by John DiBartolomeo Thu, 2019-07-18 10:41
Seven-time NHRA World Champion Peter Biondo is known by his racing peers for winning NHRA Wallys and chasing bracket racing big checks. More recently, Biondo has shifted his focus to family life and business. With that, his passion for chasing big trophies and big checks had to take a back seat. But as Alexander Graham Bell once said: “When one door closes another one opens.”
By Ian Tocher Tue, 2019-07-16 07:36
In front of a packed house, the Lone Star State's own Jeff Jones earned his first Summit Racing Equipment Mid-West Pro Mod Series (MWPMS) victory July 13, at Xtreme Raceway Park (XRP) in Ferris, TX, near Dallas.
"This was a long time coming," Jones said after his final-round victory over Todd Martin. "We've come close a couple of times before, so it feels pretty good to get it done."
by Anthony Caruso III; Photos by William Swanson Mon, 2019-07-15 17:10
Bruno Massel is one very busy man. Not only is he a TV host, as he hosts Truck U and Garage Squad on Velocity, but he is also an NHRA reporter for select races throughout the season. On top of that, when he can, he also competes as a drag racer.
“I literally have every hour accounted for, so at the beginning of the year, I sit down with the producers from the Garage Squad -- and we’ll also look at the NHRA calendar -- and we’ll also have to factor how far I am from an airport," Massel said. "We also factor in when we have a live window and what time we might be done. We also consider how long it would take to get to an airport and be back around 6 am the next morning to be on set for the Garage Squad shows. I’ll leave Thursday night right from set and get on a plane -- and all that plays in. It’ll literally take me a week to come up with a schedule that works, then we still have to fit the Truck U schedule in and what races I can work -- and what races I can actually race at.