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50 Years of Gatornationals

One of Gainesville’s biggest events celebrates its golden anniversary this weekend. Gatornationals is set to kick off its 50th year of existence down at the Gainesville Raceway this Thursday through Sunday. https://twitter.com/NHRA/status/1105815777612050433 Meet the Top Fuel Field Five-time champion Tony Schumacher will not be in attendance for the 2019 rendition …

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49th Gatornationals Comes To Speedy Finish Sunday

Start your engines. Get ready. Go! And zoom. The 49th edition of the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals took place at the Gainesville Raceway over the weekend. There were some top finishes on the track Sunday. Many of the top names in the sport competed in Gainesville and left with …

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Gatornationals Roars to Exciting Finish

Big names in racing took home the wins to make for a legendary final in the 48th annual Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals. Sixteen-time NHRA champion John Force won the Funny Car Gatornational title, his first since 2001. A 148th career victory may seem like an arbitrary number in a hall …

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Racers Ride into the Finals on Third Day of NHRA Gatornationals

There were concerns with fans and drivers included with the weather delays Saturday morning at the Gainesville Raceway.  However, racing conditions cleared with sunny skies and temperatures in the low 80’s. Racers used the weather to their advantage in this day of NHRA Gatornationals racing. The first place qualifiers Saturday afternoon …

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Johnson Jr. Ready for 2016 Gatornationals

The 47th annual Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals continue today with the second of four days in this storied competition of speed, grit, and execution. In the Funny Car competition, Tommy Johnson Jr. will compete at a place where his whole career began, at the Gatornationals. Since 1989, Johnson has been a staple of the …

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Gatornationals Roar into Gainesville

The 47th annual Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals races back into Gainesville March 17 through 20.  The event is the traditional east coast opener for the sport, and the season’s first of 16 races for Pro Stock Motorcycle racing. Terry McMillen returns to Gainesville for the races.  McMillen is the team owner of …

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