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Haney taps Riesterer to pinch-hit 
for teammate at Gateway Showdown

ST. LOUIS (June 11) - Some scheduling conflicts are causing Keith Haney Racing to shuffle the deck a little for this weekend's X-DRL X-treme Gateway Showdown, but the team's namesake is confident in the hand he'll be dealt at Gateway Motorsports Park.


As usual Haney will take the wheel of his red, nitrous-injected Lucas Oil Chevy Camaro, and normally Monroe Guest is behind the wheel of the black Lucas Oil Camaro, but prior commitments have Guest out of the country this weekend.


To fill that vacant seat, Haney didn't have to search very far.


"Doug Riesterer has been helping tune our cars all year long and is a championship driver in his own right," Haney said. "Since Monroe couldn't be in St. Louis with us this weekend, Doug is a great choice for the black car."


While assuming driving duties, Riesterer will also continue to tune both cars alongside Brandon Pesz.


"We want to keep both of our cars in front of our fans and sponsors," Haney said. "Doug is one of the best Pro Nitrous drivers in the country, so I convinced him to drive for us this weekend.


"With Doug driving and tuning, I think it'll also help me as a driver with my race car. Doug will be getting a lot of track information first-hand, which will help both cars significantly."


Haney's team has put a lot of focus on whipping the black Camaro into shape in recent weeks.


"My red car has been running phenomenally well, almost perfect, but we've been struggling to get the black car to that same level," Haney said. "I put seven hits on the car out at the racetrack a couple of Sundays ago - it was the first time I'd ever driven that car.


"We finally figured out what was going on. We found there was a shock issue and a couple of other little things that were holding it back. Who knows, the black car may go lower than the red car, which actually might be pretty exciting."


Qualifying for the X-treme Gateway Showdown gets under way at 3 p.m. CDT on Friday from Gateway Motorsports Park. One final qualifying session will be held at noon on Saturday before eliminations begin at 3 p.m.


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'Throw Down in T-Town' sure to please

Tulsa fans, insists track owner/racer Haney

TULSA, Okla. (May 8) - Osage Casino Tulsa Raceway Park's Throw Down in T-Town has grown by leaps and bounds in its first handful of years, and this weekend's event is expected to be the best one yet.


"We're really excited about this race," said track co-owner Keith Haney. "We've got a little bit of everything out here for the fans. We'll have a nitro-powered Harley-Davidson making some passes, we've got a PT Cruiser that does wheelstands all the way down the track, and a $50,000 total payout to all the class winners. It's going to be non-stop excitement."


When the Throw Down gets under way Friday night, Haney will do his best to win back some of that prize money when he and teammate Monroe Guest get behind the wheel of their Lucas Oil Chevy Camaro Pro Mods.


"We'll test Monroe's car pretty hard this week before qualifying starts on Friday night," Haney said. "We're not going to have to touch too much on my car because we think we've got it figured out after we ran 3.95s (seconds) pretty much every time we went down the track last time out.


"So for now we're going to focus on his black car to get it dialed in to where my red car is."


Haney said he's especially proud of the large number of contingency sponsors who have come aboard to help sweeten the pot for the racers taking part in the event.


"We've got great contingencies on top of the big payouts," Haney said. "It's attracting a lot of the big names in Pro Mod racing. This Throw Down has gotten to be very, very big."


A few of the contingency sponsors who have come aboard include Neal Chance Converters & Pro Torque Converters, Lethal Acceleration, Stroud Safety, Trick Titanium, Jerry Bickel Race Cars, Five Star Bodies, Reher-Morrison Racing Engines, Aeromotive and Mickey Thompson.


"It's going so well that we've had six different tracks call us to put on a Throw Down at their facilities," Haney said. "That's a big deal for everyone who helps make this event happen."


Gates at Osage Casino Tulsa Raceway Park open at 5 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. Saturday with eliminations starting at 6 p.m. Saturday. Free tickets for the event can be picked up Tulsa-area QuikTrip stores.

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ADRL's season-ending race a springboard for 2013 for Keith Haney Racing

DALLAS (Oct. 18) - Keith Haney Racing's two cars are looking to end the ADRL season with a strong statement this weekend at the ADRL World Finals VIII presented by CarSafe at Texas Motorplex.

 

Haney and teammate Monroe Guest have endured their fair share of growing pains this year making their Keith Haney Racing Chevy Camaros race ready and competitive. However Haney said every time they hit the track, the cars just keep getting better.

 

"We're feeling real strong," Haney said. "The cars have come around real nice. We has some issues in the beginning, but now we're happy with everything.

 

"We're happy with the crew chiefs and the decisions that have been made and we're looking forward to a good close on the year."

 

Haney said after racing in Pro Mod last time out, they are expecting to race in the Pro Nitrous field this weekend because there is going to be a better opportunity to make the field.

 

"There's a lot of NHRA guys coming to race on their way out to Las Vegas," Haney said. "The Pro Mod class only has eight spots as compared to 16 for Pro Nitrous, so we just want to give ourselves the best chance to be competitive."

 

He said the team recently completed an event at Tulsa Raceway Park that yielded promising results.

 

"Both our cars raced the Throwdown," Haney said. "I won first round despite the transmission being messed up and Monroe had a good outing, where he qualified No. 4. I couldn't make the call for second round because we didn't want to hurt the motor over a tranny, but we learned a lot.

 

"We feel like we've great package right now. Or motors from Reher-Morrison Racing Engines are great and Lucas Oil has come on board recently and really helped us out."

 

Haney said they are all pieces it the puzzle to make Keith Haney Racing a true contender in 2013.

 

"We want to run the season from the beginning," Haney said. "For a few reasons we didn't get the chance to do that this year, but now we've got a huge leg up on 2013. We want to be contenders at all 10 races next year."

 

The gates open at 10 a.m. on Friday and Saturday, with the first round of qualifying on Friday set to begin at  noon. On Saturday, the racing will begin at noon with the final qualifying session. The first round of eliminations starts at 2:30 p.m.

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Sweeping changes make for high expectations at Keith Haney Racing

NORWALK, Ohio (Sept. 27) - Big changes at Keith Haney Racing have brought big smiles to the faces of team drivers Keith Haney and Monroe Guest heading into this weekend's ADRL Summit Racing Equipment Ohio Drags VI presented By Mickey Thompson at Summit Motorsports Park.

 

Haney has brought in two of the ADRL's best, Brandon Pesz and Doug Riesterer, to make the tuning calls on their Chevy Camaros, with which they will make the switch to the ADRL's Pro Mod class this weekend. 

 

"It's a tougher class to race in that's for sure," Haney said. "It's where we've wanted to race all long, but we never thought we had cars that were competitive enough to make the eight-car elimination field. 

 

"After one test session with Doug and Brandon we feel like we've got cars with a lot of upside."

