Document Sample
Honored Powered By Docstoc
					Bits from the Pits                               presented by

                                               FireIce is the latest technology in firefight-   Control and Viral Oncology programs at          going to want. I was very impressed
                                               ing and will undoubtedly save firefighter        the Comprehensive Cancer Center. The            with everything about it and glad we
                                               lives. Aside from recognizing the                Jegs Foundation donates 100 percent of          were all able to see this car up close. Pic-
                                               importance of these first responders in          its proceeds to OSU’s Comprehensive             tures just don’t do it justice, and the
                                               our communities, our team is committed           Cancer Center-James Cancer Hospital             only way to truly experience everything
                                               to giving something back by donating to          and Solove Research Institute, a                this car has to offer is to drive one.”
                                               the Fallen Firefighters Foundation and the       privately funded entity.
                                               Federation of Burn Foundations. This is                                                          Cars wanted: Old Bridge
                                               something that is very important to all of                                                       Township Raceway Park in Englishtown
                                               us at GelTech and FireIce.”                                                                      needs vintage race cars to participate in
Heritage Series results:                                                                                                                        the 30th annual Nostalgia
The second annual Muscle Car                   Association news: Driving                                                                        Summernationals and Funny
Reunion & Nostalgia Drags was                  his Lucas Oil-backed dragster, Eddie                                                             Car Reunion July 26. Organizers are
held at Gateway Int’l Raceway in               Fischle took home the coveted K&N                                                                looking for barn finds, works in progress,
Madison, where racers in 10 different          Southern California Super                                                                        and completely restored vintage race cars
classes took home trophies and bragging        Eliminator Series trophy by                                                                      for the facility’s open-air museum. Anyone
rights. The NHRA Hot Rod Heritage              defeating Chris McNicol in the final of                                                          who has a vehicle or display items of
Racing Series-affiliated event featured        race No. 1, and Super E rookie Bobby                                                             interest can contact Walter Frey by call-
Nitro Funny Car, Nostalgia Super Stock,        Mirizio beat Pat Welch in race No. 2 at          New Camaro sighting:                            ing 732-446-7800 or sending an e-mail to
Pro Nostalgia, Hot Rod, Muscle Car, Pro        Auto Club Dragway at Auto Club                   Drivers who attended the most recent            frey426@verizon.net. Old Bridge will
Comp I & II, Nostalgia Comp, B/Gas             Speedway May 23-24. In Saturday’s race,          remote class for Frank Hawley’s                 provide free event tickets to people whose
and Nostalgia Gas. Greg “Jake”                 sponsored by Parcorp Stainless Steel,            NHRA Drag Racing School                         vehicles are accepted.
Jacobsmeyer (pictured), of Florissant,         Fischle took out his father, Tracy, in the       were given a little extra treat during the
Mo., took the Funny Car win when               first round, then overcame Lenny Diyco           school’s latest trip to Norwalk. Among          Farewell: Mike Schmitt, who
“Rapid Randy” Baker broke on the               and Pat Jones to face McNicol in the             the Super Class students at Summit              drove his AA/SA ’64 Ford Galaxie to the
burnout and was unable to make the             final. Fischle had the advantage in the          Motorsports Park was Tom Peters, the            first NHRA Jr. Stock title in 1964, died
final-round pass. Jacobsmeyer clocked a        final with a .008-better light and drove to      director of design for Global Rear Wheel        April 25 at 71 in his hometown of Ridge-
6.380, 229.01-mph run on his single in         a stellar 7.909 to push McNicol under the        Drive-GM Performance Vehicles and               crest, Calif. Schmitt was one of six NHRA
the final round. Tommy Mitchell, of            7.90 index with a 7.889. As the defending        Corvettes and the lead design director          champs crowned that year in the first
Columbus, Mo., captured the win in             winner from the previous race, Fischle           for the ’10 Camaro currently making its         yearlong points battle to determine the
Nostalgia Super Stock over Kenny               fought off all challengers to claim the Salt     way into dealerships across the country.        titles. His triumph and Gas Ronda’s simi-
Gresham, of Granite City, Ill., and Tyler      Creek Grille Trash the Champ award, a            Both Peters and his daughter, Adrienne,         lar victory in Top Stock earned the first
Richardson won the battle over Ron             $100 dining certificate, by winning back-        rode to class in an example of the              NHRA Manufacturers Cup title that year.
Hendrixson in Hot Rod. Both                    to-back events, and he received the Clay         finished product: a red ’10 Camaro              Schmitt, who was also the Division 7 Jr.
Richardson and Hendrixson are from St.         Smith Engineering winner’s bonus and             RS/SS. Frank Hawley’s NHRA Drag                 Stock champion that season, earned a
Louis. Other champions from the event          more than $1,000 for the win.                    Racin
Shared By:
Description: A global leader in serving libraries of all types, ProQuest LLC (“ProQuest”) supports the breadth of the information community with innovative discovery solutions that power the business of books and the best in research experience. More than a content provider or aggregator, ProQuest is an information partner, creating indispensable research solutions that connect people and information. Through innovative, user-centered discovery technology, ProQuest offers billions of pages of global content that includes historical newspapers, dissertations, and uniquely relevant resources for researchers of any age and sophistication—including content not likely to be digitized by others.
ProQuest creates specialized information resources and technologies that propel successful research, discovery, and lifelong learning.