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Tue 15 Oct 2002
Dallas: Ron Capps eliminations quotes

Dallas: Ron Capps eliminations quotes

Funny Car driver Ron Capps was left with a headache and sore knees Sunday following a violent explosion that shattered the body of his Skoal Racing Camaro Funny Car. Capps was racing his teammate, Tommy Johnson Jr. in the first round of the ...

Sun 25 Aug 2002
Brainerd Sportsman Regional results

Brainerd Sportsman Regional results

<pre> Summary of eliminations in Top Alcohol Dragster at the NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series, 21st annual Rugged Liner NHRA Nationals: Round 1: Duane Shields, Las Vegas NV, Hadman-BAE, Left lane, (0.496) 5.469 262.59 def. Robin Samsel,...

Tue 01 Oct 2002
Joliet II: Final summary

Joliet II: Final summary

<pre> Summary of eliminations at the NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series, Second annual Craftsman 75th Anniversary NHRA Nationals: Top Alcohol Dragster Round 1: Shelly Howard, Tulsa OK, Uyehara-CRE, Right lane, (0.494) 5.430 257.58 ...

Fri 20 Sep 2002
Belle Rose: Al Weiss recap

Belle Rose: Al Weiss recap

Weiss sets national record in Belle Rose debut, BELLE ROSE, La. - Former Top Fuel crew chief Al Weiss performed the drag race equivalent of a leadoff homerun in debuting his new E/Econo Altered during this past weekend's NHRA Division 4 Lucas...

Tue 29 Jan 2002
Craftsman sponsors Dale Creasy Funny Car

Craftsman sponsors Dale Creasy Funny Car

Craftsman Unveils Nhra Sponsorship To Back Dale Creasy Funny Car in 2002 HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. After almost 50 years of involvement with the National Hot Rod Association, including sponsoring races and serving as Official Tools of NHRA,...

Thu 12 Sep 2002
Lee Callaway race summary

Lee Callaway race summary

Callaway wins second straight divisional in Earlville. EARLVILLE, Iowa - NHRA Top Alcohol Dragster driver Lee Callaway won his second-straight divisional event during this past weekend's Division 5 Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event at Tri-State...

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 ...

Thu 14 Mar 2002
Gainesville: Mark Whisnant Gatornational preview

Gainesville: Mark Whisnant Gatornational preview

RW Performance Pro Stock Chevy Cavalier Mark Whisnant - Driver Reid Whisnant - Owner For Whisnant Pro Stock Racing Is A Family Tradition GAINESVILLE, Fla. - Since Mark Whisnant was a little boy he has had a dream. Mark grew up watching his ...

Thu 29 Aug 2002
Indianapolis: Mark Whisnant U.S. Nationals preview

Indianapolis: Mark Whisnant U.S. Nationals preview

Whisnant looking for his first win in Indy. INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. ^ÖThis weekend drag racers from all over the United States will converge on Indianapolis Raceway park for the 48th running of the Mac Tools US Nationals. Every racer that comes to...

Fri 08 Mar 2002
Alan Pittman to drive Grave Digger Pro Modified

Alan Pittman to drive Grave Digger Pro Modified

Westbrook Motorsports to field "Grave Digger" Pro Modified in IHRA Competition DINWIDDIE, Va. - Westbrook Motorsports has announced the IHRA Pro Modified team has entered into a licensing agreement with Clear Channel Motorsports to carry the...

Fri 03 May 2002
Atlanta: Mark Whisnant preview

Atlanta: Mark Whisnant preview

RW Performance Pro Stock Chevy Cavalier Mark Whisnant -- Driver Reid Whisnant -- Owner Atlanta: Whisnant returns to his home racetrack. COMMERCE, Ga. -- Mark Whisnant, driver of the RW Performance Pro Stock Chevrolet Cavalier does not have to...

Wed 05 Jun 2002
Joliet Sportsman final summary

Joliet Sportsman final summary

<pre> Summary of eliminations in Competition Eliminator at the NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series, Fifth annual Chicagoland Dodge Dealers NHRA Nationals: Round 1: Jerry Hemmingson, Concord NC, '02 Cavalier, B/A, Left lane, (0.586) 7.80 7.643...

Wed 18 Sep 2002
Reading Sportsman summary

Reading Sportsman summary

<pre> Summary of eliminations in Top Alcohol Dragster at the NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series, 18th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals: Round 1: Bill Reichert, Owosso MI, Bowen-Chevy, Right lane, (0.498) 5.411 263.62 def. Duane ...

Thu 25 Apr 2002
Joliet: Keith Stark preview

Joliet: Keith Stark preview

Keith Stark Racing Spitzer Coach Works and Racecars Stark hoping to continue winning ways at Route 66. JOLIET, Ill. - Last fall, NHRA Top Alcohol Dragster driver Keith Stark laid down one of the most impressive performances in class history...

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 ...

Tue 15 Oct 2002
Dallas: Final results

Dallas: Final results

ENNIS, Texas -- Sunday's final results from the 17th annual O'Reilly Fall Nationals presented by Castrol Syntec at Texas Motorplex. The $2 million race is the 21st of 23 in the $50 million NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series: Top Fuel Doug...

Sat 16 Nov 2002
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 ...

Fri 03 May 2002
Bruce Mullins stars in children's race book

Bruce Mullins stars in children's race book

Bruce Mullins' 'War Horse' Top Alcohol Funny Car featured in children's book. Division 1 Top Alcohol Funny Car racer Bruce Mullins took part in a photo shoot near Dulles International Airport near Washington, D.C., in November 1999 for a very ...

Wed 08 May 2002
Atlanta Sportsman regional results

Atlanta Sportsman regional results

<pre> Summary of eliminations in Top Alcohol Dragster at the NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series, 22nd annual Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Southern Nationals presented by Pontiac: Round 1: Bill Reichert, Owosso MI, Bowen-Chevy, Right lane, ...

Thu 29 Aug 2002
Indianapolis: Don Prudhomme press conference

Indianapolis: Don Prudhomme press conference

Don Prudhomme Try and define the word "cool" without talking about Don Prudhomme. Go ahead. Just try it. Don "The Snake" Prudhomme was cool when he first got involved with drag racing 40 years ago and little has changed - except for the fact...

Sat 31 Aug 2002
2003 NHRA national event schedule

2003 NHRA national event schedule

<pre> 2003 NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Schedule 43rd annual K&N Filters Winternationals Pomona, Calif. Feb. 6-9, 2003 - Top Fuel, Funny Car, Pro Stock - Top Alcohol Dragster, Top Alcohol Funny Car - ...

Sat 16 Nov 2002
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...

Fri 22 Mar 2002
Gainesville: Shelly Howard wrap up

Gainesville: Shelly Howard wrap up

New car 'blues' leads to quarterfinal exit for Howard GAINESVILLE, Fla. - Most people would think that when getting a brand new racecar, you should automatically be able to step up and go faster than your old car right off the bat. Such was not...

Wed 15 May 2002
Jones steps down as driver

Jones steps down as driver

Ashley Jeffery Motorsports Jones to step down as driver for Darien & Meadows STOCKTON, Calif. - NHRA Top Alcohol Dragster driver Paul Jones announced his resignation as driver of the Darien & Meadows A/Fuel Dragster today. The team's sponsor, ...