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Legendary Schumacher To Be Feted At The Motorplex
Friday, 9 Oct, 2020 – 7:57 | Comments Off on Legendary Schumacher To Be Feted At The Motorplex
Legendary Schumacher To Be Feted At The Motorplex

Tony Schumacher, winningest Top Fuel driver in NHRA and Texas Motorplex history, will be recognized as a Texas Motorplex Legend during opening ceremonies of the 35th annual AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals in Ennis later this …

Torrence Gets Big Win In ‘Big Daddy’ Rail
Tuesday, 29 Sep, 2020 – 11:01 | Comments Off on Torrence Gets Big Win In ‘Big Daddy’ Rail
Torrence Gets Big Win In ‘Big Daddy’ Rail

Driving a modern-day version of Don Garlits’ famed “Swamp Rat 14” dragster, Steve Torrence did “Big Daddy” proud with a victory over his daddy in the Top Fuel final of Sunday’s COVID-19-delayed 51st annual AMALIE …

NHRA Cuts More Events
Thursday, 3 Sep, 2020 – 9:35 | Comments Off on NHRA Cuts More Events
NHRA Cuts More Events

NHRA’s revised 2020 schedule continues to hemorrhage race dates amid the COVID-19 pandemic even as the Southern California-based sanctioning body prepares to showcase its oldest and most prestigious event.
This weekend’s 66th annual DENSO Spark Plugs …

NHRA’s Force Parks His Cars For Rest Of Season
Friday, 31 Jul, 2020 – 16:12 | Comments Off on NHRA’s Force Parks His Cars For Rest Of Season
NHRA’s Force Parks His Cars For Rest Of Season

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
NHRA icon John Force confirmed Friday his four-car team will remain parked for the remainder of an ever-changing 2020 Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season schedule in order to “live …

Force Not With NHRA At Return From Lockdown
Wednesday, 15 Jul, 2020 – 12:35 | Comments Off on Force Not With NHRA At Return From Lockdown
Force Not With NHRA At Return From Lockdown

Minus marquee personality John Force and his teams, the NHRA returned to championship drag racing last weekend after a 139-day, COVID-19-induced lockdown.
Shockingly, John Force Racing failed to enter the E3 Spark Plugs NHRA Nationals at …

NHRA Moves Up Relaunch Date
Thursday, 4 Jun, 2020 – 7:26 | Comments Off on NHRA Moves Up Relaunch Date
NHRA Moves Up Relaunch Date

NHRA is accelerating the re-launch of its professional Mello Yello Drag Racing Series schedule from a previously announced August timetable to mid-July amid revised guidelines addressing the COVID-19 pandemic. 
NHRA officials announced Wednesday the Series and …

Texas Motorplex To Race This Weekend
Friday, 8 May, 2020 – 11:33 | Comments Off on Texas Motorplex To Race This Weekend
Texas Motorplex To Race This Weekend

RacinToday.com
ENNIS, Texas – Bill Meyer’s Texas Motorplex will play host to the second of three racer appreciation events Friday night, with area drivers eligible to “burn some rubber” on the all-concrete drag strip for the …

NHRA Now Eyeing August Return
Tuesday, 5 May, 2020 – 16:12 | Comments Off on NHRA Now Eyeing August Return
NHRA Now Eyeing August Return

Responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, NHRA officials have announced a revised plan to resume its Mello Yello Drag Racing Series schedule in August.
The Glendora, Calif.-based sanctioning body said in news release it is working with …

Pandemic Updates : NASCAR Hopes to Hold All 36 Cup Races
Thursday, 12 Mar, 2020 – 15:22 | Comments Off on Pandemic Updates : NASCAR Hopes to Hold All 36 Cup Races
Pandemic Updates : NASCAR Hopes to Hold All 36 Cup Races

(Editor’s note: This story will be updated as the Coronavirus pandemic and its effect on auto racing evolves. It was last updated on March 25.)
Auto racing has joined stick-and-ball sports in interrupting their schedules in …

Hall Of Famer Billy Meyer Is Flushed With Pride
Thursday, 12 Mar, 2020 – 8:40 | Comments Off on Hall Of Famer Billy Meyer Is Flushed With Pride
Hall Of Famer Billy Meyer Is Flushed With Pride

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
The numbers that define Billy Meyer’s drag racing career include one IHRA Funny Car World Championship, 12 NHRA Funny Car national event victories…and 176 restrooms.
The first two stats cover Meyer’s …