Don signed a Top Fuel sponsorship agreement and began assembling his new race team in July 1998. And in its first full year with a major sponsor, Schumacher Racing captured the 1999 NHRA Winston Championship. Schumacher’s racing effort helps his sponsors reach an additional two million potential customers that annually attend NHRA drag racing events around the country.
In 2000, Don Schumacher Racing partnered with the U.S. Army in what’s already been labeled as one of the greatest sponsorships in NHRA drag racing. Four years later, Don Schumacher delivered to the U.S. Army its first NHRA POWERade Top Fuel world title -- an amazing feat to be sure.