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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, Rhode Island native Tasca has failed to make it out of the first round at every race thus far this season. Because the Ford... read more

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2012 Chevrolet COPO Camaro goes to limited production

Chevrolet To Build 69 2012 COPO Camaro Drag Racers

At last year's SEMA show, Chevrolet showed off a concept version of the 2012 Camaro in COPO drag racing trim. Now, the company has announced it will produce it--but in very... read more March 8, 2012 by 


 
Antron Brown at Pomona - Anne Proffit photo

Brown, Hight, Line NHRA Victors At Phoenix

The Firebird International Raceway dragstrip outside Phoenix, Arizona is known to be tough on competitors. Nestled south of the city on a plain, it's desert pure and simple... read more February 20, 2012 by 


 
Spencer Massey - Anne Proffit photo

Massey Rides Top Fuel Record To NHRA Arizona Nationals

The last time NHRA Top Fuel drag racer Spencer Massey left Phoenix's Firebird International Raceway last year, he had a goose egg for points in the race, not having made the... read more February 15, 2012 by 


 
John Force burnout - Anne Proffit photo

John Force, Spencer Massey, Greg Anderson NHRA Pomona Winners

The only thing louder than the sound of nitro-powered NHRA Top Fuel and Funny Car battles on the Auto Club Raceway at Pomona on Sunday was John Force after winning his sixth... read more February 13, 2012 by 


 
Robert Hight burnout - Anne Proffit photo

Rain Thwarts Final NHRA Qualifying At Pomona

Rain won the day at the O'Reilly Auto Parts NHRA Winternationals on the Auto Club Raceway dragstrip at Pomona, CA. While the Pro Stock, Funny Car and Top Fuel competitors... read more February 13, 2012 by 


 
Morgan Lucas - Anne Proffit photo

Another Good NHRA Racing Day At Pomona

Two rounds of qualifying are in the books for the National Hot Rod Association's (NHRA) season-opening O'Reilly Auto Parts Winternationals on the Auto Club Raceway dragstrip... read more February 11, 2012 by 


 
Courtney Force's first Funny Car pass - Anne Profit photo

NHRA Winternationals Qualifying Begins At Pomona

The National Hot Rod Association's (NHRA) 23-race season started this week with the first round of qualifying for the O'Reilly Auto Parts NHRA Winternationals, held on Auto... read more February 10, 2012 by 


 
Logo courtesy NHRA

NHRA Announces Traxxas Nitro Shootout At Mac Tools US Nationals

The National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) has oftentimes had races within a race promoted by sponsors of one type or another. There's the K&N Challenge for Pro Stock and at... read more February 8, 2012 by 


 
Alexis DeJoria - Anne Proffit photo

DeJoria To Contest NHRA Funny Car Season With 2012 Toyota Camry Body

Alexis DeJoria comes from beauty and tequila royalty. She's spent a year testing and a mini-season competing in four races in 2011 preparing for her career as a professional... read more February 8, 2012 by 


 
Jerry Savoie at the Pomona season fnale - Anne Proffit

Savoie To Race NHRA Pro Stock Motorcyle With Buell And Suzuki

One of the biggest surprises of the 2011 NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series came in the Pro Stock Motorcycle category. Sure, the title went down to Harley-Davidson... read more February 7, 2012 by 


 
Photo courtesy Don Schumacher Racing/Auto Imagery

Don Schumacher Racing Submits Enclosed Canopy Dragster For NHRA Approval

Don Schumacher Racing's (DSR) innovative fully closed canopy Top Fuel car is ready for action - but hasn't passed all the strictures by the National Hot Rod Association... read more February 1, 2012 by 


 
Mark Lyle photo courtesy NHRA

NHRA Names Mark Lyle Official Chief Starter

He's only the third person to hold the position of Official NHRA Chief Starter, the man who stands between two drag racing cars and presses the buttons to begin competition... read more February 1, 2012 by 


 
Anne Proffit photo

John Medlen Back At John Force Racing As Safety Guru

History tends to repeat itself. You know: what goes around comes around again. John Medlen, who began working for John Force Racing in 1996 and was crew chief to Tony... read more January 31, 2012 by 


 
Greg Stanfield at Pomona in November - Anne Proffit photo

NHRA's Pro Stock Contingent Tests At Bradenton, FL

NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Pro Stock testing is going on in Bradenton, FL while the Top Fuel and Funny Car categories work on their off-season changes at Jupiter, in the... read more January 23, 2012 by 


 
Rendering courtesy Jim Dunn Racing

NHRA's Jim Dunn Racing Names Sponsor, Driver For 2012 Funny Car

NHRA legend Jim Dunn will field a Funny Car for driver Todd Lesenko for the 2012 Full Throttle Drag Racing season, with sponsorship from central California's Tap It Brewing... read more January 16, 2012 by 


 
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