It will be fun seeing if the NHRA's 2012 champions can put up a title fight in 2013. But that's far from the best story heading into the season opener in Pomona this weekend.
Veteran Top Fuel dragster racer Brandon Bernstein will drive for Morgan Lucas Racing in 2012, team officials announced Wednesday.
Shawn Langdon will replace three-time NHRA champion Larry Dixon in a Top Fuel dragster for Al-Anabi Racing, team officials announced Tuesday.
Larry Dixon, a three-time NHRA Top Fuel champion who won his third title in 2010 at Al-Anabi Racing, will not return to the team in 2012, sources confirmed Wednesday.
Multiple drivers are within striking distance of an NHRA championship in either Top Fuel or Funny Car. Who's got the inside track with two events to go? Well, got a dartboard?
Jack Beckman took the Funny Car standings lead with two event left, racing to his third career victory at Firebird International Raceway on Sunday in the NHRA Arizona Nationals.
Top Fuel points leader Spencer Massey failed to qualify Saturday for the final eliminations in the NHRA Arizona Nationals at Firebird International Raceway.
Cruz Pedregon took the provisional top spot in Funny Car at the NHRA Arizona Nationals on Friday night.
Rain forced NHRA officials to postpone the final eliminations Sunday in the NHRA Nationals at Maple Grove Raceway until Monday.
Matt Hagan raced to the first 3-second Funny Car run in NHRA history during Friday night qualifying at the O'Reilly Auto Parts NHRA Nationals at zMAX Dragway.
Larry Dixon was the provisional No. 1 Top Fuel qualifier Friday in the U.S. Nationals.
Del Worsham raced to his second straight Top Fuel victory and third in five events this season, beating teammate Larry Dixon on Sunday in the NHRA Spring Nationals at Royal Purple Raceway.
Del Worsham's dream season just got better. He beat teammate Larry Dixon at Baytown on Sunday for his third Top Fuel win in five events.
Del Worsham edged teammate Larry Dixon by 0.0048 seconds -- about 6 inches -- in the Top Fuel final Sunday in the NHRA Four-Wide Nationals at zMAX Dragway Sunday.
Defending Top Fuel season champion Larry Dixon raced to the qualifying lead Friday in the SummitRacing.com NHRA Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Larry Dixon put together a record pass of 3.770 seconds at 324.98 mph on Saturday to take the top qualifying spot in Top Fuel at the NHRA Winternationals.