The NHRA makes a bittersweet trip to Atlanta Dragway this weekend for its third race of the 2021 Camping World Drag Racing Series season – and the track’s 40th and final annual Lucas Oil Southern Nationals on the soon-to-be-closed dragstrip.
After an elongated off-season that’s stretched from the first day of November to mid-March, racers are extraordinarily focused on win lights once again.
An era is over in NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series Pro Stock competition, with the retirement of five-time Pro Stock champion Jeg Coughlin Jr. It wasn’t the final year he wanted but, then, 2020 hasn’t dealt good hands to anyone, has it?
Every NHRA drag racer loves to compete at Lucas Oil Raceway (LOR). Site of Labor Day’s DENSO Spark Plugs U.S. Nationals, LOR has, this year, become the epicenter of drag racing, as the novel coronavirus, COVID-19 has made it difficult to travel throughout the country for competition.
From 2008-2010, Jeg Coughlin Jr. experimented with driving an Olympic bobsled at teeth-clenching speeds as part of the Geoff Bodine Bobsled Challenge.
For many, the Gatornationals mark the true start to the full NHRA season. This year will be no exception.
It appears two of the biggest stars in current NHRA Pro Stock Mello Yello competition are hanging up their full-time helmets at the close of the 2020 season.
Winter is slowly slipping away, which means it’s time to get back to racing – and the season opener of the National Hot Rod Association sure did not disappoint.
This upcoming weekend’s 60th annual Lucas Oil Winternationals heralds more than a few hallmarks as the NHRA begins its 2020 season.
JEGS Automotive celebrates its 60th anniversary in 2020.