Bad break (literally) will keep Frank Pedregon out of Las Vegas Funny Car field Frank Pedregon’s plans of competing at the Denso Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Nationals were dashed Friday when he suffered a broken leg in a passenger car accident. Frank Pedregon’s plans of competing at the Denso Spark Plugs NHRA Four-Wide Nationals were dashed Friday when he suffered a broken leg in a passenger car accident. Pedregon, who kicked off the season in the Worsham Family Racing’s Lucas Oil Toyota Camry Funny Car, was traveling on a surface street when a car pulled out in front of him [...]
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One thing about being away from the sport you love is remembering all the kind fans, and great relationships one has. Frank's path to victories will include interacting with fans, business associates, family and sponsors.
FRIDAY, APRIL 5 Complete Racing Schedule Sportsman Qualifying 8:00 AM Midway Opens 9:30 AM Pro Stock Motorcycle Autograph Session - at the NHRA Display 11:00 AM Pro Stock Qualifying (PSM-PSC) 12:30 PM Nitro Qualifying (FC-TF) 1:00 PM Top Alcohol Qualifying (TAD-TAFC) 1:45 PM Pro Stock Qualifying (PSM-PSC) 3:00 PM Nitro Qualifying (FC-TF) 3:30 PM SATURDAY, APRIL 6 Sportsman Eliminations 8:00 AM Midway Opens 9:30 AM Nitro School - with Alan Reinhart and Clay Millican 10:30 AM Top Alcohol Qualifying (TAFC-TAD) 11:00 AM Mello Yello Autograph Session - at the Mello Yello display 11:15 AM Pro Stock Qualifying (PSM-PSC) 12:30 PM Nitro Qualifying (TF-FC) 1:00 PM Top Alcohol Eliminations - Round [...]
THURSDAY - MARCH 14, 2019 Complete Racing Schedule Sportsman Qualifying 8:00 AM Sportsman Eliminations 5:30 PM FRIDAY - MARCH 15, 2019 Sportsman Eliminations 8:00 AM Top Alcohol Qualifying 10:45 AM Midway Opens 10:45 AM Mello Yello Guided Walking Tour - starts at the Mello Yello display 11:15 AM Pro Stock Motorcycle Autograph Session - at the NHRA display 11:45 AM Factory Stock Showdown Qualifying 11:45 AM Toyota Autograph Session - at the Toyota Display 12:00 PM Top Fuel Harley Qualifying 12:00 PM Pro Mod Qualifying 12:30 PM Pro Stock Qualifying (PSM-PSC) 1:15 PM Unfinished Business 2:00 PM Funny Car Qualifying 2:15 PM Top Fuel [...]
Frank Pedregon is back, and he plans to stay awhile It has been 12 long years since he buckled into a Funny Car and pulled to the starting line at an NHRA national event, and Frank Pedregon can’t wait to officially restart his career with old teammates Chuck and Del Worsham. It has been 12 long years since he buckled into a Funny Car and pulled to the starting line at an NHRA national event, and Frank Pedregon can’t wait to officially restart his career. The four-time event winner has reunited this year with old teammates Chuck and Del Worsham [...]
After returning to the NHRA pro category after several years off, Frank Pedregon teamed up with former teammate Del Worsham and his father Chuck Worsham to obtain his license in the Lucas Oil Funny Car. Frank went on to compete at Pomona Raceway and qualified in the 9th position.
Frank Pedregon has won races, the NHRA US Nationals and competed at the professional level for many years. Frank has several victories, including the prestigious US Nationals and the Big Bud Shootout.
The best part about racing is the relationships that have been built with the people and team owners over the years. Frank Pedregon has raced for many years with iconic individuals, including Jim Dunn and Darrien Meadows. This mentoring allowed Frank to experience driving and team ownership.
Racing for Frank Pedregon Jr. started when he and his brother raced the family’s diesel trucks at local truck races in Southern California. Transall Trucking was not only Frank’s first corporate sponsor but his company helped him pave the way for corporate sponsorships, team events, meet & greets and working with executives nationwide.
The Legend of Pedregon Motorsports, all started in the 1960's when Frank Pedregon Sr. decided to race his own fuel altered Fiat Coupe. As one of the pioneers of drag racing and the first diversity driver with Hispanic roots, colorful Frank Sr. was an instant fan favorite racing at several West Coast tracks.