Saturday, July 06, 2013

7/06/13 Drag Racing News

NHRA's Allen Johnson call for drag race track closer to Detroit
Detroit Free Press
Johnson, 53, a great storyteller as well as driver, was in Detroit earlier this week on his way to Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio, for the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event this weekend. The 2012 NHRA Pro Stock champ was looking ...
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Head out to Mission for drag-racing
Vancouver Sun
Other fun stuff this weekend includes drag racing at Mission Raceway park, where my buddy Terry Denomme will be running "Ford Country," his amazingly fast '57 Ford Sedan Delivery. The amount I actually know about drag racing I could write on one hand, ...
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First lady of wheel-standing drag racing to host car show
Vancouver Sun
Braddick made a name for herself in the '70s as a serious drag race driver, but her fame really grew when she was approached by drag racing promoter Richard Schroeder to move up to wheel standing competition. At the time, there were only five drivers ...
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DRAG RACING: Eddyville's Annual Night Of Fire
Nitro funny cars, pro stocks, super shifters and a flame throwing jet fire truck will thrill fans but the main attraction will be 81-year old racing legend Don 'Big Daddy' Garlits. "I got really good advice when I was 18-years old, he said 'get in to ...
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Former drag racer Dan Dvorak specializes in maximizing engine power
Gainesville Sun
WALDO — Drag racing pioneer and prolific National Hot Rod Association record-setter Dan Dvorak continues to make motor magic at Dvorak Machine Shop, a fixture since 1986 on U.S. Highway 301 near Waldo. A sign on the metal building reads "Maximum ...
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Janis ready to bring Pro Mod championship spark to Norwalk
Mike Janis is riding a wave of confidence from an early season win, and is more than ready to add some spark to the NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series as it returns to Norwalk for the seventh annual Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals, July 4-7.
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Johnson is driving toward perfection
Toledo Blade
Between being a parent and a grandparent, owning and managing a Tennessee oil and petroleum company, and navigating the travel schedule of drag racing's National Hot Rod Association, Johnson has to carve out time to hone his craft. That means ...
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'I Race for Fun'
Having won numerous races in the past with the best times, energetic racer Reschke, is becoming a household name at the popular drag racing events. In his last race, Reschke made it first to the finishing line and now holds the first place in this car ...
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Kelly goes for third drag racing state title | The News Star ...
Most sports fans recognize that a time of 4.4 seconds in a 40-yard dash would put a football player in the speedy elite.
:::Drag Racing Online::: Agent 1320 - 7/2/2013
Born in Edmonton, Alberta, Fedderly has been around drag racing for more than 40 years. He broke onto the scene in 1980 when he guided Terry Capp to a ...