“Well, this year has been very good for us with some unfortunate bad stuff thrown in. Racing in Pro Modified is in my opinion the best class there is in Drag Racing. You do HAVE TO DRIVE these things, 2000hp plus in a door car is a truly incredible experience. We had our first SIX second pass at well over 200mph and we qualified for the Main Event at Santa Pod in May which was a great achievement at a European event.
To give you an idea of how quickly one of these beasts accelerates, we recorded 1.01 seconds to the sixty foot beams at 79mph!!! So when somebody mentions the 0 to 60 time of the latest showroom supercar, just have a think about it?!
We had a couple of cases of engine damage this year, which unfortunately has to be expected to a certain extent at this level, so I must thank Kenny at E.D.A. for his usual support and Andy Mapes for machine work. Dennis and Luke, my crew, are both diamonds and I have to say they are tireless and I can’t thank them enough. Dennis also has the added benefit of being able to make me laugh at almost anything, his sense of humour is very sharp, cheers mate! Luke has a score to settle at some time, I am expecting it! I played a practical joke on him earlier this year which was absolutely priceless, his face was a picture!
We want to attend our first European event next year, hopefully at Hockenheim in Germany, so that’s something new to look forward to.
I will also be approaching a number of companies for potential sponsorship, so if you get a proposal drop through your door take your time and have a good look!!
One last thing for now; we have a new team boss! Jimmy is Dennis and Stacey’s son, he has been to a few events with us this year and I think you will agree that he certainly looks the part!”