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Fri 09 Aug 2002
Creating a race-ready GM DRCE Pro Stock engine

Creating a race-ready GM DRCE Pro Stock engine

The process of building a race-ready GM DRCE Pro Stock engine. DETROIT, August 8, 2002 - There is an often heard yet undeniable maxim in NHRA Pro Stock racing that horsepower is king. Who could argue given that 40 cars separated by margins as ...

Wed 01 May 2002
Bristol Regional results

Bristol Regional results

<pre> BRISTOL, Tenn. - Final round eliminations in Competition Eliminator and Super Comp have been postponed to the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Southern Nationals presented by Pontiac at Atlanta Dragway, Commerce, Georgia, ...

Wed 29 May 2002
Topeka Sportsman summary

Topeka Sportsman summary

<pre> Summary of eliminations in Top Alcohol Dragster at the NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series, 14th annual O'Reilly NHRA Summer Nationals presented by Castrol GTX: Round 1: Chris Ricketts, N. Kansas City MO, Uyehara-TFX, Left lane, (0.473)...

Thu 30 May 2002
Joliet: Larry Dixon prview

Joliet: Larry Dixon prview

The Dixon Dispatch The Weekly News Release of Larry Dixon & the Miller Lite Dragster NHRA Top Fuel points leader Larry Dixon leads busy lifestyle both on and off the drag strip. Joliet, IL (May 29) - Although he enjoys nearly a two-race lead...

Thu 14 Mar 2002
Irwindale Dragstrip announces Thursday street legal events

Irwindale Dragstrip announces Thursday street legal events

Irwindale Dragstrip Adds Twenty-Nine Thursday Nights Of Street Legal Events Fox Sports AM1150 Dave & Arnie To Broadcast Their Show Live On Thursday Nights From 'Strip Irwindale, Calif. - - (March 14, 2002) Something that everyone has ...

Thu 23 May 2002
Pontiac introduces SC/T Ram-Air Hood on Pro Stock Grand Am

Pontiac introduces SC/T Ram-Air Hood on Pro Stock Grand Am

The Creation of a Race Car: Pontiac introduces SC/T Ram-Air Hood on NHRA Pro Stock Grand Am. DETROIT, May 22, 2002 - Driving excitement is the proud heritage of the Pontiac Motor Division. For more than 75 years Pontiac has led the way ...

Fri 10 May 2002
Jim Dunn Racing hires Bob Brooks

Jim Dunn Racing hires Bob Brooks

Jim Dunn Racing hires Bob Brooks as technical advisor. LOS ANGELES, May 9, 2002 - Jim Dunn Racing announced today that Bob Brooks has been hired as a technical advisor on the K&N Filters/Red Line Oil Pontiac Firebird Funny Car. "We felt we ...

Mon 19 Aug 2002
Jim Epler joins Saturn Motorsports

Jim Epler joins Saturn Motorsports

Jim Epler to head up Saturn Motorsports of San Diego program. San Diego, CA - Saturn Retailers of San Diego General Manager, Laird Mooney, today announced the appointment of former NHRA funny car driver, Jim Epler, as the new Director of ...

Fri 04 Oct 2002
H&B Motorsports inks Berryman Products

H&B Motorsports inks Berryman Products

McClenathan's Berryman B-12 Chemtooler Top Fueler to debut at NHRA O'Reilly Fall Nationals. DALLAS -- Berryman Products, headquartered in Arlington, Texas, and Henkelman & Baca Motorsports, a California-based Top Fuel Dragster team, with Cory...

Thu 01 Aug 2002
Seattle Sportsman reginal results

Seattle Sportsman reginal results

<pre> Summary of eliminations in Top Alcohol Dragster at the NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series, 15th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Northwest Nationals: Round 1: Darren Nicholson, Mission Viejo CA, Santos-BAE, Left lane, (0.448) 5.549 252.43 ...

Mon 25 Nov 2002
John Force Holiday open house

John Force Holiday open house

Force Hosts Car Show, Open House, Autograph Party on Dec. 8. YORBA LINDA, Calif. -- In celebration of his 10th consecutive NHRA Funny Car Championship, John Force has resurrected the John Force Holiday Car Show benefitting the California Highway...

Wed 22 May 2002
Englishtown Sportsman regional results

Englishtown Sportsman regional results

<pre> Summary of eliminations in Top Alcohol Dragster at the NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series, 33rd annual Matco Tools SuperNationals presented by Racing Champions: Round 1: Jason Cannon, Middleburg FL, URC-BAE, Right lane, (0.433)...

