by Bobby Bennett; Photos by Bryan Epps Mon, 2017-02-27 15:45
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.
Written by Tracy Renck, photos by Burghardt Photos Mon, 2017-02-27 12:00
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.
Written by Susan Wade, photos by Burghardt Photos Mon, 2017-02-27 12:00
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.
Written by Tracy Renck, photos by Burghardt Photos Mon, 2017-02-27 08:00
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.
NHRA Communications Sun, 2017-02-26 15:59
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:
Written by Tracy Renck, photo by Jeff Burghardt Sun, 2017-02-26 12:00
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.