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Thu 10 Feb 2000
Hall-of-Fame race driver Dick Gaines dies

Hall-of-Fame race driver Dick Gaines dies

Hall-of-Fame race driver Dick Gaines dies Courtesy Times-Mail,Bedford, IN & T.J. Buffenbarger MITCHELL INDIANA, February 8, 2000 - Mitchell native Dick Gaines, a member of the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame, died Saturday at his residence. He...

Sun 12 Mar 2000
Darlington Barney Squiers/Roy Singleton Post Race Report

Darlington Barney Squiers/Roy Singleton Post Race Report

DARLINGTON, SC - Barney Squires made car owner Roy Singleton plenty proud. The veteran car painter, who pilots the Majesty Homes-sponsored, Pro Modified 1941 Willys, qualified for his first ever national event in the professional division and...

Mon 03 Jul 2000
AMA/Prostar Chicago: Final Qualifying
AMA

AMA/Prostar Chicago: Final Qualifying

<pre> JOLIET, Ill., 07/02/00 17:41:39 -- Qualifying results after 4 round(s) of qualifying at the AMA/Prostar Trim-Tex Street Fighter Nationals, held at Route 66 Raceway, shown with position, name, hometown, make, elapsed time and speed...

Wed 02 Aug 2000
Speed Trucks, demo derby at Las Vegas

Speed Trucks, demo derby at Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS -- Mechanix Wear Speed Trucks, a demolition derby, Friday Night Drags and a motocross event highlight Las Vegas Motor Speedway's racing weekend. Mechanix Wear Speed Trucks made an appearance for The Bullring's season opener ...

Wed 28 Jun 2000
Who Is Louie Allison From Denver?

Who Is Louie Allison From Denver?

DENVER, CO (June 27, 2000) -- Fans of the IHRA Summit Drag Racing Series may have noticed a familiar name missing from the qualifying sheets at the first four 2000 IHRA national events. That name is 'Pontiac' Jack Ostrander. While the veteran has...

Mon 04 Dec 2000
Darlington Dragway names new manager

Darlington Dragway names new manager

DARLINGTON, SC - (December 1, 2000) - Larry Hensley, a longtime and highly successful drag racing track operator, promoter and former-competitor, has accepted the position as general manager of Darlington International Dragway (DID). In making...

Mon 03 Apr 2000
AMA/Prostat Atlanta final qualifying
AMA

AMA/Prostat Atlanta final qualifying

COMMERCE, Geo., 04/03/00 09:32:17 -- Final qualifying results from the AMA/Prostar Star Racing Nationals, held at Atlanta Dragway, shown with position, name, hometown, make, elapsed time and speed in mph: TOP FUEL 1, Chris Hand, Navoo, AL,...

Tue 17 Oct 2000
Shreveport: Wayne Bailey dies after crash

Shreveport: Wayne Bailey dies after crash

GILLIAM, La. (AP) -- Drag racer Wayne Bailey died Saturday of injuries from a crash during qualifying Friday night for the IHRA World Finals at Red River Raceway. Bailey's car split in half after crashing into a concrete retaining wall, said...

Sun 21 May 2000
AMA/Prostar Rockingham final qualifying
AMA

AMA/Prostar Rockingham final qualifying

ROCKINGHAM, NC, 05/20/00 18:57:16 -- Final qualifying results from the AMA/Prostar Schnitz Racing Summer Nationals, held at Rockingham Dragway, shown with position, name, hometown, make, elapsed time and speed in mph: FUNNYBIKE 1, Bryan ...

Tue 01 Aug 2000
Las Vegas standings 2000-07-30

Las Vegas standings 2000-07-30

<pre> Pro E.T. (7.50 to 11.99) 1. Jeff Bansbach 364; 2. Chris Naffziger 354; 3. Randall Holly 344; 4. Doug Schnieder 343; 5. Jerry Mock 310; 6. Tim Arden 268; 7. Rudy Long 267; 8. Paul Bledsoe 238; 9. Ron Landram 223; 9. Mark Riel 223; 11.

Fri 31 Mar 2000
Texas Pro Mods Head For San Antonio

Texas Pro Mods Head For San Antonio

SEGUIN, Tex-The Texas Quick 8 Racing Association will have its second race of it's eight race series, The Texas Quick 8 Point Series Shootout, this Saturday at River City Raceway in Seguin. Highlighting the show will be the 2500+ horsepower Outlaw...

Sun 26 Mar 2000
Baytown Outlaw Pro Mod Shootout Results

Baytown Outlaw Pro Mod Shootout Results

BAYTOWN, TX-The Texas Quick 8 Racing Association kicked off the first of it's eight race series this weekend with the Outlaw Pro Mod Showdown at the famed Houston Raceway Park in Baytown. Brownsville, Texas' Bobby Booth suprised everyone by ...

