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Fri 18 Nov 2005
Heartland Park Topeka announces 2006 schedule

Heartland Park Topeka announces 2006 schedule

HEARTLAND PARK ANNOUNCES BUSY 2006 FACILITY SCHEDULE TOPEKA, Kan. (Nov. 17, 2005) - As the calendar rolls from 2005 to 2006, Heartland Park Topeka is busy preparing for its busiest race season since the facility opened in 1989. The '06...

Kalitta Motorsports news 2005-11-16

Kalitta Motorsports news 2005-11-16

NHRA veteran nitro tuner Johnny West named crew chief for Kalitta Motorsports new Funny Car team and driver Scott Kalitta; Jim Oberhofer to tune Hillary Will's new Team Kalitta/Ken Black Top Fueler Ypsilanti, Mich., (Nov. 16, 2005) -- Earlier...

Thu 17 Nov 2005
Corradi joins DSR as crew chief

Corradi joins DSR as crew chief

BRIAN CORRADI JOINS DON SCHUMACHER RACING AS CREW CHIEF ON MATCO TOOLS DODGE FUNNY CAR INDIANAPOLIS (Nov. 15, 2005) - Don Schumacher today confirmed that Brian Corradi will be the crew chief on the Matco Tools Iron Eagle Dodge Stratus Funny Car...

Tue 15 Nov 2005
G Squared Motorsports 2005 review

G Squared Motorsports 2005 review

G Squared Motorsports: Year End Review AMERICUS, Ga. (November 15, 2005) -- It has been approximately one and a half weeks since the NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series ended with the Automobile Club of Southern California...

Doug Herbert 2005 season review

Doug Herbert 2005 season review

Herbert wraps up 2005 NHRA season with style The veteran Top Fuel driver attends United States Marine Corps Birthday Ball LINCOLNTON, N.C. (Nov. 14, 2005) -- Just when Doug Herbert and the Snap-on Tools Top Fuel dragster team thought they could...

Mon 14 Nov 2005
2006 SPORTSnationals gets West Coast date

2006 SPORTSnationals gets West Coast date

INAUGURAL NHRA SPORTSNATIONALS TO BE HELD AT AUTO CLUB DRAGWAY AT CALIFORNIA SPEEDWAY Facility also to host NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Divisional Event FONTANA, Calif. (Nov. 14, 2005) -- At a press conference today at California...

Fri 11 Nov 2005
EMPA honors Schumacher with nomination

EMPA honors Schumacher with nomination

SCHUMACHER NOMINATED FOR EMPA DRIVER OF THE YEAR AWARD GLENDORA, Calif. (Nov. 10, 2005) -- NHRA POWERade Series Top Fuel world champion Tony Schumacher has been nominated for the prestigious Al Holbert Memorial Driver of the Year Award by the ...

Connolly and team announce 2006 engine plans

Connolly and team announce 2006 engine plans

Dave Connolly to use engines from Cagnazzi Motorsports in 2006; SKULL GEAR continues backing of Rickie Smith and Dick Maskin team DECATUR, Mich. - SKULL GEAR owner Evan Knoll has announced that his NHRA POWERade Pro Stock team driven by Dave ...

Two racers named to AARWBA All-American Team

Two racers named to AARWBA All-American Team

SCHUMACHER, FORCE NAMED TO 2005 AARWBA AUTO RACING ALL-AMERICA FIRST TEAM GLENDORA, Calif. (Nov. 10, 2005) -- NHRA POWERade Series world champion Tony Schumacher and 13-time champ John Force were named to the American Auto Racing Writers and ...

Thu 10 Nov 2005
Baca signs Henkelman as 2006 crew chief

Baca signs Henkelman as 2006 crew chief

David Baca and Rick Henkelman together again Baca signs Henkelman as crew chief for 2006 Pittsburg, Calif. (November 9, 2005) -- After tuning the Top Fuel dragster of David Baca to a semifinal appearance at...

Johnson Jr, Green renew with Snake Racing

Johnson Jr, Green renew with Snake Racing

TOMMY JOHNSON JR. AND MIKE GREEN RECEIVE CONTRACT EXTENSIONS WITH DON PRUDHOMME RACING VISTA, Calif. (Nov. 9, 2005) -- On the heels of his most successful campaign as a professional driver, veteran Funny Car pilot Tommy Johnson Jr. has signed a...

