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Thu 17 Dec 1998
Charles

Charles "Buddy" Morrison Leaves NASCAR Legacy

ARLINGTON, Texas (Dec. 17, 1998) Charles "Buddy" Morrison, co-founder of Reher-Morrison Racing Engines and owner of a NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series team that joined the series in 1998, died Tuesday after a lengthy battle with cancer. He was 54. ...

Tue 08 Dec 1998
Chevrolet 1998 Season Review

Chevrolet 1998 Season Review

FROM NASCAR TO BUSCH TO TRUCKS...OFF-ROAD AND ON-ROAD CHEVROLET DOMINATED '98 RACE SERIES DETROIT, Mich. -- Dec. 8, 1998: Since the 1955 introduction of Chevrolet's small-block engine, the red bow tie has been in the forefront of North...

Thu 17 Dec 1998
Mike Thomas Featured at Pennzoil Motorsports Show

Mike Thomas Featured at Pennzoil Motorsports Show

Thomas to take center stage at Pennzoil show FORT WASHINGTON, Pa. (Dec. 17) -- Pennzoil Pro Stock driver Mike Thomas, the most successful driver of Team Pennzoil's 1998 drag racing campaign, will be the feature attraction Jan. 15 at the...

Wed 11 Nov 1998
Pomona Rick Santos Preview

Pomona Rick Santos Preview

RICK SANTOS FEDERAL-MOGUL DRAGSTER POMONA RACEWAY NOTES AND QUOTES Rick Santos, driver of the Oakwood Homes Federal-Mogul Dragster, clinched his second consecutive Federal-Mogul Dragster National Championship at the Revell Nationals in Dallas...

Tue 27 Oct 1998
Junior Drag Racing Erica, Courtney Enders on TV

Junior Drag Racing Erica, Courtney Enders on TV

Enders girls of Houston to be featured on national TV LOS ANGELES (Oct. 23) -- Team Pennzoil Junior Drag Racers Erica and Courtney Enders spent the last two days in Hollywood filming a feature segment of the brand-new Donny and Marie Show. The...

Fri 08 May 1998
Houston Tony Mullen Pro Stock Bike Preview

Houston Tony Mullen Pro Stock Bike Preview

MULLEN CONTINUES TO IMPROVE IN PRO STOCK MOTORCYCLE RANKS BAYTOWN, Texas -- At the beginning of the Pro Stock Motorcycle season, Harry Lartigue took his newly hired rider out to the starting line when there wasn't a single fan in the ...

Thu 27 Aug 1998
Indianapolis Shelly Anderson Interview

Indianapolis Shelly Anderson Interview

SHELLY ANDERSON Parts America/Texaco/Pontiac Top Fuel Dragster INDIANAPOLIS (August 27, 1998) -- After struggling through a disappointing first half of the 1998 race season, Shelly Anderson's year hit a low point with a devastating crash at the...

Thu 17 Dec 1998
Charles

Charles "Buddy" Morrison Memorial Service Plans

The memorial arrangements for race car engine builder Charles "Buddy" Morrison are as follows: Date: December 30, 1998 Time: 1 p.m. CST Place: Moore and Sons Funeral Home 4216 S. Bowen Rd. Arlington, Texas 76016 ...

Tue 13 Oct 1998
Dallas Rick Santos Fall Preview

Dallas Rick Santos Fall Preview

RICK SANTOS ROAD TO THE CHAMPIONSHIP STARTED AT THE TEXAS MOTORPLEX WITH FIRST WIN OF 1997 ENNIS, Texas --- The 1997 Lone Star Nationals at the Texas Motorplex brought the Jack O'Bannon team their second...

Thu 15 Oct 1998
Larry Kubes New NHRA GM EngineProgram Manager

Larry Kubes New NHRA GM EngineProgram Manager

KUBES NAMED GM DRAG RACING ENGINE AND PROGRAM MANAGER WARREN, Mich. (Oct. 14) -- Larry Kubes has been named Engine and Program Manager for the Chevrolet and Pontiac drag racing programs by Harry Turner, Group Manager of Drag and...

Fri 04 Sep 1998
Indianapolis Stock QUAL Final Order

Indianapolis Stock QUAL Final Order

CLERMONT, Ind. - SUMMIT FastNews - Final order after 4 rounds of qualifying in Stock, post-tech, at the 44th annual NHRA U.S. Nationals: Psn-Num-Class-Driver, Home Town, Machine-------------------ET---Index--(+/-) 1 5159 DF/SA Bob Shaw,...

Wed 07 Oct 1998
JEG'S Mail Order Racing Memphis Preview

JEG'S Mail Order Racing Memphis Preview

JEG'S Team Hopes To Pickup Momentum In Memphis The JEG'S Mail Order Racing Team will be represented in three NHRA competition classes at Memphis Motorsports Park for the Pennzoil Nationals presented by AutoZone. Jeg, Jr. and Troy Coughlin will...

