Lee Montgomery has been in sports journalism for more than 20 years, working in racing since 1989 when he started covering NASCAR with The Herald-Sun of Durham, N.C. Montgomery has worked at some of the top websites in the sport, from RacingOne.com to ThatsRacin.com to NASCAR.com. He worked at NASCAR Scene/SceneDaily.com from January 2006-2010, covering what is now called the Nationwide Series. Montgomery is an award-winning writer, having been honored by the National Motorsports Press Association and the North Carolina Press Association.
Jim Dunn Racing named Jeff Arend, as its driver of the Grime Boss Funny Car for the 2013 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series.
Rocky Footwear & Apparel will have the ideal person representing the world leader in outdoor and occupational footwear when the 2013 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series opens in February.
National Hot Rod Association officials announced that Summit Racing Equipment has been named the title sponsor of the NHRA Jr. Drag Racing League, an entry-level series for kids ages 8 to 17.
Lyn St. James' Women in the Winner's Circle Foundation honored NHRA, Pro Stock racer Erica Enders as well as her Victor Cagnazzi-owned team at its 10th annual Women in the Winner's Circle Awards dinner on Friday evening. The dinner was held in conjunction with the International Motorsports Industry Show held in Indianapolis.
With the continued support of the NHRA as a whole, Andrea Pedregon Charity Foundation has produced calendars for the past two seasons highlighting several drivers and teams. However, after the last calendar expanded to 18 months, APCF focused on a new project: the uniquely created NHRA yearbook.
The 15th annual John Force Racing Holiday Car Show was a huge success, even if the weather did not cooperate.
Matco Tools and Don Schumacher Racing will continue their partnership in 2013 with a contract extension to serve as the primary sponsor for 2012 NHRA world champion Antron Brown.
Tommy DeLago joins Alexis DeJoria's team as crew chief in wholesale changes made by Kalitta Motorsports.