Category archives for: Drag Racing

Force & Schumacher Rise To The Occasion

John Force sped to his first NHRA Funny Car victory of the year on Sunday at Bandimere Speedway. (Don Holbrook Photo)

The two winningest drivers in their respective classes in NHRA history, John Force and Tony Schumacher, scored historic victories Sunday at the Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals at Bandimere Speedway near Denver.

Torrence Is Man To Beat At Bandimere

Steve Torrence is the No. 1 Top Fuel qualifier for Sunday's elimination rounds at Colorado's Bandimere Speedway. (Don Holbrook photo)

Defending Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals Top Fuel winner Steve Torrence will try to earn his second consecutive victory on Thunder Mountain Sunday from the No. 1 qualifying position

Kasey Coler Joins NHRA Leadership Team


Kasey Coler, a sports marketing professional, has been named NHRA vice president of marketing & brand strategy.

Courtney Force Sets The Pace

Courtney Force was the fast Funny Car qualifier Friday night at Colorado's Bandimere Speedway. (NHRA photo)

Courtney Force led a parade of track record performances by racing to the Funny Car qualifying lead Friday at the Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals at Bandimere Speedway

Historic Cars To Be Celebrated In Sonoma

Historic cars, including those celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Funny Car class, will be on display during Sonoma Raceway's NHRA weekend.

Race fans will enjoy a trip down memory lane as Sonoma Raceway celebrates 50 years of Funny Car history during the Toyota NHRA Sonoma Nationals, July 29- 31.

Johnson Has High Bandimere Expectations

Allen Johnson is hoping to put an end to KB Racing's domination of the NHRA Pro Stock division this weekend in Colorado. (NHRA Photo)

If there was ever a race for former Pro Stock world champion Allen Johnson to break out during the Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season, it would most definitely be this weekend’s 37th annual Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals at Bandimere Speedway.

Mopar & Pennzoil Supporting Leah Pritchett

Pennzoil and Mopar have jumped on board to sponsor NHRA Top Fuel driver Leah Pritchett in select NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series events. (Chrysler Photo)

Mopar and Pennzoil have announced a joint sponsorship of the NHRA Top Fuel dragster driven by Leah Pritchett in select NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series events for the remainder of the year.

Hagan Hoping For Mile-High Breakthrough

Matt Hagan is looking for his first win at Bandimere Speedway on Sunday. (NHRA photo)

Matt Hagan isn’t the first standout driver to have his share of struggles at Bandimere Speedway, where the altitude and racing at an elevation of more than 5,800 feet can throw a monkey wrench into even the best laid plans.

NHRA Ready For FOX Broadcast Debut

Matt Hagan (near lane) bested Jack Beckman to win the NHRA Funny Car final Sunday at Heartland Park Topeka. (Ivan Veldhuizen Photo)

NHRA will reach a significant milestone on Sunday when the FOX national broadcasting network televises the Mello Yello Drag Racing Series finals of the Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals live from Bandimere Speedway in Denver.

Torrence Hunting Bandimere Repeat

Steve Torrence hopes to claim his second-straight Top Fuel win in Denver's Mile-High Nationals as the NHRA Western Swing kicks off. (NHRA photo)

Steve Torrence already knows he has a winning recipe for the unique racing conditions of Bandimere Speedway.


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