 

Riesterer currently is second in the ADRL's Pro Nitrous class with two wins under his belt this season. Pesz is a top 10 contender in the Pro Extreme class.

 

"With our new crew chief and chassis chief, we feel like we've got cars that can not only qualify, but also win," Guest said. "We're so excited to have these guys on board to guide us through the next phase of Pro Mod racing."

 

Haney said he's admired Pesz and Riesterer's performance at races this season, so when it came time to give Keith Haney Racing a shot in the arm, his list of people to turn to was a short one.

 

"Brandon is one of the best out there and Doug has the fastest Pro Nitrous car in the country," Haney said. "Stroupe Race Cars has given us some great machines and we've got new backing from Lucas Oil to help our engines. We feel like we've made more progress in four races than most teams have made all year.

 

"That being said, we know we have to bring it this weekend. The cars in the Pro Mod class run within about a hundredth of a second of each other and we'll be trying to fill a quarter of the field with our cars."

 

Guest said he wasn't able to make the test session, but the results that were being texted back made him more excited to get behind the wheel of his revamped Camaro.

 

"Every time they made a pass, Keith would feed me the numbers," Guest said. "I kept looking at my phone; it was exciting. Doug and Brandon did a lot of work to the cars before they even started testing. We've changed the chassis setup, rear end setup and just about everything else.

 

"The results we've got are extremely encouraging and gives me a new vigor to end the season strong."

 

The ADRL Summit Racing Equipment Ohio Drags VI Presented By Mickey Thompson will run on Friday and Saturday. Gates at Summit Motorsports Park open at 10 a.m. each day.

 

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09-02-2012

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Haney and Guest planning on successful weekend at Memphis ADRL drag race

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (Sept. 6) - After burning the midnight oil recently, the two Keith Haney Racing Chevy Camaros are ready to take on the Pro Nitrous field at this weekend's ADRL Memphis Drags III at Memphis International Raceway.

 

Owner/driver Keith Haney said a day-long test session with teammate Monroe Guest proved fruitful and has the team ready to rock Memphis.

 

"We're awfully excited after Monroe came up and we went to test at Tulsa Raceway Park," said Haney, who co-owns TRP. "We planned on testing for two days but everything went so well (Wednesday) that the guys said we were good to go, so they loaded up and headed to Memphis.

 

"We were there late, mind you, until like 2 a.m., but the cars were on a rail. It's okay because I know the owners of the track."

 

Haney and Guest missed a majority of the ADRL season whipping their new cars into race shape, but the pair have been making great progress and it's shown on the track.

 

"This is just our fourth race with these cars, the third with the ADRL," Haney said. "We got behind and had some changes on the team but we're going hard at it with these Reher-Morrison Racing Engines."

 

The combination of the test and the recent success in competition has Haney optimistic.

 

"I like our chances," he said. "I managed to win a round at the last ADRL race and had a good chance to win more. This is a tough, tough class. It's all the big boys out there racing and there is some top-notch teams. Winning a single round is an accomplishment, believe me."

 

Gates open at 10 a.m. CDT on Friday and Saturday, with the first round of qualifying on Friday set to begin at noon. On Saturday, the racing will begin at noon with the final qualifying session. The first round of eliminations starts at 3:30 p.m.

 

"I like Memphis. I usually get to the track and never leave," Haney said. "I'll stay right there in my trailer and just totally immerse myself in the experience. I'm glad to be going back there."

 
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08-05-2012

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Keith Haney pedals way to an ADRL round victory at Charlotte

CONCORD, N.C. (August 4) - Keith Haney Racing accomplished in two races what it took many teams several years: Winning a round in the American Drag Racing League.  

 

Team owner Keith Haney drove his 2012 Chevrolet Camaro to a victory over Randy Weatherford in the first round of Dragstock IX at zMax Dragway on Saturday, his first round win in the ADRL.  

 

And it was quite a victory, as Haney had to pedal the KeithHaneyRacing.com Camaro to the finish line. Haney, the No. 15 qualifier, left first with a .055-second reaction time and then got off and on the throttle twice before making a pass of 4.787 seconds at 120.51 mph, beating the run of 5.505 at 90.04 mph by the No. 2 qualifier.  

 

"That first one was something else," Haney said. "The car left good, had a good 60-foot and she was moving. I had him on the Tree, too. The car got out there, the power came in, and I guess we were a little behind on the setup a little bit. It washed the rear end out, and I got sideways.  

 

"I saw the blue (of Weatherford's car) out to my right, and then I saw it gone. I knew I had a chance to win, so I got excited. The adrenaline was going up inside me, and I hit the gas again. I should've eased into it, but, no, I went ahead and got into it again. It went back right again, and it got close to the center. So I reeled her back in and went down on the gas again, easily, and got lucky with a round win."  

 

Haney then fell to No. 10 qualifier Doug Riesterer in the second round, when Riesterer blitzed the track with a pass of 3.836 at 195.28 mph, beating Haney's run of 4.088 seconds at 186.12 mph.  

 

"We knew Riesterer hadn't really had a good showing this weekend, but we also know what he's capable of doing," Haney said. "When you race the best, you've got to beat them. We still didn't think the track was there, so I'm sure (crew chief) Jeff (Pierce) was conservative in the setup, knowing Riesterer hadn't really been down the track.  

 

"I had him on the Tree, but the funny thing about it was he caught me at the 60-foot. Then after that, all I could see was tail lights."  

 

Still, Haney was pleased with the continued progress of his two-car team, despite teammate Monroe Guest failing to qualify. That was a reverse from the team's first race, at Martin, Mich., when Guest made the race and Haney did not.  

 

Martin was the first time the team's Reher-Morrison-powered Chevrolets attempted a race, and it came two-and-a-half months after Pierce began working on the new Stroupe Race Cars.  

"I can't give enough props to the team," Haney said. "No mistakes on the team side today at all. Our first race, we had those - that's why I said we had the new team blues.  

 

"Both cars ran respectably. We thought Monroe was going to be in, and that was exciting, but then Rickie Jones knocked him out with a 4.06. It left me in, and I was in in the 15th spot and had to run No. 2."  

 

Guest was No. 13 after three of four qualifying sessions, but then four cars went faster in Q4, leaving Guest .015 seconds from making the race.  

 

"It makes it really hard because we had a good chance last night to run a great number because the conditions were there, the temperature was there, the car was working really good," Guest said. "We came back out and made some adjustments for today. After we looked at the data, we felt like we needed to back it up a little bit and get it down the track. We felt like we'd probably be safe where we were at."  

 

Still, Guest posted the team's top speed after two races, going 186.46 mph.  

 

"We did pick up in the heat, which is very promising," Guest said. "However, not qualifying is one of the worst things you can do, other than wrecking your car. We'll go back and look at the data and make adjustments and be ready for the next race.  

