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Wed 23 Dec 1998
Kelli Bennett Signs Major Sponsor (Jr. Dragster)

Kelli Bennett Signs Major Sponsor (Jr. Dragster)

Trim Parts, Inc. Signed To Major Sponsorship On Harley Communications Jr. Dragster SPARTANBURG, SC -- Kelli Bennett has won half the battle in entering drag racing. The nine year old, third grader at Spartanburg, S.C.'s Pine Street Elementary...

Thu 17 Dec 1998
Scott Weney Proves to be Versatile

Scott Weney Proves to be Versatile

Scott Weney Proves Himself To Be Versatile Driver SPRING CITY, PA. -- Many know Scott Weney as a front-runner on the IHRA Snap-On Tools Championship Drag Racing Series sponsored, Alcohol Funny Car points battle. Many would be surprised to know...

Tue 15 Dec 1998
AMAProstar's Paul Gast Looks for Third Championship in 1999

AMAProstar's Paul Gast Looks for Third Championship in 1999

GAST LOOKING FOR THIRD CHAMPIONSHIP ABOARD SUZUKI GSXR Grand Island, New York -- Following the AMA/Prostar World Finals, 1997 and 1998 Pro Stock Bike National Champion Paul Gast returned home a broken man. A favorite to have won the final event...

Mon 14 Dec 1998
AMA/Prostar 1999 Schedule Announced

AMA/Prostar 1999 Schedule Announced

Huntsville, Ala. -- The motorcycle drag racing division of the American Motorcycle Association (AMA), AMA/Prostar, released it's official 1999 schedule of events this week. The '99 tour features eight events on their national circuit, four races...

Tue 08 Dec 1998
Gateway to Host Bracket Races for Charity

Gateway to Host Bracket Races for Charity

On June 12, 1999, Gateway International Raceway, located just minutes from downtown St. Louis at the intersection of interstates 55/70 and IL Route 203 in Madison, Illinois, will host The Miracle Race for Children to benefit The Children's Miracle...

Sat 05 Dec 1998
Bradenton Johnny Rocca Saturday Report

Bradenton Johnny Rocca Saturday Report

ROCCA'S USA RACING QUICKEST PRO MODIFIED AT SNOWBIRD NATIONALS! BRADENTON. FL.-- There's just something about the Snowbird Nationals that brings out the best in Johnny Rocca and his team. The defending Snowbirds Pro Modified champion was in ...

Fri 04 Dec 1998
Johnny Rocca Plans 1999 Title Run

Johnny Rocca Plans 1999 Title Run

IRONHORSE TO RETURN FOR CHAMPIONSHIP RUN IN 1999, TIN INDIAN TO MAKE SNOWBIRD NATIONALS DEFENSE! LEESBURG, VA.-- It was only 365 days ago that Leesburg, Va., based Pro Modified racer Johnny Rocca enjoyed one of the finest race outings of ...

Mon 30 Nov 1998
Wally Stroupe West Palm Beach Review

Wally Stroupe West Palm Beach Review

WALLY STROUPE POSTS WIN AT THE CITRUS NATIONALS WEST PALM BEACH, FL-- Wally Stroupe might have gotten off to a hot start with a devastating fire at the season-opening IHRA Winter Nationals, but his conclusion was another hot affair of a...

Sun 22 Nov 1998
Gainesville AMA/Prostar World Finals - Final Results

Gainesville AMA/Prostar World Finals - Final Results

GAINESVILLE, Fla., 11/22/98 -- Final round results from the 10th annual AMA/Prostar World Finals, held at Gainesville Raceway, shown with position, name, hometown, make, reaction time, elapsed time and speed in mph: TOP FUEL ...

Sat 21 Nov 1998
AMA/Prostar Final Qualifying - Gainesville

AMA/Prostar Final Qualifying - Gainesville

GAINESVILLE, Fla., 11/21/98 -- Qualifying results after 4 round(s) of qualifying at the 10th annual AMA/Prostar World Finals, held at Gainesville Raceway, shown with position, name, hometown, make, elapsed time and speed in mph: TOP FUEL: 1,...

