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Don Schumacher Racing Looks to Extend Dodge Charger Funny Car Win Streak at NHRA Gatornationals

September 22, 2020 After four NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series events were held consecutively in Indianapolis following the mid-July restart of the revamped 2020 season, the championship battle now moves to Florida this weekend for the 51st annual NHRA Amalie Oil Gatornationals. 

Beckman Drives Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Funny Car to Coveted NHRA U.S. Nationals Win

September 6, 2020 DSR’s Jack Beckman drove the Infinite Hero Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat to his second coveted Funny Car win at the 66th annual NHRA U.S. Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway near Indianapolis. DSR Top Fuel driver Leah Pruett piloted her Mopar Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Redeye dragster to a runner-up finish in her first career final-elimination round.

Hagan Drives Redeye to Don Schumacher Racing’s Milestone 350 Win in Q3 Rescheduled Summernationals Final; Johnson Jr. Earns Top Spot in NHRA U.S. Nationals Qualifying

September 5, 2020 Matt Hagan defeats Jack Beckman in all-Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat battle in the rescheduled Summernationals Funny Car final in Q3 session of 66th annual NHRA U.S. Nationals in Indianapolis, while Tommy Johnson Jr. Earns No. 1 qualifier position for most famous drag race in the world.

New Dodge HEMI® Challenge Champion Crowned at the 2020 NHRA U.S. Nationals

September 4, 2020 No. 1 qualifier Stephen Yantus crowned as first new winner of Dodge HEMI® Challenge in five years at 2020 NHRA U.S. Nationals in Indianapolis 

Mopar Dodge//SRT Ready and Set for 2020 Edition of ‘The Big Go’

September 4, 2020 A strong contingent of Mopar and Dodge//SRT entries in both NHRA Sportsman and Pro Classes have descended upon Lucas Oil Raceway near Indianapolis, Indiana, and are ready to take part in the oldest and most prestigious of drag-racing events, the 66th annual U.S. Nationals. First contested in 1955 and affectionately known as “the Big Go,” the Labor Day weekend staple is expected to be an exciting and memorable one on many fronts.

Long-awaited HEMI®-powered Win for Capps at Indianapolis Comes at Dodge NHRA Indy Nationals Presented by Pennzoil

August 9, 2020 There was only one track in Ron Capps storied 26-year career where a national event victory had eluded him, but the Don Schumacher Racing veteran Funny Car driver finally checked the historic Indianapolis dragstrip off that list by driving his HEMI-powered Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat to the winner’s circle at the Dodge NHRA Indy Nationals presented by Pennzoil.

Dodge Charger of Johnson Jr. Tops Qualifying at Dodge NHRA Indy Nationals Presented by Pennzoil

August 8, 2020 Don Schumacher Racing (DSR) driver Tommy Johnson Jr. kicked off the Dodge NHRA Indy Nationals presented by Pennzoil by driving his MD Anderson Dodge Charger right to the top of the Funny Car timing sheet at Lucas Oil Raceway to earn his 20th career No. 1 qualifier position.

Dodge Lends Title Sponsorship Support to NHRA’s Third Consecutive Indianapolis-based Event

August 4, 2020 Mopar, Dodge//SRT brands continue support of NHRA by adding Dodge as title sponsor to the upcoming Mello Yello Drag Racing Series national event at Lucas Oil Raceway, the third consecutive Indianapolis-based race weekend since the return to racing action after a four-month hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Rain Forces Postponement of All-Mopar Dodge//SRT Funny Car Final at NHRA Summernationals

July 19, 2020 Another national event Funny Car win was within sight as the second all-Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat final round showdown in as many weeks had DSR teammates Matt Hagan and Jack Beckman set to go head-to-head at the Lucas Oil NHRA Summernationals, when the skies opened up above the Indianapolis drag strip and spoiled the day.

Pair of No. 2 Qualifying Positions for Mopar Dodge//SRT Machines at NHRA Summernationals
 

July 18, 2020 Leah Pruett qualifies second in the fiery new-look Mopar Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Redeye Top Fuel dragster while Tommy Johnson Jr. follows up runner-up finish last weekend with No. 2 qualifying position in his MD Anderson Dodge Charger SRT Funny Car at Lucas Oil NHRA Summernationals

Mopar Dodge//SRT-Sponsored Entries Sport Sinister New SRT Hellcat Redeye Paint Schemes at NHRA Summernationals

July 16, 2020 The Mopar Dodge//SRT Funny Car of Matt Hagan and Mopar Dodge//SRT Top Fuel Dragster of Leah Pruett will be sporting new “Demon-possessed” SRT Hellcat Redeye paint schemes to battle the “dog days of summer” – traditionally associated with the start of a month of high heat, drought and adversity – that begin this weekend with the Lucas Oil National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) Summernationals in Indianapolis.