 

"The direction we need to go is probably focus a little more on chassis setup, maybe how the car is launching, try to get more off the starting line. At that point, some chassis adjustments will allow the car to pick up. The car needs to be in the .90s to be competitive. It really would be nice to be in the .80s, but we need to be consistently in the .90s."  

 

Guest, like Haney, is pleased with the progress of the team and knows there is plenty of potential with both cars.  

 

"This was the first time we ran our three-speed transmissions," Guest said. "The car felt good. I shook two out of four passes, and Keith shook two out of four passes, so we're kind of finding where our marginal line is to get down the track.  

 

"It was a hot track, very tricky conditions. I think we made progress. We need to analyze what we've done, look at the runs where we didn't get down the track and see if there's any more adjustments we can do. We have the power, we have plenty of nitrous. Now, maybe we need to take a real hard look at the chassis setup and see if there's any tweaking we can do there to get the car through the shake zone better."  

 

Haney and Guest race next at Memphis Drags III at Memphis International Raceway on Sept. 7-8.  

 

"We had a good outing for our second race," Haney said. "Both cars are doing well. These Stroupe cars are good pieces, and Reher has given us some good motors to do something with. We've still got to find the chassis. We've got plenty of power, and we're having no mechanical problems on either one, but we haven't figured out the chassis setup yet.  

 

"We'll go back home and do some testing to get ready for Memphis."

   






08-04-2012


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Haney, Guest look to make progress
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CHARLOTTE (August 1) - Buoyed by a positive test session this week, Keith Haney and Monroe Guest are looking for improved performance in this weekend's ADRL Dragstock IX at zMax Dragway.

  

Haney's two-car team will race in its second ADRL event of the season, with Haney driving the KeithHaneyRacing.com Pro Nitrous Chevrolet Camaro and Guest in his own Chevrolet Camaro.  

 

The goals may be modest for this weekend, but Haney is trying to build a winning team by taking the proper steps. For Charlotte, qualifying both cars is the first goal.  

 

"That is our goal," Haney said. "Our goal is to qualify and have an opportunity to win a race. We feel like we've got the cars. Finding the setup to that track is going to be the key to it all."  

 

Haney and Guest tested their cars at Tulsa Raceway Park earlier this week, working well into the 

night to avoid the Oklahoma heat.  

 

"We tested Monday night until 1 in the morning," Haney said. "We had a good test session. We think the cars are ready to go."  

 

Haney's team got a late start to the ADRL season, which is already seven races old, building new cars for each class.  

 

"The rest of the ADRL's got six races under their belt, and we've got one. They're testing probably way ahead of us, too. We did a lot of testing, but we had motor issues. Now we don't have any motor issues and need to test more."  

 

Testing, Haney said, is the only way to get better.  

 

"We're way behind the 8-ball to the rest of the field," Haney said. "We've switched motor programs, and everything's going great now. We just switched transmissions over in both cars, too. We're excited, Monroe's excited, the whole team's excited. We feel like we can come and compete."  

 

A switch to Reher-Morrison engines has given the team an excellent baseline upon which to build, so Haney can now focus on tuning the cars.  

 

"Switching to them, we're really happen with how that's going," Haney said. "We've had no motor issues at all. Now we're fine-tuning our setups trying to find what the car likes and what the car needs. We're finding our stride, and that takes testing. We've done a little bit of that."

 

 


08-03-2012

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Keith Haney Racing cars poised for breakthrough in Charlotte

CONCORD, N.C. (August 3) - The Keith Haney Racing ADRL Pro Nitrous team of Keith Haney and Monroe Guest continued to make improvements during two rounds of qualifying during Dragstock IX at zMax Dragway on Friday.
 

Haney and Guest were hoping to get even better in the third qualifying session, but rain interrupted activities Friday night. Q3 and Q4 will be run Saturday morning, with eliminations beginning at 3:30 p.m. EDT.
 

Guest is No. 12 after a pass of 4.096 seconds at 183.59 mph, with Haney slotted at No. 18 with a run of 4.442 at 144.80 mph. The top 16 qualify for eliminations.
 

The Haney/Guest team took delivery of new 2012 Chevrolet Camaro race cars in February from Stroupe Race Cars. After some issues with one engine supplier, Haney switched to Reher-Morrison power, and the move has been seamless.
 

Two-and-a-half months ago, Jeff Pierce was brought on as crew chief, and he has made numerous changes to the cars in preparation for the team's first race, in Martin, Mich., last month.
 

"We went through the new car/team blues," Haney said. "The right hand didn't know what the left hand was doing. This race, everybody's come here and done their job. We've all worked together as a team, and that's pretty special."
 

Plus, both cars debuted new three-speed transmissions for Charlotte.
 

"We have changed literally everything since Day 1," Haney said. "It'll take us time to get ours there, but we'll get there. We're only going to get faster as a team. As we work as a team, we get better. 

And as we find what the cars and the chassis like, they'll get better."

 

Haney noted the improvement for his car from Q1 to Q2, as he went 4.688 seconds at 126.33 mph in the first session before the team made some adjustments for Q2.
 

"Mine's a little more finicky than the other car," Haney said. "It's making a little more horsepower, and not every car is the same. With mine, we've been chasing the chassis setup. The motor's there; Reher-Morrison has done a phenomenal job.
 

"We definitely made progress in the second one, and we were really looking forward to this third session. We did some more shock adjustments for this next hit, and we were hoping to make it down the track with a good run."
 

Still, Haney is ready to put the car in the top 16 Saturday.
 

"We're very confident we can put it in the show," Haney said. "Are we going to be No. 1 qualifier? Probably not. But they know we'll come. We've got the right parts, the right pieces and the right people. That's what it takes it make a good race team."
 

Guest's first pass put his car No. 12 after one session, though a conservative setup left room for improvement.
"First round went very well," Guest said. "The car went straight down the groove, no shake, and we ran a 4.09. We were soft on the start, which we knew we would be. We just wanted to get a good baseline. Jeff tuned her up for the second pass to see if we could get a little more out of her, and she shook pretty much at the hit. It shook hard enough that it knocked the hoodscoop off."
 

The hoodscoop flew into the air during Q2, and Guest was forced to abort the run. The team made quick repairs, and Guest was ready for Q3.
 

"We were ready to go for Round 3, but obviously it's a rainout," Guest said. "We'll have her dialed for kill for Round 3 and 4 and see if we can't put it in the top half of the field.
 

"I think session three, we should be able to pick up maybe a tenth. Session four will give us our first- or second-round tuneup for eliminations, and then Jeff will start digging through the books, looking Round 3 and round 4 for winner's circle pictures."   




