NHRA Mello Yello Regular Season

NHRA Mello Yello Regular Season

Feb. 7-10 Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals Pomona, Calif.

Feb. 22-24 NHRA Arizona Nationals Phoenix

March 14-17 Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals Gainesville, Fla.

April 5-7 DENSO Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Nationals Las Vegas

May 17-19 Virginia NHRA Nationals Richmond, Va.

May 30-June 2 Route 66 NHRA Nationals Chicago

June 20-23 Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals Norwalk, Ohio

July 19-21 Dodge Mile-High NHRA Nationals Denver

July 26-28 NHRA Sonoma Nationals Sonoma, Calif.

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No Prep Upcoming Events

Reapers Out of Time No Prep Series – Holly Springs Dragway

Mar 22 – Mar 23 · 1,959 guests
Holly Springs Motorsports
Holly Springs, MS
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Reapers Out of Time No Prep Series – No Problem Raceway

Apr 5 – Apr 6 · 1,330 guests
No Problem Raceway
Belle Rose, LA
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Reapers Out of Time No Prep Series – Cordova Intl’ Raceway

May 3 – May 4 · 1,339 guests
Cordova International Raceway
Cordova, IL
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Most expensive production car!!!

19 Million dollars, anonymous buyer

Black Bugatti Super car, 16.7 million euros ($18.9 million). “La Voiture Noire” – French for “The Black Car” – is a low-slung sports car with a huge 16-cylinder engine and Bugatti’s trademark front.

Racing And The Street A Deadly Combination

Street Racing seems like the most affordable way to get the automotive adrenaline rush all us enthusiasts crave. What member of America’s youth doesn’t get off to hot girls, fast cars, and free rides? What seems like fun and games to some, however, is serious business to others. Not only is racing on public streets illegal in all 50 states, but it is also the most dangerous and selfish act the youth of today is getting involved in.

Taking off after WWII when the youth returning from war had extra money and a need for speed to go with their new mechanical know-how, street racing quickly evolved into one of America’s top killers in today’s society. Inspired and revived by the Fast and the Furious movies, street racing has contributed to a frightening level of fatal crashes. Fatal crashes related to street racing has increased by more than 85% every year for the past 6 years. From 1999 to 2000, San Diego, CA has seen an increase of 97% of fatal crashes caused by street racing. Still, sound like fun and games?

In the state of Florida, pedestrian injuries related to street racing has increased by 222% from 1999 to 2001. The leading cause of death for people ages 16-20 is automobile accidents. National averages show that for every 1000 street racers, there are 49 innocent bystanders who are injured or killed. So why do kids street race? 
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Auto Racing Has Its Very Own Social Networking Website

Auto racing has become the number one spectator sport in America. It is also one of the largest participation in sports as well. Local, short track stock car racing is thriving across the country as well as drag racing, road course racing, kart racing and drifting. The weekend, local track racer now has a place to call home on the internet at Racematrix.net.

Racematrix.net is a free community based social networking website for auto racers and their fans. Members build their own racing profile webpage, share photos, videos, news, forums, blogs and join groups. Members are assigned their very own URL (www)wed-address and can print it on to their autograph cards, business cards and car. This address will take one directly to the racers webpage.

Members may also link to other websites they have as well as those of their sponsors. One could call this the MySpace or Facebook for auto racing.

Racematrix.net is open to all styles of auto racing. Groups have been formed for the following categories:

-Asphalt Oval: Late Model, Sportsman, Modifieds, Trucks

-Dirt Oval: Late Model, Sportsman, Modifieds

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