Hairston Racing Sets Pro Street National Speed Record
News Release….July 18, 2009
The Hairston Motorsports and Racing Jerry Bickel Race Cars built 2007 Pro Street GTO with a 377 CID twin turbo Duttweiler built GM small block set the Pro Street national speed record at the recently completed West Coast Hot Rod Association “Shootout at Sundown” at the famous AAA Auto Club Famoso Raceway in Bakersfield California. The new record is 230.23 MPH!! In addition to setting the MPH record, Hairston Racing set low ET at 6.27 and won the race.
“The Milkman” Hairston commented that “considering the density altitude adjustment at over 3000 feet, the car just hauled butt!”
In the winner’s circle team owner, Jim Hairston, again thanked their sponsors (Pertronix, Duttweiler Performance, Precision Turbo, Lucas Oil, XS Power, Racepak, Mickey Thompson, K&N, Crower Clutches, Comp Cams, Hogan Manifolds, SCE Gaskets, Starside Design, T&D, Russell, Brodix and ARP) for the continued support which make these kinds of performances possible.
The Hairston Team’s next event will be the PSCA race at The Strip in Las Vegas September 5-6.