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‘The Snake’ Welcomed Back To His Second Home
Saturday, 9 Oct, 2021 – 12:01 | Comments Off on ‘The Snake’ Welcomed Back To His Second Home
‘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 | Comments Off on ‘The Snake’ To Kickoff FallNationals at The Plex
‘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 …

Torrence Unstoppable Heading Into NHRA Countdown
Tuesday, 7 Sep, 2021 – 8:01 | Comments Off on Torrence Unstoppable Heading Into NHRA Countdown
Torrence Unstoppable Heading Into NHRA Countdown

Drivers with a combined 12 NHRA world championships in four professional classes will open the 2021 Countdown to the Championship playoffs as No. 1 seeds.
Three-time/reigning Top Fuel world champ Steve Torrence capped another dominant “regular …

Torrence Routs Another Top Fuel Field
Tuesday, 24 Aug, 2021 – 10:05 | Comments Off on Torrence Routs Another Top Fuel Field
Torrence Routs Another Top Fuel Field

Steve Torrence officially has run down-and-out of every National Hot Rod Association racetrack.
NHRA’s three-time/reigning Top Fuel world champion, Torrence added Brainerd International Raceway to his hit list with a victory in the 39th annual Lucas …

The Forces Are Strong In Topeka
Tuesday, 17 Aug, 2021 – 13:02 | Comments Off on The Forces Are Strong In Topeka
The Forces Are Strong In Topeka

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
John Force Racing added to its generational family history Sunday at Heartland Motorsports Park, where a father and sibling hoisted NHRA “Wally” trophies for the first time after a national …

Torrence Swinging Through The West
Monday, 26 Jul, 2021 – 9:20 | Comments Off on Torrence Swinging Through The West
Torrence Swinging Through The West

Steve Torrence is one win away from lowering the broom on his Top Fuel rivals during NHRA’s annual three-race “Western Swing.”
Torrence’s victory over Leah Pruett in the final of Sunday’s 33rd annual NHRA Sonoma Nationals …