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Michael Brewer of New Carlisle, Ohio races this 1968 Plymouth GTX in Quick Stick. This GTX is powered by a very strong 493 cubic inch Mopar with a Brewer Performance A833 transmission and a McLeod clutch.
Dennis Duvall, Clarksville, Ohio, races this 1987 Ford Mustang in Street Stick. Dennis's Mustang has a Ford 302 engine with a T-5 transmission and Ford clutch. Dennis owns Duvall Automotive in Clarksville.
Dustin Miller, London, Ohio, races this 1970 Chevy Nova in Quick Stick. The Nova has a 427 SBC for power and a Liberty transmission and McLeod clutch.
Ryan Imfield, Liberty Township, Ohio, races a 2000 Ford Mustang in Quick Stick. This Stang is powered by 4.6 and has a Tremec TKO500 transmission and a Clutchmasters clutch.
James Rodgers, CIncinnati, Ohio races this 2006 Ford Mustang in Street Stick. James's Mustang is Ford powered with a Stock bottom end 4.6 3 valve with a P1SC Procharger, T56 Magnum XL transmission and a McLeod twin disc unsprung clutch.
Tony King, California, Kentucky, is easy to find in his eye catching 1964 Chevy Nova. Tony has been turning on win lights at the drags for over 30 years and has won several Quick Stick championships with the UMTR. His 9-second Nova is powered by a 400 SBC, a G-force transmission and a Rob Youngblood prepped McLeod clutch.
Jeff Smith, Owenton, Ky races this 2013 Ford Mustang in Street Stick. Jeff's Mustang has a 302" SBF with an MT82 transmission and an ACT Twin Disk clutch.
Tug Brock, Milford, Ohio, is the Director for UMTR South. 2020 marked his 25th year of drag racing. He is a previous Quick Stick points champ and can be seen in his 78 Chevy Malibu powered by a 440ci SBC built by BES and a G-force GF2000 with a Ram clutch. The Malibu was just recently rebuilt by the Chassis Doctor. His sponsors are Auto Works Towing Inc, BES Racing Engines, Jerry’s Transmissions and the Chassis Doctor.
Matt Duvall, Ohio races this Ford Mustang in Street Stick.
Ron Smith, Springfield, Ohio, races this 2007 Ford Mustang in Street Stick. Ron's Stang has a 4.6 engine with a 5-speed transmission and a stock type clutch
John Hoebbel, Cleves, Ohio, celebrates 2020 as his 50th year of drag racing. John drives an 8-second 1980 Chevy Monza with a 383 SBC and a Lenco transmission with a Ram clutch and races in Quick Stick.
Darrell Perkins, Tipp City, Ohio, races this 1997 Ford Mustang in Quick Stick. It’s Ford powered with a high-revving 281” engine, a G-Force 101A transmission and an ACT Clutch.
Jake Schmale, Harrison, Ohio, races this 2007 Ford Mustang in Street Stick. Jake's Stang has a 4.6 engine with a Tremec 5-speed transmission and a stock type clutch.
Dick Miller, Springfield, Ohio. can’t be missed in his stunning 1964 Chevy Corvette. Dick has 50+ years of drag racing under his belt and his fully street-able 10-second Vette can be seen racing in both Quick Stick and Street Stick. The Corvette is powered by a 427 SBC with a G-Force 101A transmission and a McLeod clutch.
Joe DePuccio, Bethel, Ohio, races this 1971 Plymouth Scamp in Quick Stick. Joe's Scamp has a 340 Chrysler for power with a Liberty transmission and a Ram clutch. Joe has been drag racing for 50 years!
Deron Prewitt Sr., Cincinnati, Ohio, races his 1968 Dodge Super Bee in Street Stick. One of the top contenders at each event, the Super Bee is Mopar powered with a 440 and has an A-833 transmission and a McLeod clutch. This year marks Deron’s 39th year drag racing!
Ken Herbert, Bright, Indiana, owns both of these beautiful machines in Quick Stick. The 70½ Ford Falcon is powered by a 514” BBF with a G-force GF5R transmission and a McLeod clutch. The car, having been bought new by Ken’s Father Wally, has been raced since it was new. The Jaguar is a real 2005 XKR. It has a 638” BBF under the hood with a Boninfante clutch and a G-force GF2000 transmission. Ken is the owner of Ken Herbert Plumbing in Cincinnati.
Jay Grieshop, West Harrison, Indiana, races Quick Stick in his beautiful 1991 Ford Mustang GT. Jay, “The Chassis Doctor” built this car from the ground up and the attention to detail is nothing short of amazing. Jay’s Mustang sports a BES built 347 SBF under the hood with a Liberty transmission and a Ram clutch. Need chassis work? Call The Chassis Doctor!
