There were plenty of surprises at this year’s 50th annual Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals on the Gainesville Raceway dragstrip.
One historic event of the 2019 Mello Yello NHRA season gave three drivers a chance to earn their own golden victories this weekend at Gainsville Raceway.
Richie Crampton, who won the prestigious NHRA Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway in his rookie, 2014 season (with Morgan Lucas Racing) will have a new partner for his Kalitta Motorsports Top Fuel dragster.
Kalitta Motorsports has just announced a partial-season partnership between long-time business associates DHL and team owner Connie Kalitta’s Kalitta Air.
Australian Richie Crampton, who drove the SealMaster dragster fielded by Kalitta Motorsports in the last seven races of 2017, has been retained for next year.
The 2016 NHRA Winternationals got the season off to a great start.
Reaction by some of the fastest racers in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series to the new rule eliminating the need for a 1 percent backup of a national record was generally positive.
Richie Crampton is ready to contend for the championship in 2016.
The 2015 NHRA Mellow Yello Drag Racing Series ended with Worsham and Hines taking championships.
Antron Brown and Erica Enders both took the championship titles in Las Vegas.