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Mon 22 Sep 2008
NHRA remembers Engel at Dallas event

NHRA remembers Engel at Dallas event

Memorial service honors memory of the late Steve Engel DALLAS (Sept. 21) -- Family, friends, fans, and fellow racers gathered Saturday evening at the Racers For Christ tent at the Texas Motorplex to honor and remember Pro Mod racer Steve Engel,...

Thu 12 Jun 2008
Budds Creek: Cory Lee preview

Budds Creek: Cory Lee preview

Lucky Friday the 13th for IHRA Funny Car driver Cory Lee? (Aliquippa, PA, June 10, 2008) -- Usually Friday the 13th sends thoughts of superstition, fear and oddities on the day, but not to IHRA Nitro Funny Car driver Cory Lee. When Lee was born,...

Mon 31 Mar 2008
San Antonio: Allan Middendorf preview

San Antonio: Allan Middendorf preview

IHRA Rookie Nitro Funny Car Driver Allan Middendorf To Make Professional Drag Racing Debut At San Antonio Raceway - Amalie Motor Oil Nationals Living The Dream San Antonio, TX -- March 31, 2008 - IHRA Rookie Nitro Funny Car Driver Allan ...

Mon 09 Jun 2008
Budds Creek: Bruce Litton - Series spotlight

Budds Creek: Bruce Litton - Series spotlight

Litton Right on Track Defending Top Fuel World Champion heads to Budds Creek riding a wave of momentum (Indianapolis, Ind.; June 5, 2008) -- The first two races of the 2008 season did not go as Bruce Litton would have liked. The Motor ...

Wed 17 Sep 2008
ADRL series plans Steve Engel tribute

ADRL series plans Steve Engel tribute

ADRL Plans Tribute to Fallen Racer O'FALLON, MO (Jan. 15, 2008) -- Calling him "one of my honest-to-God heroes," American Drag Racing League (ADRL) President Kenny Nowling vowed to honor the memory of race driver Steve Engel, 49, who died Sep....

Mon 15 Dec 2008
Gugliotta to drive for Elite Motorsports

Gugliotta to drive for Elite Motorsports

Richard Freeman and J.R. Carr at Elite Motorsports Bring Frank Gugliotta on Board to form Three-Car Pro Stock "Superteam" for '09 IHRA Season Norwalk, Ohio (December 14, 2008) -- The two-car team of Richard Freeman and J.R. Carr has entered...

Fri 05 Sep 2008
Epping: Round nine preview

Epping: Round nine preview

IHRA Championship Races Coming Down to the Wire; New England Dragway will Set the Stage for Frantic Final Race Four of five professional classes still up for grabs as racers prepare for Amalie Oil North American Nationals NORWALK, OHIO (July...

Mon 20 Oct 2008
Rockingham II: Final results

Rockingham II: Final results

ROCKINGHAM, N.C. -- Sunday's final results from the World Finals presented by CapeFearWheels.com at Rockingham Dragway. The race is the 11th of 10 in the 2008 Knoll-Gas Nitro Jam Drag Racing Series: Top Fuel -- Tim Boychuk, 4.853 seconds, 273.05...

Sat 19 Jul 2008
Wed 10 Sep 2008
Feld Entertainment acquires Live Nation Motor Sports

Feld Entertainment acquires Live Nation Motor Sports

Feld Entertainment Acquires Live Nation Motor Sports Leading global producer of live family entertainment marks largest expansion in company's 40-year history Vienna, Virginia (September 10, 2008) -- Feld Entertainment, Inc., today announced...

Wed 23 Jan 2008
TJ Schippling gains 2008 ride

TJ Schippling gains 2008 ride

KonRodz Racing Hires Schippling to Drive Funny Car Barrie, Ont. (Jan. 22, 2008) - Spiro Konto has selected T.J. Schippling as his driver for 2008. Kontos is the owner of the KonRodz Racing IHRA Alcohol Funny Car. "I am very grateful to Spiro...

Fri 01 Aug 2008
Martin: Jeff Diehl preview

Martin: Jeff Diehl preview

Diehl Looks to Turn Season around in Martin The 2008 season has not gone as Jeff Diehl would have hoped. The Nitro Funny Car driver from Salinas, California has yet to visit the winner's circle in IHRA competition this year and remains in ...

