Displaying items by tag: Rockingham Dragway

Tuesday, 18 January 2022 14:01

Rockingham Dragway base for Duke Energy effort

ROCKINGHAM — As was the case during Hurricane Florence in 2018, Rockingham Dragway was ground zero for Duke Energy’s effort to restore power to a Sandhills region hit hard by last week’s ice storm. 

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ROCKINGHAM — Rockingham Dragway’s iconic starting line tower, which has provided the distinctive backdrop for television coverage, magazine, newspaper and internet photographs for the last 30 years, got a makeover to commemorate the start of a jam-packed 2022 season that will include the filming of an October episode of the Discovery Channel’s hit show “Street Outlaws: No Prep Kings.”

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 ROCKINGHAM — The stars of the Discovery Channel’s most popular franchise, “Street Outlaws: No Prep Kings,” will throw down at The Rock next October in a blockbuster event that will serve as the anchor of a barrier-shattering 2022 schedule announced Monday by track owner Steve Earwood.

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Monday, 20 December 2021 15:33

'Street Outlaws' national show coming to The Rock

ROCKINGHAM — Ryan Martin, Birdman, Lizzy Musi, Daddy Dave, Monza, Doc, Kye Kelley and the other stars of "STREET OUTLAWS: No Prep Kings" will throw down at The Rock next October in an event certain to impact the championship in the hit TV series that airs Monday nights on The Discovery Channel.

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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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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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