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NHRA Museum news: Statement on the passing of Larry Fisher

It is with heavy hearts that we report Larry Fisher, Executive Director of the NHRA Motorsports Museum, passed away Friday evening at Loma Linda Medical Center.

23 Nov 2019

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NHRA Musuem

It is with heavy hearts that we report Larry Fisher, Executive Director of the NHRA Motorsports Museum, passed away Friday evening at Loma Linda Medical Center. Fisher began his work with the museum in 2012 and made a host of improvements during his…

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WATCH! NHRA Takes Drag Racing onto Global Stage in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia at the Global Auto Salon—GAS

The NHRA on FOX stage travels to the Global Auto Salon (GAS) in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia for interviews with NHRA racers, celebrities, and the automotive industry. Day One features: Eric Enders, Bo Butner, Clay Millican, David Freiburger, Richard Freeman, and Sakher Al Sudairy

22 Nov 2019

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Watch Andrew Hines deliver speech after becoming six-time champion

Andrew Hines clinched his sixth Pro Stock Motorcycle world championship at the Auto Club NHRA Finals. Watch the 2019 champ deliver his speech at the NHRA Awards Banquet in Hollywood.

22 Nov 2019

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Andrew Hines

Andrew Hines became a six-time world champion at the Auto Club NHRA Finals, tying Pro Stock Motorcycle Dave Schultz legend atop the category with six titles. Hines delivered his championship-accepting speech at the NHRA Awards Banquet in Hollywood…

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Tickets now on sale for 2020 NHRA New England Nationals

21 Nov 2019

Posted by NHRA.com staff

Epping

Tickets are now on sale for the eighth annual NHRA New England Nationals. This event marks the 17th stop on the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing tour. The event will take place August 21-23 at New England Dragway in Epping, New Hampshire, moving from…

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Watch Austin Prock accept Auto Club Road to the Future Award

Watch John Force Racing Top Fuel rookie Austin Prock’s speech following being named the top rookie in Mello Yello NHRA Drag Racing in 2019.

20 Nov 2019

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Austin Prock

Austin Prock was named the top rookie in 2019 in the Mello Yello NHRA Drag Racing Series following a victory at the NHRA Northwest Nationals and leading Top Fuel in reaction time average. The driver of the Montana Brand / Rocky Mountain Twist…

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Business expert Lee Ann Gliha named to NHRA Board of Directors

Lee Ann Gliha, who has a strong business background in live event companies, has been elected to the NHRA Board of Directors.

20 Nov 2019

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NHRA

Lee Ann Gliha, who has a strong business background in live event companies, has been elected to the NHRA Board of Directors. Gliha’s background includes serving as Executive Vice President, Corporate Finance at Live Nation, a leading live…

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Complete 2020 NHRA national event category schedule announced

NHRA has released the event-by-event class schedule, a matrix that displays which special features and classes from all of its series will compete at which NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series national events in 2020.

20 Nov 2019

Posted by NHRA.com staff

Schedule

NHRA has released the event-by-event class schedule, a matrix that displays which classes and special features will compete at which NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series national events in 2020. The schedule covers all Pro and Sportsman…

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See the stars of the Mello Yello NHRA Drag Racing Series hit the red carpet: Page 6

The stars of the Mello Yello NHRA Drag Racing Series showed off their style on Monday in Hollywood at the NHRA Awards Ceremony to celebrate the end of another incredible season of drag racing and we’ve got all the photos from the red carpet.

19 Nov 2019

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See the stars of the Mello Yello NHRA Drag Racing Series hit the red carpet: Page 5

The stars of the Mello Yello NHRA Drag Racing Series showed off their style on Monday in Hollywood at the NHRA Awards Ceremony to celebrate the end of another incredible season of drag racing and we’ve got all the photos from the red carpet.

19 Nov 2019

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See the stars of the Mello Yello NHRA Drag Racing Series hit the red carpet: Page 4

The stars of the Mello Yello NHRA Drag Racing Series showed off their style on Monday in Hollywood at the NHRA Awards Ceremony to celebrate the end of another incredible season of drag racing and we’ve got all the photos from the red carpet.

19 Nov 2019

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See the stars of the Mello Yello NHRA Drag Racing Series hit the red carpet: Page 3

The stars of the Mello Yello NHRA Drag Racing Series showed off their style on Monday in Hollywood at the NHRA Awards Ceremony to celebrate the end of another incredible season of drag racing and we’ve got all the photos from the red carpet.

19 Nov 2019

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See the stars of the Mello Yello NHRA Drag Racing Series hit the red carpet: Page 2

The stars of the Mello Yello NHRA Drag Racing Series showed off their style on Monday in Hollywood at the NHRA Awards Ceremony to celebrate the end of another incredible season of drag racing and we’ve got all the photos from the red carpet.

