Category archives for: Drag Racing

Worsham Powers To No. 1 At Brainerd

Del Worsham (NHRA photo)

Reigning world champion Del Worsham powered to the top qualifying spot in Funny Car Friday at the Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals at Brainerd Int’l Raceway

Tommy Johnson Jr. Embracing Challenges

Tommy Johnson Jr. is ready for any challenge that may await him this weekend at Brainerd Int'l Raceway. (NHRA Photo)

To succeed at this weekend’s 35th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals at Brainerd Int’l Raceway and during the Mello Yello Countdown to the Championship, Funny Car standout Tommy Johnson Jr. knows it will take one incredible performance after another.

DeJoria Will Miss Brainerd NHRA Event

Alexis DeJoria will miss her second-straight race due to injury this weekend. (NHRA Photo)

Alexis DeJoria and the Tequila Patrón Toyota Camry Funny Car team will not compete in the NHRA Nationals in Brainerd, Minn., this weekend while DeJoria recovers from a pelvic fracture.

IHRA & IRGSE Open New Office Locations

IHRA Entertainment, LLC, a newly formed corporation held by the ownership group of Palm Beach Int'l Raceway and Memphis Int'l Raceway, has acquired the International Hot Rod Ass'n.

IRG Sports + Entertainment and the International Hot Rod Ass’n have confirmed the relocation of IRGSE and IHRA to new and larger offices in West Palm Beach, Fla., and the addition of an IHRA marketing and team servicing office in Indianapolis.

Larry Dixon Preparing For Return To Action

Larry Dixon has purchased equipment in the hopes of returning to NHRA competition sooner rather than later. (HHP/Harold Hinson Photo)

Three-time NHRA Mello Yello Series Top Fuel champion Larry Dixon has announced the addition of race cars and necessary racing equipment to his Larry Dixon Racing stable at his team’s headquarters in Brownsburg, Ind.

Crampton Has Big Brainerd Expectations

Richie Crampton will be searching for his first NHRA Top Fuel victory of the year this weekend at Brainerd Int'l Raceway. (NHRA Photo)

With a NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season that has not gone the way as planned to this point, count Richie Crampton as one who is excited to be heading to Brainerd Int’l Raceway this weekend.

NHRA & FS1 Add Another Live Broadcast


NHRA officials have announced that FOX Sports 1 is adding 30 minutes of live NHRA programming on Aug. 20 during the Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals to televise the postponed final rounds of Top Fuel and Funny Car from the Protect the Harvest NHRA Northwest Nationals presented by Lucas Oil.

IHRA Crowns Champions In Michigan

Cary Goforth took home a victory and the IHRA Pro Stock World Championship on Saturday at US 131 Motorsports Park. (IHRA Photo)

The Northern Nationals were not short on suspense and unexpected twists throughout the day and night on Saturday at US 131 Motorsports Park.

Records Fall During IHRA Northern Nationals

Jason Rupert broke the IHRA Nitro Funny Car elapsed time record during qualifying on Saturday for the Northern Nationals at US 131 Motorsports Park. (IHRA Photo)

Records were shattered in the final round of qualifying at the Northern Nationals at US 131 Motorsports Park Sunday afternoon.

IHRA Battles Rain In Michigan

IHRA Drag Racing Series Logo

The International Hot Rod Ass’n battled Mother Nature Friday and as a result only one qualifying session took place for the Northern Nationals at U.S. 131 Motorsports Park


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