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Hight, Torrence are champions, Kalitta, Beckman take Pomona wins

Robert Hight, Steve Torrence, Erica Enders and Andrew Hines are the 2019 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series champions, but Doug Kalitta, Jack Beckman, Jeg Couglin Jr. and Jianna Salinas scored the final wins of the season at Pomona.

Krawiec takes Pro Stock Motorcycle world title and No. 1 qualifier

B. Force, Beckman and Anderson secure No. 1 qualifiers at Auto Club NHRA finals

B. Force, Beckman, Anderson and Ellis current No. 1 qualifiers at season ending NHRA finals

Friday's results after the first two of four rounds of qualifying for the 53rd annual Auto Club NHRA Finals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona

Schumacher, Beckman, Anderson and Krawiec clinch No. 1 qualifying positions at Las Vegas

Sunday's first-round pairings for eliminations for the 17th annual NHRA Toyota Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway

Beckman wins Funny Car Traxxas Nitro Shootout

Clay Millican, Matt Hagan, Greg Anderson and Eddie Krawiec secure No. 1 qualifiers at Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals

Terry Chandler succumbs to brain cancer aged 65

Our NHRA correspondent Anne Proffit pays tribute to someone she describes as “the most giving and caring woman in NHRA drag racing”.

Can Millican start a winning streak?

Was Clay Millican's brilliant and well-deserved first win last weekend at Bristol just the start of a hot streak? The Tennessean is showing great confidence in tuner Dave Grubnic, as Anne Proffit reports.

Beckman looks back on "big" victory in Englishtown

Jack Beckman’s NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series career has seen many twists and turns.

Capps scores third straight Funny Car victory 

Ron Capps raced to his third consecutive win at the 37th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Southern Nationals at Atlanta Dragway, as Steve Torrence, Bo Butner and LE Tonglet nailed the Top Fuel, Pro Stock and Pro Stock Motorcycle categories.

Torrence scores first win of season at Four-Wide Nationals

Steve Torrence raced his way to Top Fuel victory in the NHRA Four-Wide Nationals at Zmax Dragway, while Ron Capps, Chris McGaha and LE Tonglet conquered FC, PS and PSM categories respectively.

Pritchett, Capps and Butner conquer in SpringNationals

Leah Pritchett drove to her third NHRA Top Fuel victory of the season at Royal Purple Raceway in Baytown, Texas, as Ron Capps (Funny Car) and Bo Butner (Pro Stock) also prevailed at the fifth round of the year.

Making history in Las Vegas

Some incredible milestones fell in last weekend’s 18th annual DENSO Spark Plugs NHRA Nationals on The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Anne Proffit relives it.

Beckman the beneficiary in latest Schumacher vs Force battle

2012 NHRA Funny Car champion Jack Beckman will enter his 11th full season with Don Schumacher Racing with some ace tuners heading his crew. It's just the latest in the personnel war between two giants of the sport, as Anne Proffit explains.

Capps, Line, Savoie take titles; Kalitta, Johnson Jr., Anderson, Smith earn wins

Ron Capps (Funny Car), Jason Line (Pro Stock) and Jerry Savoie (Pro Stock Motorcycle) claimed NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series championships at Pomona, to join Antron Brown (Top Fuel) in the 2016 elite.

Ron Capps clinches Funny Car World Championship

J.R. Todd, Jack Beckman, Jason Line and Jerry Savoie are No. 1 qualifiers at Auto Club NHRA finals

Capps continues push to championship at Pomona

Jack Beckman, Antron Brown, Jason Line and Jerry Savoie lead qualifying Fiday at the Auto Club NHRA Finals at Auto Club Raceway

Millican, Beckman, Anderson And Savoie secure No. 1 qualifiers Saturday at Las Vegas

The NHRA Toyota Nationals is the fifth event of the of the six-race NHRA Mello Yello Countdown to the Championship.

Titles in the balance in Vegas

NHRA could see champions crowned this weekend but the title favorites are trying not think about it, as Anne Proffit reports.

