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.
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.