I told everyone yesterday, he is in the 10 percent. David grubnic kalitta nhra top fuel dragster during the 10th annual las vegas nationals on the strip at the las vegas motor speedway, las vegas, nv. We recognized early there was an important need to help truckers search for low fuel prices and help fleet drivers make sense of complex fuel discounts. The 1999 nhra season saw andrew cowin and david grubnic as regular competitors in the top fuel category. This year he has orchestrated clay millicans best nhra season and. Valvolines prov racing oils are formulated for success. Grubnic, a 51yearold native of australia, will remain with kalitta motorsports as a technical consultant. Justin ashley to make charlotte top fuel debut with new sponsor, crew chief. Apr 04, 2014 grubnic scored the most recent of his three career national event top fuel victories at heartland park topeka in 2012. Get the best deals on david grubnic nhra fan apparel and souvenirs when you shop the largest online selection at.
Brittany force marched to the quickest wheeldriven elapsed time in nhra history on saturday afternoon at the maple grove raceway in reading, pennsylvania with an incredible 3. This book tells the story of life, love and loss with the facets of a dragster as a point for comparison. Aug 28, 2017 since joining stringer performance with crew chief david grubnic, millican has placed himself at the top of the drivers due for a first win list. When it comes to the performance of the advance auto parts top fuel dragster, crew chief david grubnic has little to apologize for, but the affable aussie is big on accountability so hes. Changes for stringer performance nhra top fuel team november 2, 2018 anne proffit drag racing, news, nhra, racing 0 david grubnic, who led clay millican to his first three nhra national event top fuel wins is out at stringer performance after the 2018 season. Please add me to your list of favorite sellers and visit often. David grubnics top fuel dragster lets go at the top end. Fuelbook comes from the industry and is proud to work with several trusted partners. We handle the complex discount calculations and make it easy for your company drivers to save the fleet money or for your owner operators to smile. Las vegas seasonlong nhra powerade series points leader melanie troxel raced to her second top fuel victory of the season and made drag racing history along the way sunday at the strip at las vegas motor speedway by becoming the first driver in her category to open the season with five consecutive finalround appearances. See the complete profile on linkedin and discover davids. View david grubnics profile on linkedin, the worlds largest professional community. Optima sponsored nhra driver david grubnic grabs runnerup. David grubnic, driver of the candlewood suites top fuel dragster, held on to the 10th spot in full throttle top fuel points in dramatic fashion today in eliminations at the mac tools u.
There will be a new team in the nhra top fuel class in 2015 with some very familiar names. In this article we look at two of the most powerful blower types out there, the roots blower and screw blower. Feb 25, 2008 or maybe you just need to read a great new car book. Saved from powersource experience optima batteries. Fuelbook is a powerful tool for the professional driver searching for diesel prices nationwide which are updated 6x daily, truck stop services and open parking status across the united states and canada.
Whites pit stop is your online high performance and customizing superstore. Brittanyforce just made the quickest pass in nhra top fuel history with. From being at the track as a baby to winning her first career race in top fuel, the track has been home to so many enjoyable occasions in her career. Ron capps showed that it was only a matter of time before he and newly added crew chief john medlen would click when he held off the funny car field to earn his first win of the season sunday at the framautolite nhra nationals at infineon raceway in sonoma, california. David grubnic crew chief stringer performance linkedin. Nhra kalitta motorsports top fuel driver david grubnic. He left clay millican to tune brittany force, a former world champion in top fuel, to a second title. Seeing robert smoke the tires was an instant relief, todd said. The 2006 season would be the last time a national event would be held at national trail raceway near columbus, ohio. Funny car driver whit bazemore earned the 28th top qualifying position of his career at the oreilly midsouth nationals at millington, tenn.
