Thursday, September 30, 2004

ESPN.com: Crisp autumn blast
Ron Capps expects good times in the fall at NHRA Joliet

Wednesday, September 29, 2004

2004 season at Irwindale Speedway still on a full boil
Sonic Wind: a rocket powered land speed record attempt on ice
Jon Gentry: Smith scores Super Pro win at Kil-Kare Dragway
Nice bracket racing coverage from Xenia, Ohio. Clearly, Gentry has a passion for his local racers.
Connolly racing toward third Pro Stock win
Twenty Years of the Saleen Company
The history of the company that brought us lightning quick Ford Mustangs.
Wichita Eagle: It's a jet, it's a truck, it's both
The Shockley family does Kansas proud by running their jet trucks at air shows all across the country.
Victor and Ben Bray to provide Ultimate entertainment at Bathurst
The Top Doorslammer father and son dynamic duo will thrill the Ozzie V8 Supercar set with their wild supercharged burnout machines.

Monday, September 27, 2004

Bill Stephens: Force defies odds once again
It sometimes appears that John Force, the NHRA's 12-time Funny Car champion and all-time winningest driver, operates outside the established laws of nature.
Rowe wins NHRA AMS Staff Leasing Pro Mod Challenge
2004 IHRA Budds Creek Final Results
Final eliminations results and updated Hooters championship points standings after the 13th annual President Cup Nationals at Maryland International Raceway.
2004 NHRA Dallas Final Results
Final eliminations results and up to date PowerAde world championship points standings after the O’Reilly Fall Nationals in Ennis, Texas. Congratulations to Greg Anderson on sewing up the 2004 NHRA Pro Stock Championship.

Sunday, September 26, 2004

Bill Stephens: Determined racer - Koretsky has the tools to win
John Stewart joins Carrier Boyz Racing
WDIFL Swap Meet
Don Ewald added an easy to use "Swap Meet" board to WDIFL for all to use. This is one of the places you can list details of your cars/parts for sale.
North Pinellas, FL: Drag racers can start their engines, for a while
Pro Stock Dominator Anderson Clinches Second NHRA PowerAde World Championship
Despite a first-round loss to Kurt Johnson, Greg Anderson clinched the 2004 NHRA PowerAde Pro Stock Championship today in Dallas.
2004 IHRA Budds Creek Final Qualifying Results
Final qualifying results and first round pairings from the 13th annual President's Cup Nationals at Maryland International Raceway, including the quickest field in Pro Stock history.

Saturday, September 25, 2004

2004 NHRA Dallas Final Qualifying Results
Final qualifying results and first round pairings from the O’Reilly Fall Nationals presented by Castrol Syntec at the Texas Motorplex.
Pedregons join with Carlos Santana for charity
Now, THIS is cool...
John Sturbin: Pro Stock feud: Is it talent or money?
Ron Capps: Texas Motorplex concrete quarter-mile a beauty
Ethanol-Powered Dragster Draws Attention
Mark Thomas takes his alky funny car to Capitol Hill to show off the benefits of Ethanol
Classic Funny Car Photo Slideshow
The inimitable Sharky put together this great slideshow for classic funny car fans using several shots from Englishtown and St. Louis.
2004 IHRA Budds Creek Friday Qualifying Results
Day one qualifying results from the 13th annual IHRA President's Cup Nationals at Maryland International Raceway.
2004 NHRA Dallas Friday Qualifying Results
Day one qualifying results from the O’Reilly Fall Nationals presented by Castrol Syntec at the Texas Motorplex.

