Twin Turbo Kenworth Rocks 13s!

In 2001 at Heartland Park Topeka in Kansas I took these pictures of the CFI "Red Racer" Kenworth. It was out of Joplin, Mo., and ran 13.35 ET at 108.35mph that day. It was powered by Two Signature 600 Cummins engines with 3 Turbos producing 1750 hp in each engine. A worthy addition to … [Read more...]

Funny Cars at the 1969 Winternationals

I took these pictures at the 1969 Winter Nationals. I had just gotten out of boot camp in San Diego and was starting Radioman school for Uncle Sam. I had a day of leave so hooked a ride up in a bus and spent a terrific day taking in the action. Got to see the Hawaiian fly thru the traps (have a … [Read more...]

Funny Cars at Minnesota 1968

Here are a few pictures from a funny car meet at Minnesota Dragways in 1968 that I took. ​Mike Galewski Al Thomas Dodge Blue Bandit Dick Harrell Grey Ghost Jack Ditmars MCS Enterprises Dart Super "Camaro" (topless Chevy II) Tension Turncoat Wiskey Corvair … [Read more...]

12/16/17 Drag Racing News

Tesla Model S P100D Smokes Ferrari FF – Race Video InsideEVs Drag Times takes the cars out for a little drag racing and roll racing to see how they stack up. Needless to say, the FF doesn't stand a chance in any of the ... Watch and see how they compare in the real world in some heads up drag r … [Read more...]

Racin’ & Rockin’ Radio: Megan Meyer on December 18th!

Coming up Monday, December 18, 2017, at 8 PM Eastern on Racin' & Rockin' with, we will continue "Saluting The Champions" with Bill Pratt hosting an interview with the LODRS Central Division Top Alcohol Dragster Champ, Megan Meyer! We're honored to hear about her … [Read more...]

12/15/17 Drag Racing News

Local drag racing legend Johnson a guest at the Pinnacle Speedway in lights WJHL BRISTOL, Tenn. (Dec. 14, 2017) – Former NHRA star and local drag racing legend Allen Johnson may have called it a career following the 2017 season, but he found himself at Thunder Valley once again Thursday evening. … [Read more...]


GLENDORA, Calif. (Dec. 14, 2017) – The NHRA Youth and Education Services (YES) Program, presented by the U.S. Army, will feature a stronger focus on S.T.E.M education in 2018 as it enters into its 30th season. Next year will also see an expansion in the YES Program schedule with a presence at 16 out … [Read more...]

12/14/17 Drag Racing News

IDBL out, XDA in: Sanction chess anyone? Drag Racing Online Magazine On November 22, 2017, the inevitable happened and the Pied Piper of motorcycle drag racing, Jason Miller, announced his return to the sport. A message in the form of a press release was circulated to all media outlets that a … [Read more...]

Personal Bests: 2017 NHRA Dallas, Las Vegas Fall, World Finals, and Divisionals

Steve Klemetti provides new drivers, and personal best elapsed times and speeds from the NHRA national events in Dallas, ​Las Vegas Fall, the World Finals, and the 2017 Divisionals. ​New Drivers Class Driver Best ET Speed Year Track AAFK Robert Schwab 5.282 156.12 2017 DALLAS PMD … [Read more...]

PDRA Pro Extreme, Pro Nitrous and Pro Boost Will Pay $10,000 to Win in 2018

PITTSBORO, N.C. (December 13, 2017): At the PRI Show this past week, the Professional Drag Racers Association announced that the payout in their top three classes will increase in 2018. PDRA Pro Extreme, Switzer Dynamics Pro Nitrous presented by MoTeC and Andy McCoy Race Cars Pro Boost will now all … [Read more...]