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Wed 23 Dec 1998
Tony Gillig to Run in NHRA Pro Stock

Tony Gillig to Run in NHRA Pro Stock

TONY GILLIG TO RUN NHRA PRO STOCK IN 1999! December 23, 1998 Lake Zurich, IL: Two-time IHRA National event winner and ...

Tue 22 Dec 1998
Pontiac Renews With NHRA

Pontiac Renews With NHRA

PONTIAC-GMC RETURNS WITH OFFICIAL VEHICLES OF NHRA DETROIT (December 22, 1998) - Pontiac-GMC Motorsports Manager Fred Simmonds is proud to announce that Pontiac has renewed its position as the Official Car of the National Hot Rod ...

Thu 17 Dec 1998
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Charles "Buddy" Morrison Memorial Service Plans

The memorial arrangements for race car engine builder Charles "Buddy" Morrison are as follows: Date: December 30, 1998 Time: 1 p.m. CST Place: Moore and Sons Funeral Home 4216 S. Bowen Rd. Arlington, Texas 76016 ...

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Charles "Buddy" Morrison Leaves NASCAR Legacy

ARLINGTON, Texas (Dec. 17, 1998) Charles "Buddy" Morrison, co-founder of Reher-Morrison Racing Engines and owner of a NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series team that joined the series in 1998, died Tuesday after a lengthy battle with cancer. He was 54. ...

Mike Thomas Featured at Pennzoil Motorsports Show

Mike Thomas Featured at Pennzoil Motorsports Show

Thomas to take center stage at Pennzoil show FORT WASHINGTON, Pa. (Dec. 17) -- Pennzoil Pro Stock driver Mike Thomas, the most successful driver of Team Pennzoil's 1998 drag racing campaign, will be the feature attraction Jan. 15 at the...

Tue 15 Dec 1998
Tom Martino Gains Century 21 Sponsorship

Tom Martino Gains Century 21 Sponsorship

CENTURY 21 ADDS A LISTING FOR THE NHRA Real Estate Leader inks top Pro Stock driver Tom Martino to a two-year deal Parsippany, N.J., December 7, 1998 - Century 21 Real Estate Corporation has entered into the fast-paced world of the National Hot...

Wed 09 Dec 1998
Pomona Has New Title Sponsor for Fall 1999

Pomona Has New Title Sponsor for Fall 1999

AUTOMOBILE CLUB OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA TO SPONSOR NHRA FINALS GLENDORA, Calif. -- The Automobile Club of Southern California, the nation's largest AAA affiliate with almost five million members, has reached a multi-year agreement...

Tue 08 Dec 1998
Collins Racing Gets Wise For PR Duties

Collins Racing Gets Wise For PR Duties

Wise Joins Toby Marketing Drag Racing Effort NEW YORK (Dec. 8) -- Allyson Wise of Daytona Beach, Fla., has joined Toby Marketing Inc. as a public relations representative for the Collins Racing Pro Stock team, which competes in the National Hot...

Chevrolet 1998 Season Review

Chevrolet 1998 Season Review

FROM NASCAR TO BUSCH TO TRUCKS...OFF-ROAD AND ON-ROAD CHEVROLET DOMINATED '98 RACE SERIES DETROIT, Mich. -- Dec. 8, 1998: Since the 1955 introduction of Chevrolet's small-block engine, the red bow tie has been in the forefront of North...

Mon 07 Dec 1998
JEG'S Automotive, Inc. Begins Construction

JEG'S Automotive, Inc. Begins Construction

JEG'S Automotive Begins Construction Construction of JEG'S Automotive's state of the art distribution center has begun. The new location is south of U.S. Rt. 42 near London Road in Delaware, Ohio. The location is minutes north of...

Fri 20 Nov 1998
Warren Johnson, Kurt Johnson Season Review

Warren Johnson, Kurt Johnson Season Review

THE WARREN REPORT: 1998 Season Review CHAMPIONSHIP CELEBRATION Warren Johnson received applause, accolades, and a $125,000 bonus check at the NHRA Winston Championship Awards Ceremony at the Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts on...

