Drag Illustrated Issue 177, July / August 2022 - Page 14

WOLVERINE RETURNS

Mark Werdehausen , the crew chief for the late Tim Slavens , makes a 3.77-second , 216.69 MPH blast in the twin-turbocharged “ Wolverine II ” ‘ 69 Camaro during final qualifying at the spring Throwdown in T-Town . Formerly driven by Slavens in its maiden voyage just a couple months before he died of COVID complications , the Wolverine II and its crew are paying tribute to Slavens in a fitting way : continuing Slavens ’ quest for success in Mid-West Drag Racing Series Stroud Safety Pro Mod . Werdehausen qualified No . 12 and managed to reach the semifinals at Tulsa .
Photograph by Steven Wilson Osage Casino Tulsa Raceway Park | Tulsa , Oklahoma | Saturday , May 7 , 2022
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