On the Thursday before NHRA’s season starting Mello Yello Lucas Oil Winternationals race on Auto Club Raceway at Pomona’s dragstrip, it would be fair to think Jack Beckman wouldn’t repeat his season-closing victory last November.
John Force Racing is gearing up for the 2020 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season by acknowledging its four-car, full-time assault on Top Fuel and Funny Car titles.
After substantial testing of newly developed Mobil 1 products, a multi-year partnership was forged that will give Toyota Racing Development (TRD) partners Kalitta Motorsports exclusive use of a newly developed Mobil 1 drag racing motor oil, along with other lubricants
The drama in NHRA’s Pro Stock Mello Yello division is looking to upend itself over the next three races.
One of the most engaging racers in the NHRA’s Mello Yello Drag Racing Series is returning to full-time competition in the 2020 season, starting with the season-starting Winternationals on the Auto Club Raceway at Pomona dragstrip next February.
In between NHRA Mello Yello races, many nitro teams like to test. Some stay after an event to try out different parts while they’ve still got tents and haulers set up to accumulate data and prep cars between rounds; others go to match-race events to work on their skills in anticipation of the next NHRA event.
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.
Weather willing, this weekend begins the six-race NHRA Countdown to the Championship playoffs to crown titleholders in Mello Yello’s Top Fuel, Funny Car, Pro Stock and Pro Stock Motorcycle classes.
This past Sunday marked a milestone victory for two NHRA Mello Yello nitro championship racers: 2016 Funny Car champ Ron Capps earned his 60th professional victory; three-time Top Fuel titleholder Antron Brown (2012, 2015, 2016) earned his 50th victory in the category
NHRA has announced its 2019 schedule of 24 races, with just a few changes in the mix for next season.