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Sun 29 Dec 1996
SBRS: Al Hofmann to try Barber Dodge

SBRS: Al Hofmann to try Barber Dodge

Press Release A Straight and Narrow Guy Goes Around the Bend LAKEVILLE, Conn. (Nov. 8) - NHRA Funny Car driver Al Hofmann is pretty darn good at wielding his 5,500 h.p., 2,225 lb Pontiac Funny Car down 440 yards of asphalt; the 48-year-old...

Wed 08 May 1996
Atlanta Dragway new general manager

Atlanta Dragway new general manager

Report from Motorsport News International FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: NHRA Communications (818) 914-4761 ROBARGE NAMED GENERAL MANAGER OF ATLANTA DRAGWAY COMMERCE, Ga. -- Veteran baseball executive Dennis Robarge has been...

National Trail Raceway new general manager

National Trail Raceway new general manager

Report from Motorsport News International FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: NHRA Communications (818) 914-4761 HARMON NAMED GENERAL MANAGER OF NATIONAL TRAIL RACEWAY KIRKERSVILLE, Ohio -- Charlie Harmon has moved from his role ...

Marketing VP named

Marketing VP named

Report from Motorsport News International FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: NHRA Communications (818) 914-4761 CAIN NAMED NHRA SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT OF SALES AND MARKETING GLENDORA, Calif. -- Noted marketing executive Gary Cain has...

AC Delco to sponsor Kurt Johnson

AC Delco to sponsor Kurt Johnson

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ACDelco TO SPONSOR KURT JOHNSON THROUGH 1999 Las Vegas; November 5, 1996 -- Kurt Johnson has three good reasons to celebrate: On October 27, Kurt finished fourth in the NHRA Winston Pro Stock ...

Winston Championship awards ceremony

Winston Championship awards ceremony

Report from Motorsport News International Oct. 30, 1996 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NHRA Communications ELEVEN CHAMPIONS CROWNED AT NHRA WINSTON AWARDS CEREMONY CERRITOS, Calif. -- A recap of the awards given at the NHRA Winston...

1997 Television package to increase 50 percent

1997 Television package to increase 50 percent

Report from Motorsports News International Oct. 25, 1996 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NHRA Communications TV COVERAGE OF NHRA DRAG RACING TO INCREASE 50 PERCENT IN 1997 GLENDORA, Calif. -- Nearly 125 hours of NHRA Winston Drag Racing...

NHRA and Travis Tritt form alliance

NHRA and Travis Tritt form alliance

Report from Motorsport News International Oct. 26, 1996 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: NHRA Communications NHRA FORMS ALLIANCE WITH COUNTRY MUSIC SUPERSTAR TRAVIS TRITT GLENDORA, Calif. -- Country music superstar Travis Tritt and the...

Myers Story & ProStock Motorcycle Notebook (PRO/BIKE)

Myers Story & ProStock Motorcycle Notebook (PRO/BIKE)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NHRA Communications MYERS CONFIDENT HEADING INTO PRO STOCK BIKE TITLE SHOWDOWN POMONA, Calif. -- John Myers is one of the most humble champions in NHRA Winston Drag Racing, so it was a bit surprising to hear...

Yates Story & ProStock Notebook (P/S)

Yates Story & ProStock Notebook (P/S)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NHRA Communications YATES KEEPS PEDAL DOWN AS FOCUS SHIFTS TO 1997 TITLE DEFENSE POMONA, Calif. -- Jim Yates was celebrating his first NHRA Winston Pro Stock championship on a recent Sunday evening in Texas...

Bazemore & Pulde Story & Funny Car Notebook (F/C)

Bazemore & Pulde Story & Funny Car Notebook (F/C)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: NHRA Communications (818) 914-4761 BAZEMORE'S FORMER MENTOR COMES THROUGH IN SUBSTITUTE ROLE POMONA, Calif. -- A young photographer hung out around Funny Car driver Dale Pulde's pit area nearly 15...

