Electrical Race Preview - April 20, 2006
Carl Spiering - Eaton Electrical Supercharged Pro Modified
Nicko's NY Style Pizza
36th Annual Spring National
Presented by Advance Auto Parts
IHRA eMax Drag Racing Serie
Rockingham Dragway, Rockingham, NC
April 21-23, 2006
Carl Spiering, who hails from Jordan Station, ON will debut
the new Eaton Electrical Supercharged 1967 Chevrolet Camaro
Pro Modified built by G-Force Race Cars entry at the upcoming
Nicko's NY Style Pizza 36th Annual Spring Nationals.
The 41-year-old Spiering crashed the Carl Spiering
Motorsports Eaton Electrical Pro Modified Chevrolet Corvette
in the quarterfinals at the Amalie Oil Texas Nationals at
San Antonio Raceway March 26 in Texas. The Camaro will be
replacing the Corvette: "A 200 mph trip into
the wall is not my idea of how to begin the season. We had
some terrible luck and got beat up pretty bad in San Antonio.
I will be fine and the Eaton Electrical team will rebound
stronger than ever."
was taken to hospital after the incident and released the
same night with broken ribs, bumps, and bruises:
"We had big corporate plans for the introduction of the
new Camaro with Eaton. The situation at Texas changed all
of those plans and we immediately started to get the new Eaton
Road Warrior ready for the next race."
In 2005, Spiering had strong season, winning the
IHRA Torco Race Fuels Pro Modified Shootout and the IHRA ACDelco
Nationals and placed third in the IHRA World Championship
National Event Tour: "We are excited once again
to have the opportunity to represent Eaton's electrical business
for another year. Eaton Electrical has given us the necessary
backing to do this right and we thank them for it and all
our other associate sponsors who have all contributed to our
success in the past and continue to support us, giving the
effort all the tools to create a great team."
With a serious passion for fast machines in any type
of competition, Carl Spiering is quickly becoming one of the
hottest Pro Modified racers on the drag race circuit:
"We are looking forward to starting the new season. Our
car is better, our people are better, the attitudes are better,
everything is just better."
Spiering leads the points chase for the Torco Race Fuels
Pro Modified Shootout and had a strong season in 2005. Winning
the IHRA Torco Race Fuels Pro Modified Shootout and the IHRA
ACDelco Nationals. The Eaton Electrical Pro Modified placed
third in the IHRA World Championship National Event Tour.
The Carl Spiering Motorsports Eaton Electrical Supercharged
Pro Modified built by G-Force Race Cars Chevrolet Camaro is
powered by a 526-cubic inch Brad Anderson Hemi power plant
with Alan Johnson cylinder heads, a SSI Supercharger, and
a Carl Spiering ERD (Engine Research and Development) fuel
system, all united to a Lenco three-speed transmission with
an Applied Friction Technologies (AFT) clutch.
The Nicko's NY Style Pizza Spring Nationals presented by
Advance Auto Parts will begin Friday, April 21, at Rockingham
Dragway and will conclude with championship eliminations Sunday,
April 23. For information about Rockingham Dragway 910.582.3400
or visit www.rockinghamdragway.com