Top Fuel at the FIA European Finals 2004
The 2004 FIA European Top Fuel title went down to the wire... would favorite Micke Kagered take the trophy or would an outsider pip him to the post at the last event of the season?
Tommy Smith and Pup Re-create "Magic"
Pasadena Star-News: Pedregon Racing speeds to top of sport
NMRA finals next weekend: Sept 30th – Oct 3rd
Shamokin, PA: Nice guys sometimes do finish first
A nice article on Gary Densham
WBAL: Maryland Democrats Troll For Votes at Drag Racing Event

Wednesday, September 22, 2004

2004 Governors Cup - Sacramento
Jason Ellis provides terrific photos and coverage at WDIFL.com

INDY AT 50
Vic Cooke attended the 50th annual Mac Tools U.S. Nationals for Draglist.com and offers up 11 big pages of photos and stories. Bill Pratt attended as a spectator and humbly submits some human interest and "theme" shots. Enjoy!
NHRA: The life of a crewmember involves a lot of hard work
NHRA: Life as an NHRA crewmember Part 2, Road Tripping
Tony Schumacher: U.S. Army team looks to keep focus, lead in Big D
AHDRA: Joker Machine Indy Nationals Race Results
Motor Racing TV Listings: September 20 - October 24
NHRA awards ceremony moves to the desert
Needles, CA: Drag racing to be highlight of Route 66 celebration

Monday, September 20, 2004

Drag Racing Online: Will Pro classes strike NHRA?
Wairarapa, New Zealand: Combined drag strip considered
NHRA.com: The big business of professional drag racing
MIR Superbike Showdown: Successful Weekend for Procopio Racing
Smith Wins MIR Outlaw Bike Title
Indy Prostar Team Report: Ron Webb - Fire and Ice Top Fuel Motorcycle
Calgary Sun: Bad luck costs drag racer season title at Race City
Towanda, PA: Stephanie Reaves to speak at Towanda church

Sunday, September 19, 2004


Wonder Wagon '04
Dave Milcarek strikes again with this fantastic free wallpaper image of the new Wonderwagon funny car.

The Wheeler's Excellent Mainland Adventure
Former Top Fuel owner Bruce Wheeler and his wife Kolleen left their island paradise to take a "magical mystery tour" of the South, Midwest, New England, and the East. Kolleen was kind enough to share the highlights of their trip.

The 50th NHRA U.S. Nationals: Indy 2004 - History Remembered
Supplementing our other reports on competition at the “BIG GO,” here's Draglist’s photo coverage of the special commemorative activity at Indy that was a part of the 50th Annual NHRA U.S. Nationals celebration.

The 50th NHRA U.S. Nationals: Indy 2004 - TAD and TAFC
Supplementing our Summary Review of Event Results, here's Draglist’s photo coverage of the Top Alcohol Dragster and Top Alcohol Funny Car action at the 50th Annual NHRA U.S. Nationals.
Sonoma, CA: Dancin' Draggin' at Infineon Raceway
Bill Stephens: Reading rainouts common
ESPN.com: Remnants of Ivan postpone Lucas Nationals

Drag Racing Super News, Images, Links, Groups, and Stores!
I've been thinking about a new Draglist feature and I pulled it together tonight. I took advantage of all the Google services and put them to good use -- for drag racing! Search for the latest news, images, links, newsgroups, and stories for almost 40 drag racing classes! Grab a cup of coffee and check THIS out.
Tomfoolery, Part I
The Fast Life And Times Of The Irrepressible Tommy Ivo
Tomfoolery, Part II
The Fast Life And Times Of The Irrepressible Tommy Ivo

Saturday, September 18, 2004

USA Today: Unstoppable Force heads for 13th title
Summit Finals Race of Champions winners crowned at Heartland Park
Lucas Oil Nationals Qualifying
Well, they got in Pro Stock and Pro Stock Bike...
Allentown, PA: Rain limits NHRA qualifying at Maple Grove
Bill Stephens: Dude, where's Del?

Sharky's Nostalgia Funny Car Handouts

Patriotic '57 Chevy
Dan Kaplan sent this great shot of John Costello's '57 Chevy at Woodburn, Oregon.

The 50th NHRA U.S. Nationals: Indy 2004 - Pro Mod
Supplementing our Summary Review of Event Results, here's Draglist’s photo coverage of Pro Modified action at the 50th Annual NHRA Nationals.

