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Fri 19 Dec 1997
Melbourne Cannon PR 97-12-18

Melbourne Cannon PR 97-12-18

Triple D Motorsports 409 Claremont Circle Spartanburg, SC 29302 For Immediate Release December 18, 1997 Scotty Cannon Drops Crucial Final Round Match To Bray. Qualifies Number One at Melbourne! MELBOURNE, AUS— In drag racing, it’s...

News 97-12-19

News 97-12-19

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Anthony Vestal IHRA Motorsports (423) 764-1164 December 19, 1997 Jenkins takes Pro Mod title despite multiple obstacles BRISTOL, Tenn. -- Shannon Jenkins may look back at his 1997 IHRA Snap-on Tools Drag ...

Tue 09 Dec 1997
Jim Oddy's return

Jim Oddy's return

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Anthony Vestal IHRA Motorsports December 8, 1997 Oddy plans return to IHRA Pro Modified competition BRISTOL, Tenn. -- Veteran Pro Modified car owner Jim Oddy is planning a return to IHRA competition in...

Bradenton Snowbird National story

Bradenton Snowbird National story

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Anthony Vestal IHRA Motorsports December 8, 1997 Rocca earns Pro Modified title at Snowbird Nationals BRISTOL, Tenn. -- IHRA Pro Modified competitor Johnny Rocca finished the 1997 season with an impressive...

Mon 08 Dec 1997
Bradenton Snowbird Nats results

Bradenton Snowbird Nats results

Johnny Rocca's IRONHORSE USA Racing’s 1949 Mercury P.O. Box 4294 Leesburg, VA. 22075 For Immediate Release December 8, 1997 BRADENTON, FL— If the NHRA Snowbird...

Fri 05 Dec 1997
Schedule Update 97-12-05

Schedule Update 97-12-05

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Anthony Vestal IHRA Motorsports (423) 764-1164 December, 4, 1997 IHRA to open 1998 season in Florida BRISTOL, Tenn. -- The International Hot Rod Association will kick-off the 1998 Snap-on Tools Drag Racing...

Fri 21 Nov 1997
Consistency propels Romine

Consistency propels Romine

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Anthony Vestal Nov. 21, 1997 Consistency key for CARQUEST team in 1997 BRISTOL, Tenn. -- When Paul Romine recounts his 1997 IHRA Snap-on Tools World Championship winning season in Top Fuel, he has to take a ...

Romine PR 97-11-21

Romine PR 97-11-21

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Anthony Vestal IHRA Motorsports (423) 764-1164 November 21, 1997 Romine joins distinguished list of IHRA All-America representatives BRISTOL, Tenn. -- Paul Romine joins a distinguished list of past ...

Fri 07 Nov 1997
News 97-11-7

News 97-11-7

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Gary Schuetz IHRA Motorsports (423) 764-1164 Nov. 8, 1997 EVENT SCHEDULE TOPS IHRA ANNOUNCEMENTS BRISTOL, Tenn. -- IHRA Motorsports has unveiled an 11-race 1998 national event schedule for the IHRA...

Thu 30 Oct 1997
News 97-10-31

News 97-10-31

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Anthony Vestal IHRA Director of Communication More information: (423) 764-1164 October 30, 1997 George Elliott steps down as IHRA President BRISTOL, Tenn. -- George Elliott has resigned as President of ...

Fri 17 Oct 1997
Final Sportsman Points

Final Sportsman Points

BRISTOL, Tenn. -- Final sportsman category point standings for the IHRA Snap-on Tools Championship Drag Racing Series. Top Dragster 1. Roy Holcomb Harrison Township, Mich. 9536 2. Matt Cooke Boone, N.C.

Thu 16 Oct 1997
Snap-on Finals sportsman wrap

Snap-on Finals sportsman wrap

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Anthony Vestal IHRA Director of Communications More information: (423) 764-1164 October 13, 1997 Crawford, Donvan among Snap-on Finals sportsman winners DARLINGTON, S.C. -- Jerry Crawford of Ware Shoals, S.C.

