DSR Pomona II
Race Day Results:
E1: 4.912 E.T. at 255.00 defeated Jeff Arend 8.366 E.T. at 61.13 MPH
E2: 3.936 E.T. at 318.99 MPH defeated John Force 4.023 E.T. at 321.81 MPH
E3: 3.919 E.T. at 322.42 MPH defeated by Tommy Johnson Jr. 3.913 E.T. at 325.06 MPH
“It’s like I said at the DSR meet-and-greet today, this isn’t where we wanted to be this morning coming back to Pomona, sitting in eighth place and not in contention for the championship. We’ve had a good car, we’ve had our ups and downs, but so has everybody. More importantly, we’ve changed lives. We’ve raised over $400,000 in the coin program, we’ve raised more through the auctions, and we get to see the veterans’ lives that we’ve changed. We’re doing great things for a lot of people. I think the momentum is starting to shift back to DSR and you know this is going to give us the fuel in the off-season to work that much harder. We’re going to get back to where we need to be next year.”
This weekend marks race number 300 for “Fast Jack” Beckman.
About Jack Beckman
…overjoyed at the fact that I am now in my twelfth year of remission, have a gorgeous wife and two perfect children, and have the job that I’d always dreamed of.
Driving a 330+mph Top Fuel dragster isn’t the most courageous thing Jack Beckman has ever done. In fact, it isn’t even a close second.
In 2003, Beckman achieved a life long dream when he won the NHRA Lucas Oil Super Comp national championship. However, his celebration was short lived as he soon began experiencing health problems that were ultimately diagnosed as high grade level 3B lymphoma, a cancer that had invaded his body from
hip to neck.