Wednesday, June 19, 2013

6/19/13 Drag Racing News

Drag racing: All Day Mayhem set for June 29
The Floyd County Times
The upcoming drag racing event will allow drag racing to return to Paintsville-Prestonsburg Combs-Field Airport, a venue that is quickly a favorite drag racing destination for hundreds, if not thousands. All Day Mayhem will offer drag racers a chance ...
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Boston fanfest set to promote NHRA drag racing's first-ever race in New Hampshire
It may have taken nearly 50 years to fulfill that goal, but drag racing fans wanting to see the sport's biggest stars will finally get that opportunity in this weekend's inaugural NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series Auto-Plus New England Nationals at ...
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'Super shop' team ready to represent Kuwait
Arab Times Kuwait English Daily
KUWAIT CITY, June 18: The "Super shop" team under the leadership of Jaber Al-Sarraf is fired up and ready to represent Kuwait in the next round of the American Drag Racing League (ADRL) championship USA 2013, the Summer Drags IX, in Michigan, ...
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X-DRL at St. Louis
Drag Racing Online Magazine
FRIDAY. Friday's qualifying from the 2013 X-Treme Drag Racing League X-Treme Gateway Showdown included some exciting if not unexpected results. From the top, in Pro X-Treme, low qualifier Brandon Pesz's '53 Corvette did the opposite of blowing the ...
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Hawthorne leaves DRO
Drag Racing Online Magazine
CEO Jeff Burk has announced that Darr Hawthorne is leaving Racing Net Source LLC effective immediately. Hawthorne has served as West Coast Editor of DRO and Advertising Director for the Racing Net Source family of online publications for almost a ...
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Traffic-flow notice to competitors and fans for upcoming Auto-Plus NHRA New ...
Officials are encouraging competitors in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series and NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series to arrive early in the day and have their car passes in the window and visible. All competitors and vehicles with visible car passes ...
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NHRA Pro Mods at Bristol, Tenn.
Drag Racing Online Magazine
Rickie Smith made it back-to-back wins at Bristol Dragway, beating Troy Coughlin on a holeshot on Sunday, June 16, in the finals of the NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series at the 13th annual Ford NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals presented by Tri-Cities Area ...
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Buckenham motors into 26th season
Medicine Hat News
The seasons come and go for the Medicine Hat Drag Racing Association, and ever since 1988, Buckenham has been a club member racing his 1972 Camero. The 51-year-old bought the Camero in 1984 as a car to drive on the street, and it has always been ...
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Langdon ready to showcase Top Fuel to new fan base
The NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series is in the midst of one of its most grueling stretches of the season with four races in consecutive weeks and seven races in an eight-week span. For Top Fuel standout Shawn Langdon, who is second in points, ...
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Drag Racing Yoga Instructor Spins Car 360-Degrees While Driving ...
By Stephen Douglas
Amy Taub is a professional drag racer / yoga instructor who also has a job in marketing. Over the weekend, Taub was driving at Atco Dragway when her car spun out a full 360-degrees. Taub didn't flinch, kept control of the car, somehow ...
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