Torco Racing Fuels NHRA Nationals
Enders excited about Richmond after notable last-minute test
Richmond, prerace: Pro Stock racer Erica Enders is excited about this weekend's inaugural Torco Racing Fuels NHRA Nationals after an impromptu test session on the way to the track produced some big numbers for her Revive-USA Dodge Stratus R/T.
With co-crew chief Terry Adams filling in for an under-the-weather Enders, the Revive-USA race team posted a slick 6.67-second pass right out of the trailer in Rockingham, N.C., which matched up well with the other top teams at the facility.
"For instance, we tested last week here in
It's been a whirlwind for Enders and her father Gregg since they bought their own racing operation at the beginning of September. They've relocated all of their assets to their hometown of
In the power department, Enders has retained crew chief and engine builder David Nickens, another Houstonian, who has been working around the clock to find the group more horsepower.
"These last three races are a flat-out test session for us," Gregg said. "
Reaching as high as third place, Erica has been in the POWERade top 10 after 14 of 20 races this year. She continues to be the best female racer in class history and her runner-up finish earlier this season in
"The next step is to get a win and that's what all this hard work is all about," Erica said. "We're finally living a dream my dad and I have had for years. Now we need to get this car into the winner's circle."
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