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Thu 29 Dec 2005
AUS: Boxing Day, day one summary

AUS: Boxing Day, day one summary

Grubnic produced an awesome run in his Strivectin-SD Nitro Rocketship to finish the evening. Incrementals: 0.857 (60ft) - 2.218 (330ft) - 3.163 @ 266.27mph (660ft) - 3.964 (1000ft) - 4.657 @ 321.58 (ET) Boxing Day Results From Day 1 - Grubnic ...

Sun 04 Dec 2005
Andrew Cowin returns in 2006

Andrew Cowin returns in 2006

Andrew Cowin returns to U.S. Top Fuel racing in 2006; Aussie Superstar to run entire IHRA schedule and limited NHRA competition WILMINGTON, NC. -- Second-generation driver Andrew Cowin will make his return to the United States drag racing scene...

Thu 24 Nov 2005
IHRA 2006 schedule (revised)

IHRA 2006 schedule (revised)

The 2006 IHRA National Event Schedule 5th Annual Amalie Oil Texas Nationals presented by Ancira Cars, Trucks & RVs San Antonio Raceway, San Antonio,Texas March 24-26 36th Annual IHRA Spring Nationals Rockingham Dragway, Rockingham,NC. April ...

2006 revised schedule announced

2006 revised schedule announced

IHRA Announces Revised National Event Schedule IHRA has announced a revised national event schedule, with changes made to reflect the recent addition of Torco Racing Fuels Pro Nitro Funny Car as a class in 2006 and beyond. The structure of...

Frank Pedregon enters two cars in 2006

Frank Pedregon enters two cars in 2006

Frank Pedregon Announces Addition of Second Car to Run IHRA Nitro Funny Car Class FONTANA, CALIFORNIA, NOVEMBER 21, 2005: Frank Pedregon announces plans to add a full, second Mopar Funny Car team to his team in order to compete in the new IHRA...

Sat 19 Nov 2005
HANS founder invited to 2005 Awards Banquet

HANS founder invited to 2005 Awards Banquet

HANS Presents at 2005 IHRA Awards Banquet Atlanta, Georgia (November 18, 2005) - HANS Performance Products, worldwide leader of the International Award Winning HANS Device, has been invited to present at the 2005 IHRA Awards Banquet. ...

Fri 04 Nov 2005
Series institutes Nitro Funny Car for 2006

Series institutes Nitro Funny Car for 2006

IHRA Institutes Nitro Funny Car Class for 2006 Sanctioning body and Torco Racing Fuels enter three-year agreement Race fans coming to 2006 Hooters IHRA Racing Tour national events will get a bigger dose of nitromethane than in seasons past.

Tue 01 Nov 2005
Top Fuel purse increases for 2006

Top Fuel purse increases for 2006

IHRA ANNOUNCES TOP FUEL PURSE INCREASE FOR 2006 NORWALK, OHIO.- In an effort to stimulate continued growth of its Top Fuel class, the IHRA has announced substantial purse increases beginning with the 2006 IHRA Hooters Drag Racing ...

Goodguys Famoso season ender summary

Goodguys Famoso season ender summary

Goodguys Fuel & Gas Finals Caps Vintage Drag Racing Season Famoso Raceway, Bakersfield, CA -- The 2005 Goodguys/VRA season came to a rough and tumble end this past weekend at storied Famoso Raceway. Coming into the event, 11 of the 14 class...

Mon 31 Oct 2005
2005 Final standings

2005 Final standings

ROCKINGHAM, N.C. -- Point standings (top 10) for IHRA professional categories following the Tenth annual Udderly SMOOth World Finals at Rockingham Dragway, the 12th of 12 events in the 2005 Hooters IHRA Drag Racing Series - Top Fuel 1. Clay ...

Rockingham II final round-by-round results

Rockingham II final round-by-round results

ROCKINGHAM, N.C. -- Final round-by-round results from the Tenth annual Udderly SMOOth World Finals at Rockingham Dragway, the 12th of 12 events in the 2005 Hooters IHRA Drag Racing Series: TOP FUEL: ROUND ONE Louie Allison, 4.782, ...

Rockingham II final results

Rockingham II final results

ROCKINGHAM, N.C. -- Sunday's final results from the Tenth annual Udderly SMOOth World Finals at Rockingham Dragway. The $1.1 million race is the 12th of 12 in the 2005 Hooters IHRA Drag Racing Series: Top Fuel -- Clay Millican, 4.554 seconds,...

