Category archives for: IHRA

Rupert Keeps Rolling In Rockingham

Jason Rupert bested Peter Gallen in one of the closest Nitro Funny Car showdowns of the season during Sunday's IHRA Nitro Jam Drag Racing Series event at Rockingham (N.C.) Dragway. (IHRA Photo)

New world records, stunning upset winners and a showdown for the ages, the International Hot Rod Ass’n’s return to Rockingham Dragway provided enough drama for an entire season.

Rupert Leads The Way At Rockingham

Jason Rupert (far) topped IHRA's Nitro Funny Car field for the fifth straight race. Mark Sanders (near) qualified fourth at Rockingham Dragway. (IHRA photo)

For a few brief hours, it looked as if Jason Rupert’s stranglehold on the IHRA Nitro Funny Car field would finally come to an end

IHRA Adds Three New Tracks

The IHRA added three tracks to its member list on Wednesday. (IHRA Photo)

The Int’l Hot Rod Ass’n welcomed three new tracks to the member track family on Wednesday.

Pro Stockers Ready To Return To The Rock

Cary Goforth is the favorite to win the IHRA Spring Nationals' Pro Stock event this weekend at Rockingham (N.C.) Dragway. (IHRA photo)

Even if he wasn’t the current point leaders, even if he hadn’t won two of the three IHRA Nitro Jam races contested thus far this season and even if his new Dean’s Casing Service Camaro wasn’t one of the fastest Pro Stock cars ever to negotiate the quarter mile, Cary Goforth probably still would be the favorite in this week’s IHRA Spring Nationals at Rockingham Dragway.

IHRA Returns To Rockingham This Weekend

The IHRA added three tracks to its member list on Wednesday. (IHRA Photo)

On the IHRA schedule nearly every season since it was founded in the early 70s, the spring race at Rockingham Dragway has seen some of the most famous figures in drag racing’s long and storied history turn a tire at the timeless track located in the heart of motorsports country.

Rain Stops IHRA’s Palm Beach Nationals

Rain Stops IHRA’s Palm Beach Nationals

Heavy rains and a less than favorable forecast for the weekend have forced the cancellation of the remainder of the IHRA Nitro Jam Palm Beach Nationals at Palm Beach Int’l Raceway.

Hoerner Stars During Palm Beach Qualifying

Todd Hoerner, pictured in the IHRA Nitro Jam Pro Stock field at Palm Beach Int'l Raceway. (IHRA Photo)

Up until the final pass of the night, it was beginning to look like another Goforth, DeFlorian showdown in Mountain Motor Pro Stock.

IHRA Nitro Jam Comes To MAVTV

IHRA Nitro Jam Comes To MAVTV

Hollywood, Calif.-based Rio Vista Universal announced an exclusive deal Wednesday with the Int’l Hot Rod Ass’n to produce the IHRA’s Nitro Jam Drag Racing Series for broadcast on MAVTV beginning in October.

IHRA Returns To Palm Beach

IHRA Returns To Palm Beach

The Int’l Hot Rod Assn’s (IHRA) Nitro Jam Drag Racing Series returns to Palm Beach International Raceway in on May 2-3 for the IHRA Nitro Jam Palm Beach Nationals.

McIntire Captures First IHRA Ironman

Mike McIntire Jr. earned his first IHRA Nitro Jam Drag Racing Series victory in the Nitro Funny Car class Saturday at Bradenton Motorsports Park. (IHRA Photo)

Only two races have passed so far this season, but the questions were already starting to pop up – would anyone ever beat Jason Rupert.


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