Friday, February 29, 2008

World Series Of Drags Revived
SnowWeek - Bowling Green,KY,USA
Kris Bedard and the crew from the Central Ontario Snowmobile Drag Racing Association (COSDRA), along with John Livesy and Bill O'Hara from the newly reborn ...
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Drag racing victory fueled by remembrance
Community Press - Florence,KY,USA
20, as the first episode of season five of "PINKS," a drag racing cable television show on the Speed Channel. The show's name is derived from the ...
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Drag racing victory fueled by remembrance
Community Press - Florence,KY,USA
The show down was aired as the first episode of season five of "PINKS," a drag racing cable television show on the Speed Channel Wednesday, Feb. 20. ...
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Connolly staying busy in Sportsman ranks waiting on Pro Stock sponsor - Glendora,CA,USA
by John Jodauga,National DRAGSTER Pro Stock star Dave Connolly, a perennial threat for the NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series championship, may be sidelined ...
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JEGS ProMod Challenge Announces 10-Race 2008 Series - Lincoln,NE,USA
DELAWARE, Ohio -- JEGS Mail Order will bring the exciting world of ProMod drag racing to the NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series as an exhibition class for the ...
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Lithium Technology Corporation Powers
HazMat Management Magazine - Toronto,ON,Canada
NEDRA is made up of a coalition of drag racing fans, electric drag racing vehicle owners and drivers, EV parts suppliers and manufacturers, ...
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Diamond-covered Hot Wheel car unveiled

It's the perfect toy for the boy who has everything: a diamond encrusted model car.

Diamond-covered toy car unveiled
The model is cast in 18-karat white gold

Toy makers Hot Wheels unveiled the car, made to commemmorate the production of its four-billionth "vehicle", at the 105th American International Toy Fair in NewYork.

Valued at US$140,000 (£71,187) - a figure that would normally buy six family cars - the model is cast in 18-karat white gold and covered in blue, white and black diamonds. It has rubies set into its tail lights and even the car's case comes with 40 white diamonds.

Designed by celebrity jeweller Jason of Beverly Hills, it is the most most expensive model in the company's history.

The 1:64 scale car will be auctioned later this year, with proceeds going to the charity Big Brothers Big Sisters.

"Since its introduction, Hot Wheels has revolutionized boys' toys and inspired automotive trends," said Tim Kilpin, general manager and senior vice president, Boys and Entertainment, Mattel Brands.

"The historic activities we have planned are a fitting tribute to the brand's heritage and will allow us, and our fans, to celebrate this milestone

Thursday, February 28, 2008

'Drag racing' is legal; 'street racing' is not
The Free Lance-Star - Fredericksburg,VA,USA
"Drag racing" is side-by-side racing at a track designed for racing. These venues are set up with starting lines, the finish line, exact timing systems, ...
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Season will be busy at Bristol Dragway - Johnson City,TN,USA
BY Allen Gregory BY ALLEN GREGORY Drag racing fans from across the country have come to see the stars and their cars rumble through the unique mountain pass ...
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'Citom won't okay drag race at SRP next time' - Philippines
Mayor Tomas Osmeña said in an earlier interview that he would most likely not allow another drag race at the SRP after receiving complaints of the traffic ...
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U-10 USA Racing Partners' engine man and former Miss Budweiser ...
Open wheel racing champion Michael Andretti, NASCAR legend Buddy Baker and perennial drag racing king John Force will lead a class of seven racing greats ...
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John Force Wins Justice Brothers Shav Glick Award For 2008
Mustangs and Fords Magazine - USA
John Force started drag racing in the early '80s slowly rising in the ranks and eventually teaming with Crew Chief Austin Coil in 1985. ...
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Drag race approved
Hanna Herald - Hanna,Alberta,Canada
Chief Administrative Officer Geraldine Gervais asked the pair if there was any chance the drag racing would damage the pavement of the runway. ...
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Auto Notes: Writer, actor and race driver Milka Duno back in the ...
The Canadian Press -
On the 12-turn course, the cars will now exit turn six and go directly onto the track's drag strip into turn seven instead of looping to the left on the ...
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Hieber Making a Comeback in Modifieds with Pro Drag Racer Kenny ... - Lincoln,NE,USA
... over the years and Kenny (a highly successful entrepreneur with involvement in a variety of businesses) has been drag racing for more than 25 years. ...
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Boyd Coddington Services
For those that are interested arrangements have been made. A wake will be held at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church, 900 W. La Habra Blvd, La Habra, California on Wednesday, March 5th at 9am. This will be followed by a reception at our shop, Boyd Coddington's Garage, 811 E. Lambert Rd., La Habra, California. Both of these are open to any who would like to attend. The idea of you all showing up with your hot rods brought a tear to my eye, Boyd wouldn't have it any other way. Thank you in advance, it means a lot to all of us.