The 50th NHRA U.S. Nationals: Indy 2004 - Pro Stock Bike
Supplementing our Summary Review of Event Results, here's Draglist’s photo coverage of Pro Stock Bike action at the 50th Annual NHRA Nationals.
Ed Jantz: 6th Annual Nitto Tire NMRA World Finals fast approaching
Ron Capps: Nationals after-glow
Truck maker unveils a monster pickup
This one could make the Hummer look like a girlie car.
Salt Lake City, UT: Drag Racing 9-year-old from Murray
Asbury Park, NJ: Massari has a different view of drag racing
Pocatello, Idaho: For Butterfield, the drag's the thing
Philadelphia Inquirer: Daughter of drag-racing star is fine in fast company, too
Brian Hilderbrand: Toliver replaces crew chief for his Toyota Funny Car
Bill Stephens: Indy's latest memories
Bill Stephens: Numbers game at Reading
Ed Jantz: A Few Major Upsets Make the NMRA Michigan Race One for the Ages
Bob Frey: It's Like The World's Longest Pro Stocker
New Jersey: Pittsgrove Twp. driver wins 2nd straight title
Indianapolis, IN: Next goal for NHRA teams: points titles
ESPN.com: Top Fuel racer Hartman-Smith to sit in '05
Shamokin, PA: Big national and local events on tap this weekend
Phillipines: Galang, Daquigan reign in drag races

Thursday, September 16, 2004


The 50th NHRA U.S. Nationals: Indy 2004 - Pro Stock (1)
Supplementing our Summary Review of Event Results, here's Draglist’s photo coverage of Pro Stock action at the 50th Annual NHRA Nationals.

The 50th NHRA U.S. Nationals: Indy 2004 - Pro Stock (2)
Supplementing our Summary Review of Event Results, here's Draglist’s photo coverage of Pro Stock action at the 50th Annual NHRA Nationals.
Ford - Alternative To The Hemi
50th Anniversary Indy 2004 - Cacklefest
Bruce Wheeler's photo coverage of Indy 2004
GMC Cyclone: Prescription For Speed
Title Battles and Weather Watching This Weekend
Conlin racing experience, tradition helpful in building trophy showcase
Worsham stars in new Checker, Schuck's, Kragen commercial
Fast rise to fast lane
Morgan Lucas inherits seat of Top Fuel dragster owned by legend Joe Amato
U.S. Army team on cloud nine after claiming Indy title
Funny Car Summer brings you back to simpler time

2004 Funny Car Nationals by Jerry Gilles
Our very own 'Jer' attended the inaugural Funny Car Nationals in St. Louis and sent these terrific shots of vintage floppers and awesome Mopars.
F-Body Trifecta

The 50th NHRA U.S. Nationals: Indy 2004 - Funny Car (1)
Supplementing our Summary Review of Event Results, here's Draglist’s photo coverage of Pro Funny Car action at the 50th Annual NHRA Nationals.

50th NHRA U.S. Nationals: Indy 2004 - Funny Car (2)
Supplementing our Summary Review of Event Results, here's Draglist’s photo coverage of Pro Funny Car action at the 50th Annual NHRA Nationals.

2004 Amalie Pro North American Nationals Photo Review
James Morgan offers up this Photo Review of the 2004 Amalie Pro North American Nationals contested at New England Dragway.

Tuesday, September 14, 2004

Car Buffs Have Bill in Headlights
Snow Bash Set To Kick Off 2004 Season For Northeast Grass Drag Series
Hartman-Smith to take indefinite leave of absence
Ormsby Jr. completes license upgrade to Top Fuel

The 50th NHRA U.S. Nationals: Indy 2004 - The Winners
Draglist.com attended the 50th Anniversary running of the NHRA U.S. Nationals at Indianapolis Raceway Park over Labor Day weekend 2004, and what a super spectacle it was! Vic Cooke submits this comprehensive report of all the final round results for our readers, augmented by individual in-depth looks at each of the major eliminator categories. All in all, this is Draglist’s most intensive coverage "ever" of drag racing's premier annual event!
Computer on Board, and It's Not a Laptop
Woman Checks Under Hood, Finds Snake

Funny Car Nationals Official Results
Sharky's coverage of the first annual Funny Car Nationals at St. Louis.

Saturday Night Qualifier
James Morgan took in the big IHRA event in Epping, NH, and captured this gorgeous sunset shot.