Fri 30 Oct 1998
Houston Qualifying Final Order Comp Eliminator

Houston Qualifying Final Order Comp Eliminator

BAYTOWN, Texas - SUMMIT FastNews - Final order after 3 rounds of qualifying in Comp Eliminator at the 2nd annual Matco Tools Supernationals: Psn-Num-Class-Driver, Home Town, Machine-------------------ET---Index--(+/-) 1 403 BB/AT Hurley ...

Sun 15 Nov 1998
Pomona Pro Stock QUAL Final Order

Pomona Pro Stock QUAL Final Order

POMONA, Calif. - SUMMIT FastNews - Final order after 4 rounds of qualifying in Pro Stock at the 34th annual NHRA Winston Finals: Psn-Num-Driver, Home Town, Car Type------------------------------ET---Speed 1 2 Warren Johnson, Sugar Hill GA,...

Wed 18 Nov 1998
Pomona Chuck Etchells Review

Pomona Chuck Etchells Review

CHUCK ETCHELLS CLOSES THE 1998 SEASON WITH A WIN AT THE WINSTON FINALS Pomona, California, November 16, 1998 - Chuck Etchells closed the 1998 NHRA Winston Drag Racing season on a high note by claiming the Funny Car title at this past weekend's...

Fri 22 May 1998
Tom Martino NHRA Today appearance

Tom Martino NHRA Today appearance

TOM MARTINO AND SIX FLAGS TO BE FEATURED GUESTS ON THE NHRA TODAY Parsippany, New Jersey, May 21, 1998 - Six Flags Thrill Machine Driver Tom Martino and his wife Robin will be the featured guests on this weekend's edition of the "NHRA Today"...

Fri 18 Sep 1998
Reading Final Qualifying Stock

Reading Final Qualifying Stock

READING, Pa. - SUMMIT FastNews - Final order after 3 rounds of qualifying in Stock at the 14th annual NHRA Pioneer Keystone Nationals: Psn-Num-Class-Driver, Home Town, Machine-------------------ET---Index--(+/-) 1 1239 J/SA Don Quinn,...

Fri 13 Nov 1998
Edwards, Bartone and Payne to join Chevy

Edwards, Bartone and Payne to join Chevy

Edwards, Bartone and Payne Join Team Chevrolet in 1999 POMONA, Calif.; Nov. 13, 1998 -- Chevrolet today announced it will extend its involvement in the Winston Drag Racing Series sanctioned by the National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) in 1999 by...

Thu 17 Sep 1998
Reading Super Stock QUAL RND 2 Order

Reading Super Stock QUAL RND 2 Order

READING, Pa. - SUMMIT FastNews - Order after 2 rounds of qualifying in Super Stock at the 14th annual NHRA Pioneer Keystone Nationals: Psn-Num-Class-Driver, Home Town, Machine-------------------ET---Index--(+/-) 1 3232 GT/D Joe Skinner, ...

Fri 08 May 1998
Famed Engine Builder Buddy Morrison Dies

Famed Engine Builder Buddy Morrison Dies

DALLAS (Dec. 16) -- After a year and a half battle with cancer, famed engine builder Buddy Morrison finally succumbed to the disease earlier today at Zale-Lipshy Hospital. He was 54 years old. Morrison became a household name to racing fans...

Sun 15 Nov 1998
Pomona Super Stock ELIM Summary

Pomona Super Stock ELIM Summary

POMONA CA - SUMMIT FastNews - Summary of eliminations in Super Stock at the 34th annual NHRA Winston Finals: Round 3 : ...

Thu 22 Oct 1998
Dallas Super Gas Incident

Dallas Super Gas Incident

ENNIS - Super Gas Accident Dave Wood Finds Wall During Time Trials by Larry Sullivan ENNIS, Texas - SUMMIT FastNews - Dave Wood, Dallas, Texas, was apparently uninjured when his '70 Nova Super Gas entry went out of control during a...

Tue 18 Aug 1998
NHRA Canadaian National Open Calgary Results

NHRA Canadaian National Open Calgary Results

NHRA CANADIAN NATIONAL OPEN Race City Motorsport Park, Calgary, Alberta, Canada August 16, 1998 FEDERAL MOGUL DRAGSTER win- Ed Verenka Edmonton, AB '94 dragster r/u- Steve Sitko ...

Thu 22 Oct 1998
Dallas Final Qualifying Order Stock

Dallas Final Qualifying Order Stock

ENNIS, Texas - SUMMIT FastNews - Final order after 2 rounds of qualifying in Stock at the 13th annual NHRA Revell Nationals: Psn-Num-Class-Driver, Home Town, Machine-------------------ET---Index--(+/-) 1 4426 AF/S Terry Dye, Troy MI, 90 ...