19 Nov 2019

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See the stars of the Mello Yello NHRA Drag Racing Series hit the red carpet

The stars of the Mello Yello NHRA Drag Racing Series showed off their style on Monday in Hollywood at the NHRA Awards Ceremony to celebrate the end of another incredible season of drag racing and we’ve got all the photos from the red carpet.

19 Nov 2019

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Cowie, Westerfield, Lambeck lead Lucas Oil event winners in Pomona

Shawn Cowie, Shane Westerfield, and Doug Lambeck led the list of Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series winners at the season-ending Auto Club NHRA Finals in Pomona.

19 Nov 2019

Posted by NHRA.com staff

Shawn Cowie

TOP ALCOHOL DRAGSTER Shawn Cowie, 5.275, 277.09 def. Chris Demke, Foul – Red Light.  TOP ALCOHOL FUNNY CAR Shane Westerfield, Chevy Camaro, 5.493, 268.97 def. Mike Doushgounian, Camaro, 5.627, 262.23.…

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Blake Alexander to drive Jim Head Funny Car in 2020

Blake Alexander will move to the Pronto Auto Service Centers / Head Contractors Funny Car in 2020

19 Nov 2019

Jacob Sundstrom, NHRA National Dragster Associate Editor

Blake Alexander

Blake Alexander and Jim Head are teaming up in 2020 to run 20 events. Alexander will drive a Ford Mustang Funny Car tuned by Head with Pronto Auto Parts and Head Contactors bannered on the side as the duo join forces in the 2020 Mello Yello NHRA…

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Top Fuel rookie Austin Prock wins Auto Club Road to the Future Award

Austin Prock, driver of the Montana Brand/Rocky Mountain Twist Top Fuel dragster for John Force Racing, was named the Auto Club Road to the Future Award, NHRA’s Rookie of the Year Award, winner Monday night at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series awards ceremony.

18 Nov 2019

Posted by NHRA.com staff

Austin Prock

Austin Prock, driver of the Montana Brand/Rocky Mountain Twist Top Fuel dragster for John Force Racing, was named the Auto Club Road to the Future Award, NHRA’s Rookie of the Year Award, winner Monday night at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series…

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2019 NHRA Mello Yello world champions crowned at annual awards ceremony

Steve Torrence, Robert Hight, Erica Enders, and Andrew Hines were crowned NHRA Mello Yello world champions in their respective classes during Monday night’s awards ceremony at the Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland.

18 Nov 2019

Posted by NHRA.com staff

Awards ceremony

Steve Torrence, Robert Hight, Erica Enders, and Andrew Hines were crowned NHRA Mello Yello world champions in their respective classes during Monday night’s awards ceremony at the Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland.  All four…

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Updated: NHRA statement regarding Steve Torrence-Cameron Ferre incident in Pomona

The NHRA is disappointed in the situation that occurred between Steve Torrence and Cameron Ferre after the first round of Top Fuel competition at the Auto Club NHRA Finals. We have evaluated the matter and assessed the following penalties after thorough review.

18 Nov 2019

Posted by NHRA.com staff

NHRA

Updated Nov. 22, 2019: The NHRA is disappointed in the situation that occurred between Steve Torrence and Cameron Ferre after the first round of Top Fuel competition at the Auto Club NHRA Finals. We have evaluated the matter and…

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Unofficial Mello Yello points standings

Unofficial point standings following the completion of the 2019 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season.

17 Nov 2019

Posted by NHRA.com staff

Points

Unofficial point standings following the completion of the 2019 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season. Official points will be posted here once they are processed and verified. The totals and…

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Summit Racing Series national champions crowned at Auto Club NHRA Finals

Michael Sturgill (Super Pro), Chris Johnston (Pro), Ryan Montford (Sportsman), and Jim Werre (Motorcycle) were crowned the National Champions of the Summit Racing Series.

17 Nov 2019

Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor

Summit

Michael Sturgill (Super Pro), Chris Johnston (Pro), Ryan Montford (Sportsman), and Jim Werre (Motorcycle) were crowned the National Champions of the Summit Racing Series. The top bracket racers from NHRA’s seven geographical divisions journeyed…

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Vic Penrod crowned NHRA Lucas Oil Super Stock champion

Division 4 racer Vic Penrod became the final champion crowned in the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing series when he clinched the Super Stock title on Sunday afternoon at the Auto Club NHRA Finals in Pomona.

