NHRA Driver
Rodger Brogdon
Brogdon
  • Date of birth:
    November 10, 1960
  • Hometown:
    Tomball, Texas
  • Sponsor/Car:
    Owens Corning Chevy Camaro
  • Crew Chief:
    Pete Smallwood
  • Career Wins: 3
    PS: 1 Sports: 2
  • Career Final Rounds: 5
    PS: 2 Sports: 3
  • Career Best E.T.:
    6.495
  • Career Best Speed:
    213.57
Career Highlights
  • 2013: Claimed his first Pro Stock victory by outrunning fellow Houston native Erica Enders-Stevens in Bristol; Finished 10th in the Mello Yello Series points standings
  • 2012: Raced to semifinal at Phoenix; finished 12th in the points standings
  • 2011: Raced to first runner-up finish at Houston; made second career playoff appearance; finished a career-best eighth in final points standings; notched first No. 1 qualifier at Gainesville
  • 2010: Advanced to first career semifinal (Chicago); Made first career playoff appearance; Finished a career-best ninth in final points standings; Qualified a career-best second at St. Louis; Qualified in top half of the field at 10 of 23 races; Clocked career-best time and speed
  • 2009: Posted consecutive quarterfinal finishes in final five races; Qualified a career-best sixth at Denver; Clocked career-best time and speed
  • 2008: Attended two events
  • 2007: Qualified 12th and advanced to quarterfinals in first Pro Stock start at Pomona 1
  • 2005: Finished second in the world rankings in Competition Eliminator; won Division 4 Competition Eliminator championship for second year in a row
  • 2004: Division 4 champion in Competition Elimnator

Personal
  • Wife: Cheryl
  • Son: Logan; Daughter: Rachel
  • Height/weight: 6' 3", 225 lbs.
  • Hobbies: Enjoys weekends at his beach house in Freeport, Texas with family
  • Notable: Former Super Stock and Competition Eliminator racer that competed in Div. 4; Won Div. 4
    championship in Comp Eliminator in 2004 and 2005; Is known at the track for putting a quote from the famed
    Looney Tunes cartoon character “Foghorn Leghorn” on the side of his car before every round
    Other Employment: Owns and operates several companies outside of racing, including: RoofTec roofing
    company; Lauren Tyler Homes custom homebuilder; RLB Properties commercial real estate company; Attitude
    Apparel; and KB Financial, among others

 
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