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Tue 17 Nov 2009
National: Johnny Ahten Pomona summary

National: Johnny Ahten Pomona summary

Career Best Accelerates Ahten to Second Round Finish Pomona, Calif. -- Johnny Ahten, the flame-chasing fire fighter from Santa Clarita, Calif., ended his 2009 NHRA season recording a career best elapsed time and speed in qualifying at the season...

Series 2009 awards ceremony report

Series 2009 awards ceremony report

SCHUMACHER, HIGHT, EDWARDS AND ARANA CROWNED NHRA FULL THROTTLE SERIES WORLD CHAMPIONS CENTURY CITY, Calif. (Nov. 15, 2009) -- Tony Schumacher, the first Top Fuel driver in NHRA history to win six consecutive Full Throttle Drag Racing Series...

Pomona II: Jerry Toliver final report

Pomona II: Jerry Toliver final report

Early Exit for Toliver at Season-Ending NHRA Finals POMONA, Calif., November 16, 2009 - Jerry Toliver had the unique distinction of being the first racer to face the newly crowned 2009 NHRA Full Throttle Funny Car champ in eliminations when he...

Goodyear Racing Pomona spotlight - Jim Whitely

Goodyear Racing Pomona spotlight - Jim Whitely

WHITELY WINS TOP ALCOHOL DRAGSTER RACE AT POMONA POMONA, Calif. (Nov. 15, 2009) -- Jim Whitely stood by his car in the gathering darkness at Auto Club Speedway and grinned. Whitely, the Grand Junction, Colo....

Goodyear Racing Pomona summary

Goodyear Racing Pomona summary

GOODYEAR-EQUIPPED DRIVERS WIN SEVEN NHRA CHAMPIONSHIPS POMONA, Calif., (Nov. 15, 2009) -- Tony Schumacher, Robert Hight and Mike Edwards locked up their NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series championships in a dramatic weekend at...

Mon 16 Nov 2009
Pomona II: Matt Smith final report

Pomona II: Matt Smith final report

SMITH RIDES NITRO FISH SUZUKI INTO FOURTH TO COMPLETE 2009 NHRA SEASON POMONA, Calif. (Nov. 15, 2009) - Matt Smith, rider of the Nitro Fish Ultimate Gear Suzuki, ended his first year with Don Schumacher Racing in the 2009 NHRA Full Throttle Drag...

Pomona II: Antron Brown final report

Pomona II: Antron Brown final report

ANTRON BROWN WINS SEASON-FINALE AT POMONA POMONA, Calif. (Nov. 15, 2009) - Antron Brown won his category-best sixth race of the 2009 NHRA season Sunday afternoon at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona. The win was his first in Top Fuel under new team ...

Pomona II: Matt Hagan final report

Pomona II: Matt Hagan final report

HAGAN MOVES INTO 11TH TO END 2009 NHRA ROOKIE SEASON POMONA, Calif. (Nov. 15, 2009) - Matt Hagan, driving the Valvoline Engine Guarantee/shelor.com Dodge Funny Car, moved into 11th place in the 2009 NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series point ...

Pomona II: Jack Beckman final report

Pomona II: Jack Beckman final report

BECKMAN IS FIFTH IN NHRA SEASON-ENDING POINTS POMONA, Calif. (Nov. 15, 2009) - "Fast" Jack Beckman ended a challenging, roller-coaster of a 2009 NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series season in fifth place in the point standings after losing the...

Pomona II: Cory McClenathan final report

Pomona II: Cory McClenathan final report

MCLENATHAN ENDS 2009 NHRA SEASON IN FOURTH POMONA, Calif. (Nov. 15, 2009) - Cory McClenathan completed the 2009 NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series fourth in the Top Fuel point standings, after reaching the quarterfinal round at the 45th...

Pomona II: Bob Tasca III final report

Pomona II: Bob Tasca III final report

TASCA AND MOTORCRAFT/QUICK LANE RACING EXIT POMONA IN FIRST ROUND; FINISH EIGHTH IN SERIES STANDINGS POMONA, CA -- November 15, 2009 -- A first round loss brought an early end to the weekend and the 2009 season for Bob Tasca III and ...

