by Bobby Bennett; Photos by Chris Simmons Thu, 2019-10-17 10:40
by Bobby Bennett Wed, 2019-10-16 17:01
Antron Brown and Matt Hagan are racing this weekend at the NHRA FallNationals outside of Dallas, Texas, with race cars outside of their traditional livery.
by Tracy Renck Wed, 2019-10-16 15:13
Aaron Stanfield made personal history for himself at the 12th annual NTK NHRA Carolina Nationals Monday.
Stanfield drove a Camaro for Richard Freeman’s Elite Motorsports to the semifinals before losing to eventual race champion Deric Kramer. This was the first time in Stanfield’s career he has made it to the semis in the NHRA’s Mello Yello Series Pro Stock class.
Wed, 2019-10-16 15:02
The 2019 Good Vibrations United Nitro Funny Cars Championship Series is a wrap for the season. The UNFC Board of Directors wanted to share payouts for the Top Five points finishers in the Good Vibrations-sponsored series. Dollar amounts are a total of Event and Series payouts. Events were held at Tucson Dragway, Spokane County Raceway and Seattle’s Pacific Raceways.
by Bobby Bennett Tue, 2019-10-15 23:41
You never get a second chance to make a first impression. And for rookie Top Fuel driver Justin Ashley, making a good first impression is traditional for the 24-year old driver of the Strutmasters.com dragster fielded by Dustin Davis Motorsports.
Ashley, who qualified No. 1 in his Top Alcohol Dragster debut and won his first national event the next week, made his graduation into Top Fuel a memorable one scoring a semi-finial finish in his first three rounds of competition.
Tue, 2019-10-15 23:26
For the first time since early 2017, Richie Stevens Jr. will step back behind the wheel of a Pro Stock car. Stevens Jr. will compete in the TopCoat Dodge Dart that was driven by Jeremy Martorella last weekend at zMAX DRAGWAY and owned by Alan Prusienky.
by Bobby Bennett Tue, 2019-10-15 14:15
For three races now, the NHRA tech department has been gathering data on the centrifugal supercharger as a possible fourth power adder in the Pro Modified division.
On Friday and Saturday, racers John Strickland and Lester Johnson made laps with respectable results.
by Tracy Renck Tue, 2019-10-15 12:34
Veteran Top Fuel driver Scott Palmer confirmed to Competition Plus that former NHRA Division 4 Top Alcohol Dragster champion Lee Callaway is going to make his debut in Top Fuel in Dallas at the AAA Texas NHRA Fall Nationals Oct. 11-13 at the Texas Motorplex.
Callaway of Baytown, Texas, is going to drive the dragster Palmer has been running this season.
Written by Bobby Bennett, photos by Roger Richards Tue, 2019-10-15 08:00
The milestones keep coming for Robert Hight, quicker than he can keep track of them. The day after the NTK NHRA Carolinas Nationals was scheduled to run final eliminations, Hight picked up his 51st national event victory and 500th round win in one fell swoop.
Hight knocked off No. 1 qualifier Jack Beckman to take home the rain-delayed title. This was the culmination of a day that started off tough and got tougher as it went along.
Written by Larry Crum, photos by Roger Richards Tue, 2019-10-15 08:00
Steve Torrence has immeasurable respect for veteran Top Fuel racer Doug Kalitta.
He appreciates all that he has done for the sport and looks up to the highly decorated racer as an icon in the sport.