Driver, Dave Spangler, is a longtime friend. Dave holds an MBA from Michigan State University and was part owner and President of Hooker Industries, Inc. (Hooker Headers). His racing experience is extensive including go carts, outboard hydroplane boats, motorcycles, ocean boats and bicycles. Dave set his first land speed record at 295.802 MPH in 1985. In 1995 he became the 16th member inducted into the 300 MPH chapter of the 200 MPH club with a class record of 302.673 MPH. In 2008 he went 323.460 MPH for another C/GS record and 337.197 MPH for a B/GS record in 2010. Dave was inducted into the 400 MPH Chapter of the 200 MPH Club at Speed Week 2018. He set records and Top Speed at every event in 2018 and the fastest top speed ever recorded for a wheel driven car at 503.3 MPH in October 2018.
Hot Rod Top Speed Trophy 463.038 MPH
Fastest National Bonneville Car Record 455.107 MPH
Fastest Wheel Driven Flying Mile 463.038 MPH
Fastest Top Speed 470.605 MPH
World of Speed-
Fastest National Bonneville Car Record 482.646 MPH