25th CHRR Top Fuel Eliminations

Top Fuel Eliminator Action from the 25th California Hot Rod Reunion at Famoso Raceway.  

25th CHRR Saturday Top Fuel Qualifying

Top Fuel Qualifying Action from the 25th California Hot Rod Reunion at Famoso Raceway.     Top Fuel 2nd Round Qualifying from the 25th CHRR. Bill Dunlap launches into the program with a… Continue reading

25th CHRR Top Fuel Q1 Photo Gallery

Top Fuel 1st Round Qualifying from the 25th CHRR. Fritz Kaiser posts a 6.42-second 1/4-mile elapsed time in Pete Wittenberg’s “Circuit Breaker” as Adam Sorokin records a 5.77 at 225 mph in the… Continue reading

Holley NHRR Bowling Green Top Fuel Thursday Qualifying

Photos c/o http://www.maxcacklephoto.com 14th Annual Holley National Hot Rod Reunion, June 16-18, 2016, Beech Bend Raceway, Bowling Green, Ky. — Top Fuel First Round Qualifying Results from the Holley NHRR in Bowling Green, KY:… Continue reading

2016: The Drivers of Front-Engine Top Fuel

Meet the meat in the seat. Photos c/o Ted Soqui Photography and “The Last Dragstrip.”

Top Fuel Eliminations from the 2016 March Meet

“Max Cackle’s” photo highlights from Top Fuel Eliminator at the 2016 March Meet.

Wild Saturday Top Fuel Qualifying at the 2016 March Meet

Photos from a wild final qualifying session from the 2016 Good Vibrations March Meet.

Friday Fuelers at 2016 March Meet

Photos from the first day of qualifying at the 2016 March Meet.

Thursday 2016 March Meet Top Fuel Test

Final tweaks before March Meet Top Fuel Qualifying commences.  

March Meet Test and Tune

Wednesday, March 3rd, 2016 — AA/Fuelers prepare for the March Meet in Bakersfield.  

2016 CHRR TOP FUEL ELIMINATOR

Furious Final Top Fuel Eliminations from the 2015 CHRR.      

SATURDAY TOP FUEL AT 2015 CHRR IN BAKERSFIELD

Final Top Fuel Qualifying and the first round of Elimination from the 2015 California Hot Rod Reunion.  

Fiery Friday Fueler Qualifying at 2015 CHRR

Front-engine Top Fuel qualifying at the 2015 California Hot Rod Reunion.      

SEPTEMBER SATURDAY NIGHT NITRO, 2016

More nighttime dragstrip action from the second Mastercam Top Fuel Shootout held at Famoso Raceway’s “Saturday Night Nitro” show. Photos c/o “the Last Dragstrip” and Ted Soqui Photography .

2015 NEW ENGLAND HOT ROD REUNION

Top Fuel Eliminator from Epping, New Hampshire. Photos c/o Dave Kommel Photography.      

2015 PEPSI NIGHTFIRE NATIONALS

Top Fuel in Boise. Photos c/o Brian Losness.    

June, 2015 Saturday Night Nitro

Radical nighttime dragstrip action from the first Mastercam Top Fuel Shootout held at Famoso Raceway’s “Saturday Night Nitro” show. Photos c/o “the Last Dragstrip” and Ted Soqui Photography.

Bowling Green, 2015 Top Fuel Eliminations

Top Fuel Eliminator Action from the 2015 NHRR at Bowling Green, KY.

Bowling Green, 2015: First Round

The first round of eliminations from the 2015 NHRR in Bowling Green.

2015: THE TEAMS OF HERITAGE SERIES TOP FUEL

Gathered in the staging lanes before their fiery jousts, here are the Teams of Nostalgia Top Fuel. Photos by Ted Soqui.

2014 CHRR FINAL ELIMINATIONS

Bartone triumphs again in Final Eliminations from the 2014 California Hot Rod Reunion at Auto Club Famoso Raceway. Photos c/o Max Cackle Photography.  

2014 SATURDAY CALI HOT ROD REUNION QUALIFYING

2014 NEW ENGLAND HOT ROD REUNION

Tony Bartone takes down Top Fuel Eliminator at Epping, New Hampshire. Photos c/o Dave Kommel Photography.    

