Saturday, April 30, 2011

Today's Drag Racing News

Leah Pruett-Leduc changes direction as Nostalgia career ends
Yahoo! Sports
Leah Pruett-Leduc has had a relatively short but productive and historical career in Nostalgia drag racing and will now be competing in the Pro-Mod class with a supercharged '68 Camaro starting in May 2011. The Roger Burgess (R2B2 Racing) owned car was ...
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Friday Houston Happenings
As part of NHRA night at the game, NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series drivers took part in an autograph session in the concourse of the stadium. The session drew large numbers of baseball fans to get autographs from the group of drivers that ...
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Year One Fast Friday NHRA Drags: Street Legal Style at Atlanta Dragway
Illegal street racing, sometimes incorrectly referred to as drag racing, has been around almost as long as automobiles. In an effort to curb illegal street racing, and concerned for their safety, NHRA has a program in place to give drivers who wish to ...
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Toronto Motorsports Park Nitro Nationals to Include Star Power!
Inside Track Motorsport News (blog)
In some very significant news for Canadian drag racing fans -- the 2011 drag racing schedule at Toronto Motorsports Park (Cayuga Dragway) will include an appearance by Cruz and Tony Pedregon, star drivers from within the NHRA Full Throttle big leagues. ...
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Inside Track Motorsport News (blog)
VW car show will be held May 1 at Fontana's Auto Club Dragway
Fontana Herald-News
The annual event will feature a full day of activities, including quarter-mile drag racing, Powder-Puff drag racing classes, vintage and custom car shows, a huge swap meet and vendor displays. All years and models of VWs are welcome to participate in ...
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Cruise-in revs up memories of car songs
Payson Roundup
In addition to Brian Wilson's 1963 "Little Deuce Coupe" above, many of us remember that the 1960s brought us a myriad of gas-guzzling, high-performance, drag-racing songs. The Beach Boys also hit the airwaves in that era with "Fun Fun Fun," "I Get ...
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NASCAR pioneer Norfleet's driving passion
Yahoo! Eurosport UK
Tia's best record to date, however, has been on the drag racing circuit where she recorded 37 wins in 52 starts. "She beat a lot of men, not boys, but men over there in drag racing," Tia's father said. "With her being so short and small and petite, ...
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