NHRA News

LUCAS, BECKMAN, ENDERS, SAVOIE CLAIM WINS AT PRESTIGIOUS CHEVROLET PERFORMANCE U.S. NATIONALS: Jack Beckman completed a sweep of the weekend in Funny Car with his victory on Labor Day Monday at the Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals. Morgan Lucas (Top Fuel), Erica Enders (Pro Stock), and Jerry Savoie (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were winners at the world’s most prestigious drag race... Read More

All The Chips Fall This Weekend At Wilkesboro Dragway Plus Wheeliepalooza

This weekend at Wilkesboro Dragway, drama will be king! It’s championship weekend! Saturday, the gates will open at 3pm for the final points race for the 2015 racing season, and the points battles couldn’t be tighter. With only a few points separating 1st and 2nd place in all three divisions, the drivers will be pulling out all the stops to win the... Read More

Fletcher makes it to the finals in both races in Pro Bike

By: Jerry Towns July 18’s Summit ET event was a double race with no Jr. Dragsters. Super Pro – Gary Got it Dunn – 34 car field – Gary Dunn from Flowery Branch in a ’82 S-10 owned by Winston Brooks, defeated Susan Spikes from Commerce, in her “98 Mills Dragster.  Gary gave thanks to Winston Brooks, Stacy Blanton and Bailey Dunn (crew chief).  In... Read More

Wilkesboro Dragway 6-20 results

Story/Photo by Kevin Thorne for MSA: Long time Wilkesboro Dragway racer Tim Adams has been plagued with motor problems for the past 2 seasons. This year, things have been turning the corner and Saturday his perseverance paid off! Adams took home the Top ET win over the powerful dragster driven by Jr. Hodges.” It’s about time!” exclaimed Adams with a big smile ... Read More

SMITH LOOKS FOR MAGIC TOUCH

After back-to-back championships in the NHRA J&A Service Pro Mod Drag Racing Series, Rickie Smith’s 2015 season has not yet followed suit. But to get back on track there might not be a better facility for Smith to visit than one that has his name among the “Legends of Thunder Valley.” Smith’s name sits high above Bristol Dragway along with... Read More

Mason Family Competition Fueled At O’Reilly Auto Parts Friday Night Drags

One of the most crowd-pleasing divisions at O’Reilly Auto Parts Friday Night Drags is the Truck Advanced Division. These trucks aren’t your typical pick-ups. Danny Mason, whose family races two trucks in the division, knows what sets them apart from the regular truck division. “Well it’s totally different … these right here,” he said. “Any truck in this class, there’s... Read More