Drag To Learn

Thank you to Todd Barowsky and Julesburg Dragstrip for their support during the 2017 season. Your kindness is overwhelming and greatly appreciated! 

Thank you to the supporters for 2017:  Lucas Oil Products Inc. Corona, CA; Platte Valley Bank; Laramie Peak Motors; Town of Glendo, WY; Wheatland Country Store; Wheatland Automotive; Mud Springs Optometry; Frontier Furniture; Jenkins Auto; Crazy Tony's;  Check out all the DTL "Supporters" page.

PowerPoint Presentations
(broadband required)

Ethics of Success- Adult Program
Part I - Student Program/Introduction
Part II - Student Program/DTL at School
Part III - DTL Racers
Part IV - DTL History

If you do not have Microsoft PowerPoint, download the PPT Viewer here.
 
"Opening Minds and Opportunities" for 2018

Thank You Supporters!

            Drag To Learn…? 2018 Summary

We would like to send a special thank you to all the 2018 Drag To Learn…? financial and service providers: Lucas Oil Products and Motorsports; Platte County, Wyoming businesses- Platte Valley Bank; Lynda Lenz, State Farm; Wheatland Automotive, Jeff McGuire; Wheatland Country Store, Mandy McIntosh; Jeff and Molly Wilhelm, Dennis and Eileen Keck, Keck Racing and Hot Rod Sales; Amazing Monogramming, Connie Lewis; Laramie Peak Motors, Chuck and Lori Ruwart; Town of Glendo; Crazy Tony’s Restaurant, Guernsey, WY; Wade Jenkins, Jenkins Auto; Knick’s Trucking, Ft. Morgan, CO.

During our thirteen-year tenure, we now have shared our message and program with approximately 5,175 students, at 81 student programs, with 180 student/participants at the track, while promoting all the Drag To Learn…? supporters, advertisers and vendors to approximately 32,470 people in the region.
This calendar year we have provided 3 student programs (2 pending before the end of 2018), to approximately 195 students, and have participated in 8 community activities, while promoting all the Drag To Learn…? supporters, advertisers and vendors to approximately 2,560 spectators.
In addition to the regular helpers, we have grown the enlisted support of 62 racer/friends to provide and share their vehicles, their expertise, and their time in this effort. Also helping support the program over the course of the thirteen years, 54 businesses and individuals (13 in 2018) have provided assistance with finances, services or products, five racing vendors (3 in 2018), and NHRA member track Julesburg. (Take a look at the Drag To Learn...? website ”Supporters” page and see all the supporters and racers.)

Again, thank you to all for your support of the Drag To Learn…? Program! Without out you this endeavor would not be possible! 

If you are new to Drag To Learn…? review the list of supporters and volunteers and their contact information under the “Supporters” tab. Under the “Scrapbook” tab you find photos of the different Drag To Learn…? events and participants, plus more photos you can be seen on our Facebook page by clicking our link at the bottom of the page. For a more detailed review of Drag To Learn…? you can review the “About Us” tab and read about our program from 2006 to date. Make sure to take note of the “Four Key Components” of Drag To Learn…? listed at the bottom of this page!


 Thanks to the Drag To Learn...? Team:                

Crew Chiefs: Dennis Keck, John Shields, Dustin Boyson, Joe Herstien

Motor: Scott Main, MPG Heads Service and Cam Research

Rear Differential and Drive Line: Front Range Driveline, Bill and Brian Percival

Rear Suspension: Bart Roundy, Ragged Edge Race Cars

Transmission: Larry Shaw, Shaw Racing Transmissions and Hughes Performance

Promotions/Coach: Forrest Knickerbocker

Presenter/Driver: Mark Knickerbocker


Take a look at the DTL 1973 Ford F100 Race Truck in action on YouTube, (video shot by www.sharpshootersfootageandphotography.com) :       Versus Mike Moorhous' Ford Fairlane,  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d4N_6ItSuHY ;

or versus Jason Gutierrez's Chevy Nova (bad light...oops)   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DOItX9SdnyA ;

or versus Kevin Metzcher's stock Chevy pickup http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x8BCyE5L6oA;

or first round at the Division V Summit ET Finals in Topeka, KS, September, 2009 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X0gCuruMed8

Take a Look at Racing at Douglas Motorsports Park, Douglas, Wyoming:    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aKHMaM7Edo4&feature=related

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MBGN0lYOqvE&NR=1  

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rdNJbCnnfwY&feature=related  

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4bi2OVaLzYI&feature=related

 www.matcotools.com

Thank you Mark Fishburn and Matco Tools for the special help and tickets to Mile High Nationals, July 23, 2010 in Denver.  The kids met and hung out with Antron Brown, the Matco Tools Top Fuel team and Don Schumacher Racing.  Take a look at the newest video from Matco Tools at Baja:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dEHKXkkiko0

Again, thank you to all who made this year a huge success, and looking forward to your continued interest and support!

Special Thanks to Buck Brannaman for his support of Wyoming Cowaboy ChalleNGe Academy!!!  See more about Buck, and  Wyoming Cowboy ChalleNGe Academy.

 www.brannaman.com

www.wycowboychallenge.org

www.pvbankwy.com

 www.cloudpeakenergy.com

www.lucasoil.com

Antron Brown, driver of the Matco Tools Top Fuel Dragster with the DTL Gang from Wyoming and Longmont Colorado, Mile Hi Nationals, 07.23.10
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