable “super sub” victory in Funny Car during the 36th annual Mopar Express Lane NHRA Nationals.
Johnson collected his 23rd career Wally trophy …