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Night Of Thunder Set For Indy 500 Eve At Lucas Oil Raceway

Indianapolis 500 fans will have a chance on May 26 to experience a sensory overload featuring the world’s fastest, most diversified, doorslammer race cars on Earth that blast down a quarter-mile in less than six seconds.

IRG Sports + Entertainment Expands Leadership Team

IRG Sports + Entertainment, a leading marketer and promoter of sports and live entertainment experiences, has announced an expansion of its leadership team.

Mix Of Winners In PDRA North-South Shootout

A mix of first-time winners and past world champions collected victories Saturday at the PDRA North-South Shootout at Maryland Int'l Raceway.

D’Aprile Paces PDRA Trials In Maryland

Pro Modified veteran Tommy D’Aprile raced to a 3.701-second pass at 200.20 mph Friday night to earn his second Moroso Pro Boost No. 1 qualifier award in as many races at the PDRA North-South Shootout at Maryland Int'l Raceway.

PDRA Adds Burnout Competition

During the last round of qualifying run on Friday night, Pro Stock and Top Sportsman show off their long, smokey burnouts through a burnout competition

Ford Announces Return Of Mustang Cobra Jet

Fifty years ago, the Ford Mustang Cobra Jet took to the staging lanes at drag strips everywhere, and a legend was born as the wins rolled in.

North Carolina Racers Rule East Coast Spring Nationals

Competitors from the Tar Heel State nearly swept the Professional Drag Racers Ass'n East Coast Spring Nationals as Jay Cox led a host of fellow North Carolinians into the winner’s circle at GALOT Motorsports Park.

Franklin’s Jungle Rat Leads The Way

Defending Pro Nitrous world champion Tommy Franklin started his second championship defense season with a No. 1 qualifying effort in his “Jungle Rat” ’69 Camaro at the Professional Drag Racers Ass’n East Coast Spring Nationals at Galot Motorsports Park

International Roll Racing Ass’n Debuting On April 28

The International Roll Racing Ass'n, the first sanctioning body for the sport of roll drag racing, will make its debut April 28 at Palm Beach Int'l Raceway.

Drag Racer Dies At Sonoma

A 75-year old Napa resident died after an on-track crash at Sonoma Raceway on Wednesday evening

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