Houston Raceway Park to end 35-year legacy after 2022 NHRA national event

BAYTOWN, Texas (July 14) — When the final pair of Top Fuel dragsters roar down Houston Raceway Park Powered by Pennzoil at the conclusion of the 2022 NHRA national event, the echoing thunder of their combined 22,000-plus horsepower will signal the end of an era in Texas motorsports history.

Immediately following the event, the new property owners…

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eBay Motors and Drag Racing Leadership Team (DRLT) Join Efforts to Form Industry Pioneering Partners

June 16, 2021

Rockingham, NC — The Drag Racing Leadership Team (DRLT), a group of drag strip owners and leaders across the United States, has announced a new joint partnership with eBay Motors, one of…

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Mid-West Drag Racing Series Officials Announce Texas Tango Indefinitely Post-Poned

BAYTOWN, Texas (June 15, 2021)– With a tropical weather development entering the area and a high probability of rain throughout the coming weekend, Summit Racing Equipment Mid-West Drag Racing Series (MWDRS) officials have decided to again post-pone this weekend’s scheduled Texas Tango Nationals at Houston Raceway Park. A future date for the event is being…

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Mopar Express Lane NHRA SpringNationals postponed until Monday

Final eliminations for the Mopar Express Lane NHRA SpringNationals presented by Pennzoil have been postponed due to rain at Houston Raceway Park. Final eliminations will resume on Monday May 24 at 10 a.m. (Central).

Eliminations for the 34th annual Mopar Express Lane NHRA SpringNationals presented by Pennzoil at Houston Raceway Park have been…

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NHRA’s Matt Hagan & Leah Pruett To Host Virtual Q&A for Houston Raceway Park VIP Guests


Houston Raceway Park is hosting a Members-Only Q&A session on Thursday, May 20th, 2021, to Top Eliminator Club, Nitro Club, and VIP Suite ticket holders.  Brian Lohnes, will moderate the virtual session with race fans.

The virtual Q&A is by invitation only and available to all Top Eliminator Club, Nitro Club, and VIP Suite…

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Tickets for Houston’s championship drag racing event now on sale

BAYTOWN, Texas (Feb. 26) — Tickets for the 34th annual Mopar Express Lane NHRA SpringNationals presented by Pennzoil, scheduled for May 21-23 in the Houston suburb of Baytown, are now available at HoustonRaceway.com or by calling 281-383-7223.

The largest annual sporting event in Southeast Texas will feature professional drag racing in four major categories — Top…

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2021 Event Schedule Announced

Baytown, TX- Houston Raceway Park, Southeast Texas’ largest multi-purpose motorsports facility, announced its schedule of events for the 2021 season.  The race calendar is anchored around the annual MOPAR Express Lane NHRA SpringNationals Presented by Pennzoil, May 21-23, 2021, which will air live on the FOX Sports 1 network.

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Tony Schumacher makes dramatic return with 85th Top Fuel title

Tony Schumacher was grounded for the better part of two seasons while he searched for a sponsor, but the sport’s winningest Top Fuel driver clearly hasn’t forgotten how to find the winner’s circle. In his eighth race back this season, Schumacher earned his 85th career win by driving his Okuma/Coromant Sandvik dragster past points leader…

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Tommy Johnson Jr. keeps his Funny Car title hopes alive with Houston victory

When it comes to the 2020 Camping World Funny Car title, don’t count out Tommy Johnson Jr. In danger of falling hopelessly behind teamamtes, Matt Hagan and Jack Beckman, Johnson put together a timley effort to win for the third time this season. In the final, Johnson drove the MD Anderson Cancer Center Dodge to…

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Aaron Stanfield runs the table with Pro Stock and Factory Stock double-up

Aaron Stanfield is just 25 years old and likely has a long career ahead of him but not matter how long he races he might never enjoy another afternoon like the one he had at the Mopar Express Lane NHRA SpringNationals. Stanfield not only won the race and the championship in the SAM Tech.edu Factory…

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