Tuesday, September 30, 2008


Dragster Illustrated.com - a pen and ink nostalgic look at drag racing
Scott Teeters debuts a new website to showcase his outstanding drag racing art.
Perth youth worker a 'drag racing, Led Zeppelin loving Christian'
The West Australian - Perth,Western Australia,Australia
Mt Pleasant Uniting Church youth pastor Randy Salmond yesterday described his friend and colleague Mr McGuinness as a drag racing, Led Zeppelin loving ...
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Dorking drag racer wins world title
www.thisissurreytoday.co.uk - Reigate,Surrey,UK
Dorking has a new national motorsport champion to celebrate after Philip 'Bert' Englefield was crowned MSA British Drag Racing Champion at the conclusion of ...
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Motorsports This Week on ESPN and ABC
SFCPressPoint (press release) - Tampa,FL,USA
30, at 7 pm ET, will include a look at NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series stars John and Ashley Force. John Force is the Richard Petty of Funny Car -- winning ...
See all stories on this topic Greased lightning
Denver Post - Denver,CO,USA
Dube is also one of the godfathers of EV drag racing — this includes cars and motorcycles — developing safety rules for the sport, helping create the ...
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Honda Civic EX runs 15.121 @ 90.670 MPH in the 1/4 mile
A 1998 Honda Civic EX driven by Brad Overocker was added to the DragTimes.com drag racing database running a 15.121 @ 90.670 MPH.
DragTimes.com - Recent 1/4 Mile... - http://www.dragtimes.com/ Drag Racing Results from Spokane County Motorsports Park
SPOKANE, Wash. - Approximately 2500 fans watched the drag racing season come to a close this weekend at Spokane County Mortorsports Park!
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Monday, September 29, 2008

Drag culture made city roads unsafe
Times of India - India
BANGALORE: Drag racing, once common in the heart of the city, has now shifted to the outskirts, with the police coming down heavily on the racers. ...
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Team Force on ESPN's E:60 newsmagazine show Tuesday
NHRA.com - Glendora,CA,USA
During the interview, E:60 reporter Michael Smith explores many subjects with the first family of drag racing. E:60 is ESPN's only primetime multi-subject ...
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Kansas: Jimmie Johnson NASCAR Sprint Cup Post-Race Press ...
PaddockTalk - USA
You raced on the street, drag racing, any kind of racing. I think it's the gladiator type atmosphere where fans love to see guys kind of rub on each other, ...
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Love of cars fuels local wrecker business
Times Record News - Wichita Falls,TX,USA
He loved to tinker with cars and was addicted to drag racing. Palmatary said he inherited his mechanical ability for working on cars and beefing them up ...
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DRAG RACING IS MUCH MORE PUNK ROCK THAN ANY SLACKER GEN X SHITHEAD ...
By topfuelwormhole
Drag racing was born at the dry lakebeds and the abandoned military airstrips of post World War II Southern California, and these locations remain a staple of hot rodding. The mood and vibrations at these exhibitions of unbridled ...
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bremerton raceway drag racing (oct 3rd and 4th)
By gilberjj
weather permitting..... drag racing bremerton raceway friday the 3rd (gates open at 3:00pm, racing at 4:00pm) saturday the 4th (gates open at 8:00am, racing at 9:00am) this will be the last chance till spring. ive been 3 times this ...
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Motorcycle Drag Racing
By admin
http://www.BrevardBikes.net Video taken of the motorcycles drag racing at Bithlo Speed World. Duration : 0:3:46. Technorati Tags: Bikes, drag, motorcycles, race, Racing, track.
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By Chris Bray
This is what everyone loves about Drag Racing... bbCode image [caption]Thomas Nataas Top Fuel funny car in the Santa Pod Nitro Fuel shootout. Picture by Chris Bray[/center]
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Sunday, September 28, 2008

2008 NHRA Memphis Final Results
Final eliminations results and up to date POWERAde championship points standings after the 21st annual O'Reilly Mid-South Nationals presented by Pennzoil at Memphis Motorsports Park, Memphis, Tennessee.
Roaring good racing at the airport
Otago Daily Times - Dunedin,New Zealand
By Rosie Manins on Mon, 29 Sep 2008 A drag-racing "rail" takes off on the Alexandra airport runway at the Pro Active Thunder Sunday event yesterday. ...
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Damage just a sign of success
Salt Lake Tribune - United States
... who seeks his third straight win today at the Kansas Speedway; ex-Formula One and CART World Series champion Nigel Mansell; drag racing's Ashley Force, ...
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Drag Racing - The Perfect Launch
By AvtoRentaCar
Drag racing, a contest between two cars beginning from a complete stop over a distance of a 1/4 mile (1320 feet) depends heavily on first 60 feet of the race, or the launch. The technique used for launching varies greatly depending on ...
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Frank Hawley's Drag Racing School An Adventure Of A Lifetime
An article about Frank Hawley, the Multi-Time NHRA Drag Racing Funny Car Champion and World Class Instructor. ...

