Drag Illustrated Issue 182, May / June 2023 - Page 68
MOVERS & SHAKERS
NEW KID ON THE BLOCK : With his wife , Daria , on the driver ’ s side door and his sister , Sarah , on the passenger side , Chris Vang rolls in to stage the Kramer family ’ s new Mountain Motor Pro Stock Camaro . While Vang is a decorated sportsman racer and Pro Stock crew member with his NHRA Pro Stock license , he made his MMPS competition debut at the WSOPM .
KING TUT TALKS : Todd “ King Tut ” Tutterow breaks down his second-round win over Mark “ Tydo ” Werdehausen with WFO Radio ’ s Joe Castello , who was the top-end reporter for the CBS Sports coverage of the WSOPM .
THE MADMAN : Outlaw Pro Modified veteran Frankie “ The Madman ” Taylor cools off after making a pass in his new screw-blown IHRA Motorsports ‘ 69 Camaro in the first round of the $ 10,000-to-win Chicago-Style Second-Chance Shootout .
DECKER DUO : Pro Mod drivers Mike “ Hollywood ” Decker III and his father , two-time and reigning NEOPMA champion Mike Decker Jr ., pose for a photo at the top end after the first round of the WSOPM Chicago-Style Second-Chance Shootout .
FAN FAVORITE : Mark “ Tydo ” Werdehausen , driver of the twin-turbocharged “ Wolverine II ” ‘ 69 Camaro , makes these young fans ’ day , giving them T-shirts , hero cards , and other souvenirs . Werdehausen qualified No . 18 and scored a meaningful round-one win .
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