Leah Pritchett Unofficially Fastest Top Fuel Pilot in NHRA History

CHANDLER, Arizona (February 3, 2018) – Leah Pritchett unofficially became the fastest Top Fuel pilot in history during NHRA Nitro Spring Training at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park on Saturday. At day four of the annual pre-season test session, Pritchett powered her Mopar Dodge dragster down the 1,000-foot Phoenix track in 334.73-mph, the unofficial fastest speed recorded by a Top... Read More

Two-time Funny Car World Champ Matt Hagan looks to replicate hot start from 2017 Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals

POMONA, Calif. — For the second time in his career, that typical early-season excitement turned into something even more special for Matt Hagan in 2017. The Funny Car standout won the first two events of the year for the second time in his career, and the two-time world champion is looking for another hot start to open the 2018 NHRA... Read More

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