Category Archives: Mopar Racing

Beckman Triumphs in all-Mopar Dodge//SRT Funny Car Final at Brainerd

Beckman Triumphs in all-Mopar Dodge//SRT Funny Car Final at Brainerd

· Win by Jack Beckman is seventh for a Mopar Dodge//SRT NHRA Funny Car driver this season
· Victory is first for Beckman at Brainerd, second of year, 28th of career
· Tommy Johnson Jr. takes runner-up in all-Don Schumacher Racing final round
· Mopar-powered NHRA Sportsman racer Brian Johnson captures NHRA Super Stock win
· Johnson, Steve Scherschligt earn Dodge Top Finisher honors in Super Stock and Stock

August 19, 2018, Auburn Hills, Mich. – Jack Beckman raced to victory in an all-Mopar Dodge//SRT Funny Car final round matchup with teammate Tommy Johnson Jr., at the NHRA Nationals in Brainerd, Minnesota, taking his second win of the season and the seventh of the year for a Mopar-powered Dodge//SRT Funny Car driver. Continue reading Beckman Triumphs in all-Mopar Dodge//SRT Funny Car Final at Brainerd

Mopar Dodge//SRT Driver Capps Takes 60th Career Victory at Pacific Raceways

Mopar Dodge//SRT Driver Capps Takes 60th Career Victory at Pacific Raceways

· Ron Capps seizes Funny Car Wally trophy in his Mopar-powered Dodge Charger R/T
· Leah Pritchett takes runner-up spot in Sparkling Ice/Mopar Dodge Top Fuel Dragster
· Matt Hagan captures first No. 1 qualifier spot for new Mopar Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat
· Tommy Johnson Jr. goes to semifinals with Make-A-Wish Dodge Charger R/T Funny Car
· Bill Bushmaker and Darcy Clarke collect Dodge Top Finisher awards

August 5, 2018, Auburn Hills, Mich. – Mopar power was strong this weekend at the 31st annual CatSpot NHRA Northwest Nationals at Pacific Raceways near Seattle as Funny Car racer Ron Capps took his Dodge Charger R/T all the way to victory for a milestone 60th career win. Continue reading Mopar Dodge//SRT Driver Capps Takes 60th Career Victory at Pacific Raceways

Mopar Dodge//SRT Drivers Capps, Schumacher Race to Runner-up Finishes at Sonoma

Mopar Dodge//SRT Drivers Capps, Schumacher Race to Runner-up Finishes at Sonoma

· Ron Capps captures 700th professional round win and fourth runner-up position of season in Mopar-powered Dodge Funny Car, advances to second in points
· Don Schumacher Racing’s Tony Schumacher jumps to second in Top Fuel points following runner-up finish
· Tommy Johnson, Jr. advances to semifinals in Make-A-Wish Dodge Charger R/T Funny Car
· Matt Hagan goes to second round in the Mopar Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Funny Car
Irving and Kirby collect Sonoma Dodge Top Finisher honors
· More info on Mopar in NHRA available at http://blog.mopar.com
· Dodge Garage (http://www.dodgegarage.com/), a digital content hub for muscle car and race enthusiasts, includes highlights from NHRA season Continue reading Mopar Dodge//SRT Drivers Capps, Schumacher Race to Runner-up Finishes at Sonoma

Mopar Dodge 1320 Top Fuel Driver Pritchett Rockets to Victory at Dodge Mile-High NHRA Nationals Powered by Mopar

Leah Pritchett put the cherry on top of a dream weekend at the Dodge Mile-High NHRA Nationals Powered by Mopar, flying her Mopar Dodge 1320 “Angry Bee” Top Fuel dragster from the No. 1 spot to her first win at historic Bandimere Speedway. Her victory came in the first year with Dodge//SRT as headline sponsor and in the 30th consecutive season of FCA US event title sponsorship at the track near Denver.

