Jack Beckman talks with Gary Spears from Rancho Cucamonga after Jack Patten took photos of them together during the National Hot Rod Association Fan Fest Saturdayin Downtown La Verne.
Courtney Force, daughter of 15 time world champion John Force, speeds down the quarter mile track in her Traxxas sponsored Ford Mustang beating Ron Capps to go to the semifinals of the NHRA Drag Racing Finals Sunday at the Pomona Motor Speedway.
The weather was scorching, the bleachers were packed, and the smell of nitromethane filled the air on Nov. 13-16 as the National Hot Rod Association POWERade Drag Racing Series returned to the Auto Club Raceway at Pomona for the 44th annual Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA Finals.
“Boogity Boogity Boogity! Lets Go Racing Boys!” Defiantly not ordinary language one would encounter in a daily casual conversation. Yet, this isn’t too uncommon at California Speedway on NASCAR race weekend.
Well it’s November again and for those of you like me, you know exactly what that means: the drags are back in Pomona.
It’s a rodeo. No, it’s motocross. No, it’s a monster truck show. Actually it was all of the above.
Abraham Lincoln once said, “A house divided cannot stand.” Honest Abe was, of course, referring to the American Civil War, but he could just as easily have been talking about the present state of professional motor racing.