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Rust-Oleum Rocket takes Round 1 win after qualifying fourth in St. Louis

MADISON, IL – After a long rain delay Saturday that saw the Rust-Oleum Rocket lay down a single qualifying lap, TJ Zizzo and the Rust-Oleum Rocket crew came into Sunday's Mopar Express Lane NHRA Midwest Nationals eliminations at World Wide Technology Raceway fourth on the ladder. While Zizzo was able to move past E1 opponent Luigi Novelli, his second-round competitor Doug Kalitta was able to get the win light, ending Zizzo's weekend.

Tuesday, 06 October 2020 14:24 Published in Driver and Team Releases


Zizzo Calls His Shot, Puts Rust-Oleum Rocket in NHRA Top Fuel Finals

CLERMONT, Ind. (July 20, 2020)– Earlier this week, TJ Zizzo called his shot. The second-generation drag racer said he felt this weekend at Lucas Oil Raceway here was the best opportunity the Rust-Oleum Rocket crew has ever had of making the NHRA Mello Yello Series Top Fuel finals.

Monday, 20 July 2020 08:12 Published in Driver and Team Releases


Greg Anderson, KB Racing See Bright Future For Team And Pro Stock

MOORESVILLE, N.C. (Jan. 16, 2020) – The first race of NHRA's 2020 Mello Yello Drag Racing Series is just a few short weeks away, and Greg Anderson, driver of the red Summit Racing Chevrolet Camaro, is eager to get this show on the road.

Friday, 17 January 2020 09:42 Published in Driver and Team Releases


Consistency Counts as Wells Wins Mid-West Pro Mod Series Title

TULSA, OK (Nov. 26, 2019) -- Based on the strength of four number-one starts and two wins in the Summit Racing Equipment Mid-West Pro Mod Series (MWPMS), Aaron Wells secured his first national Pro Mod championship early this October.

Tuesday, 26 November 2019 10:26 Published in Results & Points


It's All or Nothing for the Rust-Oleum Rocket at the Big Go

LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill.—Ask most drag racers and drag racing fans their opinion on the biggest annual event in the sport and the vast majority of them will say 'Indy' before the question is done being asked.

Friday, 30 August 2019 13:40 Published in Driver and Team Releases


Zizzo Enters Sunday Eliminations 9th at Home Race, Faces DSR's Leah Pritchett in E1

JOLIET, Ill.—Just before the skies above Route 66 Raceway opened up, releasing lightning and torrential rains, the NHRA Mello Yello Series Top Fuel class wrapped up its final qualifying round of the weekend.

Monday, 03 June 2019 09:08 Published in Driver and Team Releases


Chicago Native Zizzo & the Rust-Oleum Rocket Ready to Race at Route 66

JOLIET, Ill.(May 30, 2019)—For Zizzo Racing, there is one week on the calendar that stands out year after year: The NHRA Route 66 NHRA Nationals at Route 66 Raceway here in Joliet, Ill.

Thursday, 30 May 2019 14:50 Published in Driver and Team Releases


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


Rust-Oleum Presents NHRA Top Fuel Drag Racer TJ Zizzo at Toronto Motorama Show

TORONTO, ON // FEBRUARY 27, 2019 • TJ Zizzo is one of those veteran drag racers who has come to realize that ‘quality over quantity’ will often produce the most satisfying results. The NHRA Top Fuel driver has run a partial schedule in recent years, driving the Rust-Oleum-sponsored dragster.

Wednesday, 27 February 2019 17:05 Published in Press Releases


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