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Summit Finals: Firebird Raceway              “Big Daddy” Don Garlits, who won the
earned its sixth overall team title at the
somewhat-rain-delayed Northwest
                                             Gatornationals and then went airborne in
                                             Englishtown in one of the most                 Bernstein signs Copart for 2010
Division NHRA Summit Racing                  spectacular crashes in NHRA history. The
Series Finals held at Woodburn
Dragstrip. It was a close contest between
                                             First Fifty Years went on sale Sept. 3, and
                                             started shipping Sept. 11, and a new title     Six-timethe primary sponsor ofHall legendary Kenny BernsteinbeginningCopartcars
                                                                                                        NHRA champion and          of Famer                   named
                                                                                                Inc., an online vehicle-remarketing company that sells more than 1 million
                                                                                            a year, as                         his          Top Fuel team             in 2010.
the Woodburn and Firebird teams with         will be released monthly.
Chris Jaggers scoring the win in Super                                                       Copart sells vehicles using an online-auction format at, making it easy
Pro over Renegade Raceway’s Shawn            Signed: Pedregon Racing                         for people to search for and bid on vehicles from the comfort of their home or
Herbst to seal the deal for Firebird.        announced a partnership with Nitro              office. The vehicles are located at more than 130 facilities nationwide.
Woodburn’s Adam DePeel beat Portland         Debt Relief, a marking arm of                       “We are thrilled to be announcing this new relationship with Copart,” said
Int’l Raceway’s Ken Green for the            Square One Debt. Nitro Debt Relief              Bernstein. “We visited Copart headquarters in July and were amazed by the
Sportsman victory, and the                   Powered by Square One Debt is an                technology that allows buyers from all over the world to bid on an extensive
Motorcycle/Snowmobile final trophy went      innovative debt-negotiation company             inventory of more than 50,000 vehicles each day. We owe a debt of gratitude to the
to Mark Adams, who defeated fellow           that was founded to help people regain          fans who have supported us through the years and to the media that has brought
Woodburn racer Roger Wolff, who was          control of their personal finances.             our story into the homes of millions these past three decades. We are happy that
also the runner-up in Saturday’s Race of     “Being huge fans of this sport for such         we will continue to race and field the
Champions competition. Ken Windley,          a long time, it excites us to announce          Copart team in NHRA Drag Racing.
from Team Firebird, fell to Spokane          that we have formed an alliance with            We think we have been one of the
County Raceway’s                             Pedregon Racing,” said Nitro Debt’s             marquee teams in this sport for the
Robby Hornby                                 Anthony Marcello. “We are ecstatic to           past three decades, and we bring with
in the Pro                                   have the opportunity to become involved         us 30 years of fan base. NHRA Drag
final, and the                               with NHRA. Being able to support a              Racing is our home.” (Pictured, from
Sport                                        champion like Tony Pedregon is a                left, Brandon Bernstein, Copart
Compact victory                              unique privilege. We are looking                President Jay Adair, Copart Chief
went to Gerald Patzer of Nl’akapxm Eagle     forward to building this powerful               Executive Officer Willis Johnson, and
Motorplex who put away Bremerton             partnership.”                                   Kenny Bernstein
Raceway’s Sheila Lawrence. Look for
complete coverage in a future issue.         On Pinks: Funny Car driver “Fast              Kymco is the largest scooter                winning bids for the DSR
                                             Jack”                                         manufacturer in Taiwan and currently        Stratosphere-Orbitz Las Vegas race
New on DVD: Nothing stirs a                  Beckman, will                                 exports to 88 countries worldwide. The      package ($1,200) and to be an
sports fan’s emotions quite like the sight   appear on the                                 company’s partner in the United States      honorary crewmember on the Fram
of vintage video — the way it used to be —   Sept. 17 Pinks All                            is Kymco USA with headquarters,             Tough Guard team with driver Cory
and NHRA Drag Racing has as rich a           Out show, which                               marketing, and distribution centered in     McClenathan on Friday during the Las
history and as extensive a library of        airs on the Speed                             Spartanburg, S.C. Suzuki Extended           Vegas NHRA Nationals ($450). Myers’
footage as any sport. NHRA invites all       channel. The                                  Protection is a comprehensive extended      personal auction contribution reached
fans to relive its g
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Description: Nothing stirs a sports fan's emotions quite like the sight of vintage video - the way it used to be - and NHRA Drag Racing has as rich a history and as extensive a library of footage as any sport.
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