Race Weekend Central

Nitro Shots: Final Shot

Nhra 2016 Connie Kalitta Lifetime Achievement Award Courtesy Kalitta Motorsports

What are you still doing here? The season is over. Nothing more to see here. Go on. Take some time off and get recharged for 2017 like everyone else is doing. It will be here before you know it. Just a scant three months until NHRA hits the track again in Pomona in February. OK, …

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Nitro Shots: New TV Deal a Big Opportunity for NHRA

Nhra 2014 4 Wides Jeg Coughlin

(Photo: Toni Montgomery, Frontstretch)

Last week, I began on driver report cards and it was my intention to continue with Funny Car today. However, given the rather huge announcement about the new television deal for 2016, driver report cards will be pre-empted this week to allow a higher-rated program (a discussion on the new television package) to air instead. …

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Frontstretch Foto Funnies: He Doesn’t Even Turn!

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Kendall's "Hall of Mirrors" exhibit was wildly popular with fans. (Photo: Mike Neff)

Welcome to the Frontstretch Foto Funnies, NHRA Edition! Ever see a photo that’s just begging for a caption? We see them all the time! Each week, we’ll pick a few, then let our staff give it their best shot. We’ll post the best ones for you! Want to get in on the fun?  Leave your …

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Beyond the Cockpit with Jeg Coughlin, Jr.: How Much Can You Cram Into 11 Seconds?

Zmax Dragway Carolina Nationals Jeg Coughlin 2014 Mike Neff 025

Credit: Mike Neff

Jeg Coughlin, Jr. is a five time champion in the NHRA’s Pro Stock class, but he’s also busy off the track with his family business. Most automotive enthusiasts are familiar with the JEGS catalog, and in more recent years, JEGS.com.  It’s a go-to supplier with just about anything you need in your garage on hand …

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