Tom Hammonds names new crew chief

TOM HAMMONDS ENTERPRISES, LLC ANNOUNCES KENNY TOM NEW CREW CHIEF (HOLT, Fla., Sept. 5, 2008) -- Tom Hammonds Enterprises, LLC announces Kenny Tom has been hired as the Crew Chief for Tom Hammonds Racing. "Kenny brings a wealth of ...

TOM HAMMONDS ENTERPRISES, LLC ANNOUNCES KENNY TOM NEW CREW CHIEF

(HOLT, Fla., Sept. 5, 2008) -- Tom Hammonds Enterprises, LLC announces Kenny Tom has been hired as the Crew Chief for Tom Hammonds Racing.

"Kenny brings a wealth of knowledge and has been in Pro Stock a number of years with quality teams," said Tom Hammonds, president and driver of Tom Hammonds Enterprises, LLC. "What I like about Kenny is he is a hard worker and fits right in with what we are doing. He knows what he is doing, and we are extremely happy to have him."

Tom has 23 years of motorsports experience and has served as crew chief for Ron Krisher Racing and Mark Osborn Racing. He also served as race team manager, clutch manager, and lease engine representative for various motorsports organizations.

In 1966, Tom began racing his 1962 Plymouth D/Stock on the NHRA Sportsman and Super Stock, where he raced for 14 years before transitioning into team management.

"As the driver of our No. 20 Chevy Cobalt, I have not sat in the lounge of our transporter for a long time. Bringing Kenny Tom on board allows me to do what I do best and that is driving our Chevy Cobalt down the track." Tom will lead Team Hammonds at the inaugural NHRA Carolinas Nationals in Charlotte, NC.

Tom Hammonds Enterprises, LLC (THE) is located in Holt, Fla. and was formed in 2005. THE takes pride in promoting high performance and safety in the sport of drag racing. Housing such programs as Tom Hammonds Engines, a program specifically for performance drivers to rent custom built engines, and Tom Hammonds Race for Achievement, a school program dedicated to revving the engines of education through student achievement, the company's mission is to make an impact on the sport of drag racing. THE is the only African American owned and driven team in professional motor sports.

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Series NHRA
Drivers Ron Krisher , Tom Hammonds