ARP Renews as the Super Diesel Sponsor for the 2018 NHRDA Hot Shot’s Secret Diesel Drag Racing Series
The NHRDA is happy to announce that ARP has renewed for the 2018 NHRDA Season as the Super Diesel Class sponsor. ARP has a long involvement with the NHRDA and the diesel industry. ARP has a special dedicated website just for diesel enthusiasts, the website makes it easier to find parts and look up reference guides for their products. ARP will also remain as the Official Fasteners of the NHRDA for 2018.
“ARP is a leading name in the diesel industry and having them as sponsors for another season feels great. Make sure that you take the time to stop by their booth at all the NHRDA events in 2018,” said Randy Cole, President of the NHRDA.
The NHRDA is very happy to announce that Pacific Performance Engineering (PPE) has signed on to be the Super Street class sponsor for the upcoming 2018 NHRDA Hot Shot’s Secret Diesel Drag Racing Series. The PPE Super Street class is shaping up to be one most hotly contested classes in 2018. PPE’s dedication to to diesel performance makes them a perfect fit for one of the most exciting classes in the NHRDA.
The sponsorship will also see PPE’s Dual Fueler CP3 Kits remain as the Official Dual CP3 Kits of the NHRDA for 2018. They can be seen dominating at NHRDA events all across North America. The Dual Fueler CP3 Pump Kit ensures full-fuel delivery to the injectors by maintaining consistent fuel flow and fuel rail pressure as requested by the engines ECM, plus they’re 50 states emissions legal.
G & J Diesel Renews as the Pro Stock Sponsor for the 2018 Hot Shot’s Secret Diesel Drag Racing Series
The NHRDA is happy to announce that G & J Diesel has renewed as the Pro Stock Sponsor for the 2018 Hot Shot’s Secret Diesel Drag Racing Series. G & J Diesel are one of the leading names in the NHRDA Pro Stock class having claimed four World Championships and four National Championships since 2012. G & J Diesel has also signed on as the Title Sponsor of the G & J Diesel Big Sky Truck Fest on August 24th & 25th at Yellowstone Drag Strip in Acton, Montana.
“Brad and Tracy Makinen have been great friends both professionally and personally for years and having them back on board for the 2018 NHRDA Season is great. I can’t wait to see what they bring to the track this season,” said NHRDA President Randy Cole.
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The G & J Diesel Pro Stock class is the one class in the Hot Shot’s Secret Diesel Drag Racing Series that fans can see a variety of vehicles competing They range from pickups to altereds to pro mod style cars. This type of diversity makes the Pro Stock class one of the more exciting to watch.
Jarid Vollmer, of Idaho Falls Idaho, won his second consecutive Pro Stock National Championship in 2017. It was Vollmer’s second full season as the driver of G & J Diesel/MBRP 1941 Willys Pro Stock car. The championship marked the team’s fourth Pro Stock National Championship in the past six seasons. It also gave Vollmer his sixth NHRDA National Championship as a driver (2 Pro Stock, 4 Pro Street) in the past six years.
The ARP Super Diesel class is one of the more exciting classes on the NHRDA Hot Shot’s Secret Diesel Drag Racing Series. Racers in this class can range from rugged veterans to brand new rookie drivers. Another aspect that makes the class exciting is the fact that it is run on an 11.90 index, it’s not always about who goes the quickest or fastest but about cutting a good light and dialing to run the 11.90 index.
At the end of the season it was, rookie driver Nate Morgan of Sun City Arizona, who captured the 2017 Hot Shot’s Secret Diesel Drag Racing Series ARP Super Diesel National Champion. Morgan and his 2005 Chevy traveled all over the country this past season chasing his first ever NHRDA National Championship. Nate had his hands full throughout the season as he battled it out with some of the best in the industry for the National Championship trophy.
The NHRDA Top Diesel class is the fastest and quickest class on the NHRDA Hot Shot’s Secret Diesel Drag Racing Series with speeds reaching over 200 mph and ETs under 6 seconds. To win a National Championship in the Top Diesel class it takes hard work, dedication and consistency.
Dawna Kraus, who resides in Great Falls Montana, won her first ever NHRDA Hot Shot’s Secret Diesel Drag Racing Series National Championship this past season. Dawna and her team took on the hard task this season of competing for a National Championship in her dragster and their hard work, dedication and consistency paid off.
Kraus and her team drove down from Montana to the Rocky Mountain Diesel Nationals presented by Industrial Injection in Salt Lake City looking to start their season off on a good foot and gain some data on a brand new setup they had for the 2017 Hot Shot’s Secret Diesel Drag Racing Series. Kraus was working with the guys at Industrial Injection on the new setup and was very happy to have their help as they put her motor on the dyno prior to the event to help with the new setup. It turned out the new setup was pretty good. Dawna was the #1 Qualifier with an ET of 8.401 seconds at 167.09 mph in her first race.