2008 MCKINNEY TOP FUEL DRAGSTER - 191883 Sold for Charity* at Scottsdale 2016 - Lot #3000 2008 MCKINNEY TOP FUEL DRAGSTER https://cdn.barrett-jackson.com/staging/carlist/items/Fullsize/Cars/191883/191883_Front_3-4_Web.jpg
Lot #3000

2008 MCKINNEY TOP FUEL DRAGSTER

Auction Scottsdale 2016
Reserve NO RESERVE
Status Sold for Charity
Price
Lot 3000
Year 2008
Make MCKINNEY
Model
Style TOP FUEL DRAGSTER
*Includes Buyer Commission
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Cylinders 8
Engine Size 500
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Description

Lot #3000 - Doug Herbert's B.R.A.K.E.S.-dedicated NHRA Top Fuel Dragster. The design and graphics on the car are dedicated to Herbert's sons Jon and James, who lost their lives in a tragic 2008 car crash. The car last raced on Father's Day Sunday 2013 at Bristol, TN. Doug Herbert is the winningest Top Fuel driver in Bristol Dragway history with six wins. Herbert is a four-time IHRA World Champion and a 10-time NHRA National Event Winner. This is the dragster that Doug Herbert raced in the latter part of the 2008 season, his final year racing full-time in NHRA Top Fuel Competition. This dragster won the 2008 NHRA Summit Racing Nationals in Norwalk, OH (with a Snap-On paint scheme). The emotional win was Herbert's last of his 10 NHRA Top Fuel victories. The car has ran bests ETs of 3.78 in 1000 Ft and 4.44 in quarter-mile, with a top speed of over 330 mph. Herbert's family has a long history in racing. Doug's father Chet Herbert was a pioneer in hot rodding and drag racing, with many innovations that advanced technology in the automotive and racing aftermarket. Doug's aunt, Doris Herbert, ran the famous weekly drag racing periodical "Drag News" for over 25 years. Both are members of the Don Garlits International Drag Racing Hall Of Fame. **SOLD ON BlLL OF SALE ONLY** **ALL PROCEEDS TO BENEFIT B.R.A.K.E.S. FOUNDATION** **WILL BE SOLD AT APPROXIMATELY 6:30PM ON TUESDAY JANUARY 26, 2016**
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