John DeFlorian, driver of Black Diamond Motorsports Jerry Haas 2012 Clean Coal Camaro powered by Sonny’s Racing Engines, started the 2013 Extreme Pro Stock season off right at Rockingham Dragway by qualifying number 1 with a 4.025 seconds elapsed time (ET), reset the mph record to 180.26 mph, then top it off by winning the race, will return to Rockingham for American Drag Racing League’s (ADRL) Battle of the Belts, a special all-star event that will be contested on Friday, Sept. 6, the day before the start of Dragstock X, the most successful event in ADRL’s history.
Deflorian is sitting in the 6th spot in championship points and is looking for a trifecta this weekend with a Win in both Battle of the Belts and Dragstock X and regaining the points lead for the Championship.
Team Owner Kevin Bealko, driver of the Jerry Haas America’s Power GXP powered by Sonny’s Racing Engines has been on the move this year chipping away at the exceptionally tough extreme pro stock field by qualifying in the field at the last 18 races and in the top 4 at the last 4 races.
“We are extremely proud to fly the American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity colors on our 2012 Jerry Haas GXP”, states team owner Bealko. “American Drag Racing League and Rockingham Dragway will be a great venue for Black Diamond Motorsports to reach out to American families about the important role that coal plays in delivering affordable, reliable power for American families and businesses. We’re excited to talk with all our drag racing fans about how coal keeps electricity affordable, reliable and increasingly clean. We have every intention to win a World Championship for America’s Power and Graber Concrete Company,” states Bealko.
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