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CARQUEST AUTO PARTS NHRA NATIONALS: NHRA MELLO YELLO SERIES PRO WINNERS……. LEAH PRITCHETT IN TOP FUEL …… TIM WILKERSON IN FUNNY CAR………….JASON LINE IN PRO STOCK!

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TOMMY JOHNSON JR HOPES TO REBOUND IN FRONT OF MAKE-A-WISH CROWD

    TOMMY JOHNSON JR HOPES TO REBOUND IN FRONT OF MAKE-A-WISH CROWD The last pass Tommy Johnson Jr. and the Make-A-Wish team made at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park is one for the record books. Earlier this month Johnson made the quickest pass ever for a Funny Car, running 3.874 seconds at 325.77 mph. […]

BECKMAN OPTIMISTIC HEADING TO TRACK WHERE HE HAS EXPERIENCED SO MUCH SUCCESS IN HIS CAREER

  BECKMAN OPTIMISTIC HEADING TO TRACK WHERE HE HAS EXPERIENCED SO MUCH SUCCESS IN HIS CAREER Jack Beckman has had great success at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park in Phoenix. He has won the NHRA National event there three times in Nitro Funny Car: 2008, 2010 and 2011. For Beckman, each win was under entirely […]

Kalitta looks for recent Phoenix success to continue after great start to NHRA season

    Kalitta looks for recent Phoenix success to continue after great start to NHRA season CHANDLER, Ariz. (February 24, 2015) – Kalitta Motorsports preview the CarQuest Auto Parts Nationals at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park in Chandler, Ariz. This is the second race of 24 in the 2016 NHRA Mello Yello NHRA season. Worsham […]

Sequel to popular Lost Drag Strips to be released

  Sequel to popular Lost Drag Strips to be released FOREST LAKE, Minn.—Fresh on the heels of the best-selling book Lost Drag Strips comes a new look at other long-lost and forgotten drag racing facilities from the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s. In the first volume, the author examined the birth of drag racing and its […]

Alexis DeJoria Racing Qualifying Report- 56th annual Circle K NHRA Winternationals

  Alexis DeJoria Racing Qualifying Report- 56th annual Circle K NHRA Winternationals Alexis DeJoria, Driver:  It feels good to be back in my Tequila Patrón Toyota Camry. This race is a milestone for me- it marks my 100th pro start in a nitro Funny Car. It’s a dream come true and couldn’t be better. I’m […]

John Force Racing ready for championship chase

  JFR READY FOR WINTERNATIONALS THIS WEEKEND FORCE READY TO CHASE CHAMPIONSHIP No. 17 STARTING IN POMONA POMONA (February 9, 2016) — The winningest driver in NHRA history is ready to get the 2016 NHRA season started with the 56th annual Circle K NHRA Winternationals this weekend at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona. John Force, […]

Mike Dunn new president of IHRA

IRG Sports + Entertainment™ (IRGSE), proud portfolio company of TPG; parent company to the International Hot Rod Association™ (IHRA); one the fastest-growing professional racing circuits globally, today, announced that Mike Dunn has been installed as President of the IHRA organization in advance of the complete reorganization of the company and its various operations. Dunn, one […]

Ford Small Block

If there is one thing Ford enthusiasts have learned over the years, it’s that deciphering which Ford parts work with which Ford engines is a far more difficult task than with many other engine families. Will Cleveland heads fit on my Windsor block? Can I build a stroker engine with factory parts? Can I gain […]

1001 Drag Racing’s Facts

  Be an expert of little known drag racing facts Spanning the 1950s through the 1980s, 1001 Drag Racing Facts is packed with well-researched drag racing facts that even some of the most hard-core drag racing fans might be surprised to learn. Covered are all the popular classes of racing of the era, including Top […]