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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...

MA statement regarding the 2009 ASBK

MA statement regarding the 2009 ASBK

MA statement regarding the 2009 ASBK Motorcycling Australia's (MA) CEO, David White, would like to release the following statement in regard to the 2009 Australian Superbike Championship: Motorcycling Australia (MA) confirms that a formal ...

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 ...

Changes made to Adelaide street circuit

Changes made to Adelaide street circuit

MODIFICATIONS TO ADELAIDE PARKLANDS STREET CIRCUIT FOR 2009 CLIPSAL 500 The Confederation of Australian Motor Sport (CAMS) and the South Australian Motor Sport Board (SAMSB) have today announced changes to the Adelaide Parklands street circuit...

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...

Mon 15 Dec 2008
2008 Australian Motorsport Awards notes

2008 Australian Motorsport Awards notes

WHINCUP CAPS STELLAR SEASON AT AUSTRALIAN MOTOR SPORT AWARDS Team Vodafone driver Jamie Whincup has capped one of the biggest weeks of his life by accepting the Australian Touring Car Championship trophy in his home city at the Australian ...

Bathurst 12: Event newsletter 2008-12-12

Bathurst 12: Event newsletter 2008-12-12

REIGNING CHAMPIONS SET TO CHALLENGE IN 2009 With nine weeks remaining before the 2009 WPS Bathurst 12 Hour Showroom Enduro, the reigning champions have announced they will contest for back-to-back victories come February. Rod Salmon and...

Andrew Papadopoulos elected new CAMS President

Andrew Papadopoulos elected new CAMS President

ANDREW PAPADOPOULOS ELECTED NEW CAMS PRESIDENT The Confederation of Australian Motor Sport can confirm that Andrew Papadopoulos has been elected to the position of President for a term of two years, effective 1 January 2009. Papadopoulos...

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
V8SDS: Gene Rollinson Oran Park summary

V8SDS: Gene Rollinson Oran Park summary

NO LUCK FOR ROLLINSON AT GRAND FINALE A jammed gearbox in qualifying, being taken out by a hit from behind in Race One, and a wrong gamble on tyres for a wet Race Two meant a frustrating weekend for Kiwi driver Gene Rollinson in the final round...

Bathurst 12: Event newsletter 2008-12-09

Bathurst 12: Event newsletter 2008-12-09

FORMER BATHURST 1000 WINNER TO RETURN FOR 2009 RACE AROUND THE CLOCK With just over seven weeks before entries close for the 2009 WPS Bathurst 12 Hour Showroom Enduro, Event organisers are enjoying large interest with 37 entries currently ...

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...

V8SDS: Michael Trimble Oran Park summary

V8SDS: Michael Trimble Oran Park summary

TRIMBLE SECURES SERIES TOP TEN AFTER CHALLENGING FINAL ROUND Global Jet International V8 Supercar driver Michael Trimble has finished inside the top ten in the 2008 Fujitsu V8 Supercar Series despite a challenging round at Sydney's Oran Park...

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...

Mon 08 Dec 2008
V8SDS: Mark McNally Oran Park summary

V8SDS: Mark McNally Oran Park summary

MISSION ACCOMPLISHED FOR MCNALLY AT ORAN PARK Mark McNally scored his best round result of the year in the Fujitsu V8 Supercars at Oran Park this weekend and achieved his goal of finishing in the top ten of the series. After qualifying 7th on...

V8SDS: Fujitsu Racing Oran Park summary

V8SDS: Fujitsu Racing Oran Park summary

ASSAILLIT MISSES TOP-10 AT ORAN PARK Fujitsu Racing's Damian Assaillit has finished the final round of the Fujitsu Series at Oran Park in 12th place overall. It also earned the Sunshine Coast racer 12th place in the final ...

V8SDS: Drew Russell Oran Park summary

V8SDS: Drew Russell Oran Park summary

Novocastrian Motorsport's Drew Russell has finished the Fujitsu V8 Supercar Series with one of his best ever finishes in the category, fighting hard for a top ten finish in the final race of the 2008 season and finishing the weekend in 12th place...

V8SDS: Mark McNally Oran Park Saturday notes

V8SDS: Mark McNally Oran Park Saturday notes

MCNALLY FIGHTS HIS WAY TO FUJITSU V8 6TH PLACE In one of his best performances to date Mark McNally caught, fought and beat some tough rivals as he marched to 6th place in the opening Fujitsu V8 Supercar race at Sydney's Oran Park Raceway ...

Fri 05 Dec 2008
V8SDS: Mark McNally Oran Park qualifying report

V8SDS: Mark McNally Oran Park qualifying report

SEVENTH HEAVEN FOR MCNALLY IN FUJITSU QUALIFYING Mark McNally has pulled off an impressive qualifying session to be seventh fastest for the final round of the Fujitsu V8 Supercar Series at Sydney's Oran Park Raceway today. After two solid ...

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...

V8SDS: Mark McNally Oran Park preview

V8SDS: Mark McNally Oran Park preview

MCNALLY ON TRACK FOR ORAN PARK GRAND FINALE' Mark McNally hit the track today for the first two practice sessions of the final round of the Fujitsu V8 Supercar Series at Sydney's Oran Park Raceway. The event also marks the final race meeting...

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...