NHRA Drag Racing News
By Gregg
By Brad Littlefield, NHRA.com. Qualifying concluded at the 21st annual O'Reilly NHRA Mid-South Nationals with three of Friday's four leaders maintaining their top spots amid shuffling and last-minute heroics throughout. ...
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2008 NHRA Memphis Final Qualifying
Final pro qualifying results and first round pairings from the 21st annual O'Reilly Mid-South Nationals presented by Pennzoil at Memphis Motorsports Park, Memphis, Tennessee.

Saturday, September 27, 2008


So-Cal Shootout NHRA Heritage Series Nostalgia Drags
Photos of the winners in action at the So-Cal Shootout NHRA Heritage Series Nostalgia Drags, September 12-14, 2008, Autoclub Fontana Raceway, Fontana, California. Part I.

Notes | Fans invited to watch NASCAR crowd compete at new drag strip
ThatsRacin.com - USA
... NC ZMax Dragway @ Concord will open its gates to NASCAR drivers, owners and crew members for a night of street-legal drag racing on Wednesday. ...
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2008 NHRA Memphis Friday Qualifying
Day one qualifying results from the 21st annual O'Reilly Mid-South Nationals presented by Pennzoil at Memphis Motorsports Park, Memphis, Tennessee.
2008 NHRA Charlotte Personal Bests
Steve Klemetti run the numbers on 2008 NHRA Charlotte and IHRA Epping.

Friday, September 26, 2008


1/24TH Drag Racing, Michigan 9/27
By tbolt
Come race on our BRAND NEW 1/4 mile track! It is the smoothest and fastess in the Midwest.:woohoo: Bracket racing starting at 6:00pm registration is at 5:30 this Saturday September 27.

Bruce Boland wins second consecutive PMRA Pro Modified Championship
Bruce Boland won his second PMRA championship and then announced his retirement from driving.

Thursday, September 25, 2008


Crossed Up Royally!
Former Top Alcohol Funny Car racer Mike Bell has made the switch to Pro Mods. Bell has already run threes, but had a little trouble recently at Texas Raceway.

Dallas: Goodyear Racing final report
Motorsport.com - Tallahassee,Florida,USA
Whiteley, racing in the Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series for sportsman racers, was one of four drivers who raced to victory on Goodyear tires. ...
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Officers Hit Track To Promote Legal Street Racing
CBS 11 - Dallas,TX,USA
Make no mistake; police officers will arrest you if you're caught drag racing on the streets of North Texas. To help drive home appoint some local police ...
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Fifth Gear
Inland Valley Daily Bulletin - Ontario,CA,USA
The game is a fundraiser for Drag Racing Association of Women (DRAW). Among the drag racing stars scheduled to play are Hillary Will, Bob Vandergriff Jr., ...
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Cay Compass
Hot Rods muscle in on East End
Cay Compass - Grand Cayman,Cayman Islands
"We're aiming to put down a 4000 square foot track in East End. It will be National Hot Rod Association–spec and used strictly for drag racing. ...
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Drag Racing
By Jimmy33
I have had my 06 GTO for about six months and now I would like to try drag racing it just to see what it will do. But I would like to know about what rpm should I leave the line at, what rpm should I be shifting at, and if I should have ...
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Driving instructor killed while drag racing
A Williamsville driving instructor was killed at about 4.30 am yesterday during what appeared to be an illegal drag race on the Gasparillo by- pass.
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Top Fuel in 2009
By Bob(Bob)
Well, we've finally bit the bullet and getting rid of the power glide and going VRA legal Top Fuel in 2009. The car just passed tech and is now certified Nostalgia Top Fuel. I want to thank everyone who is pitching in with parts etc to ...
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Wednesday, September 24, 2008

