Category archives for: Drag Racing

Adam Arana Returning To NHRA Action

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Adam Arana will return to the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series next weekend at the AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals at Gateway Motorsports Park in Madison, Ill.

Schumacher Adds Langdon For Countdown

Shawn Langdon scored the Top Fuel victory in the opening round of the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season Sunday in Pomona, Calif. (NHRA Photo)

Alan Johnson Racing driver Shawn Langdon will race the Countdown to the Championship NHRA Playoffs for Don Schumacher Racing, the team announced Wednesday.

IHRA Title Fight Comes Down To The Wire

Southern Nationals winner John Montecalvo. (Chris Simmons photo)

The Mountain Motor Pro Stock class is enjoying their second season back with the International Hot Rod Ass’n (IHRA) Drag Racing Series, and the on-track action has been non-stop. With just two events remaining on the schedule, three drivers are separated by only 51 points.

Force Honoring Jeff Gordon At zMAX

John Force will drive this special Jeff Gordon tribute Funny Car this weekend at zMAX Dragway. (JFR Photo)

NHRA Funny Car legend John Force will honor retiring NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Jeff Gordon with a special paint scheme this weekend as the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series visits zMAX Dragway in Concord, N.C.

VIDEO: Prudhomme Previews Countdown

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Watch as NHRA legend Don Prudhomme discusses the pressure involved in the Countdown, which begins this weekend at zMAX Dragway in Concord, N.C.

Alan Johnson Racing Parks NHRA Team

Alan Johnson Racing has announced the team will park its NHRA Top Fuel team because of a lack of sponsorship. (NHRA Photo)

Alan Johnson Racing and 2013 Top Fuel World Champion Shawn Langdon will withdraw temporarily from NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series competition effective immediately.

Kalitta Looking To Bust Out Of Slump

Doug Kalitta is hoping to bust out of his recent slump when the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series heads to zMAX Dragway this weekend. (NHRA Photo)

It might not have been the ideal method of leading into the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series Countdown to the Championship for Top Fuel standout Doug Kalitta.

UBDRA Wraps Up Gateway Weekend

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Gateway Motorsports Park hosted the United Black Drag Racers Ass’n’s Black Sunday event on Saturday and Sunday.

Smith Does The Trick In Dragstock XII

Rickie Smith claimed victory in Saturday's PDRA Dragstock event at Rockingham (N.C.) Dragway. (Raceworks photo)

Carolina’s own “Tricky Rickie” Smith completed a sweep of the Pro Nitrous events on his home track Saturday, beating Chris Rini in the final round to win Dragstock XII at Rockingham Dragway and extend his lead in the PDRA Series

PDRA Sets Dragstock XII Field

Eric McKinney edged Chuck Wilburn for the top time in Pro Extreme Motorcycle. (PDRA photo)

None of the qualified leaders from Friday’s three sessions changed after the fourth and final round of qualifying was completed Saturday for PDRA Dragstock XII at Rockingham Dragway.


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