by Bobby Bennett Fri, 2019-11-29 19:29
Dan Fletcher is thankful for many things these days, but this week he's grateful to have a job still doing what he loves - drag racing. Each season, the job keeps getting harder and harder.
Thanks to Chip Lofton, the champion of drag racing's little guy, Fletcher is racing another season on the tour while most of those he's shared the limelight has either retired or quit.
"Chip Lofton at Strutmasters has been kind enough to step up and back my Super Stock program, as the major sponsor," Fletcher said. "And an associate on all the other cars."
by Anthony Caruso III Mon, 2019-11-25 18:33
Frank Aragona Jr. won his third Competition Eliminator Championship in the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series during the 2019 season. He clinched the championship at the NTK NHRA Carolina Nationals at zMAX Dragway in Concord, North Carolina, in October.
“They say there’s nothing like the first, but the third one is the charm,” he said. “It felt just as good as the first and second one, if not better. We had an amazing season, and we were able to win Indy this year, which was a long-term goal of mine. I had never won it before this year. It was an amazing year all around.
by Amanda Salmon Sat, 2019-11-23 11:54
The Australian National Drag Racing Association [ANDRA] and Adelaide Drag Race Promotions have decided to cancel the remainder of the Rowe Memorial event.
According to a statement released by ANDRA, “The event was to be held today and tonight (Saturday, 23 November) at Adelaide International Raceway, however, multiple electrical issues occurred throughout yesterday’s testing sand re-occurred today which has left event organizers with no confidence that the issues can be fixed sufficiently to allow for the event to resume tonight before being run to completion tomorrow as had been hoped.
by Bobby Bennett Thu, 2019-11-21 16:44
Professional sportsman drag racer David Rampy discusses his journey upward in drag racing and those who influences his life along the way. He talks in detail about losing his mentor and the NHRA Pro Stock days, and being content with his place in today's drag racing world.
Photos by Roger Richards Sun, 2019-11-17 16:00
Sunday's final results from the 55th annual Auto Club NHRA Finals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona. The race is the final of 24 in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series:
by Bobby Bennett; Photos by Dave Kommel Thu, 2019-11-14 20:05
After one session, Julie Nataas (Top Alcohol Dragster), and Steve Gasparrelli (Top Alcohol Funny Car) lead NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing qualifying at the AAA NHRA Finals in Pomona, Ca.
In a day marred by a crash of TAD driver Fred Hannsen during the Q-1 session, Nataas jumped to the front with a 5.221, 274.83 ahead of Casey Grisel, who was just .006 behind with a 5.227. 274.83.
Mon, 2019-11-11 13:53
After sweating out the final results of the last Top Dragster race of the year in Las Vegas, Mike Coughlin officially bagged the Division 3 championship in his category on the strength of a stellar summer season that included two crucial victories and a string of impressive finishes.
Combined with his two Top Sportsman D3 titles from 2007 and 2009, Coughlin is now a three-time titlist, adding yet another glorious chapter to his family's racing legacy.
Mon, 2019-11-11 12:04
The following are Sunday's final results from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, Pacific Division event at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway:
Fri, 2019-11-08 14:24
The NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, where the future stars of the sport earn their racing stripes, returns to action for the 2020 race season to compete at premier racing facilities across the country.
The action-packed series kicks off at Orlando Speed World Dragway, in Orlando, Fla. on Jan. 31 – Feb. 2.
by Justin Hutto Mon, 2019-11-04 10:58
Following a week of unforeseen circumstances from rain delays to freak accidents such as glass shattering on track, the SFG World Series of Bracket successfully came to a close, completing it’s second Fuel Tech $50,000-to-win race on Sunday evening. After another huge nine-round run, Randy Scheuer Jr. found himself in the winner’s circle, defeating Eric Thomas in the final.