C.J.Braden, Germantown, Ohio, races this 1980 Ford Mustang Cobra in Street Stick. The Stang is powered by a 302 with a T5 transmission and a Spec clutch.
Bob Hoebbel, Liberty, Indiana, races Street Stick in his 2003 Ford Mustang GT. Bob is a 45 year drag racing veteran and his on-track performance shows it well. Bob’s Mustang is powered by a 283 cubic inch 4.6 and a TR-3650 transmission.
Ron Sexton, Cincinnati, Ohio, has been racing for over 30 years. His beautiful, black 1968 Chevy Chevelle is powered by a 406 SBC and has a Jerico DR4 transmission and a Hay’s clutch. Watch for Ron in Quick Stick!
Dan Roedel, Goshen, Ohio, races this 1964 Ford Galaxie in Street Stick. Powered by a 390 engine, it has a Toploader transmission and a Centerforce clutch. 2019 UMTR South Street Stick 5th Place
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Steve Braden,Miamisburg, Ohio, raced Quick Stick in his 1964 Ford Falcon with small block Ford power, a Doug Nash 5 speed and a Ram clutch.
Andy Meier, Brookville, Indiana races this 1979 Mustang Cobra in Street Stick. Andy's Mustang is powered by a small block Ford with a Ram clutch and a Tremec 3550 transmission
Frank Madonia, Hinckley, Ohio, races this 1963 Corvette in Quick Stick. The Corvette was built by Frank using a Tim McAmis kit. It has a 540 BBC, a Lenco 4-speed transmission and a Crower clutch.
Don Tully, Cincinnati, Ohio, races this 1970 Opel in Quick Stick. It has a 355 SBC, a Jerico transmission and a Hays clutch.
Rich Bowling, Harrison, Ohio, races this 1964 Ford Fairlane in Quick Stick. Rich's Fairlane has a 418" engine for power with a Jerico transmission and a Ram clutch
Craig Newport, Bardstown, Kentucky, can be seen beating up Street Stick is his beautiful 1984 Ford Mustang. With 5.0 Coyote power, a Tremec TKO600 transmission and a SPEC Stage III clutch it’s not only capable of making low 10-second passes but its fully streetable! Craig’s sponsors are Brian Tooley Racing, Cambo Fabrication and Tin Soldiers Racecars.
Jay Detzel, Harrison, Ohio races this 1964 Chevy Corvette in Quick Stick. Powered by a high-revving 292" SBC it has a G-Force GF5R transmission and a Hays clutch.
Tim Reis, Cleves, Ohio races this wicked 1948 Anglia in Quick Stick. With small block Chevy power and a Lenco transmission with a McLeod clutch, this is one wild ride!
James (Josh) Hayes, Troy, Ohio races this 1966 Chevy Chevelle in Street Stick. James's Chevelle is powered by a BBC with a Muncie 4 speed and an Advanced clutch
J.P. Moeller, Hamilton, Ohio, races this 1965 Mercury Comet in Street Stick. J.P. is a UMTR veteran and has been drag racing for 30 years. His Comet is powered by a 289 Ford with a Toploader 4-speed and Hayes clutch.
Dave Stehlin, Harrison, Ohio, races this 1979 Chevy Camaro, aka “The Red Rocket” in Quick Stick. Disguised as a street car, this sleeper will blast a low 9-second pass effortlessly. Its powered by a BES built 415 SBC with a Liberty transmission and a Boninfante clutch. Dave was the director for UMTR south for 12 years, stepping down in 2020 to enjoy racing and focus on even more UMTR Championships. Dave owns Stehlin’s Remodeling in Harrison.
Mark Fox, Williamstown, Kentucky races this 1970 Plymouth Duster in Street Stick. Mark's Duster has a 340ci engine with an A833 transmission and McLeod clutch.
Ray Herrick races this Dodge Challenger in Quick Stick. His R/T has a PRO S center section with G-Force axles, custom 4" driveshaft, stock 6-speed transmission with McLeod RXT dual disc clutch and aluminum flywheel. The engine has a forged rotating assembly, Magnuson super charger pushing 11lb. with a Nitrous Outlet kit spraying a 100 shot.
Ethan Bertelson, Wilmington, Ohio, races this 1986 Nissan 300ZX in Street Stick. Ethan's Nissan has a small block Chevy for power and a McLeod clutch with a G-Force 101a transmission.
RJ Fisse of Madision, Indiana, races this 2000 Pontiac Trans-Am WS6 in Quick Stick. RJ's car has a 360ci engine with a McLeod clutch and a T56 transmission.
