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NHRA ANNOUNCES TENTATIVE REVISED 2020 LUCAS OIL DRAG RACING SERIES SCHEDULE

GLENDORA, CA – The NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, where the future stars of the sport earn their racing stripes, returns to action after a hiatus stemming from the COVID-19 global pandemic. Drivers are eager to return to competition at premier racing facilities across the country.

The action-packed series will tentatively resume May 15-17 with events in Division 2 at Atlanta Dragway and Division 4 at Alamo City Motorplex.

A highly anticipated event this season, National Trail Raceway will feature double the sportsman racing action as it hosts a Division 3 points meet July 16-17 directly followed by the iconic JEGS NHRA SPORTSnationals, July 18-19.

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Jeg Coughlin Jr. reflects on ‘Bobsled Challenge’ as full-time driving career wanes

DELAWARE, OH – Six-time drag racing world champion Jeg Coughlin Jr. will always pick the familiar confines of

his JEGS.com Elite Motorsports Chevrolet Camaro as his preferred mode of go-fast transportation. But for three years, from 2008-2010, Coughlin enjoyed the unique experience of hitting breakneck speeds driving an Olympic bobsled as part of the Geoff Bodine Bobsled Challenge.

“As I think back on those three events, that was actually pretty crazy,” said Coughlin, who will pullback from full-time racing at the end of the year. “At the time, the competitor in you comes out and the way they set it up was NASCAR versus NHRA so we just kind of dove into the fight. It probably was a bit insane but it was also a lot of fun.

“You’re in these things with no roll cage, no safety belts and no brakes really, except for one the brakeman uses after the run is over. It’s all about gravity and once they release you in that tube, you’re fully committed. The sled and its occupants are going to the bottom of the mountain. How you get there is up to you. If you crash and turn it over, you’re still going all the way down, just on your head, and that happened.”

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NMRA/NMCA Updates 2020 Event Schedules

Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center NMRA/NMCA Power Festival Presented by HPJ Performance
World Wide Technology Raceway at Gateway, Madison, IL
May 28-31, 2020

Scoggin-Dickey Parts Center NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals
Atlanta Dragway, Commerce, GA
June 25-28, 2020

Nitto Tire NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street-Legal Drag Racing Presented by Nickey Performance
Route 66 Raceway, Joliet, IL
July 30 – Aug 2, 2020

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NHRA ANNOUNCES REVISED SCHEDULE FOR PRO MOD, TOP FUEL HARLEY, FACTORY STOCK SHOWDOWN AND MOUNTAIN MOTOR PRO STOCK

GLENDORA, CA – After announcing a revised national event schedule last week, NHRA officials announced today the schedules for the E3 Spark Plugs NHRA Pro Mod Series presented by J&A Service, the Mickey Thompson Tires NHRA Top Fuel Harley Series, the SAMTech.edu NHRA Factory Stock Showdown Series and the Mountain Motor Pro Stock category.

The revised schedule will consist of 12 total events for Pro Mod, 10 total events for Top Fuel Harley (the category participated in the first two national events of the season), eight events for Factory Stock Showdown and four events for Mountain Motor Pro Stock.

Tentative schedule announcements for the Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series will be announced soon. All NHRA-sanctioned drag racing series competition is still suspended until further notice.

2020 PSCA & SCSN DATES

The 2020 PSCA Racing Season Kicks off at Bandimere Speedway near Denver Colorado on May 23rd for the 1st of 3 MagnaFuel/RMSS Presented by M and M Heating & Cooling Events at the legendary Dragstrip! The PSCA has 5 Heads-Up Classes competing at Thunder Mountain (Outlaw 10.5, XDR, Limited 235, Street Import & Pro Import)

The PSCA has Partnered up with Wes Buck for Drag Illustrated’s Main Event! PSCA’s XDR Class will be featured at this Star Studded Event at Bandimere Speedway Under the Lights!

SCSN-St Louis returns for the 7th year at World Wide Technology Raceway located just a few minutes from downtown St Louis! Limited Drag Radial & X275 are the featured classes!

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NHRA REWIND LIVE TO AIR ON NHRA’S MEDIA CHANNELS


GLENDORA, CA – NHRA, like much of the world, is currently on hold due to the global COVID-19 pandemic, but NHRA is delivering its fans some racing action thanks to live social media platforms.

On Friday, March 27 from 6-9 p.m. EDT NHRA will launch its first episode of NHRA Rewind Live on NHRA.com, NHRA.tv, NHRA’s Facebook and YouTube channel. Fans can join the NHRA on FOX broadcast team as they view the 2019 Seattle event and recall all the exciting racing action from one of the most memorable events in NHRA history.

That event, many will remember, was one for the record books as NHRA legend John Force won his 150th Funny Car title – a feat that will likely never be reached again.

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MARWIN SPORTS USA PARTNERS WITH JOHN FORCE RACING IN MULTI-YEAR DEAL

YORBA LINDA, CA — Marwin Sports USA joins the John Force Racing family as the official work apparel partner of the 21-time championship team. Marwin, which produces clothing that is the highest in quality and durability, will not only outfit the crews of 16-time Funny Car world champion John Force, three-time and reigning Funny Car champion Robert Hight, 2017 Top Fuel champion Brittany Force and 2019 Road to the Future Award winner Austin Prock, but the administrative and logistical staff in both Indiana and California as well as Force American Made employees in Indiana.

“All of us at Marwin Sports are proud to partner with the entire team at John Force Racing. We are excited to bring our technical performance work apparel to all team members. From the office staff to Force American Made guys at their shop and to the crew out on the starting line, our gear is put to the test by John Force Racing and other champions all around,” said Marwin Sports USA Vice-President Kevin McConnell. “With a well-rounded catalog producing team-wear, corporate-wear, fan-wear and lifestyle, Marwin Sports has you covered. Visit MarwinSports.com for more info”

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