Seattle: Toliver Racing preview

Seattle, Wash. (July 24, 2001) - Seattle International Raceway is the next stop on the National Hot Rod Association's 24-race tour across the United States. Known as part of the 'West Coast Swing,' the Prolong Super Lubricants Nationals presented...

Seattle, Wash. (July 24, 2001) - Seattle International Raceway is the next stop on the National Hot Rod Association's 24-race tour across the United States. Known as part of the 'West Coast Swing,' the Prolong Super Lubricants Nationals presented by NAPA Auto Parts, July 27-29, is the second event of the back-to-back series consisting of Denver, Seattle and Sonoma.

The Mopar Parts Mile-High Nationals in Denver, Colorado proved to be a valuable race for Jerry Toliver, Dale Armstrong and the rest of the World Wrestling Federation Racing crew.

"The data we gathered from Denver will help us when we race in Seattle," said Armstrong, Crew Chief for Toliver Racing. "We made the adjustments we needed to in Denver and finished the race with good information that will help us at the next event. We ran conservative to ensure we would gain good, solid information. It is better to be patient and learn all you can than to go out there and smoke the tires or break something and end up walking away with nothing."

"This team is improving with each event we participate in. It may not appear so by our results, but it's definitely true. All season we have been smoking the tires on a number of our runs. In Denver, we made it down the track every time we pulled up to the line," said Jerry Toliver, driver of the Raw is War/Triple H Pontiac Firebird Funny Car.

"The key to turning our program around is going to be consistency," continued Toliver. "We proved we are capable of running consistent numbers last weekend in Denver. With all the depth and talent we have on this team combined with a little luck, WWF Racing is going to go be a major competitor in the Funny Car field."

Seattle was a good event for Toliver Racing during the 2000 season. Both cars ran very consistent, qualified in the top half of the field and we were able to go some rounds. Toliver is looking for optimal weather conditions that will allow WWF Racing to repeat their 2000 performance at Seattle International Raceway.

Toliver Racing is in its fourth season of competition in the NHRA Drag Racing Series in 2001. Toliver Racing has six wins to its credit as well as a third and fifth place finish in the 2000 season points championship. The Toliver Racing prepared WWF/Raw is War/Triple H Pontiac Firebird will be driven by Jerry Toliver.

-TR

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