Charlotte: Doug Kalitta to run special paint scheme

Doug Kalitta to run special edition Stanley Top Fueler in Charlotte CONCORD, N.C., (Sept. 9, 2008) 0x2862 This weekend, Sept. 11-14, the 8,000-horsepower, 300-mph, Nitro-fueled Stanley Top Fuel dragster will take center stage at the inaugural...

Doug Kalitta to run special edition Stanley Top Fueler in Charlotte

CONCORD, N.C., (Sept. 9, 2008) 0x2862 This weekend, Sept. 11-14, the 8,000-horsepower, 300-mph, Nitro-fueled Stanley Top Fuel dragster will take center stage at the inaugural NHRA Carolinas Nationals, marking the grand opening of the all new, state-of-the-art zMax Dragway @ Concord, with 30-time NHRA national event winner Doug Kalitta at the wheel.

Kalitta typically races under the banner of Mac Tools, but will have the black and yellow branding of Stanley on his race car for this weekend0x2859s historic christening in Concord.

Kalitta and his Kalitta Motorsports Top Fuel teammates Hillary Will and Dave Grubnic also begin the Countdown to 1 'playoff' this weekend as three of the ten drivers in the six-race postseason to determine the 2008 NHRA Top Fuel POWERade champion.

-credit: km

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Drivers Doug Kalitta , Hillary Will