Frank Hawley Drag Racing School
Chevy High Performance Magazine - USA
A couple of months ago I enrolled in the Frank Hawley Drag Racing School and unbelievably that day begins tomorrow. Chances are you're familiar with the ...
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For these fast students, high school is a drag
DetNews.com - Detroit,MI,USA
"I'd like to race for a living, either drag racing or rally racing. I've been involved in the sport since I was 11. I love it."
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Auto Racing Daily
Will Excited Heading Into NHRA Countdown At Memphis
Auto Racing Daily - USA
With only 16 elimination rounds remaining in the 2008 NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series, Hillary Will, driver of the 8000-horsepower KB Racing, ...
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Atlanta Motor Speedway Set to Host Super Chevy Show for First Time
WhoWon.com - Lincoln,NE,USA
The Atlanta edition of the Super Chevy Show will feature the King of the Street drag racing competition. This "old school" event will shun the use of an ...
See all stories on this topic Former US Congresswoman says - Nevis' new Drag Racing Track would ...
By AirBourne(AirBourne)
It will be something that will bring young people to aspire to want to do something that's is useful and helpful to the nation and so I am sure that it will be regulated in a way where people will understand the nature of drag racing ...
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In Memory of Steve Engel
These photos are in memory of Pro Modified racer Steve Engel, who passed away last Sunday after a crash at Indy.

Tuesday, September 23, 2008


The Law
Best remembered as a race car parts builder, Bo Laws was one one of the early pro Stock stars. Laws raced this 69 Camaro right after the birth of the class.
SKNVibes.com
Nevis' new Drag Racing Track would help the island's economy
SKNVibes.com - Basseterre,St. Kitts and Nevis
Una Clarke, welcomed the new the Drag Racing facility on Nevis and cited it would become a worldwide tourist attraction and create jobs. ...
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Mitton and Green rev up for Atlantic drag racing title
Kings County Record - Sussex,New Brunswick,Canada
Only one point behind, Green, a veteran of the race and who has gotten his son and grandson into the drag racing business, is hoping the score changes in ...
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Busy Sunday in drag racing
VillageSoup Belfast - ME, USA
By Staff WINTERPORT (Sep 22): Sunday was busy at the Winterport Dragway with a day of regular racing as well as makeups from the previous weekend, ...
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NHRA drivers converge on Beale for Thursday Fan Fest
NHRA.com - Glendora,CA,USA
As a prelude to the 21st annual NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series O'Reilly Mid-South Nationals next week in Memphis, the top stars that pilot the cars will ...
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Drag-racers soothe other airport users
Nelson Mail - Nelson,New Zealand
By ALASTAIR PAULIN - Nelson | Tuesday, 23 September 2008 The Nelson Drag Racing Association and a group of airport users signed a memorandum of ...
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Doctor Mustang jr joined 1320X - Grassroots Drag Racing - Fast ...
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Classic Mustang Drag Racing Burnout
One very hot Mustang doing some really cool burnouts at the track.
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Drag Racing’s $2.1 Million Dollar Weekend
One of the most hotly-contested seasons in IHRA history will come to a conclusion at Steve Earwood’s quarter-mile strip in south-central North Carolina. It’s also fitting that this season’s final race will be one of the richest in drag racing history as over $2 million will be up for grabs at the World Finals.

Monday, September 22, 2008


Nevis Independence drag racing a success
Sun St.Kitts/Nevis - St. Kitts and Nevis
by Akedia Christopher Inclement weather did not stop speed fanatics from going out to witness the inaugural staging of the Nevis Drag Racing Association's ...
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News 10 Now
Fall season is grass drag racing season
News 10 Now - Syracuse,NY,USA
It's grass drag racing and it's one of the most popular forms of motorsports around. "We draw racers from all over the country. We have them from Illinois, ...
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Norrgard Motorsport
Brett Stevens Racing To Spring Into Action At Willowbank Raceway
Norrgard Motorsport - Cherrybrook,Australia
Group One ANDRA Championship Drag Racing returns to Willowbank Raceway for the first time in the 2008/2009 National series with the inaugural Spring ...
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Race ruling alters season standings
San Diego Union Tribune - United States
Glen Wilson posted the meet's top speed of 234.98 mph en route to winning the Top Fuel Hydro title in the drag racing portion of the triple header. ...
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Shop owner, driver a perfect pair
Durham Herald Sun - Durham,NC,USA
Both guys tip their caps to Martin, who is to pro drag racing what Jeff Gordon is to NASCAR, they said. And don't be deceived, Yates insisted. ...
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Drag Racing: NY vs SF
By Randy
Drag racing has entirely different concepts, depending on where you are. The east coast vs. the west coast, for instance, finds entirely different styles.
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Drag Racing, Ubley Dragway, Michigan. Our Good Friend Jim!
By Greg & Nina Zaytzeff(Greg & Nina Zaytzeff)
Our good Bud and member Jim up in Michigan went to the Drag Races, at a place called Ubley Dragway....which is located in the thumb of Michigan. Jim sent us these cool photos....Anyone who loves Drag Racing will enjoy these shots. ...
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Drag Racing is a sickness
By fergyflyer
I'm convinced Drag Racing is a sickness or an addiction, like drugs. I just joined a gym. I'm at 220lbs and 5'9" so I've got a bit of weight to lose. My goal is to go a half a tenth quicker at the track. Figure 50lbs should be right and ...
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Bad Momma
Red Paris was one of the fastest AA/FA racers in the sixties in the Bowers, Paris & Reed 'Mother-In-Law' Bantam.

