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Bo Butner (Pro Stock), Robert Hight (Funny Car), and Doug Kalitta (Top Fuel) celebrate their season-opening victories at the NHRA Winternationals in Pomona, CA. (Image/NHRA)
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NHRA Wrap-Up: Butner, Hight & Kalitta Win Season-Opening Winternationals

The rain-delayed season-opening event of the 2019 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series concluded Monday with Bo Butner in Pro Stock, Robert Hight in Funny Car, and Doug Kalitta in […]

NHRA 2019 Season Preview: A Q&A with Pro Stock Drivers Jason Line & Greg Anderson
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NHRA 2019 Season Preview: A Q&A with Pro Stock Drivers Jason Line & Greg Anderson

In racing, the goal is obviously to win. For Greg Anderson and Jason Line, drivers of the Summit Racing Chevrolet Camaro Pro Stockers out of the Ken Black racing stable, […]

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Champion NHRA Crew Chief Connolly Joins KB Racing

NHRA Pro Stock champion crew chief Dave Connolly is the newest member of Ken Black Racing and Team Summit. Connolly helped guide Tanner Gray to the Pro Stock championship last […]

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Courtney Force Announces Retirement from Racing

It’s a bittersweet day for NHRA fans as Courtney Force, the winningest female Funny Car driver in the association’s history, announced her retirement from racing. In a prepared statement, the […]

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NHRA Wrap-Up: All 4 Champs Also Win Final Race of Season

For the first time in NHRA history, all four Mello Yello world champions also won the season-ending Auto Club NHRA Finals. Steve Torrence completed a perfect Countdown playoff in Top […]

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NHRA Wrap-Up: Line Wins Pro Stock, Torrence Wins 4th Straight, Join Capps & Smith in Winner’s Circle

Team Summit’s Jason Line grabbed his first victory of the season and 48th in his Pro Stock career after going 6.531 seconds at 211.89 miles per hour in his Summit […]

Tanner Gray (Pro Stock), LE Tonglet (Pro Stock Motorcyle), Steve Torrence (Top Fuel), and Robert Hight (Funny Car) celebrate victory at the 2018 NHRA Texas FallNationals. (Image/NHRA)
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NHRA Wrap-Up: Torrence Wins 3 in a Row in Top Fuel; Hight, T. Gray & Tonglet Also Win in Texas

Texas native Steve Torrence piloted his dragster to the Top Fuel winners circle Sunday afternoon to secure his first career victory at his hometown race, the AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals […]

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NHRA: Todd, Torrence, Nobile & Arana Jr. Win First 2018 Countdown to the Championship Race

J.R. Todd moved into the Funny Car points lead on Sunday with his second straight victory of 2018 at the 34th Dodge NHRA Nationals at Maple Grove Raceway in Mohnton, […]

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NHRA Wrap-Up: Todd, McMillen, Gray & Tonglet Win U.S. Nationals

J.R. Todd, an Indianapolis native, powered his Toyota Camry Funny Car to victory for the second time in a row Monday at the 64th annual Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals, the […]

This is Kurt Anderson. He's a master craftsman in both classic muscle car restoration AND building race cars. When he's not in the shop, he's winning sportsman championships in NMCA. It's enough to not like a guy, but then you meet him and you can't help yourself. No, his car's not for sale. But that shouldn't stop you from asking. (Image/Shawna Anderson)
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A ‘Kurt’ of All Trades: Resto Wizard, Master Builder, Racing Champion

NORWALK, OH. — Kurt Anderson bought a 1955 Chevy at age 13. He bought it for $1,700, which the Eau Claire, WI native said he had saved from mowing lawns, […]