Finke Racing

NHRA Drag Racing Series Top Alcohol Dragster 




FINKE RACING

Finke Racing is recognized as one of the most reputable Top Alcohol Dragster drag race teams in the NHRA Drag Racing Series. Look for the team at upcoming national and regional events across the US.

John Finke


John Finke is a multi-time NHRA Top Alcohol Dragster event and series champion. Competing both regionally as well as on a national level, Finke’s experience includes more than 10 years of involvement as a driver and car tuner in the Top Alcohol Dragster category. His competitive race resume includes 2 NHRA series championships, 3 NHRA National event wins, among several other winner’s circle appearances. Learn more here.

Jackie Fricke


With roughly 20 years experience as a competitor in various NHRA Drag Racing Series race classes, Jackie Fricke is now pursuing her dreams to compete nationally in the Top Alcohol Dragster category. Since joining Finke Racing, Fricke has earned her first NHRA National event win in the class. Prior success in the category includes celebrating her first Lucas Oil East Region Top Alcohol Dragster series championship title. Learn more here.

Crew

The Finke Racing team has a first-class reputation. The crew works around the clock to ensure that the team's race operation is safe and competitive against some of the toughest competitors across the US. 

Al Blake—responsible for bottom-end maintenance on the dragster’s 439 cubic inch Chevy powerhouse

Will Rodgers—responsible for clutch work and assembly, and is the team’s full time truck driver, as he transports the race operation around the country

Amy Iacono—in charge of the team’s support and logistics

Allen Philpot—part time maintenance man at Finke’s state of the art race shop


Car and Engine Specs

2015 MCKinney Chassis Injected Nitro Top Alcohol Dragster

    - Engine: 439 Chevy c.i.d.
    - Horsepower: 3500+
    - Engine Oil: Lucas Oil Products 70 Wt Plus Racing Oil + Stabilizer
    - Rear: Strange
    - Gear Oil: 85W-140 Gear Oil
    - Clutch: Molinari
    - Weight: 2225 pounds
    - Quickest Elapsed Time: 5.20 e.t.
    - Fastest MPH: 281 mph
    - Tires: Goodyear Front Tires & Rear Slicks





FRICKE CLINCHES WIN AT THE STRIP Jackie Fricke celebrates another 2016 victory after driving the team's Top Alcohol Dragster to a win at the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series event, held at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Read more here.

DODGE NATIONALS TOP ALCOHOL DRAGSTER CHAMP - JACKIE FRICKE

Jackie Fricke celebrates her first NHRA National event win during the Dodge NHRA Nationals at Maple Grove Raceway with Finke Racing. Read more here.


FRICKE DRIVES FINKE RACING TOP ALCOHOL DRAGSTER TO FINAL ROUND AT NHRA TOYOTA NATIONALS

Jackie Fricke and her team earned a final round appearance at the NHRA Toyota Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Las Vegas, NV. Watch event video coverage here.


FRICKE'S EASTERN REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP COMPLETES DREAM SEASON

The fifth time was the charm for NHRA Top Alcohol Dragster racer Jackie Fricke. Fricke captured her first NHRA Eastern Regional title in her fifth full season competing in the class. Read more here.


ALL ABOUT THE TEAM

When Jackie Fricke stepped on stage this January during the NHRA Northeast Division awards ceremony at Hershey Lodge in Pennsylvania, she surprised a lot of people with her first official act as the newly crowned Division 1 Top Alcohol Dragster champion. 




FINKE HEADLINES AS EPPING NHRA REGIONAL WINNER

Finke backed up his 2012 New England Dragway triumph with a final-round victory over incoming East Region points leader Dan Page during the NHRA Lucas Oil East Region Top Alcohol Dragster Series event at New England Dragway. Read more here.


FINKE SCORES WIN AT LEBANON VALLEY EVENT DURING ALL FINKE RACING FINAL

Competing at his home track, Finke completed a storybook weekend with a final-round decision over teammate Jackie Fricke, who was appearing in her first regional final. Read more here.