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Salinas, Todd, Butner, Arana Jr. win Four-Wide Nationals

Mike Salinas picked up his first career NHRA victory at the DENSO Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Nationals at the Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway as J.R. Todd (Funny Car), Bo Butner (Pro Stock) and Hector Arana Jr. (Pro Stock Motorcycle) were the other winners.

Hight, Millican, Butner and Arana Jr. secure preliminary No. 1 qualifiers at Dodge NHRA Nationals

Friday's results after the first two of four rounds of qualifying for the 33rd annual Dodge NHRA Nationals at Maple Grove Raceway in Reading, Pa

Pritchett, Hight, Gray and Arana Jr. maintain No. 1 qualifying positions Saturday at Brainerd

Sunday's first-round pairings for eliminations for the 36th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals at Brainerd International Raceway, the 17th of 24 events in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series

Can Millican start a winning streak?

Was Clay Millican's brilliant and well-deserved first win last weekend at Bristol just the start of a hot streak? The Tennessean is showing great confidence in tuner Dave Grubnic, as Anne Proffit reports.

Good, bad and ugly dominate Gatornationals memories

This coming weekend’s 38th Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals at Gainesville, Florida marks some good, bad and ugly remembrances.

Capps, Line, Savoie take titles; Kalitta, Johnson Jr., Anderson, Smith earn wins

Ron Capps (Funny Car), Jason Line (Pro Stock) and Jerry Savoie (Pro Stock Motorcycle) claimed NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series championships at Pomona, to join Antron Brown (Top Fuel) in the 2016 elite.

Capps continues push to championship at Pomona

Jack Beckman, Antron Brown, Jason Line and Jerry Savoie lead qualifying Fiday at the Auto Club NHRA Finals at Auto Club Raceway

Brown earns Top Fuel title, Force takes Funny Car win

John Force beat daughter Courtney to Funny Car victory in Las Vegas, but while Steve Torrence took Top Fuel honors on the day, Antron Brown did enough to clinch his third NHRA championship.

U.S. Nationals drama is a taster of what’s to come

The Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals is a huge event in and of itself, but it also set the field for the six-race Countdown to the 2016 Championship. Annie Proffit looks ahead.

Schumacher, Hagan, McGaha and Hines clinch US Nationals

Tony Schumacher sprinted to victory on Labor Day at the Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis, as Matt Hagan, Chris McGaha, and Andrew Hines also grabbed category wins.

Torrence, Capps, Line and Krawiec earn No. 1 qualifying positions at Summernationals

Sunday's first-round pairings for eliminations for the 47th NHRA Summernationals at Old Bridge Township Raceway Park, the tenth of 24 events in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series.

Eight-time Top Fuel World Champion Tony Schumacher ready to solve Southern Nationals for first time

A victory at a race where Schumacher has never had the ultimate success would go a long way into jump-starting his quest for a ninth world championship.

Pro Stock Motorcycle’s Hector Arana JR. has no problem with motivation

Hector Arana Jr. didn’t start his 2016 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series Pro Stock Motorcycle season the way he wanted and he’s had a month to think about it.

Johnson Jr. lead Funny Car qualifying at Pomona

Billy Torrence, Shane Gray and Karen Stoffer were leaders in their categories at the final playoff race in the six-race NHRA Mello Yello Countdown to the Championship.

Brittany Force hopes good vibes at home track leads to first career Top Fuel win at NHRA finals

Morgan Lucas, Matt Hagan, Erica Enders and Hector Arana Jr. were last year’s winners of the tradition-rich Southern California event at Pomona.

Brown, Worsham, Skillman, Arana Jr. race to victories at Midwest Nationals

Sunday's final results from the Fourth annual NHRA Midwest Nationals at Gateway Motorsports Park.

Top Fuel's Connolly is eager to continue the good string at NHRA Carolina Nationals

Now Dave Connolly has a chance to race for his first NHRA world championship.

Alexis Dejoria and Courtney Force: Countdown to the the world’s most prestigious drag race

DeJoria is the defending Funny Car winner of the tradition-rich event, putting together a thrilling performance a year ago at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis.

Beckman, Langdon, Gray and Hines are quickest qualifiers on Friday at Brainerd

Shawn Langdon, Shane Gray and Andrew Hines were qualifying leaders in their categories

J. Force, Dixon, Johnson and Krawiec power to No. 1 qualifiers in Denver

John Force powered his PEAK Antifreeze Chevy Camaro SS to a track record 4.015 at 318.09 to earn the top qualifying position for the second time this season.

Dixon, J. Force, Johnson and Krawiec race to qualifying leads at Bandimere Speedway

Friday's results after the first two of four rounds of qualifying for the 36th annual Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals at Bandimere Speedway.

Hector Arana Jr. ready to build on recent victory in Pro Stock Motorcycle

Plenty of momentum, after Chicago’s Route 66 Raceway victory, Hector Arana Jr. goes into one of the most challenging events on the 2015 schedule.

