Category: NHRA

Erica Enders Stevens The First Lady Of NHRA Pro Stock Drag Racing

Erica Enders Stevens The First Lady Of NHRA Pro Stock Drag Racing
On Sunday afternoon racing history was made at the 50th Anniversary National Hot Rod Association Finals (NHRA), in Pomona, California when Erica Enders Stevens became the first woman to win a Pro Stock Car drag racing Championship. She joins fellow female drivers Shirley “Cha Cha” Muldowney in the top fuel class & Angelle Sampey in... Read more »

60 Years of General Motors Small Block V8 Power

60 Years of General Motors Small Block V8 Power
This fall marks the 60th anniversary of the General Motors (primarily Chevrolet), produced small block V8 engine, one of the most successful and mass produced engines in automotive history. Now it wasn’t the first V8 built, that was Rolls Royce (1905), nor was it the first production V8, that was General Motors stablemate Cadillac (1914),... Read more »

Why Donovan McNabb is Wrong

Why Donovan McNabb is Wrong
So on Friday evening on Fox Sports Live, former Mount Carmel star football player Donovan McNabb said that race cars drivers are not athletes. Donovan needs to take a race car ride, any series, anytime because its nothing like driving your street car, even if you go 120 MPH (and I have), its not the... Read more »
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NHRA's Burndown at Sundown

This weekend is the third annual Burndown at Sundown at Route 66 Dragway in Joliet (Rt 53 just past Laraway Rd, just west of Chicagoland Speedway), and its not only a NHRA (National Hot Rod Association), Division 3 race (meaning its a local race for lower level racers, not a “National Event”), but this also... Read more »