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NHRA Newsmakers: Schumacher Claims Sixth Straight Top Fuel World Championship

Top Fuel pilot and defending world champion Tony Schumacher wins his sixth straight and seventh overall world championship; Funny Car driver Robert Hight earns his first NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing world championship; and more news and results from the final race of the 2009 NHRA season.

Movers & Shakers: John Passante Joins Brenton Productions; Soo Il Lee Named Hankook Tire America President; and More

Movers & Shakers: John Passante Joins Brenton Productions; Soo Il Lee Named Hankook Tire America President; Express Lube Receives Royal Purple President's Award

NHRA: Dixon, McClenathan, Schumacher Head for Top Fuel Showdown in Pomona

Only 48 points separate the top three spots in the Top Fuel category, which comes down to the wire at the Finals in Pomona.

Racing News: Toyota Pulls Out of Formula One, Renault May Follow

Racing News: IRL IndyCar signs six-year sponsorship agreement with IZOD; Toyota pulls out of Formula One, Renault may follow; Jessica Zemken to drive Tony Stewart Racing sprint car in selected events next season; and more.

 

Movers & Shakers: Auto Tech and Body's Rollin Hansen; John Hagan Joins Toyo; Phil and Jeremy Gerber Named Goodguys Trendsetters

Movers & Shakers: Auto Tech and Body's Rollin Hansen; John Hagan Joins Toyo; Phil and Jeremy Gerber Named Goodguys Trendsetters

Racing News: Jean Todt Replaces Max Mosley as FIA President

Racing news: Jean Todt has been elected FIA President, replace Max Mosley; HVM Racing team owner says Robert Doornbos will remain as one driver for the two-car operation, seeks replacement for second driver E.J. Viso; Elliott Sadler to switch to Ford this weekend at Talladega Superspeedway, entire team will move to Fords during off-season; and more.

NHRA: Hight, Pedregon and Force Hood Prepare for Sin City Showdown

With a total of only 48 points separating first-place driver Robert Hight from third-place driver Tony Pedregon, the battle in Funny Car for the NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing world championship couldn’t be tighter heading into this weekend’s Ninth annual NHRA Las Vegas Nationals.

YEN: Starting Point for Business Leaders of the Future

The cornerstone of the Young Executives Network (YEN), a SEMA committee, is providing opportunities to network and learn from others with the specialty-equipment industry. Membership in YEN is open to all SEMA-member company employees under the age of 40 at no cost.

Greg Parker, marketing and creative consultant with Martin & Company Advertising, is now taking the lead as the chairman of YEN. SEMA Member News recently spoke to Parker about his new role as chairman.

A Trip Back to Bonneville Salt Flats for Speedweeks 1964

October 1964 was a busy month on the Bonneville Salt Flats. During the span of just a few weeks, the land-speed record changed hands no fewer than five times. 

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