Fri 13 Feb 1998
Chuck Etchells Phoenix Preview (Funny Car)

Chuck Etchells Phoenix Preview (Funny Car)

ETCHELLS LOOKS TO SHINE IN THE VALLEY OF THE SUN PUTNAM, CT, February 12, 1998 - For many years, people have flocked to Arizona to cure a multitude of physical ailments. The year-round warmth and low humdity have proven the perfect tonic for...

Fri 13 Nov 1998
Mark Osborne Goes Pro Stock Truck

Mark Osborne Goes Pro Stock Truck

MARK OSBORNE TO DRIVE CHEVY S-10 PRO STOCK TRUCK FOR KESSINGER MOTORSPORTS IN 1999 POMONA, Calif.; Nov. 13, 1998 -- Mark Osborne will jump from the seat of a Pro Stock car into that of a Pro Stock Truck in the 1999 NHRA Winston Drag Racing ...

Mon 09 Nov 1998
Pomona Don Lampus Preview

Pomona Don Lampus Preview

Rookie Top Fuel Driver Don Lampus Makes Second NHRA Appearance DALLAS, TX (Nov. 9, 1998)-- Just over three weeks ago, Dallas-native Don Lampus, 34, made his NHRA Top Fuel debut at the Revell Nationals at the Texas Motorplex, but if you blinked...

Mon 19 Oct 1998
Dallas Craig Eaton Pro Stock Truck Heavy Hitter

Dallas Craig Eaton Pro Stock Truck Heavy Hitter

EATON EMERGING AS HEAVY HITTER IN PRO STOCK TRUCK ENNIS, Texas -- Despite a late start to the season, Craig Eaton has wasted little time becoming one of the heavy hitters in Pro Stock Truck. The former Competition Eliminator...

Warren Johnson Still Focused at Dallas

Warren Johnson Still Focused at Dallas

DESPITE CLINCHING TITLE, JOHNSON STILL FOCUSED ON WINNING RACES ENNIS, Texas -- That gleam you see beaming from Warren Johnson's eyes lately isn't some self- satisfying acknowledgment that lets everyone know he's already secured a...

Fri 08 May 1998
Adams Named Superintendent at Pomona

Adams Named Superintendent at Pomona

ADAMS NAMED FACILITIES SUPERINTENDENT AT POMONA RACEWAY POMONA, Calif. -- Stan Adams has been named Facilities Superintendent at Pomona Raceway, National Hot Rod Association officials announced recently. Adams, 56, a native of Pomona and...

Sat 05 Sep 1998
Indianapolis Final QUA Super Stock

Indianapolis Final QUA Super Stock

CLERMONT, Ind. - SUMMIT FastNews - Final order, post-tech, after 4 rounds of qualifying in Super Stock at the 44th annual NHRA U.S. Nationals: Psn-Num-Class-Driver, Home Town, Machine-------------------ET---Index--(+/-) 1 762 GT/CA John ...

Fri 08 May 1998
Phoenix ATSCO Nationals Preview

Phoenix ATSCO Nationals Preview

GOOD CHANCE ATSCO NATIONALS WINNERS WILL BE 1998 NHRA WINSTON CHAMPIONS PHOENIX -- Whoever wins the ATSCO Nationals, will win NHRA Winston championships. At least, that's what has happened the last two years. In 1996 and 1997,...

Mon 02 Nov 1998
Houston Super Stock ELIM Summary

Houston Super Stock ELIM Summary

BAYTOWN TX - SUMMIT FastNews - Summary of eliminations in Super Stock at the 2nd Annual Matco Tools Supernationals: Round 3 : ...

Sat 24 Oct 1998
Dallas Pro Stock Truck QUAL Final

Dallas Pro Stock Truck QUAL Final

ENNIS, Texas - SUMMIT FastNews - Final order after 4 rounds of qualifying in Pro Stock Truck at the 13th annual NHRA Revell Nationals: Psn-Num-Driver, Home Town, Car Type------------------------------ET---Speed 1 114 Larry Kopp, Baltimore...

Wed 21 Oct 1998
Dallas JEG'S Mail Order Racing Team Preview

Dallas JEG'S Mail Order Racing Team Preview

JEG'S Racing To Invade The Big D This weekend the JEG'S Mail Order Racing Team travels to the Revell Nationals in Ennis, TX. The team will be well represented in Pro Stock, Pro Stock Truck, and Super Stock. Troy Coughlin will blast down the...

Mon 09 Feb 1998
New Pro Stock Motorcycle Team

New Pro Stock Motorcycle Team

NFL STAR TROY VINCENT TO FIELD PRO STOCK MOTORCYCLE TEAM IN 1998 FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - Philadelphia Eagles cornerback Troy Vincent, one of the fastest players in the National Football League, also will fulfill his need for speed on...

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