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DRAG SPECIALTIES RETURNS TO G2 FOR 2007

Motorcycle parts retail powerhouse DRAG Specialties will return as the primary
sponsor for Chip Ellis and the G2 Buell Pro Stock Motorcycle in the 2007 NHRA
POWERade Series. DRAG Specialties will also increase their dealer hospitality
presence this season, pumping up the atmosphere around the G2 pit. "We are very
happy to be sponsoring Chip Ellis and G2 Motorsports for a second year," said
Jeff Fox, president/CEO of DRAG Specialties. "We saw great results last year and
felt it was an excellent opportunity for DRAG Specialties again in
2007."
 
"I'm very proud to represent DRAG Specialties for a second year,"
said Ellis, who finished a strong 4th in the final 2006 point standings. "I
visited their facility in Wisconsin at the end of last year and it was awesome.
I'm really looking forward to seeing all their dealers at the track all season
long."
 
"We're really glad that DRAG Specialties will be more involved at
the events," said Jackie Bryce, G2's vice president of operations. "We think
that NHRA POWERade drag racing is a great venue to bring their dealers in to
experience the excitement of Pro Stock Motorcycles, and they're really gonna
like being in the pits with the team. We also think that it's a great
opportunity to introduce DRAG Specialties to all the potential customers who
follow the NHRA."

ALPHATRADE.COM GETS INVOLVED WITH ADRL

AlphaTrade.com (OTC BB: APTD) and the Flowmaster American Drag Racing
League (ADRL) announced today a three-year, multi-faceted agreement
that will give AlphaTrade the title-rights sponsorship for a number of
prominent ADRL programs.

AlphaTrade will become the title sponsor for the season-long ADRL
points program and the year-end championship eliminators - now
called the AlphaTrade Battle for the Belts - the traditional
season-ending event in Ennis, Texas - now called the AlphaTrade ADRL
World Finals - and the newly established AlphaTrade All-Stars program.
This new program has been designed exclusively for this partnership and
will involve engaging ADRL fans through a variety of text-message
promotions. Fans will be texting to determine the first AlphaTrade ADRL
All-Star teams in each of the organization's professional categories.

EATON REUPS WITH JANIS

Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation today announced
that it will be returning as the title sponsor of two-time
International Hot Rod Association (IHRA) Pro Modified World Champion
Mike Janis for the 2007 season. Janis will unveil his car and new paint
scheme at Eaton’s display at the 55th Annual Murray’s Autorama held in
Detroit, March 9-11 at Cobo Hall.

“Competitive drag racing is a great venue to highlight our
performance-related product portfolio,” said Tom Nellenbach, marketing
manager for Eaton Performance Products.  “Eaton’s Aeroquip(R) hoses,
connectors, fittings, Detroit Locker(R) differentials and racing engine
valves and lifters have been helping champions like Mike Janis find the
winner’s circle for decades. Mike is a great ambassador for our company
and products.”

IHRA TO RUN SPEC NITRO TIRES

The Goodyear 2420 tire will be the only model accepted for competition in both
of IHRA's Nitro classes for the 2007
season.

BERNSTEIN HIRES JIMMY WALSH

Six-time NHRA champion Kenny Bernstein announced today that Jimmy Walsh
will assume the duties as crew chief of his Monster Energy/Lucas Oil
Dodge Charger Funny Car.  Walsh will be accompanied by right hand man,
Danny DeGennaro.

OKAHARA AND SHULER NOT GOING TO BERNSTEIN CAMP

In a rumor that spread like wildfire, Kenny Bernstein's publicist Suzie Arnold denies any truth to Todd Okahara and Phil Shuler departing the Don Schumacher Racing camp and headed to Kenny Bernstein's Moster Funny Car team. She declined to comment any further citing that an "official" statement is in the works.

U.S. 131 BECOMES KNOLL GAS MOTORSPORTS PARK

Drag racing entrepreneur Evan Knoll’s expanding influence took a new turn with
the announcement this week of a naming rights agreement that will transform US
131 Motorsports Park into Knoll Gas Motorsports Park at US 131. The facility is
home to an IHRA Nitro Jam™ Drag Racing Series event, the Torco Racing Fuels
Northern Nationals, August 3 – 5.

 

Knoll, whose holdings
include Knoll Gas, Torco Racing Fuels, Seelye Wright Automotive Group, Skull
Shine, Accelerator and Skull Gear, works out of corporate offices in nearby
Decatur,
Mich., a 45-minute drive
from the track.

 

“It made sense to put
our name on our home track,” Knoll said. “It’s a great place to spotlight our
complete product line and showcase our drivers and teams.”

PRUDHOMME WINS SHAV GLICK AWARD

The first ever Justice Brothers-sponsored Shav Glick award has been won
by drag racing icon Don “The Snake” Prudhomme. A panel of prestigious
judges from the world of motorsports selected Prudhomme from a list of
five candidates nominated to receive the 8th Annual Shav Glick award.
Prudhomme was honored during the pre-race ceremonies at the NASCAR Auto
Club 500 at the California Speedway on February 25.

PHOENIX FOLLOW-UP

MONSTER OF A TIME FOR BOTH BERNSTEINS; WINNERS SHOW HEART; ONE PEDREGON VINDICATED, ONE VOWING COMEBACK

BELL RUNS 6.01 IN PRO MOD

Monroe’s Mike Bell drove Roy Hill’s 2007 Ford Mustang
to best-of-the-event
numbers of 6.013 seconds at 230.17 miles per hour
Saturday at Rockingham
Dragway en route to the Pro Modified championship
at the second annual ROCK
Battery Spring Blast presented by
raceworks.com.

Bell shared the
winners’ circle with six-time IHRA world champion Rickie
Smith of King, who
sailed to an easy Pro Stock victory at the wheel of
the Skull Shine Chevrolet
Cobalt.

Bell, who like Smith is a former IHRA Pro Stock Champion, was
clocked in
6.129 seconds at 201.76 mph in the Pro Modified final, turning
back
second generation driver Scott Cannon of Lyman, S.C., winner of of
last
October’s IHRA World Finals.

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