Thursday, July 11, 2013

7/11/13 Drag Racing News

Littleton girl wins drag racing title
Our Colorado News
Victoria Flores added to her collection of "hardware" as she received her second consecutive trophy for winning the 16- and 17-year-old age division at the National Hot Rod Association Junior Drag Racing League's Western Conference Finals. "I have been ...
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Toyota deepens involvement in US drag racing
SportsPro Media
The partnership, which expands Toyota's existing association with the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, will see the event renamed the NHRA Toyota Nationals. The car manufacturer will have an extensive branding presence on site and on national ...
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Sioux City car show cancels drag races
Mason City Globe Gazette
The drag racing portion of the show had been held for years along Water Street near the downtown area, but it's now being used as part of construction for the new Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. RockN Rods is now scheduled to take place on July 20 instead of ...
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Senior citizen racer Misuraca still has 'need for speed'
Hamburg Sun
The 68-year-old has been drag racing regularly since 2007 in the 1934 Ford Coupe he became dedicated to rebuilding after his retirement. He now drag races regularly as part of the Gasser Racing Series at Empire Dragway in Leicester and also takes a ...
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RockN Rods hits a snag in the road
Sioux City Journal
Drag racing, a highlight of the downtown event, RockN Rods, has been canceled after city officials told event organizers Monday that Third Street is not safe for racers. Now, instead of three-day event, RockN Rods will be a one day only party happening ...
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Demanding three-week Western Swing to kick off in Denver
As the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series thunders near the Rocky Mountains for the 34th annual Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals, July 19-21, fans and drivers alike are ready to get into the swing of things for the kickoff of the traditional three-week ...
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Northland drag racers have strong showings at BIR
Duluth News Tribune
The King Street class features head-to-head drag racing, with the first car across the line winning. "It's pretty much unlimited," Mahnke said. "You can do whatever you want as long as the car has license plates, headlights, taillights, blinkers, but ...
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European Drag Racing Championship Results round #3 ... - Fia
European Drag Racing Championship Results round #3. Finland´s Alastaro Circuit hosted round #3 of the FIA European Drag Racing Championship july 4- 7th.