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Gals Outgun Guys At Southern Nationals
Sunday, 6 May, 2018 – 17:55 | Comments Off on Gals Outgun Guys At Southern Nationals
Gals Outgun Guys At Southern Nationals

Female NHRA nitro racers dominated Top Fuel and Funny Car as Leah Pritchett and Courtney Force drove to victories Sunday at the 38th annual NHRA Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway.

Vincent Nobile (Pro Stock) and Eddie Krawiec (Pro Stock Motorcycle) were also victorious at the seventh of 24 events on the 2018 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series […]

History-Making Arana Jr. Zeros In On First Win Of Season
Sunday, 6 May, 2018 – 8:22 | Comments Off on History-Making Arana Jr. Zeros In On First Win Of Season
History-Making Arana Jr. Zeros In On First Win Of Season

With an NHRA milestone etched next to his name, Hector Arana Jr. is anxious to extend his family’s Pro Stock Motorcycle legacy into the win column.
Arana Jr. knocked down what arguably was the last major barrier in professional drag racing earlier this season when he became the first PSM rider to exceed 200 mph over […]

Millican On Top In Top Fuel In Atlanta
Saturday, 5 May, 2018 – 7:52 | Comments Off on Millican On Top In Top Fuel In Atlanta
Millican On Top In Top Fuel In Atlanta

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Already the quickest Top Fuel pairing on the planet, Clay Millican and crew chief David Grubnic padded their reputations for generating big-horsepower during Friday’s opening two rounds of time trials for the 38th annual NHRA Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway.
Millican set the Top Fuel track speed record at the facility […]

NHRA Underdogs Have Their Day In Concord
Monday, 30 Apr, 2018 – 7:28 | Comments Off on NHRA Underdogs Have Their Day In Concord
NHRA Underdogs Have Their Day In Concord

CONCORD, N.C. – An independent racer searching for inspiration need look no further than Steve Torrence and Cruz Pedregon, who swept the nitro classes Sunday in the NGK Spark Plugs 4-Wide Nationals at zMAX Dragway.
Both men operate as independents and in the second four-wide event this year they overpowered the multi-team giants in Top Fuel […]

Torrence Tops Top Fuelers In N.C.
Sunday, 29 Apr, 2018 – 17:21 | Comments Off on Torrence Tops Top Fuelers In N.C.
Torrence Tops Top Fuelers In N.C.

 
Steve Torrence drove to victory in the Top Fuel portion of Sunday’s NHRA Four Wide Nationals at zMAX Dragway in Concord, N.C.
Joining Torrence as winners were Cruz Pedregon (Funny Car), Erica Enders (Pro Stock) and Jerry Savoie (Pro Stock Motorcycle).
Torrence drove to a 3.813-second pass at 326.56 mph as he became the first driver to […]

Pawuk Returning To NHRA
Sunday, 29 Apr, 2018 – 7:45 | Comments Off on Pawuk Returning To NHRA
Pawuk Returning To NHRA

CONCORD, N.C. – Former NHRA Pro Stock driver Mark Pawuk is ending an 11-year hiatus to compete in the SAM Tech NHRA Factory Stock Showdown for Don Schumacher Racing, it was announced Saturday at zMAX Dragway.
Pawuk’s first outing in the Factory Stock Showdown will be in June at the Fitzgerald USA NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals […]

The Roll Continues For The Force Sisters In N.C.
Saturday, 28 Apr, 2018 – 18:15 | Comments Off on The Roll Continues For The Force Sisters In N.C.
The Roll Continues For The Force Sisters In N.C.

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
CONCORD, N.C. – Sisters Brittany and Courtney Force proved to be formidable in qualifying at the same event for the third time in their career Saturday, walking off with the No. 1 positions in their respective classes in the NGK Spark Plugs NHRA 4-Wide Nationals at zMAX Dragway.
The previous […]

Force Sisters On Top At Four-Wides
Saturday, 28 Apr, 2018 – 7:38 | Comments Off on Force Sisters On Top At Four-Wides
Force Sisters On Top At Four-Wides

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
CONCORD, N.C. – Sisters Brittany and Courtney Force owned the No. 1 starting positions in Top Fuel and Funny Car, respectively, after two rounds of qualifying Friday in the NGK Spark Plugs NHRA 4-Wide Nationals at zMAX Dragway.
Brittany, who was fifth fastest after the first round, soared to the No. […]

Season Has Been ‘Scary’ For Force Racing
Friday, 27 Apr, 2018 – 20:25 | Comments Off on Season Has Been ‘Scary’ For Force Racing
Season Has Been ‘Scary’ For Force Racing

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
CONCORD, N.C. – Having grown up in drag racing, sisters Brittany and Courtney Force are well aware of the sport’s dangers, but this season’s beginning has been gut wrenching for their family’s NHRA organization – John Force Racing.
In the 2018 season’s first five events, 16-time NHRA Funny Car champion John […]

Tonglet Back In The White Gator Saddle Again
Wednesday, 25 Apr, 2018 – 17:41 | Comments Off on Tonglet Back In The White Gator Saddle Again
Tonglet Back In The White Gator Saddle Again

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Call it a reunion of Louisiana Lightnin’.
LE Tonglet, the 2010 NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle world champion, will return to Jerry Savoie’s White Alligator Racing beginning with this weekend’s ninth annual NKG Spark Plugs Four-Wide Nationals at  zMAX Dragway.
Tonglet, a native and resident of Metairie, La., will race the KPK/Nitrofish Suzuki as […]