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Family Fuel: Doug Driving Kalittas Through Countdown
Friday, 18 Oct, 2019 – 7:49 | Comments Off on Family Fuel: Doug Driving Kalittas Through Countdown
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 …

Hight, Torrence Tear Through Concord Fields
Monday, 14 Oct, 2019 – 16:54 | Comments Off on Hight, Torrence Tear Through Concord Fields
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 …

Rain Postpones NHRA Finals
Sunday, 13 Oct, 2019 – 17:31 | Comments Off on Rain Postpones NHRA Finals
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 …

Rookie Ashley’s Dreams Coming True
Sunday, 13 Oct, 2019 – 8:18 | Comments Off on Rookie Ashley’s Dreams Coming True
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 …

Funny Cars Can’t Afford To Flop In Concord
Saturday, 12 Oct, 2019 – 7:56 | Comments Off on Funny Cars Can’t Afford To Flop In Concord
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 …

Crash Sends NHRA Driver To Hospital
Friday, 11 Oct, 2019 – 20:02 | Comments Off on Crash Sends NHRA Driver To Hospital
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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Salinas’ Journey Takes Him To Pole In Concord
Sunday, 28 Apr, 2019 – 14:07 | Comments Off on Salinas’ Journey Takes Him To Pole In Concord
Salinas’ Journey Takes Him To Pole In Concord

Top Fuel driver Mike Salinas is making his move at the Four Wides.

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

CONCORD, N.C. – For several years team owner Mike Salinas was a NHRA journeyman, competing in different …