Funny Cars at PRI 2016
The 2016 Performance Racing Industry (PRI) trade show in Indianapolis featured vendors and displays for all types of racing but today’s article focuses on National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) Funny Cars.
Ultrasonic LLC had a display that featured the Alcohol Funny Car driven by company owner Phil Esz’ 2008 Camaro-bodied NHRA Lucas Oil Top Alcohol Funny Car based out of Amelia Ohio powered by a Brad Anderson Enterprises (BAE) engine. Ultrasonic LLC sells equipment which mounts the transducers on the side of the tanks employs agitation to offer consistent cleaning action from top to bottom. http://www.ultrasonicllc.com
Hurco an Indianapolis-based company that offers state-of-the-art multi-axis CNC machine tools for milling turning and metal fabrication recently announced a five-year agreement with John Force Racing. To celebrate the agreement which will enhance the development and production capabilities of John Force Racing and Force American Made machining division, the Hurco booth featured John Force’s Peak-sponsored NHRA Mello Yello 2016 Camaro SS Funny Car on display. Hurco has a similar long-term agreement with Ed Carpenter Racing for the Verizon INDYCAR series. http://www.hurco.com/
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