2014 Pepsi Nightfire Nationals

“… Top Fuel Dragster driver Tony Bartone won his third straight NHRA Heritage Series event and continued his merciless assault on anybody standing between himself and the 2014 Points Title.” Photos c/o Dave Kommel… Continue reading

2014 Bowling Green Top Fuel Eliminations

Nostalgia Top Fuelers during eliminations at the Holley Hot Rod Reunion in Bowling Green, KY.    

2014 Bowling Green Friday

Nostalgia Top Fuelers during Friday’s Qualifying at the Holley Hot Rod Reunion in Bowling Green, KY.

AA/Fuel Dragsters at the 2014 March Meet

The first year Bartone won the Bakersfield March Meet …

2014 March Meet Test

Wednesday pre-March Meet Test and Tune from Autoclub Famoso Raceway. .    

Top Fuel at the 2013 NHRR in Bowling Green

Jim Murphy wins Top Fuel Eliminator at the 2013 National Hot Rod Reunion in Bowling Green.

TOP FUEL QUALIFYING FROM THE 2013 BOWLING GREEN REUNION

Top Fuel Qualifying from the 2013 National Hot Rod Reunion at Bowling Green, KY.

Bowling Green, KY 2012

Photos of Top Fuel from the 2012 NHRR

YOUNG RUNS 2012 MARCH MEET

The 2012 Top Fuel Winner was Wisconsin-based dragster driver, Jimi Young. More coverage on Top Fuel Eliminator at the 2012 March ran in AAFD’s blog as well as the pages of Car Craft’s Elapsed… Continue reading

MURPHY SCORES 2011 GOVERNOR’S CUP

A Hollywood script writer would have trouble crafting a storyline with any more twists, turns, and intrigue than the one that played out at the penultimate NHRA Hot Rod Heritage Racing Series event… Continue reading

HARRIS SCORES 2011 BOISE NIGHTFIRE’S TITLE

The sun has set and the temperatures have cooled. Both cars are ready for the final. Bartone’s crew never removed the heads or the bellhousing off of the engine after the semis. They… Continue reading

HASSELL WINS 2011 NATIONAL HOT ROD REUNION

Lincoln Hassell outlasts adversity to capture NHRR The 9th Annual Holley National Hot Rod Reunion in Bowling Green, Kentucky was an endurance test as much as a drag race.  MORE HERE…    … Continue reading

AA/Fuelers Light Up 2011 Denver Night of Fire

Suhr & Lechtenberg Capture Bandimere Night of Fire & Thunder Honors For the second year in a row Morrison, Colorado’s Bandimere Speedway opened their season with the Napa Auto Part Night of Fire… Continue reading

White Doubles Down in Vegas 2011

Rick White, along with partner and crew chief Chuck Neal, are showing no signs of discontinuing their winning ways. The San Diego speed merchants rolled into the Super Chevy Show at the Strip… Continue reading

2011 MARCH MEET TOP FUEL ELIMINATOR

Rick White and “Neal & White Racing” big blue dragster took Top Fuel Eliminator at the 2011 March Meet. More on Top Fuel Eliminator from the 2011 Bakersfield March Meet can be found here and… Continue reading

2010 California Hot Rod Reunion

2010 PEPSI NIGHTFIRE NATIONALS

Top Fuel Action from Boise Idaho.  

2010 NHRR BOWLING GREEN

Photos by Paul Broughton.

2010 Boise Ignitor

Front-engine Top Fuel photos from the 2010 Boise Ignitor.

2010 March Meet Top Fuel Photos

A pictorial from the 2010 March Meet in Bakersfield. Adam Sorokin and the Champion Speed Shop team took in a rain-delayed final round.    

Green Wins Bowling Green 2009

Archived here are stellar photos of Nostalgia Top Fuel action from the 2009 Bowling Green Reunion. Photos c/o Chris Graves and maxcacklephotos.com . According to previous reports, this was one tough drag race. “Under some… Continue reading

Boise 2008 Nightfire Nat’ls

AA/Fuel Dragster action from the 2008 Pepsi Nightfire Nationals in Boise, Idaho. Pictures c/o Chris Grave and MaxCackle.com. WDIFL.com reports: “…in the semi-finals of Top Fuel, Brad Thompson upset Brett Harris with a superb… Continue reading

The 2001 March Meet

A look back at the 2001 March Meet.