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Wed 08 May 1996
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...

Reading Warren Johnson notes

Reading Warren Johnson notes

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JOHNSON IN SIXTH STRAIGHT KEYSTONE NATIONALS FINAL W.J. Qualifies Number One, Runs Five 6-Second Passes in Runner-Up Finish Reading, Penn. -- A string of five 6-second runs ...

Indianapolis Kurt Warren report

Indianapolis Kurt Warren report

The following is a post-race report on Pro Stock racer Kurt Johnson's victory on Labor Day at the NHRA U.S. Nationals in Indianapolis, Ind., and pre-race releases on Kurt and Warren Johnson at the upcoming NHRA Pioneer Keystone Nationals...

Reading preview (PRO/STOCK)

Reading preview (PRO/STOCK)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Paul Kelly (818) 914-4761 PRESSURE IS ON WARREN JOHNSON IN PRO STOCK AT READING MOHNTON, Pa. -- It's crunch time for Warren Johnson. Johnson trails point leader Jim Yates by 129 points --...

Topeka preview

Topeka preview

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: NHRA Communications (818) 914-4761 EVERY NHRA RECORD COULD FALL IN AUTUMN WEATHER AT TOPEKA TOPEKA, Kan. -- Hold your breath. It's time for the encore. It's probably safe to say that no race...

Reading preview (PRO/BIKE)

Reading preview (PRO/BIKE)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Paul Kelly (818) 914-4761 SEELING BLAZES NEW TRAIL IN PRO STOCK MOTORCYCLE MOHNTON, Pa. -- Angelle Seeling's path to NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle racing started when her husband asked her for a favor,...

Reading preview (F/C)

Reading preview (F/C)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Paul Kelly (818) 914-4761 CRUZ PEDREGON EYES VICTORY, LITTLE BROTHER AT READING MOHNTON, Pa. -- Cruz Pedregon may appear his usual tranquil self on the outside, but there's quite a tempest raging...

Blaine Johnson, Reading notebook

Blaine Johnson, Reading notebook

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: NHRA Communications (818) 914-4761 BLAINE JOHNSON REMEMBERED AS TOP FUEL TEAMS PREPARE FOR READING MOHNTON, Pa. -- As they head to the rolling hills of Pennsylvania with heavy hearts, NHRA...

Elmer Trett Address

Elmer Trett Address

The address for cards and messages for the family of Elmer Trett is: Memorial fund for Elmer Trett 1125 Sutton Road Demorest, Georgia 30535 Jack Durbin ...

Top Fuel rear-end ratio rule -- opinion

Top Fuel rear-end ratio rule -- opinion

>From: Glenn Thompson <glenn@ALLDATA.COM> ================================================================== Glenn Thompson (glenn@alldata.com) Automotive Technical Editor Alldata Corporation, Elk Grove, Ca. A while...

Blaine Johnson Services

Blaine Johnson Services

A fund has been established in the memory of Blaine Johnson. All contributions should be sent to: Blaine Johnson Memorial Fund c/o Johnson Racing P.O. Box 5546 Santa Maria,...

Elmer Trett information

Elmer Trett information

NHRA Press Release ---------------------- Sept. 1, 1996 Top Fuel Motorcycle rider Elmer Trett died from injuries suffered in an accident Sunday during an exhibition pass at the NHRA U.S. Nationals at Indianapolis Raceway Park. ...

Second death at U.S. Nationals

Second death at U.S. Nationals

Clermont, IN -- Miscellaneous news and rumors from the 42nd running of the NHRA U.S. Nationals at Indianapolis Raceway Park.... The cloud of tragedy that hung over the 42nd running of the NHRA U.S. Nationals from the death Blaine Johnson had...