This Week in Ford Racing
November 11, 2009
This weekend at the NHRA Auto Club Finals in Pomona, Calif., Cunningham
Motorsports will debut its first developmental version of the new Ford Pro
Stock engine. Noted Ford Motor Company engine engineer...
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...
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...
TUNER LEE BEARD JOINS DON SCHUMACHER RACING AS TEAM MANAGER
BROWNSBURG, Ind. (Jan. 17, 2009) - Team owner Don Schumacher announced
today that tuner Lee Beard will join Don Schumacher Racing as team
manager for the 2009 NHRA Full Throttle Drag ...
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...
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...
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...
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 ...
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 ...
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...
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...
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 ...
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...
BIONDO, SILVEUS LEAD QUALIFIERS AT ORLANDO SPEED WORLD LUCAS OIL EVENT
ORLANDO, Fla. (March 7, 2009) -- Qualifying fields are
set at Orlando Speed World Dragway's NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing
Series. Sal Biondo, Maspeth, N.Y., is the No. 1 ...
TIGERFLOW Racing Hoping for Home Track Advantage in Dallas
Ennis, Tx -- Last weekend provided several successful events for
Tigerflow Racing not only in Concord at the 2nd Annual NHRA Full
Throttle Carolinas Nationals, but also in Belle Rose, ...
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...
BILL REICHERT: NHRA TOP ALCOHOL DRAGSTER--AGAIN
POMONA, Calif. (Nov. 13, 2009) -- Bill Reichert understands
a thing or four about winning championships.
Reichert, the Owosso, Mich., drag racer, recently grabbed
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,...
SPECIAL WEEKEND FOR TASCA AND MOTORCRAFT/QUICK LANE RACING TEAM IN
DEARBORN, MI -- September 15, 2009 -- At the beginning of the season,
Bob Tasca III and the Motorcraft/Quick Lane Racing team circled the NHRA
Carolina Nationals on...
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...
MANZO EARNS WIN NO. 100, PERRY SCORES IN TAD AT SUMMIT MOTORSPORTS PARK
NORWALK, Ohio (May 17, 2009) -- Top Alcohol Funny Car
ace Frank Manzo scored his 100th divisional event win this weekend at the
3rd Annual B'laster Cavalcade...
RACE OF CHAMPIONS WINNERS CROWNED AT NHRA NORTH CENTRAL DIVISION SUMMIT
RACING SERIES FINALS
INDIANAPOLIS (Sept. 18, 2009) -- The top bracket racers
in the NHRA North Central division have gathered at O'Reilly
Raceway Park at ...
NHRA Competitors Crowned at Cecil County
RISING SUN, Md. (August 30, 2009) -- The NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing
Series event at Cecil County Dragway is in the books with Top Alcohol
Dragster pilot Duane Shields of Boulder City, Nev., and Top ...
Gann Looks to Return to Joliet's Winner's Circle; Former event winner to
debut new paint scheme at Route 66
JOLIET, Ill. -- Shawn Gann has piloted some flashy rides during his
career as an NHRA Full Throttle Series Pro Stock Motorcycle racer, ...
DEMKE ON A MISSION THIS WEEKEND
Joliet, Ill- The Jerry Maddern Racing Top Alcohol Dragster team is on
their way to Chicago. They have a full tank of gas, its dark,
they're wearing sunglasses and they will 'hit it' this
weekend at the NHRA ...
POMONA, Calif. -- Final finish order Tuesday for the rain-delayed
49th annual Kragen O'Reilly NHRA Winternationals at Auto Club
Raceway at Pomona. It is the first of 24 events in the NHRA Full Throttle
Drag Racing Series in 2009.
50TH ANNUAL KRAGEN O'REILLY NHRA WINTERNATIONALS TO RECOGNIZE 'GREATEST
MOMENT' IN EVENT'S HISTORY
GLENDORA, Calif. (Nov. 25, 2009) -- Since 1961, the legendary NHRA
Winternationals has been thrilling NHRA race fans with the unveiling ...
TEAM CORDOVA PUTS THREE RACERS IN THE FINAL ROUNDS OF THE RACE OF
CHAMPIONS AT HEARTLAND PARK TOPEKA
TOPEKA, Kan. (Sept. 19, 2009) -- Racing continued today
at the NHRA West Central Division Summit Racing Series Finals at
T/S Driver Keith Haney Wins Top Sportsman Honors in Houston
Baytown, Tx -- In only four outings in his brand new Steve Schmidt
powered Stroupe 2009 Pontiac GXP race car, Keith Haney of Broken Arrow,
Oklahoma, couldn't be happier with the end ...
Greg Anderson Addresses Rumors on Team Owner Ken Black's health
Mooresville, N.C., December 9, 2009 -- Following a spate of on-line
reports about the health of his team owner Ken Black, Summit Racing
Pontiac driver Greg Anderson took time on...
Team MoparÂ® Driver Allen Johnson Ready to Rebound at Vegas; Johnson will
also team up with other NHRA Pro Stock racers at the United States Bowling
Congress Open Championship in Las Vegas on April 2
Center Line, Mich. -- MoparÂ®/J&J Racing...
NHRA's Gary Densham Gives Recognition to the Chinese
Seattle, Washington - JULY 20, 2009 - For the first time, an NHRA driver
reaches out to the most populous country in the world. ESPN's telecasts
of NHRA's 24-race season has long reached both...
PETERSBURG RESIDENT YOUNG LEADS QUALIFIERS AT VIRGINIA MOTORSPORTS PARK
PETERSBURG, Va. (May 1, 2009) -- The opening rounds of
qualifying are complete at Virginia Motorsports Park's Full
Throttle Shootout, a round of the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag...
CHANDLER, Ariz. -- Results Friday after the first two of four rounds of
qualifying for the 25th annual Lucas Oil Slick Mist NHRA Nationals at
Firebird International Raceway, second of 24 events in the NHRA Full
Throttle Drag Racing Series.
DANIEL WILKERSON AIMS TO MAKE THE MOST OF NHRA PRO DEBUT
TOPEKA, Kan. (May 26, 2009) -- By definition, you only get to make an
official debut once. For Daniel Wilkerson, after many years of sportsman
racing, including an NHRA Division 3 Top ...