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Wed 18 Nov 2009
Ingram's Flat Spot On: Martin's Chase plot thickens Headline

Ingram's Flat Spot On: Martin's Chase plot thickens

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. Photo...

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.

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 02 Oct 2009
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...

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...

Bob Tasca III sponsor extends contract

Bob Tasca III sponsor extends contract

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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
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 ...

Wed 07 Oct 2009
Charlotte: Honorary crew member - Jim Dorwart

Charlotte: Honorary crew member - Jim Dorwart

HUBERT, N.C.'S JIM DORWART NAMED 21ST NAPA HONORARY CREW MEMBER OF 2009 NHRA SEASON 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...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
PC: Series Sonoma Saturday summary

PC: Series Sonoma Saturday summary

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 ...

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...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
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...

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
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 ...

NC: Stanton Saturday notes

NC: Stanton Saturday notes

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...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
NC: Indy ORP final summary

NC: Indy ORP final summary

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 ...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Goodyear Racing Norkwalk summary

Goodyear Racing Norkwalk summary

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 ...

Steve Harker Joliet summary

Steve Harker Joliet summary

Runner-Up Finish for Steve Harker at United Association Route 66 Nationals 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 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
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
Frank Manzo released from sponsor contract

Frank Manzo released from sponsor contract

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...