Category archives for: Other Drag Racing

PHOTOS: Burndown At Sundown

A Top Alcohol Dragster lights up its tires during a burnout as part of the Burndown at Sundown at Route 66 Raceway. (Bradley Rahm Photo)

Check out photos from the special Burndown At Sundown drag racing event held at Route 66 Raceway in Joliet, Ill., last weekend.

Legendary ‘Speedy’ Bill Smith Dies

Bill Smith

Legendary speed shop owner Bill “Speedy” Smith died Friday at his home here.

Summit Supporting Alund In Europe

Summit Racing Equipment will sponsor Jimmy Alund as he chases his ninth FIA Pro Stock Championship this year.

Eight-time FIA Pro Stock champion Jimmy Alund has inked a multi-race sponsorship with Summit Racing Equipment.

Sponsor Returns To MIROCK Superbikes

Sponsor Returns To MIROCK Superbikes

Mickey Thompson Performance Tires & Wheels will return to the MIROCK Superbike Series as official title sponsor this year.

Switzer Supports PDRA Drag Racers

Switzer Supports PDRA Drag Racers

Over the last two years Switzer Dynamics has become a regular face among both the eighth- and quarter-mile drag racing circuits.

Forrest Lucas Entering Drag Racing HoF

Forrest Lucas

Lucas Oil Products co-founder Forrest Lucas will be inducted into the International Drag Racing Hall of Fame as part of the Class of 2014 in a banquet on March 13 in Gainesville, Fla.

Get On The List Coming To Florida

Get On The List Coming To Florida

Feb. 8 marks the date for the Florida edition of the “Get On The List – Top 10 Event” hosted by promoter Joe Miller and The Florida Street Outlaws.

Charlie Earwood, 90

Charlie Earwood at Sebring Int'l Raceway during the 1970s. (Earwood family photo)

C.L. “Charlie” Earwood, who distinguished himself in the insurance industry before rising to even greater prominence as a driver, promoter and official for some of America’s premier auto racing organizations, passed away peacefully on Jan. 28, 2014 at his home in Punta Gorda,

Drag Racing Supporter Cordani Dies

Drag Racing Supporter Cordani Dies

Michael Cordani, co-founder and CEO of FireIce and sponsor of numerous professional and amateur NHRA drag racers, including world champion Jay Payne, Jim Dunn, Tony Bartone, Sean Bellemeur, Darrell Gwynn, and Johnny Ahten, passed away Tuesday after a three-year battle with cancer. He was 53.

Drag Racer Biondo Wears Many Hats

Peter Biondo in his family's bracket racing Firebird. (Biondo Family photo)

Peter Biondo has a day job: most racers know him as a mainstay in his family’s business, Biondo Racing Products where he works alongside his father Sam, brother Sal, and a network of talented employees.


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