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Wed 31 Dec 2003
Topeka and Dallas to be showcase venues

Topeka and Dallas to be showcase venues

Sport compact drag racing's elite to showcase in front of thousands of fans at marquee NHRA POWERade events GLENDORA, Calif. -- For the second consecutive year, NHRA Summit Sport Compact Drag Racing Series competitors in both the Pro RWD and Pro...

2003 IRP track champions honored

2003 IRP track champions honored

INDIANAPOLIS (Dec. 22, 2003) The Champions of the 2003-racing season at Indianapolis Raceway Park were honored at a champion's dinner held at Primo's banquet hall on Friday, December 19. During the course of the evening the champions and top ...

Sun 23 Nov 2003
Jeg Coughlin Moroso bracket racing summary

Jeg Coughlin Moroso bracket racing summary

The Moroso 5-Day Bracket Championships Moroso Motorsports Park Jupiter, FL November 18-22nd Jeg Wins Two-Days & Championship Jeg Coughlin put on a different helmet after returning from the 2003 NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series awards...

Tue 11 Nov 2003
Top Fuel couple in top ten

Top Fuel couple in top ten

NHRA record-holding Top Fuel couple sweep NHRA and IHRA top ten. POMONA, Calif., November 9, 2003 -- Rhonda Hartman-Smith, driver of the FRAM Filters Top Fuel Dragster and fellow teammate and husband, John "Bodie" Smith, driver of the Prestone...

Sat 08 Nov 2003
Sales Manager named for series

Sales Manager named for series

GLENDORA, Calif. (Nov. 7, 2003) -Ryan Ono has been named Sport Compact Sales Manager, NHRA officials announced. Ono, 32, has been with the NHRA since June 1997. He has worked in various capacities throughout his tenure, including positions in ...

Thu 30 Oct 2003
Mopar's Mohler championship weekend

Mopar's Mohler championship weekend

Mohler captures All Motor Championship "Granny Shifting" a FWD entry. CENTER LINE, Mich. - Scott Mohler and Darrell Cox Racing put the finishing touches on their 2003 NHRA Sport Compact championship last Sunday when Mohler drove his Team Mopar...

Wed 29 Oct 2003
Mopar weekend wrapup 2003-10-28

Mopar weekend wrapup 2003-10-28

Mohler captures another championship for Mopar Scott Mohler put the finishing touches on his 2003 NHRA Sport Compact championship yesterday by driving his Team Mopar Dodge Neon into the All Motor division semifinal round at Pomona (Calif.) ...

Tue 21 Oct 2003
Millican wins Top Fuel championship

Millican wins Top Fuel championship

Rockingham, N.C. - Clay Millican of Team Werner/Lehman Racing earned his third consecutive IHRA Top Fuel Championship and got his 29th and 30th career victories this weekend at his final two IHRA races of the season. The elimination rounds of...

Sun 19 Oct 2003
Rhonda Hartman-Smith Rockingham summary

Rhonda Hartman-Smith Rockingham summary

ROCKINGHAM, NC -- October 18, 2003 -- Rhonda Hartman-Smith, driver of the FRAM Filters Top Fuel Dragster, ran against IHRA Top Fuel Champion, Clay Millican, in the final round of Top Fuel eliminations at the 33rd annual IHRA Spring Nationals at...

Fri 17 Oct 2003
NDRA California Speedway preview

NDRA California Speedway preview

CENTER LINE, Mich. - Team Mopar will bring two former NOPI Drag Racing Association (NDRA) champions to the strip this Saturday and Sunday during the Mopar NOPI Race Wars at California Speedway in Fontana, Calif. Shaun Carlson, the 2002 XBox Cup...

Tue 14 Oct 2003
Big River Sand Drags results 2003-10-12

Big River Sand Drags results 2003-10-12

BONNE TERRE, Mo. -- (Oct. 12, 2003) Fourteen-year-old Jeremy Coleman of Hillsboro was crowned as the overall top eliminator at the 3rd Annual ATV Nationals at Big River Sand Drags on Sunday evening. Coleman qualified for the elite field of ...

Fri 10 Oct 2003
Clay Millican Rockingham preview

Clay Millican Rockingham preview

Millican Expected to Clinch Third IHRA Top Fuel Championship in Rockingham Chicago - Clay Millican of Team Werner/Lehman Racing, the 2001 and 2002 IHRA Top Fuel Champion, will race in his final two Top Fuel eliminations for the 2003 season in ...

