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CARQUEST AUTO PARTS NHRA NATIONALS: NHRA MELLO YELLO SERIES PRO WINNERS……. LEAH PRITCHETT IN TOP FUEL …… TIM WILKERSON IN FUNNY CAR………….JASON LINE IN PRO STOCK!

Archive for February 2016

Team Kalitta Race report

    Doug Kalitta, driver of the Mac Tools Top Fuel dragster, hit a milestone this weekend at the CARQUEST Auto Parts NHRA Nationals and took over the points lead for the first time since 2014. Kalitta was outstanding throughout qualifying. He earned nine bonus points as the quickest machine in three of the four […]

TOMMY JOHNSON JR. INSPIRED TO DO WELL BY MAKE-A-WISH CHILDREN

TOMMY JOHNSON JR. INSPIRED TO DO WELL BY MAKE-A-WISH CHILDREN Tommy Johnson Jr. and the Make-A-Wish Dodge Charger R/T team were disappointed leaving the first race of the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season two weeks ago when they ended qualified in the bottom half of the field and lost in the first round. […]

Chevrolet Well-Positioned Heading into Eliminations at Wild Horse Pass

Chevrolet Well-Positioned Heading into Eliminations at Wild Horse Pass DETROIT (Feb. 27, 2016) – Chevrolet swept the top three qualifying positions Pro Stock and John Force Racing drivers earned the Nos. 2, 3 and 4 qualifying spots in Funny Car at the 32nd CARQUEST Auto Parts NHRA Nationals at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park in Chandler, Arizona. Bo […]

Nitro Babes models Desiree & Tianna

Chevrolet Looks to Continue Momentum in the Desert

Chevrolet Looks to Continue Momentum in the Desert Drivers poised for success in second round of NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series  DETROIT (Feb. 24, 2016) – Chevrolet heads to Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park this weekend for the CARQUEST Auto Parts NHRA Nationals seeking to continue the momentum gained in the season-opening National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) […]

CONSISTENCY NAME OF THE GAME FOR WILKERSON

  CONSISTENCY NAME OF THE GAME FOR WILKERSON   Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park is one of the few tracks where veteran driver Tim Wilkerson has not won a prestigious NHRA Wally. This weekend as the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series comes to Phoenix for the CARQUEST Auto Parts NHRA Nationals, Wilkerson hopes to […]

SUMMIT RACING TEAMS READY TO TAKE ON THE COMPETITION AT CARQUEST AUTO PARTS NATIONALS

SUMMIT RACING TEAMS READY TO TAKE ON THE COMPETITION AT CARQUEST AUTO PARTS NATIONALS Coming off a 1-2 finish at the season-opening NHRA Winternationals, Summit Racing Pro Stock drivers Greg Anderson and Jason Line are looking forward to a repeat at this weekend’s NHRA CARQUEST Auto Parts Nationals at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park in […]

CarQuest Auto Parts NHRA Nationals Pre Race Report

CarQuest Auto Parts NHRA Nationals Pre Race Report WORSHAM’S AMAZING RUN – Reigning Funny Car champion Del Worsham hopes to extend an amazing four-race stretch at Phoenix this weekend.  Dating back to the final three races of the 2015 campaign, Worsham and his Kalitta Motorsports team have shown unparalleled consistency with 27 of the last […]

TOMMY JOHNSON JR HOPES TO REBOUND IN FRONT OF MAKE-A-WISH CROWD

    TOMMY JOHNSON JR HOPES TO REBOUND IN FRONT OF MAKE-A-WISH CROWD The last pass Tommy Johnson Jr. and the Make-A-Wish team made at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park is one for the record books. Earlier this month Johnson made the quickest pass ever for a Funny Car, running 3.874 seconds at 325.77 mph. […]

BECKMAN OPTIMISTIC HEADING TO TRACK WHERE HE HAS EXPERIENCED SO MUCH SUCCESS IN HIS CAREER

  BECKMAN OPTIMISTIC HEADING TO TRACK WHERE HE HAS EXPERIENCED SO MUCH SUCCESS IN HIS CAREER Jack Beckman has had great success at Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park in Phoenix. He has won the NHRA National event there three times in Nitro Funny Car: 2008, 2010 and 2011. For Beckman, each win was under entirely […]