Final Pro Points 97-10-16

Final Pro Points 97-10-16

BRISTOL, Tenn. -- Final IHRA Snap-on Tools Championship point standings (Top 10 only) for professional categories following the season-ending Snap-on Finals at Darlington (S.C.) International Dragway, Oct. 11. TOP FUEL 1. Paul Romine ...

Mon 13 Oct 1997
Atco (NJ) Nostalgia Super Stock event

Atco (NJ) Nostalgia Super Stock event

Atco Raceway ( Atco, New, Jersey) will be hosting a nostalgia Super Stock Meet on Sunday, October 26. 1997. 16 Car qualified field ...... 1st round goes to the line at 1 PM Weather Hotline ...

Sat 11 Oct 1997
: Darlington  Snap-on Finals results

: Darlington Snap-on Finals results

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Anthony Vestal IHRA Director of Communications More information: (803) 332-0124 (423) 764-1164 October 11, 1997 Romine, Jenkins lead IHRA Snap-on Finals winners DARLINGTON, S.C. -- Paul ...

Darlington Shootout winners

Darlington Shootout winners

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Anthony Vestal IHRA Director of Communications More information: (803) 332-0124 (423) 764-1164 October 11, 1997 Cheek leads IHRA bonus shootout winners with Sunoco Showdown win ...

Fri 10 Oct 1997
Darlington Snap-on Finals Qualifying

Darlington Snap-on Finals Qualifying

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Anthony Vestal IHRA Director of Communication More information: (803) 332-0124 October 10, 1997 Romine, Alesci among fastest qualifiers at Snap-on Finals DARLINGTON, S.C. -- Paul Romine led final Top Fuel ...

Fri 03 Oct 1997
Drivers, officals to tour Shaw AFB

Drivers, officals to tour Shaw AFB

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Anthony Vestal IHRA Director of Communications More information: (803) 332-0124 (704) 764-1164 October 3, 1997 IHRA drivers and officials to tour Shaw Air Force Base SUMTER, S.C. -- Four...

Darlington Snap-on Finals return

Darlington Snap-on Finals return

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Anthony Vestal IHRA Director of Communications More information: (803) 332-0124 (423) 764-1164 October 3, 1997 IHRA returns to Darlington for Snap-on Finals DARLINGTON, S.C. -- ...

Sat 27 Sep 1997
Darlington postponed 97-09-27

Darlington postponed 97-09-27

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Anthony Vestal IHRA Director of Communications More information: (423) 764-1164 Sept. 27, 1997 Rain postpones IHRA Snap-on Finals DARLINGTON, S.C. -- Persistent rain showers moved into the north...

Fri 26 Sep 1997
Darlington Snap-on Finals Qualifying 97-09-26

Darlington Snap-on Finals Qualifying 97-09-26

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Anthony Vestal IHRA Director of Communications More information: (803) 332-0123 Sept. 26, 1997 Herbert leads Snap-on Finals qualifying DARLINGTON, S.C. -- Defending IHRA Snap-on Tools World Champion ...

Hattiesburg (MS) Hub City WCS results

Hattiesburg (MS) Hub City WCS results

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Anthony Vestal IHRA Director of Communications More information: (423) 764-1164 Sept. 26, 1997 Cummings, Bingham among Hub City WCS winners HATTIESBURG, Miss. -- Britt Cummings earned the Top Dragster...

Mon 22 Sep 1997
Electric Drags in Oregon

Electric Drags in Oregon

OPTIMA NATIONALS BRING A "BUZZ" TO DRAG RACING Electric racers turned in respectable performances as they helped initiate a new look in drag racing, at Woodburn Oregon, August 30th In the Optima Battery sponsored "OPTIMA NATIONAL...

Sun 21 Sep 1997
MIR results 97-09-13

MIR results 97-09-13

MARYLAND INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY RESULTS, SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 1997 DRIVER HOMETOWN CAR RT DI ET MPH SUPER PRO W Duane Marquess Owings MD 55 Chevy 5.894 Broke RU Don Gambinski...

