Chevrolet Launches Entry-Level Cobalt Sport Compact Dragster
LAS VEGAS - Chevrolet will broaden its sport compact drag racing program in
2005 with the introduction of the new Cobalt Phase 5 dragster. Unveiled
today at the SEMA Show, the ...
Travis Lummus Blitzes Rockingham and Vegas
Four time AHDRA Rivera/Primo Street Pro Champion Travis Lummus got back
in the winner's circle and back in the record books in a big way at
Rockingham Dragway. Through much of this season, the Street...
Track records fall at Outlaw Spring Shootout
ANGLETON, Texas - Track records fell in both categories racing during this
past weekend's Outlaw Spring Shootout at Angleton Dragway. The Outlaw 10.5
division saw former Pro Stock Truck standout Jeff...
IRWINDALE, CA., Nov. 20- Irwindale Speedway management honored all the 2004
track/series champions Saturday night at the sixth annual track championship
awards banquet. More than 600 persons attended the Twin Palms-catered
chicken and beef buffet...
Team Lummus Making Big Power in '04
Even high elevation can't get the Gene Lummus Harley-Davidson Team
down. At the AHDRA Screamin' Eagle Championship Series race at
Phoenix (the second race of the season), four-time Rivera/Primo Street
Pro Mod driver Troy Critchley hopes for quick start at the
season-opening IHRA Amalie Oil Texas Nationals
SAN ANTONIO, Texas (March 25, 2004) - The season-opening event on the
Hooters IHRA Racing Series unfolds this weekend, when the IHRA ...
City Approves Funding for Heartland Park Topeka Renovations
TOPEKA, Kansas -- Thanks to a commitment of funds from the City of
Topeka, Heartland Park Topeka will proceed with major improvements to the
The Topeka City Council ...
Chevrolet's Nelson Hoyos, GM Racing Gearing Up For 2004 NHRA PRO FWD
FONTANA, Calif., March 8, 2004 - When you look at the phenomenal success
achieved in 2003 by Chevrolet's Nelson Hoyos and the GM Racing Sport
Compact program, you...
Ray Price Racing and new rider Tripp Nobles hit the track together for
the first time at the All Harley Drag Racing Association event in
Bristol, Tennessee. Nobles earned his Top Fuel license and qualified 11th
in the 16-bike field with a 6.976 at...
Nelson Hoyos, Marty Ladwig, Lead GM Racing
Team Into Sport Compact Mile-High Nationals
DENVER, Colo., June 3, 2004 - Drag racing legend Warren Johnson once
quipped that the air at Bandimere Speedway is so thin that even the birds
Official NHRA Sponsor Will Continue With Snake Racing, Tommy Johnson, Jr.
GREENWICH, Conn. (Nov. 17, 2004) - Skoal Racing announced today its
plans for the 2005 drag racing season. As an official NHRA sponsor,
Skoal Racing will remain...
Harris takes Top Fuel points lead, 15 winners crowned at 16th Nitro
Nationals Nostalgia Drags.
May 1, The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Las Vegas, NV - The
second stop in the Goodguys / K&N Filters 2004 Summer Series brought ...
Arslanian Bullish on Team's 2004 Chances
ESCANABA, MI (March 2, 2004) - After winning 13 of 19 events and
finishing first and second in both the National Hot Rod Association
(NHRA) Sport Compact division and National Drag Racing Association ...
Enoch is in Love with his race team
Bradenton, FL - January 20, 2004 -- IHRA Pro Drag racing held their first open test of the season at DeSoto
International Raceway on the 19th and 20th of January.
Enoch Love Racing rolled it's 2002 Chevy ...
IHRA Expands Business Development and Operations Departments
IHRA President Aaron Polburn has announced the expansion of IHRA's
business development and operations departments. Matthias Czabok has
been hired as Vice President of Business ...
Mustang Gallops Back To The Track: Ford Racing Reveals Performance Parts
and Competition Program
* Mustang is at the core of the Ford Racing Performance Parts business
and has always had a high consumer demand for performance and ...
Kreitz Picks up Second SSP Sprint Win of the Season over Rahmer And
NEWBERRYTOWN, PA (June 3, 2004) -- Donnie Kreitz Jr. won his second
Susquehanna Speedway Park Sprint Car feature of the season on Thursday
evening. Meanwhile, Matt Smith...
Top Fuel: Supercharged versus Injected
Dave Hirata to Contest Injected Nitro Dragster at Amalie Oil Texas
Nationals March 26-28
NORWALK, Ohio (March 16, 2004) -- When IHRA announced changes to the Top
Fuel rules allowing Injected Nitro Dragsters...
