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Fri 12 Sep 2003
Goodyear Racing IRP roundup

Goodyear Racing IRP roundup

CLERMONT, Ind. (Sept. 10, 2003) -- Tony Schumacher and five other drivers roared to victory on Goodyear tires during the NHRA's 2003 MAC Tools US Nationals at Indianapolis Raceway Park. The wins give Goodyear teams a total of 96 final round ...

Sun 23 Feb 2003
Phoenix: Troy Coughlin Saturday summary

Phoenix: Troy Coughlin Saturday summary

Troy is ready for race day. Troy Coughlin and Team JEG'S wanted to pick up right where they left off Friday and that is exactly what he did. Troy posted a 6.852 at 201.46 mph. The run was the third quickest of the session and the second ...

Thu 02 Oct 2003
Ron Snell joins staff at Atlanta Dragway

Ron Snell joins staff at Atlanta Dragway

Snell named Sales & Marketing Manager for Atlanta Dragway GLENDORA, Calif. (Oct. 1, 2003) - The National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) has named Ron Snell as Manager, Sales and Marketing, for Atlanta Dragway in Commerce, Ga. Atlanta Dragway, one of...

Tue 05 Aug 2003
Sonoma Sportsman summary

Sonoma Sportsman summary

Summary of eliminations at the NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series, 16th annual FRAM-Autolite NHRA Nationals: <pre> Top Alcohol Dragster Round 1: Duane Shields, Las Vegas NV, Hadman-BAE, Left lane, (0.043) 5.448 263.00 def. Darren ...

Wed 30 Apr 2003
Bristol Sportsman summary

Bristol Sportsman summary

Summary of eliminations at the NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series, Third annual Mac Tools Thunder Valley NHRA Nationals: <pre> Competition Eliminator Round 1: David Eaton, Merritt Island FL, '32 Bantam, A/AP, Left lane, (0.003) 7.53 7.150...

Sat 08 Nov 2003
Pomona II: Larry Morgan Friday summary

Pomona II: Larry Morgan Friday summary

Morgan grabs the provisional second slot Alderman & Johnson also in the show POMONA, Calif. (Nov. 7, 2003) -- Larry Morgan took center stage during today's qualifying session for this weekend's 39th annual Automobile Club of Southern California...

Wed 20 Aug 2003
Brainerd Sportsman summary

Brainerd Sportsman summary

Summary of eliminations at the NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series, 22nd annual Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals: <pre> Top Alcohol Dragster Round 1: Todd Datweiler, Herscher IL, McKinney-BAE, Right lane, (0.092) 5.615 251.63 def. Shelly ...

Wed 25 Jun 2003
Madison: John Force preview

Madison: John Force preview

He's again a dominant Force as tour moves to Gateway Castrol GTX high mileage driver defends title in Sears Craftsman MADISON, Ill. (June 27-29) -- John Force may not win the 2003 NHRA POWERade Funny Car championship, but for all those who...

Mon 19 May 2003
Englishtown: Mopar eliminations summary

Englishtown: Mopar eliminations summary

Bazemore Wins First Race for Dodge Stratus R/T Funny Car Body Alderman Travels to First Pro Stock Final of 2003 NHRA Season ENGLISHTOWN, N.J. (May 18, 2003) -- Whit Bazemore made history for Dodge and the new Stratus R/T Funny Car body during ...

Tue 25 Feb 2003
Phoenix Sportsman results

Phoenix Sportsman results

Competition Eliminator Dean Carter, Dragster, 7.195, 183.17 def.     David Rampy, Austin Bantam, 7.468, 163.77. Super Stock Larry Zavala, Oldsmobile Calais, 10.159, 130.49 def.     Kevin Nicks, Plymouth...

Sat 20 Sep 2003
Memphis: Larry Dixon Friday summary

Memphis: Larry Dixon Friday summary

From The Snake Pit Dixon hopes to make it Miller time in Memphis MILLINGTON, Tenn. (SEPT. 19th) -- The 2002 NHRA POWERade defending Top Fuel champ Larry Dixon and the Miller Lite dragster qualified No.7 after the first day of racing Friday at...

Tue 27 May 2003
Topeka: Ben Harper wrapup

Topeka: Ben Harper wrapup

Harper scores quarterfinal finish with new sponsor Integra Golf TOPEKA, Kan. - Steady progress was the goal coming into this weekend, and it was mission accomplished for Ben Harper and the Integra Golf/Brad McWilliams Racing NHRA Top Alcohol...

