Give NHRA some credit – they’re trying to fix the issues they created with Pro Stock, which has lost popularity since the inception of the electronic fuel injection era two years ago.
News, driver interviews, and the latest in NHRA drag racing event coverage including the Mello Yello Championship series, schedules and results.
Race teams always look for the “unfair advantage.” It’s no different in NHRA drag racing, where the crew chief shuffle is in high gear this fall.
NHRA is intent on policing laid-back headers in its Mello Yello Funny Car category. Initially, they spoke of limiting the minimum angle of the headers to 32 degrees, but settled on 40 degrees to start the 2018 Mello Yello season.
The 2017 NHRA season has come to a close, and if you need one word of reaction on the results – surprise!
Three-time NHRA J&A Pro Mod Drag Racing Series champion Rickie Smith proclaimed, in 2016 after winning his third championship, that 2017 was going to be his absolute, final season of racing. Asked over and over and over again if he was serious, Smith emphatically said that yes, this is it for sure.
The curious tale of NHRA’s sanctions to its three-time Top Fuel world champion Larry Dixon might have its roots in the initial appearance, at Gainesville in March of this year, of Dixon’s eponymous team.
Courtney Force will hope that her new look Chevrolet Camaro SS will have a positive outcome in Pomona this weekend.
I got to sit down and talk for a few minutes with Don Schumacher Racing’s Leah Pritchett this week at the 2017 SEMA Show in Las Vegas.
Larry Dixon has been suspended indefinitely from the NHRA Mello Yello professional and Lucas Oil sportsman series following an NHRA rules violation.
The NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series will begin its 2018 season Feb 23-24 at Orlando Speed World Dragway, in Orlando, Fla.