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Toni Montgomery

Toni Montgomery
A writer for Frontstretch since 2002, and editor since 2006, Toni heads up the NHRA coverage for the site. She’s responsible for post-race coverage in the weekly Pace Laps multi-series round-up along with the weekly Nitro Shots column featuring news and features from the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series. An award-winning former writer for the Presbyterian Church, Toni works in web design and freelances with writing in North Carolina.

“Baptism By Nitro”: NHRA Says Bring a Friend in 2015

NHRA today announced the “Baptism by Nitro” campaign that will run through the 2015 season and encourages fans coming to the track to bring along a friend or family member who has never experienced live Mello Yellow Series Drag Racing before. NHRA’s nitro divisions, Top Fuel and Funny Car, feature …

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NHRA Increases Points Payout for U.S. Nationals

The Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals is the most prestigious event of the year in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, so the competition committee is sweetening the pot with a points increase for competitors. Top Fuel, Funny Car, Pro Stock and Pro Stock Motorcycle racers will now earn points …

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Five Times Live for NHRA in 2015

Fans of the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series will be treated to five live elimination shows during the 2015 season as part of more than 100 hours of programming for the series on ESPN and ESPN2. Finals from the NHRA Four-Wide Nationals in Charlotte on March 29, the O’Reilly …

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John Force Racing and Chevrolet Team Up in NHRA

John Force Racing and Chevrolet announced today that the team will campaign three Chevrolet Camaro Funny Cars along with the JFR Top Fuel Dragster beginning with the 2015 season. “John Force is a champion and a legend both on and off the track, as a driver and as a team …

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NHRA Top Fuel Team Suddenly Without Sponsor as First Race of Season Looms

The Qatar Racing Club notified teams today that it was terminating funding for all North American Racing operations, a decision reached in the closing days of 2014. This includes the NHRA’s Al-Anabi Racing Team run by Alan Johnson Racing, which fields two Top Fuel dragsters for drivers Shawn Langdon and …

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CFH Racing to Name New Driver for Road Course Races

CFH Racing (the newly merged teams of Ed Carpenter Racing and Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing) says that road course ace Mike Conway will not return to the team next season. Conway split the season with Ed Carpenter, manning the car for all road and street courses while Carpenter piloted on …

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INDYCAR Announces Rule Changes for 2015

INDYCAR released the 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series rulebook to teams last week and it included a few changes for next season. “The best thing the sanctioning body can provide competitors, manufacturers and fans is a stable, consistent rulebook, so most of the changes for 2015 are clarifying and tidying up …

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DeJoria and Nevada Health Centers Thrilled with Growth of Free Mammogram Program

Alexis DeJoria Racing and Nevada Health Centers were thrilled when 90 women took advantage of their “Free Mammograms for the Fans” program at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway last year so they brought it back again for 2014. “Free Mammograms for the Fans” let any female ticket holder …

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