Sunday, September 21, 2008

2008 NHRA Ennis Final Results
Final eliminations results and up to date championship points standings after the 23rd annual O'Reilly Super Start Batteries NHRA Fall Nationals at Texas Motorplex, Ennis. Texas.
2008 CHRR TOP FUEL TRICKY TIPSTER
It's time for some CHRR fun:
Sept. 19-20 - Sacramento Raceway - 37th Governors Cup. Jim Murphy continued his winning ways in Top Fuel (3 in a row) by defeating a red lighting Rick White in the final. Low ET: White 5.81 Top Speed: Murphy 251. Evan Eirich tagged the wall in the Ground Zero car - no confirmed damage report. Full race coverage coming soon.

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Dave Davies' column: Horn rolls to win drag racing title
Mercury-Register - Oroville,CA,USA
By DAVE DAVIES-Sports Editor Rod Horn not only won when he needed to win in the West Coast Super Comp Race Club's drag racing season finale Sept. ...
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Dallas: Gary Scelzi Saturday notes
Motorsport.com - Tallahassee,Florida,USA
20, 2008) - After announcing that he will step away from NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series competition at the end of 2008 to take care of his family business ...
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Columbus Sports Calendar
NewsRadio 610 WTVN - Columbus,OH,USA
DRAG RACING - The final day of the Jegs Sports Nationals takes place at National Trail Raceway between Hebron and Kirkersville on Route 40. ...
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By admin
Today there was another great turnout! There were 101 cars running in the money classes, and 117 cars in the two trophy brackets for a total of 218 cars. Here are the results:. TOP COMP (T/C) Winner: Randy Ray, Spokane, WA 9.774 ET, ...
Spokane Motorsports Park - http://www.spokanemotorsportspark.com/
Drag Racing In Tucson Tonight!!!
By stealthsky
I will be racing in Tucson, AZ at SIR. If youre in town tonight you should show up. This will be my first time out and it would be cool to have more Kappas at the race.
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Drag racing made easy
A drag racing event is a series of such two-vehicle, tournament-style eliminations. The losing driver in each race is eliminated, and the winning drivers ...



Powerful Pony
Tom Kasch caught Carl Holbrook's Pro Stock Pinto in action in Milan, Michigan.

Saturday, September 20, 2008

2008 NHRA Ennis Final Qualifying
Final pro qualifying results and first round pairings from the 23rd annual O'Reilly Super Start Batteries NHRA Fall Nationals at Texas Motorplex, Ennis, Texas.

Funny Cars and Top Fuelers at 2008 Norwalk GoodGuys
Louise Kunkel presents a collage of Funnys and Fuelers at the 2008 GoodGuys Blue Suede Shoes event in Norwalk.

Wheels Up at Norwalk GoodGuys
Louise Kunkle shot some Wheels Up action at the 2008 GoodGuys Blue Suede Shoes Race and Show at Norwalk, Ohio.
First family of drag racing gets off to a fast start at Texas ...
Fort Worth Star Telegram - Fort Worth,TX,USA
By ANTHONY ANDRO Funny Car driver John Force, foreground, turned in the seventh quickest time in qualifying on Friday. Special to the ST/Mike Fuentes ENNIS ...
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Snowmobile drag races will have grass sizzling
Great Falls Tribune - Great Falls,MT,USA
Racers come from Canada, Idaho, Wyoming and Montana will try their luck at drag racing snowmobiles on a grass track. Last year, the event featured 88 sleds, ...
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Elephants to Race in Pachyderm Peanut Pursuit at Atlanta Motor ...
WhoWon.com - Lincoln,NE,USA
19 and 20, will combine eleven divisions of street drag racing with an expansive Show-N-Shine competition. Automotive enthusiasts can look forward to ...
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Seven Lessons I've Learned About Startups from Drag Racing
By David Young(Joyent Inc.)
I haven't actually been drag racing myself. Rather, I've been a casual watcher of so-called "nitro-class" drag racing since it is one of the sports offered regularly on ESPNHD on many lazy Sunday afternoons. Watching nitro-class drag ...
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Animal Jim's Blog
Doorslammer legend Animal Jim Feurer keeps us entertained and informed with tidbits of info and short editorials as well as answers questions from his fans.

