Thu, 2020-09-03 07:04
Dodge//SRT and Mopar are now taking reservations for the 50 limited-production, serialized, non-VIN units of the new 2021 Dodge Challenger Mopar Drag Pak.
To register for the opportunity to place an order for the 2021 Dodge Challenger Mopar Drag Pak, all interested customers and dealers must contact the Dodge//SRT Concierge at (800) 998-1110. Registration opened on Sept. 2, 2020. Order reservations officially open on Sept. 9, 2020, and will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.
Thu, 2020-09-03 06:53
The NMCA Muscle Car Nationals is proud to announce Nitrous Supply as the title sponsor of the NMCA World Street Finals, which goes down September 24-27, 2020 at Lucas Oil Raceway (Brownsburg, IN). It is the fifth and final event of the NMCA Muscle Car Nationals season with championship hopes and dreams hanging in the balance.
“The NMCA World Street Finals always delivers an action-packed weekend with Championship and Top 10 positions on the line. Throw in favorable weather conditions for record crushing action and it will be a fitting way to end 2020,” said Rollie Miller, General Manager and National Event Director at the NMCA Muscle Car Nationals. “Adding Nitrous Supply as the title sponsor is a bonus, Mike Thermos and his team are legends in this segment of drag racing.”
Wed, 2020-09-02 19:00
The Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum officials announced today the cancellation of the 2020 California Hot Rod Reunion presented by the Automobile Club of Southern California at Auto Club Famoso Raceway in Bakersfield, Calif.
“We made this difficult decision as we see the effects this pandemic is having on our country, fans, sponsors and racers,” said Martin Betz, executive director. “We believe this is the right decision given the continued high rate of COVID-19 cases in California and the restrictions implemented by the State and Kern County."
Wed, 2020-09-02 18:00
Shawn Langdon discusses winning Top Fuel for Kalitta Motorsports and Connie Kalitta. Emmons brothers, Jerry and Terry, discuss winning Stock and Super Stock together.
Written by Thomas Pope; Photos by Marc Gewertz Tue, 2020-09-01 23:54
You want an example of what makes Shane Tecklenburg the epitome of a true racer?
Recently, he headed up the engine management tuning on ‘Speed Demon’ on the famed salt flats of Bonneville, Utah. By the end of the annual session, the George Poteet-driven vehicle had gone into the record books as the fastest piston-powered vehicle on the planet at 470.015 mph.
Even so, Tecklenburg isn’t satisfied; far from it, in fact. There’s plenty of room for improvement, he said.
“I spent the week going over the data,” Tecklenburg said, “and we have a list right now of … 82 things to make better for next year.
Tue, 2020-09-01 19:00
National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) Rookie of the Year contender Justin Ashley announced that MANSCAPED will be added to his 11,000 horsepower Top Fuel dragster as a major associate sponsor. The marketing partnership will cover the remainder of the 2020 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season beginning this weekend at the most prestigious drag race of the season, the NHRA U.S. Nationals in Indianapolis, September 4-6.
MANSCAPED has activated in other forms of motorsports but this will be their first involvement in NHRA competition. Ashley will add MANSCAPED to his Strutmasters.com Top Fuel dragster to three prominent locations, the front of the rear wing, the capsule roof and the front side panels which will receive excellent coverage during the FOX broadcasts.
Written by Anthony Caruso lll Mon, 2020-08-31 19:00
Reigning Top Alcohol Dragster Champion Megan Meyer has announced her plans to retire at the conclusion of the 2020 NHRA season. Meyer plans to focus on her upcoming marriage, starting a family, and her marketing business after stepping away.
Meyer won the 2019 Top Alcohol Dragster Championship for Randy Meyer Racing in the NGK Spark Plugs A/Fuel Dragster. The second-generation driver made the announcement just days before the prestigious U.S. Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis in Brownsburg, Indiana.
Written by Tracy Renck Mon, 2020-08-31 19:00
The Bandimere family, owners of Bandimere Speedway, has been in court battles this summer with officials from the Jefferson County Health Department.
On July 28, John “Sporty” Bandimere III told CompetitionPlus.com the speedway would remain open, but under strict conditions.
Mon, 2020-08-31 19:00
Sanit Hand Sanitizer has joined Justin Ashley Racing and his Davis Motorsports team for the remainder of the 2020 season. Their new partnership is set to get off to a fast start beginning at the prestigious Denso Spark Plugs NHRA U.S. Nationals on Labor Day Weekend.
This event will also be host to the final round from the rain-delayed NHRA Summernationals held in Indianapolis just a few weeks earlier. Justin Ashley is set to take on TJ Zizzo as they each compete for their first NHRA Top Fuel win. This will be the first time since 1997 two first time finalists will race in an NHRA Top Fuel final round.
Sun, 2020-08-30 18:07
CompetitionPlus.com has a new t-shirt line, and readers who subscribe to the mailing list will have an opportunity to get the first crack at buying the apparel. A limited number of shirts and sizes will be available on Monday at 9 AM, EST.
The shirts were designed by renowned artist Greg Ozubko of VA Ink, and come in red, black and gravel (light gray) in the first edition.