PRI 2019

Finally here it is—Eatmyink’s exclusive coverage of the number one social event on the motorsports calendar—the 2019 PRI show. In the photo above, Larry McBride hangs with Leah Pritchett and Web Cam girls Melissa Martinez, Laurie Dunlap, and Kristen Goss at the CP-Carrillo booth. Bob Difranco and Tommy Bolton talk…

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Godspeed Bill Simpson

One of the highlights of my PRI show this year was sharing Bill Simpson stories with Del Flores—a fellow former tenant of Lord of the Land Simpson. To know Simpson is to have Simpson stories. Neither of us knew that Bill had a second—and ultimately fatal, I guess—stroke on Friday.…

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Quick Learning Fab Man Mike Mullaney

It’s PRI time, which also means it’s “Drag Illustrated” magazine’s “30 under 30” announcement time also. And chassis fabricator and no-bar Suzuki Hayabusa sportsman drag racer Mike Mullaney is on that list. Mullaney took a fairly dramatic leap into the NHRA drag racing consciousness this past season when Pro Stock…

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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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