NMCA Xtreme street car stolen in Commerce, Georgia
Aaron Stapleton's Mustang, truck, and trailer was stolen from the parking lot of his hotel in Commerce early this morning. Please, if you have any information at all, contact Aaron at 815-341-5413.

Friday, September 19, 2008

2008 NHRA Ennis Friday Qualifying
Day one qualifying results from the 23rd annual O'Reilly Super Start Batteries NHRA Fall Nationals at Texas Motorplex, Ennis, Texas.

Monday, September 15, 2008

Haddock making stop at U.S. 131
With money tight these days, winning the IHRA points championship takes on extra importance for Nitro Funny Car driver Terry Haddock.

2008 Time Machine Nationals Photos
Pete Ores sent these great shots of speed demons at the 2008 Time Machine Nationals at Union Grove, Wisconsin, on Labor Day. More to come.
New Draglist "One Box" Search Ready for Testing
Brian Clark is hard at work again. I told him the detailed search was great. You can sort the Drag Lists just about any way you want by selecting several fields. But how about ONE BOX where you can put whatever you want in it and let's see what you get? (Sort of like Google). Well, Brian did it and it's ready for Beta testing. Now we need YOU to tell us how it works and what it can do better. Here is the link to the Search page... the new feature is on the top. Enjoy! http://www.digitalwebzone.com/draglist/search.php

Sunday, September 14, 2008

Drag Racing List - 2008 NHRA Charlotte Final Results
Final eliminations results and up to date POWERAde points standings after the Inaugural NHRA Carolinas Nationals at zMax Dragway, Concord, North Carolina.
Richard Heeps - Photography - Drag Racing
Terrific shots of European Drag Racing machines in action.
A few weeks ago the name George the "Stone Age Man" Hutcheson rose up in group discussions. Now most of you who were not from SoCal may or may not have a clue who George was. For those of us who made Lions, Irwindale, OCIR and The Pond our stomping grounds, we did. He was one of those guys you liked within the first minute of your introduction. He was a die hard drag racer who, like most of us, faded like a shooting star decades ago due to lack of funding. But he did put his notch in the head board of drag racing and it is my pleasure to offer:

The Stone Age Man - George Hutcheson

This is his story, told by his nephew, and it includes photos of his rides and videos of the US Turbine 1. If you find George (who is now 71) fascinating then you're in luck. I convinced him (in spite of the fact he had surgery for prostate cancer in May) to come from New Mexico to the CHRR (his first)... thank you Steve Gibbs. Be sure to make a point of talking to him - make him feel welcome. Also, he called Bill Carter today and convinced him to come... another first. Folks, this is what the CHRR is all about!

Saturday, September 13, 2008

Drag Racing List - 2008 NHRA Charlotte Final Qualifying
Final pro qualifying results and first round pairings from the Inaugural NHRA Carolinas Nationals at zMax Dragway, Concord, North Carolina.
The Tasca Ford fuel funny car team is moving directly into the heart of NASCAR country.

Friday, September 12, 2008

Drag Racing List - Working for Pink
Todd Hutcheson shares several great memories of his days working for legendary engine guru, Ed Pink.
Drag Racing List - 2008 NHRA Charlotte Friday Qualifying
Day one pro qualifying results from the inaugural NHRA Carolinas Nationals at zMax Dragway, Concord, North Carolina.
New Online Ezine for Hot Rods
This is a great looking new site. Check it out. bp
SMI founder drag racing's best friend
Bruton Smith has just completed building zMax Dragway in Concord at his Lowe's Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C. The dragstrip is the biggest and most impressive on the NHRA circuit. Smith calls it the 'Bellagio of dragstrips,' but it doesn't have dancing fountains -- yet.

