E T  D R A G R A C I N G

Fall Turkey Shootout at Alamo City Motorplex

With the end of the season just around the corner, Alamo City Motorplex near San Antonio, TX, held a pre-Thanksgiving Special, ... more

[11/25/19]

JEGS SPORTSnationals at Columbus, Ohio

The JEGS NHRA SPORTSnationals returned to National Trail Raceway near Columbus, Ohio, on Sept. 20-22, 2019, where it had ... more

[10/02/19]

IHRA Summit Midwest Division Finals

Eddyville Raceway Park drivers used their home-track knowledge to win the International Hot Rod Association Midwest Division Summit ... more

[09/10/19]

Dodge Hemi Challenge at U.S. Nationals

Making history in the NHRA Dodge HEMI® Challenge isn’t something new for Jimmy Daniels, and Friday night, Aug. 30, 2019, the ... more

[09/03/19]

Powerfest at Rockingham, NC

Cassie Lewis (shown) of Lumberton, NC, and Donald Norris of Conway, SC, claimed the biggest shares of the purse in the seventh annual ... more

[08/20/19]

NHRA Sportsman classes at Epping, NH

Ken Moses became just the 26th driver in NHRA history to win more than one eliminator at an NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series ... more

[07/10/19]

NHRA Sportsman at Bristol, Tennessee

Joe Santangelo, winner earlier this season at the Virginia NHRA Nationals, scored again in Super Stock with his Camaro at the NHRA ... more

[06/18/19]

Mutt & Jeff Race at Beaver Springs, PA

For the fifth straight year, Paul Burress and Dylan Griffey, aka Mutt & Jeff Promotions, brought their high-dollar bracket race north to ... more

[06/17/19]

F E A T U R E S

NHRA: Save The Elephants!

Several months ago when NHRA raised its circus tents at The Strip in Las Vegas, Jeff Burk, the major-domo of this historically significant ... more

[01/08/20]

The Bloodhound Project 2019

On Saturday, November 16, 2019, within the South African Northern Cape out on the Hakskeenpan, a white dart came slicing through the ... more

[12/11/19]

My Education at Foreign Auto Recyclers

Now that the racing season is over, I was asked to provide a small bit of wit and wisdom to the hallowed halls of Drag Racing Online. My ... more

[12/11/19]

Shop Tour: Rage Fuel Systems

Editor’s Note: When the sport of drag racing and drag racing journalism was young, a majority of the speed parts were being sold from ... more

[11/11/19]

CHRR Halloween Pictorial

Each year the California Hot Rod Reunion is held right before Halloween. Some participants get decked out for the holiday and some ... more

[10/31/19]

Trick or Treat Shootout at Wapato, Washington

Noted researcher Dr. Angela Lee Duckworth, PhD, defined the term Grit as “The power of passion and perseverance.” The good doctor ... more

[10/15/19]

Rock’N’Race at Dragway 42

The 2019 Rock’N’Race returned once again to Dragway 42 in West Salem, Ohio, on Aug. 23-25. Leading up to the event it was ... more

[10/15/19]

C O L U M N S

Clearing Out a Cluttered Notebook

Just Wondering ... I’m a fan of Tony Pedregon in his role as  the NHRA’s expert commentator in the broadcast booth of the FOX/NHRA broadcasts but ...  more

[12/18/19]

NHRA Can Choose to Help Itself Grow

Grass grows from the roots up, not from the tips of the blades down, thus the term “grassroots” for any movement that starts with the folks on the street ... more

[01/08/20]

Project LS-10, Part 2: It is starting to look like a race car!

I left off on the first phase of the Project LS-10, presented by S&W Race Cars, QA1, Quick Performance and Schaeffer Oils, with the S&W frame kit welded to ... more

[09/20/19]

2020 Vision: Women in Top Fuel Motorcycle Drag Racing

On December 12, 2019, the NHRA officially licensed its first woman Top Fuel Harley drag bike pilot to compete in Mickey Thompson Tires Top Fuel Harley ...  more

 

[01/08/20]

The Annual OLIAS Awards

Well, as you can see I arrived at the saloon for this year’s festive OLIAS Awards ceremony, but it turns out it had shut down days before. Don't you hate it ...  more

[01/13/20]

Sadly, all good things come to an end

A wise person once wrote that all good things do come to an end. As many of you already know that, this is what is happening to the best outlets of news  ...  more

[01/15/20]

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Burks announce retirement from DRO

In case some of you missed it earlier, Jeff and Kay Burk, founders of DragRacingOnline.com, have announced that they will be ...  more

RACE  REPORTS

Street Car Super Nationals at Las Vegas

Aaron Wells from Oklahoma City, OK, earned the Precision Turbo Pro Mod victory with his ’67 Shelby Sunday night, Nov. 30, at ... more

[12/04/19]

Funny Car Chaos Finale

The epic conclusion to the 2019 Best of Texas BBQ Sauce Funny Car Chaos Championship tour presented by Red Line Shirt Club ... more

[11/11/19]

California Hot Rod Reunion at Bakersfield, CA

It has been stated that winning a championship is hard but the real difficulty lies in winning again. This was the mountain that faced Mendy Fry ...  more

[10/31/19]

NHDRO Finals at St. Louis

Doubling up wins on an NHDRO race weekend is a big enough achievement, but doubling up AND securing a championship at the Midwest’s largest all- ... more

[10/24/19]

PDRA World Finals at Dinwiddie, Virginia

Newly crowned world champions Jim Halsey and Travis Davis capped off their championship seasons with victories on Saturday, Oct. ... more

[10/23/19]

NHRA Carolina Nationals at Charlotte, NC

Although the elimination rounds were delayed by a day due to rain washing out the Sunday racing, the teams showed no ill-effects, ... more

[10/16/19]

PDRA at Darlington, SC

Points leader Kevin Rivenbark secured his second victory of the season in Moroso Pro Boost at the Professional Drag Racers Association ... more

[10/15/19]

OFAA Finals at Ferris, Texas

The 2019 Good Vibrations Motorsports Outlaw Fuel Altered Association presented by Lone Star Forklift thundered into Xtreme Raceway ... more

[10/15/19]

NMCA World Street Finals at Indianapolis

The 18th Annual NMCA World Street Finals presented by Chevrolet Performance, which was hosted at Lucas Oil Raceway Indianapolis ... more

[09/24/19]

FIA/FIM-E European championship, Santa Pod Raceway

A tight track and primo quality air gave a huge boost to the Euro Finals with a slew of European records and personal bests set during ... more

[09/17/19]

VOLUME XXII,  NUMBER 1 - JANUARY,  2020

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