WORLD CHAM­PION

 ABOVE. Vet­eran pho­to­jour­nal­ist Bob McClurg (back row, sec­ond from right) was pre­sented the Founder’s Award by Garlits and Harry Hi­bler, while Eileen Daniels (front row, far right) was pre­sented the Pat Garlits Memo­rial Award.

Drag Racer - - Quarter-mile Update -

JON­NIE LIND­BERG, NHRA (TWICE) AND EUROPEAN TAFC CHAMP, IS CUR­RENTLY RE­SID­ING IN JIM HEAD’S NITRO FLOPPER, AND DO­ING QUITE WELL, THANK YOU: TWO NA­TIONAL EVENT RUN­NER-UPS, DE­SPITE A LATE SEA­SON START, IN THE TOP TEN. There’s a his­tory of alky driv­ers turned tuner, in­clud­ing Dale Arm­strong, Ken Veney and Ace Manzo, but not so much driv­ers mov­ing to nitro rides. The Lind­berg Broth­ers’ TAFC pro­duced some in­cred­i­ble num­bers. We’re won­der­ing if Head, ever the in­no­va­tor, is giv­ing Jon­nie com­puter time as well as seat time.

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