RICKIE SMITH SIGHTING
Don't be surprised if you see Rickie Smith this weekend at the NHRA CSK Nationals in Phoenix, Arizona. The seven-time IHRA world champion from King, North Carolina will be working this weekend and possibly more with the Tom Hammonds Pro Stock team. The team spent all day Wednesday testing at Speedworld Dragway in Arizona and before the day was complete, Hammonds had established a new track record elapsed time with a 6.72.
Smith admitted the chances of his driving this season are getting slim unless significant sponsorship materializes. He added that he will likely work more events with Hammonds in 2008.