PSE/Star Racing Takes On Biggest Race Of The Season, Welcomes New Sponsors

ANGELLE SAMPEY, CORY REED PRECISION SERVICE EQUIPMENT/STAR RACING BUELLS EVENT PREVIEW: 62ND ANNUAL CHEVROLET PERFORMANCE U.S. NATIONALS LUCAS OIL RACEWAY AT INDIANAPOLIS SEPTEMBER 2-5 PSE/Star Racing Takes on Biggest Race of the Season, Welcomes New Sponsors AMERICUS, Ga. (August 30, 2016) – Precision Service Equipment/Star Racing teammates Angelle Sampey and Cory Reed head to Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis this weekend for the 62nd annual Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals. Battle Until the End Cory Reed is sitting on the outside looking in but his half of the PSE/Star Racing team is within reach of getting into the top ten and contending for the Countdown to the Championship. “I

Pro Stock Star Shane Tucker Back In The States For U.S. Nationals, Elite Performance Under The Hood

SHANE TUCKER AUZMET ARCHITECTURAL CHEVROLET CAMARO EVENT PREVIEW: 62ND ANNUAL CHEVROLET PERFORMANCE U.S. NATIONALS LUCAS OIL RACEWAY AT INDIANAPOLIS SEPTEMBER 2-5 Pro Stock Star Shane Tucker Back in the States for U.S. Nationals, Elite Performance Under the Hood GOLD COAST, Queensland (August 30, 2016) - It’s been four months since Shane Tucker made a lap on a NHRA Mello Yello Series track and after getting his bearings with the new fuel-injection earlier this season, he’s eager to get back on the track with one noticeable change since the Four-Wide Nationals – Elite Performance powering his Auzmet Architectural Chevrolet Camaro. “We’re extremely excited to be back in the NHRA and ra

Allen Johnson Eyeing Top Spot At U.S. Nationals

ALLEN JOHNSON MARATHON PETROLEUM/J&J RACING DODGE DART EVENT PREVIEW: 62ND ANNUAL CHEVROLET PERFORMANCE U.S. NATIONALS LUCAS OIL RACEWAY AT INDIANAPOLIS SEPT. 2-5 Allen Johnson Eyeing Top Spot at U.S. Nationals GREENEVILLE, Tenn. (August 29, 2016) - The 62nd annual U.S. Nationals is the most prestigious race on the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series tour, and Marathon Petroleum Pro Stock driver Allen Johnson is looking to ink his name in the history books with a win this weekend. The Adam Hornberger-lead team has undeniably stepped up their game in their engine program when Johnson qualified No. 3 at the last event in Brainerd, Minnesota – the highest qualifying position of their 20

Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals Marks Five Year Anniversary Of Pro Stock Debut For Chris McGaha

CHRIS MCGAHA HARLOW SAMMONS CHEVROLET CAMARO EVENT PREVIEW: 62ND ANNUAL CHEVROLET PERFORMANCE U.S. NATIONALS LUCAS OIL RACEWAY AT INDIANAPOLIS SEPT. 2-5 Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals Marks Five Year Anniversary of Pro Stock Debut for Chris McGaha ODESSA, Tex. (August 29, 2016) – The Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals is not only the biggest race of the year but it also will be the fifth year anniversary since Harlow Sammons driver Chris McGaha let out the clutch for the first time in Pro Stock competition. Five years later, McGaha has solidified himself in the class as a true competitor and is now a force to be reckoned doing double-duty as a driver and tuner of his own operatio

DAVE RICHARDS TO RACE FIRST U.S. NATIONALS IN ALZHEIMER'S ASSOCIATION FUNNY CAR

WEST PALM BEACH, FLA. (August 29, 2016) – To put it mildly, Funny Car driver Dave Richards and the Paul Richards Racing team are eager for the next event on the 2016 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series tour. The 62nd annual U.S. Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis will mark the first time that Richards has had the opportunity to compete at the historic, lauded race on such hallowed grounds, and he will do so with a brand new, eye-catching look on his Alzheimer's Association Ford Mustang. His Indy debut couldn't come at a better time. "We've definitely shown improvement throughout the season," said Richards, a resident of West Palm Beach, Fla., and owner of All Pro Pools. "Ch

