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Fri 09 Nov 2001
50th Anniversary

50th Anniversary "Breakfast of Champions" transcript

Thursday's Breakfast of Champions, held at the NHRA Motorsports Museum with Don Garlits and John Force, the two finalists in NHRA's season-long 50 Greatest Drivers program. One of the two will be named the NHRA's No. 1 driver during ...

Pomona III: Thursday qualifying results

Pomona III: Thursday qualifying results

<pre> POMONA, Calif. -- Thursday's qualifying results for the 37th annual Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA Finals at Pomona Raceway, final of 24 events in the $50 million NHRA Winston Drag Racing Series. Qualifying continues ...

Pomona III: Thursday qualifying day summary

Pomona III: Thursday qualifying day summary

Bernstein, Densham Among Qualifying Leaders At Automobile Club Of Southern California NHRA Finals POMONA, Calif. -- Kenny Bernstein led the Top Fuel qualifying order Thursday at the Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA Finals, inching ...

Irwindale dragstrip sanctioned by NHRA

Irwindale dragstrip sanctioned by NHRA

The New Irwindale Dragstrip Signs-On As Latest National Hot Rod Association Member Track Irwindale, Calif. - - (November 8, 2001) In what can only be referred to as "terrific timing", Irwindale Speedway management today announced that its ...

Pomona III: Dixon Thursday qualifying report

Pomona III: Dixon Thursday qualifying report

From The Snake Pit Championship Contender Larry Dixon & Miller Lite Dragster Qualify Third After First Day At Pomona Raceway POMONA, CA (Nov. 8) The first day of qualifying at the NHRA's season-finale AAA of Southern California Nationals saw...

Pomona III: Mopar Thursday qualifying notes

Pomona III: Mopar Thursday qualifying notes

All is Well in the Skuza Camp LAS VEGAS, (Nov. 8, 2001) - Dean Skuza and the Mopar Parts Dodge R/T Nitro Funny Car started the season finale with a bang following the first qualifying for this weekend's Automobile Club of Southern California ...

Pomona III: Team Jeg's Pro Stock Truck qualifying recap

Pomona III: Team Jeg's Pro Stock Truck qualifying recap

Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA Finals Pomona Raceway Pomona, CA Team Jeg's Pro Stock Truck Mike Coughlin Thursday Qualifying Mike Coughlin Looking Solid in California Mike Coughlin entered the Automobile Club of Southern ...

Pomona III: Team Jeg's Pro Stock qualifying recap

Pomona III: Team Jeg's Pro Stock qualifying recap

Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA Finals Pomona Raceway Pomona, CA Team Jeg's Pro Stock Jeg and Troy Coughlin Thursday Qualifying Team Jeg's Looking Strong in Pomona Jeg and Troy Coughlin began their quest for an all Jeg's Pro...

Pomona III: Panella is Pro Stock Truck champion

Pomona III: Panella is Pro Stock Truck champion

Bob Panella Jr. Clinches Third Consecutive Pro Stock Truck Title POMONA, Calif., Nov. 8, 2001 - Chevy S-10 driver Bob Panella Jr. clinched his third consecutive Pro Stock Truck championship today at the 37th annual Automobile Club of Southern ...

Pomona: Marc White preview

Pomona: Marc White preview

Etterman Racing White looking for big things in Pomona POMONA, Calif. - Just one week after suffering a disappointing second round loss in Las Vegas that cost him the Division 3 Championship, NHRA Federal Mogul Funny Car driver Marc White and...

Cruz Pedregon hires Richard Hogan as consultant

Cruz Pedregon hires Richard Hogan as consultant

Current ESPN analyst and Former National Hot Rod Association Funny Car World Cruz Pedregon his newly appointed consultant for the Advance Auto Parts race team. CAMARILLO, CA--Racing toward his goal of another NHRA championship, Advance Auto...

Pomona: Paul Jones preview

Pomona: Paul Jones preview

Western Stabilization Racing Redline Oil/Jelly Belly Candies Jones looking to end year with a bang POMONA, Calif. - This weekend, the NHRA Winston Drag Racing tour heads into it's final venue, the AAA Auto Club Finals in Pomona, Calif.

