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Mike Halstead - 'Candies and Hughes'

Thursday, 18 April 2013
Name: Mike Halstead - 'Candies and Hughes'
Hometown: Fontana, California
Car: "Candies and Hughes" Funny Car
Engine: 426 TFX
Car Owner: Jim Broome
Class: Prostalgia Nitro Funny Car
CrewChief: Jim Broome
Crew: Kenton Greth, Mike Meitzner, Jeanne Wentz, Ethan
Why do you love racing? I love racing because I was a teen in trouble and racing directed me on the right path in life, on the straight and narrow
Hobbies: My hobbies are bodybuilding, drag racing and cooking
First Race Car: Alky Funny Car
Personal Status: Wife Tracy, two daughters Mikayla 10 Jr Dragster racer and Madison 7 soon racer, 2 dogs, 2 cats
Personal Car: 2003 Chevy Silverado 3,500 dually, 2007 Mercedes Benz C230 (wifes car)
Favorite Music: Christian, Classic Rock
Favorite Movie: Anything Adam Sandler or Bruce Willis
Favorite Food: Steak
Interesting facts about yourself: California Indepdendent Funny Car Assn youth director in the 90s; Licensed in Jim Maher's CIFCA Funny Car in 1991; 1996 Super Tuner award in CIFCA; 2001 Burnout Champ in CIFCA; Won the 2009 March Meet B Field in Nostalgia Funny Car; Fastest time is 5.80 @ 253 mph