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LET'S GET FAST INTERVIEWS BOBBY MARTIN
There are a lot of exciting activities to report, so it's time for an update. Thanks to everyone who has been checking in.
250 MPH RACE DRIVER BOBBY MARTIN TO SPEAK AT FREE METHODIST CHURCH IN ROCHESTER PA
Iím honored to be the keynote speaker at the Wild Game Dinner this Friday and Saturday at the Free Methodist Church in Rochester PA.
WHERE'S SPRING? ALSO, DRAG RACING WITH A MODERN MUSCLE MACHINE
I hope things are turning green where you are. Here, not so much. In fact it's snowing as I write.
CAN YOU TAKE THREE DAYS OF ME?
It's the first All In Men's Weekend coming up Feb 1-3. Yes, not men's night, or full day men's conference, but a weekend retreat.
CLINT HURDLE TO SPEAK AT BEAVER FALLS CHURCH
The Big Night is here! No, not the election, it's Pirates Manager Clint Hurdle making a very special appearance at Chippewa Evangelical Free Church.
FEEL THE POWER
Phrases like "feel the power" and "Night Under Fire" are popular to promote special drag racing events. On Thursday night October 18th, men will experience a different kind of power.
WE ARE IN THIS WORLD FOR A REASON; MINE IS TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE
Those are the words of Pittsburgh Pirates Manager Clint Hurdle. His appearance in Beaver Falls is confirmed. The event is the All In Men's Night at Chippewa Evangelical Free Church on Thursday night, November the 8th. Here's the lowdown.
MAJOR LEAGUE MEN'S CONFERENCE
Christian Sports International (CSI) has just confirmed a date with Pittsburgh Pirates Manager Clint Hurdle to appear at an All-In Men's Night. We're very excited about this special event, and it's coming up fast!
BACK HOME IN INDIANA
This Saturday, September 22nd, I have the privilege of appearing with a pretty strong team of sports guys at the All In Men's Conference in Indiana, PA.
ALL IN MEN'S NIGHTS
A Life-Challenging Game Plan for each man's journey.
RECORD ATTENDANCE, ALL-STAR LINEUP HIGHLIGHT ERIE MEN'S CONFERENCE
On Saturday, March 24th, Christian Sports International hosts its latest All-In Men's Conference.
Bobby to Appear at Leechburg High School
Bobby Martin will lead off a list of special guest speakers for the Leechburg High School Workforce Development Skills event on Wednesday, March 14th.
ERIE MEN ARE ALL IN
What a great response to the CSI All-In Men's Conference in Erie PA!
DOUBLE HEADER WEEK
On Sunday, October 23rd, I have the privilege of delivering the message at the First United Methodist Church in Blairsville, PA.
NIGHT UNDER FIRE GOES UP IN SMOKE FOR RUSH WILLYS
Event exceeds expectations. What an extravaganza!
THE STARS WILL BE OUT AT NIGHT UNDER FIRE
The line-up of name drivers at this event is indeed stellar!
NORWALK NIGHT OF FIRE UPDATE
We have the stoutest tune-up ever in the car right now.
SPIKE FEELS READY FOR NIGHT UNDER FIRE & BOBBY TO APPEAR WITH PITTSBURGH SPORTS LEGENDS
Pittsburgh is known for championship level major league sports in football and baseball, but how about drag racing?
AUTOGRAPH SESSION UPDATE
There are TWO autograph sessions Friday at Norwalk.
BIG WEEKEND FOR BOBBY MARTIN RACING
Lots going on this weekend starting with a special guest appearance at the NHRA Summit Nationals at Summit Racing Equipment Motorsports Park Norwalk.
2011 RUSH WILLYS TO DEBUT AT LANCASTER
Our friends at Dodge have made big news with a near total revamp of their
MAJOR DRAG RACING COUP: THE RUSH WILLYS AND DRIVER BOBBY MARTIN TO APPEAR AT NIGHT UNDER FIRE!!!
Press Release Announcement, followed by more info for fans, followed by even more info for Hard Core fans!
IT'S ABOUT GUYS, GIRLS, LIFE, DEATH, BLAZING, CHOICES
How relavent does it get! On Friday night, April 8th, I'll return to Punxatawney PA for WAKE 2011.
BOBBY MARTIN RACING SPRING ACTIVITY UPDATE
Spring has sprung, the grass is riz, I wonder where the posies is! The bird is on the wing, but that's absurd, I thought the wing was on the bird!
FALL CLEAN UP AT Bobby Martin RACING
We finally got to a Pittsburgh Pro Mod race and boy what a cool deal that was.
MEN'S CONFERENCE A HIT, RUSH WILLYS RETURNS WITH NEW LOOK
The "All In Men's Conference" held Saturday in Zelienople was a resounding success and Frankenstein is at it again!.
