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COUPLE'S LIFE WAS BUILT AROUND DRAG RACING

Written by Bobby Bennett; CompetitionPlus.tv.

This is the story of John Smith and his wife Rhonda Hartman-Smith. Almost twenty years ago, they met at New England Dragway. They returned two weeks ago to celebrate their life together. In this video feature, they tell their story.

SCHUMACHER: 'I'D NEVER DRIVE WITHOUT' CANOPY

Written by Susan Wade.

tf schumacher tonyDrag-racing fans are used to hearing Tony Schumacher preach the wisdom of having a cockpit canopy on a Top Fuel dragster.
 
But what came out of his post-race, post-victory-fireball sermon last Sunday at Route 66 Raceway were a couple of newsy nuggets.
 

BRYCE'S TEAM JUST ONE (MAJOR) BENEFICIARY OF NEW RULES

Written by Susan Wade.

BRYCE 01If George Bryce wanted to be mean to his longtime rivals Vance & Hines Screamin' Eagle Harley-Davidson and rub it in that he's benefiting from the new rules that set them back for months, he could channel unfiltered comedienne Joan Rivers. He could tauntingly and unsympathetically tell them, "Oh, boo hoo hoo."
 
But the Sovereign-Star Racing co-owner isn't strutting or bragging or behaving imperiously because the rules he lobbied for so vigorously are playing out in his favor. They're playing out in favor of the three-man Arana team, the Matt Smith Racing trio, and Steve Johnson, as well.
 

INNER CITY MINISTER TO PILOT A ROY HILL SUPER STOCKER IN NORWALK

Written by Administrator.

RoyHill NHRA Norwalk Preview 07 03 13Some individuals have a driving need for speed, while Pastor Bill Wilson has always had a driving need to help others. He has coupled both his passions, racing and ministry, in an effort to raise funds and awareness for children in need worldwide.

Wilson hopes to take that awareness to the next level at this weekend’s 7th annual Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals at Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk, OH, where he will be piloting one of Roy Hill’s Ford Mustang Cobra Jets in Super Stock competition. The car will be emblazoned with the logo of Metro World Child, Wilson’s humanitarian organization dedicated to serving boys and girls growing up in the roughest circumstances and environments around the globe. Based on the principle that it is better to build boys and girls today than to repair men and women tomorrow, Metro World Child reaches nearly 100,000 inner-city children and their families every week in New York and around the world.

ROUND-BY-ROUND PRO RESULTS FROM NORWALK

Written by NHRA Communications.

Final round-by-round results from the seventh annual Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals at Summit Racing Equipment Motorsports Park, the 13th of 24 events in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series:
 

VIDEO FLASHBACK - '79 NHRA SUMMERNATIONALS

Written by Administrator.

The NHRA Summernationals was one of the major drag races both seasoned and aspiring drag racers wanted to win.

Color commentator Steve Evans described the 1979 NHRA Summernationals in Englishtown, NJ., as, "not a good day for the old guard."

CLASSIC VIDEO: 1977 NHRA SUMMERNATS

Written by Administrator.

summersCompetitionPlus.com has uncovered another classic drag racing video gem.

This time, courtesy of Diamond P Sports, we bring you coverage of the 1977 NHRA Summernationals in Englishtown, NJ. Travel back in time when the term Summernationals was one of the major and ALWAYS meant drag racing in July at the famed Raceway Park.

SNAKE AND MONGOO$E SPECIAL THIS WEEK ON TRACK SOURCE RADIO-THURSDAY NIGHT ON RACETALKRADIO.COM

Written by Administrator.

snakemongoose 02 600Join hosts Dennis Michelsen and Tim Frost of the National Speedway Directory for Track Source Radio...the official radio show of the National Speedway Directory and Speedwaysonline.com. Each week Dennis and Tim will bring you the racing news from behind the scenes and on the track from all over North America. Find out which event, series and track we are highlighting for this weekend.
 
This week we celebrate Americas birthday with the most All-American of motorsports…drag racing. On September 6th Snake and Mongoo$e the Movie will debut. Track Source Radio takes you behind the scenes for an exclusive preview with those responsible for bringing this story to the big screen and the real life characters that lived this story.

TODD TO DRIVE IN NORWALK FOR BERNSTEIN WHO SUFFERS RECOVERY SETBACK

Written by Administrator.

jr toddAfter a temporary setback in his recovery from back surgery, Brandon Bernstein is going to sit out this weekend's Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals, which means J.R. Todd will be back in the ProtectTheHarvest.com/MAVTV Top Fuel dragster for this event.

