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Puts down a .874 Sixty Foot in Testing

Frankie-Taylor-Qatar

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Frankie Taylor and Team are not resting over in Qatar, they went out testing today and laid down a Earth Rotating .874 60′ then blew the tires off. They came back and turned the wick down a bit and laid down another .877 60′ but again broke lose. They finally got it turned down enough to make a full pass with a .902 60′, 2.385 330′ and 3.543@213.47 – Wow…

Qualifying for the third race starts tomorrow – we can’t wait.. Will the records fall once again? Will someone go into the 3.40’s??? Stay tuned..

Oh, we about forgot, NXSTTF!!!

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Justin “Lil’ Country” Swanstrom is now 2 for 2 in X275!!!

Justin Swanstrom wins Bradenton X275

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Justin Swanstrom captured his second X275 win of the season at the US Nationals in Bradenton on January 27th. The Fat Boy Racing Team qualified #2 with a impressive 4.751@150.50 and ran a consistently fast pace every round. They met up with Scotty Guadagno in the final who was driving the Mustang of Eugene Rodriguez at this race. Both cars slowed in this round, but Justin still came out on top once again running a 4.870@148.09 to Guadagno’s 4.946@143.33.

That makes for a great back to back win after the Tomato Nationals earlier this year. The Father & Son Team has been making all the right calls and taking that Silver Mustang to the winners circle. We’re looking forward to seeing how the team does at SGMP very soon!

Congratulations to Justin & Corey on your second win of the season – keep it up guys!!

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Alex Hossler Sets new PX Record in Qatar

Arabian Drag Racing League

Al-Anabi driver Alex Hossler set a new World Record in Qualifying Round #3 running a 3.544@212.36!!! He went a 3.550 early in the day to back it up. Way to go Frank Manzo and Billy Stocklin too…

Alex went on to run a 3.534@213.27 in the final, resetting the record once again and defeating his team mate Von Smith to take home the win in Pro Extreme!

Congratulations Alex and Team Al-Anabi!!

 

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Breaks ET and MPH Records for Fastest Doorslammer Class

Frankie Taylor wins Pro Extreme in Qatar

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Frankie Taylor AKA “Mad Man” broke all records in Pro Extreme at the Arabian Drag Racing Leagues Race in Qatar January 19th. Taylor laid down and unprecedented 214.42 MPH during his second qualifier along with a 3.563, backed up by his previous qualifying pass of 3.580@213.16!

Joey “Hero” Martin & Taylor faced up in the final round for an “All NCRC” slugfest. Martin’s wheelie bar broke ending what would have been a close race. Martin had laid down a 3.624@209.14 during testing later, proving that the White Camaro will lay down the big numbers.

Big Congratulations to Frankie on the win and new World Records and to Joey on the R/U!

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Todd Tutterow goes 3.993 @ 191.95

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Runs 3.993@191.95 in testing – Fastest Ever Outlaw 10.5 Pass

Todd Tutterow blasted out a 3.993@191.95 driving the Al-Anabi Outlaw 10.5 Corvette in Qatar during testing on January 14th. While some won’t give him credit as it was during testing, and there were not certified pictures of the scales to prove he was at race weight, it was still the 1st pass by an Outlaw 10.5 car in the 3.90’s.

Todd went on to win the 1st event over Tim Lynch setting the stage for an exciting battle for the next race in the series!