Drag Illustrated Issue 177, July / August 2022 | Page 72


SET THE STAGE : Chris Powers II , son of defending PDRA Extreme Pro Stock world champion Chris Powers , gets his dad ready to stage the family ’ s eye-catching Sonny ’ s Racing Engines ‘ 21 Camaro .
MIND OF MENSCER : Shock and suspension guru Mark Menscer hangs out on the starting line at the PDRA American Doorslammer Challenge at Norwalk . Menscer has become a fixture at PDRA races this season , as his company , Menscer Motorsports , is sponsoring the Pro Street and Super Street classes .
QUESTIONS FOR QUARTUCCIO : PDRA ’ s Brandon Layfield interviews Pro Boost contender Ken Quartuccio in the Jerry Bickel Race Cars Top End Zone after Quartuccio made a pass in his ProCharger-boosted “ Serial Killer ” ‘ 69 Camaro .
DYNAMIC DUO : Master engine builder Pat Musi ( right ) and nitrous tuner “ Mean ” Dean Marinis take in the action on the starting line at the PDRA American Doorslammer Challenge , where they checked in with numerous Musi Racing Engines customers , like Pro 632 world champion turned Pro Nitrous rookie Wes Distefano .
HOLLYWOOD : Mike “ Hollywood ” Decker III hangs out the door frame of the screw-blown Decker ’ s Salvage “ Spare Change ” Camaro he runs in NEOPMA competition alongside his father , who beat “ Hollywood ” in the second round at Empire .
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