It was a busy weekend of racing around the sport, as the X-DRL in St. Louis and the NHRA Mello Yello series in Bristol headlined a weekend that included the Hot Rod Reunion in Kentucky, the NMRA in Norwalk, and plenty of NHRA and IHRA divisional action.
Father’s Day at the Ford Thunder Valley NHRA Nationals at Bristol Dragway was a kaleidoscope of side-by-side racing and curious final-round scenarios.
John Force ended a 31-event winless drought by racing to a special Father’s Day victory Sunday at the Ford NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals presented by Tri-Cities Area Ford Dealers. Steve Torrence (Top Fuel) and Rodger Brogdon (Pro Stock) also were winners of the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event.
Heads-up doorslammer racing returns to the midwest and the Gateway Motorsports Park this weekend, as the X-Treme Drag Racing League pays its first visit to St. Louis for the inaugural Gateway Showdown.
Besides my fulltime day job, and writing for Dragzine I help crew for Ray Litz on his X275 Camaro. Ray’s ERL powered Camaro became famous last year for its show stopping wheel stand debut at the Holley LS Fest. This year we are able to start our season much sooner and made our first big race, the Chevy High Pe
The ADRL’s Simply Phones U.S. Drags VI in Virginia headlined a busy weekend of racing that included NHRA Lucas Oil series meets in Illinois, Louisiana, and Nevada.
The ADRL returns to the always-quick Virginia Motorsports Park this weekend for the sixth running of the U.S. Drags, and while the competition itself is plenty newsworthy, it will be the debut of the brand new Pro Drag Radial category that steals the headlines this weekend.
The Painless Performance Outlaw Fuel Altered Association thundered into Texas Raceway on May 31st with fifteen blown fuel altereds ready for action on a Friday night under the lights in Kennedale, Texas.
Whether it’s nitro or GM LSX doorslammers you’re into, the weekend had a bit of it all, with the NHRA Summernationals in Englishtown, the LSX Challenge in Atlanta, the IHRA Nitro Jam in Pittsburgh, and a lot more drag racing action.
The nitro classes wound up with teammates racing teammates for the trophies Sunday at the NHRA’s Toyota Summernationals in Englishtown. Meanwhile, the Pro Stock classes featured a veteran winner who’s enjoying a banner year and one young racer who’s performing like a veteran winner and stepping up his game.
Shawn Langdon raced to his third Top Fuel victory of the season Sunday at the Toyota NHRA Summernationals at Old Bridge Township Raceway Park.
Hagan (Funny Car), Mike Edwards (Pro Stock) and Michael Ray (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were winners at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event.
Round 2 of the 2013 LSX Challenge Series tour is under way at Atlanta Dragway in Commerce, Georgia, as part of the Chevy High Performance Nationals, and we’ll have boots on the ground all weekend long to bring you daily updates, photos, and news.
We’ve got all of the results and tons of epic photos of last weekend’s doorslammer extravaganza “Outlaw – The Comeback” held at the Memphis International Raceway, which featured competition in Outlaw Radial, X275, Mean Street, and index.
At the Eastern Regional at Maple Grove Raceway, chassis builder Dan Page collected his second career Top Alcohol Dragster victory and Frank Manzo earned what surprisingly was his first win all year in Top Alcohol Funny Car.
From out of the ashes the Outlaw 8.5 program is making a comeback at London Dragway. The class, which had nearly gone nonexistent with dwindling car numbers over the last couple of years, underwent a rules change for the 2013 season, and optimism is high! Check out the race recap of the new Limited 8.5 program!
It was all in the eyes Sunday at the Kansas Nationals. The National Hot Rod Association and its fans kept their eyes on the skies once again at Heartland Park Topeka as the threat of a tornado bore down on the Kansas capital and this eighth race of the Mello Yello Drag Racing Series.
Tommy D’Aprile now has his first X-treme Drag Racing League (X-DRL) win afte downing Quain Stott in the Pro X-Treme final at the Bash on the Bayou at No Problem Raceway Park. Other winners included Robert Mathis (Switzer Dynamics Pro Nitrous), and Dean Goforth (X-treme Pro Stock), along with a host of others.
It was a busy weekend of racing around the sport after a quiet Mothers Day a week ago, as the NMCA West in Pomona and the NHRA Mello Yello Series in Kansas headlined the racing action that included the ADRL and X-DRL going head-to-head in Illinois and Louisiana respectively.
Johnny Gray raced to his third victory of the season Sunday and moved back into the Funny Car points lead at the 25th annual NHRA Kansas Nationals. Shawn Langdon (Top Fuel) and Jeg Coughlin (Pro Stock) also were winners in their respective categories at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event.
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.