MIA at NHRA: What to Expect at Indy

NHRA is hemorrhaging star power. Corporate belt tightening and reduced purses (by 35% for fuel and 50% for gas classes) at limited-spectator events is part of the story, but you might remember that some teams were skipping the early season races long before the COVID19 crisis set in. The big…

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Davis Starting ’20 on a Tear

Drag 965 Pro Nitrous Motorcycle defending champion Travis Davis backed up his season-opening victory by securing another event win at the Professional Drag Racers Association (PDRA) Carolina Showdown presented by ProCharger at Darlington Dragway Saturday night. Two-time Pro Nitrous world champion Tommy Franklin also went back-to-back. He took out defending…

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Travis Davis Wins PDRA Opener at Galot

A two-month delay was worth the wait for Travis Davis, as he opened the 2020 Professional Drag Racers Association (PDRA) season with a Drag 965 Pro Nitrous Motorcycle victory on his Timblin Chassis Suzuki. Racing at the East Coast Nationals presented by FuelTech at GALOT Motorsports Park, Davis defeated veteran…

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NHRA to Race in July?

Eatmyink has learned that NHRA is checking wth competitors about possibly racing at Lucas Oil Raceway in Brownsburg, Indiana, on the weekends of July 11-12 (with Pro Stock Motorcycle) and 18-19 (without PSM). I have no information yet about Top Fuel Harley. The events—IF they happen—would be made for TV,…

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PDRA Releases Revised 2020 Schedule

Just over a week away from the delayed start of the 2020 Professional Drag Racers Association (PDRA) season, the series announced Wednesday night its revised schedule. Six other PDRA races will join next week’s East Coast Nationals presented by FuelTech at GALOT Motorsports Park, which was announced on May 8,…

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NASCAR Going No-Prep at Darlington

After a two-month hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, The NASCAR Cup Series returns to an actual track on Sunday afternoon with The Real Heroes 400 at Darlington Raceway in Darlington, South Carolina. The 293-lap, 400-mile race at the historic 1.366-mile egg-shaped oval track-with-two-nicknames, ‘The Lady in Black’, and ‘The…

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