Race Weekend Central

NHRA Carolina Nationals Qualifying Wrap Up

After two days of qualifying, the field is set for Sunday’s Carolina Nationals, the first race of the NHRA’s six-race championship Countdown. Doug Kalitta made a run at 3.721 seconds at 325.77 mph during Friday’s second session late in the day that held through Saturday to take the top spot in Top Fuel heading into …

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Nitro Shots: Keeping the Wheels on the Ground

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Drag racer Tina Pierce wrecked Saturday night at an IHRA event. Almost immediately, video circulated on the internet and social media, prompting unfortunate comments from some male readers. Granted, they were not in the majority, but they were disturbing, saying things like “this is why women shouldn’t race” and that she could not drive. Pierce, …

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Nitro Shots: Back on Track at the GatorNats

NHRA drag racing returns to action this weekend for the Amalie Motor Oil Gatornationals, much to the glee of fans who faced a three-week layoff, seemingly right after the season got started. Late in the year, as things are winding down, a few weeks off might go by a little more unnoticed, but after sitting …

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Pace Laps: Harvick’s XFINITY Awesomeness, Crafton’s Continuation, and More

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XFINITY: Harvick continues Atlanta Dominance; Young Guns Shine – Three straight wins seems rather wild, but Kevin Harvick has been on an unbelievable tear over the past two and a half years. Harvick won his third straight race at Atlanta, and did so in dominating fashion once again. Though Joey Logano seemingly had the strongest car throughout …

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