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Wed 19 Nov 2008
Pomona II: Angelle Sampey race report

Pomona II: Angelle Sampey race report

Pomona Ends Quickly for Sampey It was a disappointing end to a disappointing season for three-time NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle champion Angelle Sampey. Angelle and her Rush Racing S&S powered V-twin qualified well at the Automobile Club of ...

Goodyear Racing Pomona II final report

Goodyear Racing Pomona II final report

GOODYEAR WINS FIVE TIMES IN NHRA RACE AT POMONA POMONA, Calif. (Nov. 16, 2008) -- Cruz Pedregon and Jeg Coughlin clinched NHRA championships during a drama-filled Auto Club of Southern California Finals at Auto Club Speedway in...

Mon 17 Nov 2008
Pomona II: Kurt Johnson race report

Pomona II: Kurt Johnson race report

KJ Finishes 2008 with Runner-Up Finish in Pomona Kurt Johnson and the ACDelco Cobalt Racing team completed a solid 2008 campaign in fine fashion, powering to a runner-up finish at the Auto Club of Southern California NHRA Finals. Starting...

Pomona II: Gary Scelzi final report

Pomona II: Gary Scelzi final report

SCELZI ENDS HIS NHRA TOUR WITH A FIRST-ROUND FINISH IN POMONA POMONA, Calif. (Nov. 16, 2008) - Gary Scelzi survived and enjoyed an emotional time at the NHRA Finals this weekend as he bid farewell - for a while at least - to his loyal and ...

2008 Final top ten standings

2008 Final top ten standings

POMONA, Calif. -- Final point standings (top 10) for NHRA professional categories following the 44th annual Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA Finals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona, the final of 24 events in the NHRA POWERade Drag Racing...

Pomona II: Final round-by-round results

Pomona II: Final round-by-round results

POMONA, Calif. -- Final round-by-round results from the 44th annual Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA Finals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona, the final of 24 events in the NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series: TOP FUEL: ROUND ONE Rod ...

Pomona II final results

Pomona II final results

POMONA, Calif. -- Sunday's final results from the 44th annual Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA Finals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona. The race is the final of 24 in the NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series: Top Fuel -- Larry Dixon, 3.833...

Pomona II: Final top 16 finish order

Pomona II: Final top 16 finish order

POMONA, Calif. -- Final finish order (1-16) for professional categories at the 44th annual Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA Finals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona. The race is the final of 24 events in the NHRA POWERade Drag Racing ...

Pomona II: Final eliminations report

Pomona II: Final eliminations report

PEDREGON AND KRAWIEC WIN POWERADE SERIES WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP CROWNS Dixon, Pedregon, Anderson and Rivas claim event titles at Auto Club NHRA Finals POMONA, Calif. -- Cruz Pedregon earned his second NHRA Funny Car world championship title, and ...

Pomona II: Cory McClenathan final report

Pomona II: Cory McClenathan final report

MCCLENATHAN LANDS IN SEMIFINALS IN POMONA, ENDS SEASON NO. 3 IN POINTS POMONA, Calif. (Nov. 16, 2008) -- FRAM Top Fuel dragster driver Cory McClenathan ended the 2008 POWERade Drag Racing Series season with a semifinal finish today at the 44th...

Pomona II: Rod Fuller final report

Pomona II: Rod Fuller final report

FULLER POSTS RUNNER-UP FINISH AT AUTO CLUB FINALS, FINISHES 2008 SEASON SIXTH IN NHRA STANDINGS POMONA, Calif. (Nov. 16, 2008) -- Hot Rod Fuller raced his David Powers-owned Hastings Deering/WesTrac dragster to a runner-up finish Sunday evening...

Pomona II: Cruz Pedregon final report

Pomona II: Cruz Pedregon final report

Pedregon caps championship with Pomona victory POMONA, Calif. (Nov. 16) -- A few hours after securing his second Funny Car championship, Cruz Pedregon added a perfect exclamation point to his season with his third straight national event win.

Pomona II: Ron Capps final report

Pomona II: Ron Capps final report

CAPPS IS RUNNER-UP IN POMONA SEASON FINALE POMONA, Calif. (Nov. 16, 2008) - Ron Capps and the NAPA AUTO PARTS Dodge Charger R/T Funny Car team streaked to their second final round of the 2008 NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series at the season-ending...

