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2019 NHRA Carolina Nationals Pro Mod Action Photos: A Wild, Controversial, and Fast Weekend!

(Photos by David Whealon) – As you know by now, Stevie Fast Jackson and the Bahrain 1 crew took home not only the E3 Spark Plugs NHRA pro mod championship but they also won the race,...

Video: Stevie Fast Jackson Wins NHRA E3 Spark Plugs Pro Mod Title – Takes Aim With Champagne

What is greatness? This is an age-old question that comes up in every sporting endeavor. Is it just winning? Is it winning with a panache that others do not have? Is it winning with the expectation...

Video: Mendy Fry Locks Up 2019 NHRA Heritage Series Top Fuel Title In Tulsa – Emotional Victory For Team

When Tom Shelar died unexpectedly a few weeks ago, many wondered what would become of the High Speed Motorsports top fuel team. They had been dominating the 2019 season, they were the 2018 series...

Big News: Alexis DeJoria Set to Return to NHRA Funny Car Competition – Full Time In 2020

In news that took the drag racing world by surprise yesterday, Alexis DeJoria announced that she would be making a return to full time NHRA nitro funny car competition with her own team in 2020. The...

NHRA Insider Podcast: Bob Tasca III and Austin Prock Talk About Being 79 Points Out of First, Drag Racing’s Future, and More

This week’s NHRA Insider podcast is a good one. I called it The -79 Club because the guests are Austin Prock and Bob Tasca III who are both 79 points out of first in their respective categories...

Watch Shawn Langdon Save His Season By Catching Jim Campbell In A Wild Pedaler At St. Louis

Shawn Langdon won the NHRA AAA Insurance Midwest Nationals last weekend at World Wide Technology Raceway in St Louis and he managed to complete round wins by out running people, by hole-shotting...

NHRA Insider Podcast: A Championship Resurgence – Lohnes Talks To Shawn Langdon and Erica Enders About St Louis Success

Two interesting winners from St Louis join Lohnes on the NHRA Insider Podcast this week. Shawn Langdon had a wild Sunday and Erica Enders finally broke through some vicious bad luck which had plagued...

Drag Action Gallery: NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Coverage From GALOT Motorsports Park – D2 Flying High!

(Words by Greg Parker-Photos by David Whealon) Wow!! What a weekend of racing with the NHRA Division 2 invading GALOT Motorsports Park. With over 350 cars competing in a total of 11 different...

NHRA Insider Podcast: Stevie Fast Jackson and Brittany Force Talk Championship Hunts, Pressure, Success, and Failure

Annnnnd we’re back! The NHRA Insider Podcast took a brief hiatus when I was out bouncing around the country going to different drag races over the last few weeks. The good news is that we came...

Video: Crampton, Beckman, Line, Savoie, All Take Initial NHRA Countdown Wins At Maple Grove

The start of the NHRA Countdown to the Championship at Maple Grove Raceway was one of the most topsy-turvy NHRA Mello Yello Series National Events in years. Fernando Cuadra went to the final round in...

Daniels Wins Fourth U.S. Nationals Mopar HEMI Challenge In A Row!

(Photos by Mike Burghardt) – The hugely popular Mopar HEMI Challenge at the U.S. Nationals continued again this year with 16 of the drag racing’s best period SS/AH Hemi Darts and Cuda’s,...

They Won Indy: John Force, Alex Laughlin, Jerry Savoie, Doug Kalitta – Video Here

It was a Chevrolet Performance US Nationals for the books last week as the world of NHRA drag racing went back, for the 65th time to its roots at the biggest race of the year. Weather and on-track...

NHRA Insider Podcast: Rant Time – Why The US Nationals Rule and Why NHRA Racers Need More Swagger

Let’s just call this one “real talk with uncle Brian.” Rather than invite some guests on the show who were going to tell me how much they wanted to win the US Nationals (BREAKING...

Classic NHRA Video: Part Three of Four Featuring Semi-Finals Action At The 1989 US Nationals – Cackling Fury!

“It’s time for what they call the Dick and Joe Show,” declares Steve Evans as Dick LaHaie and Joe Amato prepare to stage their cars during the top fuel semi-final at the 1989 NHRA...