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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" ...

Mon 08 May 2000
Atlanta: Scott Tidwell enter finals in ninth

Atlanta: Scott Tidwell enter finals in ninth

Atlanta, Ga. (May 6) - The Atlanta Dragway is the home racetrack for Scott Tidwell, driver of the CBI Performance Warehouse Chevy S-10 truck. Tomorrow the hometown crowd will be able to cheer on their driver when he takes his place in the Number...

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 24 Feb 2000
In-Car Audio from a Top Fuel Dragster!

In-Car Audio from a Top Fuel Dragster!

NITRONIC RESEARCH UNVEILS INTERNET FIRST: IN-CAR AUDIO FROM A TOP FUEL DRAGSTER! by Cole Coonce, NR Mojo Wire 2/23/00, Los Angeles, CA--As a tease for an upcoming CD release, "The Big Sounds of the Drags 2001," Nitronic Research has unveiled...

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...

Fri 03 Nov 2000
Pro Stock Grand Am to be unveiled at SEMA

Pro Stock Grand Am to be unveiled at SEMA

TALLMADGE, Ohio, October 25-- The Pontiac Grand Am will create excitement in the winner's circle in 2001, when it will become Pontiac Division's "official" vehicle for NHRA Winston Series Pro Stock drag racing. Representatives of Summit...

Thu 27 Jan 2000
Pomona General Informaion

Pomona General Informaion

40th ANNUAL AUTOZONE WINTERNATIONALS GENERAL INFORMATION: SCHEDULE: Pro qualifying sessions are scheduled for 2 p.m. on Feb. 3 and 4. Qualifying continues at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Feb. 5. Final professional eliminations start at 11 a.m. Feb.

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...

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,...

Thu 31 Aug 2000
CHAMPCAR/CART: BTCC: Worldwide racing statistics from Ford Racing

CHAMPCAR/CART: BTCC: Worldwide racing statistics from Ford Racing

As the 2000 racing season hits the homestretch, Ford Racing is looking to cap off a dominant year in its worldwide racing program. As NASCAR Winston Cup, NASCAR Craftsman Truck, CART, World Rally Championship and British Touring Car...

Sat 16 Dec 2000
Bristol to have Mac Tools sponsorship

Bristol to have Mac Tools sponsorship

GLENDORA, Calif. (Dec. 14, 2000) - Mac Tools, a leading nationwide supplier of hand tools and equipment, has reached a multi-year agreement with Bristol Dragway and the National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) to become the primary sponsor of the first...

Sun 09 Apr 2000
Las Vegas F-M Funny Car Elimination summary

Las Vegas F-M Funny Car Elimination summary

LAS VEGAS NV - SUMMIT FastNews - Summary of eliminations in Federal-Mogul Funny Car at the Inaugural SummitRacing.com NHRA Nationals: Round 1: Russ Parker, Salem OR, Firebird, Right lane, (0.512) 5.935 243.85 def. Bob Gallio, Fullerton CA, ...

Tue 10 Oct 2000
Memphis: Dixon stable after final round crash

Memphis: Dixon stable after final round crash

MEMPHIS, TN (Oct. 8) - NHRA Top Fuel driver Larry Dixon is in stable condition after suffering minor injuries when the Don Prudhomme-owned Miller Lite Dragster crashed en route to a runner-up finish at the 13th Annual AutoZone Nationals at ...

Fri 17 Mar 2000
Sears Point 2000 Season Schedule

Sears Point 2000 Season Schedule

SONOMA, Calif. - The 12th annual visit by the NASCAR Winston Cup Series highlights what promises to be the most dynamic season ever as Sears Point Raceway continues to provide the best in motorsports entertainment with a diverse schedule that ...

Mon 12 Jun 2000
Ohio's Ron Krisher Races Into Columbus a Winner

Ohio's Ron Krisher Races Into Columbus a Winner

Ron Krisher's first career NHRA Winston Pro Stock victory came June 4 -- the same day John Force set an all-time series record with his 86th win -- but Krisher didn't mind standing in Force's shadow. "I guarantee you I'm happier than John is...

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 25 Oct 2000
Dallas: B&J Transmissions rain report

Dallas: B&J Transmissions rain report

ENNIS, Texas - Federal Mogul Dragster and Funny Cars fought an unsuccessful battle with Mother Nature during this weekend's O'Reilly Fall Nationals presented by Castrol Syntec held at the Texas Motorplex, just south of Dallas. The event was ...

Wed 03 May 2000
Atlanta Reggie Showers Motorcycle Success Not about Victories

Atlanta Reggie Showers Motorcycle Success Not about Victories

COMMERCE, Ga. - Many NHRA competitors gauge success by totaling the number of victories they earn during their racing careers. For others, success comes in simpler packages. Like determined Pro Stock Motorcycle racer Reggie Showers, who ...

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...

Thu 18 May 2000
Division 4 Greg Houge Hallsville preview

Division 4 Greg Houge Hallsville preview

HALLSVILLE, Tex - Competition Eliminator driver Greg Hoguewill be looking to make a splash in Division 4 Competition Eliminator behind the wheel of Kirk Manuel's Caliber Collision Centers/GM Performance Parts D/Econo Dragster at this weekend's...

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...

Mon 03 Jan 2000
CARQUEST Racing 2000 Schedule

CARQUEST Racing 2000 Schedule

LAKEWOOD, CO (January 3, 2000) -- CARQUEST Auto Parts will enter the new millennium with an aggressive 2000 Racing Schedule with events coast-to-coast in the United States and Canada. CARQUEST will sponsor events ranging from oval track to drag...

