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NHRA COPYCATS NASCAR WITH “COUNTDOWN TO THE CHAMPIONSHIP”

 The NHRA has followed the lead of
NASCAR with a new multi-tiered “Countdown to the Championship” in all four
professional categories of the NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series which mimics
NASCAR’s Nextel Cup Chase.

NHRA RELEASES 2007 SCHEDULE

NHRA announced its new 23-race NHRA
POWERade Drag Racing Series schedule for 2007 Aug. 30.  During the announcement,
the world’s largest motorsports sanctioning body announced the addition of
Norwalk Raceway Park, which sits between Cleveland and Toledo, Ohio, to the 2007
NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series schedule.

Also announced was the addition of a 16th event for the Pro Stock
Motorcycle category, to take place at Texas Motorplex near Dallas.

SOX & MARTIN TRIBUTE CAR TO DEBUT AT 52ND NHRA U.S. NATIONALS EVENT

 

EXCLUSIVE FIRST LOOK - LARRY MORGAN'S ROD SHOP DODGE TRIBUTE

           

UPDATE: Torco's CompetitionPlus.com obtained
these spy photos of Larry Morgan's Indy ride.

REICHERT HAS NEW SPONSOR TO DEBUT IN INDY

Current Top Alcohol Dragster points
leader Bill Reichert will debut Bar’s Products’ Rislone Engine Treatment as a
major sponsor at the Mac Tools U.S. Nationals. Rislone joins Bar’s Leaks, Lane
Automotive, and NGK Spark Plugs as backers of the Owosso, Mich.,
resident.

IHRA MOVES WORLD NATIONALS TO MANSFIELD MOTORSPORTS SPEEDWAY

State-of-the-art facility to be
constructed adjacent to NASCAR Craftsman
Truck Series track

WORDS WITH SID WATERMAN

Sid Waterman’s Waterman Racing
Components (WRC) was, at 

HILLARY WILL WINS IHRA TOP FUEL DEBUT AT SKULL SHINE WORLD NATIONALS

Hillary Will first visited an IHRA
eMax Drag Racing Series national event earlier this season in Milan, Mich. She
came to support teammate Doug Kalitta, who was driving cousin Scott Kalitta’s
Nitro Funny Car at the Suzuki Motor City Nationals.

RECORD CROWD AT ATLANTA MOTOR SPEEDWAY DRAGS

Week four of Atlanta Motor
Speedway’s new Friday Night Drags series brought a record car count.

With week four in the books, new and past champions were crowned
and unique vehicles could be found in the Show-N-Shine area.

Jackson, Ga.’s Clint Abbott and his 1967 Chevelle claimed the Pro
series championship.

JESEL POSTS CONTINGENCY FOR THE MOPAR HEMI CHALLENGE

For a second consecutive year, JESEL
Valvetrain Innovation is posting contingency awards for the Mopar Hemi Challenge
at the ‘06 Mac Tools U.S. Nationals in Indianapolis, Indiana, this Labor Day
weekend. The winning car will be awarded $1,000, contingent on running a JESEL
shaft rocker system and displaying the JESEL decal throughout the weekend.

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