Search for in
NHRA LODRS IHRA PDRA Drag News Photos
Sat, 30 Oct 1999, 10:00 PM

HOUSTON - Eddie Hill Condition Updated
By Larry Sullivan





BAYTOWN, Texas - Eddie Hill, driver of the Pennzoil Top Fuel dragster, was injured in a high-speed accident during qualifying for the 3rd annual Matco Tools SuperNationals presented by Racing Champions. Hill's engine disintegrated as he completed a qualifying run timed a t 4.605 seconds and 297.88 mph. Hill was transported to a local hospital where X-rays showed a compression fracture of the lower lumbar.

Hill remained in the hospital for further medical checks, including a CAT-scan of the back injury. Meanwhile, his team is making arrangements to rebuild the car damaged at the Texas Motorplex last Sunday in a similar accident so Hill can compete in the f inal event of the season, the Winston Finals at Pomona, Calif., in two weeks.

We will update Hill's condition and future plans as soon as reliable information is available.



NHRA: 10 Most Recent Entries [ top ]

Feb 05- Beckman and Schumacher Set The Pace Friday at NHRA Nitro Spring Training
Feb 05- Walla Walla Drag Strip in Washington State Joins NHRA Member Track Family
Feb 05- JEGS.com Driver Troy Coughlin Jr. Earns NHRA Top Fuel License
Feb 05- Two-Time Top Fuel World Champion Antron Brown Ready to Defend Crown
Feb 04- Nitro Spring Training Results Thursday From Phoenix
Feb 03- Interview- Greg Anderson and Jason Line on NHRA's Pro Stock Changes
Feb 02- Oberto Beef Jerky Primary Sponsor for Jim Dunn Racing In 2016
Feb 02- '74 Champions Named Grand Marshals, Floyd Honorary Starter for JEGS NHRA SPORTSnationals
Feb 01- Pro Stock Champ Erica Enders Pumped After Successful First Test with New Dodge
Feb 01- PHOENIX - Event Preview

Copyright ©2016 AUTOSALES INC, dba Summit Racing Equipment
Ready to take your order at 1-800-230-3030 | Customer Service 1-800-517-1035