Todd Emmons
Boyd Coddington's Garage
We are proud to announce the official launch of our new website, a site dedicated to the world of Door Car Drag Racing.

Wednesday, February 27, 2008

SRP misused for drag race? - Philippines
The annual event is called the Mayor Tommy Osmeña Cup National Drag Racing Competition. Racers have praised the SRP's smooth, asphalted highway as "the best ...
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Sport Compact Set To Jam At Willowbank This Weekend
v8x (press release) - Boronia,VIC,Australia
For the first time since last year's Castrol EDGE Jamboree, the Toyo Tires Sport Compact Group Drag Racing Series will hit Willowbank Raceway this weekend, ...
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60 Years and Counting!
Rod and Custom Magazine - USA
Until recently, little was known about the original members other than their love for drag racing. By the early '50s, hot rodders had acquired a reputation ...
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NHRA signs marketing partnership with Ford Customer Service Division - Glendora,CA,USA
The strategic marketing partnership increases Ford's presence in NHRA Drag Racing. Motorcraft and Quick Lane Tire & Auto Center is the primary sponsor for ...
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Lim resets own record
Sun.Star - Philippines
With the previous drag racing records reset, race organizer Neil Labrador of Peak Summit is hopeful of a tougher and more exciting competition which will be ...
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Randy Meyer Racing signs new "Young Gun" Driver for '08 Season
Autochannel (press release) - USA
A highly respected member of the NHRA Drag Racing family, Randy Meyer has had a successful career spanning over 30 years of racing as Driver, Team Owner and ...
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March Meet is Golden for Kern County Economy - Lincoln,NE,USA
Nostalgia drag racing's biggest event, the March Meet (Mar. 7-9, at historic Auto Club Famoso Raceway), is celebrating its golden anniversary this year. ...
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A right place and a wrong place to drag race By Adrienne T. Washington
Washington Times - Washington,DC,USA
The most impressive of "gear heads" race cars with an ET rating that can cover a quarter-mile track in just 4.5 seconds. Safely. "Drag racing is what goes ...
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Petition to re-open racing strip
WTNH - New Haven,CT,USA
Those working at JW have collected nearly 8000 signatures on a petition to open the Old State Drag Racing Strip in Colchester.
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Mendy Fry and Rick White Headline 1320 Race

On Saturday , April 12 Standard 1320, an internet Nostalgia drag race group,will present its 4th Annual Drag Race and Reunion at Speedworld Dragstrip at Wittman Az ,Northwest of Phoenix.

The Feature Event will be an old fashioned, Best of 3 match race, between the front engine Nostalgia Top Fuel dragsters of Rick White/Chuck Neal and the Bill Botello/Mike Patterson dragster driven by Mendy Fry. White and Fry have been in the 5 second range and both are 250 MPH club members.

Flathead & inline dragsters from Colorado and California will join vintage gassers,altereds, funny cars and front engine dragsters vying for honors. A new highlight is a "straight axle" class. Local street rods/customs will add atmosphere, as will the 15 Cacklecars expected to do fireups. Many racers from the early drag race era,including members of the Arizona Drag Race Hall of Fame,will be present.

