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ROCKINGHAM — No one has hoisted one of drag racing’s iconic “Wally” trophies since Brad Plourd won Comp Eliminator at the virus-shortened NHRA Gatornationals last March in Gainesville, Florida.  However, Rockingham Dragway is positioned to end that drought May 23-25 when it plays host to the 22nd annual Big John Memorial Bracket Nationals.

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Wednesday, 19 February 2020 11:44

Rockingham Dragway opens season this weekend

ROCKINGHAM — The oh-too-long winter performance break will end with the familiar sound of revving engines and screeching tires this Saturday when Rockingham Dragway plays host to the first event in the 2020 Mass Acceleration Motorsports Street Drags Series featuring the new NHRA Jr. Street class.

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BOWLING GREEN, Ky. — Rockingham Dragway owner Steve Earwood is being honored for lifetime contributions to the sport during the June 15-16  17th annual NHRA Hot Rod Reunion at Beech Bend Raceway.

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Wednesday, 02 January 2019 14:38

Rockingham Dragway announces eclectic 2019 schedule

ROCKINGHAM — Anchored by the inaugural Epicenter Festival, a three-day musical extravaganza featuring more than 40 different rock bands, Rockingham Dragway on Wednesday announced a 2019 schedule that also features not one, but two of the big money bracket races produced by SFG Promotions, the 28th annual AMRA All-Harley World Finals and the return of the NHRA Lucas Oil Series/National Open combo event that proved so popular in its debut a year ago.

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