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FOX NEWS REVIEWS JUNIOR DRAG RACING

Fox & Friends showed Junior Dragster
footage from Numidia Dragway in Pennsylvania during Friday morning's show and
appeared astonished when it was mentioned the youth drivers reach speeds as fast
as 75 miles per hour. Co-host Lauren Green asked her fellow team members after
questioning the safety of the children, "Do you think these kids have any
driver's education?"

Steve Doocy responded, "They're only eight years old, what do you think?"

GET WELL, DONNA

Donna Price, wife of Bart Price, was rushed to
Stanford Medical Center Hospital tonight for emergency surgery. Donna and Bart
own the PiranaZ Pro Stock Pontiac GTO driven by Greg Stanfield in NHRA
competition.

Donna, who had major heart surgery two years ago, is doing well. “We are all
hoping for the best," said Bart. More news will be passed on as it becomes
available.

The Prices will not be in Pennsylvania for the NHRA event this weekend, but
it will be business as usual for Stanfield and his crew.

TEAM BRAY HEADS TO 41ST AUSTRALIAN NATIONALS

Team Bray heads to this weekend's Australian
Nationals at its home track of Willowbank in Queensland, after a good start in
round one of the 2006/07 championship in Sydney two weeks ago.

Victor, runner-up in Top Doorslammer in Sydney, and Ben Bray have won four of
the last five Nationals in Doorslammer and are planning to keep the quarter mile
ball rolling, despite a massive offensive from their Doorslammer and Top Alcohol
opponents. Victor reckons the competition will be stronger than ever at
Willowbank with 16 Doorslammer and 14 Alcohol cars entered.

STEELERS RB STALEY TO FIELD TWO-CAR PRO STOCK

As Torco's CompetitionPlus.com
reported two weeks ago, Pittsburgh Steelers running back Duce Staley and his
newly formed Catch 22 Motorsports team will field a pair of Pro Stock entries in
the 2007 NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series. The cars will be wheeled by former
two-time NHRA Pro Stock champion Jim Yates and past IHRA standout Billy
Gibson.

Staley grew up watching professional drag racing with his father.
Now he has the opportunity to participate first-hand as an owner with the
formation of Catch 22 Motorsports.

TROY COUGHLIN ON XM RADIO TONIGHT

Troy Coughlin driver of the JEGS
Mail Order Chevy Cavalier will be a call-in guest on Power Shift.  Troy
will talk about his quest for the 2006 NMCA Pro Street championship and answer
questions from listeners.  This daily fan call-in show hosted by Joe Costello
discusses the issues and opinions on all things in the world of motor
sports.  Joe is known for his "No holds barred" opinions while maintaining a
sense of humor about his favorite motor sports.  The show air's weekdays at
6:00PM (ET) on XM 143.

BRUCE LITTON RETURNS HOME

Thanks to the generosity of
longtime friend Paul Romine, Bruce Litton returned home to Indianapolis to
undergo skin graft treatments to his right arm. Litton was involved in an
accident on Sunday in Epping, NH. He was in a Boston hospital recovering from
injuries sustained.

For those wishing to contact Bruce, cards and well wishes may be
sent to him at

Bruce Litton
PO Box 34174
Indianapolis, IN 46234

KEEP UP WITH THIS WEEKEND'S RACING ACTION

Torco's CompetitionPlus.com will have
their race coverage crews out in the field this weekend covering the two major
events. Keep up with the action.

NHRA
Reading - Susan Wade & Chris Simmons

ADRL
Rockingham - Roger Richards & Brian Wood

SEAN MIFSUD MARCHES TO THE BEAT OF A DIFFERENT DRUM

Australia’s Sean Mifsud is attempting to do
something that has not been accomplished in quite a long while. He wants to
prove the naysayers wrong by first qualifying for and then attempting to go
several rounds in the ultra-competitive Australian Top Doorslammer class. That’s
not so unusual unless you take into consideration that he wants to do it with an
Alan Johnson wedge-headed Oldsmobile combination topped with a roots blower.

KNOLL DONATES TO YOUNG LIFE

During the Mac Tools U.S.
Nationals, Evan Knoll, owner and operator of Knoll Gas - Torco Race Fuels and is
one of the largest sponsors in drag racing, presented to Mike Edwards and Young
Life a check in the amount of $10,000 to sends kids to camp.

"I made this contribution not for recognition for myself but
rather to draw attention to the great things Young Life provides for the at risk
children of this world," Knoll said.

MOHEGAN SUN, ATHEY AT YANKEE STADIUM FOR GOOD CAUSE

Paul Athey, driver of the
Mohegan Sun Pro Mod, is set to appear at Yankee Stadium tonight representing the
Mohegan Sun Casino. Mohegan Sun, through a charitable partnership with the New
York Yankees, raised $37,750 towards finding a cure for Muscular Dystrophy.
Mohegan Sun donates $150 for every double play the Bronx Bombers turn during the
season. During the 2005 season that turned out to be 151 double plays.

“I’m really excited to be part of the presentation,” Athey said.

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