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  1. The Performance Racing Industry Trade Show (PRI) turned 30 this year and even though its SEMA big brother might overshadow it, PRI is a very hardcore event and offers the latest in racing equipment technology. With over 1,000 vendors and over 3,000 booths, suppliers of racing and performance parts packed the massive Indiana Convention Center, located dead smack in the center of downtown Indianapolis. Read more > View the full article
  2. For the 4th year in a row, the Dodge Charger was named the Most Loved Full-Size Car in America. The feeling is mutual, America. See Why Owners Love Them So. Read more > View the full article
  3. You can race your new Challenger SRT® Demon, but drop under 10 seconds and you’ll need to make some adjustments. View the full article
  4. Documenting “firsts” can be difficult, specifically when it comes to racing innovations. Today’s common and mandatory use of parachutes to slow a 325 mph fuel car has fuzzy roots. It is generally agreed that the first chutes were used in NHRA around 1959. They soon became mandatory for cars that could run 150 mph. Mike Dunn, former Team Mopar® Top Fuel driver and current president of IHRA, has had first-hand experience in chute-stopping power, since he grew up at the track from infancy with his father, Big Jim Dunn. So, […] View the full article
  5. For over 100 years, the Dodge name has been synonymous with legendary performance with big blocks, big dreams and pulse-pounding speed as the cornerstones of the brand. That same enthusiasm is woven into the fiber of Dodge fanatics. And now, there’s a place for us to meet and pay homage to our brotherhood of American muscle, the recently expanded Dodge Garage. New elements of Dodge Garage include: Racing HQ – Learn more about the ins and outs of drag racing, get schedules, see race results and find a track near […] View the full article
  6. The 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT® Demon, aka the most powerful muscle car in history, started shipping on Nov. 10, 2017, which means 3,300 customers (3,000 in the United States, 300 in Canada) are beginning to receive their limited-production, 840-horsepower SRT Demon. Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock, you already know that the Dodge Challenger SRT Demon is the industry’s first and only purpose-built, street-legal production drag car. You may not know that it’s certified by the National Hot Rod Association as the world’s fastest quarter-mile production vehicle with an […] View the full article
  7. With 3,300 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT® Demons produced, you might wonder what more can be done to make owning one an even more unique experience. Turns out, there are a few things… Demon Crate. For $1, Challenger SRT Demon buyers have the opportunity to unleash the Demon’s 840 horsepower, 770 lb.-ft. of torque and full potential at the drag strip with the exclusive, personalized Demon Crate and the full array of parts it holds. The Demon Crate is personalized with the buyer’s name, VIN and serial number. The Demon Crate […] View the full article
  8. NHRA announces changes that will have you excited in every class. Pro Stock teams can now run any engine/body combination that is currently approved for competition. Have any winner’s circle predictions? View the full article
  9. Johnson Jr. Caps Big Season for Dodge with a Win; Capps is Championship Runner-up for the Fifth Time November 12, 2017, Pomona, Calif. – A drama-filled Sunday afternoon at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona closed out the 2017 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series calendar, as Mopar® Funny Car driver Tommy Johnson Jr. gave the brand its 16th victory of the season in the category during the NHRA Finals, and teammate Ron Capps finished as runner-up in the year-end standings. Austin Williams also claimed the win for Mopar in Stock Eliminator behind […] View the full article
  10. Mopar® Sportsman competitors turned in exceptionally strong efforts in both the Stock and Super Stock Eliminator categories at the NHRA Finals, including a win in Stock by former world champion Austin Williams. Three of the four semifinalists in the category drove Mopar-powered vehicles. Williams, who hails from Burleson, Texas, took his eighth national event Wally trophy in Stock behind the wheel of his G/SA 1972 Plymouth Duster 340. In the final, he turned in a lap of 11.080 seconds at 109.61 mph, exactly running his 11.08 dial-in. Williams left the […] View the full article
  11. Tommy Johnson Jr., Make-A-Wish Dodge Charger R/T Funny Car No. 4 Qualifier – 3.887 seconds at 314.31 mph “We came in here and kind of used this race as a test. We tested on Monday in Vegas with a 6-disc and decided to leave it in for here to kind of get ahead on next year. It ran flawless all weekend. The guys did a great job of adapting. That’s a big change. To put it in and win the first race with a 6-disc speaks volumes of what the […] View the full article
  12. Mopar®/Dodge NHRA Sportsman Spotlight: NHRA Nationals, Las Vegas Wann and Smith Earn Dodge Rewards A very deep field of Sportsman competitors took part in the 17th annual NHRA Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, including more than 75 cars in both the Stock and Super Stock Eliminator categories. In Stock Eliminator, Steve Wann, known as “Mr. 413,” advanced his A/SA 1962 Plymouth Fury to the quarterfinal round. The driver from Modesto, California, turned in a pass of 10.276 seconds at 126.70 mph on a 10.28 dial-in, breaking […] View the full article
  13. October 29, 2017, Las Vegas – Dodge Funny Car driver Matt Hagan finally broke through in the Nevada desert, winning the NHRA Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway for the first time. Hagan and several of his Mopar®-powered teammates dominated in so many ways. Hagan put his HEMI®-powered, Mopar Pennzoil Dodge Charger R/T from Don Schumacher Racing (DSR) in the winner’s circle at the 17th annual NHRA Nationals to take his fourth victory of the season and 15th for Mopar-powered Funny Cars in 2017. It was also the 20th […] View the full article
  14. Mopar®/Dodge Notes & Quotes: NHRA Nationals, Las Vegas Hagan Breaks Through in the Desert Matt Hagan, Mopar® Pennzoil Dodge Charger R/T Funny Car No. 4 Qualifier – 3.882 seconds at 330.15 mph “Obviously, these Funny Cars are kind of finicky. Sometimes they love you and sometimes they rip your heart out and step on it. We just kind of got in a little bit of a rut and we just had to work hard and focus and make big, wholesale changes to dig ourselves back out. It’s a real testament […] View the full article
  15. Fall Back: Capps Gets Runner-Up at FallNationals Still Holds Slim Lead in Championship Battle October 15, 2017, Ennis, Texas – It’s getting near that time of year to reset the clocks for Daylight Savings Time. Dodge driver Ron Capps put a hold on time (for now) with a runner-up finish at the NHRA FallNationals in Ennis, Texas, to keep his lead in the Funny Car Championship. For the second year in a row, Capps went to the final round of the NHRA FallNationals at Texas Motorplex near Dallas, but again came up […] View the full article