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Wed 07 Oct 2009
Budds Creek: Series spotlight - Ed Hoover

Budds Creek: Series spotlight - Ed Hoover

President's Cup a do-or-die weekend for Hoover It is safe to say that 2009 has been a banner year for Pro Modified legend Ed Hoover and the Paul Trussell Motorsports team. With four final rounds, two victories and an incredible 17-6 ...

Series news 2009-09-21

Series news 2009-09-21

Palm Beach International Raceway joins IHRA IHRA is pleased to announce the signing of Palm Beach International Raceway to its family of tracks. The state-of-the-art, all-concrete drag strip located in West Palm Beach, Fla. is the second ...

Standings after Budds Creek

Standings after Budds Creek

BUDDS CREEK, Md. -- Unofficial point standings (top 10) for IHRA professional categories following the IHRA President's Cup Nationals at Maryland International Raceway, the ninth of 10 events in the 2009 Nitro Jam Drag Racing Series - Top Fuel 1.

Budds Creek: Final round-by-round results

Budds Creek: Final round-by-round results

BUDDS CREEK, Md. -- Final round-by-round results from the IHRA President's Cup Nationals at Maryland International Raceway, the ninth of 10 events in the 2009 Nitro Jam Drag Racing Series: TOP FUEL: ROUND ONE Dom Lagana, 29.186, ...

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.

Budds Creek: Series final eliminations summary

Budds Creek: Series final eliminations summary

Cox and Lang win again; Cary Goforth returns to victory lane World records and multiple wins highlighted final eliminations at the IHRA President's Cup Nationals at Maryland International Raceway Sunday in Budds Creek, Md. after a soggy start...

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 02 Oct 2009
Tulsa: Round four preview

Tulsa: Round four preview

Champions shine at Tulsa Raceway Park Last year's IHRA Sooner Nationals provided a pivotal turning point in the IHRA championship point battles. All three eventual point champions in Top Fuel, Pro Modified and Elite Motorsports Pro Stock...

Standings after Crandall

Standings after Crandall

CRANDALL, Texas -- Unofficial point standings (top 10) for IHRA professional categories following the Amalie Oil Texas Nationals brought to you by Wolverine & Academy Sports and Outdoors at Dallas Raceway, the third of 10 events in the 2009 Nitro...

Crandall: Final round-by-round results

Crandall: Final round-by-round results

CRANDALL, Texas -- Final round-by-round results from the Amalie Oil Texas Nationals brought to you by Wolverine & Academy Sports and Outdoors at Dallas Raceway, the third of 10 events in the 2009 Nitro Jam Drag Racing Series: TOP FUEL: ROUND...

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 ...

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 ...

Crandall: First-round pairings

Crandall: First-round pairings

CRANDALL, Texas -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the Amalie Oil Texas Nationals brought to you by Wolverine & Academy Sports and Outdoors at Dallas Raceway, the third of 10 events in the 2009 Nitro Jam Drag Racing...

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 ...

Crandall: Series Saturday notebook

Crandall: Series Saturday notebook

SATURDAY NOTEBOOK BACK TO THE FUTURE If there was ever a car capable of cutting through time and space and achieving time travel, it would be Harold Martin's radical M4 With one of the most unique designs in all of motorsports, ...

Crandall: Series Friday notebook

Crandall: Series Friday notebook

Friday Notebook BETTER THAN IT HAS TO BE Just like the slogan of the company sponsoring its national event, Dallas Raceway is "better than it has to be." Track owner Kenny Barnes and his staff have dedicated themselves to creating one of...

Crandall: Series Friday qualiying results

Crandall: Series Friday qualiying results

CRANDALL, Texas -- Results Friday afterqualifying for the Amalie Oil Texas Nationals brought to you by Wolverine & Academy Sports and Outdoors at Dallas Raceway, third of 10 events in the 2009 Nitro Jam Drag Racing Series. Qualifying will...

Crandall: Series Friday qualifying summary

Crandall: Series Friday qualifying summary

Records fall on opening night of Amalie Oil Texas Nationals Litton first to top 300 on new track, Boychuk top qualifier in Top Fuel CRANDALL, Texas -- It was a night of firsts at the IHRA Amalie Oil Texas Nationals Friday night in ...

Series Tulsa spotlight - Chris Russo

Series Tulsa spotlight - Chris Russo

Making noise: Russo ready to step into spotlight Immediately following his first career win at the Texas Nationals two weeks ago in Dallas, Chris Russo admitted that he was finally glad to be able to make a blip on the drag racing radar after...

Tulsa: Top Fuel pre-event notes

Tulsa: Top Fuel pre-event notes

Loaded Top Fuel field headed to Tulsa Through the first half of the 2009 Nitro Jam season, one of the most competitive classes in all of the IHRA has been Top Fuel. And it doesn't look like that trend will change anytime soon. A full field...

