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Little cars bring big fun to Fairplex

Little cars bring big fun to Fairplex
Bryan Fenwick drives his custom made scooter powered miniature Volkswagen bus at the 34th annual Southwest Unique Little Car Show on Saturday. He came all the way from Peoria, Ariz., to catch a glimpse of old classics and new models. The NHRA Motorsports Museum in Pomona hosted the event last weekend. / photo by Veronica Orozco Kristine Delgadillo Staff Writer The National Hot Rod Association Museum... 

Fans flock to NHRA Fanfest

Fans flock to NHRA Fanfest
One week before the professional drag racers hit the track at Auto Club Raceway in Pomona, the NHRA Fanfest takes place on D Street in La Verne. Drag racing fans from all over came to check out classic cars, racing team information booths, professional driver appearances, and dragster engine revving demonstrations. One of those demonstration dragsters was the world champion 1971 Schultz and Glenn Top... 

Competitors race to the finish for the NHRA

Competitors race to the finish for the NHRA
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 National Hot Rod Association Drag Racing Finals Sunday at the Pomona Motor Speedway. The next race that will be held at the Pomona Motor Speedway will be held Feb. 9-12. / photo by Hunter Cole  Read More →

Dragsters rev celebratory engines

Veronica Orozco News Editor Drag racers of all kinds filled the streets of Old Town La Verne Saturday afternoon for the second annual NHRA Fan Fest. “We had a huge turnout from not only fans but La Verne residents and the rest of the community,” Dana Mariotti, marketing manager for NHRA said. Mariotti and the city of La Verne worked in cooperation to plan and promote the 48th annual Auto Club Finals. Behind... 

NHRA exhibit gets visitors revved up

NHRA exhibit gets visitors revved up
Mickey Thompson’s history goes on display at the NHRA Motorsports Museum at the Fairplex in Pomona. “The Mickey Thompson: First American to 400 MPH” exhibit is on display currently at the Pomona NHRA Motorsports Museum through October. The exhibit showcased many of Thompson’s cars he built and drove, one being the record-breaking land speed car, the Challenger 1, which housed four Pontiac... 
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