It certainly hasn't been an easy road, but Taylor Vetter is embracing and enjoying the unique challenge of a supercharged Top Alcohol Dragster in her first full season in the competitive category. Aiming to add to her national event points in an effort to keep hold of a coveted spot in the top 10, Vetter... Continue Reading →
Welcome to Sin City. Pull up your lucky socks and let's get to work! The Sportsman categories are full of skilled drivers who can't help but lean into the Las Vegas dream. Something odd happens in Vegas. You'll catch perfectly capable folks blowing on dice and talking to their racecars and the Lord above about... Continue Reading →
The Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series competitors have been battling for two days, and it's coming down to the semifinals for many categories at the DEWALT NHRA Carolina Nationals. Here's a breakdown of the alcohol classes and who will be racing who on Sunday at zMAX Dragway. Top Alcohol Dragster Matt Cummings vs. Dan Dietrich... Continue Reading →
The fields have been whittled down in the bulk of the Sportsman classes at the 14th annual Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals in Norwalk, Ohio, and racers are set to bring their A-game to the table in the quest for the coveted Wally trophy. Here's how the late rounds look heading into Sunday at Summit... Continue Reading →
We didn't get to see the Top Alcohol Dragster or Top Alcohol Funny Car contingents run at the most recent national event on the NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series schedule, the New England Nationals in Epping, so if you're a fan of alky diggers and floppers, GET YOUR HEARTS READY. They're scheduled to take... Continue Reading →
The final NHRA event at Atlanta Dragway will take place this weekend, April 30-May 2, 2021, with the Lucas Oil NHRA Southern Nationals. Neither Pros nor Sportsman had the opportunity to race there last year due to restrictions stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic, and so this weekend's event is one that has been circled on... Continue Reading →
Madison Payne was unhurried in answering the question of when she first realized she wanted to race, yet she was without a hint of trepidation in her response. Quietly confident, considerate, and grateful, Madison's method of maneuvering her first interview as a drag racer appeared to mirror how she handled her graduation from daughter and... Continue Reading →
WinLight News is pleased to present WinLight 20/20. This photo series, which will run through the 2020 season, offers thoughtfully comprised galleries of Sportsman images gathered 20 years ago at NHRA national events. The project launches this week with a look at one entry from each Sportsman class that ran at the 2000 NHRA Winternationals.