Doug Kalitta has already achieved one milestone this weekend at the NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals. The Top Fuel driver hopes to put another one in the books after Friday qualifying at Bristol Dragway.
John Force had the quickest time in Friday night qualifying for the NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway. If Force’s run of 3.911 seconds and 326.95 mph holds up Saturday, he will extend his all-time record of 157 NHRA No. 1 qualifying awards.
John Force (Funny Car) and Doug Kalitta (Top Fuel) led qualifying Friday in the annual NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway in Bristol, Tenn.
“There will never be in my lifetime a bigger win than what I had here in 2017. It’s by far my favorite place to go drag racing. I love this place.”
BRISTOL — J.R. Todd hit a milestone for Kalitta Motorsports last week in Kansas. This weekend, he hopes to thunder down the track for his first win in Tennessee.
The NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals return to Bristol Dragway for their annual Father’s Day weekend visit, and there’s plenty of action from Friday through Sunday.
Sidelined since a March motorcycle accident, Hawkins County racing legend Scott Bloomquist made his return to the track at Eldora Speedway in Ohio.
“I’ve talked to people from Canada, from Mexico and all over the world. Everybody has the same thing in common: how we love cars.”
Sherman Utsman, part of the “First Family of Auto Racing in Northeast Tennessee,” died Monday morning. He was 87.
Sunday’s race at Michigan International Speedway was postponed because of rain and was rescheduled for Monday at 5 p.m.
Kevin Canter doesn’t have to look far to see his toughest competitor most Friday nights at Kingsport Speedway. Hershell Robinette, his 75-year-old grandfather, is likely close by.
Austin Prock has little experience, but plenty of confidence heading into the NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals on June 14-16 at Bristol Dragway.
Owner Bobby Hill said a stream of weather issues and a low count of 21 cars Saturday night made it no longer feasible to keep the track going.
The good times and NASCAR milestones keep piling up for Kyle Busch and Joe Gibbs Racing.
Stephen Nasse drove the fastest stock car in the history of Bristol Motor Speedway to victory lane in the Super Late Model race at the Short Track U.S. Nationals on Saturday night.