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Sun 27 Dec 2009
Series 50th Winternationals 2009-12-22

Series 50th Winternationals 2009-12-22

"GOLDEN 50 CORRAL" HEADLINES SERIES OF PREMIER BONUS EVENTS ON DISPLAY AT THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY WINTERNATIONALS The once-in-a-lifetime display of vintage cars will be free and open to all NHRA fans with their admission to the 50th annual ...

Mon 21 Dec 2009
Tim Wilkerson Racing news 2009-12-21

Tim Wilkerson Racing news 2009-12-21

WILK'S WARRIORS TO HOST RECEPTION ON JANUARY 9 SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (December 21, 2009) -- As an organization, they are large in numbers, fervent in their loyalty, and completely unofficial, but the group known as Wilk's Warriors is clearly among...

Charlotte LMS' Dragway news 2009-12-18

Charlotte LMS' Dragway news 2009-12-18

zMAX Dragway Releases Action Packed 2010 Schedule CONCORD, N.C. (Dec. 18, 2009) - "Over the top" is a phrase easily associated with zMAX Dragway. From the facility's lavish amenities to the ability to race the fastest-accelerating machines on...

Fri 18 Dec 2009
Series Legends Dinner news 2009-12-17

Series Legends Dinner news 2009-12-17

"LEGENDS DINNER" WILL TAKE FANS ON A CHRONOLOGICAL HISTORY TOUR SPANNING THE FIVE DECADES OF THE KRAGEN O'REILLY NHRA WINTERNATIONALS PRESENTED BY VALVOLINE Muldowney, Glidden, Garlits, Jenkins, Force, Bernstein, Amato, Dixon and Schumacher will...

NC: Chris Foster 2009 season review

NC: Chris Foster 2009 season review

Foster and Hanna Team Up to Claim D-3 TAFC Championship Davenport, IA -- For NHRA Division 3 Top Alcohol Funny Car driver, Chris Foster and his crew chief Will Hanna, the 2009 NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series will go down as one for the ages.

Jeg Coughlin Jr. 2009 season review

Jeg Coughlin Jr. 2009 season review

Year in Review: Coughlin's 2009 season highlighted by NHRA-best seven victories DELAWARE, Ohio (Dec. 16) -- Five-time NHRA World Champion Jeg Coughlin Jr. added seven Pro Stock victories to his total in 2009, becoming one of just 10 drivers in...

Tue 15 Dec 2009
Bodine Bobsled Challenge news 2009-12-15

Bodine Bobsled Challenge news 2009-12-15

Johnson and Troxel to compete at Lucas Oil Geoff Bodine Bobsled Challenge LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (Dec. 15) -- The first couple of drag racing, Tommy Johnson Jr. and his wife Melanie Troxel, will test their mettle on legendary Mount Van Hoevenberg,...

Mon 14 Dec 2009
Tony Schmacher presents trophy to Fort Hood troop

Tony Schmacher presents trophy to Fort Hood troop

NHRA FULL THROTTLE SERIES TITLEIST TONY SCHUMACHER PRESENTS CHAMPIONSHIP TROPHY TO FORT HOOD TROOPS NHRA president Tom Compton on hand to support the presentation GLENDORA, Calif. (Dec. 11, 2009) -- The first thing U.S. Army driver...

Thu 10 Dec 2009
Greg Anderson comments on Ken Black's health

Greg Anderson comments on Ken Black's health

Greg Anderson Addresses Rumors on Team Owner Ken Black's health Mooresville, N.C., December 9, 2009 -- Following a spate of on-line reports about the health of his team owner Ken Black, Summit Racing Pontiac driver Greg Anderson took time on...

Mose Howland - Ford interview 2009-12-09

Mose Howland - Ford interview 2009-12-09

This Week in Ford Racing December 9, 2009 Noted Ford Motor Company engine engineer Mose Nowland says initial results from the first developmental version of the new Ford Pro Stock engine following its debut in Pomona, Calif., last month have...

Mon 07 Dec 2009
Morgan Lucas Racing USA tour notes 2009-12-03

Morgan Lucas Racing USA tour notes 2009-12-03

Drivers visit Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Germany KIRCHBERG, Germany (Dec. 3) -- NHRA drivers Morgan Lucas, Erica Enders, Doug Horne, and Spencer Massey had a memorable Thursday visiting wounded military personnel at Landstuhl Regional...

John Coughlin 2009 season review

John Coughlin 2009 season review

Year in Review John Coughlin John Coughlin rallies to win Top Dragster title DELAWARE, Ohio (Dec 7) -- With two victories and his second Division 3 Top Dragster championship in the last three years, John Coughlin is quick to label 2009 as one...

