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Larry Dixon

1966-10-23 (age 55)


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Three-time NHRA Top Fuel champion Dixon suspended indefinitely

The NHRA has suspended its three-time Top Fuel champion indefinitely from both the Mello Yello professional and Lucas Oil sportsman series it sanctions.

Good, bad and ugly dominate Gatornationals memories

This coming weekend’s 38th Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals at Gainesville, Florida marks some good, bad and ugly remembrances.

Force swaps teams; Dixon returns at Gainesville

Give NHRA legend John Force time to think about gaining consistency in his four-team John Force Racing squad and you can be sure he’ll find a way to mix up the ingredients.

Return of the modest superstar, Larry Dixon

Larry Dixon has imminent plans for his own team, but first the three-time NHRA Top Fuel champion is getting his taste for 10,000hp at Maple Grove this weekend with his old friends from Down Under. By Anne Proffit.

Dixon preparing for NHRA comeback

Three-time Top Fuel champion Larry Dixon is preparing to make a comeback and has bought cars, equipment, while also seeking sponsorship.

Three-time champ Dixon targets new opportunities

Top Fuel ace released late by Bob Vandergriff Racing but still hoping to get back on track in 2016.

Johnson Jr. lead Funny Car qualifying at Pomona

Billy Torrence, Shane Gray and Karen Stoffer were leaders in their categories at the final playoff race in the six-race NHRA Mello Yello Countdown to the Championship.

Countdown to the championship results Saturday from Las Vegas

Brown, Enders in position to secure NHRA Mello Yello Series world championship titles Sunday in Las Vegas

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.

Brown claims $100,000 win in Traxxas nitro shootout

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

Johnson Jr., Todd and Mcgaha race to victories at Northwest Nationals

Three home victories at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event near Seattle.

J. Force, Dixon, Johnson and Krawiec power to No. 1 qualifiers in Denver

John Force powered his PEAK Antifreeze Chevy Camaro SS to a track record 4.015 at 318.09 to earn the top qualifying position for the second time this season.

Dixon, J. Force, Johnson and Krawiec race to qualifying leads at Bandimere Speedway

Friday's results after the first two of four rounds of qualifying for the 36th annual Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals at Bandimere Speedway.

Reigning rookie of the year Richie Crampton off to fast start heading to Houston

The reigning rookie of the year hasn’t lost a first-round matchup through five races in 2015 !

Torrence looking forward to Texas race in NHRA

Top Fuel driver wants to end losing streak at home.

Top Fuel star Antron Brown credits strong team for overall success heading to Las Vegas

Brown’s success in Charlotte indicates just a small slice of the immense success the Don Schumacher Racing team has enjoyed in 2015.

C. Force, Todd, Mcgaha and Arana Jr. race to No. 1 qualifying positions at NHRA Four Wide-Nationals

Courtney Force moved from the 16th spot to first with the quickest Funny Car run of the weekend at the controls of her 10,000-horsepower Traxxas Chevy Camaro SS.

Pro Stock motorcycle veteran Karen Stoffer aims for more positive steps

Karen Stoffer never missed a beat in Gainesville, but PSM veteran do not not competed since 2013.

Larry Dixon talks about terrifying crash at Gainesville

Suffering a structural failure nearing the finish line at 300 miles per hour in a top fuel car is scary, but the extremely rigid safety systems surrounding the driver allowed Larry Dixon to walk away from a terrifying crash.

No letup for reigning Pro Stock Motorcycle world champ Andrew Hines at Gainesville

Hines will get a chance to show how hungry he and his team are as the Pro Stock Motorcycle class kicks off its 2015 season.

NHRA’s Unique Four-Wide Racing returns to Charlotte’s Zmax Dragway in late March

The best in Top Fuel, Funny Car, Pro Stock and Pro Stock Motorcycle will once again try to tame the one-of-a-kind thrill show at the world’s only four-lane dragstrip.

Hagan, Schumacher and Brogdon race to victories in Phoenix

Tony Schumacher (Top Fuel) and Rodger Brogdon (Pro Stock) also were winners of the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event near Phoenix.

Schumacher, Hagan and Enders-Stevens race to No. 1 qualifying positions at Phoenix

Tony Schumacher: “It is great that we went down the track on all four runs and got every point except one,”

Three-time Top Fuel world champ Larry Dixon welcomes return to Nationals in Phoenix

Dixon is competing in a full-time role for the first time since 2011.

