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The Fast Lane: Time to put Dallas behind
Appearances in MemphisIn between the Dallas and Memphis weekends, I made a pit stop for an appearance at an AutoZone Manager's convention. It's very common for Quaker State to have good relationships with the retailers that sell their products. It was the debut the ShowCar's special effects. Push a button and out pours smoke from the headers. The Memphis race is bookended with another appearance at the Snap-on Olive Branch Facility near Memphis. The Snap-on appearance is similar to the one we did in Kenosha with the unloading of Cruz's and our race cars. We're taking the kids to the park and dentist this week. It seems to be cooling off in Indy. Goodbye summer!
Back on trackWe are bound and determined to do better this weekend. I've won in Memphis before, and this would be perfect timing for another win. I would like to see that Quaker State car back in the winner's circle more than anything. It is time ...
Tony Pedregon, a two-time NHRA Funny Car champion and 40-time race winner, will be sharing his thoughts and expertise before every NHRA race weekend in 2009. Have any questions or comments for the driver of the Quaker State NHRA Funny Car? E-mail him at email@example.com