The 2017 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season continues at the NHRA Summernationals at Old Bridge Township Raceway Park June 8-11.PHOTO BY NHRA NHRA New England Nationals: Sunday results updated standings Final finish order (1-16) at the fifth annual NHRA New England Nationals at New England Dragway. The race is the ninth of 24 events in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series. TOP FUEL: 1. Brittany Force; 2. Antron Brown; 3. Leah Pritchett; 4. Shawn Langdon; 5. Scott
By Dragzine Advance Auto Parts driver Courtney Force blistered Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park during the second day of NHRA Nitro Spring training Friday, posting the three-quickest passes of the week – including an incredible run under the Funny Car national record. Force’s best run in her Chevrolet Camaro SS Funny Car was 3.804 seconds at 333.33 mph, quicker than Matt Hagan’s national-record run of 3.822 seconds set last year in Brainerd, Minn. Because Force’s pass came during testing, it is
By Dragzine For two glorious seasons from 2014-2015, Erica Enders was on top of the drag racing world, winning back-to-back titles in arguably the toughest category in all motorsports, NHRA Pro Stock. An impressive 15 victories during the stretch was punctuated by her incredible driving prowess. She was, quite simply, peerless. Last season the proud Texan returned to earth after a switch to another manufacturer, going winless en route to a sagging ninth-place finish overall. Now, with a new season
By Keith Cornett Last week the ACO released the 60 entries for the 24 Hours of Le Mans and as expected, Corvette Racing’s C7.Rs received their invitations to race at the summer endurance classic held in June. The Corvettes will be facing off against a nearly identical list from 2016 of works-supported entries in the GTE-Pro class which include Ford, Ferrari, Aston Martin and Porsche. Invitations are required to race at Le Mans unless the team received an automatic bid.
Officials from Ford Performance expressed a willingness on Monday to support Danica Patrick in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series this season even if she isn’t fully funded. Stewart Haas Racing recently filed a lawsuit against Nature’s Bakery due to missed payments for Patrick’s No. 10 team. The team is seeking over $30 million while the baked goods company believes Patrick breached her agreement by promoting rival brands in the form of homemade smoothies via her social media channels. Ford
For all those enthusiasts out there who have always wished they could take the whole family in their Corvette, here’s your answer. What is claimed to be the only surviving four-door production 1979 Corvette America (not to be confused with the Corvette parts company of today) is up for sale on eBay, with the bid climbing to $12,650 right now. The seller claims that Chevrolet actually planned on annually producing 40 of these Corvette America cars, to be built by
Nitro Spring Training came to an end Saturday at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park in Chandler, Ariz. where NHRA Funny Car and Top Fuel teams put all their off-season hard work to the test one week before the start of the 2017 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season. Leah Pritchett had the unofficial quickest run in NHRA history in her Papa John’s Pizza Top Fuel dragster Saturday morning. Pritchett and her crew put down a 3.654-second pass at 331.85
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Danica Patrick may have a different sponsorship package in 2017 than what was originally planned.PHOTO BY LAT PHOTOGRAPHIC Danica Patrick facing sponsorship dilemma NATURE’S BAKERY AND STEWART HAAS RACING ARE DISCUSSING NEW TERMS JANUARY 24, 2017 Stewart-Haas Racing and Nature’s Bakery may be poised to renegotiate the sponsorship package for Danica Patrick and the No. 10 Chevrolet according to a team news release on Tuesday during the NASCAR Media Tour. The baked goods provider became the primary sponsor for the
Both the NMRA and NMCA provide some of the best door car racing you’ll find anywhere, with an exciting and unrivaled mix of classes. There are a few racers who cover both series in heads-up racing, and another is about to join their ranks. Jennifer Brooke Rice has been battling it out over the past four seasons in the NMCA Nitrous Pro Street class (NPS), but for 2017 she’s expanding her racing schedule to include the NMRA Renegade class.