Monday, April 18, 2011


GLENDORA, Calif. (April 18, 2011) – Frank Manzo scored his 200 NHRA Drag Racing event win this past weekend in Charlotte, N.C., at the NHRA Four-Wide Nationals at zMAX Dragway. Manzo’s victory was his 92nd NHRA national event win to go along with his 108 NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Divisional wins.

The Morganville, N.J., resident and Al-Anabi Team racer qualified No. 1 and marched through eliminations meeting up with John Bojec, Chardon, Ohio, in the final of Top Alcohol Funny Car. Manzo clocked in at 5.503 seconds, 265.48 mph to Bojec’s 5.585, 259.16 for the win and the trophy.

Manzo, the current and 14-time NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series National Champion, picked up his first NHRA Wally trophy in 1980 at the SPORTSnationals event in Bowling Green where he won in the Pro Comp class over Mike Kosky. Three decades and 200 wins later he sits on top of the all time NHRA winner list and does not appear to be slowing down. Only nine drivers have more than 100 NHRA wins with Manzo leading the list at 200 followed by John Force at 132.