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Thu 22 Jun 2000
Brian

Brian "Lump" Self Has a Different Strategy for St. Louis

Madison, Ill. (Pre-race) - Brian Self has never been the kind of person to do things like everyone else does. Self likes to be different, even his nickname is unusual "Lump". Last weekend in Columbus, Lump went out of his way to do things...

Mon 22 May 2000
Edmond Richardson Signs With Eagle Racing Engines

Edmond Richardson Signs With Eagle Racing Engines

Eagle Racing Engines Secures Engine Program With Edmond Richardson Loudon, TN. - In the wild, an eagle swoops down on their prey and the victim is usually anything but willing. However, when the Eagle is none other than Eagle Racing Engines of...

Fri 10 Mar 2000
Nitro News

Nitro News

WELCOME TO NHRA NITRO NEWS Welcome to the first edition of NHRA Nitro News, an electronic newsletter of the NHRA. For the past five years, the staffs of NHRA Online and National DRAGSTER have produced this weekly effort under the ...

Wed 03 May 2000
Atlanta Sam Tompkins; realizing his dreams

Atlanta Sam Tompkins; realizing his dreams

COMMERCE, Ga. - - Owning and racing on the NHRA Winston Championship Drag Racing circuit is the culmination of dreams come true for Sam Tompkins, from Atlanta, Ga., owner and driver of the Tompkins Motorsports Chevy S-10 Pro Stock Truck....

Sat 18 Mar 2000
Pro Stock Bike Gainesville Qualifying Final Order

Pro Stock Bike Gainesville Qualifying Final Order

GAINESVILLE, Fla. - SUMMIT FastNews - Final order after 4 rounds of qualifying in Pro Stock Bike at the 31st annual Mac Tools Gatornationals: Psn---Num-Rider, Home Town, Machine---------------------------ET---Speed 1 5 Tony Mullen, ...

Thu 06 Jan 2000
Pro Stock Drivers Greg Anderson and Mark Pawuk Team Up

Pro Stock Drivers Greg Anderson and Mark Pawuk Team Up

Anderson and Pawuk Together in 2000 JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (Jan.6) -- National Hot Rod Association Pro Stock Drivers, Greg Anderson and Mark "Cowboy" Pawuk have entered into an agreement that will put them together as teammates for the 2000 ...

Fri 20 Oct 2000
Dallas: Career outing restores Stevens' faith

Dallas: Career outing restores Stevens' faith

DALLAS (Oct. 16) -- For the second time this year, Pro Stock driver Richie "The Kid" Stevens enters a national event fresh off a career performance at the previous race. And if the weather conditions are just right when the 15th annual O'Reilly...

Sun 27 Feb 2000
Phoenix Elimination Summary Stock

Phoenix Elimination Summary Stock

CHANDLER AZ - SUMMIT FastNews - Summary of eliminations in Stock at the 16th annual Checker Schuck's Kragen Nationals presented by Pennzoil: Round 2: Don Little, Westly CA, '70 Barracuda, A/SA, Left lane, (0.548) 10.40 10.457 0.057, def. Chuck...

Thu 27 Jan 2000
Pomona Rob Slavinski wants to be a 'force' in trucks

Pomona Rob Slavinski wants to be a 'force' in trucks

POMONA, Calif. - Don't let the uncanny resemblance fool you. The guy wearing the dark amber sunglasses, dressed in his vintage Castrol driving suit and topped with the signature Castrol Racing hat eagerly awaits the opportunity to...

Tue 12 Dec 2000
Mac Tools continues sponsorship of NHRA Gatornationals

Mac Tools continues sponsorship of NHRA Gatornationals

GLENDORA, Calif. (Dec. 12, 2000) - Mac Tools, a leading nationwide supplier of hand tools and equipment, has reached a multi-year agreement with the National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) to continue its primary sponsorship of the historic NHRA ...

Thu 11 May 2000
Jim Dunn''s 50th Anniversary Car

Jim Dunn''s 50th Anniversary Car

WITH COMMEMORATIVE DESIGN LOS ANGELES (May 11, 2000) - Jim Dunn's Mooneyes/Red Line Oil Pontiac Firebird will arrive at Old Bridge Township Raceway Park for the Spring Supernationals with a special design to help commemorate Dunn's 50th...

Fri 28 Jul 2000
Sears Point: Fram Autolite Nationals Fact Sheet

Sears Point: Fram Autolite Nationals Fact Sheet

NHRA Fram Autolite Nationals Fact Sheet WHAT: Sears Point Raceway will host the world's top drag racers at the NHRA Fram Autolite Nationals, Aug. 4-6. This marks the 15th event of the 23 race, $40 million NHRA Winston Drag Racing ...

