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Zizzo Takes Rust-Oleum Rocket to Provisional No. 1 at the Gators

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (March 16, 2019)- —In a first of his career, Chicago native TJ Zizzo drove his Rust-Oleum Rocket to the Top Fuel provisional top qualifier position Friday evening at Gainesville Raceway for the 50th Annual Amalie Oil NHRA Gatornationals.

Saturday, 16 March 2019 09:48 Published in Results & Points


Rust-Oleum Rocket Goes Gold as Zizzo Kicks Off the Season at the Gators

LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill.—TJ Zizzo and the crew of the Rust-Oleum Rocket NHRA Top Fuel team kick off their season this weekend at the 50th Annual Amalie Oil NHRA Gatornationals in Gainesville, Fla.

Thursday, 14 March 2019 15:05 Published in Driver and Team Releases


Funny Car Champ Frank Hawley To Be Honoured In Gainsville

@NHRA •@frankhawleydrs • GAINESVILLE, Fla. (Mar. 16, 2016) – The NHRA will honor a former Funny Car world champion and some rocking hot rods will be on display at the 47th annual Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals at Florida’s Gainesville Raceway.

Wednesday, 16 March 2016 18:34 Published in Press Releases


DRAGS: Canadian Ike Maier competes in two classes at the NHRA Gatornationals

GAINESVILLE, FLORIDA (March 15, 2012) - Ike Maier showed up at the fabled NHRA Florida drag strip for NHRA Tire Kingdom NHRA Gatornationals last weekend hoping to successfully compete in both the Top Fuel Dragster and Pro Modified classes, but just missed the mark.

Sunday, 18 March 2012 17:11 Published in Press Releases


NHRA: Rain postpones Gatornationals finale to Monday

GAINESVILLE, Fla. –The 43rd annual Tire Kingdom NHRA Gatornationals presented by NAPAFilters.com at Auto-Plus Raceway at Gainesville was postponed due to wet weather in the area Sunday afternoon. Eliminations will resume Monday, March 11, at 10 a.m. (EDT) at Auto-Plus Raceway. Television coverage of postponed eliminations will air Monday at 12:30 p.m. on ESPN2 HD.

Sunday, 11 March 2012 21:11 Published in Results & Points


DRAGS: Mark Martino stoked for 2012 debut in Florida

For east coast drag racers and fans, the Tire Kingdom NHRA Gatornationals presented by NAPAFilters.com represents a pilgrimage of sorts, providing a getaway from the deep freeze most of them have been under for the last four months. For Mark Martino and his DeSantis Crane Service Pro Stock team the anticipation of a new season is that much higher provided this will be their first event of the 2012 NHRA Full Throttle Drag Racing Series season, which rolls into Florida with two events already in the books.

Monday, 05 March 2012 18:44 Published in Press Releases