The victory was Pritchett’s second of the year in three final rounds this season, the seventh overall of her career, and moved the Don Schumacher Racing (DSR) driver to third in the point standings. The Wally trophy was also the eighth of the season for a DSR Mopar Dodge driver in the NHRA Nitro classes. Continue reading Mopar Dodge 1320 Top Fuel Driver Pritchett Rockets to Victory at Dodge Mile-High NHRA Nationals Powered by Mopar

Pritchett Powers Mopar Dodge 1320 to Fastest Run Ever at Bandimere, Keeps Top Fuel No. 1 Spot at Dodge Mile-High NHRA Nationals Powered by Mopar

Pritchett Powers Mopar Dodge 1320 to Fastest Run Ever at Bandimere, Keeps Top Fuel No. 1 Spot at Dodge Mile-High NHRA Nationals Powered by Mopar

· Leah Pritchett drives Mopar Dodge 1320 Top Fuel dragster to second consecutive pole of season, second in a row at Bandimere Speedway
· Pritchett adds track speed record to 2017 ET record, earns 11 of 12 qualifying bonus points
· Matt Hagan to drive brand-new Mopar Express Lane Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Funny Car body in its first race day start
· Don Schumacher Racing Mopar Dodge Funny Car drivers Tommy Johnson Jr. and Ron Capps start No. 6 and No. 7, respectively
· Hagan takes down Pritchett in final Dodge Challenger SRT Demon grudge match race
· More info on Mopar in NHRA available at http://blog.mopar.com
· Dodge Garage (http://www.dodgegarage.com/), a digital content hub for muscle car and race enthusiasts launches; will include highlights from NHRA season Continue reading Pritchett Powers Mopar Dodge 1320 to Fastest Run Ever at Bandimere, Keeps Top Fuel No. 1 Spot at Dodge Mile-High NHRA Nationals Powered by Mopar

Pritchett Buzzes to Provisional No. 1 Spot in Mopar Dodge 1320 Top Fuel Car at Dodge Mile-High NHRA Nationals Powered by Mopar

Pritchett Buzzes to Provisional No. 1 Spot in Mopar Dodge 1320 Top Fuel Car at Dodge Mile-High NHRA Nationals Powered by Mopar

· Mopar Dodge 1320 Top Fuel driver Leah Pritchett drives to provisional pole in final pass of Friday qualifying at Bandimere Speedway near Denver
· Matt Hagan debuts new Mopar Express Lane Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Funny Car
· Ron Capps, Tommy Johnson Jr. qualify Nos. 4-5, respectively, lead all Don Schumacher Racing (DSR) Mopar Dodge Funny Car drivers
· Pritchett wins grudge match duel over Hagan in Dodge Challenger SRT Demon vehicles

July 20, 2018, Morrison, Colorado – Leah Pritchett claimed the provisional No. 1 spot at the Dodge Mile-High NHRA Nationals Powered by Mopar in dramatic fashion on Friday night, racing her Mopar Dodge 1320 Top Fuel dragster to the top spot in the final pair of qualifying at Bandimere Speedway near Denver. Continue reading Pritchett Buzzes to Provisional No. 1 Spot in Mopar Dodge 1320 Top Fuel Car at Dodge Mile-High NHRA Nationals Powered by Mopar

Wicked Fast: Mopar and Dodge//SRT Debut New Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat NHRA Funny Car

Wicked Fast: Mopar and Dodge//SRT Debut New Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat NHRA Funny Car

· New 2019 Mopar Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat NHRA Funny Car body to make competition debut this weekend
· New body will be unveiled later today at the Dodge Mile-High NHRA Nationals Powered by Mopar pre-race press conference
· Don Schumacher Racing (DSR) driver Matt Hagan will race new 10,000-plus horsepower Funny Car at Bandimere Speedway
· New body imports visual cues from production Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat while hitting race-specific Funny Car performance targets
· New front splitter inspired by production vehicle increases downforce
· Deeper bodyside scallops mimic production look and feel while assisting in exhaust header positioning
· Burst panel relocated over engine compartment to release energy more efficiently
· DSR drivers have wheeled current Mopar Dodge Charger R/T Funny Car to 50 event wins and one NHRA Funny Car World Championship Continue reading Wicked Fast: Mopar and Dodge//SRT Debut New Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat NHRA Funny Car

Dodge Mile-High NHRA Nationals Powered by Mopar Thunders into Denver, Marks Milestone 30th Year of FCA US Event Sponsorship

