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Mrs. Melanie


MTI Racing

Driver / Professional

Drag Racing - NHRA

Dragster - Top Fuel
Funny Car - T/F

9 wins and 25 final round appearances 1 of only 14 drivers ever to win in both the Top Fuel and Funny Car classes The only driver to win in TF, FC and Promod Current national record holder for elapsed time and speed in the Promod class Led the Top Fuel points for over half of the 2006 season Nominated for 2 ESPY awards in 2006, Best Driver, Female Athlete Driver of The Year, 1st Quarter Women’s Sports Foundation “Sportswoman of The Year” 2006 Career best elapsed time and MPH 4.042 seconds ET in 1000 ft - 313 MPH Owned MTI, inc., Manufacturer of tools for the racing industry Won AAA’s Road to The Future award 2000 Finalist for Rookie of The Year award 2000 Racer Magazine’s most promising new driver 2000 2nd Place finish in Alcohol Dragster championship 1999 Division 6 champion 1999 Eight time NHRA Alcohol Dragster event winner Multiple track records held Lyn St’ James Driver Development graduate 2004 ESPN color commentator and pit reporter Competed in NASCAR late model stock car series 1993 Skip Barber racing school graduate 1992


DSR | Don Schumacher Racing
Brownsburg, IN
2005 to 2006 - Former Driver

Morgan Lucas Racing
Brownsburg, IN
2007 to 2007 - Former Driver

R2B2 Racing
2008 to 2012 - Former Driver

Don Prudhomme Racing
Vista, CA
Former Driver


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