Antron Brown became the first African American racer of a four-wheel vehicle to earn a major American-based championship. The 2012 NHRA Top Fuel champion was selected by our staff to hold the #6 top moment spot.
NHRA teams always look forward to the challenge of the U.S. Nationals at the Lucas Oil Raceway in Indianapolis for their marquee classic event which locks up the top 10 for the Countdown to the Championship.
NHRA Series press release
Capps took the Funny Car victory over his teammate Hagan at the Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals at Brainerd International Raceway. Massey grabbed the Top Fuel win. In Pro Stock, it was Edwards who celebrated.
Reigning Top Fuel champion Antron Brown improved to the No. 3 position with a run of 3.76 (328.14).
The Inaugural Auto-Plus NHRA New England Nationals at New England Dragway was a real showdown between teammates in the Funny Car finals.
With star continuing to rise, Funny Car driver Courtney Force reflects on her first win at the O’Reilly Auto Parts NHRA Northwest Nationals.
It took the unique NHRA event at the zMAX Dragway for Funny Car driver Matt Hagen to break his 17-month winless drought. Other winners included Hector Arana Jr., Mike Edwards and Spencer Massey.
Spencer Massey began 2012 on a high note by winning the opening event, he looks to do the same in his Schumacher Top Fuel dragster in 2013.
Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals is next on the 2013 schedule and it is one where the competitors will face extreme racing conditions as the Bandimere Speedway is just 10 miles west of downtown Denver.
Don Schumacher Racing press release
Massey thrilled with new canopy on Battery Extender dragster.
While Doug Kalitta aims for Top Fuel victory in the Route 66 NHRA Nationals in Joliet, Illinois, the Force family hopes to take another win in Funny Car and/or Top Fuel!
Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals saw thrilling runs by the competitors at Bandimere Speedway.