Thursday, June 06, 2013

Today's Drag Racing News

Drag racing: Simonton feels the burn at Route 66
Joliet Herald News
The way Cassie Simonton tells it, driving a top alcohol funny car in the NHRA's Lucas Oil Series isn't for the faint of heart. "They're known to be the toughest cars to drive because there's a lot going on in there," Simonton said. "You're revving the ...
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Racing: King of Track crown at stake at BIR this weekend
Brainerd Daily Dispatch
It's also a big weekend for Junior Dragster racers. Saturday's race is the NHRA Summit Racing Junior Drag Racing League Challenge, an annual competition that allows juniors to compete for an NHRA Wally trophy. There are three classes for kids 8-18 ...
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Drag races heat up
Big Rigs
A TENSE championship battle between 15 drag racing entrants is looming, in the Top Doorslammer category at Willowbank Raceway's FUCHS Winternationals. It's shaping up to be a must-watch for the estimated 40,000 spectators expected over the event's ...
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At the Finish Line – Harvey Crane
Drag Racing Online Magazine
Harvey J. Crane, Jr., founder of Crane Cams, Inc., and a pioneer figure in the racing and performance automotive industry, passed away Friday, May 31, 2013, following a brief illness. His passing came peacefully, with his daughter Susan Farris, at his ...
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Phillips ready to roar at Willowbank
Namoi Valley Independent
The Gunnedah competitor will today race his beloved 1976 LH Torana alongside some of the best drivers in the country at the reputed home of drag racing, Willowbank Raceway in Ispwich. Phillips is in the unusual position of leading the championships' ...
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Hagan take Funny Car points lead at Summernationals
On Sunday, Hagan took over the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series Funny Car points lead en route to victory on the hottest weekend of the season and ousted two of his Don Schumacher Racing teammates in the process. Hagan won his second event ...
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