Bernstein Story & Top Fuel Notebook (T/F)

Bernstein Story & Top Fuel Notebook (T/F)

For Immediate Release NHRA Communications HISTORIC FEAT INCREASES BERNSTEIN'S APPETITE FOR MORE TITLES POMONA, Calif. -- Kenny Bernstein has made history in so many ways in NHRA Winston Drag Racing that it's almost hard to keep ...

Pomona Kurt and Warren Johnson previews

Pomona Kurt and Warren Johnson previews

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JOHNSON STARTS RACE FOR 1997 CHAMPIONSHIP AT WINSTON SELECT FINALS Pomona, Calif. -- According to the NHRA schedule, the Winston Select Finals, to be held on October 24-27 at...

Texaz Kurt & Warren Johnson report

Texaz Kurt & Warren Johnson report

The following are post-race releases on Kurt and Warren Johnson at the NHRA Chief Nationals in Dallas, Texas, on October 10-13. Please don't hesitate to contact me with any questions or comments, or let me know if you would prefer...

New driver for Johnson Racing

New driver for Johnson Racing

NHRA Communications FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ENNIS, Texas -- Sportsman champion Gary Scelzi will replace the late Blaine Johnson as driver of the Johnson Racing Top Fuel dragster on the NHRA Winston Drag Racing Series starting in 1997, team...

Team Racers for Christ moves to new location

Team Racers for Christ moves to new location

Team Racers for Christ have moved into new headquarters in Phoenix, Arizona. All the information can be found in Crest Motorsports at: http://crestcomm.com/motorsports/rfc.htm ...

Dallas Warren & Kurt Johnson preview

Dallas Warren & Kurt Johnson preview

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JOHNSON'S TITLE HOPES ON THE LINE AT CHIEF NATIONALS Dallas -- One year ago at the Chief Nationals, Pro Stock drag racer Warren Johnson clinched his third NHRA championship. This time W.J. finds himself in...

1997 schedule and news report

1997 schedule and news report

Report from Motorsport News International FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: NHRA Communications (818) 914-4761 1997 NHRA SCHEDULE FEATURES THREE NEW EVENTS, DATE CHANGES GLENDORA, Calif. -- The NHRA Winston Drag Racing Series will...

Dallas Pro Stock notebook (PRO/STOCK)

Dallas Pro Stock notebook (PRO/STOCK)

Report from Motorsports News International CHIEF AUTO PARTS NATIONALS PRO STOCK NOTEBOOK --Championship scenario: Jim Yates must win one round at this event to clinch his first NHRA Winston Pro Stock championship in the ...

Bruce Allen story (PRO/STOCK)

Bruce Allen story (PRO/STOCK)

Report From Motorsport News International FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: NHRA Communications (818) 914-4761 ALLEN, REHER-MORRISON RETURNING TO STRONG FORM IN PRO STOCK ENNIS, Texas -- Something told Bruce Allen and the ...

Dallas Funny Car notebook (F/C)

Dallas Funny Car notebook (F/C)

Report from Motorsport News International CHIEF AUTO PARTS NATIONALS FUNNY CAR NOTEBOOK --The main man: John Force set NHRA records for victories and final rounds in one season when he earned his 12th victory in 15 final rounds by...

Tony Pedregon Story (F/C)

Tony Pedregon Story (F/C)

Report from Motorsport News International FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: NHRA Communications (818) 914-4761 TONY PEDREGON KEEPING AN EYE ON BIG BROTHER IN FUNNY CAR ENNIS, Texas -- It's been nearly 20 years in the making, but Tony...

Dallas Top Fuel notebook (T/F)

Dallas Top Fuel notebook (T/F)

CHIEF AUTO PARTS NATIONALS TOP FUEL NOTEBOOK --Which spot?: You can be sure that Kenny Bernstein will have a big group of friends on hand whether he clinches the NHRA Winston Top Fuel championship at this event or the season-ending ...

Kenny Bernstein story (T/F)

Kenny Bernstein story (T/F)

Report from Motorsport News International FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: NHRA Communications (818) 914-4761 CONFIDENCE HELPS BERNSTEIN CLOSE IN ON HISTORIC TOP FUEL TITLE ENNIS, Texas -- Even during the bleakest times of last ...

