NHRA Driver
Shawn Gann
Gann
  • Date of birth:
    January 17, 1978
  • Hometown:
    Stoneville, N.C.
  • Sponsor/Car:
    Gann Speed Suzuki
  • Crew Chief:
    Blake Gann
  • Career Wins: 5
    PSB: 5
  • Career Final Rounds: 14
    PSB: 14
  • Career Best E.T.:
    6.872
  • Career Best Speed:
    195.59
Career Highlights
  • 2013: Raced to win at Denver, his first victory in more than three years; Raced to semifinal finishes at Englishtown and Las Vegas 2; Qualified for the Countdown playoffs for the third time; finished ninth in points
  • 2012: Raced to one semi-final round appearance
  • 2011: Set career best E.T. and speed at the final race of the season; raced to four quarterfinal finishes
  • 2010: Raced to a runner-up finish in Gainesville; Set career bests for both elapsed time and speed; Qualified for all 15 events entered
  • 2009: Advanced to two semifinals; Qualified for all 17 events; Earned sixth top 10 points finish, but first since 2004
  • 2008: Advanced to two quarterfinals
  • 2007: Reached two quarterfinals and qualified for seven of 13 races
  • 2006: Established career-best elapsed time (6.952 seconds) and speed (193.65 mph); Joined the Mickey Thompson 6-Second Pro Bike Club
  • 2005: Reached the semifinal round in Memphis
  • 2004: Set new career-high with two wins in four final round appearances; tied a career-best with 24 elimination round wins
  • 2003: Recorded career-best E.T.; earned second career victory (Englishtown)
  • 2002: Earned first two No. 1 qualifying positions of his career; Qualified sixth or higher at all 14 events; Had the top speed at four events; Recorded career-best speed
  • 2001: Earned $15,000 by winning the Pro Stock Bike bonus event at Indianapolis; Finished fifth in the final standings in his first full season of competition
  • 2000: Finished in the top 10 of the NHRA championship point standings despite racing in only 12 events
  • 1999: Finished third in the AMA ProStar Pro Stock Series
  • 1998: Finished second in the AMA ProStar Pro Stock Series, winning one race

Personal
  • Wife: Jessica
  • Sons: Drew and Ethan
  • Height/weight: 5’7”, 155 lbs.
  • Hobbies: Playing guitar and building street rods

 
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