Pomona III: Mopar Funny Car preview

Pomona III: Mopar Funny Car preview

Dodge Stratus R/T Nitro Funny Car Update: The New Body POMONA, Calif. (Nov. 7, 2001) - Mopar Parts driver Dean Skuza is heading into this weekend's 37th annual Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA Nationals at Pomona Raceway with one eye...

Pro Stock Motorcycle 2002 schedule announced

Pro Stock Motorcycle 2002 schedule announced

National Hot Rod Association Adds Sears Point Raceway To 2002 Pro Stock Motorcycle Schedule GLENDORA, Calif. (Nov. 7, 2001) - The National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) has added the FRAM-Autolite Nationals at Sears Point Raceway to its 14-race Pro...

NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle 2002 schedule

NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle 2002 schedule

<pre> 2002 NHRA PRO STOCK MOTORCYCLE SCHEDULE EVENT NAME LOCATION DATE M.com Names 33rd annual Mac Tools NHRA Gatornationals Gainesville, Fl. March 14-17 ...

Prudhomme special interview

Prudhomme special interview

'It's a High Honor to be No. 3,' says Don Prudhomme VISTA, Calif. - When drag racing legend Don "The Snake" Prudhomme retired from driving following the 1994 NHRA Winston Series season, his 49 victories (35 in Funny Car, 14 in Top Fuel) were the...

NHRA's 50 Greatest Drivers - No. 3, Don Prudhomme

NHRA's 50 Greatest Drivers - No. 3, Don Prudhomme

NHRA'S 50 GREATEST DRIVERS -- NO. 3: DON PRUDHOMME It takes years for even the most gifted of individuals to achieve legendary status in his or her chosen field, but Don Prudhomme had already become a larger-than-life figure in drag racing when...

Wed 07 Nov 2001
Pomona: Capps, Johnson ready for Finals

Pomona: Capps, Johnson ready for Finals

Skoal Racing Skoal Racing Teammates Have Same Objectives At Auto Club Finals - Race Each Other In Title Round POMONA, Calif., Nov. 2, 2001 - Twenty-three races, four victories, seven final rounds and not one head-to-head race between Skoal...

Pomona III: Toliver Racing preveiw

Pomona III: Toliver Racing preveiw

Toliver Presents Get R.E.A.L. Program Twice During NHRA Finals at Pomona Raceway POMONA, Calif. (November 6, 2001) -- Toliver Racing has been very fortunate to work with the World Wrestling Federation and their Get R.E.A.L. program. Tremendous...

Pro Stock Bikes come to Sears Point 2002

Pro Stock Bikes come to Sears Point 2002

Pro Stock Motorcycles Added to NHRA Weekend at Sears Point Raceway SONOMA, Calif. (IMMEDIATE RELEASE) - Fans will be treated to more than just four-wheel racing excitement at the 15th annual NHRA FRAM Autolite Nationals, Aug. 2-4, as Pro Stock...

Pomona III: Lampus preview

Pomona III: Lampus preview

Instant successes points to promising future for Lampus POMONA, Calif. (Nov. 6) -- One of the happiest racers at this weekend's 37th annual Auto Club of Southern California NHRA Finals isn't fighting for a Winston championship, or a significant...

Pomona III: The Dixon Dispatch - season finale

Pomona III: The Dixon Dispatch - season finale

The Dixon Dispatch The Weekly News Release of Larry Dixon & the Miller Lite Dragster Larry Dixon & Miller Lite Top Fuel Team Complete Career-Best Season As They Enter Pomona Looking For First NHRA Top Fuel Championship POMONA, CA (Nov. 6) - ...

Pomona III: Kurt Johnson preview

Pomona III: Kurt Johnson preview

"Combine 1,300 horsepower with one seasoned Pro Stock Cavalier chassis. Add a full measure of driving skill, a dollop of suspension savvy, and a pinch of good luck. Bake for four days at Pomona Raceway and serve a repeat victory at the Auto...

Pomona III: Warren Report - Finals Edition

Pomona III: Warren Report - Finals Edition

THE WARREN REPORT: Warren Johnson GM Goodwrench Service Plus News & Notes for the Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA Finals, Pomona, Calif., Nov. 8-11, 2001 PRESSURE? WHAT PRESSURE? JOHNSON PREPARES FOR CHAMPIONSHIP SHOWDOWN ...