Series 2010 final standings

Series 2010 final standings

POMONA, Calif. -- Point standings (top 10) for NHRA professional categories following the 45th annual Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA Finals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona, the final of 24 events in the NHRA Full Throttle 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 45th annual Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA Finals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona, the final of 24 events in the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series: TOP FUEL: ROUND ...

Pomona II: Final results

Pomona II: Final results

POMONA, Calif. -- Sunday's final results from the 45th annual Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA Finals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona. The race is the final of 24 in the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series: Top Fuel -- Antron Brown,...

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 45th 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 Full Throttle Drag Racing...

Pomona II: Series final eliminations report

Pomona II: Series final eliminations report

SCHUMACHER'S FLARE FOR THE DRAMATIC ENDS WITH SEVENTH TITLE Arana wins first championship; Brown, Neff, Anderson and Krawiec collect race-wins POMONA, Calif. -- Tony Schumacher and the U.S. Army team won their sixth straight and seventh...

Pomona II: Hector Arana final report

Pomona II: Hector Arana final report

Arana wins first Pro Stock Motorcycle NHRA championship POMONA, Calif. (Nov. 15) -- After 19 years of futility, Pro Stock Motorcycle rider Hector Arana finally won his first NHRA national event last year when he claimed the race trophy in...

Pomona II: Tony Schumacher final report

Pomona II: Tony Schumacher final report

SCHUMACHER CLAIMS SIXTH STRAIGHT WORLD TITLE @DEDICATES TROPHY TO FORT HOOD FAMILIES POMONA, Calif., November 15 - Tony "The Sarge" Schumacher, who pilots the U.S. Army Top Fuel dragster, captured his sixth straight NHRA Full Throttle world ...

Pomona II: Ron Capps final report

Pomona II: Ron Capps final report

CAPPS FINISHES NHRA SEASON IN THIRD PLACE POMONA, Calif. (Nov. 15, 2009) - Ron Capps reached the semifinal round today at the 45th annual NHRA Finals before he was defeated by Ashley Force Hood. He ended up third in the final 2009 NHRA Full ...

Pomona II: Tim Wilkerson final report

Pomona II: Tim Wilkerson final report

SEMIFINAL FINISH PROPELS WILK TO 4th PLACE FINISH It was not the sort of finish Tim Wilkerson was looking for, when he began his day on a stunningly beautiful Sunday in Pomona, but in the big picture it was yet another success, and yet another...

Pomona II: Allen Johnson final report

Pomona II: Allen Johnson final report

Team Mopar® Driver Allen Johnson Ends Season with Quarterfinals Finish at NHRA Finals Pomona, Calif. (Nov. 15, 2009) -- Team Mopar® NHRA Full Throttle Pro Stock driver Allen Johnson wrapped up his 2009 season with a quarterfinals finish today...

Pomona II: Morgan Lucas final report

Pomona II: Morgan Lucas final report

Lucas' career-best season ends at the hands of new champ Schumacher POMONA, Calif. (Nov. 15) -- It took the best Top Fuel racer in history to end a career season for GEICO Powersports/Lucas Oil racer Morgan Lucas, as seven-time NHRA champion...

Pomona II: Jeg Coughlin Jr final report

Pomona II: Jeg Coughlin Jr final report

Impressive '09 season ends quietly for Coughlin POMONA, Calif. (Nov. 15) -- Jeg Coughlin Jr. exits the final race of the 2009 season with more wins (7) and more races atop the Full Throttle standings (13) than any professional driver in the...

Pomona II: Greg Anderson Saturday notes

Pomona II: Greg Anderson Saturday notes

Anderson's Eventful Day Nets a Fourth Qualifying Spot in Pomona Looking at the time sheets from Saturday's action at the Auto Club NHRA Finals, it would seem that Greg Anderson and the Summit Racing team completed another solid qualifying effort.

Pomona II: Jason Line Saturday notes

Pomona II: Jason Line Saturday notes

Line Rediscovers his Race Car, Starts Third in Pomona Summit Racing Pontiac driver Jason Line completed a solid qualifying effort at the Auto Club NHRA Finals on Saturday, earning the third starting spot for Sunday's final eliminations. Coming...