Rockingham II  Sunday eliminations summary

Rockingham II Sunday eliminations summary

Last Race of the Season Well Worth the Wait; Atchison Wins Funny Car Title While Millican Puts Exclamation on 2005 Season ROCKINGHAM, N.C. -- It may have taken an extra three weeks to complete, but it was well worth the wait. The Udderly Smooth...

Harold Martin Rockingham II Saturday summary

Harold Martin Rockingham II Saturday summary

Martin Will Roll Off 14th at "The Rock" Racers returning to Rockingham Dragway for the rescheduled Udderly Smooth World Finals encountered weather conditions that severely tested those tuning the 230-mph Pro Mods. Although the unseasonably...

Rockingham II first-round pairings

Rockingham II first-round pairings

ROCKINGHAM, N.C. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the Tenth annual Udderly SMOOth World Finals at Rockingham Dragway, the 12th of 12 events in the 2005 Hooters IHRA Drag Racing Series. Pairings based on results in...

Rockingham II Saturday qualifying summary

Rockingham II Saturday qualifying summary

Records Fall at the Rock; Millican Eyes Number Nine with the First Sub 4.50 Run in IHRA History ROCKINGHAM, N.C. -- Another day of near perfect conditions yielded a fast day of qualifying at the Udderly Smooth World Finals at Rockingham Dragway.

Sat 29 Oct 2005
Rockingham II Friday qualifying results

Rockingham II Friday qualifying results

ROCKINGHAM, N.C. - ROCKINGHAM, N.C. -- Results Saturday after qualifying for the Tenth annual Udderly SMOOth World Finals at Rockingham Dragway, 12th of 12 events in the 2005 Hooters IHRA Drag Racing Series. Qualifying will continue Sunday for...

Rockingham II Friday qualifying summary

Rockingham II Friday qualifying summary

Millican Steals the Show at Rockingham Dragway; Bell, Spiess, and Munroe Also Pace Qualifying ROCKINGHAM, N.C. - The star of the Friday Night of Fire qualifying at the Udderly Smooth World Finals at Rockingham Dragway may have been the replica...

Paul Mercure uninjured in Rockingham accident

Paul Mercure uninjured in Rockingham accident

Mercure Uninjured In Accident ROCKINGHAM, N.C. - 3:45 p.m. Top Stock points leader Paul Mercure was uninjured in a top-end accident during a qualifying run at Rockingham Dragway Friday. Frank Teuton, running in the left lane, accidentally...

Tue 25 Oct 2005
Goodguys Famoso Raceway

Goodguys Famoso Raceway "Sportsman" preview

Goodguys 7th Fuel & Gas Finals -- Sportsman Preview Bakersfield, CA - As the 7th Fuel & Gas Finals approach, it's clear that the competition in the Goodguys/VRA Index and Sportsman classes is as diverse as the classes themselves. Some, like...

Goodguys Famoso Raceway

Goodguys Famoso Raceway "Pro" preview

Goodguys -- 7th Fuel & Gas Finals -- Pro Preview Bakersfield, CA - The Goodguys/VRA 2005 racing season will come to a climactic conclusion October 28-30 as the 7th Fuel & Gas Finals envelopes historic Famoso Raceway with close to 500 vintage...

GM Racing Pomona World Finals summary

GM Racing Pomona World Finals summary

Ladwig's Chevy Cobalt Runs Quickest ET Ever In Pro FWD Category ECOtec Horsepower Drives Victories In Pro FWD/HOT ROD POMONA, Calif., Oct. 23, 2005 - Marty Ladwig and his GM Racing teammates closed out the 2005 race season with an impressive ...

Fri 21 Oct 2005
Worsham/Ashley at Rockingham news

Worsham/Ashley at Rockingham news

Torco Brings Nitro Funny Cars Back to the Rock as Worsham and Ashley to Match Race; Storied Blue Max Funny Car to Make Exhibition Runs Nitro Funny cars have not been seen in IHRA competition since 1992. And it is only fitting that the last IHRA...

Thu 20 Oct 2005
GM Racing Pomona World Finals preview

GM Racing Pomona World Finals preview

GM Racing Heads To Pomona Raceway For NHRA Sport Compact World Finals Marty Ladwig Looks To Top Previous FWD Performance Marks In ECOtec-Powered Chevy Cobalt POMONA, Calif., Oct. 18, 2005 - It all started in early March with the highly ...

