DINWIDDIE, Va. - After a long winter's nap, the duo of Virginia Motorsports
Park and CompetitionPlus.com E-zine plan to wake up the eastern drag racing
community with an alarm that will ring with the thunder of high-horsepower
machinery and a...
TUSCALOOSA, Al. - It's no big secret that defending Pro Modified
champion Shannon Jenkins endured a title-defense season that he'd just
as soon to forget about. What has been a secret are his plans for the
2001 season. The two-time Pro Modified ...
LEESBURG, Va. (November 1, 2000) - The trials and tribulations of
Johnny Rocca's USA Racing Team, throughout the 2000 drag racing
season, have apparently not gone unnoticed by the readers of
Competitionplus.com, who voted the "Ironhorse" Pro ...
ROCKINGHAM, NC.- Make no bones about it, Top Fuel racer Bruce Litton is
exactly where he wants to be headed into this weekend's rescheduled CARQUEST
Autumn Nationals, the final stop on the IHRA Summit Championship Drag Racing
SPARTANBURG, SC - In looking ahead to the 2001 season, CompetitionPlus.com
will expand its promotional line-up to include the Pro Funny Car of John
Vourous to run on the IHRA Series. Vouros, a former Top Dragster racer from
Victor, NY., will ...
GILLIAM, La. -- With one race remaining on the International Hot Rod
Association's 2000 calendar, the championships are starting to come in for
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company. Scott Weney got the championship ball
rolling during the October...
MELVILLE, NY.- Sometimes fate has a way of creating the oddest
scenarios. Pro Modified pioneer Mike Ashley, the 35-year old, mortgage
lender from Melville, NY., was on a flight returning from a DNQ
performance at the recently...
Norwalk, OH -- A memorial service for Top Fuel driver Wayne Bailey will be
held Wednesday, October 25 at his home in Leonard, MI.
Bailey, 47, died from injuries sustained during a qualifying crash at the
IHRA World Finals at Shreveport, last ...
SHREVEPORT, La.-Troy Critchley and Johnny Rocca went to the 3rd annual IHRA
Mopar Parts World Finals at Red River Raceway with two missions. One, try
and stay in top five in the Mopar Pro Modified points standings. And two,
try and defend...
Gilliam, LA - With just one race left on the IHRA/Summit Drag Racing Series'
2000 schedule, defending Sunoco Race Fuels Pro Stock Champion Chris Holbrook
is currently holding down fourteenth spot in the points, and all things
SHREVEPORT, La. - In 1998, Dale Brinsfield enjoyed one of his finest seasons
of his drag racing career. It has been downhill ever since. The Greensboro,
NC.-based driver has concluded that destiny is charging him a higher price
for that success...
SHREVEPORT, La. - The key ingredients for Scott Weney's championship stew
consisted of three things, an early Von Smith loss, a green light and a
win-light. After the first round at the IHRA Mopar Parts World Finals in
Shreveport, La., Weney...
Shreveport, LA - Last year at this time, the Mopar Parts World Finals were
exactly that; the final race on the IHRA's national event schedule. And at
that race last year, Canada's Al Billes nailed down a top-ten finish in the
Mopar Pro Modified...
SHREVEPORT, La. - For Ed Hoover, the 2000 season has the characteristics of a
'70s comedy sitcom. You see the same rerun over and over again.
The Pro Modified competitor hoped his luck would change this weekend.
GILLIAM, La.-Laurie Cannister has left the door ajar, and the question to be
answered-can Mick Snyder sneak in and steal the 2000 Pro Outlaw championship?
To clinch her first IHRA championship, all the 40-year-old SmithKline Beecham
SHREVEPORT, La.-Mike Castellana must look up his weekend spent competing at
the IHRA's Mopar Parts World Finals as a huge success, considering the
misfortunes that has dogged him on the IHRA tour.
Over his previous seven Pro Modified...
GILLIAM, La. (October 15, 2000) - Johnny Rocca and his Leesburg,
Va.-based USA Racing Team's '49 Mercury "Ironhorse" hit full stride in
Pro Modified qualifying, but failed to get past a pair of strategic
elimination rounds during the Mopar Parts...
GILLIAM, LA-The last several races on the 2000 IHRA Summit Drag Racing Series
schedule has been less than fortunate for Pro Modified driver, Steve Cossis.
The New York-native failed to qualify for his second national event in a row
at the 3rd...
Gilliam, LA - This season's phenomenal performance upsurge in Sunoco Race
Fuels Pro Stock competition shows no sign of leveling off in the near future,
and that could spell disappointment for many of the class regulars come the
SHREVEPORT, La.--After taking over the driving duties of the Roy
Singleton-owned, Majesty Group entry, veteran driver Tommy Mauney has
continued to "dial-in" the blown motor, improving each outing. This race was
no different. The Mopar Parts...
GILLIAM, La.-Bruce Litton had a job to do and he did it.
Litton and the Wix Filters-backed team won the Top Fuel trophy and took over
the IHRA championship points lead at the Mopar Parts World Finals hosted by
Red River Raceway.
SHREVEPORT, La.-Pro Stock driver, Dwayne Rice, failed to qualify by the
slimmest of margins at the 3rd annual IHRA Mopar Parts World Finals hosted by
Red River Raceway. Rice missed the 16-car field by a scant one-thousandth of
a second when ...
SHREVEPORT, La.-Von Smith didn't get what he wanted, which was to keep his
slim hopes for a third straight IHRA funny-car championship.
Smith, however, doesn't have to hang his head, and he will go back home to
Tennessee $20,000 richer for ...