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Tue 30 Dec 2008
Hillary Will Australian news 2008-12-28

Hillary Will Australian news 2008-12-28

Hillary Will Wins; Top Fueler Hillary Will wins the Scott Kalitta Memorial Trophy in Sydney BLACKTOWN, Australia, (Dec. 28, 2008) -- NHRA Top Fuel star Hillary Will, the world's fastest female, claimed the inaugural Scott Kalitta Memorial Trophy...

Hillary Will Australian news 2008-12-27

Hillary Will Australian news 2008-12-27

Eliminations postponed for the 2008 U.S.A. v. Australia Top Fuel Showdown BLACKTOWN, Australia, (Dec. 27, 2008) -- NHRA Top Fuel star Hillary Will, the world's fastest female, qualified her 8,000-horsepower dragster in the No. 3 (5.013 seconds,...

Hillary Will Australian news 2008-12-26

Hillary Will Australian news 2008-12-26

Top Fueler Hillary Will qualifies No. 3 for eliminations of the 2008 U.S.A. v. Australia Top Fuel Showdown BLACKTOWN, Australia, (Dec. 26, 2008) -- NHRA Top Fuel star Hillary Will, the world's fastest female, qualified her ...

Jeg Coughlin Jr bobsled news 2008-12-24

Jeg Coughlin Jr bobsled news 2008-12-24

Coughlin ready for second chance at Lake Placid bobsled course DELAWARE, Ohio (Dec. 24) -- Fresh off his second straight and fifth overall world championship, Pro Stock drag racer Jeg Coughlin Jr. is ready to trade in his 1,500-horsepower...

Mon 22 Dec 2008
Team Jegs chef Christmas recipe

Team Jegs chef Christmas recipe

Special Edition - Christmas Recipe Team JEGS chef Nicky Morse -- brings his unique recipes to NHRA fans each race with a new installment of "Quarter-mile Cuisine." Morse takes readers step-by-step through many of his award-winning recipes, the...

Don Schumacher Racing signs Matt Smith

Don Schumacher Racing signs Matt Smith

PRO STOCK MOTORCYCLE RIDER MATT SMITH JOINS DSR FOR 2009 BROWNSBURG, Ind. (Dec. 18, 2008) - Don Schumacher confirmed today that Pro Stock Motorcycle rider Matt Smith will join Don Schumacher Racing to ride a DSR TL-1000 Suzuki sponsored by Nitro...

Larry Dixon named Alan Johnson Al-Anabi driver

Larry Dixon named Alan Johnson Al-Anabi driver

LARRY DIXON WILL DRIVE ALAN JOHNSON AL-ANABI RACING TOP FUEL DRAGSTER; Top Fuel Crew Chief Also Announced SANTA MARIA, Calif. -- Larry Dixon has been named the driver of the Alan Johnson Al-Anabi Racing Top Fuel Dragster effective ...

Hillary Will Australia news 2008-12-18

Hillary Will Australia news 2008-12-18

NHRA Top Fueler Hillary Will to vie for the Scott Kalitta Memorial Trophy in Australia YPSILANTI, Mich., (Dec. 18, 2008) -- NHRA Top Fuel star Hillary Will, the world's fastest female, along with a crew of mechanics led by venerable crew chief...

Fri 19 Dec 2008
Alan Johnson Al-Anabi Motorsports news 2008-12-18

Alan Johnson Al-Anabi Motorsports news 2008-12-18

VETERAN CREW CHIEF PICKS BROWNSBURG FOR NEW NHRA TOP FUEL TEAM BROWNSBURG, Ind. (Dec. 18, 2008) -- Veteran NHRA Top Fuel crew chief Alan Johnson announced today that Alan Johnson Al-Anabi Motorsports will locate its team headquarters in ...

Jeg Coughlin news 2008-12-16

Jeg Coughlin news 2008-12-16

No rest for the champ, but he wouldn't want it any other way DELAWARE, Ohio (Dec. 16) -- Streaking down the toughest bobsled course in the world, pulling 9.3 Gs with the U.S. Thunderbirds, touring one the most secure military installations in...

Fri 12 Dec 2008
Snake Racing names Massey driver for 2009

Snake Racing names Massey driver for 2009

DON PRUDHOMME RACING NAMES SPENCER MASSEY AS DRIVER OF THE 2009 U.S. SMOKELESS TOBACCO COMPANY DRAGSTER VISTA, Calif. (December 11, 2008) -- Don Prudhomme Racing announced today that Spencer Massey has been selected as driver of the U.S.

