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Thu 10 Dec 2009
Mose Howland - Ford interview 2009-12-09

Mose Howland - Ford interview 2009-12-09

This Week in Ford Racing December 9, 2009 Noted Ford Motor Company engine engineer Mose Nowland says initial results from the first developmental version of the new Ford Pro Stock engine following its debut in Pomona, Calif., last month have...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
National: Randy Meyer Racing Indy ORP summary

National: Randy Meyer Racing Indy ORP summary

Randy Meyer Racing makes a solid showing at the US Nationals Randy Meyer Racing Injected Nitro Dragster Olathe, KS. - Randy Meyer Racing with driver, Kate Harker made a nice showing at this past weekend MAC Tools US Nationals. The prestigious ...

Goodyear Racing news 2009-08-26

Goodyear Racing news 2009-08-26

TOBENER: GOODYEAR'S 275/60-R15 DRAG RADIAL MAKES CAR QUICKER AKRON, Ohio (Aug. 26, 2009) -- Goodyear Racing's recent announcement that it is adding to its line of Eagle SS DOT radial drag racing tires has become a hot button news...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Las Vegas Final results

Las Vegas Final results

LAS VEGAS -- Sunday's final results from the 10th annual NHRA SummitRacing.com Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. The race is the fifth of 24 in the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series: Top Fuel -- Tony Schumacher, 3.874 ...

Tue 17 Nov 2009
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....

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Las Vegas: Tim Wilkerson Friday notes

Las Vegas: Tim Wilkerson Friday notes

SINGLE SESSION YIELDS 7th SPOT FOR WILKERSON Strong winds, rain, and a long delay due to a timing malfunction on the track all added up to limit the Funny Car class to only one qualifying session in Las Vegas, and Tim Wilkerson powered his way...

Tue 15 Dec 2009
Bodine Bobsled Challenge news 2009-12-15

Bodine Bobsled Challenge news 2009-12-15

Johnson and Troxel to compete at Lucas Oil Geoff Bodine Bobsled Challenge LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (Dec. 15) -- The first couple of drag racing, Tommy Johnson Jr. and his wife Melanie Troxel, will test their mettle on legendary Mount Van Hoevenberg,...

Sat 24 Oct 2009
WC: Series division finale Noble Friday summary

WC: Series division finale Noble Friday summary

South Central Division Finale at Thunder Valley Raceway NOBLE, Okla. (October 23, 2009) -- NHRA's South Central division Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series will close out the 2009 season at the Thunder in the Heartland event at Thunder Valley...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
NW: Boise Saturday summary

NW: Boise Saturday summary

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 ...

SC: Ennis Friday summary

SC: Ennis Friday summary

BUFF-PESZ, HARKER LEAD QUALIFIERS AT TEXAS MOTORPLEX ENNIS, Texas. (Friday, April 3, 2009) -- In the first rounds of qualifying at the NHRA South Central division Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event at Texas Motorplex, Kimmelyn ...

Fri 18 Dec 2009
NC: Chris Foster 2009 season review

NC: Chris Foster 2009 season review

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.

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Prelude to the Dream pre-event notes, schedule

Prelude to the Dream pre-event notes, schedule

FAST FACTS WHAT: Fifth Annual Gillette Young Guns Prelude to the Dream WHERE: Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio (Half-mile dirt oval) WHEN: 7 p.m. EDT on Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2009 DISTANCE: Feature consists of 30 laps (preceded by hot laps, ...

NC: Joliet Sunday summary

NC: Joliet Sunday summary

Whitely Wins Second in a Row; Richardson Doubles JOLIET, Ill. (June 14, 2009) -- In the final results from Route 66 Raceway and the Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series it was Jim Whiteley and Chris Foster taking home their share of the...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Services for David Poole announced

Services for David Poole announced

Viewing, Funeral Services and Favorite Cause Information for David Poole The family of David Poole will receive friends Wednesday from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at McLean Funeral Home, 700 South New Hope Road, Gastonia, N.C. Services are Thursday...

Tue 17 Nov 2009
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...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
WC: Bandimere Friday summary

WC: Bandimere Friday summary

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...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
NHRA statement on David Poole

NHRA statement on David Poole

Quote from Tom Compton, president, NHRA, on the passing of David Poole "The motorsports world lost one of its most definitive and influential reporters with the passing of David Poole this morning," said Tom Compton, president, NHRA. "He was a...

Shayne Lawson Gainesville Summary

Shayne Lawson Gainesville Summary

Shayne Lawson Wins TAD Wally in Gainesville LODRS 2-2 Gainesville, Fla -- Rookie A/Fuel Driver Shayne Lawson raced his team's Tigerflow Systems sponsored Top Alcohol Dragster from the No. 2 qualified position to the winner's circle this past ...

Thu 05 Nov 2009
DSR's Mike Green - team interview

DSR's Mike Green - team interview

Q&A WITH U.S. ARMY TOP FUEL TEAM CREW CHIEF MIKE GREEN INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., November 5 - As the 2009 NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series season draws to a close, U.S. Army Top Fuel team crew chief Mike Green is attempting to lead driver Tony...

