TASCA EXCITED FOR ROUND TWO OF
RACING THIS WEEKEND AT FIREBIRD
Bob Tasca III can’t wait
for this weekend. The freshman Funny Car driver gained his license at Firebird
International Raceway just three weeks ago.
In Tasca’s world, three weeks
can be a lifetime – especially when you qualify for your first event, win your first
round of competition and sit fifth in the NHRA POWERade point standings.
“I’m excited to get back
to Phoenix, particularly with the tune-up we
have in the race car coming out of Pomona,
“ said Tasca. “We learned a lot at our test in Phoenix and we have high expectations for the
The three week journey for
Tasca, from licensed to unlicensed, Phoenix to Pomona and back to Pomona, has provided
a pressure cooker situation at times for the Motorcraft-sponsored driver and his
newly assembled crew led by Mike Kloeber.
“There’s no question that
first event had everyone on overload,” said Tasca. “We went into the event a
little uncertain on our tune-up, but now the team and my crew chiefs have a
chance to make decisions off of those solid runs.