Don Prudhomme Racing announces Dixon release

Don Prudhomme Racing announces Dixon release

VISTA, Calif. (December 11, 2008) -- Don Prudhomme Racing announced today that driver Larry Dixon has bought out the remainder of his employment contract from Don Prudhomme Racing, effective immediately. Further details...

Tue 09 Dec 2008
Series news on Tony Schumacher 2008-12-09

Series news on Tony Schumacher 2008-12-09

NHRA TOP FUEL CHAMP TONY SCHUMACHER NAMED 2008 DRIVER OF THE YEAR GLENDORA, Calif. -- NHRA POWERade Series Top Fuel world champion Tony Schumacher has been named the 2008 DRIVER OF THE YEAR, it was announced today by Barry Schmoyer, president of...

Tony Schumacher receives DOTY Foundation award

Tony Schumacher receives DOTY Foundation award

NHRA'S TONY SCHUMACHER WINS DRIVER OF THE YEAR AWARD American Auto Racing's Original Driving Award SARASOTA, Fla., December 9 - In a year filled with great driving performances, U.S. Army NHRA Top Fuel driver Tony Schumacher has been voted ...

Enders joins Cunningham Motorsports

Enders joins Cunningham Motorsports

Enders lands a full-time ride with Cunningham Motorsports HOUSTON (Dec. 8) -- Popular Pro Stock racer Erica Enders will compete full time in the 2009 Full Throttle Drag Racing Series behind the wheel of Jim and Gloria Cunningham's Mastercam Ford...

Jeg Couglin Jr review on playoff system

Jeg Couglin Jr review on playoff system

Coughlin masters playoff system, earns second straight title DELAWARE, Ohio (Dec. 8) -- Two years ago the NHRA implemented a playoff system to decide its champions. Two years later, one driver has mastered the format with back-to-back POWERade...

WKA: Ron Capps to run PRI Stars of Karting event

WKA: Ron Capps to run PRI Stars of Karting event

CAPPS TO RACE IN ALL-STARS KARTING CLASSIC FOR THIRD STRAIGHT YEAR CARLSBAD, Calif. (Dec. 8, 2008) - For the third straight year, NAPA AUTO PARTS Dodge Funny Car driver Ron Capps will be competing in the All-Stars Karting Classic during the ...

WKA: Antron Brown to run PRI Stars of Karting event

WKA: Antron Brown to run PRI Stars of Karting event

ANTRON BROWN TO TEAM WITH MARCO ANDRETTI AND WILL POWER AT PRI ALL-STARS KARTING CLASSIC ORLANDO (Dec. 8, 2008) -- NHRA star Antron Brown will trade in his 300-mph Matco Tools Top Fuel dragster and try his racing skills on a road course when he...

Fri 05 Dec 2008
John Force presented SAE award

John Force presented SAE award

John Force Headlines SAE Motorsports Engineering Conference Achievement Awards YORBA LINDA, CA (Dec. 5, 2008) --- The eighth SAE Motorsports Engineering Conference (MSEC) presented awards recognizing strides in the sport's safety aspects. Awards...

GM Racing racers made visit to American troops

GM Racing racers made visit to American troops

NHRA/GM Racers Return From Kuwait, Germany Following USO-Sponsored Morale Tour With American Troops RAMSTEIN AB, Germany, Dec. 4, 2008 - A group of goodwill ambassadors representing the National Hot Rod Association and General Motors is back in...

DPM, 3B Racing reach agreement

DPM, 3B Racing reach agreement

3B RACING ACQUIRES MATCO TOOLS RACING TOP FUEL TEAM Antron Brown and Lee Beard will continue to lead championship-contending NHRA race team BROWNSBURG, Ind. (Dec. 3, 2008) -- 3B Racing (owned by Tim Buckley) and David Powers Motorsports (owned...

Cruz Pedregon named to AARWBA All-America team

Cruz Pedregon named to AARWBA All-America team

Cruz Pedregon honored by nation's motorsports press INDIANAPOLIS (Dec. 3) -- New Funny Car champion Cruz Pedregon has been selected to the top tier of the 39th annual All-America Auto Racing Team alongside motorsports giants Jimmie Johnson,...

Jeg Coughlin named to AARWBA All-America team

Jeg Coughlin named to AARWBA All-America team

Jeg Coughlin Grabs American Auto Racing Writers & Broadcasters Association Honors The 400-plus members of the American Auto Racing Writers and Broadcasters Association (AARWBA) voted back-to-back POWERade Pro Stock champion Jeg Coughlin Jr....

