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Sun 08 Nov 2009
ANDRA: Darren Shepherd: fatal off-track accident

ANDRA: Darren Shepherd: fatal off-track accident

A Passing Of A Passionate Drag Racer And Friend Of Many. The Staff, Volunteers and Administration of Western Sydney Dragway and the sport of ANDRA Drag Racing nationally - regretfully announce the sudden and shock death of local Modified Bike ...

Wed 07 Oct 2009
Series Tournament of Champions news 2009-10-06

Series Tournament of Champions news 2009-10-06

Field nearly set for Tournament of Champions With only one race remaining the field is nearly set for the first ever Tournament of Champions which is scheduled to take place during Sunday's final eliminations at the IHRA World Finals October...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Crandall: Series spotlight - Todd Simpson

Crandall: Series spotlight - Todd Simpson

Dallas native looking forward to 'home court' advantage While Texas has become one of the more popular destinations on the IHRA drag racing circuit, it wasn't until 2003 that races inside the Lone Star State became a regular fixture on the Nitro...

Series spotlight - Bobby Lagana Jr

Series spotlight - Bobby Lagana Jr

An Unlikely Hero: Bobby Lagana Jr. not your average wheelman At first glance, Top Fuel driver Bobby Lagana Jr. may look like your average drag racing enthusiast. A passionate wheelman who walks, talks, eats and breaths drag racing, Lagana...

75-80 Dragway becomes member track

75-80 Dragway becomes member track

75-80 Dragway is a race track without an address. Tucked away in the hills of Monrovia, Md., 75-80 Dragway exists, but does so without a physical address to call home. Instead, the location of the track is listed as the intersection of Routes 75...

Thu 10 Dec 2009
Series announces new Pro Fuel class

Series announces new Pro Fuel class

Pro Fuel class eyeing record season in 2010 As anticipation builds towards the debut of the brand new Nitro Jam season, so does the anticipation felt among many of the competitors preparing to make their Nitro Jam debut in one of two new IHRA ...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Goodyear Racing news 2009-08-18

Goodyear Racing news 2009-08-18

GOODYEAR TO MANUFACTURE NEW RADIAL DRAG OFFERINGS AKRON, Ohio (Aug. 18, 2009) -- Goodyear Racing said today the company is ready to begin manufacturing the latest additions to its line of Goodyear Eagle SS DOT radial drag racing ...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Series spotlight - Tommy Gray

Series spotlight - Tommy Gray

Tales from the Crypt: IHRA's original showman 'The Undertaker' still captivating crowds In the world of sports, there is perhaps nothing more entertaining than the sport of drag racing. And in the world of drag racing, there is perhaps no one...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Crandall: Series final eliminations summary

Crandall: Series final eliminations summary

Weis makes splash in IHRA return with Top Fuel win Russo gets first Pro Mod win; Gugliotta returns to victory lane CRANDALL, Texas -- A beautiful Texas weekend came to a close Sunday afternoon as Scott Weis (Top Fuel), Chris Russo (Pro ...

Epping: Series final eliminations summary

Epping: Series final eliminations summary

Record crowds watch as Cox, Lang and Bertsch pick up wins at New England Dragway After a soggy start and terrible conditions to begin the weekend, Sunday's finals at the Amalie Oil North American Nationals presented by New England Dodge Dealers...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Crandall: Gene Hector preview

Crandall: Gene Hector preview

Gene Hector and the Texas Outlaw Pro Mods at The Amalie Motor Oil Nationals Gene Hector and his Small Block Mafia Team are one of the many Texas Outlaw Pro Mods (TOPMA) that have been invited out this weekend to participate in a race within a...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Goodyear Racing news 2009-08-26

Goodyear Racing news 2009-08-26

TOBENER: GOODYEAR'S 275/60-R15 DRAG RADIAL MAKES CAR QUICKER AKRON, Ohio (Aug. 26, 2009) -- Goodyear Racing's recent announcement that it is adding to its line of Eagle SS DOT radial drag racing tires has become a hot button news...

