Monday, April 11, 2011

Former fuel altered pilot Cal Jackson suffers stroke

Cal Jackson, original driver of the High Heaven Fuel Altered and nitro Funny Car of the same name, experienced a mild stroke at his home in Montrose, Colo., March 26 and was airlifted to St. Mary's Hospital in Grand Junction where he underwent brain surgery to relieve pressure. He is recovering in a rehab center near his home but must be treated for brain cancer. Cards and well wishes can be sent to Cal Jackson, 66121 Juniper Ct., Montrose, CO 81401.