NHRA's drivers are big into social media, including Twitter and Facebook, where they keep fans abreast of their latest appearances and shenanigans. In this regular Bits from the Pits feature, we'll take a look at some of the most interesting, recent photos, tweets, and posts shared by some of the drivers and teams. Following are some of the highlights from the past couple of weeks.
MGM Grand Detroit will return for the second consecutive year as the title sponsor of Gutierrez Brothers Racing. The Berkley, Mich.-based NHRA Top Alcohol Dragster team made up of Phillip (Phil) and John Paul (JP) Gutierrez will appear at regional and national races and select events in Detroit.
The editors of National Dragster are preparing for the annual Readers Choice issue. Each year, the staff offers its loyal readers the opportunity to suggest story ideas for this annual keepsake and then selects the best of the best to research and publish in this special edition.
The battle for the Automobile Club of Southern California Road to the Future Award continued in Phoenix with candidates Jenna Haddock (Top Fuel), John Hale (Funny Car), Drew Skillman (Pro Stock), and Jeff Isbell (Pro Stock) all in attendance. Funny Car rookie John Bojec is expected to make his 2015 debut in Charlotte. The prestigous award is determined by a vote of leading motorsports journalists.
The NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series moves this weekend to Phoenix for the CARQUEST Auto Parts NHRA Nationals. The event has been a mainstay on the tour for decades, but how's your knowledge of its history? Take our quiz and find out.