Who is Brian Lohnes?

Brian Lohnes is an American journalist currently working as the lead play-by-play broadcaster for the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series on FOX Sports 1 and on FOX network broadcasts.

Who died from NHRA?

Dragster pilot Blaine Johnson, motorcycle veteran Elmer Trett died in 1996 crashes separated by about 24 hours. The NHRA community this weekend marks the 25 years since of one of the darkest weekends in its 70-year history.

Who is the announcer for NHRA?

Alan Reinhart
Alan Reinhart, “the Voice of NHRA” announcer at Mello Yello Drag Racing Series national events, takes us for a tour through his Wild West Engineering shop in Tucson, Ariz., showing off his hot rods and his machine shop and fabrication equipment.

Who died in NHRA 2020?

Eric Lane
Eric Lane, crew chief on Cruz Pedregon’s Snap-on Tools Funny Car and a veteran mechanic of the NHRA nitro pits, was struck and killed by a car while walking back from a restaurant Oct. 19 near Mineral Wells, Texas. He was 47.

When was the last death in NHRA?

Death. On June 21, 2008, Kalitta was fatally injured during the final round of qualifying for the Lucas Oil NHRA SuperNationals at Old Bridge Township Raceway Park. Kalitta’s Funny Car was traveling about 300 mph (480 km/h) when the engine exploded in flames near the finish line.

What happened to Erik Lane?

The NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series community suffered a tragic loss on Oct. 19, as Eric Lane, co-crew chief for Cruz Pedregon Racing was struck and killed by a car while walking back from a restaurant near Mineral Wells, Texas.

Who is Bob Tasca crew chief?

chief Jon Schaffer
NHRA – National Hot Rod Association With two wins in the season’s first three races, Bob Tasca III and the Motorcraft/Quick Lane Ford Funny Car team are on a roll. Crew chief Jon Schaffer explains the reasons behind the team’s success.

What killed Eric Medlen?

March 23, 2007
Eric Medlen/Date of death

What killed Darrell?

June 27, 2004
Darrell Russell/Date of death

How much does a NHRA Funny Car driver make?

Drag Racing Salary

Annual Salary Monthly Pay
Top Earners $72,000 $6,000
75th Percentile $56,000 $4,666
Average $44,036 $3,669
25th Percentile $30,000 $2,500