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Sun 27 Dec 2009
Series spotlight - Greg Slack

Series spotlight - Greg Slack

IHRA's Slack Shows the Power of Faith Greg Slack's courageous triumph over cancer In his successful twenty-five-year career as a racer, Greg Slack has faced numerous challenges, fought tough adversaries, and overcome seemingly insurmountable...

IHRA news on diabetes 2009-12-22

IHRA news on diabetes 2009-12-22

Making a Difference From local racers to the national stage, drivers doing their part to help find a cure for one of world's fastest growing diseases Chances are at some point in your life you or someone you know has been directly affected by...

Thu 10 Dec 2009
Series announces new Pro Fuel class

Series announces new Pro Fuel class

Pro Fuel class eyeing record season in 2010 As anticipation builds towards the debut of the brand new Nitro Jam season, so does the anticipation felt among many of the competitors preparing to make their Nitro Jam debut in one of two new IHRA ...

Fri 20 Nov 2009
Series announces special award winners

Series announces special award winners

Hoover earns IHRA's highest honor; Gugliotta, Lang, Lagana, Gulitti and VP Racing Fuels take home special awards After a season filled with tight point battles and incredible racing it was not easy selecting this year's IHRA special award...

Tue 17 Nov 2009
Series 2009 Tournament of Champions moved to 2010

Series 2009 Tournament of Champions moved to 2010

Tournament of Champions rescheduled for Rockingham Nitro Jam weekend IHRA has announced that the Tournament of Champions sportsman runoff has been rescheduled for the Rockingham Nitro Jam event April 30-May 2 at Rockingham Dragway. Weather ...

Rockingham II: Series wrap-up news 2009-10-26

Rockingham II: Series wrap-up news 2009-10-26

Remainder of IHRA World Finals postponed due to weather Four consecutive days of rain and cold weather combined with a less than favorable forecast for the remainder of the week has forced the postponement of the IHRA World Finals at Rockingham...

Thu 12 Nov 2009
Series Tournament of Champions news 2009-11-12

Series Tournament of Champions news 2009-11-12

Tournament of Champions a true assortment of sportsman stars When it comes to the IHRA's Tournament of Champions one thing is certain -- it truly is an assortment of the best sportsman drivers from across North America. A grand total of...

Tue 10 Nov 2009
Series announces 2010 schedule

Series announces 2010 schedule

New look, new format highlights 2010 IHRA Nitro Jam schedule With a brand new look and format to the series comes a revamped schedule as the IHRA Nitro Jam series welcomes one brand new facility and one former track back to the fold as part...

2010 IHRA schedule

2010 IHRA schedule

<pre> 2010 IHRA Nitro Jam Schedule Jan. 29-30 (Fri-Sat) Palm Beach International Raceway West Palm Beach, FL March 6-7 (Sat-Sun) State Capital Raceway Baton Rouge, LA May 1-2 (Sat-Sun) Rockingham...

Sun 08 Nov 2009
ANDRA: Darren Shepherd: fatal off-track accident

ANDRA: Darren Shepherd: fatal off-track accident

A Passing Of A Passionate Drag Racer And Friend Of Many. The Staff, Volunteers and Administration of Western Sydney Dragway and the sport of ANDRA Drag Racing nationally - regretfully announce the sudden and shock death of local Modified Bike ...

Fri 06 Nov 2009
Series names Gulitti Sportman Driver of Year

Series names Gulitti Sportman Driver of Year

Gulitti named IHRA Sportsman Driver of Year When Chris Gulitti began the 2009 racing season he knew he had a car that could be competitive. What he didn't know, however, was that he would have the kind of season that would garner him national...

Thu 05 Nov 2009
Series adds new Nostalgia Nitro FC class

Series adds new Nostalgia Nitro FC class

Nitro Jam to unveil Prostalgia Nitro Funny Car class in 2010 IHRA has announced a new class made up of the top Nostalgia Nitro Funny Car drivers in the country set to compete at all Nitro Jam events in 2010. The new class, Prostalgia Nitro...

