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Thu 06 Jan 2000
Pro Stock Drivers Greg Anderson and Mark Pawuk Team Up

Pro Stock Drivers Greg Anderson and Mark Pawuk Team Up

Anderson and Pawuk Together in 2000 JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (Jan.6) -- National Hot Rod Association Pro Stock Drivers, Greg Anderson and Mark "Cowboy" Pawuk have entered into an agreement that will put them together as teammates for the 2000 ...

Thu 22 Jun 2000
Brian

Brian "Lump" Self Has a Different Strategy for St. Louis

Madison, Ill. (Pre-race) - Brian Self has never been the kind of person to do things like everyone else does. Self likes to be different, even his nickname is unusual "Lump". Last weekend in Columbus, Lump went out of his way to do things...

Wed 08 Mar 2000
Jim Yates Disappointed With Crew Chief Departure

Jim Yates Disappointed With Crew Chief Departure

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (March 7, 2000) -- The abrupt departure of crew chief Rickie Smith has disappointed Pro Stock driver and team owner Jim Yates. Smith, despite being under contract with Jim Yates Racing, quit the team to accept an offer as crew...

Mon 22 May 2000
Edmond Richardson Signs With Eagle Racing Engines

Edmond Richardson Signs With Eagle Racing Engines

Eagle Racing Engines Secures Engine Program With Edmond Richardson Loudon, TN. - In the wild, an eagle swoops down on their prey and the victim is usually anything but willing. However, when the Eagle is none other than Eagle Racing Engines of...

Fri 10 Mar 2000
Nitro News

Nitro News

WELCOME TO NHRA NITRO NEWS Welcome to the first edition of NHRA Nitro News, an electronic newsletter of the NHRA. For the past five years, the staffs of NHRA Online and National DRAGSTER have produced this weekly effort under the ...

Wed 03 May 2000
Atlanta Sam Tompkins; realizing his dreams

Atlanta Sam Tompkins; realizing his dreams

COMMERCE, Ga. - - Owning and racing on the NHRA Winston Championship Drag Racing circuit is the culmination of dreams come true for Sam Tompkins, from Atlanta, Ga., owner and driver of the Tompkins Motorsports Chevy S-10 Pro Stock Truck....

Sat 18 Mar 2000
Pro Stock Bike Gainesville Qualifying Final Order

Pro Stock Bike Gainesville Qualifying Final Order

GAINESVILLE, Fla. - SUMMIT FastNews - Final order after 4 rounds of qualifying in Pro Stock Bike at the 31st annual Mac Tools Gatornationals: Psn---Num-Rider, Home Town, Machine---------------------------ET---Speed 1 5 Tony Mullen, ...

Thu 27 Jan 2000
Pomona Rob Slavinski wants to be a 'force' in trucks

Pomona Rob Slavinski wants to be a 'force' in trucks

POMONA, Calif. - Don't let the uncanny resemblance fool you. The guy wearing the dark amber sunglasses, dressed in his vintage Castrol driving suit and topped with the signature Castrol Racing hat eagerly awaits the opportunity to...

Fri 20 Oct 2000
Dallas: Career outing restores Stevens' faith

Dallas: Career outing restores Stevens' faith

DALLAS (Oct. 16) -- For the second time this year, Pro Stock driver Richie "The Kid" Stevens enters a national event fresh off a career performance at the previous race. And if the weather conditions are just right when the 15th annual O'Reilly...

Sun 27 Feb 2000
Phoenix Elimination Summary Stock

Phoenix Elimination Summary Stock

CHANDLER AZ - SUMMIT FastNews - Summary of eliminations in Stock at the 16th annual Checker Schuck's Kragen Nationals presented by Pennzoil: Round 2: Don Little, Westly CA, '70 Barracuda, A/SA, Left lane, (0.548) 10.40 10.457 0.057, def. Chuck...

Sat 01 Jul 2000
Engine Works to Sponsor Bruce Mullins Racing at Bristol

Engine Works to Sponsor Bruce Mullins Racing at Bristol

Bruce Mullins Racing has reached agreement with Engine Works of Kingsport, Tennessee, on a one-race sponsorship for the Winston Showdown at Bristol Motor Speedway. Engine Works produces aftermarket components for just about anything from wild ...

Tue 28 Nov 2000
Capps in guitar ad

Capps in guitar ad

What's NHRA Funny Car driver Ron Capps doing in a print advertisement for a Yamaha guitar? No, Capps - a long-time rock and roll fan - isn't changing professions. He was asked to appear in the upcoming ad by Michael Anthony, Van Halen's...

Thu 11 May 2000
Jim Dunn''s 50th Anniversary Car

Jim Dunn''s 50th Anniversary Car

WITH COMMEMORATIVE DESIGN LOS ANGELES (May 11, 2000) - Jim Dunn's Mooneyes/Red Line Oil Pontiac Firebird will arrive at Old Bridge Township Raceway Park for the Spring Supernationals with a special design to help commemorate Dunn's 50th...

