Annual Gala Recognizes 22 Canadian Drag Racing Greats

(MONTREAL, QC) November 19, 2017 — Twenty-two Canadians were recognized for their contributions to the world of drag racing during the Canadian Drag Racing Hall of Fame (CDRHF) 3rd Annual Gala held on November 18, 2017, at the Sheraton Hotel, in Laval, Quebec. “Each individual inducted into the Ha … [Read more...]

PDRA: Jose Gonzalez Dominates Pro Boost

PITTSBORO, N.C. (November 16, 2017): Running two classes could have made for an extremely challenging year for Jose Gonzalez. But Gonzalez made it look easy. Not only did he finish in the top five in both classes, he waltzed away with the 2017 Andy McCoy Race Cars Pro Boost World … [Read more...]

Racin’ & Rockin’ with wishes all a Safe & Happy Thanksgiving for 2017!

Racin' & Rockin' with wishes all a safe & happy Thanksgiving for 2017! The show will be back with our host Bill Pratt on December 4th. Bill will interview our guest, 2017 LODRS Series Top Alcohol Funny Car Champion, Shane Westerfield and my pick for Racer of the Week will be … [Read more...]

PDRA Introduces Rule Changes for Pro Boost and Pro Extreme Motorcycle

PITTSBORO, N.C. (November 14, 2017): During Tuesday’s live Facebook show, “Live with Lee,” PDRA announced rule changes to Andy McCoy Race Cars Pro Boost and Drag 965 Pro Extreme Motorcycle. The rule changes follow an impressive fourth season for the organization and serve as an effort to continue imp … [Read more...]

2017 NHRA Pomona Finals Pro Results and World Champions Crowned

B. FORCE, HIGHT, BUTNER WIN WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS; B. FORCE, JOHNSON JR., BUTNER AND HINES VICTORIOUS AT AUTO CLUB NHRA FINALS POMONA, Calif. -- For the first time since 1982, a female has captured a NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series Top Fuel world championship. Brittany Force clinched the … [Read more...]

Kyle Seipel Named Sonoma Raceway Drag Racing Manager

Georgia Seipel Closes Out 30-Year Career in Sonoma SONOMA, Calif. (Nov. 10, 2017) – Long-time Sonoma Raceway Drag Racing Manager Georgia Seipel will turn over the reins to her son and fellow drag-racer Kyle Seipel in 2018, as he takes over management of the raceway’s quarter-mile drag strip and dr … [Read more...]

Kentucky Motorsports Hall of Fame 2017

The 2017 Class of the Kentucky Motorsports Hall of Fame was inducted on Nov 4th in Owensboro, Kentucky. Here are a few photos of the festivities. … [Read more...]

Racin’ & Rockin’ Radio: Len Cottrell on November 13th!

Coming up Monday, November 13th, 2017 at 8 PM Eastern on Racin' & Rockin' with, Bill Pratt will host an interview with Top Alcohol Dragster Racer Len Cottrell of the "Chicken Chokers" Team! Len has a long and colorful history in our sport, and we're honored to have him tell us his … [Read more...]

Dave Fisher is JB’s Pick for Racer of the Week: November 13th!

Coming up Monday, November 13th, 2017 for JB's Pick as Racer of the Week, I have selected Dave Fisher, from Hesston, Pennsylvania. I met Dave at Keystone Raceway Park while I was there for the Nationals, which was part of the Funny Car Nationals last summer, and I was stunned when I saw … [Read more...]

Mike Recchia Rises to the Top in PDRA Pro Extreme

PITTSBORO, N.C. (November 7, 2017): It was a long climb to the top for PDRA Pro Extreme’s newest champion, but the wait was well worth it. Recchia bought his first Pro Mod, a 1996 Don Ness Chevy Lumina in 2000 and raced it with the the midwest outlaw match racers, Chicago Wise Guys, winning c … [Read more...]