Filters 2002

Sort by:

News:

Posted in:

Article types:

Clear all filters

Most recent NHRA news articles:

Fri 22 Nov 2002
CARQUEST signs Paul Romine for 2003 season

CARQUEST signs Paul Romine for 2003 season

CARQUEST Auto Parts continues relationship with Paul Romine in 2003. RALEIGH, NC (Nov. 21, 2002) -- CARQUEST Auto Parts will continue its relationship with NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Top Fuel driver Paul Romine in 2003. CARQUEST will be the...

Mark Pawuk and Summit Racing Equipment extend contract

Mark Pawuk and Summit Racing Equipment extend contract

Pawuk set for 11th campaign with Summit Racing. RICHFIELD, OH 11/20/02 Mark "Cowboy" Pawuk and Summit Racing Equipment of Tallmadge, Ohio, have announced they have reached agreement on a contract extension through the 2003 season and possibly...

2002 season in review

2002 season in review

2002 NHRA POWERade Series crowns Champions, bids farewell to Legend. One legendary career came to a close. One career has just begun to blossom and another continues to dominate like no other. In the 51st season of NHRA drag racing, there were...

CHAMPCAR/CART: CART's da Matta recognized as 2002 Driver of the Year

CHAMPCAR/CART: CART's da Matta recognized as 2002 Driver of the Year

Cristiano da Matta beats Tony Stewart in tie-breaker in voting for 2002 Driver of the Year. While Cristiano da Matta dominated the CART FedEx series, it took the only tie-breaker in DRIVER OF THE YEAR history to determine he beat Tony Stewart...

Tue 19 Nov 2002
Henkelman and Baca sign Johnny West as crew chief

Henkelman and Baca sign Johnny West as crew chief

PITTSBURG, Calif. -- Rick Henkelman and David Baca, partners and owners of the Henkelman & Baca Motorsports Top Fuel Dragster, announced today that Johnny West has been named the crew chief for their NHRA Top Fuel team effective ...

Sat 16 Nov 2002
Cruz Pedregon Racing changes for 2003

Cruz Pedregon Racing changes for 2003

Cruz Pedregon Racing hires Rob Flynn and Dave Fletcher for 2003 season; team operations move to Indianapolis. Camarillo, CA (November 15, 2002) -- Cruz Pedregon Racing has announced Rob Flynn as Crew Chief and Dave Fletcher as Co-Crew Chief ...

Force Among Driver Of Year Nominees

Force Among Driver Of Year Nominees

Force again a finalist for Driver of the Year award 1996 winner nominated along with Top Fuel driver Dixon Sarasota, Fla. -- As A Result Of A Spectacular 2002 Season, One In Which He Won Eight Races For The Sixth Time In His Legendary Career, ...

John Force championship season review

John Force championship season review

Force claims record 10TH straight Funny Car championship; showdown with Pedregon creates classic finish at Pomona. POMONA, Calif. -- In his 25th year on the NHRA pro tour, John Force showed once again why, when the pressure is on, he is the...

Dixon, Force Driver of the Year nominees

Dixon, Force Driver of the Year nominees

Dixon, Force among nominees For Driver Of The Year Award. GLENDORA, Calif. - NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series champions Larry Dixon and John Force headlined the nominees for the prestigious Driver of the Year Award, it was announced recently by...

Doug Herbert names Ron Douglas Crew Chief

Doug Herbert names Ron Douglas Crew Chief

Herbert names Ron Douglas crew chief on Snap-On Racing top fuel dragster. CHERRYVILLE, N.C., November 14, 2002 - Doug Herbert officially began his quest for the 2003 NHRA POWERade Top Fuel championship Thursday when he named Ron Douglas crew...

Pomona II: Goodyear Racing recap

Pomona II: Goodyear Racing recap

GOODYEAR FINISHES SEASON WITH MOST FINAL ROUND WINS IN NHRA  ** National Hot Rod Association: Goodyear drivers finished the 2002 season in grand fashion, winning seven classes in the Auto Club NHRA Finals at Pomona Raceway. In the POWERade...

