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Tue 14 Oct 1997
Mon 13 Oct 1997
Jim Yates closing in on championship

Jim Yates closing in on championship

Oct. 13, 1997 Contact: David Ferroni DMF Communications 612-593-1505 Yates Closing In On Second Series Championship Pro Stock driver two rounds away from clinching title ...

Thu 09 Oct 1997
Dallas Pro Stock Notebook

Dallas Pro Stock Notebook

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: NHRA Communications (626) 914-4761 REVELL NATIONALS PRO STOCK NOTEBOOK *All but done: Jim Yates has all but wrapped up his second consecutive NHRA Winston championship in the McDonald's Pontiac...

Dallas Jim Yates story (Pro Stock)

Dallas Jim Yates story (Pro Stock)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: NHRA Communications (626) 914-4761 RARE BOBBLE HELPED YATES MAKE POWERFUL STRETCH RUN IN PRO STOCK ENNIS, Texas -- Jim Yates has been nothing short of dominant the last four months in NHRA Pro Stock racing,...

Dallas Funny Car notebook

Dallas Funny Car notebook

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE REVELL NATIONALS FUNNY CAR NOTEBOOK *Quite the sportsman: There's a simple reason why John Force probably is the most popular drag racer on the planet these days: He wins, and wins with class, never forgetting his...

Dallas Cruz Pedregon story (Top Fuel)

Dallas Cruz Pedregon story (Top Fuel)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: NHRA Communications (626) 914-4761 CRUZ PEDREGON PUTS TOUGH WEEK BEHIND HIM ENTERING DALLAS ENNIS, Texas -- It's a good thing that Cruz Pedregon has enjoyed some of his best days as an NHRA Funny Car driver...

Dallas Top Fuel notebook

Dallas Top Fuel notebook

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE REVELL NATIONALS TOP FUEL NOTEBOOK *Snake hires Armstrong: It didn't take long for crew chief Dale Armstrong to resurface with another team after ending his 16-year relationship with driver Kenny Bernstein and the...

Dallas Bernstein story (Top Fuel)

Dallas Bernstein story (Top Fuel)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: NHRA Communications (626) 914-4761 BERNSTEIN COMES HOME TO TEXAS PLAYING THE SPOILER'S ROLE ENNIS, Texas -- Kenny Bernstein made a triumphant return to Texas last October, clinching his first NHRA Winston Top...

Tue 07 Oct 1997
Pedregon Upbeat  (Funny Car)

Pedregon Upbeat (Funny Car)

Contact: David Ferroni DMF Communications 612-593-1505 Pedregon upbeat after emotional (and painful) week McDonald's Funny Car driver Cruz Pedregon escaped serious injury when his car became engulfed in ...

Mon 06 Oct 1997
Memphis post-race notes

Memphis post-race notes

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: NHRA Communications (626) 914-4761 POST-RACE NOTES: PENNZOIL NATIONALS PRESENTED BY AUTOZONE, OCT. 2-5, MEMPHIS, TENN. TOP FUEL *Jim Head won three elimination rounds on a holeshot in the Close Call Phone Card ...

Winston point standings after Memphis

Winston point standings after Memphis

TOP FUEL 1. Gary Scelzi 1,546 2. Cory McClenathan 1,411 3. Joe Amato 1,351 4. Scott Kalitta 1,136 5. Kenny Bernstein 1,123 6. Bob Vandergriff Jr. 945 7. Mike Dunn 944 8. Larry Dixon 888 9. Shelly Anderson 816 10. Jim Head 812 FUNNY CAR 1. John...

Sat 04 Oct 1997
Martino Memphis qualifying

Martino Memphis qualifying

MARTINO MOMENTS Pit Notes from the Pennzoil Nationals Memphis Motorsports Park Day/Date: Saturday, October 4, 1997 Subject: Final Qualifying Results/Eliminations Preview Memphis, TN, October 4, 1997 - - Higher temperatures slowed...

Thu 02 Oct 1997
Tom Martino pre Memphis PR (Pro Stock)

Tom Martino pre Memphis PR (Pro Stock)

Contact: Jon G. Knapp Phone: (704) 662-9898 Fax: (704) 662-9809 MARTINO ANXIOUS TO MOTOR IN MEMPHIS FARMINGDALE, NJ, October 1, 1997 - Racing on consecutive weekends is not high on the list of many of the competitors in the NHRA's ...

Tue 30 Sep 1997
Topeka Stock

Topeka Stock

Stock Qualifying List After Session 1, Friday 1997 NHRA Sears Craftsman Nationals by David Rowe Pos Name Number E.T. O/U Speed When 1 CHARLES BLOSSOM STK 5508 12.066 -1.084 2...

Topeka Super Comp

Topeka Super Comp

Saturday-Round 1 - Super Comp -Left lane first- 1997 NHRA Sears Craftsman Nationals by Bob Orme Number Driver R/T D/I E.T. Speed ...

Topeka Super Gas

Topeka Super Gas

Saturday-Round 1 - Super Gas -Left lane first- 1997 NHRA Sears Craftsman Nationals by David Rowe Number Driver R/T D/I E.T. Speed ...

Topeka Comp

Topeka Comp

Thursday-Session 1 - Comp Eliminator -Left lane first- 1997 NHRA Sears Craftsman Nationals by Bob Orme Number Driver Class O/U D/I E.T. ...

Topeka SS

Topeka SS

>From the Prodigy Auto Racing BB Super Stock Qualifying List After Session 1, Friday 1997 NHRA Sears Craftsman Nationals by Bob Orme Pos Name Number E.T. O/U 1 BRIAN BUTLER S/S 3528 10.209...

