by Bobby Bennett; Camera by Linda Swanson Thu, 2019-10-10 14:07
The best way to describe Byron Dragway's World PowerWheelstanding Championships is the event carries the same logic as Red Bull's FlugTag competition. If you're not familiar, the FlugTag is where contestant after contestant construct improbable flight machines which they fly off of a cliff and crash into the water below.
Tue, 2019-10-08 19:57
Every year Byron Dragway hosts its version of organized chaos otherwise known as the World Power Wheelstanding championships. Unfortunately for Chicagoland Super Stock racer Steve Coash, he emptied the contents of his engine on the track but the save of the classic Mopar skidding through the oil is as savage as it gets.
by Bobby Bennett; Introduction by Thomas Pope Thu, 2019-10-03 17:55
Whit Bazemore lived the Hollywood script he could never have imagined writing as a teenaged photographer.
Almost overnight, Bazemore became Winston's go-to photographer for NHRA drag racing. Soon, though, his dream to be on the other side of the lens as a driver became an obsession. He paid his dues to advance climb the ranks from Top Alcohol Funny Car to nitro burners.
And in a case of something truly coming full circle, he eventually landed Winston as his team's sponsor. Bazemore would go on to win 20 NHRA national events - and a spot in the latest installment of CompetitionPlus.tv's "Legends" series. If you like a rags-to-riches kind of story, here's one that takes the cake.
by Bobby Bennett Jr.; Camera by Jake Simmons Tue, 2019-10-01 16:56
The Book of Proverbs clearly states, "Train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old, he will not depart from it."
The impact of Funny Cars on a day at the races with his Dad, in the late-1980s, had a profound effect on Chris Graves. So much so, three decades later he's made them a central focus of his life.
by Bobby Bennett Sat, 2019-09-21 11:07
Distance is only a number, just ask Dan Williams.
Williams, a drag racer from the United Kingdom, had his 1969 Nova shipped from the United Kingdom so that he could race in this year’s A/Stock Challenge, class eliminations for the top of the line for conventional Stockers at the NHRA U.S. Nationals.
Article and Video by Bobby Bennett; Photo by Chris Graves Fri, 2019-09-13 06:42
Burnell Russell only wanted to understand better what his sons felt from a Top Fuel car.
Saturday, September 7, 2019, Burnell not only felt what his son, the late Darrell Russell, did when he was a passenger on a pass down the drag strip but also made a bit of United States drag racing history in the process.
Thu, 2019-09-12 21:45
Watch Hot Rod Drag Week live here. Today's Day 4 action comes from Maryland International Raceway in Budds Creek, Md.
by Bobby Bennett Jr.; Camera by Jake Simmons Thu, 2019-09-12 09:30
Go behind the scenes with Scott Palmer, driver of the Magic Dry Top Fuel Dragster at the greatest drag race in the world - the NHRA U.S. Nationals in Indianapolis.
by Bobby Bennett: Camera by Jake Simmons Wed, 2019-09-11 19:19
Follow behind the scenes with NHRA fuel Funny Car racer Paul Lee as he races in the most prestigious drag race in the world, the Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals.
by Bobby Bennett Fri, 2019-09-06 19:55
In football terms, the Super Stock/O car is the equivalent of a defensive lineman running a sprint. He's not usually the quickest or fastest, but there's no doubt there's huge entertainment value.