DARLINGTON, SC - CompetitionPlus.Com, Drag Racing's Internet magazine with
an attitude, and Darlington International Dragway have reached an
agreement as title rights sponsor for the 2000 Groundhog Warm-Up event, a
preseason test/race event in...
DARLINGTON, SC - From the time he released the clutch, John Montecalvo
knew he was on a pass. The veteran asphalt company owner from Center
Moriches, NY., had his intuitions confirmed when he blasted out a
6.599/208.76 to become the World's ...
Irvine, Calif. -- Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A., and motorcycle racing's
most famous engine building tuner, Rob Muzzy, have created a partnership
that will se the two entities combine efforts in a commitment to winning
the 2000 AMA/Prostar ...
BAYTOWN, TX. - John Mancuso might have finished second in the final IHRA
Nitro Harley points standings, but during a recent test session at Houston
Raceway Park in Baytown, Tx., the veteran Harley rider gave notice that he
doesn't intend to...
"SWINGIN' SAMMY" HALE EXITS FROM CHAMPION SPEED SHOP COCKPIT, BEGINS HIATUS
by Cole Coonce, NR
11-4-99, Novato, CA--The driver whom many drag strip pundits consider the
Nureyev of the form, "Swingin' Sammy" Hale has relinquished his position
Mick Snyder Makes Pro Outlaw Debut, Rookie Professional Driver Hammers Out
An Eighth-Mile 4.01!
DEMOTTE, IN.- When veteran drag racer Larry Snyder announced his
intentions of retirement in August, he had to look no further than his son
October 17th, 1999-----Ed O'Reilly, whose boundless knowledge and
infectious enthusiasm for IHRA competition over the public address system
became a hallmark of IHRA drag racing, stunned the attendees of the IHRA
MoPar Parts World Finals by ...
AMA/PROSTAR REGIONAL EVENT - HOUSTON RACEWAY PARK
Houston, Texas - Final results from the AMA/Prostar regional series event,
held at Houston Raceway Park, shown with position, rider name, hometown,
bike make, elapsed time and ...
Snyder Ends Career As A Quarter-finalist At Mopar Parts World Finals
SHREVEPORT, LA.-- Larry Snyder, the IHRA Super Eliminator Champion has
dominated the division this season. With his announcement that he would
retire after this season, his ...
Charlie Hunt Racing Finishes Season On A Positive Event
SHREVEPORT, LA.-- Charlie Hunt can rightfully say that his 1999 season has
been a rousing success. His hired drivers Floyd Cheek and Tom Lee made the
venture a prosperous one and has the...
Montecalvo Finishes 1999 Season As A Semi-finalist At Mopar Parts World
SHREVEPORT, LA-- John Montecalvo had several goals entering the 1999
season. he wanted to be the quickest Chevrolet in competition and he
wanted to be a serious ...
McElwee Ends Season On A Wheels-up Basis At IHRA Mopar World Finals
SHREVEPORT, LA.-- An unfortunate part of drag racing mandates that
sometimes, when it's not your day. It's not your day. The Powershield
Coatings-sponsored, Super Eliminator ...
Castellana Vows New Aggressive Effort For 1999 After DNQ At Shreveport
SHREVEPORT, LA.-- Pro Modified racer Mike Castellana is disappointed with
the way his 1999 season transpired. However, instead of losing confidence,
Brinsfield Closes Season On A Disappointing Note
SHREVEPORT, LA.-- If Dale Brinsfield had a choice about the 1999 season,
he'd just as soon to skip the first part and the last part. The
Greensboro, NC.,-based, driver rebounded admirably from a...
Jenkins' Championship Season Ends As Quarter-finalist At IHRA Mopar Parts
SHREVEPORT, LA.- - Last season, Jenkins left Shreveport with the world
record intact. This season, he leaves with a World Championship under his
Hoover Falls Short At IHRA World Finals, Loses Tough Match To Rickie Smith
SHREVEPORT, LA.-- Ed Hoover went into the IHRA World Finals on a hot
winning streak. The number five points contender was not only a
participant in the Mopar Parts Pro...
SHREVEPORT, LA. -- Tommy Mauney likes to begin with a bang and go out with
a bang. The end result is that there was a whole lot of banging going on
in Shreveport, La., as the Jeg's Mail Order-sponsored, 1963 Corvette Pro
Modified of Mauney ...
SHREVEPORT, LA. -- Von Smith couldn't have found a better closing line for
his drag racing novel than he did in the 1999 season. The veteran Pro
Funny Car racer from Oak Ridge, Tn., was relentless in his pursuit of
excellence as he won his ...
Rocca Closes Season With Impressive Mopar Parts World Finals Showing,
Scores Win At Mopar Parts Pro Modified Shootout
SHREVEPORT, LA. -- Troy Critchley proved why he was put in the "Ironhorse"
1949 Mercury as he dove on to win the Mopar Parts...
Weney Storms Mopar Parts World Finals, Finishes Runner-up In Pro Funny
SHREVEPORT, LA. -- Scott Weney has spent the 1999 IHRA season in a push
and pull battle with Alcohol Funny Car Champion Von Smith. Weney has
battled gremlins which have...
Stroupe Closes The 1999 Season As The Semi-finalist At The Mopar Parts
SHREVEPORT, LA -- Wally Stoupe has proved to be one of the Godfathers of
Pro Modified, with the Mopar Parts World Finals rumored to be his last in
Litton Completes His Most Successful Season At The IHRA Mopar Parts World
SHREVEPORT, LA -- Bruce Litton unwillingly conceded the points
championship in a tough Top Fuel battle throughout the 1999 season.
Going into the Mopar Parts...
GILLIAM LA - SUMMIT FastNews - IHRA officials and racers found themselves
in a race against time to complete racing action ahead of threatened rain
at the season-ending Mopar Parts World Nationals at Red River Raceway
Sunday. For once, Mother ...