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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 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)...

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, ...

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 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 ...

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 ...

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 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 ...

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 ...

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...

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)...

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 ...

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...

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 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...

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, ...

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 ...

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...

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.

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 ...

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 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...

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 09 May 2002
Topeka: Shelly Howard race summary

Topeka: Shelly Howard race summary

Howard makes semifinals in Topeka. TOPEKA, Kan. - Despite still fighting problems of heavy tireshake, NHRA Top Alcohol Dragster driver Shelly Howard made it to the semifinals during this past weekend's Division 5 Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series ...