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Haney and Guest finally ready to make 2012 debut in ADRL

 

MARTIN, Mich. (July 10) -- Heading into the sixth race on the 2012 American Drag Racing League schedule, driver/team owner Keith Haney and his decorated stablemate Monroe Guest figured they'd be major players in their respective championship chases.

 

Instead the duo find themselves headed to this weekend's ADRL Summer Drags VIII at U.S. 131 Motorsports Park bracing for their first race of the year, with Haney entered in the Pro Nitrous category and Guest ready to fight for the Pro Mod title.

 

"We expected to run for the glory this year," Haney said. "Now we'll be playing the role of spoilers. But hey, that's okay. We're finally ready to race and no one is more fired up about Martin, Michigan, than me and Monroe."

 

After being plagued by engine problems in preseason testing and beyond, Haney made the switch to Reher-Morrison horsepower and now feels he has an engine program that will make his two-car team competitive at the top level of the sport. As he was swapping power programs, Haney also bought out John Woods' stake in the team to allow his good friend time to take care of some personal issues.

 

"It's been quite a journey these last few months, and a costly one at that, but we all felt that if we showed up at a racetrack, then we'd show up with a genuine chance to win," Haney said. "We didn't want to just come out and race for the sake of racing. We want to compete and contend every time out.

 

"We've had some hurdles, and we've changed some personnel and added Jeff Pierce and Jeff Holloway to the team as our new crew chiefs. We've tested a bunch at Tulsa Raceway Park (which Haney owns) and we've held some great drag races over there to keep our juices flowing. Now it's time for me and Monroe to get back to racing our cars and having fun ourselves."

 

Haney points to the professionalism and hands-on work with Reher-Morrison as the main reason he and Guest are back on track this soon after such massive changes within his organization.

 

"I can't say enough about Brad Morgan and Kyle Bates from Reher-Morrison," Haney said. "They offer the best service, bar-none, in the racing business. Just unreal guys to work with; they even came to the track to test with us to make sure we're happy. They're helping us get on our feet, and that's awesome.

 

"We're ready. Monroe has been driving like a rock star and our Camaros are running as consistently as bracket cars. My guys -- John Collins, Allen Marrs, Andrew Arnold and Randy Hancock -- have been so strong. I expect us to be competitive right out of the trailer this weekend. Look out everyone, here we come."

 

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05-09-12


Haney, Guest and to attack ADRL with two-car race team



BROKEN ARROW, Okla. (Feb. 25) -- Keith Haney Racing is looking to conquer new territory in 2012.

Haney, a past champion in the NHRA Top Sportsman category, has formed a two-car doorslammer operation with Woods that will run the entire 10-race ADRL season, which kicks off March 30 at Royal Purple Raceway outside Houston.

The first car will be a Pro Nitrous entry owned and driven by Haney, with the second a Pro Mod car, owned by Haney and driven by Monroe Guest.

"We’ve put together a great team and have the support of many dedicated people and sponsors," Haney said. "I’m excited to have my best friend as a teammate and we’re both fortunate to do what we love to do." 
Guest, a multiple-time winner in the NHRA's Top Alcohol Dragster class, said he can't wait to shoot it out in a new series.

"We're glad to go ADRL racing," Guest said. "It’s a great series and they always put on incredible events. I’m happy to be on Keith Haney Racing team and being a part of the ADRL makes it that much better. 
"I’m excited to be back in the saddle. Hopefully we can go out, win some races, have some fun and give the fans and our sponsors a great show too.

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Both drivers will be piloting already-completed 2012 Camaros built by Wally Stroupe Race Cars. The team will be managed by longtime Haney ally, John Collins.

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My goal this first year will be to get each car a win in either series," said Collins, a former Top Fuel driver. "We have key people in place to make that happen. I’ve been with Keith for eight years now and the guy just keeps getting better and better every pass. Keith is a great driver with lots of potential and Monroe’s record speaks for itself. I’m looking forward to working with both men this year.

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Jeff Peirce and Jeff Hollaway, two of the most respected crew chiefs in Pro Mod racing, will tune Haney's and Guest's 2012 Camaro.

"We think we have the parts and people it takes to make a splash in the ADRL right away," Haney said. "The new season can't get started soon enough for us." 

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 03-14-2012

Local racer to showcase 2012 Chevy Camaros at Tulsa International Auto Show

 

TULSA, Okla. (March 13) – Racing fans eager for a first glimpse at the new 2012 Chevy Camaro racing body need to look no further than the Tulsa International Auto Show, running March 15-18 at QuikTrip Center.

 

A pair of brand-new Performance Auto Camaros will be on display at the show thanks to driver/owner Keith Haney, car owner John Woods and driver Monroe Guest. The first will be featured in the Chevrolet display and the second will be the centerpiece of the Tulsa Raceway Park booth.

 

"We're so excited to be racing these cars this year and we can’t wait for the fans to see them," Haney said. "We want to generate a lot of excitement for our ADRL racing season, which starts at the end of the month."

 

A local resident who owns Classic Chevrolet, Haney said giving the Tulsa show attendees the honor of seeing his new race cars first was an easy choice to make.

 

"I'm an Oklahoma guy and an Oklahoma businessman," Haney said. "I wanted to give fans of the show a taste of the excitement that both the Chevy brand and Tulsa Raceway Park are offering in 2012."

 

Chevrolet and TRP are both close to Haney's heart. Haney has been a longtime Chevy dealer in the state of Oklahoma.

 

"Chevy is going to have its regular lineup of outstanding products at the show," Haney said. "Chevrolet has some of the safest cars on the road such as the Sonic and Camaro. The booth will have information about all of Chevy's great cars."

 

Over the winter Haney partnered with local businessman Todd Martin to keep Tulsa Raceway Park from being shuttered forever.

 

"We're excited about the events we've got planned for the track this year," Haney said. "We've got a huge opening weekend planned for the end of the month. I know a lot of racers are going to be at the show, so I'm hoping that seeing our cars will get their blood pumping and they'll get signed up to race all summer long."

 

The Tulsa International Auto Show gets under way at 2 p.m. Thursday at QuikTrip Center. Doors open at 2 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. Sunday. The show closes at 10 p.m. each night, except Sunday when it closes at 6 p.m. Admission is $8 a day with children 12 and under admitted free with a parent.

 

For more information about the show call 918-742-2626 or e-mail at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . For information about Tulsa Raceway Park log on to www.tulsaracewaypark.com or www.keithhaneyracing.com.

 

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 02-25-12

Haney, Guest and Woods to attack ADRL with two-car race team




BROKEN ARROW, Okla. (Feb. 25) -- Keith Haney Racing and John Woods Performance Auto of Oklahoma City are looking to conquer new territory in 2012.



Haney, a past champion in the NHRA Top Sportsman category, has formed a two-car doorslammer operation with Woods that will run the entire 10-race ADRL season, which kicks off March 30 at Royal Purple Raceway outside Houston.