Wed 03 Sep 2008
Tommy Dupree receives promotion

Tommy Dupree receives promotion

Tommy Dupree Promoted to IHRA/Norwalk Properties National Sales Manager (Norwalk, OH, Sept. 3, 2008)-- Tommy Dupree has been promoted to IHRA National Sales Manager for Norwalk properties, overseeing the Live Nation Motor Sports Nitro Jam, ...

Fri 22 Aug 2008
Tulsa: Friday qualifying summary

Tulsa: Friday qualifying summary

Terry McMillen Sizzles at Sooner Nationals - Claims provisional pole with 4.692 at 308.99 mph; Matt Hagan (Nitro Funny Car, Jim Halsey (Pro Modified), Dale Brand (Alcohol Funny Car )and Cary Goforth (Pro Stock) also lead provisional qualifying at...

Tue 08 Apr 2008
Long Beach Motorsports WoF inductees

Long Beach Motorsports WoF inductees

RACING LEGENDS MARIO ANDRETTI, PARNELLI JONES AND GARY GABELICH TO BE HONORED AT MOTORSPORTS WALK OF FAME 3rd Annual Induction Ceremony is April 17, During Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach Week LONG BEACH, Calif. (April 7, 2008) -- The City of...

Wed 06 Feb 2008
Bruce Litton season preview

Bruce Litton season preview

Litton Prepares for World Championship Title Defense As the memories of a magical 2007 racing season fade, Bruce Litton is ready to turn the page. A few short months removed from claiming his first career Top Fuel world championship, Litton...

Tue 21 Oct 2008
Rockingham II: Pro Stock Showdown summary

Rockingham II: Pro Stock Showdown summary

Berner's Big Weekend: After clinching 2008 Pro Stock World Championship, Pete Berner wins $100,000 IHRA Pro Stock Showdown Rockingham, NC (Oct. 20, 2008) -- It may have taken quite a bit longer than planned, but Pete Berner (Crete, Ill.) has...

Tue 26 Aug 2008
Standings after Tulsa

Standings after Tulsa

TULSA, Okla. -- Unofficial point standings (top 10) for IHRA professional categories following the Skull Shine Sooner Nationals presented by Wolverine and Academy Sports + Outdoors at Tulsa Race Way Park, the eighth of 10 events in the 2008 ...

Wed 06 Feb 2008
KonRodz Racing pre-season news

KonRodz Racing pre-season news

Lucas Oil Becomes The Official Oil Of KonRodz Racing Barrie, Ontario-- Lucas Oil Products in Canada has become the official oil of KonRodz Racing. Lucas Oil joins the IHRA Alcohol Funny Car team as an associate sponsor. KonRodz Racing is owned...

Wed 16 Jul 2008
Grand Bend: Pro Stock preview

Grand Bend: Pro Stock preview

Pro Stock Points Chase Heating Up Mopar Canadian Nationals will separate those who have a shot at the 2008 championship from those who will look to build for 2009 Norwalk, Ohio (July 10, 2008) -- As usual, the battle at the top of the Torco...

Tue 08 Jul 2008
Edmonton: Round-by-round results

Edmonton: Round-by-round results

EDMONTON, Alb. -- Final round-by-round results from the CARS RV & Marine & Motorsports Rocky Mountain Nationals presented by TORCO Racing Fuels at Castrol Raceway, the fifth of 10 events in the 2008 Knoll-Gas Nitro Jam Drag Racing Series: TOP ...

Tue 26 Aug 2008
Tulsa: Terry Haddock final summary

Tulsa: Terry Haddock final summary

Haddock stays on top after first-round exit in Tulsa TULSA (August 25, 2008) -- Terry Haddock, driver of the Lend America Stratus, maintained his lead position in the IHRA Funny Car points-race following his first-round exit in the Sooner ...

Fri 22 Aug 2008
Tulsa: Terry Haddock preview

Tulsa: Terry Haddock preview

Haddock Chasing His Dream in Tulsa TULSA (August 21, 2008) - Things are definitely looking good for IHRA Funny Car points-leader Terry Haddock. This weekend he debuts his newly decorated Lend America Chevy Monte Carlo as he attempts to hold on...

Wed 03 Dec 2008
Series to retain quarter-mile format

Series to retain quarter-mile format

1,320-Feet to Remain the IHRA Standard; Every 2009 Nitro Jam National Event will he held on a full Quarter-Mile Track NORWALK, OHIO (Dec. 2, 2008) -- The International Hot Rod Association, a division of Feld Entertainment, Inc., will keep ...

