2014 (Inaugural Season) NEWS ARCHIVES
December 19, 2014

McKinney Collects PDRA Spoils

Fresh off their dominating performance at the Manufacturers Cup World Finals at South Georgia Motorsports Park in Valdosta, the McKinney Motorsports team picked up the impressive hardware...
December 17, 2014

PDRA Puts Exclamation Mark on Inaugural Year

The 2014 Performance Racing Industry Trade Show was abuzz with all the expected announcements and plans for another season. But for Professional Drag Racers Association racers, staff and supporters it was also a major occasion....
December 10, 2014

Flamholc to Return to PDRA Action in Pro Extreme in 2015

Few racing enthusiasts are able to make it to the professional level of drag racing. Fewer still are successful. The select group who rise to international prominence, dwindles to only a handful. Among that handful is PDRA racer Adam Flamholc. Over the last...
December 10, 2014

Huddleston Performance Increases PDRA Presence with Purchase of Infamous “Lowmad”

Several companies took the leap with the Professional Drag Racers Association as they stepped out for their debut in 2014. One of those companies was Huddleston Performance, who sponsored both the Pro and Top Junior Dragster categories. Huddleston Performance...
December 8, 2014

Another Musi Behind the Wheel: Tricia Musi Steps into PDRA Top Sportsman in 2015

For as long as Tricia Musi can remember she’s wanted to drive race cars. In her younger years she watched father, Pat Musi, build his engine business and field his own cars. In more recent years Tricia has supported her sister...
October 30, 2014

DAN FERGUSON BEATS THE ODDS TO CLINCH PDRA TOP SPORTSMAN CHAMPIONSHIP

Dan Ferguson is a college student who took to the sport of drag racing a few short years ago. In that span of time, he’s worked his way up to the top level of sportsman door car racing. For the most part, Ferguson is a self-funded....
October 28, 2014

TRAVIS HARVEY, A BRIDESMAID NO MORE

Travis Harvey is no stranger to the winner’s circle. He’s seen a great deal of success during his driving career. Last year he finished second in both Top Dragster and Pro Nitrous with the ADRL. Those two second place finishes....
October 27, 2014

ERIC McKINNEY MAKES IT THREE IN A ROW

The 2014 PDRA Pro Extreme Motorcycle World Champion comes as no surprise. Eric McKinney dominated the class in the PDRA’s inaugural season, winning four of the eight events, a feat which has led to his third straight PXM overall....
October 26, 2014

TODD TUTTEROW BRINGS CHAMPIONSHIP HOME FOR GALOT MOTORSPORTS

The GALOT Motorsports Team quickly rose to the top of the PDRA Pro Boost class in this inaugural year. The two GALOT drivers who called Pro Boost home this season, Todd Tutterow and Kevin Rivenbark, dominated the class, finishing one...
October 23, 2014

NO REST FOR XPS CHAMP CARY GOFORTH

After winning two Championships in two different organizations in one weekend one might think that Cary Goforth is off on a much-deserved vacation. Instead, the driver of the Dean’s Casing Service...
October 20, 2014

A YEAR UNLIKE ANY OTHER FOR JASON HARRIS, PRO NITROUS CHAMP

The majority of drag racers feel lucky to win one or two races a year, sometimes even just one or two races in a career. This year, PDRA Pro Nitrous driver, Jason Harris, did the unthinkable. He went to every final of the PDRA...
October 17, 2014

BUBBA STANTON PRO EXTREME KING ONCE AGAIN

While the name Bubba Stanton has become nearly synonymous with the Pro Extreme class it’s been eight long years since his reign as World Champion. But now Bubba is back on top as the newly crowned...
September 29, 2014

PDRA HIRES MIKE CONGDON AS SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT OF MARKETING

The Professional Drag Racers Association’s motto in their initial year of competition was “Failure is not an option.” Now, the PDRA is nearing completion of a very successful inaugural season and making plans for further growth...
September 24, 2014

