Revised NHRA schedule adds championship implications to Houston Raceway Park

BAYTOWN, Texas (Sept. 2) — The positioning of the 33rd annual Mopar Express Lane NHRA SpringNationals presented by Pennzoil as the second-to-last professional event of the revised 2020 season will likely turn Houston into drag racing’s title town for the first time in history.

Due to the fallout of COVID-19, the sanctioning body of drag…

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USMA Rally’s Racing Industry Leadership Teams to Navigate COVID-19 Challenges

April 30, 2020 (Mooresville, NC.) —

The U.S. Motorsports Association (USMA) has initiated several leadership teams to help navigate all forms of racing through the COVID-19 Crisis.

The leadership teams consist of a large experienced group of owners, promoters, executives, and media that span the spectrum of motorsports.  The…

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An open letter from Houston Raceway Park General Manager Seth Angel

Fellow drag racing fans,

As most of you know, this weekend was the original date for the 33rd annual Mopar Express Lane NHRA SpringNationals presented by Pennzoil, the single largest sporting event in the Greater Houston Area. Of course, the COVID-19 pandemic altered all our plans quite dramatically so I wanted to take a moment…

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NHRA ANNOUNCES REVISED SCHEDULE FOR MELLO YELLO DRAG RACING SERIES

In consideration of the COVID-19 global pandemic, NHRA officials have announced revisions to the 2020 Mello Yello Drag Racing Series schedule. The series is tentatively planned to resume June 5-7 with the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals at Gainesville Raceway. The season will conclude with the crowning of the Mello Yello Drag Racing Series champions…

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OFFICIAL STATEMENT FROM TX2K AND HOUSTON RACEWAY PARK

After careful consideration followed by multiple discussions with government officials regarding the growing COVID-19 pandemic and in the interest of public health and safety, TX2K and Houston Raceway Park have made the difficult decision to proceed with the remainder of TX2K20 without spectators.  TX2K20 will be restricted to credentialed racers, sponsors, crew, media, VIP, and…

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Houston Raceway Park Releases 2020 Race Schedule, MOPAR Express Lane NHRA SpringNationals Presented by Pennzoil set for April 17-19

Baytown, TX- Houston Raceway Park, Southeast Texas’ largest multi-purpose motorsports facility, announced its calendar of race events for the 2020 season.  The schedule is anchored on the MOPAR Express Lane NHRA SpringNationals Presented by Pennzoil, April 17-19, 2020, which will be aired live on the FOX Sports 1.

TX2K, the Super Bowl of Street Car…

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2020 Pro Stock Motorcycle schedule will include new stops in Houston, Seattle, and Bristol

NHRA officials have released the 2020 schedule for the Pro Stock Motorcycle category of the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series. Pro Stock Motorcycle riders will once again compete at 16 of the 24 events on the series. This exciting class, which recently broke the 200-mph barrier, will be competing at several new locations in…

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NHRA announces 2020 Pro Stock schedule; 18-race slate includes 50th anniversary salute

NHRA officials have released the 2020 schedule for the Pro Stock category of the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series. Pro Stock teams will compete at 18 of the 24 events on the series. Throughout the year, NHRA will celebrate the 50th anniversary of this exciting and competitive class.

Pro Stock returns to several venues…

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Force family sweeps Friday qualifying in Houston

Advance Auto Parts Top Fuel driver Brittany Force led both of Friday’s nitro sessions in Houston including a track record 3.661, 332.18 run under the lights on Friday night. In her first season with David Grubnic as crew chief, Force has already claimed the No. 1 spot in Gainesville.

John Force also made a trip…

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NHRA professional drag racing speeds into Houston at 330 mph this weekend

HOUSTON (April 11) — The top drag racing series in the world will be in action this weekend at Houston Raceway Park powered by Pennzoil, with NHRA professional drivers competing in Top Fuel, Funny Car, Pro Mod and Top Fuel Harley. Located in Baytown, just off the Grand Parkway, HRP is hosting the Mopar Express…

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