John Weaver Pomona recap

John Weaver Pomona recap

Tireshake ends MCP Racing's season a few rounds early POMONA, Calif. - Tireshake. It's been the enemy of a Funny Car since it's inception in the late 60's. Some forty plus years later, it's still around, and reared it's nasty head for NHRA Top...

Pomona II: Goodyear Racing final summary

Pomona II: Goodyear Racing final summary

GOODYEAR WINS IN SEVEN CLASSES AT AUTO CLUB FINALS POMONA, Calif. (Nov. 8, 2005) -- Seven drivers racing on Goodyear tires took home class victories in the Auto Club NHRA Finals at Pomona Raceway. Goodyear's total...

Capsule look at 2005 season, champions

Capsule look at 2005 season, champions

TOP FUEL TONY SCHUMACHER, U.S. Army dragster 2005 Highlights: Schumacher finished on a record-setting run to claim his second straight and third overall POWERade Series world championship. He clinched the championship at the ACDelco ...

2005 season awards ceremony report

2005 season awards ceremony report

2005 NHRA POWERade WORLD CHAMPIONS CROWNED IN THE DESERT RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. -- Tony Schumacher headlined four world-championship-winning drivers crowned Monday evening during the 2005 NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series awards ceremony at the ...

Wed 09 Nov 2005
Scelzi, Hines score titles in Pomona

Scelzi, Hines score titles in Pomona

John Force Racing has reigned supreme over the drag racing kingdom for nearly 15 years. Gary Scelzi dethroned the king Sunday, winning the 2005 NHRA POWERade Funny Car Championship at Pomona Raceway. Andrew Hines earned his second consecutive Pro...

Tue 08 Nov 2005
Pomona II: Mark Pawuk final summary

Pomona II: Mark Pawuk final summary

Pawuk Concludes NHRA Season With Another Competitive Outing: '06 Is "Just Around The Corner!" POMONA, CA 11/7/05 Mark "Cowboy" Pawuk ended his season on another high note after qualifying and making it to the second round of the NHRA POWERade...

Pomona II: Gary Densham final summary

Pomona II: Gary Densham final summary

Densham closes out the season in Pomona POMONA, Calif. (Nov. 6, 2005) -- Gary Densham was enjoying a great performance weekend at the 41st annual Auto Club NHRA Finals. That was, however, until the final day of racing. Densham and the ...

Pomona II: Tony Pedregon final summary

Pomona II: Tony Pedregon final summary

Tony Pedregon Ends 2005 Winning At Pomona Raceway Q Racing Moves To Seventh In Final Points POMONA, Calif. (Nov. 6, 2005) -- Tony Pedregon, driver of the Q Racing Nitro Funny Car, grabbed his second win of the 2005 season during today's running...

Pomona II: Jack Beckman final summary

Pomona II: Jack Beckman final summary

BECKMAN ENDS ROOKIE SEASON IN POMONA POMONA, Calif. (Nov. 6) -- "Fast Jack" Beckman completed his rookie season in NHRA Top Fuel competition with a round one loss to David Baca today in the finals of the Auto Club NHRA Finals at Pomona Raceway.

Pomona II: Andrew Hines championship report

Pomona II: Andrew Hines championship report

HINES CLAIMS SECOND CONSECUTIVE POWERADE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP CROWN IN PRO STOCK MOTORCYCLE POMONA, Calif. -- Andrew Hines won the POWERade world championship title in Pro Stock Motorcycle Sunday at Pomona Raceway with a first round victory at...

Pomona II: Melanie Troxel final summary

Pomona II: Melanie Troxel final summary

TROXEL RACES TO HER FIRST FINAL OF SEASON IN POMONA POMONA, Calif. (Nov. 6, 2005) - Melanie Troxel, driving the Skull Gear/Torco Race Fuels Top Fuel Dragster, ended the 2005 NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series strong today by reaching her first...

Pomona II: Jeg Coughlin final summary

Pomona II: Jeg Coughlin final summary

Coughlin wins prestigious NHRA Finals; announces split from DSR Two-time Pro Stock champion Jeg Coughlin Jr. won the 41st annual Auto Club of Southern California NHRA Finals Sunday at Pomona Raceway for his 34th career victory. The win snapped a...

Pomona II: John Force Racing final summary

Pomona II: John Force Racing final summary

FORCE FALLS SHORT IN BID FOR 14TH FUNNY CAR CHAMPIONSHIP John Force's second round loss to former protoge Tony Pedregon in Sunday's 41st annual Automobile Club of Southern California Finals sealed his fate and delivered the 2005 NHRA POWERade...