Racing’s Next Electric Avenue Could Be a Quarter-Mile NHRA Drag Strip

Electric Avenue? Well, maybe a quarter-mile at a time. While at Gainesville Raceway in Florida for the Gatornationals in March, the 70-year-old National Hot Rod Association held a panel discussion as part of a meeting to gauge interest in all-electric racing, led by Ned Walliser, vice president of competition for the NHRA.

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Thunder Road Joins FloRacing in Multi-Year Live Streaming Agreement

Barre, VT — Thunder Road event broadcasts will have a new home in 2021. Track officials and FloRacing announced today they have signed a multi-year contract to stream all Thunder Road auto racing events both live and on-demand.

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Team JEGS drivers Troy Coughlin Jr. and Mike Coughlin going ‘Gator’ hunting

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (March 10) — Pro Stock driver Troy Coughlin Jr. and his uncle Mike Coughlin will be searching for hides at this weekend’s 51st annual Amalie Oil NHRA Gatornationals. Troy Jr., who assumed the seat of the JEGS.com Elite Motorsports Chevrolet Camaro in the off-season after his uncle Jeg Coughlin Jr. retired, will be considered one of the favorites for this historic race after a strong outing at last weekend’s non-sanctioned World Doorslammers Nationals in Orlando. 

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Troy Coughlin Jr. Ready to Defend Team JEGS’ World Doorslammer Nationals Title

ORLANDO, Fla. (March 2) — Troy Coughlin Jr.’s first duty as the primary driver of the JEGS.com Elite Motorsports Chevrolet Camaro is defending the title of the second annual CTech Manufacturing World Doorslammer Nationals presented by JEGS, which takes place this weekend at Orlando Speed World Raceway.

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Why an NHRA Drag Strip is 1,000 Feet Long

Traditionally, a drag strip is 1,320 feet, which equals a quarter-mile. (One mile equals 5,280 feet.) Many classes in NHRA drag racing—actually, all but the Top Fuel and Funny Car classes—still compete on a quarter-mile course.

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AmericanMuscle’s Customer Build Breakdown – Darron Finley Jr.’s 2008 Mustang GT500

AmericanMuscle’s Customer Builds series is back with another bagged Mustang build break down! In this week’s episode AM host, Justin Dugan, joins S550 owner, Darron Finley Jr. , in a video call to talk about some of the inspiration behind his build.

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Many New England Competitors Have A High Profile On National Racing Circuits

Thirteen drivers visited Victory Lane with the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series in 2020.

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