The first car will be a Pro Nitrous entry owned and driven by Haney, with the second a Pro Mod car, owned by Woods and driven by Monroe Guest.



"We’ve put together a great team and have the support of many dedicated people and sponsors," Haney said. "I’m excited to have my best friend as a teammate and we’re both fortunate to do what we love to do." 
Guest, a multiple-time winner in the NHRA's Top Alcohol Dragster class, said he can't wait to shoot it out in a new series.



"We're glad to go ADRL racing," Guest said. "It’s a great series and they always put on incredible events. I’m happy to be on the same team as Keith and John and being a part of the ADRL makes it that much better. 
"I’m excited to be back in the saddle. Hopefully we can go out, win some races, have some fun and give the fans and our sponsors a great show too.

"

Both drivers will be piloting already-completed 2012 Camaros built by Wally Stroupe Race Cars. The team will be managed by longtime Haney ally, John Collins.

"

My goal this first year will be to get each car a win in either series," said Collins, a former Top Fuel driver. "We have key people in place to make that happen. I’ve been with Keith for eight years now and the guy just keeps getting better and better every pass. Keith is a great driver with lots of potential and Monroe’s record speaks for itself. I’m looking forward to working with both men this year.

"
Terry Murphy and Justin Shearer, two of the most respected crew chiefs in Pro Mod racing, will tune Haney's and Guest's 2012 Camaro.



Woods company, Performance Auto , will be displayed on both cars alongside Keith Haney Racing signage. 

"We think we have the parts and people it takes to make a splash in the ADRL right away," Haney said. "The new season can't get started soon enough for us." 

Fans can follow the team's progress during the season at either Facebook at Keith-Haney-Racing or online at www.KeithHaneyRacing.com  or www.MonroeGuestMotorsports.com  
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12-10-11

Tulsa Raceway Park and the City of Owasso, Oklahoma, are proud to announce a partnership with two local prominent businessmen and racers, Todd Martin and Keith Haney.

 

On Friday, November 18th, a media announcement was made that detailed the partnership that will revive the NEW Tulsa Raceway Park for several more years through a multi-year lease deal with current owners of the land and facility.

 

Todd Martin and Keith Haney have formed T&K Management Group, LLC, to operate the track for several more years. Both Todd and Keith are local businessmen, as well as racers themselves. Both men race on circuits at a national level such as the ADRL, NHRA, and IHRA drag racing competitions. Keith Haney is also the sponsor of the Top Sportsman class for the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, as well as a major marketing partner for TRP in past years and will continue to do so through his involvement with the Suburban Chevrolet Bracket Series.

 

Todd Martin stated, “Keith and I are committed to breaking boundaries when it comes to the entertainment headed to this facility. With Keith’s deep roots in this community and our passion for drag racing, we are both happy to be here making this announcement to keep drag racing alive in Tulsa, Oklahoma.” Martin added, “You can count on Tulsa Raceway Park having a new and exciting feel.”

 

Keith Haney concurred and said his passion is drag racing and his ties to the community through his racing sponsorship and his own interest in drag racing led him to this decision to become a part of the new and improved Tulsa Raceway Park.

 

For 2012, there will be literally something for everyone in the community. Carnivals, mud races, monster trucks, jet cars, concerts, NHRA Divisional event, Harley Drags, bracket racing, and of course, the legendary ThrowDown in T-Town which will remain a free ticket event for spectators.

 

Because of the reputation for the superb quality of the racing surface, Tulsa Raceway Park is already a proven testing ground for many professional drag racers, which include former NHRA Pro Stock Champion, Mike Edwards, as well as Allen Johnson, Dean Goforth, Cary Goforth, and many more well known names in the drag racing field.

 

We are pleased to add additional activities on the grounds that will grow the entertainment value for Tulsa Raceway Park fans, racers, spectators, and the community.  Tulsa Raceway Park holds true to the values that drag racers and fans should support those who support the track. We look forward to growing sponsorship and advertising at the track, which will enhance local business economy.

 

Tulsa Raceway Park is a ¼ mile track that runs both 1/8th and ¼ mile events throughout the racing season. Look for the 2012 racing and event schedule to be released soon. 

 





9/14/2011

Stroupe Motorsports Teaming Up with Elite Apparel,TAI Sports, Suburban Chevrolet and Keith Haney Racing for Charlotte

   

 

 







Wally Stroupe, owner of SRC motorsports, will be teaming up with Elite Sportswear http://elitesportsusa.net  and TAI http://www.taisports.com  Sports to debut Stroupe’s Pontiac GXP in the Pro Stock category at ZMax raceway.  Stroupe, who has built race cars for the last 30 years, is excited to get back behind the wheel.  His racing career includes honors such as being one of the first drivers to go four-wide at ZMax, winner of 58 races, and numerous top ten finishes.  Stroupe was the third driver to run 6.30s in Pro Modified when he clocked a 6.36 at 220 mph.  He raced Top Sportsman for years and was often a top qualifier.  He made the transition into Pro Modified, where he drove one of the top three cars in the country.  His racing career was sidelined in 1998 after a nitrous explosion.

 "I've always loved running Pro Stock," he said. "It's been my passion after running Pro Modified, and this is really where I want to be.  I’m excited to be working with such great sponsors and look forward to qualifying in Charlotte. "

TAI Sports is a national online retailer, specializing in softball bats, baseball bats, gloves, and accessories at unbeatable prices. TAI Sports has been in business for many years and in that time, they have become a very competitive online retailer in the sporting goods industry.  They are excited to be venturing into a new area of the sports arena and are looking forward to working with Stroupe for the upcoming races.  

 

Elite Sportswear has been supplying sports teams with apparel for many years and in that time; they have become the top softball equipment/apparel company and changed the way business is done in the softball industry.  Elite is constantly researching all the latest material and information to bring customers the hottest new products.  They are looking forward to the transition into the racing industry and will be debuting new uniforms for the Stroupe racing team. 

 

Suburban Chevrolet has been a part of the NHRA racing community for about 4 years.  Suburban Chevrolet has been actively sponsoring the NHRA Division 4 Top Sportsman Series as well as several drivers including: Clay Millican, Mike Edwards and Keith Haney Racing.  Keith Haney is one of the owners of Suburban Chevrolet along with Classic Chevrolet in Owasso OK, Miami Chevrolet Buick & GMC in Miami OK and Regional Hyundai in Broken Arrow OK.   If you are in need of a new car, truck or van make sure you check out one of these dealerships.....support the ones who supports you.

 



9/14/2011


Immediate Release

4th annual NHRA Nationals at Z-Max Dragway

Concord, NC September 16-18, 2011

The 2011 Full Throttle Championship Countdown arrives in Concord, NC and the Parts Plus Top Fuel Team looks to spoil the party for the points leaders. 

