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Sun 14 Nov 1999
Pomona Skydiver, Lawrence Yohn, suffers fatal accident

Pomona Skydiver, Lawrence Yohn, suffers fatal accident

POMONA CA - SUMMIT FastNews - Lawrence (Larry) Yohn, 59, from Perris, Calif., was pronounced dead at Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center at approximately 11:30 AM today from injuries received in a skydiving accident during pre-race ceremonies...

Pomona Mike Thomas Review

Pomona Mike Thomas Review

Season ends strong for Thomas POMONA, Calif. (Nov. 14) -- A year blighted by a disagreeable new car, a change in crew chiefs, a loss of title sponsorship, and a freakish accident came to end for Pro Stock driver Mike Thomas in the opening ...

Alba Colon Named Program Manager for GM Drag Racing

Alba Colon Named Program Manager for GM Drag Racing

WARREN, Mich. (Nov. 13, 1999) - Alba L. Colon has been named Program Manager for the Chevrolet and Pontiac drag racing programs by Harry Turner, Group Manager of Drag and Off-Road Racing for GM Racing. Colon, born Alba Lynnette Colon ...

Pomona Pontiac Racing Saturday Report

Pomona Pontiac Racing Saturday Report

POMONA, Calif. (November 13, 1999) - Qualifying was completed today for the 35th annual Auto Club NHRA Finals at Pomona Raceway. In Pro Stock, Tom Martino jumped to the No. 2 qualifying position in the Century 21 Firebird. Martino covered the...

Sat 13 Nov 1999
Pomona Tony Pedregon First Round Notes

Pomona Tony Pedregon First Round Notes

FIRST ROUND NOTES TONY PEDREGON, 34, Chino Hills, Calif., will start from the No. 4 position for the fourth time this season after driving the Castrol SYNTECâ„¢ Ford Mustang to a qualifying time of 4.957 seconds at an Automobile Club ...

Pomona Saturday Finals

Pomona Saturday Finals

POMONA, Calif. - Tony Schumacher and Bob Panella clinched Winston championships in their respective pro categories while Gary Scelzi earned his second Big Bud Shootout victory and eighth top qualifying position of the season to highlight...

Pomona 1999 Top Fuel Championship Clinched

Pomona 1999 Top Fuel Championship Clinched

Schumacher clinches 1999 Winston Championship Pomona, CA (November 13): It's official! Tony Schumacher and Team Exide are the 1999 NHRA Winston Top Fuel Champions. After defeating Larry Dixon in the first round of the Big Bud Shootout by...

Pomona John Force First Round Notes

Pomona John Force First Round Notes

FIRST ROUND NOTES JOHN FORCE, 50, of Yorba Linda, Calif., driver of the Castrol GTX® Ford Mustang, is the nine-time and reigning Winston Funny Car Champion. This is the fifth time this year and the 36th time in his career that John has ...

Pomona Richie Stevens Braces for Race Day

Pomona Richie Stevens Braces for Race Day

Stevens stays in top half, braces for Race Day POMONA, Calif. (Nov. 13) -- After four rounds of grueling qualifying action, 21-year-old Valspar Refinish driver Richie "The Kid" Stevens managed to stay in the top half of the field of drivers ...

Pomona Jerry Haas Report

Pomona Jerry Haas Report

Jerry Haas Sees Red In Final Event Of 1999 NHRA Season POMONA, CA.- In drag racing, it's been said before that if a driver red-lights, it means that he's trying. That adage was of little consolation to NHRA Pro Stock Truck racer Jerry Haas as...

Pomona Bruce Litton Qualifying Report

Pomona Bruce Litton Qualifying Report

Bruce Litton Falls Short In Qualifying At The Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA Finals POMONA, CA.- Bruce Litton has been drag racing long enough to know that this high-horsepower sport can force a competitor to draw on both ends...

Pomona Larry Dixon Qualifying Report

Pomona Larry Dixon Qualifying Report

LARRY DIXON QUALIFIES MILLER LITE TOP FUEL DRAGSTER IN 14th POSITION AT THE NHRA WORLD FINALS IN POMONA POMONA, CA. (Nov. 13) - Larry Dixon's best qualifying lap of 4.718 seconds at 297.48 mph set on Friday proved to be his best as the ...