Langdon, C. Force and Enders-Stevens earn no. 1 qualifying positions at Pomona

Shawn Langdon set the track record for time with a performance of 3.700-seconds at 328.30 mph in the Knuckle Sandwich/AJPE dragster.

NHRA Friday notebook: Pomona

News and notes from Friday's action at Pomona with Motorsport.com's Anne Proffit.

Kalitta, Johnson Jr. and Line lead qualifying at Pomona

Doug Kalitta raced to the qualifying lead in Top Fuel during Friday qualifying at the 55th annual Circle K NHRA Winternationals.

Dave Connolly prepares for jump from Pro Stock to Top Fuel

How will the change from Pro Stock to Top Fuel effect the veteran driver?

Top Fuel driver J.R. Todd heading to season-opening at Pomona

J.R. Todd will start the 2015 season back at the historic drag racing venue in Southern California.

Reigning Pro Stock World Champion Enders-Stevens remains focused in 2015 heading to Winternationals

Erica Enders-Stevens enters the first race of her Pro Stock career with the “No. 1” on the side of her Elite Motorsports Chevy Camaro.

Alan Johnson Racing for Winternational win

There’s some good news for lovers of 10,000 horsepower NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series Top Fuel cars. 

Dave Connolly eager for Top Fuel debut at NHRA Winternationals

The longtime Pro Stock star is more than thrilled to experience his first race behind the wheel of his 10,000-horsepower C&J Energy Services dragster.

NHRA returns to Southern California to open 2015 season

The best in Top Fuel, Funny Car and Pro Stock will once again attempt to get off to a lightning quick start at one of drag racing’s most revered events.

Al-Anabi loses funding from Qatar Racing Club

The NHRA team has been hit with some unexpected news today.

Top NHRA, IHRA tuner Dale Armstrong has died

Armstrong, 73, tuned Kenny Bernstein's Budweiser King.

Schumacher locks up eighth Top Fuel title at Pomona

Funny Car, Pro Stock titles to be decided in today's finals.

Kalitta, Johnson fastest in Top Fuel and Funny Car qualifying

Shane Gray and Hector Arana Jr. also top qualifying at Pomona finale.

Las Vegas lucky for Massey, Worsham and Enders-Stevens

Andrew Hines all but clinches bike title with one race left.

Crampton, J. Force, Enders-Stevens and Savoie top leaderboard after friday qualifying at Las Vegas

John Force raced to the qualifying lead Friday at the NHRA Toyota Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

Bob Vandergriff, Jr., to step down as driver

Larry Dixon, Pro Stock racer Dave Connolly moving over to Top Fuel for 2015.

Doug Kalitta fastest in Top Fuel qualifying at Maple Grove

Pedregon, Enders-Stevens and Savoie also quickest in class.

History and prestige collide at the 60th U.S. Nationals

This weekend will mark the 60th running of the U.S. Nationals.

Antron Brown brings winning mentality to U.S. Nationals

2012 NHRA Top Fuel champion Antron Brown goes into the U.S. Nationals with confidence.

Drag racing in Denver is different

NHRA roars into Denver, Colorado this weekend.

65-year-old John Force tops NHRA Funny Car qualifying

Schumacher, Johnson and Arana Jr. lead the other Pro categories.

John Force muscles his way to 140th NHRA career win

Brown, Enders-Stevens and Hines also triumph in Ohio

Top Fuel champion Langdon leads NHRA qualifying

Worsham, Enders-Stevens and Krawiec also on top

Kalitta, Worsham, Enders-Stevens and Krawiec lead Friday’s qualifying at Ohio

Doug Kalitta drove his Mac Tools dragster to a leading performance of 3.771 seconds at 326.16 mph in the Top Fuel class.

Enders-Stevens, Brown and Hight race to victory at SpringNationals

Enders-Stevens faced Allen Johnson in the Pro Stock final, winning on a holeshot with a 6.594-second pass at 210.60 mph.

Spencer Massey hopes for a strong result at NHRA SpringNationals

Massey ready for another shot at first Texas title with Battery Extender team from No. 10 spot at Royal Purple Raceway

Toyota read to charge the NHRA at Pomona

Toyota has 9 drivers going to the season opening NHRA round in Pomona.

Toyota Motor Sales named official car of NHRA

Currently, Toyota sponsors three Top Fuel teams and four Funny Car teams.

Langdon ready to finish off dream Top Fuel season at home track in Pomona

Langdon will add the first professional title to his resume with a successful weekend at tradition-rich Auto Club Raceway at Pomona.