Thursday, September 11, 2008

Drag Racing List - 2008 Good Guys, Norwalk, Ohio
Rapid Randy's report is a bit late because he didn't really think he had anything to report from his team’s race weekend. But the more he thought about it, he remembered that it isn't always about the race winning, but hanging out with good friends and getting to play with our hot rods.

Drag Racing List - Horsepower & More Horsepower!
The Frantic Ford was one of the most popular funny cars of the seventies and remained so until the unfortunate death of its popular driver, Dodger Glenn.
Drag Racing List - 2008 East Coast Drag Times Hall of Fame
No matter what your preference in vehicles is, be it classic hot rods, muscle cars, nostalgia drag machines, or restored antiques, Henderson, NC is the place to be during the weekend of October 17, 18, 19, 2008.

Wednesday, September 10, 2008

IHRA Sold Again: Feld Entertainment Acquires Live Nation Motor Sports
Feld Entertainment, Inc., today announced the completion of its acquisition of Live Nation Motor Sports, Inc., a division of Live Nation, Inc. As a result of the acquisition, Live Nation Motor Sports will be immediately renamed Feld Entertainment Motor Sports.

Shake Rattle & Run, an Update 2008...
Mike Alberts reports that the latest rebuild of this venerable machine, one of the first shoebox doorslammers in the world, recently ran its best ever numbers. Pete Gemar supplies the photos.

‘Fastest Indian on Earth’: Local chief zooms into Drag Racing Hall of Fame
This October, drag racer Johnny Rocca will be the first American Indian inducted into the East Coast Drag Times Hall of Fame in North Carolina for a lifetime's dedication to the sport.
Drag Racing List - 2008 Indy Personal Bests
Steve Klemetti provides new drivers and performance improvements from the 2008 NHRA US Nationals at Indianapolis, Indiana.

Tuesday, September 09, 2008


Drag Racing List - Garten's Altered
Roger Garten made a successful switch from a supercharged gasser to a fuel altered. Garten was a force to be dealt with in all the classes he raced in, but this altered was his most famous.

Monday, September 08, 2008


Drag Racing List - Texas Back Half Outlaws: Friday 9/5/08
Nineteen Backhalf cars rolled in for a great night of racing at Texas Raceway. The staff had the track in great shape and these guys were ready to put it to the test. And that they did!

Sunday, September 07, 2008

Drag Racing List - 2008 IHRA Epping Final Results
Final eliminations results and up to date IHRA championship points standings after the 2008 Amalie Oil North American Nationals presented by New England Dodge Dealers at New England Dragway, Epping, New Hampshire.

Arlington Dragstrip Reunion
Murff describes the weekend that he and the Totally Awesome Missus Murff had at the Arlington Dragstrip Reunion in the great Northwest.

Saturday, September 06, 2008

Drag Racing List - 2008 IHRA Epping Final Qualifying
Final pro qualifying results and first round pairings from the 2008 Amalie Oil North American Nationals presented by New England Dodge Dealers at New England Dragway, Epping, New Hampshire.

Drag Racing List - Nanook on the Loose
Dave Hough is doing what made the Nanook so popular, a wheels up, full throttle pass 6at Orange County.

Drag Racing List - Blower vs. Bottle: Thin Air Throwdown at Lost Creek
Steve Wheat reports from the 2008 Rocky Mountain Invitational at Lost Creek Raceway in Anaconda, MT -- an unusual event which pitted alcohol funny cars against nitrous outlaw doorslammers!

Friday, September 05, 2008

Drag Racing List - 2008 IHRA Epping Friday Qualifying
Day one pro qualifying results from the 2008 Amalie Oil North American Nationals presented by New England Dodge Dealers at New England Dragway, Epping, New Hampshire.

