Category Archive: Motorsports

Apr 14 2014

NHRA Wrap-Up: Pro Stock’s Jimmy Alund Becomes First European NHRA Winner

Jimmy Alund became the first European ever to win an NHRA event Sunday at the NHRA Four-Wide Nationals at zMAX Dragway in Concord, N.C. The Swede is substituting for four-time Pro Stock world champ Greg Anderson and ran a 6.562 pass at 211.59 miles-per-hour in his Summit Racing Equipment Chevy Camaro. This is only the …

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Mar 31 2014

NHRA Wrap-Up: DeJoria, Enders-Stevens, and Schumacher win SummitRacing.com Nationals

Girl power reigned supreme as Alexis DeJoria and Erica Enders-Stevens raced to victories Sunday at the SummitRacing.com NHRA Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Top Fuel’s Tony Schumacher also was a winner at the fourth event on the 2014 Mello Yello Drag Racing Series schedule. It was the second time that two …

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Mar 17 2014

NHRA Wrap-Up: Kalitta, Hight, A. Johnson and S. Johnson Win Gatornationals

Top Fuel points leader Doug Kalitta raced to his first victory of the season Sunday at the NHRA Gatornationals at historic Auto-Plus Raceway in Gainesville, FL. Robert Hight (Funny Car), Allen Johnson (Pro Stock) and Steve Johnson (Pro Stock Motorcycle) also were winners at the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event. Kalitta gained revenge …

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Feb 24 2014

NHRA Wrap-Up: DeJoria Gets First Mello Yello Win, Joins Brown and Johnson in Winner’s Circle

Alexis DeJoria raced to her first career Funny Car victory Sunday at the NHRA Nationals at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park. Antron Brown in Top Fuel and Allen Johnson in Pro Stock also were winners of the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event at the multi-purpose motorsports facility in Chandler, AZ. DeJoria powered her …

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Feb 10 2014

NHRA Wrap-Up: Jason Line Captures Victory in Pomona; J. Force, alBalooshi Win Also

Summit Racing Pro Stock driver Jason Line piloted the same Chevy Camaro he crashed late last season to victory Sunday at the NHRA Winternationals at Auto Club Raceway in Pomona, CA. It was Line’s first ever race without teammate and mentor Greg Anderson present. Anderson was holed up in a North Carolina hospital recovering from …

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Jan 31 2014

European Pro Stock Champion Jimmy Alund to Drive for KB Racing on Mello Yello Drag Racing Series Tour

Eight-time FIA Pro Stock champion Jimmy Alund will be piloting a Summit Racing Equipment/KB Racing Camaro for the first six events of the 2014 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series. Alund will be driving Greg Anderson’s Summit Racing Camaro beginning with the 54th annual Circle K NHRA Winternationals, February 6-9 at Auto Club Raceway in …

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Jan 23 2014

NASCAR Changes Qualifying to Knock-Out Format

NASCAR qualifying may never be the same. The world’s premier stock car racing series will switch to “knock-out” qualifying for the 2014 Sprint Cup, Nationwide, and Camping World Truck Series. Single-car qualifying is no more. The new qualifying format will be similar to what you see in the IndyCar Series and Formula One. This new …

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Dec 17 2013

Video: Steve Kinser Gears Up For Final Championship Run

The man who may be the most-dominant driver in all of motorsports is preparing for one final championship run. Steve Kinser, the 20-time champion of the World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series, announced earlier this month that the 2014 racing season will be his last. Kinser won the first-ever championship in the World of …

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Nov 11 2013

NHRA 2013 Season Wrap-Up: Langdon and Coughlin Join Force and Smith as World Champs

Top Fuel driver Shawn Langdon secured his first NHRA world championship by winning his seventh race of the season Sunday at Auto Club Raceway in Pomona, CA. The 2013 NHRA Mello Yello Series concluded Sunday with Langdon joining Funny Car’s John Force, Pro Stock’s Jeg Coughlin, and Pro Stock Motorcycle’s Matt Smith as world champions. …

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Oct 28 2013

John Force Wins 16th Career NHRA Funny Car Championship

Racing legend John Force clinched his 16th Funny Car world championship Sunday in Las Vegas, winning his third-consecutive race, and doing so in the final round against his daughter Courtney Force. The win was the 138th of Force’s illustrious career. The 64-year-old force of nature said he won’t be satisfied with 16 championships. “We’ve won …

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