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Sam Martin Freelance Contributor
Growing up in the Midwest, Sam was always around various types of motorsports. While attending Lindenwood College, he followed his passion and interned at Gateway International Raceway before it's unfortunate closing. Today he can be found covering and shooting photography for various dirt and drag strip events.
Bubba Corzine recently announced in an interview with ProModWarzTV that he, along with the help of former Executive Vice President of Operations for the American Drag Racing League, Jessica Nowling, and others, will be promoting a new drag racing series with a proposed four race schedule.
Evan Knoll, former owner of Torco Racing Fuels, has pleaded guilty to a total of nine charges that include eight counts of making a false claim against the government and one count of bank fraud. When the sentence is handed down it could mean up to 30 years in jail for Knoll and having to pay $100 million.
Gateway Motorsports Park hosted the Super Chevy Show over the weekend and highlighting the show were the 10.5 Outlaw and Outlaw Drag Radial classes — one of which was actually won a Ford-powered Mustang among a seas of “bowties”.
The Chris Duncan Pro Mod Super Series was set for exciting final round with Dan Stevenson fresh off of a 3.97 second run and “Fast” Eddie Rogers posting a 4.01 in the semi-final round. It was all for naught though as rains would move into the area shortly after washing out the event.
Chris Alston’s Chassisworks has unveiled a whole new line of products designed for direct bolt-on gear and belt driven superchargers for racing or serious performance-built street motors. The new line, called Component Drive Systems (CDS) is designed for either single and dual ProChargers, Vortechs or Paxtons.
Mike Castellana has rolled back the sheets on his new Al-Anabi Racing Chevrolet Camaro, the first of the Five Star-bodied 2011 Camaro’s to roll out of the Galesburg, Ill. chassis shop and one of just two to be unveiled thus far.
The always tough fields featured in the Texas Outlaw Pro Modified Association again delivered a great show at Texas Raceway on Friday night under the lights, and after a tough night of racing it was the top two qualifiers, Gaylen Smith and Doug Riesterer, left to battle it out.
Eddie Rogers continued his winning ways at Cedar Falls Raceway with a win over Randy Adler during the Night of Fire for his third straight win in the series and with the win secured the championship for his team.
Eddie Rogers continued his domination in the Chris Duncan Pro Mod Super Series, captured the top qualifying spot and also the win at Kansas City International Raceway over the weekend.
An upset in Pro Mod and a crazy final in the Ultimate 10.5 Dragster eliminator was among the great racing action at Lucas Oil Raceway in Indianapolis, IN., as Friday Night Rage hit the track in July!
Top Alcohol Funny Car standout Alexis De Joria will make her first runs in her Nitro Funny Car during testing on Monday in Norwalk as she works toward her professional debut later this season in a Patron Spirits-backed flopper with the assistance of the Kalitta Motorsports team.
Cary Goforth is putting his Jerry Haas Race Cars ’09 Chevrolet Cobalt “out to pasture” and will be debuting a brand new Jerry Haas Race Cars-built Pontiac GXP in Extreme Pro Stock at the next stop on the ADRL tour in Michigan.
The ADRL Returns to Heartland Park Topeka for the ADRL National Guard Independence Drags. KH Al-Thani returns to competition this weekend to defend his Independence Drags event title in the Pro Extreme category. Stay tuned to DragZine all weekend for the coverage!
CDP hosted Nitroblast and Jet Warz over the weekend. The CDRC Pro Mod Super Series put on a great show along with the Mickey Thompson Nostalgia Funny Car Challenge and a host of exhibition races. Eddie Rogers captured victory in the CDRC Pro Mods while Doc Hallday won the Nostalgia Funny Car Challenge.
Everyone involved in a race car is responsible for safety. Guest, car owner, Todd Odom, and crew chief, Joe Monden, have all been suspended from NHRA participation for a year for running tires that, per the manufacturer, was not to be used for that application.