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Wed 03 Nov 2004
GM announces entry-level Cobalt dragster

GM announces entry-level Cobalt dragster

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 ...

Wed 10 Nov 2004
AHDRA: Travis Lummus racing news 2004-11-09

AHDRA: Travis Lummus racing news 2004-11-09

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...

Fri 10 Sep 2004
AHDRA: Tripp Nobles Bristol summary

AHDRA: Tripp Nobles Bristol summary

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...

Tue 11 May 2004
Angleton Outlaw Spring Shootout summary

Angleton Outlaw Spring Shootout summary

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...

Fri 26 Mar 2004
Pro Mod: Troy Critchley San Antonio preview

Pro Mod: Troy Critchley San Antonio preview

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 ...

Sat 05 Jun 2004
GM Racing Denver preview

GM Racing Denver preview

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 prefer walking.

Thu 29 Apr 2004
AHDRA: Gene Lummus races summary 2004-04-28

AHDRA: Gene Lummus races summary 2004-04-28

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...

Thu 29 Jan 2004
Enoch Love Racing DeSoto test notes

Enoch Love Racing DeSoto test notes

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 ...

Wed 24 Nov 2004
Irwindale 2004 Champion's Banquet notes

Irwindale 2004 Champion's Banquet notes

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...

Tue 09 Mar 2004
GM Racing Fontana preview

GM Racing Fontana preview

Chevrolet's Nelson Hoyos, GM Racing Gearing Up For 2004 NHRA PRO FWD Campaign 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...

Fri 19 Nov 2004
Skoal Racing announces plans for 2005 season

Skoal Racing announces plans for 2005 season

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...

Thu 14 Oct 2004
Heartland Park announces renovations

Heartland Park announces renovations

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 facility. The Topeka City Council ...

Fri 23 Jul 2004
IHRA approves Nitrous Oxide in Top Fuel

IHRA approves Nitrous Oxide in Top Fuel

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 ...

Wed 05 May 2004
Goodguys Nitro Nationals LVMS summary

Goodguys Nitro Nationals LVMS summary

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 ...

Wed 07 Apr 2004
Tim Irwin joins IHRA

Tim Irwin joins IHRA

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...

Wed 03 Nov 2004
Ford Racing reveals competition Mustang

Ford Racing reveals competition Mustang

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 ...

Sun 06 Jun 2004
Susquehanna results 2004-06-03

Susquehanna results 2004-06-03

Kreitz Picks up Second SSP Sprint Win of the Season over Rahmer And Kluge 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...

Sat 05 Jun 2004
ProRally: CORR: BITD: Off-Road Motorsports HoF 2004 inductees

ProRally: CORR: BITD: Off-Road Motorsports HoF 2004 inductees

May 14, 2004 - Reno, Nevada: On April 27th, the Off-Road Motorsports Hall of Fame (ORMHOF) voting committee assembled for the first time in 28 years to review nominees for 2004 induction into ORMHOF. The nominations, which were submitted through a...

Tue 02 Mar 2004
Ara Arslanian 2004 preview

Ara Arslanian 2004 preview

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 ...

Thu 11 Nov 2004
Pro-Am: Division 9 schedule

Pro-Am: Division 9 schedule

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 ...

Wed 11 Aug 2004
Pro Mod driver Von Smith undergoes surgery

Pro Mod driver Von Smith undergoes surgery

Tommy Lipar Racing: Von Smith undergoes heart surgery OAK RIDGE, Tenn. (August 11, 2004) -- Pro Mod driver Von Smith underwent successful quintuple (5-way) heart bypass surgery today at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge in Oak Ridge, Tenn.

Thu 26 Feb 2004
AHDRA 2003 review, 2004 preview

AHDRA 2003 review, 2004 preview

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 championships in...

Fri 29 Oct 2004
Doc Sipple, Tim Stevens medical updates 2004-10-27

Doc Sipple, Tim Stevens medical updates 2004-10-27

IHRA Drivers Recovering Funny Car driver Tim Stevens and Top Fuel driver John "Doc" Sipple are both recovering following unrelated incidents at Rockingham Dragway during the Bethesda Softworks World Finals held this past weekend. Sipple,...

Thu 15 Jul 2004
Clay Millican Milan preview

Clay Millican Milan preview

Millican/Team Werner Aiming for 6th Win of the Season at IHRA Motor City Nationals 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...

Mon 27 Sep 2004
Budds Creek final results

Budds Creek final results

BUDDS CREEK, Md. -- Saturday's final results from the 13th annual IHRA President's Cup Nationals at Maryland International Raceway. The $1.1 million race is the 11th of 12 in the 2004 Hooters IHRA Drag Racing Series: Top Fuel Doug Foley, 4.720...

Thu 13 May 2004
GM Racing Northeast Nationals preview

GM Racing Northeast Nationals preview

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...

Wed 13 Oct 2004
Bill Bader to step down as IHRA President

Bill Bader to step down as IHRA President

(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...

Mon 14 Jun 2004
Heartland Park Topeka Bracket summary 2004-06-13

Heartland Park Topeka Bracket summary 2004-06-13

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...

Wed 26 May 2004
Robert Patrick VMS Richmond spotlight

Robert Patrick VMS Richmond spotlight

Patrick testing for this weekend's hometown challenge at Virginia Motorsports Park PETERSBURG, Va. - When racing in front of one's hometown crowd, it's always best to put your first best foot forward. That's exactly what Fredericksburg, Va-based...

Wed 17 Mar 2004
Top Fuel - Supercharge versus Injected

Top Fuel - Supercharge versus Injected

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...

Tue 06 Jul 2004
Edmonton final round-by-round results

Edmonton final round-by-round results

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...

Thu 29 Jan 2004
Performance Motorsport announces 2004 plans

Performance Motorsport announces 2004 plans

Performance Motorsport to burn up the professional Sport Compact drag racing world in 2004. -- New York based race team to unleash its Nissan 350Z on the NDRA, NHRA and the IDRC -- January 26, 2004 - NEW YORK - In a bold announcement that ...

Mon 26 Apr 2004
Rockingham final round-by-round results

Rockingham final round-by-round results

ROCKINGHAM, N.C. -- Final round-by-round results from 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 IHRA Drag Racing Series...

Wed 24 Mar 2004
IRP readies for opening event

IRP readies for opening event

2004 IRP Racing Season To Begin On Tuesday INDIANAPOLIS (March 17, 2004) The 2004 racing season is scheduled to commence at IRP on Tuesday March the 23rd, with the first Traderindiana.com Street Legal race on the historic IRP drag strip.

Tue 14 Sep 2004
Heartland Park Topeka announces 2005 schedule

Heartland Park Topeka announces 2005 schedule

Heartland Park Topeka Announces 2005 Drag Schedule TOPEKA, Kansas -- The return of the National Hot Rod Association for a 17th consecutive year, and the first-ever Citgo Bracket Race Series event in Topeka, are just two highlights of the drag...

Sat 11 Sep 2004
Epping Friday qualifying results

Epping Friday qualifying results

EPPING, N.H. -- Results Friday after qualifying for the Ninth annual Amalie Oil North American Nationals brought to you by Auto Value Parts Stores at New England Dragway, tenth of 12 events in the 2004 Hooters IHRA Drag Racing Series. Qualifying...