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February 28, 2003 - Drag Racing Story of the Day: Classic Thunder Joins NMCA for Atlanta Opener. I'm proud to announce that we are hooking up with the NMCA for their Hot Rod Nationals in Atlanta! This will be a great match...

Drag Racing Picture of the Day: Draglist Pictures Page Now Has Thumbnails! This great Ron Lewis shot of Gary Scelzi helps us to announce that all our "raw" photo directories have finally been converted to thumbnails that you can click. Get ready to view three years of photos! (Hope you didn't have anything planned for today <g>). 

Personal Best with Steve Klemetti: New driver, ET, and MPH Updates from 2003 NHRA Phoenix. There were only four new personal bests from Phoenix, but Steve covers 'em.

NHRA Phoenix 2003: Pete Gemar got some great shots from the CSK Nats, including some cool character studies of the Grump and some neat sportsman cars. More 2003 NHRA Phoenix Photos. Ron Lewis contributes six awesome shots of the top NHRA stars.

Win This Art: The Jungle Jim Chevy II. Jeff Teaford wants to give you this original artwork featuring Jim Liberman's '67 Chevy II.

Drag Racing Movie of the Week: Brogie vs. Brogie in the UK. John Hutchinson sent in this clip of Tim Adams racing Martin Curbishley in a pair of Brogie roadsters.

Draglist.com/Computer Magic Online Message Board. Join 634 drag racers and fans in the following topics: News, What's Up, Dear Draglist, Draglist Updates, Desperately Seeking, Racer's Scrapbook, Press Releases, Race Calendar, Drag Racing Q&A, Drag Racing Results, Quick Quotes, Reader's Rides, and Win this Art!

Classic Thunder Nostalgia Drag Racing: Revised Rules. The final competition rules for Classic Thunder will be posted on 2/17/03. Let's race!

February 26-27, 2003 - Drag Racing Story of the Day: Chicken Choker Chronicles 2003: Division 2 - Gainesville. Len Cottrell tells about the trials and tribulations he and Fran Monaghan experienced as they brought out the 'Chokers car for the first race of 2003.

Drag Racing Picture of the Day: 2003 NHRA Phoenix Photos. Ron Lewis contributes six awesome shots of the top NHRA stars.

February 25, 2003 - Drag Racing Story of the Day: Interview with the Pros: Gary Scelzi. NHRA Communications catches up with the three-time Top Fuel world champ and gets his thoughts on his new Oakley flopper ride.

Drag Racing Picture of the Day: NHRA Phoenix 2003, Select Pix. Pete Gemar got some great shots from the CSK Nats, including some cool character studies of the Grump and some neat sportsman cars.

February 24, 2003 - Drag Racing Lists Updated! The Drag Lists have been updated to the end of the 2002 racing season. YES, we are late! Danny is working hard on the new 2003 cars right now. We are looking hard at several technologies that will allow us to update the lists in real time. That's the only way this things going to work from now on -- we've got to get out of the business of typing this stuff in! Enjoy the lists for now and we'll have new 2003 racers in there within a few weeks.

Drag Racing Story of the Day: Rookie Bernstein Wins First NHRA National Event; Capps and Anderson also score victories at Checker Schuck's Kragen NHRA Nationals. NHRA Communications reports the final results from Phoenix.

Drag Racing Picture of the Day: Win This Art: The Jungle Jim Chevy II. Jeff Teaford wants to give you this original artwork featuring Jim Liberman's '67 Chevy II.

February 23, 2003 - Drag Racing Story of the Day: Kalitta, Pedregon, Allen Claim No. 1 Qualifying Positions at Checker Schuck's Kragen NHRA Nationals. NHRA Communications provides the final numbers and first round match ups from Phoenix.

Drag Racing Picture of the Day: Don Henkel's Blown Digger in 1962. Pete Garramone sent three shots of the short but speedy little fueler from Colorado.

Win This Art: The Ratican, Jackson, and Stearns Altered. Jeff Teaford goes for the cartoon angle with his latest work. You can win this art with the right combination of words!