Hagan Wins All-Mopar Dodge//SRT Final Showdown to Restart 2020 NHRA Season

July 12, 2020 From a sixth-seeded position, Matt Hagan drove his Mopar Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat to the winner’s circle for the first time this year, giving him his third Wally in six nationals events dating back to October 2019 when he won both the AAA Texas NHRA FallNationals in Dallas and the Dodge NHRA Nationals presented by Pennzoil in Las Vegas. 

Mopar Dodge//SRT Up to Speed Quickly with No. 1 Qualifier Tommy Johnson Jr. in NHRA Racing Restart

July 11, 2020 The NHRA returned to action for the first time since February with DSR's Tommy Johnson Jr. picking up where he left off, powering his Mopar Dodge /SRT Funny Car to the No. 1 spot on Saturday at the E3 Spark Plugs NHRA Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis. 

Mopar Dodge//SRT Ready to Return to Racing With Restart of 2020 NHRA Season in Indianapolis

July 9, 2020 A much anticipated return to National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) Mello Yello Drag Racing Series racing takes place this weekend at Lucas Oil Raceway in Indianapolis for Mopar, Dodge//SRT and the Don Schumacher Racing (DSR) team, following a hiatus of more than four months.

Tommy Johnson Jr. Earns NHRA Arizona Nationals Win for Mopar Dodge//SRT in Phoenix

February 23, 2020 Don Schumacher Racing Funny Car driver Tommy Johnson Jr. earns NHRA Arizona Nationals title win aboard MD Anderson Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat in All-Mopar Dodge//SRT Funny Car final round battle against DSR teammate Jack Beckman at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park near Phoenix.

Alfa Romeo Racing ORLEN C39 Unveiled in Barcelona

February 19, 2020 Sauber Motorsport AG, which manages and operates the Alfa Romeo Racing ORLEN team in the Formula One world championship, unveiled its 2020 contender, the C39, before the start of winter testing in Barcelona. The reveal of the car completes the grid, with Alfa Romeo Racing ORLEN being the final team to launch its livery ahead of the new season.

Fast Start for 'Fast Jack' and Mopar Dodge//SRT with Funny Car National Event Win at NHRA Winternationals to Kick Off 2020 Season

February 9, 2020 A fast start to the 2020 National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) Mello Yello Series season was exactly what “Fast Jack” Beckman was looking for as he drove his Infinite Hero Foundation Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat to a national event win at the 60th annual NHRA Winternationals to kick off the year on the heels of his runner-up finish in the 2019 Funny Car Championship.

Mopar Dodge//SRT Funny Cars Seeded 1-2 for First Race of 2020 NHRA Season

February 8, 2020 It was a strong and fast start for Don Schumacher Racing (DSR) veteran pilots Matt Hagan and Jack Beckman as they drove their Mopar Dodge//SRT Hellcat Funny Cars to the No.1 and No.2 qualifier positions, respectively, in anticipation of Sunday’s first race day of the 2020 National Hot Rod Association Mello Yello Drag Racing season at the 60th annual Winternationals.

Fast Start for Mopar Dodge//SRT with Provisional No.1 Qualifier Position to Launch 2020 NHRA Season

February 7, 2020 This weekend’s 60th annual Winternationals at the historic Auto Club Raceway in Pomona, California, kicks off the 2020 National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) Mello Yello Drag Racing Series 24-event season and Mopar Dodge//SRT wasted no time getting right back to work and to the top of the timesheets. Don Schumacher Racing (DSR) driver Matt Hagan drove his Mopar Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Funny Car straight to the provisional No.1 qualifier position with his official first run of the season.

Mopar Dodge//SRT in the Staging Lanes for 2020 NHRA Season

February 4, 2020 Mopar and Dodge//SRT are just days away from kicking off another competitive season in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series. Commencing with the 60th annual NHRA Winternationals in Pomona, California, Feb. 6-9, the 2020 season’s 24-race calendar will see Mopar and Dodge//SRT once again divide title sponsorship duties at four NHRA national race events.

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