John Deakins

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 John Deakins


John Deakins drives the #3110 Super Pro Dragster.  His home track is Ohio Valley Dragway but he can also be found racing at London, Mountain Parkway.  He lives in Louisville, KY.

Team members helping John are:  Wife - Karen, Brother in law - Jerry Robeson, Sister - Bobby Robeson.

He started racing in 1995 in the Top Dragster Class at Ohio Valley Dragway because of the need for competition, had retired from National Hare Scramble and Enduro Motorcycle racing.  His first win was in 1995 in the Top Dragster Class at Kanahaua Valley, WV.  Career highlights include '95 Top Dragster IHRA Points Meet win, '95 KDR Rookie of the Year,  '97 Top Dragster IHRA Holley Nationals R/V, Multiple Quick 8 wins and R/U at Mountain Parkway Dragstrip, Multiple Best Engineered, Best Appearing Crew.

The thrill of racing for John is constant improvement ET, Driver, Technology, Consistency.  His most exciting racing moment was winning first 4.99, first 4.89, 4.79, 4.69, 4.59, 4.49, 4.39, 4.29 and running first 200 mph at Budds Creek, MD.  He's most proud of consistency with very fast car.

John's racing hero is Clay Milligan.

Of racing, John says, "Great competition without tearing yourself or equipment up!".



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