Displaying items by tag: Rockingham Dragway

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 — 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 — Expected rainy weather has led to one weekend event being pushed back a week.

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ROCKINGHAM — There is no pretense to roll racing. It is simply what it says it is: drag racing that employs a rolling start instead of the traditional standing start and, as contested in the Street Car Takeover series that returns this week (Oct. 1-2) to Rockingham Dragway, it is one of the sport’s fastest-growing segments.

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Tuesday, 28 September 2021 18:43

Larsen wins Jetcar Showdown at Super Chevy Show

ROCKINGHAM— Elaine Larsen drove her Florida Tech jet dragster past the Dominator jet of teammate Dewayne Hill in the best of three feature event and Wayne Frazier’s 1970 Chevy pickup was deemed Best of Show to highlight the annual Super Chevy Show at Rockingham Dragway.

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ROCKINGHAM — Eighteen Tar Heel breweries are on tap to pour their product Saturday for Hoptoberfest.

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ROCKINGHAM — At an age at which most of his contemporaries are content to ride nothing more exotic than a lawn mower, 72-year-old Paul Gast will straddle a 170 mile-an-hour Suzuki this weekend (Sept. 24-26) at Rockingham Dragway and resume his pursuit of a third consecutive Pro Mod Championship in the ManCup Motorcycle Drag Racing Series presented by Vance and Hines.

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Monday, 20 September 2021 15:03

Rockingham Dragway to host NMRA/NMCA event in 2022

ROCKINGHAM — Rockingham Dragway has been confirmed as the newest host of the elite NMRA Muscle Car Nationals and Holley NMRA Ford Nationals championship street car and drag racing series, crowning champions in Xtreme Pro Modified, Street Outlaw, Factory Super Cars, Renegade/Xtreme Street, Coyote Stock, Chevrolet Performance Stock, Factory Stock, N/A 10.5 and Nitrous Pro Street classes, among others.

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