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ENTRY LIST GROWS FOR VALDOSTA NOSTALGIA EVENT

DSR AND MATCO TOOLS

Don Schumacher confirmed today that
DonSchumacher Racing has inked a three-year associate sponsorship
agreementwith Matco Tools to support all DSR teams through
2009.Matco Tools had been a primary sponsor of a DSR Funny Car team in
the NHRAPOWERade Drag Racing Series and an associate sponsor on all DSR
teams from2001 through 2006. "We are pleased to maintain our longtime
relationshipwith Matco Tools through this multi-year associate sponsorship
agreement,"said Schumacher.

STROUD SAFETY'S ADOPT-A-RACER WINNERS

Carl Stroud and the folks at Stroud Safety developed a program this season that enables various contingency sponsors on the IHRA series to sponsor a race team's entry into the event. The following is a list of the winner's and their respective sponsor.
 
 

ON PONTIAC DEPARTURE FROM NORWALK EVENT, SIMMONDS SAYS, "NO COMMENT"

Three weekends ago, Torco's
CompetitionPlus.com reported that General Motors motorsports head man Fred
Simmonds was none too happy with the way the NHRA handled the move of their
event in Columbus to Norwalk. Reportedly, Simmonds was notified via a voicemail
on the day of the annoucement. Torco's CompetitionPlus.com knew of the
announcement weeks in advance.

The general consensus was that GM was going to pull its loaner vehicles from
the program but rumors suggest the event sponsorship will be pulled as
well.

COUGHLIN TESTS FOR PRO STOCK RETURN AT TORCO NATIONALS

Jeg Coughlin Jr., impressed with
his recent test session at Virginia Motorsports Park is ready for the NHRA
POWERade Pro Stock wars. And, he has an agenda as well. He wants to run quick
and fast en route to helping Victor Cagnazzi teammate Dave Connolly pursue a
world championship.

Coughlin will make his return at the upcoming Torco Race Fuels NHRA Nationals
in Petersburg, Va.

DAVE CONNOLLY'S NEW LOOK

Torco's CompetitionPlus.com has obtained this
rendering of the scheme Dave Connolly will utilize as his team makes a
late-season push for the Pro Stock World Championship.

ORVILLE MOE INDICTED

Last month, Torco's
CompetitionPlus.com posted a feature on Orville Moe and his troubles with
Spokane Raceway. Word comes to us from the Spokesman Review that he's been
indicted on the charges of public corruption along with a former mayor.

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IT'S A SLAMMERS PROMOTION FOR JEG'S

When we think of Jeg's Mail Order
and what sells strongly, our first thoughts are carburetors and various car
parts. But, from what we are hearing, it's SLAMMERS Ultimate Milk that seems to
be getting a lot of interest.

There are eight flavors in which to choose from.

SLAMMERS
ON JEG'S

SCELZI'S NEW LOOK FOR DALLAS

MOPAR/OAKLEY DODGE CHARGER FUNNY CAR WILL SPORT 50TH ANNIVERSARY

HOUSE OF KOLOR PAINT SCHEME IN DALLAS

ENDERS SIGNS NEW SPONSOR

It didn't take second-year Pro Stock racer
Erica Enders long to secure a major sponsor for her new racing operation,
signing food, nutrition, and beverage company Revive USA as the primary backer
of her Dodge Stratus R/T for the remainder of the season with a three-year
option. The team will debut its' new Revive USA Dodge Stratus R/T at this
weekend's 21st annual O'Reilly NHRA Fall Nationals in Dallas.

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