Tue 08 Feb 2000
Veteran Super Stock Racer Carl Holbrook Succombs

Veteran Super Stock Racer Carl Holbrook Succombs

Veteran Super Stock Racer Carl Holbrook Succombs To Lung Illness LAVONIA, MI - It is with much regret that we inform you of the passing of veteran Super Stock legend Carl D. Holbrook, 65, of Livonia, Mi. He passed away on Sunday about a lengthy...

Wed 16 Aug 2000
San Antonio Outlaw Pro Mod results

San Antonio Outlaw Pro Mod results

MARION, Tex - Brenham, Texas' Scott Herzog took home the win and the Texas Quick 8 Championship Series points lead in front of a large crowd during the August 5th Outlaw Pro Mod Shootout at River City Raceway near San Antonio, Texas. Herzog...

Thu 13 Jan 2000
Dave Settles joins Doug Herbert camp

Dave Settles joins Doug Herbert camp

CHERRYVILLE, N.C. - Doug Herbert added another member to his Snap-on Racing Top Fuel brain trust with the hiring of veteran Dave Settles as the team's technology consultant. Settles, a former drag racer who has both driven and served as...

Wed 02 Aug 2000
AMA/Prostar Indianapolis fact sheet
AMA

AMA/Prostar Indianapolis fact sheet

WHAT: Pingel Thunder Nationals. The sixth of eight events in the 2000 AMA/Prostar Motorcycle Drag Racing Series. WHEN: Friday-Sunday, August 11-13, 2000 WHERE: Indianapolis Raceway Park, The track is located five miles west of the ...

Tue 18 Jul 2000
The Strip at LVMS point standings

The Strip at LVMS point standings

The Strip at LVMS point standings Pro E.T. (7.50 to 11.99) 1.Chris Naffziger 313; 2. Doug Schnieder 280; 3. Randall Holly 270; 4. Jeff Bansbach 269; 4. Jerry Mock 269; 6. Paul Bledsoe 238; 7. Rudy Long 237; 8. Tim Arden 216; 9. Ron Landram...

Fri 09 Jun 2000
Texas Quick 8 Pro Mod results

Texas Quick 8 Pro Mod results

SEGUIN, Tex - Pro Modified driver Gaylen Smith came out of his early season slump to regain his record setting form with a win during the second stop on the Texas Quick 8 Outlaw Pro Mod Championship Series at River City Raceway in Seguin,...

Thu 07 Sep 2000
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 28 Jun 2000
Las Vegas Weekly points 2000-06-27

Las Vegas Weekly points 2000-06-27

<pre> The Strip at LVMS point standings Pro E.T. (7.50 to 11.99) 1.Chris Naffziger 272; 2. Jeff Bansbach 228; 2. Jerry Mock 228; 4. Doug Schnieder 217; 5. Rudy Long 196; 6. Tim Arden 186; 6. Paul Bledsoe 186; 8. Randall Holly 175; 9. Dana...

Mon 12 Jun 2000
Spring Funny Car Classic at Maryland International Raceway

Spring Funny Car Classic at Maryland International Raceway

MIR Spring FC Classic Titles to Gibson, Plummer, Hayes By Bill Pratt June 10 - Budds Creek, Maryland - Maryland International Raceway hosted the eighth Annual Spring Funny Car Classic Saturday night. The race featured the War on Wheels funny...

Mon 10 Jan 2000
NMRA & Prostar join forces to create super series
AMA

NMRA & Prostar join forces to create super series

Huntsville, AL -- In an Extreme move to save motorcycle drag racing on the West Coast, the National Motorcycle Racing Association (NMRA) and AMA/Prostar have entered into an agreement that will ensure the longevity of organized motorcycle drag ...

Sat 17 Jun 2000
Cordova Top Sportsman Qualifying Final Order

Cordova Top Sportsman Qualifying Final Order

CORDOVA, Ill. - SUMMIT FastNews - Final order after 3 rounds of qualifying in Annihilator Top Sportsman at the 21st annual Amalie Motor Oil Summer Nationals: Psn---Num-Driver, Home Town, Car Type---------------Qual-ET--Qual-Spd-Top Spd 1 ...

Mon 20 Nov 2000
USAR: WWS: Goodyear weekly round up 2000-11-16

USAR: WWS: Goodyear weekly round up 2000-11-16

IRWINDALE, Calif. -- Brendan Gaughan was the champion as soon as the green flag waved. Bobby Dotter only saw one flag and that was the all-important checker. A six-week layoff delayed Gaughan's coronation as the 2000 NASCAR Winston West...

