Latest articles by Anne Proffit
NHRA has replaced Englishtown with Virginia Motorsports Park, John Force Racing has rearranged its engineering lineup, Leah Pritchett joins the Army, and Pro Stock teams have gained a new facility. Anne Proffit reports.
There will be 23 races on the 2018 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series calendar, as Old Bridge Township Raceway Park in Englishtown, NJ has decided to shutter its entire drag racing operations.
Like the mythical phoenix, Irwindale Speedway keeps rising from the dead.
After 23 coast-to-coast races, the NHRA’s Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season returns to Auto Club Raceway at Pomona, Calif., where it starts and ends every year. Anne Proffit previews the finale.
The NHRA has suspended its three-time Top Fuel champion indefinitely from both the Mello Yello professional and Lucas Oil sportsman series it sanctions.
Testing before next week’s finale at Pomona could have provided drag racing’s big news items of the week, but instead they came courtesy of Bob Tasca, Ford, Larry Dixon, Austin Prock and the NHRA itself. Anne Proffit reports.
Scott Speed completed a hat-trick in winning his third consecutive Red Bull Global Rallycross championship for Volkswagen Andretti Rallycross (VARX) on Saturday.
Alexis DeJoria, driver of Kalitta Motorsports’ Toyota Camry NHRA Funny Car, has decided to retire. Anne Proffit pays tribute to a racer who did more than just race.
The NHRA has decided to tackle the issue of falling Pro Stock participation by making nine of the races open only to eight qualifiers. Anne Proffit argues that this fails to help the competitors within the category.
The National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) has tweaked its 2018 schedule nearly from start to finish, with the more extraordinary changes coming during the six-race playoffs it calls the Countdown to the Championship. Annie Proffit reports.
A strange Sunday in Charlotte last week proved again the unpredictability of NHRA drag racing, but Anne Proffit tries to guide us through the favorites for this weekend's second round of the Countdown to the Championship.
Every major American racing series has a standout event: NASCAR opens each season in February with the Daytona 500 and INDYCAR celebrates Memorial Day weekend at the Indianapolis 500.
Testing at Lucas Oil Raceway proved not only the U.S. Nationals' significance in the NHRA calendar, but also that it's going to be very tough to beat those Don Schumacher Racing machines, in both Top Fuel and Funny Car. Anne Proffit reports.
NHRA’s Top Fuel, Funny Car, Pro Stock and Pro Stock Motorcycle racers have only two more attempts to prepare for the series’ Countdown to the Championship, a six-race playoff comprising the final contests of a 24-race season.
When philanthropist and effervescent drag racing supporter Terry Chandler, 65, died from advanced brain cancer on July 4th, the future of her “giving cars” in NHRA’s Mello Yello Drag Racing Series’ Funny Car category was in doubt.
It’s been a heady year for NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle rider LE Tonglet, 27.
Legendary Funny Car driver and team owner John Force has revealed that he is having a Chevrolet Camaro Funny Car built for daughter Brittany, currently a star in Top Fuel.
Courtney Force has scored just one win in more than two seasons of NHRA competition, and even that triumph was more than a year ago. So what will it take for her to grab a Wally Trophy again? By Anne Proffit.
Jack Beckman’s NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series career has seen many twists and turns.
If anyone wasn’t exhausted after last weekend’s culmination of three consecutive NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series contests, it was the three drivers and their respective teams that had the most success during the three-weekend period.
Shawn Langdon will kickstart his 2017 season this weekend, as the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series arrives at Royal Purple Raceway just outside Houston for its fifth round of a 24-race season.
Two-time Indy Lights runner-up Jack Harvey, who will make his IndyCar race debut at the Indianapolis 500 with Andretti Autosport next month, says that none of the other ‘one-off’ Indy entries has a better opportunity.
John Force scored an emotional 148th win on the 10th anniversary and at the same track as Eric Medlen's fateful crash, and JFR scored its 2500th round-win too. Anne Proffit reflects on an emotional weekend in Gainesville.
This coming weekend’s 38th Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals at Gainesville, Florida marks some good, bad and ugly remembrances.
Anne Proffit pays tribute to a fast and brave NHRA racer whose courage is highlighted by his latest decision.