Category archives for: Drag Racing

10 Years Have Flown By For Hight

This weekend marks the 10th anniversary of Robet Hight's first NHRA Funny Car victory. (JFR Photo)

It seems like just yesterday that 45-year-old Robert Hight was celebrating his first NHRA Funny Car victory at Royal Purple Raceway in Baytown, Texas.

McIntire Reigns In IHRA’s Bradenton Run

Mike McIntire claimed Funny Car glory during IHRA's Bradenton (Fla.) Motorsports Park event. (John Bisci photo)

There were five class winners at the annual IHRA Nitro Jam Southern Nationals Presented By Crower Saturday at Bradenton Motorsports Park, but Mike McIntire Jr. scored the biggest victory

Qualifying Begins For IHRA Southern Nationals

The new IHRA Nitro Jam Drag Racing Series logo

The first round of qualifying is in the record books for this weekend’s IHRA Nitro Jam Southern Nationals presented by Sunoco Race Fuels at Bradenton Motorsports Park.

Brown To Race In Toyota Pro/Celebrity Event

Antron Brown will make his road racing debut this weekend. (NHRA Photo)

NHRA competitor and 2012 Top Fuel World Champion Antron Brown will take on a new challenge this weekend, moving from the drag strip to a road course as he completes in the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach Pro/Celebrity Race.

Lupe Tortilla Partners With Enders-Stevens

Erica Enders-Stevens enjoyed a stellar weekend during the NHRA Nationals in Las Vegas. (NHRA photo)

Lupe Tortilla, routinely voted the top Mexican restaurant in Texas, will assume title sponsorship of the record-setting Pro Stock race car of reigning world champion Erica Enders-Stevens at the upcoming O’Reilly Auto Parts NHRA SpringNationals at Royal Purple Raceway in Baytown, Texas.

VIDEO: Force Wins First Wally With Chevy

VIDEO: Force Wins First Wally With Chevy

Watch video of John Force’s 4.148-second pass at 312.35 mph to defeat teammate Robert Hight for his 142nd career NHRA win on Sunday and his first with Team Chevy.

Hobbs Motorsports Park Back With NHRA


NHRA officials have announced that Hobbs Motorsports Park in New Mexico has returned to the NHRA Member Track Network as part of the NHRA’s South Central Division.

Garlits Testing During IHRA Southern Nationals

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.

One of the biggest name in the history of professional drag racing – “Big Daddy” Don Garlits – is headed to Bradenton (Fla.) Motorsports Park to test his record-breaking electric-powered dragster on Friday morning, during the first day of the annual IHRA Nitro Jam Southern Nationals.

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.

NHRA: NHRA Nationals

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Top Fuel: Richie Crampton
Funny Car: John Force
Pro Stock: Erica Enders-Stevens


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