Edmonton: Series spotlight - Tim Boychuk

Edmonton: Series spotlight - Tim Boychuk

Rising star Tim Boychuk returns home for Rocky Mountain Nationals It was the summer of 2003 when a circle track driver by the name of Tim Boychuk first remembers putting four wheels on a drag strip. As part owner of Castrol Raceway in Edmonton...

Edmonton: Series Thursday notebook

Edmonton: Series Thursday notebook

Party at the Cree: IHRA, Castrol Raceway kick off Rocky Mountain Nationals with huge celebration In anticipation of this weekend's River Cree Resort and Casino Rocky Mountain Nationals presented by Paradise RV, one of the largest drag races...

Series Martin spotlight - Ed Hoover

Series Martin spotlight - Ed Hoover

Hoover returns to site of record payout with new goal in mind For a driver who has won just about everything there is in IHRA competition over the past 20 years, it is interesting to find that the moment that stands out most in Ed Hoover's mind...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Rockingham: Pre-event notes

Rockingham: Pre-event notes

Nitro Jam point races heat up at Rockingham From a first time event to the longest running race on the IHRA calendar, it is safe to say the 2009 racing season is about to heat up. Drivers and crews are set to head to the heart of motorsports ...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Crandall: Final results

Crandall: Final results

CRANDALL, Texas -- Sunday's final results from the Amalie Oil Texas Nationals brought to you by Wolverine & Academy Sports and Outdoors at Dallas Raceway. The race is the third of 10 in the 2009 Nitro Jam Drag Racing Series: Top Fuel -- Scott ...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Baton Rouge: Friday qualifying summary

Baton Rouge: Friday qualifying summary

Track records fall on opening night of Mardi Gras Nationals; Del Cox Jr. sets provisional Top Fuel pole Friday night; Commisso, Collins top Pro Mod, Pro Stock BATON ROUGE, La. -- Del Cox Jr. topped the charts Friday night in Top Fuel qualifying...

Series Canadian Nationals news 2009-03-17

Series Canadian Nationals news 2009-03-17

MOPAR, IHRA celebrate 10th anniversary of Mopar Canadian Nationals MOPAR and drag racing. It is a combination that has gone hand-in-hand for years and a relationship that will continue to grow into the future as MOPAR celebrates its 10th ...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Martin: Mania Sportsman Showdown preview

Martin: Mania Sportsman Showdown preview

Moser Engineering Axle Mania Sportsman Showdown a big part of Northern Nationals Always one of the biggest events on the IHRA schedule, the Moser Engineering Axle Mania Sportsman Showdown is back and more competitive than ever as the who's who...

Grand Bend: Series Saturday notebook

Grand Bend: Series Saturday notebook

COMMISSO'S WILD RIDE Friday's racing action at the 10th annual MOPAR Canadian Nationals saw a little bit of everything from new track records to two cars putting it on their tops. One of those accidents, which saw Ray Commisso get hard into...

Thu 15 Oct 2009
Rockingham II: Series spotlight - Del Cox Jr

Rockingham II: Series spotlight - Del Cox Jr

Cox trying to make it two in a row for Mitch King Motorsports At the start of the 2009 season Del Cox Jr. was just another face in the crowd. Young, energetic and excited to finally have his shot behind the wheel of a Top Fuel dragster, Cox...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Baton Rouge: Final eliminations summary

Baton Rouge: Final eliminations summary

Litton claims Top Fuel Ironman; No. 1 qualifiers Commisso, Collins win Pro Mod, Pro Stock Ironman tropies. What started out as a bit of a gloomy morning turned into a marvelous day of racing as Bruce Litton, Ray Commisso and Jason Collins ...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Epping: Series spotlight - Chris Russo

Epping: Series spotlight - Chris Russo

IHRA driver Chris Russo living life of a real superhero A firefighter by day and Pro Mod racer by night, Russo recalls tragedy of September 11th and its impact on his life It has been eight years since the attacks on September 11th brought New...