Dodge Mile-High NHRA Nationals Powered by Mopar Thunders into Denver, Marks Milestone 30th Year of FCA US Event Sponsorship

· Dodge//SRT brand celebrates first year as event title sponsor at long-running event at Bandimere Speedway
· Dodge//SRT and Mopar will reveal two new race vehicles at NHRA press conference near Denver on July 19
· New “Drag Strip Showdown” contest to kickoff in Denver, with fans competing head-to-head in Dodge Challenger SRT Demon simulators for trips to Bondurant Drag Racing School
· Matt Hagan and Leah Pritchett lead DSR drivers into Dodge Mile-High NHRA Nationals Powered by Mopar, will duel on the track in Dodge Challenger SRT Demon vehicles between qualifying rounds
· Mopar Big Block Party Presented by Pennzoil returns on July 19 for 17th year as “Official Starter” of Dodge Mile-High NHRA Nationals Powered by Mopar
· Military heroes Sammy Davis, Neil Duncan to serve as event Grand Marshal and Honorary Starter, respectively
· National Fox Network to broadcast live coverage of Dodge Mile-High NHRA Nationals Powered by Mopar elimination rounds on Sunday, July 22 Continue reading Dodge Mile-High NHRA Nationals Powered by Mopar Thunders into Denver, Marks Milestone 30th Year of FCA US Event Sponsorship

Hagan Takes Mopar Dodge Charger Funny Car from Pole to Second Consecutive Win at NHRA New England Nationals

· Win by Mopar Dodge Charger R/T Funny Car driver Matt Hagan is his second consecutive at New England Dragway and second consecutive of season
· Don Schumacher Racing (DSR) driver Hagan’s victory is fifth of season for a Mopar//Dodge SRT Funny Car driver and seventh overall in the NHRA Nitro classes
· Mopar Dodge//SRT drivers now own 2-3-4 spots in the NHRA Funny Car standings
· Mopar Dodge Top Fuel driver Leah Pritchett advances to semifinals, moves to fourth in points
· DSR Mopar drivers Capps, Schumacher also advance to semifinals and move up in standings
· Picillo, Gove Claim Dodge Top Finisher honors at Epping
· More info on Mopar in NHRA available at http://blog.mopar.com
· Dodge Garage (http://www.dodgegarage.com/), a digital content hub for muscle car and race enthusiasts, features highlights from NHRA season Continue reading Hagan Takes Mopar Dodge Charger Funny Car from Pole to Second Consecutive Win at NHRA New England Nationals

Mopar Dodge//SRT Duo Pritchett, Hagan Score Poles in NHRA New England Nationals Qualifying

Mopar Dodge//SRT Duo Pritchett, Hagan Score Poles in NHRA New England Nationals Qualifying

· Mopar Dodge Top Fuel driver Leah Pritchett locks down her second consecutive No. 1 spot at NHRA New England Nationals, ninth overall of her career
· Defending Epping event winner Matt Hagan races his Mopar Dodge Charger R/T NHRA Funny Car to third pole of season, 33rd of his career
· Mopar Dodge Don Schumacher Racing (DSR) Funny Car drivers dominate with three of top four qualifying spots, record four quickest runs in final qualifying session on Saturday
· Mopar-powered U.S. Army Top Fuel star Tony Schumacher earns No. 2 spot, seeks third career win at New England Dragway
· More info on Mopar in NHRA available at http://blog.mopar.com
· Dodge Garage (http://www.dodgegarage.com/), a digital content hub for muscle car and race enthusiasts launches; will include highlights from NHRA season Continue reading Mopar Dodge//SRT Duo Pritchett, Hagan Score Poles in NHRA New England Nationals Qualifying

Mopar Express Lane Dodge Charger R/T NHRA Funny Car Driver Hagan Triumphs at Norwalk

Mopar Express Lane Dodge Charger R/T NHRA Funny Car Driver Hagan Triumphs at Norwalk

