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Tue 29 Apr 2008
Ashley Force makes Funny Car history in AtlantaHeadline

Ashley Force makes Funny Car history in Atlanta

Ashley Force is the latest woman to write her name in the motorsports history books. Force became the first woman in NHRA history to win a Funny Car event and she did so by defeating her father, John, in the finals at the 28th annual Summit Racing...

Tue 16 Sep 2008
Pro Mod racer Steve Engel dies of injuries

Pro Mod racer Steve Engel dies of injuries

Engel dies suddenly at Indianapolis hospital INDIANAPOLIS (Sept. 15 ) -- After showing significant signs of improvement in the past week, Pro Modified racer Steve Engel died suddenly at 5 p.m. Sunday at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis.

Thu 30 Oct 2008
Las Vegas II: Grubnic, Arend preview

Las Vegas II: Grubnic, Arend preview

Team DHL looks for lucky double-up in Las Vegas LAS VEGAS, (Oct. 29, 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...

Mon 23 Jun 2008
Scott Kalitta dies in fiery crashHeadline

Scott Kalitta dies in fiery crash

Funny Car racer Scott Kalitta died on Saturday, June 21, in Englishtown, New Jersey, when his Toyota Solara funny car's engine exploded while making a qualifying attempt at the Old Bridge Township Raceway Park, the site of his first career race in...

Tue 01 Apr 2008
Brown makes NHRA history in HoustonHeadline

Brown makes NHRA history in Houston

Antron Brown is the first NHRA driver to hoist Wallys for both a Top Fuel and Pro Stock Motorcycle victory after scoring his first Top Fuel win today at the O'Reilly NHRA Spring Nationals at Houston Raceway Park. Del Worsham, Greg Anderson and...

Sun 22 Jun 2008
Englishtown: Scott Kalitta succumbs to injuries

Englishtown: Scott Kalitta succumbs to injuries

Scott Kalitta succumbs to injuries suffered in qualifying incident ENGLISHTOWN, N.J., (June 21, 2008) - Scott Kalitta, a two-time former NHRA Top Fuel champion and one of just 14 drivers to have won in both of NHRA's nitro categories, died June...

Mon 22 Dec 2008
Larry Dixon named Alan Johnson Al-Anabi driver

Larry Dixon named Alan Johnson Al-Anabi driver

LARRY DIXON WILL DRIVE ALAN JOHNSON AL-ANABI RACING TOP FUEL DRAGSTER; Top Fuel Crew Chief Also Announced SANTA MARIA, Calif. -- Larry Dixon has been named the driver of the Alan Johnson Al-Anabi Racing Top Fuel Dragster effective ...

Tue 03 Jun 2008
Steve Harker Topeka summary

Steve Harker Topeka summary

Harker Seals the Deal in Topeka with WIN! Topeka, KS -- Australian Drag Racing standout, Steve Harker and his OMS Graphics, Lucas Oil Top Alcohol Funny Car Team were victories in claiming their second National Event Wally at this past weekend's...

Tue 11 Nov 2008
Pomona II: Team Jegs chef recipe

Pomona II: Team Jegs chef recipe

Pomona, CA - Recipe of the Race Team JEGS chef Nicky Morse -- brings his unique recipes to NHRA fans each race with a new installment of "Quarter-mile Cuisine." Morse takes readers step-by-step through many of his award-winning recipes, the ...

Fri 11 Apr 2008
Bret Williamson Las Vegas preview  -

Bret Williamson Las Vegas preview -

TA/FC Pilot Bret Williamson and Team Eagle Prepared to Soar in Vegas Las Vegas 1 -- Campbell, California resident. race car fabricator and funny car driver Bret Williamson along with his Team Eagle / Beams...

Tue 05 Aug 2008
LMS names Byrd the GM of zMAX Dragway

LMS names Byrd the GM of zMAX Dragway

Christian Byrd Becomes Executive Director and GM of zMAX Dragway as Part of Several Personnel Moves at Lowe's Motor Speedway CONCORD, N.C. (Aug. 4, 2008) - Christian Byrd has been named executive director and general manager of zMAX Dragway at...

Mon 22 Sep 2008
NHRA remembers Engel at Dallas event

NHRA remembers Engel at Dallas event

Memorial service honors memory of the late Steve Engel DALLAS (Sept. 21) -- Family, friends, fans, and fellow racers gathered Saturday evening at the Racers For Christ tent at the Texas Motorplex to honor and remember Pro Mod racer Steve Engel,...

