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Thu 04 Dec 2008
Pomona II: Bob Tasca III Thursday notes

Pomona II: Bob Tasca III Thursday notes

TASCA HAS TOUGH FIRST DAY OF QUALIFYING IN POMONA POMONA, Calif. (Nov. 13, 2008) -- With this weekend's NHRA race marking his second visit to Pomona this year, Bob Tasca III made his first run at the Southern California track since making...

Wed 03 Dec 2008
Antron Brown to speak to sports business forum

Antron Brown to speak to sports business forum

ANTRON BROWN TO SPEAK ON PANEL AT SPORTS BUSINESS JOURNAL MOTORSPORTS MARKETING FORUM '08 NEW YORK (Dec. 2, 2008) -- NHRA Top Fuel star Antron Brown will join a distinguished group from the motor sports community as a panel speaker at Sports ...

Tue 02 Dec 2008
Capps, Scelzi race mini sprints at Visalia

Capps, Scelzi race mini sprints at Visalia

IN MEMORY OF ERIC MEDLEN AND SCOTT KALITTA, CAPPS AND SCELZI RACE MINI SPRINTS IN VISALIA VISALIA, Calif. (Dec. 1, 2008) - It didn't take long before Ron Capps was back on a race track following the completion of the 2008 NHRA POWERade Drag...

John Force Racing news 2008-12-01

John Force Racing news 2008-12-01

11th annual JFR Holiday Car Show Brings Joy to Kids of SoCal YORBA LINDA, CA (December 1, 2008) --- The holiday season is right around the corner and once again John Force Racing will be giving back to Southern California with the 11th annual...

DPM interview with driver Rod Fuller

DPM interview with driver Rod Fuller

HOT ROD FULLER 2008 NHRA Q&A BROWNSBURG, Ind. (Dec. 1, 2008) -- Hot Rod Fuller recently completed his first season as driver of the David Powers-owned Caterpillar dragster with consecutive final-round appearances in Las Vegas and Pomona. The ...

Wed 26 Nov 2008
ET Bracket Indy ORP season ending celebration

ET Bracket Indy ORP season ending celebration

O'REILLY RACEWAY PARK VP FUELS E. T. BRACKET RACING CHAMPIONS CROWNED INDIANAPOLIS (Nov. 25, 2008) The 2008 VP Fuels E. T. Bracket Racing Champions of O'Reilly Raceway Park were crowned at a season ending celebration on Saturday night. Nick ...

Fri 21 Nov 2008
Indy ORP news 2008-11-20

Indy ORP news 2008-11-20

O'REILLY RACEWAY PARK ANNOUNCES CONSTRUCTION PLANS FOR NEW MAIN OFFICE BUILDING INDIANAPOLIS (Nov. 20, 2008) -- O'Reilly Raceway Park at Indianapolis officials announced today a plan for the next phase of the ongoing facility improvement...

Mick Snyder Pomona II summary

Mick Snyder Pomona II summary

Snyder Earns the Win in First Trip to Pomona; Moves up to 6th in Lucas Oil National Points Standings In their first trip out west, the Snyder Motorsports Race Team sponsored by Powersource Transportation, made their way through a tough Top ...

John Force Racing awards ceremony report

John Force Racing awards ceremony report

MIKE NEFF, CASTROL GTX TEAM GRAB TOP HONORS AT BANQUET LOS ANGELES (November 18, 2008) --- This past Monday night at the 2008 NHRA POWERade Championship banquet John Force Racing picked up the top two seasonal prizes in addition to posting four...

Wed 19 Nov 2008
Wendland leaves John Force Racing

Wendland leaves John Force Racing

Car chief Wendland to leave John Force Racing INDIANAPOLIS (Nov. 8) -- Fourteen-time Funny Car champion John Force will lose car chief Rob Wendland at the end of the 2008 POWERade season. Wendland and his wife Kathy, the daughter of Funny Car ...

Pomona II: Tommy Lasorda paid a visit to John Force Racing

Pomona II: Tommy Lasorda paid a visit to John Force Racing

DODGERS LEGEND LASORDA VISITS LONGTIME FAN, DRIVER HIGHT POMONA (November 17, 2008) --- Auto Club Ford Mustang driver Robert Hight's 2008 season did not wind up being the dream season he had hoped for yesterday with an early exit at the 44th ...

