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Fri 17 Dec 1999
Groundhog Warm-up Gains Sponsor

Groundhog Warm-up Gains Sponsor

DARLINGTON, SC - CompetitionPlus.Com, Drag Racing's Internet magazine with an attitude, and Darlington International Dragway have reached an agreement as title rights sponsor for the 2000 Groundhog Warm-Up event, a preseason test/race event in...

Thu 09 Dec 1999
John Montecalvo Scores First Pro Stock 6.5 Second Run

John Montecalvo Scores First Pro Stock 6.5 Second Run

DARLINGTON, SC - From the time he released the clutch, John Montecalvo knew he was on a pass. The veteran asphalt company owner from Center Moriches, NY., had his intuitions confirmed when he blasted out a 6.599/208.76 to become the World's ...

Thu 25 Nov 1999
Rob Muzzy To Tune Kawasaki's Prostar Teams
AMA

Rob Muzzy To Tune Kawasaki's Prostar Teams

Irvine, Calif. -- Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A., and motorcycle racing's most famous engine building tuner, Rob Muzzy, have created a partnership that will se the two entities combine efforts in a commitment to winning the 2000 AMA/Prostar ...

John Mancuso Makes 6.4 second run in practice

John Mancuso Makes 6.4 second run in practice

BAYTOWN, TX. - John Mancuso might have finished second in the final IHRA Nitro Harley points standings, but during a recent test session at Houston Raceway Park in Baytown, Tx., the veteran Harley rider gave notice that he doesn't intend to...

Tue 09 Nov 1999
Sammy Hale exits Champion Speed Shop Cockpit

Sammy Hale exits Champion Speed Shop Cockpit

"SWINGIN' SAMMY" HALE EXITS FROM CHAMPION SPEED SHOP COCKPIT, BEGINS HIATUS by Cole Coonce, NR 11-4-99, Novato, CA--The driver whom many drag strip pundits consider the Nureyev of the form, "Swingin' Sammy" Hale has relinquished his position as...

Tue 26 Oct 1999
Mick Snyder Makes Pro Outlaw Debut

Mick Snyder Makes Pro Outlaw Debut

Mick Snyder Makes Pro Outlaw Debut, Rookie Professional Driver Hammers Out An Eighth-Mile 4.01! DEMOTTE, IN.- When veteran drag racer Larry Snyder announced his intentions of retirement in August, he had to look no further than his son Mick to...

Fri 22 Oct 1999
Ed O'Reilly Announces Retirement

Ed O'Reilly Announces Retirement

October 17th, 1999-----Ed O'Reilly, whose boundless knowledge and infectious enthusiasm for IHRA competition over the public address system became a hallmark of IHRA drag racing, stunned the attendees of the IHRA MoPar Parts World Finals by ...

Mon 18 Oct 1999
Houston, Texas - Prostar Regional Series
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Houston, Texas - Prostar Regional Series

Event Results AMA/PROSTAR REGIONAL EVENT - HOUSTON RACEWAY PARK Houston, Texas - Final results from the AMA/Prostar regional series event, held at Houston Raceway Park, shown with position, rider name, hometown, bike make, elapsed time and ...

Sun 17 Oct 1999
Shreveport Larry Snyder Report

Shreveport Larry Snyder Report

Snyder Ends Career As A Quarter-finalist At Mopar Parts World Finals SHREVEPORT, LA.-- Larry Snyder, the IHRA Super Eliminator Champion has dominated the division this season. With his announcement that he would retire after this season, his ...

Shreveport Charlie Hunt Team Report

Shreveport Charlie Hunt Team Report

Charlie Hunt Racing Finishes Season On A Positive Event SHREVEPORT, LA.-- Charlie Hunt can rightfully say that his 1999 season has been a rousing success. His hired drivers Floyd Cheek and Tom Lee made the venture a prosperous one and has the...

Shreveport John Montecalvo Report

Shreveport John Montecalvo Report

Montecalvo Finishes 1999 Season As A Semi-finalist At Mopar Parts World Finals SHREVEPORT, LA-- John Montecalvo had several goals entering the 1999 season. he wanted to be the quickest Chevrolet in competition and he wanted to be a serious ...

Shreveport Mark McElwee Report

Shreveport Mark McElwee Report

McElwee Ends Season On A Wheels-up Basis At IHRA Mopar World Finals SHREVEPORT, LA.-- An unfortunate part of drag racing mandates that sometimes, when it's not your day. It's not your day. The Powershield Coatings-sponsored, Super Eliminator ...

Shreveport Mike Castellana Report

Shreveport Mike Castellana Report

Castellana Vows New Aggressive Effort For 1999 After DNQ At Shreveport SHREVEPORT, LA.-- Pro Modified racer Mike Castellana is disappointed with the way his 1999 season transpired. However, instead of losing confidence, the Westbury,...

Shreveport Dale Brinsfield Report

Shreveport Dale Brinsfield Report

Brinsfield Closes Season On A Disappointing Note SHREVEPORT, LA.-- If Dale Brinsfield had a choice about the 1999 season, he'd just as soon to skip the first part and the last part. The Greensboro, NC.,-based, driver rebounded admirably from a...

