12/26/17 Drag Racing News

Johnson family almost made their mark on dirt tracks instead of drag strips Johnson City Press
Roy Johnson made his mark as one of the best engine builders in drag racing with his motors powering son, Allen, to 27 NHRA national-event wins, 37 No. 1 qualifying awards and the 2012 NHRA Pro Stock World Championship. But, the local racing legend from Greeneville nearly took another …

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10 Questions with Dina Parise, 2015 IHRA Pro Mod Champion Hot Rod Network
I was a professional figure skater before, so I was already an adrenaline junkie. I was a performer in the Ice Capades and spun around in high-wire acts. I met my future husband who was a running 1967 Camaro with 1100 hp in drag racing, and I fell in love with the sport and the fans. What is your daily …

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Random Thoughts: Dick Enberg was always a voice of inspiration Redlands Daily Facts
Sugar: Clemson dumps Alabama. We were also saddened by the passing last week of NHRA drag racing legend Bob Glidden at age 73. He was among the initial group of superstars in the sport and enjoyed plenty of success in Southern California, whether it was Ontario, Orange County International …

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Monster Twin-Turbo Porsche 911 GT2 Sets 7s 1/4-Mile World Record autoevolution
Over the past few years, the Porsche 911 has strengthened its position in the drag racing realm, with the 996, 996 and 991 platforms being taken to new heights. And we’re here to deliver the freshest example from the 997 realm, one that has seen a GT2 setting a world record. 5 photos. Porsche 911 GT2 …

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Ashcroft Band chief says this summer’s wildfires were a learning experience Ashcroft Cache Creek Journal
There will also be the construction of a six-unit Elders’ living facility, to be built near the Band office. The Band has also received funding to construct greenhouses on the site of the former drag racing track, and Blain says that’s still in progress. Talks have been ongoing between the AIB and the Village of …

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