Goodguys announce 2006 event schedule

Goodguys announce 2006 event schedule

Goodguys Announce 2006 Event Schedule Pleasanton, CA -- The Goodguys Rod & Custom Association, the largest rod & custom association in the world will stage 25 events in 2006, the largest lineup of events ever produced in company history. The...

Wed 19 Oct 2005
Rockingham World Finals rain-out preview

Rockingham World Finals rain-out preview

WHAT: 10th Annual IHRA Udderly Smooth World Finals, the final event of the 2005 Hooters IHRA Drag Racing Series; all champions crowned and over $1 Million in prize money to be awarded WHERE: Rockingham Dragway. Track is located at the...

GM Racing Norwalk summary

GM Racing Norwalk summary

Gary Gardella, Chevy Cobalt, Set National ET Record At NOPI World Finals Brittany Kindle Qualifies No. 1 In Chevy Cobalt Phase5 NORWALK, Ohio, Oct. 15, 2005 - With nine NDRA Pro 4 Cylinder victories and the 2005 NOPI Xbox championship already ...

Mon 17 Oct 2005
GM Racing Norwalk World Finals summary

GM Racing Norwalk World Finals summary

Gary Gardella, Marty Ladwig Drive Chevy Cobalts To NOPI World Finals Victories Gardella's Chevrolet Sets Pro 4 Cylinder ET Record, Ladwig Runs Quickest and Fastest Numbers In Pro Outlaw FWD Category NORWALK, Ohio, Oct. 16, 2005 - Gary Gardella...

Thu 13 Oct 2005
Nitro Funny Cars Rockingham pre-race notes

Nitro Funny Cars Rockingham pre-race notes

Nitro Funny Cars will Rock The Rock Del Worsham and Mike Ashley to match race at IHRA World Finals in Rockingham IHRA fans will get a taste of how the NHRA does Funny Car at the rescheduled IHRA World Finals, slated for Oct. 27-30 at ...

Fri 07 Oct 2005
Harold Martin Rockingham preview

Harold Martin Rockingham preview

Harold Martin Ready to Wrap Up 2005 with Rockingham Win ACDelco Pro Mod Pontiac pilot Harold Martin has had his share of successes throughout the 2005 Hooters Drag Racing season. In July, he recorded the first No. 1 qualifying position f his...

Rockingham World Finals postponed

Rockingham World Finals postponed

TROPICAL STORM TAMMY POSTPONES WORLD FINALS FOR THREE WEEKS ROCKINGHAM, N.C. - The remnants of Tropical Storm Tammy interrupted the start of the 10th annual IHRA World Finals Friday at Rockingham Dragway, forcing a three-week postponement of ...

Rockingham delayed due to tropical storm

Rockingham delayed due to tropical storm

ROCKINGHAM, N.C. - 8 a.m. - The Tenth annual Bethesda Softworks World Finals is off to a soggy start after Tropical Storm Tammy visited Rockingham Dragway on Thursday. Breaking a regional drought of several weeks' duration, tropical rainfall ...

Wed 05 Oct 2005
Rockingham season finale preview

Rockingham season finale preview

Millican, Castellana, Spiess all Have Championships Wrapped Up; Funny Car Goes Down to the Wire for Second Consecutive Year at Rockingham Dragway All but one race remains on the Hooters IHRA Drag Racing Series 2005 schedule. IHRA returns to...

Tue 27 Sep 2005
GM Racing Fall Nationals preview

GM Racing Fall Nationals preview

Chevrolet's Gary Gardella Puts Winning Streak On The Line ECOtec-Powered Cobalt Driver Looking For 12th Straight Victory ENGLISHTOWN, N.J., Sept. 26, 2005 - The Lucas Oil NHRA Sport Compact Fall Nationals at Old Bridge Township Raceway Park is...

GM Racing West Palm summary

GM Racing West Palm summary

Gardella Records 11th Consecutive Win of Season at West Palm 2005 NOPI Champ Continues His Winning Ways WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., September 25, 2005 - Although Gary Gardella has already clinched the 2005 NOPI Pro 4 Cylinder title, the Chevy ...

Mon 26 Sep 2005
Standings after Budds Creek

Standings after Budds Creek

BUDDS CREEK, Md. -- Point standings (top 10) for IHRA professional categories following the 14th annual Torco Race Fuels President's Cup Nationals at Maryland International Raceway, the 11th of 12 events in the 2005 Hooters IHRA Drag Racing...