The NMCA West tour returns to the birthplace of drag racing this weekend for the 3rd Annual JE Pistons NMCA West Coast Shootout, presented by Lucas Oil, and we’ll be on-site all weekend to bring you news and results from the track.
With Antron Brown winning the Top Fuel trophy and Johnny Gray topping teammate Matt Hagan in the Funny Car final, Saturday’s Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Southern Nationals marked the fourth time this year Don Schumacher Racing has sent two nitro-class drivers to the winners circle.
Antron Brown, Johnny Gray, and Mike Edwards raced to victory Saturday at the weather-delayed Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway. The event was delayed for one week due to persistent rain showers.
Ace photographers Steven and Dallas Wilson share their fifty favorite images from the exciting Osage Casino Throw Down in T-Town at the Tulsa Raceway Park over the weekend. Pro Mods to Nitro Harleys, tire shake to wall slaps, there’s a little mix of it all!
Evolution Performance can lay claim to the quickest and fastest 2013 GT500, with an insane 8.94 at 159 MPH achieved this past weekend at the NMRA’s Terminator Vs. GT500 Shootout held at Maryland International Raceway. Video inside – you don’t want to miss this one!
Lee Bektash in Pro Stock, Russell Mills in Top Alcohol and Graeme Morell in Top Bike all scored their first pro victories on a day where the saying “to finish first, first you must finish” was more important than ever.
It was another soggy weekend for drag racing, but it couldn’t deter racers here in the states at the NMRA Ford Nationals in Maryland or the NHRA Division 5 Lucas Oil Series in Kansas from running to completion. Abroad, ANDRA contested their annual Nitro Champs at the Sydney Dragway, as well.
From torrential rains during qualifying to Bob Vandergriff Jr.’s jog back to the starting line after his Top Fuel victory, we break down to the highlights and low-lights of the NHRA O’Reily SpringNationals in Houston.
The NHRA’s O’Reilly SpringNationals headlined a busy weekend of racing that included the IHRA’s Palm Beach Nitro Jam, IHRA and NHRA divisional action, and the X-DRL’s rained-out Thunder Valley Madness in Bristol.
Cruz Pedregon became the first two-time winner in the Funny Car category in 2013 by racing to the victory Sunday at the O’Reilly Auto Parts NHRA SpringNationals at Royal Purple Raceway.
He was joined by Bob Vandergriff Jr. (Top Fuel), Jason Line (Pro Stock), and Hector Arana Jr. (Pro Stock Motorcycle).
In Nitro Jam’s long-awaited return to Bradenton the stars of Nitro Jam put on an amazing finale Saturday at the Bradenton Nitro Jam presented by CarSafe, Metro PCS and Southern Ford Dealers led by Peter Gallen who won a thrilling finale in AMSOIL Prostalgia Nitro Funny Car.
The NHRA’s Four-Wide Nationals in Charlotte headlined a busy weekend of racing around the sport that included the IHRA Nitro Jam’s return to Bradenton Motorsports Park, Maryland International Raceway’s Door Wars, and NHRA and IHRA divisional competition in Texas and Florida.
Matt Hagan ended a 17-month winless drought by racing to the Funny Car victory Sunday at the Dollar General NHRA Four-Wide Nationals fueled by Full Throttle at zMAX Dragway. Spencer Massey, Mike Edwards, Hector Arana Jr., and Troy Coughlin also were winners.
The stars of the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series return this weekend to Bruton Smith’s palace of drag racing, the zMAX Dragway in Charlotte, for the one-of-a-kind NHRA Dollar General Four-Wide Nationals. Follow along all weekend long for live coverage!
With victories at the Lucas Oil Series event at Virginia Motorsports Park, Randy Meyer got back in the Top Alcohol Dragster winner’s circle after a year of final-round futility and Dan Pomponio continued his amazing success in Top Alcohol Funny Car to take over the national points lead.
The weather in the Bluegrass State was pleasant as racers and spectators filtered through the gates at US-60 Dragway in Hardinsburg, Kentucky recently for the 2nd Annual Gene Gray Memorial Race. The Outlaw 10.5 race, promoted by Tim Gray, was organized in honor of his late cousin Gene Gray.
Taylor Lastor claimed the $10,000 winners prize after he beat out Brad Medlock and a field of all-comers from the No. 1 qualifying position in the North Star Dragway’s first EX275 race over the weekend.
It’s time for the second race of the newly-reorganized 2013 ADRL tour as the racers head to South Georgia Motorsports Park. Keep it tuned to DragZine Friday through Sunday as we will be bringing you all the action from both on and off the track.
Tony Schumacher (Top Fuel) and Cruz Pedregon (Funny Car) took special satisfaction in winning Sunday’s Summit Racing.com NHRA Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Inside is our race recap from the event.
The sophomore season of NMCA racing on the West Coast kicks off this weekend with the Lucas Oil NMCA WEST Street Car Nationals at the Auto Club Famoso Raceway in glamorous Bakersfield, California. Five heads-up classes and a full slate of index and open-comp-style categories will be vying for the coveted Wally…