Al Chinn of Auburn, Wash. claimed the final $5,000 Super Pro winner’s check as the Las Vegas Bracket Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway concluded today.
Two great weekends of Detroit American muscle fun!
The annual East-vs.-West shootout drew more than 400 entries from across the U.S. (as far East as N.Y.) and Canada.
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John Lombardo Jr., Brea, Calif., took the Pacific Division Top Alcohol Funny Car Championship with a win over Clint Thompson in his '10 Napa Auto Parts Monte Carlo running 5.651 seconds at 256.21 mph.
Del Worsham (Top Fuel), Ron Capps (Funny Car), Mike Edwards (Pro Stock) and Eddie Krawiec (Pro Stock Motorcycle) won their classes Sunday at the 11th annual Big O Tires NHRA Nationals but Pro Stock driver Jason Line was the big winner at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Ron Capps, a three-time winner in Funny Car at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, capped an impressive comeback by capturing the No. 1 qualifying spot for Sunday’s 11th annual Big O Tires NHRA Nationals.
Robert Hight launched his bid to become the first four-time Funny Car winner at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway by claiming the No. 1 qualifying position after two rounds of qualifying in the 11th annual Big O Tires NHRA Nationals.
The biggest names in professional drag racing – past and present – are in town for the crucial NHRA Big O Tires Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Weather conditions are perfect and cars are running at near-record speeds.
Top Fuel Dragster points leader Antron Brown, Funny Car ace Robert Hight and Pro Stock veteran Jason Line – who could clinch the championship this weekend – have been favored by the casino’s race and sports book to win the final round of eliminations of the NHRA Big O Tires Nationals.
October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and professional teams and fans will be doing their part during this weekend’s NHRA Big O Tires Nationals to raise funds for research and promote the cause.
McEwen and Prudhomme will meet race fans and sign autographs in the NHRA tent in the pit area.
Arana Jr. is second in the Pro Stock Motorcycle points standings entering this weekend's Big O Tires NHRA Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. He's only 10 points out of the lead with two races remaining in the Countdown to the Championship.
Ron Capps hopes his new NAPA AUTO PARTS Dodge Charger R/T Funny Car carries him into the winner’s circle at the conclusion of this weekend’s 11th-annual Big O Tires NHRA Nationals here on The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Countdown to the Championship leader Antron Brown and his Matco Tools Top Fuel dragster team plan to maintain “attack mode” for this weekend’s 11th-annual Big O Tires NHRA Nationals here as well as the final race of the season two weeks later in Pomona, Calif.
The similarities are almost scary between Robert Hight’s 2011 and John Force’s 2010 respective positions heading into Halloween weekend and the 11th annual NHRA Big O Tires Nationals.
This weekend's Big O Tires NHRA Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway is a "home game" for GEICO Suzuki rider Karen Stoffer.
Maggio faced David Dedrickson of Bloomington, Ind. in the final round of eliminations and posted a better reaction time off the starting line -- .034 to Dedrickson’s .178 – and won the heads-up race 6.137 sec./239.31 mph to 6.737 mph/206.89 mph.
The home team – Team Vegas – amassed 84 points to dominate the Team Championship, taking the trophy away from last year’s team champions, Infineon Raceway, Sonoma, Calif., who finished in second place with 70 points.
NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series
Fifteen NHRA Jr. Dragster teams will represent The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway at this weekend’s NHRA Division 7 Jr. Dragster E.T. Finals at Auto Club Dragway in Pomona, Calif.
Winners included Daniel Henderson, Emma Deuschle (2), Chad Webber, Jeff Lingle and Cody Parsons.
NHRA Summit Racing Equipment Racing Series
Pacific Division ET Finals
September 30 – October 2, 2011
The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway – Las Vegas, Nevada
Revised: Set. 22, 2011
Revision: Tuesday, Oct. 25 activity eliminated.
Please discard all previous schedules.
This year, there’s a new reason to celebrate Nevada Day: All kids 12 and under will be admitted free to the NHRA Nevada Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Friday, Oct. 28.
For the 12th consecutive year, The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway will host two NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series national events. The two 2012 NHRA event dates in Las Vegas will be March 30-April 1 (13th annual NHRA SummitRacing.com Nationals) and Oct. 25-28 (12th annual NHRA Nevada Nationals).
Robin Harris defeated Roget Kato in the NHRA King-of-the-Track event.
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Rhys Millen of Auckland, New Zealand defeated Ireland’s Darren McNamara in the final round of eliminations to claim the Formula DRIFT Round 6: After Dark title tonight at The Strip.
Results from the Wicked HP Bracket Racing Series meet of Aug. 13 at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Japan’s Daijiro Yoshihara is on a roll and headed to Las Vegas. The 31-year-old native of Tokyo won the most recent Formula DRIFT event and wrestled the series’ points lead from Justin Pawlak.
