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QUICKFACTSCategory: Pro Stock 2013 Car: Summit Racing Equipment Chevrolet Camaro Crew Chief: Rob Downing Team Owner: Ken Black 2012 Wins/Final Rounds: 4/5 Career Wins/Final Rounds: 74/112 Best Points Finish: 1st (2003, 2004, 2005, 2010) First Start: Columbus 1998 First Victory: Bristol 2001 First No. 1 Qualifying Position: Atlanta 2001 Career No.1 Qualifiers: 75 (4th highest in NHRA history) Career-Best Elapsed Time: 6.487 seconds Career-Best Top Speed: 213.74 MPH
PERSONAL INFORMATIONResidence: Concord, NC Hometown: Duluth, MN Date of Birth: March 14, 1961 Wife: Kim Daughter: Brittany (7/13/90) Son: Cody (8/24/98) Hobbies: Golf; boating; watching football, basketball, and hockey Notable: Served as a crew member and crew chief for Warren Johnson during four of Johnson's six NHRA Pro Stock world championships
2012: Finished in the Pro Stock Top Five for the tenth consecutive season. Won four national events. Runner-upped at five national events. Won KB Racing's 100th race at the NHRA Supernationals while debuting new Summit Racing Camaro. Extended streak of winning at least one race per season to 12 consecutive seasons, currently the longest active streak.
2011: Finished in the Pro Stock Top Three for the ninth consecurtive time. Won five NHRA national events. Won his sixth U.S. Nationals. Won his fourth K&N Horsepower Challenge at the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals (the most of any Pro Stock driver in NHRA history). Extended streak of winning at least one race per season to 11 consecutive seasons, currently the longest active streak.
2010: Earned fourth NHRA Pro Stock World Championship. Set record for most points earned in a single season (2,591). Won three of six races in the Countdown to 1 series. Won the NHRA K&N Horsepower Challenge at the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals. Extended streak of winning at least one race per season to 10 consecutive seasons, currently the longest active streak.
2009: Finished in Pro Stock Top Three for eighth consecutive time. Won his “home” race at Brainerd for the second time. Runner-upped in the K&N Horsepower Challenge bonus race. Became sixth NHRA driver to reach 60 career wins, Extended his season winning streak to nine consecutive with at least one win.
2008: Finished in Pro Stock Top Three for seventh consecutive time. Earned six victories including Pomona 1 and Pomona 2. Runner-up in the NHRA K&N Horsepower Challenge.
2007: Competed in inaugural Countdown to 4 and Countdown to 1. Finished in Pro Stock Top Three for sixth consecutive time. Earned 50th consecutive career win. Passed Joe Amato for fifth place on career No. 1 qualifiers list. Established national record for elapsed time (6.536 seconds).
2006: Finished in Pro Stock Top Three for the fifth consectutive time. Passed the 300 mark for career round wins (305). Earned four victories in seven final-round appeareances including U.S. Nationals. Qualified No. 1 at 11 events. Clocked first 6.5-second run (Richmond).
2005: Won third consecutive NHRA Pro Stock world championship. Earned eight victories in 11 final-round appearances. Clocked national record performances for elapsed time (6.633 seconds) and top speed (208.23 mph) in Gainesville. Was No. 1 qualifier at seven events.
2004: Earned his second consecutive NHRA Pro Stock world championship. Earned championship by the largest margin of victory in NHRA history (742 points). Set NHRA records for most victories in single season (15), No. 1 qualifiers in single season (16), elimination round wins in single season (76), and final round appearances in single season in NHRA history (19). Moved into the No. 4 spot on all-time win list in Pro Stock history. Moved from 29th to 13th place on the all-time Pro Stock wins list. Set 20 track records. Earned third Mac Tools U.S. Nationals victory. Voted national motorsports Driver of the Year in balloting by nationwide motorsports media.
2003: Earned first NHRA Pro Stock championship. Won a Pro Stock record 12 events. Earned an NHRA-record 67 round wins. Earned 14 No. 1 qualifying positions. Set national records for elapsed time and top speed. One of only two Pro Stock drivers to qualify for all 23 national events.
2002: Earned two victories and two No. 1 qualifying positions in first full season of Pro Stock.
2001: Won first career NHRA national event (Bristol). Recorded first career No. 1 qualifying position (Atlanta). Won U.S. Nationals.
2000: Recorded the best average reaction time in Pro Stock ( 0.435 of a second)
1999: Became seventh member of the Speed Pro 200-mph Pro Stock Club with a 200.11 mph pass (Richmond)
1998: Began Pro Stock driving career