Thu 05 Sep 2002
Indianapolis Sportsman Regional results

Indianapolis Sportsman Regional results

<pre> Summary of eliminations in Top Alcohol Dragster at the NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series, 48th annual Mac Tools U.S. Nationals: Round 1: Duane Shields, Las Vegas NV, Hadman-BAE, Right lane, (0.478) 5.459 259.96 def. Shelly Howard,...

Thu 29 Aug 2002
Keith Stark Indianapolis preview

Keith Stark Indianapolis preview

Stark looking to repeat last year's Indy win CLERMONT, Ind. - One year ago, NHRA Top Alcohol Dragster driver Keith Stark won the biggest race in drag racing, the Mac Tool U.S. Nationals at the famed Indianapolis Raceway Park. This year, Stark...

Mon 23 Dec 2002
Tom Anderson ready for NHRA

Tom Anderson ready for NHRA

Anderson & Sickles gearing up for 2003 TAFC assault with Meyers RV SuperStores. ROCHESTER, N.Y. - After many successful years as a driver and tuner in the NHRA Nitro Funny Car ranks, and two IHRA Pro Mod World Championships as a tuner, Tom ...

Wed 20 Feb 2002
NHRA to air on Canadian TV

NHRA to air on Canadian TV

GLENDORA, Calif. (Feb. 19, 2002) -The National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) today announced that NHRA POWERade Drag Racing will air in Canada this season, exclusively on TSN, Canada's Sports Leader. TSN will dedicate more than 42 hours of ...

Tue 15 Oct 2002
Dallas: Ron Capps eliminations quotes

Dallas: Ron Capps eliminations quotes

Funny Car driver Ron Capps was left with a headache and sore knees Sunday following a violent explosion that shattered the body of his Skoal Racing Camaro Funny Car. Capps was racing his teammate, Tommy Johnson Jr. in the first round of the ...

Wed 24 Jul 2002
Denver Sportsman regional results

Denver Sportsman regional results

<pre> Summary of eliminations in Competition Eliminator at the NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series, 23rd annual Mopar Parts Mile-High Nationals: Round 1: Wade Oman, Littleton CO, Fritz-Buick, B/ED, Left lane, (0.533) 7.99 7.618 -0.372, ...

Wed 16 Oct 2002
Dallas Sportsman summary

Dallas Sportsman summary

<pre> Summary of eliminations at the NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series, 17th annual O'Reilly Fall Nationals presented by Castrol Syntec: Top Alcohol Dragster Round 1: Jason Cannon, Middleburg FL, Uyehara-BAE, Right lane, (0.462) 5.515 ...

Tue 18 Jun 2002
Columbus Sportsman summary

Columbus Sportsman summary

<pre> Summary of eliminations in Top Alcohol Dragster at the NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series, 38th annual Pontiac Excitement Nationals presented by Summit Racing: Round 1: Phil Mass, Gurnee IL, Uyehara-BAE, Left lane, (0.486) 5.647...

Thu 16 May 2002
Las Vegas promotes David Stetzer

Las Vegas promotes David Stetzer

Stetzer promoted to LVMS director of operations. Adamcik new short-track coordinator. LAS VEGAS-- David Stetzer will assume the position of director of operations at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, it was announced today by Chris Powell, LVMS's ...

Fri 30 Aug 2002
KPK Motorsports adds sponsor

KPK Motorsports adds sponsor

Mace Security International and KPK Motorsports join forces. RICHBORO, Pa. -- Kenny Koretsky, from Richboro, Pa., owner of KPK Motorsports which fields a Pro Stock Chevrolet Cavalier on the NHRA POWERade® Drag Racing Series, and Louis D.

Sun 25 Aug 2002
Brainerd Sportsman Regional results

Brainerd Sportsman Regional results

<pre> Summary of eliminations in Top Alcohol Dragster at the NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series, 21st annual Rugged Liner NHRA Nationals: Round 1: Duane Shields, Las Vegas NV, Hadman-BAE, Left lane, (0.496) 5.469 262.59 def. Robin Samsel,...

Tue 29 Jan 2002
Craftsman sponsors Dale Creasy Funny Car

Craftsman sponsors Dale Creasy Funny Car

Craftsman Unveils Nhra Sponsorship To Back Dale Creasy Funny Car in 2002 HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. After almost 50 years of involvement with the National Hot Rod Association, including sponsoring races and serving as Official Tools of NHRA,...

