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Thu 10 Nov 2005
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...

Pomona II: GM Racing final summary

Pomona II: GM Racing final summary

Tony Pedregon Drives Chevy Monte Carlo To Second Funny Car Victory Of 2005 Captures 29th Career Win At Pomona Raceway POMONA, Calif., Nov. 6, 2005 - Tony Pedregon put his Chevy Monte Carlo in the winner's circle for the second time this season...

Pomona II: Richie Stevens Jr final summary

Pomona II: Richie Stevens Jr final summary

STEVENS CLOSES THE BOOK ON 2005 NHRA PRO STOCK SEASON WITH A QUARTERFINAL FINISH IN POMONA POMONA, Calif. (Nov. 6, 2005) - Richie Stevens Jr. closed the 2005 NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series season with a quarterfinal-round finish Sunday at the...

Pomona II: Kurt Johnson final summary

Pomona II: Kurt Johnson final summary

KJ is Too Good in the Pomona Semifinals After qualifying third for the Auto Club of Southern California Finals, Kurt Johnson and the ACDelco Cobalt Racing team looked to end the 2005 NHRA season with back-to-back national event wins. Things...

Pomona II: Ron Capps final summary

Pomona II: Ron Capps final summary

CAPPS TAKES SECOND IN NHRA FUNNY CAR CHAMPIONSHIP POMONA, Calif. (Nov. 6, 2005) - Ron Capps ended a heart-wrenching 2005 NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series Funny Car championship chase second to his teammate Gary Scelzi in today's Automobile Club...

Pomona II: Morgan Lucas final summary

Pomona II: Morgan Lucas final summary

LUCAS OIL RACING SPRINTS TO TOP FIVE FINISH IN NHRA POWERADE POINTS POMONA, Calif. (Nov. 6) -- Morgan Lucas raced to a quarterfinals finish at the Auto Club NHRA Finals before losing traction, which eventually led to the Lucas Oil Top Fuel ...

Pomona II: G Squared Motorsports final summary

Pomona II: G Squared Motorsports final summary

Chip Ellis to semifinals at Pomona POMONA, Calif. (November 6, 2005) -- Chip Ellis, aboard the G Squared-prepared and owned Buell, advanced to the semifinal round of the 41st annual NHRA Automobile Club of Southern California Finals...

Pomona II: Gary Scelzi final summary

Pomona II: Gary Scelzi final summary

SCELZI WINS NHRA FUNNY CAR CHAMPIONSHIP POMONA, Calif. (Nov. 6, 2005) - The chase for the NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series Funny Car championship came down to the final race of the 23-event season today, at the Automobile Club of Southern ...

Pomona II: Doug Herbert final summary

Pomona II: Doug Herbert final summary

Herbert looking forward to '06 season POMONA, Calif. (Nov. 6, 2005) -- Doug Herbert and the Snap-on Tools Top Fuel dragster couldn't be happier about leaving the grounds of Pomona Raceway -- the site of the 41st annual Auto Club NHRA ...

Pomona II: Gary Scelzi championship report

Pomona II: Gary Scelzi championship report

SCELZI EARNS POWERADE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE IN FUNNY CAR POMONA, Calif. -- Gary Scelzi won the POWERade world championship title in Funny Car Sunday at Pomona Raceway by eight points over teammate Ron Capps and in the process became the...

Pomona II: Dave Connolly final summary

Pomona II: Dave Connolly final summary

Connolly Loses to Rickie Smith in Battle of SKULL GEAR Teams POMONA, Calif., Nov. 6, 2005 -- Somehow, Dave Connolly's first-round Pro Stock loss to Rickie Smith in the Auto Club Finals at Pomona Raceway put a fitting farewell to a somewhat...

Pomona II: Tommy Johnson Jr final summary

Pomona II: Tommy Johnson Jr final summary

JOHNSON JR. DRIVES TO SEMIFINAL FINISH AT POMONA POMONA, Calif. (Nov. 6, 2005) - Tommy Johnson Jr. drove his Don Prudhomme-owned Skoal RacingSM Chevy Monte Carlo to a s! emifinal finish Sunday at Pomona Raceway to wrap up the 2005 NHRA season.

