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Saturday, May 25, 2013
Drag Racing News
5/24/2013 Get your NITRO fix every Friday on RaceTalkRadio.com with the official radio show for Tequila Patron Funny Car driver Alexis DeJoria.
5/23/2013 When a massive tornado recently tore through Oklahoma and left a trail of devastation in its wake, the tragedy hit close to home for Richard Freeman and the Elite Motorsports LLC/Elite Performance employees: Their Wynnewood, Okla., headquarters are just an hour away from the heart of the destruction that occurred in Moore.
5/23/2013 The “Biggest little door car race in the Midwest” is just two short months away. (Benton, )
5/19/2013 Steve Hoyt led the winners for the rain delayed Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Spring Spectacle of Speed event that was postponed from last month due to persistent rain showers at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis. (Indianapolis, )
5/19/2013 Johnny Gray raced to his third victory of the season Sunday and moved back into the Funny Car points lead at the 25th annual NHRA Kansas Nationals. (Topeka, )
5/18/2013 At the Lucas Oil Series event at Norwalk, which again hosted a capacity crowd Saturday and had fans lined up for miles both directions, Marty Thacker sealed a spot on the Jegs Allstars team with his first Alcohol Dragster victory since 2011, and Chris Foster beat John Anderika in the Top Alcohol Funny Car final for the second year in a row.
5/18/2013 As The Summit Bracket Racing Series presented by COMP Cams has passed the half-way point of the season, the chase for the Championship is really heating up. (Memphis, )
5/18/2013 NAPA Night of Fire & Thunder results for Saturday, May 18, 2013 from Bandimere Speedway. (Morrison, )
5/18/2013 Results from the 2013 X-Treme Drag Racing League Bash on the Bayou.
5/17/2013 Drag racers took advantage of the final night of non-points competition to tune-up their vehicles and work out any last kinks during the fourth week of Friday Night Drags & Show-N-Shine at Atlanta Motor Speedway. (Commerce, )
5/16/2013 It may just be the third-ever event for the new X-treme Drag Racing League, but this weekend’s Bash On The Bayou already has incredible significance thanks to the X-DRL’s “X-treme Shootout.” (Belle Rose, )
5/16/2013 Spencer Massey has gathered some special memories over the years at Heartland Park Topeka, a racetrack that he considers his home away from home. (Topeka, )
5/15/2013 NHRA announced today that it has fined a Pro Stock racer and a Pro Stock team for committing rules infractions last weekend at the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway in Commerce, Ga. (Commerce, )
5/15/2013 Memphis International Raceway hosts OUTLAWS – The Comeback presented by VP Racing. (Memphis, )
5/15/2013 Longtime NHRA national and divisional event announcer and “Voice of the North Central Division” Leo Taugher has been named the Grand Marshal for the upcoming 7th annual Mickey Mart Cavalcade of Stars presented by Budweiser at Summit Motorsports Park, May 17-19. (Norwalk, )
5/15/2013 The NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series returns to Heartland Park Topeka, May 17-19 for the NHRA Kansas Nationals and 2011 Funny Car world champion Matt Hagan is in contention for his first career win at Heartland Park as well as another Funny Car championship. (Topeka, )
5/15/2013 The new X-treme Drag Racing League (X-DRL) takes its inaugural season South for its third event as the X-DRL prepares for its first appearance at No Problem Raceway for the Bash On The Bayou on May 17-18 in Belle Rose, La. (Belle Rose, )
5/15/2013 The NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series which has been twice rained out at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis will be completed with selected eliminator classes run individually at upcoming North Central Division events. (Indianapolis, )
5/15/2013 Coming off two consecutive years of record-breaking attendance, racers and fans are excited to get the 2013 racing season started this weekend at Northern Michigan Dragway. (Kaleva, )
5/12/2013 Jeff Strickland raced his way to a pair of final rounds in the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series for the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway and Troy Williams Jr. and David Latino made trips to the NHRA national event winner’s circle for the first time. (Commerce, )
5/11/2013 Results for Friday and Saturday, May 10 and 11, 2013 from Cordova Dragway Park. (Cordova, )
5/11/2013 ET Series/Fast/Quick/Fineline 16 results for Saturday, May 11, 2013 from Bandimere Speedway. (Morrison, )
5/10/2013 With 18 different divisions of competition at Friday Night Drags, there are many more vehicles than your typical high-power drag racers prowling the drag strip. (South Hampton, )
5/10/2013 Pennzoil Ultra E.T. Series results for Friday, May 10, 2013 from Bandimere Speedway. (Morrison, )
5/10/2013 The competition proved fierce during the third installment of Atlanta Motor Speedway’s seventh full season of Friday Night Drags & Show-N-Shine. (South Hampton, )
5/8/2013 In drag racing, heat is the great equalizer. When the weather is cool and overcast, the fastest (i.e. well-funded) racer tends to win.
