Paul Lee
  • Date of birth:
    September 16, 1957
  • Hometown:
    Orange, Calif.
  • Sponsor/Car:
    McLeod Racing
  • Crew Chief:
    Todd Smith
  • Career Wins: 3
    TAFC: 3
  • Career Final Rounds: 4
    TAFC: 4
  • Career Best E.T.:
  • Career Best Speed:
Career Highlights
  • 2016: Joined Kalitta Motorsports as third team Funny Car driver. Ran career best 3.935 et and 329.34 mph
  • 2012-2015: Raced selected NHRA events driving for both Gary Densham and Worsham Racing.
  • 2011: Raced to second round finishes at Sonoma, Phoenix and Las Vegas 2; Posted a career-best speed of 309.49 mph
    2010: Joined "Big" Jim Dunn Racing as team driver; Earned first career round-win (Charlotte); Qualified for first time in career (Phoenix)
  • 2006-2009: Competed in IHRA nitro Funny Car winning one race in 6 final rounds
  • 2005: Completed Nitro Funny Car license upgrade and competed in 4 NHRA national events.
  • 2004: Finished 10th in NHRA national TA/FC standings. Won three national events out of four national event final rounds with 5.57 ET @ 259.56 mph best.
  • 2003: Finished 4th in Division 2 TA/FC final standings.
  • 2002: Finished 4th in Division 1 TA/FC final standings.
  • 2001: Won TA/FC at Delmar Delaware LODRS Division 1 race. Finished 4th in Division 1 TA/FC final standings.
  • 1994-1999: Returned to graduate school, earning 2 graduate degrees
  • 1991-1993: Competed in selected TA/FC match races.
  • 1989-1990: Competed extensively with own team in Northeast match race circuit in TA/FC and selected NHRA national events.
  • 1988: Bought first TA/FC and obtained license at home track at Englishtown, N.J. Raced extensive match race circuit in Northeast U.S.
  • 1981-1985: Raced Super Pro Camaro at Atco, Englishtown, and Maple Grove.
  • 1976-1977: Raced Mom’s Plymouth Duster at Atco Dragway on Friday nights.

  • Single
  • Height/Weight: 5’6”, 145 lbs
  • Hobbies: Road cycling, golf, physical fitness, reading, promoting education to youth
  • Expert skydiver with 1,500-plus jumps
  • College degrees include BBA Summa Cum Laude from Wharton Business School at Univesity of Pennsylvania and MBA and JD from Rutgers University
  • President of McLeod Racing, LLC
  • Driver for Jim Dunn Racing in 2010-11