Drag Racing Movie of the Week: Rachelle Splatt's Top Fuel Burnout. Phil Blondel sent this clip from down under. The world's first 300 mph top fuel female is back for 2003!

Personal Best with Steve Klemetti: New driver, ET, and MPH Updates from 2003 NHRA Winternationals, NHRA World Finals 2002, Santa Pod, England 2002.  Steve breaks down the dozens of new personal best performances from Pomona, plus we finally got around to publishing his World Finals and Santa Pod info.

PhilZone: WinterFest 2003! The 2003 NHRA Winternationals, The 2002 (2003?) Bud Shootout, 2003 NHRA Winternationals Photos!, NHRA Testing in Las Vegas. Phil Elliott does words and pics like no one else can.

February 22, 2003 - Drag Racing Story of the Day: Pedregon, Kalitta, and Johnson Lead Qualifying Friday at Checker Schuck's Kragen NHRA Nationals. NHRA Communications provides pro qualifying results from day one at Phoenix.

Drag Racing Picture of the Day: Brian Kohlmann's Blown Nitro Hemi. Ron Dilley took this shot of Kohlmann's wicked looking supercharged Chrysler, the perfect engine for his retro funny car.

February 21, 2003 - Drag Racing Story of the Day: Nitronic Research Nitromania Retro Racing Review Part I. Mark Hovsepian of NR lays down the deal on nostalgia fueler plans for 2003.

Drag Racing Picture of the Day: Steve Shepler's 1970 Chevelle Wheelstand. Peter Ores captured Shepler's flying Chevy during a wheelstand contest at the Norwalk Halloween Classic.

February 19-20, 2003 - Drag Racing Story of the Day: Checker Schuck's Kragen NHRA Nationals Fact Sheet. NHRA Communications with more info about the Phoenix race than you might have wanted to know...

Drag Racing Picture of the Day: Steve Tryon's Classic Funny Car Gets Hot! Robert Briggs got two great shots of Steve's '58 'Vette, one looking good, the other cooking good!

February 18, 2003 - Drag Racing Story of the Day: '70s Funny Cars and Jungle Pam. We've updated both of our partner websites. Here' s what we've added.

Drag Racing Picture of the Day: David Baca Puts it to the Test. Bryan Ellis shot David's new top fuel ride as it prepared for the 2003 season at the Las Vegas test session.

February 17, 2003 - Stott Goes Fives! Congratulations to Mitch Stott, who became the world's FIRST FIVE SECOND DOORSLAMMER (5.982, 5.985) at Darlington!

Drag Racing Story of the Day: Canard Wings: Effective or a Drag? Vic Cooke offers his thoughts on the looks and effectiveness of canard wings on drag cars.

Drag Racing Picture of the Day: Win This Art: The Ratican, Jackson, and Stearns Altered. Jeff Teaford goes for the cartoon angle with his latest work. You can win this art with the right combination of words!

February 16, 2003 - Drag Racing Story of the Day: Performance Spotlight: 2003 NHRA Winternationals. Steve Klemetti breaks down all the dozens of new personal best performances from Pomona, INCLUDING the amazing alcohol cars. 

Drag Racing Picture of the Day: Annette Summers' Twin Turbo Stealth Fighter. New contributor Kevin McLamb caught Annette's wicked new Corvette at the Darlington Winternationals.

Win This Art: Colson-Woods Gas Dragster. Jeff Teaford puts another original piece of artwork up for grabs. All you have to do it tell us why you want it and you may win it!

Drag Racing Movie of the Week: Nitro Gets In Your Eyes. John Hutchinson sent this clip of a track official getting teary eyed seat in the Harry the Spider AA/FA as it warms up.

Classic Thunder Nostalgia Drag Racing: Classic Thunder Sets the Agenda for 2003 and Beyond. The Classic Thunder nostalgia drag racing organization has set forth its rules and objectives for the 2003 season and beyond.

February 14-15, 2003 - Drag Racing Story of the Day: (1) The 2003 NHRA Winternationals, (2) The 2002 (2003?) Bud Shootout. Phil Elliott does words and pics like no one else can.

