Thursday, August 18, 2011

Today's Drag Racing News

2011 NHRA: Force Closes In On More Drag Racing History
For 25 seasons, Force has rolled a Castrol Funny Car to the starting line at Brainerd International Raceway and, on 11 occasions, he has driven it straight into the winners' circle. If he does so again this week, he not only will become the first pro ...
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A Ten-Second Camaro Promotes Electric Drag Racing
Green Car Reports
Read More Electric cars are often seen by the general public as slow and unsuitable for motorsport events like drag racing. Ron Adamowicz is out to change that perception, and his electric-powered 1981 Chevrolet Camaro serves as a prime example of ...
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Bissessar impresses at IHRA event
Trinidad Guardian
T&T's Sheldon Bissessar, was among three of the fastest Top Dragsters in the world including previous IHRA world record holder Troy Stone when he took part in the exhibition Night Under Fire, United States based drag racing meet at Summit Motorsports ...
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Drag racers turn their eyes to Houston this weekend
By Staff Writer - The Northern View The Houston Drags are always one of the Northwest drag racing highlights of the year and this year will be no exception with The West Coast Door Slammers making an appearance at the 15th annual Houston Drags, ...
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Army doubles tribute to Vietnam vets
San Bernardino Sun
"Many of the Vietnam veterans are drag racing fans who grew up at the height of the muscle-car and hot-rod era. "We see many Vietnam vets at our NHRA races, and that's why this paint scheme will carry a special meaning for our US Army team. ...
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Local rivals keep it friendly on and off the race track
Duluth News Tribune
"That guy" would be Anderson's teammate, Jason Line, who has had the upper hand when the Minnesota natives have gone head to head this season on the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series going into this weekend's 30th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals at ...
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Midweek speed rush
Yakima Herald-Republic
In his first season managing the drag-racing strip in Parker, Snelson has assembled a rare midweek event today that features some touring heavy-hitters who are in the Northwest for a circuit of the region's major events. It would be enough to just have ...
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Yakima Herald-Republic

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Drag Racing 2011 - Nightshow - Hydrogen Rocket car - NitrOlympX ...
David Pertué and his "Hydrogen" Rocket Funny Car also participated in the Nightshow. This time it was a way more serious approach to attack ...