Ingram's Flat Spot On
by Jonathan Ingram
Martin's Chase Plot Thickens
The past week produced a remarkable batch of late fall racing news. One
writer's view of the top ten stories.
Mark Martin, Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet.
Foster and Hanna Team Up to Claim D-3 TAFC Championship
Davenport, IA -- For NHRA Division 3 Top Alcohol Funny Car driver, Chris
Foster and his crew chief Will Hanna, the 2009 NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing
Series will go down as one for the ages.
Ingram's Flat Spot On
by Jonathan Ingram
The Best Ever?
On a weekend when Tony Schumacher clinched his sixth straight Top Fuel
championship at Pomona, Jimmie Johnson put himself in line to win his
fourth straight Sprint Cup title after leaving...
Foley and Lewis Racing will run at Maple Grove
SEWELL. N.J. (Aug. 1) -- Top Fuel driver Doug Foley and co-team owner
Tom Lewis will return to action Aug. 20-23 at the 25th annual Toyo Tires
NHRA Nationals in Mohnton, Pa.
The team last competed...
Gillette Young Guns Prelude to the Dream
ROSSBURG, Ohio - Results Wednesday of the Gillette Young Guns Prelude to
the Dream Dirt Late Model event September 9 at the half-mile Eldora
Speedway, with order of finish, starting...
MOTORCRAFT AND QUICK LANE TIRE & AUTO CENTERS ANNOUNCE CONTRACT EXTENSION
IN NHRA SPONSORSHIP OF BOB TASCA III
DEARBORN, Mich., September 19, 2009 -- On the eve of his first race as a
championship contender in NHRA's Countdown to 1,...
COLUMBUS, OHIO'S JACK MIDDLETON IS 14TH NAPA AUTO PARTS HONORARY
CREW MEMBER IN NORWALK
NORWALK, Ohio (June 28, 2009) - Jack Middleton of Columbus, Ohio, was
selected as the 14th NAPA AUTO PARTS Honorary Crew Member of the 2009
RACING UNDERWAY AT FAMOSO
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (September 18, 2009) -- Jim Whiteley
and Sean O'Bannon took full advantage of opening day for the NHRA
Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series at Auto Club Famoso Raceway posting the
FDNY gets salute from world champion Payne
ENGLISHTOWN, N.J. (June 12) -- The 15,000 members of the vaunted
350-year-old Fire Department of New York (FDNY) will be saluted by world
champion drag racer Jay Payne via his FireIce Top Alcohol Funny...
PUTZ, BATEMAN LEAD QUALIFIERS AT BANDIMERE SPEEDWAY'S LUCAS OIL
DRAG RACING EVENT
MORRISON, Colo. (June 19, 2009) -- In the first rounds
of qualifying at Bandimere Speedway's Grease Monkey Thunder on the
Mountain event, a round of...
ARIZONA RACERS AMONG BEST QUALIFIERS AT LUCAS OIL DRAG RACING SERIES
TUCSON, Ariz. (March 6, 2009) -- In the first rounds of
qualifying at the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event presented by
Budweiser at Southwestern ...
HUBERT, N.C.'S JIM DORWART NAMED 21ST NAPA HONORARY CREW MEMBER OF 2009
CONCORD, N.C. (Sept. 20, 2009) - Jim Dorwart, of Hubert, N.C., was
selected as the 21st NAPA AUTO PARTS Honorary Crew Member of the 2009
NHRA Full Throttle Drag...
Pair of John's On Top At Infineon
SONOMA, Calif. (August, 1, 2009) -- In the final rounds of
qualifying Johnny Ahten, Saugus, Calif., and John Lombardo Jr. Brea,
Calif., grabbed the top spots and will lead their classes into ...
NHRA's Gary Densham Upsets Two Championship Teams in One Weekend
Nitro Funny Car's Gary Densham takes down John Force and Cruz Pedregon in rounds one and two at the 22nd annual Fram Autolite Nationals
SONOMA, CA-July 29, 2009-Densham...
ROOKIE FRONTRUNNER HAGAN IN TIGHT FUNNY CAR BATTLE
CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. (April 28. 2009) - The popular NHRA Full Throttle
Drag Racing Series Funny Car category continues to provide drag-racing
fans the outstanding competition among a slew of...
Beckman Shines As Motivational Speaker;
Addresses Air Force 49th Tactical Fighter Wing
NORTH HILLS, Calif. (March 20, 2009) - As a longtime instructor at Frank
Hawley's Drag Racing School, Jack Beckman admits he was a student himself
MANNERS, BARTONE EARLY LEADERS AT NO PROBLEM RACEWAY
BELLE ROSE, La. (September 18, 2009) -- In the first rounds
of qualifying at No Problem Raceway and the Cajun Sportsman Challenge
NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, Top Alcohol ...
Pairings Set for Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series at Mid Michigan
STANTON, Mich. (July 11, 2009) -- The NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series
takes over Mid Michigan Motorplex for a jam packed two day event. The
race is the fourth of six on the division...
REICHERT, MARTIN GRAB FIRST WINS OF SEASON
INDIANAPOLIS (April 26, 2009) -- In the final rounds
from O'Reilly Raceway Park defending NHRA Lucas Oil Top Alcohol
Dragster National Champion Bill Reichert scored the win at this ...
REICHERT, COVERT NET NHRA NATIONAL WINS AT NORWALK
NORWALK, Ohio (June 29, 2009) -- The summer months bring
difficult conditions for drag racers because it is hard to use the full
power of an engine on a hot, slick racing ...
Runner-Up Finish for Steve Harker at United Association Route 66
Joliet, IL - Once again Aussie Steve Harker took his I40 Inc Chevy Monte
Carlo to the final round at this past weekend United Association Route66
NHRA Nationals scoring a...
Steve Harker is doing double duty at the MAC Tools US Nationals
Brownsburg, IN. - Australian NHRA Drag Racing driver, Steve Harker will
be working hard to make head waves in the Top Alcohol Funny Car and Top
Alcohol Dragster classes this Labor...
BOWDISH, BELL LEAD QUALIFIERS IN BOISE
BOISE, Idaho (May 2, 2009) -- Rain delayed the final
rounds of qualifying at 39th Annual NAPA Auto Parts Ignitor presented by
Dan Wiebold Ford, a round of the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing ...
Lucas Oil grants Manzo release to join Al-Anabi Racing
INDIANAPOLIS (Sept. 10) -- Lucas Oil founder Forrest Lucas has granted
drag racing legend Frank Manzo's wish for an unconditional release from
his current sponsorship contract with Lucas Oil...