Many of the most competitive race cars found on drag strips around the drag-racing world have rolled out of the Moscow Mills, Missouri, manufacturing facility of Jerry Bickel Race Cars. The company that advertises itself as “The One Stop Chassis Shop” has every right to be proud of its well-earned reputation.
From Pro Stock to Pro Mod and everything else with doors in between, JBRC has designed it, refined it and fabricated it. Top competitors in NHRA, IHRA, PDRA and a number of other sanctioning bodies rely on the all-around race winning performance associated with cars and components from JBRC.
This season Jerry Bickel Race Cars will be a primary sponsor of the PDRA as well as offer a contingency program to racers in several classes. Read more
Gray Motorsports announced Mar. 7, it would take on the 2014 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series in the Stock Eliminator category as a two-car team campaigning identically appearing GMPartsNow.com COPO Camaros.
Veteran drag racer Jeff Strickland will join renowned Gray Motorsports driver Dave Connolly on the NHRA national event tour. Read more
Synthetic lubricant manufacturer Royal Purple announced Mar. 6, its sponsorship of NHRA Pro Stock driver Erica Enders-Stevens.
This year marks Enders-Stevens’ 10th season competing in Pro Stock as she works to continue her reign as the most successful female Pro Stock driver in NHRA history. A native of Houston, Texas, Enders-Stevens will drive the Elite Motorsports Chevy Camaro, which is tuned by the father/son duo Rick and Rickie Jones, with in-house horsepower crafted by Nick Ferri and Jake Hairston. Read more
MGM Grand Detroit has entered into a partnership agreement with Berkley, Michigan-based National Hot Rod Association Top Alcohol drag racing team, Gutierrez Brothers Racing.
The arrangement includes financial and marketing support for the team at regional NHRA competitions, as well as other auto and racing related events. Read more
The Pro Bike & Sled Series (PBSS) is pleased to announce the return of Wiseco Performance Products as title sponsor for the motorcycle and snowmobile drag racing series.
This is the fourth year that the PBSS has been presented by Wiseco, a name synonymous with pistons, especially pistons for off-road racing and riding. Read more
Coming off a wildly successful 2013 season, JEGS.com driver Troy Coughlin Jr. hopes to continue building on his budding drag racing career in 2014.
Coughlin won the Division 3 Super Gas championship to become the first of the third generation of the Coughlin family to win a drag racing title. The young man from Columbus, Ohio, is trying to follow in the footsteps of famous grandfather Jeg Coughlin Sr.; championship-winning uncles John, Mike, and Jeg Jr.; and, of course, his dad, Troy Coughlin, a multi-time champion in his own right. Read more
Don Schumacher Racing’s Make-A-Wish Dodge Charger R/T Funny Car team will have a distinct Iowa flavor when it arrives at Gainesville, Fla., next week for the NHRA Gatornationals.
John Collins, in his seventh season with DSR and fifth as an assistant crew chief to Rahn Tobler, has been promoted to crew chief for the Make-A-Wish team with driver Tommy Johnson Jr. Read more