Welcome to Shorty Rader Racing! 

This site is designed to keep our Customers, Sponsors, and Fans "in the know" with our race team and projects. We are dedicated to each of our loyal supporters and consider you part of our team. 


Rader Racing is an authorized dealer for Racecraft Chassis. If you are interested in a new car, please send an email with the options you are interested in and we will respond as soon as possible. If you need immediate assistance, you may reach Shorty Rader by cell at 812-325-6303.  Thank you.

Update:  We currently have build spots available for your new Racecraft Chassis or updating your dragster or door car! Space is limited, so please call to reserve your 2015 build or update package! 

Don't want to wait?  

The 2015 Racecraft SRR House Car is FOR SALE!

AFCO Dynatech

New for 2015, Rader Racing is an authorized dealer for AFCO & Dynatech!
Phenix Industries
Rader Racing is now an authorized dealer for Phenix Industries
Renegade Race Fuel
Rader Racing is pleased to sell Renegade Racing Fuel! Please call or text Shorty Rader anytime for pricing.  


Please CLICK HERE for more information.

The NHRA Division 3 banquet was held on Saturday January 8. It was a good night for SRR as Shorty picked up his first NHRA Div 3 ET Driver of The Year Award. He also collected his National Championship Leather jacket, Championship Ring, and Division 3 Champions jacket. James Monroe was also awarded The Sportsman Driver of The Year Award, becoming his 4th Driver of the Year award as well as the Top Dragster Championship. We want to take the time to THANK everyone who voted. Without the votes this would not be possible!   

Shorty traveled 2100 miles west to Pamona, CA to battle it out for the National Championship Title. After the three rounds of eliminations were completed, he came out on top with with the TITLE!!! 

For the complete story, please click CLICK HERE

It was a weekend to remember as Shorty won the NHRA Division 3 E.T. Bracket Finals at ORP in Indianapolis, Indiana. He will be headed west to  compete for the National Championship at the AAA Auto Club Finals in Pamona California! For the complete story click here.

SRR offers complete Dragster & Door Car assembly!

If you are in the market to have your current race car "updated" with new powder coating, new wiring and reassembly, please give us a call for a quote


Thank you to all of our Sponsors who have agreed to come on board this season!

Racecraft Chassis

Freedom Racing Engines is on board to supply the power for the Rader Racing Super Quick car and the Rader Racing "Bracket Racing" car too. If you are in the market for a new motor such as a mild street car motor or you want a 665+ci "Mountain Motor" please give them a call or email me for more information. Freedom Racing Engines will build anything you need and they have a full service machine shop to freshen your current engines. They also offer complete dyno services as well. They have years of knowledege with drag racing engines, dirt Latemodel engines, ARCA engines, Nostaliga alocohol and Nitro fuel engines, bracket racing engines, Super Comp, Super Stock, Top Sportsman, Top Dragster engines, and more. With the years of experience from the staff at Freedom Racing Engines including Al Robbins, Larry Dixon SR., and Greg Lossi, any engine combonation will be a reliable piece and will provide exceptional power. If you need high performance parts, please give them a call!

Freedom Racing Engines is located in Brownsburg, IN and can be reached at 317-858-9937. 

If you need to get your trailer or race shop organized, please give Mike at www.tuffpaw.com a call! The products that Tuff Paw offers are the very best quality and very affordable.