Brown and Hagan conquer Texas

Antron Brown furthered his points lead in Top Fuel by racing to victory at the AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals, as Matt Hagan, Drew Skillman and Eddie Krawiec also ran out winners in the 22nd of 24 events in the NHRA season.

Johnson Jr., Brown, Nobile, Krawiec grab wins in Maple Grove

Tommy Johnson Jr. raced to Funny Car victory at the Dodge NHRA Nationals as Antron Brown, Vincent Nobile and Eddie Krawiec were also victorious in the third of six races in the Mello Yello Countdown to the Championship.

Surprise winners in NHRA Midwest Nationals at Gateway

Shawn Langdon (Top Fuel), Jack Beckman (Funny Car), Alex Laughlin (Pro Stock) and Jerry Savoie (Pro Stock Motorcycle) won at Gateway Motorsports Park in the second of the six-race Countdown to the Championship playoffs.

Crampton, Hight, Gray and Krawiec secure No. 1 qualifiers in St. Louis

Sunday's first-round pairings for eliminations for the fifth annual NHRA Midwest Nationals at Gateway Motorsports Park

Hight, Crampton, Anderson and Ellis lead qualifying Friday at Midwest Nationals

Friday's results after the first two of four rounds of qualifying for the fifth annual NHRA Midwest Nationals at Gateway Motorsports Park

U.S. Nationals drama is a taster of what’s to come

The Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals is a huge event in and of itself, but it also set the field for the six-race Countdown to the 2016 Championship. Annie Proffit looks ahead.

C. Force wins Funny Car portion of NHRA Traxxas Nitro Shootout

Hagan, Millican, Butner and Sampey race to no. 1 qualifiers in Indianapolis

Denver starts demanding three weeks for NHRA racers

Last month’s four races in four weeks was good preparation for the start of NHRA’s grueling three-race Western Swing, which takes this series on a hegira of great (literal) magnitude. Anne Proffit previews.

Antron Brown conquers Chicago to take points lead

Antron Brown raced to his third Top Fuel victory of the season Sunday at the Route 66 NHRA Nationals as Jack Beckman (Funny Car), Greg Anderson (Pro Stock) and Andrew Hines (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also clinched wins.

Hagan, Force, Gray and Smith earn No. 1 qualifying positions at Chicago

Matt Hagan leaded the quickest Funny Car field in history Saturday at Route 66 NHRA Nationals.

Looking for peaks in Thunder Valley

The list of drivers who have yet to score wins in the 2016 Mello Yello Drag Racing season is a surprising who's who of NHRA stars, all seeking victory at Bristol's Thunder Valley, this weekend. Anne Proffit reports.

Eight-time Top Fuel World Champion Tony Schumacher ready to solve Southern Nationals for first time

A victory at a race where Schumacher has never had the ultimate success would go a long way into jump-starting his quest for a ninth world championship.

Beckman, Crampton, Line and Krawiec are no. 1 qualifiers at NHRA Gatornationals

Eliminations at the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals will begin at 11 a.m. on Sunday

Records are made to be broken… but like this?

NHRA's controversial new ruling regarding record-breaking goes against history and has upset competitors. Annie Proffit explains why, and is asking for drag racing fans' opinions.

Torrence, Beckman and Anderson go P1 in Pomona

Steve Torrence (Top Fuel), Jack Beckman (Funny Car) and Greg Anderson (Pro Stock) lead their categories into Sunday’s eliminations at the Winternationals.

NHRA season preview: Larry Dixon’s predictions

Three-time Top Fuel champion and’s new columnist Larry Dixon runs us through the NHRA’s top runners and riders and what we can expect to see in 2016, starting with Pomona's Winternationals this weekend.

Beckman and Schumacher set the pace Friday at NHRA Nitro Spring Training

Top Fuel and Funny Car teams are utilizing the four-day pre-season test session to prepare for the season-opening at Pomona in Southern California.

Two-time Top Fuel World Champion Antron Brown ready to defend Crown

The 56th annual Circle K NHRA Winternationals will start on February 11 at historic Auto Club Raceway at Pomona.

