Author Archives: Susan Wade

Author Archives: Susan Wade
Susan Wade

WADE: Offseason Changes Galore

WADE: Offseason Changes Galore

With the start of a new season approaching, even the title sponsor of the NHRA Drag Racing Series has changed — from Camping World to Mission Foods — and that ushered in a flurry of fluctuations among teams and drivers.
Author Archives: Susan Wade
Susan Wade

Superstar Shootout: A Little Something Different

Superstar Shootout: A Little Something Different

The purpose of the inaugural SCAG Power Equipment PRO Superstar Shootout presented by Johnson’s Horsepowered Garage goes far beyond the impressive payouts that await the winners during the Feb. 8-10 event at Florida’s Bradenton Motorsports Park.
Author Archives: Susan Wade
Susan Wade

WADE: 50-50 On NHRA Predictions

WADE: 50-50 On NHRA Predictions

Here is an accounting of which of 10 NHRA prophecies and predictions came true in 2023 and which didn’t.
Author Archives: Susan Wade
Susan Wade

NHRA Review: Kalitta’s Crowning Achievement

NHRA Review: Kalitta’s Crowning Achievement

MESA, Ariz. — With the start of a new season approaching, even the title sponsor of the NHRA Drag Racing Series has changed — from Camping World to Mission Foods — and that ushered in a flurry of fluctuations among teams and drivers. Tim Wilkerson retired from driving his Funny…
Author Archives: Susan Wade
Susan Wade

WADE: Doug Kalitta’s Amazing Story

WADE: Doug Kalitta’s Amazing Story

But it took Doug Kalitta 26 years — more than a quarter century — to earn the NHRA Top Fuel championship. Specifically, it took him 587 races, and in the drag-racing world, that headline from the In-N-Out Burger Finals in Pomona, Calif., ranked right up there with “Man Bites Dog.”
Author Archives: Susan Wade
Susan Wade

WADE: Sampey Isn’t Taking A Back Seat

WADE: Sampey Isn’t Taking A Back Seat

During a weekend when she yielded her claim as motorsports’ most successful woman, Angelle Sampey certainly didn’t take a back seat.
Author Archives: Susan Wade
Susan Wade

WADE: Four Suggestions For NHRA

WADE: Four Suggestions For NHRA

If the NHRA had a nickel for every time somebody started a sentence with “The NHRA should …,” the sanctioning body would have enough money to raise purses for the first time in two decades.
Author Archives: Susan Wade
Susan Wade

Catching Up with Larry Dixon

Catching Up with Larry Dixon

MESA, Ariz. — With the start of a new season approaching, even the title sponsor of the NHRA Drag Racing Series has changed — from Camping World to Mission Foods — and that ushered in a flurry of fluctuations among teams and drivers. Tim Wilkerson retired from driving his Funny…
Author Archives: Susan Wade
Susan Wade

Pro Stock Motorcycle’s New Sensation

Pro Stock Motorcycle’s New Sensation

MESA, Ariz. — With the start of a new season approaching, even the title sponsor of the NHRA Drag Racing Series has changed — from Camping World to Mission Foods — and that ushered in a flurry of fluctuations among teams and drivers. Tim Wilkerson retired from driving his Funny…
Author Archives: Susan Wade
Susan Wade

Schumacher: Is The Magic Still There?

Schumacher: Is The Magic Still There?

MESA, Ariz. — With the start of a new season approaching, even the title sponsor of the NHRA Drag Racing Series has changed — from Camping World to Mission Foods — and that ushered in a flurry of fluctuations among teams and drivers. Tim Wilkerson retired from driving his Funny…