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CONCORD, N.C. – Four-time NHRA Pro Stock champion Greg Anderson enters the Full Throttle Countdown to the Championship seeking his third consecutive victory at zMAX Dragway, but it’s the obstacles the Minnesota native has overcome in recent years that make the pressures of a fifth title run appear miniscule.
During the last two years, Anderson has [...]
By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
CONCORD, N.C. – Funny Car driver Matt Hagan became the first competitor in that category’s history to break the 3-second barrier Friday, leading a record-setting evening in qualifying for this weekend’s O’Reilly Auto Parts NHRA Nationals at zMAX Dragway.
Two more qualifying sessions are scheduled for Saturday in the NHRA’s opening [...]
In a way, watching the NHRA Top Fuelers the last decade or so has been kind of fun. You got to see Tony Schumacher make history as he stacked Wallys like cord wood, and then you got to witness the classic Schumacher vs. Larry Dixon head-to-headers.
But missing from Top Fuel has been the kind of [...]
A 51-year-old drag racer was fatally injured driving an Extreme Pro Stock 2007 Pontiac GTO during the third qualifying session of the American Drag Racing League’s (ADRL) Dragstock VIII at Rockingham Dragway on Friday evening.
Burt Jackson, of Glen Allen, Va., was pronounced dead shortly afterward by a medical examiner at nearby First Health Richmond Memorial [...]
By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
This is America. Americans do not need to appear before government officials unless they are arrested or subpoenaed or need to renew their drivers’ licences. And the Sprint Cup drivers who decided to pass on invitations to the White House this week are Americans.
And yes, they are busy. They have [...]
Glendora, Calif. – A return to Gateway International Raceway and the St. Louis market as part of an expanded 23-race national event tour highlights the 2012 NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series schedule.
A new operator at Gateway International Raceway has made the addition of the multi-purpose motorsports facility to the National Hot Rod Association schedule [...]
Cruz Pedregon set a track record for time as he raced to the No. 1 qualifying position in Funny Car on Sunday at the prestigious Mac Tools U.S. Nationals presented by Lucas Oil.
Antron Brown (Top Fuel), Jason Line (Pro Stock) and Andrew Hines (Pro Stock Motorcycles) also took the top spots in their categories at [...]
Antron Brown raced to the provisional No. 1 qualifier in Top Fuel Saturday at the prestigious Mac Tools U.S. Nationals presented by Lucas Oil at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis.
Cruz Pedregon, Greg Anderson and Matt Smith stayed in the provisional top spots in their respective categories at the 16th of 22 events in the NHRA [...]
Larry Dixon raced to the provisional pole in Top Fuel at the NHRA Mac Tools U.S. Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis on Friday night.
Cruz Pedregon, Greg Anderson and Matt Smith also took the provisional top spots in their categories at the 16th of 22 events in the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series [...]
By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
It hasn’t been a call-the-Feds-worthy disappearance, but Ron Capps’ drop from sight on Sundays was sudden and mysterious. Fortunately for the 46-year-old NHRA Funny Car driver, it appears he is re-emerging and at exactly the right time.
When the pro cars fire up for the first round of qualifying tonight at [...]