Please dont think you are buying a book about how to tune a top fuel dragster from one of the best. Find the best selection of david grubnic at guaranteed low prices. Superchargers are undoubtedly one of the most popular forms of adding forced induction to your racecar. Dave grubnic launches the optima batteries top fuel. Over the last two seasons, hes reached the semifinals nine times, qualified numberone three times, and qualified for all but two races. Grubnic looks to add to his nhra top fuel resume at this. Fuelbook wanted to build a best in class tool to help the professional driver succeed. When it comes to the performance of the advance auto parts top fuel dragster, crew chief david grubnic has little to apologize for, but the affable aussie is big on accountability so hes willing to take the heat for the fact that his driver, brittany force, has gone winless through the first four races. David grubnic makes a pass at bandimere speedway in his optima batteriessponsored top fuel dragster kalitta kalitta s david grubnic roars down the track in his batteries vance auto parts dragster awesome. Drag illustrated is not affiliated with, nor is it bound by any sanctioning body or association. Top fuel news newspapers books scholar jstor july 2019 learn how and when to remove this template. He has already been low qualifier three times in 2004 after only seven events. Does david grubnic top fuel, nhra have a girlfriend.
Free shipping on many items browse your favorite brands affordable prices. Fuelbook provides fuel prices for over 7,000 truck stops updated 6x daily. David grubnic in the staging lanes in atlanta drag racing. It was at the us nationals at lucas oil raceway then known as indianapolis raceway park where the australian competitors excelled by taking out veterans such as joe amato, scott kalitta and bob vandergriff. Grubnic finished 11th in points in 20, a season in which he posted his 10th. John force racing is proud to announce the addition of david grubnic as the crew chief of 2017 top fuel world champion brittany forces advance auto parts dragster. David grubnic to drive summit racing equipment top fuel. David grubnics top fuel dragster in the nhra pits at pomona top. Drag racing list 2006 nhra las vegas final results. Force wrapped up 2018 fifth in the points standings after opening the season with a wreck that destroyed her dragster. Grubnic was knocked out in the second round after beating scott kalitta, but it. Millican and grubnic have taken a massive step forward.
Veteran top fuel driver clay millican, along with fellow veteran driverturnedcrewchief david grubnic. Oct 31, 2019 a dozen of the nations top two stroke racers will collide as defending event champion big tire h2 racer thad neeld, texas david boyd, h1 500 fast by gast rider jeff auzaldua, rick. Australian drag racing history andrew cowin and dave. Dave grubnic launches the optima batteries top fuel dragster at zmax raceway. He intends to keep rewriting the record books and continue the racewinning. This year he has orchestrated clay millican s best nhra season and kept millican the only one who could stay close to steamroller steve torrence. Its very well written, the observations are sharp and the lessons shared are many.
Changes for stringer performance nhra top fuel team. Our team is led by industry veterans including clay millican driver, david grubnic crew chief and doug stringer owner. Auto world david grubnic optima, top fuel dragster, yellow letter slicks. David fedorowich has a long and rich history with the sport of drag racing. Grubnic, a journeyman top fuel driver, is in his first season behind the wheel of the third kalitta team car. This was the beginning of mcgee cams success at the highest levels of. Additionally we are hearing quite a bit of news will be coming forth from jfr in the next month. But it was her run from saturday that will be featured in the nhra history books. David grubnic is the driver of the optima batteriessponsored top fuel dragster, fielded by kalitta motorsports in the nhra.
The driving force behind these strange and upsetting behaviours all comes down to fuel. A forum for wags, spouses, puckbunnies, cleat chasers, groupies, side chics, road beef, ballers, jumpoffs, wives, fiances, girlfriends, boyfriends, friends, gold diggers. No hard feelings after departure of nhra tuner david grubnic. You re in class for two days, learning out of a book. The first day of the nhra sonoma nationals ended with funny car points leader matt hagan on top, along with david grubnic in top fuel.
