Drag Illustrated Issue 173, December 2021 - Page 54

MOVERS & SHAKERS

LAST-MINUTE CHANGES : Proline Racing ’ s Jamie Miller takes one last look at the laptop on the starting line at Bradenton Motorsports Park , where Miller tuned multiple clients to late-round finishes at the Snowbirds .
WATCHFUL EYES : PDRA and Virginia Motorsports Park co-owner Tommy Franklin and his right-hand man , PDRA series director and VMP vice president Tyler Crossnoe , watch intently as Franklin ’ s daughter , Ashley , races her Jr . Dragster at the Snowbird Outlaw Nationals . She went on to score runner-up honors .
RAD CHAD : Texas oil businessman Chad Green starts to strap into his Dean Marinis-tuned , Musipowered NHRA Pro Mod entry at the Texas NHRA FallNationals near Dallas . Green raced both Pro Mod and Funny Car in 2021 , with plans to run almost the full season in Funny Car in 2022 .
THE THRILLBILLY : Shane “ Thrillbilly ’’ Stack is having a good time hanging out on the starting line at the Snowbird Outlaw Nationals . The Alabama native qualified No . 3 in Limited Drag Radial , but suffered a first-round loss when he rolled the beams .
CHECK IT OUT : Secondgeneration nitro tuner Daniel Wilkerson closely examines the engine block in Chad Green ’ s Funny Car while doing routine maintenance at the NHRA Finals .
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