Monday, September 13, 2004


History in the Air at the 50th Annual U.S. Nationals
Here is a small taste of the 50th Annual Mac Tools U.S. Nationals. Hopefully we captured some of the flavor or the event, despite a malfunctioning auto focus and a bad photographer (me!)
Worsham Working His Way Back To The Top; NHRA Makes Its Way Back To Maple Grove Raceway
All the info you need to enjoy the 20th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals at Maple Grove, Pennsylvania, whether at the track or at home. Plus, up to date POWERAde points standings.
Live At The Palace!
Sure beats a hot rod show at the convention center...
3rd Annual Toys for Tots Benefit Drag Race Returns to Mid-Michigan Motorplex
Affordable heads-up sportsman racing, "instant green" starts, and good times are on tap for Saturday, October 9 at the Mid-Michigan Motorplex.

Funny Car Nationals Saturday Action
'Sharky' from Deepstage.net was on hand in St. Louis for the inaugural Funny Car Nationals and posted these super pics of the action.
Putz, Moats score big at Tri-State Raceway's NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event
Fuel Altered Racer Sued for Crashing at Match Race
Friend's memory propels drag racer to victory
Rebuilding Brian Wilson's 'Smile'
The troubled genius is finally finishing his epic album
2004 Indy Performance Improvements
Steve Klemetti highlights all the personal best performances from the 50th annual U.S. Nationals.
Fun at the 50th
Pat Foster took two cars to the 50th anniversary race at Indy and enjoyed the red carpet treatment from the NHRA.
Post Race Notes: 50th Annual MAC TOOLS U.S. NATIONALS
Insider notes from the 50th Big Go.

Sunday, September 12, 2004

2004 IHRA Epping Final Results
Final results and updated IHRA Hooters points standings after the 9th annual Amalie Oil IHRA North American Nationals presented by Auto Value at New England Dragway in Epping, NH. Draglist.com wishes to extend our deepest sympathies to the familiy and friends of Pro Mod pioneer Bob Losordo.
Hayes Southeastern Mopar Meet 2004 at Atlanta Dragway
Thousands of loyal Mopar fans enjoyed the 2004 edition of the Hayes Mopar Meet at Atlanta Dragway.
Thrill of speed keeps drivers at Houston racetrack
Koretsky peaking at the right time
A Real "Bad Actor"
Fuel racing veteran Mike Demarest recalls crew guy Jerry Steele, and what happened when he asked for a chance to drive the "Bad Actor" fuel altered one night at Lions.
The Goodbye Look
Badco revisits some unusal pre race activitiy at the 2004 MAC TOOLS U.S. NATIONALS.
AHDRA: Tripp Nobles Bristol summary
Force is a grandfather; Ashley is an aunt
NHRA Northwest Summit Racing Series champions crowned at Mission Raceway Park
Force vs. Scelzi rivalry taking shape

Saturday, September 11, 2004

2004 IHRA Epping Final Qualifying Results
Final qualifying numbers and first round pairings from the 9th annual Amalie Oil North American Nationals in Epping, NH.

Thursday, September 09, 2004

The Most Powerful Diesel Engine in the World
Gavey rides into Vazon sprint history
Schumacher, Brown take first double win at Indy
Points battles taking shape after little ground is gained at U.S. Nat's
CMT's Top Twenty Country filmed at U.S. Nationals
Winning titles never a drag for Fletcher
Like Father, Like Son
What's next for the Studebaker Avanti?
Angry owner gets donkeys to drag BMW

Wednesday, September 08, 2004

Schumacher, Densham, Anderson & Brown Take U.S. Nationals Wins
Anderson ties Force's record with U.S. Nationals win
Historic victories
Schumacher, Densham, Anderson win Indy
Mopar Speed news
Indianapolis: John Force Racing final summary
Densham a Nationals victor
Martin making tracks
Harold Martin added an Indy runner up to his IHRA wins in 2004
Florida Storms Vex Race Tracks, Too
Anderson makes NHRA history with U.S. Nationals win
Forty fast years
Drag racing for kids
How Do Search Engines Work?
US Junior Drag Heartland Park results