Pomona II: Whit Bazemore final summary

Pomona II: Whit Bazemore final summary

BAZEMORE MAKES FIRST-ROUND EXIT IN POMONA POMONA, Calif. (Nov. 6, 2005) - Whit Bazemore was more than ready to be the spoiler in the 2005 NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series Funny Car championship today, as he faced off against third in points John...

Pomona II: Cory McClenathan final summary

Pomona II: Cory McClenathan final summary

Tire Shake, Dixon end Cory Mac's day and season POMONA, Calif. (November 6, 2005) -- Tire shake got the best of Cory McClenathan and the Carrier Boyz Racing FRAM AirHog dragster, as Larry Dixon raced to the win light in the ...

Pomona II: Kalitta Motorsports final summary

Pomona II: Kalitta Motorsports final summary

"Aussie Dave" Grubnic reaches quarterfinals at NHRA Finals in Pomona; Teammates Scott Kalitta and Doug Kalitta suffer first round losses Pomona, Calif., (Nov. 6, 2005) -- At the Auto Club of Southern California NHRA Finals in Pomona, Calif., at...

Pomona II: Cruz Pedregon final summary

Pomona II: Cruz Pedregon final summary

Cruz Pedregon to Semifinals at Pomona Raceway POMONA, Calif. (Nov. 6, 2005) -- Cruz Pedregon and the Advance Auto Parts Nitro Funny Car closed out the 2005 season in a big way during today's running of the Automobile Club of Southern California...

JFR's Hight wins Rookie-of-the-Year

JFR's Hight wins Rookie-of-the-Year

AS EXPECTED, HIGHT NAMED TOP ROOKIE IN NHRA POWERADE DRAG RACING SERIES Auto Club Driver Claims Auto Club's Road to the Future Award RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. -- Robert "Top Gun" Hight, who drove the Automobile Club of Southern California Ford...

Pomona II: Post-race notes

Pomona II: Post-race notes

POST RACE NOTES: 41st ANNUAL AUTO CLUB NHRA FINALS NOV. 3-6, AUTO CLUB RACEWAY AT POMONA TOP FUEL * Tony Schumacher, of Long Grove, Ill., cemented his place in the NHRA history books with his ...

Mon 07 Nov 2005
Pomona II: Tony Pedregon Saturday summary

Pomona II: Tony Pedregon Saturday summary

Pedregon & Q Racing Grabs Third POMONA, Calif. (Nov. 5, 2004) -- After three days of qualifying, Tony Pedregon placed his Q Racing Nitro Funny Car in the third qualifying slot for tomorrow's Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA Finals ...

Pomona II: Cruz Pedregon Saturday summary

Pomona II: Cruz Pedregon Saturday summary

ADVANCE AUTO PARTS FUNNY CAR READY FOR FINAL RACE DAY OF 2005 POMONA, Calif. (Nov. 5, 2004) -- Cruz Pedregon drove his Advance Auto Parts Nitro Funny Car into the second position for tomorrow's Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA Finals...

Pomona II: Morgan Lucas Saturday summary

Pomona II: Morgan Lucas Saturday summary

BATTLE FOR FIFTH-PLACE SUPREMACY IN THE POWERADE TOP FUEL POINTS Lucas Could Move As High as Fourth with the Right Race Scenario POMONA, Calif. (Nov. 5) -- Morgan Lucas darted to the lucky No. 7 starting position at the Auto Club NHRA Finals,...

Pomona II: Melanie Troxel Saturday summry

Pomona II: Melanie Troxel Saturday summry

TROXEL NABS HER SECOND NO. 2 IN POMONA QUALIFYING POMONA, Calif. (Nov. 5, 2005) - Melanie Troxel claimed her second No. 2 Top fuel qualifying spot of the 2005 NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series season, marking the first time she and her Don ...

Pomona II: Saturday qualifying report

Pomona II: Saturday qualifying report

SCELZI, SCHUMACHER, LINE AND SMITH CLAIM NO. 1 QUALIFYING POSITIONS AT AUTO CLUB NHRA FINALS Scelzi, Capps and Force to decide POWERade Funny Car championship Sunday POMONA, Calif. -- Funny Car points leader Gary Scelzi raced to the No.

Pomona II: First-round pairings

Pomona II: First-round pairings

POMONA, Calif. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the 41st 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.