Wed 24 Sep 1997
Memphis Yates and Dunn Story

Memphis Yates and Dunn Story

The NHRA drag racers head to the Memphis Moptorsports Park for the Pennzoil Nationals on October 5-8. Teams are looking for new track records as this event moves from the hot humid weather of May and June to the cooler weather of October....

Thu 18 Sep 1997
Topeka 2 Pro Bike notebook

Topeka 2 Pro Bike notebook

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: NHRA Communications (626) 914-4761 SEARS CRAFTSMAN NATIONALS PRO STOCK MOTORCYCLE NOTEBOOK *Crossover appeal: Stephanie Reaves' climb into the top 10 of the NHRA Winston Pro Stock Motorcycle point ...

Topeka 2 Reaves Story (Pro Bike)

Topeka 2 Reaves Story (Pro Bike)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: NHRA Communications (626) 914-4761 REAVES JUGGLES MANY ROLES DURING RISE TO PRO STOCK BIKE PROMINENCE TOPEKA, Kan. -- Stephanie Reaves says that her continued improvement as an NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle...

Topeka 2 Pro Stock notebook

Topeka 2 Pro Stock notebook

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: NHRA Communications (626) 914-4761 SEARS CRAFTSMAN NATIONALS PRO STOCK NOTEBOOK *Pulling away: Jim Yates expanded his lead in the NHRA Winston standings to 185 points over second-place Warren Johnson -- his...

Topeka 2 Scott Geoffrion story (Pro Stock)

Topeka 2 Scott Geoffrion story (Pro Stock)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: NHRA Communications (626) 914-4761 PATIENCE CONTINUES TO BE ESSENTIAL FOR GEOFFRION ENTERING TOPEKA TOPEKA, Kan. -- Scott Geoffrion sat in his team's transporter recently, rubbed his chin and tried to...

Topeka 2 Funny Car notebook

Topeka 2 Funny Car notebook

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: NHRA Communications (626) 914-4761 SEARS CRAFTSMAN NATIONALS FUNNY CAR NOTEBOOK *Looking good: John Force's lead over second-place Whit Bazemore grew to 194 points after winning the Pioneer Electronics...

Topeka 2 Etchells story (Funny Car)

Topeka 2 Etchells story (Funny Car)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: NHRA Communications (626) 914-4761 ETCHELLS RESISTS URGE TO TRY FANCY TUNEUP AT TOPEKA TOPEKA, Kan. -- Chuck Etchells, like a lot of Funny Car drivers these days, knows he has little or no chance of...

Topeka 2 Top Fuel notebook

Topeka 2 Top Fuel notebook

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: NHRA Communications (626) 914-4761 SEARS CRAFTSMAN NATIONALS TOP FUEL NOTEBOOK *What a roll: Cory McClenathan tied an NHRA Top Fuel record by appearing in his sixth consecutive final round in the...

Topeka Scott Kallita story (Top Fuel)

Topeka Scott Kallita story (Top Fuel)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: NHRA Communications (626) 914-4761 NEW TUNEUP COULD MAKE SCOTT KALITTA EVEN TOUGHER AT TOPEKA TOPEKA, Kan. -- There's a good chance that Scott Kalitta could be an even bigger threat for victory than usual...

Topeka 2 overview

Topeka 2 overview

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: NHRA Communications (626) 914-4761 CHAMPIONSHIP RACES WILL BE AT FULL SPEED AT HEARTLAND PARK TOPEKA TOPEKA, Kan. -- The record times and speeds produced by NHRA drag racers have been the dominant digits...

Wed 17 Sep 1997
Winston point standings after Reading

Winston point standings after Reading

NHRA Winston point standings after the Pioneer Electronics Keystone Nationals, Sept. 11-14 at Reading, Pa. TOP FUEL - 1. Gary Scelzi 1392 2. Cory McClenathan 1317 3. Joe Amato 1220 4. Scott ...

Mon 15 Sep 1997
Drag Racing's Fan Freindly Pits

Drag Racing's Fan Freindly Pits

Reading, PA, September 15, 1997 - Reading was host to the Pioneer Keystone Nationals at Maple Grove Raceway this past weekend. The track is tucked in a small valley, lined with lush green trees. The trees provide the good air needed to produce...

Sun 14 Sep 1997
Reading  PSB

Reading PSB

>From the Prodigy Auto Racing BB Friday-Session 1 - Pro Stock Bike -Left lane first- 1997 NHRA Pioneer Keystone Nationals by Stephen Jones Number Driver ...

Reading  TF

Reading TF

>From the Prodigy Auto Racing BB Friday-Session 1 - Top Fuel -Left lane first- 1997 NHRA Pioneer Keystone Nationals by Stephen Jones single ...

Reading  PS

Reading PS

>From the Prodigy Auto Racing BB Friday-Session 1 - Pro Stock -Left lane first- 1997 NHRA Pioneer Keystone Nationals by Stephen Jones Number Driver ...

Reading  FMD

Reading FMD

>From the Prodigy Auto Racing BB Friday-Session 1 - Alcohol Dragster -Left lane first- 1997 NHRA Pioneer Keystone Nationals by Pam Barto Number Driver ...

Reading  FMFC

Reading FMFC

>From the Prodigy Auto Racing BB Friday-Session 1 - Alcohol Funny Car -Left lane first- 1997 NHRA Pioneer Keystone Nationals by Pam Barto Number Driver ...

Reading  Comp

Reading Comp

>From the Prodigy Auto Racing BB Friday-Session 1 - Comp Eliminator -Left lane first- 1997 NHRA Pioneer Keystone Nationals by Stephen Jones Number Driver ...

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