Cover Photo: Clockwise from lower left, 2017 NHRA Champions Brittany Force, Eddie Krawiec, Robert Hight and Bo Butner.  (Ron Lewis photo)

NHRA World Finals – Sportsman

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NHRA LODRS Finals at Pomona

Shawn Cowie and John Lombardo Jr. led the list of winners for the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series and the Auto Club Finals at Auto Club Raceway at ... more


LODRS at Las Vegas

The 2017 Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series concluded its final regional event Sunday night, Nov. 5, at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway in ... more


NHRA Heritage Racing Series at Bakersfield, California

The first wave of 2017 NHRA Hot Rod Heritage Series Champions were crowned Sept. 15-17 at Auto Club Famoso Raceway and the ... more


IHRA Summit Super Series at San Antonio Raceway

As the IHRA Summit Super Series Bracket Racing points season comes to a conclusion, San Antonio Raceway hosted its final series race on Sept. 16, with ... more



Bloodhound Land Speed Record Car

On Thursday, October 26, 2017, the land speed record car (LSR) created by the British known as Bloodhound, was let loose off its leash for the first ... more


CHRR Photo Contest

Roy Robinson, Lions Drag Strip's track photographer in the mid-1960s, has won the 2017 Leslie Lovett Memorial Photo Contest for a parachute shot of ... more


Eddie Knox

There are times in your life when you hear some news or intake a piece of information and it strikes a chord in your soul. When I was told that one ... more


Pictorial: Nitro Revival at Barona, California

At what is probably the most remote drag strip in the world, a few diehard believers have pulled together something that makes no sense at ... more



Pro Stock and So Many Other Things to Wonder About…

When the NHRA recently announced they would reduce the number of Pro Stock qualifying slots from 16 to eight at nine selected NHRA events next season you ... more


Back Again

It has been a while since we last talked….  Hey guys, it’s not that I gave up or lost interest in drag racing but I had a lot on my plate and I just couldn’t get motivated. I think a lot of it was ... more



Drag Racing as a sport has come a long, long, way since it all started in the early 1950s. It seems to be a popular topic lately to say that ‘Drag Racing isn’t what it used ... more



End of the Season

For the past nine years I have had the pleasure to write this column, and it might be the final one for the year, it might even be the final one ever, I just wanted to thank those ... more


Thoughts on Sammy … Dogs … and Talladega

For those of you who raced IHRA National and Divisional events throughout the years, the sight of IHRA official Sam Kearns was a part of your experience -- whether you wanted it or not. Sam may have parked you at 3 a.m. or he may ...  more


IDBL season over, NHRA ready to wrap up, Man Cup set for World Finals

On Sunday, November 5, the 2017 IDBL season came to an end as a heavy fog rolled over the storied Rockingham Dragway facility, sometime close to midnight.  With the finish ... more




Cooking Up Some Mulligan Stew

Ah, the time honored practice of taking various odds and ends, chucking them into the stew pot, and making a meal. This month, I'm grabbing little anecdotes that got whacked from ...  more


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Street Mustang resets quarter-mile record

The 2018 Mustang is out so that means drivers are looking to push the envelope of the car’s capabilities. MAK Performance says the ...  more 


Casey Jo Garrett

Since the age of 3, my home has been the race track. It didn’t matter what race track it was, as long as there were the sounds and smells of race cars I ...  more 


Street Car Super Nationals in Las Vegas

The 13th annual Street Car Super Nationals was held Nov. 16-19, at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. The event is put on by ... more


Man Cup World Finals at Valdosta, Georgia

The 41st annual Man Cup, Mann Hill Garage World Finals motorcycle drag race, held November 16-19 at South Georgia Motorsports Park, was ... more


East Coast Nationals at Sydney Dragway, Australia

Over 250 entries descended on Sydney Dragway at the start of the month for the IHRA East Coast Nationals. While the first 16-car field of ... more



Daryl Ehrlich of Round Rock, Texas in a boat owned by Eddie Knox from Sun Valley, CA, called ‘Problem Child’ won the Top Fuel Hydro Championship. ‘Shockwave’ piloted ... more


NHRA World Finals at Pomona, California

For the first time since 1982, a female has captured a NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series Top Fuel world championship. Brittany Force clinched the ... more


Pro Slammers at Sydney, Australia

Troy Coughlin got the win in the NHRA J&A Service Pro Mod Drag Racing Series portion of the AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals at ... more


12th Annual World Fuel Altered Nationals at Eddyville, Iowa

The 12th running of the wild, fire breathing, ground shaking, supercharged Nitro Fuel Altereds was held Aug. 18-19 at Eddyville Raceway Park. The stands were ... more


NHRA Pros at Las Vegas

Top Fuel veteran Terry McMillen piloted his dragster to his first career victory Sunday, Oct. 29, at the 17th annual NHRA Toyota Nationals at ... more




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