From out of the ashes the Outlaw 8.5 program is making a comeback at London Dragway. The class, which had nearly gone nonexistent with dwindling car numbers over the last couple of years, underwent a rules change for the 2013 season, and optimism is high! Check out the race recap of the new Limited 8.5 program!
Tabitha Sizemore Freelance Writer
From building and racing her own car to track photography to sponsoring races, Tabitha has her hand in a little bit of everything when it comes to drag racing.
Often a subject of debate and sometimes rather heated at that, the popular foxbody platform has been home to a numerous variety of power plants. This fox, coined with the nickname, The Mitsubishi Mustang, houses a 4g63 under the hood.
The ADRL Spring Drags IV that was held a few days back at Cordova Dragway Park in Illinois was nothing short of a weekend fulfilled with exciting racing action. Arnie “The Farmer” Beswick contributed to the thrill as well, as during one of his big flashy burnouts he left the crowd and announcer chattering!
For over five decades, the Marion County International Raceway, has been home to adrenaline pumping racing action. Founded by brothers, Bill and Tom Guthery, the raceway began it’s life back in 1969 and is now up for sale according to a recent announcement.
For a handful of selected individuals the next few weeks have been highly anticipated as the 2013 Chevrolet COPO Camaro is scheduled to begin being delivered. May 3rd will mark the beginning of the drag-strip-ready Chevrolet to be handed over to the eagerly awaiting buyers.
Ever wondered what it would be like to take a pass down the strip disguised as a fireball of fury? From a multitude of different camera angles, ride along with Australian driver Simon Travaglini, as he pilots his Ford Falcon down the strip masquerading as a blazing inferno.
The weather in the Bluegrass State was pleasant as racers and spectators filtered through the gates at US-60 Dragway in Hardinsburg, Kentucky recently for the 2nd Annual Gene Gray Memorial Race. The Outlaw 10.5 race, promoted by Tim Gray, was organized in honor of his late cousin Gene Gray.
Royal Purple recently announced its’ first recipient for 2013 for the Outperformer Award is well-known lady powerhouse Nicole Lyons.
Some of the top drivers in the NHRA and the roundy-round world of NASCAR will be taking the field on Wednesday, April 17, to go head-to-head and battle it out in a good old-fashioned game of softball to raise money for charity at CMC-NorthEast Stadium in Kannapolis, N.C.
Call it mad driving skills or a case of exceptional fortune, one thing is certain, that Stuart Bishop was one lucky man with the outcome of this wild ride that befell him during the 2006 Winternationals as his Diamond Doorslammer nearly completes two 360′s in this pass at Willowbank.
With $121,000 up for grabs, the 29th Annual K&N Horsepower Challenge will take the spotlight during the 14th annual SummitRacing.com NHRA Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway to be held on April 6th.
The Aerospace Components NHRA Unleashed Series will once again be contested at all NHRA Member Tracks on the 2013 NMCA & NMCA WEST tour, as summarized by a multi-year arrangement achieved between the NHRA and ProMedia.
With the help of the folks at Frank Hawley’s Drag Racing School, California-girl Julie Braskett made good on a promise she made to her late father and former racer Dave Braskett before he passed away: that she would get her NHRA competition license.
Love them or hate them, the Mustang Fox body is a platform that has been frequently used for a multitude of engine and drive train combos in the racing world. Every now and then though, something unique can be found, such as this notch which is equipped with a Toyota 2JZ at heart and runs sevens in the 1/4 mile.
Danny Rowe Racing announced late last week that his team has signed a new primary sponsor for the 2013 NHRA Pro Modified Drag Racing Series to adorn his supercharged ’68 Camaro. Rowe and Agave Underground will debut their new budding partnership at the upcoming 44th annual Amalie Oils NHRA Gatornationals.
More exciting news surrounding the 2013 season of the newly formed X-treme Drag Racing League was announced this week as Kooks Custom Headers was named the “Official Header of the X-DRL”.