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McClenathan, Dixon, Force, Hagan - NHRA teleconference

NHRA teleconference October 19, 2010 An Interview With: CORY McCLENATHAN LARRY DIXON JOHN FORCE MATT HAGAN THE MODERATOR: With only two races remaining in the schedule, less than 100 points separate the first and second place drivers in ...

Larry Dixon - Houston Raceway Park spotlight

World champion drag racer Dixon tabs Houston Raceway Park as one of his favs HOUSTON (March 30) -- In 22 years of drag racing competition, Houston Raceway Park has become a special place for many drivers. Two-time world champion Larry Dixon, ...

Ashley Force Hood, Larry Dixon - NHRA teleconference

NHRA teleconference July 7, 2009 An Interview With: ASHLEY FORCE HOOD LARRY DIXON THE MODERATOR: I'm going to move along with the nitro categories and the next driver I would like to introduce is Ashley Force Hood. She is the driver of the ...

Indy ORP: Mike Neff preview

FIRED UP MIKE NEFF READY FOR MAC TOOLS US NATIONALS INDIANAPOLIS, IN (August 31, 2009) --- Mike Neff and the Ford Drive One team were on the cusp of winning their first race for the fifth time when he pulled his Mustang up to the starting line ...

Seattle: Mike Neff preview

NEFF LOOKING TO TIGHTEN GRIP ON TOP TEN IN SEATTLE SEATTLE, WA (July 15, 2008) --- Rookie of the year favorite Mike Neff has been getting acquainted with his new teammates at John Force Racing for almost a year. From day one they have been helpful ...

Englishtown: Ron Capps preview

WINNER IN 2006, CAPPS WAXES NOSTALGIC OVER E-TOWN CARLSBAD, Calif. (June 17, 2008) - Ron Capps, who turns 43 this Friday, would appear to be too young to remember most of the history that has taken place at Old Bridge Township Raceway Park since ...

National Hot Rod Reunion Fast Five - Dick LaHaie

'Fast Five' with Dick LaHaie Grand Marshal of the 6th Holley NHRA National Hot Rod Reunion talks about his racing experiences BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (May. 19, 2008) - Dick LaHaie was arguably the most humble, yet fiercest competitor around. Selected ...

St. Louis: Mike Neff preview

ROOKIE MIKE NEFF LOOKING TO ADD ROUNDS IN ST LOUIS ST LOUIS (April 30, 2008) --- 2008 Rookie of the Year contender Mike Neff thought we was having a bad day when he missed advancing beyond the first round of a few NHRA POWERade events. He found ...

Commerce: Mike Neff preview

NEFF LOOKING TO SOAK UP SUCCESS IN ATLANTA (ATLANTA) --- Over the past two and a half months rookie Mike Neff has been the biggest sponge at John Force Racing. No, he isn't mooching free hats, t-shirts and Old Spice samples. The 41 ...

Baytown: Mike Neff preview

AMPED UP NEFF EAGER FOR FIRST WIN HOUSTON (March 24, 2008) --- Two weeks ago rookie Mike Neff was on his way to his first round win during the 38th annual Gatornationals. He was out in front of veteran Tim Wilkerson when he felt the rear end of ...

Gainesville: Mike Neff preview

PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENTS HAVE NEFF GEARING UP FOR FIRST WIN GAINESVILLE (March 7, 2008) --- The 39th annual NHRA Gatornationals, March 13-16, will be an emotional weekend for everyone at John Force Racing. Last year one of the rising stars of NHRA ...

Phoenix: Hight, Neff preview

HIGHT LOOKING FOR BACK-TO-BACK WINS, NEFF CONTINUES TO IMPROVE Three weeks ago Robert Hight and Mike Neff wrapped up a week long testing session and left Firebird Raceway having never made full passes in their 8,000 hp hybrid Ford ...

Mike Neff - JFR profile

MIKE NEFF Crew Chief Takes the Wheel Mike Neff, who won his first NHRA Funny Car championship from outside the cockpit, hopes to win his next one from the inside as a member of John Force Racing's Next Generation of ...

Richmond: Final eliminations report

SCELZI, CAPPS BUMP TEAMMATE BECKMAN ON DRAMATIC FINAL DAY OF THE COUNTDOWN TO 4 Kalitta wins first race of 2007; Connolly wins fifth in a row, enters Countdown to 1 as No. 1 seed in Pro Stock DINWIDDIE, Va. -- Four-time POWERade Series ...

