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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 O'Reilly Auto Parts NHRA Winternationals and the 134th Wally of his stellar career. The ever-loquacious Force, 62, beat... read more

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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 


 
Photo courtesy Don Schumacher Racing

Aaron's Returns To Don Schumacher Racing With Funny Car Champ Matt Hagan

Aaron's Inc., the sales and lease ownership and specialty retailer of furniture, consumer electronics, home appliances and accessories is returning to NHRA's Don Schumacher... read more January 16, 2012 by 


 
Anne Proffit photo

NHRA Pro Stock Star Erica Enders Goes Testing This Week

Erica Enders is getting ready for the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series 2012 season by getting some practice passes in for her ZaZa Energy Chevrolet prepared by the... read more January 16, 2012 by 


 
Mercedes McLaren L4P SLR777

World's Fastest Mercedes Gets Even Faster: Video

If you're willing to forgive the fact that the Mercedes SLR McLaren at the heart of this story is tuned far beyond any stock Mercedes, the world now has a new Mercedes speed... read more January 12, 2012 by 


 
Traxxas Ford Mustang Funny Car - Anne Proffit photo

Courtney Force Joins JFR's NHRA Funny Car Team with Traxxas Sponsorship

John Force Racing will be a four-car entity this year as Force's daughter Courtney joins John, brother-in-law Robert Hight and Mike Neff as Funny Car drivers in NHRA's Full... read more January 11, 2012 by 


 
Alan Johnson - Anne Proffit photo

NHRA's Al-Anabi Racing Sets Crew Chief Pairings

When Al-Anabi Racing team manager Alan Johnson decided on his two drivers for the upcoming NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series season, he realized he had one Top Fuel... read more January 6, 2012 by 


 
Brandon Bernstein - Anne Proffit photo

Brandon Bernstein Joins Morgan Lucas Racing For 2012 NHRA Season

When his father, the legendary Kenny Bernstein closed shop and retired shortly after the end of the 2011 NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series season, Top Fuel standout... read more January 4, 2012 by 


 
Bugatti Veyron at drag strip in Florida

New Video Of A Bugatti Veyron Running The Quarter Mile In 10.1 Seconds

Remember last week’s video of a Bugatti Veyron leaving a mildly tuned Nissan GT-R in the dust at a drag strip in Florida? Well, here’s two new videos of the... read more January 2, 2012 by 


 
 

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