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Brandon Bernstein in action at Pomona - Anne Proffit photo

Kenny Bernstein Retires From NHRA Drag Racing

There was a time when drag racer Kenny Bernstein had winning teams in almost all phases of major American auto racing: his native NHRA drag racing, CART Indy cars and NASCAR Sprint Cup. Two days after the 2011 NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series season, Bernstein declared he's done with NHRA drag... read more

November 15, 2011 by 
Tony Schumacher at the hit - Anne Proffit

NHRA Chess Game Continues At Pomona Finale

Pacesetters remained the same after two days and two sessions of qualifying for the Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA Finals on the Auto Club Raceway at Pomona... read more November 12, 2011 by 

Mike Edwards set a track record elapsed time - Anne Proffit photo

NHRA Gets Qualifying Underway In Pomona

There were plenty of clouds hovering over Pomona today, where the NHRA is striving to hold its Full Throttle Drag Racing Seris World Finals over a four-day period. One... read more November 11, 2011 by 

Daniels wheels her Dodge Challenger down the drag strip. Image courtesy of Tiff Daniels.

All The Right Moves: Tiff Daniels Making Strides In Modern Street Hemi Shootout Series

Racers are a different breed of athletes in that any given time, with the right circumstances and people, they can excel and achieve their dreams through hard work and... read more November 8, 2011 by 

Jason Line won his 2nd Pro Stock title at Las Vegas - Anne Proffit photo

Exciting NHRA Finale On Tap This Weekend

The National Hot Rod Association ends its 2011 season this coming weekend on the Auto Club Raceway at Pomona dragstrip. This is where the season starts; this is where it... read more November 8, 2011 by 

Anne Proffit photo

Grubnic To Fly OPTIMA Batteries Colors In 2012 NHRA Top Fuel Season

It's good to see sponsorship details firming up even before the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series has run the course of its 2011 season. Kalitta Motorsports, owned and... read more November 2, 2011 by 

Anne Proffit photo

Bernstein Booming On All Eight Cylinders

The Copart Top Fuel racing team has quietly been making strides as the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series season winds to its 22-race close. With team owner Kenny... read more November 2, 2011 by 

Anne Proffit photo

Hagan Gets 2012 Sponsor Boost In Funny Car

Don Schumacher Racing's Matt Hagan, in his second year of NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series Funny Car competition, has made the Countdown to One playoff series both of... read more November 1, 2011 by 

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Coughlin Returns To NHRA Pro Stock

Jeg Coughlin Jr was burnt out after the 2010 NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series ended. He'd already won four Pro Stock championships and the 22-race season was cutting... read more November 1, 2011 by 

Chevrolet Camaro COPO Concept at SEMA 2011

Chevrolet COPO Camaro Concept: SEMA 2011

Rumors of a 2012 Camaro ZL1-based factory-built drag racer, much like the Mustang Cobra Jet and Challenger Drag Pak, first surfaced a month ago, and today at the lead-up to... read more October 31, 2011 by 

Anne Proffit photo

Worsham, Capps, Edwards And Arana Jr Lead Las Vegas NHRA Qualifying

Two long days of qualifying for the 11th annual Big O Tires NHRA Nationals on The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway yielded some surprises at both the top and bottom of the... read more October 30, 2011 by 

Anne Proffit photo

NHRA Has A Big Show On Tap For Las Vegas

It's crunch time at the dragstrip! NHRA has two races remaining in its 2011 season, this weekend at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway and a fortnight later on the Auto... read more October 27, 2011 by 

Hennessey HPE650 supercharged 2012 Mustang Boss 302

Hennessey 2012 Ford Mustang Boss 302: Gone In 10.9 Seconds

Nicolas Cage has nothing on John Hennessey. Even if Cage's Gone in 60 Seconds character made swift work with the "Eleanor" Shelby Mustang, Hennessey makes a 2012 Ford Mustang... read more October 25, 2011 by 

Buick Regal drag racer snaps seat on launch

Drag Racer Snaps Seat On Launch, Doesn't Wreck: Video

Drag racing is a hard thing to do on a budget; it's a sport measured in cubic dollars. But many people manage to bend that immutable rule by doing a lot of work themselves... read more September 30, 2011 by 

Bentley Speed 8 LMP race car

Spyker Sold, Nissan Reads Minds, Bentley To Le Mans: Car News Headlines

Today's mix of news is a bit of a mish-mash, with Nissan the unlikely purveyor of nascent mind-reading technology for future cars, Bentley eyeballing a return to Le Mans LMP1... read more September 29, 2011 by 

2012 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1

Chevy Working On ZL1-Based Cobra Jet/Drag Pak Fighter For The Straight Strip?

Lately the talk has been all about how Ford would soon be building a new GT500 to take on the raging 580-horsepower Chevrolet Camaro ZL1, but the tables may have turned... read more September 28, 2011 by 


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