DRIVER INFO

DOB: December 29, 1962
Hometown: Huntington Beach, CA
Residence: Huntington Beach, CA
Height/weight: 5’8″, 155 lbs.
Marital status: Single
Hobbies: Surfing, Flying, Snowboarding

2017-2023 Funny Car Driver for Jim Dunn Racing

Crew Chief: Jim Dunn
Sponsor: Jim Dunn Racing/DiPinto Logistics International
Career Best E.T.:   3.950
Career Best Speed: 324.43

2022 Points: NHRA Standing
2021 Season Finish:
10th
2020 Season Finish:
12th
2019 Season Finish: 13th
2018 Season Finish:  14th (out of 35)

2017 Season Finish: 13th (out of 34)

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

2022

  • Career-best speed 324.43 (July 23 – Sonoma, CA)
  • Career-high E.T. 3.950 (June 4 – Epping, NH)
  • Career-best speed 319.67 (June 4 – Epping, NH)

2021

  • Finished career-high 10th in points
  • Advanced to semifinals at Pomona 1
  • Set career-best E.T. at Dallas

2020

  • Raced to one quarterfinal
  • Qualified for nine events
  • Finished 12th in points (funny car)

2019

  • Advanced to one quarterfinal
  • Qualified for 19 events
  • Ran a career-best speed in Seattle

2018

  • Drove for Jim Dunn for the second year in a row
  • Qualified in the top half of the field twice (Richmond and Brainerd)

2017

  • Competed in his first full-time Funny Car season and qualified for 23 of 24 events
  • Raced to two semifinal appearances (Phoenix and Denver)
  • Recorded a career-best speed at Atlanta

2016

  • Competed in his first season in Funny Car
  • Qualified for 11 of the 12 events he competed in on the season
  • Raced to a quarterfinal round appearance at Las Vegas 1
  • AAA Road to the Future Award nominee (video)

2015

  • Licensed in Nostalgia Funny Car at Frank Hawley’s Drag Racing School
  • Upgraded license in Nitro Funny Car at Famoso Raceway

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