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Force Hood’s Second Funny Car Win Erases All Doubts
Sunday, 29 Mar, 2009 – 18:20 | 3 Comments
Force Hood’s Second Funny Car Win Erases All Doubts

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Rarely does a driver’s second career victory outshine his or her first. For myriad reasons, including a lingering conspiracy theory, Ashley Force Hood labeled career NHRA Funny Car victory No. …

Brown Leads Clean Qualifying Sweep At HRP
Saturday, 28 Mar, 2009 – 20:00 | Comments Off on Brown Leads Clean Qualifying Sweep At HRP
Brown Leads Clean Qualifying Sweep At HRP

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
BAYTOWN, Texas – Antron Brown led a clean sweep of new No. 1 qualifiers  Saturday at Houston Raceway Park, where cooler temperatures and a dry racetrack reset the professional fields …

Cory Mac On Top in Houston
Saturday, 28 Mar, 2009 – 9:15 | Comments Off on Cory Mac On Top in Houston
Cory Mac On Top in Houston

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Cory McClenathan impressed himself, and topped the Top Fuel field, when he grabbed the provisional No. 1 spot during the rain-plagued opening day of qualifications for the 22nd annual O’Reilly …

Connolly Eager for 2009 Pro Stock Debut
Friday, 27 Mar, 2009 – 0:26 | Comments Off on Connolly Eager for 2009 Pro Stock Debut

A reluctant spectator for three national events, Pro Stock driver Dave Connolly will make his debut in the 2009 NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series today at Houston Raceway Park.
Lack of sponsorship has kept Connolly …

Tasca On the Way Up
Tuesday, 24 Mar, 2009 – 19:52 | Comments Off on Tasca On the Way Up
Tasca On the Way Up

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com 
The names of drivers in the NHRA’s glamour division, Funny Car, are well known. They include high-profilers like John Force, Ron Capps, Ashley Force. 
Then, or make that now, there is …

Beckman Goes Backwards
Tuesday, 24 Mar, 2009 – 7:45 | Comments Off on Beckman Goes Backwards
Beckman Goes Backwards

“Fast” Jack Beckman, driver of the Valvoline/Mail Terminal Services Dodge Charger Funny Car for Don Schumacher Racing in the 2009 NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series, will change pace on one of his off weekends …