FIREADE TAKING PDRA SAFETY TO THE HIGHER STANDARD

The Professional Drag Racers Association always puts racer safety first. In a greater effort to keep racers safe both on and off the track, the PDRA has purchased the latest technology in fire safety from FireAde and Enforcer....
September 13, 2014

PDRA EXTENDS INVITATION TO PRO STOCK FOR 2015

After a productive meeting with Extreme Pro Stock drivers at the recent PDRA Dragstock event in Rockingham, N.C. both the PDRA and the Mountain Motor Pro Stock teams are making efforts to have the class back for the PDRA’s sophomore...
August 29, 2014

DYLAN STOTT HOPING TO ADD ANOTHER CHAMPIONSHIP TO THE STOTT NAME

There are just two events left on the inaugural PDRA tour. Excitement is building as the time draws close to crown the first ever PDRA Champions. While all classes have produced phenomenal runs and thrilling...
August 27, 2014

DIAMOND PISTONS A PROUD PDRA SPONSOR

In its inaugural season as drag racing’s premier eighth-mile series, a significant portion of the Professional Drag Racers Association has been underwritten by an impressive assembly of top performance industry entities.
August 25, 2014

ROOKIE COLLEGE KID ON A BUDGET HANGS ON TO PDRA TS POINTS LEAD

They say necessity is the best teacher. Dan Ferguson is finding that out the hard way. As a 26 year old college student, he has all of the financial woes that normally accompany college students. Unlike most college students, however, Dan....
August 22, 2014

MATURITY AND FOCUS LEAD TO AMBER FRANKLIN'S FIRST TROPHY,
BUT A BIG HEART LEADS TO THE TRUE VICTORY


Twelve year old Amber Franklin declares she’s a good student not because she enjoys school, but because she has to be. Dad and Mom...
August 21, 2014

JASON HARRIS AND 'WARBIRD' SETTING THE BAR HIGH IN PRO NITROUS

It’s bright red and blazingly fast, holder of the PDRA speed record of 200.89 mph on the eighth-mile. It is, of course, Jason Harris’ 1968 Pontiac Firebird, the car that has dominated competition...
August 11, 2014

SNIDER BRINGING THE HEAT IN PRO EXTREME

In a sport where success is often tied directly to a racer’s ability to spend considerable amounts of money, it’s refreshing, and encouraging to others like him, to see an admittedly “low-buck” racer rise to the top in a tough and highly competitive...
August 10, 2014

BRUCE THRIFT PUTS HIMSELF IN PRIME POSITION TO BE THE FIRST EVER PDRA TS CHAMPION

A good ol’ boy from South Georgia, Bruce Thrift is also one of the toughest competitors Top Sportsman has ever seen. Despite a slow start to the 2014 PDRA season, he has worked his way to the number...
August 10, 2014

RIVENBARK SCORES FIRST PDRA WIN, SITS #2 BEHIND TEAMMATE TUTTEROW

GALOT Motorsports has taken over Pro Boost, with teammates Todd Tutterow and Kevin Rivenbark sitting number one and two in points, respectively. Joe Baker, Larry Higginbotham and Tommy D’Aprile round...
August 9, 2014

LIZZY MUSI ESTABLISHING HER OWN WINNING REPUTATION

There are second-generation racers, and there are second-generation racers, but 23-year-old Lizzy Musi certainly ranks among the best to come along in a very long time. Growing up as the daughter of doorslammer legend Pat Musi almost...
August 5, 2014

MIKE VALERIO MOTORSPORTS PRODUCTS - AHEAD OF THE NEXT CURVE

Ever wonder why the on-track performance of drag cars continually gets better and better? This constant climb up the elapsed time and mile-per-hour charts can be attributed to many factors. But at the heart of the equation...
July 15, 2014