Topeka Nationals Final report (PRO/BIKE)

Topeka Nationals Final report (PRO/BIKE)

Report from Motorsport News International NHRA PRO STOCK BIKE Sunday's 4th Round TOPEKA, KS - RIS - Results of final round eliminations in Pro Stock Bike at the 8th Annual Sears Craftsman Nationals: W/L...

New Gainesville Raceway general manager

New Gainesville Raceway general manager

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: NHRA Communications (818) 914-4761 ROBERTSON NAMED GENERAL MANAGER OF GAINESVILLE RACEWAY GLENDORA, Calif. -- Veteran motorsports facility manager Don Robertson has been named general manager of Gainesville...

Dallas event overview

Dallas event overview

Event Overview Chief Auto Parts Nationals, Oct. 10-13 at Dallas. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: NHRA Communications (818) 914-4761 EXPECT CHAMPIONS TO BE CROWNED, BIG TIMES AND SPEEDS AT MOTORPLEX ENNIS, Texas -- There's a good chance...

Top Fuel Notebook (T/F)

Top Fuel Notebook (T/F)

>From NHRA Communications FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: NHRA Communications (818) 914-4761 SEARS CRAFTSMAN NATIONALS TOP FUEL NOTEBOOK --Join the club: Kenny Bernstein became just the third driver in NHRA history to make a pass...

Jim Head story (T/F)

Jim Head story (T/F)

>From NHRA Communications FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: NHRA Communications (818) 914-4761 HEAD FINISHES EMOTIONAL MONTH AT TOPEKA TOPEKA, Kan. -- Jim Head drove into the parking lot at Indianapolis Raceway Park late one Sunday...

Funny Car Notebook (F/C)

Funny Car Notebook (F/C)

>From: NHRA Communications FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: NHRA Communications (818) 914-4761 SEARS CRAFTSMAN NATIONALS FUNNY CAR NOTEBOOK --Oh, Canada: Jeff Arend, from Toronto, won the Funny Car title at the Pioneer Electronics...

Whit Bazemore story (F/C)

Whit Bazemore story (F/C)

>From: NHRA Communications FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: NHRA Communications (818) 914-4761 HARD WORK REMAINS KEY COMPONENT OF SUCCESS FOR BAZEMORE TOPEKA, Kan. -- Everyone figured that Whit Bazemore would be transformed into an...

Pro Stock Notebook (PRO/STOCK)

Pro Stock Notebook (PRO/STOCK)

From: NHRA Communications FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: NHRA Communications (818) 914-4761 SEARS CRAFTSMAN NATIONALS PRO STOCK NOTEBOOK --For the boys: While Bob Glidden says he is satisfied with his career, he has extra ...

Bob Glidden 1997 preview (PRO/STOCK)

Bob Glidden 1997 preview (PRO/STOCK)

From: NHRA Communications FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: NHRA Communications (818) 914-4761 FUTURE REMAINS UNCERTAIN FOR PRO STOCK LEGEND BOB GLIDDEN TOPEKA, Kan. -- He is such a fixture of NHRA Winston Drag Racing that it's ...

Pro Stock notebook (PRO/BIKE)

Pro Stock notebook (PRO/BIKE)

>From: NHRA Communications FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: NHRA Communications (818) 914-4761 SEARS CRAFTSMAN NATIONALS PRO STOCK MOTORCYCLE NOTEBOOK --Trailblazer: Angelle Seeling became the first woman to win a Pro Stock...

Matt Hines interview (PRO/BIKE)

Matt Hines interview (PRO/BIKE)

>From: NHRA Communications FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: NHRA Communications (818) 914-4761 HINES EMERGES AS YOUNG STAR IN PRO STOCK MOTORCYCLE TOPEKA, Kan. -- It might sound strange, but the biggest breakthrough Matt Hines made...

Topeka Warren & Kurt Johnson preview

Topeka Warren & Kurt Johnson preview

The following are pre-race releases on Kurt and Warren Johnson at the upcoming NHRA Sears Craftsman Nationals in Topeka, Kansas, on September 26-29. Please don't hesitate to contact me with any questions or comments, or let me...