Pomona III: Team Jeg's Pro Stock preview

Pomona III: Team Jeg's Pro Stock preview

Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA Finals Pomona Raceway Pomona, CA Team Jeg's Pro Stock Jeg and Troy Coughlin Team Jeg's Looking for Strong Finish at NHRA Finals It has been a dynamic 2001 Pro Stock season for Jeg and Troy Coughlin...

Pomona III: Mike Coughlin Pro Stock Truck preview

Pomona III: Mike Coughlin Pro Stock Truck preview

Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA Finals Pomona Raceway Pomona, CA Team Jeg's Pro Stock Truck Mike Coughlin Mike Coughlin is Looking For Victory in Final Pro Stock Truck Race The Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA Finals...

Pomona III: Top ten point standings

Pomona III: Top ten point standings

<pre> 2001 NHRA WINSTON POINT STANDINGS (Following the 23rd of 24 events in the $50 million NHRA Winston Drag Racing Series) Place Driver Points (Victories in Parentheses) TOP FUEL 1. Kenny Bernstein, Lake Forest, Calif., ...

Pomona III: Top Fuel title to be decided

Pomona III: Top Fuel title to be decided

POMONA, Calif. - The only thing Kenny Bernstein and Larry Dixon have in common is drag racing. That's about it. Kenny drives the Budweiser King dragster. Larry drives the Miller Lite dragster. Kenny's car is red. Larry's car is blue. Kenny...

Pomona III: Savoie makes impression on record books

Pomona III: Savoie makes impression on record books

POMONA, Calif. - While the NHRA has enjoyed its golden anniversary in 2001, with the memories of years gone by, the legends of the sport, record-setting performances and milestones, and the promise of future greatness, Angelle Savoie has had quite...

Pomona III: Budweiser Shootout preview

Pomona III: Budweiser Shootout preview

Bernstein Seeking Third Budweiser Shootout At Pomona Victory POMONA, Calif. -- Kenny Bernstein will seek his third Budweiser Shootout at Pomona victory on Nov. 10 as the special event's top seed. Bernstein, entering his 12th career Budweiser ...

Pomona III: 50th Anniversary winds down

Pomona III: 50th Anniversary winds down

NHRA's 50th Anniversary Winds Down In Thrilling Fashion POMONA, Calif. - The NHRA's historic 50th Anniversary season is speeding to a 330-mph finish at the same place it all started. Winston championships will be up for grabs in several ...

Pomona III: Season finale fact sheet

Pomona III: Season finale fact sheet

Automobile Club Of Southern California NHRA Finals Fact Sheet WHAT: 37th annual Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA Finals, the final of 24 events in the $50 million NHRA Winston Drag Racing Series. Professional competitors in five ...

Pomona III: Herbert Bud Shootout preview

Pomona III: Herbert Bud Shootout preview

Snap-On Racing Report Herbert Eyes $100,000 Bud Shootout Payday, Finishing Season With Auto Club Finals Top Fuel Win POMONA, Calif., Nov. 2, 2001 - There are a couple things remaining on Doug Herbert's 2001 NHRA Winston Series agenda that he'd...

Sun 04 Nov 2001
Las Vegas: Paul Jones Friday pit notes

Las Vegas: Paul Jones Friday pit notes

Jones sits fourth after first day in Vegas LAS VEGAS - After the first day of qualifying, NHRA Federal Mogul Dragster driver Paul Jones sits fourth during this weekend's final NHRA Division 7 Federal Mogul Drag Racing Series event at "The Strip"...

Sat 03 Nov 2001
Las Vegas: Marc White preview

Las Vegas: Marc White preview

White going for Division Championship in Vegas LAS VEGAS - After a long, hard year of fighting it out on the NHRA divisional level, it all comes down to the last race of the year for Federal Mogul Funny Car driver Marc White and the Etterman ...

Pomona III: Jim Yates preview

Pomona III: Jim Yates preview

POMONA, Calif. (Nov. 2, 2001) - It wasn't difficult enough that Jim Yates had to face challenges from Warren Johnson, Jeg Coughlin, Mike Edwards, Ron Krisher, Kurt Johnson, Mark Pawuk, Greg Anderson and all the other Pro Stock drivers who stood ...