Track info is accessed at Track office 623-388-0039, Hotline 623-388-2424

Event info: contact Ron Miller H 928-289-4537 C 928-853-2439
Bring Back CT Dragway Petition
We the people of Connecticut and surrounding areas, humbly submit our electronic signature to acknowledge that we would support and use the CT Dragway facility on a regular basis for weeknight and weekend drag racing.
All American Fuel Dragsters Ready for March Meet

Grants Pass, OR (Feb 26, 2008) In 10 days the air over the Auto Club Famoso Raceway in Bakersfield, California will be permeated with the unmistakable aroma of nitromethane. Over 500 racers and thousands of fans will flock to the 50th anniversary of the event now known as the March Meet. Leading the way will be the Kings of the Sport - Top Fuel dragsters. With 25 of the most extreme cars in drag racing pre-entered, the qualifying sessions on Friday and Saturday promise to be a great show in themselves. The 16 car field in eliminations on Sunday will feature the best of the breed, all shooting for the coveted March Meet trophy and bragging rights of winning the biggest race of the year.

Leading the list of favorites is Brad Thompson from nearby Visalia. Thompson served notice that he plans to pick up where he left off last year (he won the 2007 California Hot Rod Reunion) by carding the quickest pass in the history of the class (5.63) during the 2008 NHRA Winternationals at Pomona. Brad commented, "The run at Pomona didn't feel that good and we had more to throw at it. All things being equal, we should be able to better that time at the March Meet."

On Thompson tail will be four time March Meet champion, Jim Murphy, two time winner, Jack Harris and a host of other contenders capable of running the big numbers including Adam Sorokin, Rick White and Troy Green. In the off-season a lot of fresh parts went into the team trailers and some made huge engine/tuning changes - like Murphy who stated, "We are in the process of building a new car but it won't be done in time for the March Meet. However, our new fuel injector will be in place and we are expecting near instant performance results."

Besides being its 50th Anniversary, the 2008 March Meet is also the inaugural race of the NHRA seven event Hot Rod Heritage Series. Getting off to a good start here will set the pace for the remainder of the points races leading the the 2008 Top Fuel Championship. High stakes indeed.

All the drivers and crews comprising the All American Fuel Dragsters invite their fans to drop by the pits - which are always open - to get autographs, ask questions or just watch the workings of a Top Fuel team. The 50th March Meet promises to be a classic so don't miss 25 Top Fuel dragsters and much more on March 7 – 9, 2008. We'll see you there.

For all the latest Top Fuel news visit:
All American Fuel Dragsters

Tuesday, February 26, 2008

Funds for Foster Family

As many of you know, Pat Foster, funny car builder, funny car driver, dear friend and most important of all, the 'King of the Dry Hop and the F word', remains in an advanced care hospital in Post Falls, Idaho.   He has been there since the day before Thanksgiving hanging onto life!  Although he's made some progress, he still has a long way to go.  He suffered an aortic aneurism and the truth is he will be confined to a wheelchair for the rest of his life.  As sad as that is, he is so lucky to be alive!  His will to live is strong and he understands his situation. 

One of the reasons for his positive outlook is his family has never left his side throughout his recovery.  His sisters and his brother have been taking turns staying for weeks at a time and the financial burden must be tremendous.  The hotel across from the hospital has been very supportive to the family, giving them a discounted rate, but even at that, it's substantial.  They still have a food bill and things that have to continue on their own home front.  They all love Pat very much and have never complained one bit.

Last week, Steve, Gloria and Cindy Gibbs went to see Pat and had a great visit with him.  They met up with Kenny Logan, who has been a huge support to the family during this time and got to spend some time with Patty's sister Linda.  Here's what we came away with.

We would like to surprise the family and help in taking care of the hotel bill for a couple of months, and to place gift certificates at the restaurants that they attend which include Denny's and the local favorite 'Hot Rod Café'….how appropriate! 

Also, if you are so inclined to visit him, please do!  He can have visitors and it really lifts his spirits.  His sisters have tacked up letters and pictures that have been sent, all over the walls of his room. 

We can do this people…there is power in numbers.  Foster is getting really good care where he is; for right now, the best way we can help him is by helping his family.  Let's surprise them with this gift of appreciation for all they are doing to help their brother and our dear Patty.   Please note that each and every dollar collected will go directly to Pat and his family.