ALL IN MEN'S CONFERENCE HAS SPORTS THEME WITH ALL-STAR LINEUP
So much has been going on I haven't been able to update the site, but I had to take a second to tell you about an amazing event coming up tomorrow, Saturday October 2nd. Yeah, I know, short notice, but check out this lineup of speakers and performers.
FROM THE BEACH TO THE 'BURGH
Two very different events with the CAP CHARGER
CAP CHARGER ON THE ROAD THIS WEEK
The CHARGER and Bobby both speak this weekend!
RUSH WILLYS "FEELING THE LOVE" AT MAPLE GROVE
"We love you guys!" -- Vito Micciolo, NEOPMA
STERLING'S RUSH WILLYS TO MAKE NEOPMA DEBUT
Spike Sterling's Rush Willys with driver Bobby Martin will make its debut
SPIKEíS RUSH WILLYS WINS FIRST RACE ENTERED!
Weíre Top Eliminator at Sunday Niagara!!
BOBBY MARTIN TO TRAVEL WITH FRANK HAWLEY'S DRAG RACING SCHOOL
I'm very excited to work for Frank Hawley at his upcoming schools in Atlanta, Norwalk, and Indy.
BIG WEEK TO BE A ROCK AND NOT TO ROLL
I hope you had a great Fourth of July Celebration. The fireworks will go on the rest of the week here.
RUSH TEAM GETS THE WILLYS AT THOMPSON
Frankensteinís monster goes to the edge. Jesus takes the wheel. Scary photos included.
DEPT. OF CORRECTIONS
This just demonstrates my rookieness in this type of racing.
THE RACE IS ON
It's official, we'll be at "Asphalt Wars" this Saturday
STILL NO RUSH, EXCEPT FOR POWER MACHINE
It's a good thing you can rock when it rains.
RUSH WILLYS TO MAKE COMPETITION DEBUT AT "PITTSBURGH PRO MODS"
"This is totally different from driving a Funny Car"
BOBBY MARTIN AND CHARGER FUNNY CAR TO APPEAR AT PICKAWAY-ROSS
Veteran Funny Car pilot and reigning NHRA U.S. Nationals Champion Bobby Martin will appear with his 3200 horsepower Dodge Charger Top Alcohol Funny Car for a two day visit to Pickaway-Ross Career and Technology Center April 30th and May 1st.
BOBBY MARTIN RACING NEWS
VP Racing Fuels Returns as sponsor for 2010, Bobby Martin on the cover of Drag Racer Magazine and Rush Willys 2010 Racing Schedule Announced
FINISH YOUR TAX THEN RELAX AT MAC'S
The MARTIN BROTHERS POWER MACHINE makes their triumphant return to Syracuse Thursday night!
NEOPMA WELCOMES SPIKE STERLING AND BOBBY MARTIN
NEOPMA is the Northeast Outlaw Pro Mod Association. It's clear just from
the website that this group does everything first class.
SPIKE AND BOBBY JOIN 1320 PRO MOD WARRIORS!!
If you think "1320 Pro Mod Warriors" sounds like a wild, extreme,
out-of-control drag racing series with shockingly over-powered, outrageous
race cars, you've got it right.
PARKERTECH RACING ANNOUNCES A NEW DIRECTION FOR 2010
ParkerTech and Bobby Martin will go in separate directions in 2010.
BOBBY'S CHARGER AND SPIKE'S WILLYS TO APPEAR TOGETHER / BOBBY AND FRANK TO APPEAR TOGETHER
Big doubleheaders on two consecutive weekends!
WHAT'S UP FOR 2010?
It's been snowing for two weeks with temps barely out of the teens. Time to talk racing.
PARKERTECH DRIVER GETS HOMETOWN RECOGNITION
Bobby Martin, who played sports in high school but was anything but a star, years later appears on the sports page of the newspaper he read while growing up, The Niagara Gazette.
CHAMPIONS AT WORK (AND DOING THE CHICKEN DANCE TOO)
My visit to the SkillsUSA Ohio State Conference was thrilling, inspiring, educational, and gratifying. But never let it be said that Skills is all work and no play.
BOBBY MARTIN KEYNOTE SPEAKER AT SKILLSUSA OHIO LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE
Bobby Martin, recognized nationwide as a leading proponent of vocational education, will take to the podium on Thursday, November 12, 2009 as a special guest of SkillsUSA Ohio.
DOOR WARS POSTPONED
Bill Bader can't control the weather, but he did not want to cancel Door Wars. Since we can't race in the rain, he did the next best thing, by saying, "Let's do it next week."
NEW RUSH WILLYS PIX, AND POWER MACHINE UPDATE
HOT BULLETINS FOR PARKERTECH RACING, RUSH WILLYS, AND POWER MACHINE
Fans of all-out extreme drag racing, and crank it to 11 rock, this is for you!
