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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 ...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
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...

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...

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...

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...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
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
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 ...

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
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...

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 ...

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
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...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Series spotlight - Goforth Family Racing

Series spotlight - Goforth Family Racing

Goforth family making history, raising the bar When Dean and Cary Goforth first rolled out their Mountain Motor Pro Stock cars for the first time back in February, both expected that this would be a banner year for the Goforth Family Racing ...

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 02 Oct 2009
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...

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 ...

Series spotlight - Del Cox

Series spotlight - Del Cox

Top Fuel ace Del Cox hopes history is on his side They say history tends to repeat itself. Top Fuel driver Del Cox hopes that statement one day rings true. Following an almost identical path to the Top Fuel ranks as good friend Spencer Massey,...

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 ...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
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...

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
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...

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...

Wed 07 Oct 2009
Budds Creek: Final results

Budds Creek: Final results

BUDDS CREEK, Md. -- Sunday's final results from the IHRA President's Cup Nationals at Maryland International Raceway. The race is the ninth of 10 in the 2009 Nitro Jam Drag Racing Series: Top Fuel -- Del Cox Jr., 4.842 seconds, 308.57 mph def.