Wed 04 Nov 2009
Series spotlight - Pete Berner

Series spotlight - Pete Berner

Berner falls short of incredible upset, finishes second in points For the fourth year in a row Pete Berner finished in the top two in IHRA competition. This year, however, that finish came as a bit of a surprise. Berner entered the IHRA...

Mon 26 Oct 2009
Series 2009 final standings

Series 2009 final standings

ROCKINGHAM, N.C. -- Unofficial final point standings (top 10) for IHRA professional categories following the IHRA World Finals at Rockingham Dragway, the tenth of 10 events in the 2009 Nitro Jam Drag Racing Series Top Fuel 1. Del Cox Jr., 929 2.

Rockingham II: Final round-by-round results

Rockingham II: Final round-by-round results

ROCKINGHAM, N.C. -- Final round-by-round results from the IHRA World Finals at Rockingham Dragway, the tenth of 10 events in the 2009 Nitro Jam Drag Racing Series: TOP FUEL: ROUND ONE Bobby Lagana Jr., 5.669, 75.74     def.

Rockingham II: Final results

Rockingham II: Final results

ROCKINGHAM, N.C. -- Sunday's final results from the IHRA World Finals at Rockingham Dragway. The race is the tenth of 10 in the 2009 Nitro Jam Drag Racing Series: Top Fuel -- Bruce Litton, 3.327 seconds, 259.66 mph def. Todd Paton, 5.739...

Rockingham II: Series eliminations summary

Rockingham II: Series eliminations summary

Three winners, three champions crowned at IHRA World Finals ROCKINGHAM, N.C. - Three different winners and three different champions were crowned in the professional categories during final eliminations at the IHRA World Finals Sunday at ...

Sun 25 Oct 2009
Series news 2009-10-25

Series news 2009-10-25

IHRA, Mountain Motor Pro Stock teams agree to multi-year deal ROCKINGHAM, N.C. -- The International Hot Rod Association announced Sunday a creative partnership that will insure the future of the Mountain Motor Pro Stock class in a restructured...

Rockingham II: First-round pairings

Rockingham II: First-round pairings

ROCKINGHAM, N.C. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the IHRA World Finals at Rockingham Dragway, the tenth of 10 events in the 2009 Nitro Jam Drag Racing Series. Pairings based on results in qualifying, which ended...

Rockingham II: Series Saturday qualifying summary

Rockingham II: Series Saturday qualifying summary

Rain, weepers shorten Saturday qualifying; Lang, Cox seal championships Steady rain throughout the morning and poor track conditions during the late evening hours made for a spotty afternoon and left plenty still on the plate after two days of...

Sat 24 Oct 2009
Rockingham II: Friday qualifying results

Rockingham II: Friday qualifying results

ROCKINGHAM, N.C. -- Results Friday after qualifying for the IHRA World Finals at Rockingham Dragway, tenth of 10 events in the 2009 Nitro Jam Drag Racing Series. Qualifying will continue Saturday for Sunday's final eliminations. Pro Modified 1.

Rockingham II: Series Friday qualifying summary

Rockingham II: Series Friday qualifying summary

Weather halts first day of competition at World Finals A passing shower at just the right moment has put a halt to Friday's opening day of competition at the IHRA World Finals at Rockingham Dragway just moments from the beginning of the evening...

Rockingham II: Series spotlight - Adam Flamholc

Rockingham II: Series spotlight - Adam Flamholc

Swedish Pro Mod racer Flamholc joins loaded field at The Rock Rockingham Dragway is known for attracting the best of the best when it comes to Pro Modified drag racing. And that will remain true this weekend. Many of the best Pro Mod teams...

Series re-signs sponsor

Series re-signs sponsor

IHRA re-signs Summit Racing Equipment to a multi-year deal ROCKINGHAM, N.C. -- One of the longest ongoing relationships in all of motorsports, Summit Racing Equipment announced Saturday that it has re-signed with the International Hot Rod ...