MCKINNEY WINS PDRA MARTIN MICHIGAN EVENT

Pro Extreme Motorcycle champion Eric McKinney won the PDRA Summer Drags at US 131 Motorsports Park in Martin, MI on June 27-28, 2014. McKinney qualified second with a 4.075 in a tight field behind Terry Schweigert’s 4.072. Eric’s McKinney...
July 15, 2014

STILL GOT GAHM

The PDRA Summer Drags marked only the second time that Brian Gahm had taken his Extreme Pro Stock Mustang out in 2014. With business needs growing for their family operation, Gahm has put racing second in order...
July 14, 2014

PHIL ESZ RESETS TOP DRAGSTER RECORD

The Ultrasonic Top Dragster ‘Ultra 4’ Shootout has been one of the most exciting points of the class in the Professional Drag Racers Association’s inaugural year. One of the biggest draws for Top Dragster and Top Sportsman...
July 11, 2014

'THE UNDERTAKER' RETURNS TO COMPETITION WITH THE PDRA

A four year hiatus of Tommy Gray’s ‘The Undertaker’ Team left fans wondering if the mascot had gotten the best of the team. But The Undertaker, beloved by many for it’s thrilling night time display, remains alive...
July 11, 2014

JERRY BICKEL RACE CARS CUSTOMERS CONTENDING FOR 2014 TITLES

Many of the most competitive race cars found on tracks around the drag-racing world have rolled out of the Moscow Mills, Missouri, manufacturing facility of Jerry Bickel Race Cars. The company that advertises...
July 8, 2014

THE POWER OF POSITIVE VENTING: THE PRO-FABRICATION STORY

The scientific theories related to the benefits of properly designed and tuned exhaust systems for high-performance racing engines are extremely complex. Consequently, the manufacture of these vital power-enhancing...
July 7, 2014

AARON GLASER REPEATS HISTORY AT SUMMER DRAGS

To say this season has been difficult for PDRA Top Sportsman racer Aaron Glaser would be a vast understatement. But, as with any valley, the trials cause the brighter moments shine that much more. The year started...
July 7, 2014

SCOTTIE TAYLOR CLINCHES FIRST VICTORY TO FOLLOW IN FATHERS FOOTSTEPS

At the PDRA Spring Open just a few short months ago, Frankie “Madman” Taylor rocked the world by being the first to break the 3.40 barrier. Taylor ran an astounding 3.485, quicker than the existing World Record. Taylor’s family and crew, including...
June 23, 2014

ED WILSON IS BACK AMONG FRIENDS

June 2012 at Gateway Motorsports Park, Ed Wilson wheeled his ‘41 Willys to his best ever professional finish by earning a runner up in ADRL Pro Modified. He would leave St. Louis third in points. Sadly, he never had the opportunity...
June 18, 2014

LARRY HIGGINBOTHAM: GETTING BETTER WITH AGE

At 68 years of age, Larry “Higg” Higginbotham may be one of the oldest drivers on the PDRA tour, but he exudes the energy and passion of someone decades younger. Maybe it’s that passion that keeps him working the long hours necessary...
June 13, 2014

BOYD BEYER'S BACKGROUND STEEPED IN DRAG RACING TRADITION

Every time MagnFuel Top Sportsman racer Boyd Beyer pulls the chutes on his 2004 Mustang he is adding another chapter to an outstanding family legacy. Many of today’s competitors are second or even third generation racers, but not many grew up having one of the most...
June 12, 2014

CHEYENNE STANLEY: FORDS, FUN AND FAMILY

A Ford man from way back, there was a time not too long ago that Cheyenne Stanley won a lot of big money bracket races in a dragster. Now the Kentucky racers says he wouldn’t trade his ‘07 Mustang for three...
June 11, 2014

WESLEY JONES BRINGS WELL-TRAVELED WILLYS TO NAS PRO EXTREME

Fans of fast doorslammer racing will instantly recognize Wesley Jones’ iconic ’41 Willys coupe. The swoopy nostalgia-bodied machine was built nearly 15 years ago by Tommy Mauney for New York-based racer...
June 11, 2014

