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SNEAK PEEK – DODGE REVEALS 2020 DODGE CHARGER SRT HELLCAT WIDEBODY FC

 

Matt Hagan’s 11,000-horsepower NHRA Funny Car already goes big, but it’s getting an even more aggressive makeover just in time for the Dodge Mile-High NHRA Nationals Presented by Pennzoil. Hagan will debut a new 2020 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Widebody graphics package with a flared-out feel at the Denver area event, scheduled to take place July 19-21, 2019. 

WEST COAST PM STANDOUT ED THORNTON HEADED TO WSOPM

 

It should come as no surprise that Ed Thornton is in the midst of another impressive Pro Mod season on the West Coast.

But rather than chase a championship, the standout veteran is instead choosing the chance to race for $100,000.

ULTIMATE SPEED: AN EVENING WITH RACING LEGEND CRAIG BREEDLOVE

 

The Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum welcomes five-time world land speed record holder Craig Breedlove for a special evening on August 24, 2019.

Breedlove and several of his lifelong collaborators and crew will join in a panel discussion of hot rods, drag racing, endurance racing and the pursuit of ultimate speed on the Bonneville Salt Flats. As the first man to break the 400, 500, and 600 mile per hour barriers and set the world land speed records in his jet-powered Spirit of America, Breedlove captured the hearts and minds of people from around the world. Now, 55 years after doing what no man had done before, Breedlove and friends will share stories of their quest for ultimate speed. The reception and program will be hosted by the NHRA Motorsports Museum Saturday, August 24 at 6:00 p.m. Admission to the event is $25, light refreshments and a cash bar will be available.

PETER BIONDO: BACK TO BACK WINS AND BACK TO HIS ROOTS

 

Seven-time NHRA World Champion Peter Biondo is known by his racing peers for winning NHRA Wallys and chasing bracket racing big checks. More recently, Biondo has shifted his focus to family life and business. With that, his passion for chasing big trophies and big checks had to take a back seat. But as Alexander Graham Bell once said: “When one door closes another one opens.”

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MEXICO’S CUADRA RACING TO FIELD THREE PRO STOCKERS IN DENVER

 

Fernando Cuadra's dream of racing NHRA Pro Stock became a reality in 2003, when he made his first start at the spring race in Las Vegas. At that time, his children – Fernando Jr. and twins David and Cristian – were just little boys watching their father build a racing program while also running a successful business. 

GARLITS, MULDOWNEY, BESWICK HEADLINE WSODR DIGNITARIES

 

Drag racing legends Don “Big Daddy” Garlits, Shirley Muldowney and Arnie “The Farmer” Beswick are returning to Cordova (Ill.) International Raceway as Grand Marshals the 66th annual O’Reilly Auto Parts World Series of Drag Racing at Cordova International Raceway August 23-25.

PRI ANNOUNCES EXPANDED EDUCATION PROGRAM FOR 2019 TRADE SHOW

 
Attendees at the 2019 Performance Racing Industry (PRI) Trade Show will have more opportunities than ever to learn valuable strategies, insights and solutions on a variety of subjects when the world’s premier motorsports trade show comes to Indianapolis in December.

ARP QUESTION OF THE WEEK - ABOUT ONE-DAY PRO QUALIFYING, NIGHT TIME RACING

 

In this week’s ARP Question of the Week, should NHRA consider fielding two-day professional and night races? Would you be in favor of NHRA limiting professional qualifying to just one day and when applicable fielding national events where professional drag racing qualifies and races at night?

VP RACING FUELS TO SPONSOR MATUSEK ON NHRA WESTERN SWING

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