Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Today's Drag Racing News

COLUMN: Beckman's Funny Car life has been worth the wait
Press-Enterprise (blog)
NORCO — Jack Beckman was nearly 40 years old when he got his first chance to drive a Funny Car for an elite team at the highest level of NHRA drag racing – a long wait, you might think, for a dream to come true. Jack Beckman at home in Norco ...
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Press-Enterprise (blog)
Massey ready to kick of NHRA's western swing
As the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series prepares for the grueling three-race Western Swing, Top Fuel points leader Spencer Massey says he feels as confident in his FRAM/Prestone Top Fuel team as ever. The team heads to Bandimere Speedway for ...
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Fireworks Highlight A Wild Friday Night At Atlanta Motor Speedway
41 NBC News
Fireworks highlighted a wild night of drag racing under Friday the 13th skies during week 11 of Atlanta Motor Speedway's Friday Night Drags & Show-N-Shine. The event saw several different types of action, as the speedway's annual patriotic display of ...
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2012 NHRA: Denver Drag Race A Taxing Proposition For Arana Jr's Lucas Oil ...
With the extra work, the week following the most recent Full Throttle Drag Racing Series race in Norwalk, Ohio, was a busy one. "We got home from Norwalk and went through all our motors, inspecting them to make sure nothing was wrong," Arana Jr. said.
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Motorsport: Cooper's ride his best in series
The Bay of Plenty Times
Sheldon brings 30 years of drag racing involvement to his new role at Taupo, having previously worked at the Thunder Park venue in Hawke's Bay and at Meremere. He has worked as a correspondent for several drag racing publications and been a crew ...
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Mopar Hits Thunder Mountain for the 33rd Annual Mopar Mile-High NHRA ...
Exec Digital (press release)
AUBURN HILLS, Mich., July 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Mopar hosts longest continuous-running sponsorship in the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series Allen Johnson aims for sixth straight final-round appearance at Bandimere Speedway in Pro Stock, ...
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39 - Drag Racing in Sonoma + Free Kids Ticket, Reg. $75 - Travelzoo
Catch the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series on Saturday, July 28, at Speedway Sonoma. Prices range from $39-$46, regularly up to $75. Receive a...