DSR/DSM Partner with Stratasys to Aid in the Fight of COVID-19 Pandemic
BROWNSBURG, Ind. (March 31, 2020) – Don Schumacher Racing (DSR) and Don Schumacher Motorsports (DSM), DSR’s manufacturing arm, are proud to join the fight to help protect our nation’s brave health care workers on the front lines that are tirelessly treating patients seeking medical assistance during the COVID-19 pandemic.
In response to the growing need for supplies, DSM has teamed up with Stratasys, a global leader in additive manufacturing or...
Busy Race Week Ahead for NHRA Champ Ron Capps
BROWNSBURG, Ind. (March 24, 2020) – Don Schumacher Racing’s Ron Capps is gearing up for a busy few days of on-track competition, all from the comforts of his own home. By participating in three iRacing events occurring this week, the 2016 NHRA Mello Yello Funny Car world champion will have the opportunity to showcase his virtual racing skills through...
Robinson sets Diesel 1/8-mile elapsed time record at 4.10
DIBOLL, Texas – “Hunting Season” means a lot of things to many different people over the winter months but, for diesel racer John Robinson, horsepower was the quarry.
Not of the ordinary gasoline, methanol or nitro variety – Robinson’s Power Service Diesel Additives-backed dragster utilizes a 390-cubic-inch Cummins Diesel for power. The Weatherford, Texas, driver’s hunting efforts were rewarded as he recorded the quickest 1/8-mile elapsed time with a 4.10-second pass at 181 mph at the recently completed Funny Car Chaos Texas Nationals at Pine Valley Raceway near Lufkin, Texas, on an exhibition pass.
Robinson, who owns and operates Texas Diesel Power in Weatherford, did his “hunting” at the proven grounds of renowned diesel engine builder Dan Scheid of Scheid Diesel. Their efforts rewarded them with a gain of 280 hp and 140 ft/lbs of torque from their last dyno session, with...
Event 3 of 24 (Gainesville)
March 13-15, 2020
NHRA’s winningest team is approaching 350 victories (currently at 347), and by campaigning cars in three different categories (Top Fuel, Funny Car, Factory Stock) during the weekend, achieving that milestone is within reach during the NHRA Gatornationals
Kalitta Motorsports Ready for Busy Weekend at Gatornationals
Ypsilanti, MI (March 11, 2020) --- As the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series moves to the east coast for the historic 51st annual NHRA Gatornationals Kalitta Motorsports will have a busy schedule off the track as they pursue their third consecutive Top Fuel victory at the event. All three Kalitta drivers, Top Fuel points leader Doug Kalitta, 2013 Top Fuel world champion Shawn Langdon and 2018 Funny Car world champion J.R. Todd, will be participating in a number of sponsor and fan events throughout the weekend and it will all be captured by the production crew for...
DSR Approaching 350 Wins; Milestone Achievement within Reach at NHRA Gatornationals
With 347 national event wins and counting, and by fielding three entries in Gainesville, Fla., DSR could notch 350 wins at this weekend’s race
BROWNSBURG, Ind. (March 10, 2020) – NHRA’s winningest team is closing in on 350 victories, and with 347 triumphs currently on Don Schumacher Racing’s lofty list of achievements, reaching that milestone could happen as soon as this weekend’s NHRA Gatornationals in Gainesville, Fla.
Team owner Don Schumacher, who owns five of DSR’s...
Pre-Race Team Kalitta Notes
Event 3 of 24: 2020 Gatornationals
March 13-15, 2020
Doug Kalitta, enters the event as the Top Fuel Mello Yello points leader after his third consecutive Winternationals victory and a runner-up finish in Arizona. Top Fuel teammate Shawn Langdon and Funny Car teammate J.R. Todd will be looking for a strong start as the team heads to Gainesville Raceway.