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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, […]

Billy Torrence (right) celebrates his first Top Fuel victory with his son, Steve Torrence. (Image/NHRA)
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NHRA Wrap-Up: Billy Torrence Gets Win #1 in Top Fuel, Joins Beckman, Kramer & Krawiec in Winners Circle

Billy Torrence picked up his first career Top Fuel Wally with his win Sunday at the Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals at Brainerd International Raceway in Brainerd, MN. Jack Beckman in […]

NHRA Pro Stock drivers Jason Line (top) and Greg Anderson (below) have renewed their partnership with Summit Racing Equipment. (Image/Summit Racing)
Automotive & Aftermarket News

Summit Racing Extends Partnership with NHRA Pro Stock’s Greg Anderson & Jason Line

NHRA Pro Stock drivers Greg Anderson and Jason Line will sport the Summit Racing logo on the sides of their 1,400-horsepower Chevy Camaro race cars for several more years, after […]

NHRA Top Fuel driver Blake Alexander, who only drives part-time, has now won two Top Fuel Wallys in 2018 after taking the win at Sonoma on Sunday. (Image/ESPN)
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NHRA Wrap-Up: Alexander, Hight, Couglin & Tonglet Win in Sonoma

California native Blake Alexander brought home the second Top Fuel victory of his career in front of a sellout crowd at the 31st annual Toyota NHRA Sonoma Nationals at Sonoma […]

NHRA Wrap-Up: J. Force, Anderson, Pritchett & Arana Jr. Win at Thunder Mountain
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NHRA Wrap-Up: J. Force, Anderson, Pritchett & Arana Jr. Win at Thunder Mountain

NHRA legends John Force and Greg Anderson broke through for their first wins of the year in their respective classes Sunday at the first stop on the Western Swing at […]

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NHRA Wrap-Up: Hagan, Torrence & McGaha Win in Epping

Matt Hagan remains on a tear as one of NHRA’s hottest drivers, as he won his second straight event of the season at the NHRA New England Nationals in Epping, […]

Tanner Gray (Pro Stock), Eddie Krawiec (Pro Stock Motorcycle), Blake Alexander (Top Fuel), and Matt Hagan (Funny Car) celebrate winning the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals at Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk, OH. (Image/NHRA)
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NHRA Wrap-Up: Alexander Becomes 1st-Time Top Fuel Winner; Hagan, Gray & Krawiec Also Win

Blake Alexander became the 105th different Top Fuel winner in NHRA history Sunday afternoon at the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals at Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk, OH. Matt Hagan […]

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NHRA Wrap-Up: Schumacher, Capps & Coughlin Jr. Win Thunder Valley Nats

Tony Schumacher locked down his first Top Fuel victory of the season Sunday, emerging victorious at the 18th annual Fitzgerald USA NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals in Bristol, TN. Ron Capps […]

Legendary NHRA Driver Tom “The Mongoose” McEwen Passes Away
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Legendary NHRA Driver Tom “The Mongoose” McEwen Passes Away

Tom “The Mongoose” McEwen, one of the NHRA’s all-time greatest drivers and most colorful personalities, passed away on June 10. He was 81. McEwen began racing in 1953 and eventually […]