Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Today's Drag Racing News

Delta drag racer stable after Nashville accident
The Province
He described the North American drag racing community as tightly knit. "Everybody's concerned right now about Shawn's well-being." Cowie's family, including father Ron Cowie, who funds the racer, are at the hospital by his side. ...
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Burgess inks Jr. Dragster pilot Wheeler to R2B2
Radioactive Drag Racing News
Multi-car team owner Roger Burgess is taking steps to secure the future of his R2B2 drag racing team by signing 12-year-old Junior Dragster sensation Paige Wheeler of Wellingborough, England. Wheeler first came to prominence in her inaugural race last ...
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Dodge Mopar Challenger V-10 Drag Pack sets new NHRA record
Torque News
Back in the Sixties, drag racing was the place to be. The Beach Boys even sang songs about it. If a car maker hoped to reach the elusive youth market, they had to, in the word of Jan and Dean, "burn up that quarter mile. ...
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AutoGuide News Blog
Thomas, who's been drag racing since 1971, took delivery of his turn-key drag spec Challenger just two weeks prior. Powered by a version of the Viper's 500 cubic inch V-10 and equipped with a two-speed drag transmission and solid rear axle, ...
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ADRL Safety-Kleen Springs Drags II Fact Sheet
The American Drag Racing League (ADRL) will make its first-ever appearance at Palm Beach International Raceway for the Safety-Kleen Spring Drags II on April 15-16. With increased purse payouts for each race, a new World Championship format with major ...
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2011 Marks Last Year Of Single Chassis, Engine
Gazette Newspapers
Chip Ganassi Racing operates out of the Brownsburg, Ind., shops that once housed Don "Snake" Prudhomme's NHRA drag racing team. While Ganassi's name is on the door, Carlsbad resident Prudhomme is involved in the enterprise, perhaps picking up info that ...
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Pittsburgh Raceway Park Readies for Season Opener April 16
The weather outside may have been frightful, but that hasn't stopped Pittsburgh Raceway Park owner Michael Tedesco from performing many improvements at the IHRA Drag Racing facility in Westmoreland, County. Tedesco is more involved in the ...
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Super Chevy Show Weekend Complete At Palm Beach International Raceway
Autochannel (press release)
Local racers and fan favorites came from all over Florida to participate in various classes of drag racing. Palm Beach International Raceway was the launch city for the 2011 Super Chevy Show Series. The Series heads west to The Strip at Las Vegas Motor ...
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Autochannel (press release)

Joe Mondello (1936-2011) - A Drag Racing Legend - Hot Rod Magazine ...
rag racing and the automotive performance aftermarket lost one of its brightest lights, with the passing of Joe Mondello.