Drag Illustrated Issue 182, May / June 2023 | Page 66


BACK FOR MORE : Pro Mod veteran Doug Winters rolls to the staging lanes in his supercharged Stinar ‘ 69 Chevelle for the third qualifying session at the WSOPM . As the runner-up at the 2019 WSOPM , Winters was looking for another late-round finish .
THE CAROLINA KID : Travis “ The Carolina Kid ” Harvey wheels the ProCharged GALOT Motorsports ‘ 69 Camaro to the staging lanes ahead of the first Pro Mod qualifying session at the WSOPM . Harvey and partners Vaughn Myles and Eric Holland teamed up with GALOT for the 2023 season , including a run at the PDRA Pro Boost championship .
GOING WITH THE FLO : FloRacing ’ s Don O ’ Neal and Courtney Enders check in from the staging lanes , giving viewers an update as Friday ’ s wind storm calms down , allowing for a slightly delayed start to WSOPM qualifying .
STAGE UP : Fresh off his second Super Bowl appearance with the Philadelphia Eagles , Fletcher Cox gives his ProCharged Cox Racing ‘ 69 Camaro a fist bump on the hood before driver “ Nova Joe ” Albrecht rolls toward the pre-stage beam .
RACE DAY READY : With his trademark cigar in hand , Andy Tanner looks back at tuner Jeff Pierce to give his son , Preston Tanner , the signal to pre-stage the family ’ s screw-blown , Strange Engineering-backed “ Sweetheart ” ‘ 15 Corvette for the first round of Pro Mod eliminations .
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