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Car Culture & Entertainment

NHRA Pro Stock Icon Bob Glidden Passes Away

Bob Glidden, drag racing legend and member of the NHRA Hall of Fame, passed away Sunday. He was 73. Glidden’s career spanned over 25 years, and included 85 event wins […]

Bill Bader Jr. (left), president of Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk, OH, accepts the Track of the Year Award for the eigth time from NHRA's North Central Division. (Image/SMP)
Motorsports

Summit Motorsports Park Named Track of the Year by NHRA’s North Central Divison

Summit Racing Equipment Motorsports Park in Norwalk, OH was named Track of the Year by NHRA’s North Central Division over the weekend at annual Land of the Winners Awards Banquet. […]

Racer Greg Anderson currently races a Chevy Camaro in the NHRA Pro Stock class. New rules allow will give him more body and engine options. (Image/Summit Racing)
Motorsports

NHRA: Pro Stock Class Can Use Any Accepted Engine/Body Combo in 2018

At the request of the race teams, NHRA Pro Stock competitors will be allowed to run any NHRA-accepted body and engine combination for the 2018 season, NHRA officials announced. That […]

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News & Car Culture

Brittany Force Wins Top Fuel Crown; First Female Champ Since Muldowney in ’82

Brittany Force won the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series Top Fuel championship Sunday, the first Top Fuel title for John Force Racing, cementing her place in history as only […]

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Motorsports

NHRA Wrap-Up: Butner & B. Force Make History, Join Hight & Krawiec as 2017 NHRA Champs

Bo Butner has overcome the odds more than once in his life and he did so again with a thrilling come-from-behind march to the 2017 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing […]

Ford officials announced the company's return to NHRA's Nitro Funny Car series for 2018 at the SEMA Show in Las Vegas on Tuesday. Ford will sponsor Bob Tasca III's Funny Car next year. (Image/NHRA)
Motorsports

Ford to Return to NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing with 2018 Tasca III Sponsorship (Press Conference Video)

LAS VEGAS, NV — After a three-year hiatus from NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series sponsorship following Ford Racing’s exit from NHRA’s premier racing series after the 2014 season, the […]

NHRA Wrap-Up: Anderson, McMillen, Hagan, and Krawiec Victorious at NHRA Toyota Nationals
Motorsports

NHRA Wrap-Up: Anderson, McMillen, Hagan, and Krawiec Victorious at NHRA Toyota Nationals

NHRA Pro Stock driver Greg Anderson raced his Summit Racing Equipment Chevrolet Camaro to victory for the fourth time this season with a pass of 6.698 seconds at 204.70 miles […]

(Left to Right) Robert Hight, Brittany Force, Jason Line, and Eddie Krawiec celebrate wins Sunday in Texas. (Image/NHRA)
Motorsports

NHRA Wrap-Up: Line Stays in Hunt with Pro Stock Win; B. Force, Hight, Krawiec Win in Dallas

Defending Pro Stock world champion Jason Line found himself in the winner’s circle for the second time this season and 27th time of his career, after running a 6.548-second pass […]

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Motorsports

NHRA Funny Car Driver Alexis DeJoria, 40, to Retire at Season’s End

NHRA Funny Car driver Alexis DeJoria will retire from NHRA drag racing following the conclusion of the 2017 Mello Yello Drag Racing Series on November 12 in Pomona, CA. DeJoria, […]

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Motorsports

NHRA Cutting Pro Stock Fields to 8 Cars at Several 2018 Races

There will be eight-car Pro Stock fields, instead of the customary 16, at certain NHRA events next year following NHRA’s decision this week to restrict the number of Pro Stock […]