Monday, May 20, 2013

Today's Drag Racing News

Cleveland Mayor's brother injured in drag racing accident
Plain Dealer
CLEVELAND, Ohio-- Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson's brother is recovering at MetroHealth Medical Center after a drag racing accident Saturday, according to Cleveland school district officials where he works. Nick Jackson, who works as the deputy chief of ...
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Drag Association told to look for grant funding
ABC Local
The Midwest Drag Racing Association has asked the council to fund or substantially contribute to the cost of the land, venue design, services and operation of the proposed facility. A feasibility study says the council's $6m contribution to the ...
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It Was A Gray Day In Topeka
Shawn Langdon (Top Fuel) and Jeg Coughlin (Pro Stock) also were winners in their respective categories at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event. All three winners were presented special-edition silver Wally trophies in honor of the event's 25th ...
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Gray wins Funny Car, in sole possession of points lead
Topeka Capital Journal
NHRA Funny Car Johnny Gray is in the midst of the best season in his long drag racing career, with Sunday's final-round win over Robert Hight in the Kansas Nationals at Heartland Park Topeka giving him back-to-back wins and sole possession of the ...
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Drag Racing: Rob Turner leads local challenge at Santa Pod
Northampton Herald and Post
Rob Turner leads the local challenge for honours at Santa Pod at the FIA Main Event over the weekend of May 24-27 when he takes on Europe's top racers in the Top Methanol Funny Car Clash. For many years, the Higham Ferrers-based Turner Motorsport ...
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Goodyear Sidewall Notebook Sidebar
"Teams in every form of the sport and at every level make notes on the sidewall of their tires," said Bryce Jones, Goodyear's account manager for drag racing. "They have their own shorthand and not everyone puts the same type of information there." ...
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Malta the fastest in Europe
After last year's winning of the FIA European Drag Racing Championship, Malta has once again written the story with another great performance and result in a European Motorsport Competition. The European Time Attack Challenge 2013 was held during ...
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Funny Car Driver Alexis DeJoria bursting onto the NHRA Drag ...
Funny Car Driver Alexis DeJoria bursting onto the NHRA Drag Racing Scene. By Rob Hughes Published: Saturday, May 18, 2013, 6:48 pm ...