Category archives for: NHRA

Wilkerson Takes Winning Ways To Atlanta

Tim Wilkerson leads the NHRA Funny Car standings as the series heads to Atlanta Dragway. (NHRA Photo)

The last time Tim Wilkerson arrived at Atlanta Dragway he was hoping to finally end a long dry spell in the winner’s circle.

Dave Connolly To Help Shane Gray

Shane Gray (above) has enlisted the help of Dave Connolly to help improve the performance of his Pro Stock machine.

Having lost his Top Fuel ride with Bob Vandergriff Racing in early April, Dave Connolly is returning to the Pro Stock class to assist his friend Shane Gray with the performance of the Valvoline/Nova Services Chevrolet Camaro this weekend at Atlanta Dragway

NHRA Names Gittings As Chief Starter


NHRA officials announced Thursday that Mike Gittings, most recently the chief starter in NHRA’s Northwest Division and a certified team member of the NHRA Safety Safari presented by AAA, has been named the official NHRA Chief Starter.

Pedregon Facing A Sense Of Urgency

Cruz Pedregon wants to make his presence known in the NHRA Funny Car ranks sooner rather than later. (NHRA Photo)

Two-time Funny Car world champion Cruz Pedregon believes that a number of changes he has recently made to his 10,000-horsepower Snap-on Tools Toyota Camry are about to lead to an impressive turnaround.

Pritchett To Run Atlanta For DSR


Leah Pritchett will climb behind the wheel of her third different race car of the NHRA Top Fuel season May 13-15 when she pilots a the FireAde Top Fuel dragster for Don Schumacher Racing at Atlanta Dragway

Courtney Force Ends Funny Car Drought

Courtney Force ended a lengthy winless drought with a victory on Sunday at Royal Purple Raceway. (NHRA Photo)

Courtney Force raced to her first Funny Car victory of the season Sunday at the NHRA SpringNationals at Royal Purple Raceway.

Whiteley Earns First Pro Mod Wally


Jim Whiteley earned his first career win Sunday at the NHRA J&A Serviced Pro Mod Drag Racing Series portion of the NHRA SpringNationals at Royal Purple Raceway.

NHRA: SpringNationals


Top Fuel: Doug Kalitta
Funny Car: Courtney Force
Pro Stock: Greg Anderson

Pritchett To Join DSR For Atlanta

Leah Pritchett will join Don Schumacher Racing for the upcoming NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event at Atlanta Dragway. (Adam Fenwick Photo)

Don Schumacher announced Sunday afternoon that Leah Pritchett will join Don Schumacher Racing for the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway on May 13-15.

Smith Flexes His Pro Mod Muscle

NHRA Pro Mod logo NEW

Rickie Smith claimed the No. 1 qualifying position and first round victory Saturday during the NHRA J&A Service Pro Mod Drag Racing Series portion of the NHRA SpringNationals at Royal Purple Raceway.


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