Results from 12th week of O’Reilly Auto Parts Friday Night Drags

Week 12 action of The O’Reilly Auto Parts Friday Night Drags and Show-N-Shine got underway on the pit-lane drag strip at Atlanta Motor Speedway Friday in the 16-week summer series. Jon Stovall, whose bright red 2006 Dodge Viper turns heads when he runs in the Domestic Advanced class, first came to Friday Night Drags when he heard a commercial on... Read More

Event preview: Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals

The grueling stretch of three consecutive racing weekends in conditions ranging from high elevation to coastal climates begins with racers doing battle at the Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals at Bandimere Speedway in Denver. The event kicks off the fabled Western Swing at the most challenging place for crew chiefs that also happens to be among the most scenic facilities in... Read More

Eastern Conference Finals brings best young racers to Bristol Dragway

NHRA’s Jr. Drag Racing Eastern Conference Finals presented by ViperizerRacing.com will take place at Bristol Dragway Thursday through Saturday, July 21- 23. The event will feature more than 500 drivers, from 6-17 years old, in eight racing categories piloting half-scale dragsters powered by five-horsepower motors reaching speeds up to 85 mph covering the eighth-mile track in as quick as 7.90... Read More

ATLANTA DRAGWAY IMPROVEMENTS INCLUDE NEW CONCRETE STARTING LINE, DAKTRONICS SCOREBOARDS

NHRA officials announced today two major facility improvements for Atlanta Dragway, Georgia’s House of Speed. The venerable NHRA-owned dragstrip, which sits just northeast of downtown Atlanta in Commerce, Ga., serves as host of the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Southern Nationals, May 13-15, round seven of the 24-race NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series. The facility recently received the first of... Read More

Shirley Muldowney removes herself from Land Speed Record opportunity

Drag racing legend Shirley Muldowney has announced she will not participate in any land speed record attempt in Doug Herbert’s proposed Streamliner car. An attempt at Muldowney capturing the all-time record for female drivers was announced two years ago when the idea to build the car was first formulated. “I won’t be driving that car,” Muldowney said. “I wanted to let Doug and... Read More