Category Archives: Links To Feature Stories

Dan Ferguson Wins PDRA Top Sportsman Crown

The following report is from Dan’s father Todd: Back from race at 3am Tuesday morning. Took until 10pm Monday night to finish the race that was to finish Saturday night. Many delays due to rain! Many changes in the race … Continue reading

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What A Great Week Here In the Northwest!

Exciting couple of weeks here in the Seattle area as we celebrated Seafair. The U.S. Navy, USMC, Royal Canadian Navy and Blue Angels were here for Fleet Week. The unlimited hydroplanes were racing on Lake Washington, and the top guns … Continue reading

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2014 Wild West Nostalgia Race at Pacific Raceways

  Originally posted on March 17, 2014, updated July 17, 2014: Flier and 2014 Class Rules & brackets in from Ed Garfield at Pacific Raceways. Don’t miss this very exciting race on July 12th and 13th! We hope to see lots of participants … Continue reading

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The Super Bowl XLVIII Experience

From the Super Bowl ads, the game highlights to the awesome victory celebration here in Seattle, cherish the flavor of the 12s and bringing home a Super Bowl Championship! There’s a storm brewin': Seattle Seahawks, Super Bowl Champions! Post by … Continue reading

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Keep Your Muscle Car Going Strong for Years to Come

From the slow, deep rumble of the performance-bred motor to its menacing look and raw, straight-line performance, the muscle car experience is seldom beat by any other classic vehicle. Of course, you want to keep your muscle car going strong … Continue reading

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In Memory of Gaines Markley

Brought to our attention by Bob Warnke, a YouTube video tribute in memory of Gaines Markley:

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Best of 2013: Best Drag Racing Photos on Mark J. Rebilas Blog

Submitted by Todd Ferguson, some outstanding photos for your viewing pleasure! Thanks Todd! Best of 2013: Best Drag Racing Photos on Mark J. Rebilas Blog

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The Decline of Our Sport

CompetitionPlus recently ran an article that stated that viewers of ESPN-2’s NHRA coverage is on the decline again this past season. That comes as no surprise to us here on the West Coast that often see the scheduled broadcast delayed … Continue reading

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Slow-Motion Tire Shake Video

Slow-motion tire shake video submitted by Todd Ferguson. Tire shake is extremely destructive to the entire running gear in a car (axles, rear ends, transmissions) and chassis components, including rear shocks, welds, suspension mounts, etc.

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4 Classic Muscle Cars for the Ladies

There’s a reason Memphis Raines, the retired car thief in the movie “Gone in 60 Seconds” gave a female nickname (Eleanor) to the 1967 Mustang he had to steal—it’s simply a thing of beauty. Muscle cars aren’t just masculine, many … Continue reading

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Christmas Tree Articles by Phil Burgess

Phil Burgess of NHRA recently wrote an article that is very interesting. In fact Phil is one of the better parts of NHRA in my opinion. Please see his article, Happy Birthday Christmas Tree for a trip down memory lane! … Continue reading

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‘Snake & Mongoose’ fuels nostalgia for ’70s drag racing

  ‘Snake & Mongoose’ fuels nostalgia for ’70s drag racing Seattle Times – September 5, 2013 Movie trailer: Remembering Don “The Snake” Prudhomme – Edwards & Young – September 2011

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Dan’s car at Pittsburgh Raceway Park for ProMod Race

Dans car at Pittsburgh several weeks ago for their big race event.  It was the first time it has gone down the track in over a year.  Changed just about everything but the paint and fuel cell.  Now sporting a … Continue reading

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Division 6 ET Finals Information

[Originally published on August 9th] Courtesy of Divison 6: August 30 – September 2, 2013 Spokane County Raceway Spokane, WA PDF: 2013 ET Finals Summit info Team Parking [Click to enlarge]:   ————————– Additional information posted by Pacific Raceways on … Continue reading

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AA/Gassers Coming to Pacific Raceways!

Join us on July 13th & 14th 2013 for some old-fashioned drag racing and fun at Pacific Raceways at the Wild West Nostalgia Race!!! Tentative Schedule: Saturday: Gates open at 8:00, qualifying starts at 11:00. AA/Supercharged & Pro Nostalgia 1:00, … Continue reading

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A Celebration of Life

Today many racers from Division Six attended the Memorial Service for Frank Nelson, Sr. at the Auburn Eagles. An Air Force Honor Guard rendered Military Honors and presented the Colors to Ruth. I believe Frank would have been very pleased … Continue reading

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2013 Women Veteran Summit Hooks Up with Yvonne Lucas

The world of drag racing can offer a unique opportunity to reach people in all walks of life and give back in a way that supports our communities.  Yvonne Lucas will have the privilege to give back in a special … Continue reading

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In Remembrance of Frank Nelson, Sr. – Division 6 Hall of Famer

December 30, 1937 – May 11, 2013 May 11, 2013 It is with a very heavy heart that today we learned that long time NHRA Division 6 racer and friend to all that knew him, Frank Nelson, passed away after a long … Continue reading

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America Hearts Muscle Cars

The American muscle car has a cult following among gear heads. A true muscle car (by the strictest definition), is a mid-sized, performance-orientated vehicle, powered by a large V8 engine, and comes in at an affordable price. It’s these three … Continue reading

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Chevy, Dodge and Ford Have Been Busy Lifting Weights

Special thanks to CarDomain.com for this infographic.

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