Pomona Team JEG'S Pro Stock Qualifying

Pomona Team JEG'S Pro Stock Qualifying

JEG'S Mail Order Racing NHRA Pro Stock NHRA Auto Club Finals Pomona Raceway Pomona, CA Nov. 11-14th Troy Marches Up To The Number One Spot The third and final day of qualifying ended today for the season ending race. There were a total of...

Pomona Qualifying Final Order Funny Car

Pomona Qualifying Final Order Funny Car

Pomona, Calif. - SUMMIT FastNews - Final order after 4 rounds of qualifying in Funny Car at the 35th annual Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA Finals: Psn---Num-Driver, Home Town, Car Type-------------------------ET---Speed 1 ...

Pomona Qualifying Final Order Top Fuel

Pomona Qualifying Final Order Top Fuel

Pomona, Calif. - SUMMIT FastNews - Final order after 4 rounds of qualifying in Top Fuel at the 35th annual Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA Finals: Psn---Num-Driver, Home Town, Car Type-------------------------ET---Speed 1 ...

Pomona JEG'S Pro Stock Truck Team Ends A Successful Season

Pomona JEG'S Pro Stock Truck Team Ends A Successful Season

JEG'S Mail Order Racing NHRA Pro Stock Truck NHRA Auto Club Finals Pomona Raceway Pomona, CA Nov. 11-14th JEG'S Pro Stock Truck Team Ends A Successful Season The Pro Stock Truck class ran the first two rounds of competition today. The ...

Pomona Qualifying Final Order Pro Stock

Pomona Qualifying Final Order Pro Stock

Pomona, Calif. - SUMMIT FastNews - Final order after 4 rounds of qualifying in Pro Stock at the 35th annual Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA Finals: Psn---Num-Driver, Home Town, Car Type-------------------------ET---Speed 1 ...

Pomona Qualifying Final Order Pro Stock Bike

Pomona Qualifying Final Order Pro Stock Bike

Pomona, Calif. - SUMMIT FastNews - Final order after 4 rounds of qualifying in Pro Stock Bike at the 35th annual Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA Finals: Psn---Num-Rider, Home Town, Machine---------------------------ET---Speed ...

Pomona Qualifying Final Order Comp Eliminator (2nd Revised)

Pomona Qualifying Final Order Comp Eliminator (2nd Revised)

Pomona, Calif. - SUMMIT FastNews - Second revised final order after 3 rounds of qualifying in Comp Eliminator at the 35th annual Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA Finals: Psn--Num-Class-Driver, Home Town, ...

Pomona Tony Schumacher solidly in field

Pomona Tony Schumacher solidly in field

Pomona, CA (November 12): Tony Schumacher and Team Exide came to day two of the Auto Club NHRA Finals looking to secure their position in the 16-car field and better their chances on claiming the 1999 Winston NHRA Top Fuel Championship. Tony ...

Fri 12 Nov 1999
Pomona Bruce Litton Qualifying Report

Pomona Bruce Litton Qualifying Report

POMONA, CA.- Indianapolis, Ind.-based Top Fuel driver Bruce Litton could be considered to be an individual that doesn't surrender without a fight. The veteran trailer salesman, who competes regularly on the International Hot Rod Association ...

Pomona Friday Pontiac Racing Notes

Pomona Friday Pontiac Racing Notes

POMONA, Calif. (November 12, 1999) - The second round of qualifying for the 35th annual Auto Club NHRA Finals was completed today at Pomona Raceway. In Pro Stock, Warren Johnson held onto the No. 1 qualifying spot in the GM Goodwrench Service...

Pomona Jerry Haas Final Qualifying Notes

Pomona Jerry Haas Final Qualifying Notes

POMONA, CA.- Jerry Haas has developed a reputation of being a driver that never flees a challenge. A failure to qualify at the last NHRA Pro Stock Truck event in Houston, Tx., provided enough inspiration for the multi-time Car Craft All-Star...

