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Just Kidding: This Is Now The Fastest NHRA Funny Car Run Of All Time

NHRA Funny Car driver Jack Beckman’s weekend started off well at the Northwest Nationals. Not only was he the first driver to break the sub-4 second mark for 1000 feet in a Funny Car at Pacific Raceways on Friday with a 3.997-second pass, but he followed it up by besting his record from Sonoma on Saturday.
» 8/10/15 2:54am 8/10/15 2:54am

Blink And You'll Miss The Fastest NHRA Funny Car Run Of All Time

19-time NHRA Funny Car winner, 2012 national champion and cancer survivor Jack Beckman is used to beating things, but may not have expected to add “national record” to the list. This 323.43 mph, 3.921 second run last Friday at Sonoma Raceway was the fastest in Funny Car history. » 8/04/15 9:00am 8/04/15 9:00am

ESPN Will Have No Regular Motorsports Coverage Soon

The only regular racing coverage ESPN still hosts are NHRA drag races. ESPN occasionally brands ABC motorsports broadcasts, and they host the X Games, too, but as far as normal racing season content goes, NHRA is all they’ve got. That will no longer be the case next year, as NHRA goes to Fox Sports 1.
» 7/13/15 5:19pm 7/13/15 5:19pm

NHRA Cracks Down On The Dumbest Fake Street Racing Show On Television

Several National Hot Rod Asscoation drag racers who appeared on the worst idea for a show ever, Street Outlaws, have been warned that their competition license may be suspended for going on the show. Problem is, several members are still booked to appear on the show and this sudden change in policy enforcement comes… » 2/27/15 6:30pm 2/27/15 6:30pm

The First Female NHRA Pro Stock Champion Was Featured In A Disney Movie

Before Erica Enders-Stevens became the first female champion of the hyper-competitive NHRA Pro Stock class, she was featured in the Disney Channel's made-for-TV movie "Right on Track." Now the world of drag racing has the largest number of women participating out of any motorsport. » 11/19/14 1:27pm 11/19/14 1:27pm

Shea Holbrook Wants To Jump From Road Racing Into A Jet Dragster

Sometimes, you just want to put the hammer down and see how brutally fast you can go. Say, 300 MPH kind of fast. For that reason, Pirelli World Challenge racer and race team co-owner Shea Holbrook is looking to hop over into a jet dragster, and that couldn't be more awesome. » 11/12/14 12:28pm 11/12/14 12:28pm

Vomiting Dragsters And Screaming Choirs Are America's Best Thing Ever

If America contributes nothing of culture to the world, not rock music, not rap music, not cheeseburgers, not Jackson Pollock paintings, let it keep contributing these. These glorious, wonderful videos of drag racing in slow motion, that feature fuel spilling out like so much mechanical puke. » 8/26/14 7:20pm 8/26/14 7:20pm

Antron Brown Started The Day On Fire And Ended It As The First African American Racing Champion

On fire is a double entendre where Antron Brown is concerned. His engine caught fire and burned his hands Sunday, but he was on fire — figuratively speaking — on the track, too this year. When the smoke cleared, Brown was crowned NHRA's Top Fuel champion. » 11/12/12 12:40pm 11/12/12 12:40pm