Champions crowned in 2017 O’Reilly Auto Parts Friday Night Drags season finale

After 15 weeks of high-intensity, side-by-side racing at O’Reilly Auto Parts Friday Night Drage, six out of the 18 racing divisions were still undecided heading into Friday night’s 2017 season finale, three of which were tied. With championships on the line, a roaring crowd and an electric atmosphere to send the 16-week season at one of the nation’s largest organized... Read More

Torrence powered Top Fuel dragster to victory at NHRA Nationals in Norwalk, OH

NORWALK, Ohio/June 25, 2017 — Steve Torrence powered his Top Fuel dragster to victory Sunday at the 11th annual Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals at Summit Racing Equipment Motorsports Park. Jack Beckman (Top Fuel), Bo Butner (Pro Stock) and LE Tonglet (Pro Stock Motorcycle) were also winners in their respective categories at the 12th of 24 events on the 2017... Read More

NHRA News: Mickey Thompson Tires to sponsor Pro Bike Battle All-Star event

GLENDORA, Calif. (June 24, 2017) – Mickey Thompson Tires has been named the official sponsor of the Pro Bike Battle event held at Sonoma Raceway, NHRA officials announced today. The multi-year agreement will feature the top motorcycle competitors in the country battling for a lucrative purse. The Mickey Thompson Tires Pro Bike Battle will take place July 29th during the... Read More

Early season success puts Pro Stock Motorcycle standout Le Tonglet ahead of schedule heading to Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals

NORWALK, Ohio – LE Tonglet knew that teaming up with reigning Pro Stock Motorcycle champion Jerry Savoie would pay off at some point during the 2017 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season. But the 2010 world champ didn’t expect it would come quite this quick. Tonglet won back-to-back races on his Nitro Fish Racing Suzuki earlier this season and... Read More

Famed western swing for NHRA Mello Yello drag racing series starts in Mile-High City

MORRISON, Colo. – The thrilling Western Swing once again starts at Bandimere Speedway, as the top stars in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series return for the 38th annual Mopar Mile-High Nationals. Sunday’s finals will be showcased live on the FOX national broadcast network. The Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals is the 14th of 24 events during the 2017 NHRA... Read More

Racing with dad on Father’s Day ‘always special’ for Monster Energy driver Brittany Force

On a day when children across the country enjoy a nice dinner or cookout with their fathers, Monster Energy Top Fuel dragster driver Brittany Force will celebrate Father’s Day with her dad at the NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway. Father’s Day at Bristol has become a tradition in NHRA – and with the Force family since John Force’s... Read More

Hot Rod and Aftermarket Legend Vic Edelbrock Jr Passes Away

By Andreanna Ditton, Racing Junk: Vic Edelbrock Jr., a legend in the aftermarket and automotive performance industry, has passed away at the age of 80. Edelbrock was part of an automotive dynasty, both as a legacy and as a pioneer.  Following in his father Vic Edelbrock Sr’s footsteps, Edelbrock Jr took over Edelbrock at age 26 following his father’s death.  He grew... Read More