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Fri 29 Sep 2000
Budds Creek Thursday qualifying pit notes

Budds Creek Thursday qualifying pit notes

BUDDS CREEK, MD. - Thursday Pit notes from Harley Communications at the IHRA President's Cup Nationals. Pro Funny Car Von Smith - The defending World Champion from Oak Ridge, Tenn., was in the first pair of floppers to attack the Maryland ...

Thu 28 Sep 2000
CHAMPCAR/CART: Gold Coast Triple M Drags with Victor Bray

CHAMPCAR/CART: Gold Coast Triple M Drags with Victor Bray

Australian Drag racing legend and world burnout king Victor Bray has launched the official Drag Racing program for next month's 10th anniversary Honda Indy 300. Exhibiting the power of his specially built '57 Castrol Chevrolet in Pit Lane ...

Tue 26 Sep 2000
Summit Drag Racing at Sears Point

Summit Drag Racing at Sears Point

Sears Point Raceway Hosts Summit Drag Racing Finals, Sept. 29-Oct. 1 SONOMA, Calif. (Saturday, September 25) - It will be drag racing madness at Sears Point Raceway this weekend, September 29-October 1. Sears Point Raceway will host the...

Sat 23 Sep 2000
Rockingham: Cheek debuts 2000 Cougar

Rockingham: Cheek debuts 2000 Cougar

ROCKINGHAM, NC - Floyd Cheek had admittedly had a less than spectacular season. When the opportunity to present itself to debut a new car at mid-season, he didn't flinch at the notion. With that in mind, he chose to bring out a sleek new...

Thu 21 Sep 2000
Rockingham qualifying notes

Rockingham qualifying notes

ROCKINGHAM, NC - Pit notes from Harley Communications at the IHRA CARQUEST Autumn Nationals. Top Fuel Bruce Litton - Litton found a break during the early qualifying session. The driver of the Wix Filters presented by the Top Dragster...

FMS: NWS: Goodyear weekly recap 2000-09-20

FMS: NWS: Goodyear weekly recap 2000-09-20

A few weeks ago, Gary Lewis found himself 240 points behind in the NASCAR Raybestos Brakes Northwest Series championship chase and he knew that wasn't the place for a former series champion. So Lewis did something about it. Since July, Lewis...

Tue 19 Sep 2000
Rockingham: Herbert going to Rockingham

Rockingham: Herbert going to Rockingham

ROCKINGHAM, N.C., Sept. 15, 2000 - He's won more International Hot Rod Association Top Fuel races than all but one driver. He's a four-time IHRA season champion. He's won at least one IHRA race a year since 1992. And he only lives about...

Mon 18 Sep 2000
Rockingham: Paul Romine preview

Rockingham: Paul Romine preview

ROCKINGHAM, NC (Sept. 18, 2000) -- With two events remaining in the 2000 IHRA Drag Racing season, less than a round of competition separates points leader Paul Romine from challengers Clay Millican and Bruce Litton. At this weekend's CARQUEST...

Kuhlmann Backs up 6.00, but no Fives

Kuhlmann Backs up 6.00, but no Fives

Drag Racing List News Flash - Kuhlmann Backs up 6.00, but no Fives September 17 (Columbus, Ohio) DRL Executive Field Editor Bret Kepner called today with a follow-up to Bill Kuhlmann's world-rocking performance at Super Chevy Columbus yesterday.

Sun 17 Sep 2000
Kuhlmann goes 6.00 at 234!

Kuhlmann goes 6.00 at 234!

September 16, 2000 (Columbus, Ohio) Bill Kuhlmann reset the doorslammer world records Saturday with an real 6.001 run at 234.41 mph at the Super Chevy Series race at Columbus, Ohio! Bill ran the time in 64 degree weather. Jim ...

Sat 16 Sep 2000
Epping: Chris Holbrook review

Epping: Chris Holbrook review

Epping, NH - Now just qualifying for a spot in a professional field at an IHRA event doesn't seem like earthshaking news, especially if you're the Sunoco Race Fuels Pro Stock defending champion. But for said champion Chris Holbrook, in the ...

