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Vincent Nobile - Anne Proffit photo

Vincent Nobile: Rising NHRA Pro Stock Star

The Norwalk, Ohio, round of NHRA's Full Throttle Drag Racing Series was a grand one for 21-year-old Pro Stock racer Vincent Nobile, now in his second full year of competition in what is arguably drag racing's most competitive class. Nobile, who was a contender for the series' Automobile Club of... read more

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Mystery 9 Ford Mustang 1966 launch

NHRA's New England Connection

The National Hot Rod Association is coming to the New England area next year when it presents its first Full Throttle Drag Racing Series New England Nationals on June 20-23... read more May 30, 2012 by 


 
Nissan Leaf versus Nissan 370Z drag race

Nissan Leaf Beats 370Z In Drag Race? Video...

If you've ever needed videographic proof that bad driving and an evil heart can prove anything, you'll want to check out this video. Otherwise, get ready to be infuriated... read more May 29, 2012 by 


 
Glen Gray - Anne Proffit photo

NHRA Forms Nitro Technical Advisory Committee

The National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) is moving toward inclusion and transparency in its Full Throttle Drag Racing Series, with the formation of its Nitro Technical... read more May 18, 2012 by 


 
Steve Torrence - Anne Proffit photo

Torrance, Capps Lead NHRA Atlanta Winners

When Steve Torrence won the NHRA Lucas Oil Top Alcohol Dragster national championship in 2005, he began to set his sights on being a winning driver in the Top Fuel category... read more May 8, 2012 by 


 
Final round photo courtesy Gary Nastase for John Force Racing

Neff Earns Improbable NHRA Funny Car Win At Houston

After the 25th annual NHRA O'Reilly Auto Parts Spring Nationals at Royal Purple Raceway outside Houston, TX one streak ended but another continued. Robert Hight wasn't able... read more April 30, 2012 by 


 
Anne Proffit photo

Robert Hight On A Roll - Narrowly Misses 1st Quarter Driver Of The Year

NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series Funny Car driver Robert Hight came oh so close to taking the first quarter voting for DRIVER OF THE YEAR, voted by an elite panel of 21... read more April 25, 2012 by 


 
Hagan's explosion at zMAX Dragway

NHRA Funny Car Champ Matt Hagan's Struggles Continued At zMAX Dragway

Matt Hagan is a soft-spoken, blue-eyed cattle farmer (his term) from Virginia who also happens to be the reigning NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series Funny Car champion... read more April 21, 2012 by 


 
Danny Sullivan

Motorsports Hall Of Fame Of America Names 2012 Inductees

With three in the class of 2012 hailing from the Southern California area, it was appropriate for the Motorsports Hall of Fame of America to announce this year's inductees... read more April 13, 2012 by 


 
Morgan Lucas - Anne Proffit photo

NHRA Field Set For SummitRacing.com Nationals At Las Vegas

Four races into the 2012 NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series, three names just seem to stand out from the crowd: Lucas, Hight and Line. These three drivers just seem to... read more April 1, 2012 by 


 
Anne Proffit photo

NHRA Legend Bill "Grumpy" Jenkins Dies At 81

Bill Jenkins, known to everyone in the National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) community as "Grumpy" has passed. He was 81. A master of the internal combustion engine... read more March 29, 2012 by 


 
Karen Stoffer on her Suzuki Pro Stock Motorcycle - Anne Proffit photo

NHRA Adjusts Pro Stock Motorcycle - Is It Enough To Save Class?

Apparently, the National Hot Rod Association might listen to some complaints from its competitors. Following the start of the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series Pro Stock... read more March 23, 2012 by 


 
Nissan GT-R comes close to hitting the wall three times during drag race

Lucky GT-R Driver Avoids Crashing 3 Times During Drag Race

Proof that all-wheel drive cars can be upset by too much power, even in a straight line, is this video footage of a drag race between two highly-modified Nissan GT-R... read more March 20, 2012 by 


 
Bob Tasca III at Gainesville - Anne Proffit photo

Tasca Beefs Up Funny Car Tuning Corps, Adds Venables To Team

Bob Tasca III hasn't had a great three-race start in the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series 2012 season. Driving his Motorcraft/Quick Lane Ford Shelby Mustang Funny Car... read more March 19, 2012 by 


 
LE Tonglet races Karen Stoffer at Gainesville - Anne Proffit photo

2010 NHRA Champ Tonglet Loses Backing - No Parity In Motorcycle Class

In 2010, LE Tonglet won the NHRA's Pro Stock Motorcycle championship in the Full Throttle Drag Racing Series. He did it with his father/team owner Gary tuning his older... read more March 16, 2012 by 


 
Morgan Lucas - Anne Proffit photo

Lucas Leads NHRA Winners At Rain-Delayed Gatornationals

The Tire Kingdom NHRAl Gatornationals were plagued by rain this year that stopped Sunday eliminations after the quarterfinals and forced NHRA to complete the third race of... read more March 13, 2012 by 


 
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