Pedregon Brothers Recreate 'Coupe' Memories
'Flaming' Frank Pedregon Was a Legendary Driver; Inspirational Father
CHINO HILLS, Calif. (Nov. 9, 2004) -- Brothers Tony and Cruz
Pedregon are trying to bring their father's legacy back to life, ...
BROWNSBURG, Ind. -- A 40,000 square foot shop facility built for California-
based John Force Racing, Inc., is the newest addition to the Eaglepoint Business Park
complex developed in Brownsburg by The Lauth Group.
Built on 2.55 acres...
Jim Head Ready for Funny Car Challenge
Jim Head's New Challenge: Driving Lions Gate Entertainment Toyota Celica Funny Car
POMONA, Calif., Feb. 19, 2004 -If Jim Head were to choose a theme song
for his drag racing career, the obvious choice would...
Mac Tools U.S. Nationals Memorable Moments
Moment No. 6: Snake Wins, Nicoll Has Wild Ride in 'The Crash'
CLERMONT, Ind. -- For years, magicians have entertained
live audiences by creating the optical illusion of sawing a body in ...
Mac Tools U.S. Nationals Memorable Moments
Moment No. 8: Bob Glideen dominates Indy
CLERMONT, Ind. -- As drag racing's most prolific
driver until Funny Car star John Force eclipsed his career total of 85
wins in 2000, it shouldn't...
Chef Tunes Up Drag Racing's Most Dominant Race Team
After Years in the Restaurant Business, Roscher at Home on the Road
SONOMA, Calif. While it's impossible to discount the contributions crew chiefs
Austin Coil and Bernie Fedderly have...
Branch looking to heat up in Topeka
TOPEKA, Kan. - NHRA Top Alcohol Funny Car racer Tate Branch will be the
first to tell you, he has typically struggled during hot weather races.
However, Branch and partners George and Jane Etterman are excited...
Wilson signs Torco Race Fuels as primary sponsor for two car assault.
WINFIELD, Mo. - Defending Division 3 Top Alcohol Dragster Champion Jeff
Wilson announced today the signing of Torco Race Fuels as primary sponsor
for the team's two-car...
Official NHRA Sponsor Will Continue With Snake Racing, Tommy Johnson, Jr.
GREENWICH, Conn. (Nov. 17, 2004) - Skoal Racing announced today its
plans for the 2005 drag racing season. As an official NHRA sponsor,
Skoal Racing will remain...
MADISON, Ill. (June 27, 2004) -- Top Fuel driver Darrell Russell was
fatally injured today as a result of a crash during race eliminations at
an NHRA National Event at Gateway International Raceway.
Russell, 35, of Hockley, Texas, was competing...
Fred Hahn ready for high performance on Route 66 (Raceway, that is)
JOLIET, Ill. (May 19, 2004) - The ever-exciting, crowd-pleasing Pro
Mods move to Chicagoland and this weekend's NHRA AMS Staff Leasing Pro
Mod Challenge, an NHRA exhibition...
Doug Herbert Chooses Len Batycki for EVP, GM Roles in Businesses
Batycki's Background, Multi-talents Impress Herbert
CHERRYVILLE, N.C., July 16, 2004 - Doug Herbert, owner and NHRA
professional drag racer, Friday named Len Batycki ...
PiranaZ Pro Stock Chevy Cavalier
Mark Whisnant -- Driver
Reid Whisnant -- Owner
Whisnant Reunites with PiranaZ
STOCKBRIDGE, Ga. -- This weekend Mark Whisnant returns to the Pomona,
Calif. for the running of the 44th annual K & N...
This Week in Ford Racing
August 17, 2004
NHRA Funny Car
Eric Medlen, driver of the Castrol Syntec Ford Mustang, celebrated his
first NHRA Funny Car final round win this past Sunday at Brainerd
International Raceway. Medlen talked about his ...
IRWINDALE, CA. - Ten racing series that compete regularly for points on
the half or third mile tracks at Irwindale Speedway completed an eight-month
season during October. It was the sixth racing season at the NASCAR-sanctioned state of the art ...
Bazemore low qualifier on Friday in Memphis
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (Aug. 20, 2004) - Defending Memphis Funny Car champion and
No. 1 qualifier in 2003 Whit Bazemore is low qualifier after two qualifying
session at the O'Reilly Mid-South NHRA Nationals at...
Dixon Still Seventh after Rain Ends Day Early at Pomona
POMONA, Calif. (Feb. 20, 2004) -- Continuing rain at Pomona Raceway
forced NHRA officials to cancel Friday's scheduled qualifying session
at the 44th annual Winternationals
Larry Dixon ...