Tuesday, September 07, 2004

Force still comes out a winner despite loss
Stephens: Force happy loser at Nationals
Carrier Boyz end day in frustration
FIA European Finals Coverage
Our friends at Eurodragster.com provide full coverage of the final round of the FIA European Championships
2004 NHRA Indy Final Results
Schumacher, Densham, Anderson and Brown Take Wins at 50th Annual Mac Tools U.S. Nationals
Mac Tools U.S. Nationals Memorable Moments
Here's the complete rundown...
Lintern in NHRA drag racing
Good local coverage of Junior Dragster racer Krystyna Lintern
Building a hot-rod reputation
Prudhomme, Force, Schumacher set up camp in Brownsburg, Indiana
Indy IRP U.S. Nationals end in style
Densham beats boss for win in Showdown
Gary Densham turned in a career best performance at the 50th Annual Mac Tools U.S. Nationals in Indy
A Bose Suspension?
Expanding from their audio roots, Bose has developed a quantum leap in automotive suspension technology
At M.I.T., Rethinking the Car for City Life

Saturday, September 04, 2004

2004 NHRA Indy Friday Qualifying Results
Kalitta, Densham, Line, and Tonglet Snag the Provisional Top Spots at 50th Annual Mac Tools U.S. Nationals

Thursday, September 02, 2004

Cruz Pedregon buoyed by history, future
NHRA speeds search for safety in Top Fuel
Smith is back to the races in NHRA
Tony Schumacher: It's Tool time at U.S. Nationals
U.S. Army team takes aim at fourth U.S. Nationals title
Indianapolis: Jim Yates preview
Indianapolis: City embraces U.S. Nationals
Hooters IHRA Drag Racing Series Heads to New England Dragway in New Hampshire
Team Report: New European Record in Hochenheim Germany
Baca wants win for dad at Nationals
Drag boat races return to Haystack Reservoir

Computer Magic / Draglist.com to Sponsor Funny Car Nationals "Hard Luck" Award
Bob Gettys and Bill Pratt announced today that Computer Magic Online and Draglist.com will sponsor the "Hard Luck" award at the inaugural Teen Arrive Alive Funny Car Nationals at Gateway International Raceway in St. Louis on September 10-12, 2004.
Save Carlsbad Raceway!
The legendary San Diego drag strip is in grave danger of becoming yet another SoCal industrial park. This site is organizing an effort to stop it.

FIA Top Fuel at the NitrOlympX with Carter Motorsport
Phil Cottingham reports on the European Top Fuel dragsters at Hockenheim, Germany
Abbey's Corvette is a Gas
John Hutchinson captured Chris Abbey's AA/GS Corvette on a qualifying pass back at the 2003 Goodguys Fuel & Gas Finals at Famoso Raceway.

NHRA Nationals at Infineon Raceway, Sonoma CA
Draglist.com photog Jason Ellis attended the FRAM Autolite Nationals at Sears Point and sent these awesome photos.

More Photos from NHRA Sonoma
Jason Ellis sent additional photos from the FRAM-Autolite NHRA Nationals held at Infineon Raceway, Sonoma CA, July 30 thru August 1, 2004.

2004 NHRA CarQuest Nationals
David Hapgood attended the 2004 NHRA POWERAde event in Seattle and sent along these photos.

Swiss Style Drag Racing
Peter Juergens serves up a warm, steaming cup of Swiss Style drag racing with these six photos that feature some outstanding cars and scenery from the Alps.
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Guest Shoe: First Photos from Indy by CompetitionPlus.com
Competition Plus offers up a photo gallery of first week preparations for the 50th annual Big Go

The British Are Coming!
Look out America, the British are coming! Do you want to take place in a race with the world's best street cars?
Stephens: NHRA's version of Gasoline Alley
Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum - Edelbrock Exhibit
WALLY PARKS ON WIND TUNNEL: "There is a Whole New Generation of Interest”
NHRA's U.S. Nationals have come long way in 50 years
Klamath Falls man gets first ever NHRA win
Force inducted into Mustang HoF