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DODGE SPONSORS NHRA MELLO YELLO DRAG RACING AT MAPLE GROVE

Dodge is fueling the excitement of drag racing as a sponsor of the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event at Maple Grove Raceway for the 2017 season. The 33rd annual Dodge NHRA Nationals at Maple Grove will be held Sept. 21-24, and is a key event for racers.  
 

 

As a premier NHRA Drag Racing Series event, Maple Grove, the second race in the six-race NHRA Mello Yello Countdown to the Championship, draws a dedicated, fanatic crowd to cheer on the top racers. Dodge, with the raw horsepower of the…

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DODGE SPONSORS NHRA MELLO YELLO DRAG RACING AT MAPLE GROVE

Remembering Jim Thornton, Dodge Performance Legend

Jim Thornton (Photo: Chrysler Historical Collection via We Were the Ramchargers)

On Monday, June 2, 2014, the drag racing world and fans of Dodge drag racing history lost Jim Thornton to an autoimmune disease and a rare form of cancer. He was 77. Thornton was the man behind the Super Stock and Factory Experimental Max Wedge and Race HEMIĀ® vehicle platforms that carried racers to victory in the early and mid-sixties. Born in Richmond, Missouri, Dodge Performance Legend" />


Mopar Dodge Funny Car Driver Hagan Ends 2010 NHRA Season as Championship Runner-up


 

Mopar HEMIĀ®-powered Dodge Charger R/T Funny Car driver Matt Hagan came out of a tension-filled, emotionally-exhausting NHRA Finals in Pomona, Calif., as the 2010 NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series Funny Car runner-up to now 15-time world champion John Force.
 
Hagan, in his second full year in the class for Don Schumacher Racing, watched his 38-point lead diminish at this final event of the year after his first-round defeat at the hands…

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Mopar Dodge Funny Car Driver Hagan Ends 2010 NHRA Season as Championship Runner-up