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contenders / Las Vegas VORTECH outlaw 8.5 Presented by MMR

DRIVER: Walter Poyner

TEAM NAME: Twisted Racing

HOMETOWN: Castle Rock, Washington

CAR: 1993 Mustang

ENGINE COMBO: 376ci / Supercharged

BEST ET & MPH: TBD

SPONSORS: Somers Racing Engines

DRIVER: Alan Casey

TEAM NAME: BiesQuick Racing

HOMETOWN: Las Vegas, Nevada

CAR: 1993 Mustang

ENGINE COMBO: SBF / Turbo

BEST ET & MPH: 5.80 / 131

SPONSORS: BiesQuick Racing, Blazvignater Custom Design & Fab., Ayers Performance, Door King, BigWorm Racing, Sharper Image Rod & Custom in Kingman, AZ & S&M Motorsports.

SPECIAL THANKS TO: To my lovely wife for the love and patience of the sport. To my AZ Boyz Chris, Brian & Brent, & to my teammates Scott, Derek, Robert, & Roger for the all the dedication and support to myself and to the car. Couldn't do any of this with out you guys.

DRIVER: Sherry Castagno

CLASS: Vortech Superchargers Outlaw 8.5

TEAM NAME: Castagno Racing

HOMETOWN: Ethel, Washington

CAR: 1968 Camaro

ENGINE COMBO: 604ci BBC / Single Stage Nitrous

BEST ET & MPH: 5.05 / 141mph

SPONSORS: Key Trucking, Lower Columbia Occupational Health &

Britco Racing Engines

SPECIAL THANKS TO: The BEST Husband and Crew Chief Craig Castagno. My #1 Beer Chief / Tuner Shane Workman. My right hand man and Beer Assistant Kenner Stedham. The Track Whisperer Jack Stutler and his amazing wife my BFF Shawna Stutler and our beautiful daughters who are always there when we need them Sierra Rohr and Paige Castagno. Last but NOT least Grant Wick my engine builder!! Without them none of this is possible!!

DRIVER: Derek Cooper

CLASS: Vortech Superchargers Outlaw 8.5

TEAM NAME: Team Homewrecker Racing

HOMETOWN: Littleton, Colorado

CAR: 1989 Ford Mustang

ENGINE COMBO: 8.2" SBF / ProCharged

BEST ET & MPH: 4.862 / 153.55 in Denver

SPONSORS: P & Performance, Bachman Auto, MagnaFuel, J.B.A. Tools, On Track Performance, Pettis Performance, ProCharger & Martinez Bros. Racing

SPECIAL THANKS TO: Gayle Cooper, Scott Patten, Jason Pettis, Jeff Godwin, Mike Aldrich, Charlie Bachman, Cliff Penick, Darren Brinkman, Donovan Martinez, Darren Martinez, Adam "The Flashlight Guy" Lucas, Thea Zancanella, Alessandro Meloni, Luigi Meloni, Tony Stark, Lee Stark, Sean "Mustang" Miller, Mike Miller & Mel Roth

DRIVER: Alex Gutierrez

CLASS: Vortech Superchargers Outlaw 8.5

TEAM NAME: Team Big Head

HOMETOWN: Orangevale, California

CAR: 1969 Nova

ENGINE COMBO: Turbocharged Toyota 2JZ

BEST ET & MPH: 4.91 / 150 (in the heat)

SPONSORS: Chris Alston Chassisworks, Horsepower by Gerolamy, ATO Transmission, TeeGarden Motorsports, Powered Coat it, TRZ Motorsports, Jerry Bickel Race Cars, Precision Turbo, Injector Dynamics, Switzer Dynamics, PTC Converters, River City Differentials, Strange Engineering and Detroit Speed & Engineering.

SPECIAL THANKS TO: I'd like to thank God for the opportunity to be part of something special, my wife, Jimmy Berg, Jim Berg, Mike Weddle, Chris Alston Jr (not bad for an Anchor Baby), Nathan Geralomy, C. Ray Jenkins, my customers (you guys help make this possible), Manny & Nancy Faria, and all our soldiers that preserve our freedom (you guys make me one proud American)

