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Mon 13 Nov 2000
Pomona: Chevrolet finals wrap up

Pomona: Chevrolet finals wrap up

PRO STOCK: No. 6 qualifier KURT JOHNSON, ACDELCO CAMARO Z28, won his second straight title, ending the 2000 NHRA season with six wins and second in the Winston Championship. Just as he did in last week's race in Dallas, Kurt ...

Pontiac Racing Pomona finals notes

Pontiac Racing Pomona finals notes

PRO STOCK Warren Johnson (GM Goodwrench Service Pontiac Firebird) "We made a pretty darn good run in the right lane considering how many guys didn't get down that side. The lane was obviously a little suspect. We made some changes to compensate...

Season final points

Season final points

<pre> POMONA, Calif. - Final 2000 NHRA Winston Drag Racing Series point standings (top 10) for NHRA professional categories following the 36th annual Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA Finals at Pomona Raceway. TOP FUEL: 1. Gary...

Pomona: Final round-by-round results

Pomona: Final round-by-round results

<pre> POMONA, Calif. -- Final round-by-round results for the 36th annual Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA Finals at Pomona Raceway, the final of 23 events in the $45 million NHRA Winston Drag Racing Series: TOP FUEL: ROUND ONE...

Pomona: Seay exits in second round

Pomona: Seay exits in second round

POMONA, Ca. (Nov. 12) - Larry Seay, driver of the Valvoline / Larry Seay Chevrolet Chevy S-10 Pro Stock Truck, entered eliminations at the 15th Annual Auto Club of Southern California NHRA Finals in Pomona, Calif. qualified sixth. In the first...

Pomona: Kurt Johnson wins finals

Pomona: Kurt Johnson wins finals

POMONA, Calif., Nov. 12, 2000 - For the second week in a row, Kurt Johnson and his ACDelco teammates celebrated in the NHRA winner's circle. Kurt ended the season with a victory in the Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA Finals at Pomona...

Pomona: Warren Johnson third in championship

Pomona: Warren Johnson third in championship

POMONA, Calif., Nov. 12, 2000 - Warren Johnson ended his reign as Pro Stock champion today with a semi-final finish in the Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA Finals, the season finale of the 23-race NHRA Winston Drag Racing Series....

Whisnant focuses on 2001 season

Whisnant focuses on 2001 season

POMONA, Ca. (Nov. 12) - Mark Whisnant, driver of the RW Performance Chevrolet S-10 Pro Stock Truck, met Steve Johns in the first round of eliminations at the 15th Annual Auto Club of Southern California NHRA Finals. Johns had a slight advantage...

Pomona: S-10s win all

Pomona: S-10s win all

GREG STANFIELD, BDP ENTERPRISES CHEVY S-10, collected his first Pro Stock Truck title of his career today and topped off a perfect record for the Chevy S-10 Pickup for the year after defeating MIKE COUGHLIN, JEG'S MAIL ORDER CHEVY S-10, in the...

Pomona: Final professional results

Pomona: Final professional results

POMONA, Calif. -- Sunday's final results from the 36th annual Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA Finals at Pomona Raceway. The $2 million race is the final of 23 events in the $45 million NHRA Winston Drag Racing Series: Top Fuel --...

Pomona: Final professional finish order

Pomona: Final professional finish order

<pre> POMONA, Calif. -- Final finish order (1-16) for professional categories at the 36th annual Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA Finals at Pomona Raceway. The $2 million race is the final of 23 events in the $45 million NHRA ...

Pomona: Finals report

Pomona: Finals report

POMONA, Calif. - Gary Scelzi and John Force -- a pair of 2000 NHRA Winston champions - ended their respective record-breaking seasons in style Sunday by winning the Auto Club NHRA Finals at Pomona Raceway. Scelzi edged archrival Tony ...

