New Tires Fertile for Newgarden

Armed with a fresh set of tires, Josef Newgarden charged from fourth place in the last seven laps to win the Desert Diamond West Valley Casino Phoenix Grand Prix going away. The defending Verizon IndyCar Series champion beat rookie Robert “Driving like Mansell” Wickens by 2.9946 seconds on the ISM…

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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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