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ADRL Announces New Date For 2010 Racer Appreciation and Awards Gala

Courtesy of ADRL

O’FALLON, MO  – The American Drag Racing League (ADRL) is pleased to announce that the new date for its 2010 Racer Appreciation and Awards Gala is Thursday, March 24 at the spacious Tower Club at Royal Purple Raceway (formerly Houston Raceway Park).

The casual dress event will take place from 7-10 p.m. in the Tower Club the night before the ADRL kicks off its 2011 racing season with the Universal Technical Institute (UTI) Dragpalooza VIII presented by Safety-Kleen, which takes place March 25-26 in Baytown, Texas. The awards gala will serve as a fitting end to what was a memorable and record-breaking 2010 ADRL season just as the 2011 campaign prepares to begin.

The new location and date also allows for more cost-effective and convenient location for the ADRL’s talented competitors, teams and sponsors. Tickets are $30 and everyone must purchase a ticket to attend. Tables of 10 are also available for those who are interested.

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BROWN, BICKEL, FORCE, WILLIAMS JR., REINHART TONIGHT ON WFO RADIO

Courtesy of WFO

HOLLYWOOD, FL. – Auto Club Finals Top Fuel winner Antron Brown, Chassis builder Jerry Bickel, 15 time Funny Car Champion, John Force, PBIR 5-Day Bracket Championship winner, Troy Williams Jr., and the NHRA’s Alan Reinhart will join host Joe Castello, live tonight at 7 p.m. ET on WFO Radio NHRA Tuesday. To listen live or on-demand following the show, go to WFORadio.com.

On tonight’s WFO Radio, DSR Top Fuel driver Antron Brown will discuss his season ending victory at Auto Club Raceway, his season as a whole, preparation for 2011, and the chemistry within the Don Schumacher Racing organization. Brown also gives his personal recipe for success during his rise to the Top Fuel ranks.

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Houde tunes Burbage to a $20,000 SCSN Pro Street victory

Courtesy of LHP Racing

Buzzards Bay, MA Tuning consultant Lonnie Houde with LHP Racing had one of his best weekends at the race track this past weekend as he helped get Rod Burbage, owner of Spec Rite Torque Converters, secure the biggest win of his racing career.

This was the first year Burbage had been to the Street Car Super Nationals event since changing his whole engine combination 3 years ago and he wasn’t coming to have fun, he was dead set on winning. The 2-time West Coast Outlaw Pro Mod Association champ strung together four (4) 6-teen passes during qualifying with the best being a 6.15 placing him 6th in the 32 car qualified ladder.

During the first round of eliminations on Sunday, Houde and Burbage set a new personal low ET for their weekend with a 6.13 round win over Garrett Richards. After the first round of all “heads up” classes it was decided to switch the entire event to 1/8th-mile due to strong wind gusts and cold temperatures which put up safety concerns for the track and event officials.

Lonnie Houde has experience of tuning screw blown engines on the 1/8th-mile after working for many ADRL Pro Extreme teams, but it would be a new game for Burbage who only has ran 1/4-mile events. Rod knew he had to be on his game on the tree and he stepped it up. In the second round he got a win over Shawn Jones with a soft 4.10.

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KRAWIEC, KORETSKY, BENNETT, REINHART TONIGHT ON WFO RADIO

Courtesy of WFO

HOLLYWOOD, FL – Auto Club Finals Pro Stock Motorcycle winner Eddie Krawiec, Team Nitro Fish owner, Kenny Koretsky, Attitude’s CompetitionPlus.com editor, Bobby Bennett, and the NHRA’s Alan Reinhart will join host Joe Castello, live tonight at 7 p.m. ET on WFO Radio NHRA Tuesday. To listen live or on-demand following the show, go to WFORadio.com.

On tonight’s WFO Radio, Screamin Eagle Harley-Davidson rider Eddie Krawiec will discuss his third place finish in the 2010 NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle points capped by his victory in the season finale at Auto Club Raceway, his special paint scheme saluting America’s troops overseas, and the dominating points finish for bikes with Vance and Hines power.

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Weld-on Sub Frame Connectors for the 1st Generation F-Body

Courtesy of BMR Fabrication

Thonotosassa, FL – Stiffen up the chassis for greatly improved handling in your 1st Gen F-body with Weld-on Sub Frame Connectors from BMR Fabrication.  This product is constructed from 2” x 2” x 0.120” laser-profiled square tubing and 3/16” CNC laser cut steel mounting plates.  The BMR Sub Frame Connectors (SFC006) weld through the floor pan, connecting the front sub frame to the rear sub frame.  The unique profile provides OE ground clearance and an unparalleled structural advantage compared to other designs.  Provided with Delrin body mount bushings and grade 8 mounting hardware.  Installation time is only 2-3 hours.

To preview all of BMR’s high-performance suspension parts, please visit www.bmrfabrication.com, email sales@bmrfabrication.com, or contact them at BMR Fabrication, 12581 US Highway 301 North, Thonotosassa, FL 33592, 813-986-9302, Fax: 813-986-8055.

Updates Underway at Stanley & Weiss for the 2011 ADRL Season

By Camp Stanley: Post Date: 11/21/2010

Hagerstown, MD – We are well on the way with all of our planned updates and changes to the ADRL Pro Extreme Camaro known as “Appalachia on Steroids”. The best thing we can say about this would be the fact that we sure are glad the 2010 season is over!!! All those that follow the trials and tribulations of our team know that we have just come off of the year from Hades!

If you can think of something dumb happening believe you me, it happened to us this year! Dumb, stupid stuff with the car. Dumb, stupid stuff with poor ole Clifford, the Big Red Dog. Dumb stupid stuff with our trailer. AND don’t even ask me about tires!!! The only good thing going for us in the tire department was our beloved Mickey Thompsons on the race car. They did their job very well all year, thank you very much. But the 2010 season has been completed and through all these dilemmas we persevered. The checkbooks got real thin at the end but we made it through. We are very proud of our TENTH place ranking in the ADRL Pro Extreme class we secured at years end. To finish this high out of EIGHTY-FIVE cars in the baddest class of doorslammers on the planet says lots about our determination and perseverance in our eyes. AND we don’t even have a hemi!

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Live Video Feed from the Street Car Super Nationals in Las Vegas

Las Vegas, NV – BangShift.com is bringing you the biggest and baddest doorslammer drag racing action live from the 2010 Street Car Super Nationals from Las Vegas November 20th and 21st. Lucas Oil, Chris Alston’s Chassisworks, and DMC Racing are presenting sponsors of the live broadcast. The Strip at Las Vegas will host the East vs. West shootout including Pro Street, Outlaw Ten Five, True Ten Five, and Drag Radial classes with a purse worth more than $300,000.  Make sure you stop by for all the action, BangShift.com, SCSN

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