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Spring Civil Wars Return To The Rock

Some of drag racing's finest will descend on Rockingham for the Spring Civil War. (Rockingham Speedway photo)

Although it has been playing out at Rockingham Dragway for almost two decades, the Roush Yates Performance Products Civil Wars takes on a more legitimate North-South flavor May 1-3, when the quickest and fastest Cobra Jet Mustang from north of the Mason-Dixon takes on its Southern counterpart in a best-of-three match race for high performance bragging rights.

Local Legends Rule Rockingham PDRA Show

Rickie Smith turned a rare PDRA appearance into a victory Sunday at Rockingham (N.C.) Dragway. (PDRA Photo)

At the end of a rare three-day event for the Professional Drag Racers Ass’n (PDRA), North Carolina drag racing legends Todd Tutterow and Rickie Smith won in Pro Extreme and Pro Nitrous, the top two classes during the 2nd annual PDRA Spring Nationals at the state’s historic Rockingham Dragway.

Cox Leads PDRA Qualifying At The Rock

Jason Scruggs of Saltillo, Miss., drove his replica 1969 Chevy Camaro to the No. 1 qualifying position in the featured Pro Extreme class in advance of Sunday eliminations in the second annual "Roar at the Rock" PDRA Spring Nationals at Rockingham Dragway.  Scruggs covered the eighth-mile course in 3.542 seconds at 217.42 miles per hour. (Denswood photo)

Unheralded Jay Cox of Smithfield, N.C., silenced the big guns of Pro Nitrous drag racing Saturday and will start from the No. 1 qualifying position Sunday in the second annual “Roar at the Rock” PDRA Spring Nationals at Rockingham Dragway.

Queensland’s Finest Shine In ANDRA Event

Neil Maxwell was one of many ANDRA Drag Racing Series competitors to have a strong Saturday. (dragphotos.com.au photo)

Local racers dominated at Willowbank Raceway’s round of the national Summit Racing Equipment Sportsman Series on Saturday, with all but two of the final contenders hailing from the host state.

Scruggs Sets The Pace In Rockingham Drills

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Jason Scruggs led through both rounds of Pro Extreme qualifying Friday for the second annual Professional Drag Racers Ass’n Spring Nationals at North Carolina’s historic Rockingham Dragway

Rickie Smith Enters Rockingham PDRA Event

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As if repeating as the Pro Nitrous champion at this week’s second annual PDRA “Roar at the Rock” Spring Nationals wasn’t tough enough for Jason Harris, it got a little more so Thursday with confirmation of the entry of two-time and reigning NHRA Pro Modified Champion Rickie Smith.

Dart Machinery Backs PDRA Top Dragster

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Dart Machinery has signed an agreement to sponsor the PDRA’s Top Dragster class.

Leahy Is ANDRA’s Fairy Godmother

Chelsea Leahy is being recognized for her efforts off the track as much as on it with the help of Make-A-Wish Australia. (dragphotos.com.au Photo)

Chelsea Leahy may have a famous last name in drag racing circles but the Australian racer is making a name for herself this season.

Harris Preparing For Rockingham Defense

Jason Harris was nearly perfect last year at Rockingham (N.C.) Dragway. (PDRA photo)

Jason Harris was nearly-perfect last year at the wheel of a highly-modified, nitrous oxide-boosted 1968 Trans Am Pontiac he calls “Warbird,” a Pro Modified race car capable of accelerating from zero-to-200 miles per hour in 660 feet, little more than two city blocks.

PDRA Set To Invade Rockingham

Kevin Fiscus is looking to add a second PDRA Pro Boost victory when the PDRA invades Rockingham (N.C.) Dragway next weekend. (PDRA Photo)

The Professional Drag Racers Ass’n (PDRA) will hold one of its rare three-day events April 10-12, as it presents the second annual PDRA Spring Nationals at North Carolina’s historic Rockingham Dragway.

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