Torrence Earns Back to Back Victories at Indy, While Capps & Coughlin Earn First Victories of the Season at Dodge NHRA Indy Nationals.
News, driver interviews, and the latest in NHRA drag racing event coverage including the Mello Yello Championship series, schedules and results.
The news following Sunday’s Dodge NHRA Nationals, held on the Lucas Oil Raceway dragstrip wasn’t dominated by winners and losers.
Every NHRA drag racer loves to compete at Lucas Oil Raceway (LOR). Site of Labor Day’s DENSO Spark Plugs U.S. Nationals, LOR has, this year, become the epicenter of drag racing, as the novel coronavirus, COVID-19 has made it difficult to travel throughout the country for competition.
It is a sad day in drag racing history today as fans, drivers and everyone else involved in the sport are mourning one of the greatest innovators the sport has ever known.
John Force Racing will remain sidelined for the 2020 season.
The NHRA’s Mello Yello Drag Racing Series sprang noisily back into action for two weekends in mid-July. This, after being silent since late February’s second scheduled race of the 2020 season outside Phoenix.
WebMD followed Paul Lee’s journey back to 330 mph Nitro Funny Cars after he suffered a widow-maker heart attack in 2016.
NHRA is emulating Formula One in holding two events a weekend apart at the same track.
Last weekend’s two-day E3 Spark Plugs NHRA Nationals on the historic Lucas Oil Raceway dragstrip outside Indianapolis admitted some fans, once they’d had their temperatures checked and donned masks on-site.
Torrence would not be the only legendary driver to pull off an impressive win in Indy.