AMRA Jim McClure Nationals at The Rock

Persistent rain showers washed out the 28th annual Jim McClure Memorial All-Harley Nitro World Finals Sunday at Rockingham Dragway, but not before Randal “Fast Coonass” Andras won the Top Fuel championship for himself and Jay Turner Racing, and definitely not before I got some good snaps and video on Saturday.…

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Stoffer Storms Gateway for PSM Win

Karen Stoffer is a meteorological genius. On Friday, she predicted that Tropical Storm Karen and Hurricane Jerry would swamp World Wide Technology Raceway (AKA Gateway) just across the Mississippi from St. Louis during the eighth annual AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals. She was half right, which is pretty strong for…

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Smith Takes Pole, Johnson Wins Oscar

Defending NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle champ (and Gateway winner) Matt Smith is known for putting on quite a show. I’m told his repertoire at Maple Grove consisted of a display of raw emotion when confronted with race-winning Suzuki performance. But in qualifying at World Wide Technology Raceway, Smith confined his…

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