When the all-conquering IDG Chevy Camaro rolls to the starting line for the first time at this week’s ADRL Spring Drags at Rockingham Dragway, there’ll be a world champion behind the wheel – but it won’t be Rickie Smith.
Former NHRA champion Tommy Grimes maintained his dominance at Rockingham Dragway Sunday by beating fellow Carolinian and newly-crowned IHRA champion Jay Turner in the final round of the 24th annual AMRA Jim McClure All Harley Nitro Nationals.
Moroso Pro Boost newcomer Randy Weatherford broke the 3.50-second barrier and set a new class record on his way to the No. 1 qualifying spot Friday night at the PDRA Brian Olson Memorial World Finals presented by Pro Line Racing and $hameless Racing.
Canadian Pro Modified driver Eric Latino surprised himself Sunday by earning the biggest paycheck at the SPEEDTECH Shakedown Nationals at Englishtown, N.J.'s Old Bridge Township Raceway Park.
At the 2012 Pacific Street Car Ass'n Street Car Super Nationals in Las Vegas, “El General” Jose Gonzalez set the door-slammer world record with a pass of 5.73 seconds. Thursday night at Gateway Motorsports Park, Frankie “The Madman” Taylor dropped a pass of 5.55 seconds in the Pro Line Outlaw Pro Mod class.
For drag racing purists and grassroots racers who for years have railed against the use of electronic aids like throttle stops and delay boxes, Rockingham Dragway will offer up a colorful reason to rejoice this Fourth of July week when creator Rich Christensen resurrects the popular PINKS: All Out TV franchise.
A year ago, Erica Enders was drawing names out of a hat and making bets with her team on who would win the inaugural DRAG ILLUSTRATED World Series of Pro Mod.
Grant O’Rourke kept his slim ANDRA Top Doorslammer title hopes alive by top qualifying and advancing to the final before the action was called to a halt at Calder Park Raceway.
The new X-treme Drag Racing League made history by completing its first event, the X-DRL Spring Nationals, on Sunday at Osage Casino Tulsa Raceway Park
Defending Pro Nitrous world champion Tommy Franklin ran the first leg of a new national record during Friday qualifying at the Professional Drag Racers Ass'n Drag Wars at GALOT Motorsports Park.
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