Sun 06 Dec 2009
John Force Racing news 2009-12-06

John Force Racing news 2009-12-06

12th ANNUAL JFR HOLIDAY CAR SHOW A HUGE SUCCESS YORBA LINDA, CA (December 6, 2009) --- Mother Nature and the people of Southern California cooperated to make the 12th annual John Force Racing Holiday Car Show one of the biggest in the events ...

JFR's Robert Hight attends LA Auto Show 2009-12-06

JFR's Robert Hight attends LA Auto Show 2009-12-06

WORLD CHAMPION HIGHT HEADLINES TEAM FORCE DAY AT LA AUTO SHOW YORBA LINDA, CA (December 5, 2009) --- On Saturday, December 5th at the Auto Club Exhibit in the Los Angeles Convention Center's Kentia Hall 2009 NHRA Funny Car World Champion Robert...

Thu 03 Dec 2009
Morgan Lucas Racing USO tour notes 2009-12-02

Morgan Lucas Racing USO tour notes 2009-12-02

USO-sponsored NHRA Tour lifting spirits across Germany MIESENBACH, Germany (Dec. 2) -- NHRA stars Morgan Lucas, Spencer Massey, Doug Horne, and Erica Enders are hard at work spreading holiday cheer to U.S. troops in the European...

Jeg Coughlin Jr news 2009-12-02

Jeg Coughlin Jr news 2009-12-02

Coughlin bracing for electrifying Olympic experience DELAWARE, Ohio (Dec. 2) -- Eight years ago, four-time Pro Stock champion Jeg Coughlin Jr. helped carry the Olympic flame to the Salt Lake City Winter Games. In 2010, he plans to help his...

Wed 02 Dec 2009
Five series drivers named to AARWBA All-America team

Five series drivers named to AARWBA All-America team

SCHUMACHER LEADS FIVE NHRA DRIVERS NAMED TO AARWBA ALL-AMERICA TEAMS Ashley Force Hood, Larry Dixon, Mike Edwards and Robert Hight also selected by the prestigious Motorsports Media Voting Panel to AARWBA All-America Teams GLENDORA,...

Goodyear Racing spotlight - Edmond Richardson

Goodyear Racing spotlight - Edmond Richardson

RICHARDSON: CHAMPION'S GOODYEAR TIRES 'FASTER' AKRON, Ohio (Nov. 17, 2009) -- Edmond Richardson, the Greenbrier, Tenn. drag racer, grabbed his fourth career NHRA national championship when he took the 2009 Stock Eliminator title. He...

John Force Racing news 2009-12-01

John Force Racing news 2009-12-01

FORCE HOOD, HIGHT ON ALL-AMERICA TEAM First Appearance for John Force Racing's Next Generation Drivers YORBA LINDA, Calif. -- After a two-year absence, John Force Racing is well represented on the 2009 Auto Racing All-America Team selected by...

Thu 26 Nov 2009
Greatest Winternationals moments voting begins

Greatest Winternationals moments voting begins

50TH ANNUAL KRAGEN O'REILLY NHRA WINTERNATIONALS TO RECOGNIZE 'GREATEST MOMENT' IN EVENT'S HISTORY GLENDORA, Calif. (Nov. 25, 2009) -- Since 1961, the legendary NHRA Winternationals has been thrilling NHRA race fans with the unveiling ...

Don Schumacher Racing 2009 event wins review

Don Schumacher Racing 2009 event wins review

DSR ADDS 14 NATIONAL-EVENT WINS IN 2009 TO ITS 11-YEAR TALLY BROWNSBURG, Ind. (Nov. 25, 2009) - Don Schumacher Racing scored 14 national-event wins in 27 final rounds among its seven teams in the 2009 NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series,...

2010 NHRA Sportsman Series tentative schedules

2010 NHRA Sportsman Series tentative schedules

<pre> 2010 NHRA LUCAS OIL DRAG RACING SERIES SCHEDULE NORTHEAST DIVISION April 30-May 2 Atco Raceway* Atco, N.J. May 28-30 Maple Grove Raceway Reading, Pa. July 2-4 ...

Series releases 2010 schedule

Series releases 2010 schedule

NHRA LUCAS OIL DRAG RACING SERIES TO FEATURE 43 EVENTS IN SEVEN NHRA DIVISIONS IN 2010 New Event in Tulsa, Okla. Added to South Central Division GLENDORA, Calif. (Nov. 24, 2009) -- NHRA officials released its 2010 NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing...

Goodyear Racing Pomona spotlight - Bill Reichert

Goodyear Racing Pomona spotlight - Bill Reichert

BILL REICHERT: NHRA TOP ALCOHOL DRAGSTER--AGAIN POMONA, Calif. (Nov. 13, 2009) -- Bill Reichert understands a thing or four about winning championships. Reichert, the Owosso, Mich., drag racer, recently grabbed his...

