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TONY SCHUMACHER NAMED TEXAS MOTORPLEX LEGEND

NHRA PLANS TO RACE 22-RACE SCHEDULE IN 2021

 

 
Today NHRA officials announced a 22-race 2021 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series schedule. Details on Top Fuel, Funny Car, Pro Stock, and Pro Stock Motorcycle qualifying days as well as special exhibitions and specialty series that compete at national events will be announced in coming weeks.
 
NHRA enters 2021 with a new sponsor on its premier professional series – Camping World, the nation’s largest retailer of recreational vehicles (RVs), RV accessories, and RV-related services – and an extended partnership with FOX Sports including amped-up coverage. All 22 events in this extreme sport series will be aired exclusively on FOX Sports with select events on the FOX broadcast network. 

KALITTA TURNS UP TOP FUEL HEAT ON LEADER TORRENCE IN ST. LOUIS COLD

The final round of the Mopar Express Lane Nationals produced the match-up every NHRA Top Fuel fan wanted to see Sunday at World Wide Technology Raceway in suburban St. Louis.

And in the stinging cold, Doug Kalitta heated up the chase for the championship.

TOMMY JOHNSON JR. GETS CLUTCH FUNNY CAR WIN IN ST. LOUIS

Tommy Johnson Jr. knew his dreams of winning his first nitro Funny Car NHRA Mello Yello Series world championship were fading – fast.

He needed a win in a bad way to keep his championship hopes alive.

CAMPING WORLD ENTERS MULTI-YEAR PARTNERSHIP AS NHRA PRO SERIES SPONSOR

Camping World, the nation’s largest retailer of recreational vehicles (RVs), RV accessories, and RV-related services, has partnered with the world’s largest motorsports sanctioning body to become the sponsor of NHRA’s premier professional series, which will be known as the NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series.
 
“I look at NHRA and I see a growing and loyal fan base,” said Marcus Lemonis, chairman and CEO of Camping World. “NHRA recognizes the product it has in the sport of drag racing and its responsibility to serve its fans. We at Camping World look forward to this new relationship.”

CRASHES, CARNAGE DESTROY BOTH CARS AND SCHEDULE AT NHRA MIDWEST NATIONALS

For a handful of drag racers, the recently completed NHRA Midwest Nationals was a costly affair. Not only were some left to pick up the pieces of crashed race cars, and others had their classes postponed to a later date.

Significant accidents transpired in three of the four NHRA professional categories.

Leah Pruett’s first-round accident started a chain-reaction of sorts, headlining multiple incidents on race day.

DOUG KALITTA AND TOMMY JOHNSON JR. PICK UP KEY VICTORIES AT NHRA MIDWEST NATIONALS

TONY SCHUMACHER IS TOP FUEL NO. 1 QUALIFIER AT ST. LOUIS

Tony Schumacher returned to the driver’s seat in July for the first time since the season-ending race in November of 2018.

The Sarge’s return has been far from a celebration.

NHRA SEEDS PRO STOCK FIELDS ON POINTS; ONE HAPPY, ONE NOT

Sometimes being the championship points leader has perks before the season ends. Saturday at the NHRA Midwest Nationals outside of St. Louis, the Pro Stock racers, both the four-wheel and two-wheel versions, benefitted from being at the head of the pack.

NHRA race officials awarded Jason Line and Matt Smith No. 1 qualifier status based on their current championship points standings. Rain had delayed qualifying into later in the night, making running the Pro Stock vehicles an unsafe proposition.

PAUL LEE SNARES FIRST CAREER NITRO FC NO. 1 QUALIFYING SPOT AT ST. LOUIS

Mother Nature didn’t want to cooperate Saturday at the ninth annual Mopar Express Lane NHRA Midwest Nationals presented by Pennzoil.

When the rain finally stopped the Pro classes did get in one qualifying session and Paul Lee couldn’t have been happier.

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