Thu 15 Oct 2009
Bodine Bobsled Challenge title sponsor announced

Bodine Bobsled Challenge title sponsor announced

Lucas Oil assumes title sponsorship of Geoff Bodine Bobsled Challenge CORYDON, Ind. (Oct. 15) -- Industry leader Lucas Oil Products has assumed title sponsorship of the popular Geoff Bodine Bobsled Challenge, the charity event that pits NASCAR...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Jay Payne Englishtown preview

Jay Payne Englishtown preview

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...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Mike Asley Racing names Dekoninck team engineer

Mike Asley Racing names Dekoninck team engineer

DEKONINCK NAMED TEAM ENGINEER FOR MIKE ASHLEY RACING BROWNSBURG, Ind. (April 7, 2009) - Veteran motor sports engineer and aerodynamicist Terry DeKoninck has been hired as the team engineer for Mike Ashley Racing (MAR) it was announced today. The...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
NE: Atco Friday summary

NE: Atco Friday summary

NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Arrives in Atco ATCO, N.J. (June 19, 2009) -- The NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series takes over Atco Raceway this weekend for the third of seven events in Northeast division competition. Friday's qualifying and...

Fri 30 Oct 2009
Memphis Motorsports Parks closes

Memphis Motorsports Parks closes

DOVER MOTORSPORTS, INC. ANNOUNCES CLOSING OF MEMPHIS MOTORSPORTS PARK AND REALIGNMENT OF RACING DATES Dover, Delaware, October 30, 2009 - Dover Motorsports, Inc. (NYSE-Symbol: DVD) announced today that it was ceasing all operations at ...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
National: Harker twins IndyORP summary

National: Harker twins IndyORP summary

Harker Twins make a nice showing at the US Nationals Brownsburg, IN. - Australian NHRA Top Alcohol Dragster drivers and twin sisters, Kate and Diana Harker had a good weekend at the 55th running of the MAC Tools US Nationals held at O'Reilly ...

NE: Series Rising Sun Saturday summary

NE: Series Rising Sun Saturday summary

Manzo Grabs No.1 Qualifier at Cecil County Dragway RISING SUN, Md. (August 29, 2009) -- It was another battle with the rain at Cecil County Dragway, but NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series qualifying was able to get underway. Top Alcohol Funny Car...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Mike Ashley Racing aquires Top Fuel team

Mike Ashley Racing aquires Top Fuel team

MIKE ASHLEY RACING ACQUIRES MATCO TOOLS TOP FUEL TEAM, EXTENDS PARTNERSHIP THROUGH 2010 SEASON BROWNSBURG, Ind. (Jan. 15, 2009) -- Mike Ashley Racing (MAR) has acquired the racing assets of the Matco Tools Top Fuel team from 3B Racing it was ...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Brandon Booher news 2009-09-15

Brandon Booher news 2009-09-15

Booher Poised for 2009 Return When Brandon Booher and the Booher Construction sponsored Top Alcohol Dragster Team headed to Indianapolis for their first U.S. Nationals they knew it would be memorable; turns out for the wrong ...

Eddie, Len Woods - Ford Saturday interview 2009-06-06

Eddie, Len Woods - Ford Saturday interview 2009-06-06

Wood Brothers Racing co-owners Eddie and Len Wood attended their first-ever NHRA drag race event this weekend at Route 66 Raceway in Joliet, Ill. As guests of Bob Tasca III and the Motorcraft/Quick Lane Racing team, the Woods were able to get an...

Tue 24 Nov 2009
WC: Randy Meyer season review

WC: Randy Meyer season review

Randy Meyer Racing wraps up another successful season! Olathe, KS. - Randy Meyer Racing ended the year on a high note with driver, Dan Kracht scoring the teams 4th West Central Division Championship. The team made three final round appearances...

Thu 12 Nov 2009
National: Ron August Jr Pomona preview

National: Ron August Jr Pomona preview

Double Dose of Fun in Store for August Pomona, Calif. -- "It's a beautiful day for a ballgame--Let's Play Two," was the catch phrase of legendary baseball player Ernie Banks. Second generation drag racer, Ron August Jr. will take this to...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
WC: Series Earlville Friday summary

WC: Series Earlville Friday summary

NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series at Tri-State Raceway EARLVILLE, Iowa (September 11, 2009) -- The West Central division's Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series is coming to a close this weekend at Tri-State Raceway for its last of six events of the year.

WC: Tigerflow Racing Topeka summary

WC: Tigerflow Racing Topeka summary

Tigerflow Racing Teams Earn More Wally's in the Heartland Topeka, Ks -- Last weekend marked the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series annual event at Heartland Park Raceway presented by Aeromotive. This was event five of six within the High & Mighty...

Brainerd: Rodger Brogdon preview

Brainerd: Rodger Brogdon preview

Brogdon arrives in Brainerd with ELIMINATOR and a new ATTITUDE (Houston, TX) At this weekend's Lucas Oil Nationals in Brainerd Minnesota Rodger Brogdon, Steve Kent and the Charter Communications team will debut a pair of new sponsors on the...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Antron Brown named Night Before the 500 grand marshal

Antron Brown named Night Before the 500 grand marshal

ANTRON BROWN TO SERVE AS GRAND MARSHAL FOR USAC MIDGET RACE AT O'REILLY RACEWAY PARK ON MAY 23 BROWNSBURG, Ind. (May 19, 2009) - Antron Brown, a two-time Top Fuel winner this season, will serve as the grand marshal for the 64th ...

Las Vegas: Morgan Lucas Racing  Saturday notes

Las Vegas: Morgan Lucas Racing Saturday notes

Rookie Langdon streaks to No. 1 spot in Vegas LAS VEGAS (April 4) -- Just five races into his professional career, Top Fuel rookie Shawn Langdon has earned his first low qualifier honor, blasting to a career-best pass of 3.874 at 311.41 mph ...