Joliet: Sunday eliminations report

DIXON ENDS LONG DROUGHT, TIES KENNY BERNSTEIN FOR SECOND ON ALL-TIME TOP FUEL WINS LIST Scelzi, Coughlin and Hines complete winner's circle JOLIET, Ill. -- Larry Dixon tied legend Kenny Bernstein with his 39th career Top Fuel win Sunday, beating ...

Topeka: Hillary Will final summary

Hillary Will, team continue to eye Countdown as they move to Chicago TOPEKA, Kan. (June 3, 2007) -- With the addition of long time crew chief Dick LaHaie (Dick-O) as a consultant to all Kalitta Motorsports teams the timing couldn't be better, ...

Kalitta Motorsports adds crew chief

Jon Oberhofer named crew chief of the Doug Kalitta-driven Mac Tools Top Fuel dragster YPSILANTI, Mich., (May 16, 2007) -- Kalitta Motorsports, founded in 1959 by drag racing legend Connie "the Bounty Hunter" Kalitta and one of the most successful ...

Kalitta Motorsports hires Dick LaHaie

NHRA legend Dick LaHaie hired as tuning consultant at Kalitta Motorsports YPSILANTI, Mich., (May 3, 2007) -- Legendary NHRA drag racing driver and crew chief Dick LaHaie, a 65-year old resident of Lansing, Mich., has decided to return after a ...

Phoenix: Rod Fuller final summary

FULLER DOMINATES THE DESERT, WINS SECOND STRAIGHT AT PHOENIX Leads POWERade Standings For The First Time CHANDLER, Ariz. (Feb. 25, 2007) -- Rod Fuller likes Arizona. The rising Top Fuel star claimed his second straight victory at ...

Richmond: Larry Dixon rain makeup preview

DIXON AIMS FOR DEFINING VICTORY AS MILLER LITE TEAM RETURNS TO VIRGINIA MOTORSPORTS PARK INDIANAPOLIS (Oct. 11, 2006) -- It's amazing what a victory can mean for an entire race team. Just ask Larry Dixon, driver of the Miller Lite Top Fuel ...

Denver: Robert Hight preview

WITH PROCK, FEAR OF HIGHT COMMON FUNNY CAR PHOBIA Crew Chief Has Been Dominant at Mile-High Nationals DENVER, Colo. -- Drag racing crew chief Jimmy Prock has his share of phobias, but fear of heights isn't among them. On the mountain ...

Madison: Midseason teleconference, part 2

Continued from part 1 MODERATOR: We'll take questions for Ron. Q: How much different of a driver are you? How much did you learn from going through that epic points battle last year? Are you approaching things different than last ...

Englishtown: Larry Dixon final summary

DIXON RACES TO RUNNER-UP FINISH AT ENGLISHTOWN, FATHER'S DAY ROUND-WIN STREAK ENDS AT 23 ROUNDS ENGLISHTOWN, N.J. (June 18, 2006) - Two-time NHRA Top Fuel champion Larry Dixon advanced to the 71st final round of his career Sunday at Old ...

Englishtown: Round eleven preview

LARRY DIXON LOOKS TO MAINTAIN FATHER'S DAY DOMINANCE WITH TOP FUEL VICTORY AT K&N FILTERS SUPERNATIONALS ENGLISHTOWN, N.J. -- For most, the standard gift on Father's Day is a tie. For NHRA Top Fuel driver Larry Dixon, the gift he's become ...

Commerce: Larry Dixon preview

DIXON TO REACH ANOTHER CAREER MILESTONE AS NHRA ROARS INTO ATLANTA COMMERCE, Ga. (May 1, 2006) -- Since taking over the driver's seat for legendary team owner Don "the Snake" Prudhomme at the start of the 1995 NHRA season, Larry Dixon has ...

Bristol: Larry Dixon preview

DIXON HOPING FOR TESTING PAY DAY AT BRISTOL APRIL 25, 2006 (BRISTOL, Tenn.) -- Larry Dixon and Don "the Snake" Prudhomme's Miller Lite Top Fuel team have put in plenty of overtime during the 2006 NHRA season. The two-time NHRA Top Fuel champion ...

Las Vegas: Gary Scelzi preview

GARY SCELZI: "IT'S NOT EASY TO DEFEND" LAS VEGAS (April 4, 2006) - Reigning NHRA POWERade Drag Racing Series Funny Car champion Gary Scelzi says it's not easy to defend a championship. As a four-time NHRA titlist, he's had his ups, downs and DNQs, ...

Las Vegas: Larry Dixon preview

DIXON AND MILLER LITE CREW EAGER TO RETURN TO FAMILIAR WINNER'S CIRCLE AT THE STRIP LAS VEGAS (April 3, 2006) -- Larry Dixon may be 39-years-old, a youngster by NHRA drag racing standards, but the veteran driver has been piloting Don "the Snake" ...