Fri 28 Jul 2000
Sears Point: Fram Autolite Nationals Fact Sheet

Sears Point: Fram Autolite Nationals Fact Sheet

NHRA Fram Autolite Nationals Fact Sheet WHAT: Sears Point Raceway will host the world's top drag racers at the NHRA Fram Autolite Nationals, Aug. 4-6. This marks the 15th event of the 23 race, $40 million NHRA Winston Drag Racing ...

Sun 05 Nov 2000
Pomona: Lump to take new truck to season finale

Pomona: Lump to take new truck to season finale

Dallas, Texas. (Nov. 4) - Brian "Lump" Self entered Pro Stock Truck eliminations today at the 15th Annual O'Reilly Fall Nationals in Dallas, Texas, assuming the seventh spot on the eliminations ladder. Due to heavy rains that canceled qualifying...

Fri 17 Mar 2000
Pro Stock Gainesville Round Two Qualifying Order

Pro Stock Gainesville Round Two Qualifying Order

GAINESVILLE, Fla. - SUMMIT FastNews - Order after 2 rounds of qualifying in Pro Stock at the 31st annual Mac Tools Gatornationals: Psn---Num-Driver, Home Town, Car Type-------------------------ET---Speed 1 1 Warren Johnson, Buford GA,...

Sun 19 Mar 2000
Gainesville Super Gas Eliminations Summary

Gainesville Super Gas Eliminations Summary

GAINESVILLE FL - SUMMIT FastNews - Summary of eliminations in Super Gas at the 31st annual Mac Tools Gatornationals: Round 3: Jeff Brooks, Fredricksburg VA, 51 Henry J, Left lane, (0.429) 17.602 7.702, def. Dale Biggs, Old Hickory TN, 27 Ford...

Sat 18 Mar 2000
Pro Stock Gainesville Qualifying Final Order

Pro Stock Gainesville Qualifying Final Order

GAINESVILLE, Fla. - SUMMIT FastNews - Final order after 4 rounds of qualifying in Pro Stock at the 31st annual Mac Tools Gatornationals: Psn---Num-Driver, Home Town, Car Type-------------------------ET---Speed 1 1 Warren Johnson,...

Thu 27 Jan 2000
Pomona General Informaion

Pomona General Informaion

40th ANNUAL AUTOZONE WINTERNATIONALS GENERAL INFORMATION: SCHEDULE: Pro qualifying sessions are scheduled for 2 p.m. on Feb. 3 and 4. Qualifying continues at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Feb. 5. Final professional eliminations start at 11 a.m. Feb.

Wed 28 Jun 2000
NHRA, ESPN/ESPN2 five-year television deal

NHRA, ESPN/ESPN2 five-year television deal

NEW YORK (June 27, 2000) - In a landmark announcement, the National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) and ESPN have agreed to an exclusive five-year television agreement and strategic partnership that will put the NHRA Drag Racing series on ESPN...

Fri 03 Nov 2000
Skuza gains Mopar as major sponsor

Skuza gains Mopar as major sponsor

POMONA, Calif. (Nov. 2, 2000) - Mopar Parts, the parts division of DaimlerChrysler Corporation, is proud to announce its primary sponsorship of the NHRA Winston Drag Racing Series Dodge R/T Nitro Funny Car of driver Dean Skuza. Mopar assumes the...

Sun 09 Apr 2000
Las Vegas Super Rod Final Order Round 3 Qualifying

Las Vegas Super Rod Final Order Round 3 Qualifying

ROCKINGHAM, N.C. - SUMMIT FastNews - Final order after 3 rounds of qualifying in Holley Team G Super Rod at the 35th annual Holley Spring Nationals Presented by Castrol GTX: Psn--Num--Class-Driver, Home Town, ...

Wed 08 Mar 2000
Gainesville Team JEG''S/NHRA Pro Stock Truck Preview

Gainesville Team JEG''S/NHRA Pro Stock Truck Preview

31st Annual NHRA MacTools Gatornationals Gainesville Raceway Gainesville, Fla. March 16-19 Background: JEG'S Mail Order Racing is NHRA's largest all-family professional race team. The team competes in Pro Stock and Pro Stock Truck. The Pro ...

Fri 17 Mar 2000
Super Stock Gainesville Final Qualifying Order

Super Stock Gainesville Final Qualifying Order

GAINESVILLE, Fla. - SUMMIT FastNews - Final order after 3 rounds of qualifying in Super Stock at the 31st annual Mac Tools Gatornationals: Psn--Num-Class-Driver, Home Town, Machine--------------ET---Index---(+/-) 1 3232 GT/CA Joe...