NHRA Driver
Hector Arana
Arana
  • Date of birth:
    September 17, 1958
  • Hometown:
    Miami
  • Sponsor/Car:
    Lucas Oil Products Buell
  • Crew Chief:
    Hector Arana
  • Career Wins: 6
    PSB: 6
  • Career Final Rounds: 20
    PSB: 20
  • Career Best E.T.:
    6.777
  • Career Best Speed:
    198.58
Career Highlights
  • 2013: Finished fifth in the championship points standings;  Raced to two runner-up finishes; Made the Countdown playoffs for the fifth consecutive season; Earned four No. 1 qualifying positions; Clocked career-best speed at St. Louis
  • 2012: Finished third in the championship points standings, made the playoffs for the fourth consecutive season; earned four No. 1 qualifying positions
  • 2011: Made the playoffs for the third consecutive year; set the national E.T. record in Gainesville; earned one No. 1 qualifying position; raced to five semifinal finishes
  • 2010: Raced to five runner-up positions during the season; Qualified in the No. 1 position six times during the year; Made the playoffs for the second consecutive season; Set career bests for time and speed
  • 2009: Earned his first career Full Throttle Series world championship; Won a career high five races during the season; Won the prestigious Mac
    Tools U. S. Nationals for the first time in his career; Set career bests for time and speed
  • 2008: Earned his first career win (Norwalk); Had no DNQs for the first time in 11 years; Came within a round-win of qualifying for the NHRA Playoffs
  • 2007: Finished in POWERade top 15 in the standings for sixth time in his career; Posted career-best time and speed
  • Raced limited schedule from 1990-92
  • Qualified for Pro Bike Dash special event four times (1994-97)
  • 1996: Recorded best points finish of fifth

Personal
  • Wife: Grace
  • Sons: Hector Jr., Adam; Daughters: Amy, Abigail
  • Height/weight: 5´8´´, 155 lbs.
  • Hobbies: Cycling, horseback riding

 
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