Weekend winners included: Chad Webber, Josh Gagnon, Gabrielle Schmidt, Brittney Schmidt, Keoki Desa and Cody Webber.
Final points, all classes, for The Strip at LVMS. Includes final, official points for the Short Line Express Markets Jr. Dragster Series.
Dawson (Long Beach, Calif.) and Burton (Golden, Colo.) earned the most points in their respective classes and were declared the overall winners. Burton won the Pro finals on Friday and Saturday, Dawson won Friday’s Super Pro finale that was held on Saturday.
Burbage faced Giuseppe Gentile of Sun Valley, Calif. in the Pro Street finale. Although Giuseppe posted a better reaction time, Burbage’s Corvette beat him to the finish line, stopping the 1/8-mile clocks at 4.039 sec./186.72 mph.
Chris Demke (Top Alcohol Dragster) and Mickey Ferro (Top Alcohol Funny Car) shared the winner’s spotlight tonight at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on the final day of the NHRA Div. 7 Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series.
Winners of The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway’s Supreme Sportsman Series tonight included Moe Trujillo (Top Comp), Kevin Helms (Stock/Super Stock Combo), Jason Kenny (Super Comp) and Charlie Waggoner Jr. (Super Gas).
Fans may bring their ticket stub from last Sunday’s NHRA Las Vegas Nationals for free admission to Sunday’s Gambler Nationals finals.
John Force raced to an emotional Funny Car victory Sunday at the NHRA Las Vegas Nationals and in the process cut series leader Matt Hagan’s lead in half with one race remaining in the 2010 NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series season.
Live updates from Sunday's elimination rounds at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Live updates from the drag strip tower at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Live updates from the drag strip tower at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Fans attending this weekend’s NHRA Las Vegas Nationals can win a variety of items autographed by all six Don Schumacher Racing drivers – Tony Schumacher, Antron Brown, Cory McClenathan, Ron Capps, Jack Beckman and Matt Hagan – simply by coming to the DSR merchandise trailer.
Las Vegas oddsmakers Jay Rood (MGM Mirage) and Fred Crespi (The Palms Hotel & Casino) agree: Larry Dixon (Top Fuel Dragster), Matt Hagan (Funny Car) and Greg Anderson (Pro Stock) are the favorites for this weekend’s NHRA Las Vegas Nationals at The Strip.
The standings may indicate he is attempting to dig himself out of a pretty deep hole, but don’t tell U.S. Army Top Fuel driver Tony “The Sarge” Schumacher all is lost.
A drag racer with five world championships and 66 national events tends to find inspiration at every turn. For Jeg Coughlin Jr., a trip to Las Vegas for the upcoming NHRA Nationals offers a unique chance to race in front of one of the most diverse audiences in the sport, something he finds to be quite a thrill.
With only two races left in the Countdown to the Championship playoffs, second-place Cory McClenathan is aiming to win his first crown in 20 years of competition.
This weekend’s NHRA national event will mark the return of Black to the quarter-mile arena after the popular patriarch suffered a stroke last December. His recuperation has kept him from the drag strip since then.
For the 10th annual Las Vegas NHRA Nationals two-time Mac Tools U.S. Nationals Funny Car winner Ashley Force Hood will be campaigning a specialty car with a meaning that is close to her heart. Force Hood’s Castrol GTX Ford Mustang will be transformed from the traditional white and green speed machine to a whimsical “Queen of Hearts” tribute to her crew, known inside John Force Racing as D Team.
Please join us in wishing them every happiness in their new life together.
A good day at the races in Las Vegas could very well seal the deal for either driver.
In a show of strength for the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series, 27 Top Fuel dragsters and 21 nitro Funny Cars are pre-entered for next weekend’s NHRA Las Vegas Nationals at The Strip.
Funny Car driver Melanie Troxel is challenging the rest of the drivers in the NHRA's nitro categories to make a 108-story free fall from the top of the Stratosphere Tower to raise money for Speedway Children's Charities.
KB Racing will be welcoming back team owner Ken Black at the NHRA Las Vegas Nationals. The entire shop will be making the trip to Las Vegas for the race (with the non-road crew personnel paying their own way).
Revised: Aug. 9, 2010
Halloween is celebrated each year on Oct. 31. This year, Oct. 31 also marks the day of final eliminations for the NHRA Las Vegas Nationals at The Strip.
Hairston set both low E.T. (6.180) and top speed (241.54 mph) marks in qualifying, but was unable to back up his run to set a new speed record.
The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway played host to another busy weekend of drag racing, including two Wicked HP Bracket Series races and a Short Line Express Markets/Chevron Jr. Dragster Series meet.
The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway’s annual Labor Day Weekend Jr. Dragster marathon is in the record books and two local racers scored a total of three victories on the final day of racing.
Coach America will sell the passes at a desk inside the lobby of Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino.
The annual Pacific Street Car Association (PSCA, www.pscaracing.com) Accufab West Coast Shootout has been moved to The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway and is scheduled for Sept. 17-19.
The two 2011 NHRA event dates in Las Vegas will be April 1-3 (12th annual NHRA SummitRacing.com Nationals) and Oct. 27-30 (11th annual NHRA Las Vegas Nationals). The April 16-18 event will feature fireworks and also will mark the return of nighttime qualifying sessions.
Tyler McQuarrie, piloting the Falken Tire Nissan 350Z, found the top of the podium alongside his Falken Tire teammates for their second-ever sweep.