Series spotlight - Pete Berner

Series spotlight - Pete Berner

Berner finding his way back Pete Berner admits that he hasn't quite been in the same Championship form that he was last year when he claimed the IHRA Pro Stock title. However, he also recognizes that he's learning a lot and he's quickly finding...

Series Tulsa spotlight - Cary Goforth

Series Tulsa spotlight - Cary Goforth

Oklahoma native takes points lead into Tulsa In many ways, the first three races of the 2009 Nitro Jam season have been like a dream come true for Elite Motorsports Pro Stock driver Cary Goforth. For a driver who had never even seen a final ...

Standings after Tulsa

Standings after Tulsa

TULSA, Okla. -- Unofficial point standings (top 10) for IHRA professional categories following the IHRA Sooner Nationals at Tulsa Raceway Park, the fourth of 10 events in the 2009 Nitro Jam Drag Racing Series - Top Fuel 1. Bruce Litton, 357 2.

Tulsa: Final round-by-round results

Tulsa: Final round-by-round results

TULSA, Okla. -- Final round-by-round results from the IHRA Sooner Nationals at Tulsa Raceway Park, the fourth of 10 events in the 2009 Nitro Jam Drag Racing Series: TOP FUEL: ROUND ONE Bobby Lagana Jr., 4.904,...

Tulsa: Final results

Tulsa: Final results

TULSA, Okla. -- Sunday's final results from the IHRA Sooner Nationals at Tulsa Raceway Park. The race is the fourth of 10 in the 2009 Nitro Jam Drag Racing Series: Top Fuel -- Tim Boychuk, 4.929 seconds, 294.31 mph def. Bruce Litton, 4.919 ...

Tulsa: Series final eliminations summary

Tulsa: Series final eliminations summary

Three-Pete for Berner at Sooner Nationals Boychuk rockets to first win of year, Lang downs Hoover in Pro Mod Not even torrential rains and muggy conditions could not deter the drivers and crews racing at this weekend's IHRA Sooner Nationals from...

Tulsa: First-round pairings

Tulsa: First-round pairings

TULSA, Okla. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the IHRA Sooner Nationals at Tulsa Raceway Park, the fourth of 10 events in the 2009 Nitro Jam Drag Racing Series. Pairings based on results in qualifying, which ended...

Tulsa: Series Saturday qualifying summary

Tulsa: Series Saturday qualifying summary

Litton shoots to top of Top Fuel charts Lastor surprises in Pro Modified, Montecalvo edges Berner in Pro Stock Saturday's pristine evening conditions set up some solid laps and a few records as Bruce Litton (Top Fuel), Taylor Lastor (Pro ...

Tulsa: Saturday notebook

Tulsa: Saturday notebook

HOMETOWN PROUD There is nothing more satisfying in the world of sports than to be able to perform in front of your home crowd. Several drivers competing in this weekend's IHRA Sooner Nationals presented by SafeAuto are getting to live that ...

Series spotlight - Dale Creasy Jr

Series spotlight - Dale Creasy Jr

300 mph Medicine: Dale Creasy Jr. ready to put accident behind him and return to track It is often said that laughter is the best form of medicine. That isn't necessarily the case for Dale Creasy Jr. Instead, Creasy prefers the smell of...

Edmonton: Round 5 preview

Edmonton: Round 5 preview

Westward Ho! Nitro Jam heads to Edmonton Fans in Western Canada will get to experience the spectacle that is IHRA Nitro Jam drag racing when the rolling extravaganza descends upon Edmonton's Castrol Raceway the weekend of July 3-5,...

Series adds sponsors for Edmonton event

Series adds sponsors for Edmonton event

Rocky Mountain Nationals add two new sponsors Paradise RV and SMS Equipment join growing list of Rocky Mountain Nationals sponsors IHRA has announced that Paradise RV and SMS Equipment have teamed up with Castrol Raceway as partners for...

Series news and notes 2009-06-30

Series news and notes 2009-06-30

IHRA looks to make history in Edmonton While 2009 has so far been plagued with financial woes and a variety of problems for sporting events across the globe, for the International Hot Rod Association, the start to the 2009 season has...

Edmonton: Series pre-event notes

Edmonton: Series pre-event notes

July Nitro Jam events packed with extra thrills As if Top Fuel dragsters, door cars and sportsman racing weren't enough to keep race fans busy, the three Nitro Jam events in July will have a ton of extras thrown in to help add a little more bang...

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...

Series news on Melanie Troxel to run two events

Series news on Melanie Troxel to run two events

Melanie Troxel joins teammate Ray Commisso at Grand Bend, Martin IHRA races What does a woman who has won just about everything there is in drag racing do for an encore? Keep winning more, of course. And that is exactly what Pro ...