NHRA Today: Krawiec comes up big in Big D to claim points lead
Eddie Krawiec’s holeshot final-round victory over Jerry Savoie at the AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals gave the three-time former world champ the points lead in Pro Stock Motorcycle with just two events remaining. NHRA’s John Kernan talked to Krawiec this week and found out the win was big for more reasons than just the points.
The final day of the 25th annual California Hot Rod Reunion presented by Automobile Club of Southern California concluded with intense quarter-mile racing Sunday. Event and category champions were crowned as the sun set over Auto Club Famoso Raceway.
With the Top 20 Funny Cars list down to the final three, we're taking a look at the candidates for the top spot. This week, we review the historic 1996 season enjoyed by John Force with his Castrol GTX Firebird.
The last time Shawn Langdon was at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, he was mired in a frustrating early-season slump that included five straight first-round losses to open the 2016 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season. Much has changed since March and Langdon is now in the midst of an impressive finish to his year.
NHRA Pro Stock racer Allen Johnson and Marathon Petroleum Corporation have announced an extended sponsorship agreement to continue their partnership into the 2017 season.
NHRA Today: Lee ready for Team Kalitta debut in Las Vegas
Funny Car racer Paul Lee, who will make his season debut at the Toyota NHRA Nationals in Las Vegas as part of the Kalitta Motorsports team, visited the Wally Parks NHRA Studio where Amanda Busick spoke with him about his new team and his plans for the future.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and NHRA drivers and fans have been promoting the cause in numerous ways. NHRA’s Amanda Busick takes a look at some social media posts from NHRA fans for Breast Cancer Awareness.
SealMaster and Kalitta Motorsports have announced a contract extension for the 2017 season. SealMaster will continue as the primary sponsor on J.R. Todd’s Top Fuel dragster for the entire 24-race 2017 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Season schedule
REPLAY: Forces, Hight chat with Pomona ticket buyers
NHRA cameras were rolling as 16-time NHRA Funny Car champion John Force, along with teammates Brittany and Courtney Force and Robert Hight, answered phones and talked with fans who ordered tickets for the Auto Club NHRA Finals. although the live call-in promotion has ended, any one who buys tickets between now at 11 a.m. Pacific Thursday will get a free pass to NHRA All Access for the balance of the year. Click the headline link for more info.