IT'S ALL ABOUT FAMILY WHERE TIM SAVELL IS CONCERNED

When it comes to his daily life, family is the absolute center of Tim Savell’s world. His immediate family comes first, of course, but his racing family is also extremely important to him.
June 10, 2014

JASON HARRIS' THREE-PEAT CAME ONE STEPPING STONE AT A TIME

In the Professional Drag Racers Association’s short existence thus far, they have crowned 22 champions. But in Pro Nitrous there has only been one. Nearly halfway through their inaugural season Jason Harris has remained undefeated in the PDRA.
June 5, 2014

MCKINNEY AND PXM AT HOME WITH PDRA

Eric McKinney is a name that has become nearly synonymous with professional dragbike racing. Three championships across two organizations in a five year career has already inked McKinney’s place in motorcycle history. Dedicated to working...
May 30, 2014

BINGHAM TRIUMPHS THROUGH TRIAL, GETS FIRST PDRA FINAL

Gary Bingham is no stranger to the winner’s circle, but in 2014 round wins have been hard to come by for the four time World Champion. At the inaugural PDRA event in Rockingham, N.C. a broken driveshaft sent...
May 30, 2014

MUSTAFA BUHUMAID EARNS COMPETITIONPLUS.COM’S PDRA MEMPHIS STORY OF THE WEEKEND

Some might call it beginner's luck. Others might call it natural talent. NAS Racing driver Mustafa Buhumaid calls driving what is arguably the most volatile race car on the planet fun. Buhumaid drives a Pro Extreme car, the top of the food chain in PDRA competition, and just to think...
May 30, 2014

PRECISION TURBO & ENGINE PRO BOOST CLASS IMPRESSIVE IN INAUGURAL SEASON

On paper, turbocharging is the most effective way to increase the power output of an internal combustion engine. In simple terms, the 130-year-old technology, developed in Germany by Gottlieb Daimler, works by compressing...
May 30, 2014

RANDELL REID OVERCOMES ADVERSITY IN RISING TO THE TOP

A quick look at Randell Reid’s 2014 season with two races and two final rounds might lead one to believe that this young Pro Extreme racer has had it easy. But there are few overnight success stories in racing, and, like many, Reid’s road...
May 17, 2014

RECCHIA SNAGS PDRA GEORGIA DRAGS STORY OF THE WEEKEND HONORS

Ever heard the term, "Can't win for losing?" PDRA Pro Extreme racer Mike Recchia believes after Saturday's final qualifying session at the Georgia Drags in Valdosta, Ga, he is a candidate to be the poster child of futility...
May 13, 2014

Team Efforts Get Team Aruba First Final of the Season

With no truck or trailer to transport the Aruba.com Jerry Haas Mustang from it’s shop in Union, S.C. to the PDRA Georgia Drags, Team Aruba could have easily been sidelined as they awaited the arrival of their new hauler. However, thanks...
April 29, 2014

Stacy Hall Triumphant in PDRA Top Sportsman

The quiet and unassuming nature of Chesnee, South Carolina’s Stacy Hall may lead those unfamiliar with the Top Sportsman driver to count him out when behind the wheel. But anyone who’s ever lined up next to Hall in his ‘63 Corvette...
April 25, 2014

PDRA RACER HARVEY LOOKING FOR NO. 1 IN 2014

Maybe it had something to do with a certain Texas Longhorn hat. Or maybe it was fueled by coming in second too many times. One thing is certain, Travis Harvey had what it took to claim the first ever PDRA Top Dragster victory at the Inaugural Spring Open...
April 21, 2014

MagnaFuel Named Title Sponsor of PDRA Top Sportsman

The high performance fuel systems company MagnaFuel joins the growing list of Professional Drag Racers Association sponsors. MagnaFuel has stepped up to the plate as the title sponsor of the Top Sportsman class for the 2014 season. The Colorado-based...
April 21, 2014