Memphis, TN-The Parts Plus - Suburban Chevrolet Top Fuel Team with Championship driver Clay Millican, arrives in Concord, NC this week looking to rebound from a disappointing weekend in Indianapolis two weeks ago.

After enduring the 102 degree temperatures at the US Nationals and failing to qualify for the elimination rounds, the MPE Motorsports team led by owner Mark Pickens and driver Clay Millican headed back to Memphis, TN to regroup, study information and prepare for the Full Throttle Championship.   

It was a long drive back to Memphis from Indianapolis,î said Millican. ìAll I could think about was what could we have done different during qualifying. The entire team was not happy with how we performed in Indy and we have gone over every inch of the car in the past two weeks.


The MPE Motorsports Team along with driver Millican are eager to get qualifying under way this week and drop the hammer on the Parts Plus - Suburban Chevrolet Top Fuel Car,î said Millican.  These cars are always on the edge of spinning the tires and destroying the engines. We pushed and went too far in Indy and couldn't find our way back. These cars are complicated and the smallest of changes can make you a hero or put you into a position of spinning the tires or blowing an engine.


Both owner Pickens and driver Millican are racers, and they know that if you race long enough you're going to have a weekend that you don't get the results on track that you set out to accomplish when you leave the shop. Every team in the garage has had to deal with disappointments and we're no different, said Millican. We will perform this week, I know we will.


Look for the Parts Plus - Suburban Chevrolet Top Fuel Team to take advantage of the cool temperatures that are forecasted in Concord, NC this weekend and go out early and post a solid speed and ET and secure a top spot in the field for Monday's Eliminations. We have to set up the car and find that fine line between being over the edge and having a real stronger car, said Millican.


Parts Plus and the Parts Plus Top Fuel Team would like to welcome on Sunday two local Members and their guests, Auto Supply Company (ASCO) and Southeastern Automotive, to the Z-Max Dragway.




 

 

 



06/27/2011

Well I have thought about it long enough and have decided to post the video from my crash on June 22nd. I was talking to a good friend and he said I should show how safe the sport of drag racing is when you can come out of the car unhurt. I feel lucky but....I will continue to race because I have a deep love for the sport!


Stroupe Race Cars is building a new car as we speak! We can't wait to get back to track we will keep you posted!


Links for pictures

https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1734052590

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qz7kqEXBPbo

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SYFc0tme0x4

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tq-a4QA8Naw

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iwkNTuP2xQ8

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OSesvYQFlU4  




06/27/2011


24th Annual Sonoma NHRA Nationals

Sonoma, CA July 29-31 2011

The Parts Plus The Parts Plus & Suburban Chevrolet Top Fuel Team  heads West to the beautiful rolling hills and wine country of SonomaValley, thirsty for a win.




MemphisTN-The Parts Plus & Suburban Chevrolet Top Fuel Team with Championship driver Clay Millican has been absent from the track since the early June event in EnglishtownNJ. This week the team heads to Sonoma, CA for the Sonoma NHRA Nationals which is the 13th stop on the 2011 NHRA Full Throttle Tour.

"I am ready to get qualifying underway on Friday in Sonoma say Millican". "The Parts Plus & Suburban Chevrolet Top Fuel Team  is very prepared for the event mechanically, but you always worry how the car will react once you hit the throttle and head down the track for the first run of the weekend. We are introducing a few new parts to the car that we feel will make the car a little better heading into the weekend."

The Parts Plus & Suburban Chevrolet Top Fuel Team will hit the track at 4:00PM (West Coast Time) for the first of four qualifying attempts in front of a large crowd and many friends. Clay Millican and The Parts Plus & Suburban Chevrolet Top Fuel Team looks to have a successful weekend in Sonoma.

 



05/20/2011

RIP Lynn Nickerson!!! I am glad that I came to see you in the hospital in Tulsa! I will miss bringing you my special dip.....Lynn you were always a great friend and me and the team will miss seeing you and talking to you. My thoughts and prays go out to your family!

Suburban Chevrolet, Keith Haney Racing, Stroupe Race Cars and the whole race team will miss you deeply!

 

Click this link to his story!

http://competitionplus.com/drag-racing/news/4094-when-determination-meets-faith



05/13/2011

 

Commerce, GA May 13th, 2011

The first day of qualifying ends with a 3.89ET @ 308mph run which places the Parts Plus & Suburban Chevrolet Top Fuel Team in the 4th spot.

 

Memphis TN—The Parts Plus & Suburban Chevrolet Top Fuel Team with championship driver Clay Millican stepped up in their 2nd qualifying run with a solid performance which assures they will be in the big show on Sunday. 


“The weather turned cool for tonight’s run and my crew gave me a rocket” said Millican.   “For the first 800 feet we were right on our target ET but then we lost two cylinders and still ran a 3.89” he added.  

The day started out with typical hot and humid Atlanta spring weather conditions which really puts the pressure on the crew to earn their money.  Clay’s first qualifying run created wheel shake early in the pass and the driver did a great job “pedaling it” to allow them to turn a 3.99ET which was 12th fastest after round one. 

“With the thunderstorms building west of Atlanta and a threat of rain coming I wanted to make sure we had a solid run”   said Millican.    “I felt the tires shake and I had to do what I could to keep from spinning the tires.”

Now the Parts Plus & Suburban Chevrolet Top Fuel Team on Saturday can focus on setup for Sunday’s eliminations.






04/27/2011




24th Annual NHRA Spring Nationals, Houston Raceway,

Houston TX, April 29- May 1, 2011

Houston Raceway has been good to Clay Millican and the Parts Plus & Suburban Chevrolet Top Fuel Team in prior years  

Memphis TN—The Parts Plus & Suburban Chevrolet Top Fuel Team with Championship driver Clay Millican prepares for the upcoming race weekend at Houston Raceway’s 2011 NHRA Spring Nationals April 29-May 1, 2011.

Back to business as usual for Clay and the Parts Plus & Suburban Chevrolet Top Fuel Team. “We look forward to getting after it in Houston, TX where our team has been in the final round of eliminations in the past and the timing is right to do it again,” said Millican   “Our confidence is reinforced by a successful test session after the Gatornationals where we worked on a few things in the clutch.  Well I should say the team was working and I got to do what I love which is to drive the race car.”


Also joining the race team in Houston will be a contingent from Automotive Distribution Network’s (Parts Plus) local Houston member Wahlberg-McCreary, Inc. 

Steve Tucker, Vice President of the Automotive Distribution Network, said “Our momentum continues to build for our local members to take advantage of the opportunities surrounding the Parts Plus & Suburban Chevrolet Top Fuel Team and the NHRA when the Full Throttle Series visits the track in their local market.  The NHRA fans in the Houston area are passionate about their sport and the team at Wahlberg-McCreary want to support this passion.”


