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Photo 3/29 | 1984 Chevy K10 Duramax Diesel Burnout Rubber On Hood | The 2015 NHRDA Spring Diesel Nationals were capped off with this wild burnout by Alex Torres of Tulare, California. His '84 Chevy K-10 is powered by a Duramax LB7, and the hood was left covered with rubber from the 15 and 1/2-inch-wide rear tires after his performance.
Photo 5/29 | 2015 NHRDA Spring Diesel Nationals Sled Pull Winner Elizabeth Stott | Elizabeth Stott took home trophies for First and Second Place in two different classes during the sled pull competitions. Her '12 Dodge Ram reached 304.83 feet when she won the 2.5 Class.
Photo 12/29 | 2015 NHRDA Spring Diesel Nationals Dyno Board Jefferson State Diesel | Shown here on the Jefferson State Diesel dyno, Austin Morrow got 647 hp and 993 lb-ft of torque out of his '97 Dodge Ram.
Photo 13/29 | TNT Racing 1963 Kenworth Diesel Semi Truck Dragster Burnout | This '63 Kenworth driven by Wayne Talkington performs a burnout before flying down the quarter-mile track at Famoso Raceway in 11.830 seconds at 114.22 mph to win the Hot Rod Semi Truck Class.
Photo 14/29 | 2012 Dodge Ram Diesel Lifted Drag Race Joey Rodriguez | Joey Rodriguez of nearby Delano, California, wasn't afraid to race his flashy, lifted and LED-equipped '12 Dodge Ram down the track for a time of 13.707 seconds at 98.17 mph against a 13.30 dial-in.
Photo 15/29 | 1985 Chevrolet C30 4x4 Cummins 12 Valve Diesel Swap Drag Race | Although we weren't able to get the name of the guy roasting the tires on the red Chevy in the far lane during this race, we found Rick Garcia and his unique '85 Chevy flatbed in the pits. Turns out the truck started as a C-30 dualie that Rick converted to four-wheel drive, with single rear wheels, and a Cummins 12-valve engine swap that he performed himself.
Photo 16/29 | 2015 NHRDA Marriage Proposal Tailgate Jason Avila Kristi Rogers | Jason Avila put his wedding proposal to Kristi Rogers on the tailgate of his truck so she would see it when he raced down the strip. She wondered why her mom and aunt were so interested in going to the drag race that day and found out when the track announcer read what was printed on the tailgate to the entire crowd. (She said, "Yes.")
Photo 17/29 | 2015 NHRDA Spring Diesel Nationals Drag Race Crowd | 2015 NHRDA Spring Diesel Nationals
Photo 21/29 | 1941 WIllys Diesel Duramax Engine Swap Drag Race Track | Brad Makinen's Batmobile is a '41 Willys Americar, powered by a 1,400hp Duramax engine. Ryan Milliken drove it conservatively during an uncontested pass of 9.626 seconds at 131.88 mph.
Photo 22/29 | 1930 Ford Cummins Diesel Swap Drag Race Larry Strawn | Larry Strawn came in Second Place in the Super Diesel Class with his '30 "Fodge" that packs a Cummins engine inside a classic Ford body with two-tone paint and ghost flames. In the first round of the Super Diesel bracket, he ran 11.793 seconds at 100.97 mph.
Photo 23/29 | 2003 Dodge Ram Vs 2002 GMC Diesel Drag Race | Daniel Pierce ran a very quick 9.220 seconds at 152.68 mph to win the Super Street Class in his '03 Dodge Ram over Rob Coddens in his famous '02 GMC.
Photo 24/29 | 2015 NHRDA Spring Diesel Nationals Famoso Raceway Diesel Trucks Sunset | The sun set on a row of diesels as the 2015 NHRDA Spring Diesel Nationals came to an end at Famoso Raceway in McFarland, California.
Photo 25/29 | 2014 Audi Q7 TDI Diesel Drag Race Vs Chevy Cruze Diesel | Abby Amgeles of San Diego, California, piloted this '14 Audi Q7 down the track next to a Chevy Cruze diesel during the qualifying rounds for the Sportsman Diesel Class. She ran 19.103 seconds at 65.40 mph during the first round of the event.
Photo 26/29 | 1984 Chevrolet Blazer Diesel Drag Race Steve McConnachie | The Number One qualifier for the Super Diesel Class was Steve McConnachie, who ran an 11.954-second-at-115.74-mph pass in his quick fullsize '84 Chevy Blazer.
Photo 27/29 | 2003 Chevrolet Silverado Vs 2007 Dodge Ram Diesel Drag Race | The 10.90 Index Class bracket came down to Brian Bauman in his '03 Chevy race truck fitted with slicks and Adam Aquino in his '07 Dodge Ram. The front tires almost left the ground as Brian pushed the Chevy through an 11.511-second run at 108.39 mph.
Photo 29/29 | 2005 Chevrolet Silverado Diesel Drag Race Bradley Roberts | The Sportsman Diesel Class had 39 competitors and ended up with Bradley Roberts of Davis, California, and his '05 Chevy (white, close lane) versus Matt Ray of Central Point, Oregon, in his '06 Chevy (gray, far lane). Matt ran 14.007 seconds against a 13.98-second dial-in to take home First Place.