For Motorsport Driver John Force Interview

For Motorsport Driver John Force Interview

Friday, November 20, 1998 NHRA Drag Racing JOHN FORCE, WHO CAPTURED HIS EIGHTH NHRA FUNNY CAR CHAMPIONSHIP, AND SECOND CONSECUTIVE IN A FORD MUSTANG, TALKED ABOUT HOW VINCE LOMBARDI, A FORD DEALER FROM RHODE ISLAND, AND YELLOW FOOTBALL ...

Thu 19 Nov 1998
Jeg Coughlin, Jr Wins 1998 Rookie of the Year

Jeg Coughlin, Jr Wins 1998 Rookie of the Year

JEG, Jr Wins 98' NHRA "Rookie of the Year" Jeg Coughlin, Jr. won the 1998 NHRA "Rookie of the Year" after a very successful "rookie" season in NHRA Pro Stock, which is considered to be most competitive class in NHRA Drag Racing. He was also...

Wed 18 Nov 1998
1998 NHRA Awards Ceremony Review

1998 NHRA Awards Ceremony Review

1998 NHRA WINSTON, FEDERAL-MOGUL SERIES CHAMPIONS HONORED CERRITOS, Calif. -- Gary Scelzi, John Force, Warren Johnson, Matt Hines and Larry Kopp were honored Tuesday for winning championships in their respective professional categories...

Pomona Chuck Etchells Review

Pomona Chuck Etchells Review

CHUCK ETCHELLS CLOSES THE 1998 SEASON WITH A WIN AT THE WINSTON FINALS Pomona, California, November 16, 1998 - Chuck Etchells closed the 1998 NHRA Winston Drag Racing season on a high note by claiming the Funny Car title at this past weekend's...

Mon 16 Nov 1998
1999 NHRA television Schedule

1999 NHRA television Schedule

NHRA RELEASES 1999 TELEVISION SCHEDULE GLENDORA, Calif. -- Four networks will combine to televise all 22 NHRA Winston Drag Racing Series events and the inaugural Winston Showdown in 1999, National Hot Rod Association officials announced...

Pomona Pro Stock Truck Review

Pomona Pro Stock Truck Review

Chevy S-10s Dominate Inaugural NHRA Pro Stock Truck Season; Jeter Wins Final; Kopp Collects Championship POMONA, Calif.; Nov. 14, 1998 -- Chevy S-10s dominated the inaugural season of the newest NHRA Winston Drag Racing Series ...

Pomona Chevrolet Final Report

Pomona Chevrolet Final Report

Etchells Wins Winston Finals; Camaro Z28s Claim Most Funny Car Titles in 1998 Capps is Runner-Up in Championship; All Three Camaro Drivers in Top Five POMONA, Calif.; Nov. 15, 1998 -- Chuck Etchells, in the Kendall/Ma Ma Rosa's ...

Pomona Finals Report

Pomona Finals Report

BERNSTEIN, ETCHELLS, STEVENS, HINES AND JETER WIN WINSTON FINALS POMONA, Calif. -- In a weekend where NHRA celebrated its 1998 Winston champions, one of the most celebrated champions in the history of the sport proved why his legion of fans...

Sun 15 Nov 1998
Pomona Pontiac Sunday Notes & Quotes

Pomona Pontiac Sunday Notes & Quotes

PONTIAC NOTES & QUOTES 34th ANNUAL WINSTON FINALS SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 1998 POMONA, CALIFORNIA PRO STOCK Race Winner - Richie Stevens (Collins Racing Pontiac Firebird) "This is the most unbelievable feeling I've ever felt. We've been...

Pomona Chevrolet Sunday Notes

Pomona Chevrolet Sunday Notes

CHEVROLET NOTES AND QUOTES WINSTON FINALS POMONA RACEWAY, POMONA, CALIF. NHRA WINSTON DRAG RACING SERIES SUNDAY, NOV. 15, 1998 FUNNY CAR -- CAMARO Z28 -- Final Eliminations CHUCK ETCHELLS WINS HIS THIRD TITLE OF YEAR, THE EIGHTH FOR CAMARO;...

