News and Analysis
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.
Anne Proffit looks back on a season that saw the first female Top Fuel champion for 35 years, John Force Racing's first nitro double, a thrilling three-way Pro Stock battle and a brilliantly dominant run by Eddie Krawiec in PS Motorcycles.
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.