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Mon 23 Dec 2002
Tom Anderson ready for NHRA

Tom Anderson ready for NHRA

Anderson & Sickles gearing up for 2003 TAFC assault with Meyers RV SuperStores. ROCHESTER, N.Y. - After many successful years as a driver and tuner in the NHRA Nitro Funny Car ranks, and two IHRA Pro Mod World Championships as a tuner, Tom ...

Irwindale revises dragstrip schedule

Irwindale revises dragstrip schedule

Irwindale Drags "Winter Session" schedule revised. Saturday, December 28th has been cancelled. Irwindale, Calif. - - The very well-received decision to keep the Irwindale Dragstrip open and running "year 'round" has yielded a new schedule for ...

2003 Big River Sand Drags scheule

2003 Big River Sand Drags scheule

<pre> Big River Sand Drags 2003 schedule. BONNE TERRE, Mo. -- (Dec. 17, 2002) Big River Sand Drags has just released its schedule for the 2003 racing season. This is the basic schedule and further details will be released as they become...

Thu 12 Dec 2002
Irwindale Winter schedule announced

Irwindale Winter schedule announced

Irwindale Dragstrip "Winter Session" dates announced: Two Saturday night races on tap: Dec 28 & Jan 4 Irwindale, Calif. - - The very well-received decision to keep the Irwindale Dragstrip open and running "year -'round" has yielded a new...

Irwindale Dragstrip Thursday night races are on

Irwindale Dragstrip Thursday night races are on

Irwindale Dragstrip announces: "Hey! We're still racing on Thursdays! Irwindale, Calif. - - "We just can't seem to shut the place down for winter," said Irwindale Dragstrip General Manager as he indicted that Thursday night NHRA drag racing at...

Sun 01 Dec 2002
Pro Stock Super Bowl Houston announcement

Pro Stock Super Bowl Houston announcement

Pontiac Excitement rolls into Houston Raceway Park for Pro Stock Super Bowl. BAYTOWN, Tex., Nov. 27, 2002 - The 11th annual Pontiac Excitement Pro Stock Super Bowl returns to Houston Raceway Park on Saturday, February 1, 2003. All Pro Stock, Pro...

Wed 27 Nov 2002
Hummel Motorsports 2003 sponsor announcement

Hummel Motorsports 2003 sponsor announcement

K&N Engineering increases support of Hummel Motorsports in 2003. Conesus, New York - John Hummel, Sr. driver of the "legendary" Grounds for Divorce mustang, announces that K&N Engineering will be increasing their support for the 2003 Season, as...

Wed 13 Nov 2002
Big River Sand Drags race summary 2002-11-09

Big River Sand Drags race summary 2002-11-09

Turkey Shootout results from Big River Sand Drags. BONNE TERRRE, Mo. -- (Nov. 9, 2002) Jason Waller, Chris Portell, Zeb Lee and Eric McCoy all grabbed top eliminator honors at the inaugural Turkey Shootout at Big River Sand Drags. In the Super...

Sun 03 Nov 2002
Irwindale Awards ceremony date announced

Irwindale Awards ceremony date announced

Irwindale Champions' Awards Ceremony announced: Saturday, November 23, 2002 -- on site at racetrack. Irwindale, Calif. - - The Irwindale Speedway Champions' Award Ceremonies for 2002 will be held right on the premises of the Speedway on ...

Fri 01 Nov 2002
2003

2003 "Extreme Rush" event announced

NHRA Sport Compact "Extreme Rush" event to be waged at two NHRA POWERade drag racing series national events in 2003. The Chicago race in the Spring and Dallas race in the Fall to play host to top competitors in the NHRA Summit Sport Compact Drag...

Thu 31 Oct 2002
2003 Summit Sport Compact series schedule

2003 Summit Sport Compact series schedule

2003 NHRA Summit Sport Compact Drag Racing Series Schedule Desert NHRA Sport Compact Nationals The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Las Vegas March 15-16 Florida NHRA Sport Compact Nationals Moroso Motorsports Park, Palm Beach Gardens, ...

2003 Summit Sport Compact series schedule announced

2003 Summit Sport Compact series schedule announced

GLENDORA, Calif. (Oct. 29, 2002) -- The addition of two new venues highlight the 2003 NHRA Summit Sport Compact Drag Racing Series schedule, released today by officials from the world's largest motorsports sanctioning body. The 10-race, $1.4 ...