Final 2002 top ten standings

Final 2002 top ten standings

2002 NHRA POWERADE POINT STANDINGS (Following the final of 23 events in the $50 million NHRA POWERADE Drag Racing Series. Wins in parentheses.) TOP FUEL Place Driver Points (Victories in Parentheses) 1. Larry Dixon, Indianapolis, Miller Lite...

Pomona II Sportsman summary

Pomona II Sportsman summary

<pre> Summary of eliminations at the NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series, 38th annual Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA Finals: Top Alcohol Dragster Round 1: Rick Santos, Brentwood CA, Santos-BAE, Left lane, (0.434) 5.298 267.16 ...

Thu 14 Nov 2002
Pomona II: Season finale preview, schedule

Pomona II: Season finale preview, schedule

38th annual Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA Finals, the final of 23 events in the $50 million NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series. Professional competitors in four categories earn points leading to 2002 NHRA POWERade ...

Pomona II: Cruz Pedregon season finale summary

Pomona II: Cruz Pedregon season finale summary

Cruz Pedregon/Advance Auto Parts Funny Car Racing team takes first round win at 2002 season finale. Pomona, CA --Cruz Pedregon and the Advance Auto Parts Racing Team claimed a first round victory last weekend during the Automobile Club of...

Schumacher Racing expands to four cars

Schumacher Racing expands to four cars

Oakley expands program with second Funny Car sponsorship at Schumacher Racing Drivers to be Scotty Cannon and Gary Scelzi INDIANAPOLIS (Nov. 13, 2002) - NHRA team owner Don Schumacher announced that Oakley will expand its sponsorship program...

New performance award announced

New performance award announced

Perfectly Strange Award to provide bonus cash opportunity for five NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series categories. GLENDORA, Calif. (Nov. 13, 2002) - Strange Engineering has signed a three-year agreement with the National Hot Rod Association...

Wed 13 Nov 2002
Junior dragsters Irwindale preview

Junior dragsters Irwindale preview

NHRA Junior Dragsters return to Irwindale -- 5th Annual Del Cox Classic: Saturday, November 16 Irwindale, Calif. - - Irwindale Dragstrip has been chosen as the site for the 2002 edition of one of the west coast's most prestigious NHRA Junior ...

Pomona II: Bruce Sarver eliminations summary

Pomona II: Bruce Sarver eliminations summary

Mechanical problem ends the season for the White Cap Toyota Celica Funny Car. POMONA, Calif. (Nov. 11, 2002) - A fuel-pressure problem ended the day and season early for Bruce Sarver and the White Cap Toyota Celica Funny Car on Sunday at the...

Pomona II: Tom Hammonds season finale summary

Pomona II: Tom Hammonds season finale summary

Mother Nature rains on Hammonds' Pomona parade. 2002 has been a very dry year in Los Angeles. In fact, when showers moved in to interrupt the first day of qualifying for the Auto Club of Southern California NHRA Finals, it was the first ...

Pomona II: Force Racing summary and championship

Pomona II: Force Racing summary and championship

Force wins season finale and 2002 championship. Highlights: John Force won a classic semifinal duel with teammate Tony Pedregon to claim his 10th consecutive NHRA Funny Car Championship and then beat Tommy Johnson Jr. in the final round of the...

Pomona II: Skoal Racing eliminations summary

Pomona II: Skoal Racing eliminations summary

Johnson loses to Force in final round; Capps loses in quarters at finals. POMONA, Calif., November 10, 2002 - On a weekend when rain dominated the track on Friday and Saturday, Tommy Johnson Jr. took advantage of NHRA's qualifying rules to: a)...

Pomona II: Doug Herbert eliminations summary

Pomona II: Doug Herbert eliminations summary

Herbert loses in semifinals; winds up seventh in points. Pomona,Calif., November 10, 2002 0x2022 Doug Herbert didn't end the 2002NHRA POWERade season exactly the way he hoped, but he did reach the semifinalsof the Auto Club Finals Sunday in the...

Pomona II: Final round-by-round results

Pomona II: Final round-by-round results

POMONA, Calif. -- Final round-by-round results from the 38th annual Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA Finals at Pomona Raceway, the final of 23 events in the $50 million NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series - TOP FUEL: ROUND ONE Jim...