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BTE WORLD FOOTBRAKE CHALLENGE SET FOR THUNDER VALLEY

When the gates to Bristol Dragway open up this Thursday, over 300 of the best footbrake drag racers in the country will flood in to compete at the most financially rewarding event for their class of car. 

“Both Steve (Stites – co-promoter) and I are over the top proud of the racers who show up here,” says co-promoter Jared Pennington. “Between the support we received from the racers and the many sponsors, we couldn’t be happier with the end results. Every one of these racers are the best at what they do and it shows. 

BRIAN OLSON IN MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENT

 

Brian Olson, one of drag racing's premier announcers, was injured on July 3, 2015, in a motorcycle accident.  In a statement made by his family, Olson was transported to Indianapolis where he was placed in the Methodist Adult Critical Care Unit.

AUSSIE TF STAR PHIL LAMATTINA CALLS IT A CAREER

BECKMAN, PROCK BEST ENTIRE JFR ORGANIZATION TO TAKE WILD NORWALK VICTORY

 

Oh, the irony.

Exactly one year ago, veteran tuner Jimmy Prock was tuning John Force to a victory at the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals in Norwalk, Ohio. On Sunday, Prock found himself on the other side of an intense rivalry between Force and his chief rival, Don Schumacher Racing, as he helped tune DSR driver Jack Beckman to a win at the very same track.

DOUG KALITTA'S MOM BRINGS HIM LUCK AT NORWALK

 

It is 125 miles from Ypsilanti, Michigan, to Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk, but to Doug Kalitta it seems like a trip around the corner.

The Kalitta Motorsports driver considers Summit Motorsports Park to be his home track, and he celebrated his so-called homecoming with a victory over Antron Brown in the Top Fuel final round at the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals.

ASHER'S 2015 NORWALK INSIDER - FINAL EDITION

Jon Asher, the seasoned Senior Editor for CompetitionPlus.com, will bring you his four decades worth of insight to the NHRA Summit Racing Equipment Nationals from Norwalk, Ohio. Follow along daily with the seasoned journalist as he brings you this weekend's race from a different angle - HIS!

ANDERSON REACHES THE SUMMIT

Life is pretty good for NHRA Pro Stock driver Greg Anderson.

At his sponsor’s home track during his sponsor’s national event in front of a multitude of his sponsor’s employees, Anderson won his fourth Wally of the season, taking over the points lead to boot.

STOFFER WINS SECOND-EVER ALL-FEMALE PRO STOCK MOTORCYCLE FINAL

The year was 2002. Karen Stoffer and Angelle Sampey were at the top of their game in the Pro Stock Motorcycle class and for one shining moment, the two women met in the first-ever, all-female Pro Stock Motorcycle final.

Fast forward 13 years later, and not much has changed.

JANIS TAKES NHRA J&A SERVICE PRO MOD SERIES VICTORY AT NORWALK

 

Mike Janis raced to his first victory of the season Sunday in the J&A Service Pro Mod Drag Racing Series portion of the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals. This weekend’s Pro Mod racing at Summit Motorsports Park was presented by The Real Pro Mod Association.

 

Janis powered his supercharged Jan-Cen Racing late model Camaro to a final round performance of 5.902 seconds at 247.34 mph to hold off Ohio-native Troy Coughlin, who finished in 7.120 at 137.43 when his turbocharged JEGS.com Corvette encountered engine problems near mid-track.

 

 

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