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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.

Torrence scores first win of season at Four-Wide Nationals

Steve Torrence raced his way to Top Fuel victory in the NHRA Four-Wide Nationals at Zmax Dragway, while Ron Capps, Chris McGaha and LE Tonglet conquered FC, PS and PSM categories respectively.

Making history in Las Vegas

Some incredible milestones fell in last weekend’s 18th annual DENSO Spark Plugs NHRA Nationals on The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Anne Proffit relives it.

Brown, DeJoria seek first wins of 2017 in Vegas

NHRA Top Fuel, Funny Car and Pro Stock this weekend hit the Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway for the 18th annual Denso Spark Plugs NHRA Nationals as well as the K&N Horsepower Challenge for Pro Stock drivers. By Anne Proffit.

Schumacher, John Force take nitro wins at Gatornationals

Tony Schumacher raced to Top Fuel victory at the 48th Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals at Gainesville Raceway, with John Force (Funny Car), Shane Gray (Pro Stock) and Eddie Krawiec (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also claiming Wally Trophies.

Hagan and Pritchett go two-for-two in Arizona

Matt Hagan and Leah Pritchett remain unbeaten in 2017 after clinching Top Fuel and Funny Car honors at the 33rd NHRA Arizona Nationals at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park, while Greg Anderson won Pro Stock.

Wild horsepower at Wild Horse Pass

The second NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event on the 24-race calendar takes place at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park near Phoenix, Ariz. As Anne Proffit indicates, the smart money is on those who excelled in a preseason test here.

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.

Joy and drama in Sin City

There was plenty to celebrate at the NHRA Toyota Nationals in Las Vegas – not just titles won but also great escapes. By Anne Proffit.

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.

Titles in the balance in Vegas

NHRA could see champions crowned this weekend but the title favorites are trying not think about it, as Anne Proffit reports.

Tanner Gray to graduate to Pro Stock

The third generation of Gray racers will hit the dragstrip in 2017 when Tanner Gray, son of Shane and grandson of Johnny Gray, becomes the driver of the Gray Motorsports Camaro in NHRA’s Pro Stock division.

Brown and Hagan conquer Texas

Antron Brown furthered his points lead in Top Fuel by racing to victory at the AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals, as Matt Hagan, Drew Skillman and Eddie Krawiec also ran out winners in the 22nd of 24 events in the NHRA season.

Johnson Jr., Brown, Nobile, Krawiec grab wins in Maple Grove

Tommy Johnson Jr. raced to Funny Car victory at the Dodge NHRA Nationals as Antron Brown, Vincent Nobile and Eddie Krawiec were also victorious in the third of six races in the Mello Yello Countdown to the Championship.

Crampton, Hight, Gray and Krawiec secure No. 1 qualifiers in St. Louis

Sunday's first-round pairings for eliminations for the fifth annual NHRA Midwest Nationals at Gateway Motorsports Park

Hight, Crampton, Anderson and Ellis lead qualifying Friday at Midwest Nationals

Friday's results after the first two of four rounds of qualifying for the fifth annual NHRA Midwest Nationals at Gateway Motorsports Park

Johnson Jr., Kalitta, Line and Savoie lead qualifying at the Carolina Nationals

Friday's results after the first two of four rounds of qualifying for the ninth annual NHRA Carolina Nationals at zMax Dragway.

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, Worsham, Butner and Savoie lead friday qualifying at Sonoma Nationals in Wine Country

Friday's results after the first two of four rounds of qualifying for the 29th annual Toyota NHRA Sonoma Nationals at Sonoma Raceway,

Hagan, Force, Gray and Smith earn No. 1 qualifying positions at Chicago

Matt Hagan leaded the quickest Funny Car field in history Saturday at Route 66 NHRA Nationals.

Force, Capps, Gray and Smith lead qualifying at Route 66 Raceway in Chicago

Friday's results after the first two of four rounds of qualifying for the 19th annual K&N Route 66 NHRA Nationals at Route 66 Raceway,

Injecting intrigue into Pro Stock

The cars aren't nitro-fueled, but NHRA's Pro Stock class has presented the most intriguing technical challenge of the 2016 season. On the eve of Round 2, Annie Proffit looks at the new hurdles facing PS racers.

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.

Eddie Krawiec riding hot streak into Indianapolis

Three-time Pro Stock Motorcycle world champ understand the magnitude of winning the prestigious Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals.

Crampton, Hight, Enders and Krawiec race to victories in Brainerd

Antron Brown set the Top Fuel elapsed time record at 3.680 seconds and Jack Beckman set the Funny Car mark at 3.901 seconds.

Beckman, Crampton, Gray and Hines earn No. 1 qualifying positions at Brainerd

For the third consecutive race, Jack Beckman has clocked the quickest Funny Car run in NHRA history.

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

Beckman, Massey and S. Gray race to qualifying leads at Houston

Qualifying will continue Saturday for Sunday's final eliminations.

Reigning rookie of the year Richie Crampton off to fast start heading to Houston

The reigning rookie of the year hasn’t lost a first-round matchup through five races in 2015 !

Torrence looking forward to Texas race in NHRA

Top Fuel driver wants to end losing streak at home.

Top Fuel star Antron Brown credits strong team for overall success heading to Las Vegas

Brown’s success in Charlotte indicates just a small slice of the immense success the Don Schumacher Racing team has enjoyed in 2015.

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.

Hagan, Schumacher and Brogdon race to victories in Phoenix

Tony Schumacher (Top Fuel) and Rodger Brogdon (Pro Stock) also were winners of the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event near Phoenix.

Schumacher, Hagan and Enders-Stevens race to No. 1 qualifying positions at Phoenix

Tony Schumacher: “It is great that we went down the track on all four runs and got every point except one,”

Three-time Top Fuel world champ Larry Dixon welcomes return to Nationals in Phoenix

Dixon is competing in a full-time role for the first time since 2011.

Langdon, C. Force and Enders-Stevens earn no. 1 qualifying positions at Pomona

Shawn Langdon set the track record for time with a performance of 3.700-seconds at 328.30 mph in the Knuckle Sandwich/AJPE dragster.

Kalitta, Johnson Jr. and Line lead qualifying at Pomona

Doug Kalitta raced to the qualifying lead in Top Fuel during Friday qualifying at the 55th annual Circle K NHRA Winternationals.

Top Fuel driver J.R. Todd heading to season-opening at Pomona

J.R. Todd will start the 2015 season back at the historic drag racing venue in Southern California.

Reigning Pro Stock World Champion Enders-Stevens remains focused in 2015 heading to Winternationals

Erica Enders-Stevens enters the first race of her Pro Stock career with the “No. 1” on the side of her Elite Motorsports Chevy Camaro.

Dave Connolly eager for Top Fuel debut at NHRA Winternationals

The longtime Pro Stock star is more than thrilled to experience his first race behind the wheel of his 10,000-horsepower C&J Energy Services dragster.

NHRA returns to Southern California to open 2015 season

The best in Top Fuel, Funny Car and Pro Stock will once again attempt to get off to a lightning quick start at one of drag racing’s most revered events.

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.

NHRA closes out season at Pomona with championships on the line

Funny car points battle will be decided between Force and Hagan.

Robert Hight back where season started, at Pomona

John Force Racing driver wants to close out 2014 on a high note.

Las Vegas lucky for Massey, Worsham and Enders-Stevens

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

Crampton, J. Force, Enders-Stevens and Savoie top leaderboard after friday qualifying at Las Vegas

John Force raced to the qualifying lead Friday at the NHRA Toyota Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

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.