Pomona: Stanfield takes first win light

Pomona: Stanfield takes first win light

POMONA, Ca. (Nov. 12) - Greg Stanfield, driver of the DBP Enterprises Chevrolet S-10, has made it to the final twice this year, both times he left the final without turning on the win light. However today would be a different story for Stanfield....

Pomona: Herbert goes to semifinals

Pomona: Herbert goes to semifinals

POMONA, Calif., Nov. 12, 2000 - Doug Herbert finished the 2000 NHRA season on a good note, advancing to the semifinals of the Auto Club Finals at Pomona Raceway before bowing out until the 2001 campaign begins. In the final analysis, Herbert...

Pomona: Capps finishes second

Pomona: Capps finishes second

POMONA, Calif., Nov. 12, 2000 - Ron Capps, Ed "The Ace" McCulloch and the U.S. Tobacco Co. Funny Car team reached one goal Sunday during the NHRA's season-ending Auto Club Finals at Pomona Raceway - second place in the Winston Series ...

Pomona: Mopar Sunday notes

Pomona: Mopar Sunday notes

POMONA, Calif. (Nov. 12, 2000) - It was a tough end to the 2000 season for Team Mopar. Dean Skuza, driver of the Matco Tools.com/Mopar Parts Dodge R/T Nitro Funny Car, lost in the second round of eliminations to Bob Gilbertson during ...

Pomona: Jeg Coughlin finishes second at Pomona

Pomona: Jeg Coughlin finishes second at Pomona

In the open round Troy Coughlin and Bruce Allen battled. The two were the seventh pair of the first round. The win light came on in the other lane. Troy ran a 6.916 at 199.14 mph. "I had the best season of my career and I am already looking...

Mik Coughlin finishes second at Pomona

Mik Coughlin finishes second at Pomona

In the opening round of Pro Stock Truck John and Mike Coughlin faced off. Mike had lane choice and took the left lane. John took the starting line advantage by .009 seconds (.426 to .435). The identical looking yellow and black Jeg's Mail...

Dixon finishes season in 3rd after Pomona final

Dixon finishes season in 3rd after Pomona final

Larry Dixon and the Don Prudhomme-owned Miller Lite Dragster posted a second round effort at the AAA of Southern California NHRA World Finals Sunday resulting in a third-place finish in the 2000 Winston Top Fuel points race.

Stevens locks up No. 7 finish in points

Stevens locks up No. 7 finish in points

POMONA, Calif. (Nov. 12) -- Another Top 10 season came to a close for Pro Stock driver Richie "The Kid" Stevens in the quarterfinal round of the 36th annual Auto Club of Southern California NHRA Finals. The Round 2 finish locked up the No. 7 spot...

Sun 12 Nov 2000
Pomona: Season ends one day early for Lampus

Pomona: Season ends one day early for Lampus

Originally-From: "Robert S. Geiger" <geigermedia@mindspring.com> POMONA, Calif. (Nov. 12) -- Top Fuel driver Don Lampus Jr. fell victim to a rain-shortened qualifying program at the 36th annual Auto Club of Southern California NHRA Finals...

Etchells Racing's expanded to include Larry Meyer

Etchells Racing's expanded to include Larry Meyer

Pomona, Calif., November 10, 2000 - Team owner Chuck Etchells today announced that noted crew chief Larry Meyer would be joining the Etchells Racing Team starting with the 2001 NHRA Winston Drag Racing season. Meyer will join the team in the ...

Amato announces retirement after Sunday's Pomona finals

Amato announces retirement after Sunday's Pomona finals

POMONA, Calif. -- Joe Amato, the most successful driver ever in the National Hot Rod Association's premier Top Fuel class with a record five championships and 52 national wins, announced he will retire from driving following today's Auto Club...

Steven Farr Saturday Pomona pit note

Steven Farr Saturday Pomona pit note

POMONA, Ca. - Let the record reflect that Steven Farr is now superstitious. The 22-year old, driver of the Jerry Haas Chevrolet S-10 Pro Stock Truck, admitted that he knew the 36th annual Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA Finals in ...