Defending Pro Stock event winner Vincent Nobile senses 2015 luck about to change at Route 66

Nobile is eager to see more strong performances out of his Chevrolet Camaro.

Up in smoke? The NHRA at a crossroads

With a new president, can the National Hot Rod Association move to the next level?

Hagan, Massey, Gray and Arana Jr. take qualifying leads at NHRA Nationals in Norwalk

Spencer Massey raced to a track record time of 3.741 at 323.74 to lead Top Fuel qualifying.

Beckman, Brown, Morgan and Hines race to victories at Four-Wide Nationals at zMAX Dragway

Results from the unique event that features NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series teams racing in a four-lane configuration...

C. Force, Todd, Mcgaha and Arana Jr. race to No. 1 qualifying positions at NHRA Four Wide-Nationals

Courtney Force moved from the 16th spot to first with the quickest Funny Car run of the weekend at the controls of her 10,000-horsepower Traxxas Chevy Camaro SS.

Pro Stock motorcycle veteran Karen Stoffer aims for more positive steps

Karen Stoffer never missed a beat in Gainesville, but PSM veteran do not not competed since 2013.

No letup for reigning Pro Stock Motorcycle world champ Andrew Hines at Gainesville

Hines will get a chance to show how hungry he and his team are as the Pro Stock Motorcycle class kicks off its 2015 season.

NHRA’s Unique Four-Wide Racing returns to Charlotte’s Zmax Dragway in late March

The best in Top Fuel, Funny Car, Pro Stock and Pro Stock Motorcycle will once again try to tame the one-of-a-kind thrill show at the world’s only four-lane dragstrip.

Ender-Stevens, Hagan take Pro Stock and Funny Car titles with Pomona wins

Tony Schumacher, Andrew Hines wrap up Top Fuel and Pro Stock Motorcycle championships early.

Schumacher locks up eighth Top Fuel title at Pomona

Funny Car, Pro Stock titles to be decided in today's finals.

Kalitta, Johnson fastest in Top Fuel and Funny Car qualifying

Shane Gray and Hector Arana Jr. also top qualifying at Pomona finale.

Las Vegas lucky for Massey, Worsham and Enders-Stevens

Andrew Hines all but clinches bike title with one race left.

Allen Johnson holding nothing back in NHRA title bid

Pro Stock driver had a slow start, but has made a solid comeback.

Latest challenge could bring out the best in John Force

Departure of longtime crew chief with two races left could be a factor.

Courtney Force, Erica Enders-Stevens eye history

World championships heading to Las Vegas.

Richie Crampton among the rookies who need luck in Las Vegas

Next-to-last NHRA drag race has them angling for rookie awards.

Two to go: NHRA heads to Las Vegas for next-to-last race

Championship titles up for grabs in all four categories.

Doug Kalitta fastest in Top Fuel qualifying at Maple Grove

Pedregon, Enders-Stevens and Savoie also quickest in class.

Dave Connolly wants to make it three at Maple Grove

Pro Stock driver hoping for the hat trick.

Top Fuel standout Antron Brown aiming to continue countdown turnaround at Maple Grove Raceway

Brown is hungry for more heading into the second half of the Mello Yello Countdown to the Championship.

Kalitta, Force, Enders-Stevens and Krawiec on top in St. Louis

Doug Kalitta squeezes out rookie Crampton for Top Fuel honors.

Ladies launch into top qualifying spots: DeJoria and Enders-Stevens fast at Charlotte

Todd, Krawiec the other half of the top seeds for Sunday.

Erica Enders-Stevens ready for the NHRA countdown

Pro Stock driver has shown success at Charlotte.

Defending Top Fuel world champ Shawn Langdon feels prepared for countdown in Carolina

Langdon feels more prepared than ever for the seventh annual NHRA Carolina Nationals.

Top Fuel points leader Doug Kalitta looking for more success at Carolina Nationals

The reward is a 30-point lead heading into the Countdown to the Championship

Schumacher and Capps take NHRA wins in Indy

Beckman, Line and Savoie on top in qualifying.

Connolly wants a fourth win at U.S. Nationals

Pro Stock driver puts Indy 'up on a pedestal.'

Pro Stock motorcycle rider John Hall hopeful for more Indy magic at 60th annual U.S. Nationals

John Hall enters the biggest race of the year as the defending event winner.

Top Fuel star Antron Brown ready to make more history at Indianapolis

Brown has a strong handle on what it takes to stand in the winner’s circle during the biggest weekend of the year.

Shawn Langdon focuses on Top Fuel championship chase

Al-Anabi driver happy to see Sonoma on the schedule.

Drag racing in Denver is different

NHRA roars into Denver, Colorado this weekend.

65-year-old John Force tops NHRA Funny Car qualifying

Schumacher, Johnson and Arana Jr. lead the other Pro categories.

Spencer Massey ready for some mile-high mayhem

Bandimere Speedway in Colorado is a favorite of NHRA Top Fuel racer.

Gaines hopes trip home will end Pro Stock slump

NHRA driver ready for his luck to change.