After almost a month off from racing, the legends of the NHRA’s Camping World Drag Racing Series were back at it this weekend at the TascaParts.com New England Nationals at New England Dragway, where experience became the key to victory.
The only way to explain a rather strange weekend for the 34th Mopar Express Lane NHRA SpringNationals presented by Pennzoil is with the word Overcome.
After a yearlong hiatus drag racing’s winningest driver was back on top this weekend after scoring his second four-wide victory in just his fourth race of the season.
The third race of the NHRA’s 2021 Camping World Drag Racing Series season would definitely leave a mark in the hearts of both drivers and fans of the soon-to-be-defunct Atlanta Dragway.
After a month-long hiatus between the season-starting NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series race and its second salvo, the schedule is morphing into a more familiar cadence, as teams have two weeks between last weekend’s DENSO Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Nationals and NHRA’s final visit to Atlanta Dragway in Commerce, GA for the Lucas Oil NHRA Southern Nationals
As the stars of the NHRA would return to one of the most iconic drag strips in the country, two former champions would drive to their victories of the 2021 season at the DENSO Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Like many things this year, the top shelf of drag racing was forced to delay the start of their season due to an invisible virus. While both drivers and fans would have to show some serious patience for the explosive 2021 National Hot Rod Association to begin, and it was worth the wait.
The lure of a money-laden second annual CTECH World Doorslammer Nationals presented by JEGS event at Orlando Speed World Dragway was enticing for racers and fans in Pro Stock, Pro Mod, Pro 632, Comp Eliminator Factory Shootout, Top Sportsman, and Stock/Super Stock.
“I want to race where I’m celebrated, not where I’m tolerated.” That’s a direct quote from three-time NHRA Camping World Pro Stock champion Jason Line, who departed the category at the close of the 2020 season.
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.