Mohler records first FWD All Motor victory of the season
CENTER LINE, Mich. -- Scott Mohler has been climbing a
mountain all season and finally reached the top, earning a victory in the
All Motor class of the National Hot Rod ...
Arnie Beswick recovering after weekend accident
August 6, 2003 - Drag racing legend Arnie "The Farmer" Beswick is listed
in critical but stable condition at St. John's Mercy Hospital in St. Louis,
Mo. Beswick, 73, of Morrison, Ill., suffered...
WASHINGTON, DC -- Following an intense offseason improvements program,
Angela Proudfoot Racing (APR), one of the top professional sport compact
drag racing teams, today announced that it has its sights set on breaking
into the eight-second zone...
Hummel Motorsports looks to clean up the competition with addition of their
new sponsor PRO SOAP.
Conesus, New York - John Hummel, Sr. driver of the "legendary" Grounds for
Divorce mustang. Announces that Pro Soap Inc., will be an associate ...
RECORD HOLDER IOANNOU TOPS PRO RWD IN SOLARA - Bullish Motor Racing driver
George Ioannou has raced his record-setting StreetGlow Toyota Solara to two
wins in 2003 and currently sits in first place in the season standings
ahead of Toyota drag...
Mohler captures All Motor Championship "Granny Shifting" a FWD entry.
CENTER LINE, Mich. - Scott Mohler and Darrell Cox Racing put the finishing
touches on their 2003 NHRA Sport Compact championship last Sunday when
Mohler drove his Team Mopar...
BONNE TERRE, Mo. -- (June 7, 2003) Todd Dee of Leadwood has dominated the
Off Road Modified class at Big River Sand Drags like no other competitor
has dominated a class and Saturday night that trend continued. Dee picked
up both first place and...
Castrol SYNTECO Acura bids for rematch with Ladwig's Pontiac
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (May 17-18) -- Former series champion JoJo Callos
has one goal and one goal only at this week's third annual Trader
Magazine Southeast Nationals at Gainesville...
BONNE TERRE, Mo. -- (Oct. 12, 2003) Fourteen-year-old Jeremy Coleman of
Hillsboro was crowned as the overall top eliminator at the 3rd Annual ATV
Nationals at Big River Sand Drags on Sunday evening.
Coleman qualified for the elite field of ...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (August 4, 2003) -- Though it is an overused cliche, a
funny thing did happen to Charles Carpenter on the way home.
Despite trekking from Charlotte, N.C., to Cayuga, Ontario for the IHRA
ACDelco Canadian Nationals, a distance of...
Records fall in two-day show at Big River
BONNE TERRE, Mo. -- (July 4-5, 2003) Jim Bealmear of Mexico, Mo.
continues to break and shatter records at Big River Sand Drags. On Friday
night he established a new miles-per-hour record of 121.75 mph...
Toyota drag racers look for historic runs at Englishtown.
ENGLISHTOWN, N.J. (May 1, 2003) ? A year ago, Turbonetics Toyota Celica
Matt Scranton made import drag racing history with the first 200-mph run
with a pass of 202.55 mph at Old ...
The Moroso 5-Day Bracket Championships
Moroso Motorsports Park
Jeg Wins Two-Days & Championship
Jeg Coughlin put on a different helmet after returning from the 2003 NHRA
POWERade Drag Racing Series awards...
Highlights: Despite a challenge from Lance Ho Lung, who took the Castrol
SYNTEC Outperforms bonus money away from him, JoJo Callos continued to
dominate the NOPI Drag Racing Series Sunday by winning for the fifth time
in six 2003 ...
The "Radiac Maniac" leaves Ohio Short of an event win
NORWALK, Ohio- Current IHRA national points dominator, Mitch Stott and
the Radiac Abrasives crew left the 26th Annual Sunoco World Nationals
presented by PPG Automotive after second round of...
Time Machine Racing are pleased to announce that for the 2003 season they
will be campaigning a 1923 Model T Altered in the Competition Eliminator
class. Delivery of the car was taken yesterday (6 January 2002), and it is
currently being stripped...
Mohler captures another championship for Mopar
Scott Mohler put the finishing touches on his 2003 NHRA Sport Compact
championship yesterday by driving his Team Mopar Dodge Neon into the All
Motor division semifinal round at Pomona (Calif.) ...
Pro Mod racers Barklage and Ray at 50th World Series of Drag Racing
CORDOVA, Ill. (August 21, 2003) -- NHRA AMS Pro Mod Challenge drivers
Zach Barklage and Scott Ray will be tuning up for the 49th annual Mac
Tools U.S. Nationals Labor Day...
