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Scott Speed celebrates third title for Andretti and VW in LA

Scott Speed completed a hat-trick in winning his third consecutive Red Bull Global Rallycross championship for Volkswagen Andretti Rallycross (VARX) on Saturday. 

Can any NHRA ace gain an edge in Texas?

Just three of the 24 races remain in the 2017 NHRA Mello Yello drag racing season and across all four classes tensions are high, every point counts and consistently quick runs are at a premium. Anne Proffit previews the Texas action.

DeJoria's retirement is a sad loss to NHRA and its fans

Alexis DeJoria, driver of Kalitta Motorsports’ Toyota Camry NHRA Funny Car, has decided to retire. Anne Proffit pays tribute to a racer who did more than just race.

2018 NHRA schedule reduces number of consecutive race weekends

The National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) has tweaked its 2018 schedule nearly from start to finish, with the more extraordinary changes coming during the six-race playoffs it calls the Countdown to the Championship. Annie Proffit reports.

NHRA fight as open as ever heading to Gateway

Two races down and four to go in NHRA’s Countdown to the Championship and it’s becoming more difficult to predict the title winners in all four classes because at the starting lights, it’s a crapshoot, writes Annie Proffit.

Will the Countdown conundrums continue in Reading?

A strange Sunday in Charlotte last week proved again the unpredictability of NHRA drag racing, but Anne Proffit tries to guide us through the favorites for this weekend's second round of the Countdown to the Championship.

Sep 15, 2017

The NHRA Countdown starts in Charlotte

NHRA set the field for its six-race Countdown to the Championship, during the U.S. Nationals near Indianapolis on Labor Day weekend. Anne Proffit looks ahead to this weekend’s action at zMax Dragway in Charlotte, NC.

Former Pro Stock champion Johnson to retire

One of Dodge’s star names in NHRA racing, Allen Johnson, is to retire from the sport at the end of this year.

Who will prevail in the prestigious U.S. Nationals on Labor Day weekend?

Every major American racing series has a standout event: NASCAR opens each season in February with the Daytona 500 and INDYCAR celebrates Memorial Day weekend at the Indianapolis 500.

Crampton replaces Coughlin Jr. at Kalitta

Troy Coughlin Jr.’s rookie season as driver of Connie Kalitta’s SealMaster dragster is over for this year and he is to be replaced by 2014 U.S. Nationals champion Richie Crampton.

U.S. Nationals preview - NHRA aces prepare for the Big Go

Testing at Lucas Oil Raceway proved not only the U.S. Nationals' significance in the NHRA calendar, but also that it's going to be very tough to beat those Don Schumacher Racing machines, in both Top Fuel and Funny Car. Anne Proffit reports.

Voting begins for NHRA’s Traxxas Nitro Shootout

It’s time for fans to vote for eligible Top Fuel and Funny Car drivers to gain the last places in the competition that earns $100,000 for the eventual winners. Anne Proffit explains.

NHRA heads to Brainerd as Countdown to the Championship nears

NHRA’s Top Fuel, Funny Car, Pro Stock and Pro Stock Motorcycle racers have only two more attempts to prepare for the series’ Countdown to the Championship, a six-race playoff comprising the final contests of a 24-race season.

Historic Trans Am cars added to Long Beach lineup

Next year’s Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach support race roster will feature the ‘pony cars’ from the legendary era of Trans Am racing

Irwindale Event Center to shut down

Since 1999, the 1/2-mile paved oval at Irwindale Event Center (its newer name) has produced great racing for open and closed-wheel competitors.

Doug Chandler to continue late wife's sponsorship of two Funny Cars

When philanthropist and effervescent drag racing supporter Terry Chandler, 65, died from advanced brain cancer on July 4th, the future of her “giving cars” in NHRA’s Mello Yello Drag Racing Series’ Funny Car category was in doubt.

Seattle closes NHRA's grueling western swing

The NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series regulars continue their difficult Western Swing.

Will Tonglet earn his second NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle title?

It’s been a heady year for NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle rider LE Tonglet, 27.

Who will triumph as NHRA heads to Sonoma?

NHRA took the first step in its three-races-in-three-weekends Western Swing at Denver last weekend, putting forth a great display of competition, along with adventures in wheel-standing, engine explosions and bodywork destruction.

Mile-high hopes and challenges in Denver

Steve Torrence, seeking No. 1 seed for the Countdown, leads the Top Fuel runners as they seek to get their tune-ups tweaked for the unique challenge of high-altitude Bandimere Speedway. Anne Proffit reports.

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”.

Top Fuel star Brittany Force to test JFR Chevy Camaro Funny Car

Legendary Funny Car driver and team owner John Force has revealed that he is having a Chevrolet Camaro Funny Car built for daughter Brittany, currently a star in Top Fuel.

Who's to blame for NHRA Pro Stock's predicament?

It seems probable that from next year NHRA's struggling Pro Stock category will no longer be part of the full 24-race schedule. That is emphatically not a smart solution for the sanctioning body's self-created problem, argues Anne Proffit.

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.