Death of Scott Negley saddens McClenathan and Carrier Boyz Racing
Carrier Boyz Racing and driver Cory McClenathan are saddened by the death
of Scott Negley, associate sponsor and friend, who was found in his hotel
room this past weekend and ...
NHRA and ESPN Extend Television Relationship Through 2006
GLENDORA, Calif. (April 16, 2004) -- NHRA and ESPN, Inc. have formally
extended their television relationship through 2006, it was announced today.
In 2001, NHRA and ESPN, the worldwide...
Monday, April 12, 2004
Lasoski moves to second in points with solid Eldora efforts
Danny Lasoski drove the No. 20 Mopar-powered car from Tony Stewart
Motorsports to two Dash event wins and two second-place A-main ...
Warren Johnson Looks Toward 2005
SUGAR HILL, Ga., Dec. 7, 2004 - Even while Warren Johnson begins
preparation for "The Professor's School's Out Tour," his final full
season behind the wheel of the GM Performance Parts Pontiac, don't think
Hanna tabbed to drive ATC Motorsports TAFC in '05
LAFAYETTE, La. - Current Top Alcohol Dragster Crew Chief Will Hanna has
been selected as the driver for Harry Clack's ATC Motorsports NHRA Top
Alcohol Funny Car in 2005. The car will feature the...
MOHNTON, Pa. (Sept. 17, 2004) - Persistent rain showers that began in
the early afternoon and continued into the evening, forced NHRA officials
to cancel Friday's two scheduled professional qualifying attempts at
Maple Grove Raceway.
GM Racing - Jason Line Interview
KB Framers Pontiac SC/T Grand Am
NHRA Pro Stock
CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 20, 2004 - He's the driver of the second Pontiac
Grand Am out of the Ken Black Racing stable, and pretty handy working
with an engine as well.
Irwindale Speed Weeks
March 13 - 27 2004
Join us as Irwindale Speedway kicks off the 2004 racing season in style! NASCAR, USAC, and NHRA events on "LA's Half-Mile Super Speedway" and the Irwindale's fast 1/8-mile Dragstrip! ...
Troy Looks to Break Back into Field
Troy Coughlin and his yellow and black JEG'S Mail Order Chevy
Cavalier posted a run of 6.841 at 201.94 mph in the opening qualifying
session a week ago. He started the second qualifying session looking ...
Wilson scores win in Indy
CLERMONT, Ind. - Defending two-time NHRA Division 3 Top Alcohol Dragster Champion Jeff Wilson opened the year with a bang by winning this past weekend's Division 3 Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series opener at Indianapolis ...
Monday, August 2, 2004
Shepherd racks up fourth win
of season at Maine Forest
Team Mopar rally star Doug Shepherd earned his third Group 5 and Overall
2WD victories of the season in SCCA ProRally competition Saturday at...
BRISTOL, Tenn. -- Results Friday after qualifying for the Fourth annual
O'Reilly NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals presented by Quaker State at Bristol
Dragway, sixth of 23 events in the $50 million NHRA POWERade Drag Racing
Series. Qualifying will...
Scott Kalitta prepped for another championship run
Pomona, Calif., Feb. 17, 2003 -- Last year at the Mac Tools U.S. Nationals in Indianapolis, the world was introduced to the Mac Tools/Jesse James Top Fuel dragster. Two-time NHRA Top Fuel World...
Warren Johnson. Just say the name and you might think of a few things
instantly: His nickname is 'The Professor,' he has earned six NHRA
POWERade Pro Stock championships, he seems to be a little on the intense
side of things when...
Clay Millican Qualifies 3rd at NHRA K&N Filters Winternationals
Will Face Former Crew Member Kalivoda in First Round
Pomona, Calif. - February 28, 2003 - Clay Millican of Team 104+
Performance Additives/Lehman Racing qualified in...
Jeg Goes Out In Second Round
Jeg Coughlin, Jr and his JEG'S Mail Order Chevy Cavalier started race day
from the No. 11 qualifying position.
In the opening round Jeg faced off against Allen Johnson. Lane choice
went to the Dodge and Jeg...
Schumacher, Medlen & Anderson lead first day of qualifying
POMONA, Calif. - Tony Schumacher drove the U.S. Army dragster to the
top of the qualifying order Thursday at the season-opening K&N Filters
Winternationals at Pomona Raceway.
Chicago-Based Lehman Racing Excited to Race at Home in NHRA Route 66
Chicago - May 18, 2004 - Clay Millican of Team 104+ Performance
Additives/Lehman Racing, a Chicago-based NHRA Top Fuel drag racing team,
will compete in the NHRA...
Reigning Pro Stock Champion Anderson sets sights on first Gainesville
Considering all the success the KB Racing Team and Greg Anderson enjoyed
last season, including a record 12 event wins, 14 number 1 qualifying