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Wed 10 Nov 2004
Pedregon Brothers recreate father's legacy

Pedregon Brothers recreate father's legacy

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, ...

Wed 01 Sep 2004
John Force Racing opens new shop in Brownsburg

John Force Racing opens new shop in Brownsburg

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...

Fri 20 Feb 2004
Pomona: Jim Head preview

Pomona: Jim Head preview

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...

Thu 02 Sep 2004
U.S. Nationals Memorable Moments: The Crash

U.S. Nationals Memorable Moments: The Crash

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 ...

Wed 25 Aug 2004
U.S. Nationals Memorable Moments: Bob Glidden

U.S. Nationals Memorable Moments: Bob Glidden

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...

Thu 29 Jul 2004
JFR team spotlights Jonny Roscher

JFR team spotlights Jonny Roscher

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...

Thu 27 May 2004
Tate Branch Topeka preview

Tate Branch Topeka preview

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...

Tue 06 Jan 2004
Jeff Wilson signs primary sponsor

Jeff Wilson signs primary sponsor

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...

Fri 19 Nov 2004
Skoal Racing announces plans for 2005 season

Skoal Racing announces plans for 2005 season

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...

Tue 29 Jun 2004
Darrell Russell fatally injured

Darrell Russell fatally injured

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...

Thu 20 May 2004
Pro Mod: Fred Hahn Joliet preview

Pro Mod: Fred Hahn Joliet preview

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...

Sat 17 Jul 2004
Len Batycki joins Doug Herbert as GM

Len Batycki joins Doug Herbert as GM

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 ...

Fri 20 Feb 2004
Pomona: Mark Whisnant preview

Pomona: Mark Whisnant preview

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...

Wed 18 Aug 2004
This Week in Ford Racing 2004-08-17

This Week in Ford Racing 2004-08-17

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 ...

Mon 29 Nov 2004
Irwindale year six summary

Irwindale year six summary

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 ...

Sat 21 Aug 2004
Memphis: Whit Bazemore Friday summary

Memphis: Whit Bazemore Friday summary

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...

Sun 22 Feb 2004
Pomona: Larry Dixon Friday rain notes

Pomona: Larry Dixon Friday rain notes

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 ...

Wed 20 Oct 2004
Carrier Boyz Racing will miss Scott Negley

Carrier Boyz Racing will miss Scott Negley

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 ...

Sat 17 Apr 2004
NHRA and ESPN extend relationship

NHRA and ESPN extend relationship

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...

Tue 13 Apr 2004
ProRally: Mopar Speed news 2004-04-12

ProRally: Mopar Speed news 2004-04-12

Mopar Speed Monday, April 12, 2004 WoO Sprints 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 ...

Wed 08 Dec 2004
Warren Johnson - GM interview

Warren Johnson - GM interview

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 for...

Thu 02 Dec 2004
ATC Motorsports taps driver Will Hanna

ATC Motorsports taps driver Will Hanna

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...

Sat 18 Sep 2004
Reading: Tommy Johnson Jr Friday rain notes

Reading: Tommy Johnson Jr Friday rain notes

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. Tommy ...

Thu 20 May 2004
GM - Jason Line interview

GM - Jason Line interview

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.

Tue 02 Mar 2004
Irwindale Speed Weeks preview

Irwindale Speed Weeks preview

Irwindale Speed Weeks March 13 - 27 2004 Irwindale Speedway 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! ...

Sun 29 Feb 2004
Pomona2: Troy Coughlin Friday summary

Pomona2: Troy Coughlin Friday summary

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 ...

Wed 21 Apr 2004
Jeff Wilson Indy IRP wrap up

Jeff Wilson Indy IRP wrap up

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 ...

Wed 04 Aug 2004
ProRally: Mopar Speed News 2004-08-02

ProRally: Mopar Speed News 2004-08-02

Mopar Speed Monday, August 2, 2004 SCCA PR 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...

Sun 02 May 2004
Bristol: Friday qualifying results

Bristol: Friday qualifying results

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...

Thu 19 Feb 2004
Pomona: Scott Kalitta preview

Pomona: Scott Kalitta preview

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...

Wed 28 Apr 2004
Interview with Warren Johnson

Interview with Warren Johnson

Warren Johnson 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...

Mon 01 Mar 2004
Pomona2: Clay Millican Saturday summary

Pomona2: Clay Millican Saturday summary

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...

Mon 05 Apr 2004
Las Vegas: Jeg Coughlin final summary

Las Vegas: Jeg Coughlin final summary

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...

Fri 20 Feb 2004
Pomona: Thursday qualifying summary

Pomona: Thursday qualifying summary

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. Eric...

Wed 19 May 2004
Joliet: Clay Millican preview

Joliet: Clay Millican preview

Chicago-Based Lehman Racing Excited to Race at Home in NHRA Route 66 Nationals 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...

Sat 20 Mar 2004
Gainesville: Greg Anderson preview

Gainesville: Greg Anderson preview

Reigning Pro Stock Champion Anderson sets sights on first Gainesville victory Considering all the success the KB Racing Team and Greg Anderson enjoyed last season, including a record 12 event wins, 14 number 1 qualifying positions and 15...