   



04/03/2011

SUBURBAN CHEVROLET A SPONSOR OF MIKE EDWARDS WANT TO SAY CONGRATS ON WINNING LAS VEGAS!

 

 Edwards Returns To Winner's Circle


 

For Mike Edwards the trip to Las Vegas achieved exactly what he set out to do on Friday, get his team back on-track and leave with the NHRA Wally. Edwards behind the wheel of his Penhall/K&N/Interstate Batteries, Suburban Chevrolet Pontiac claimed his first Pro Stock win of the season and second straight at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway spring event by defeating rookie and first time finalist Vincent Nobile, 6.695, 205.98 to 6.713, 205.69. 

 

The victory, which is the 29th in NHRA Pro Stock and 31st overall, moves Edwards to fourth place in the point standings and helps erase a slow start to the season, which included a DNQ at Pomona.

 

 "We started off pretty slow and pretty bad for us really," the 2009 world champ said. "We regrouped and came in here with a new car and made some tremendous runs all weekend. It's a total team effort. My guys did an awesome job all weekend. They gave me 110 percent and they never quit. I am so proud of them. It's a great win and we want to try to build on this and try to improve as much as we can and keep trying to run good and make good decisions."

 

Edwards, made a clean sweep of the event by qualifying No. 1, running low e.t. of each of the qualifying and elimination rounds, that was reminiscent of his last win at Bristol nearly 10 months earlier.

 

"It has been a long dry spell, but how we performed this weekend gives us all the confidence in the world heading to North Carolina in a couple weeks," he said. "It has been a test of our patience and strength as a team to get this ship righted.

 

Edwards defeated Richard Freeman, Erica Enders and V. Gaines in the first three rounds.  He said his car slowed a bit in the final and he was lucky to take the win over Nobile.

 

"We were fortunate in the final because we made our worst run of the day," Edwards said. "That Vincent Nobile is going to be quite a Pro Stock driver and he's a super talent. He's going to win some races and give us old guys a run for the money, I can tell you that."





03/20/2011

  

BELLE ROSE, La. - Results of final, round 5 eliminations in Suburban Chevrolet Top Sportsman at the NHRA, Eighth annual JEG'S.com Cajun SPORTSnationals:

 

 Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)---RT-----ET- -  Speed---Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT---ET-- Speed

 7513 Todd Stewart                                        4011 Royce Freeman               

 E5   ****WINNER***0.037  7.212 180.81                              0.036 11.753  74.73

         TS  Dial: 7.18 (+/-):  0.032              TS  Dial: 6.67 (+/-):  5.083

 Prior rounds:

E4    (J Garrison  ) 0.024  7.215  0.015      (T Tracey    ) 0.033  6.721  0.021

E3    (B Prejean   ) 0.014  7.212  0.002      (R Mandell   ) 0.201  6.729  0.029

E2    (V Hoda      ) 0.008  7.229  0.019      (J Roubicek  ) 0.040  6.724  0.034

E1    (A Firestone ) 0.007  7.229  0.009      (M Mims      ) 0.038  6.680  0.000

 Qualified:            #20  7.201 188.07                        #6  6.672 208.97

7:50 p.m. Freeman was out of shape after the hit. He tried to pedal through it but he was unsuccessful. Todd Stewart takes the Top Sportsman win.





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For Immediate Release

Parts Plus & Suburban Chevrolet Top Fuel Dragster @ 42nd annual NHRA Gatornationals

Gainesville Raceway, Gainesville, Fla., March 13, 2011

Clay Millican, Drummonds, Tenn.

 

Motor problem slows Millican at Gatornationals

A broken rod in Sunday’s first round of the Gatornationals created havoc in the engine and slowed Clay Millican’s Parts Plus Top Fuel dragster just about the time he thought he might be getting  a win light for his new sponsors.

 

Instead, the car slowed to 3.940 seconds at 296 mph to open the door for Shawn Langdon’s win with a 3.871 at 312.93

 

“We had a very good day,” Millican said.  “It was fun to be back at the track.  I wish we could’ve had a round win, but we had the motor problem.  It dropped three cylinders and broke three rods.  It just quit big time.

 

“I could hear Shawn, but I couldn’t see him until the car slowed way down.   That’s racing.”

 

The team plans to stay and test at the track on Monday.  “We have some things we want to try,” said team owner Mark Pickens.  “We didn’t test before coming to this race.  It’s going to be a critical day for us.”

 

Millican spent much of the afternoon meeting many of the 300-plus fans from Parts House in Florida.

 

Suburban Chevrolet is a proud supporter of MPE Motorsports and 6 times Top Fuel Champion Clay Millican.  We are located in Claremore OK and  it is our goal to provide you with an excellent purchase and ownership experience. We can help you find exactly what you are looking for. Our entire Suburban Chevrolet team is here to serve you.  

 

 

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03/12/2011

42nd Annual NHRA Gatornationals

Gainesville Raceway, Gainesville, Fla., March 11, 2011

 

Parts Plus Top Fuel dragster

Clay Millican, Drummonds, Tenn.

 

Solid 3.877-second run brings smiles to new Parts Plus team at Gators

Clay Millican had a lot to smile about early Friday evening after qualifying his new Parts Plus & Suburban Chevrolet Top Fuel dragster ninth as the NHRA Gatornationals began at Gainesville Raceway. 

On just his second run of the season, he uncorked an elapsed time of 3.877 seconds at a fast 316.15 mph that elicited the broad smile.  Millican’s first run of the season was a tire-smoking 1,000-foot time of 6.784 at 86.94 mph. 

“That second run was great,” he said.   “We are excited to welcome Parts Plus, Suburban Chevrolet and KeithHaneyRacing.com to 300 miles per hour drag racing,” Millican said.  “It was a good run.  Justin Crosslin and Mike Domalaga, our co-crew chiefs, did an excellent job under pressure.   That’s why we are here.  They can do the job.”

The team has two more runs on tap Saturday that will set the 16-car lineup for Sunday’s eliminations

 






  03/11/2011

SUBURBAN CHEVROLET A SPONSOR OF MIKE EDWARDS WANT TO SAY CONGRATS ON MAKING HISTORY!

 
Gainesville Day 1
Qualifying Notes


Mike Edwards and his Penhall/Interstate Batteries/K&N Pontiac made history in the first qualifying session at the Tire Kingdom NHRA Gatornationals at Gainesville Raceway. As the third pair out in the qualifying session, Edwards blasted to a 6.496, 213.47, becoming the first driver in NHRA Pro Stock history to eclipse both the 6.4 and the 213 mph barrier.

  
"All I can say is that was an incredible run," Edwards added. "To run a 6.49 and at over 213 mph in a Pro Stock car is quite a rush and is hard to explain. This is the best medicine any of us could ask for.
  
