About Terry

Career Highlights

2009

Qualified at a career-high 19 of 21 races he attended (18/19 in TF; 1/2 in FC)
Recorded a career-best 12th-place points finish in TF
Earned his first career TF round-win and third overall (two in FC)

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2008

Made debut in Top Fuel
Won IHRA Funny Car Championship

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2007

Finished fourth in IHRA points

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2005

Finished fifth in IHRA points

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2002

Participated in 10 out of 23 NHRA events
Drove Don Vanderwoody’s Flying Dutchman Funny Car in Topeka
Suffered a devastating fire in Indianapolis and generated $5,000 donation for the Children’s Burn Center in Las Vegas and $5,000 for the Children’s’ Burn Center in Marina del Ray, Calif.

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2001

Participated in 11 out of 23 NHRA events
Finished in the top 20 in points
Licensed in a Top Fuel dragster and competed in the Australian National Drag Racing Association World Finals, qualifying third and finishing in the semifinals

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2000

Ran 11 events, piloting several different Funny Cars

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1999

Attended four events, qualifying for the first time in Brainerd, Minn.

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1998

Earned Funny Car license
Competed in Reading, Pa., and Pomona, Calif.

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1997

Began campaigning and racing self-owned and operated Funny Cars at local tracks
Served as a crewmember for Doug Herbert, Tim Wilkerson, and Keith Jackson

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1996

Raced an AA/Altered

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1995

Raced front-engine dragster in a car that was sold to Don Garlits, who now has it on display at the Garlits’ Drag Race Museum in Ocala, Fla.

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1990

Raced stock cars for three years

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Personal

Marital status: Single
Height/weight: 6′ 1″, 215 lbs.
Hobbies: Exercising his dogs and working on his 1956 Chevrolet