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PDRA Announces Eight-Race 2023 Schedule

Officials with the Professional Drag Racers Association (PDRA) have announced its 10th season schedule will feature eight points races for the 1/8-mile championship drag racing series. Stops include GALOT Motorsports Park in Dunn, North Carolina; Virginia Motorsports Park in Petersburg, Virginia; Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio; Maryland International Raceway in Mechanicsville, Maryland; US 131

959 cid Big Buck Engine

Back in 2015, King, NC-based shop, Buck Racing Engines, was broken into and seven race engines were stolen from inside, valued at nearly half a million dollars in lost inventory. The four thieves responsible were caught and sentenced a year later. However, none of the engines or parts stolen were ever recovered, forcing shop owner

959 Big Buck Engine

It was about three years ago that Charlie Buck Jr. almost walked away from engine building. In 2015, Buck Racing Engines was broken into and nearly $500,000 worth of engines were stolen. The shop has since recovered, and things are back to normal, which means building engines like this 959 Big Buck nitrous engine. Don’t miss out on the details of this motor!

PDRA Extends Partnership with VP Racing Fuels Through 2017

The Professional Drag Racers Association (PDRA) has announced it extended its partnership with VP Racing Fuels, which will be designated “Official Fuel of PDRA” through 2017. As part of the agreement, VP will provide trackside fuel service for the all-eighth-mile drag racing series and post season awards up to $1000 in each class for the series championship.