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

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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