Make check payable to
Cindy Arias
9058 3/4 Walnut Street
Bellflower,  CA  90706

Contributions by PayPal can be sent to:

Please contact Cindy Gibbs Arias for information regarding your donations at or 562.920.3842

Raceway Ushers in 40th Anniversary Season with 2008 Media Kickoff Day - Lincoln,NE,USA
Infineon Raceway is the only facility to host every major form of motor-racing in this country: stock cars (Toyota/Save Mart 350); drag racing (FRAM ...
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Nicole Lyons to Debut in Lucas Oil Series at NHRA Season Opener
Newswire Today (press release) - London,UK
NHRA offers drag racing opportunities for hot rod enthusiasts of all levels, from kids ages 8-17 in the NHRA O'Reilly Auto Parts Jr. Drag Racing League all ...
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Motorsports this Week on ESPN and ABC: NASCAR Nationwide Series ... - Lincoln,NE,USA
26, at 9 am Fans of the NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series will have opportunities all week to relive some of the great events of the 2004 season as ESPN ...
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O'Reilly extends title-rights sponsorship of Summer Nationals - Glendora,CA,USA
In addition to the O'Reilly NHRA Summer Nationals, the auto-parts giant maintains title-rights sponsorship of five other NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series ...
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... including the North West 200 and 101st Isle of Man TT and Tim Blakemore racing undertaking another demanding season in the FIM drag racing championship. ...
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Nostalgias Wow Willowbank Fans
PaddockTalk - USA
"What a great achievement that was for the girls and just goes to show the growing popularity and diversity of the Shannon's Nostalgia Drag Racing Series. ...
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The end of an era: Old drag strip in pathway of development (subscription) - Memphis,TN,USA
Over the years, the track attracted some of the biggest names in drag racing. Garlits, Ivo, Shirley "Cha-Cha" Muldowney, "Dyno Don" Nicholson, "Jungle Jim" ...
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Monday, February 25, 2008

Phoenix: Jack Beckman final - Tallahassee,Florida,USA
2 spot in the 2008 NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series Funny Car point standings. This was Beckman's sixth appearance in a final round since he joined Don ...
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Rain moves Nationwide race to today
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - Pittsburgh,PA,USA
Jack Beckman and V. Gaines also won their divisions in the second NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series event of the season. Dixon drove his dragster to a ...
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Phoenix: John Force receives - Tallahassee,Florida,USA
He covered the drag racing events at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona (the Winternationals in February and Auto Club Finals in November) for more than 30 years. ...
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Checker Schuck's Kragen NHRA Nationals - Glendora,CA,USA
By Phil Burgess, Former two-time NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series Larry Dixon scored in Top Fuel at the 24th annual Checker Schuck's Kragen NHRA ...
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Theft cancels Guam drag race
Saipan Tribune - Saipan,Northern Mariana Islands,Micronesia
By Jon Perez A break-in on Thursday night at the 76 Circle K Drag Strip in Yigo caused the cancellation of Saturday's scheduled True Street Event race, ...
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Sunday, February 24, 2008

Muscle Car Reunion Coming to Gateway

2008 NHRA Phoenix Final Results
Final eliminations results and up to date POWERAde championship points standings after the 24th annual Checker Schuck's Kragen NHRA Nationals presented by Castrol at Firebird International Raceway.

Saturday, February 23, 2008

Lawless Racing: Pro Alcohol Funny Car
Having fun racing funny cars in the Northwest.
Welcome To The N.W.F.C.
Northwest Funny Cars -- looks like affordable fun.
2008 NHRA Phoenix Final Qualifying
Final qualifying results and first round pairings from the 24th annual Checker Schuck's Kragen NHRA Nationals presented by Castrol at Firebird International Raceway in Phoenix, Arizona.

Friday, February 22, 2008

Spokane Raceway on the Block
If you have not heard already, it is with a sad heart that I have to report that Spokane Raceway Park is going up for public auction. My take on the whole thing is that the Casino will buy the land and bulldoze everything. We have probably seen the last car go down the quarter mile here in Spokane. We can always hope someone will buy the facility and do the work Orville Moe never did and make it a truly viable raceway, but that is probably not going to happen.

I had the pleasure to be with the Alexander/Omlin Top fuel team in 2005 when they were #1 qualifier in the last AHRA world finals, and was there in 2006 when they were the first and only car to run in the fours in Spokane. Great times. Spokane has always been a place where the "little guy" top fuel rails and funny cars ran, always for the love of the sport and not for the little money they received (although every dollar they did get was appreciated and very needed I am sure).

