Thursday, July 12, 2012

Today's Drag Racing News

British Girl, 13, Seeking The American Drag Racing Dream
The event is the NHRA Junior Drag Racing League's Eastern Conference Finals and it attracts young racers aged from 8 to 18 in their hundreds from across the continent. "I'm excited about going, but not at all nervous," Wheeler said. "I did race at ...
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Fairborn husband-wife racing team impresses
Dayton Daily News
The drag racing fans who parked their motor homes near Jeff Sexton's pit pad last weekend left marveling at the Fairborn racing team's performance following the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals.
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Novato's Beckstrom racing on home track in Sonoma
Napa Valley Register
More than 400 cars will compete in 11 different categories when the NHRA Lucas Oil Division 7 Drag Racing Series, presented by Korbel, comes to Sonoma the third weekend in July. The event will be highlighted by the return of the Top Alcohol Dragster ...
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Atlanta Motor Speedway's Friday Night Drags & Show-N-Shine Week 11 News ...
Week 11 at Atlanta Motor Speedway's Friday Night Drags & Show-N-Shine will bring several new wrinkles to the competition this week with the addition of a new division of drag racing, as well as the crowning of mid-season points champions. The new ...
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AutoWeek interviews NHRA driver Erica
Erica Enders began racing at age eight in the NHRA Jr. Drag Racing League and quickly caught the racing bug, determined to make it her career. After winning numerous races in the Jr. Dragsters—her story was documented in the 2003 Disney movie Right ...
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NHRA Newsmakers: July 11, 2012
NHRA DRIVERS ARE PRIMED AND READY FOR GRUELING THREE-RACE WESTERN SWING: The NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series heads west for the Western Swing, back-to-back-to-back races that start in Denver, head to Sonoma, Calif., then ...
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FIFTH GEAR by LOUIS BREWSTER: Army should keep sponsoring success
Los Angeles Daily News
There was pressure by members of Congress to slash such sports marketing funding, not just in NASCAR but also in NHRA drag racing and other professional sports. The elected officials view the expenditures as a waste of taxpayers' money; in reality ...
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Fireworks to Highlight Week 11 of Atlanta Motor Speedway's Friday Night Drags ...
In addition to the Mid-Season Points Championship and a new division of competition this week at Atlanta Motor Speedway's Friday Night Drags & Show-N-Shine, AMS will host fireworks prior to drag racing eliminations. Fireworks will commence just after ...
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BMWs+Boobies+Racing+Vegas = MFest! - Intel
Super Street Magazine
Imagine 72 hours of action-packed car crazy mayhem. We're talking about a full-on car show, five-hour caravan, late-night drag racing and a full day on the road course. BMWs, boobies, racing and vegas, that can only mean MFest. - Super Street Magazine.
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Obituaries: Melanie Alexander of Susquehanna Township loved ...
By The Patriot-News
Alexander's life was full of adventure: She loved working in her flower beds and garden, animals, playing horseshoes, drag racing, cooking, the ocean and traveling. She especially loved her family and friends, and she always took care of her ...
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Burk's Blast - Drag Racing Online Magazine
Notes and quotes from a sweat-soaked reporter's notebook. With a heat index in the triple digits, you might expect racers and fans to stay home and out of the ...