Sat 04 Oct 2003
Joliet renovations begin

Joliet renovations begin

Joliet, Ill. October 3, 2003 - One of the best dragstrips in the nation is about to get better. Route 66 Raceway, located in Joliet, Illinois has earned the reputation as the quickest track in the nation and as the state-of-the-art dragstrip in...

Thu 02 Oct 2003
Carpenter President's Cup Nationals Saturday summary

Carpenter President's Cup Nationals Saturday summary

President's Cup Nationals Maryland International Raceway Budds Creek, Md. Charles Carpenter, owner/driver 1955 Chevrolet Bel Air (Pro Modified class, nitrous) Hometown: Harrisburg, N.C. Fastest Qualifying Run: 6.346 seconds (Qualifying Session...

Wed 01 Oct 2003
Big River Sand Drags results 2003-09-27

Big River Sand Drags results 2003-09-27

BRSD crowns Sellers & Finney 'Overall Track Champions' BONNE TERRE, Mo. -- (Sept. 27, 2003) Kevin "Grape Ape" Sellers of Arnold and Rick Finney of St. Louis were crowned "Overall Track Champions" at Big River Sand Drags Saturday...

Sun 28 Sep 2003
Clay Millican President's Cup Nationals summary

Clay Millican President's Cup Nationals summary

Millican Gets 8th Top Fuel Victory of the Season at IHRA President's Cup Nationals Budds Creek, Md. - September 28, 2003 - Clay Millican of Team Werner/Lehman Racing, the 2001 and 2002 IHRA Top Fuel Champion and winningest Top Fuel driver in...

Fri 26 Sep 2003
Big River Sand Drags race notes 2003-09-13

Big River Sand Drags race notes 2003-09-13

BONNE TERRE, Mo. -- (Sept. 13, 2003) Time is running out for racers at Big River Sand Drags to gain a spot in the "Championship Tournament" that will crown the overall track champions in both the ATV and the MSRA divisions. And for 57-year-old ...

Wed 24 Sep 2003
Clay Millican President's Cup Nationals preview

Clay Millican President's Cup Nationals preview

Chicago - Clay Millican of Team Werner/Lehman Racing, the 2001 and 2002 IHRA Top Fuel Champion, and IHRA's all-time winningest Top Fuel driver, will attempt to avenge his only loss of the 2002 season at the IHRA President's Cup Nationals at the ...

Thu 18 Sep 2003
Jojo Callos NOPI Nationals preview

Jojo Callos NOPI Nationals preview

ATLANTA, GA (Sept. 17, 2003) - Nearly 100,000 young men and women will descend on the Atlanta Motor Speedway this weekend for the nation's largest display of horsepower, style and automotive passion at the NOPI Nationals Motorsports Supershow. At...

Wed 10 Sep 2003
Clay Millican Epping summary

Clay Millican Epping summary

Epping, N.H. - September 7, 2003 - Clay Millican of Team Werner/Lehman Racing won his seventh IHRA Top Fuel final of the season and the 27th of his career at the IHRA North American Nationals at the New England Dragway in Epping, N.H. This marks...

Charles Carpenter Epping qualifying report

Charles Carpenter Epping qualifying report

Amalie Oil North American Nationals New England Dragway Epping, N.H. Qualifying Dates: September 5-6, 2003 Charles Carpenter, owner/driver 1955 Chevrolet Bel Air (Pro Modified class, nitrous) Fastest Qualifying Run: 6.383 seconds (Qualifying...

Wed 03 Sep 2003
Clay Millican Epping preview

Clay Millican Epping preview

Chicago - Clay Millican of Team Werner/Lehman Racing, the 2001 and 2002 IHRA Top Fuel Champion, and IHRA's all-time winningest Top Fuel driver, will attempt to win his third straight IHRA North American Nationals Top Fuel title at the New England...

Big River Sand Drags results 2003-08-30

Big River Sand Drags results 2003-08-30

BONNE TERRE, Mo. -- (Aug. 29-30, 2003) The largest crowd in the history of Big River Sands Drags packed the facility to watch the largest car count in the track's storied past. A standing room only crowd on Saturday night checked out the action...