Tue 04 Feb 2003
Pomona: Skoal Racing preview

Pomona: Skoal Racing preview

POMONA, Calif., Feb. 3, 2003 - Ron Capps and Tommy Johnson Jr. don't carry lunch pails or punch a time clock, but they thoroughly enjoy reporting for work. Some days they are on the job a lot longer than other days. Sometimes it takes only a ...

Sun 23 Nov 2003
Jeg Coughlin Moroso bracket racing summary

Jeg Coughlin Moroso bracket racing summary

The Moroso 5-Day Bracket Championships Moroso Motorsports Park Jupiter, FL November 18-22nd Jeg Wins Two-Days & Championship Jeg Coughlin put on a different helmet after returning from the 2003 NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series awards...

Mon 10 Nov 2003
Pomona II: First-round pairings

Pomona II: First-round pairings

POMONA, Calif. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the 39th 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.

Wed 16 Jul 2003
First-ever NHRA Information Dragway broadcast announced

First-ever NHRA Information Dragway broadcast announced

ESPN to present first-ever NHRA INFORMATION DRAGWAY presentation ESPN, ESPN2, ESPN.com and ESPN Radio will offer casual and avid drag racing fans the opportunity to go inside the intricacies of the sport and see the National Hot Rod Association...

Fri 04 Jul 2003
Mopar Super Stock Hemi Challenge preview

Mopar Super Stock Hemi Challenge preview

INDIANAPOLIS (July 3, 2003) -- It's back. The third annual Mopar Performance Parts Super Stock Hemi Challenge will once again be contested in conjunction with the 49th running of the Mac Tools U.S. Nationals at Indianapolis Raceway Park. The ...

Tue 20 May 2003
Lee Callaway Baton Rouge wrapup

Lee Callaway Baton Rouge wrapup

Callaway takes over points lead with win BATON ROUGE, La. - Defending Division 4 Top Alcohol Dragster Champion Lee Callaway took over the Division 4 points lead with a big win at this past weekend's Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event at State ...

Sat 25 Oct 2003
Las Vegas II:  Allen Johnson preview

Las Vegas II: Allen Johnson preview

Johnson gives back to hometown high school; will educate children about drag racing & safety. GREENEVILLE, Tenn. (Oct. 22, 2003) -- Mopar Pro Stock driver Allen Johnson will be returning to his alma mater South Greene High School on Oct. 29. Not...

Fri 12 Sep 2003
Reading: Round eighteen, Maple Grove preview

Reading: Round eighteen, Maple Grove preview

WHAT: 19th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals, the 18th of 23 events in the $50 million NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series. Professional competitors in four categories earn points leading to 2003 NHRA POWERade championships. Sportsman ...

Sat 14 Jun 2003
Hartman Motorsports hires Lance Larsen

Hartman Motorsports hires Lance Larsen

Hartman Motorsports hires Tuning Assistant Lance Larsen HEBRON, OH, June 14, 2003 -- Hartman Motorsports, a family owned and operated automotive race team competing on the NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series tour in the Top Fuel category, hires...

Sat 29 Mar 2003
CHAMPCAR/CART: IRL: Fans to vote for 1st Quarter DOTY

CHAMPCAR/CART: IRL: Fans to vote for 1st Quarter DOTY

Driver of the Year: SPEEDTV.com hosts fan vote for 1st Quarter nominees. Racing fans will get the opportunity to participate in the balloting for the most prestigious award in motorsports, Speed Channel Presents the DRIVER OF THE YEAR for the ...

Sat 13 Dec 2003
Snake Racing names Stewart as crew chief

Snake Racing names Stewart as crew chief

VISTA, Calif., Dec. 11, 2003 - Christmas came a few weeks early for John Stewart when Funny Car team owner Don Prudhomme appointed him crew chief of the Skoal Racing Green Chevrolet Monte Carlo. Stewart, 48, is a veteran crew chief who has been...

Wed 03 Dec 2003
CHAMPCAR/CART: Nominees for E1-SG Award announced
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CHAMPCAR/CART: Nominees for E1-SG Award announced

Motor Racing Legends nominated for Eagle One-Shav Glick Award Lexington, KY, December 1, 2003 -- Joe Leonard, Chris Pook, Don Prudhomme, Les Richter and Roger Ward have been nominated for the fifth annual Eagle One-Shav Glick Award. The award,...