"In my first few years in Pro Stock, we were shooting to break the six-second barrier and the 200-mph mark, and we thought that was the plateau. Now we are running these types of numbers, it goes to show how much we knew back then."
  
Prior to the run, Edwards held the NHRA national e.t. record at 6.509, which he set nearly 18 months earlier. After the session, in all five drivers had posted runs quicker than the previous record.
  
"All I can say, it was near perfect conditions and we made a near perfect run. Now we just need to keep it going for seven more runs."

 

 




03/07/2011

SUBURBAN CHEVROLET TOP SPORTSMAN SERIES RESULTS

Congrats to Vincent Catalanotto!

The next Division 4 event will be held April 15-17 at Texas Motorplex.


SUBURBAN CHEVROLET TOP SPORTSMAN SERIES FINIALS
Car#-Driver(Opp'nt)-RT--ET--Speed----Car#-   Driver(Opp'nt)-RT----ET-- Speed
4935 Joseph Mohana                         438 Vincent Catalanotto         
E5                   0.030  6.840 173.74     ****WINNER****  0.007  7.234 182.38
         TS  Dial: 6.66 (+/-):  0.180              TS  Dial: 7.20 (+/-):  0.034
Prior rounds:
E4    (K Raftery    ) 0.026  6.713  0.043      (M Mims      ) 0.020  7.213  0.013
E3    (M Buehring ) 0.024  6.686 -0.004      (T Stewart    ) 0.015  7.213  0.003
E2    (L Meyer      ) 0.042  6.701  0.021      (H  Robison ) 0.012  7.218  0.008
E1    (C Gulitti     ) -0.009  6.674  0.044      (J Shook     ) 0.008  7.220 -0.010
Qualified:             #3  6.712 205.22                       #27 27.000   NS 

7:11 p.m. Mohana qualified third, while Catalanotto did not make a run until this morning. He arrived Saturday and was added to the bottom of the ladder. Catalanotto had a great light, but Mohana was closing fast until his car got a bit "wiggly" on the top end. Catalanotto proves that practice runs are not needed if you know your car and do a good job of driving. His worst light all day was a 0.020 in the semifinals and that paid off with a big win.

Final order after 2 rounds of qualifying in Suburban Chevrolet Top Sportsman at the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series, South Central Division, event at Royal Purple Raceway:


  1  405 Keith Raftery, Lake Charles LA, '07 GTO         6.627  208.78  208.78
  2  494 Jerry Tucker, Lindsay OK, '09 GXP               6.692  209.07  209.07
  3 4935 Joseph Mohana, Bourg LA, '70 Camaro             6.712  205.22  205.22
  4  477 Bert Prejean, St. Amant LA, '68 Camaro          6.720  205.69  205.69
  5   42 Allen Firestone, Velma OK, '01 S-10             6.760  199.64  199.64
  6 4338 Mark Buehring, Houston TX, '07 Cobalt           6.788  204.76  204.76
  7  495 Jeffrey Cummins, Cypress TX, '04 Cavalier       6.804  206.10  206.10
  8  400 Scott Randall, Carrollton TX, '08 GXP           6.875  200.14  200.53
  9 4864 Vince Hoda, Diamondhead MS, '00 Firebird        6.908  200.71  200.71
10  469 Kyle Firestone, Duncan OK, '73 Colt             6.999  197.62  197.62
11 4289 Danny Leibham, Tomball TX, '01 Camaro           7.027  195.70  195.70
12 4147 Greg Lair, Canyon TX, '05 Grand Am              7.054  199.05  199.05
13 4416 Michael Cobb, Tomball TX, '92 Camaro            7.087  195.03  195.03
14 4473 Johnny Shook, Lamesa TX, '11 Cobalt             7.151  192.19  192.19
15   48 Bob Gulitti, Tomball TX, '88 Firebird           7.160  193.60  193.60
16 4760 Chris Gulitti, Spring TX, '98 Firebird          7.185  190.65  190.65
17 7513 Todd Stewart, Kilgore TX, '67 Camaro            7.235  188.78  188.78
18 400H Travis Leach, Houston TX, '96 Firebird          7.268  189.50  189.50
19 4940 Lonnie Sumner, Austin TX, '03 Cavalier          7.289  187.68  187.68
20   44 Heidi Robison, Gardner KS, '63 Corvette         7.292  188.36  188.36
21 473M Marlon Goates, Troy TX, '96 Oldsmobile          7.332  189.26  189.26
22 4533 Mike Mims, Iowa LA, '63 Corvette                7.337  190.14  190.14
23 475N Leslie Meyer, Angleton TX, '95 Lumina           7.524  182.11  182.97
24 4426 Joe Teuton, Schriever LA, '06 GTO               7.704  179.04  179.04
25 4069 Randy Phillips, W. Monroe LA, '02 Firebird      7.780  176.81  176.81
26 477F Earl Folse, Raceland LA, '68 Camaro             9.072  104.66  104.66
27  438 Vincent Catalanotto, Metairie LA, '02 Camaro   27.000    0.00    0.00






03/07/2011


Racer Pre-Registration
 
Texas Motorplex is offering a discount for all racers who pre-register for the April 15-17 NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Divisional event.

Racers who register before March 25 can buy entry into the race, along with four crew passes, for just $300. The $300 price includes car, driver and four crew passes – a savings of more than $60.
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01/09/2010

Tulsa, OK -- Suburban Chevrolet & Keith Haney Racing team will be at the 2011 Chili Bowl in Tulsa, OK January 10th thru 16th. We have alot more to tell you so come back and read here Tuesday.




12/18/2010 

GLENDORA, Calif. -- NHRA announced today that Suburban Chevrolet will sponsor the Top Sportsman class in 2011 for the NHRA South Central Division. The Suburban Chevrolet Top Sportsman class will run in conjunction with the division's Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series and make stops in Bell Rose, La., Houston (two stops), Ennis, Texas, Tulsa, Okla., and finish out the season in Noble, Okla.

Racers will earn points toward the South Central division Championship with the top three finishers receiving a share of the $3000 purse. The Champion will also be awarded the Suburban Chevrolet Top Sportsman champion's jacket and a coveted NHRA Wally trophy.

"NHRA Drag Racing is our market," said Keith Haney, co-owner of Suburban Chevrolet and three other dealerships throughout Oklahoma. "We sell cars to a lot of racers including new and used race cars. We've used the partnership as an opportunity to include some of our other companies as well."

Suburban Chevrolet has also had a big presence at Tulsa Raceway Park for more than five years, with involvement in several of the track's racing programs. Haney also competes in the Top Sportsman class where he finished No. 2 in the NHRA South Central division in 2009.

For more information on Suburban Chevrolet and Keith Haney Racing, log onto www.claremorechevy.com and www.keithhaneyracing.com.

 




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