Drag Racing Picture of the Day: Racing Art: Don Schumacher's Stardust Cuda Funny Car. Jim M White sent us another awesome classic funny car in eye popping color.

February 13, 2003 - Drag Racing Story of the Day: NHRA Testing in Las Vegas. Phil Elliott wraps up his coverage of the early season testing at The Strip.

February 12, 2003 - Drag Racing Story of the Day: NHRA Interview: Tom Compton. The NHRA president lays out his vision for future of the world's largest sanctioning body.

Drag Racing Picture of the Day: Lewelling & Winters Saturday Night Fever Corvette AA/FC. Jim White caught the tough Texas fuel funny car team at Green Valley.

February 11, 2003 - Drag Racing Story of the Day: Gene Cromer: The Invader from South Carolina. Marvin T. Smith wrote this history of Gene's efforts in early funny cars and pro stock cars. Reprint courtesy of GeorgiaDragRacing.com.

Drag Racing Picture of the Day: Dodge Ram with the J-85 Option. James Morgan captured the awesome Dodge Ram Jet Truck with afterburners aglow.

February 10, 2003 - Goyda.com increases sponsorship! Mike Goyda called tonight to say that the response from his sponsorship of the Draglist page has been so good that he has decided to sponsor the Draglistand the Drag Racing Photos and Pictures pages, too! Thanks, Mike! Check out www.goyda.com for some terrific drag racing collectibles! 

Drag Racing Story of the Day: 2003 NHRA Winternationals Final Results. NHRA Communications provides final results and points standings after the first race of the 2003 NHRA Powerade season.

Drag Racing Picture of the Day: Win This Art: Colson-Woods Gas Dragster. Jeff Teaford puts another original piece of artwork up for grabs. All you have to do it tell us why you want it and you may win it!

More Old B.S.: "Hey... That's a Girl!" Bill "Badco" Ott gives credit where credit's due to Patty Hutson, a female fuel dragster racer from the EARLY 1960s.

February 09, 2003 - Drag Racing Story of the Day: 2003 NHRA Winternationals Final Qualifying. NHRA Communications provides final qualifying numbers and Budweiser Top Fuel Shootout results from Pomona.

Drag Racing Picture of the Day: Rick Johnson in the Utica Flash, 1981. David Hapgood got this dramatic nighttime shot of the Custom Body flopper back 22 years ago at Lebanon Valley.

PhilZone: 2003 NHRA Las Vegas Testing Photos. Phil Elliott went to Las Vegas for us and sent 35 shots of the testing action! AA/FD, 1965. Phil compares the technology of mid '60s top fuel technology to today's.

Win This Art! Beebe Bros., Vinson & Sixt. Jeff Teaford offers up another awesome looking digger, the hot purple BBV&S machine. Tell us why it should be on your wall!

Win This Art: 69Hemi Wins Beebe & Mulligan! Congratulations to 69Hemi, who won Jeff Teaford's rendition of the Beebe and Mulligan Fighting Irish AA/Fuel Dragster. In an incredibly tough field of entries, 69Hemi's entry was judged the best of January 2003. Jeff will send 69Hemi this original work of art immediately. Thanks to all who sent in their heartfelt memories. February's contest begins with the Beebe Bros., Vinson & Sixt machine, so get writing! Click the link above to read 69Hemi's winning entry and all the others for January 2003.

Drag Racing Movie of the Week: 2002 California Hot Rod Reunion Cacklefest. Mike Hollander sent this clip of the awesome Cacklefest from this past year's CHRR.

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More Better Pix: 2003 NHRA Tucson Warm Up Pit Photos. Pete Gemar cruised the pits at Tucson and send these shots of the NHRA testing action from the weekend.

February 08, 2003 - Drag Racing Story of the Day: 2003 NHRA Winternationals Friday Qualifying. NHRA Communications sent all the pro qualifying results from day two at the Winters.

