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ADRL World Champions Millen and Taylor to Appear on this Weeks “Big Head and Bret Show”

Courtesy of ADRL

O’FALLON, MO – Two more American Drag Racing League (ADRL) World Champions will be the featured guests on the latest edition of the ADRL’s weekly online “Big Head and Bret Show.” Pro Extreme driver Frankie Taylor and Extreme 10.5 driver Dan Millen will both appear on the 60-minute show, which will air live at 9 p.m. EST on Thursday.

The “Big Head and Bret Radio Show” features two entertaining and energetic personalities in ADRL President and CEO Kenny Nowling (Big Head) and ADRL TV Personality Bret Kepner (Bret). The enjoyable show streams live every Thursday at 9 p.m. EST on the ADRL website, www.ADRL.us, and at www.blogtalkradio.com. Every archived show is also available on-demand on the ADRL website immediately after each episode finishes.

After interviewing Extreme Pro Stock champion John Montecalvo and Pro Extreme Motorcycle champion Kim Morrell on last week’s show, the hosts will talk to Taylor and Millen about the significance of winning the Speedtech “Battle For The Belts” at the LenMar Motorsports ADRL World Finals VI last month at Texas Motorplex. Pro Nitrous World Champion Burton Auxier is scheduled to be on the Nov. 18 show to round out the appearances of the ADRL World Champions on the popular online program.

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BMR Fabrication’s 2010 Camaro Auto Trans Front Driveshaft Safety Loop

Courtesy of BMR

Thonotosassa, FL – Protect your 5th Gen Camaro while complying with NHRA safety rules with a Driveshaft Safety Loop from BMR Fabrication.  Constructed from NHRA legal 1/4” steel plate, the Driveshaft Safety Loop is cheap insurance to protect your investment and provide peace-of-mind whether you are at the track or on the street.  The BMR Driveshaft Safety Loop (DSL015) bolts-on by utilizing (2) existing mounting holes and (2) new holes drilled into the factory transmission cross-member.  For use with automatic transmission vehicles only.  Provided with Grade 8 hardware.  Installation time is only 1 hour.  Available in black hammertone or red powdercoat.

To preview all of BMR’s high-performance suspension parts, please visit www.bmrsuspension.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.

ADRL Sets 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 its 2010 Racer Appreciation and Awards Gala will take place on Saturday Jan. 22, 2011, from 7-11 p.m. at the beautiful Crowne Plaza Hotel in Clayton, MO, just outside of St. Louis.

The semi-formal event will take place at the luxurious Crowne Plaza Hotel for the first time and will serve as a fitting end to what was a memorable and record-breaking 2010 ADRL season. The new venue provides a more central and cost-effective location for the ADRL’s talented competitors, teams and sponsors, and a special room rate ($79/night for standard room; $129/night for an Executive Tower room) is also available for the event.

All current ADRL competitors receive one free ticket to the event. Additional tickets can also be purchased this year for just $30, which is significantly lower than the $50 price tag for last year’s gala.

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Countdown to the 2010 PMRA Championship, Mike Stawicki – Champion

Courtesy of PMRA

MEDINA, NEW YORK – After supporting the PMRA Series for its entirety of six seasons, Mike Stawicki returned to racing in the Pro Modified Racing Association for the 2010 season, and captured his first PMRA Championship in the Point Award Series presented by Magnum Auto Parts and Patio Passport.

“Our year went excellent,” said Stawicki, who set several Pro Modified benchmarks during the season, including a Canadian record of 5.739 seconds for a quarter-mile pass, just one one-thousandth of a second behind the world Pro Modified elapsed time record. “Our year was one of the best.”

Stawicki qualified for all PMRA events, and took the number one Marydel Homes qualifying spot in four of five events, qualifying second in the remaining race. His 2010 PMRA record included one victory, a co-victory, two runner-up placings, and a quarter-final round.

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FORCE HOOD, JOON, TUBBS, REINHART, TONIGHT ON WFO RADIO

Courtesy WFO

HOLLYWOOD, FL. – Ashley Force Hood, Lex Joon, Abby Tubbs, and Alan Reinhart preview the Auto Club Finals with 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, Ashley Force Hood will discuss her crew’s nomination for the Full Throttle Hard Working Crew award and her father’s championship hopes for an unprecedented 15th NHRA Funny Car title. Her father, John Force, trails points leader Matt Hagan by just 37 points in the NHRA’s Countdown to the Championship heading into the NHRA’s final event at Pomona.

Lex Joon, the 2005 FIA European Drag Racing Champion will discuss his last minute decision to race race in the Auto Club Finals at Pomona. Joon, a European fan favorite, will discuss his hopes to run full time in the Full Throttle Series in the 2011 season.

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The Quick 32 Sportsman Series top five for 2010, Kevin Wicke – Champion

Courtesy of Quick 32

STRATFORD, ONTARIO – With a another consistent and solid year, Kevin Wicke and the K&K Racing Team captured the 2010 Championship in the Quick 32 Sportsman Series presented by NAPA Auto Parts, taking back-to-back titles in the popular drag racing series.

Wicke and his team also took the 2009 Championship, and he said that he believes consistency and working with a devoted team is the reason for success.

“We had a good year, everything went well,” said Wicke. “Consistency is a very big factor in racing,” he continued. “We qualified well and went a bunch of rounds, and our car never let us down.”

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Mickey Ferro’s Mission ‘Vegas’ Accomplished

Courtesy of Team Ryco

Las Vegas, Nv —  Mickey Ferro and his RYCO Hydraulic Alcohol Funny Car Team are experiencing a storybook finale to the 2010 drag racing season.  His team took home their fifth Wally in a row this past weekend at the Shortline Express sponsored Lucas Oil Pacific Division 7 drag race in Las Vegas.

At the end of qualifying on Saturday, Ferro’s team sat in the 5th position which paired them in first round against Jay Payne.  Payne and Ferro have been competing against each other all year, both seeking the same result, Division 2 Championship and #2 in the National  Points Championship chase.

“Every round at this race was huge” noted Ferro, “we didn’t get the data we wanted for the first qualifier when shake forced me to pedal the car.  However, Anthony Terenzio is so good at reading the track and dialing the car, we ran solid numbers for the rest of the event.

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