Kalitta Snaps Torrence Winning Streak; Hight and Butner Emerge Victorious at NHRA Winternationals

Text and Photos Courtesy of NHRA/National Dragster The season-opening event of the 2019 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series concluded Monday at the 59th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals presented by ProtectTheHarvest.com at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona.  Doug Kalitta (Top Fuel), Robert Hight (Funny Car) and Bo Butner (Pro Stock) were victorious in their respective categories

Breaking News—2019 NHRA Winternationals Postponed, Monday Eliminations Scheduled

NHRA officials postponed eliminations for the Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals presented by ProtectTheHarvest.com at Auto Club Raceway until Monday, February 11, following a day of lengthy rain delays. Officials worked during the course of the day to dry the track but intermittent and steady rains forced the postponement. Racing will resume at 10 a.m. on Monday with

JR Todd and Matt Smith Grab Championships and Event Wins; Torrence Sweeps, Gray Takes Pro Stock | Presented by Nitto Tire

Text and Photos Courtesy of NHRA/National Dragster J.R. Todd clinched his first career NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series Funny Car world championship title during the first round of eliminations Sunday at the Auto Club NHRA Finals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona. Matt Smith also won his third Pro Stock Motorcycle

Gray Clinches Pro Stock Championship; Leah Pritchett and Ron Capps Set Quick Pace to Lead Pro Qualifiers | Presented by Nitto Tire

Text and Photos Courtesy of NHRA/National Dragster Pro Stock racer Tanner Gray became the youngest NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series world champion by qualifying Saturday at the season ending Auto Club NHRA Finals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona. During his championship season Gray notched seven victories including securing his first