Sidnei Frigo, Camaro, Foul — Centerline; Khalid alBalooshi, Camaro, 5. Let the record reflect, it's also the kind of season he's not ready to accept either. In or out, the Indy experience is always one of considerable magnitude for the Al-Anabi Performance driver. I think that this race has its own extra added stress. In his second-round win over Mike Janis, Hord set the track speed record at 258. Ellen Richardson is the author of Behind The Wheel for RacingJunk. Then Mike Castellana and Rick Hord rolled into the water.
In the race, Rossi put on an incredible show. Then I just built my own deal and started racing around 2013. Camaro-bodied drag cars dominated the various Pro Modified classes yet again during 2018. Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis. Louis back in 2012 when only 16 cars showed up, and Scott Ray rounded out the field with a 12.
As one of the leading spark plug companies in the United States, E3 manufactures a complete line of spark plugs for automotive, small engine, power sports and racing applications. Now that we have entered 2018, the champion has retired, and there are numerous drivers trying to make sure that their marketing partners are locked in as well. Nationals, a race some now consider to be the most prestigious Pro Modified race, although there are higher paying events. According to officials, these changes were necessary to adjust for performance advantages that one particular engine combination might have over another. New for the coming season, the category will get four qualifying sessions and the first round of eliminations in their 16-car field taking place on Sunday. Tutterow could only hope this weekend would provide a first-time experience.
I think the answer would be a resounding no. We were toeing right up the line of this whole deal being stupid, and completely out of control. Another thing to watch for this year is going to be the ongoing attempt to have parity between the three power adders. Point standings top 10 following the 64th annual Chevrolet Performance U. So far in 2018 Haney has one win, one runner-up finish, and one semi-finals appearance in the Radial vs.
Instead, he was out of contention moments after the green flag waved. All the people standing down in the restricted area, scattered around the starting line, sponsor viewing area and the top of staging lanes, however, were freaking silent. That allowed him to race as high as second place at one point in the 85-lap contest. First and foremost, how about that 5. Prior to this race the quickest Pro Mod field ever assembled was capped with a 5. From groundbreaking stories on underground grudge and outlaw racing to in-depth interviews with world-renowned racers and exclusive event coverage, Drag Illustrated shines the spotlight on the hottest stories in drag racing.
Arguably one of the top three doorslammer racers to ever drive, was laid up for part of the season due to surgery. Jeremy Ray, Chevy Corvette, 5. The turbo drivers are going to want more boost, the blower cars aren't going to want the turbos to have more boost, and the nitrous cars are getting a lockup converter. Rickie is really the one to lead the nitrous fight year after year in pro mod. Louis later and the car count has essentially doubled at every race on the tour, and the No. Our goal is to deliver to you the quickest news and insights in the drag racing world. The tour will power to New England Dragway July 6-8 before traversing the country to start a three-race stretch on the west coast.
We will get back to work on Tuesday. When the Pro Stock field lined up on the return road for the Bob Glidden tribute, it was evident Whiteland, Indiana's favorite son was there spiritually. Racing on Thunder Mountain qualifies as a considerable challenge, so count Ray invested on trying to tackle it. Shane Molinari, Pontiac Firebird, Foul - Centerline; Bob Rahaim, Camaro, 5. Pro Modified — Steve Jackson, Chevy Camaro, 6.
Friday night was a special night for the Glidden family, on an evening when Bob Glidden's widow Etta and their sons Billy and Rusty unveiled a tribute to the late champion, Billy was able to slip his outmuscled car into the field at least provisionally. In our mind it was the next logical step and gives us the opportunity to give back to the pinnacle of Sportsman racing. Drag Racing League for youth ages 5 to 17. While there were some mechanical issues that prevented him from going rounds at the Gators, the performance was already shown. At Phoenix in 2017, Rossi suffered a variety of issues but passed his way through the field twice.
The series will race at the Texas Motorplex, Oct. Why doesnt the nhra join in with the nascar pussies. Surprising drivers, the National Hot Rod Association made several sudden and unexpected changes to the pro mod class, primarily that turbo-charged entries will lose two pounds of boost, from 38 to 36 psi. The biggest challenge for me is overriding that finesse feel that I have in my butt from driving Pro Stock and trying to more so, for lack of a better word, manhandle this car. When drivers, builders, and hardcore fans want the unbiased truth, Drag Illustrated is where they turn.