Pedregon & Kemanah Enter 20th Annual Chili Bowl
Heady Group of Diverse Pros Fill This Year's Field
TULSA, Okla. (Dec. 21, 2005) -- Former NHRA Funny Car World Champion
Cruz Pedregon and reigning All-Star Circuit of Champions titlist Chad
JOHNSON JR. AND TROXEL TO HELP CHRISTEN LAKESIDE INTERNATIONAL DRAGWAY IN
VISTA, Calif. (Dec. 22, 2005) -- While the rest of their peers will
be enjoying the holiday season and the coming of the New Year, NHRA stars
Tommy Johnson Jr.
Good Times from Jenkins' Motors Impresses
Jim Yates in First Pre-season Pro Stock Test Session
Veteran engine builder and Pro Stock legend Bill "Grumpy" Jenkins doesn't
resemble Santa Claus, but he has what Jim Yates would like for Christmas...
HERBERT NAMES BRISSETTE AS INTERIM CREW CHIEF
LINCOLNTON, N.C. (Dec. 21, 2005) -- Doug Herbert has shifted duties of
his veteran tuner and tuning consultant Jim Brissette to interim crew
chief for the Snap-on Tools Top Fuel dragster while Wayne...
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11. Q. HAS THE NHRA BENEFITED FROM WHAT DON SCHUMACHER BROUGHT TO THE TABLE
ONCE HE PUT TOGETHER A MULTI-CAR TEAM IN 2001?
A. It's huge. What Don Schumacher has accomplished has to go down in
history, for sure. To win a...
Q&A WITH RON CAPPS, 2005 NHRA FUNNY CAR RUNNER-UP
CARLSBAD, Calif. (Dec. 21, 2005) - Ron Capps joined Don Schumacher Racing
for the 2005 NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series to drive the Brut-sponsored
Dodge Stratus R/T Funny Car and found himself...
Scott Kalitta wins Down Under in Sydney's Boxing Day racing festivities;
Teammate and native Australian Dave Grubnic wows countrymen en route to
Sydney, Australia, (Dec. 27, 2005) -- In the quickest side-by-side drag
Racebricks adds Herbert to 2006 racing family
LINCOLNTON, N.C. (Dec. 27, 2005) -- Racebricks Collectibles announced its sponsorship plans Monday, providing Doug Herbert and the Snap-on Tools Top Fuel team with a major associate sponsorship deal,...
HERBERT'S SNAP-ON TOOLS DRAGSTER GETS MAKEOVER FOR '06 SEASON
LINCOLNTON, N.C. (Dec. 16, 2005) -- For 23 NHRA POWERade races, two
exhibition weekends and a handful of special appearances, Doug Herbert
and the Snap-on Tools team helped Snap-on ...
Johnsons Set Record Pace in Valdosta Test Session
ACDelco & GM Performance Parts teams unofficially shatter both ends of
current NHRA record in off-season test
Sugar Hill, Ga., December 15, 2005 - The primary goal for any NHRA racing
Connolly, Adams, SKULL GEAR Pro Stock Team Begin Busy 'Off-season' with
Testing at Bradenton, Fla.
Terry Adams is a man with a lot of questions looking for some answers.
His mission takes him to Bradenton, Fla., Monday for what will be the
B&M RACING BECOMES OFFICIAL SPONSOR OF DON PRUDHOMME RACING
VISTA, Calif. (Dec. 13, 2005) -- Reviving one of the great
partnerships from the annals of drag racing lore, Don Prudhomme Racing
has signed B&M Racing & Performance Products as an ...
20-plus questions for Gary Scelzi, the 2005 NHRA Funny Car champion
FRESNO, Calif. (Dec. 10, 2005) - Gary Scelzi, who joined the Funny Car class
in 2002, entered the history books in 2005 by winning the NHRA POWERade Drag
Racing Series Funny Car...
NHRA crew chief Wayne Dupuy continues to improve
LINCOLNTON, N.C. (Dec. 9, 2005) -- Snap-on Tools Top Fuel dragster
crew chief Wayne Dupuy continues to make progress in his recovery from
injuries suffered in a single-car accident two weeks ...
VIPsports.com Signs on for 2006--
Orlando, Florida. The Performance Racing Industry Show -- VIPsports.com
announced their continuing sponsorship of the ParkerTech Racing Services
Dodge Stratus Top Alcohol Funny Car for the 2006 National Hot ...
FORCE GETS INTERNATIONAL HONOR FOR LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT
LONDON, United Kingdom -- John Force, who has won 13 NHRA Funny Car
Championships as driver of the Castrol GTX Â® Ford Mustang, received a nod
from the European racing establishment Sunday...
Andrew Cowin returns to U.S. Top Fuel racing in 2006; Aussie Superstar to
run entire IHRA schedule and limited NHRA competition
WILMINGTON, NC. -- Second-generation driver Andrew Cowin will make
his return to the United States drag racing scene...
