Category archives for: NHRA

Enders-Stevens Ready To Start Title Defense

Erica Enders-Stevens captured the NHRA Pro Stock World Championship for the first time in 2014. She'll begin her title defense this week in Pomona, Calif. (NHRA Photo)

Erica Enders-Stevens put together a history-making 2014 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season, finishing off her banner year by becoming the first female Pro Stock champion in NHRA history.

NHRA’s Lucas Oil Tour Back On ESPN2

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The NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, NHRA’s popular Sportsman level racing series, will be featured in 16 one-hour shows on ESPN2HD in 2015.

Langdon & Johnson Will Race In Pomona

Shawn Langdon and Alan Johnson Racing will be at the season opener for the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series in Pomona, Calif., despite recently losing sponsorship. (NHRA Photo)

Alan Johnson Racing and 2013 World Champion driver Shawn Langdon will open the 2015 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season next week at the 55th annual Circle K NHRA Winternationals in Pomona, Calif.

Larry Dixon Gains Associate Sponsor


NHRA Top Fuel competitor Larry Dixon has signed by to an associate sponsorship in 2015.

NHRA Bolsters Oildown Policy

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Recognizing the need to reduce the number of oildowns at NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series events that cause substantial time delays and negatively affect the entertainment value for fans and TV viewers, the NHRA has increased the monetary fines and points penalties associated with oildowns in the Top Fuel and Funny Car categories.

NHRA Changes U.S. Nationals Points Structure

Richie Crampton (far lane) beat Steve Torrence to win the NHRA Top Fuel division during the Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals in 2014. Now the event will be worth even more points to NHRA competitors. (Ginny Heithaus Photo)

The NHRA competition committee today announced a points increase for NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series competitors at the Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals, the world’s most prestigious drag race.

Live Eliminations Highlight NHRA TV Package

The NHRA television package with ESPN features five live elimination rounds in 2015. (Don Holbrook Photo)

Five live elimination broadcasts highlight more than 100 hours of television programming of the 2015 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series on ESPN and ESPN2.

Connolly Looks Forward To Top Fuel Debut

Dave Connolly during NHRA pre-season testing in the Bob Vandergriff Racing Top Fuel entry earlier this year. (NHRA Photo)

Dave Connolly is just weeks away from making his NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series Top Fuel debut when the 2015 season begins with the Circle K NHRA Winternationals, Feb. 5-8, at historic Auto Club Raceway at Pomona.

Aerospace Components Supporting NHRA


Aerospace Components, a leader in manufacturing high performance drag racing products, has signed an agreement to become the presenting sponsor of the NHRA Excellence in Engineering Award at select NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series events in 2015.

Schaffer To Lead Force’s Camaro Funny Car

Jon Schaffer (right) will serve as crew chief for 16-time NHRA Funny Car champion John Force in 2015. Nick Casertano (left) will be Force's car chief. (JFR Photo)

NHRA Funny Car king John Force has also built a legacy of creating a brain-trust of crew chiefs over the past decade.


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