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Bill Evans - 'The Black Pearl'

Thursday, 18 April 2013

Name: Bill Evans - 'The Black Pearl'
Hometown: Miramar, FL
Car: "Black Pearl" Pro Fuel Dragster
Engine: 4,000 horsepower BAE 433
Car Owner: Evans Racing LLC
Class: Pro Fuel
CrewChief: John Oliver
Crew: Randy Ketterman, Brian Kersey, Ryan Stewart, Sydnne Evans
Major Sponsors: Evans Petroleum Services, Inc.
Career Stats: 2-time Pro Fuel World Champion; 12 wins, 7 runner-ups in Nitro Jam
Why do you love racing? It's the never ending challenge of always trying to go faster than your last lap. Working on the car between races with new ideas from the last race to make it better
Hobbies: Racing and I love to take "mini" vacations with my wife for three or four days at a time
First Race Car: 2000 Fritz A/Fuel Dragster
Personal Status: Married to Lynne Evans, Children Amanda 29, Josh 26, Meghan 19, Sydnne 15 and Chandler 14
Personal Car: 2009 Mercedes S-550 & 2009 F-150 F/X
Favorite Music: Classic Country & Classic Rock
Favorite Movie: Bucket List
Favorite Food: Good Old Meat & Potatoes
Interesting facts about yourself: First car I ever drove down a dragstrip was in 1999 and was a Top Alcohol Dragster and I went 6.42 @ 221 mph - I was hooked!