Drag Illustrated Issue 176, May / June 2022 - Page 58


DADDY ’ S LITTLE GIRL : PDRA Elite Top Sportsman veteran Randy Perkinson and his daughter , Millie , are all smiles as they enjoy some quality time in the pits during a recent PDRA race .
MOVING ON : PDRA Extreme Pro Stock wheelmen Tony Gillig and Johnny Pluchino high-five after both drivers won their respective first-round matches at the season-opening East Coast Nationals .
RACE READY : Marcus Butner , a relative newcomer in PDRA Pro Nitrous , prepares to strap in to his Jay Cox-tuned , Musi-powered Butner Construction “ Code Blue ” ‘ 69 Camaro for first round of eliminations .
MEET ‘ THE LUMBERJACK ’: Two-time NHRA Pro Mod champion and former PDRA Pro Nitrous star Stevie “ Fast ” Jackson congratulates Stan Shelton on his first-round Pro Boost win over Jackson at the PDRA East Coast Nationals . Shelton , a truck and tractor pulling veteran , used a . 008 light to beat Jackson on a holeshot .
THE TOP END ZONE IS BACK : Perennial Pro Nitrous star Jay Cox breaks down his run with PDRA announcer Scotty Gore and livestreamer Jay Warren , aka NC Pro Moder , in the Top End Zone , which is back with support from Jerry Bickel Race Cars after a substantial hiatus .
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