Written By Susan Wade Thu, 2015-07-30 20:55
Fun-loving grown-ups often lament that the mark of being an adult means having to work on one's birthday.
But Cale Aronson was grateful to be celebrating behind his desk earlier this month at ACE Racing Clutches headquarters at Sullivan, Mo., southwest of St. Louis.
Written by Tracy Renck Wed, 2015-07-29 18:30
Change is taking place in the NHRA Pro Stock class because the decline of participation in the class.
The changes were announced at a meeting July 25 during the Mile-High Nationals at Bandimere Speedway in Morrison, Colo.
Written by Bobby Bennett Wed, 2015-07-29 17:30
NHRA Pro Stock racer Rodger Brogdon completed the sale of his drag racing operation to Richard Freeman and Elite Performance on Monday of this week, effectively alleviating the Tomball, Texas-based driver of his involvement in drag racing.
The bottom line for the three-time NHRA Pro Stock national event winner, he was no longer willing to fund his Pro Stock racing habit.
Written by Susan Wade Tue, 2015-07-28 18:00
With Terry Blount eager to listen, learn, and improve NHRA drag racing's image throughout various media platforms in his newly appointed role as the sanctioning body's Vice President of Public Relations and Communications, the sport already is refreshed and strengthened.
Part of his challenge is inheriting not just a task neglected but a public that needs some direction, as well.
As Top Fuel veteran Larry Dixon pointed out, "The three sports that were the most popular in our country at one time were bowling, horse racing, and boxing. They're not the top three anymore. People's lives change. Things are different. And I think it’s our responsibility as a sport to stay up to date."
Written by Tracy Renck Tue, 2015-07-28 18:00
Top Fuel driver Scott Palmer hasn’t competed in an NHRA national event since St. Louis last September.
Palmer, an independent owner/driver, was back competing at the Mile-High Nationals Sunday at Bandimere Speedway, and he nearly pulled off the biggest upset of the day in first round.
Palmer, the No. 16 qualifier, was pitted against top qualifier Larry Dixon of Bob Vandergriff Racing. Dixon began smoking the tires during his lap and was able to pedal the dragster enough to edge Palmer.
Story and Photos by Jon Asher Mon, 2015-07-27 19:00
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!