Thu 24 Oct 2002
Goodyear Racing Rockingham World Finals recap

Goodyear Racing Rockingham World Finals recap

International Hot Rod Association: Goodyear driver Clay Millican finished what may go down in history as drag racing's most dominating season when he captured victory in the IHRA World Finals at Rockingham Dragway in Rockingham, ...

Wed 23 Oct 2002
Billy Harper Rockingham race notes

Billy Harper Rockingham race notes

Harper goes to Elimination Rounds at the Rock. ROCKINGHAM, N.C. (October 22, 2002) - Drag racing continues to be the fastest growing form of motorsports in the United States, and this weekend's International Hot Rod Association (IHRA) Carquest...

Goodguys: Titles on the line at Ol' Famoso

Goodguys: Titles on the line at Ol' Famoso

2002 Goodguys VRA Championship titles on the line at Ol' Famoso. Bakersfield, CA - The ol' country dragstrip known as "Famoso Raceway," located in the heart of the Southern San Joaquin Valley farming community, will get mighty busy the weekend...

Fri 11 Oct 2002
Groundbreaking class changes for 2003

Groundbreaking class changes for 2003

NHRA Summit Sport Compact Series announces groundbreaking class changes for 2003. Provides competitive balance for rear-wheel and front-wheel drive competitors; Changes made to fill the need for heads-up competition at grassroots...

Thu 10 Oct 2002
Big River Sand Drags summary 2002-10-06

Big River Sand Drags summary 2002-10-06

BONNE TERRE, Mo. -- (Oct. 5-6, 2002) Andrew Burcham, Jason Fauller, Doug Brown and Tom Boyster were the four class champions at the Second Annual ATV Nationals at Big River Sand Drags. In the Modified Stock class (held Sunday), Burcham was the...

Tue 01 Oct 2002
Big River Sand Drags finale report

Big River Sand Drags finale report

BONNE TERRE, Mo. -- (Sept. 28, 2002) The 2002 regular season at Big River Sand Drags came to an end Saturday night with the crowning of Tom Boyster at the "Overall ATV Track Champion" and Steve Barton as the "Overall MSRA Track...

Wed 25 Sep 2002
Big River race summary 2002-09-21

Big River race summary 2002-09-21

BONNE TERRE, Mo. -- (Sept. 21, 2002) Chris Mackley of Bonne Terre drove "Four Play" to both top eliminator and first place wins Saturday night in the Open 4x4 class at Big River Sand Drags. Mackley defeated second place finisher Bill Sutton of...

Tue 17 Sep 2002
Big River Sand Drags notes 2002-09-14

Big River Sand Drags notes 2002-09-14

Despite heavy rain, Big River rolls on. BONNE TERRE, Mo. -- (Sept. 14, 2002) Despite some heavy showers and thundershowers that moved through during the show the entire racing program at Big River Sand Drags was completed with only a short ...

Valvoline Racing news 2002-09-16

Valvoline Racing news 2002-09-16

NHRA: Krisher Has Top Streak in Pro Stock Ron Krisher, driver of the Eagle One Chevrolet Cavalier, leads the NHRA POWERade Pro Stock class by qualifying for 65 consecutive races. Pro Stock may well be America's most competitive series, with at...

Thu 12 Sep 2002
Snake Racing responds to challenge

Snake Racing responds to challenge

Don Prudhomme Racing addresses IHRA's $100,000 challenge to race Team Werner VISTA, CA (Sept. 12) - Don Prudhomme Racing team owner and president Don "The Snake" Prudhomme responded Thursday to the IHRA's recent invitation forNHRA Top Fuel...

Wed 11 Sep 2002
Sonoma: Finals summary

Sonoma: Finals summary

NHRA Sport Compact Nationals SONOMA, Calif -- Final-round results Sunday from the Tuned by Matrix GR Motorsports NHRA Sport Compact Nationals at Infineon Raceway. The event was presented by Wallstreet.com: PRO V8 Matt Scranton (Land O'Lakes,...

Sonoma: Finals summary

Sonoma: Finals summary

Downing takes Pro Title at Infineon Raceway, moves into first place in Pro Division. SONOMA, Calif. (IMMEDIATE RELEASE) - Grant Downing hit the daily-double on Sunday at Infineon Raceway during the Tuned by Matrix GR Motorsports NHRA Sport...

