The fight for NHRA’s Countdown to the Championship Funny Car title will, as is customary, go down to the final race of the year.
As the 2019 NHRA season begins to wind down, girl power is beginning to heat up as two of this sport’s most impressive drivers found a way to fuel their fire at this weekend’s Dodge NHRA Nationals.
Don Schumacher Racing’s (DSR) Matt “Hulk” Hagan definitely elevated his position by earning the first victory for the 2020 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Widebody Funny Car in Dallas last weekend.
This weekend’s drag racing action at Texas Motorplex led to unforeseen Countdown to the Championship victories for three of the most determined NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series drivers.
The new 2020 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Widebody package is being unveiled the day before activities get underway at Bandimere Speedway.
Last year’s rendition of the Dodge Mile-High Nationals on the Bandimere Speedway dragstrip just west of Denver, Colorado was monumental for several reasons, particularly in the Funny Car class.
While many celebrated the Fourth of July holiday with fireworks, two NHRA drivers used their explosive performances at New England Dragway to leave drag racing fans walking away in shock and awe.
Matt Hagan cuts an imposing figure in NHRA’s pit area.
Last weekend’s 35th annual Magic Dry Organic Absorbent NHRA Arizona Nationals were difficult for racers, officials and fans of the sport, as weather dictated the cadence of the race meeting and challenged crew chiefs to prep cars on the fly with the changing and challenging conditions.
The second race of the NHRA season ignited a new spark in three legendary drivers that heated up a cool weekend in the desert outside of Phoenix, Arizona.