1/10/18 Drag Racing News

New Producer named for NHRA Drag Racing Online Magazine
Texas Pro Stock driver Chris McGaha will run the entire 24-event Mello Yello Drag Racing Series schedule in 2018 and has named Adam Hornberger … Leonard was initially recognized at a special drag racing show at the museum late last year, but HPL Oil wanted to be sure he had this updated trophy …

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Jason Donnelly’s Collection of 1957 Chevy Drag Cars Super Chevy Network
We’ve said it before, but it’s worth repeating: The absolute popularity of vintage Chevrolet cars is truly a global phenomenon. During our visit “down under” to Australia in 2017, Chevy High Performance had the pleasure of interacting with a truly die-hard Bowtie drag racing proponent, Jason Donnelly.

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Team intact, Beckman looks to hit the ground running in testing NHRA.com
There are a lot of unknowns entering every drag racing season, but for “Fast Jack” Beckman, his team won’t be one of them as Don Schumacher Racing was able to keep together the entire Infinite Hero Funny Car crew, from crew chiefs John Medlen, Dean Antonelli, and Neal Strasbaugh on down the …

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Hendrick Motorsports hires accomplished engineer Alba Colon ESPN
She worked her way through the company’s racing ranks and by 2000, she was head of GM’s drag racing programs. In 2001, she was named to head up the NASCAR Cup program. Chevrolet won 11 NASCAR Cup driver titles and 14 manufacturer titles with Colon. GM, in a statement, said: "Alba Colon …

Alba Colon joins Hendrick Motorsports to oversee team’s competition systems groupNascar
Hendrick Motorsports adds GM executive to competition departmentYahoo Sports
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David Versus Goliath: Abarth 595 Drag Races Audi R8 Spyder Motor1.com
Drag racing is the oldest contest of speed in the entire history of planet Earth. That’s right – before Formula One, or NASCAR, or bicycle races, horse racing, even the chariot contests in Rome, there was the simple pursuit of straight-line speed. Don’t believe us? Ask the caveman that couldn’t outrun a …

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Rolling Out: Why Setting Front Wheel Bearings Is Important In Racing Dragzine.com
The wheels on the racecar are supposed to go round and round all the way down the track, but how can you make them do it better without adding power? One way to improve the rotation is to make sure the front wheel bearings are set in the most optimal manner possible. Having wheel bearings that …

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Brundidge loses a cornerstone in Moultry Troy Messenger
He loved drag racing and he loved his church, New Zion Baptist, and he loved Brundidge and he loved people.” Brundidge Mayor Isabell Boyd said Punch Moultry was a cornerstone of Brundidge for many years. “He was a kind and gentle person,” she said. “He was always willing to lend a helping hand …

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San Benito mud races sink Valley morning Star
Nearly two years ago, Thomae proposed a plan to launch South Texas Raceway, to feature mud races, ATV tracks, a mud pit and drag racing lanes at the city’s old airport. In April 2016, Thomae, who has been racing for about 35 years, unveiled the plan before Mayor Celeste Sanchez and the city’s …

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