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Courtney Force Retires From NHRA Competition

John Force Racing, one of the top-caliber organizations in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, announced Thursday morning (Jan. 24) that Courtney Force will be stepping out of the driver’s seat of her Chevrolet Camaro SS Funny Car. “I will be stepping away from my driving duties, effective immediately,” …

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NHRA Qualifying Complete for NGK Spark Plugs 4-Wide Nationals

After two days of qualifying runs, the field is set for the NGK Spark Plugs 4-Wide Nationals from zMAX Dragway in Charlotte, NC. This is the second of two 4-Wide events for the NHRA Mello Yello Series this year. Sisters Brittany and Courtney Force held on through Saturday’s two rounds …

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Antron Brown, Ron Capps, Greg Anderson Win Rain-Delayed New England Nationals

Persistent rains washed out the NHRA New England Nationals from New England Dragway in Epping, N.H. yesterday, forcing postponement of the Mello Yello Series eliminations to Monday. Everything went off without a hitch though on the makeup day, with Antron Brown, Ron Capps and Greg Anderson taking home the wins. Brown …

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NHRA Top Fuel Championship Contending Team Ceases Operation

Alan Johnson Racing and driver Shawn Langdon, the sixth seed in Top Fuel in the 2015 NHRA Countdown to the Championship, will not make the trip to Charlotte this week to kick off the playoffs. The team announced it is suspending operations immediately until adequate sponsorship funding can be found. …

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Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals in the Books, Countdown Field Set

Racing action at the Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals, the biggest race of the NHRA season, wrapped up on Monday with elimination rounds. At the end of the long weekend, Morgan Lucas, Jack Beckman, Erica Enders-Stevens, and Jerry Savoie ended up on the podium hoisting the Wally. Lucas is racing just …

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Spencer Massey & DSR Part Ways

Don Schumacher Racing announced tonight that Spencer Massey has been released as driver of the Red Fuel/Sandvik Coromant Top Fuel dragster effective immediately. No details other than the statement of team owner Don Schumacher were given and the team does not intend to make further comment on the matter. “Spencer is no …

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Son of Top Fuel Racer Killed in Motorcycle Accident

Dalton Millican, the 22-year-old son of NHRA Top Fuel driver Clay Millican, was killed in a single-vehicle motorcycle accident last night near the family’s hometown of Drummonds, Tennessee. Funereal arrangements are pending and will be announced once they have been finalized. “We are heartbroken by the tragic loss to our …

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NHRA Teams Up With FOX Sports Starting in 2016

NHRA today announced a multi-year agreement with FOX Sports that will begin with 2016 coverage of the Mello Yello Drag Racing Series. That means NHRA will part ways with long-time television partner ESPN at the conclusion of 2015. The new deal calls for a minimum of 16 Sunday elimination shows …

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MAD Creative Concepts, Kalitta Motorsports Unveil J.R. Todd’s Crew Shirt Design for Chicago NHRA Race

MAD Creative Concepts has worked with Kalitta Motorsports for several years, providing the team with custom graphics, signage, vehicle wrappings and marketing materials, but has stepped up this year to the role of primary sponsor for J.R. Todd’s Top Fuel dragster at the Route 66 NHRA Nationals at Chicago in …

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Monster Energy Drink Teams Up With John Force Racing to Sponsor Brittany Force, Top Fuel Dragster

Beginning this weekend in Atlanta, Brittany Force will sport the colors and logos of Monster Energy Drink on the sides of her Top Fuel dragster.  John Force Racing and Monster Energy have signed a multi-year agreement that will put the energy drink on the car for the remainder of this …

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