Kalitta Motorsports has announced that Richie Crampton will return to the team and run for the 2018 NHRA Mello Yello Top Fuel Championship in the Kalitta Air Top Fuel dragster.
After winning four times and advancing to six final rounds during the 2017 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season, Leah Pritchett could be content in what has already been a standout year, but the Top Fuel star wants to end the year in impressive fashion.
On Friday night during the most recent NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event, Top Fuel’s Clay Millican put together the quickest run in NHRA history, going an incredible 3.631 at 330.39 mph in St. Louis.
Racing against a talented Top Fuel field in the NHRA Mello Yello Countdown to the Championship, veteran Doug Kalitta knows he has his work cut out for him if he hopes to win his first NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series world championship.
On a day when the mantra became “expect the unexpected,” the top four in the NHRA Top Fuel point standings were all eliminated by the end of the second round in a crazy Sunday at zMAX Dragway.
Following a successful 2017 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series regular season, Top Fuel points leader Steve Torrence doesn’t plan on changing much during the Mello Yello Countdown to the Championship.
Steve Torrence piloted his Capco Contractors dragster to the Top Fuel NHRA Traxxas Nitro Shootout victory Saturday, during the Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis.
Clay Millican powered to the provisional Top Fuel lead during the second day of qualifying for the Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals on Saturday at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis.
Former NHRA Rookie of the Year and U.S. Nationals champion Richie Crampton has been named as the driver of the SealMaster Top Fuel dragster for Kalitta Motorsports, effective immediately.
With each passing race, the magnitude of his playoff situation grows a little bit bigger for Scott Palmer.
Antron Brown was the last driver to sweep the famed NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series Western Swing, doing so in Top Fuel in 2009.
Already on an impressive stretch in his NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season, Top Fuel points leader Steve Torrence believes he can continue that momentum at one of the most difficult tracks on the circuit to navigate in Bandimere Speedway.