Shreveport Shannon Jenkins Report

Shreveport Shannon Jenkins Report

Jenkins' Championship Season Ends As Quarter-finalist At IHRA Mopar Parts World Finals SHREVEPORT, LA.- - Last season, Jenkins left Shreveport with the world record intact. This season, he leaves with a World Championship under his belt....

Shreveport Ed Hoover Report

Shreveport Ed Hoover Report

Hoover Falls Short At IHRA World Finals, Loses Tough Match To Rickie Smith SHREVEPORT, LA.-- Ed Hoover went into the IHRA World Finals on a hot winning streak. The number five points contender was not only a participant in the Mopar Parts Pro...

Shreveport Tommy Maunery Notes

Shreveport Tommy Maunery Notes

SHREVEPORT, LA. -- Tommy Mauney likes to begin with a bang and go out with a bang. The end result is that there was a whole lot of banging going on in Shreveport, La., as the Jeg's Mail Order-sponsored, 1963 Corvette Pro Modified of Mauney ...

Shreveport Von Smith Race Notes

Shreveport Von Smith Race Notes

SHREVEPORT, LA. -- Von Smith couldn't have found a better closing line for his drag racing novel than he did in the 1999 season. The veteran Pro Funny Car racer from Oak Ridge, Tn., was relentless in his pursuit of excellence as he won his ...

Shreveport Johnny Rocca Report

Shreveport Johnny Rocca Report

Rocca Closes Season With Impressive Mopar Parts World Finals Showing, Scores Win At Mopar Parts Pro Modified Shootout SHREVEPORT, LA. -- Troy Critchley proved why he was put in the "Ironhorse" 1949 Mercury as he dove on to win the Mopar Parts...

Shreveport Scott Weney Report

Shreveport Scott Weney Report

Weney Storms Mopar Parts World Finals, Finishes Runner-up In Pro Funny SHREVEPORT, LA. -- Scott Weney has spent the 1999 IHRA season in a push and pull battle with Alcohol Funny Car Champion Von Smith. Weney has battled gremlins which have...

Shreveport Wally Stroupe Report

Shreveport Wally Stroupe Report

Stroupe Closes The 1999 Season As The Semi-finalist At The Mopar Parts World Finals SHREVEPORT, LA -- Wally Stoupe has proved to be one of the Godfathers of Pro Modified, with the Mopar Parts World Finals rumored to be his last in Pro Modified,...

Shreveport Bruce Litton Report

Shreveport Bruce Litton Report

Litton Completes His Most Successful Season At The IHRA Mopar Parts World Finals SHREVEPORT, LA -- Bruce Litton unwillingly conceded the points championship in a tough Top Fuel battle throughout the 1999 season. Going into the Mopar Parts...

Shreveport Race Recap

Shreveport Race Recap

GILLIAM LA - SUMMIT FastNews - IHRA officials and racers found themselves in a race against time to complete racing action ahead of threatened rain at the season-ending Mopar Parts World Nationals at Red River Raceway Sunday. For once, Mother ...

Shreveport Funny Car Eliminations Summary

Shreveport Funny Car Eliminations Summary

GILLIAM LA - SUMMIT FastNews - Summary of eliminations in Funny Car at the Mopar Parts World Finals presented by Prolong: Round 1: ...

Shreveport Nitro Harley Eliminations Summary

Shreveport Nitro Harley Eliminations Summary

GILLIAM LA - SUMMIT FastNews - Summary of eliminations in Nitro Harley at the Mopar Parts World Finals presented by Prolong: Round 1: ...

Shreveport Super Eliminator Eliminations Summary

Shreveport Super Eliminator Eliminations Summary

GILLIAM LA - SUMMIT FastNews - Summary of eliminations in Super Eliminator at the Mopar Parts World Finals presented by Prolong: Round 1: ...

Shreveport Top Dragster Eliminations Summary

Shreveport Top Dragster Eliminations Summary

GILLIAM LA - SUMMIT FastNews - Summary of eliminations in Top Dragster at the Mopar Parts World Finals presented by Prolong: Round 2: ...

Shreveport Modified Eliminator Eliminations Summary

Shreveport Modified Eliminator Eliminations Summary

GILLIAM LA - SUMMIT FastNews - Summary of eliminations in Modified Eliminator at the Mopar Parts World Finals presented by Prolong: Round 1: ...

Shreveport Super Stock Eliminations Summary

Shreveport Super Stock Eliminations Summary

GILLIAM LA - SUMMIT FastNews - Summary of eliminations in Super Stock at the Mopar Parts World Finals presented by Prolong: Round 2: ...

Shreveport Super Rod Eliminations Summary

Shreveport Super Rod Eliminations Summary

GILLIAM LA - SUMMIT FastNews - Summary of eliminations in Super Rod at the Mopar Parts World Finals presented by Prolong: Round 3: ...