Nathan Freke Breaks World Record

Nathan Freke Breaks World Record

Century Motorsport's Nathan Freke broke the 1/4 mile World best time at Shakespeare Raceway at the weekend in his self prepared Toyota MR2. After setting the European best time in 2007 at 10.41 seconds Nathan has been aiming for the World record...

Crandall: Series Saturday qualifying summary

Crandall: Series Saturday qualifying summary

Goforth tops Pro Stock charts for first time in career Boychuk, Hoover remain on top in Top Fuel, Pro Modified CRANDALL, Texas -- If Friday night was all about firsts, than Saturday night it was time to get down to business. With several ...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Stevens Family returns to series

Stevens Family returns to series

Stevens Family Racing Returning To IHRA Competition at State Capitol IHRA has just received a note from Dave Stevens and the Stevens Family Racing Top Fuel team. The Stevens family, with driver Tim Gibson, will make its return to IHRA...

Rockingham: Bob Bertsch summary

Rockingham: Bob Bertsch summary

BERTSCH CHARGES FORWARD TO ROUND 2 AT ROCKINGHAM ROCKINGHAM, NC -- Bob Bertsch and the Rislone Engine Treatment Pro-Stock Mustang rolled into last weekend's 38th Annual IHRA Spring Nationals presented by Advance Auto Parts and Castrol looking...

Mon 26 Oct 2009
Rockingham II: Final results

Rockingham II: Final results

ROCKINGHAM, N.C. -- Sunday's final results from the IHRA World Finals at Rockingham Dragway. The race is the tenth of 10 in the 2009 Nitro Jam Drag Racing Series: Top Fuel -- Bruce Litton, 3.327 seconds, 259.66 mph def. Todd Paton, 5.739...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Edmonton: Series Saturday notebook

Edmonton: Series Saturday notebook

Rocky Mountain Nationals -- Saturday Notebook GUTS Crazy, psychotic, suicidal -- all are words that have been used to describe the riders of the 200 mile per hour nitro powered motorcycles of Nitro Bike. But while those terms seem to...

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 eighth of 10 in the 2009 Nitro Jam Drag Racing Series: Top Fuel -- Del Cox Jr., ...

Epping: Series Friday qualifying summary

Epping: Series Friday qualifying summary

Rain shortens first day of qualifying After dodging rain showers during a majority of the afternoon, New England Dragway's luck finally ran out just an hour shy of the second session of pro qualifying and the track and IHRA were forced to pull...

Sun 27 Dec 2009
Series spotlight - Greg Slack

Series spotlight - Greg Slack

IHRA's Slack Shows the Power of Faith Greg Slack's courageous triumph over cancer In his successful twenty-five-year career as a racer, Greg Slack has faced numerous challenges, fought tough adversaries, and overcome seemingly insurmountable...

Sat 24 Oct 2009
Rockingham II: Series spotlight - Adam Flamholc

Rockingham II: Series spotlight - Adam Flamholc

Swedish Pro Mod racer Flamholc joins loaded field at The Rock Rockingham Dragway is known for attracting the best of the best when it comes to Pro Modified drag racing. And that will remain true this weekend. Many of the best Pro Mod teams...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Series names Larry Crum as Media/PR manager

Series names Larry Crum as Media/PR manager

Larry Crum Named IHRA Media and Publicity Manager NORWALK, Ohio - Feld Motor Sports International Hot Rod Association division has hired Larry Crum to the position of Media and Publicity Manager Crum comes to IHRA following three years...

Crandall: Series spotlight - Bobby Lagana

Crandall: Series spotlight - Bobby Lagana

Lagana gets first crack at new facility It is an event years in the making, but in just a few short days drivers from all over the world will roll their cars into the staging lanes at the brand new Dallas Raceway for the Amalie Oil Texas...