Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Racer Bio: Brody Callahan


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The Baddest Around... 
Brody Callahan!


Quick Facts

Name:  Brody Callahan
Age:  8
Hometown:  Fayetteville, North Carolina
Team/Crew name: Callahan Jr. Drag Racing
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Crew Members: Matt (Dad), Crystal (Mom), Dennis (Papa), Shaun (Uncle), Nolan (Brother), and Wyatt (Brother)

All About Racing

  
 
How did you get into Jr Dragster? 
When I was about three years old, my parents took me to Rockingham Dragway. At that race, they had Jrs. running. It took me to seven to convince my mom to let me try it. For my seventh birthday, my parents sent me to Roy Hill's Drag Racing School. Ever since then, I have been hooked.

What is your favorite thing about racing?
The adrenaline rush of taking off on the third yellow.

What is your favorite track to race on?

What are some of your racing accomplishments? 
-May 2017:  Semi-finalist
-July 2017:  Attended the NHRA Jr. National Eastern Conference Finals
-September 2017:  Was on display and ran down the track at the Carolina Nationals zMAX
 
What are some wise words for new racers?
"It does not matter if you win or lose as long as you are doing your best and having fun!"




Life Off the Track
What activities do you enjoy outside of racing?
Baseball, soccer, and playing with my younger two brothers.
What are your plans after racing junior? 
To drive a big car of course! I have not decided yet if I want to go to college or follow in my Papa's footsteps and join the Army.
What are your dreams for the future?
To drive a dragster like Tony Schumacher or funny car like Matt Hagan.

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Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Racer Bio: Ryan Bese


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The Racing Beast... 
Ryan Bese!


Quick Facts

Name:  Ryan Bese   
Age:  12
Hometown:  Keizer, Oregon
Home Track: Woodburn Dragstrip
Team/Crew name: Woodburn Warriors 
Crew Members: Isaac Bese (Dad) and Christine Bese (Mom) 

All About Racing

  
 
How did you get into Jr Dragster? 
My dad raced with Del Worsham when I was younger and then worked on a local Top Alcohol Funny Car team, so I grew up around drag racing. Once I turned 8, I started to make test laps in my junior dragster, with the help of Brian, Mindy, and Dylan Hough.

What is your favorite thing about racing?
Winning, and the friends I have made at Woodburn. We all camp out at night and hang out.

What is your favorite track to race on?
There aren't a lot of tracks near me, but thankfully Woodburn Dragstrip is very close. It's a great facility.

What are some of your racing accomplishments? 
-Named Top Performer in the Jr Drag Racing publication in 2015
-Named Woodburn Dragstrip Rookie of the Year in 2015
-Won the Fall Series Track Championship in 2016
-Won 2 Wally Trophies 
-Been on Team Woodburn for the Summit ET Finals 2 times
 
What are some wise words for new racers?
"Don't be too hard on yourself if you've had a bad day racing, don't ever give up chasing your goals, and most importantly, have fun."




Life Off the Track
What activities do you enjoy outside of racing?
I run Cross Country and Track and Field.
What are your plans after racing junior? 
I still have 4-5 years left in junior, so I'm not sure. I do love Funny Cars though.
What are your dreams for the future?
Win the Summer Series Track Championship at Woodburn, make Team Woodburn again, and to qualify for All City in Track and Field.

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Friday, January 12, 2018

Racer Bio: Kade Renoll


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The quickest kid around... 
Kade Renoll!


Quick Facts

Name:  Kade Renoll   
Age:  10 
Hometown:  Surprise, Arizona
Home Track: Tucson Dragway
Team/Crew name:  Renoll Racing
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Crew Members:  Justin (Dad, Crew Chief), Tara, (Mom, Crew), Jace (Brother, Crew), Cliff (Papa, Crew)

All About Racing

  

How did you get into Jr Dragster? 
My father has been racing for over 25 years.

What is your favorite thing about racing?
Being able to hang out with my family and friends.

What is your favorite track to race on?

What are some of your racing accomplishments? 
2017 - 5 wins, 4 runner-up finishes, 3 semi-finalist
2016 - Tucson Dragway Shootout winner
2015 - 3 wins, 2 runner-up finishes, 5 semi-finalist

What are some wise words for new racers?

"Believe in yourself!"




Life Off the Track
What activities do you enjoy outside of racing?
I love playing baseball, video games, riding my bike, and playing with my friends.

What are your plans after racing junior? 
Racing my dad's super comp dragster.

What are your dreams for the future?

To become a famous racer!


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Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Racer Bio: Claire & Paige Pommerich


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The Swift Sisters... 
Claire & Paige Pommerich!

 
Quick Facts

Name:  Claire & Paige Pommerich    
Age:  11 & 8 
Hometown:  Franksville, Wisconsin
Home Track: Great Lakes Dragaway
Team/Crew name:  Twisted Sister Racing
Crew Members:  Mom, Dad and Mike

All About Racing

  

How did you get into Jr Dragster? 
Claire:  Watching my Dad race his Camaro. 
Paige:  Watching my Dad and sister race.

What is your favorite thing about racing?
Claire:  Going fast and winnning. 
Paige:  Going fast and getting to spend time with my family.

What is your favorite track to race on?
Claire & Paige:  Great Lakes Dragaway

What are some of your racing accomplishments? 
Claire:  2015 Track Champion, 2016 Track Champion, 15 race wins and 6 runner ups.  Going 7 rounds to win a Wally in 2016.
Paige:  Won a track championship in my first year of racing.

What are some wise words for new racers?

Claire:  "Focus on the tree, practice and most important is to have fun."
Paige:  "Have fun and always be a good sportsman."




Life Off the Track

What activities do you enjoy outside of racing?
Claire:  Go-karting, riding my ATV, hunting, and basketball.
Paige:  Gymnastics, basketball and swimming.
What are your plans after racing junior? 
Claire:  Racing a top-sportsman car.
Paige:  Racing big cars.
What are your dreams for the future?

Claire:  Becoming a DNR agent.
Paige:  To become a veterinarian. 


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Monday, December 11, 2017

Racer Bio: Baylee Mize


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None other than... 
Baylee Mize!



Quick Facts

Name:  Baylee Mize    
Age:  14 
Hometown:  Harriman, Tennessee
Home Track: Bristol Dragway
Team/Crew name:  Mize Racing
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Crew Members:  Jeff and Jim Mize
All About Racing

  
 
How did you get into Jr Dragster? 
I grew up in a drag racing family and have always wanted to race a junior dragster.

What is your favorite thing about racing?
All the friends I have made and the adrenaline rush.

What is your favorite track to race on?

What are some of your racing accomplishments? 
3 wins, 5 runner ups (2 of those were at the NHRA Lucas Oil Division 2 races), 5 semis and many quarters.
 
What are some wise words for new racers?
"Do the best you can and don't freak out but most importantly HAVE FUN!"





Life Off the Track
 
What activities do you enjoy outside of racing?
Tennis, cheer, and volleyball.

What are your plans after racing junior?
To drive my dad's super comp car.

What are your dreams for the future?
To be a professional pro stock driver.



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