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ROCKINGHAM — A steady, methodical C.J. Jenkins waded through a field of 148 of the nation’s best Jr. Dragster racers Saturday, beating Hailey Pumphrey of Waldorf, Maryland, in the final round to win the Main Event in the fourth annual Holiday Jr. Jam at Rockingham Dragway.

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ROCKINGHAM — A veteran NASCAR driver is facing a fine from NASCAR after the sanctioning body accused him of testing at Rockingham Speedway.

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ROCKINGHAM — Spectators can get a reduced admission price for bringing a toy at MB Drift’s season-ender this weekend at Rockingham Speedway and Entertainment Complex.

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ROCKINGHAM — MB Drift returns to Rockingham Speedway this weekend for its two-day, two-track Halloween Havoc event, which includes a trunk-or-treat for the kids.

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Wednesday, 20 October 2021 13:02

NHRA double-header weekend at Rockingham Dragway

ROCKINGHAM — The schedule for racers to double up on the participation points used by the NHRA to determine eligibility for future national events was released this week.

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ROCKINGHAM — Flashing the form that powered him to NHRA series championships in 2018 and 2019, Pfafftown’s Tii Tharpe repeated as winner of the featured Ray Price Top Fuel Challenge in Sunday’s 30th annual Jim McClure Memorial AMRA Nitro World Finals at Rockingham Dragway.

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ROCKINGHAM — More than 100 cars wound their way around the Rockingham Speedway roval this weekend during the National Auto Sport Association’s Speedtoberfest — the organization's return to the track for the first time in nearly 15 years.

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ROCKINGHAM — The stars of the NHRA’s Top Fuel Harley motorcycle series including newly-crowned champion and U.S. Nationals winner Ryan Peery of Milford, Ohio, and former multiple-time series champs Jay Turner of Julian and Tii Tharpe of Pfafftown are among those who will duel this week for the Ray Price Trophy at the 30th AMRA Jim McClure Memorial Nitro World Finals at Rockingham Dragway.

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ROCKINGHAM — McLeansville’s T.G. Paschal waited out the weather and won the Top ET title Sunday in a rain-shortened Yuengling Beer Carolina Powerfest 9 at Rockingham Dragway.

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ROCKINGHAM — Three drivers took the checkered flag in their respective events Sunday to wrap up the three-day East Coast Truck Festival, becoming the first winners on Rockingham Speedway’s oval track in eight years.

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