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Haddock Inks Lucas Oil Deal For Reading

Haddock Inks Lucas Oil Deal For Reading Barrett Enterprises Funny Car driver Terry Haddock has announced an associate sponsorship with Lucas Oil, sponsor of the 20th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals in Reading. “Lucas Oil has been a product sponsor of ours for several years,” Haddock said, “and we are very pleased that Forrest and […]

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Canadian quarterly

Canadian quarterly Biegler, Bruce Cameo Appearance – Jay Syvertson, of Surrey, B.C., drives arguably the most unique Pro Mod car ever conceived. Powered by an Alan Johnson-built supercharged 526-cid Oldsmobile, Syvertson’s carbon-fiber ’55 Chevy Cameo has been an immediate hit with fans since its debut earlier this season. Featuring a Vanishing Point Race Cars chassis, […]

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FUTURE STARS

FUTURE STARS McKenna, Kevin Reviewing the leading contenders for the Automobile Club of Southern California Road to the Future Award Last year’s battle for the Automobile Club of Southern California Road to the Future Award, which recognizes NHRA’s top rookie, was a heated contest between Pro Stock’s Jason Line, Funny Car newcomer Eric Medien, and […]

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Padilla returns to winner’s circle

Nitto Extreme Performance NHRA Sport Compact Springnationals: Padilla returns to winner’s circle Jesus Padilla, who captured seven Honda Tuning All Motor victories en route to the 2002 NHRA championship, had to change engine programs over the winter after his dominating three-rotor combination was prohibited for 2003, but it took him just two races to find […]

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Cannon’s Restaurant: Service at 300 MPH?

Cannon’s Restaurant: Service at 300 MPH? If you pass through Greer. S.C.. and are on Trade Street, stop by Cannon’s Restaurant, where Mohawk-wearing Funny Car racer Scotty Cannon just might serve you food at the curb. Cannon’s Restaurant has been in the Cannon family for 34 years and is one of the few remaining drive-in […]

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On top Down Under

On top Down Under On top Down Under: In the quickest side-by-side drag race in Australian history, two-time NHRA Top Fuel world champion Scott Kalitta grabbed the title trophy and bragging rights over his Kalitta Motorsports teammate and native Australian Dave Grubnic in the final round of Top Fuel eliminations at the USA vs. Australia […]

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It’s That Time Of Year Again

It’s That Time Of Year Again Frey, Bob It’s hard to believe that a full year has gone by since I gave credit to National DRAGSTER readers for responding to my articles. Most of them, thankfully, liked my stuff and said so in their letters. I’d like to be able to print all of the […]

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Seals collects first win of 2005; Walters among other champs

Seals collects first win of 2005; Walters among other champs Lobb, Pam WABASH VALLEY DRAGWAY, Terre Haute, Ind. (April 24) – Three drivers made their way to the winner’s circle for the first time this season during the latest points race, which was delayed one day due to weather. Among those collecting first wins for […]

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Oldies but Goodies

Oldies but Goodies McKenna, Kevin NHRA class racing remains a place for classic muscle cars Running 9.3s with a 40-year-old car can take its toll on equipment, which is why Montgomery follows a strict maintenance program. After every race, he pulls the oil pan and checks the crank and rod bearings. He also performs a […]

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On the run with Mike Ferderer-Driver of the Pennzoil Pontiac Grand Am Super Gasser and Pennzoil Super Comp dragster

On the run with Mike Ferderer-Driver of the Pennzoil Pontiac Grand Am Super Gasser and Pennzoil Super Comp dragster Ferderer, Mike With the current race season headed toward its conclusion, I’m happy to say that there are some exciting things in the works for Mike Ferderer Racing. I recently signed a three-year deal to have […]