2005 Mr.Gasket Pro-Am Tour Division 9 Schedule Announced
The IHRA competition department has released the 2005 Mr. Gasket Pro-Am
Tour schedule for division 9.
The 6 race series will feature the same line up of tracks from the ...
Tim Irwin named Director of Contingency and Inside Sales
NORWALK, Ohio (April 6, 2004) -- IHRA President Bill Bader announced Tim
Irwin has been named Director of Contingency and Inside Sales. Irwin
joins IHRA from Undercover Chassis in...
Ladwig's Ecotec-Powered Pontiac
Captures Second Consecutive Victory -
Kubo's Ecotec-Powered Saturn Lowers
Pro FWD National Record To 7.836 Seconds
ENGLISHTOWN, N.J., May 2, 2004 - Marty Ladwig won his second race of
the season after driving his...
NORWALK, Ohio (July 21, 2004) - The IHRA Competition Department
announced the approval of nitrous oxide usage on Top Fuel vehicles that
currently utilize the non-supercharged combination. This rule will be
effective at the upcoming Third Annual ...
DECATUR, Ill. (January 15, 2004) -- When is something 36-years old new
again? When it is a brand-new Pro Modified 1968 Camaro, to be debuted by
driver Donnie Little in 2004.
Little, a former IHRA Pro Modified speed record holder, plans ...
Wichita Native Heads to NHRA Finals in California
TOPEKA, Kansas -- A good weekend of racing in September has Jason
Novacek heading to Pomona, Calif. to vie for a national title in the NHRA
Summit Racing Series National Championship.
Dragmasters: 3 in '03, More in '04?
"It was a very unbelievable year," 2003 AHDRA Super Gas
champion Willie Herschberger said recently while working late in his
Bradenton, Florida garage. His Dragmasters team won three sportsman
(Norwalk, OH) - Bill Bader President of IHRA has announced he will step
down and that Aaron Polburn will take over the top spot at the Norwalk,
Ohio based drag racing and motorsports company.
"I have worked to the exclusion of my family and...
NHRA Sport Compact Series to Make Heartland Park Debut at 2005
O'Reilly Summer Nationals
TOPEKA, Kansas -- The National Hot Rod Association has announced
that the 2005 O'Reilly NHRA Summer Nationals event at Heartland
Park Topeka will also ...
NHRA Summit Sport Compact Drag Racing Series
to Air Exclusively on ESPN2 in 2004
GLENDORA, Calif. (March 11, 2004) -- For the third consecutive year, the NHRA Summit Sport Compact Drag Racing Series and the NHRA Stylefest presented by Sony Xplod...
TOPEKA, Kansas -- After a stormy Saturday evening, Sunday afternoon
was picture perfect for the final of two consecutive days of bracket
racing at Heartland Park Topeka. The Heartland Park Topeka Bracket Drag
Race Series was presented throughout...
EDMONTON, Alb. -- Final round-by-round results from the Second Annual Western RV Rocky Mountain
Nationals presented by Northern Provincial Pipelines and Edson Chrysler at Budweiser Motorsports
Park, the fifth of 12 events in the 2004 Hooters IHRA...
JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (May 9, 2004) -- Charles Carpenter, owner and driver
of "The World's Fastest '55" Chevrolet did something at Coastal
Plains Dragway that he has not done in 28 years. He crashed his race car
during the first round of...
Millican/Team Werner Aiming for 6th Win of the Season at IHRA Motor City
Chicago - July 13, 2004 Three-time defending IHRA Top Fuel Champion Clay
Millican of Team Werner/Lehman Racing will attempt to win his sixth
straight IHRA event...
New 2004 Pontiac Sunfire has Marty Ladwig Ready To Defend NHRA HOT ROD Championship.
FONTANA, Calif., March 8, 2004 - Defending HOT ROD champion Marty Ladwig
isn't afraid to admit it, but this year's run for the Summit Racing crown
GM Racing/NHRA Sport Compact Northeast Nationals Presented By General Motors
ATCO, N.J., May 12, 2004 - Don't let anyone try and tell you that
Marty Ladwig has a weight problem. Even with the NHRA's recently mandated
2000-pound minimum on all...
ROCKINGHAM, N.C. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the 34th
annual U.S. SportsScene.com Spring Nationals presented by Advance Auto Parts & Castrol at
Rockingham Dragway, the second of 12 events in the 2004 Hooters...
Montecalvo Headlines Sunoco Pro Stock Shootout
Center Moriches, N.Y. -John Montecalvo has the distinguished honor of
leading the Pro Stock field into battle at this year's Sunoco Pro Stock
Shootout. The bonus program, held annually during the ...