Category archives for: IHRA

Hale Turns Things Around At Budds Creek

John Hale won Saturday's IHRA Prostalgia Funny Car event at Maryland Int'l Raceway. (IHRA photo)

This year has not been kind to John Hale

IHRA Action Rained Out In Maryland

The new IHRA Nitro Jam Drag Racing Series logo

Strong thunderstorms and rain showers pushed through southern Maryland on Friday forcing the cancellation of day one action at the IHRA Nitro Jam President’s Cup Nationals at Maryland Int’l Raceway.

Pro Stock Returns To IHRA Nitro Jam

Pro Stock cars will be back in IHRA for good beginning in 2015. (IHRA photo)

Following a successful return to competition with the International Hot Rod Association in 2014, the Mountain Motor Pro Stock division will return to the IHRA Nitro Jam Drag Racing Series in 2015.

Garlits Named IHRA Nitro Jam Grand Marshal

Don Garlits will be inducted into the British Drag Racing Hall of Fame in November. (IHRA photo)

“Big Daddy” Don Garlits has been named Grand Marshal for the upcoming IHRA Mopar Nitro Jam Nationals, set for June 20-22 at the Grand Bend Motorplex in Ontario, Canada.

IHRA’s Goforth Racing Expands To 3 Cars

Goforth Racing has been a dominating force in Pro Stock this season, winning multiple races across two series led by Cary Goforth. (IHRA photo)

The Goforth Racing Team, currently first and third in the IHRA Mountain Motor Pro Stock standings with the IHRA’s Nitro Jam Drag Racing Series, will be expanding to a three-car operation beginning with next weekend’s President’s Cup Nationals at Maryland Int’l Raceway.

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.


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