NASCAR Race Weekend Central

Nitro Shots: The Last Chance

NHRA 2018 Tim Wilkerson credit NHRA Media

This weekend is the biggest one of the NHRA schedule — the Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals from Indianapolis. It’s the Daytona 500 or the Indy 500 of NHRA drag racing. It’s also the last chance for drivers in the Mello Yello categories to make it into the six-race Countdown to drive for the championship. Miss …

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Nitro Shots: Something Is Afoot at the Circle K

NHRA 2016 Ron Capps car courtesy NHRA media

(Photo: NHRA Media)

Fans often complain about dominant teams “stinking up the show.” NASCAR fans levy that charge at big money operations like Hendrick Motorsports or Joe Gibbs Racing. It happens in drag racing too, with the same complaint many times directed at Don Schumacher Racing or John Force Racing. JFR has gotten off to a solid start …

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