MORE INDY, BOWLING GREEN DRAMA, RUSH WILLYS, and BOBBYíS BAND. Whatís NEXT?
I left you on the starting line with Tony Bartone. What happens next is totally wild!
PARKERTECH TEAM WINS U.S. NATIONALS
It's the Granddaddy of them all, The Big One, The Big Go.
BIG RACES YET TO COME
Have you seen the log jam in the D3 TAFC points? What that means is that Bowling Green is a Must Win.
SCHOOL'S IN FOR THE SUMMER
The Parkertech team won't only be going to school at Columbus this weekend; we'll also be traveling to visit two major automotive colleges.
NOT THE EXPERIENCE WE HOPED FOR
"This is one of those suck it up events that could determine the course of the entire season. Is it a must-win? In a lot of ways, yes."
IT'S THE NORWALK EXPERIENCE, BABY
It's another first for me. The Parkertech/Lane Automotive team is going to a national event as the defending champions.
IT'S TIME FOR THE ALL STAR GAME
Every sport has its All-Star event. What an awesome privilege it is to drive the Parkertech Charger in Drag Racing's version!
COUNTDOWN TO THE CAVALCADE
The Cavalcade of Stars is one of the classic shows that got me hooked on Funny Car racing back in the day. It's an awesome thrill to drive with Parkertech Racing in the new Cavalcade of Stars this weekend at Norwalk.
WE WON INDY!
The ParkerTech team won the opening D3 event of the year and clinched a berth in the Jegís All-Stars event in Chicago.
Parkertech team takes first win of 2009
In the final round from O'Reilly Raceway Park defending NHRA Lucas Oil Top Alcohol Funny Car North Central Division Champion Bobby Martin scored the win at this the opening divisional event.
ParkerTech Racing Services and Bobby Martin Are Going to the Races
A repeat of their successful 2008 season is at the top of their agenda
BOBBY MARTIN AND CAP CHARGER TO FIRE-UP TIDEWATER GRAND OPENING
NHRA's reining Division 3 Top Alcohol Funny Car Champion and 2008 Driver of
the Year Bobby Martin will perform a fire-up demonstration with his race
PARKERTECH TEAM FEATURED AT BíLASTER CAVALCADE OF STARS.
Uber-Promoter Bill Bader offers buy 1 GET THREE FREE!!
We have new photos from the NHRA Division 3 Awards Banquet, and an update on Parkertech's plans for the 2009 racing season.
AWARDS BAQUET, THE BEACH, AND NOT SO SILLY SEASON
Following a Great í08, what do we do for an encore?
2008 Champions honored and special award winners crowned at awards banquet
Parkertech Team Division Champions Spitzer Cup Winners Bobby Martin Driver of the Year
CAP CHARGER to be FEATURED AT 2009 HAMPTON ROADS INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW
Bobby Martin's CAP CHARGER Top Alcohol Funny Car will be a featured attraction at the 2009 Hampton Roads International Auto Show at the Virginia Beach Convention Center January 9-11.
IT'S NOT OVER YET
It was a nice showing at one the toughest races in Alcohol Funny Car history.
CURTAIN CLOSES ON KILLER SEASON
DIVISION 3 CHAMPIONS -
#8 IN THE COUNTRY
Cerritos College Makes an Appearance at the NHRA Automobile Club World Finals
Schools Chrysler's College Automotive Program (CAP) Represented at Career Fair and Races by Top Alcohol Funny Car
ParkerTech Racing Services Dodge Charger NHRA Top Alcohol Funny Car
California, Here They Come
WILD WEST HAS ALL THE BEST
Have you seen the totally sick entry list for the NHRA Finals in Pomona? This race will be an alky-fest of unprecedented proportions!
IT'S COUNTDOWN TIME FOR US TOO
There's lots of talk about the Powerade Countdown to the Championship. But here in the Top Alcohol classes, there's a war going on as well.
Itís always tough when we lose a fellow racer, and for me it hits even closer to home when itís a Funny Car guy.
TIME TO GET 'ER DONE IN DALLAS
As I write this, our Parkertech/Lane Automotive/CAP team is in the Top Ten nationally. A lot can happen in Dallas
THE BUBBLE POPS, AND SO DOES OUR BLOWER AT INDY
It's been a dream season for us this year, but we got a taste of reality on our double header trips to Bowling Green and Indy.
BOWLING FOR DOLLARS, THEN THE BIG GO
There are double headers, then there's finishing the Division 3 season and racing at the U.S. Nationals on back-to-back weekends.
PARKERTECH DODGE NEARLY DOUBLES IN COLUMBUS, CAP CHARGER ROCKS POWER CRUISE
And we have some hot photos too!