Pomona II: Morgan Lucas Racing Saturday notes

Pomona II: Morgan Lucas Racing Saturday notes

Bittersweet day for Morgan Lucas Racing POMONA, Calif. (Nov. 14) -- The tewo Top Fuel dragsters fielded by Morgan Lucas Racing have been chasing the track surface at Pomona Raceway all weekend long during the 45th annual Automobile Club of ...

Pomona II: Antron Brown Saturday notes

Pomona II: Antron Brown Saturday notes

ANTRON BROWN QUALIFIES FOURTH AT POMONA AT 3.813-SECONDS POMONA, Calif. (Nov. 14, 2009) - Antron Brown raced his Don Schumacher-owned Matco Tools dragster to the No. 4 qualifying position Saturday evening at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona with an...

Pomona II: Tony Schumacher Saturday notes

Pomona II: Tony Schumacher Saturday notes

SCHUMACHER SECURES NUMBER ONE SPOT POMONA, Calif., November 14 - U.S. Army Top Fuel driver Tony "The Sarge" Schumacher swiped the number one starting position here Saturday during final qualifying for the Auto Club Finals at Auto Club ...

Pomona II: John Force Racing Saturday notes

Pomona II: John Force Racing Saturday notes

ASHLEY FORCE HOOD GRABS NO. 1 SPOT AT POMONA -JFR Qualifies 1-2-3, Hight Clinches Championship- POMONA, CA --- On a night when Robert Hight won his first funny car world championship Ashley Force Hood grabbed the top spot in qualifying at the...

Pomona II: Cory McClenathan Saturday notes

Pomona II: Cory McClenathan Saturday notes

MCCLENATHAN GOES FOR BROKE, QUALIFIES NO. 7, HELPS TEAMMATE TAKE NO. 1 POMONA, Calif. (Nov. 14, 2009) - Cory McClenathan went for broke in the final qualifying session for the 45th annual NHRA Finals today, but ended up smoking the tires and not...

Pomona II: First-round pairings

Pomona II: First-round pairings

POMONA, Calif. -- First-round pairings for professional eliminations Sunday for the 45th annual Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA Finals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona, the final of 24 events in the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series.

Sun 15 Nov 2009
Pomona II: Jason Line final report

Pomona II: Jason Line final report

Line Drops a Heartbreaker in Pomona Semifinals After having one of the quickest cars during the final day of qualifying Jason Line and the Summit Racing team came into Sunday's final eliminations as one of the favorites for the...

Pomona II: Kurt Johnson final report

Pomona II: Kurt Johnson final report

Kurt Johnson advances to his 75th career final round at NHRA Finals POMONA, Calif., Nov. 15, 2009 -- Competing in the final round on Sunday night under the lights at Pomona was where Kurt Johnson hoped to be when race weekend began four days...

Pomona II: Honorary crew member - Doug Whiteman

Pomona II: Honorary crew member - Doug Whiteman

DOUG WHITEMAN OF RANCHO CUCAMONGA IS FINAL NAPA AUTO PARTS HONORARY CREW MEMBER OF 2009 POMONA, Calif. (Nov. 15, 2009) - Doug Whiteman, of Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., was named the 27th NAPA AUTO PARTS Honorary Crew Member and the final one for...

Pomona II: Greg Anderson final report

Pomona II: Greg Anderson final report

Anderson Scores a Decisive Win at NHRA Season Finale Pomona, CA, November 15, 2009 -- After struggling to find the handle on his race car during qualifying, Greg Anderson and the Summit Racing team made a remarkable turnaround on...

Pomona II: John Force Racing final report

Pomona II: John Force Racing final report

NEFF DRIVES TOTAL FORD TO FIRST WIN AT AUTO CLUB FINALS -HIGHT WINS CHAMPIONSHIP, FORCE HOOD SECOND- POMONA, CA --- Mike Neff and his Ford Drive One Mustang team capped a massively successful weekend for John Force Racing by winning the ...