Drag Illustrated Issue 168, May 2021 | Page 48


SHAMELESS : Wes Distefano ( left ), the defending world champion in PDRA Pro Outlaw 632 , pauses for a photo with his friend and new teammate , Vinny LaRosa . Distefano and his family own $ hameless Racing , which is sponsoring fellow racers LaRosa and Jimmy Pelcarsky this season .
MOVING UP : Former Top Dragster driver Camrie Caruso is all smiles as she tows back to the pits in her new NGK Spark Plugs / Right Trailers Pontiac GXP during her debut weekend in PDRA Pro Outlaw 632 competition . She also plans to run at least one NHRA Mountain Motor Pro Stock race this year .
RAD : NHRA Funny Car pilot Alexis DeJoria hangs out with the Worsham Racing team at Funny Car Chaos . Del Worsham tunes DeJoria ’ s ROKiT Phones / Bandero Tequila car and has played a key role in her Funny Car career .
CORN WARRIOR : Alabama corn farmer Chad Henderson prepares to make a qualifying pass in his nitrous-fed , Stevie “ Fast ” Jackson-tuned Buick Grand National at Lights Out 12 .
THE BOSSES : Infamous drag radial racing promoter Donald “ Duck ” Long pauses to take a photo with his wife , Stephanie “ Boss X ” Long , in the final hours of Duck X Productions ’ Lights Out 12 at South Georgia Motorsports Park . The couple works together to organize every detail of DXP ’ s events .
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