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April 6, 1995 | Shav Glick
Shelly Anderson, the world's fastest woman race driver, has spent most of her career learning to keep her top fuel dragster headed in a straight line at 300 m.p.h. Saturday, in the pro-celebrity portion of the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach weekend, she will try something new--turning left and turning right at speeds closer to 65 m.p.h. The 29-year-old Cal State Fullerton graduate set a National Hot Rod Assn. elapsed-time record of 4.
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October 30, 1994 | SHAV GLICK, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Drag racers like to theorize about the optimum conditions for breaking speed barriers for a quarter-mile from a standing start. Overcast skies and a windless day, temperatures in the 70s, the right barometric pressure and a cool, slightly tacky track are almost as important as a 5,000-horsepower engine and the proper mix of nitromethene. They were all in place Saturday at the Pomona Fairplex strip for the final rounds of qualifying for the 30th Winston Select Finals.
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April 6, 1995 | Shav Glick
Shelly Anderson, the world's fastest woman race driver, has spent most of her career learning to keep her top fuel dragster headed in a straight line at 300 m.p.h. Saturday, in the pro-celebrity portion of the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach weekend, she will try something new--turning left and turning right at speeds closer to 65 m.p.h. The 29-year-old Cal State Fullerton graduate set a National Hot Rod Assn. elapsed-time record of 4.
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October 28, 1993 | SHAV GLICK
The Anderson family of Covina has put a new spin on the adage about the family playing together staying together. Their slogan: The family that races together wins together. Randy Anderson, 29, won the Winston Racing Series alcohol funny-car championship last Sunday, an event his father, Brad, has won three times. It made him the first second-generation drag racer in the National Hot Rod Assn. to win a championship.
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February 3, 1993 | SHAV GLICK, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Some families spend their weekends together picnicking. Others play golf together. Or tennis. Or go the beach. Some mothers and fathers and sons and daughters stay home and work in the garden or watch TV. The Anderson family of Covina goes drag racing. Brad Anderson, who designed and manufactured parts for dragsters during the week, raced on weekends for 30 years. He won three National Hot Rod Assn. championships and 25 national events driving a top-alcohol funny car.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 8, 1988
Too bad we don't have more judges like Judge Murphy. Our welfare costs would decrease on women like Shelly Anderson, who believes that welfare is a grant to finish her education. It makes taxpayers like myself angry that there are healthy people on welfare who shouldn't be. Like Thomas said, "Find a full-time job and get off aid." Like a lot of taxpayers, we cannot afford to send our children to college and they in turn have to work their way through one. So why should a healthy woman be able to use the welfare system as a school grant?
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February 2, 1995 | SHAV GLICK
The 35th Chief Auto Parts Winternationals, opening event of the National Hot Rod Assn.'s 19-race, $27-million Winston Drag Racing Series, will begin today at the PomonaRaceway on the Los Angeles County Fair-grounds. Pro qualifying for top fuel, funny car and pro stock classes will begin at 2 p.m.Qualifying will continue Friday and Saturday, followed by 16-car eliminations Sunday at10:30 a.m. Defending champions in the $1.4-million Winternationals are Shelly Anderson in top fuel, K.C.
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October 29, 1993 | SHAV GLICK
Pro stock champion Warren Johnson of Duluth, Ga., and former funny-car champion Cruz Pedregon of Moorpark found the weather and track conditions at the Pomona Raceway to their liking Thursday and set track and event records in qualifying for their events. Pedregon, who won the NHRA title last year only to lose it to Force this season, drove Larry Minor's Olds Cutlass to an elapsed-time record of 5.079 seconds. That broke the record of 5.108 Pedregon set last year. Johnson ran 194.30 m.p.h.
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October 30, 1994 | SHAV GLICK, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Drag racers like to theorize about the optimum conditions for breaking speed barriers for a quarter-mile from a standing start. Overcast skies and a windless day, temperatures in the 70s, the right barometric pressure and a cool, slightly tacky track are almost as important as a 5,000-horsepower engine and the proper mix of nitromethene. They were all in place Saturday at the Pomona Fairplex strip for the final rounds of qualifying for the 30th Winston Select Finals.
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October 28, 1993 | SHAV GLICK
The Anderson family of Covina has put a new spin on the adage about the family playing together staying together. Their slogan: The family that races together wins together. Randy Anderson, 29, won the Winston Racing Series alcohol funny-car championship last Sunday, an event his father, Brad, has won three times. It made him the first second-generation drag racer in the National Hot Rod Assn. to win a championship.
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February 3, 1993 | SHAV GLICK, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Some families spend their weekends together picnicking. Others play golf together. Or tennis. Or go the beach. Some mothers and fathers and sons and daughters stay home and work in the garden or watch TV. The Anderson family of Covina goes drag racing. Brad Anderson, who designed and manufactured parts for dragsters during the week, raced on weekends for 30 years. He won three National Hot Rod Assn. championships and 25 national events driving a top-alcohol funny car.
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January 30, 1998 | SHAV GLICK
After one top fuel car after another spun its wheels in frustrating cold, damp weather, Cory McClenathan showed his fellow drivers how to handle the slippery conditions Thursday by powering through the quarter-mile in 4.63 seconds at 319.71 mph at Pomona Raceway. This put McClenathan far ahead of the competition as top qualifier for the Chief Auto Parts Winternationals, opening event of the National Hot Rod Assn. season. The speed was a Winternationals record, eclipsing the 316.
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October 24, 1996 | SHAV GLICK
Three of the four National Hot Rod Assn.'s professional drag racing championships have already been decided, leaving this week's 32nd annual Winston Select Finals at the Pomona Raceway to showcase the big winners of the $27-million season. Time trials begin today on the quarter-mile drag strip laid out in the Pomona Fairgrounds parking lot. More qualifying Friday and Saturday will set the fields for Sunday's eliminations in the 19th and final event of the year.
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