Complete final-round results from the Wicked HP Drag Racing Series’ Back-to-School Bash, Saturday, Aug. 21 at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Sweden's Hubinette is Formula DRIFT Las Vegas No. 1 Qualifier
The world’s top drifting talent will converge on The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway Aug. 20-21 for the third annual Formula DRIFT event.
Fans may save $5 on each Back-to-School Bash ticket if they are purchased before Aug. 19.
Obtain free tickets Formula DRIFT event by purchasing a Coors Light 12-pack at the 99 Ranch store, S. F. Supermarket or Seafood City. Watch My TV in Las Vegas (Cable 12) Aug. 9-13 to "text in and win" free tickets.
Complete schedule, rules, guidelines and pricing.
John Force has won 14 NHRA world championships and 128 races, but on Saturday, one of his youngest fans picked up his first major drag racing victory.
Complete results from drag racing at The Strip at LVMS on Saturday, June 26.
Unless he lists “bank robber” or “mad scientist” as a profession on his most recent resume, it can be pretty cool for a son to follow in his father’s footsteps.
Local racers Niswonger, Krieger, Cachia and Westover also score PSCA final-round wins.
June 5-6 MDRA and Short Line Express Markets Jr. Dragster Series results from The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
LVMS is asking its racing family to Please keep Kathy Niswonger (wife of Joe Niswonger, "Part-Time Mistress" Super Pro Chevelle at The Strip at LVMS) in your thoughts and prayers. She recently was diagnosed with cancer and is hospitalized at UMC in Room 1411. Let's support her and her family during this difficult battle.
Now in its ninth year, Dodge Midnight Mayhem is a safe alternative to illegal street racing. Instead of street racing illegally on the roads of Las Vegas and Clark County,
Held at both The Strip at LVMS and the Neon Garage (in the superspeedway infield), the sun-drenched weekend was packed with cool cars, live bands, rockabilly celebrities, nostalgia drag racing and contests.
NHRA Heritage Series/Rockabilly Rod Reunion concludes Sunday with car show awards, nostalgia drag racing eliminations, car show awards, live bands.
It’s pretty safe to say Las Vegas Motor Speedway was the busiest motorsports complex in the country today as the Wicked HP Series was contested at The Strip at LVMS, stock cars thrilled circle-track fans at the Bullring, the Lucas Oil Off-Road Series packed ‘em in at the dirt course and the XDC Drifting event took place on the outer road course.
May 15-16 Short Line Express Markets/Chevron Jr. Dragster Series results, points for The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway
Las Vegas Motor Speedway strives to make its venues as safe as possible for its guests and competitors.
Winters, the 2009 Wicked HP Championship Drag Racing Series Sportsman champion, met Super Pro champion Gary Thompson of Pahrump in the final round and won the title.
Doug Carter, Steve Kachoian, Lyndzi Powers, Kahea Woods, Vanessa Hodges, Vince Generalao and Kylie Wakenhut earned NHRA Nevada State Champion honors today by winning their respective classes at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Local winners included Dana Westover (Las Vegas) in Limited Street, Justin Lamb (Henderson) in the Bracket 1 final and Jim Yanders (Henderson) in the Trophy class.
Starts Friday evening! Complete information and schedule.
John Force continued his comeback run by racing to the Funny Car victory Sunday at the NHRA SummitRacing.com Nationals at The Strip at LVMS.
Complete schedule, news, pricing, national and event records.
"No doubt about it, I'm a lucky guy," said Morgan, second only to Warren Johnson in number of Pro Stock starts with 480.
Fred Crespi, oddsmaker for The Palms Resort Casino in Las Vegas, tapped Dixon (5/2) over defending champion Tony Schumacher (7/2) in the Full Throttle Drag Racing Series' Top Fuel Dragster class.
Schumacher, who is the defending world champion, was recently eliminated in the second round and first round, respectively, at zMAX Dragway in Charlotte and Houston Raceway Park in Baytown, Tex.
Complete April 10-11 results from The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway:
Michael Jackson of Las Vegas and Justin Lamb of Henderson scored final-round wins in the drag racing portion of the weekend Super Chevy Show at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Lamb, Irving, Emanuel, Deck, Powers win Wicked HP Series finals Saturday
If you love cars and speed, you've come to the right place!
Justin Humphreys of Monrovia, Md., won today's rain-delayed Pro Stock Showdown over Johnny Gray at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Heavy rain caused the competition to be postponed from Saturday to Sunday.
The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway's 10-race Wicked HP Championship Drag racing Series features a points fund in excess of $12,000.
The 2010 Las Vegas Motor Speedway Short Line Express Market Jr. Dragster Championship Series will consist of 16 points-paying events.
The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway hosted its annual awards banquet in the superspeedway infield on Saturday, Feb. 6.
Cars, bikes, dragsters, hot rods, drifters, show cars.
This weekend's PSCA Ford Racing Record Breaker Nationals can be summed up in two words: Clint Hairston.
The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway has cancelled this weekend's drag-racing events - Jan. 23 Shakedown Saturday and Jan. 24 StreetWar Sunday - due to weather-related circumstances.
The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway hosted a celebration of life for Jason Dubs on Saturday, Jan. 9. Jason was involved in an accident on Nellis Blvd. in Las Vegas on the evening of Monday, Jan. 4.
Below are racer forms and flyers for upcoming events at The Strip at LVMS. For more information, please call Samantha Rudder at 702-632-8213 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mopars At The Strip is a all-Chrysler (Dodge, Plymouth, Chrysler, etc.) swap meet, car show and drag-racing event.