Posts tagged "Drag Racing"

NHRA's Burndown at Sundown

This weekend is the third annual Burndown at Sundown at Route 66 Dragway in Joliet (Rt 53 just past Laraway Rd, just west of Chicagoland Speedway), and its not only a NHRA (National Hot Rod Association), Division 3 race (meaning its a local race for lower level racers, not a “National Event”), but this also... Read more »

Antron Brown; First African American NHRA Top Fuel Champion

Antron Brown; First African American NHRA Top Fuel Champion
This past Sunday Antron Brown became the first African American to win a National Hot Rod Association (NHRA), championship in any of the four major categories (Top Fuel, Funny Car, Pro Stock Car & Pro Stock Motorcycle). Antron’s title is in the biggest and baddest category which is Top Fuel, but previously (prior to 2008),... Read more »
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