Timothy Fletcher

 

2nd Time – 1st Time Winners in Virginia

The 11th stop on the Mellow Yellow tour brought us to the newly renovated Virginia Motorsports Park for the “replacement” race for E-town, but this is not the 1st time Virginia has been a stop for the NHRA. VMP was removed from the schedule about 10 or so years ago and everything kind of fell into place for them under the new ownership and when a spot opened up theyRead More


Chicago Recap and the dominate Lamb Motorsports performance

Home of the NHRA Route 66 Nationals and the JEGS Allstars event each year, Chicago has the absolute best drivers from each division coming to one race to battle it out for multiple titles in each category. The weekend went about as smooth as one could imagine with all of the classes being completed on time with no hiccups or setbacks. Although this year there was no true sportsman driverRead More


Jegs ALLSTARS – How D4 Stole the Show

The NHRA AllStars event hosted this past weekend in Chicago, IL at Route 66 is something that every single driver has on their bucket list, period. To compete in your respected division all year, then go to this event as the only representative for your class to take on the other 6 divisions to see who is the best is one of the biggest honors in the sport. But notRead More


Atlanta Southern Nationals Recap

A short drive from Charlotte, NC the prior week brought everyone to Atlanta, GA for another 3-day race with a back to back large category count event for the NHRA as they swapped out the Factory Stock Showdown cars for Super Street cars. Quotas were set at 50 cars across the board and filled up rather quickly besides the 36 quota for TS & TD, as these classes for someRead More


Charlotte 4-Wide Recap

The NGK Spark Plug 4-Wide Nationals is something racers and fans from the east coast look forward to every year, as one of the best, if not the best facility in drag racing hosts every single category (but 1) the NHRA has to offer. The event started out with some rain for racers in the holding lot that continued into “parking day” but eventually subsided for a beautiful weekend ofRead More


Houston SpringNationals Recap

Royal Purple Raceway in Baytown, TX was home this past weekend for the NHRA circuit and although the racers were small in terms of categories, they were the opposite in competition with many drivers running dead on in final rounds with very competitive lights. The weekend started out great on Friday with time trials for everyone and class eliminations for Super Stock, but eventually the weekend succumbed to mother natureRead More


Las Vegas 4-Wide Recap

As the inaugural DENSO Spark Plug 4-wide Nationals kicked off this past weekend, the 1st Las Vegas event was definitely a bigger success than anticipated as NHRA was able to have its 3rd sell out of the year and the 1st sellout at LVMS spring event since 2010. Racers flocked from all over to be apart of history and to take a crack at the beautiful new racing surface forRead More


Gatornationals Recap

The 49th annual Amalie motor oil NHRA Gatornationals this past weekend was everything that racers thought it would be, well at least everyone from the North. With cold temps and what seemed like nonstop snow storms hitting the NY, NJ, and PA region, racers couldn’t get the Florida fast enough hitting the rapidly growing “baby gators” then the national event for a great start to the year. With temps atRead More


Phoenix – Arizona Nationals Winners

A sold out crowd at the NHRA Arizona Nationals enjoyed some great sportsman racing. First time winners and veteran heavy hitters share the winner circle at the 34th annual race in Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park.   Super Stock: Justin Lamb over Mike Cotten Mr. Justin Lamb continues his 2017 success with another win just 2 races into the 2018 season, showing everyone why the #1 is on the sideRead More


Pomona 1 – Winternationals Winners

As always the weather at the 57th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals was perfect. With mostly sunny skies and temps in the lower 80’s racing was at its best. Heads up battles in Stock and Super Stock were alive and well. The winning-est driver in NHRA sportsman history wins another, brother’s battling it out in the finals and a heads up final in Stock.   Comp: Dan Fletcher over ClintRead More


Predicting the 2018 Sportsman World Champions

Comp: The first name that comes to mind when thinking of this category is the already 5-time champ David Rampy. After practically dominating the 2017 season, Rampy should be running a full schedule and trying to defend his title again in 2018. But aside from Rambo, with previous champion names such as Alan Ellis, who was retiring after the 2017 season, Dan Fletcher who has scaled back to only 4Read More


Jeffrey Barker 2017 Top Sportsman National Champion

After taking a year off from the top spot, Barker is right back at it with a completely dominate performance for the 2nd time in 3 years for his 2nd World Championship. By starting the year out red hot in Gainesville, FL at the divisional and national with back to back wins, Barker was able to get 190 points and start the year pretty much prefect. But, 2 weeks laterRead More


Lynn Ellison 2017 Top Dragster National Champion

And another 2017 Champion was crowned that is no stranger to winning, Lynn Ellison has won in other NHRA categories such as Super Stock and Super Gas but over the past few years has turned his sights to Top Dragster and has been rewarded with the #1 for the scoop of his dragster for the 2018 season. His season would start out on the east coast at Atlanta, GA forRead More


John Labbous Jr. 2017 Super Gas National Champion

John Labbous Jr. has won pretty much every kind of race you can think of over his career, besides an NHRA World Championship. Between big money bracket races, national events, top bulb, pro tree, he can do it all and can now check this accomplishment off his bucket list. Labbous put on a huge score early in the season when he drove Anthony Bertozzi’s Super Gas Corvette to 4 winsRead More