Tuesday, September 02, 2008

Valley roars with sound of drag racing
Tri County Record - Morgantown,PA,USA
MOHNTON - The valley was rocking with the sounds and excitement of the NHRA drag racing during the recent NHRA Powerade Racing series event at Maplegrove ...
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Mac Tools US Nationals
NHRA.com - Glendora,CA,USA
Kalitta’s charge to the final round at the “Big Go” was his first final-round appearance of the 2008 NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series and his first trip to ...
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Hillary Will falls in quarterfinals at Indy
Times-Standard - Eureka,CA,USA
Will continued to impress NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series fans and peers with another solid effort and a trip to the quarterfinals of Monday's final ...
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NHRA News: ORP West Grandstand Dedicated to Forrest and Charlotte ...
WhoWon.com - Lincoln,NE,USA
by Michael Padian INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- For their ongoing dedication and commitment to NHRA Drag Racing in both the professional and sportsman ranks, ...
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A weekend in drag
Top Gear - London,UK
Because this weekend, we're going drag racing. It's the finals of the FIA European Drag Racing Championships at Santa Pod, see. Which means there'll be a ...
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Indy ORP: Kurt Johnson Sunday notes
Motorsport.com - Tallahassee,Florida,USA
Throughout the course of the 2008 POWERade Drag Racing season, Kurt Johnson and the ACDelco Cobalt Racing team have been among the very best in qualifying, ...
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Schumacher speeds into eliminations
Indianapolis Star - United States
By Steve Ballard CLERMONT, Ind. -- Two icons of drag racing went into Sunday's final two rounds of qualifying with their spots in today's finals of the Mac ...
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BLAINE JOHNSON Simpson Drag Racing Blue Helmet 1/24 Memory - 35.00 USD
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Hot August Nights photos
Every year we have this event here in Reno. It continues to grow bigger every year, with more and more beautiful cars and great things to do. They put on Sock Hops, Prom night, Cruise's, poker runs, drag racing, car shows, auto auctions, concerts with oldies groups and a parade. All kinds of memory lane stuff for about 10 days. It really fills the town and takes you back to those good old days. Anyway here are some shots Anne took downtown, on just one day of the event. There were around 7,000 cars at the event in total. You really have to see it, to believe it. About 1,200 more are on the waiting list, as they only allow so many to enter the event each year. Really some great looking iron here, hope you enjoy it. - Jean Muntfering

Hillary Will falls in quarterfinals at Indy
Times-Standard - Eureka,CA,USA
Will continued to impress NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series fans and peers with another solid effort and a trip to the quarterfinals of Monday's final ...
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Observations | No drafting, but it's still a little like Daytona ...
ThatsRacin.com - USA
The US Nationals truly is drag racing's version of the Daytona 500. It takes entirely too long to get to the actual race and a lot of completely unnecessary ...
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Mac Tools US Nationals
NHRA.com - Glendora,CA,USA
Kalitta’s charge to the final round at the “Big Go” was his first final-round appearance of the 2008 NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series and his first trip to ...
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Clarksville Leaf Chronicle - Clarksville,TN,USA
Looking for an avenue to stop people from drag racing on the streets of Clarksville, management at the track extended their use of the drag strip, ...
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CSK sponsorship of Worsham Racing to end after 2008
NHRA.com - Glendora,CA,USA
Del Worsham and the Worsham Racing Funny Car team have every intention of securing new sponsorship and competing on the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing tour ...
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Valley roars with sound of drag racing
Tri County Record - Morgantown,PA,USA
MOHNTON - The valley was rocking with the sounds and excitement of the NHRA drag racing during the recent NHRA Powerade Racing series event at Maplegrove ...
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A weekend in drag
Top Gear - London,UK
Because this weekend, we're going drag racing. It's the finals of the FIA European Drag Racing Championships at Santa Pod, see. Which means there'll be a ...
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Monday, September 01, 2008

Drag Racing List - 2008 NHRA Indy Final Results
Final eliminations results and up to date championship points standings after the 54th annual Mac Tools U.S. Nationals at O'Reilly Raceway Park at Indianapolis, Indiana.
Wandering on Woodward
If fat-fendered cars make your rockin’ world go ‘round, then the Woodward Dream Cruise is your sort of party. The largest one-day automotive event on the planet — take that, Pebble Beach — Woodward is all about real people and real cars driving on a real road.
Grand Bend Motorplex, Grand Bend, Ontario
Thunder Series
Results – Sunday August 31


TOP
Champion – Doug Portiss #3042, Wyoming, ON – 80 Malibu
RT .016, ET 10.609, MPH 120.28, D/I 10.60
R/U – Tony Vanderzeeuw #302G, Sarnia, ON – 72 Ford Maverick
RT .021, ET 9.478, MPH 139.70, D/I 9.46

STREET
Champion – Tony Youssef #713, Leamington, ON - 68 Camaro
RT .003, ET 13.068, MPH 100.77, D/I 12.99
R/U – Fernando Amorin #310, Elmira, ON – 99 Z-28
RT .149, ET 13.522 MPH 101.23, D/I 13.54

MOD
Champion – Rob Currie #672, Ariss, ON – 80 Chev ½ Ton
RT .085 ET 12.949, MPH 101.07, D/I 12.94
R/U – Mike Guild #P738, Guelph, ON – 68 Barracuda
RT .127, ET 10.455, MPH 115.97, D/I 10.40