Tom Mueller of Maineville, Ohio, races this 1996 Ford Mustang in Quick Stick. Tom's Mustang, sponsored and tuned by BA Motorsports, has a screaming 302ci engine with an ACT clutch and a G-Force G101a transmission.
Julie Landrum makes her drag racing debut in her 1985 Chevy S-10 she calls "Homer". Homer sports a 383ci Chevy engine with a Tremec transmission and Ram Clutch.
Bill Sempsrott, Franklin, Ohio, races this 1966 Chevy Nova SS in Quick Stick. Bill's Nova is powered by a little 327 with a Jerico transmission and Advanced Clutch. Bill has been racing for 54 years and says he isn't going to stop!
Jeff Donohoo, Kettering, Ohio, can be seen in Quick Stick. His sponsors are O-Heil Irrigation, Buckeye Lawn and Landscape and Twelfth Designs.
Patrick Bowling, CIncinnati, Ohio, races this 1969 Chevy Chevelle in Quick Stick. His Chevelle has a 355" SBC with a Jerico Transmission
Dan Hensley, Trenton, Ohio, races this 1968 Chevy Camaro in Quick Stick. Dan's Camaro has a 454 under the hood with a Lenco transmission and a Ram clutch.
Kyle Roedel, Cincinnati, Ohio, has been racing for 4 years and is moving up in the Street Stick ranks with his 1968 Mercury Cougar. It’s powered by a Ford 302, a 4-speed Toploader and a Ram clutch.
Chuck Martin, Blanchester, Ohio, races this 1978 Mercury Zephyr called "Chuck Wagon" in Quick Stick. Chuck's wagon sports a 351ci engine with a Liberty 5-speed and a Boninfante clutch.
Jack O'Brien of Madison, Indiana, races this 1996 Ford Fairlane in Quick Stick. Jack's Fairlane has a 390ci Ford engine with a Jerico transmission and Ram clutch.
Steve Grubbs of Crittenden, Kentucky races this 1965 Chevy Bel-Air in Quick stick. Steve's '65 has a wild BBC engine with a 5-speed Liberty transmission and a Ram dual-disc clutch. If you like wild and fast, don't miss Steve making a pass!
Ed McConnell of Hillard, Ohio, races this 1970 Chevy Nova in Quick Stick. Ed's Nova has a 396ci BBC with a Roy Story clutch and a G-Force G101a transmission.
Jerry Greenham of Aurora, Indiana, races this 1970 Ford Mustang in Quick Stick. Jerry's Mustang has a 351ci engine with a G-Force 4 speed and a McLeod clutch.
Ray Farmer of West Harrison, Indiana races this beautiful 1970 Chevy Nova in Quick Stick. Ray's Nova has a 548ci BBC engine with a Liberty 5-speed and a Crower clutch.
Sam Biddle of Lawrenceburg, Indiana races this 2006 Ford Mustang in Quick Stick. Sam's Mustang has a 281ci engine with a Ram clutch and a G-Force G101a transmisson.
Jim Schmidt of Bremen, Ohio, races this 2007 Ford Mustang in Street Stick with his wife, Renee. Jim's Stang is mostly stock with a 4.6l engine and 5-speed.
Renee Schmidt of Bremen, Ohio, races this 2007 Ford Mustang in Street Stick with her husband, Jim. Renee's Stang is mostly stock with a 4.6l engine and 5-speed.
Jeff Brooks of Madison, Indiana, drives this 1987 Ford Mustang in Street Stick. Jeff's Mustang has a 302ci engine with a Zoom clutch and a Ford 5-speed transmission.
Larry Inderhees of Cincinnati, Ohio, races this 1986 Ford Mustang GT in Street Stick. Larry's Stang has a 306ci engine with a 4-speed transmission.
Tina Bowling of Harrison, Ohio, races her1988 Ford Thunderbird in Street Stick. Tina's T-Bird has a 406ci engine with a TK transmission and a Hays clutch.
Ed Hamons of Harrison, Ohio, races this 2007 Ford Mustang in Street Stick. Ed's Stang has a 5.0l engine with a T56 transmission and a McLeod clutch.
Rick Crouch of Dayton, Ohio, drives this 1968 Chevy II in Quick Stick. Rick's Deuce has a 383ci engine with a McLeod clutch and a Muncie 4-speed transmission.
Nick Duvall races his 1981 Ford Mustang in Street Stick. Nick's Mustang has a 351 and a T5 transmission. Having only been racing 2 years, he is already a tough customer.
Glenn Sheppard races this 1975 Plymouth Duster in Quick Stick. Glenn's Duster has a 440 engine and a G-Force transmission