Event: NOPI "The Fast and the Furious" Series
Site: Gateway International Raceway, Madison, Ill.
Date: July 26-27, 2003.
Event winners: PRO COMPACT -- Boris Rojas, PRO OUTLAW REAR WHEEL DRIVE
-- Mike Lowe, PRO OUTLAW FRONT WHEEL DRIVE -- Steven...
Waller wins two top eliminator titles at Big River
BONNE TERRE, Mo. -- (July 19, 2003) Jason Waller of Bonne Terre captured
not one but two top eliminator titles Saturday at Big River Sand Drags,
one in the Competition Eliminator class and the...
Big River Sand Drags to host huge two-day holiday show
BONNE TERRE, Mo. -- Big River Sand Drags will host a special two-day
holiday racing event this weekend (July 4-5), including an all ET racing
day on Friday, July 4th.
A huge crop of...
ATCO, N.J. (June 7-8) - With the premiere of the movie "2
Fast, 2 Furious" as a backdrop, JoJo Callos sends the Castrol SYNTEC0x28a7
Acura Integra after its first win of the season Sunday at rain-plagued
Callos, the most prolific...
Camden takes Pro ATV title at Big River Sand Drags
BONNE TERRE, Mo. -- (May 31, 2003) Archie Camden of Bonne Terre was the
top eliminator and first place winner in the Pro ATV class at Big River
Sand Drags Saturday night. Camden defeated second...
Anderson & Sickles dominate in Norwalk
NORWALK, Ohio - The duo of veteran tuner Tom Anderson and driver Jim
Sickles packed a powerful punch as they dominated the competition during
this past weekend's Sunoco World Nationals presented by Ethanol...
BONNE TERRE, Mo. -- (June 14, 2003) For the first time in the history of
Big River Sand Drags an Open 4x4 competitior cracked the 3.0 ET mark and
it was not only done one, but twice.
Jim Bealmear of Mexico, Mo. shattered the old 3.0 mark by ...
Irwindale, Calif. - - The cancellations and subsequent rescheduling of two
of the first two NHRA Summit Series events at Irwindale Dragstrip has thrown
the 10-race 2003 Track Championship wide open. "We've still got nine events
left," said ...
NHRA record-holding Top Fuel couple sweep NHRA and IHRA top ten.
POMONA, Calif., November
9, 2003 -- Rhonda Hartman-Smith, driver of the FRAM Filters Top Fuel
Dragster and fellow teammate and husband, John "Bodie" Smith, driver of
MILLICAN SETS IHRA CAREER RECORD ON GOODYEAR TIRES
Clay Millican, racing on a set of Goodyear Eagle
Dragway Specials, won his 26th career IHRA Top Fuel event and set a
series record on the way. Millican won the class final in the ...
Flatout Group increases support of Hummel Motorsports in 2003.
Conesus, New York - John Hummel, Sr. driver of the "legendary" Grounds for
Divorce mustang. announces that Flatout Group will be increasing their
support for the 2003 Season. As...
ATLANTA, GA (Sept. 17, 2003) - Nearly 100,000 young men and women will
descend on the Atlanta Motor Speedway this
weekend for the nation's largest display of horsepower, style and
automotive passion at the NOPI Nationals Motorsports
Epping, N.H. - September 7, 2003 - Clay Millican of Team Werner/Lehman
Racing won his seventh IHRA Top Fuel final of the season and the 27th of
his career at the IHRA North American Nationals at the New England
Dragway in Epping, N.H. This marks...
Callos runner-up in Sport Compact event.
Team Castrol Track Fax
Event: Nitto Extreme Performance Sport Compact Nationals
Site: Old Bridge Township Raceway Park, Englishtown, N.J.
Date: May 4, 2003.
Event winners: PRO REAR WHEEL DRIVE -- George...
HUGE British Success in the First Round of the 2003 FIA European Drag
Santa Pod Raceway was buzzing this weekend with three amazing days of
racing for the Main Event, the opening round of the 2003 FIA/UEM European
Callos surprised at Gainesville Sport Compact race.
Highlights: JoJo Callos did his job at the starting line at the controls
of the Team Tactics-prepared Castrol SYNTEC0 Acura Integra, but he
couldn't hold off surprising Gary Gardella of...
BONNE TERRE, Mo. -- (Aug. 29-30, 2003) The largest crowd in the history
of Big River Sands Drags packed the facility to watch the largest car
count in the track's storied past.
A standing room only crowd on Saturday night checked out the action...