NEXT EVENT: TOYOTA NHRA SONOMA NATIONALS, SONOMA, CALIF., JULY 29-31. GET TICKETS AT SONOMARACEWAY.COM

NEXT EVENT: TOYOTA NHRA SONOMA NATIONALS, SONOMA, CALIF., JULY 29-31. GET TICKETS AT SONOMARACEWAY.COM

Event preview: Toyota NHRA Sonoma Nationals

After an incredible weekend in Denver that will long be remembered as one of the best events of the 2016 season, the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series heads to California for the Toyota NHRA Sonoma Nationals. The event is stop No. 2 on the annual Western Swing. Here’s a look at some of this year’s major storylines.

Jack Beckman finished a dominating weekend at the 2015 NHRA Sonoma Nationals by racing to the Funny Car victory. Antron Brown (Top Fuel), Chris McGaha (Pro Stock), and Eddie Krawiec (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were winners of the event.


Throwback Thursday: 1991 Sonoma Nationals

For this week’s journey into the NHRA National Dragster photo archives, we look back at what took place 25 years ago at the Toyota NHRA Sonoma Nationals.

Veteran NHRA Funny Car driver Gary Densham weighs in with his Top 5 Funny Cars list as part of NHRA’s yearlong celebration of 50 Years of Funny Car.


NHRA Pro Bike Battle set for Sonoma

Eight of the top riders in the talented Pro Stock Motorcycle class will take part in the NHRA Pro Bike Battle during the NHRA Sonoma Nationals weekend, making the stop in Sonoma that much more important.

Gibbons will make 2016 Funny Car debut in Sonoma

Funny Car rookie Tim Gibbons will make his 2016 debut at the Toyota NHRA Sonoma Nationals, the first of five races in which the Anderson, Calif.-based driver will compete this season.


Why do some teams use springs on the bodies of their Funny Cars, and what purpose do they serve? NHRA FOX reporter Jamie Howe answers those questions in this NHRA 101. To see more videos like this, click the headline link.


Sonoma always brings the best out in Capps

Off to a phenomenal start during the 2016 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season and heading to one of his favorite races on the NHRA circuit, the Toyota NHRA Sonoma Nationals, means things are coming together almost perfectly for Funny Car points leader Ron Capps.

The Sports Report: Mile-High Moments

NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series drivers put on a great show of their own at the Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals. Here’s a look at a few of the event’s biggest stars.


Crew Chief Confidential: Brian Corradi

In the latest installment of Crew Chief Confidential, Matco Tools Top Fuel dragster co-crew chief Brian Corradi discusses his history in the sport and how pizza and dirt bikes factor into his time off.


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NHRA Toyota Sonoma Nationals

Finals

July 31, 4:00pm-7:00pm (FOX) LIVE

July 31, 11:30pm-2:30am (FS1)

August 1, 6:00am - 9:00am (FS1)


Qualifying

July 29, 7:30pm-8:30pm (FS1)

July 30, 10:00pm-11:00pm (FS1)


All times ET. Schedule subject to change; check local listings.



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