Hairston Racing Sets Pro Street National ET & MPH Record
News Release….January 31, 2010
The Hairston Motorsports and Racing Jerry Bickel Race Cars built 2007 Pro Street GTO with a 377 CID twin turbo Duttweiler GM small block reset the Pro Street national ET and MPH record at the recently completed Pacific Street Car Association season opener at The Strip in Las Vegas. The new records are 6.237 @ 232.35 MPH. In addition to the record setting performance, the team went on to win the event, their 10th Pro Street title.
Clint “The Milkman” Hairston, the team’s driver, commented that “the low track temperatures created some problems but my brother Jake was able to make the right tune-up calls all weekend. The addition of Doug Stewart and Tom Esbri to our crew has also really helped our program.”
In the winner’s circle team owner, Jim Hairston, again thanked their sponsors (Pertronix, Duttweiler Performance, Precision Turbo, Lucas Oil, XS Power, Powermaster, Racepak, Hoosier Tire, K&N, Crower Clutches, Friction Unlimited, Lenco, Comp Cams, Hogan Manifolds, Strange, Motive Gear, SCE Gaskets, Starside Design, Specialty Fasteners, Russell, Brodix and ARP) for the continued support which make these kinds of performances possible.
The Hairston Team’s next event will be at the Auto Club Raceway in Fontana March 12-14.