Tue 20 Oct 2009
Rockingham II: Series round ten preview

Rockingham II: Series round ten preview

Biggest weekend of season on tap at Rockingham Dragway After eight months, nine races, seven states and two countries, the IHRA Nitro Jam series will wrap up the 2009 season with its biggest race of the year, the IHRA World Finals presented by...

Fri 16 Oct 2009
Series announces 2010 format, class changes

Series announces 2010 format, class changes

IHRA to debut brand new format and classes in 2010 In one of the most anticipated announcements in recent motorsports history, the International Hot Rod Association and Feld Motorsports has announced its plans to completely overhaul its highly...

Thu 15 Oct 2009
Rockingham II: Series spotlight - Del Cox Jr

Rockingham II: Series spotlight - Del Cox Jr

Cox trying to make it two in a row for Mitch King Motorsports At the start of the 2009 season Del Cox Jr. was just another face in the crowd. Young, energetic and excited to finally have his shot behind the wheel of a Top Fuel dragster, Cox...

Tue 13 Oct 2009
Rockingham II: Series spotlight - Kenny Lang

Rockingham II: Series spotlight - Kenny Lang

Lang on verge of second Pro Mod championship From the very start of the 2009 season everyone knew that the IHRA Pro Modified championship was going to come down to Kenny Lang and Ed Hoover. While many tried to keep up with the pair of...

Rockingham II: Championship finale preview

Rockingham II: Championship finale preview

Closest battle of season comes down to one race For three drivers, one race is all that stands between championship glory and another offseason wondering what could have been. Concluding one of the most competitive seasons in Pro Stock ...

Wed 07 Oct 2009
Budds Creek: First-round pairings

Budds Creek: First-round pairings

BUDDS CREEK, Md. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the IHRA President's Cup Nationals at Maryland International Raceway, the ninth of 10 events in the 2009 Nitro Jam Drag Racing Series. Pairings based on results in...

Budds Creek: Series Saturday rain summary

Budds Creek: Series Saturday rain summary

Rain cancels Saturday's action; racing to pick back up on Sunday Heavy rain and less than favorable conditions have forced Saturday's action at the IHRA President's Cup Nationals at Maryland International Raceway to be cancelled. Racing will...

Budds Creek: Series Saturday notebook

Budds Creek: Series Saturday notebook

President's Cup Nationals -- Saturday Notebook BUNNY'S BACK For anyone who thinks that drag racing is just two cars going in a straight line really fast, you couldn't be any further from the truth. There is so much more to the sport than...

Budds Creek: Friday qualifying results

Budds Creek: Friday qualifying results

BUDDS CREEK, Md. -- Results Friday after qualifying for the IHRA President's Cup Nationals at Maryland International Raceway, ninth of 10 events in the 2009 Nitro Jam Drag Racing Series. Qualifying will continue Saturday for Sunday's final ...

Budds Creek: Series Friday summary

Budds Creek: Series Friday summary

Lang on verge of new Pro Mod world record; Litton and Berner tops in Top Fuel, Pro Stock It is not often that a track is so good that drivers can't handle it, but that was just the case Friday night. Perfect conditions wreaked havoc on a ...

Budds Creek: Series Friday notebook

Budds Creek: Series Friday notebook

FAITH DRIVES TOP FUEL CHAMPION When it comes to winning races, signing autographs and living the life of a celebrity, Top Fuel driver Bruce Litton is just fine with the attention he receives on the weekends. After all, with a lucrative sponsor...

Budds Creek: Series spotlight - Del Cox Jr

Budds Creek: Series spotlight - Del Cox Jr

Cox goes for four-peat this weekend BUDDS CREEK - Call it luck, call it a driver taking out his frustration, call it the sum of a crafty tuner and dedicated owner coming together with a talented driver -- call it whatever you want -- but the...