Wed 27 Aug 2003
JCI Motorsports Norwalk final summary

JCI Motorsports Norwalk final summary

Anderson & Sickles dominate in Norwalk NORWALK, Ohio - The duo of veteran tuner Tom Anderson and driver Jim Sickles packed a powerful punch as they dominated the competition during this past weekend's Sunoco World Nationals presented by Ethanol...

Mitch Stott Norwalk final summary

Mitch Stott Norwalk final summary

The "Radiac Maniac" leaves Ohio Short of an event win NORWALK, Ohio- Current IHRA national points dominator, Mitch Stott and the Radiac Abrasives crew left the 26th Annual Sunoco World Nationals presented by PPG Automotive after second round of...

Tue 26 Aug 2003
Millican Norwalk World Nationals final summary

Millican Norwalk World Nationals final summary

Norwalk, Ohio - August 25, 2003 - Clay Millican of Team Werner/Lehman Racing, the 2001 and 2002 IHRA Top Fuel Champion, and IHRA's all-time winningest Top Fuel driver, advanced to the final round of Sunday's Top Fuel eliminations at the IHRA...

Sat 23 Aug 2003
50th Cordova World Series of Drag Racing preview

50th Cordova World Series of Drag Racing preview

Pro Mod racers Barklage and Ray at 50th World Series of Drag Racing CORDOVA, Ill. (August 21, 2003) -- NHRA AMS Pro Mod Challenge drivers Zach Barklage and Scott Ray will be tuning up for the 49th annual Mac Tools U.S. Nationals Labor Day...

Tue 19 Aug 2003
JoJo Callos update 2003-08-17

JoJo Callos update 2003-08-17

Highlights: Despite a challenge from Lance Ho Lung, who took the Castrol SYNTEC Outperforms bonus money away from him, JoJo Callos continued to dominate the NOPI Drag Racing Series Sunday by winning for the fifth time in six 2003 ...

Big River Sand Drags results 2003-08-16

Big River Sand Drags results 2003-08-16

BONNE TERRE, Mo. -- (Aug. 16, 2003) On a night where 110 racers packed the facility, Brad Ladyman of DeSoto was the big winner of the night at Big River Sand Drags as he drove his buggy to both first place and top eliminator honors in the Vehicle...

Fri 15 Aug 2003
Goodyear Racing Northern Nationals recap

Goodyear Racing Northern Nationals recap

MILLICAN SETS IHRA CAREER RECORD ON GOODYEAR TIRES Clay Millican, racing on a set of Goodyear Eagle Dragway Specials, won his 26th career IHRA Top Fuel event and set a series record on the way. Millican won the class final in the ...

Tue 12 Aug 2003
Big River Sand Drags results 2003-08-09

Big River Sand Drags results 2003-08-09

BONNE TERRE, Mo. -- (Aug. 9, 2003) Steve Barton of Bonne Terre battled 13 other competitors in the Vehicle ET class Saturday night at Big River Sand Drags and captured first place. But then in the top eliminator race he faced 14-year-old Josh...

Mon 11 Aug 2003
Millican Northern Nationals final summary

Millican Northern Nationals final summary

Millican becomes winningest Top Fuel driver in IHRA history Martin, Mich. - August 10, 2003 - Two-time IHRA Top Fuel Champion Clay Millican of Team Werner/Lehman Racing earned his 26th career IHRA Top Fuel victory at the Northern Nationals ...

Sun 10 Aug 2003
Clay Millican US 131 Northern Nationals qualifying summary

Clay Millican US 131 Northern Nationals qualifying summary

Millican qualifies first at IHRA Northern Nationals Martin, Mich. - August 9, 2003 - Two-time IHRA Top Fuel Champion Clay Millican of Team Werner/Lehman Racing qualified in first position for Sunday's finals at the IHRA Northern Nationals at U.S.

Thu 07 Aug 2003
Toyota Texas preview

Toyota Texas preview

200 MPH RUNS KEEP IOANNOU AT TOP OF PRO RWD - Consistent top speeds have helped Bullish Motor Racing driver George Ioannou maintain his top position in the Pro RWD (Rear Wheel Drive) division as the NHRA Summit Sport Compact Drag Racing Series...

Beswick injured at Mid-America

Beswick injured at Mid-America

Arnie Beswick recovering after weekend accident August 6, 2003 - Drag racing legend Arnie "The Farmer" Beswick is listed in critical but stable condition at St. John's Mercy Hospital in St. Louis, Mo. Beswick, 73, of Morrison, Ill., suffered...

Tue 05 Aug 2003