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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


What A Great Year For The Frank Hawley School Grads!

@frankhawleydrs • (November 19, 2015)- What a great year! I just got back from the Auto Club finals in Pomona and it was a fabulous race. Our former graduates did well.

Thursday, 19 November 2015 14:22 Published in Press Releases


Jay Leno Goes to Frank Hawley's Drag School

@LenosGarage •@frankhawleydrs • (October 5, 2015)- The premiere episode of the brand new series, "Jay Leno's Garage" debuts this coming Wednesday, October 7th on CNBC!

Monday, 05 October 2015 14:29 Published in Press Releases


Jay Leno Goes Drag Racing‏

@frankhawleydrs • @LenosGarage • This week I had the opportunity to help Jay Leno learn to drive a dragster for a segment on his show "Jay Leno's Garage"!

Monday, 29 June 2015 10:05 Published in Press Releases


Canadian Jeff Arend takes position at Frank Hawley's Drag Racing School

NHRA Nitro Funny Car driver Jeff Arend has joined Frank Hawley's Drag Racing School team as a Program Sales Representative. Jeff will be working with 18 year school veteran Paul Shields in a position for which Jeff is uniquely qualified. Jeff's entire career has been devoted to drag racing. He has worked as a mechanic, instructor, sales rep and race car driver... a position he currently holds as driver for the "Grime Boss" NHRA Nitro Funny Car campaigned by drag race legend Jim Dunn.

Wednesday, 26 March 2014 15:29 Published in Press Releases


Frank Hawley Drag Racing School Adds New Locations and New Programs for 2014

December 9, 2013- Beginning in April of 2014 Frank Hawley's Drag Racing School will begin classes at The SoCal Auto Club Dragway in Fontana! It's been several years since the school has offered classes in California but the re-opening of the drag strip at Fontana will give those on the west coast the opportunity to attend the best drag race programs in the country.

Monday, 09 December 2013 10:06 Published in Press Releases


Canada's Frank Hawley among new inductees to the International Drag Racing Hall of Fame

OCALA, FL – The International Drag Racing Hall of Fame, housed at the famed Don Garlits Museum of Drag Racing (Ocala, Fla.) announced the 2014 inductees to the Hall of Fame. 2014 marks the 24th year of honoring those who contributed significantly to the sport in their careers. The prestigious induction ceremony will take place in Gainesville, Fla. at the Paramount Plaza Hotel & Suites on Thursday, March 13, 2014 preceding the NHRA Amalie Oil Gatornationals. Popular former NHRA Announcer Bob Frey will again serve as the evening's Master of Ceremonies.

Wednesday, 30 October 2013 15:07 Published in Breaking News


Hawley Expands the Drag Racing School Program to Washington

June 19, 2013- For the first time ever, the country's best known Drag Racing School is visiting Pacific Raceways in Kent, WA!  The school will be holding its most popular course, the two-day Super Class on August 7-8, 2013.

Wednesday, 19 June 2013 11:15 Published in Industry News & Products


Chuck Bradshaw's Next Chapter

A police officer of 11 years in Belmont, Calif., Chuck Bradshaw retired from the force in Feb. of 2012 after a pair of shoulder surgeries.  The surgeries were so extensive that it forced him to immediately put an end to his sprint car racing days, a tough blow considering he had just finished building two identical sprint cars.

Tuesday, 07 May 2013 12:23 Published in Press Releases


Coddens Sees Parallels Between Martial Arts and Frank Hawley's Drag Racing School

Andrea Coddens was simply excited just to learn from drag racing legend Frank Hawley when she attended the prestigious Frank Hawley's Drag Racing School with her husband, Rob, in January.  But by the time the memorable two-day course was over, Coddens ended up amazed with the parallels between drag racing and her other hobby, martial arts.

Thursday, 21 February 2013 10:33 Published in Press Releases