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Mr. Aruba’s Winter Nationals tops $100K for JEGS Foundation for Cancer Research

DELAWARE, Ohio (April 16) – This year’s 15th annual Mr. Aruba’s Winter Nationals Bench Race and Charity Challenge raised $13,652 for the JEGS Foundation for Cancer Research. What started as a fun way to break up the winter months, Mr. Aruba’s Winter Nationals has now topped $100,000 in total monies […]

Pair of semifinal finishes highlight Team Magic Dry’s day in Houston

First round win of young season gives Scott Palmer a boost HOUSTON (April 14) — Although no one ended up clutching a trophy Sunday, smiles still came pretty easy for the trio of drivers sponsored by racing legend Tommy Thompson and his Magic Dry Organic Absorbent product. Top Fuel Harley […]

Troy Coughlin Jr. wrangles runner-up result at Houston NHRA national event

HOUSTON (April 14) — Troy Coughlin Jr. raced his JEGS.com McPhillips Racing Top Alcohol Dragster to a runner-up finish Sunday at the 32nd annual Mopar Express Lane NHRA SpringNationals presented by Pennzoil. Racing in just his second year in the class, Coughlin beat Rob McKinley, Steve Collier and Shane Conway […]

Magic Dry teammates Scott Palmer, Rickey House, primed for Houston race day

  HOUSTON (April 13) — Top Fuel dragster driver Scott Palmer and Top Fuel Harley rider Rickey House successfully placed their Magic Dry Organic Absorbent-branded race machines in the elimination field of this weekend’s 32nd annual Mopar Express Lane NHRA SpringNationals presented by Pennzoil. Unlike most race weekends, the final […]

NHRA professional drag racing speeds into Houston at 330 mph this weekend

  HOUSTON (April 10) — The top drag racing series in the world will be in action this weekend at Houston Raceway Park powered by Pennzoil, with NHRA professional drivers competing in Top Fuel, Funny Car, Pro Mod and Top Fuel Harley. Located in Baytown, just off the Grand Parkway, […]

Summoning John Travolta, Top Fuel ace Scott Palmer wants his mojo back in Houston

HOUSTON (April 10) — Standing on a corner in Winslow Arizona, Top Fuel pilot Scott Palmer didn’t summon Glenn Frey and the Eagles, as so many others have in that exact location, but the rather odd combination of John Travolta and the Bee Gees. It all makes perfect sense for […]

Reigning North Central champ Troy Coughlin Jr. ‘inspired’ to race in Houston

HOUSTON (April 10) — Reigning North Central Region Top Alcohol Dragster champion Troy Coughlin Jr. is bringing his JEGS.com McPhillips Racing rail to this weekend’s 32nd annual Mopar Express Lane NHRA SpringNationals with plenty of “inspiration” to enjoy every moment of his trip to the Lone Star State. Just before […]

After career-best drag race, Harley rider Rickey House looking to wow hometown fans

  HOUSTON (April 9) — No professional drag racer on tour is more excited for this weekend’s 32nd annual Mopar Express Lane NHRA SpringNationals presented by Pennzoil than Texas native Rickey House, rider of the Magic Dry Organic Absorbent Top Fuel Harley-Davidson. House, who hails from the Houston suburb of Humble, is […]

Local drag racer Shane Conway picks Houston race for his 2019 national event debut

  HOUSTON (April 9) — Although it’s still early in his Top Alcohol Dragster driving career, Houstonian Shane Conway says he’s ready to win his first national event on the NHRA tour, and he’d love for it to happen at this weekend’s 32nd annual Mopar Express Lane NHRA SpringNationals presented […]

Magic Dry Absorbent Top Fuel pro Scott Palmer enjoying his retooled dragster

LAS VEGAS (April 6) — It doesn’t quite have the “new car smell” of a brand-new Top Fuel dragster, but Scott Palmer’s retooled Magic Dry Organic Absorbent rail has delivered just as many smiles in its’ first race out — this weekend’s 20th annual Denso Spark Plugs Four-Wide Nationals at […]