Drag Illustrated Issue 176, May / June 2022 - Page 60


BACK IN THE SADDLE : Walt Lannigan Jr ., who was a major player in PDRA Pro 632 in its first few years in the series , is clearly glad to be back as the new driver of $ hameless Racing ’ s championshipwinning ‘ 68 Camaro . He reached the final round at the season opener .
LEADING THE WAY : Teri Carr stops for a photo in front of the Mountain Motor Pro Stock Camaro driven by her husband , JR Carr , before guiding him out onto the track at Beech Bend , where he reached the final round in PDRA Extreme Pro Stock .
P2 PAIR : Wendi and Kurt Steding pose for a quick photo before Kurt straps in to his P2 Contracting Camaro for the second round of Pro Boost eliminations at the PDRA Doorslammer Derby at Beech Bend Raceway Park in Bowling Green , Kentucky .
HOOKED FOR LIFE : Rick Whaley made his first pass down Piedmont Dragway in 1968 , and has been hooked ever since . The Reidsville , North Carolina , resident went on to win five championships at Piedmont , and picked up another one at Roxboro Dragway . Whaley , now 69 , has retired his beautiful IROC Camaro and will campaign a ‘ 78 Malibu for the 2022 season .
QUEEN TUT : Denise Tutterow posts up in the door frame of the screw-blown P2 Contracting Pro Boost Camaro driven and tuned by her husband , Pro Mod veteran Todd “ King Tut ” Tutterow . Denise has been along for the ride throughout Todd ’ s career , which has included more than a dozen championships in various series .
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