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Fri 31 Dec 2010
Fri 24 Dec 2010
Tue 21 Dec 2010
Cunningham Motorsports signs Buddy Perkinson

Cunningham Motorsports signs Buddy Perkinson

CUNNINGHAM MOTORSPORTS REVEAL BUDDY PERKINSON AS DRIVER FOR 2011 CROFTON, MD. (Dec. 21) - 19-year old, Buddy Perkinson of Prince George, Va., is bringing with him a new synergy to Jim Cunningham Motorsports in 2011 and will usher in the new...

Jeg Coughlin Jr. 2010 season review

Jeg Coughlin Jr. 2010 season review

Jeg Coughlin Jr -- Year in Review After another successful season, Jeg Coughlin Jr plans big changes for 2011 With five world championships and 66 national event wins during his amazing career, Jeg Coughlin Jr., has set the bar high which is...

NHRA names Edwards director of sales

NHRA names Edwards director of sales

LEONARD EDWARDS JOINS NHRA AS DIRECTOR OF SALES Edwards will be based in NHRA's Charlotte office GLENDORA, Calif. (Dec. 21, 2010) --As part of NHRA's initiative to continue to develop and expand its sales team, Leonard Edwards has been hired as...

Fri 17 Dec 2010
DSR/Massey test notes 2010-12-15

DSR/Massey test notes 2010-12-15

SPENCER MASSEY CAN'T WAIT TO BEGIN 2011 SEASON FIRST TESTS FOR DSR IN FRAM/PRESTONE DRAGSTER GO WELL WEST PALM BEACH, FL -- A successful first test session -- including his fastest 1,000-foot run -- has new Don Schumacher Racing driver Spencer...

Tue 14 Dec 2010
NHRA renews with GEICO

NHRA renews with GEICO

GEICO EXTENDS MARKETING PARTNERSHIP WITH NHRA GLENDORA, Calif. (Dec. 13, 2010) -- GEICO, the fastest-growing auto insurance company in the United States, has extended its marketing partnership with the NHRA, officials of the world's largest ...

R2B2 hires Personnet as driver, crew chief

R2B2 hires Personnet as driver, crew chief

Personett joins R2B2 Racing as driver, crew chief DULUTH, Ga. (Dec. 10) -- Multi-car team owner and driver Roger Burgess has hired Brad Personett to tune and drive a turbo-powered Pro Mod racecar under the ProCare Rx umbrella. Personett will ...

Sat 11 Dec 2010
Series names new board members

Series names new board members

CLAPP, COHEN NAMED TO NHRA BOARD OF DIRECTORS GLENDORA, Calif. (Dec. 9, 2010) -- NHRA Chairman of the Board Dallas Gardner announced today that two new members have been elected to the NHRA Board of Directors, longtime NASCAR executive...

John Force Racing news 2010-12-09

John Force Racing news 2010-12-09

John Force was voted DRIVER OF THE YEAR 4th quarter. The 61-year-old driver came back from a near-fatal accident, in 2007, to take his 15th NHRA Funny Car title at the final event of the year. In storybook fashion, like the boxer in the movie...

Ford Racing introduces 2011 BOSS 302

Ford Racing introduces 2011 BOSS 302

FORD RACING'S BOSS 302S, BUILT ON THE PRODUCTION LINE AND READY TO RACE IN 2011 DEARBORN, Mich., - December 9, 2010 - It has been 'The Year of the Boss.' This past year has seen the return of the Mustang BOSS 302R to track at Daytona and the ...

Ford Racing unveils 2012 Cobra Jet Mustang

Ford Racing unveils 2012 Cobra Jet Mustang

FORD RACING ANNOUNCES 2012 COBRA JET MUSTANG DEARBORN, Mich. - December 11, 2010 - Since its legendary introduction at the NHRA Winternationals in 1968, Ford's Cobra Jet Mustang has created a legacy of power, performance and triumph that has ...