Pomona Richie Stevens Pro Stock Review

Pomona Richie Stevens Pro Stock Review

Stevens captures Pro Stock crown POMONA, Calif. (Nov. 15) -- Rookie driver Richie "The Kid" Stevens captured the Pro Stock title of the 34th Annual Winston Finals Sunday at Pomona Raceway. Stevens beat Jeg Coughlin, 6.945 seconds at 198.10...

Pomona Super Gas ELIM Summary

Pomona Super Gas ELIM Summary

POMONA CA - SUMMIT FastNews - Summary of eliminations in Super Gas at the 34th annual NHRA Winston Finals: Round 4 : ...

Pomona Super Comp ELIM Summary

Pomona Super Comp ELIM Summary

POMONA CA - SUMMIT FastNews - Summary of eliminations in Super Comp at the 34th annual NHRA Winston Finals: Round 4 : ...

Pomona Comp Eliminator ELIM Summary

Pomona Comp Eliminator ELIM Summary

POMONA CA - SUMMIT FastNews - Summary of eliminations in Comp Eliminator at the 34th annual NHRA Winston Finals: Round 1 : ...

Pomona Super Stock ELIM Summary

Pomona Super Stock ELIM Summary

POMONA CA - SUMMIT FastNews - Summary of eliminations in Super Stock at the 34th annual NHRA Winston Finals: Round 3 : ...

Pomona FM Funny Car ELIM Summary

Pomona FM Funny Car ELIM Summary

POMONA CA - SUMMIT FastNews - Summary of eliminations in Federal-Mogul Funny Car at the 34th annual NHRA Winston Finals: Round 1 : ...

Pomona FM Dragster ELIM Summary

Pomona FM Dragster ELIM Summary

POMONA CA - SUMMIT FastNews - Summary of eliminations in Federal-Mogul Dragster at the 34th annual NHRA Winston Finals: Round 1 : ...

Pomona Special Awards

Pomona Special Awards

POMONA - Special Awards POMONA, Calif. - SUMMIT FastNews - Special awards at the 34th annual NHRA Winston Finals: Best Appearing Car -- The Coon Wire Super Comp entry,...

Final 1998 Winston Point Standings

Final 1998 Winston Point Standings

POMONA - Final '98 Winston Points POMONA, Calif. - SUMMIT FastNews - Final Winston championship points following the 34th annual Winston Finals, the final event of the 22-event 1998 Winston Drag Racing Series: ...

Pomona Bonus Points

Pomona Bonus Points

POMONA - Bonus Points POMONA, Calif. - SUMMIT FastNews - Bonus Points after the 34th annual Winston Finals, the last of 22 events on the 1998 NHRA Winston Championship Series tour: Big Bud Shootout at Pomona ...

Pomona Pro Stock Bike ELIM Summary

Pomona Pro Stock Bike ELIM Summary

POMONA CA - SUMMIT FastNews - Summary of eliminations in Pro Stock Bike at the 34th annual NHRA Winston Finals: Round 1 : ...

Pomona Pro Stock ELIM Summary

Pomona Pro Stock ELIM Summary

POMONA CA - SUMMIT FastNews - Summary of eliminations in Pro Stock at the 34th annual NHRA Winston Finals: Round 1 : ...

Pomona Funny Car ELIM Summary

Pomona Funny Car ELIM Summary

POMONA CA - SUMMIT FastNews - Summary of eliminations in Funny Car at the 34th annual NHRA Winston Finals: Round 1 : ...

Pomona Top Fuel ELIM Summary

Pomona Top Fuel ELIM Summary

POMONA CA - SUMMIT FastNews - Summary of eliminations in Top Fuel at the 34th annual NHRA Winston Finals: Round 1 : ...