Mon 10 Jan 2000
Johnny Rocca Continues Sponsorship With Prolong

Johnny Rocca Continues Sponsorship With Prolong

LEESBURG, VA - The World's quickest Pro Modified will be sporting associate sponsorship from Prolong Super Lubricants during the 2000 season. Team owner Johnny Rocca, whose 1949 Mercury recorded an astounding 6.227 elapsed time last September in...

Wed 05 Apr 2000
Nitronic Research AA/FD List embraces human element

Nitronic Research AA/FD List embraces human element

-Cole Coonce, NR Mojo Wire 04/05/00, Los Angeles, CA--When "Wild Bill" Alexander finally claimed Top Fuel Eliminator at the March Meet after forty years of trying, most informed nitromaniacs knew that moment would resonate beyond the drag ...

Wed 09 Feb 2000
Raymond English Obituary

Raymond English Obituary

WALDORF, MD - It is with great sadness that we report the passing of Raymond "Ray Ray" English. Ray died of a sudden heart attack on February 6th. He was 55. Ray was a long time drag racing photographer, drag strip manager, drag racing film ...

Sun 09 Apr 2000
Rockingham Super Stock Qualifying Round 2 Order

Rockingham Super Stock Qualifying Round 2 Order

ROCKINGHAM, N.C. - SUMMIT FastNews - Order after 2 rounds of qualifying in Lunati Super Stock at the 35th annual Holley Spring Nationals Presented by Castrol GTX: Psn--Num--Class-Driver, Home Town, Machine-----------------ET---Index---(+/-) ...

Wed 29 Mar 2000
NMRA-PROSTAR: Final Qualifying/Palmdale, Calif.

NMRA-PROSTAR: Final Qualifying/Palmdale, Calif.

PALMDALE, Calif., 03/26/00 16:47:53 -- Qualifying results after 3 round(s) of qualifying at the NMRA-PROSTAR Glass Werx National Open, held at Los Angeles County Raceway, shown with position, name, hometown, make, elapsed time and speed in ...

Sun 11 Jun 2000
CHAMPCAR/CART: Player's Racing vs Top Guns

CHAMPCAR/CART: Player's Racing vs Top Guns

Éric Gilbert - motorsport.com On the left, Canada's Air Force CF-18 Hornet fighter jet delivering 7,300 kg of thrust, piloted by captain Patrice Hervieux, and on the right, the Player's/Forsythe Racing Reynard-Ford Champ car, delivering for ...

Tue 20 Jun 2000
Cordova Johnny Rocca's

Cordova Johnny Rocca's "Ironhorse" Makes Strong Showing

CORDOVA, Ill. (June 18, 2000) – Pro Modified car-owner Johnny Rocca's plans to capture the International Hot Rod Association (IHRA) Summit Drag Racing Series world title for his Leesburg, Va.-based USA Racing Team took several...

Mon 03 Apr 2000
AMA/Prostar final eliminations raing out at Atlanta
AMA

AMA/Prostar final eliminations raing out at Atlanta

Atlanta, Georgia -- Final elimination's at the AMA/Prostar Star Racing Nationals, held at Atlanta Dragway, have been postponed due to rain. All classes will be contested on Friday, April 27th, in Columbus, Ohio. The AMA/Prostar Fast by Gast...

Thu 24 Aug 2000
Stanton: Dwayne Rice post race report

Stanton: Dwayne Rice post race report

STANTON, MI. - Dwayne Rice was plenty optimistic when the season started and with good reason. The Ohio-based team was now running Ron Miller power in his hard-charging Firebird and he led much of the preseason testing as the quickest Pontiac Pro...

Tue 25 Jul 2000
Las Vegas standings 2000-07-24

Las Vegas standings 2000-07-24

<pre> The Strip at LVMS point standings Pro E.T. (7.50 to 11.99) 1.Chris Naffziger 313; 2. Doug Schnieder 280; 3. Randall Holly 270; 4. Jeff Bansbach 269; 4. Jerry Mock 269; 6. Paul Bledsoe 238; 7. Rudy Long 237; 8. Tim Arden 216; 9. Ron...

Wed 05 Jan 2000
John Mancuso Prepares For International Battle

John Mancuso Prepares For International Battle

HOUSTON, TX. - John Mancuso has always wanted to be in the world's spotlight in within Top Fuel Harley racing. The successful Harley-Davidson dealer from Houston, Tx., will gain his wish on January 29, when he begins battle against the best...

Thu 24 Aug 2000
Norwalk: Mark Thomas preview

Norwalk: Mark Thomas preview

(NORWALK, Ohio) - For Ethanol/Mopar Parts Dodge Avenger IHRA Funny Car driver Mark Thomas, life means more than a long, smoky burnout. The Ohio farmer, who is currently sixth in IHRA Funny Car points, understands the importance of balancing his...