For anyone who wants more info on the sale of the raceway, go to for contact information. Please, someone buy this facility and rehabilitate it. I would even volunteer my labor to help bring it back. I am sure that many in the drag racing community here would do the same.

It was good while it lasted.

Sincerely, Greg Harvey
Bakersfield Dream
Drag racing promoter and great guy Ron Miller tells us what kind of nostalgia top fuel show he would put on if he won the lottery!
2008 NHRA Phoenix Friday Qualifying Rained Out
Friday's racing action at the 2008 Checker Schuck’s Kragen NHRA Nationals at Firebird International Raceway has been cancelled due to persistent rain showers.

Tuesday, February 19, 2008

Digital Racecraft -- Extreme Photography & Design
Great looking graphics site -- worth a look.

2008 NHRA Winternationals
WDIFL now offers a broad stroke coverage of the 2008 NHRA Winternationals including the "Night With Snake and Mongoose" the "Night of Champions", Front Engine Top Fuel Dragsters, Nitro Nostalgia Funny Cars, Big Show Nitro and pit pics. 2 pages, 150 photos. Enjoy. See ya all at the March Meet!
The Flashlight Drags!!!
Street racing without the jail time!
Raceway founder dies at 78
James Hardy Raulerson, a lifelong Gainesville resident whose ambition led to the creation of the Gainesville Raceway, died Monday at North Florida Regional Medical Center.

Monday, February 18, 2008

Newman Foils Stewart and Wins Daytona
A pack of cars rounded Turn 2 on the final lap of the Daytona 500 on Sunday night, with Tony Stewart in the lead and close enough to imagine he might actually win this race after 10 years of futility and frustration. But out of the blue came a streak of blue.

Sunday, February 17, 2008

New Zealand Blown Doorslammers
The ACDelco Blown Doorslammer Challenge has been established by New Zealand's Blown Doorslammer drivers to provide more opportunities for Blown Doorslammer drivers to compete against other Blown Doorslammers.
End of an Era?
With new rules and revised CAFE standards, the days of powerful, fuel-thirsty cars may soon be long gone.

Saturday, February 16, 2008

Updated Drag Racing List Format
We have significantly updated our Drag Lists page to make it much easier to see and use all the lists. Click to see dozens of Drag List categories in 14 different views. And when you see the info we still need, please edit or add to the lists!

80s Funny Cars - Great Plains 2
Several great funny car teams raced out of the Division Five area in the 1980s. In this round, we cover ten of them: Bill Dailey, Ernie Spickler, Tom Hovland, Mike Ranney, Roger Guzman, Bob Gibson, Jack Wyatt, Keith Jackson, Darrell Amberson, and Doc Halladay.
2008 Winternationals Coverage
WDIFL now offers a broad stroke coverage of the 2008 NHRA Winternationals including the "Night With Snake and Mongoose" the "Night of Champions", Front Engine Top Fuel Dragsters, Nitro Nostalgia Funny Cars, Big Show Nitro and pit pics. 2 pages, 150 photos. Enjoy. See ya all at the March Meet!

2008 NHRA Winternations Coverage on WDIFL

Friday, February 15, 2008

Thursday, February 14, 2008

Happy Valentine's Day
Chuck Carman gives our fans a little Valentine's Gift in the form of a hot rod for your honey!

Tuesday, February 12, 2008

With the inaugural NHRA Nationals coming to NASCAR’s backyard this season, will that tempt current NASCAR owners to the NHRA?
Science of Nascar
To understand what is happening on the track and in the garage at Daytona, you need either a crash course in aerodynamics or the guidance of Dr. Leslie-Pelecky and her new book, “The Physics of Nascar.”

Sunday, February 10, 2008

2008 NHRA Winternationals Final Results
Final eliminations results and up to date POWERAde championship opints standings after the 48th annual CARQUEST Auto Parts Winternationals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona.

Saturday, February 09, 2008

2008 NHRA Winternationals Final Qualifying
Final pro qualifying and first round pairings from the 48th annual CARQUEST Auto Parts Winternationals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona, California.

Friday, February 08, 2008

2008 NHRA Winternationals Friday Qualifying
Day two qualifying results from the 48th annual CARQUEST Auto Parts Winternationals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona, California.

