Written by Tracy Renck, photos by Roger Richards Mon, 2018-03-19 12:00
These types of weekends never get old for nitro Funny Car driver Jack Beckman.
Beckman, the 2012 NHRA world champion, qualified No. 1 at the Gatornationals and raced away to the national-event win Sunday.
Written by Jeff Wolf, photos by Roger Richards Mon, 2018-03-19 12:00
NCAA men’s basketball tournament fans weren’t the only ones who witnessed a bracket-busting win this weekend.
The trend bounced over to the Top Fuel category on Sunday during the 49th annual Amalie NHRA Gatornationals when Richie Crampton, whose last win was in the fall of 2015, defeated part-time racer Shawn Reed for the Mello Yello Drag Racing Series’ Wally Trophy.
Written by Jeff Wolf, photos by Roger Richards Mon, 2018-03-19 08:00
In sports, intrasquad competition usually pits the first team against the scrubs.
That’s not how it works for Vance & Hines Screamin’ Eagle Harley-Davidson Pro Stock Motorcycle when teammates Eddie Krawiec and Andrew Hines battle each other in an NHRA Mello Yello Pro Stock Motorcycle event.
Written by Tracy Renck, photos by Roger Richards Mon, 2018-03-19 08:00
Prior to the Gatornationals, Tanner Gray’s Pro Stock team was searching for answers about a tough two-race start to the 2018 NHRA season.
The team found its groove at Gainesville, Fla., as Gray reached the winner’s circle in his Gray Motorsports Valvoline Chevy Camaro.
Sun, 2018-03-18 19:57
Macon.com has confirmed two are dead are dead, and four were injured following a shooting Saturday evening at the Headhunters Motor Club Dragway in Eatonton, Ga.
NHRA Communications, photos by Roger Richards Sun, 2018-03-18 18:00
Richie Crampton took home the Top Fuel victory Sunday afternoon at the 49th annual Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals at Gainesville Raceway.
Jack Beckman (Funny Car), Tanner Gray (Pro Stock) and Eddie Krawiec (Pro Stock Motorcycle) are also winners in their respective categories at the third of 24 events on the 2018 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series schedule.
NHRA Communications, photo by Roger Richards Sun, 2018-03-18 18:00
Rickie Smith drove to victory Sunday during the E3 Spark Plugs NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series presented by J&A Service portion of the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals at Gainesville Dragway. This weekend’s Pro Mod racing, presented by Jerry Bickel Race Cars, is the first of 12 events this season.
Smith ran a 5.794-second pass at 249.76 mph in his Chevrolet Camaro to take down Mike Janis in the final round and earn his first victory since Englishtown in 2017 and the 12th of his career. Smith defeated Bob Rahaim, Jim Whiteley and Mike Castellana on his way to the win.
Sun, 2018-03-18 16:00
Final round-by-round results from the 49th annual Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals at Gainesville Raceway, the third of 24 events in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series:
Sun, 2018-03-18 16:00
Point standings (top 10) following the 49th annual Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals at Gainesville Raceway, the third of 24 events in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series -