NHRA Driver
LE Tonglet
  • Date of birth:
    December 14, 1989
  • Hometown:
    Metairie, La.
  • Sponsor/Car:
    NitroFish Suzuki GSX-R
  • Crew Chief:
    Gary and GT Tonglet
  • Career Wins: 9
    PSB: 9
  • Career Final Rounds: 13
    PSB: 13
  • Career Best E.T.:
    6.825
  • Career Best Speed:
    196.27
Career Highlights
  • 2013: Posted a runner-up finish at St. Louis; Rallied with a semifinal at Indianapolis to earn a berth in the Countdown playoffs and finished seventh in points; Advanced to the Countdown to the Championship for the fourth consecutive season
  • 2012: Raced to one runner-up finish at Chicago; finished 10th in the final points standings
  • 2011: Set career best e.t. and speed at Gainesville; Finished in the top 10 for the second season in a row; Won four races in four final-round appearances
  • 2010: Won the NHRA Full Throttle world championship in his first full season of competition; Won his first career race at Chicago on his way to five wins in the season including the Mac Tools U. S. Nationals; Earned the $20,000 Auto Club Road to the Future Award as the season's top rookie performer; Became the youngest NHRA Full Throttle world champion in NHRA history at 20 years old; Third rookie in NHRA history to win a world championship title (also Gary Scelzi '97 TF and Frank Hawley '82 FC)
  • 2009: Competed in four NHRA Full Throttle events; Qualified 7th at Indianapolis; Tapped to ride MSR Nitro Fish Buell in Indianapolis, and North Carolina
  • 2008: AHDRA National V-ROD Destroyer Champion. Qualified No. 1 5 times, and won fice of the 11 races.
  • 2007: AHDRA National V-ROD Destroyer Champion. Qualified No. 1 11 times, and won nine of the 14 races ands et multiple Destroyer track records.

     

     


Personal
  • Marital status: Single
  • Height/weight: 5' 11" 130 pounds
  • Hobbies: Movies, dirt bikes, spending time with friends 
  • Web site: www.letonglet.com; Twitter: letonglet
  • Son of NHRA Pro Stock motorcycle racer Gary Tonglet, and brother to NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle drag racer and former Vance & Hines/Harley-Davidson rider, GT Tonglet

     

     


 
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