NHRA is pushing ahead with promotion of its 2019 SAMTech.edu Factory Stock Showdown series, expanding the class to eight races, with inaugural races in Richmond and Topeka next year.
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J.R. Todd’s road to the 2018 Mello Yello NHRA Funny Car championship was long and arduous.
Another shovel-full of dirt fell into the grave of NHRA’s Pro Stock category less than a week after the Mello Yello season finale at Auto Club Raceway in Pomona.
If there was any question about the role of families in NHRA drag racing, it was easily answered at the series’ finale on the Auto Club Raceway at Pomona dragstrip. Whether related by blood or by friendship, families prevailed when the championship Wally trophies were handed out.
Once again, the 2018 NHRA season has come to a powerful close, and the bigger picture is framed very differently than last year.
As expected, NHRA is reducing its Mello Yello Pro Stock category, contracting the number of events from 24 to 18 for the door-slammers in 2019.
Bob Vandergriff Racing (BVR) is gearing up for the 2019 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing season – even before the current 24-race schedule is completed.
Welcome back to Behind the Wheel. Those who are enjoying our stories with speed demons on two wheels will want to tune in to our latest episode. If you have been following this column for the last few years, you will probably be familiar with the name Valerie Thompson.
NHRA annually makes a full circle, starting and ending its 24-race seasons on the Auto Club Raceway at Pomona dragstrip.
NHRA has listened to its stakeholders and remade its 2019 Countdown to the Championship playoffs for Mello Yello Top Fuel, Funny Car, Pro Stock and Pro Stock Motorcycle categories.