Gary L. Phares drives the #424 Super Pro
Class car. He lives in Boyce, Va. His home track is Old Dominion Speedway
but he can also be found racing at Sumerduck Dragway.
He began racing in 1985 in Pro at
Sumerduck Dragway because he had always wanted to build and drive a race
car. His first win was in 1988 at Sumerduck Dragway in Super Pro.
Career highlights include, Track Champion Sumerduck Dragway
1989,1990,1994,1997. On June 18th 2004 he won the Quick 16 Dragster Race
and the Super Pro Race on the same night at Sumerduck Dragway.
The thrills of racing for Gary are
the competition and going fast. His most exciting racing moment was on
June 18th 2004 when he won the Quick 16 Dragster Race and the Super Pro
Race on the same night at Sumerduck Dragway. He is most proud of spending
time with and winning races with his Father.
His racing hero is John Force.
Of racing, Gary says, "Take classes in
Automotive at your local college and learn to do allot of the work
His favorite racing website is