Century 21 Racing Team Pomona qualifying update

Century 21 Racing Team Pomona qualifying update

Unfortunately, this turn of events deprived several competitors of a final attempt to make the field for Sunday's final eliminations. Included among those was Century 21 Pro Stock Firebird pilot Tom Martino, whose best effort of 6.938 seconds, ...

Bazemore 16th in Pomona

Bazemore 16th in Pomona

As Whit Bazemore rolled to the line for his third qualifying attempt for the Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA Finals, he knew the Kendall Motor Oil/Matco Tools Camaro Z28 Racing Team had their backs against the wall. After smoking the...

Pomona: Scott Weis Saturday notes

Pomona: Scott Weis Saturday notes

Pomona, Saturday: Scott Weis and the Wiseguy crew end the season in the thirteenth position at the 36th annual Auto Club Finals at Pomona after the rain shortened qualifying. "We are excited to be qualified here at Pomona for...

Pomona:  Whisnant to meet Johns in Round two

Pomona: Whisnant to meet Johns in Round two

POMONA, Ca. (Nov. 11) - Mark Whisnant, driver of the RW Performance Chevrolet S-10 will enter eliminations at the 15th Annual Auto Club of Southern California NHRA Finals clinging to the 16th spot. "I'm just glad to be in the show," said...

Pomona: Chevroelt Racing Saturday notes

Pomona: Chevroelt Racing Saturday notes

With rain canceling the fourth and final qualifying session, NHRA announced the fields for the running of the final event of the 2000 NHRA Winston Drag Racing Series are set. FUNNY CAR: Six Camaro Z28 Funny Cars are qualified in the top 16,...

Pomona: final eliminations pairings

Pomona: final eliminations pairings

POMONA, Calif. -- First-round pairings for Sunday's professional eliminations at the 36th annual Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA Finals at Pomona Raceway, the final of 23 events in the $45 million NHRA Winston Drag Racing Series.

Pomona: Pontiac Racing Saturday notes

Pomona: Pontiac Racing Saturday notes

POMONA, Calif. (November 11, 2000)- Qualifying was completed today for the 36th annual AAA Southern California NHRA Finals at Pomona Raceway with rain washing out the fourth and final session. In Pro Stock, Jeg Coughlin Jr. held onto to the...

Pomona: Rain cancels final qualifying

Pomona: Rain cancels final qualifying

POMONA, Calif. - Persistent rain showers late Saturday forced NHRA officials to cancel the final pro qualifying session for the 36th annual Auto Club NHRA Finals at Pomona Raceway. In addition, the Budweiser Shootout, a lucrative bonus event for...

Pomona: Mopar Saturday notes

Pomona: Mopar Saturday notes

POMONA, Calif. (Nov. 11, 2000) - An untimely Saturday afternoon rain shower precluded the final round of qualifying and set the field for tomorrow's Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA Finals at Pomona Raceway. Matco Tools.com/Mopar...

Pomona: Johns takes truck pole

Pomona: Johns takes truck pole

POMONA, Ca. (Nov. 11) - In February Steve Johns came to the Pomona Raceway for the WinterNationals for the first race of the year and qualified his Pro Stock Truck in the Number 1 position. Today at the close of qualifying at the 15th Annual...

Pomona: Lump ends season early

Pomona: Lump ends season early

POMONA, Ca. (Nov. 11) - Brian "Lump" Self, driver of the Roof-Tec Chevrolet S-10 Pro Stock Truck, came to the 15th Annual Auto Club of Southern California NHRA Finals in Pomona, Calif. Confident about his chances to qualify for this final race of...

Pomona: Stanfield qualifying

Pomona: Stanfield qualifying

Pomona, Calif. (Nov. 11) - Greg Stanfield, driver of the DBP Enterprises Chevrolet S-10 Pro Stock Truck, will enter tomorrows eliminations at the 15th Annual Auto Club of Southern California NHRA Finals holding the number 3 spot on the...