Thu 09 Dec 2010
John Force Racing news 2010-12-03

John Force Racing news 2010-12-03

NHRA DRIVERS FORCE, DIXON, MANZO SELECTED TO AARWBA ALL-AMERICA FIRST TEAM YORBA LINDA, Calif. (Dec. 3, 2010) - Four-time Jerry Titus Award winner John Force headlines a list of six NHRA drivers named to the American Auto Racing Writers & ...

Six series drivers names to AARWBA All-America Team

Six series drivers names to AARWBA All-America Team

NHRA DRIVERS FORCE, DIXON, MANZO SELECTED TO AARWBA ALL-AMERICA FIRST TEAM GLENDORA, Calif. (Dec. 3, 2010) - Four-time Jerry Titus Award winner John Force headlines a list of six NHRA drivers named to the American Auto Racing Writers & ...

Fri 03 Dec 2010
Schumacher, Newman sponsor renews

Schumacher, Newman sponsor renews

U.S. Army Renews Partnerships with Don Schumacher Racing in NHRA, Stewart-Haas Racing in NASCAR Tony Schumacher and Ryan Newman to drive Soldiers' cars in 2011 FORT KNOX, Ky. (Nov. 30, 2010) -- The U.S. Army Accessions Command announced ...

Thu 02 Dec 2010
John Force Racing news 2010-11-30

John Force Racing news 2010-11-30

FORCE NOMINATED FOR ECONOMAKI CHAMPION OF CHAMPIONS AWARD YORBA LINDA, CA (November 30, 2010) -- 15-time NHRA Funny Car champion John Force was announced as one of eleven finalists for the Economaki Champion of Champions award today. The award...

Fri 26 Nov 2010
Toyota Motorsports 2010 season review

Toyota Motorsports 2010 season review

DIXON'S TOP FUEL TITLE, 15 TOYOTA WINS MAKE 2010 NHRA SEASON ONE TO REMEMBER TORRANCE, Calif. (Nov. 18, 2010) -- With Larry Dixon leading the way in earning his third NHRA Top Fuel championship, Toyota-sponsored drivers won 15 races and...

Wed 24 Nov 2010
Series 2011 news 2010-11-23

Series 2011 news 2010-11-23

KRAGEN O'REILLY AUTO PARTS NHRA WINTERNATIONALS TICKETS ON SALE TODAY! Event to include tribute to Don "The Snake" Prudhomme GLENDORA, Calif. (Nov. 23, 2010) -- NHRA officials announced today that general admission, reserved seat tickets and...

Tue 23 Nov 2010
John Force news 2010-11-21

John Force news 2010-11-21

15X CHAMPION FORCE ENJOYS CHAMPIONSHIP WEEKEND AT HOMESTEAD HOMESTEAD, FL (November 21, 2010) ---- Newly crowned NHRA Full Throttle Funny Car champion John Force enjoyed two days of NASCAR racing and great hospitality from Ford Motor Company ...

John Force on Austin Coil's departure

John Force on Austin Coil's departure

FORCE ADDRESSES COIL'S DEPARTURE; FIRED UP BY GARLITS LETTER 15-Time NHRA Funny Car Champ Excited to Be at Ford 400 HOMESTEAD, Fla. -- Drag racing icon John Force will deal with mixed emotions this weekend when he attends the Ford 400 ...

Foust, Gittin, Force, Block - Ford interview

Foust, Gittin, Force, Block - Ford interview

Ford Racing conducted a Q&A session this morning with Tanner Foust (X Games Champion), Vaughn Gittin, Jr. (Formula Drift Champion), John Force (NHRA Funny Car Champion) and Ken Block (Rally America/World Rally Driver) in the Homestead-Miami...

John Force receives Spirit of Ford Award

John Force receives Spirit of Ford Award

JOHN FORCE HONORED WITH SPIRIT OF FORD AWARD Homestead, FL, Nov. 20, 2010 - John Force, who captured his record 15th NHRA Funny Car Championship with a come-from-behind victory last weekend in Pomona, CA, was presented the prestigious Spirit of...