Thu 03 Jan 2002
Richard Napp Sr. passed away December 27

Richard Napp Sr. passed away December 27

Richard Napp Sr., who along with his late brother, Vinnie, helped create the success story that is Old Bridge Township Raceway Park, passed away in the early hours of Dec. 27. Napp, 63, died just 14 months after brother Vinnie, of the same exact...

Tue 03 Dec 2002
Larry Dixon - Top Fuel Champion interview

Larry Dixon - Top Fuel Champion interview

Larry Dixon - 2002 NHRA Top Fuel Champion In 1988, Larry Dixon went to work for drag racing legend Don "The Snake" Prudhomme. He cleaned, worked on the car, and cleaned some more, in hopes of one day being able to hop in the driver's seat once...

Thu 12 Sep 2002
Lee Callaway race summary

Lee Callaway race summary

Callaway wins second straight divisional in Earlville. EARLVILLE, Iowa - NHRA Top Alcohol Dragster driver Lee Callaway won his second-straight divisional event during this past weekend's Division 5 Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event at Tri-State...

Wed 15 May 2002
Jones steps down as driver

Jones steps down as driver

Ashley Jeffery Motorsports Jones to step down as driver for Darien & Meadows STOCKTON, Calif. - NHRA Top Alcohol Dragster driver Paul Jones announced his resignation as driver of the Darien & Meadows A/Fuel Dragster today. The team's sponsor, ...

Tue 01 Oct 2002
Joliet II: Final summary

Joliet II: Final summary

<pre> Summary of eliminations at the NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series, Second annual Craftsman 75th Anniversary NHRA Nationals: Top Alcohol Dragster Round 1: Shelly Howard, Tulsa OK, Uyehara-CRE, Right lane, (0.494) 5.430 257.58 ...

Wed 13 Nov 2002
Junior dragsters Irwindale preview

Junior dragsters Irwindale preview

NHRA Junior Dragsters return to Irwindale -- 5th Annual Del Cox Classic: Saturday, November 16 Irwindale, Calif. - - Irwindale Dragstrip has been chosen as the site for the 2002 edition of one of the west coast's most prestigious NHRA Junior ...

Thu 25 Apr 2002
Joliet: Keith Stark preview

Joliet: Keith Stark preview

Keith Stark Racing Spitzer Coach Works and Racecars Stark hoping to continue winning ways at Route 66. JOLIET, Ill. - Last fall, NHRA Top Alcohol Dragster driver Keith Stark laid down one of the most impressive performances in class history...

Thu 29 Aug 2002
Indianapolis: Don Prudhomme press conference

Indianapolis: Don Prudhomme press conference

Don Prudhomme Try and define the word "cool" without talking about Don Prudhomme. Go ahead. Just try it. Don "The Snake" Prudhomme was cool when he first got involved with drag racing 40 years ago and little has changed - except for the fact...

Fri 31 May 2002
Joliet: John Force Racing preview

Joliet: John Force Racing preview

Coil comes home to Chicago as drag racing's biggest winner. JOLIET, Ill. Austin Coil hasn't driven a race car since the 1960s when he was a line mechanic for one of the dealerships involved in sponsorship of this week's (May 31-June 2) fourth...

Fri 20 Sep 2002
Belle Rose: Al Weiss recap

Belle Rose: Al Weiss recap

Weiss sets national record in Belle Rose debut, BELLE ROSE, La. - Former Top Fuel crew chief Al Weiss performed the drag race equivalent of a leadoff homerun in debuting his new E/Econo Altered during this past weekend's NHRA Division 4 Lucas...

Thu 29 Aug 2002
Indianapolis: Mark Whisnant U.S. Nationals preview

Indianapolis: Mark Whisnant U.S. Nationals preview

Whisnant looking for his first win in Indy. INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. ^ÖThis weekend drag racers from all over the United States will converge on Indianapolis Raceway park for the 48th running of the Mac Tools US Nationals. Every racer that comes to...

Fri 03 May 2002
Bruce Mullins stars in children's race book

Bruce Mullins stars in children's race book

Bruce Mullins' 'War Horse' Top Alcohol Funny Car featured in children's book. Division 1 Top Alcohol Funny Car racer Bruce Mullins took part in a photo shoot near Dulles International Airport near Washington, D.C., in November 1999 for a very ...