Drag Illustrated Issue 175, March / April 2022 - Page 58

“ I ’ ve heard some noise that I ’ m old and washed up , but I ain ’ t done yet !” - NHRA WINTERNATIONALS PRO STOCK WINNER ERICA ENDERS

MOVERS & SHAKERS

KID CHAOS : Second-generation NHRA Pro Stock driver Kyle “ Kid Chaos ” Koretsky tows his Lucas Oil Products Camaro back to the pits at the NHRA Gatornationals , where he was denied his second victory by KB Racing teammate Dallas Glenn in the final round .
HEAD HONCHO : Veteran race official Randy Lee , who has overseen a wide variety of races across the country , keeps an eye on the South Georgia staging lanes during Lights Out 13 eliminations .
TICKET TAKER : Billy “ Ticket Taker ” Driscoll , a longtime behind-the-scenes player at Donald Long ’ s races , sports a “ Make Drag Racing Great Again ” hat while roaming the pits at Lights Out 13 .
KEN KERSHAW : Florida ’ s Ken Kershaw passed away February 17 after a lengthy and hard-fought battle with COVID . Kershaw spent time as a race official at Palm Beach International Raceway and IHRA before joining PDRA as the tech director , where he spearheaded the adoption of the Pro 632 class . He later owned and raced a Chassis Engineering-built Camaro in Outlaw 632 events . Race in peace , Ken .
CALIFORNIA COOL : Hot rod builder Dennis Taylor , who grew up in Southern California but now resides in Arkansas , leans on the twin-turbo ‘ 55 Chevy driven by daughter Alex Taylor at Sick Week .
PHOTOGRAPHS BY CHRIS SEARS , MELLIE SNEDEKER , COLE REYNOLDS , TARA BOWKER , AND NHRA
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