"It's a bummer because we really want to get into the top 10 and make the Countdown to the Championship," Bernstein said. "In situations like this you have to err on the side of caution, but I do plan to race in Denver in two weeks."

Todd drove the ProtectTheHarvest.com entry at the first two events of this four-race swing, and while he doesn't like the circumstances that have given him the opportunity to drive, he's ready to do his best for his temporary teammates again.

AUSSIE PS SENSATION SHANE TUCKER ABRUPTLY QUITS RACING

Written by Administrator.

tucker 01Australian Pro Stock driver Shane Tucker has made the decision to quit racing.

After graduating from drag racing’s entry-level Junior Dragster category, Tucker went on to race a number of Pro Stock cars under the Rob Tucker Racing banner, culminating in a dominant performance at the recent Fuchs Winternationals in the Monster Energy GXP.

“It’s one of the hardest things I have ever had to do,” explained Tucker.

“It brings a tear to my eye, but I have had eight great years racing Pro Stock and we have had some great memories and have achieved some great things.”

HAPPY INDEPENDENCE DAY!

Written by Administrator.

6-30-084thofjuly237 years ago representatives of the original thirteen colonies laid the foundation for a country that would come to be known as the land of the free and the home of the brave.
 
This is more than just a day to illuminate the sky with fireworks. It’s a day of reflection and honor.
 
On this Fourth of July, the family of CompetitionPlus.com encourages you to pause in remembrance of those brave souls who stood up for our freedom by declaring our independence from England on this fateful day in 1776.

CAPPS UPBEAT ABOUT REMAINDER OF 2013

Written by Tracy Renck; Photos by Rhonda McCole.

capps ronA year ago, Ron Capps just missed capturing his elusive and coveted NHRA nitro Funny Car world championship.

Capps, who has been competing in the Funny Car class since 1997, finished second in the point standings for the fifth time, two points behind his Don Schumacher Racing teammate Jack Beckman.

MCMILLEN ON SEASON-LONG ROLLER COASTER RIDE

Written by Tracy Renck; Photos by Rhonda McCole.

mcmillen terryTerry McMillen has been on a season-long roller coaster ride.

McMillen, the driver and owner of his Amalie Oil Top Fuel dragster, is at the peak of his ride right now. He made personal history at the last two NHRA events in Epping, N.H., and Chicago by making it to the semifinals in back-to-back NHRA races for the first time.

MINTURN - MACK RETURNS TO NHRA PSM COMPETITION

Written by Administrator.

257Pro Stock Motorcycle rider Dawn Minturn-Mack will make her 2013 debut aboard a powerful Matt Smith Racing Buell this weekend at the seventh annual Summit Racing Equipment Nationals at Summit Motorsports Park.

A native of Columbus, Ohio, Minturn-Mack last raced under NHRA sanction in early September at the U.S. Nationals in Indianapolis, where she successfully qualified one of Smith's Buells for the sport's longest-running and most prestigious event.

NEW ZEALANDER WILLY WHITE WILL RACE AUSSIE AA/FC EVENT

Written by Administrator.

WHITENew Zealand’s quickest and fastest drag racer - Willy White - will be heading to Sydney to take on the best Australian and American racers at the Outlaw Nitro Funny Car Extravaganza, at Sydney Dragway November 23, 2013.

White, who runs a nostalgia Nitro Funny Car in his native New Zealand, is keen to get to Sydney and add some more international flavour to what is shaping up as one of Australia’s most diverse and engaging racing events.

COMING SOON: MOTOR CITY HOT ROD & RACING EXPO

Written by Administrator.

MOTORCITYDrag racers and event promoters Dave Szerlag and Luke Bogacki plan to introduce a new motorsports related exposition show, the Motor City Hot Rod and Racing Expo next year.  The inaugural event will take place March 22-23, 2014 at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi, MI, minutes from downtown Detroit.

What is the Motor City Hot Rod & Racing Expo?  Szerlag and Bogacki have combined ideas to create a motorsports friendly environment within a spacious and luxurious facility located in the birthplace of American hot rodding.  The Expo will provide high performance enthusiasts, racers, equipment manufacturers, retailers, and more the opportunity to gather information, admire new ideas, do business and have fun, all under one roof.

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