Sun 19 Mar 2000
Gainesville Federal-Mogul Dragster Eliminations Summary

Gainesville Federal-Mogul Dragster Eliminations Summary

GAINESVILLE FL - SUMMIT FastNews - Summary of eliminations in Federal-Mogul Dragster at the 31st annual Mac Tools Gatornationals: Round 1: Michael Gunderson, Middleburg FL, Uyehara-BAE, Left lane, (0.494) 5.603 246.80 def. Don Fiorelli, Palm...

Sat 11 Nov 2000
Dallas: B&J Transmissions weekend wrap up

Dallas: B&J Transmissions weekend wrap up

ENNIS, Texas - Federal Mogul Dragster drivers Troy Buff and Mark Hentges lead the way for the B&J Transmission racers in Dallas at the rain delayed O'Reilly Nationals while across the country it was an all B&J Federal Mogul Funny Car battle as...

Sun 05 Nov 2000
Dallas: Qualifying washed out

Dallas: Qualifying washed out

ENNIS, TEXAS - Persistent rain forced NHRA officials to cancel Friday's qualifying sessions for the rain delayed 15th annual O'Reilly Fall Nationals presented by Castrol Syntec at the Texas Motorplex. The $1.8 million NHRA Winston Drag ...

Sun 16 Apr 2000
Houston KPK Motorsports-Rickie Smith Qualifying

Houston KPK Motorsports-Rickie Smith Qualifying

Baytown, Texas - - With a pass of 6.892 seconds at 198.70 mph, Rickie Smith, driver of the KPK Motorsports Pro Stock Camaro, owned by Pro Stock campaigner Kenny Koretsky, qualified third at the O'Reilly Nationals presented by Pennzoil at Houston...

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...

Sat 18 Mar 2000
Top Fuel Gainesville Qualifying Final Order

Top Fuel Gainesville Qualifying Final Order

GAINESVILLE, Fla. - SUMMIT FastNews - Final order after 4 rounds of qualifying in Top Fuel at the 31st annual Mac Tools Gatornationals: Psn---Num-Driver, Home Town, Car Type-------------------------ET---Speed 1 2 Gary Scelzi, Fresno...

Thu 22 Jun 2000
Robert Wagner Named VP of Sales and Development

Robert Wagner Named VP of Sales and Development

ROBERT WAGNER NAMED VICE PRESIDENT SALES AND BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT Long-time Anaheim Sports executive, Wagner joins NHRA with extensive background in sales, marketing and broadcasting GLENDORA, Calif. (June 21, 2000) - Robert Wagner, a seasoned...

Wed 03 May 2000
Atlanta; Steve Johns hopes to ride to winner''s circle

Atlanta; Steve Johns hopes to ride to winner''s circle

COMMERCE, Ga. -- The last time he raced a Pro Stock truck at Atlanta Dragway, Steve Johns put it in the winners' circle. However, as Crew Chief to driver Larry Kopp, Johns walked to the post-race party. This time, having swapped his tools for a...

Thu 12 Oct 2000
USAR: SWS: Goodyear Weekly Racing Recap

USAR: SWS: Goodyear Weekly Racing Recap

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Jeg Coughlin Jr. cruised his way to the NHRA Winston Drag Racing Pro Stock championship in the AutoZone Nationals, but he had a tougher time going after the event win. After scoring nine wins this season, Coughlin never saw his...

Thu 05 Oct 2000
Topeka: B&J Transmissions report

Topeka: B&J Transmissions report

TOPEKA, Kan. - Federal Mogul Funny Car drivers Pat Austin and Cy Chesterman made the Advance Auto Parts Nationals FMFC final round an all B&J Transmission affair. Fellow B&J racer Sam Blue made it to the semifinals where he fell to eventual ...

Fri 07 Apr 2000
Las Vegas Stock Qualifying Final Order

Las Vegas Stock Qualifying Final Order

LAS VEGAS - SUMMIT FastNews - Final order after 3 rounds of qualifying in Stock at the Inaugural SummitRacing.com NHRA Nationals: Psn--Num--Class-Driver, Home Town, Machine-----------------ET---Index---(+/-) 1 7401 DT/SA Darren Smith, ...

Sat 15 Apr 2000
Ricky Smith retunrs to Pro Stock wars at Houston

Ricky Smith retunrs to Pro Stock wars at Houston

Houston, Texas - - Rickie Smith, driver of the KPK Motorsports Pro Stock Camaro, owned by Pro Stock campaigner Kenny Koretsky, will return to the fray at this weekend’s O’Reilly Nationals presented by Pennzoil at Houston Raceway Park in...

Wed 08 Mar 2000
Gainesville Team JEG''S/NHRA Pro Stock Truck Preview

Gainesville Team JEG''S/NHRA Pro Stock Truck Preview

31st Annual NHRA MacTools Gatornationals Gainesville Raceway Gainesville, Fla. March 16-19 Background: JEG'S Mail Order Racing is NHRA's largest all-family professional race team. The team competes in Pro Stock and Pro Stock Truck. The Pro ...

Thu 03 Feb 2000
Pomona Qualifying Round Two Stock

Pomona Qualifying Round Two Stock

Pomona, Calif. - SUMMIT FastNews - Order after 2 rounds of qualifying in Stock at the 40th annual AutoZone Winternationals: Psn--Num-Class-Driver, Home Town, Machine--------------ET---Index---(+/-) 1 7391 ET/SA Gary Harper, San Jose,...