John DeCerbo Living Proof Of The Value Of Quality Safety Equipment

It was March 10, 2013, and in the blink of an eye John DeCerbo went from hurtling down Rockingham Dragway’s right lane to a thundering, nearly head-on collision with the left lane’s concrete guard wall. Many who witnessed the terrifying crash that...
April 16, 2014

McKinney an Inaugural PDRA Winner - Birthday Boy Nets Trophy Present at Rockingham

With two ADRL Pro Extreme Motorcycle championships in their rearview, Eric McKinney and the McKinney Motorsports set their sights on the new Professional Drag Racers Association and the first ever PDRA race at Rockingham Dragway this past weekend.
April 15, 2014

Randy Weatherford Blazing New Trails in Nitrous Pro Mod

Randy Weatherford speaks in the slow, measured way typical of a true son of the South, but don’t let his distinctive Virginia drawl or his laid-back demeanor fool you. The 50-year-old Weatherford is a wily veteran of the Pro Modified wars who...
April 15, 2014

Snyder Motorsports to Sponsor PDRA Top Dragster Low Qualifier Award

Snyder Motorsports and the Professional Drag Racers Association are excited to announce Snyder Motorsports will sponsor the Top Dragster Low Qualifier Award. Snyder will reward the number one spot after three rounds of qualifying...
April 11, 2014

Connor Caulder and Alexis Tanner Honored as First PDRA Junior Dragster Champions

The founding race for the Professional Drag Racers Association was a memorable one for all in attendance. A great field of cars, packed stands, record-breaking runs and a well-run weekend made the Spring Open a practically...
April 10, 2014

FRANKIE TAYLOR ROCKS DOORSLAMMER WORLD WITH EPIC BLAST

Just imagine what Frankie Taylor could do with new equipment. - Taylor, he of the unruly hair and infectious grin, has earned the well-deserved nickname of “Madman” because of his hard-charging, never-say-lift driving style. Despite the fact that he doesn’t have the kind of budget...
April 8, 2014

GARY BINGHAM BEGINS 2014 WITH INAUGURAL PDRA EVENT

Three time Top Sportsman World Champion Gary Bingham enters his fourth season in the Top Dragster category in 2014. Continuing his legacy in the Carolinas, Bingham plans to run the IHRA Division 9 Pro Am tour, looking for that coveted Division 9 Top Dragster Championship. Several changes in the...
April 6, 2014

STANTON, HARRIS, GOFORTH, TUTTEROW AND McKINNEY WIN INAUGURAL PDRA EVENT

It had been nearly five years since Bubba Stanton last visited victory lane, but the Potts Camp, Mississippi-based driver finally made the trip back Apr. 6, after winning the premier NAS Racing Pro Extreme class in the PDRA Spring Open, the first-ever event for the all-eighth-mile Professional Drag Racers Association...
April 6, 2014

TAYLOR EARNS COMPETITIONPLUS.COM PDRA STORY OF THE WEEKEND AWARD

One man's discarded item can often become another man's treasure. And for Frankie Taylor, the iconic outlaw doorslammer racer from Dickinson, Tex., a discarded pair of slicks were enough for him to turn the doorslammer world upside down with a 3.485 elapsed time and lead...
April 4, 2014

COMPETITIONPLUS.COM TO SPONSOR PDRA’S STORY OF THE WEEKEND AWARD

CompetitionPlus.com, a leading Internet drag racing magazine, will sponsor the Professional Drag Racing Association’s “Story of the Weekend” award during the 2014 season. The award will present the selected driver and team with $200 as well as have their story chronicled...
April 4, 2014

NEW YORK MOTORSPORTS BACKS PDRA

Much of the appeal of the Professional Drag Racers Association comes from the fact that it is a racer owned and run organization. Knowing that the primary backers for the PDRA are personally invested in seeing the series succeed brings credibility and promise for the future...
April 4, 2014