Mechanical Mistake Results in Quarterfinal Loss for Marathon’s Allen Johnson

BRAINERD, Minn. (August 21, 2016) – Allen Johnson drove his Marathon Petroleum/J&J Racing Dodge Dart to the second round of eliminations today at the 35th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals at Brainerd International Raceway. Johnson entered raceday in the No. 3 spot – the highest the Marathon Petroleum driver has qualified in 2016. Johnson chose the preferred left lane for his first round matchup against Mark Hogan. Johnson had .152-second advantage over Hogan at the launch and carried it all the way to the finish line. Johnson’s 6.605-second pass at 208.97 mph advanced over Hogan’s 6.776, 202.88. Second round, Johnson had lane choice over fellow Dodge driver Erica Enders. Johnson launche

PSE/Star Racing Race Report: Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals

BRAINERD, Minn. (August 21, 2016) – PSE/Star Racing riders Angelle Sampey and Cory Reed both raced to the second round of eliminations this afternoon at the 35th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals. In the first round, Cory Reed had his choice of lane after qualifying in the No. 7 spot against Michael Ray. This first round matchup between the two young guns was very crucial because Michael Ray started today in the No. 11 in the points and both of them are battling to make it into the top ten before the conclusion of Indy to have a shot at the Countdown to the Championship. Reed lit the world on fire when he went .007 on the tree and powered his PSE/Star Racing Buell to his career best elapsed

Allen Johnson Catapults Marathon Petroleum Dart to No. 3 Spot

BRAINERD, Minn. (August 20, 2016) – Allen Johnson will be competing for his first Brainerd win of his career from the No. 3 position – the highest the team has qualified in the 2016 season. The Marathon Petroleum/J&J Racing Dodge Dart driver will have lane choice over Mark Hogan in the first round. In Friday’s first session, Johnson drove his Marathon Petroleum Dart to an energetic 6.644-second pass at 207.56 mph; that run rocketed him to the No. 2 spot and earned him two bonus points. The Adam Hornberger-tuned team came back in the second round and showed their consistency with a 6.642, 208.23. With unfavorable forecast for the weather on Saturday, it wasn’t certain the four rounds of

Cory Reed Qualifies in Top Half, Progressing Towards First Win of Career

BRAINERD, Minn. (August 20, 2016) – Precision Service Equipment/Star Racing Buell rider Cory Reed has run consistently all weekend in Brainerd for the 35th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals. Reed will compete for the Wally in the No. 7 spot and will race Michael Ray in the first round. In Friday’s first session, Reed began PSE/Star Racing’s weekend with a 6.986-second pass at 190.62. Coming back for the second session of the day, Reed jumped all the way up to the top half of the field when he clocked in with a 6.925, 192.03 sitting him at the No. 7 spot On Saturday, Reed began with another improved 6.896, 192.22 and retained his No. 7 position going into the final qualifying run before r

Angelle Sampey Remains No. 1 Heading into Sunday at Brainerd

BRAINERD, Minn. (August 20, 2016) – Precision Service Equipment/Star Racing Buell rider Angelle Sampey was able to hold off the rest of the NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle class and take top honors after four rounds of qualifying at the 35th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals. This No. 1 qualifier will be the three-time NHRA Pro Stock Motorcyle World Champion’s 47th pole position of her career. For Friday’s first session, Sampey ran a 6.956-second pass at 192.25 mph. She followed up with a 6.848, 194.94 which shot her to the provisional No. 1 qualifier at the end of Friday; she collected three bonus points for that run. Knowing she officially had a target on her back, Sampey wanted to make sure

Angelle Sampey Grabs Top Spot on Friday at Brainerd

STAR RACING/PRECISION SERVICE EQUIPMENT BUELL ANGELLE SAMPEY QUALIFYING REPORT: 35TH ANNUAL LUCAS OIL NHRA NATIONALS BRAINERD INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY AUGUST 18-21 Angelle Sampey Grabs Top Spot on Friday at Brainerd BRAINERD, Minn. (August 19, 2016) – Angelle Sampey is having a great weekend in Brainerd so far. She powered her Star Racing/Precision Service Equipment Buell to the No. 1 position after two rounds of qualifying at the 35th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals. In one of the most competitive professional classes in the NHRA, Sampey will proceed into Saturday’s qualifying as the one to beat. In the first qualifying round, Sampey started with a good foundation when she ran a 6.956-s