Jason Line news 2010-11-20

Jason Line news 2010-11-20

Line Leads Team Summit Drivers in Germany Troop Visit Mooresville, N.C., November 20, 2010 -- Five days after capturing his seventh consecutive Top Five finish in the NHRA's Full Throttle championship standings, Summit Racing driver Jason Line...

Greg Anderson looses transporter to fire

Greg Anderson looses transporter to fire

Greg Anderson's Race Transporter Severely Damaged by Fire in California Mooresville, N.C., November 19, 2010 -- For the second time in less than a year, Summit Racing driver Greg Anderson has been the victim of...

Thu 18 Nov 2010
Bruton Smith honored by NHRA

Bruton Smith honored by NHRA

NHRA Honors Speedway Motorsports Chairman Bruton Smith For Contributions Made to Drag Racing at Season-Ending Banquet CONCORD, N.C. (Nov. 17, 2010) - Officials from the National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) honored Speedway Motorsports Chairman...

Wed 17 Nov 2010
2010 Champions - NHRA teleconference 2010-11-16

2010 Champions - NHRA teleconference 2010-11-16

NHRA teleconference November 16, 2010 An interview with: GREG ANDERSON LE TONGLET LARRY DIXON JOHN FORCE ZAK ELCOCK: I'd like to welcome the media to this teleconference call. I'm Zak Elcock with NHRA Media Relations. On today's call we'll ...

Goodyear Racing Pomona championship summary

Goodyear Racing Pomona championship summary

FOUR DRIVERS TAKE NHRA CHAMPIONSHIPS ON GOODYEAR TIRES AT POMONA POMONA, Calif. (Nov. 14, 2010) -- John Force, Larry Dixon and Greg Anderson joined Brad Burton as NHRA champions during the Automobile Club of Southern California Finals at...

Goodyear Racing Pomona event summary

Goodyear Racing Pomona event summary

POMONA WINS, NHRA CHAMPIONSHIPS FALL TO GOODYEAR-SHOD CARS POMONA, Calif. (Nov. 14, 2010) -- Four drivers driving on Goodyear tires raced to victory during the Auto Club of Southern California Finals NHRA drag race at Pomona. The race was...

Series awards ceremony report

Series awards ceremony report

NHRA FULL THROTTLE SERIES WORLD CHAMPIONS CROWNED MONDAY AT AWARDS CEREMONY IN LOS ANGELES CENTURY CITY, Calif. (Nov. 15, 2010) -- John Force, 61, and rookie LE Tonglet, 20, the oldest and youngest world champions, respectively, in NHRA's...

Tue 16 Nov 2010
National: Mickey Ferro announces 2011 sponsor

National: Mickey Ferro announces 2011 sponsor

RYCO Hydraulics Remains Primary Sponsor For Mickey Ferro In 2011 Houston, Texas -- Mickey Ferro is proud to announce that an agreement has been reached with RYCO Hydraulics to continue on with his Alcohol Funny Car Team throughout the 2011 drag...

Pomona II: Jeg Coughlin Jr. final report

Pomona II: Jeg Coughlin Jr. final report

Final-round finish at final race of the year sends Coughlin off on a high note POMONO, Calif. (Nov. 14) -- After announcing he would be stepping away from the Pro Stock class in 2011, Jeg Coughlin Jr. made his last ride in the JEGS.com Chevrolet...

Ford Racing on John Force 15th championship

Ford Racing on John Force 15th championship

JOHN FORCE CAPTURES HIS RECORD 15th NHRA FUNNY CAR CHAMPIONSHIP IN THE CASTROL GTX FORD MUSTANG POMONA, Calif., November 14, 2010 - Hall of Fame driver John Force capped a remarkable 2010 season and comeback from a near fatal accident at Dallas...

Mon 15 Nov 2010
Pomona II: Antron Brown Saturday report

Pomona II: Antron Brown Saturday report

ANTRON BROWN QUALIFIES EIGHTH AT POMONA FINALS POMONA, Calif. (Nov. 12, 2010) - Antron Brown drove his Don Schumacher-owned Matco Tools/U.S. Army dragster to the No. 8 qualifying position Saturday evening at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona. The ...