by Bobby Bennett Tue, 2017-12-05 23:06
On a balmy afternoon in March 2007, in Gainesville, Fla., life changed for many people.
For John Medlen, a tire failure and subsequent crash, eventually cost him his only son. Those who knew Eric Medlen all agree if there was a young man who left an indelible mark on drag racing it was him. Medlen lived his life like there was no tomorrow. Loving all he could, caring even more and showing passion for the straight-line sport in an unparalleled fashion.
This is just a preview, but it provides a glimpse of the full story, told by the one man who knew him better than anyone else in this world.
Mon, 2017-12-04 17:04
Pro Modified veteran Danny Rowe will have a new car for 2018. Recently, Rowe dropped by RJ Race Cars/Quartermax to talk about forthcoming 2018 Camaro.
Video by Bobby Bennett Sun, 2017-12-03 17:18
A new video series from the makers of the Legends: The Series, CompetitionPlusTV presents the best stories of drag racing as told by the legends themselves. In this episode, former NHRA head man Steve Gibbs talks about his glorious days at Irwindale Raceway and a track vehicle with the most awesome backfiring ability.
Video by Bobby Bennett Sat, 2017-12-02 19:15
Behold the Gasser. In the 1960s, the Gasser was to drag racing what today's Pro Modified or Drag Radial cars are. They were entertaining, fierce and unpredictable.
Quain Stott has given up a lot to maintain at least one small pocket of period correctness in drag racing's modern nostalgia crazy. If you want to see the closest to what they were in the 1965 - 1967 era, then you want to drop in for a South East Gassers event.
Video by Bobby Bennett Fri, 2017-12-01 12:00
A new video series from the makers of the Legends: The Series, CompetitionPlusTV presents the best stories of drag racing as told by the legends themselves. In this episode, past Top Fuel champion Richard Tharp talks about the day the feds come looking for him regarding an appointment he missed - Vietnam. Tharp discusses the role the Vietnam War had in saving his life.
Thu, 2017-11-23 13:31
This video features nitro action from Great Lakes Dragaway in Union Grove, WI. There are some classic rides in here including the Funny Cars of Gene Snow, Fred Mandoline and Kelly Chadwick. The dragsters include Ma and Pa Hoover and other Midwestern regulars.
Vide by Bobby Bennett Mon, 2017-11-20 20:44
If Ashley Sanford has learned one thing in her short drag racing career it's that one must walk through many doors. On this particular weekend in Pomona, Ca., the Top Fuel driver-in-waiting closed the door of her days in Top Alcohol Dragster, with a firm eye on her all-in journey into the tough world of Top Fuel. Go behind the scenes with Sanford, as she shares with CompetitionPlus.TV her passion for drag racing and vision for the future, with a little reflection of the journey she's taken thus far.
Sun, 2017-11-19 19:29
Thanks to our coverage partners at Bangshift.com, we present to you the live video feed from the PSCA Street Car Supernationals in Las Vegas. Nev.
Sun, 2017-11-12 18:04
Thanks to our coverage partners at DragStory.com and Mark Walter, we present to you the live video feed from the The World Street Nationals in Orlando, Fla.
By Bobby Bennett Jr. Tue, 2017-11-07 10:40
Ben Bray understood the challenge before him. After all, it was an assignment he'd been groomed for since before he was old enough to ride a bike. This feature from the team at CompetitionPlus.tv focuses in on the second-generation drag racer leading Gulf Western team without his mentor, hero and father, Victor Bray, in the hospital recuperating from a medical procedure. Victor taught him well.