Mosport: Brad Graham race notes

FULL THROTTLE TEAM FIGHTS TO THE FINISH June 15, 2008. The return of the Full Throttle Fury Red car with Brad Graham behind the wheel appeared to be on track for a solid finish at round number two of the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series at ...

FULL THROTTLE TEAM FIGHTS TO THE FINISH

June 15, 2008. The return of the Full Throttle Fury Red car with Brad Graham behind the wheel appeared to be on track for a solid finish at round number two of the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series at Mosport. However when the rain came it spoiled the Fathers Day party that the Full Throttle Fury / Logel's Auto Parts/ Challenger Motor Freight team had planned.

With a top-ten qualifying effort the Full Throttle Fury / Logel's Auto Parts/ Challenger Motor Freight team began the 51 lap race under sunny skies and cruised in the top-ten for the early part of the race. "The car was good, it was one of the fastest cars we've ever had here" said Brad Graham afterwards. "We even got up into the top-five and when we made our scheduled pit stop we had a problem with our fueling system".

During the pit stop the fuel from the gas can was not flowing into the car's fuel cell. This would force the team to make an extra stop to correct the problem and add fuel.

As Graham began to try and make up positions in the Full Throttle Fury / Logel's Auto Parts/ Challenger Motor Freight Dodge weather would then become the issue. "I was just coming down the straightaway, and all of a sudden boom, rain soaked the track and we wound up in the tire barrier".

The Full Throttle Fury / Logel's Auto Parts/ Challenger Motor Freight team called Brad to the pits for rain tires and to try and repair some of the body damage. "It was just chaos from then on" said a dejected driver afterwards. "Our car was really consistent every lap, but a couple of bad breaks really cost us. We'll just have to go back to the shop and be ready to go at Barrie" he concluded.

-credit: bg

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Series NASCAR Canada
Drivers Brad Graham