January 7, 2021


Changes by Phil R. The year-old Sarver died of a gunshot wound, coroner Jim Malouf said Friday. Every year all the big hitters in Top Fuel came to race. I come to every race knowing that we could win at anytime. My outside observations helped me form an opinion: We didn’t really get off track. If I was going to make the move to drag racing then I needed to make the move right away or I would have been chasing the Craftsman deal and Winston Cup Racing.

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Bruce Sarver, former NHRA Top Fuel and Funny Car driver, a suicide

Alan, Blaine, and Gary had become close in their years of alcohol competition. Hope his friends and family remember the better times he had. Without question, he’s a very marketable guy. Torrence set national elapsed-time record with 3. The decision was quickly justified when Scelzi won the first two races of on his way to ten final rounds, the world title and Rookie of the Year. Some of the poor performance we blamed on the car too. We stayed over Monday, tested and ran really, really well.

Similar points anomalies involving death had happened in other motorsports but never in drag racing. UFC Cheat Sheet: By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.


Your question will be posted in:. We couldn’t wait to go out to the March Bruuce. Drag racer Sarver commits suicide d.

Former Nitro driver Bruce Sarver takes his own life

The car was going to halftrack strong, I mean sarvef was flying, well enough to put us in the top half of the field, but then again, parts failure raised up and bit us. I come to every race knowing that we could win at anytime. Shiffrin becomes winningest female slalom skier 50m. We go into every race now with the attitude that this is a new season. Condolences to the family. The teams that had been around had some good belts saved up, but us being a new team, we had some brand new stuff that we were running.

bruc This page was last edited on 12 Mayat If they build a chassis that bruve Scelzi better, with a body that he can see out of better another potential problemall will settle down. Then we got to Richmond and things began to turn around. Are there any more details? If he’s going to drive a Funny Car, he needs to learn how to drive them. We may never really know what drove Bruce Sarver to end his own life so abruptly and unexpectedly.

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Bruce SarverJoe Amato. That is what is needed now. Personnel-wise, we’ve zarver some small changes here and there, but that’s not a factor that’s really affected us either way. Force won four races in six final rounds; won three of the six Countdown to the Championship NHRA Playoff races and she won the title after starting the Countdown as the sixth seed.


Army Top Fuel team as crew chief at Don Schumacher Racing winning his fifth consecutive NHRA Top Fuel championship; teamed with Schumacher to set records for consecutive wins 7wins in a sarvver 15 and consecutive round wins Who has been the best and worst in the Premier League?

In his very first race in the Celica, Sarver advanced to the final round in Englishtown, thus causing some unfair criticism to rain down on Scelzi, a situation which for a time shook Scelzi’s confidence. To a certain extent, I feel that my hand was forced so I’ll just pack up and move on and wish Alan and his family the very best.

B bguce Sarver began his racing sqrver in at the age of 12 in Karting. Qualified for every race but one.