PONTIAC-GMC RETURNS WITH OFFICIAL
VEHICLES OF NHRA
DETROIT (December 22, 1998) - Pontiac-GMC Motorsports Manager Fred
Simmonds is proud to announce that Pontiac has renewed its position as the
Official Car of the National Hot Rod ...
The memorial arrangements for race car engine builder Charles "Buddy"
Morrison are as follows:
Date: December 30, 1998
Time: 1 p.m. CST
Place: Moore and Sons Funeral Home
4216 S. Bowen Rd.
Arlington, Texas 76016
ARLINGTON, Texas (Dec. 17, 1998) Charles "Buddy" Morrison, co-founder of
Reher-Morrison Racing Engines and owner of a NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series
team that joined the series in 1998, died Tuesday after a lengthy battle
with cancer. He was 54.
Thomas to take center stage at Pennzoil show
FORT WASHINGTON, Pa. (Dec. 17) -- Pennzoil Pro Stock driver Mike Thomas,
the most successful driver of Team Pennzoil's 1998 drag racing campaign,
will be the feature attraction Jan. 15 at the...
CENTURY 21 ADDS A LISTING FOR THE NHRA Real Estate Leader inks top Pro
Stock driver Tom Martino to a two-year deal
Parsippany, N.J., December 7, 1998 - Century 21 Real Estate Corporation
has entered into the fast-paced world of the National Hot...
AUTOMOBILE CLUB OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA TO SPONSOR NHRA FINALS
GLENDORA, Calif. -- The Automobile Club of Southern California,
the nation's largest AAA affiliate with almost five million members, has
reached a multi-year agreement...
Wise Joins Toby Marketing Drag Racing Effort
NEW YORK (Dec. 8) -- Allyson Wise of Daytona Beach, Fla., has joined Toby
Marketing Inc. as a public relations representative for the Collins Racing
Pro Stock team, which competes in the National Hot...
FROM NASCAR TO BUSCH TO TRUCKS...OFF-ROAD AND ON-ROAD
CHEVROLET DOMINATED '98 RACE SERIES
DETROIT, Mich. -- Dec. 8, 1998: Since the 1955 introduction of
Chevrolet's small-block engine, the red bow tie has been in the forefront
JEG'S Automotive Begins Construction
Construction of JEG'S Automotive's state of the art distribution center has
begun. The new location is south of U.S. Rt. 42 near London Road in Delaware,
Ohio. The location is minutes north of...
THE WARREN REPORT: 1998 Season Review
Warren Johnson received applause, accolades, and a $125,000 bonus check at
the NHRA Winston Championship Awards Ceremony at the Cerritos Center for
the Performing Arts on...
Friday, November 20, 1998
NHRA Drag Racing
JOHN FORCE, WHO CAPTURED HIS EIGHTH NHRA FUNNY CAR CHAMPIONSHIP, AND
SECOND CONSECUTIVE IN A FORD MUSTANG, TALKED ABOUT HOW VINCE LOMBARDI, A
FORD DEALER FROM RHODE ISLAND, AND YELLOW FOOTBALL ...
JEG, Jr Wins 98' NHRA "Rookie of the Year"
Jeg Coughlin, Jr. won the 1998 NHRA "Rookie of the Year" after a very
successful "rookie" season in NHRA Pro Stock, which is considered to be
most competitive class in NHRA Drag Racing. He was also...
1998 NHRA WINSTON, FEDERAL-MOGUL SERIES CHAMPIONS HONORED
CERRITOS, Calif. -- Gary Scelzi, John Force, Warren Johnson, Matt
Hines and Larry Kopp were honored Tuesday for winning championships in
their respective professional categories...
CHUCK ETCHELLS CLOSES THE 1998 SEASON WITH A WIN AT THE WINSTON FINALS
Pomona, California, November 16, 1998 - Chuck Etchells closed the 1998
NHRA Winston Drag Racing season on a high note by claiming the Funny Car
title at this past weekend's...
NHRA RELEASES 1999 TELEVISION SCHEDULE
GLENDORA, Calif. -- Four networks will combine to televise all 22
NHRA Winston Drag Racing Series events and the inaugural Winston Showdown
in 1999, National Hot Rod Association officials announced...
Chevy S-10s Dominate Inaugural NHRA Pro Stock Truck Season; Jeter Wins
Final; Kopp Collects Championship
POMONA, Calif.; Nov. 14, 1998 -- Chevy S-10s dominated the
inaugural season of the newest NHRA Winston Drag Racing Series ...
Etchells Wins Winston Finals;
Camaro Z28s Claim Most Funny Car Titles in 1998
Capps is Runner-Up in Championship; All Three Camaro Drivers in Top Five
POMONA, Calif.; Nov. 15, 1998 -- Chuck Etchells, in the Kendall/Ma
Ma Rosa's ...
BERNSTEIN, ETCHELLS, STEVENS, HINES AND JETER WIN WINSTON FINALS
POMONA, Calif. -- In a weekend where NHRA celebrated its 1998 Winston
champions, one of the most celebrated champions in the history of the
sport proved why his legion of fans...
CHEVROLET NOTES AND QUOTES
POMONA RACEWAY, POMONA, CALIF.
NHRA WINSTON DRAG RACING SERIES
SUNDAY, NOV. 15, 1998
FUNNY CAR -- CAMARO Z28 -- Final Eliminations
CHUCK ETCHELLS WINS HIS THIRD TITLE OF YEAR, THE EIGHTH FOR CAMARO;...
Stevens captures Pro Stock crown
POMONA, Calif. (Nov. 15) -- Rookie driver Richie "The Kid" Stevens
captured the Pro Stock title of the 34th Annual Winston Finals Sunday at
Pomona Raceway. Stevens beat Jeg Coughlin, 6.945 seconds at 198.10...