NHRA News

17th Nov 2012

Pomona, CA. – Johnny Ahten’s homecoming at the Auto Club Raceway at Pomona didn’t quite go as planned. A rained out Thursday session, a tire-shaking first qualifying attempt, and finally a wheels-up charge to the centerline kept Ahten from racing come eliminations time. It’s the nature of Drag Racing. Sometimes you receive a gift, like a red light in the other lane, and sometimes you don’t...

20th Sep 2012

Ennis, TX. – The Texas Motorplex‘s all-concrete racing surface is just the kind of place that Chris Demke and the Maddern Racing Team has been waiting for. It is here where they can flex their tuning muscles and let it rip. The adjustments and revisions they have made to their Peen Rite/ OSI / 801 Racing Top Alcohol Dragster will make this weekend’s race something to watch.

“I am...

19th Jul 2012

Sonoma, Calif. – The Maddern Racing Team’s travels have brought them back to their home state of California. This weekend they are competing at Sonoma Raceway’s Regional event. Driver Chris Demke and the Peen Rite / OSI / 801 Racing Team are looking to strengthen their points totals, continue their assault on the time clocks, and win.

“Our runner-up at the Woodburn Regional was a...

28th Feb 2012

Chandler, AZ – It’s a little over three hundred miles from Firebird Raceway to Las Vegas, NV. After the luck Joey Severance and his 801 Racing Dragster had at the Regionals, he might just want to go and place a few bets.

Severance’s Top Alcohol Dragster had some troubles in qualifying. Tire smoke and a lost blower belt landed the Woodburn, OR driver in the number eight spot. His...

8th Feb 2012

Pomona, Ca – Chris Demke and the Maddern Racing Peen Rite sponsored Top Alcohol Dragster have waited long enough. Days have been marked off the calendar, parts ordered, cleaned, and massaged. Strategies have been mulled over and plans have been made. The winter layoff is over, and it’s time to go racing. Thursday February 9th is a day to be celebrated as it marks the start of the2012 racing...