Add the AC Delco Gatornationals to the list of "gotta win it" events in the NHRA POWERade Series. The 39th edition of this late-winter classic takes center stage this week on one of the quickest tracks in the sport, writes Bill Stephens.
In a family brimming with amazing achievements in the NHRA's Pro Stock Motorcycle class, Andrew Hines is on the cusp of doing something no one else has ever done; win four straight POWERade titles, writes Bill Stephens.
The mad scramble for NHRA drivers to get in the top four, and thus continue in the playoffs, is almost over. There are some big names on the bubble with one race left to keep their championship hopes alive, writes Bill Stephens.
Mike Neff will exchange his wrenches for driving gloves in 2008, thanks to John Force. And with Force's track record of picking drivers, few are second-guessing the team owner's decision, writes Bill Stephens.
The Gatornationals in Gainesville, Fla., remains one of the NHRA's premier events. With the motorcycles making their season debut and big questions in the other three professional classes, it should be as fun as ever, writes Bill Stephens.