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Licensed to Drag: 2019 Dodge Challenger

Licensed to Drag: 2019 Dodge Challenger R/T Scat Pack 1320 “Angry Bee” Approved for NHRA Stock and Super Stock Competition Dodge Challenger R/T Scat Pack 1320, named for quarter-mile distance (1,320 feet), now legal for drag race competition in National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) Stock and Super Stock classes Quarter-mile elapsed time of 11.70 seconds at 115 mph makes showroom-stock Challenger R/T Scat Pack 1320 fastest naturally aspirated, street-legal muscleRead More


Vegas Four Wide Winners

The Vegas four wide race is done in 3 days, just like Four wide in Charlotte. Its a challenging race for the pro’s, but for the Sportsman its just another national event. The fields are always full in the sportsman ranks as it is a very popular race to attend. This years Four Wide, and with great weather as always gave us a some new winners along with some veteransRead More


19th Annual NHRA Dodge HEMI® Challenge Set to Return to Iconic U.S. Nationals

19th Annual NHRA Dodge HEMI® Challenge Set to Return to Iconic U.S. Nationals Dodge//SRT continues title sponsorship of event, now in its 19th consecutive year at U.S. Nationals 1968 Dodge Dart and Plymouth Barracuda Super Stock cars — the most iconic of the Mopar-powered package cars — to battle it out head-to-head NHRA Dodge HEMI® Challenge qualifying and eliminations scheduled for August 29-30 at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis $15,000 winner’sRead More


50th annual NHRA Gator Nationals Winners

The 50th annual NHRA Gator Nationals for the fans was a big success. For the Sportsman it was a mixed bag, and for some racers it was a disappointment. Class at the Baby Gator was held a week before the nationals and went well. For the most part all the racers were very happy, and the weather cooperated. When it came to the nationals, well lets say the schedule wasRead More


Factory Stock Showdown – Slowdown?

Sources tell us that the Factory Stock Showdown cars will be slowed down. How they might go about doing this is still up in the air. They could make a pulley change, a spec throttle body or even a rear gear change. There was even talk to cap the et at 7.90, although this is not very popular with the teams. NHRA took data logs from all the teams atRead More


NHRA Arizona Nationals Winners

For the second time and the second NHRA race of the year weather has put a damper on sportsman racing. With temps in low 40’s on Friday and  morning rain showers the sportsman were pushed to Saturday for their one and only shot down the track followed by eliminations in the afternoon. Temps were in the mid 50’s but at least there was no rain. One round of eliminations wereRead More


NHRA Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals Winners

The Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals is NHRA season opener. In its 59 year, its an icon of drag racing. The weather did not cooperate this weekend, and the finals had to finish up on Monday. Setting around and waiting for the rains to stop made for a frustrating weekend, but in the end it was worth it for the racers that made it to the finals. Some new faces andRead More


NHRA Announces 2019 SamTech.edu NHRA Factory Stock Showdown Rules and Procedures

At the eight SAMTech.edu NHRA Factory Stock Showdown events to be held in 2019, competitors will qualify and compete in their own separate eliminator from Stock. Those not qualifying will not be permitted to run in the Stock eliminator as in past years. The SAMTech.edu NHRA Factory Stock Showdown qualifiers will be competing for the NHRA Wally trophy, event champion’s jacket and an event purse. Factory Showdown qualifiers will not receiveRead More


Bo Butner’s Cobra Jet – Factory Stock Showdown ?

Ever since the Factory Stock Showdown wars began, Bo Butner a NHRA Pro Stock champion has had an eye wining a FSS championship. Bo competed when the class was introduced in 2012 and won 4 races. Now that there is a points system for FSS class, we here Bo will be out this season with his 2016 Cobra Jet. Built by Darrel Herron, Bo’s Pro Stock crew chief, they willRead More


Steve Williams 2018 Super Comp World Champion

Steve Williams started his Championship season off relatively slow, with his first 3 events gaining only 1 round win. Starting the year out in Pomona, CA for a national event where he would fall in rd2, then heading over to Las Vegas, NV like everyone from d7 usually does for another national then his 1st divisional event of the year where he would not get out of rd1, resulting inRead More


Get to know: Dan Fletcher

Peter Biondo and Kyle Seipel from bracketracers.com….. Get to know Dan Fletcher   Besides drag racing, what were some of your interests and hobbies growing up? Typical kid deal, well maybe not today’s kid deal. Played sports not stop. The street I grew up on one of the fathers built a pretty legit baseball field with a real backstop. Football, basketball, and baseball; no video games.   When did youRead More


TruSTART GAINS MOMENTUM WITH ACCUTIME

TruSTART GAINS MOMENTUM WITH ACCUTIME TruSTART, the Worst Red, was introduced to big buck bracket racing by Bob Brockmeyer of Compulink, Peter Biondo, Kyle Seipel, and Jeff Foster at the 2016 Spring Fling Million Vegas event. For handicap drag racing, the system awards the lesser of two red-lights the win rather than the first red-light. With the response overwhelmingly positive, over 50 tracks around the country utilizing the Compulink timingRead More