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  1. Smyth and Comella Are Top Dodge Finishers More than 75 Stock Eliminator and 60 Super Stock cars competed for supremacy in the Sportsman ranks at the prestigious NHRA Summernationals at Englishtown, New Jersey, June 9 – 11. Stephen Smyth of Uxbridge, Massachusetts, turned in the best performance in Stock, taking his FS/D 2009 Dodge Challenger to the quarterfinal round where he ran heads up against Victor Cagnazzi and his 2015 Camaro. Smyth turned in a pass of 9.553 seconds at 137.23 mph, making him the quicker of the two cars. […] View the full article
  2. June 11, 2017, Englishtown, N.J. – You just knew former NHRA Funny Car champion Jack Beckman was going to put it all together soon. It happened Sunday in New Jersey at the NHRA Summernationals. “Fast” Jack got his first win of 2017 at historic Old Bridge Township Raceway Park, becoming the sixth Mopar® HEMI®-powered Nitro driver from Don Schumacher Racing (DSR) to win an event this year. The 2012 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series Funny Car champion put his Infinite Hero Dodge Charger R/T in the winner’s circle for the […] View the full article
  3. June 4, 2017, Epping, N.H. – Matt Hagan put his Mopar® Express Lane Dodge Charger R/T in the winner’s circle for the third time this year at the New England NHRA Nationals on Sunday, besting Courtney Force in the Funny Car final round at New England Dragway. Dodge has dominated the series in 2017. “This Mopar/Pennzoil/Sandvik car had been on a string all day long,” said Hagan after the race. “It just ran down the racetrack, I didn’t hardly have to drive it. Just everything went the way it should’ve today.” […] View the full article
  4. Auger and Cotton Earn Dodge Top Finisher Rewards A wide variety of both classic and late-model Mopar® Sportsman vehicles took part in the NHRA New England Nationals, representing both the East and West Coast and Canada. Two competitors in the Stock Eliminator category went into Sunday’s quarterfinal rounds, with Thomas Auger of Wales, Maine, advancing to the final in his H/SA 1963 Dodge 330 powered by a 383-cubic-inch engine. He red-lighted in his final-round matchup, but turned in a pass of 11.249 seconds at 116.57 mph on an 11.30-second dial-in. […] View the full article
  5. Ron Capps won a funny car title for the fourth consecutive race, and padded his lead in the NHRA Funny Car Championship standings. Teammate Matt Hagan set new national records in his Mopar® Express Lane Dodge Charger R/T. Ron Capps, NAPA Dodge Charger R/T Funny Car (No. 7 Qualifier – 3.861 seconds at 321.88 mph) “I’ve got a crew chief that can adapt to anything. I’m just the luckiest dude in the world, man. I had nothing to do with it; I just stepped on the gas at the right […] View the full article
  6. The dominance continues for Ron Capps, Dodge and Mopar® as Capps took home the NHRA Heartland Nationals Funny Car title for the 53rd time in his career and fourth race in a row, driving his Dodge Charger R/T to the win over his Don Schumacher Racing (DSR) teammate Matt Hagan. Hagan, meanwhile, became the quickest and fastest driver in Funny Car history during event qualifying. Capps’ win is the seventh for Mopar HEMI® power in the Funny Car category this season. Capps defeated Hagan’s Mopar Express Lane Dodge Charger R/T […] View the full article
  7. Helms and Duell are Top Dodge Finishers Two cars featuring Mopar® power went deep into the elimination rounds in the Sportsman ranks at the NHRA Southern Nationals in May. In Super Stock, Kevin Helms of Schriever, Louisiana, advanced to the semifinals in his FSS/E 2010 Dodge Challenger Drag Pak. Helms, a four-time Stock Eliminator world champion and Stock winner in Houston two weeks ago, this week clicked off rounds in Super Stock backed by his stout Southland Dodge team. Helms’ day ended with a breakout pass of 9.420 seconds at […] View the full article
  8. Dodge R/T driver posts third straight NHRA FC win May 7, 2017 (Commerce, Ga.) – Ron Capps extended his NHRA Funny Car points lead to nearly 100 points with his third consecutive win at the NHRA Southern Nationals near Atlanta on Sunday. Capps, the reigning Funny Car champ, was enjoying the rare accomplishment, but he gave credit where credit was due. “It’s a pinch-me moment,” said Capps. “I mean, I’ve got such a great team right now. It’s cliché to hear that, cliché to say it — a lot of […] View the full article
  9. Ron Capps won his third Funny Car title in a row at the NHRA Southern Nationals in May. Here is what the Mopar® racers and officials had to say. Ron Capps, NAPA Dodge Charger R/T Funny Car (No. 4 Qualifier – 3.955 seconds at 323.97 mph) “It’s a pinch-me moment. I mean I’ve got such a great team right now. It’s cliché to hear that, cliché to say it — a lot of people say it — but I think our fans understand. The car speaks for itself here lately. […] View the full article
  10. April 30, 2017 (Concord, N.C.) – It doesn’t matter whether the drag strip has two lanes or four, cars featuring Mopar® HEMI® power in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series will find the winner’s circle this season. Ron Capps took home the Wally trophy in the NHRA Four-Wide Nationals at zMAX Dragway to claim his 51st Funny Car win and back-to-back victories after winning last week’s NHRA SpringNationals in Houston. Mopar Dodge Funny Car drivers have now claimed five wins in six events this year. Mopar HEMI-powered Don Schumacher […] View the full article
  11. May 1, 2017 (Concord, N.C.) – Here is a summary of the 2017 NHRA Four-Wide Nationals held this weekend, featuring comments from Mopar-sponsored drivers and officials. Mopar and Dodge celebrated another Funny Car win, the fifth win this year. Pietro Gorlier, Head of Parts and Service (Mopar) FCA – Global “Congratulations to Ron Capps on winning the Four-Wide Nationals in his Dodge Challenger R/T. The 2017 season has been an amazing one thus far for the Mopar brand. Seeing Mopar HEMI power in the winner’s circle never gets old.” Ron […] View the full article
  12. Mopar HEMI® power remains on a roll in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, with Mopar and Dodge drivers Leah Pritchett and Ron Capps claiming the Top Fuel and Funny Car wins, respectively, during the NHRA SpringNationals at Royal Purple Raceway near Houston. The wins mark the third dual victories for Mopar-powered Don Schumacher Racing (DSR) machines in the Nitro category through five events in 2017, and the fourth Mopar win in each class overall. Another Mopar driver also had a weekend to remember in two Sportsman categories, as […] View the full article
  13. 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon. The fastest ¼ mile production car on earth. Dodge rocked the high-performance car world in 2014 with the 707-horsepower Charger SRT Hellcat and Challenger SRT Hellcat, building supercar performance at affordable prices. They were the most powerful muscle cars ever – until now. Dodge shook the foundation of the entire performance car industry, launching New York International Auto Show week with its wickedly fast new 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon – highly capable on the street, absolutely dominating at the drag strip. Powered by a […] View the full article
  14. And completely ready to be unleashed. What did you think? View the full article
  15. Demon math to remember: 3.9 + 221 = 405. There will absolutely be a test. Who would you like to see in the opposing lane…and would they stand a chance? View the full article