2003 Las Vegas Testing Pics
By Phil Elliott
Bob Gilbertson sported new paint. Photo by Phil Elliott
Andrew Cowin in the new Carrier
Boyz fueler. Mark and Andy Carrier have got the goods. Photo by Phil Elliott
Darrell Russell was best on Saturday. Photo by Phil Elliott
Jay Syvertsen of Surrey, BC, was out testing his
AJ-powered Pro Mod Chevy Pickup.
Photo by Phil Elliott
Cal and Mary Ann Method
Steve Gasparelli's TAFC.
Doug Gordon looked good, ran OK.
Gary Read (in Mike Sullivan's fuel altered with a body).
Takahiro Tashiro (39) (ex-Stone Cold Corvette body, Hadman chassis). All Japanese team lists Torrance, CA, as home and Exporter as occupation. Kazuhiro Tashiro is crew chief.
Doug Kalitta, Top Fuel.
Mike Kloeber always sets his stop watch as soon as the engine behind Clay Millican starts.
|Ex-FC great Denny Savage helped TAD driver John Haley.
CJ Nelson launched with a few cylinders out.
Rick Rogers' FE TF car. Prof. Ginz was helping. I think it is a Tuttle/Donovan. Ran
6.88, 6.53, and 6.32 on license passes.
Scott Geoffrion still battles Mustang. Ran 6.99.
Ray Hadford has returned to drag racing. Drove for Jim Green through '60s, first with C/D - B/D (first car in history to use Clutch-flite). 1968 World Champ in Comp, TG, and on into FC with Green Elephant.
Clarence Thomas ran 7.55 at almost 182 in Cavalier B/AA.
Bob Igo B/AA Bantam.
TAD is John Haley.
Another Waldo? That's Gary in red Nova.
Rush A/AA (not AA/A).
TJ had a 4.90 Saturday.
Duane Shields has had myriad probs. As he staged and brought the motor up on one run, the supercharger drive belt broke.
Lance Larson enjoys the LV atmosphere.
Jim Head is being helped by Alan Johnson.
The Cowin kid smoke's 'em in the Carrier Boyz car. Car is NHRA only -- a surprise.
John Smith's Top Fueler.
Red Chevy II launches hard.
Rhonda Hartman's Top Fueler.
Scott Weis' Top Fueler.
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