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Sun, 2007-01-21 12:00
The biggest names in professional drag racing will converge on The Strip at Las
Vegas Motor Speedway for the sixth annual Nitro Blast-off preseason test session
for NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series teams. The list of participants will read
like a who's-who of drag racing - including John Force Racing, Kenny Bernstein
and Don Schumacher Racing - as Top Fuel Dragster, Funny Car, Pro Stock and Pro
Stock Motorcycle teams fine-tune their entries in preparation for the grueling
2007 NHRA POWERade schedule.
Stay tuned as Torco's CompetitionPlus.com brings you the latest in news, notes and photos throughout the three-day event.
Sun, 2006-11-12 21:37
With Southern California’s foothills serving as a dramatic
backdrop, the season concludes where it began nine months earlier with an event
traditionally laced with championship drama and last-chance bids for teams to
accomplish goals for the year.
Sat, 2006-11-11 21:37
Keep up with this weekend's NHRA AAA Auto Club World Finals by reading our behind-the-scenes event notebook. We bring you the stories behind the numbers and win-lights throughout the course of the weekend.
Mon, 2006-11-06 06:56
Goodguys Close Out VRA Racing Season
on a High Note at Famoso Raceway
Auto Club Famoso
Raceway, Bakersfield, CA - An abbreviated 2006
Goodguys/VRA Nostalgia Drag Racing Series came to a picture perfect end today at
Auto Club Famoso Raceway, just north of Bakersfield as all 14 class finals were run at
sunset. It was almost as if Mother Nature was in sync with the drag racing gods
– timing the whole thing just right.
The Nostalgia Top Fuel race outcome and the championship
points battle hung in the balance of the final which featured 2005 Goodguys
champion Rick White against 25 year old hard charger Sean Bellemeur. At stake in
the final for Bellemeur was his first-ever Goodguys Top Fuel event win and his
first-ever Goodguys Top Fuel Championship. His bid fell short just after he left
the line as his Plaza Hotel & Casino entry went up in smoke. White, who had
struggled all season, found the winning combination here at the ‘Finals streaked
away to win the event in 5.873 seconds. Utah’s Brett Harris, who had gone out in
today’s second round, won the Goodguys Top Fuel Championship as his second
round finish here and big win earlier in the season at Pomona gave him the
needed points for his first-ever Goodguys Top Fuel title. Harris also set a new
Goodguys Top Fuel class speed record this weekend at
Thu, 2006-11-02 11:19
South Georgia Motorsports Park hosted their first annual Southern Nostalgia Shootout and the results provided a blast from the past. Everything from classic Gassers to "Big Daddy" Don Garlits in a front-engined dragster thundered down the SGMP quarter-mile to the cheers of fans.
Sun, 2006-10-29 23:18
Many a season title has been decided at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor
Speedway and many a world championship bid boosted by a crucial win. Last year,
reigning POWERade Top Fuel world champ Tony Schumacher enjoyed a $600,000 payday
by locking up the season title and winning Saturday’s Shootout and Sunday’s
event to earn a double-up bonus from NHRA.
Thu, 2006-10-26 11:07
Keep up with this weekend's action as our pit reporters find out the latest behind-the-scenes happenings during the NHRA ACDelco Las Vegas Nationals hosted by The Strip at Las Vegas. Stay tuned as this section is updated multiple times daily with the latest news.
Thu, 2006-10-26 11:07
It's a virtual "Hot Rod Reunion" in Orlando for each of the REAL World Street Nationals events.
Everybody that's anybody in fast door slammer drag racing shows up in Orlando and then a hard core, hammer down, wide open, drag race explodes into action. No jets, no circus acts, no throttle stops or delay boxes. No bracket racing, no "boom box" contests, no bull, no "test runs", no dragsters, no practice and NO CRYBABIES! Every run counts at the big dance. Every run counts at the big dance.
Thu, 2006-10-19 07:58
As the Universal Technical Institute World Finals approaches, fans of
the IHRA eMax Nitro Jam™ Drag Racing Series will pay close attention to
the championship chases in the five professional categories. The event
will be held October 20 – 22 at Rockingham Dragway in North Carolina.
Thu, 2006-10-19 07:58
Keep up with the behind-the-scenes action at the IHRA Universal Technical Institute World Finals, October 20 – 22 at Rockingham Dragway in North Carolina.
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