DSR Charlotte II
Post Race Recap
Qualified: No. 10 (3.929 E.T. at 325.45 MPH)
E1: 3.906 E.T. at 329.26 MPH defeated by Robert Hight 3.877 E.T. at 330.96 MPH
Faced with a ‘Countdown critical’ round one matchup against points leader Robert Hight, Jack Beckman and the Infinite Hero team found themselves in a ‘must win’ situation in order to be able to keep their 2018 championship hopes alive and strong. ‘Fast’ Jack and his Dean Antonelli/John Medlen/Neal Strausbaugh-led team mustered up a solid 3.906-second pass, but it wasn’t enough to take down Hight’s 3.877 E.T.
Beckman leaves zMAX Dragway ranked ninth in the Countdown to the Championship standings and with a new 2018 goal of a top five finish.
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.