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Lights Out 12 Drag Racing Photo Coverage: Pit Photos Of People, Cars, Engines, and Thrashing!

We’re back with more coverage from Lights Out 12, the baddest small tire drag race in the world. This time we’re not looking at the track but the action in the pits. The cars that compete...

Eight-Car Shootouts in Modified Pro Compact and ‘Old School’ Import Classes Added to CTECH World Doorslammer Nationals Presented by JEGS

As if the CTECH World Doorslammer Nationals weren’t going to be big enough, they just keep adding classes! This time it is some of the worlds quickest and fastest sport compact and import...

NHRA News: GunSkins Named Associate Sponsor for 4-Time Pro Stock Champ Erica Enders

2021 is proving to be a strange year for race sponsorships because nobody trusts that the schedules being put out won’t change. We are already seeing changes in schedules for many sanctioning...

Lights Out 12 Action Photo Coverage: Wheels Up, Header Flaming Images From The Baddest Radial Race On Earth

Oh yes, it’s Lights Out 12 week here at South Georgia Motorsports Park and that means the baddest small tire cars in the country have all converged on this fabled drag strip just north of the...

OG Murder Nova Winter Updates: Don’t Worry It Will Still Be Flat Black!

Last week we showed you all the big changes that happened to the NPK Murder Nova, including its brand new shiny paint job and the response was crazy. This week we’re going to show you the OG...

Vintage Drag Racing Video: Check Out The 1996 IHRA World Nationals From Norwalk!

Anyone who has ever been to Summit Racing Equipment Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio will tell you about how radically awesome the place is. The people that work there are great, the amenities are...

Fun Stuff: Relive The 1992 NHRA Gatornationals With Ron Capps, JR Todd, and Lohnes – Good Times!

The 1992 NHRA Gatornationals is one of the most awesome races of all time. The top fuel field kept setting records, Kenny Bernstein went 301 mph, and the action in all the classes was hot and heavy....

Great Read: The Man Who Would Be Greyhound: A 1986 Sports Illustrated Profile Of Big Daddy Don Garlits

In my preparation for the NHRA Amalie Oil Gatornationals in a couple of weekends, I have been doing my normal deal of compiling notes and information to use while announcing the event over the course...

Are You Ready For John Force And NHRA Camping World Drag Racing In 2021? Watch Lohnes Interview John To See What He Thinks.

John Force blew everyone away in 2020 when he announced that his entire John Force Racing team would take the remainder of the year off, after NHRA started having trouble holding events due to COVID....

SRT Is Gonzo….Is The Hemi Next? Things Are Changing In A Hurry, It Seems

(By Tom Lohnes) – Well folks, after many races won, dozens of fast, fun models made, and a total of five vehicles with a 700-horsepower V8 shoehorned into them, SRT is dead. With the recent...

Video: Funny Car Racer Jack Wyatt Built His First Drag Car Before He Was Old Enough To Drive It! Watch His Story!

Now this right here is a classic story. Jack Wyatt who has been a well known funny car racer for decades now had an awesome start in drag racing. As a mechanically inclined, scrappy, and unstoppable...

They’re Back: JOHN FORCE RACING TO MAKE NHRA CAMPING WORLD SERIES DEBUT

In the biggest off-season news yet for NHRA drag racing fans, John Force Racing has announced their imminent return to competition starting at the Amalie Oil NHRA Gatornationals in Florida which will...

Pounding Pontiac: Watch This Brutal 1963 LeMans Crank Off 9-Second Pure Poncho Elapsed Times

Yes, yes we know. There are easier ways to go 9s than to build a bad ass, multi-carb, tunnel ram, 482ci Pontiac V8 with a bunch of compression, and all the camshaft. There are easier ways but...

NHRA Insider: A Pro Modified Legend Talks About His Career and Our Inside Man Spills The Beans

On this episode of the NHRA Insider Mike Janis and Kevin McKenna join Brian Lohnes. Janis was recently told by doctors that his hall of fame pro-modified driving career was at an end but Mike is not...