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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 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
Norwalk: Honorary crew member - Jack Middleton

Norwalk: Honorary crew member - Jack Middleton

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 NHRA Full...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
NC: Norwalk final summary

NC: Norwalk final summary

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...

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 ...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Englishtown: Honorary Crew Member - Jim Cavalcante

Englishtown: Honorary Crew Member - Jim Cavalcante

JIM CAVALCANTE OF LYNDHURST, N.J., SELECTED AS 12TH NAPA AUTO PARTS HONORARY CREW MEMBER OF 2009 IN ENGLISHTOWN ENGLISHTOWN, N.J. (June 13, 2009) - Jim Cavalcante, a NAPA AUTO PARTS store owner in Lyndhurst, N.J., was selected as the 12th NAPA...

Thu 26 Nov 2009
Peggy Llewellyn joins Mark Lantz Racing for 2010

Peggy Llewellyn joins Mark Lantz Racing for 2010

PEGGY LLEWELLYN TO RETURN TO RACING FOR 2010 SEASON Mark Lantz Racing Makes Profession Debut on NHRA Circuit (SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS, Nov. 12, 2009) -- NHRA Pro Stock Motorcyclist and first woman of color in the world to win a professional ...

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 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 ...

Joliet: Series Friday qualifying report

Joliet: Series Friday qualifying report

BROWN, PEDREGON, EDWARDS AND HORNE LEAD QUALIFYING AT UNITED ASSOCIATION ROUTE 66 NHRA NATIONALS JOLIET, Ill. -- Antron Brown raced to the qualifying lead in Top Fuel Friday at the United Association Route 66 NHRA Nationals. Tony Pedregon,...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
SE: Orlando Saturday summary

SE: Orlando Saturday summary

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 ...

Thu 26 Nov 2009
Goodyear Racing Pomona spotlight - Bill Reichert

Goodyear Racing Pomona spotlight - Bill Reichert

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 his...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Seattle: Honorary crew member - Jason Claggett

Seattle: Honorary crew member - Jason Claggett

JASON CLAGGETT OF LACEY, WASH., NAMED 16TH NAPA HONORARY CREW MEMBER OF 2009 IN SEATTLE KENT, Wash. (July 19, 2009) - Jason Claggett, of Lacey, Wash., was named the 16th NAPA AUTO PARTS Honorary Crew Member of the 2009 NHRA Full Throttle Drag ...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Brian Wolfe - Ford interview 2009-02-05

Brian Wolfe - Ford interview 2009-02-05

This Week in Ford Racing Brian Wolfe, director, Ford North America Motorsports, took over the top job at Ford Racing mid-way through the 2008 season. As both the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series get...

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...

Thu 26 Nov 2009
Greatest Winternationals moments voting begins

Greatest Winternationals moments voting begins

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 ...

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 ...

Pomona: Final top 16 finish order

Pomona: Final top 16 finish order

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. TOP FUEL 1. ...

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 02 Oct 2009
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...

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,...

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.

Fri 19 Jun 2009
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 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
John Force Racing visits Ford headquarters

John Force Racing visits Ford headquarters

JOHN FORCE RACING VISITS FORD WORLD HQ -NHRA Drivers/Owners Join NASCAR Drivers/Owners at All-Day Ford Event- DEARBORN, Michigan (June 11, 2009) --- Prior to the 40th annual United Association NHRA SuperNationals in Englishtown, New Jersey the...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
NW: Boise Sunday summary

NW: Boise Sunday summary

LANE, McLENNAN CLAIM THE ONLY SUNDAY WINS AT FIREBIRD RACEWAY, OTHER FINALS TO RUN MONDAY BOISE, Idaho (May 3, 2009) -- Comp Eliminator racer Jeff Lane and Nostalgia Top Fuel pilot Mike McLennan made their way to the winner's ...

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...

Phoenix: Team Jegs chef recipe

Phoenix: Team Jegs chef recipe

Tex-Mex Dip / Phoenix, AZ 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 same ones...