Drag Illustrated Issue 169, June/July 2021 - Page 54


FINALISTS AT ‘ THE FARM ’: Katie Kirby and Jesse Edens met in the finals of Top Eliminator at the 12th Annual Doorcarpalooza event at North Carolina ’ s Farmington Dragway . When the dust settled it was Edens who got the win light .
LIMO GUY BEHIND THE LENS : Veteran drag racing videographer Scott “ the Limo Guy ” Soucy steps out onto the Summit Motorsports Park starting line to film an Extreme Pro Stock racer ’ s pass .
IGNITING HOPE : Funny Car Chaos racer Nancy Matter shows off the spark plug keychains she uses to generate donations for military and children ’ s charities . Her Racers Igniting Hope effort raised nearly $ 8,000 in 2020 .
DRAG RACING ’ S SPIELBERG : Corey Michalek , who produces cinematically styled videos of drag racing events like the NHRA U . S . Nationals and Summit Motorsports Park ’ s Night Under Fire , captures footage for a PDRA video .
PIERCE & CO .: Multi-talented Pro Modified tuner Jeff Pierce ( left ) poses for a quick pitside photo with car chief Ryan Sadler and driver Ron Muenks during the PDRA American Doorslammer Challenge .
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