Tue, 2021-10-26 20:17
During the upcoming Las Vegas NHRA Nationals Shawn Langdon will be racing a new look CMR Construction and Roofing Top Fuel dragster for the next to last Countdown to the championship race. Throughout the back half of the season CMR Construction and Roofing has been an active new addition to the Kalitta Motorsports sponsor roster. They have been associate sponsors on all three race cars since the Sonoma Nationals and in September they expanded to become the presenting sponsor of the Fall Sponsor Summit during the Carolina Nationals. In October Kalitta Motorsports joined the effort to promote the Ragin Country Crawl charity concert, a charity concert sponsored by CMR on November 7, featuring music from Lee Brice, Randy Houser, Colt Ford and Dee Jay Silver. CMR will be featured as the primary sponsor with Langdon wearing a CMR firesuit and the team sporting CMR starting line uniform shirts.
Tue, 2021-10-26 19:00
Cornwell Quality Tools announced they have extended their partnership as the Official Tool of John Force Racing for an additional three years. The new contract begins in 2022 and will run through the 2024 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing season.
The Cornwell Quality Tools name/logo will continue to be seen on the wings of both the John Force and Robert Hight Funny Cars, as well as on the canopy of the Top Fuel Dragster driven by Brittany Force. The Cornwell brand will continue to be visible throughout the Force race pit at all NHRA races, with the teams utilizing Cornwell toolboxes and tools when working on the cars, as well as branding on car haulers, signage, hospitality canopies, and more.
Tue, 2021-10-26 13:29
QuarterMileClassifieds.com, the newest kid on the block in self-serve, online classified advertising, is in the early stages ahead of its September unveiling. At the moment, QMC.com is offering free classified advertising on its Facebook page.
Here's a few of their listings.
by Bobby Bennett Tue, 2021-10-26 09:01
by Bobby Bennett, Photos by Dave Kommel Mon, 2021-10-25 17:28
Third-generation drag racer Drew Austin carried on the family tradition of winning big as he claimed his first career California Hot Rod Reunion Funny Car title, beating Jerry Espeseth in the final round at Famoso Raceway, located outside of Bakersfield, Ca.
Joining Austin were Dan Horan Jr. (Top Fuel), Ed Marx (Pro Modified), and Randy Bradford (Fuel Altered).
by Bobby Bennett Mon, 2021-10-25 15:45
The drag racing community has lost one of its up and comers.
On Sunday morning, Dylan Cromwell, who works on the Jim Head Racing team, was killed in a highway accident near Plainfield, Ind..
Local news reports said the accident happened at 9:30 AM, EST, on I-70 in a stretch of highway located in Hendricks County. The rig was on its way to Las Vegas for this weekend's NHRA Nationals in Las Vegas.
by Bobby Bennett; Photos by Dave Kommel Sun, 2021-10-24 20:44
Dan Horan remained atop the Nostalgia Top Fuel category qualifying at the NHRA California Hot Rod Reunion in Bakersfield, Ca. Bobby Cottrell also held down his top spot in the Funny Car division as well. Other professional top qualifiers included Nick Van Horn (Fuel Altered) and Jeremy Hanger (Pro Modified).
Sun, 2021-10-24 12:54
Thanks to our coverage partners at DragRacer.TV and Warren Evans, we present to you the live video feed from the California Hot Rod Reunion in Bakersfield, Ca.
by Bobby Bennett, Photos by Dave Kommel Sat, 2021-10-23 22:47
Bobby Cottrell and Dan Horan ended first-day nitro qualifying at the California Hot Rod Reunion in Bakersfield, Ca.
There was a log-jam of '69 Camaros at the top of the Nostalgia Funny Car qualifying list.
The quickest of them was driven by Cottrell, behind the wheel of the Bardahl-sponsored Camaro, thundered to a 5.609 elapsed time at 254.76 miles per hour. His run came in the first session.