Drag Racing Press Releases

NHRA Announces 2025 NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Series Schedule

Indianapolis (July 10, 2024) – Featuring three races celebrating a 25th anniversary in 2025 and culminating with the 60th annual In-N-Out Burger NHRA Finals in Pomona, NHRA officials announced today the 2025 NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Series schedule.

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Volume 2024, Issue 7, Posted 11:18 AM, 07.10.2024

Kalitta, Prock & Anderson Sweep Qualifying And Mission #2Fast2Tasty Challenge At Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals M. Smith qualifies No. 1 in PSM, Gadson gets first win in PSM bonus race

Norwalk, Ohio (June 29, 2024) – Top Fuel points leader Doug Kalitta made the fastest run in track history on Saturday at Summit Motorsports Park, picking up the win in the Mission #2Fast2Tasty Challenge and cementing his No. 1 qualifier position at the 18th annual Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals.

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Volume 2024, Issue 6, Posted 9:12 PM, 06.29.2024

Prock, Millican, Enders & M. Smith Get Mission #2FAST2TASTY Challenge Victories; Prock, Millican, Anderson & M. Smith Take No. 1 Spots at Super Grip NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals

Bristol, Tenn. (June 7, 2024) – In a matchup of last weekend’s Funny Car final round, points leader Austin Prock knocked off John Force in the finals of the Mission #2Fast2Tasty Challenge bonus race, also qualifying No. 1 on Saturday in front of a near-capacity crowd at Bristol Dragway at the 23rd annual Super Grip NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals.

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Volume 2024, Issue 6, Posted 8:38 AM, 06.09.2024

Anderson Wins GETTRX Pro Stock All-Star Callout; Zizzo, Prock, Enders and M. Smith Qualify No. 1 At Gerber Collision & Glass Route 66 NHRA Nationals

Chicago (May 18, 2024) – Pro Stock points leader Greg Anderson drove to the win in the GETTRX Pro Stock All-Star Callout on Saturday at Route 66 Raceway, defeating Matt Hartford in the final round of the specialty event during weekend’s 24th annual Gerber Collision & Glass Route 66 NHRA Nationals presented by PEAK Performance.

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Volume 2024, Issue 5, Posted 8:51 PM, 05.18.2024

Tasca, Ashley, Enders and Herrera Earn #2Fast2Tasty Wins At Saturday’s NHRA 4-Wide Nationals Qualifying

Justin Ashley powered his 11,000-horsepower dragster to his first #2Fast2Tasty win of the season during Saturday’s NHRA 4-Wide Nationals at zMAX Dragway.
Powered by strong Friday night runs, Doug Kalitta, John Force and Greg Anderson join Gaige Herrera to earn No. 1 qualifier spots ahead of elimination Sunday at zMAX Dragway
Tickets for Sunday’s 44,000-horsepower showcase of speed are still available online at www.charlottemotorspeedway.com
CONCORD, NC (April 27, 2024) – With more than just No. 1 qualifying spots on the line during Saturday’s action at the NHRA 4-Wide Nationals, drivers put on yet another record-breaking showcase of speed. New this season, the Mission #2Fast2Tasty NHRA Challenge brought a race within a race to zMAX Dragway, as the top eight drivers from the 4-Wide Nationals in Las Vegas were pitted against each other with money, playoff points and bragging rights on the line.

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Volume 2024, Issue 4, Posted 9:26 PM, 04.27.2024

Tasca, Kalitta and J. Coughlin Pick Up Wins at NHRA 4-Wide Nationals

LAS VEGAS (April 14, 2024) – Bob Tasca III recorded just the third triple holeshot win in NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Series history on Sunday at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, picking up his second career four-wide victory at the 24th annual NHRA 4-Wide Nationals.

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Volume 2024, Issue 4, Posted 10:40 PM, 04.14.2024

B. Force, Hagan and Glenn Take Top Spots at Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals

POMONA, Calif. (March 22, 2024) – Brittany Force powered to the top spot to close out qualifying on Saturday at In-N-Out Burger Pomona Dragstrip, earning her first No. 1 qualifier of the 2024 NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Series season at the 64th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals.

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Volume 2024, Issue 3, Posted 12:19 AM, 03.24.2024

Langdon and Todd Give Kalitta Motorsports First Nitro Sweep; Enders and Herrera Also Win Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (March 10, 2024) – For the first time in team history, Kalitta Motorsports doubled-up in the nitro categories on Sunday at Gainesville Raceway, as Shawn Langdon and J.R. Todd picked up wins in Top Fuel and Funny Car, respectively, to kick off the 2024 NHRA Mission Foods Drag Racing Series season at the 55th Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals.

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Volume 2024, Issue 3, Posted 7:46 PM, 03.10.2024

BROWN WINS PEP BOYS TOP FUEL ALL-STAR CALLOUT; LANGDON, PROCK, ENDERS & HERRERA QUALIFY NO. 1 AT AMALIE MOTOR OIL NHRA GATORNATIONALS

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (March 9, 2024) – Antron Brown picked up the victory in the Pep Boys NHRA Top Fuel All-Star Callout on Saturday at Gainesville Raceway in front of a capacity crowd, knocking off Brittany Force in the final round of the specialty race as part of this weekend’s 55th Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals at Gainesville Raceway.

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Volume 2024, Issue 3, Posted 10:38 PM, 03.09.2024

Prock, Torrence, Enders, Herrera Tops in Friday at Gainesville

(NHRA release) GAINESVILLE, Fla. (March 8, 2024) – Austin Prock set the Gainesville Raceway track record in his Funny Car debut on Friday for John Force Racing, powering to the provisional No. 1 position at the 55th Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals at Gainesville Raceway.

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Volume 2024, Issue 3, Posted 9:23 PM, 03.08.2024

Caruso Claims NHRA Pro Stock All-Star Callout Win; Ashley, Capps and Herrera Get Mission #2Fast2Tasty NHRA Challenge Victories During Action-Packed Day in Chicago

(JOLIET, Ill. - May 20, 2023 – NHRA) Camrie Caruso drove to the win at the first NHRA Pro Stock All-Star Callout, claiming the victory over Aaron Stanfield on Saturday as part of the Gerber Collision & Glass NHRA Route 66 Nationals presented by PEAK Performance at Route 66 Raceway.

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Volume 2023, Issue 5, Posted 11:48 PM, 05.20.2023

Hight, Salinas, Butner Herrera Earn Provisional at Gerber Collision & Glass NHRA Route 66 Nationals

JOLIET, Ill. May 19, 2023 – NHRA Release - On a day filled with tracks records, Robert Hight set two in Funny Car, powering to the provisional No. 1 position on Friday as the NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series returned to Route 66 Raceway for the Gerber Collision & Glass NHRA Route 66 Nationals presented by PEAK Performance.

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Volume 2023, Issue 5, Posted 11:03 PM, 05.19.2023