Sun 19 Oct 2003
Whit Bazemore on TV

Whit Bazemore on TV

Whit Bazemore, driver of the Matco Tools Iron Eagle Dodge Stratus Funny Car in the 2003 NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series, and in the hunt for his first Funny Car championship, is slated to appear on 'RPM2Night' on Sunday, Oct. 19, at 10:00 p.m....

Mon 13 Oct 2003
Dallas: Mopar eliminations summary

Dallas: Mopar eliminations summary

ENNIS, Texas (Oct. 12, 2003) -- Allen Johnson made his presence felt, leading his Mopar Parts Dodge Stratus to the semifinals of today's O'Reilly Auto Parts NHRA Nationals at a packed Texas Motorplex. Johnson lit the red light in his semifinal...

Sun 26 Oct 2003
Las Vegas II: First-round pairings

Las Vegas II: First-round pairings

LAS VEGAS -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the Third annual ACDelco Las Vegas NHRA Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, the 22nd of 23 events in the $50 million NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series.

Tue 30 Sep 2003
Joliet II Sportsman summary

Joliet II Sportsman summary

Summary of eliminations at the NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series, Third annual CARQUEST Auto Parts NHRA Nationals: <pre> Top Alcohol Dragster Round 1: Mike Cofini, Spokane WA, Hadman-Dodge, Right lane, (0.012) 5.359 263.10 def....

Thu 29 May 2003
Joliet: John Force preview

Joliet: John Force preview

Force seeks breakthrough win in Lucas Oil Route 66 Nationals 12-Time Champion without a victory in first nine events JOLIET, Ill. (May 30-June 1) For 13 seasons, winning was all but automatic for John Force, the 54-year-old drag racing icon...

Wed 28 May 2003
Topeka Sportsman results summary

Topeka Sportsman results summary

Summary of eliminations at the NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series, 15th annual O'Reilly NHRA Summer Nationals presented by Castrol GTX: <pre> Top Alcohol Dragster Round 1: Morgan Lucas, Riverside CA, McKinney-BAE, Right lane, (0.039) 5.446...

Sun 23 Feb 2003
Phoenix: Friday qualifying results

Phoenix: Friday qualifying results

CHANDLER, Ariz. -- Friday's qualifying results for the 19th annual Checker Schuck's Kragen NHRA Nationals at Firebird International Raceway, second of 23 events in the $50 million NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series. Qualifying continues Saturday...

Sun 26 Oct 2003
Las Vegas II: Clay Millican Saturday summary

Las Vegas II: Clay Millican Saturday summary

Millican qualifies in 11th position heading into Sunday's finals at NHRA ACDelco Nationals. Las Vegas - October 25, 2003 - Clay Millican of Team 104+ Octane Boost/Lehman Racing qualified in the 11th position for Sunday's Top Fuel finals at the...

Thu 23 Oct 2003
Las Vegas II: Scott Kalitta back in action, looking for win

Las Vegas II: Scott Kalitta back in action, looking for win

LAS VEGAS - Larry Dixon may have just wrapped up his second consecutive NHRA POWERade Top Fuel championship, but he better enjoy it now. The 2004 season could be quite interesting. To say the least, there will be three Kalittas on his case,...

Thu 25 Sep 2003
Joliet II: Scott Geoffrion preview

Joliet II: Scott Geoffrion preview

Geoffrion, Nitro Fish Team Hope to Shake the Shake at Route 66 JOLIET, Ill., Sept. 24, 2003 - Its called tire shake in drag racing. Or it could be termed tire bounce. Whatever the name, it shakes up the drivers. One said the vibration is so ...

Tue 09 Dec 2003
Jim Dunn Racing selects Tony Bartone

Jim Dunn Racing selects Tony Bartone

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 6, 2003 - Jim Dunn Racing has selected Tony Bartone to drive the K & N Filters/Lucas Oil Pontiac Funny Car in 2004, signing the drag racing veteran and former national champion to a three-year contract. "Tony Bartone's ...

Wed 05 Nov 2003
Pomona II: David Baca preview

Pomona II: David Baca preview

Vying for race title, shootout title and rookie award David Baca has full plate for season-final weekend POMONA, Calif. (October 28, 2003) -- Rookie driver David Baca has much on his plate as he approaches the season- final weekend of the 2003...