Pritchett, Capps, Butner capture victories at SpringNationals

BAYTOWN, Texas – Leah Pritchett piloted her Papa John’s dragster to the Top Fuel victory Sunday at the 30th annual NHRA SpringNationals at Royal Purple Raceway.

Ron Capps (Funny Car) and Bo Butner (Pro Stock) were also winners in their respective categories at the fifth event of 24 on the 2017 NHRA Mello…

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TOP FUEL VETERAN DOUG KALITTA LOOKS TO REMAIN HOT AT ROYAL PURPLE RACEWAY FOR 30TH ANNUAL NHRA SPRINGNATIONALS

BAYTOWN, Texas – If the last two years are any indication, a good start to the 2017 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series has the chance to become even better for Doug Kalitta when he arrives at Royal Purple Raceway, the site of this weekend’s 30th annual NHRA SpringNationals.

The Top Fuel standout has posted…

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DEFENDING FUNNY CAR EVENT WINNER COURTNEY FORCE EYES ANOTHER BOOST THIS YEAR AT 30TH ANNUAL NHRA SPRINGNATIONALS

BAYTOWN, Texas – Last season’s performance at Royal Purple Raceway provided a massive boost to Funny Car standout Courtney Force, winning her first race in more than a year and grabbing a share of the points lead in the process.

After a frustrating stretch – at least when it comes to eliminations – during the…

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DRIVERS FROM SMALL TIRE REDEMPTION SERIES TO PARTICIPATE IN EIGHT-CAR EXHIBITION AT 30TH ANNUAL NHRA SPRINGNATIONALS

BAYTOWN, Texas (March 30, 2017) – NHRA officials announced today that drivers from Redemption, the popular Texas racing series, will participate in a special eight-car exhibition race on Friday, April 21 as part of the 30th annual NHRA SpringNationals at Royal Purple Raceway.

Eight of the fastest small tire cars…

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Smiley, Covington, Helms lead winners at Texas Sportsman Challenge

The following are Sunday’s final results from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, South Central Division Texas Sportsman Challenge:

COMPETITION ELIMINATOR Clark Smiley, Denver City, Texas, ’09 GXP, BB/A, 7.343, 183.72  def. Ray Goodman, Boerne, Texas, ’32 Bantam, A/EA, 7.435, 179.06.

SUPER STOCK Joel Covington, Center, Texas, ’98 Pontiac, GT/FA, 16.566, 48.69  def. Korey…

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2017 E.T. Bracket Racing Series Championship Point Standings

Updated Championship point standings through March 12, 2017.

 Super Pro No Box 1 Hunter Patton 111 1 Louis Martinez 101 2 Daryl Patton 81 2 Jason Patterson 100 3 Daniel Martinez 80 3 Brian Nelson 82 4 Michael Holcombe 60 4 Mike Smothers 80 5 Paul Holman 50 5 Rodger Archuletta 60 6 Eddie…

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NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series Powers To First Texas Stop For 30th Annual NHRA SpringNationals

BAYTOWN, Texas – The NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series unleashes its powerful, nitro-burning machines on the Lone Star State for the first time in 2017 when it visits Royal Purple Raceway for the 30th annual NHRA SpringNationals, April 21-23. It marks the fifth of 24 events during the highly-anticipated 2017…

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Texas Sportsman Challenge Set To Open NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series South Central Division Season This Weekend

THE TEXAS SPORTSMAN CHALLENGE AT ROYAL PURPLE RACEWAY

Baytown, Texas. – The NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series South Central Division opens its 2017 season at Royal Purple Raceway for the Texas Sportsman Challenge. This is the first of seven events for the division that will run Friday through Sunday, March 24-26. Drivers will…

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Support Make-A-Wish Today With Your NHRA SpringNationals Ticket Purchase

Royal Purple Raceway & NHRA have teamed up with Make-A-Wish® Texas Gulf Coast and Louisiana and will donate $10 for each #SpringNats adult ticket purchased from now through Wednesday, March 15th, at 11:59PM.

Purchase your tickets to see Tommy Johnson Jr. and the greatest show in drag racing and help make dreams come true for Make-A-Wish kids. Simply purchase…

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TOP FUEL HARLEY TO COMPETE AT SELECT NHRA MELLO YELLO DRAG RACING SERIES EVENTS IN 2017

NHRA officials announced today that the popular Top Fuel Harley motorcycle category will compete at eight events on the 2017 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series schedule. The first race of the season will take place at the season opening Circle K NHRA Winternationals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona in Pomona, Calif….

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