Sun 05 Nov 2000
Pomona: Lump to take new truck to season finale

Pomona: Lump to take new truck to season finale

Dallas, Texas. (Nov. 4) - Brian "Lump" Self entered Pro Stock Truck eliminations today at the 15th Annual O'Reilly Fall Nationals in Dallas, Texas, assuming the seventh spot on the eliminations ladder. Due to heavy rains that canceled qualifying...

Sat 18 Mar 2000
Pro Stock Gainesville Qualifying Final Order

Pro Stock Gainesville Qualifying Final Order

GAINESVILLE, Fla. - SUMMIT FastNews - Final order after 4 rounds of qualifying in Pro Stock at the 31st annual Mac Tools Gatornationals: Psn---Num-Driver, Home Town, Car Type-------------------------ET---Speed 1 1 Warren Johnson,...

Tue 28 Nov 2000
Capps in guitar ad

Capps in guitar ad

What's NHRA Funny Car driver Ron Capps doing in a print advertisement for a Yamaha guitar? No, Capps - a long-time rock and roll fan - isn't changing professions. He was asked to appear in the upcoming ad by Michael Anthony, Van Halen's...

Fri 17 Mar 2000
Pro Stock Gainesville Round Two Qualifying Order

Pro Stock Gainesville Round Two Qualifying Order

GAINESVILLE, Fla. - SUMMIT FastNews - Order after 2 rounds of qualifying in Pro Stock at the 31st annual Mac Tools Gatornationals: Psn---Num-Driver, Home Town, Car Type-------------------------ET---Speed 1 1 Warren Johnson, Buford GA,...

Sun 19 Mar 2000
Gainesville Super Gas Eliminations Summary

Gainesville Super Gas Eliminations Summary

GAINESVILLE FL - SUMMIT FastNews - Summary of eliminations in Super Gas at the 31st annual Mac Tools Gatornationals: Round 3: Jeff Brooks, Fredricksburg VA, 51 Henry J, Left lane, (0.429) 17.602 7.702, def. Dale Biggs, Old Hickory TN, 27 Ford...

Fri 17 Mar 2000
Super Stock Gainesville Final Qualifying Order

Super Stock Gainesville Final Qualifying Order

GAINESVILLE, Fla. - SUMMIT FastNews - Final order after 3 rounds of qualifying in Super Stock at the 31st annual Mac Tools Gatornationals: Psn--Num-Class-Driver, Home Town, Machine--------------ET---Index---(+/-) 1 3232 GT/CA Joe...

Wed 28 Jun 2000
NHRA, ESPN/ESPN2 five-year television deal

NHRA, ESPN/ESPN2 five-year television deal

NEW YORK (June 27, 2000) - In a landmark announcement, the National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) and ESPN have agreed to an exclusive five-year television agreement and strategic partnership that will put the NHRA Drag Racing series on ESPN...

Wed 15 Mar 2000
Goodyear Tire Gatornationals Fast Facts

Goodyear Tire Gatornationals Fast Facts

GOODYEAR FAST FACTS FOR THE MAC TOOLS GATORNATIONALS GAINESVILLE RACEWAY — QUARTER-MILE DRAGSTRIP GAINESVILLE, FLA., FEB. 16-19, 2000 NOTES AND QUOTES: The National Hot Rod Association brings round three of the Winston Drag Racing series...

Thu 09 Nov 2000
Pomona: Goodyear finale fast facts

Pomona: Goodyear finale fast facts

* The NHRA returns to its historic home for Autombile Club of Southern California NHRA Finals at the Pomona Raceway. The same track also hosted the season-opening Autozone Winternationals. Goodyear-equipped cars won six titles at the Feb. 3-6...

Sat 01 Jul 2000
Engine Works to Sponsor Bruce Mullins Racing at Bristol

Engine Works to Sponsor Bruce Mullins Racing at Bristol

Bruce Mullins Racing has reached agreement with Engine Works of Kingsport, Tennessee, on a one-race sponsorship for the Winston Showdown at Bristol Motor Speedway. Engine Works produces aftermarket components for just about anything from wild ...

Sun 13 Feb 2000
Ron Krisher Has Backup Car After Pomona Flip

Ron Krisher Has Backup Car After Pomona Flip

No one had higher hopes going into the NHRA Pro Stock season than Ron Krisher -- or a more spectacular start. Krisher appeared to have Kurt Johnson, a three-time winner last year, beat in first-round eliminations at Pomona but lost control,...

Thu 03 Feb 2000
Richie Stevens' Valspar car squeaks into first-round field

Richie Stevens' Valspar car squeaks into first-round field

POMONA, Calif. (Feb. 3) -- The first day of qualifying for the season-opening 40th annual AutoZone Winternationals allowed the assembled Pros one lap down historic Pomona Raceway's quarter-mile strip. Valspar Refinish driver Richie "The Kid" ...