One down, 23 to go. Some are still exulting after the Lucas Oil Winternationals in Pomona; others are licking their wounds.
It’s hard to believe that 2018’s championship winning Funny Car Toyota Camry is the oldest body style in use in NHRA’s Mello Yello Drag Racing Series.
Legendary drag racer Don Garlits has been working on an electric dragster for some years, looking to take that car to 200mph. Now General Motors’ Chevrolet division is getting into the electric act with its eCOPO Camaro.
Within the past week, the newly renamed NTT IndyCar Series held a couple of tests in preparation for the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg season opener, scheduled for March 8-10.
It’s not often the first round of eliminations in NHRA’s 24-race Mello Yello season gets rained out.
No matter who wins rain-affected 57th Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals, the story this week is Austin Prock.
NHRA begins its Mello Yello 24-race season this weekend at its ancestral and corporate home track, Auto Club Raceway at Pomona.
For 39 years, Grand Prix Association of Long Beach president and CEO Jim Michaelian had a partner that he could depend on to sponsor the Grand Prix. When Toyota moved its headquarters to Plano, Texas, the writing was on the wall as first, the company removed its popular Pro/Celebrity race and then its overall sponsorship.
Tony Schumacher, the eight-time NHRA Mello Yello Top Fuel champion with 84 national event wins in his overall’s pockets, will be absent from the Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals this weekend.
The 2018 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season wasn’t a great one for Antron Brown, the three-time Top Fuel champion.