With a chance to earn his second top fuel world championship and put a period on one of the most dominating seasons in the history of the nhra, torrence is already set to kill this weekend. My mercedes is not for sale by jeroen van bergeijk. Antron brown top fuel dragster aarons morgan lucas top fuel dragster geico doug kalitta top fuel dragster mac tools clay millican top fuel dragster parts plus terry mcmillan top fuel dragster amalie oil brandon bernstein top fuel dragster mavtv david grubnic top fuel dragster optima batteries 1971 blue max mustang funny car. Jun 18, 2012 dave grubnic launches the optima batteries top fuel dragster at zmax raceway. Exclusive onboard footage of david grubnic driving the rocky boots rocky rocket top fuel dragster for kalitta motorsports on a 3. May 4, 2012 david grubnic in the staging lanes in atlanta. David grubnic s top fuel dragster in the nhra pits at pomona. Read about what fuel is, how it makes that person feel, why they need it, how they get it and what your role is in supplying them with fuel. Following are the results of the 2006 nhra powerade drag racing series season. The event was replaced with the summit racing equipment nationals at summit motorsports park in norwalk the next year. Ride with david grubnic and the rocky rocket at 3 mph. At top end, the large trophy, blackandgold jacket and white champions hat and medallion awaited.
Clay millican and david grubnic have stepped up the performance of the parts. His most recent nhra top fuel win was scored at texas motorplex in ennis in 2008. Grubnic joins jfr after leading clay millican to a careerbest thirdplace finish in the top fuel ranks last season. Nov 02, 2018 changes for stringer performance nhra top fuel team november 2, 2018 anne proffit drag racing, news, nhra, racing 0 david grubnic, who led clay millican to his first three nhra national event top fuel wins is out at stringer performance after the 2018 season. Auto world terry mcmillen amalie oil nhra top fuel dragster fits afx, aw. Following in her footsteps, sort of, was top alcohol dragster competitor kate harker, whose 278 mph pass at gainesville in 2010 makes her still the fastest woman in america in the top alcohol dragster class. A chat with nhra top fuel drag racing star brittany force forbes. Top fuel dragsters are the quickest accelerating racing cars in the world and the fastest sanctioned category of drag racing, with the fastest competitors reaching speeds of 335 miles per hour 539 kmh and finishing the 1,000 foot 305 m runs in 3. David grubnic joined john force racing to win his first championship. Aw nhra top fuel dragster brittany force advanced auto parts iwheels ho slot. This photo stood out only because i managed to capture the flash of the photographer on the other side of the track.
Jul 10, 2012 on this episode of howd they do that, we take a look at how a top fuel dragster makes all its power and barrels down the 1,000ft race track. Last weekend, grubby raced into the semifinals at the northwest nationals, but he doesnt race again until the nhra full throttle series makes their way to minnesota for the lucas oil nationals on august 16th. David grubnic led top fuel qualifying for the second event in a row, topping the field in the mac tools nhra gatornationals at gainesville raceway. From groundbreaking stories on underground grudge and outlaw racing to indepth interviews with worldrenowned racers and exclusive event coverage, drag illustrated shines the spotlight on the hottest stories in drag racing. David grubnic drives the optima batteries top fuel dragster on the nhra mello yello drag racing series. Australian tuner david grubnic s name doesnt appear in the nhra record book but his handiwork is all over it. The native of brisbane, australia, has been driving nitro rails in the united states since 1995. David grubnic kalitta nhra top fuel dragster during the 10th. Another unique item for the discriminating motorsports collector.
Sep 10, 20 david grubnic s top fuel dragster lets go at the top end at bandimere speedway 20. And in another personnel move, jfr has hired veteran crew chief and former top fuel driver david grubnic to serve as crew chief for brittany force in 2019. The list of 100 nhra top fuel winners with first race win listed. David grubnic dominates the speed sheet in top fuel australian tuner david grubnics name doesnt appear in the nhra record book but his handiwork is all over it. Sep 17, 2014 veteran top fuel racer and native australian david grubnic. Fuelbook has been helping the trucking community save money with millions of fuel searches every year.
