Editorials & Opinions

From The Editor: Who Should Come First, The Fan Or The Racer?

From The Editor: Who Should Come First, The Fan Or The Racer?

There's a very basic principle to putting on a show, and that's thinking of both your fans as much as your racers, giving them what they paid to see, at an hour they're willing to stay to see it.Read More

What Happened To Pro Stock, You Ask? Here's What...

What Happened To Pro Stock, You Ask? Here’s What…

How did we get here? What happened to Pro Stock, and could it have been prevented? Here's a look at what we believe are the factors in play that led to the class. downfall.Read More

Vic Edelbrock Jr's Love Affair Of The Automobile

Vic Edelbrock Jr’s Love Affair Of The Automobile

The late Vic Edelbrock Jr., turned his family business into an iconic dynasty, and protected the entire aftermarket automotive parts industry against government over-regulation through perilous times. Read More

Editorial: Can You Differentiate Rules Disparity From Hard Work?

Editorial: Can You Differentiate Rules Disparity From Hard Work?

All too often, good old-fashioned hard work is masked as an unfair advantage in the rulebook; should a racer or group of racers be penalized for outworking and outsmarting the field?Read More

From The Editor: Working Together, A High Tide Can Lift All Boats

From The Editor: Working Together, A High Tide Can Lift All Boats

With the rise of unconventional new forms of racing and growing disdain for old, the degree of vitriol amongst opposing factions of fans and racers indeed has some negative consequences.Read More

Clearing The Air On Ethanol And Performance Engines

Clearing The Air On Ethanol And Performance Engines

We sat down with the fuel system and engine management pros from AEM Electronics, Fuel Injector Clinic and VP Racing to set the facts straight on ethanol's use in late-model import and domestic performance engines.Read More

Your Thoughts: Should The NHRA Allow Imports Into Pro Modified?

Your Thoughts: Should The NHRA Allow Imports Into Pro Modified?

Now capable of running in the 5.70's at over 250 mph -- reliably -- should the NHRA invite the imports into Pro Modified, thus adding an extra layer of drama and rivalry?Read More

Wolf's Word: Pro Modified Has Stood The Test Of Time. And Money

Wolf’s Word: Pro Modified Has Stood The Test Of Time. And Money

One constant throughout the last 25 years — and if the current state is any indication, for many more years to come — has been Pro Modified, which has long since shed its fad status.Read More

Wolf's Word: Keeping Focus On What Drag Racing Is All About

Wolf’s Word: Keeping Focus On What Drag Racing Is All About

The accolades of winning are always great, but the fun you had and the memories you make with those around you in the process are more important than winning and material things.Read More

What's Your Take On The 'New' Pro Stock One Year Later?

What’s Your Take On The ‘New’ Pro Stock One Year Later?

What’s your take on the ‘new’ Pro Stock, one year later? Did the NHRA make the right decision or the wrong decision, and if so, what would you have done/do differently?Read More

Wolf's Word: Drag Racing - Still A Wonderful, Thriving Sport

Wolf’s Word: Drag Racing – Still A Wonderful, Thriving Sport

Our sport may not look the same as it did a generation ago, but that doesn't mean it isn't a thriving community that's full of opportunity for racers, fans, and manufacturers. And here's the proof.Read More

Opinion: Despite Accidents, Wheelie Bars Are Bad For Radial Racing

Opinion: Despite Accidents, Wheelie Bars Are Bad For Radial Racing

Unpredictably and danger — or at least the perception of danger -- sells tickets, and attempting to eliminate the potentially hazardous wheelstands from radial tire racing is simply bad for business. Read More

Wolf's Word: The Unlikely Marriage Of Street Racing And The NHRA

Wolf’s Word: The Unlikely Marriage Of Street Racing And The NHRA

Can the NHRA and street racers (and the Street Outlaws) really work in harmony without overstepping their theoretical boundaries? I’d answer that with an emphatic yes and no.Read More

Hi, I'm New Here, Kinda: Dragzine's Associate Editor Brian Wagner

Hi, I’m New Here, Kinda: Dragzine’s Associate Editor Brian Wagner

Brian Wagner is a lifelong drag racing fan that now gets to co-pilot the leading drag racing publication on the web. Read the story of his self-described addiction to drag racing.Read More

Question Of The Week: Can Anybody In Pro Stock Stop KB Racing?

Question Of The Week: Can Anybody In Pro Stock Stop KB Racing?

KB Racing teammates Jason Line and Greg Anderson have thoroughly dominated Pro Stock so far in 2016. In our question of the week, we want to know who you think will step up and challenge the Summit Camaros?Read More

Wolf's Word: Can We Prepare For The Unthinkable?

Wolf’s Word: Can We Prepare For The Unthinkable?

Drag racing is a dangerous sport. It's also one that's been made incredibly safe over the years. But can we -- as media, spectators, and crew -- avoid the one-in-a-million scenarios?Read More

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