Don Bender - Snake Racing interview

From The Snake Pit DON BENDER 2006 NHRA Q&A VISTA, Calif. (Feb. 20, 2006) & ...

Pomona: Larry Dixon Saturday summary

DIXON QUALIFIES SIXTH AT POMONA 1 POMONA, Calif. (Feb. 11, 2006) - Two-time NHRA Top Fuel champion Larry Dixon qualified his Miller Lite dragster in the No. 6 qualifying position Saturday at Auto Club Raceway at Pomona with a qualifying-best ...

Drag Racing legend Jack Williams passes away

Bakersfield Drag Racing Legend Jack Williams Passes Away Bakersfield, CA - Jack Williams, Goodguys National Advertising Director, President of Auto Club Famoso Raceway in Bakersfield, former NHRA Top Fuel Champion, great friend to thousands and ...

Larry Dixon - Snake Racing interview

LARRY DIXON 2006 NHRA Q&A VISTA, Calif. (Jan. 23, 2006) -- While Larry Dixon's drag racing accomplishments and gaudy statistics speak volumes about the veteran Top Fuel driver's place in NHRA history, things will be slightly different around the ...

Larry Dixon Las Vegas test preview

DIXON ANXIOUS TO KICK-OFF 2006 TESTING WITH BENDER NOW IN CHARGE OF MILLER LITE RAIL VISTA, Calif. (Jan. 18, 2005) -- The times are indeed changing. For NHRA drag racing's winningest active Top Fuel driver, the status quo has been very good to ...

Snake Racing - Don Prudhomme preseason interview

DON PRUDHOMME 2006 NHRA Q&A VISTA, Calif. (Jan. 16, 2006) -- There are very few things that strike Don Prudhomme's main nerve more than the resonating purr produced by an 8,000 horsepower supercharged, nitromethane-powered engine. The Snake has ...

Pomona II: Larry Dixon final summary

DIXON FINISHES SECOND IN POWERADE STANDINGS; POSTS SECOND-ROUND FINISH AT POMONA POMONA, Calif. (Nov. 6, 2005) & ...

Pomona II: Larry Dixon Saturday summary

DIXON FINISHES EIGHTH AT POMONA FINALS POMONA, Calif. (Nov. 5, 2005) - Two-time NHRA Top Fuel champion Larry Dixon raced his Miller Lite dragster to the No. 8 qualifying position Saturday at Pomona Raceway as qualifying concluded at the 41st ...

Pomona II: Larry Dixon Friday summary

DIXON POSITIONS MILLER LITE RAIL IN NO. 6 SPOT FRIDAY AT POMONA POMONA, Calif. (Nov. 4, 2005) -- Two-time NHRA Top Fuel champion Larry Dixon qualified his Miller Lite dragster in the provisional No. 6 qualifying position Friday at Pomona ...

Pomona II: Larry Dixon Thursday summary

DIXON RACES MILLER LITE DRAGSTER TO FOURTH POSITION THURSDAY AT POMONA POMONA, Calif. (Nov. 3, 2005) -- Two-time NHRA Top Fuel champion Larry Dixon drove his Dick LaHaie-tuned Miller Lite dragster to the fourth quickest pass of Thursday's ...

Pomona II: Larry Dixon preview

DIXON LOOKS TO SEND LAHAIE OFF INTO SUNSET WITH FINAL VICTORY AT NHRA FINALS POMONA, Calif. (Oct. 31, 2005) - Dateline: Pomona, Calif. Location: historic Pomona Raceway. Storyline: after 47 years of service, an industry legend heads into his final ...

Snake Racing's LaHaie to retire, Bender named

LAHAIE TO RETIRE FOLLOWING 2005 NHRA SEASON Bender tabbed to replace LaHaie as crew chief on Miller Lite dragster in 2006 VISTA, Calif. (Oct. 24, 2005) -- One of the more successful partnerships in NHRA drag racing will come to an end following ...

Dallas: Larry Dixon Saturday summary

DIXON DRIVES MILLER LITE DRAGSTER TO NO. 7 POSITION AT DALLAS ENNIS, Texas (Oct. 8, 2005) & ...

Dallas: Larry Dixon Friday summary

DIXON QUALIFIES SEVENTH WITH A 4.514-SECOND PASS FRIDAY AT DALLAS ENNIS, Texas (Oct. 7, 2005) - Two-time NHRA Top Fuel champion Larry Dixon powered his Miller Lite Top Fuel dragster to the No. 7 qualifying position Friday at Texas Motorplex ...