BigStuff3 Comes on Board with PDRA as Associate and Contingency Sponsor

While many are thankful that the Professional Drag Racers Association has continued the legacy of professional eighth mile racing, the organization is also committed to serving their race teams by partnering with the industry’s best...
April 1, 2014

PRECISION TURBO & ENGINE AND PRO LINE RACING PARTNER TO SPONSOR PDRA PRO BOOST

As the inaugural Professional Drag Racers Association event quickly approaches, the PDRA team is hard at work, and support for the startup organization continues to grow. Precision Turbo & Engine and Pro Line Racing have joined forces as title sponsors...
April 1, 2014

DIAMOND PISTONS NAMED OFFICIAL PISTON OF THE PDRA

Few names in motorsports manufacturing demand attention and respect as much as the Diamond Racing brand. Since 1968 Diamond Racing has been producing some of the highest quality parts in the industry. Their championship caliber pistons...
March 28, 2014

MARTIN BUILDS TWO NEW CAMAROS FOR NAS PRO EXTREME WARS

He doesn’t wear a cape, and it’s a safe bet that he can’t leap tall buildings in a single bound, but there’s no doubt that Joey Martin has earned his “Hero” nickname. Martin, a veteran Pro Mod racer and owner of Joey Martin Race Cars in Milton, Florida, isn’t a superhero in the...
March 26, 2014

OFFICIAL PDRA HIGH DEFINITION BLU-RAY VIDEO FOR INAUGURAL EVENT

The Professional Drag Racers Association is pleased to announce that RaceWorks.com will be providing not only a high quality DVD Video Production disc set from the Inaugural PDRA Spring Open from Rockingham Dragway (April 4-6)...
March 26, 2014

PDRA WELCOMES "THE TRACTION TWINS"

The PDRA is proud to announce that Cody and Cale Crispe, better known as the “Traction Twins,” will join the PDRA team as track preparation specialists at all events on the inaugural PDRA tour...
March 26, 2014

WATCH HISTORY IN THE MAKING AT INAUGURAL PDRA EVENT

The Professional Drag Racers Association is less than four months old, yet this breakthrough organization is about to unleash the maiden event in what many believe will soon become a pillar of drag racing history. With overwhelming support from sponsors, manufacturers, racers and fans...
March 24, 2014

NEW! PDRA ULTRASONIC LLC "TOP DRAGSTER ULTRA 4 SHOOTOUT"

We are going to take the quickest 4 Top Dragster entries based off the first two rounds of qualifying and pair them during the third round of qualifying (heads-up, .400 pro tree)! The "Ultra 4 Shootout" presented by Ultra Sonic LLC will compete at the end of the third...
March 21, 2014

AL TUCCI AND BRIAN OLSON TO ANNOUNCE PDRA EVENTS

Two of the biggest names in drag racing broadcasting will come together again to inform and entertain Professional Drag Racers Association fans and participants. Al Tucci and Brian Olson will cover all PDRA events for its inaugural season. Each commentator has his own strengths...
March 20, 2014

PDRA WELCOMES ANDY McCOY RACE CARS

Since Pro Modified arrived on the drag racing scene in 1990, it and a number of related spin-off doorslammer categories have evolved at a tremendous rate, establishing performance records that class originators would have likely thought unattainable...
March 18, 2014

REHER-MORRISON: ICONIC RACERS & ENGINE BUILDERS TEAM WITH PDRA

In 1971 David Reher and his late partner Buddy Morrison started a modest engine-building business in the back of an auto parts store in Mansfield, Texas, scouring junkyards for blocks, cranks, and cylinder heads. With big dreams but very little money...
March 18, 2014

TEAM ARUBA HELPS PDRA MAKE HISTORY WITH FIRST EVENT

The Professional Drag Racers Association is quickly approaching their inaugural series event. This PDRA Spring Open National Event will be held at Rockingham Dragway in Rockingham, N.C. April 3-6. This locale is rather fitting since Rockingham...
March 18, 2014