Pomona II: Treble, Ellis final report

Pomona II: Treble, Ellis final report

SCHUMACHER ELECTRIC PRO STOCK MOTORCYCLES IN POMONA: TREBLE ADVANCES TO SEMIFINALS, ELLIS REACHES QUARTERFINALS POMONA, Calif. (Nov. 16, 2008) -- Craig Treble rode the Schumacher Electric/Albrecht's Fast Track Suzuki to a semifinal finish...

Pomona II: Bob Tasca III final report

Pomona II: Bob Tasca III final report

TASCA ENDS ROOKIE SEASON IN POMONA POMONA, Calif. (Nov. 16, 2008) -- Bob Tasca III made his last trip down an NHRA drag strip as a rookie driver. After qualifying for 22 of 24 races this season, and spending the season crafting and...

Pomona II: Doug Herbert final report

Pomona II: Doug Herbert final report

Herbert Goes to Quarterfinals; Finishes Eighth in Points Doug Herbert advanced to the quarterfinals in this weekend's Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA Finals from the Auto Club Raceway. This event marks the end of the 'For My Boys'...

Pomona II: Dave Connolly final report

Pomona II: Dave Connolly final report

Disappointed Connolly stunned in opening round; Early setback drops Connolly to sixth in points POMONA, Calif., Nov. 16 -- Tire shake in Sunday's first round shook up Dave Connolly's plans of winning the Auto Club Finals at Auto Club Raceway at...

Pomona II: Jack Beckman final report

Pomona II: Jack Beckman final report

BECKMAN ROARS TO SEMIS IN POMONA FINALS POMONA, Calif. (Nov. 16, 2008) - Driving the Valvoline/Mail Terminal Services Dodge Charger R/T Funny Car, "Fast" Jack Beckman completed the 2008 NHRA POWErade Drag Racing Series in fine fashion today, ...

Pomona II: Urs Erbacher final report

Pomona II: Urs Erbacher final report

Erbacher earns respect with hard-fought semifinal finish POMONA, Calif. (Nov. 16) -- Four-time FIA champion Urs Erbacher went from a unique sideshow to a serious contender on this side of the Atlantic Sunday by racing through a tough field and...

Pomona II: Jerry Toliver final report

Pomona II: Jerry Toliver final report

TOLIVER OUSTED EARLY IN FINAL RACE WITH DSR IN POMONA POMONA, Calif. (Nov. 16, 2008) -- Rockstar Energy Drink Dodge Charger R/T Funny Car driver Jerry Toliver was ousted in the first round of eliminations at the 44th annual NHRA Finals at Pomona...

Pomona II: Tony Schumacher final report

Pomona II: Tony Schumacher final report

SCHUMACHER LOSES IN SECOND ROUND POMONA, Calif., November 16 - U.S. Army Top Fuel driver Tony "The Sarge" Schumacher dropped a close second round race here Sunday to Rod Fuller in the Auto Club of Southern California Finals at Auto Club ...

Pomona II: Jeg Coughlin Jr final report

Pomona II: Jeg Coughlin Jr final report

Newly re-crowned champ Coughlin out by .001 seconds POMONA, Calif. (Nov. 16) -- After struggling in qualifying, Jeg Coughlin Jr.'s JEGS.com Chevrolet Cobalt came to life Sunday and carried the newly re-crowned POWERade champion to a great 6.673...

Pomona II: Cruz Pedregon champion report

Pomona II: Cruz Pedregon champion report

Sixteen years later, Cruz Pedregon wins second Funny Car championship POMONA, Calif. (Nov. 16) -- Sixteen years after winning his first NHRA title, Funny Car veteran Cruz Pedregon returned to the top of the drag racing world early Sunday...

Pomona II: Pit Crew Championships announced

Pomona II: Pit Crew Championships announced

SCHUMACHER, A. FORCE, JOHNSON AND HINES WIN 2008 FULL THROTTLE PIT CREW CHAMPIONSHIP POMONA, Calif. -- Tony Schumacher (Top Fuel), Ashley Force (Funny Car), Kurt Johnson (Pro Stock) and Andrew Hines (Pro Stock Motorcycle) claimed the 2008 Full...