SUPER BIKE/SLED
Champion – Jim Bernier #RD04, Stratford, ON – 2008 Prong
RT .062, ET 8.785, MPH 146.69 D/I 8.60
R/U – Ted Glinny #1123, Milton, ON – 2000 KAW Ninja
RT .078, ET 8.696, MPH 132.39, D/I 8.52

JR. 8-12
Champion – Sarah Grennan #4296, Sarnia, ON – 06 KCS
RT .207, ET 8.992, MPH 72.63, D/I 8.99
R/U – Ryan Paquette #5555, Strathroy, ON – LJ Chassis
RT .133, ET 8.281, MPH 76.85, D/I 8.30

JR. 13-17
Champion – Danielle Quesnelle #3822, Harrison Twp, MI – Gage Chassis 2008
RT .005, ET 8.214, MPH 74.54, D/I 7.95
R/U – Corey Faubert #J430, Sarnia, ON – 2008 Bullet
RT .158, ET 8.284, MPH 75.72, D/I 7.95

TOP SPORTSMAN
Champion – Darrin Grubb #3007, Kincardine, ON – 2004 Cavalier
RT .184, ET 11.862, MPH 107.00, D/I 7.65
R/U – Darryl McMillen #3551, Goderich, ON – 63 Corvette
ET 7.193, MPH 189.39, D/I 7.28

TOP DRAGSTER
Champion – Tony Positano #421A, Toronto, ON – 08 Mike BOS
RT .017, ET 7.675, MPH 175.19, D/I 7.55
R/U – Benny Smith #3109

JR CONS
Champion – Keegan Diehl #802, Stratford, ON – 2004 Mike BOS Jr
RT .029, ET 8.327, MPH 75.24, D/I 8.28
R/U – Gillian Bishop #802 – 2004 KCS
RT .031, ET 9.836, MPH 63.48, D/I 9.87

PRO MOD
Champion – Ralph Andreacchi #1068, Maple, ON – 53 Studebaker
RT .734, ET 6.397, MPH 220.75, D/I 7.34


Saturday August 30

BOX ET
Champion – John Pizzo #315 – 01 Sherrill
RT .031, ET 7.507, MPH 177.30, D/I 7.52
R/U – Kevin Knight #QX66, Corunna, ON – 03 LJ Chassis
RT .029, ET 8.012, MPH 158.92, D/I 8.03

NO BOX ET
Champion – Steve Doornbosch #XXXX, Forest, ON – 1968 Firebird
RT .031, ET 10.548, MPH 124.93, D/I 10.56
R/U – Charlie Chase #5045 – 23 T
RT .155, ET 9.908, MPH 123.25, D/I 10.00

BIKE/SLED
Champion – Mike Collins #78, Ariss, ON – 01 Yamaha
RT .109, ET 11.211, MPH 124.29, D/I 11.10
R/U – Mike Konopaki #2900, Hamilton, ON
RT .262, ET 8.924, MPH 148.29, D/I 8.86

TOP SPORTSMAN
Champion – Dave Mongeon #1987
R/U – Tom Stuart #3314

TOP DRAGSTER
Champion – Benny Smith #3109
R/U – Melanie Simmons #310

Markuson runs for fun
Minot Daily News - Minot,ND,USA
Markuson had no intentions of getting back into drag racing, but a little nudge from a friend and some time on the track was enough to bring him back. ...
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Indy ORP: Kurt Johnson Sunday notes
Motorsport.com - Tallahassee,Florida,USA
Throughout the course of the 2008 POWERade Drag Racing season, Kurt Johnson and the ACDelco Cobalt Racing team have been among the very best in qualifying, ...
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Moroso Motorsports Park has new owners
Sebastian Sun - Sebastian,FL,USA
Moroso Motorsports Park is celebrating its 25th anniversary this month with lots of drag racing action. A triad of local automotive and racing enthusiasts, ...
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Flint mulls building city-owned drag-racing strip
ABC12.com - Flint,MI,USA
The Flint Journal reports the city is considering building a drag-racing strip that would take amateur racers off city streets. Mayor Don Williamson said ...
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Clawson dragster goes 'all out' in televised race
Mirror - Royal Oak,MI,USA
But mostly, John Gould has in his possession a love for drag racing so intense that it transcends simple enthusiasm. For him, it's a way of life. ...
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