DAVIS GOLF CARTS JOINS PDRA AS OFFICIAL PIT VEHICLE

Ronnie Davis has been a fixture among drag racing for several decades. From World Champion Top Sportsman racer, to avid marketer and businessman, there is little in the sport he hasn’t touched. Other than his trophy-collecting time behind the wheel, he’s probably most...
March 13, 2014

SONNY'S RACING ENGINES AND PDRA: A POTENT COMBINATION

As more and more chassis and car fabricators, engine builders and performance industry frontrunners align themselves with the Professional Drag Racers Association (PDRA), the upcoming inaugural season is shaping up to be a runaway success...
March 12, 2014

SWITZER DYNAMICS NAMED TITLE SPONSOR OF PDRA PRO NITROUS CLASS

Over the last two years Switzer Dynamics has become a regular face among both the eighth and quarter mile drag racing circuits. Now this budding company has partnered with the Professional Drag Racers Association to sponsor the highly respected Pro Nitrous division...
March 11, 2014

PAT MUSI RACING ENGINES PARTNERS WITH PDRA FOR 2014

Drag-racing’s tough and highly competitive doorslammer categories have had many stars over the years, but perhaps one of the most successful and internationally recognized is Pat Musi. Musi, who until recently was based in New Jersey, opened...
March 11, 2014

PDRA NAMES ARUBA AS ITS OFFICIAL VACATION DESTINATION

The newly established Professional Drag Racers Association has already begun to turn heads and cause the racing world to take notice before their inaugural season has had its first event. The young organization has quickly found favor with racers, fans...
March 7, 2014

INTERNATIONAL POWERHOUSE NAS RACING JOINS FORCES WITH PDRA

The Professional Drag Racers Association (PDRA) is pleased to announce that the Dubai-based Nad Al Shiba (NAS) Racing Team will be an instrumental part of the organization’s support system and competitor base as it prepares...
March 6, 2014

Jerry Bickel Race Cars to Sponsor PDRA in 2014

Many of the most competitive race cars found on drag strips around the drag-racing world have rolled out of the Moscow Mills, Missouri, manufacturing facility of Jerry Bickel Race Cars. The company that advertises itself as “The One Stop Chassis Shop” has...
March 5, 2014

RJ Race Cars & Quarter-Max Chassis & Racing Components to Provide Contingency Support for PDRA

The premier heads-up doorslammer racing series in North America and one of the top chassis and racing components manufacturers in the sport have joined forces to provide the ultimate eighth-mile drag-racing experience for competitors and fans alike.
February 26, 2014

FLYING A MOTORSPORTS PARTNERS WITH PDRA FOR 2014 SEASON

The Professional Drag Racers Association (PDRA) is excited to welcome Flying A Motorsports as the Official Racecar Trailer and Motorhome Dealer of the World’s Premier Eighth-Mile Drag Racing Organization. Flying A Motorsports, based in Cuba, MO., has established an outstanding reputation...
February 22, 2014

NEW CADDY COMING FOR S&W PX TEAM

Since the late 1960s, Camp Stanley has been a fixture in high-horsepower doorslammer racing. He really came into his own, though, during the mid-to-late ‘80s as a member of the self-proclaimed “Wild Bunch,” initially driving a blown Chevy Luv truck and later an outrageous, supercharged Ford Taurus station wagon.
February 15, 2014

VP RACING FUELS NAMED 'OFFICIAL FUEL' OF THE PDRA

The recently formed Professional Drag Racers Association (PDRA) today named VP Racing Fuels as the “Official Fuel Supplier” for the all-eighth-mile drag racing series. In addition, VP Racing Fuels will sponsor a Low Qualifier award for Extreme Pro Stock at each of eight scheduled PDRA events this...
February 15, 2014