SUMMIT RACING EQUIPMENT NAMED OFFICAL MAIL ORDER COMPANY OF DON PRUDHOMME
VISTA, Calif. (Nov. 30, 2005) -- Mail order giant Summit Racing
Equipment has reached an agreement to become the official mail order
company of Don Prudhomme...
NHRA crew chief Dupuy seriously injured in accident
LINCOLNTON, N.C. (Nov. 26, 2005) -- Wayne Dupuy of Lincolnton, one of
the top crew chiefs on the National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) tour, was
severely injured in a single-car accident near his...
Grubnic going back Down Under and he's taking a few fast friends to go
Top Fuel racing with him
Ypsilanti, Mich., (Nov. 21, 2005) -- In 1995, before he made the trip
halfway around the world to the United States and before he had acquired
Dodge and MoparÂ® Score Two Major Motorsports Championships for 2005
* Gary Scelzi clinches NHRA Funny Car title
* Ted Musgrave wins NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Driver's
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. -- Dodge Motorsports and MoparÂ® ...
GM Racers Return From Ramstein AB Following Memorable Visit With
Driver's Group Brought Smiles And Good Cheer To Troops Stationed In
Nov. 18, 2005 - A group of drivers from GM Racing and NHRA are back from
a recent, ...
MORGAN LUCAS RACING AND JIM DUNN RACING UNITE FORMING LUCAS OIL RACING
CORONA, Calif. (Nov. 18) - Indianapolis-based Morgan Lucas Racing today
announced that they will be adding a second Lucas Oil fleet member to
their fold, joining forces...
Q&A with Gary Densham: veteran Funny Car driver
Gary Densham is a veteran. He's a veteran Funny Car driver who made his
first professional start in 1979 and has since gone on to earn eight NHRA
national event victories in 18...
HEARTLAND PARK ANNOUNCES BUSY 2006 FACILITY SCHEDULE
TOPEKA, Kan. (Nov. 17, 2005) - As the calendar rolls from 2005 to 2006,
Heartland Park Topeka is busy preparing for its busiest race season since
the facility opened in 1989.
NHRA veteran nitro tuner Johnny West named crew chief for Kalitta
Motorsports new Funny Car team and driver Scott Kalitta; Jim Oberhofer to
tune Hillary Will's new Team Kalitta/Ken Black Top Fueler
Ypsilanti, Mich., (Nov. 16, 2005) -- Earlier...
BRIAN CORRADI JOINS DON SCHUMACHER RACING AS CREW CHIEF ON MATCO TOOLS DODGE
INDIANAPOLIS (Nov. 15, 2005) - Don Schumacher today confirmed that Brian
Corradi will be the crew chief on the Matco Tools Iron Eagle Dodge Stratus
G Squared Motorsports: Year End Review
AMERICUS, Ga. (November 15, 2005) -- It has been approximately one
and a half weeks since the NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series ended with
the Automobile Club of Southern California...
Herbert wraps up 2005 NHRA season with style
The veteran Top Fuel driver attends United States Marine Corps Birthday Ball
LINCOLNTON, N.C. (Nov. 14, 2005) -- Just when Doug Herbert and the Snap-on Tools Top Fuel dragster team thought they could...
INAUGURAL NHRA SPORTSNATIONALS TO BE HELD AT AUTO CLUB DRAGWAY AT
Facility also to host NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Divisional Event
FONTANA, Calif. (Nov. 14, 2005) -- At a press conference today at
SCHUMACHER NOMINATED FOR EMPA DRIVER OF THE YEAR AWARD
GLENDORA, Calif. (Nov. 10, 2005) -- NHRA POWERade Series Top Fuel
world champion Tony Schumacher has been nominated for the prestigious Al
Holbert Memorial Driver of the Year Award by the ...
Dave Connolly to use engines from Cagnazzi Motorsports in 2006; SKULL
GEAR continues backing of Rickie Smith and Dick Maskin team
DECATUR, Mich. - SKULL GEAR owner Evan Knoll has announced that his NHRA
POWERade Pro Stock team driven by Dave ...
SCHUMACHER, FORCE NAMED TO 2005 AARWBA AUTO RACING ALL-AMERICA FIRST
GLENDORA, Calif. (Nov. 10, 2005) -- NHRA POWERade Series world
champion Tony Schumacher and 13-time champ John Force were named to the
American Auto Racing Writers and ...
David Baca and Rick Henkelman together again
Baca signs Henkelman as crew chief for 2006
Pittsburg, Calif. (November 9, 2005) -- After tuning the Top Fuel
dragster of David Baca to a semifinal appearance at...
TOMMY JOHNSON JR. AND MIKE GREEN RECEIVE CONTRACT EXTENSIONS WITH DON
VISTA, Calif. (Nov. 9, 2005) -- On the heels of his most successful
campaign as a professional driver, veteran Funny Car pilot Tommy Johnson
Jr. has signed a...
Tireshake ends MCP Racing's season a few rounds early
POMONA, Calif. - Tireshake. It's been the enemy of a Funny Car since
it's inception in the late 60's. Some forty plus years later, it's still
around, and reared it's nasty head for NHRA Top...