Dale Creasy is trying a second car on an experimental basis this weekend at the IHRA Canadian Nationals in Grand Bend, Ontario.
This second Creasy entry will be piloted by veteran Joliet, Ill. driver
John Lawson. Many fans will recall one of Lawson's most memorable
races when his Mark Oswald tuned car defeated both John Force and Ron
Capps. The hometown crowd at the 6th annual NHRA Route 66 Nationals
cheered Lawson to an unlikely semi-final finish with a brand new
The one-race package that Lawson and Creasy have teamed up on is
something Creasy hopes will become full time. "John is a great guy,"
Creasy said. "He drove for my dad years ago. He's a great family guy.
We're going to have some fun this weekend. Who knows maybe we can find
a way for John to be back out here full time."
"You can't take anything for granted out here," Creasy said as he
loaded the transporter for the trip to Canada. "Everyone has been
talking about Creasy and Wyatt, Wyatt and Creasy. Well, Terry Haddock,
Bob Gilbertson, Andy Kelly and everyone else will have something to say
about this championship before it's all over. We've had a pretty good
run, but we'll have to stay on top of our game if we hope to stay out