Series 2008 awards ceremony report

Series 2008 awards ceremony report

SCHUMACHER, PEDREGON, COUGHLIN AND KRAWIEC CROWNED NHRA POWERADE SERIES WORLD CHAMPIONS UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. (Nov. 17, 2008) -- Tony Schumacher, who became the first Top Fuel driver in NHRA history to win five consecutive POWERade Series world...

Pomona II: Angelle Sampey race report

Pomona II: Angelle Sampey race report

Pomona Ends Quickly for Sampey It was a disappointing end to a disappointing season for three-time NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle champion Angelle Sampey. Angelle and her Rush Racing S&S powered V-twin qualified well at the Automobile Club of ...

Goodyear Racing Pomona II final report

Goodyear Racing Pomona II final report

GOODYEAR WINS FIVE TIMES IN NHRA RACE AT POMONA POMONA, Calif. (Nov. 16, 2008) -- Cruz Pedregon and Jeg Coughlin clinched NHRA championships during a drama-filled Auto Club of Southern California Finals at Auto Club Speedway in...

Mon 17 Nov 2008
Pomona II: Kurt Johnson race report

Pomona II: Kurt Johnson race report

KJ Finishes 2008 with Runner-Up Finish in Pomona Kurt Johnson and the ACDelco Cobalt Racing team completed a solid 2008 campaign in fine fashion, powering to a runner-up finish at the Auto Club of Southern California NHRA Finals. Starting...

Pomona II: Gary Scelzi final report

Pomona II: Gary Scelzi final report

SCELZI ENDS HIS NHRA TOUR WITH A FIRST-ROUND FINISH IN POMONA POMONA, Calif. (Nov. 16, 2008) - Gary Scelzi survived and enjoyed an emotional time at the NHRA Finals this weekend as he bid farewell - for a while at least - to his loyal and ...

2008 Final top ten standings

2008 Final top ten standings

POMONA, Calif. -- Final point standings (top 10) for NHRA professional categories following the 44th annual Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA Finals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona, the final of 24 events in the NHRA POWERade Drag Racing...

Pomona II: Final round-by-round results

Pomona II: Final round-by-round results

POMONA, Calif. -- Final round-by-round results from the 44th annual Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA Finals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona, the final of 24 events in the NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series: TOP FUEL: ROUND ONE Rod ...

Pomona II final results

Pomona II final results

POMONA, Calif. -- Sunday's final results from the 44th annual Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA Finals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona. The race is the final of 24 in the NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series: Top Fuel -- Larry Dixon, 3.833...

Pomona II: Final top 16 finish order

Pomona II: Final top 16 finish order

POMONA, Calif. -- Final finish order (1-16) for professional categories at the 44th annual Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA Finals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona. The race is the final of 24 events in the NHRA POWERade Drag Racing ...

Pomona II: Final eliminations report

Pomona II: Final eliminations report

PEDREGON AND KRAWIEC WIN POWERADE SERIES WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP CROWNS Dixon, Pedregon, Anderson and Rivas claim event titles at Auto Club NHRA Finals POMONA, Calif. -- Cruz Pedregon earned his second NHRA Funny Car world championship title, and ...

Pomona II: Cory McClenathan final report

Pomona II: Cory McClenathan final report

MCCLENATHAN LANDS IN SEMIFINALS IN POMONA, ENDS SEASON NO. 3 IN POINTS POMONA, Calif. (Nov. 16, 2008) -- FRAM Top Fuel dragster driver Cory McClenathan ended the 2008 POWERade Drag Racing Series season with a semifinal finish today at the 44th...

Pomona II: Rod Fuller final report

Pomona II: Rod Fuller final report

FULLER POSTS RUNNER-UP FINISH AT AUTO CLUB FINALS, FINISHES 2008 SEASON SIXTH IN NHRA STANDINGS POMONA, Calif. (Nov. 16, 2008) -- Hot Rod Fuller raced his David Powers-owned Hastings Deering/WesTrac dragster to a runner-up finish Sunday evening...

Pomona II: Cruz Pedregon final report

Pomona II: Cruz Pedregon final report

Pedregon caps championship with Pomona victory POMONA, Calif. (Nov. 16) -- A few hours after securing his second Funny Car championship, Cruz Pedregon added a perfect exclamation point to his season with his third straight national event win.