2017 Santa Pod Easter Festival of Power Results and Photos

14th–16th April 2017, Santa Pod Raceway - England Words & Photos by Dick Parnham The first round of the UK National Championships had seen a good weather forecast with a short shower only on the final day. At last all competitors had the opportunity to test and tune their new or improved … [Read more...]

2017 Winter Warm-Up/Racer Appreciation & Awards Ceremony Night at San Antonio

Mike Murillo heating up the tires on LaFawnduh By JM Hallas Marion, TX (Jan. 21, 2017) While most racers are trying to stay warm while finishing their off-season rebuild, San Antonio Raceway held its first event of the year. The day began with an open test-n-tune giving those ready for the … [Read more...]

2016 South Texas Winter Shootout at San Antonio, Sunday

By JM Hallas Marion, TX (Nov. 20th, 2016) - With two days of racing behind them, drivers had one more shot to pick up some cash as the South Texas Winter Shootout concluded on the drag strip just outside of San Antonio. After near freezing temperatures overnight the sun was a warm welcome with … [Read more...]

2016 South Texas Winter Shootout at San Antonio, Friday

James Patterson gets some big air in his Camaro By JM Hallas Night one lost to fluid, cold and wind​. ​Marion, TX​ ​(Nov. 18th, 2016)​ -​ San Antonio Raceway hosted one last big blowout bracket race as the racing season draws to a close. The South Texas Winter Shootout had some nice pay … [Read more...]

2016 Division 4 Renegades Sunday Team Finals San Antonio Raceway

By JM Hallas Marion, TX (Oct. 2nd, 2016) - With two days of racing in the rear view mirror and the team finals championships already decided, another 'Gamblers Race' was on the card with racers vying for extra money to cap off their weekend. Also running were the track operators from the six … [Read more...]

2016 IHRA Summit Series Division 4 Renegades Team Finals Day Two

M. Rodriguez By JM Hallas Marion, TX (Oct. 1st, 2016) - After a beautiful Friday that saw the husband-wife duo of Michael and Cassie Pennington get the lion's share of the pool for Electronics when they split the money in the finals. Bryan Day scored in the Foot Brake and Conner Rivers in Jr. … [Read more...]

2016 IHRA Summit Series Division 4 Renegades Team Finals at San Antonio

By JM Hallas Marion, TX (Sept. 30th, 2016) - With the IHRA Summit Super Series points racing over for the year, it's time to focus on Division 4 Renegades Team Finals. This invitational event brings together the top points getters from the IHRA Summit Super Series bracket events. Eight tracks … [Read more...]

PDRA: Defining A Champion

PITTSBORO, N.C. (September 24, 2016): For drag racers, fall is arguably the most exciting time of year. After the ‘dog days’ of summer, fall brings with it cooler temperatures and more opportunities to improve times, break records, and, most importantly, define what it means to be a … [Read more...]

2016 Norwalk Shakedown Photos and Results

Marco Abruzzi outlasted a tough 48 car field to win top sportsman. Maybe, just maybe the persistent rain on Saturday that washed out the entire day actually washed away the bad karma that hung over the beginning of the 14th Shakedown at the Summit presented by Mickey Thompson. Friday night saw … [Read more...]

2016 FIA European Drag Racing Championship – Santa Pod Raceway

New FIA Champ Anita Makela The Euro Finals 2016, FIA/UEM European Drag Racing Championship 8 – 11 September 2016, Santa Pod Raceway - England Words & Photos by Dick Parnham Good weather greeted the massive field of competitors and despite a day rain off on the 10th September the good … [Read more...]