Fri 19 Sep 1997
Darlington Snap-on Finals preview

Darlington Snap-on Finals preview

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Anthony Vestal IHRA Director of Communications More information: (423) 764-1164 Sept. 19, 1997 Former teammates battle for Pro Modified world championship DARLINGTON, S.C. -- Two years ago Shannon Jenkins ...

Darlington Top Fuel Harleys

Darlington Top Fuel Harleys

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Anthony Vestal IHRA Director of Communications More information: (423) 764-1164 Sept. 19, 1997 Top Fuel Harleys to be part of Snap-on Finals race program DARLINGTON, S.C. -- The rumbling roar of...

Sun 14 Sep 1997
MIR 4th Annual Ford Fever Classic

MIR 4th Annual Ford Fever Classic

Event notice for immediate release. Contact Bill Pratt (301) 870-9876 (bilden@erols.com) EVENT: 4th Annual Ford Fever Classic DATE: Saturday & Sunday, September 20 & 21 TIME: Saturday: gates open 1 pm; car show & judging...

MIR 12th Annual Superchargers Showdown

MIR 12th Annual Superchargers Showdown

Event notice for immediate release. Contact Bill Pratt (301) 870-9876 (bilden@erols.com) EVENT: 12th Annual Superchargers Showdown DATE: Saturday, October 4 TIME: Gates open at 1 p.m.; time runs 1 p.m. to 7 p.m.; race begins at...

MIR 1997 Car Hop Rod Fest '97

MIR 1997 Car Hop Rod Fest '97

Event notice for immediate release. Bill Pratt (301) 870-9876 or bilden@erols.com EVENT: 1997 Car Hop Rod Fest '97 WHERE: Maryland International Raceway, Budds Creek, MD DATE: Sunday, September 28, 1997 TIME: Gates...

MIR 1/8th Mile Speed Unlimited Super Pro Classic

MIR 1/8th Mile Speed Unlimited Super Pro Classic

For immediate release. Contact: Bill Pratt (301) 870-9876 or bilden@erols.com EVENT: $3,000 1/8th Mile Speed Unlimited Super Pro Classic DATE: Wednesday evening, September 24 TIME: Gates open at 5pm;...

MIR Computech/Bill Mitchell results

MIR Computech/Bill Mitchell results

COMPUTECH/BILL MITCHELL SHOOTOUT RESULTS, SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 1997 DRIVER HOMETOWN CAR RT DI ET MPH $10,000 SUPER PRO W Jimmy Jones Waldorf MD 80 Monza .504 9.94 9.973...

Norwalk World Nationals 97-09-13

Norwalk World Nationals 97-09-13

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Anthony Vestal IHRA Director of Communications More information: (423) 764-1164 September 13, 1997 Romine has record-setting day at World Nationals CARQUEST Top Fuel driver scores third IHRA win of '97 ...

MIR current standings 97-09-07

MIR current standings 97-09-07

Current Maryland International Raceway Points Standings SUPER PRO Through September 7, 1997 POS PTS NO. POS PTS NO. 1. 1,133 137 Joey Mattera* ...

Sun 07 Sep 1997
Bristol Autumn Chase Nationals results

Bristol Autumn Chase Nationals results

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Anthony Vestal IHRA Director of Communications More information: (423) 764-1164 September 7, 1997 Romine roars to Autumn Chase Nationals win BRISTOL, Tenn. -- Paul Romine earned his second Top Fuel victory...

Sat 06 Sep 1997
Bristol Autumn Chase Nationals Top Fuel report

Bristol Autumn Chase Nationals Top Fuel report

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Anthony Vestal IHRA Director of Communications More information: (423) 764-6758 September 6, 1997 Romine thunders to quickest IHRA Top Fuel pass at Bristol BRISTOL, Tenn. -- Paul Romine recorded the...

Fri 05 Sep 1997
Bristol Autumn Chase qualifying

Bristol Autumn Chase qualifying

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Anthony Vestal IHRA Director of Communications More information: (423) 764-6758 September 5, 1997 Herbert leads Autumn Chase Nationals Top Fuel qualifying BRISTOL, Tenn. -- Doug Herbert led a trio of Top...