· Matt Hagan earns win at Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals, second consecutive victory for a Mopar Dodge Funny Car competitor
· Victory is second this season for Hagan and sixth of year for a Mopar Dodge//SRT racer in the NHRA Nitro classes
· Hagan now tied for second in Funny Car standings with Mopar Dodge teammate Jack Beckman
· Mopar Dodge Challenger Drag Pak drivers dominate in Factory Stock Showdown, earn second consecutive class win
· Todd Hoven powers Mopar HEMI®-powered 1965 Dodge Coronet to Stock Eliminator event win, Marshall finishes runner-up in Super Stock
· Hoven, Marshall claim Dodge Top Finisher honors
· More info on Mopar in NHRA available at http://blog.mopar.com
· Dodge Garage (http://www.dodgegarage.com/), a digital content hub for muscle car and race enthusiasts, features highlights from NHRA season Continue reading Mopar Express Lane Dodge Charger R/T NHRA Funny Car Driver Hagan Triumphs at Norwalk

Mopar Dodge Charger R/T NHRA Funny Car Drivers Capps, Hagan Qualify in Top Three at Norwalk

Mopar Dodge Charger R/T NHRA Funny Car Drivers Capps, Hagan Qualify in Top Three at Norwalk

· Ron Capps and Matt Hagan to start No. 2 and No. 3, respectively, in Mopar-powered Dodge Charger R/T Funny Cars at Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals in Norwalk, Ohio
· Mopar-powered U.S. Army Top Fuel driver Tony Schumacher to start No. 4
· Dominant Mopar Dodge Challenger Drag Pak drivers sweep top four spots in NHRA Factory Stock Showdown qualifying, all four advance to second round of eliminations
· Mopar Dodge driver Pritchett qualifies No. 8 in Top Fuel and No. 3 in Factory Stock Showdown, will bid for two Wally trophies during Sunday eliminations
· More info on Mopar in NHRA available at http://blog.mopar.com
· Dodge Garage (http://www.dodgegarage.com/), a digital content hub for muscle car and race enthusiasts, features highlights from NHRA season Continue reading Mopar Dodge Charger R/T NHRA Funny Car Drivers Capps, Hagan Qualify in Top Three at Norwalk

Capps, Schumacher Score NHRA Bristol Wins, Double Up for Mopar Dodge//SRT

Capps, Schumacher Score NHRA Bristol Wins, Double Up for Mopar Dodge//SRT

· Ron Capps rumbles to second consecutive NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals win in his Mopar-powered NAPA Dodge Charger R/T Funny Car
· Capps’ victory is fifth consecutive win for a Mopar Dodge Don Schumacher Racing (DSR) Funny Car at Bristol Dragway
· Mopar-powered U.S. Army Top Fuel driver Tony Schumacher scores record sixth career win at Bristol
· Victories by Capps and Schumacher are fifth of 2018 for Mopar Dodge//SRT in NHRA Nitro classes
· Randy Parker, Ed Longhaney claim back-to-back Dodge Top Finisher awards
· More info on Mopar in NHRA available at http://blog.mopar.com
· Dodge Garage (http://www.dodgegarage.com/), a digital content hub for muscle car and race enthusiasts launches, features highlights from NHRA season Continue reading Capps, Schumacher Score NHRA Bristol Wins, Double Up for Mopar Dodge//SRT

Mopar Dodge Challenger Drag Pak Drivers Pritchett, Hometown Favorite Johnson Ready to Battle at Bristol in Factory Stock

Mopar Dodge Challenger Drag Pak Drivers Pritchett, Hometown Favorite Johnson Ready to Battle at Bristol in Factory Stock

· Leah Pritchett to race in both Top Fuel dragster and NHRA Factory Stock Showdown Mopar Dodge Challenger Drag Pak for third time in 2018
· Tennessee native and 2012 Pro Stock champ Allen Johnson to compete in Mopar Dodge Challenger Drag Pak at NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals
· Pritchett’s Don Schumacher Racing (DSR) teammate Mark Pawuk to make Factory Stock Showdown debut in Drag Pak at Bristol Dragway