Sat 14 Nov 1998
Carquest Renews with Ray Bros. Racing

Carquest Renews with Ray Bros. Racing

CARQUEST RENEWS FOR 1999 SEASON WITH RAY BROS. RACING GREENVILLE, OHIO (Nov. 7, 1998) -- Ray Bros. Racing announced today the renewal of their partnership with CARQUEST Auto Parts and their IHRA Super Eliminator dragster for the 1999 IHRA...

Fri 06 Nov 1998
Bob Gillig Update

Bob Gillig Update

[This was received form Bob Gillig's wife as an update on his condition--eds] Hi everyone...I am so sorry I haven't written you back with news of Bob's condition. You can imagine how busy and overwhelmed we have been here. Bob is doing great,...

Paul Romine 1999 Preview

Paul Romine 1999 Preview

CARQUEST WILL CONTINUE TO SPONSOR PAUL ROMINE IN 1999 RALIEGH, N.C. (Nov. 6, 1998) -- CARQUEST Auto Parts is proud to announce 2-time IHRA Top Fuel Dragster World Champion Paul Romine and his Indianapolis-based Aerolite Racing Top Fuel Dragster...

Tue 03 Nov 1998
Super Eliminator Championship Report

Super Eliminator Championship Report

David Price, of Norwalk, Ohio, became the first to be crowned champion in the new IHRA Super Eliminator class. Price, sponsored by Wirtgen America, Fabriweld, and David Price Metal Services, using a Mike Bos chassis, and engines from Eagle...

Sun 01 Nov 1998
Important Gillig Family Information

Important Gillig Family Information

[The following was received by Motorsport News International from Roseann Gillig. We wish Bob a speedy recovery.] To squelch any rumors I thought it best to get online and write you about the status of my husband Bob. Thursday Oct. 29 Bob had...

Tue 27 Oct 1998
Sun 25 Oct 1998
Shreveport Quain Stott Story

Shreveport Quain Stott Story

Stott Reaches Quarter-Finals At IHRA World Finals SHREVEPORT, LA. -- Quain Stott completed one of the most interesting seasons that he has ever encountered. The veteran driver from Inman, S.C., will quickly attest that his 1998 tour had more...

Shreveport Scotty Cannon Story

Shreveport Scotty Cannon Story

Cannon Completes 1998 Season With A Bang, Runs 6.314!!!!!! SHREVEPORT, LA. -- It has been said before that all good things must come to an end. Thus was the case with Scotty Cannon's 1998 season of controversies at the IHRA World Finals in ...

Shreveport Paul Romine Story

Shreveport Paul Romine Story

ROMINE CLINCHES SECOND IHRA WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP SHREVEPORT, LA. -- ((Oct. 24, 1998)Reigning IHRA Top Fuel World Champion Paul Romine successfully defended his championship Saturday evening as he clinched the 1998 IHRA championship with a first ...

Shreveport Modified Eliminator ELIM Summary

Shreveport Modified Eliminator ELIM Summary

SHREVEPORT LA - SUMMIT FastNews - Summary of eliminations in Modified Eliminator at the 1998 IHRA World Finals: Round 1 : ...

Shreveport Super Eliminator ELIM Summary

Shreveport Super Eliminator ELIM Summary

SHREVEPORT LA - SUMMIT FastNews - Summary of eliminations in Super Eliminator at the 1998 IHRA World Finals: Round 1 : ...

Shreveport Alcohol Funny Car ELIM Summary

Shreveport Alcohol Funny Car ELIM Summary

SHREVEPORT LA - SUMMIT FastNews - Summary of eliminations in Alcohol Funny Car at the 1998 IHRA World Finals: Round 1 : ...

Shreveport Quick Eight ELIM Summary

Shreveport Quick Eight ELIM Summary

SHREVEPORT LA - SUMMIT FastNews - Summary of eliminations in Holbrook Tool TS Quick Eight at the 1998 IHRA World Finals: Round 1 : ...

Shreveport Finals Recap

Shreveport Finals Recap

Delayed Season Closer Completed by Larry Sullivan SHREVEPORT, La. - SUMMIT FastNews - The International Hot Rod Association wrapped up their 1998 season with rain-delayed eliminations in the World Finals at Red River Raceway. Doug Herbert,...

Shreveport Super Stock ELIM Summary

Shreveport Super Stock ELIM Summary

SHREVEPORT LA - SUMMIT FastNews - Summary of eliminations in Super Stock at the 1998 IHRA World Finals (corrected copy): Round 2 : ...