Fans of MM&FF can follow Editor Evan Smith and Anthony Bongiovanni (MM&FF feature car owner, Applied Intelligence, September, '11) as they will be competing back-to-back weekends. The duo will start at the NMCA event in Milan, MI at the Ford Racing Cobra Jet Invitational, and then move on the 57th Annual Mac Tools U.S. Nationals presented by Lucas Oil September 1-5.
Smith will be behind the wheel Bongiovanni's 9-second AA/SA 2008 Cobra Jet Mustang, Bongiovanni will drive his 8-second Cobra Jet in Super Stock (SS/CA). The U.S. Nationals takes place at the famous Indianapolis Raceway Park just outside of Indianapolis, Indiana, and is considered to be the premier race on the NHRA schedule. Smith is a four-time Class champion at Indy, and is expected to be a contender for the class title. "It will be real thrill to drive Anthony's Cobra Jet at Indy," said Smith. "Anthony is offering me an amazing opportunity and I feel we will have a good shot at winning the AA/SA Class trophy."