DRIVER: Heather Lenore

CLASS: Vortech Superchargers Outlaw 8.5

TEAM NAME: 5-Door Lenore Racing

HOMETOWN: Huntington Beach, California

CAR: 1978 Malibu Wagon

ENGINE COMBO: 565ci BBC - Single Fogger

BEST ET & MPH: 5.06 / 142 at 3,500 lbs

SPONSORS: Bob, Freddy's Fabworks

SPECIAL THANKS TO: Bob, Mike Hayden, Gunshow and my Family

DRIVER: Wally Friedlander

CLASS: Vortech Superchargers Outlaw 8.5

TEAM NAME: Team Friedlander Racing

HOMETOWN: Lacey, Washington

CAR: 1987 Ford Mustang

ENGINE COMBO: 582ci BBC on Nitrous

BEST ET & MPH: 4.95 / 145 mph

SPONSORS: Slick Rick Racing Heads

SPECIAL THANKS TO: My wife, Momi, for writing the checks and making sure the crew gets fed. My crew chiefs, Derek "Cornbread" Losey and my son Shawn for the tune ups. And last but not least my worker-bees, Aundrey "Action" Jackson, Gordy and Christy Skadan.

DRIVER: Jim DiMaggio

CLASS: Vortech Superchargers Outlaw 8.5

HOMETOWN: Castro Valley, California

CAR: 1971 Firebird

ENGINE COMBO: Pontiac 535ci

BEST ET & MPH: 5.05 / 144

SPONSORS: Race Engine Systems (RES) and Enterprise Motorsports

SPECIAL THANKS TO: My wife Katie for all of the love, patience and support. Also special thanks to Craig Gerfen of Race Engine Systems for all of the help over the years

DRIVER: Joe Gallagher

CLASS: Vortech Superchargers Outlaw 8.5

TEAM NAME: Dyno Edge

HOMETOWN: Albuquerque, New Mexico

CAR: 1986 Ford Mustang

ENGINE COMBO: SBF / Single turbo

BEST ET & MPH: 4.89 / 150

SPONSORS: Dyno Edge, Sherbring Racing & Pettis Performance

SPECIAL THANKS TO: Chris Groves, Mike Sherbring, Jason Pettis, John Klem, Matt Triplett, Scott Lewis, Scottie Johnson and too many more people to mention. Takes so many people to make a car come together

DRIVER: Travis Hetrick

CLASS: Vortech Superchargers Outlaw 8.5

TEAM NAME: Hetrick Racing

HOMETOWN: Modesto, California

CAR: 1988 Mustang

ENGINE COMBO: Blown SBC

BEST ET & MPH: N/A

SPONSORS: Hetrick Racing, Rons Auto, Two Gun Motorsports, Spec-Rite Converters, M/T Tires, Crower, my wife Lizz Hetrick and Coors Light for keeping the Silver Bullet going!

SPECIAL THANKS TO: My family, wife & kids for supporting me! Trevor, Ron, Javier, Randy, Big Dave and everybody that comes to support the Silver Bullet Team!

DRIVER: Dan Hale

CLASS: Vortech Superchargers Outlaw 8.5

TEAM NAME: Dan Hale Racing

HOMETOWN: Simi Valley, California

CAR: 1989 Mustang

ENGINE COMBO: MMR 5..0 Coyote

BEST ET & MPH: 4.90 @ 149

SPONSORS: MMR / Mechanic Wear / Fab Tech

SPECIAL THANKS TO: Jim Hale at Mechanix Wear for the support all year, Mark & Greg at MMR and Jamie at Fab Tech

DRIVER: Ricky Daniels

CLASS: Vortech Superchargers Outlaw 8.5

TEAM NAME: WE Racing

HOMETOWN: Albuquerque, New Mexico

CAR: 1986 Mustang

ENGINE COMBO: Turbo SBF

BEST ET & MPH: 4.88 / 146

SPONSORS: The Dyno Edge, Yearwood Performance Center & www.WeRacingNM.com

DRIVER: Allen Gadberry Jr

CLASS: Vortech Superchargers Outlaw 8.5

HOMETOWN: Bakersfield, California

CAR: 1990 Ford Mustang

ENGINE COMBO: 430ci SBF

BEST ET & MPH: 5.21 / 138

SPONSORS: RLH Fire Protection, Concastco & Race Engine Systems

SPECIAL THANKS TO: Craig Gerfen, Don Lindsey, James Esparza, Mike Orban, Paul Langley, Kirk Olson and my wife for letting me live the dream.