Pomona No Serious Injuries from Doug Herbert Engine Explosion

Pomona No Serious Injuries from Doug Herbert Engine Explosion

POMONA, Calif. -- NHRA track emergency officials reported 14 spectators received only minor injuries from debris when the engine on Doug Herbert's Snap-on Tools dragster suffered an explosion during Friday's Top Fuel qualifying session at the...

Pomona Final Qualifying Order Comp Eliminator

Pomona Final Qualifying Order Comp Eliminator

Pomona, Calif. - SUMMIT FastNews - Revised final order after 3 rounds of qualifying in Comp Eliminator at the 35th annual Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA Finals: Psn--Num-Class-Driver, Home Town, ...

Pomona Friday Qualifying

Pomona Friday Qualifying

POMONA, Calif. - Two-time defending NHRA Winston champion Gary Scelzi powered his Team Winston dragster to the top qualifying position Friday at the Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA Finals. Ron Capps, Warren Johnson, Matt Hines and Bob...

Pomona Final Qualifying Order F-M Dragster

Pomona Final Qualifying Order F-M Dragster

Pomona, Calif. - SUMMIT FastNews - Final order after 3 rounds of qualifying in Federal-Mogul Dragster at the 35th annual Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA Finals: Psn---Num-Driver, Home Town, Car ...

Pomona Final Qualifying Order F-M Funny Car

Pomona Final Qualifying Order F-M Funny Car

Pomona, Calif. - SUMMIT FastNews - Final order after 3 rounds of qualifying in Federal-Mogul Funny Car at the 35th annual Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA Finals: Psn---Num-Driver, Home Town, Car ...

Pomona Team JEG'S Friday Notes

Pomona Team JEG'S Friday Notes

The Pro Stock Truck class ended their second day of qualifying. A total of thirty-two drivers battled to be among the quick sixteen and have a chance to leave Pomona Raceway with a win. In the third qualifying session John took on the left...

Pomona Final Qualifying Order Pro Stock Truck

Pomona Final Qualifying Order Pro Stock Truck

Pomona, Calif. - SUMMIT FastNews - Final order after 4 rounds of qualifying in Pro Stock Truck at the 35th annual Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA Finals: Psn---Num-Driver, Home Town, Car Type-------------------------ET---Speed ...

Pomona Richie Stevens Stays in Contention

Pomona Richie Stevens Stays in Contention

POMONA, Calif. (Nov. 12) -- The Team Valspar entries of Richie "The Kid" Stevens and Don Beverley remain solidly in contention for the title of the 35th annual Auto Club of Southern California NHRA Finals through two rounds of qualifying. The...

Pomona Larry Dixon Friday Qualifying

Pomona Larry Dixon Friday Qualifying

POMONA, CA. (Nov. 12) - Larry Dixon's second qualifying effort at this weekend's 35th Annual AAA of Southern California NHRA World Finals Friday saw the Don Prudhomme-owned Miller Lite Dragster pick up four thousandths of a second to improve from...

Pomona Round Two Qualifying Order Top Fuel

Pomona Round Two Qualifying Order Top Fuel

Pomona, Calif. - SUMMIT FastNews - Order after 2 rounds of qualifying in Top Fuel at the 35th annual Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA Finals: Psn---Num-Driver, Home Town, Car Type-------------------------ET---Speed 1 1...

Pomona Round Two Qualifying Order Funny Car

Pomona Round Two Qualifying Order Funny Car

Pomona, Calif. - SUMMIT FastNews - Order after 2 rounds of qualifying in Funny Car at the 35th annual Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA Finals: Psn---Num-Driver, Home Town, Car Type-------------------------ET---Speed 1 28...

Pomona Team JEG'S - Pro Stock Brothers Make Big Moves

Pomona Team JEG'S - Pro Stock Brothers Make Big Moves

The second day of qualifying got under way this afternoon at Pomona Raceway. The Pro Stock teams made one run yesterday and had a much better idea of what the track was like today. Jeg started the day resting in the number twenty-eight spot...