Auburn Hills, Michigan (June 12, 2018) – Mopar Dodge NHRA Top Fuel dragster driver Leah Pritchett is set to double her fun at Bristol Dragway this weekend, as the Don Schumacher Racing (DSR) star will also campaign her Mopar Dodge Challenger Drag Pak in the SAM Tech Factory Stock Showdown during the NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals, scheduled for June 15-17 at Bristol (Tennessee) Dragway. Continue reading Mopar Dodge Challenger Drag Pak Drivers Pritchett, Hometown Favorite Johnson Ready to Battle at Bristol in Factory Stock

Pritchett and Schumacher Advance to Quarterfinals at Virginia NHRA Nationals, Parker Earns Stock Eliminator Victory

Pritchett and Schumacher Advance to Quarterfinals at
Virginia NHRA Nationals, Parker Earns Stock Eliminator Victory

· Leah Pritchett takes her FireAde/Mopar Dodge Top Fuel dragster to quarterfinals
· No. 1 qualifier Tony Schumacher advances his U. S. Army Top Fuel Dragster to round two
· Randy Parker races to Stock Eliminator overall win and Dodge Top Finisher award
· Mopar-powered Infinite Hero Dodge Charger R/T driver Jack Beckman remains second in Funny Car point standings
· Mopar Express Lane Funny Car driver Matt Hagan fourth in standings
· Longtime Mopar Sportsman Racer Ed Longhaney earns Dodge Top Finisher in Super Stock
· More info on Mopar in NHRA available at http://blog.mopar.com
· New Dodge Garage (http://www.dodgegarage.com/), a digital content hub for muscle car and race enthusiasts launches; will include highlights from NHRA season Continue reading Pritchett and Schumacher Advance to Quarterfinals at Virginia NHRA Nationals, Parker Earns Stock Eliminator Victory

Pritchett, Capps Carry Mopar Dodge//SRT to Runner-up Outings at Route 66 NHRA Nationals

Pritchett, Capps Carry Mopar Dodge//SRT to Runner-up Outings at Route 66 NHRA Nationals

· Leah Pritchett drives Papa John’s Pizza/Mopar Dodge Top Fuel dragster to second final in three events
· Final-round appearance at Route 66 Raceway in Joliet is Pritchett’s first at venue and tenth of her career
· Ron Capps takes Mopar-powered Dodge Charger R/T Funny Car to third straight final at Joliet
· Pritchett jumps to third in Top Fuel standings, Capps moves to sixth in Funny Car
· No. 1 qualifier Matt Hagan advances to quarterfinals in Mopar Express Lane Dodge Charger R/T
· Mike Cotten captures Super Stock Dodge Top Finisher award, his fifth of season, at Joliet
· Ryan Mangus earns Stock class Dodge Top Finisher honors and JEGS Allstars win
· More info on Mopar in NHRA available at http://blog.mopar.com
· New Dodge Garage (http://www.dodgegarage.com/), a digital content hub for muscle car and race enthusiasts launches; will include highlights from NHRA season

June 3, 2018, Joliet, Illinois – Mopar Dodge//SRT Don Schumacher Racing (DSR) drivers Leah Pritchett and Ron Capps raced to runner-up appearances in the Top Fuel and Funny Car classes, respectively, during elimination rounds on Sunday, June 3, at the Route 66 NHRA Nationals in Joliet, Illinois. Continue reading Pritchett, Capps Carry Mopar Dodge//SRT to Runner-up Outings at Route 66 NHRA Nationals

Hagan Powers Mopar Dodge//SRT to Funny Car Pole at Route 66 NHRA Nationals

Hagan Powers Mopar Dodge//SRT to Funny Car Pole at Route 66 NHRA Nationals

· Matt Hagan leads Don Schumacher Racing (DSR) Mopar Dodge//SRT sweep of top three qualifying spots at Route 66 Raceway in Joliet, Illinois
· Hagan races Mopar Express Lane Dodge Charger R/T Funny Car to second No. 1 spot of season, 32nd of his career
· DSR Mopar Dodge drivers Ron Capps (second) and Jack Beckman (third) join Hagan at top of qualifying charts
· Total of seven Mopar Dodge Funny Cars to race for Route 66 NHRA Nationals win on Sunday
· Tony Schumacher leads Mopar HEMI-powered Top Fuel drivers with No. 3 qualifying position
· Pritchett to start tenth in Papa John’s Pizza/Mopar Dodge Top Fuel dragster
· More info on Mopar in NHRA available at http://blog.mopar.com
· New Dodge Garage (http://www.dodgegarage.com/), a digital content hub for muscle car and race enthusiasts launches; will include highlights from NHRA season Continue reading Hagan Powers Mopar Dodge//SRT to Funny Car Pole at Route 66 NHRA Nationals

