Tag Archive: ADRL

Mar 12 2013

ADRL Driver Berner Says First Event is Solid Foundation for Successful Season

  The ADRL Dragpalooza IX was Pete Berner and the Summit Racing Equipment team’s first race out with new Crew Chief, Tom Pierson, and new major associate sponsor, CarSafe. With so many changes for the first event, one might expect a major adjustment period for the team. However, it was easy it tell that the …

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Oct 22 2012

Berner Ends ADRL Season on High Note with Shootout Finals Appearance

Accustomed to final round appearances and championship runs, Pete Berner has become more familiar with first round losses as he’s been off form throughout the 2012 ADRL racing season. However, for the final event of the season, fans of the Summit Racing driver saw more of the Berner they’re used to. With help from manufacturers …

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Oct 01 2012

Photo Gallery: ADRL Summit Racing Equipment Ohio Drags VI

The ADRL Summit Racing Equipment Ohio Drags VI zoomed into Norwalk, OH this weekend, and we were there to capture some of the action. Winners over the weekend included Bob Rahaim (Pro Nitrous), Alex Hossler (Pro Extreme), Eric McKinney (Pro Extreme Motorcycle), Billy Glidden (Mickey Thompson Extreme 10.5), Elijah Morton (Extreme Pro Stock), Dave Roemer …

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Sep 27 2012

Pete Berner Takes Lessons Learned Into ADRL Summit Racing Equipment Ohio Drags

This weekend the ADRL descends upon Summit Motorsports Park for the Summit Racing Equipment Ohio Drags. Pete Berner hopes his Summit Racing-backed Camaro will complete the trifecta and put Team Summit in the winner’s circle. “Summit Racing does so much for this sport, and this event is a great example,” Berner said. “I want to …

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May 04 2012

Signs of Summer: Dan Wilkerson to Make Season Debut; Events Calendar Ramps Up

Dan Wilkerson

The last time Dan Wilkerson drove his Summit Racing-sponsored Funny Car was on the NHRA’s most historic stage—the 2011 Mac Tools U.S. Nationals in Indianapolis, IN. He stunned the class and the huge Indy crowd with a 4.090-second pass in qualifying, making him the highest-qualified Ford driver in the field. On race day, Wilkerson defeated …

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Apr 24 2012

Rickie Jones Earns Second Straight ADRL Pro Nitrous Win

Summit Racing ADRL Pro Nitrous driver Rickie Jones notched his second straight win of the season, earning a victory at last weekend’s ADRL Spring Drags III in Bristol, TN. The win was a special one for Jones, who was victorious for the first time ever in Bristol. “I love coming to Bristol. This place has been part of my …

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Apr 23 2012

Video: Cameraman Gets Unexpected (and Unwelcome) Close Up of ADRL Crash

Do you get annoyed and irritated when your job throws you a curveball? Maybe you have to work an extra shift, or perhaps your boss threw a last-minute project on your desk with an unrealistic deadline. Or maybe your latest sales report got rejected, because you used the wrong T.P.S. cover sheet. Whatever the situation, chances are you’ve never …

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Apr 03 2012

No “New Car Blues” for Berner

The first race out with a new car can often throw drivers and crew chiefs for a loop, and the phrase “new car blues” is something to which many racers can attest. However, Pete Berner and the Summit Racing Equipment team are proof that new cars don’t always result in the blues. In fact, Berner …

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Feb 21 2012

Pete Berner Shaking Things Up with New 2012 Camaro

Pete Berner’s sharp new Summit Racing Equipment ZL1 Camaro might have you thinking he’s ready for a ‘come back’ tour—which isn’t far from the truth. The flashy RJ Race Cars built ride, featuring paint by SD Enterprises, harkens back to earlier days in Berner’s Pro Stock career, when he captured his first World Championship (2006). …

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