Race Weekend Central

Nitro Shots: NHRA Superpowers & Underdogs

NHRA 2017 Las Vegas DSR three hundred wins courtesy Don Schumacher Racing

In Pro Stock last year, NHRA superpowers emerged in KB Racing. Over in Pro Stock Motorcycle, it’s been the Vance & Hines Harley-Davidson team since the earth cooled — or so it seems. In Nitro, success has been reserved for mostly Don Schumacher Racing with a little John Force Racing thrown in for good measure. It’s called domination. It’s …

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Nitro Shots: Viva Las Vegas

NHRA 2017 Gainesville Erica Enders courtesy Geiger Media

The NHRA Mello Yello Series is back in action again this weekend in Las Vegas with the DENSO Spark Plugs NHRA Nationals, the fourth race of the young season. An added element this weekend is the K&N Horsepower Challenge, a special bonus race for the Pro Stock class. If you haven’t heard, the eighth and …

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Nitro Shots: Getting Back to Championship Form?

NHRA 2017 Jeg Coughlin car courtesy NHRA

Last year, KB Racing absolutely dominated the Pro Stock class, taking home the class championship with Jason Line while teammate Greg Anderson finished the season right behind him in second spot. The two years prior to that, however, belonged to Elite Motorsports and two-time champion Erica Enders. Elite had high hopes after adding five-time champion …

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