CANDY KING : Texas nitro racing veteran Mitch King , who owns a successful candy and ice cream shop in Galveston , is all smiles as he makes his NHRA Top Fuel return at the SpringNationals .
FUTURE CHAMPION : Jackson Horn celebrates his win at Farmington Dragway in Jr . Dragster during the 12th Annual Doorcarpalooza event at the North Carolina eighth-mile facility .
TRACK WHISPERER : Longtime track specialist Lanny Miglizzi is in his element as he scopes out the Houston Raceway Park starting line for the trio of nitro teams he serves as a part of the John Force Racing organization .
BAGGING TROPHIES : Nine-year-old Mason Boulware celebrates another win in late March at Arkansas ’ s Prescott Raceway , bringing his win total to seven . The Bagwell , Texas , native enjoys racing his Jr . Dragster and aspires to be a game warden when he enters the workforce .
PROUD PATRIARCHS : A / Fuel tuner and owner Randy Meyer ( left ) and iconic engine builder Brad Anderson await a Top Alcohol Dragster qualifying session , where Meyer ’ s daughter , Rachel , and Anderson ’ s granddaughter , Madison Payne , carry on their family legacies .
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