Category: Cover Story

Nathan Martin Million Dollar Champion

Montgomery, AL – Nathan Martin will go down in history as the winner of the 20th Anniversary CARS Protection Plus Million Dollar Race at Montgomery Raceway Park. The Ft. Worth, Texas Driver lasted 10 rounds of competition to march his dragster into the winner’s circle of the world’s biggest sportsman race.

ALO Drink to back Jim Dunn in 2015

Jim Dunn Racing has announced ALO Drink as its new primary sponsor on its Funny Car for the 2015 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series. The all-natural, aloe-vera-based beverage will be prominently displayed on the Dodge Funny Car and on the racing team hauler that will be at all 24 races this year. “The partnership with ALO Drink is very exciting for Jim Dunn Racing…

Mopar Launches Program to help Teen Drivers

Mopar has set plans in motion to give a helping hand to young drivers across the United States with an advanced driving program called “Mopar Road Ready,” designed to teach safe and defensive driving techniques. Sponsored by The Chrysler Foundation and supported by Mopar, the program dedicated to training and educating teenage drivers will be available to those between the ages of 15-19 with a…

Connolly set to make Top Fuel Debut at Pomona

POMONA, Calif. — Dave Connolly is just two weeks away from making his NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series Top Fuel debut when the 2015 season begins with the Circle K NHRA Winternationals, Feb. 5-8, at historic Auto Club Raceway at Pomona. Needless to say, the longtime Pro Stock star is more than thrilled to experience his first race behind the wheel of his 10,000-horsepower…

New Autometer Tach Actually Records Data; Driveshaft, RPM, etc.

The Ultimate DL tachometer from Auto Meter Precision Instruments meets the growing data acquisition needs of competitive sportsman drag racers, without the costs typically associated with dedicated onboard data recording computers. On the surface, the Ultimate DL looks like a typical tachometer: a 5” diameter gauge featuring the typical Auto Meter black or silver face functions like any other Auto Meter tach. In addition, the…

Huntsville Dragway $10,000 “Weekend of Wow” Results

Huntsville, AL — You can call this a warm up race to the Million Dollar Bracket race as several racers traveled from across the country to compete in “the weekend of WOW,” a $10,000 event hosted by Huntsville Dragway. Huntsville Engine sponsored the event and it was a success! The $10,000 class winners are posted below. Sunday $10,000 Winner Winner: Bo Boatner, Scottsboro, Al (Far…

Tucker Kay Crowned IHRA Champion

Steele, AL — Wow, what a year for Ragland, AL racer Tucker Kay. The superstar won his 4th track championship and topped it off by winning the IHRA/Nitro Jam Division 2 West Jr.Dragster championship, as the wold watched him on at Memphis International Raceway. The International Hot Rod Association wrapped up its 2014 season Sunday with the crowning of champions in 15 IHRA classes during…

NHRA Maple Grove Results

Schedule | Tickets | Entries | Results Team reports | Photos | Points Matt Hagan took over the Funny Car points lead by racing to victory Sunday at the NHRA Nationals at Maple Grove Raceway. Tony Schumacher (Top Fuel), Rodger Brogdon (Pro Stock), and Eddie Krawiec (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were winners at the fourth of six playoff events during the NHRA Mello Yello Drag…