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Top Fuel: Shawn Langdon
Funny Car: Tommy Johnson Jr.
Pro Stock: Erica Enders-Stevens

Langdon Nabs First NHRA Win Of 2014

Shawn Langdon, Tommy Johnson Jr. and Erica Enders-Stevens won in Sunday's NHRA Ford Thunder Valley Nationals in Bristol, Tenn. (NHRA photo)

Reigning Top Fuel world champion Shawn Langdon claimed his first victory of the season Sunday at the Ford NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals.

Hot Rod Reunion Wraps Up


The final day of the 2014 Holley National Hot Rod Reunion presented by AAA Insurance took place at Beech Bend Raceway Park on Saturday and once again dazzled all of those in attendance during the three days

Brittany Force Tops Thunder Valley Charts

Brittany Force was the fastest qualifier in the NHRA Top Fuel class for the Ford NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol (Tenn.) Dragway. (Rhonda Hogue McCole Photo)

Second-year driver Brittany Force earned the Top Fuel No. 1 qualifying position Saturday at the Ford NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals presented by Tri-Cities Area Ford Dealers at Bristol Dragway.

Fiscus Leads Bristol Pro Mod Field


Kevin Fiscus raced to the qualifying lead Friday in the Pro Mod Drag Racing Series portion of the Ford NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals presented by Tri-Cities Area Ford Dealers at Bristol Dragway

Del Worsham Sets Early Bristol Mark

Del Worsham topped the NHRA Funny Car qualifying charts Friday at Bristol (Tenn.) Dragway. (NHRA Photo)

Del Worsham raced to the qualifying lead in Funny Car Friday during a rain-shortened day of action at the Ford NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway.

Worsham Ready For Next Step In Bristol

Del Worsham hopes to join his Kalitta Motorsports teammates by finding victory lane at Bristol (Tenn.) Dragway this weekend. (NHRA Photo)

Del Worsham has watched with great delight as his Kalitta Motorsports teammates have put together a brilliant start to the 2014 season in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series. His recent performance in Englishtown, N.J. indicates some of that magic might also be headed his way.

‘Big Daddy’ Garlits’ Beard Makes A Return

Don Garlits famously shaved his beard at the racetrack in 1967. This year, he'll do it again. (NHRA photo)

It was on this exact date in 1967, when NHRA Top Fuel great “Big Daddy” Don Garlits had suffered a stunning setback at the NHRA Springnationals in Bristol, Tenn.

Crampton Hopes To Continue Winning Ways

Richie Crampton became the 100th different NHRA Top Fuel winner at Old Bridge Township Raceway Park. (Harry Cella Photo)

Richie Crampton may be only nine races into his NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series Top Fuel career, but the driver of the 10,000-horsepower GEICO/Lucas Oil dragster is already creating a lifetime of memories.

NHRA Confirms Staff Promotions


The National Hot Rod Ass’n (NHRA) has announced two key promotions in its racing operations division, including one to a newly created safety role.


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