Dallas: Larry Dixon preview

AS 2005 NHRA SEASON WINDS DOWN, DIXON EYES A FEW MORE CAREER MILESTONES ENNIS, Texas (Oct. 4, 2005) & ...

Joliet II: Larry Dixon Saturday summary

DIXON DRIVES MILLER LITE RAIL TO NO. 7 SPOT AT JOLIET JOLIET, Ill. (Oct. 1, 2005) & ...

Dallas: Larry Dixon preview

DIXON HOPES TO SEE CONSISTENT TUNE-UP CONTINUE AT DALLAS ENNIS, Texas (Sept. 20, 2005) -- There's an old adage in drag racing that says that consistency wins races, not low elapsed time. Larry Dixon and his Dick LaHaie-led race team have followed ...

Reading: Larry Dixon final summary

DIXON DRIVES MILLER LITE RAIL TO RUNNER-UP FINISH AT READING MOHNTON, Pa. (Sept. 18, 2005) -- Two-time NHRA Top Fuel champion Larry Dixon advanced to his seventh final round of the 2005 season Sunday at Maple Grove Raceway where the veteran racer ...

Reading: Larry Dixon Friday summary

DIXON GRABS PROVISIONAL NO. 2 POSITION FRIDAY AT MAPLE GROVE WITH 4.538-SECOND RUN MOHNTON, Pa. (Sept. 16, 2005) -- Two-time NHRA Top Fuel champion Larry Dixon raced his Miller Lite dragster to the provisional No. 2 qualifying position Friday ...

Reading: GM Racing preview

. After 18 national events, the most recent NHRA Manufacturer's Cup standings released on Sept. 8 show Pontiac with 2,640 points, Dodge has 1,920 and Chevrolet has 1,800. Since 1964, GM brands have captured 37 of 41 NHRA Manufacturer's Cups and ...

Reading: Larry Dixon preview

DIXON AND MILLER LITE CREW TO CONTINUE CHARGE TOWARDS 2005 TITLE AT READING MOHNTON, Pa. (Sept. 12, 2005) -- The plot is a bit different this time around for Larry Dixon and his Miller Lite race team. When the two-time NHRA Top Fuel champion raced ...

Indianpolis: Larry Dixon Saturday summary

DIXON IMPROVES TO SIXTH SATURDAY AT INDY CLERMONT, Ind. (Sept. 3, 2005) Two-time NHRA Top Fuel champion Larry Dixon improved his qualifying position Saturday at Indianapolis Raceway Park after driving his Miller Lite dragster to a ...

Pontiac's Bruce Allen inducted into Michigan HoF

Pontiac's Bruce Allen Will Be Inducted Into The Michigan Motor Sports Hall of Fame Twenty Year NHRA Veteran Joins Long List of Legendary Racers Sept. 8, 2005 - Long time Pro Stock competitor Bruce Allen will be inducted into the Michigan Motor ...

Indianapolis: GM Racing final summary

Worsham "Doubles Up" For $50,000 Funny Car Bonus at Indy Anderson Claims Third Consecutive U.S. Nationals Pro Stock Win INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 5, 2005 - Chevy Funny Car driver Del Worsham collected the biggest paycheck of his career today when he ...

Indianapolis: Larry Dixon final summary

DIXON CAPTURES THIRD CAREER U.S. NATIONALS VICTORY CLERMONT, Ind. (Sept. 4, 2005) -- Two-time NHRA Top Fuel champion Larry Dixon captured the title at drag racing's & ...

Indianpolis: Larry Dixon Sunday summary

DIXON QUALIFIES MILLER LITE DRAGSTER SIXTH AT INDY CLERMONT, Ind. (Sept. 3, 2005) Two-time NHRA Top Fuel champion Larry Dixon drove his Miller Lite dragster to the No. 6 qualifying position Sunday at Indianapolis Raceway Park after using a ...

Ron Douglas named Crew Chief for Cruz Pedregon

RON DOUGLAS NAMED CREW CHIEF FOR ADVANCE AUTO PARTS FUNNY CAR Wes Cerny Parts Ways With Cruz Pedregon Racing BROWNSBURG, Ind. (Aug. 23, 2005) -- Cruz Pedregon Racing today announced Ron Douglas has been promoted to crew chief and Sam Shockely has ...

Memphis: Larry Dixon Saturday summary

DIXON DRIVES MILLER LITE RAIL TO NO. 2 QUALIFYING SPOT AT MEMPHIS MILLINGTON, Tenn. (Aug. 20, 2005) & ...