NHRA Driver
Jason Line
Line
  • Date of birth:
    July 24, 1969
  • Hometown:
    Wright, Minn.
  • Sponsor/Car:
    Summit Racing Equipment Chevy Camaro
  • Crew Chief:
    Rob Downing/Tim Freeman
  • Career Wins: 35
    PS: 33 Sports: 2
  • Career Final Rounds: 71
    PS: 69 Sports: 2
  • Career Best E.T.:
    6.477
  • Career Best Speed:
    214.35
Career Highlights
  • 2013: Finished third in the Mello Yello Series points standings; Raced to victories at Houston and Dallas; Posted No. 1 qualifying positions at Charlotte 2 and Reading
  • 2012: Raced to two victories at Phoenix and Charlotte 2; posted nine No. 1 qualifying positions and advanced to six final rounds; established career-best speed at Reading; joined prestigious 200-mph Club for breaking the A/Modified Production record at Bonneville Salt Flats;runner-up at the K&N Horsepower Challenge bonus event
  • 2011: Won his second NHRA Full Throttle Series championship; Won a personal-best six races; Was the No. 1 qualifier for seven events, which tied a personal best; Was the points leader for 19 of the 22 events; Set the national e.t. record at Reading with a pass of 6.477 seconds; Finished in the top five for eighth consecutive season
  • 2010: Won at least one race for the seventh straight season; Was as high as second in points after runner-up finish at Charlotte 1; Earned 17th career No. 1 qualifier at Charlotte 2; Qualified into top 5 of field at 13 of 23 events; Finished top 5 in points for seventh consecutive season
  • 2009: Topped 50 round-wins in a single season for the first time in his career; Raced to a career-high five victories in nine finals; Notable regular season wins included Pomona 1 and Gainesville; Won sponsor’s event at Norwalk; Claimed playoff victory at Memphis
  • 2008: Raced to victories in Las Vegas 1 and Seattle; Earned two No. 1 qualifying awards (St. Louis and Norwalk); Finished in the top five in points for fifth consecutive time
  • 2007: Competed in the inaugural Countdown to 4; Finished in the POWERade Series top five for fourth consecutive season; Established national record for speed at 211.69 mph; Posted career bests for speed and time
  • 2006: Earned his first career POWERade Series world championship title; Won four of nine final-round appearances; Ended teammate Greg Anderson’s streak of three consecutive world championship titles; Posted national record performances for time and speed
  • 2005: Won four events in seven final rounds; Set career-best time and speed; Runner-up at the King Demon Crown bonus event for top Pro Stock drivers; Posted two No. 1 qualifiers
  • 2004: Honored as Rookie of the Year; Claimed four victories in eight final round appearances; Recorded career-best numbers in time and speed; One of only two drivers to beat champion Greg Anderson in a final-round match-up
  • 2003: Made NHRA debut at Columbus; suffered a spectacular crash in the first round of eliminations at Columbus; qualified No. 2 at Las Vegas 2
  • 1997: Won Stock eliminator at Brainerd
  • 1993: Won NHRA National Stock Championship; Won NHRA Division 5 Stock Championship
  • 1992: Won Stock eliminator at Brainerd
  • 1989-1993: Raced a 1970 Buick Grand Sport in E Stock Automatic

Personal
  • Wife: Cindy
  • Daughter: Emma (4/29/08)
  • Son: Jack (1/24/06)
  • Height/weight: 6´3´´, 215 lbs.
  • Hobbies: Muscle cars
  • Notable: Worked as head dyno operator for Joe Gibbs Racing for five years on NASCAR circuit; Earned 1993 NHRA Stock Eliminator national championship; Earned NHRA national event wins at home track in Brainerd in Stock Eliminator in 1992 and 1997 2004 Auto Club Road to the Future Award winner; Fourth driver in NHRA history to win three consecutive Gatornationals

 
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