STLRacing.com
Home --> Author Archives: stlmrn

Author Archives: stlmrn

Courtney Force, Antron Brown, Dave Connolly, and Jerry Savoie winners at AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals At Gateway

DSC_0600

It has been a historic year for Courtney Force. Most notably she won the 100th NHRA event by a female earlier this year. Today, she became the first female in NHRA history to win back-to-back national Funny Car events. She won last week at Dallas. This is also her fourth Funny Car win this season, the most event wins in ...

Read More »

NHRA Pro Mod Drag Racing Series Action at Gateway

DSC_0270

Besides NHRA Top series race action, there is plenty of other drag racing between rounds. Check out the photos. CLICK HERE FOR PHOTOS FROM THE AAA INSURANCE NHRA MIDWEST NATIONALS – PROM MOD DRAG RACING AT GATEWAY MOTORSPORTS PARK!

Read More »

Race Highlights from AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals At Gateway

AAA_NHRA_MidwestNats_4C

Antron Brown (Top Fuel), Dave Connolly (Pro Stock), and Jerry Savoie (Pro Bike) were all winners in their respective classes at the AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals held at Gateway Motorsports Park. This was also the third of six playoff races in the NHRA Mello Yello Countdown to the Championship. Funny Car Finals Courtney Force posted a pass at 4.094 ...

Read More »

NHRA – Saturday Race action

IMG_8000

John Force (Funny Car), Doug Kalitta (Top Fuel), Erica Enders-Stevens (Pro Stock) and Eddie Krawiec (Pro Bike) all capture top qualifying position at the AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals at Gateway Motorsports Park.   Pro Bike – Final Session Eddie Krawiec captured top qualifier for the Sunday’s Finals. This was his 9th top qualifier of the season and 23 of his ...

Read More »

AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals Race Info

aaa nhra nationals

Third annual AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals, the 21st of 24 events in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series and the third of six races in the NHRA Mello Yello Countdown to the Championship playoffs. Drivers in four categories – Top Fuel, Funny Car, Pro Stock and Pro Stock Motorcycle – earn points leading to 2014 NHRA Mello Yello ...

Read More »

Force, Crampton, Enders-Stevens, Krawiec – NHRA Round 1 Leaders at Gateway Motorsports

DSC_9564

John Force powered to the Funny Car top qualifying position at the AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals at Gateway Motorsports Park. Richie Crampton (Top Fuel) Erica Enders-Stevens (Pro Stock) and Eddie Krawiec (Pro Stock Motorcycle) took the top qualifying spot in their respective categories. “We always know we can run better at night when conditions cool down,” said Force. Force ...

Read More »

Gordon Wins the Brickyard 400

Jeff Gordon at Indy

Jeff Gordon wins the Crown Royal Presents, The John Wayne Walding 400 at the Brickyard. Gordon was the first NASCAR winner at the inaugural Brickyard 20 years ago at age 23 and now he is the first 5-time winner NASCAR at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. “I can’t believe this just happened,” said Gordon. “We got number 5!” The pivotal point of ...

Read More »

Ty Dillon Wins Nationwide Race at Indy

Kiss the bricks

Ty Dillon wins the Nationwide 3rd Annual Lilly Diabetes 250 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway and got to “kiss the bricks” at famed race track. Dillon also secured the $100,000 Dash 4 Cash bonus. CLICK HERE FOR PHOTOS FROM THE NATIONWIDE PRE RACE AT INDY! Race Results: Fin Driver Team 1 Ty Dillon 2 Kyle Busch(i) 3 Matt Kenseth(i) 4 Kevin ...

Read More »

Harvick captures the Brickyard 400 pole

harvick 1

Kevin Harvick won the pole for the 21st Annual Crown Royal presents The John Wayne Walding 400 at the Brickyard Powered by BigMachinesRecords.com with a lap of 47.753 seconds, 188.470. Harvick set a new track record in the first round of qualifying with a lap of 47.647 seconds, 188.89.

Read More »

Busch Wins Pole for Nationwide Race at Indy

Busch signs Pole poster

Kyle Busch earned his 40th career NASCAR Nationwide Series pole and series leading fourth this year. His other poles in 2014 came at Darlington, Charlotte and Michigan. Busch is on the second consecutive year at the Lilly Diabetes 250. He won the from the pole last year. Busch’s 179.888 mph is a new top qualifying speed for the event, topping ...

Read More »

Jones Wins the ARCA Race At Lucas Oil Raceway

Jones celebration burnout

Brandon Jones Wins The SCOTT Get Geared Up 200 presented by Federated Car Care at Lucas Oil Raceway in Indianapolis. This is his second straight ARCA win. Austin Wayne Self came in second and Frank Kimmel came in third.

Read More »

Kyle Busch Sneaks Past Nemechek To Win ARCA CRA

DSC_6333

For the second night in a row at Lucas Oil Raceway, the race was won on the final turn in final lap of the race. Today it was NASCAR’s Kyle Busch edging out John Hunter Nemechek, son of NASCAR driver Joe Nemechek.

Read More »

Race Action from CONTINENTAL TIRE SPORTSCAR CHALLENGE AT INDY.

continental cover

#6 Robin Liddell / Andrew Davis win the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge overall and in the GS class. #46 Trent Hindeman / John Edwards finish second overall and in GS class. #48 Shelby Blackenstock / Joey Atterbury third. #50 Corey Lewis / Cody Ellsworth win ST class.

Read More »

Byrne Becomes the 100th Different USAC Race Winner

Race Winner

David Byrne became the 100th different winner in the USAC Silver Crown racing and he did with a dramatic pass on the very last lap in “J.D. Byrider 100” at Lucas Oil Raceway in Indianapolis. CLICK HERE FOR PHOTOS FROM THE SILVER CROWN RACE AT GATEWAY MOTORSPORTS PARK! Story and Photos by: Kevin Proot Larry Vancil St. Louis Motor Racing ...

Read More »