Friday, December 30, 2011

Today's Drag Racing News

Gary Stellern: Don Blair, an SGV racing icon
Pasadena Star-News
In my own case he was very instrumental in getting me into street racing and legal drag racing in 1950, when I purchased a 1933 stock-bodied Ford Roadster that had a built-up Mercury engine. We would often congregate at one of the local drive-ins that ...
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Driver of the Year: Worsham's crowning moment recognized by fans
Recognized for years as one of the elite drivers in the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series, Del Worsham had an opportunity on the biggest of stages in 2011 to prove it and he came through in impressive fashion. The performance earned him the ...
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Bugatti Veyron Is The World's Most Expensive Bracket Racer: Video
Motor Authority
Read More The phrase "run what you brung," though grammatically incorrect, is often applied to drag racing. On a typical weekend night, there's no telling what car you'll be stacked up against in the opposite lane. That looks to be the case in the ...
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It was quite a year for auto racing
San Bernardino Sun
Yet, in jumping from Funny Car to Top Fuel dragster, the Chino Hills resident won his first Full Throttle Drag Racing championship. A week after the season, he retires to become a crew chief. Local - There probably wasn't a busier race in the area than ...
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Electric Drag Racing Officially Recognized by IHRA
The NEDRA and the IHRA have formally recognized electric cars and motorcycles, including electric junior dragsters are now in their 2012 rule book.
Don Garlits: Drag Racing's Golden Icon -
Don Garlits has become a living legend, and an icon to others in the drag racing world. Of all his accomplishments, one really stands out. His record-breaking ...