48th Annual Car Quest Auto Parts NHRA Winternationals - Thursday Qualifying Photos
Gary Brown sent along nine photos of Thursday qualifying at the 48th Annual Carquest Auto Parts NHRA Winternationals at Pomona, California.
Racers gather to remember Dragway
Just like the grease and oil that got under their fingernails, the memories from Pittsburgh's International Dragway won't go away.

Thursday, February 07, 2008

2008 NHRA Winternationals Thursday Qualifying
Results Thursday after the first of four rounds of qualifying for the 48th annual CARQUEST Auto Parts Winternationals at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona, first of 24 events in the NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series.

Wednesday, February 06, 2008

Tom Hammonds Race for Achievement Revs Up for Student Achievement - USA
We're sure that his program will positively touch many hundreds of students all over the country," said Fred Simmonds, GM's drag racing marketing manager. ...
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2008 season preview tonight on XM Satellite Radio, XM 144 - Glendora,CA,USA
Joe Castello, host of Power Shift on XM Satellite Radio's XM Sports Nation, channel 144, will preview the 2008 NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series season ...
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NHRA inks marketing partnership with Wyndham Vacation Ownership - Glendora,CA,USA
As part of the agreement, the company, through its Wyndham Vacation Resorts brand, will have a major presence at all NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series events ...
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Officials break ground for The Dragway @ Lowe's Motor Speedway - Glendora,CA,USA
The drag racing facility will open Sept. 11-14 with the inaugural NHRA Carolinas Nationals, round 19 of the 24-race NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series. ...
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Memorial races this weekend in
SnowWeek - Bowling Green,KY,USA
The Minnesota Snowmobile Drag Racing Series (MSDRS) will hold its second annual Kruger Vintage World Finals on Feb. 9-10 on Clear Lake in Waseca, Minn. ...
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Toliver Excited to Race in Front of Hometown Fans - Lincoln,NE,USA
by Judy Stropus, Don Schumacher Racing POMONA, Calif. -- Jerry Toliver was born and raised in Southern California, the birthplace of drag racing and the ...
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Pomona: Robert Hight profile - Tallahassee,Florida,USA
Upon graduation, he began to look for opportunities in drag racing although he initially didn't consider driving to be an option. ...
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HD's Deal For NHRA A No Go
National Speed Sport News (subscription) - Harrisburg,NC,USA
"We are very disappointed with today's vote, given our collective enthusiasm for NHRA and the NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series," said Eddy Hartenstein, ...
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The Datsun Nissan Infiniti Shootout
Z Car Madness! If you are a fan of the numerous Datsun and Nissan Z cars that have run in drag racing, this site might be one of your new favorites!

Tuesday, February 05, 2008

Troxel Anxious to Get the Season Started in Pomona - Lincoln,NE,USA
Last year, Melanie Troxel successfully scored two wins in four final-round appearances in Top Fuel and finished in the top ten in NHRA POWERade Drag Racing. ...
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TEAM REPORTS (LAS VEGAS, NV.) - Streaking Coughlin ready for ...
Autochannel (press release) - USA
Added to his title-clinching win last November at Auto Club Raceway in Pomona, Coughlin arrives at the birthplace of drag racing looking for his third win ...
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PR Web (press release) - Ferndale,WA,USA
Under this agreement is now the official online classifieds for the drag racing group. Visitors to the King of the Streets website, ...
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Challenger Drag Pack Available
Mopar Muscle Magazine - USA
A limited number of these Dodge Challenger Drag Racing packages will be available. The '68 package cars that are now lengendary, present a significant part ...
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Motorsports This Week on ESPN and ABC
SFCPressPoint (press release) - Tampa,FL,USA
Drag racing fans who have been patiently awaiting the return of their favorite sport will be treated this weekend as the 2008 NHRA POWERade Drag Racing ...
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Real Racin' USA Update - Lincoln,NE,USA
Live coverage from Immokalee Regional Raceway and Gainesville Raceway and the opening salvo in the All Harley Drag Racing Association 2008 season. ...
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Monday, February 04, 2008

Jay Leno's Garage
Jay talks about his 1969 Dodge Mr. Norm's 4 speed Hemi Super Bee.

