PSCA'S HOUSTON: WE DON'T HAVE A PROBLEM
Houston was elated to hear the news, especially given the highs and lows of the last couple of seasons. "I am very excited to hear this news, especially considering the up and down journey of success and disappointment over the last few years," he said. "I want to personally thank John Calvert, Joe Rivera, Ross Pistons, Pettis Performance, BES Racing Heads, Induction Solutions, SCE Gaskets, Mike's Transmissions, Mark Washington, Mark Menscer and Eric Mitchell. Without these individuals pushing me forward and providing the best parts in drag racing, none of this would be possible."
Houston was also quick to recognize the staff of the PSCA for their efforts in providing drag racers with a safe and competitive series in which to race. "Thank you, PSCA, for giving us a great place to race and I look forward to continued progress and accomplishments."
PSCA President Mel Roth may not have been as excited about the weekend as Houston, but it was close. "We love seeing guys like Artis break records and have weekends like this," Roth said. "It may not be me going down the track, but when I see racers reach these milestones in their careers, I'm happy for them and proud of them. Plus, when racers are able to set records in those kind of temperatures, it's a huge day for both the driver and the fans."