POWER CRUISE WITH CAP CHARGER RETURNS JULY 30th
Race cars, Street Rods, Customs, Bikes, and racing Karts will all be part of the action Wednesday, July 30th at 4pm at Chippewa E Free Church, 239 Braun Road, Beaver Falls, PA.
COLUMBUS DOUBLE HEADER THIS WEEKEND
Coming off two consecutive wins, our Parkertech/Lane/CAP team looks forward to running two races in one weekend in Columbus.
PARKERTECH/LANE AUTOMOTIVE/CAP DODGE ON THE COVER OF NATIONAL DRAGSTER
Since 2002, the title page of bobbymartinracing.com has featured a link to Bob Frey's article, "He Could Go All the Way!" Thanks for your confidence Bob.
ACTION, ADVENTURE, AND ROMANCE ON REALITY TV
Back in the eighties I scored my first win at Quaker City Dragway. I was a weekly bracket racer there going for points. Someone asked me (it was Christina Clements, who was actually running a factory-backed Yugo at the time) what it felt like to get my first win. I told her it wasn't that big a deal.
Dodge Charger R/T NHRA Top Alcohol Funny Car - The Lane Automotive/CAP Team Sweeps the Field at Norwalk
A second consecutive win and two firsts make the race special for Bobby Martin
SCOTT KALITTA, GONE SUDDENLY
ParkerTech team owner Frank Parker worked on Scott's crew in Top Alcohol and
Fuel Funny Car. Scott will be fondly remembered and sorely missed. God
Bless Connie, Cathy, Corey and Colin Kalitta, the crew, other family and
Lane Automotive/CAP Dodge Charger in the Rt. 66 Winner's Circle
It was a stormy weekend with 18 tough teams vying for a slot in the 8-car show, and monsoon rains that have terrorized the Midwest this year. I can only say this, what a tremendous display of ability and perseverance by Frank and Dan Parker, Larry Radke, Kevin Wilhelms, and Kyle Pelfrey! The numbers say it all.
HOT ACTION IN CHICAGO, HOT NEW VIDEO FROM NORWALK
Qualifying #5 in one of the hottest fields in the history of Top Alcohol Funny Car shows the progress the Parkertech/Lane Automotive/CAP team is making.
TURNING IT UP TO 11
We're Rockin' in June!
PARKERTECH TEAM HITS 5.50'S AT NORWALK, WILL BE AT LANE AUTOMOTIVE
The Parkertech Charger was first to the finish line on all its runs at Norwalk. We missed #1 qualifier by 2 thousandths.
RARE PRE-ENTRY LIST FOR CAVALCADE OF STARS AT NORWALK
In a very rare move, Summit Motorsports Park has released the entry list for this weekend's super bash.
MARTIN AT MARTIN! RESULTS: A NEW CAREER BEST
How about this? At the track where I made my debut as an NHRA licensed Funny Car driver, I ran a career best lap in Frank Parker's Lane Automotive Charger.
WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE?
Hang on! The next two weekends will feature some of the wildest drag racing we've seen in a long time.
SAVING MONEY ON GAS
One of the easiest and most effective ways to save money on gas is simply to buy from the station that has the best price.
HOT NEW PIX OF PARKERTECH/LANE AUTOMOTIVE/CAP CHARGER, BURNOUT ACTION FOOTAGE, AND THE STORY OF THE BEST DRAG RACE OF MY CAREER!
It may be the best drag race in the history of Top Alcohol Funny Car. Bottom line: TWO lead changes and a Margin of Victory of LESS than 2 Thousandths of a second!
It may not be as famous or sound as good as March Madness, but it's going to be crazy around here the next couple of weeks.
APRIL MIDWEST TOUR WITH A TWIST UNDERWAY
This week I'm excited to once again visit my Oklahoma friends at OSU Okmulgee.
READY TO GOBBLE UP THE GATORS EXPERIENCE
I've never been more psyched about going to a race than I am about this year's Gatornationals.
"JAKE THE SNAKE" LOVING LIFE AT GWINNETT
Ya gotta walk the walk, not just talk the talk. I've been talking about Chrysler's CAP program, and what a great choice it is to start your career path, for nearly 15 year.
BOBBY MARTIN TO DRIVE PARKERTECH DODGE IN '08
After a great outing at the Hampton Roads Auto Show in Virginia Beach VA, (my first time there, by the way) I'm off to the Buffalo Auto Show February 6th through the 10th.
Happy New Year!
It's been a while and there has been a lot going on. Still working on plans for this year.
CAP CHARGER AND BOBBY GUESTS OF CRANBERRY BAPTIST CHURCH THIS SUNDAY
I have the awesome privilege of filling the pulpit (yes, I'll be delivering the day's sermon message!) at Cranberry Baptist church this Sunday, Oct 14th, at 11am.
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