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NHRA Northwest Division 6 – Inductees into the 2018 Northwest Hall of Fame!

We’re excited to announce this year’s class of inductees into the Northwest Hall of Fame! Twig Zeigler, Steve Wong, and Al Young. Each have left their mark not just in the Northwest, but on Drag Racing as a whole. Looking forward to hearing the stories and celebrating with them and the 2018 Champions January 12 […]



For the first time in NHRA history, all four Mello Yello world champions also won the season-ending Auto Club NHRA Finals. Steve Torrence completed a perfect Countdown playoff in Top Fuel and was joined in victory by J.R. Todd (Funny Car), Tanner Gray (Pro Stock), and Matt Smith (Pro Stock Motorcycle).

J.R. Todd clinched his first career NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series Funny Car world championship title during the first round of eliminations Sunday at the Auto Club NHRA Finals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona.  
Matt Smith also won his third Pro Stock Motorcycle world championship at the final 2018 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing […]



NHRA Technical Department released the 2017 to 2018 NHRA Rulebook Amendments and the 2019 Junior Drag Racing League (JDRL) Rulebook

Earlier today the NHRA Technical Department released the 2018 to 2019 NHRA Rulebook Amendments. These amendments document the NHRA rule changes that will come into effect beginning January 1, 2019. The 2018 to 2019 NHRA Rule Amendments can be accessed by navigating to the TECH, Rules, 2018 to 2019 NHRA Rule Amendments.  Please continue to […]



TODD, TORRENCE, NOBILE AND H. ARANA JR. VICTORIOUS AT DODGE NHRA NATIONALS

J.R. Todd moved into the Funny Car points lead with his second straight victory of 2018 on Sunday at the 34th Dodge NHRA Nationals at Maple Grove Raceway.
Steve Torrence (Top Fuel), Vincent Nobile (Pro Stock) and Hector Arana Jr. (Pro Stock Motorcycle) were also winners in their respective categories at the first of six playoff […]



Demke and Marshall victorious at Pacific Raceways

KENT, Wash. – In the final results from Pacific Raceways and the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, Chris Demke, Tujunga, Calif., and Chris Marshall, McMinnville, Ore., took home the wins in Top Alcohol Dragster and Top Alcohol Funny Car respectively.
 
Number two and three in last year’s Top Alcohol Dragster standings went head to head […]



ATTENTION TEAM WOODBURN RACERS

Attention Team Woodburn Racers that are wanting to participate at the NHRA Division 6 ET Finals held this year at Firebird Raceway in Boise, Idaho on Labor weekend August 30 – September 2, 2018. It is mandatory that you attend the meeting (or had notified us as to your interest in attending) immediately following Sunday’s […]



Northwest racers Marshall, Warter, Kelly, and Giroux take first National Event Wins

Northwest Top Alcohol Dragster rivals Joey Severance, Woodburn, Ore., and Shawn Cowie, Surrey, B.C., clashed in the final round. Severance took the lead out of the gate running 5.278 seconds, 274.16 mph. But Cowie was able to reel him in and pass him for the national event Wally trophy running 5.230 seconds, 277.26 mph.
 
In the […]



2019 NHRA MELLO YELLO DRAG RACING SERIES SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED

NHRA officials announced the 24-race 2019 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series schedule, which will again feature intense racing action at tracks across the country. Millions of fans will experience sensory-overload at its best with side-by-side racing action where victories may be determined by mere thousandths of a second.
A special highlight on the 2019 tour […]



Sunday Run Schedule for the 41st Annual Les Schwab Challenge/NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series

41st Annual Les Schwab Challenge/NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series update:
Here is Sunday’s (July 15th) Run Schedule for the 41st Annual Les Schwab Challenge/NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series. Please note that first round for Top Alcohol Dragster and Top Alcohol Funny Car has been moved up to 11:30 to try and beat some of […]



Results from Day #1 of the 41st Annual Les Schwab Challenge/NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series

Day #1 is in the books for the 41st Annual Les Schwab Challenge/NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series. Below is qualifying sheets for all qualified fields. Today (Saturday, July 14th) Top Alcohol Dragster and Funny Car qualify at 12 noon, 2:15 pm, and 4:30 pm. Saturday’s run schedule is posted as well.