Drag Racing Picture of the Day: Top End Trouble: Bret Hankins Blue Blazer Fuel Altered! Bryan Ellis sent this incredible sequence of Bret saving his AA/Fuel Altered after getting out of shape on the top end.

February 07, 2003 - Drag Racing Story of the Day: 2003 NHRA Winternationals Thursday Qualifying. NHRA Communications provides pro qualifying results from day one at the Winters.

February 06, 2003 - Drag Racing Story of the Day: Tim Conder: Did Jesus Build His Hot Rod? Andy Marocco lays out the story on the Armageddon Nostalgia Top Fuel team.

Drag Racing Picture of the Day: Cracklefest 2003: Abstract Top Fuel Modeling Art. Roger "Riceman" Lee is a master model builder and an interesting drag racing artist. Here he combines the two skills.

February 05, 2003 - Drag Racing Story of the Day: "Hey... That's a Girl!" Bill "Badco" Ott gives credit where credit's due to Patty Hutson, a female fuel dragster racer from the EARLY 1960s.

Drag Racing Picture of the Day: Chuck Poole's Chuckwagon VW Wheelstander. Bob Plumer of Drag Racing Memories contributed this cool shot of Poole's Volkswagen.

February 04, 2003 - Drag Racing Story of the Day: More Old B.S.: "Hey... That's a Girl!" Bill "Badco" Ott gives credit where credit's due to Patty Hutson, a female fuel dragster racer from the EARLY 1960s.

Drag Racing Picture of the Day: Ending of the Day at the Mid-Michigan Motorplex. Susan A Lannoo-Schick sent in this beautiful shot from Mid-Michigan. Hey, we ain't ALL cars...

February 03, 2003 - Drag Racing Story of the Day: Classic Thunder Sets the Agenda for 2003 and Beyond. The Classic Thunder nostalgia drag racing organization held its 2003 planning meeting in Atlanta last weekend. Here's what we came up with.

Drag Racing Picture of the Day: Win This Art: Beebe Bros., Vinson & Sixt. Jeff Teaford offers up another awesome looking digger, the hot purple BBV&S machine. Tell us why it should be on your wall!

February 02, 2003 - Drag Racing Story of the Day: 2003 NHRA Pro Stock Super Bowl Final Results. NHRA Communications provides final results from Pro Stock testing in Houston.

Drag Racing Picture of the Day: 2003 NHRA Las Vegas Testing Photos. Phil Elliott is in Las Vegas for us and sent these early shots of the testing action. More to come!

New Jungle Pam and Jungle Jim Pix! Pam Hardy sent us dozens of photos by Norman Blake, Steve Reyes, Neil Mahr and others. We have updated the Jungle Pam and Jungle Jim photos pages and there is plenty more to come.

Win this Art: Leland Kolb's AA/Fuel Dragster. Jeff Teaford did Leland Kolb's digger in chalk on black and you can win it! Jeff is creating and posting an original piece of drag racing art once a week (four a month). Draglist.com readers: tell us why you have to have it! At the end of the month, the best response will win one of the pieces of art. 

Drag Racing Movie of the Week: Nitro Funnies: Greene Machine vs. Bailey Bros. Cheryl Greene sent this footage of a match race between Allan Dobson in their nitro Beretta vs. the Bailey Bros. car at the QUIT Motorplex.

More Old B.S.: A Roaring Success. Bill Ott on the Texas Whips Top Fuel team and their excursion to Indy 1981.

Danny's Corner: Jeep Funny Cars -- The Outsiders. Danny White researches and reports on history's Jeep Funnies: the wildest creations in an era of wild creations.

February 01, 2003 - Drag Racing Story of the Day: AA/FD, 1965. Phil Elliott compares the technology of mid '60s top fuel technology to today's.

Drag Racing Picture of the Day: Panic! AA/Funny Car at Night. Dave Milcarek sent in this amazing night shot of Gary Hazen's fuel flopper.

PhilZone: NHRA National Time Trials Photo Review. Phil Elliott was on hand in Phoenix and sent his thoughts and awesome photos of the weekend's testing activities.

 

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