Thu 04 Dec 2008
Pomona II: Bob Tasca III Thursday notes

Pomona II: Bob Tasca III Thursday notes

TASCA HAS TOUGH FIRST DAY OF QUALIFYING IN POMONA POMONA, Calif. (Nov. 13, 2008) -- With this weekend's NHRA race marking his second visit to Pomona this year, Bob Tasca III made his first run at the Southern California track since making...

Wed 03 Dec 2008
Antron Brown to speak to sports business forum

Antron Brown to speak to sports business forum

ANTRON BROWN TO SPEAK ON PANEL AT SPORTS BUSINESS JOURNAL MOTORSPORTS MARKETING FORUM '08 NEW YORK (Dec. 2, 2008) -- NHRA Top Fuel star Antron Brown will join a distinguished group from the motor sports community as a panel speaker at Sports ...

Tue 02 Dec 2008
Capps, Scelzi race mini sprints at Visalia

Capps, Scelzi race mini sprints at Visalia

IN MEMORY OF ERIC MEDLEN AND SCOTT KALITTA, CAPPS AND SCELZI RACE MINI SPRINTS IN VISALIA VISALIA, Calif. (Dec. 1, 2008) - It didn't take long before Ron Capps was back on a race track following the completion of the 2008 NHRA POWERade Drag...

John Force Racing news 2008-12-01

John Force Racing news 2008-12-01

11th annual JFR Holiday Car Show Brings Joy to Kids of SoCal YORBA LINDA, CA (December 1, 2008) --- The holiday season is right around the corner and once again John Force Racing will be giving back to Southern California with the 11th annual...

DPM interview with driver Rod Fuller

DPM interview with driver Rod Fuller

HOT ROD FULLER 2008 NHRA Q&A BROWNSBURG, Ind. (Dec. 1, 2008) -- Hot Rod Fuller recently completed his first season as driver of the David Powers-owned Caterpillar dragster with consecutive final-round appearances in Las Vegas and Pomona. The ...

Wed 26 Nov 2008
ET Bracket Indy ORP season ending celebration

ET Bracket Indy ORP season ending celebration

O'REILLY RACEWAY PARK VP FUELS E. T. BRACKET RACING CHAMPIONS CROWNED INDIANAPOLIS (Nov. 25, 2008) The 2008 VP Fuels E. T. Bracket Racing Champions of O'Reilly Raceway Park were crowned at a season ending celebration on Saturday night. Nick ...

Fri 21 Nov 2008
Indy ORP news 2008-11-20

Indy ORP news 2008-11-20

O'REILLY RACEWAY PARK ANNOUNCES CONSTRUCTION PLANS FOR NEW MAIN OFFICE BUILDING INDIANAPOLIS (Nov. 20, 2008) -- O'Reilly Raceway Park at Indianapolis officials announced today a plan for the next phase of the ongoing facility improvement...

Mick Snyder Pomona II summary

Mick Snyder Pomona II summary

Snyder Earns the Win in First Trip to Pomona; Moves up to 6th in Lucas Oil National Points Standings In their first trip out west, the Snyder Motorsports Race Team sponsored by Powersource Transportation, made their way through a tough Top ...

John Force Racing awards ceremony report

John Force Racing awards ceremony report

MIKE NEFF, CASTROL GTX TEAM GRAB TOP HONORS AT BANQUET LOS ANGELES (November 18, 2008) --- This past Monday night at the 2008 NHRA POWERade Championship banquet John Force Racing picked up the top two seasonal prizes in addition to posting four...

Wed 19 Nov 2008
Wendland leaves John Force Racing

Wendland leaves John Force Racing

Car chief Wendland to leave John Force Racing INDIANAPOLIS (Nov. 8) -- Fourteen-time Funny Car champion John Force will lose car chief Rob Wendland at the end of the 2008 POWERade season. Wendland and his wife Kathy, the daughter of Funny Car ...

Pomona II: Tommy Lasorda paid a visit to John Force Racing

Pomona II: Tommy Lasorda paid a visit to John Force Racing

DODGERS LEGEND LASORDA VISITS LONGTIME FAN, DRIVER HIGHT POMONA (November 17, 2008) --- Auto Club Ford Mustang driver Robert Hight's 2008 season did not wind up being the dream season he had hoped for yesterday with an early exit at the 44th ...

Series 2008 awards ceremony report

Series 2008 awards ceremony report

SCHUMACHER, PEDREGON, COUGHLIN AND KRAWIEC CROWNED NHRA POWERADE SERIES WORLD CHAMPIONS UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. (Nov. 17, 2008) -- Tony Schumacher, who became the first Top Fuel driver in NHRA history to win five consecutive POWERade Series world...