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2014-03-28 08:26:00

NHRA ANNOUNCES MULTI-YEAR AGREEMENT WITH GRIEGO ON BEHALF OF MIRAMONTE RECORDS - AS TITLE SPONSOR FOR THE NHRA PRO BIKE BATTLE - A RACE-WITHIN-A-RACE BONUS PROGRAM FOR PRO STOCK MOTORCYCLE COMPETITORS IN THE NHRA MELLO YELLO DRAG RACING SERIES DALLAS/FORT WORTH, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Danny Griego , MiraMonte Records artist, has risen to #30 on both Billboard and Media Base charts this week with his current single - "The Coast Is Clear" - check out the song at...

2014-03-24 23:02:29

Antron Brown, 2012 NHRA Top Fuel world champion and driver of the Don Schumacher Racing-owned Matco Tools dragster, will visit Western Technical College in El Paso, Texas with his dragster for the sixth consecutive year on March 25. The former college track star at Mercer (N.J.) Community College will speak to Western Tech students about education and career choices. El Pao, Texas (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 “I love doing these school visits with Matco Tools,” Brown said. “I have been in...

2014-03-13 16:21:59

Allen Johnson to Carry 'Magneti Marelli Quality Auto Parts Offered by Mopar' Sponsorship GAINESVILLE, Fla., March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Johnson and Coughlin Jr. to premiere the new Dodge Dart Pro Stock at the NHRA Gatornationals this weekend -- Dodge Dart replaces the Dodge Avenger, Mopar's most successful Pro Stock class vehicle in its history -- Mopar partnership with Magneti Marelli extends to primary sponsorship of Johnson & Johnson Pro...

2014-02-07 16:21:32

YORBA LINDA, Calif., Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- John Force Racing and PEAK(®) Antifreeze and BlueDEF(®) Diesel Exhaust Fluid teamed up at the 54(th) annual Circle K NHRA Winternationals today to announce that PEAK has joined the 18-time National Hot Rod Association(®) Mello Yello championship team as a major associate sponsor. The multi-year sponsorship agreement will include PEAK Antifreeze and BlueDEF Diesel Exhaust Fluid branding on all three JFR Funny Cars and the JFR Top...

2014-02-05 00:20:12

Season-Long Celebration of 50th Anniversary of the Iconic 426 HEMI® Planned AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Mopar kicks off 2014 NHRA season this weekend in Pomona, Ca. -- 2014 marks 50th anniversary of the introduction of the Gen II 426 Race HEMI® -- Mopar heads into 2014 Pro Stock competition with Jeg Coughlin Jr. and Allen Johnson as back-to back NHRA Champions -- Hagan and Beckman looking to battle for their second Funny Car...

2013-10-15 12:21:37

NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas, Oct. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Simpson Performance Products, Inc. today announced it has reached an agreement with Shock Doctor Sports for the exclusive rights to manufacture, assemble, sell and distribute the Eject Emergency Helmet Removal System. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090401/DA92821LOGO) The light weight Eject Emergency Helmet Removal System can be easily installed into motorcycle and auto racing helmets without changing the fit or feel...

2013-07-12 12:20:07

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., July 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- 25th Anniversary of title sponsorship of the Mopar Mile-High Nationals at Bandimere Speedway near Denver Mopar legends Scelzi and Schumacher will serve as Grand Marshal and Honorary Starter at the Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals 12th edition of the popular Mopar Block Party to be held once again in downtown Golden on Thursday, July 18 Mopar Block Party to feature driver autograph session, display of classic and race vehicles, and...

2013-06-26 12:21:54

Online voting will determine scheme of new fan-interactive site. SPRINGFIELD, Ill., June 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Team Wilkerson Racing is putting NHRA(®) fans in the driver's seat by including them in the planning process for its website redesign. Drag racing fans, along with the general public, will be invited to vote online and select one of four design concepts to be integrated into the new Wilkerson site. Once redesigned, the site will enable fans to interact more with Team...

2012-11-11 00:20:09

POMONA, Calif., Nov. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Allen Johnson ends 17-year quest with a first career NHRA Pro Stock championship, qualifies No. 2 at NHRA Finals Johnson's Pro Stock crown gives the Mopar brand its first title in the class since 1994 The Greeneville, Tenn., native, who along with his father and engine builder, Roy Johnson, began racing in Pro Stock in 1996, realizes the ultimate dream of the father-and-son team Johnson will look to cap a career season with possible...

2012-07-27 06:21:26

JOLIET, Ill., July 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The first "True Stadium of Drag Racing," owned and operated by the International Speedway Corporation (ISC), selected innovative audio visual specialists Technomedia Solutions to transform the Route 66 Raceway audio systems before the track's biggest event of the year, the NHRA Nationals. Scott Paddock, president of Route 66 Raceway, stated, "We were very impressed by Technomedia's fast and efficient response to our needs and greatly appreciate all...