Category archives for: Drag Racing

Rupert Celebrates IHRA Funny Car Crown

Jason Rupert sped to the IHRA Nitro Funny Car title in 2014. (IHRA photo)

Everyone knew Jason Rupert would be good. After all, he is a former world champion and national record holder in the nostalgia Nitro Funny Car ranks with a knack for putting down some very fast, very consistent laps.

Goforth Does The Championship Double

Cary Goforth raced to a pair of Pro Stock championships this year, including the IHRA Pro Stock crown. (IHRA Photo)

Winning a championship, that is certainly no easy task in the high-stakes world of professional drag racing. Winning two? Now you are getting into something special.

Prock & Medlen Join Beckman At DSR

Former NHRA Funny Car world champion Jack Beckman has yet to clinch a spot in the NHRA Countdown To The Championship. (NHRA Photo)

Jack Beckman will start the 2015 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season with an all-star cast leading his charge in a Don Schumacher Racing 2015 Dodge Charger R/T Funny Car.

Pro Stock Motorcycle Back To Brainerd

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After a two-year hiatus, Pro Stock Motorcycle will return to the pro category lineup at the Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals at Brainerd Int’l Raceway in 2015.

Swearingen Joins Nelson Racing

California Hustler nitro funny car driver Robert Overholser and 2014 NHRA Hot Rod Heritage series winning Crew Chief Ronnie Swearingen join together for 2015 drag racing season.

Don Nelson, owner of the California Hustler 1977 Pontiac Firebird nitro funny car, announced Wednesday that veteran crew chief Ronnie Swearingen has joined the team in their quest for the 2015 NHRA Hot Rod Heritage Series Championship.

PHOTOS: Fall Footbrake Frenzy VI

Cars fill the staging lanes Saturday at Piedmont Dragway in Julian, N.C., during the Fall Footbrake Frenzy VI. (Michael Beard Photo)

Check out photos from the Fall Footbrake Frenzy VI, held Saturday at Piedmont Dragway in Julian, N.C.

PRO Winter Warm-Up Makes PBIR Return

The PRO Winter Warm-up returns to Palm Beach Int'l Raceway. (Bob Bradlee photo)

Palm Beach Int’l Raceway will once again partner with the Professional Racers Owners Organization in hosting the fifth annual PRO Winter Warm-up presented by Bennett Auto Supply on Jan. 16-17.

Drag Racing Has Big Role During PRI

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Drag racing plays a prominent role with the PRI Trade Show, as the search for maximum horsepower matches up so well with all the displays of all the latest new horsepower parts.

Don Schumacher Back Home After Surgery

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Don Schumacher is resting at home after successful surgery Wednesday to treat cancer at the back of his tongue and two lymph nodes.

Musi Unveils New Pro Nitrous Dodge Dart

A rendering of Lizzy Musi's 2015 Pro Nitrous Dodge Dart

PDRA Pro Nitrous competitor Lizzy Musi will debut a new 2015 Dodge Dart built by Jerry Bickel Race Cars next season.

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