Epping: Steve Cossis event notes

Epping: Steve Cossis event notes

EPPING, N.H.-New York native Steve Cossis lost in the first round at the IHRA Amalie Oil North American Nationals at the New England Dragway. The driver of the '53 Corvette Pro Modified sponsored by CompetionPlus.com, lost a close race in the...

Epping: John Montecalvo race notes

Epping: John Montecalvo race notes

Epping, NH - Leaving the previous race, the CARQUEST World Nationals at Norwalk Raceway Park, with a win, and the Sunoco Race Fuels Pro Stock points lead back in his hands, John Montecalvo knew that he had once again become the rabbit that all...

Epping: Shannon Jenkins review

Epping: Shannon Jenkins review

EPPING, NH - Shannon Jenkins and his 2000 Dodge Viper continue to encounter tough times. Jenkins the defending Pro Mod world champ is having a tough time defending his title. With all of the rule changes and new car blues Jenkins is doing ...

Epping: Al Billes post race notes

Epping: Al Billes post race notes

Epping, NH - For IHRA racers choosing to power their Pro Mod hot rods with supercharged engine combinations, the 2000 season has so far been one they'll either never forget or not want to remember. Either way, through it all, Canadian Al Billes...

New Hampshire Dale Brinsfied post-race report

New Hampshire Dale Brinsfied post-race report

EPPING, NH- Dale Brinsfield, more commonly known as "The Man in Black", has been searching for a winning combination all season. Early on in the season Brinsfield was so frustrated he called it quits. But just like any racer he could not stay away...

New Hampshire Ed Hoover post race report

New Hampshire Ed Hoover post race report

Epping, N.H.-Ed Hoover added another first round loss to his season during the Parts Pro Northern Nationals at New England Dragway. In the year 2000, Hoover's score card reads: one national event win, one semi-final finish, one quarter-final and...

Tue 12 Sep 2000
New Hampshire Johnny Rocca post race report

New Hampshire Johnny Rocca post race report

Rocca and Critchley Win in Epping With the Help of "Superman" EPPING, N.H.-Troy Critchley put on a display of dominating performance this weekend at the IHRA Amalie Oil North American Nationals in Epping, New Hampshire. Behind the wheel of ...

New Hampshire Scott Weney post race report

New Hampshire Scott Weney post race report

Weney Proves There's Nothing Funny About A Funny Car At Epping EPPING, N.H. - To not see Scott Weney in an IHRA Funny Car final round this season would be - well, funny. All bad puns aside, the Royersford, Pa.-resident continued his ...

New Hampshire Laurie Cannister post race report

New Hampshire Laurie Cannister post race report

Cannister Beats Chief-Rival Snyder For Third Pro Outlaw Victory EPPING, N.H.-When Laurie Cannister entered the IHRA Amalie Oil North American Nationals this past weekend, she set her sights on two things. First, Cannister wanted to make the ...

Epping: Critchley steers Rocca to first win

Epping: Critchley steers Rocca to first win

EPPING, NH (Sept. 10, 2000) - In one of recent drag racing's more commanding efforts, Australian-born Troy Critchley, driver of Johnny Rocca's USA Racing-owned '49 Mercury, "Ironhorse", steered the team to its first-ever national event victory,...

IMCA: Las Vegas weekend preview 2000-09-15

IMCA: Las Vegas weekend preview 2000-09-15

LAS VEGAS - The half-mile dirt oval at Las Vegas Motor Speedway will be packed with racing excitement as the Speedway Casino and Cafe will host the final points night for IMCA racing on Saturday. The Southern California Super Eliminators will...

Mon 11 Sep 2000
Epping: Mike Castellana race report

Epping: Mike Castellana race report

EPPING, N.H.-Help from another driver goes only so far as Mike Castellana discovered during the Amalie North American Nationals in Epping, NH., this past weekend. Castellana had pretty much given up hope of winning the pro modified...

Epping: Von Smith race ntoes

Epping: Von Smith race ntoes

EPPING,N.H.-Von Smith was hoping to get another crack at chief Funny Car rival Scott Weney for two reasons. He was aiming to avenge his loss to Weney two weeks ago in Norwalk, Ohio, but more importantly, he wanted to chisel into some of that...