17 Nov 2019

Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor

penrod

Division 4 racer Vic Penrod became the final champion crowned in the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing series when he clinched the Super Stock title on Sunday afternoon at the Auto Club NHRA Finals in Pomona. Penrod was not entered in the event, but…

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Erica Enders clinches third NHRA Pro Stock world championship

Erica Enders clinched her third NHRA Mello Yello Pro Stock world championship, locking up her first title since 2015 in Pomona. She joined Shirley Muldowney and Angelle Sampey as three-time female world champions in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series.

17 Nov 2019

Jacob Sundstrom, NHRA National Dragster Associate Editor

Erica Enders

Erica Enders became a three-time world champion at the Auto Club NHRA Finals, defeating Chris McGaha in the second round to lock up her third Pro Stock title and first since 2015. The Texan defeated rival Greg Anderson in the first round to put…

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Breaking: Angelle Sampey confirms return to Vance & Hines Harley-Davidson team

During Sunday’s pre-race ceremonies at the Auto Club NHRA Finals in Pomona, three-time NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle champion Angelle Sampey delivered the not-so-surprising news that she has re-signed with the Vance & Hines Screamin’ Eagle Harley-Davidson team for the 2020 season.

17 Nov 2019

Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor

angelle

During Sunday’s pre-race ceremonies at the Auto Club NHRA Finals in Pomona, three-time NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle champion Angelle Sampey delivered the not-so-surprising news that she has re-signed with the Vance & Hines Screamin’ Eagle Harley-…

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2019 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Championship Scenarios

Here’s how the 2019 championships can wrap up at the Auto Club NHRA Finals in Pomona

16 Nov 2019

NHRA National Dragster staff

Winners

These scenarios look at what a racer must do to keep their title hopes alive. Keep in mind everyone except the category leader needs help to win a title. So, the fifth-place racer winning out may not be enough if the second-place racer is the runner…

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Elite Motorsports announces 2020 lineup at Auto Club NHRA Finals

Erica Enders, Jeg Coughlin Jr., Alex Laughlin, Aaron Stanfield highlight Pro Stock team

15 Nov 2019

NHRA National Dragster staff

Richard Freeman

Elite Motorsports will be at full strength once again in 2020. Team owner Richard Freeman announced the extension of two-time world champion Erica Ender’s deal with Melling Performance during qualifying at the Auto Club NHRA Finals in Pomona, but…

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Summit Racing Series finalists celebrated at the Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum

As the hallowed ground of the Auto Club Raceway at Pomona grew quiet Thursday night, Summit Racing Equipment celebrated sportsman racers at the Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum.

15 Nov 2019

David Kennedy

Summit

Summit Racing Equipment’s commitment to NHRA bracket racers was on full-display at the 2019 Auto Club NHRA Finals. It brought together the top Super Pro, Pro, Sportsman, and Super Pro Motorcycle racers from NHRA’s seven divisions to the Auto Club…

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NHRA Youth and Education Services (YES) hosts largest program ever

More than 5,500 students registered for the NHRA YES Program to meet with organizations offering young people paths to S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) careers at the 2019 Auto Club NHRA Finals.

14 Nov 2019

David Kennedy

YES

As the very first pair of Stock Eliminator cars pulled to the lanes on Thursday morning at the 2019 Auto Club NHRA Finals in Pomona, Calif., the future of drag racing, the automotive industry, and mechanical engineering could be found on display in…

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Latest issue of NHRA National Dragster now online: Las Vegas coverage, Troy Coughlin Jr., Top Fuel history and more

NHRA National Dragster magazine’s 22nd issue of 2019, which includes in-depth coverage of the Dodge NHRA Nationals presented by Pennzoil from Las Vegas, is online for NHRA members and in the mail to homes and shops around the world.

14 Nov 2019

NHRA National Dragster staff

ND cover

NHRA National Dragster magazine’s 22nd issue of 2019, which includes in-depth coverage of the Dodge NHRA Nationals presented by Pennzoil from Las Vegas, is online for NHRA members and in the mail to homes and shops around the world. The…

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Dodge NHRA Nationals presented by Pennzoil Sportsman Highlights

14 Nov 2019

Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor

Las Vegas

Ray Miller III continued his march toward possible championships in Super Comp and Super Gas, and Duane Shields and Sean Bellemeur earned titles in Top Alcohol Dragster and Top Alcohol Funny Car, respectively, during the Dodge NHRA Nationals…

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Stevie “Fast” Jackson ends 2019 Pro Mod season with victory

14 Nov 2019

Phil Burgess, NHRA National Dragster Editor

Stevie

Stevie “Fast” Jackson sealed his championship-winning season with yet another victory in a final-round battle between the No. 1 and 2 qualifiers and the top two Pro Mods in the country, driving past Todd Tutterow in a fitting finale to the E3…

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