Scrappers Racing Archive
July 17, 2019
The fastest two weeks of racing at Sonoma Raceway was to begin Thursday as divisional and regional teams from the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series compete in a doubleheader format that crams two weekends worth of racing into one.
June 22, 2019
To the uninitiated, Mile Salinas might look like a bit of an overnight success, scoring the first two victories of his career this season, but to him it’s just part of a plan that has come together since he first sat in a Top Fuel car in 2014.
June 15, 2019
In an emotional victory Sunday, the 58-year-old California racer scored his second career Top Fuel win in the NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals at Bristol Dragway. He tearfully dedicated the win to his father, Mike Sr., who is suffering from dementia.
June 6, 2019
Top Fuel racer Mike Salinas earned his first career at the Denso Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Nationals. Then, he gave his entire crew Harley-Davidson motorcycles.
June 3, 2019
Jianna, a 22-year-old rookie rider on the NHRA national event circuit, was indeed a scrapper after she fell off her bike, the bike crashed, bounced over her, hit the wall
April 26, 2019
ICE BREAKER Salinas give Vegas fuelers the cold shoulder for first win
April 19, 2019
Salinas grabbed his first career NHRA win at the four-wide event in Las Vegas earlier this month
Second-generation drag racers get their turn, Jasmine & Jianna Salinas
February 01, 2019
Mike Salinas shows he’s a force to be reckoned with while Robert Hight continues great test
January 11, 2019
It may be premature to anoint Mike Salinas as the 2019 Top Fuel champion, but he’ll certainly have a lot of championship-winning help to get him there.
January 6, 2019
World championship crew chief Brian Husen will take over the tuning duties on Mike Salinas’ Scrappers Racing Top Fueler in 2019 with Alan Johnson continuing his role with the team as tuning advisor.
October 31, 2018
Jianna Salinas completed her Pro Stock Motorcycle licensing runs on Monday at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, taking another step toward making her debut at the 50th anniversary of the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals in Gainesville in 2019.
September 26, 2018
Daughter of Top Fuel Dragster pilot Mike Salinas tests at Gateway Motorsports Park in progression towards license.
September 2, 2018
Mike Salinas got the job done with his right foot to get into the Countdown to the Championship for the first time in his career.
February 9, 2018
Starts first full-time season this year