Worsham, Beckman, Johnson Jr. to decide Funny Car World Championship

Hines, Savoie, Krawiec battling for Pro Stock Motorcycle crown at NHRA finals

NHRA title week: Two championships still up for grabs

NHRA’s final two Mello Yello Drag Racing Series champions will be crowned at the Auto Club NHRA Finals Nov. 12-15, held on Auto Club Raceway at Pomona’s dragstrip.

Brittany Force hopes good vibes at home track leads to first career Top Fuel win at NHRA finals

Morgan Lucas, Matt Hagan, Erica Enders and Hector Arana Jr. were last year’s winners of the tradition-rich Southern California event at Pomona.

Brown and Enders claim Mello Yello Series World Championship titles

Doug Kalitta, Robert Hight, Erica Enders and Andrew Hines race to Toyota Nationals victories at Las Vegas.

Enders, Crampton, Worsham and Savoie race to victory at The Texas NHRA FallNationals

Erica Enders powered her Chevy Camaro to earn her eighth victory of the year, breaking a NHRA record.

Beckman puts himself back in the title hunt

Things were looking bleak for Jack Beckman after the second race of NHRA’s Mello Yello Drag Racing Series Countdown to the Championship six-event playoffs.

NHRA goes pink for Breast Cancer Awareness month

NHRA teams are, as customary, getting onboard with National Breast Cancer Awareness month this October.

Brown, Beckman, Mcgaha and Hines pick up big wins at the Keystone Nationals

Sunday's final results from the 31st annual NHRA Keystone Nationals at Maple Grove Raceway.

Dixon, Beckman, Anderson and Savoie lead qualifying at Midwest Nationals

Friday's results after the first two of four rounds of qualifying for the Fourth annual, 20th of 24 events in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series.

Top Fuel's Connolly is eager to continue the good string at NHRA Carolina Nationals

Now Dave Connolly has a chance to race for his first NHRA world championship.

Brown claims $100,000 win in Traxxas nitro shootout

Dixon, Beckman, Anderson and Ellis take qualifying leads at Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals.

Alexis Dejoria and Courtney Force: Countdown to the the world’s most prestigious drag race

DeJoria is the defending Funny Car winner of the tradition-rich event, putting together a thrilling performance a year ago at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis.

Beckman, Crampton, Gray and Hines earn No. 1 qualifying positions at Brainerd

For the third consecutive race, Jack Beckman has clocked the quickest Funny Car run in NHRA history.

Beckman, Langdon, Gray and Hines are quickest qualifiers on Friday at Brainerd

Shawn Langdon, Shane Gray and Andrew Hines were qualifying leaders in their categories

Beckman, Crampton and Mcgaha earn top qualifying positions Saturday at Northwest Nationals

Jack Beckman piloted his Dodge Charger R/T to a jaw-dropping track record performance of 3.912 seconds at 322.88 mph

Beckman, Connolly and Coughlin lead qualifying Friday at Northwest Nationals

Jack Beckman completed the first three-second Funny Car run in Pacific Raceways history with a 3.997 at 314.17 Mph.

Jack Beckman: The quickest driver in Funny Car history

Jack Beckman went down a 1,000-foot drag strip in just 3.921 seconds.

Beckman, Brown, Mcgaha and Krawiec race to Sonoma Nationals victories

It is the first time in NHRA history where all four No. 1 qualifiers went on to win the race.

Krawiec earns Pro Bike battle victory and top qualifying position in Pro Stock Motorcycle

Beckman sets provisional national record; Brown and McGaha also earn No. 1 qualifying positions at NHRA Sonoma Nationals

Beckman, Brown, Mcgaha and Krawiec are Friday qualifying leaders at Sonoma

Jack Beckman posted a Sonoma Raceway track record with an incredible time of 3.921 seconds at 323.43 mph.

Torrence, Beckman, Morgan and Krawiec race to winner’s circle at Denver

Steve Torrence powered his dragster to the winner’s circle with a 3.925-second performance at 319.37 mph.