5/8/2013 It was announced today that bluemedia has entered into a multi-year agreement with NHRA to become its “Official Sign and Graphics Provider.”
5/7/2013 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series teams will return to Atlanta Dragway this weekend for the completion of the rain-delayed Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Southern Nationals. (Commerce, )
5/5/2013 The NHRA North Central Region crowned their first champions today for the 2013 NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series at Lucas Oil Raceway Park at Indianapolis as Bill Reichert and Andy Bohl took the wins in Top Alcohol Dragster and Top Alcohol Funny Car respectively. (Indianapolis, )
5/5/2013 It was a family affair for the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Thunder on the Plains at S.R.C.A. Drag Strip this weekend as Glen Amerine nearly shared the winner’s circle with his son Craig who was the runner up in Top Sportsman, and brothers battled in the final round for the Stock Eliminator championship.
5/5/2013 Results for Sunday, May 5, 2013 from Bandimere Speedway. (Morrison, )
5/4/2013 San Antonio Raceway hosted another round of IHRA Summit Racing Equipment, Super Series bracket racing. (San Antonio, )
5/4/2013 Results for Saturday, May 4, 2013 from Bandimere Speedway. (Morrison, )
5/4/2013 Club Clash presented by Corvette Connection results from Bandimere Speedway. (Morrison, )
5/3/2013 The NHRA Spring Spectacle of Speed, the North Central Division’s season opening NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event will resume this weekend – May 4 & 5 at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis. (Indianapolis, )
5/3/2013 NHRA Funny Car pioneer Don Schumacher was formally inducted into the International Motorsports Hall of Fame Thursday evening during a black-tie gala event at the SPEED Dome adjacent to Talladega Motor Speedway.
5/2/2013 NHRA’s Y.E.S. Program presented by the U.S. Army provides career guidance to thousands of students.
5/2/2013 Mike Edwards says the first quarter of the 2013 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series brings back a really vivid memory. (Commerce, )
5/2/2013 The next race during the inaugural 2013 season in the X-treme Drag Racing League (X-DRL) will have an enticing added bonus that will pay off in a major way for drivers in three different classes.
5/1/2013 Washington, Carty, Chapman seek double opportunity when race is finished in July. (Sandston, )
5/1/2013 With five different winners in six races and several more drivers showing they have the potential to win races, to say the NHRA Funny Car category has been competitively balanced would be an understatement.
4/30/2013 The 3rd annual JEGS Summer Door Car Shootout, coming to I-57 Dragstrip July 19-21 will follow the same format that has earned the event the label of “The best little door car race in the Midwest.” (Benton, )
4/29/2013 For the 33rd year in a row, the largest, loudest and fastest event of the year for Commerce, GA will be coming to Atlanta Dragway on May 3-5, 2013, featuring all the greats of the sport: Top Fuel Dragsters, Top Fuel Funny Cars and Pro Stockers. (Commerce, )
4/28/2013 Five Idaho racers took home trophies from this weekend’s Napa Auto Parts Ignitor Opener presented by Dan Wiebold Ford Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event at Firebird Raceway in Boise, Idaho, led by Dan Lafferty and Kevin Griffiths. (Eagle, )
4/28/2013 At the rain-plagued O’Reilly Auto Parts NHRA SpringNationals at Royal Purple Raceway, Randy Meyer continued his recent resurgence in Top Alcohol Dragster and Tony Bartone won his second national event in a row in Top Alcohol Funny Car. (Baytown, )
4/28/2013 As the Summit Bracket Racing Series presented by COMP Cams progresses throughout the season, the current points leaders in each class are emerging, but it still anyone’s game. (Memphis, )
4/28/2013 Clint Satterfield raced to his first career NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series victory Sunday at the O’Reilly Auto Parts NHRA SpringNationals presented by Super Start Batteries at Royal Purple Raceway. (Baytown, )
4/28/2013 Pennzoil Ultra E.T. Series results for Sunday, April 28, 2013 from Bandimere Speedway. (Morrison, )
4/27/2013 Results for Saturday, April 27, 2013 from Bandimere Speedway. (Morrison, )
4/27/2013 Results for Saturday, April 27, 2013 from Bandimere Speedway. (Morrison, )