What Drag Racing Information Is Covered by NHRA?


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The National Hot Rod Association-NHRA- provides race schedules, tickets and results for its races. The NHRA is an official drag racing organization in the United States; it is a governing body that coordinates races and authorizes racing events throughout the United States and Canada. The NHRA has one primary drag racing series, called Mello Yello, which divides into five distinct classes.

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For each of its races and divisions, the NHRA includes information on all drivers, including their stats. The organization also includes results from all past races, which users can search for by year on the website, and posts upcoming races as well.

On the NHRA website, people can follow the progress of drivers, and find out when and where upcoming races will take place. There is also a multimedia section, a points database, and even a section on the history of the NHRA. The site also offers a virtual store with NHRA gear and serves as a ticket vendor.

The NHRA dates back to 1951, when it was established in 1951 by a man named Wally Parks. Parks sought to promote the sport of drag racing and help it gain organization and structure. The organization continues to unify the national drag racing community by providing information to consumers, sponsors and drivers online and at live events.

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