Category: Race Coverage

NHRA announces revised schedule for Mello Yello Drag Racing Series

In consideration of the COVID-19 global pandemic, NHRA officials have announced revisions to the 2020 Mello Yello Drag Racing Series schedule. The series is tentatively planned to resume June 5-7 with the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals at Gainesville Raceway. The season will conclude with the crowning of the Mello Yello Drag Racing Series champions November 13-15 at the Auto Club Finals at Auto Club…

Rest In Peace Peabody Harrell

Lyons, GA – Rest In Peace Peabody Harrell. The world lost a Great Man. We received the unwanted phone call about the unexpected death of Peabody in his shop this afternoon (we’ve been told health related). The world of drag racing is shocked of the death of this great man. He was always smiling and a fierce competitor in our sport. Rest In Peace

Brandon Taylor and Stephen McCrory win Main Event at the 3rd Annual Southern Big Buck Nationals

Belle Rose, LA — A team of two, in one trailer, drove from Alabama to Belle Rose, LA to compete in the the 3rd Annual Southern Big Buck Nationals at No Problem Raceway. It would be those two teammates facing each other in the final round with Brandon Taylor taking the win over Stephen McCrory in Saturday’s Main Event. Taylor was behind the wheel of…

Big Rob Crashes at No Problem

This is a site that you never want to see, especially at the start of the 2020 Season. Agent DC received this photo after a crash on Day 1 of the Southern Big Buck Nationals at No Problem Raceway. Fortunately the Memphis, TN racer, Robert Eubanks “Big Rob” is ok.

Ron Capps’ Napa Auto Parts Hauler catches fire

Ron Capps’ Napa Auto Parts Hauler catches fire while traveling through Texas, damaging the trailer, cars, and equipment. Fortunately everyone is ok. Sources say these were both new cars. Ron posted the following on FB – “This never happens at a good time… wanna thank the local fire department & 1st responders from keeping the damage much less than it could have been 🙏” We…

Lassiter Mountain’s 2019 Thunder & Rumble Event a Success; Packed House

Birmingham, AL — It was standing room only at the newly renovated Lassiter Mountain Dragway Friday, July 5, 2019 for their July 4th event “Thunder and Rumble.” The pits were jam packed with racers entering the $5,000 bracket race, no box, Small Tire Shootout, jr. Dragster, promods, and fireworks. The Promods featured Tim Segars, Hank Stubbs, Jason Collins, and John Scelsi. This was John’s third…

Two-Seater Doug Foley wins $30,000 at Byron Dragway’s Firecracker Nationals

Friday’s $30,000 is complete and it was Two-Seater Doug Foley taking home the big $30,000 check at Byron Dragway’s Firecracker Nationals. Doug Foley Jr from Mooresville, North Carolina overcame the always competitive David Davis of Toledo, Ohio in the final round. Foley is fresh off a final-round appearance during Sunday’s SFG500. Davis is no stranger to high pressure rounds as he was also a finalist…