Pro Mod National Event Record Holder Jonathan Gray Returns to Competition in Indy

ARTESIA, N.M. (August 16, 2016) – Currently holding the rights to the elapsed time half of the Pro Mod national record with a 5.751, Jonathan Gray hasn’t been behind the wheel of a Pro Mod since his frightful crash in Houston earlier this season. Gray has partnered up with Hairston Motorsports and will be running for the U.S. Nationals title in their bright orange Pontiac GTO. Gray also plans to attend St. Louis and Las Vegas this season. “Right after we had the tire issue and I crashed in Harry Hruska’s car, I talked with them [Hairston Motorsports] about potentially using this car while the other one was being fixed,” Gray said. “When the deal with Harry didn’t work out, I decided to

Marathon’s Allen Johnson Leaving Western Swing Feeling Like Top Player in Class Despite Second Round

ALLEN JOHNSON MARATHON PETROLEUM/J&J RACING DODGE DART RACE REPORT: 29TH ANNUAL PROTECT THE HARVEST NHRA NORTHWEST NATIONALS PRESENTED BY LUCAS OIL PACIFIC RACEWAYS AUGUST 5-7 Marathon’s Allen Johnson Leaving Western Swing Feeling Like Top Player in Class Despite Second Round Loss SEATTLE, Wash. (August 7, 2016) – Allen Johnson drove his Marathon Petroleum/J&J Racing Dodge Dart to the second round of eliminations at the 29th annual Protect The Harvest NHRA Northwest Nationals presented by Lucas Oil. Entering Sunday in the No. 5 spot, Johnson had lane choice over fellow Dodge driver Deric Kramer in the first round. Johnson clocked in with a 6.564-second pass at 210.90 and took the win

Allen Johnson Running His Own Race Going into Raceday at Northwest Nationals

SEATTLE, Wash. (August 6, 2016) – In the final race of the Western Swing, Allen Johnson and his Marathon Petroleum/J&J Racing team qualified No. 5 at Pacific Raceways at the 29th annual Protect The Harvest NHRA Northwest Nationals presented by Lucas Oil. On Friday, Johnson opened up qualifying with a 6.601-second pass at 208.55 mph. Johnson came back in the evening qualifying session and clocked in with an improved 6.594, 209.43 in his Dodge Dart. For Saturday’s first session, there was cloud cover and low temperatures – something the NHRA tour hasn’t seen in some months. Capitalizing on the conditions, the Adam Hornberger-tuned Pro Stock entry ran a stout 6.564, 210.08. Johnson closed

Western Swing a Marathon Not a Sprint for Allen Johnson

GREENEVILLE, Tenn. (August 2, 2016) – Marathon Petroleum’s Allen Johnson makes his way to the upper part of the Pacific Northwest this weekend for the 29th annual Protect the Harvest NHRA Northwest Nationals. Johnson has been in the finals three times at Pacific Raceways and took home the win in 2006 against Tom Martino. One decade later, he’s anticipating a good weekend ahead regardless of his trying second round loss last weekend in Sonoma. “I always look forward to racing in Seattle,” Johnson said. “It’s one of our favorite places to go and we always seem to do pretty good up there. Our goal is to keep our momentum from our Denver win and maintain lane choice every round on Sunday.

Chris McGaha Bringing Promising Tune-Up Direction to Defend Northwest Nationals Title

ODESSA, Tex. (August 2, 2016) - Chris McGaha couldn’t be more ready to get another chance at raceday after a challenging second round loss last weekend at Sonoma Raceway. Luckily, that opportunity will present itself in just a few short days at the 29th annual Protect the Harvest NHRA Northwest Nationals. As last year’s winner, this is the perfect event to defend his title and bring home his first win of the 2016 season. McGaha had a slower than expected start to the summer section of the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing schedule but has really boosted his performance on track since the Western Swing has come around. “I can’t say if the rough stretch is behind me or not but it’s getting be

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