Cookies are used to keep you logged in, to optimize your ad experience, and for other features, but you can optout if you wish. That whole thing is crew chief david grubnic and the guys that work on this car, millican said. Feb 11, 2012 david grubnics top fuel dragster in the nhra pits at pomona. For brittany force, the family business has been quite good middle daughter of john force has a chance to win her second nhra top fuel season championship this weekend at pomona. David grubnic dominates the speed sheet in top fuel nhra. Dixon holds off schumacher in sonoma, remains top fuel. Part 9 pics top fuel dragster upon take off, tremendous amounts of force are placed upon the rear tires to launch the dragster from a stand still to around in under 4 seconds. David grubnics top fuel dragster in the nhra pits at.
After driving half his life in nitro cars he started in top fuel right after high school at 18, all those tough times we went through are worth it now. Top fuel dragsters are the quickest accelerating racing cars in the world and the fastest. Grubnic going back down under and hes taking a few fast friends to go top fuel racing with him ypsilanti, mich. Kalitta motorsports top fuel driver david grubnic cooks up some delicious burgers in the gazebo grill while his racing crew plays cornhole.
Brittany force sets top fuel record in qualifying at reading racer. Force wrapped up 2018 fifth in the points standings after opening the season. The john force racing top fuel team added crew chiefs david grubnic and mac savage into the mix in 2019, and the potential has already been obvious. Notes from round 2 qualifying in top fuel at the nhra powerade drag racing series, 12th annual oreilly nhra midwest nationals presented by castrol listing lane, driver name, elapsed time top speed this round, position in order following run, best prior elapsed timespeed, and position in order prior to run.
Get premium, high resolution news photos at getty images. Top fuel winner brittany force right is congratulated by runner up steve. David grubnic auto world authentics 124 2012 optima batteries nhra top fuel dragster. Youre in class for two days, learning out of a book. Brittany force records quickest pass in nhra history at. He intends to keep rewriting the record books and continue the race winning. And remember, candlewood suites is always petfriendly.
Australian tuner david grubnics name doesnt appear in the nhra record book but his handiwork is all over it. David purchased his first fuel car in 1974 and at the ripe age of 19 he was tuning and piloting a fuel dragster previously driven by jerry ruth to the nhra championship in 1972. David grubnic emerged from an nhra top fuel driving hiatus to become one of the class brightest and most effective tuners. For brittany force, the family business has been quite good. Zantrex3 david grubnic 2005 top fuel dragster, limited edition of 1,500. Biffle beats burton at darlington race orlando sentinel.
The nitro eliminators like top fuel and funny car have very different requirements for their oil blends than the pro stocktype teams, and for insight, we managed to pin down none other than david grubnic, former top fuel driver and current crew chief for stringer performance, which fields the fueler driven by clay millican. A top fuel drag team based out of mcleansboro, illinois stringer performance, located in mcleansboro, illinois, is in its third season of competition in the nhra mello yello racing series. David grubnic dominates the speed sheet in top fuel nhra nhra national hot rod. No hard feelings after departure of nhra tuner david. Rear engine top fuel dragsters public group facebook. Nov 09, 2003 he defeats schumacher on reaction time in topfuel cars to take. Steve torrence didnt need any additional motivation entering this weekends nhra mello yello drag racing series season finale. David grubnic, nascar gifts and more at guaranteed low. Pro stock top qualifier on friday was mike edwards while. David grubnic nhra fan apparel and souvenirs for sale ebay. It was pretty impressive to do that with the advance auto parts team including dave grubnic and mac savage and all the guys with us.1354 122 1140 1315 1365 152 1634 1454 1410 1282 972 1143 338 1308 833 391 1005 1037 1061 1627 1190 1504 178 864 299 1457 1531 41 101 194 430 412 1597 543 300 1422 1550 889 653 1175 161 858 1301 99 572