What a Week for Williford!

I know gobs of you have been following multi-time Pro Street champ Rodney Williford and his teammate Ehren Litten’s mad thrash to make the Professional Drag Racers Association (PDRA) East Coast Spring Nationals at GALOT Motorsports Park—the opening round of the eighth mile series. As you doubtless already know, neither…

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Williford Racing Hits the Bars!

UPDATE: Litten Gettin’ There with Brand New Turbo Bike With Ehren Litten getting quickly up to speed on a totally unfamiliar combination just assembled over the weekend, teammate Rodney Williford finally felt comfortable to go quick on the ex-Mark Rendeluk nitrous bike—a 4.06! EARLIER UPDATE: Litten Underway on Turbo ‘Busa…

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Two in a Row for Tii

Spevco’s Tii Tharpe powered “Maddy” past Bob “Opie” Malloy for the first-ever NHRA Gatornationals Top Fuel Harley win. Malloy had the early advantage, his bike sashaying a bit under power while Tharpe’s was straight and contained. But Bob dropped a hole and nosed over at the eighth mile, allowing Tharpe thundered to…

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Huge Sportsman Field at the Gators

Top Alcohol Funny Car — Sean Bellemeur, Chevy Camaro, 5.460, 268.28 def. Annie Whiteley, Camaro, 5.483, 270.43. Top Alcohol Dragster — Chris Demke, 5.305, 273.33 def. Josh Hart, 5.313, 270.70. Competition Eliminator — Frank Aragona, Dragster, 7.332, 181.52 def. Greg Kamplain, Dragster, 6.829, 194.02. Super Stock — Kevin Riner, Chevy…

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Beckman Bags First Gators Win

Jack Beckman claimed his first Gainesville Funny Car victory with a holeshot win in his Infinite Hero Dodge Charger R/T against teammate Matt Hagan at the 49th NHRA Gatornationals at Gainesville Dragway. Hagan and Beckman made nearly identical runs in their Dodge Charger R/T Funny Cars powered by Pennzoil, but Beckman’s…

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