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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 ...

Sun 22 Nov 2009
Ingram's Flat Spot On: The best ever?Headline

Ingram's Flat Spot On: The best ever?

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...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
PAC: Tucson Friday summary

PAC: Tucson Friday summary

ARIZONA RACERS AMONG BEST QUALIFIERS AT LUCAS OIL DRAG RACING SERIES EVENT 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 ...

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
Sonoma: Gary Densham final report

Sonoma: Gary Densham final report

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...

Prelude to the Dream results

Prelude to the Dream results

Eldora Speedway 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...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Jack Beckman vists Holloman Air Force base

Jack Beckman vists Holloman Air Force base

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 during that...

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...

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...

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
DSR hires tuner Lee Beard

DSR hires tuner Lee Beard

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 ...

St. Louis: Matt Hagan preview

St. Louis: Matt Hagan preview

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...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
PAC: Series Bakersfield Friday summary

PAC: Series Bakersfield Friday summary

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 quickest...

Steve Harker Indy ORP preview

Steve Harker Indy ORP preview

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...

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...

Fri 06 Nov 2009
PAC: Ron August Jr Las Vegas preview

PAC: Ron August Jr Las Vegas preview

Vegas Rebound on Tap for August Las Vegas, Nev. -- Second generation drag racer, Ron August Jr. and the Lesecure Co sponsored Top Alcohol Funny Car team are planning to get back on track this weekend during the running of NHRA Division 7's ...

Wed 07 Oct 2009
Hight, Force Hood - Ford teleconference 2009-10-01

Hight, Force Hood - Ford teleconference 2009-10-01

This Week in Ford Racing: Teleconference 2009-10-01 An inteview with Robert Hight Ashley Force Hood Robert Hight, driver of the Auto Club Ford Mustang Funny Car and Ashley Force Hood, driver of the Castrol GTX Ford Mustang Funny Car, are ...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
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...

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
SC: Series Belle Rose Friday summary

SC: Series Belle Rose Friday summary

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 ...

PAC: Series Fallon Saturday summary

PAC: Series Fallon Saturday summary

Fields Set at Top Gun; Wayman, Gordon on Top FALLON, Nev. (June 13, 2009) -- In the final rounds of qualifying for this weekend's NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series it was Kevin Wayman and defending event champion Doug Gordon ...

Doug Foley, Lewis Racing to run at Maple Grove

Doug Foley, Lewis Racing to run at Maple Grove

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...

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 ...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
NE: Petersburg Friday summary

NE: Petersburg Friday summary

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...