Category archives for: Other Drag Racing

Glidden Joins PTE Pro Mod Team


Mickey Thompson-sponsored Pro Mod racer Bill Glidden have united to compete in the June 9-12 NHRA Summernationals at New Jersey’s Old Bridge Township Raceway Park

Streaking Rivenbark Rules PDRA

Kevin Rivenbark earned his third straight PDRA Pro Boost victory Saturday.

For the third race in a row, PDRA Pro Boost racer Kevin Rivenbark lefts Saturday eliminations as the race winner and points leader. The North Carolina native stayed undefeated this season when he won the Professional Drag Racers Association (PDRA) Texas Nationals near Dallas this weekend. Also victorious were Jason Scruggs (Pro Extreme), Jay Cox (Pro Nitrous) and Chuck Wilburn (Pro Extreme Motorcycle)

Tutterow Paces PDRA Texas Trials

Todd Tutterow paced the PDRA Pro Extreme qualifying field on Friday at the Texas Motorplex. (Joe McHugh Photo)

With three of four qualifying rounds completed at the Professional Drag Racers Ass’n Texas Nationals, Todd Tutterow and GALOT Motorsports teammate John Strickland find themselves atop the qualifying fields in NAS Racing Pro Extreme and GALOT Motorsports Park Pro Boost, respectively.

Tocher Continues Dazzling Recovery

PDRA drag racers visit photographer Ian Tocher at his North Carolina hospital bed. (PDRA photo)

On April 9, Drag Illustrated Senior Editor, Ian Tocher, was photographing the PDRA Spring Nationals from the top end of Rockingham Dragway

PDRA To Honor Ronnie Davis

Ronnie Davis

Ronnie Davis was one of the most prolific Top Sportsman racers the category has seen. When Davis succumbed to injuries after a wreck in the final round of qualifying at the PDRA Spring Nationals in early April, the entire racing community felt the shock of his death

Shakedown At The Summit Purse Goes Up

The Shakedown at the Summit will see a major purse increase this year. (Mike Gbur Photo)

Summit Motorsports Park has revealed a restructured payout for the Summit Racing Equipment Shakedown at the Summit presented by Mickey Thompson Performance Tires and Wheels on Sept. 16-18, 2016.

Haney Donates To Injured Photographer

Keith Haney

Lucas Oil/ Pro Nitrous racer Keith Haney will donate his winnings from the PDRA Spring Nationals last weekend at Rockingham Dragway to Ian Tocher, the photographer injured in the crash that took the life of Top Sportsman driver Ronnie Davis

Drag Racer Ronnie Davis Dies From Injuries


Ronnie Davis, 66, a five-time IHRA World Champion and the reigning PDRA champion in the Top Sportsman class, succumbed Sunday to injuries suffered in the Saturday crash of his 1963 Corvette during qualifying for the third annual PDRA Spring Nationals at Rockingham Dragway.

Rivenbark Runs The Table At The Rock

Kevin Rivenbark sped to a dominating victory in the Pro Boost division during the PDRA Spring Nationals Sunday at Rockingham Dragway. (Rockingham Dragway Photo)

Kevin Rivenbark completed a near perfect weekend Sunday by driving his GALOT Motorsports 2015 Chevrolet Corvette to the Pro Boost victory in the third annual PDRA Spring Nationals at Rockingham Dragway.

Photographer, Driver Hurt In PDRA Crash


Photographer Ian Toucher and drag racer Ronnie Davis were both transported to a local hospital after a crash during Saturday’s PDRA Spring Nationals at Rockingham Dragway.


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