Coughlin already racking up victories with big win at Vegas test
Backstretch Motorsports - Greensboro,NC,USA
The cash prize event is the final preseason test for professional drag racers. The 24-race POWERade Drag Racing Series starts Thursday in Pomona, Calif. ...
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Setting a fine example
Manila Standard Today - Philippines
Lalong humirap kasi nga, every weekend nasa karera kami," recalled Ed. But drag racing during the late 1970s and early '80s wasn't legit and was mostly done ...
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NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series to be Featured Exclusively on ... - Lincoln,NE,USA
NHRA announced that ESPN2 and ESPN2HD will continue to air 16 one-hour shows with coverage from select NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series national events in ...
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Sunday, February 03, 2008

58-year-old rekindles old flame
From 2000: Al Eierdam owns an insurance agency in Phoenix, but probably won't sell himself a life-insurance policy. At the age of 58, he should know better than to be strapped into the cockpit of a dragster with a jet engine a few feet behind his helmet-covered head.
Changing Our Relationship
The person or persons who gave Richard Heath a new lease on publishing life with his Full Throttle News business have apparently flown... the coupe.

Dagondon earns drag racing's 'fastest woman' tag - Philippines
MANILA, Philippines--WHEN DAGONDON BECAME the "Fastest Woman of Philippine Drag Racing" when she captured the Pro title in the kickoff of the 2008 San ...
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Drag racing into history
Burlington Times News - Burlington,NC,USA
By Adam Smith / Times-News Herb McCandless and Sonny Shipmon reached speeds and heights so rarified in drag racing that their distinguished accomplishments ...
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Saturday, February 02, 2008

drag racing, Drag Radial, Turbo, Pro Line Race Engines, TCI
Muscle Mustangs and Fast Fords Magazine - USA
In fact, the car retains the entire rear frame rail setup, keeping it legal for Outlaw Drag Radial racing with just a tire swap. ...
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BREAKING: Drag strip deal blows up
Indianapolis Business Journal - Indianapolis,IN,USA
31 that they were pulling out of the $121 million deal, which included NHRA's Powerade Drag Racing Series. HD Chairman and CEO Eddy Hartenstein told NHRA ...
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CSK Auto Offers Free Online Fantasy Racing Games for Fans of ...
Trading Markets (press release) - Los Angeles,CA,USA
"And they really like following their favorite sport through our free online fantasy racing games. Our drag racing game is the official fantasy racing game ...
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ATI Performance Products is Back for the 2008 Season in the ASALMS ... - Lincoln,NE,USA
Beattie then continued: "ATI Performance Products Inc., is well known in the Drag Racing world, however the ATI Super Damper is used by 100% of Sprint Cup ...
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Left Coast Racing Scene: Is a NHRA Drag Racing Champion Looking at ... - Lincoln,NE,USA
by Dave Grayson For many years now Tony Schumacher has been a formidable presence in the NHRA Powerade Drag Racing Series. The Chicago native is a five time ...
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Sale of NHRA is scrapped
Los Angeles Times - CA,USA
Shareholders of Santa Monica's HD Partners Acquisition Corp. vote against completing $121-million deal for drag racing series. By Greg Johnson, Los Angeles ...
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Kitsap Adventures: Drag Racing Opportunities for Teens
Kitsap Sun (Subscription) - WA, United States
By Christina Rude Drag racing is a fun and family oriented sport. With a local track near the Bremerton Airport, Kitsap County has many racing enthusiasts. ...
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Steve's Volkswagen making a success of its double life
Hereford Times - Hereford,UK
But now, just over a year later, he is preparing to enter it into the Pro-class of the VW Drag Racing championships after being named Rookie of the year' in ...
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NHRA preseason showdown set for LVMS
Las Vegas Review - Journal - Las Vegas,NV,USA
By JEFF WOLF The only preseason competition in professional drag racing begins today at Las Vegas Motor Speedway with the third annual Pro Stock Showdown. ...
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Tiu shatters own drag race record - Philippines
... with a record-breaking performance in the kickoff of the 2008 San Mig Coffee Drag Racing Championship Series recently at the Batangas Racing Circuit. ...
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Friday, February 01, 2008

RF Motorsports History
From 1978 to the present, Norway's Rune Fjeld and a slew of different team drivers have been at the forefront of Top Fuel, Funny Car, and Top Methanol racing in Europe.