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2019 NHRA New England Nationals Photos: Images From The Pits In Epping, Hard Work In The Heat

(Photos by Dave Nutting) – We often think about the drivers and the fans when temperatures at a drag race soar. That’s all well and good but the crew men and women who are working on...

Killer Video: Travel Back In Time To The 1986 NHRA Mile High Nationals – Fantastic Action! Mac On The Call

This weekend, one of the most interesting and fun races on the NHRA Mello Yello Tour will be contested at Bandimere Speedway outside of Denver, Colorado. The Mile High Nationals have been a staple on...

Nitro in New England: Top Fuel and Funny Car Photos From The 2019 NHRA New England Nationals

(Photos by David Nutting) – It was not just the racers and the fans braving the crushing temperatures at the 2019 NHRA New England Nationals at Epping, New Hampshire’s, New England...

Incredible Video: Watch A Flying Hunk Of Blower Miss A Video Guy By Inches Or Less!

This is quite possibly the closest “near miss” ever caught on film at a drag strip. No, we’re not talking about a near crash, we’re talking about a video guy nearly being...

FREE LIVE Streaming Video From The Western States Championship TODAY!

That’s right folks, we’ll be LIVE from the Western States Championship at Sacramento Raceway ALL WEEKEND thanks to support from West Coast Architectural Sheet Metal who will be our...

Behind The Scenes Video: The Wild Scene At US Nationals Stock Eliminator Teardown!

There’s good and bad to everything in life, right? In drag racing there’s also good and bad when you get called to the infamous “tech barn” especially when we are talking...

Day 2 Greatness: This Photo Collection of 1970s Era Day Two Street Machines Is Spectacular

(By Greg Rourke) – Day Two cars…I love ’em. Today so many cars from the Golden Age of muscle cars just get shuttled around between billionaire owners and seldom, if ever, get...

Southeast Gassers Action Gallery: More Images From Their Battle At Piedmont Dragway!

(Photos by David Whealon) – Yesterday we told you all about the Southeast Gassers group and how their racing program is predicated on being historically accurate, entertaining, and...

Race Report: The Big Dog At Piedmont Dragway Was An Absolute Battle, Here’s How It Went Down

(By Greg Burrow) – In the recent edition of DRAG ILLUSTRATED, Josh Hachat did an excellent job describing the fastest growing class in our sport, Top Sportsman. The Piedmont Dragway version of...

NHRA Insider Podcast: The Raw Truth On TV, Pro Stock, and 2019’s Most Dominating Pro Stock Motorcycle Racer

I decided to take a turn toward the controversial on this episode of the NHRA Insider podcast. The guests are Jason Line and Andrew Hines. The opening monologue centers around the inside baseball of...

Southeast Gassers Action From Piedmont Dragway! Killer Cars, Wheelies, Period Correct Action!

(Photos by David Whealon) – There are few drag racing series on Earth that can hold a candle to the action and fun that the Southeast Gassers Association bring to whatever track they show up...

Guest Editorial: There Are Two Guaranteed Million Dollar Bracket Races In 2020 – Time To Be Concerned?

(Words by The Unknown Bracket Racer) — EDITOR’S NOTE: We’ve got lots of smart friends in the drag racing industry with interesting and thought provoking opinions to share....

Incredible Dyno Video: Watch More Than 25,000hp Get Put To Work On A Hub Dyno!

Ok, ok, it is a total of 25,000hp! This video, put out by the Brazilian engine management and EFI company FuelTech shows, in rapid succession a load of dyno pulls on the company’s Mainline hub...

Video: Hagan And Torrence Take NHRA New England Nationals Titles In Funny Car And Top Fuel – Torrence Unstoppable

Familiar faces filled the winner’s circle at New England Dragway yesterday as Matt Hagan won the nitro funny car class and Steve Torrence won the top fuel category at the 2019 NHRA New England...