E T  D R A G R A C I N G

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

[11/16/17]

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

[11/08/17]

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

[09/22/17]

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

[09/19/17]

F E A T U R E S

Southland Drags Reunion in Houma, Louisiana

On Saturday, Dec. 2, a bunch of veteran drivers and fans got together for some cackling at the Southland Dragways Reunion held in ... more

[12/13/17]

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

[11/08/17]

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

[10/31/17]

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

[10/19/17]

C O L U M N S

Notes scribbled on my cocktail coaster from the Slippery Noodle blues bar in Indy

 

I think that the rule changes to NHRA’s Pro Stock class for 2018 asked for by the Pro Stock team owners and approved by the NHRA signals the end of the NHRA Pro ... more

[12/21/17]

The Split: Words to race by…or so it seems

This is a subject that is going to go both ways with readers, those who actually race or who race small events and the “wannabe” racers who just have cars or parts in the ... more

[01/11/18]

LEAVE IT TO BEAVER

A number of years ago, while writing a report on the Mopars At The Strip, I noticed a lime green Plymouth Duster in Pro competition. A ’72 Plymouth Duster certainly is ... more

 

[01/11/18]

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

[11/09/17]

THE PRI PARTY

By the time you read this PRI will have put to bed another high performance spectacular and racers from all over the world start to dream of 2018.  PRI is also the home of ...  more

[12/13/17]

Who can it be now: First in the Fives for Top Fuel Harley?

As the motorcycle drag season of 2018 unfolds, the race within the race season will be: Who will be the first Top Fuel Harley pilot in motorcycle drag racing history to ... more

 

 

[01/11/18]

The 2nd Annual OLIAS Awards

It would not be an awards season without the Second Annual OLIAS awards! Created one year ago, and fueled by a case of 'writers block' ("Oh-Look-It's-a-SQUIRREL"), it has ...  more

[01/11/18]

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NHRA turns off the ‘Light” at end of year

Graham Light, NHRA senior vice president of racing operations, has announced he will retire at the end of 2018. He will continue to ...  more 

InnerVIEW's

Maurice Allen, Part 2

What did you think when you heard that the American IHRA would be going to a total bracket racing format next year?  more 

RACE  REPORTS

IHRA Summer Thunder at Sydney, Australia

Originally a single day event, the schedule was extended to two days with the addition of Top Doorslammer with Friday afternoon’s events beginning at ... more

[01/31/18]

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

[11/28/17]

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

[11/21/17]

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

[11/21/17]

LUCAS OIL NATIONAL DRAG BOAT FINALS

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

[11/15/17]

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

[11/14/17]

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

[11/10/17]

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

[11/08/17]

VOLUME XX,  NUMBER 1 - JANUARY,  2018

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