Tue 10 Sep 2002
Sonoma: First-day qualifying results

Sonoma: First-day qualifying results

<pre> NHRA Sport Compact Nationals SONOMA, Calif - The top-three qualifiers from each division Saturday during first-day qualifying for the Tuned by Matrix GR Motorsports NHRA Sport Compact Nationals at Infineon Raceway: PRO-V8 1. Matt...

Sonoma: First-day qualifying summary

Sonoma: First-day qualifying summary

Scranton, Downing top qualifying at Infineon. SONOMA, Calif. (IMMEDIATE RELEASE) - Matt Scranton and Grant Downing were the top qualifiers during first-day action Saturday at the Tuned by Matrix GR Motorsports NHRA Sport Compact Nationals at ...

Thu 05 Sep 2002
Sonoma: Event schedule, notes of interest

Sonoma: Event schedule, notes of interest

NHRA Summit Sport Compact Nationals Infineon Raceway will host the top import drag racers in the world Sept. 7-8 at the NHRA Tuned by Matrix GR Motorsports Sport Compact Nationals, presented by Wallstreet.com. The weekend will feature import ...

Wed 04 Sep 2002
Big River Labor Day weekend results

Big River Labor Day weekend results

214 racers invade Big River Sand Drags. BONNE TERRE, Mo. -- (Aug. 31-Sept. 1, 2002) Labor Day weekend always provides a big crowd of racers at Big River Sand Drags and this year's event was even bigger than most as 214 racers packed the facility...

Fri 30 Aug 2002
Billy Harper Norwalk summary

Billy Harper Norwalk summary

Harper goes to First Round of Eliminations at Norwalk. NORWALK, Ohio (August 27, 2002) - Thirty-seven pro modified cars descended on Norwalk, Ohio this past weekend to compete in the 25th Annual International Hot Rod Association (IHRA) Sunoco ...

Tue 20 Aug 2002
Rob Atchsion Toronto Canadian Nationals summary

Rob Atchsion Toronto Canadian Nationals summary

Atchison and Pride Fighting Championship Racing after leading qualifying for 3 Rounds finished in final four. Toronto, Ontario - This was almost a picture perfect weekend for Rob Atchison and crew as they proved that they have what it takes to...

Mon 19 Aug 2002
WCPMA Standings 2002-08-15

WCPMA Standings 2002-08-15

<pre> 1 Dennis Radford Nitrous 00 Viper Radford Trucking, Poison Viper Racing 6149 2 Andy Neyer Blown 93 Corvette Van Chevrolet, Nine's Mine 4292 3 John Scialpi Blown 57 Chevy Red Line Oil, Tom's...

Wed 14 Aug 2002
Big River Sand Drags race notes 2002-08-10

Big River Sand Drags race notes 2002-08-10

13-year-old continues to shine at Big River. BONNE TERRE, Mo. -- (Aug. 10, 2002) Thirteen-year-old Josh Harris of Belgrade continued his outstanding season in the Stock Buggy class at Big River Sand Drags by taking both top eliminator and first...

Thu 08 Aug 2002
Angela Proudfoot Racing Ennis preview

Angela Proudfoot Racing Ennis preview

Team prepares to race at the BF Goodrich NHRA Sport Compact Nationals. Team Angela Proudfoot Racing is preparing to race this weekend in Ennis, TX at the BF Goodrich NHRA Sport Compact Nationals. Following a devastating blow to her spare motor,...

Wed 07 Aug 2002
Sponsor named for Sonoma event

Sponsor named for Sonoma event

Wallstreet.com becomes presenting sponsor of NHRA Summit Sport Compact Series event. SONOMA, Calif. (IMMEDIATE RELEASE) - Wallstreet.com*, an online sportsbook and casino Web-site, has reached an agreement to become presenting sponsor of the...

Tue 06 Aug 2002
Big River Sand Drags summary 2002-08-03

Big River Sand Drags summary 2002-08-03

BONNE TERRE, Mo. -- (Aug. 3, 2002) Jimmy Burns of Bonne Terre was the top eliminator and first place winner in the Super Pro ATV class Saturday night at Big River Sand Drags. In the top eliminator match Jimmy knocked off his brother, Donnie Burns,...

Fri 02 Aug 2002
Goodguys: Columbus - Event report

Goodguys: Columbus - Event report

Rydell and Terzich grab top jonors at Columbus as Chevy's win across the board. Columbus, Ohio - Street rodding and hot rodding have long been dominated by early Ford's. That trend may be changing rapidly as two Chevrolet models swept the...