Jimmy DeFrank, a five-time Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series world champion, scored the 50th win of his career in his 62nd final round at the last division race of the 2019 season. Fired up to get back on track, the Southern California native and Chief Operating Officer at California Car Cover took the time to chat... Continue Reading →
RICHBORO, Pa. (Jan. 23, 2020) – More than a decade after Kenny Koretsky made his final competitive runs down a dragstrip, his son, Kyle Koretsky, is now preparing to make his debut in the NHRA Pro Stock class. Kyle, 30, will be racing a Chevy Camaro prepared by the Mooresville, N.C. based Ken Black Racing... Continue Reading →
DALLAS (Jan. 23, 2020) – It was announced today that Texas-based FastNews Network, Inc., has acquired Drag Race Central and its website, dragracecentral.com. Through the acquisition, Drag Race Central will continue to generate reliably fast and accurate race results from events across the nation. Content on the widely known and frequently visited website will also... Continue Reading →
In 2019, and for the first time, NHRA Pro Stock raced an 18-event schedule. In some ways, that stunk to high heaven (we're so sorry we missed you, Houston, Charlotte 1, Atlanta, Topeka, Bristol, and Epping). In other ways, though, the reduced schedule proved to be pretty darn effective.
In 2019, and for the first time since 2009, the Pro Stock category did not produce a first-time winner. That being said, it certainly COULD have happened.
Written by Robert Banks After serving as a massive storage facility for flood-damaged cars, Royal Purple Raceway in Baytown, Texas, is back to looking like its old self again. The track has used some of the revenue that it generated storing cars to upgrade not only its fan amenities, but also the thing the racers... Continue Reading →