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Jack Beckman won the Funny Car class at Brainerd’s Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals, while Billy Torrence picked up his first career Top Fuel victory, Deric Kramer conquered Pro Stock and Eddie Krawiec ruled in Pro Stock Motorcycle.
Blake Alexander scored his second career victory to conquer Top Fuel in front of a sellout crowd at the Toyota NHRA Sonoma Nationals at Sonoma Raceway, as Robert High, Jeg Coughlin Jr. and LE Tonglet won their respective categories.
Matt Hagan won his second straight event, and his third of the season at the NHRA New England Nationals in front of a sellout crowd, as Steve Torrence took Top Fuel honors and Chris McGaha won Pro Stock.
One of the most iconic figures in NHRA history, Tom McEwen, died yesterday aged 81.
Courtney Force extended her points lead at Virginia Motorsports Park’s NHRA Nationals as Steve Torrence, Tanner Gray and LE Tonglet conquered Top Fuel, Pro Stock and Pro Stock Motorcycle categories.
Clay Millican raced to his second straight Top Fuel victory of the season with a win in the JEGS Route 66 NHRA Nationals at Route 66 Raceway, as Robert Hight, Jeg Coughlin Jr. and Matt Smith conquered their respective categories.
Leah Pritchett took her first victory of the season when she conquered Top Fuel at the NHRA Southern Nationals, as Courtney Force, Vincent Nobile and Eddie Krawiec triumphed in Funny Car, Pro Stock and Pro Stock Motorcycle respectively.
Richie Crampton scored his first NHRA Top Fuel win for Connie Kalitta and his first victory since 2015 at Gainesville Raceway, as Jack Beckman, Tanner Gray, and Eddie Krawiec conquered Funny Car, Pro Stock and PS Motorcycle categories.
Courtney Force took home the Funny Car victory at the 34th annual NHRA Arizona Nationals at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park, as father John was hospitalized after suffering another explosive crash in the preliminaries.
Top Fuel champion Brittany Force has been allowed to return home after a precautionary overnight stay in hospital.
NHRA’s 2018 season-opener for the Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, the Lucas Oil Winternationals at Auto Club Raceway in Pomona, saw Doug Kalitta, Matt Hagan and Bo Butner win their classes.
Reigning Top Fuel champion Brittany Force is being kept in hospital overnight after crashing into the walls either side of Pomona’s Auto Club Raceway during NHRA’s Winternationals.
Eight-time Top Fuel champion Tony Schumacher says he’s confident that star Funny Car tuner Mike Neff will adapt well to the demands of dragsters and can examine the U.S. Army car with fresh eyes.
Courtney Force said she was thrilled with her best run in NHRA Spring Training after topping the Funny Car times at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park.
The third and final day of NHRA Spring Training at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park near Phoenix saw Leah Pritchett, Matt Hagan and Erica Enders at the top of the speed charts in Top Fuel, Funny Car and Pro Stock, respectively.
Courtney Force, Doug Kalitta and Alex Laughlin topped the speed charts after the second day of NHRA’s last test before the opening round.
The first day of NHRA Spring Training at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park saw Antron Brown, Matt Hagan and Erica Enders lead Top Fuel, Funny Car and Pro Stock categories respectively.