Category archives for: Drag Racing

Hill Holds Off Tasca At Rockingham

Roy Hill beat Carl Tasca in Sunday's Cobra Jet Showdown at the Rockingham (N.C.) Dragway. (Rockingham Dragway photo)

After losing the first two races Sunday in a special Spring Civil Wars showdown with Yankee invader Carl Tasca, Carolina’s Roy Hill earned a measure of revenge in the finale when he pushed his Cobra Jet Mustang to the quickest quarter mile in the history of the high-performance Ford breed.

Scruggs & Castellana Lead PDRA Winners

Jason Scruggs rocketed to victory in the PDRA Pro Extreme class during Saturday's event in Louisiana. (PDRA Photo)

Beneath a full moon shining brightly over the flatlands of northwestern Louisiana, Jason Scruggs and Mike Castellana scored victories Saturday, in Pro Extreme and Pro Nitrous, the top two classes in the inaugural PDRA Cajun Nationals at Thunder Road Raceway Park, near Shreveport.

PDRA Cajun Nationals Qualifying Wraps Up

PDRA qualifying continued on Saturday in Louisiana. (PDRA photo)

Only Pro Jr. Dragster driver David Roloff managed to step up and take over the top spot in the fourth and final round of qualifying for the inaugural Professional Drag Racers Ass’n Cajun Nationals.

PDRA Kicks Off Cajun Nationals

Brandon Snider led the first day of PDRA time trials. (PDRA photo)

Brandon Snider stepped up in the third and final round of the day to take over the provisional Pro Extreme qualifying lead at the inaugural Professional Drag Racers Ass’n Cajun Nationals. Also tops in the PDRA pro classes with one more session to go on Saturday were Jay Cox in Pro Nitrous, Gerry Capano in Pro Boost, and defending Pro Extreme Motorcycle champion Eric McKinney.

PDRA Brings Nitrous Wars To Louisiana

Defending Pro Nitrous class champion and current points leader Jason Harris will be in action when the PDRA heads to Thunder Road Raceway Park in Gilliam, La. (PDRA Photo)

The “Nitrous Wars” of the Professional Drag Racers Ass’n (PDRA) comes to Thunder Road Raceway Park in Gilliam, La., this weekend (Apr. 30-May 2), as part of the inaugural PDRA Cajun Nationals at the track just north of Shreveport.

VIDEO: Enders-Stevens Triumphs In Houston

VIDEO: Enders-Stevens Triumphs In Houston

Watch video of Erica Enders-Stevens’ winning pass against Chris McGaha on Sunday.

Puerto Rico Track Joins IHRA Family

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IRG Sports + Entertainment (IRG) and the International Hot Rod Ass’n (IHRA) announced Mech-Tech College & Racetrack has become an IHRA member track.

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.

NHRA: O’Reilly Auto Parts SpringNationals

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Top Fuel: Doug Kalitta
Funny Car: Ron Capps
Pro Stock: Erica Enders-Stevens

Capps Corrals Another Wally In Texas

Texas was once again kind to Ron Capps on Sunday. (NHRA photo)

Ron Capps raced to his second Funny Car victory of the season Sunday at the O’Reilly Auto Parts NHRA SpringNationals presented by Super Start Batteries.

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