Mon 27 Oct 2008
Kalitta Motorsports, sponsor extend partnership

Kalitta Motorsports, sponsor extend partnership

Technicoat Companies and Kalitta Motorsports extend partnership through 2013 YPSILANTI, Mich., (Oct. 27, 2008) -- Technicoat Companies, a worldwide leader in industrial waterproofing and flooring, and Ypsilanti, Michigan-based Kalitta...

Mon 05 May 2008
PAC: Fontana final summary

PAC: Fontana final summary

LOCAL RACERS MAKE IT TO THE FINALS AT AUTO CLUB DRAGWAY'S NHRA LUCAS OIL EVENT FONTANA, Calif. -- Nearly 500 racers took to the quarter-mile at Auto Club Dragway's NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event this weekend. In end, nine...

Wed 25 Jun 2008
Bobby Martin preview

Bobby Martin preview

The Lane Automotive/CAP Team Heads for Norwalk Bobby Martin and the Parkers set their sights on a second consecutive win Milford, Michigan -- On June 8, fans and supporters of the Lane Automotive/CAP Dodge Charger funny car were excited by its...

Sun 22 Jun 2008
ADRL statement on Scott Kalitta

ADRL statement on Scott Kalitta

ADRL STATEMENT ON DEATH OF SCOTT KALITTA "On behalf of everyone at the ADRL, I want to extend our deepest condolences to the entire Kalitta family," ADRL President Kenny Nowling said on the death of NHRA Funny Car driver Scott Kalitta, 46, in ...

Thu 07 Aug 2008
Brainerd: Warren, Kurt Johnson pre-race interview

Brainerd: Warren, Kurt Johnson pre-race interview

Warren & Kurt Johnson Brainerd Q&A: The Johnsons Return to their Home State Sugar Hill, GA, August 6, 2008 -- The POWERade Drag Racing Series winds its way to the Land of 1,000 lakes this weekend, heading to Brainerd, MN for the Lucas Oil ...

Tue 04 Nov 2008
Las Vegas II: Jeg Coughlin Jr final report

Las Vegas II: Jeg Coughlin Jr final report

Coughlin wins Vegas, puts stranglehold on title defense LAS VEGAS (Nov. 2) -- Defending series champion Jeg Coughlin Jr. put a stranglehold on his POWERade title defense with a huge win at the eighth annual ACDelco Las Vegas Nationals. The win...

Sun 22 Jun 2008
Western Sydney Int'l Dragway on Scott Kalitta

Western Sydney Int'l Dragway on Scott Kalitta

A Drag Racing Tragedy - Scott Kalitta Dies In NHRA Crash (Sydney, NSW) The administration and staff of Western Sydney International Dragway wish to extend their deepest sympathies to the entire Kalitta family after NHRA Funny Car driver and...

Fri 19 Dec 2008
Alan Johnson Al-Anabi Motorsports news 2008-12-18

Alan Johnson Al-Anabi Motorsports news 2008-12-18

VETERAN CREW CHIEF PICKS BROWNSBURG FOR NEW NHRA TOP FUEL TEAM BROWNSBURG, Ind. (Dec. 18, 2008) -- Veteran NHRA Top Fuel crew chief Alan Johnson announced today that Alan Johnson Al-Anabi Motorsports will locate its team headquarters in ...

Tue 14 Oct 2008
California Hot Rod Reunion summary

California Hot Rod Reunion summary

Championship Day at Reunion Austin, Green, White big winners at California Hot Rod Reunion BAKERSFIELD, Calif. -- (Oct. 12, 2008) -- It was a championship day of nostalgia drag racing at Auto Club Famoso Raceway -- literally. A gorgeous,...

Tue 29 Apr 2008
Boise Saturday qualifying summary

Boise Saturday qualifying summary

RECORD SETTING DAY AT FIREBIRD BOISE, Idaho. -- Qualifying wrapped up today for the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series 38th Annual Napa Auto Parts Ignitor presented by Dan Wiebold Ford with 31 NHRA national records being set along...

Fri 03 Oct 2008
SC: Red River Friday summary

SC: Red River Friday summary

NHRA RETURNS TO RED RIVER GILLIAM, La. -- The NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series returned to Red River Raceway today for the first of three days of racing action for more than 400 racers in 11 categories. The event was originally...

Sat 26 Apr 2008
Boise Friday qualifying summary

Boise Friday qualifying summary

RACING UNDERWAY FOR ANNUAL IGNITOR BOISE, Idaho -- In the first rounds of qualifying at Firebird Raceway and the Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series 38th Annual Napa Auto Parts Ignitor presented by Dan Wiebold Ford, Comp Eliminator ...