Tommy Johnson Jr. Finally

Tommy Johnson Jr. Finally Gets A Bandimere Win

Tommy Johnson Jr.’s first final round in his NHRA professional career came at Bandimere Speedway in 1991.
Billy Torrence picked up the Top Fuel victory last year at Brainerd Int'l Raceway. (NHRA Photo)

Brainerd Stop May Be Pivotal For NHRA Countdown

Serving as an important stop during the season, the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series returns to Brainerd Int'l Raceway for the 38th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals, Aug. 15-18.
No. 1 Qualifiers Rule

No. 1 Qualifiers Rule PDRA Northern Nat’ls

The No. 1 qualifiers in all three professional classes parlayed their qualifying success into event victories Saturday at the Professional Drag Racers Ass'n (PDRA) Northern Nationals presented by Callies Performance at Dragway 42.
Jack Beckman earned his first Funny Car win of the year Sunday at Maple Grove Raceway. (Harry Cella Photo)

Beckman Snaps Drought With Maple Grove Win

It’s been more than a year since Jack Beckman parked his Infinite Hero Foundation Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Funny Car in an NHRA winner’s circle.
Ron Capps reset both ends of the Funny Car track record Friday at Maple Grove Raceway. (Harry Cella Photo)

Records Fall As NHRA Invades Maple Grove

Ron Capps powered to the top of the Funny Car category on Friday when he set both ends of the Maple Grove Raceway track record during the 35th annual Mopar Express Lane NHRA Nationals presented by Pennzoil.

Slugger Labbe’s New Gig

Richard “Slugger” Labbe was a longtime fixture in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series garage area, but more than 30 years on the road every weekend took a toll on the Maine native.
Brittany Force set a national elapsed time record en route to earning the No. 1 qualifier at Maple Grove Raceway. (Harry Cella Photo)

Ladies Rule Maple Grove NHRA Qualifying

Brittany Force and her team weren’t horsing around at Maple Grove Raceway during the 35th annual Mopar Express Lane NHRA Nationals presented by Pennzoil, setting a national Top Fuel elapsed time record on Saturday.
The Changing Role

The Changing Role Of Backup Girls

It’s difficult to say how many drag-racing fans would have paid much attention to what goes on at the starting line had “Jungle Pam” Hardy not come along in the 1970s as the provocatively dressed but perceptive sidekick to Funny Car ace “Jungle Jim” Liberman.
Cacklefest Push-Starts

Cacklefest Push-Starts Memories

Larry Dixon had just lost by one-thousandth of a second to Mike Dunn in the Top Fuel semifinals of the 2001 NHRA Winternationals at California’s Auto Club Raceway at Pomona, and he was perturbed.
Pro Mod racer Chad Green was taken to a local hospital after a violent crash Sunday at the U.S. Nationals.

Pro Mod Racer Green Injured At U.S. Nationals

Chad Green was transported to a local hospital Saturday after a horrific high-speed crash during qualifying at the 65th annual Chevrolet Performance NHRA U.S. Nationals.

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