Wed 21 May 2008
Milan: Carl Spiering preview

Milan: Carl Spiering preview

Carl Spiering ready for IHRA Motor City Nationals Innovative new transmission in Eaton Cutler-Hammer Pro Modified provides renewed confidence JORDAN STATION, ONTARIO (May 22, 2008) - The Pro Modified drag racing team of Carl ...

Thu 10 Jan 2008
AHDRA announces changes to 2008 schedule

AHDRA announces changes to 2008 schedule

AHDRA HEADQUARTERS ANNOUNCES IMPORTANT NEWS REGARDING THE 2008 SCHEDULE. PHOENIX EVENT MOVED TO SPEEDWORLD; CALIFORNIA AND VEGAS OFF THE SCHEDULE FOR 2008. WINSTON-SALEM, NC, January 2, 2008--The All Harley Drag Racing Association (AHDRA) has...

Mon 08 Sep 2008
Epping: Final results

Epping: Final results

EPPING, N.H. -- Sunday's final results from the Amalie Oil North American Nationals presented by New England Dodge Dealers at New England Dragway. The race is the ninth of 10 in the 2008 Knoll-Gas Nitro Jam Drag Racing Series: Top Fuel -- Tim ...

Sun 20 Apr 2008
Rockingham: First round pairings

Rockingham: First round pairings

ROCKINGHAM, N.C. -- First round pairings for Sunday's 37th annual IHRA Spring Nationals, second race in the 2008 Knoll Gas Nitro Jam Drag Racing Series: TOP FUEL 1. Bruce Litton, Indianapolis, Ind., 4.622, 306.67 ...

Mon 07 Jul 2008
Edmonton: Carl Spiering Saturday notes

Edmonton: Carl Spiering Saturday notes

Spiering qualifies seventh for Edmonton IHRA finals EDMONTON, ALBERTA (July 5, 2008) -- Carl Spiering qualified seventh in the 16-car Pro Modified division for final elimination rounds Sunday at the IHRA's CARS RV & Motorsports Rocky Mountain...

Fri 20 Jun 2008
LMS Charlotte Dragway news 2008-06-19

LMS Charlotte Dragway news 2008-06-19

Pouring of Concrete Strip Begins Monday at zMAX Dragway CONCORD, N.C. (June 19, 2008) - After months of grading and preparation, Monday evening crews will begin pouring the 3,000 cubic yards of concrete that will comprise the four-lane, ...

Sun 25 May 2008
Milan: First-round pairings

Milan: First-round pairings

MILAN, Mich. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the Motor City Nationals presented by GM Performance Division & Heritage Newspapers at Milan Dragway, the third of 11 events in the 2008 Knoll-Gas Nitro Jam Drag Racing...

Mon 20 Oct 2008
Rockingham II: Final round-by-round results

Rockingham II: Final round-by-round results

ROCKINGHAM, N.C. -- Final round-by-round results from the World Finals presented by CapeFearWheels.com at Rockingham Dragway, the 11th of 10 events in the 2008 Knoll-Gas Nitro Jam Drag Racing Series: TOP FUEL: ROUND ONE Bobby Lagana Jr.,...

Wed 20 Aug 2008
Terry Haddock lands sponsor

Terry Haddock lands sponsor

Lend America and IHRA points-leader Haddock team up for balance of 2008 MELVILLE, New York/WOODINVILLE, Wash. (August 18, 2008) - Lend America, recently ranked 12th largest direct-to-consumer FHA lender in the nation, announced today that the...

Sat 06 Sep 2008
Epping: First-round pairings

Epping: First-round pairings

EPPING, N.H. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the Amalie Oil North American Nationals presented by New England Dodge Dealers at New England Dragway, the ninth of 10 events in the 2008 Knoll-Gas Nitro Jam Drag Racing...

Tue 08 Jul 2008
Dale Creasy Jr medical update 200807-08

Dale Creasy Jr medical update 200807-08

Dale Creasy Jr. Recovering from Surgery; Will spend another 7-10 days at Royal Alexandra Hospital in Edmonton EDMONTON, AB (July 8, 2008) -- After five hours of successful surgery to repair the severe leg injury suffered Sunday at the Rocky ...

Mon 09 Jun 2008
Bunny Burkett to be honored at home track

Bunny Burkett to be honored at home track

Bunny Burkett to be Honored at Maryland International Raceway June 12 1985 IHRA Alcohol Funny Car World Champion to be immortalized at her home track MECHANICSVILLE, MD. - Bunny Burkett, a Fredericksburg, Virginia native who made Maryland ...