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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 Company. Dunn, one of the pioneers of NHRA drag racing began his career as a driver in 1950 - just when the popularity of drag... read more

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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 


 
An 800 horsepower, 2,400 amp... Fiero?

IHRA Adopts Rules For Electric Drag Racing

If you feed your need for speed with amps instead of octane, we have some good news for you. Thanks to the efforts of the National Electric Drag Racing Association (NEDRA)... read more December 27, 2011 by 


 
Anne Proffit photo

Matt Hagan's Championship Year In NHRA Funny Car

Matt Hagan, the 28-year-old cattle farmer from Christiansburg, VA is the second youngest NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series Funny Car champion in the series' 60-year... read more December 17, 2011 by 


 
Chevrolet Performance Parts' COPO Camaro concept.

Chevy Performance Tests Its COPO Camaro Concept: Video

We last saw the Chevrolet Performance COPO Camaro concept in the parking lot of the 2011 SEMA show. Aside from the fact that it was built for NHRA Stock Eliminator... read more December 16, 2011 by 


 
Courtesy Al-Anabi Racing

Khalid alBalooshi Joins Al-Anabi Racing's Top Fuel Team

Al-Anabi Racing continues with news of its second driver in the 2012 NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series. As expected, 2011 NHRA Get Screened America Pro Mod champion... read more December 14, 2011 by 


 
Anne Proffit photo

Shawn Langdon Joins NHRA's Al-Anabi Racing Top Fuel Team

It took less than a day for Al-Anabi Racing to name Shawn Langdon as one of its two drivers in 2012 NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series Top Fuel competition. After sending... read more December 14, 2011 by 


 
Anne Proffit photo

Al-Anabi Racing And Larry Dixon Part Ways

The news was out at the IMIS racing trade show in Indy last week and confirmed on Monday by Al-Anabi Racing. The two-car team, managed by Alan Johnson Racing has split from... read more December 12, 2011 by 


 
Morgan Lucas in action this year at Pomona - Anne Proffit photo

Morgan Lucas Amps Up Top Fuel Tuning Staff

Morgan Lucas is serious about wanting to win in the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series' Top Fuel category. Lucas, son of Forrest and Charlotte Lucas of Lucas Oil fame... read more December 5, 2011 by 


 
Venables tuned Cruz Pedregon to his "best run" in Denver - Anne Proffit photo

John Force Racing Adds Tuning Expertise For 2012 NHRA Season

John Force Racing is beefing up its engineering staff for the upcoming 2012 NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series season of 23 races. The "brain trust" already in place... read more December 5, 2011 by 


 
2013 Cobra Jet Mustang by Ford Racing

Ford Racing Unveils 2013 Cobra Jet Mustang

Today, Ford Racing unveiled the 2013 Cobra Jet Mustang at the Performance Racing Industry show in Orlando, Florida. This is the latest in Ford Racing’s Cobra Jet... read more December 2, 2011 by 


 
Drivers of C6 and C5 Chevrolet Corvettes participate in public road drag race

Street Racing Corvette Drivers May Face Charges Following Crash: Video

Pull up to a set of lights and you see a matching pair of Chevrolet Corvettes, one a current-generation C6 and the other a previous-gen C5, and you can bet the drivers of the... read more December 1, 2011 by 


 
Del Worsham - Anne Proffit photo

Worsham To Tune DeJoria Flopper At Kalitta Motorsports

With his deep background in the art of tuning nitro-powered NHRA Funny Cars, it's not a surprise to see newly-retired driver Del Worsham return to the sport as a crew chief... read more November 30, 2011 by 


 
 

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