Category: Breaking News

Haney to debut new Pro Nitrous Camaro

ROCKINGHAM, NC – Keith Haney Racing completed a successful two-day test of his new Pro Nitrous Chevrolet Camaro at Rockingham Dragway on Wednesday, putting a wide smile on Keith Haney’s face as he prepares to debut the car in competition. The first race for the new Larry Jeffers Race Cars Camaro will be the PDRA Championship Finals this weekend at Virginia Motorsports Park in Petersburg,…

Dwayne Roberts’ New “Imagine That Customs” Dragster

Bradenton, FL — It’s not everyday that we feature “pipe racks” on DragCoverage.com. However, this beautiful hotrod built by Phantom Race Cars deserves ink. What makes this hotrod stand-out, is the unique paint scheme by Jerron Settles of Imagine That Customs. The photos below don’t display the full detail of this gorgeous car, but give you an idea of it’s uniqueness. You can bet on…

Back-to-back winner Force makes more Funny Car history

The 2014 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season still has three races remaining but it has already been one filled with incredible achievements for third-year Funny Car star Courtney Force. There are the four victories this season and the seven in her short career, already records for female Funny Car drivers. Force also earned the landmark 100th NHRA win by a female earlier this…

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Jason Hamstra’s Mustang is a Pro Mod Powerhouse; NMCA Feature

By Mary Lendzion, NMCAdigital.com After spending time in the cockpit of two different bracket dragsters, Jason Hamstra introduced himself and a six-second ’63 Corvette with a roots-blown Hemi to IHRA Pro Mod in ’05. “I was the first person to run a torque converter-driven transmission in a Pro Mod car at a time when people were running clutches,” said Hamstra, of DeMotte, Indiana. “I won…

Hancock Crowned Atanta Super Series Champion

(Commerce, GA – September 13) In spite of the rain forecast, racers from all over Georgia and part of South Carolina met at Atlanta Dragway for the final 2014 Summit ET Series points event. Rain did cause a half hour delay, but that was it. Six of the seven winners in todays event also earned the 2014 track championship in their class. Congratulations to the…

VIDEO: NHRA Pro Stock driver V Gaines’ wild crash in Charlotte

NHRA Pro Stock driver V Gaines, was involved in this high-speed racing incident during the first round of eliminations Sunday at the Pep Boys NHRA Carolina Nationals at zMAX Dragway. Gaines’ Dodge Dart went out of control and crashed near the finish line. Gaines, who exited the car under his own power, was examined and released at the scene by NHRA emergency services officials.

Larry Larson World’s Quickest Street Car

Five-time champion Larry Larson made the quickest pass in the history of any street-legal car during Hot Rod Magazine’s 10th anniversary of Drag Week.  And he did it by a long shot, going 6.16-seconds at 219 miles an hour, leaving the world grasping for air. Earlier this year, Larson debuted his unique and state-of-the-art Cheverolet S-10 powered by a Proline Racing Engines Twin Turbo power…