Epping: Charlie Hunt race notes

Epping: Charlie Hunt race notes

EPPING, NH - The Charlie Hunt two-car Pro Stock team can look at things on the optimistic side. Having two cars reach the quarter-finals is a whole lot better than having both exit in the opening round. At the Amalie North American Nationals in...

Epping: R. Todd notes

Epping: R. Todd notes

EPPING, NH - Teenaged Top Fuel phenomenon J.R. Todd can add yet another accomplishment to his steadily growing resume. The 18-year old, rookie driver from Lawrenceburg, Ind., may have lost in his first round loss opposite of Jim ...

Epping: Critchley leads Pro Mod field

Epping: Critchley leads Pro Mod field

EPPING, NH (Sept. 10, 2000) - Troy Critchley's initial qualifying pass on Friday withstood his Pro Modified competition's best efforts on Saturday, giving the driver of Johnny Rocca's USA Racing "Ironhorse" '49 Mercury the proverbial pole...

Sun 10 Sep 2000
New Hampshire Saturday qualifying pit notes

New Hampshire Saturday qualifying pit notes

EPPING, NH - Pit notes from Harley Communications at the IHRA Amalie North American Nationals. Top Fuel Bruce Litton - Litton stepped up from his 5.30/190.73 on Friday with an amazing display of consistency. He had two attempts and both...

Epping: Critchley qualifying

Epping: Critchley qualifying

EPPING, NH (Sept. 9, 2000) - Australian-born driver, Troy Critchley, steered Johnny Rocca's "Ironhorse" Pro Modified '49 Mercury to the initial pole position during first round qualifying for the Parts Pro Performance Centers North American ...

Sat 09 Sep 2000
New Hampshire qualifying pit notes - Friday

New Hampshire qualifying pit notes - Friday

EPPING, NH - Pit notes from Harley Communications at the IHRA Amalie North American Nationals. Top Fuel Bruce Litton - Litton was on a stout lap, but hazed the tires at the eighth-mile mark. The Wix Filters-sponsored driver rode out the smoke,...

Thu 07 Sep 2000
EPPING: Paul Romine racing preview

EPPING: Paul Romine racing preview

EPPING, NH (Sept. 6, 2000) -- It takes consistency and patience to win a championship in the IHRA Top Fuel racing division. Paul Romine and the CARQUEST Auto Parts team know this and are focused on adding a third championship in four years to...

USAR: WWS: Goodyear Racing Roundup

USAR: WWS: Goodyear Racing Roundup

There isn't another drag race with the prestige of the National Hot Rod Association's U.S. Nationals at Indianapolis. The quarter-mile specialists have already competed in 15 national events, all leading to a shot at Indy gold. When the dust ...

Wed 06 Sep 2000
Las Vegas Jr. Dragster results 2000-09-03

Las Vegas Jr. Dragster results 2000-09-03

LAS VEGAS - Kyle Rizzoli pulled double duty over the weekend at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. He won in the Super Quick category against the adults on Saturday night, then repeated the feat on Sunday with a victory over Shannon...

Critchley wins in Canada

Critchley wins in Canada

LEESBURG, Va. - Johnny Rocca's USA Racing Team captured their first-ever Pro Modified season championship on Monday, as hired driver, Troy Critchley, steered the crowd-pleasing '49 Mercury "Ironhorse" to victory in one of two Canadian Drag Racing...

Tue 05 Sep 2000
Final points races at Las Vegas

Final points races at Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS - Sprint PCS Night at the Races at The Bullring at Las Vegas Motor Speedway will feature the final night of racing excitement for NASCAR Weekly Racing Series points. Twin main events for the Grand American Modified Division will...

Norwalk; Mauney makes debut in Singleton's Majesty Homes entry

Norwalk; Mauney makes debut in Singleton's Majesty Homes entry

</pre> NORWALK, Ohio-Tommy Mauney continued his quest to tame the super-charged engine he swore he would never own at the 23rd annual IHRA Mopar Parts Nationals at Norwalk Raceway Park. He has now had a change of heart as he pushed Roy ...