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JANIS WINS RPM PRO MOD WINTER WARM-UP

Mike Janis made sure his presence was known.

Janis captured the victory at the inaugural RPM Pro Winter Warm-up title defeating Danny Rowe in the final round of the event run in conjunction with the NHRA Division 2 Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series divisional opener in Orlando, Fla.

HAGAN WINS FUNNY CAR WALLY AT PHOENIX

Matt Hagan’s season couldn’t be off to a better start.

Hagan, a two-time NHRA nitro Funny Car world champion (2011, 2014) won his second race in a row in 2017, the latest coming at the Arizona Nationals Sunday at Wild Horse Motorsports Park.

PRITCHETT BEATS FORCE IN TOP FUEL REMATCH

Leah Pritchett said she thinks she and her Papa John’s Pizza Dragster team are “doing pretty OK” in living up to boss Don Schumacher’s standards.

But she’s incorrect.

GOFUNDME PAGE ESTABLISHED TO HELP WITH GLIDDEN MEDICAL EXPENSES

Billy Glidden was injured on Monday, February 21, 2017, when severe tireshake forced his Pro Modified 2010 Mustang in the retaining wall during a run while testing at Orlando Speed World Dragway. 

Glidden was knocked unconscious in the accident, and was diagnosed with five broken ribs and bruised lungs. 

ANDERSON RACES TO PRO STOCK VICTORY AT PHOENIX

The competition in NHRA’s Pro Stock class may be getting tighter, but the Summit Racing team is still a step ahead.

Reigning world champion Jason Line won the season-opening Winternationals (Feb. 12) and Sunday his teammate, Greg Anderson, was victorious at the Arizona Nationals.

SPORTSMAN RESULTS FROM NHRA ARIZONA NATIONALS

Sunday's final Sportsman results from the 33rd annual NHRA Arizona Nationals at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park. The race is the second of 24 in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series:

ROUND BY ROUND RESULTS FROM NHRA ARIZONA NATIONALS

Final round-by-round results from the 33rd annual NHRA Arizona Nationals at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park, the second of 24 events in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series:

 

 

 

POINT STANDINGS FOLLOWING NHRA ARIZONA NATIONALS

Point standings (top 10) following the 33rd annual NHRA Arizona Nationals at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park, the second of 24 events in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series -

 

PRITCHETT, HAGAN AND ANDERSON WIN SUNDAY AT NHRA ARIZONA NATIONALS

Leah Pritchett repeated as the Top Fuel winner at the 33rd annual NHRA Arizona Nationals on Sunday at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park.

Matt Hagan (Funny Car) and Greg Anderson (Pro Stock) were also winners in their respective categories at the second of 24 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series events.

TOMMY JOHNSON JR. TOPS FUNNY CAR QUALIFYING LIST AT PHOENIX

The start of this run was weird at best.

Veteran nitro Funny Car driver Tommy Johnson Jr. sat on the starting line for just over a second, but when the bulb did flash he made a memorable run as he set a track record with his 3.837-second elapsed time at 329.10 mph during the final qualifying session Saturday at Wild Horse Motorsports Park near Phoenix.

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