FLATOUT GASKETS JOINS PDRA DRAG RACING SERIES

“Flatout Gaskets has signed up and are happy to support drag racing’s newest sanctioning body, the PDRA, said Mark Adelizzi of Flatout Group”. Check them out at: www.pdra660.com. “We were also looking for a way to reach out with a program and give back to professional racers...
February 15, 2014

HUDDLESTON PERFORMANCE NAMED TITLE SPONSOR OF PDRA JR. DRAGSTER CLASSES

The Professional Drag Racers Association (PDRA) is honored to welcome Huddleston Performance as the title sponsor of the series’ two Jr. Dragster classes for the 2014 season. Huddleston Performance has been serving the Jr. Dragster community since 2000, providing...
February 12, 2014

KRYPTONITE KUSTOMZ NAMED OFFICIAL WRAP PROVIDER OF THE PDRA

The PDRA proudly announces that Kryptonite Kustomz is their official wrap provider for the 2014 season. Kryptonite Kustomz, based in Broken Arrow, OK offers professional designs, printing and installation services for all types of vehicles specializing in drag racing...
February 6, 2014

PDRA ON THE MOVE; EVEN MORE GREAT NEWS ROLLING OUT SOON!

The Professional Drag Racers Association is currently working diligently in all aspects of getting this series even better and set atop any other with their day-to-day dealings within the immediate eighth-mile racing community. We are currently working on several key sponsorships that will title...
January 31, 2014

PDRA HONORING TOP 10 POINTS FINISHERS FROM 2013 RACING SEASON

The Professional Drag Racers Association announced today that they will gladly recognize the top ten points finishers from last years eighth-mile touring series allowing the racers to display their final points finishing number as their car number. For example, if you...
January 27, 2014

GOD SPEED MINISTRY TEAMS UP FOR PDRA 2014 RACING SEASON

The new PDRA Series (Professional Drag Racers Association) would like to welcome on-board for the 2014 season, God Speed Ministry, providing trackside prayer, spiritual and emotional support. The founders of GSM, Gary & Renee Bingham noted they are very excited...
January 24, 2014

PDRA 2014 T/S #1 QUALIFIER INCENTIVE THANKS TO PAR & THRIFT

The new PDRA Series (Professional Drag Racers Association) is pleased to announce our partnership with PAR Racing Engines offering $300 this 2014 season to all drivers in the PDRA Top Sportsman category at each national event on earning the number one qualifying position!
January 20, 2014

PDRA660.com (PDRA Series) OFFICIAL WEBSITE DEBUT RELEASE

The all new Professional Drag Racers Association is excited to announce the release of the official series website, www.PDRA660.com. Race fans world wide may now begin utilizing the new web address for all information pertaining to the PDRA.
January 15, 2014

PDRA ANNOUNCES MINIMUM WEIGHTS  (Pro Extreme, Pro Nitrous, Pro Boost)

The recently formed Professional Drag Racers Association (PDRA) announced today, minimum weight limits for entries to its Pro Extreme (PX), Pro Nitrous (PN) and brand-new Pro Boost (PB) classes.
January 8, 2014

EARWOOD APPLAUDS NEW EIGHTH-MILE SANCTIONING BODY

According to Rockingham Dragway owner Steve Earwood, the emergence of the new Professional Drag Racers Association (PDRA) as the principal sanctioning body for Pro Modified drag racing likely prevented a crisis in credibility that threatened the very future of one of the most popular vehicle categories in the sport.
January 6, 2014

PDRA ANNOUNCES 2014 SERIES SCHEDULE

A new organization has been formed to provide racers, fans and manufacturers involved with professional-level outlaw doorslammer drag racing a promising future in 2014 and beyond.
January 2, 2014

PDRA FORMED; RACER OWNED & OPERATED SANCTIONING TAKING SHAPE

Amidst rampant speculation and a whirlwind of rumors and gossip during the year-ending trade shows as to the future of professional-level eighth-mile outlaw doorslammer drag racing, DRAG ILLUSTRATED has learned that a new organization has been formed with full intentions of holding an eight-race series in 2014.
 

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