John Mihovetz of Ontario, Calif. was tonight’s big winner as he defeated John Scialpi (Phelan, Calif.) for Pro Street honors at the Pacific Street Car Association’s Showdown After Sundown.
Nevada's largest VP racing fuels dealer has announced a new fuel contingency program to support the racers of the Wicked HP bracket series at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
The final pair of cars went down the drag strip at 3:57 a.m. PDT. Morgan Thompson of Las Vegas defeated Jeff Jackson of Henderson for Super Pro honors.
Final-round winners from Saturday night’s Wicked HP Series bracket races at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway include: Keith Winters (Super Pro), Todd Ishibashi (Pro), Utah’s Scott Parsons (Sportsman), Leo Shaver (Motorcycle), Meaghan Henderson (High School) and Henderson’s Lanny Lowman (Corvette club).
Roger Kato, Steve Bushey, Sal Cachia, Leo Shaver, Garrett Parsons, James Ranney, Jake Miller and Aaron Payne scored big wins Saturday at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway has been selected to host this year’s NHRA Pacific Division E.T. Finals Sept. 29-Oct. 2. The event was originally scheduled for Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, but construction at the California facility necessitated the venue change.
Romine’s “Man O’ War” Mustang defeated Mike Halstead’s “Nitro Angel” Duster to claim the Nostalgia Funny Car title during the NHRA Hot Rod Heritage event.
The Strip will hold a non-points race for members on Saturday night. The race is open only to LVMS bracket and Jr. Dragster members and all participants must hold a valid membership. Gates for bracket racers and Jr. Dragsters will open at 4 p.m.
Cody Webber, Jessica Payne and Keoki Desa scored big wins in Short Line Express Market Jr. Dragster competition this afternoon.
The 2011 Wicked HP Bracket Series will consist of 10 races. Participant’s eight best finishes will count toward the title. In the event that a race meet is cancelled for any reason, the race will not be re-scheduled and an adjustment will be made to the points program at the sole discretion of the track director.
The 10-race Wicked HP Series for local bracket racers opened tonight at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Final-round winners included: Chris Doughty (Super Pro), Walter Shupe (Pro), Carl Gagnon (Sportsman) and T.J. Crocker (Motorcycle).
For fans of the General Motors brand, it was sensory overload as Bel Airs, Camaros, 210s, Monte Carlos, El Caminos, Corvairs, Impalas, Chevelles, “shoeboxes,” trucks, Vegas, pre-war coupes and specialty vehicles of all types converged at the quarter-mile.
Mike Maggio of San Dimas, Calif. was the hands-down favorite to win the PSCA Racin’ 4 Jason Nationals Pro Street finale Sunday at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Antron Brown beat Brandon Bernstein off the line in the Top Fuel final and held on to win the 12th annual SummitRacing.com NHRA Nationals on Sunday at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
John Force, the 15-time NHRA Funny Car world champion who swept both races at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway last year, picked up where he left off in 2010 by capturing the No. 1 qualifying position for Sunday’s 12th annual SummitRacing.com NHRA Nationals.
Complete schedule (including special events) for the 12th annual NHRA SummitRacing.com Nationals.
Leong will lead the Speedway Children’s Charities track walk on the morning of Sunday, April 3.
Larry Dixon opened defense of his SummitRacing.com NHRA Nationals title by claiming the top qualifying position in Top Fuel after two rounds of qualifying at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
One thing’s for sure: you can’t accuse the folks at New York New York Hotel & Casino of playing favorites.
The Strip at LVMS has hit the jackpot with its 60th-anniversary ambassador: legendary car owner-builder Roland Leong of “Hawaiian” Top Fuel Dragster and Funny Car fame.
“It’s early in the season, but we don’t want to get ourselves into a points’ hole. This is the weekend we need to break out with a win.”
“Qualifying will be the key. We need to get all our Mustangs in the top half of the field and preferably in the top four. That will be our goal heading into Las Vegas.”
Top Alcohol Funny Cars and Dragsters. Prelude to the April 1-3 NHRA SummitRacing.com Nationals!
The Power Experience is an interactive, multi-media motorsports showcase that literally brings the sights, sounds, and movement of racing to select NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series events, beginning with the SummitRacing.com NHRA Nationals at The Strip in Las Vegas, Nevada April 1-3.
U-Drift, the drift school and practice track at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, now is one of the “must do” attractions in Las Vegas.
The weekend’s biggest winner, Henderson’s Justin Lamb, won the final rounds of eliminations in the Combo and Super Pro classes.
The National Hot Rod Association will bring its 60th anniversary celebration to The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway twice this year, for the April 1-3 NHRA SummitRacing.com Nationals and the Oct. 27-30 NHRA Las Vegas Nationals.
2011 Short Line Express Market Jr. Drag Racing Series
Super Pro (1/8-mile racing) will pay $3,000 to win. Pro (1/8-mile racing) will pay $1,500 to win.
Arizona’s Schmidt sisters win three of four finals