Pomona II: Doug Kalitta final report

Pomona II: Doug Kalitta final report

Doug Kalitta takes early exit in NHRA Finals; Posts 12th consecutive Top 10 points finish POMONA, Calif., (Nov. 13, 2008) --Doug Kalitta, driver of the Mac Tools Top Fuel dragster, finished his 2008 POWERade Drag Racing Series campaign with a...

Pomona II: Grubnic, Arend final report

Pomona II: Grubnic, Arend final report

Team DHL bows out early in NHRA Finals POMONA, Calif., (Nov. 13, 2008) -- Native Australian Dave Grubnic, driver of the bright yellow, Nitro-fueled, 8,000-horsepower DHL Top Fuel dragster, and his DHL/Kalitta Motorsports teammate and native ...

Sun 16 Nov 2008
Pomona II: GM teams final report

Pomona II: GM teams final report

Pontiac's Greg Anderson Wins Pro Stock At NHRA Finals - Defeats Kurt Johnson in All-GM Final Round POMONA, Calif., Nov. 16, 2008 - The 2008 NHRA POWERade season came to a close today at the 44th annual Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA...

Pomona II: John Force Racing final report

Pomona II: John Force Racing final report

HIGHT MISSES CHAMPIONSHIP AT AUTO CLUB NHRA FINALS POMONA -- Robert Hight and the Automobile Club of Southern California/LA Dodgers Ford Mustang had what every driver dreams about on the last day of the season; a chance to win a championship.

Pomona II: Hillary Will final report

Pomona II: Hillary Will final report

Hillary Will finishes a career-best fourth in NHRA points POMONA, Calif., (Nov. 13, 2008) -- Hillary Will, driver of the Palm Beach Int'l Raceway/KB Racing, LLC Top Fuel dragster, finished her third season as a professional drag racer in fourth...

Pomona II: Doug Herbert Saturday notes

Pomona II: Doug Herbert Saturday notes

Herbert Qualifies Tenth for Final Race of the Season Doug Herbert qualified his Top Fuel dragster in the fifth position at the Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA Finals in Pomona, Calif. The team used their quick Thursday run as a...

Pomona II: John Force Racing Saturday notes

Pomona II: John Force Racing Saturday notes

FORCE, HIGHT HAVE FIRST ROUND CHAMPIONSHIP BATTLES Mike Neff grabs second career No. 1 spot at Auto Club NHRA Finals (POMONA) --- When the POWERade championship comes down to the last day of the season every team would like to be in control of...

Pomona II: Warren Johnson Saturday notes

Pomona II: Warren Johnson Saturday notes

WJ Finds the Handle in Pomona, Qualifies Tenth For the first two days of qualifying at the Auto Club of Southern California Finals, Warren Johnson and the GM Performance Parts GXP Racing team battled to adapt their race car to the hot and slick...

Pomona II: Kurt Johnson Saturday notes

Pomona II: Kurt Johnson Saturday notes

KJ & Crew Win Full Throttle Pit Crew Championship, Qualify Third for NHRA Season Finale Kurt Johnson and the ACDelco Cobalt Racing team approached qualifying for the Auto Club of Southern California Finals with two separate goals. Naturally,...

Series announces title sponsor for Winternationals

Series announces title sponsor for Winternationals

O'REILLY AUTO PARTS ADDS TO ITS STABLE OF NHRA TITLE SPONSORSHIP WITH ENTITLEMENT OF PRESTIGIOUS WINTERNATIONALS GLENDORA, Calif. (Nov. 15, 2008) -- O'Reilly Auto Parts, one of the largest specialty retailers of automotive aftermarket parts, ...

Pomona II: Gary Scelzi Saturday notes

Pomona II: Gary Scelzi Saturday notes

SCELZI SNAGS NO. 7 IN POMONA QUALIFYING POMONA, Calif. (Nov. 15, 2008) - Four-time NHRA world champion Gary Scelzi is on a high this weekend. Not only is he being swamped by well-wishing fans and supporters as he prepares to step away from ...

Pomona II: Cory McClenathan Saturday notes

Pomona II: Cory McClenathan Saturday notes

MCCLENATHAN DRIVES FRAM DRAGSTER INTO NO. 6 IN POMONA QUALIFYING POMONA, Calif. (Nov. 15, 2008) -- FRAM Top Fuel dragster driver Cory McClenathan qualified No. 6 today at the 44th annual NHRA Finals at Pomona Raceway, the final race of the 2008...