Timothy Fletcher


Gatornationals Recap

The 49th annual Amalie motor oil NHRA Gatornationals this past weekend was everything that racers thought it would be, well at least everyone from the North. With cold temps and what seemed like nonstop snow storms hitting the NY, NJ, and PA region, racers couldn’t get the Florida fast enough hitting the rapidly growing “baby gators” then the national event for a great start to the year. With temps atRead More

Phoenix – Arizona Nationals Winners

A sold out crowd at the NHRA Arizona Nationals enjoyed some great sportsman racing. First time winners and veteran heavy hitters share the winner circle at the 34th annual race in Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park.   Super Stock: Justin Lamb over Mike Cotten Mr. Justin Lamb continues his 2017 success with another win just 2 races into the 2018 season, showing everyone why the #1 is on the sideRead More

Pomona 1 – Winternationals Winners

As always the weather at the 57th annual Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals was perfect. With mostly sunny skies and temps in the lower 80’s racing was at its best. Heads up battles in Stock and Super Stock were alive and well. The winning-est driver in NHRA sportsman history wins another, brother’s battling it out in the finals and a heads up final in Stock.   Comp: Dan Fletcher over ClintRead More

Predicting the 2018 Sportsman World Champions

Comp: The first name that comes to mind when thinking of this category is the already 5-time champ David Rampy. After practically dominating the 2017 season, Rampy should be running a full schedule and trying to defend his title again in 2018. But aside from Rambo, with previous champion names such as Alan Ellis, who was retiring after the 2017 season, Dan Fletcher who has scaled back to only 4Read More

Jeffrey Barker 2017 Top Sportsman National Champion

After taking a year off from the top spot, Barker is right back at it with a completely dominate performance for the 2nd time in 3 years for his 2nd World Championship. By starting the year out red hot in Gainesville, FL at the divisional and national with back to back wins, Barker was able to get 190 points and start the year pretty much prefect. But, 2 weeks laterRead More

Lynn Ellison 2017 Top Dragster National Champion

And another 2017 Champion was crowned that is no stranger to winning, Lynn Ellison has won in other NHRA categories such as Super Stock and Super Gas but over the past few years has turned his sights to Top Dragster and has been rewarded with the #1 for the scoop of his dragster for the 2018 season. His season would start out on the east coast at Atlanta, GA forRead More

John Labbous Jr. 2017 Super Gas National Champion

John Labbous Jr. has won pretty much every kind of race you can think of over his career, besides an NHRA World Championship. Between big money bracket races, national events, top bulb, pro tree, he can do it all and can now check this accomplishment off his bucket list. Labbous put on a huge score early in the season when he drove Anthony Bertozzi’s Super Gas Corvette to 4 winsRead More

Austin Williams 2017 Super Comp National Champion

As hard as it is winning 1 World Championship in any drivers career, Williams has now added a Super Comp title to his resume, only 3 years after winning the Stock World Championship. Austin Williams started his Championship season off relatively slow, with his first event being Houston, TX divisional where he would fall in rd1. Headed over to Belle Rose, LA for a divisional then back to Houston forRead More

Justin Lamb 2017 Stock & Super Stock National Champion

Justin Lamb entered the 2017 season as a two-time NHRA Lucas Oil World Champion, with hopes of potentially adding a third title to his resume. And well, I guess you can say he went above and beyond, finishing the season as a four-time Champ after winning both the Stock and Super Stock Championships, becoming just the 3rd driver ever to double up by winning 2 Championships in a single season.Read More

David Rampy 2017 Comp National Champion

As one of the sports all time greats, sportsman racer David Rampy has 95 National event titles to his name, double digit divisional championships, and is now a 5-time NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Champion. Rampy’s season started out in Gainesville, FL with the divisional and national event back to back, giving racers a 2 for 1 tow. And for Rampy it turned out to be very beneficial as heRead More

Auto Club NHRA Winners

Pomona 2 Recap With the season finally getting wrapped up at its last stop on the 2017 NHRA tour, it again brought us to sunny Pomona, CA for the 53rd annual Auto Club NHRA Finals. This event usually attracts people from all over the country, 1 because racers need to get there last “fix” in before cold temps and the months of offseason hits. And 2 because the following MondayRead More

NHRA Toyota Nationals – Vegas Winners

Vegas 2 Recap The 2nd to last stop for the ‘17 NHRA National Event tour was back to Las Vegas, NV for the Toyota Nationals, which looked to be a great place for any drag racer to spend their Halloween weekend with warm weather and no rain in the forecast. Time trials were scheduled to begin Thursday at 8am, as usual with stock, then to have time trials run toRead More

Fall Nationals Winners

Dallas Recap The 22nd stop on the 2017 NHRA Mellow Yellow tour brought us to Texas Motorplex in Dallas, TX for the final AAA Insurance sponsored event, the Fall Nationals. This event always has great racing temperatures with some of the best competition you can have coming out of D4. The race itself was ran smooth and went right along, start to finish. The .90 cars showed their support andRead More

NHRA Midwest Nationals Winners

St. Louis Recap The 21st stop on the 2017 NHRA Mellow Yellow tour brought us to Gateway Motorsports Park in St. Louis, MO for the 1st of 2 AAA Insurance sponsored events. The AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals quotas were the best I have seen all year with every class meeting or exceeding the NHRA 55 car allowance. Also this weekend we would see the ever so popular factory showdownRead More