DRIVER: Scott Lewis

CLASS: Vortech Superchargers Outlaw 8.5

TEAM NAME: Lewis Racing

HOMETOWN: Albuquerque, New Mexico

CAR: 1971 Chevelle "Frog"

ENGINE COMBO: Turbo-Fire 307 with a big bore kit and a little nitrous

SPONSORS: Jim @ Yearwood Performance, Chris @The Dyno Edge, Paul @ PKRE Nitrous Systems, Paint and Hot Oil Massage by Krusty, Roni @ Booth Racing and Mike @ Sherbring Racing

SPECIAL THANKS TO: Michael @ Miraco's Ultra Works

DRIVER: Jack Sucilsky

CLASS: Vortech Superchargers Outlaw 8.5

TEAM NAME: AED Racing

HOMETOWN: Bozeman, Montana

CAR: 2003 Cobra

ENGINE COMBO: 4.6 Single Turbo

BEST ET & MPH: N/A

SPONSORS: AED Racing, Enterprise Motorsports & Differentials

SPECIAL THANKS TO: Drew Wallace @ AED

DRIVER: Kevin Keller

CLASS: Vortech Superchargers Outlaw 8.5

HOMETOWN: South San Francisco, California

CAR: 1964 Nova

ENGINE COMBO: 357ci SBC / F1x-12 ProCharged

BEST ET & MPH: 5.15 / 141 Still working on it

SPECIAL THANKS TO: Dave and Angie from Dave's Engine Machining, Everyone from Gotelli Speed Shop in South San Francisco, Joe Debattista For help at the shop and Dad for help at the track

DRIVER: Anthony BIG WORM Smith

CLASS: Vortech Superchargers Outlaw 8.5

TEAM NAME: Big Worm Party Machine

HOMETOWN: Los Angeles, California

CAR: 1993 Mustang

ENGINE COMBO: 289ci SBF / Turbo

BEST ET & MPH: 4.76 / 155

SPONSORS: Hot Rod Performance, Turbos Direct, Funkhouser Racecars, Hughes Performance, Sander Engineering, Ross Pistons, Deeds Performance, Team Temporary (those bastards), Best Ever Waterproofing, Mac Daddy wiring

SPECIAL THANKS TO: Doug and his majestic hair, Yoshi, Jimmy Grace, Brian, Watts City Racing, Ben Davidow, Jason Lee, The Kevin Wallauer Show, Brian Greenberg, the 562 Wrecking Crew, Jim Fulgham in heaven, Pennywise, those dam Canadians, the late great Bruce Lee, Lemmy, and all who have helped at the track when I was in need

DRIVER: Case Van Tol

CLASS: Vortech Superchargers Outlaw 8.5

TEAM NAME: Van Tol / Raygoza Racing

HOMETOWN: Orland, California

CAR: 1967 Nova

ENGINE COMBO: 548ci BBC

SPONSORS: AES Racing Engine's, PKRE Racing, Hughes Performance, Calvert Racing, TD Dairy, John's Tire Muffler, Van Tol Dairy 2 & Reed's Auto Body .

SPECIAL THANKS TO: Tom Van Tol & my wife.

DRIVER: George Raygoza

CLASS: Vortech Superchargers Outlaw 8.5

TEAM NAME: Van Tol / Raygoza Racing

HOMETOWN: Orland, California

CAR: 1968 Nova

ENGINE COMBO: 582ci BBC / Nitrous

SPONSORS: AES Racing Engine's, PKRE Racing, TD Dairy, Van Tol Dairy #2, NGK Spark Plugs, Hughes Performance, John's Tire Muffler, Ricks Stainless Gas Tanks, Austin Raygoza Truck Repair, Reed's Auto Body, Dow Brothers Race Cars, Santuffs Suspension & Calvert Racing.

SPECIAL THANKS TO:  Crew Darren Wilson & Arnie Munoz.

DRIVER: Darce Laws

CLASS: Vortech Superchargers Outlaw 8.5

HOMETOWN: Casper, Wyoming

CAR: 1965 Oldsmobile 442

ENGINE COMBO: 400ci with 94mm

BEST ET & MPH: 5.07 / 142

SPECIAL THANKS TO: Ebay and Craigslist for providing me the parts I need to qualify #32

DRIVER: Scotty Ray

CLASS: Vortech Superchargers Outlaw 8.5

TEAM NAME: Disruptive Rides

HOMETOWN: San Jose California

CAR: 1973 Camaro

ENGINE COMBO: Small Block Chevy 406ci, 23* heads, 4150 carb, single stage fogger

BEST ET & MPH: 4.94 / 145

SPONSORS: Disruptive Rides, Race Engine System’s, Applied Nitrous Technology, The Oak Town Hustler, Harrison Race Cars, Chassis Design & The Rear End Shop

SPECIAL THANKS TO: My Wife and Daughter

Senad, Joe, Shane, Semir, Anthony, Aaron, Craig and Paul