Kurt Johnson news 2009-11-24

Kurt Johnson news 2009-11-24

ACDelco sponsorship with Kurt Johnson concludes after 14 exciting NHRA Pro Stock seasons GRAND BLANC, Mich., Nov. 24, 2009 -- It's been an outstanding run for both veteran NHRA Pro Stock driver Kurt Johnson and ACDelco, but after 14 race...

Peggy Llewellyn joins Mark Lantz Racing for 2010

Peggy Llewellyn joins Mark Lantz Racing for 2010

PEGGY LLEWELLYN TO RETURN TO RACING FOR 2010 SEASON Mark Lantz Racing Makes Profession Debut on NHRA Circuit (SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS, Nov. 12, 2009) -- NHRA Pro Stock Motorcyclist and first woman of color in the world to win a professional ...

Tue 24 Nov 2009
WC: Randy Meyer season review

WC: Randy Meyer season review

Randy Meyer Racing wraps up another successful season! Olathe, KS. - Randy Meyer Racing ended the year on a high note with driver, Dan Kracht scoring the teams 4th West Central Division Championship. The team made three final round appearances...

Sun 22 Nov 2009
Ingram's Flat Spot On: The best ever?Headline

Ingram's Flat Spot On: The best ever?

Ingram's Flat Spot On by Jonathan Ingram The Best Ever? On a weekend when Tony Schumacher clinched his sixth straight Top Fuel championship at Pomona, Jimmie Johnson put himself in line to win his fourth straight Sprint Cup title after leaving...

Sat 21 Nov 2009
Jack Beckman news 2009-11-21

Jack Beckman news 2009-11-21

BECKMAN FLIES WITH THE THUNDERBIRDS LAS VEGAS (Nov. 21, 2009) - Following the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series year-end banquet in Los Angeles on Monday, "Fast" Jack Beckman traveled to Las Vegas to fly with the United States Air ...

Hight, Force - Homestead Saturday media visit

Hight, Force - Homestead Saturday media visit

Ford Racing's Robert Hight captured his first NHRA Full Throttle Funny Car championship last week to give car owner John Force his 16th title in the last 20 years and 10th since joining Ford. Both men stopped by the Homestead-Miami Speedway...

Robert Hight news 2009-11-20

Robert Hight news 2009-11-20

SPONSORS CONGRATULATE FUNNY CAR CHAMPION ROBERT HIGHT YORBA LINDA, CA (November 20, 2009) --- First time NHRA Funny Car champion Robert Hight has been receiving daily congratulatory e-mails, texts and phone calls since clinching the 16th NHRA ...

Fri 20 Nov 2009
National: Steve Harker Las Vegas summary

National: Steve Harker Las Vegas summary

Harker holds onto No. 2 in National Championship! Pomona, CA - For Australian Funny Car driver, Steve Harker the 2009 NHRA Top Alcohol Funny Car season has been a true rollercoaster ride that ended on a high note. The team successfully...

NHRA's Hight named Homestead-Miami Grand Marshall

NHRA's Hight named Homestead-Miami Grand Marshall

FUNNY CAR CHAMP ROBERT HIGHT HEADED TO HOMESTEAD FOR FORD NASCAR CHAMPIONSHIP WEEKEND FESTIVITIES YORBA LINDA, CA (November 19, 2009) --- NHRA Full Throttle Funny Car champion Robert Hight is headed to Florida this weekend. The newly crowned ...

Pomona II: Rodger Brogdon final report

Pomona II: Rodger Brogdon final report

Brogdon ends 2009 on a high note After getting off to a sluggish start Rodger Brogdon and the Attitude Apparel /Charter Communications team ended the season with a flourish and closed out their first complete season of NHRA Pro Stock competition...

Thu 19 Nov 2009
Force, Hight - Ford teleconference 2009-11-18

Force, Hight - Ford teleconference 2009-11-18

This Week in Ford Racing: November 18, 2009 Robert Hight claimed his first NHRA Full Throttle Funny Car championship last weekend, giving John Force Racing it's 16th overall title in the last 20 years, and 10th as a member of the Ford Racing ...

Wed 18 Nov 2009
Ingram's Flat Spot On: Martin's Chase plot thickens Headline

Ingram's Flat Spot On: Martin's Chase plot thickens

Ingram's Flat Spot On by Jonathan Ingram Martin's Chase Plot Thickens The past week produced a remarkable batch of late fall racing news. One writer's view of the top ten stories. Mark Martin, Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet. Photo...