Mopar Racing–Topeka Recap

Tony Schumacher advances to semifinals in U.S. Army Top Fuel Dragster at Topeka
· Mopar Dodge Top Fuel driver Leah Pritchett exits in all-Mopar matchup against Schumacher
· Schumacher sits third in Top Fuel points, Pritchett fifth
· Trio of Mopar Dodge Funny Car drivers advance to quarterfinals at Topeka
· Mopar Dodge Funny Car drivers Beckman and Hagan listed second and third, respectively, in standings
· Mike Cotten takes two Dodge Top Finisher awards in Topeka
· More info on Mopar in NHRA available at http://blog.mopar.com
· New Dodge Garage (http://www.dodgegarage.com/), a digital content hub for muscle car and race enthusiasts launches; will include highlights from NHRA season Continue reading Mopar Racing–Topeka Recap

Johnson Qualifies Sixth, Leads Mopar Dodge//SRT Funny Car Drivers into Race Day at NHRA Heartland Nationals

ohnson Qualifies Sixth, Leads Mopar Dodge//SRT Funny Car Drivers into Race Day at NHRA Heartland Nationals

· Tommy Johnson Jr. quickest in qualifying of five Mopar Dodge Charger R/T Funny Car drivers to make the field at Heartland Motorsports Park
· Tony Schumacher will start No. 4 in his Mopar-powered U.S. Army Top Fuel dragster
· Atlanta Top Fuel race winner Leah Pritchett will begin race day from fifth spot in bid for back-to-back wins
· Defending Topeka event winner Ron Capps will start seventh in his Mopar Dodge Charger
· Mopar Express Lane Dodge Charger R/T pilot Matt Hagan earns berth in top-half of field
· More info on Mopar in NHRA available at http://blog.mopar.com
· New Dodge Garage (http://www.dodgegarage.com/), a digital content hub for muscle car and race enthusiasts launches; will include highlights from NHRA season Continue reading Johnson Qualifies Sixth, Leads Mopar Dodge//SRT Funny Car Drivers into Race Day at NHRA Heartland Nationals

Pritchett Powers Mopar Dodge Top Fuel Dragster to First Win of Season at NHRA Southern Nationals

Pritchett Powers Mopar Dodge Top Fuel Dragster to First Win of Season at NHRA Southern Nationals

· Leah Pritchett races Mopar Dodge/FireAde Top Fuel dragster to first win of season at Atlanta Dragway, sixth overall of her career
· Victory is third this season for a Mopar Dodge//SRT driver in NHRA Nitro classes
· Matt Hagan takes Mopar Express Lane Dodge Charger R/T Funny Car to runner-up finish, third final round of season
· Hagan, Jack Beckman put two Mopar Dodge Funny Car machines in semifinals
· Tony Schumacher qualifies for 350th consecutive Top Fuel event, comes up short in bid for first Atlanta win
· Mike Volkman captures back-to-back Dodge Top Finisher awards in Super Stock, Thomas Auger earns honor in Stock Eliminator
· More info on Mopar in NHRA available at http://blog.mopar.com
· New Dodge Garage (http://www.dodgegarage.com/), a digital content hub for muscle car and race enthusiasts launches; will include highlights from NHRA season

May 6, 2018, Auburn Hills, Mich. – Leah Pritchett raced her Mopar Dodge/FireAde Top Fuel dragster to victory on Sunday at the 38th Annual NHRA Southern Nationals, earning her first win of the season and first at Atlanta Dragway in Commerce, Georgia, as well as the sixth overall of her Top Fuel career. Continue reading Pritchett Powers Mopar Dodge Top Fuel Dragster to First Win of Season at NHRA Southern Nationals