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SEVERANCE, LOMBARDO WIN NHRA DIVISION 5 LODRS AT BANDIMERE SPEEDWAY

Joey Severance and John Lombardo Jr. took home wins from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Thunder on the Mountain presented by CARSTAR at Bandimere Speedway alongside Tim Nicholson who powered his 4-speed ’67 Camaro to the winner’s circle in Super Gas.
 
In Top Alcohol Dragster, it was a great side by side race with […]



Force, Hagan, Enders score Wallys at NHRA New England Nationals

Brittany Force notched the Top Fuel victory Sunday afternoon at the fifth annual NHRA New England Nationals at New England Dragway in Epping. Matt Hagan (Funny Car) and Erica Enders (Pro Stock) also notched victories in their respective categories at the ninth of 24 events on the 2017 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series schedule. […]



Drag Racer Nyles Klampe has made his final pass.

The Drag Racing Community has lost a dear friend and a great racer with the passing of Nyles Klampe.  Nyles passed away May 18, 2017, after a long battle with cancer.  Nyles was also a partner with Morris Fischer at The Muffler Center.  There will be a memorial service on Saturday, May 27th, at 10 […]



Malarkey Super Quick Series to be run at the 44th Annual Baxter Auto Parts Season Opener – May 20 & 21

MALARKEY SUPER QUICK SERIES RULES
Class is for full bodied vehicles, dragsters, altereds, street roadsters, or funny car-type vehicles only. This will be an ALL RUN qualified field. Qualifying based on the NHRA sportsman ladder from quickest to slowest; faster MPH will be used to break ties. Handicapped start system utilizing a .5-second full […]



TORRENCE, CAPPS, BUTNER AND TONGLET TAKE HOME WALLY TROPHIES FROM SOUTHERN NATIONALS

Ron Capps raced his NAPA Auto Parts Dodge Charger R/T to his third consecutive Funny Car victory this season Sunday at the 37th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway.
Steve Torrence (Top Fuel), Bo Butner (Pro Stock) and LE Tonglet (Pro Stock Motorcycle) were also winners in their respective categories at the seventh […]



Severance & Gordon Win @ SpringNationals, Molinari Runner-ups in first Pro Mod Final

Sunday’s final results from the 30th annual NHRA SpringNationals at Royal Purple Raceway. The race is the fifth of 24 in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series:
Top Fuel — Leah Pritchett, 3.781 seconds, 321.96 mph def. Steve Torrence, 3.787 seconds, 322.11 mph.
Funny Car — Ron Capps, Dodge Charger, 4.004, 284.33 def. Robert Hight, Chevy […]



SEVERANCE AND LOMBARDO LEAD LODRS WINNER’S CIRCLE IN VEGAS

Fans were in attendance as the Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, Pacific Division hit the Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway this past weekend. Joey Severance and John Lombardo Jr. celebrated with their teams in the winner’s circle following their final round wins.
 
Severance, Woodburn, Ore., defeated Buddy Domingue and Garret Bateman in rounds 1 and […]



Bateman, Westerfield win big at Denso Spark Plugs NHRA Nationals

The 18th annual Denso Spark Plugs NHRA Nationals took place this past weekend at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway with the NHRA Lucas Oil Racing Series in full gear as winners were recognized in Top Alcohol Dragster and Funny Car, Comp Eliminator, Stock, Super Stock, and the rest of the classes that encompass […]



Pat Nicholson Memorial Service Information

The Drag Racing Community has lost a dear friend with the passing of Pat Nicholson (December 21, 1938 to March 17, 2017), wife of former Super Pro racer Nick Nicholson. Our deepest sympathies go out to the entire Nicholson family. There will be a Memorial Service held on Wednesday, March 29th at 2 pm […]



NHRA SUMMIT RACING JR. DRAG RACING LEAGUE CELEBRATES 25TH ANNIVERSARY IN 2017

GLENDORA, Calif. (Feb. 1, 2017) – The NHRA Summit Racing Jr. Drag Racing League will celebrate its 25th anniversary during the 2017 season, commemorating a quarter-century of participation from thousands of kids ages 5-17.
The NHRA will celebrate 25 years of the NHRA Summit Racing Jr. Drag Racing League competition at Mello Yello Drag Racing Series […]