NHRA Driver
Larry Morgan
Morgan
  • Date of birth:
    November 21, 1954
  • Hometown:
    Newark, Ohio
  • Sponsor/Car:
    Lucas Oil Ford Mustang
  • Crew Chief:
    Johnnnie Gray
  • Career Wins: 17
    PS: 10 Sports: 7
  • Career Final Rounds: 42
    PS: 33 Sports: 9
  • Career Best E.T.:
    6.529
  • Career Best Speed:
    212.66
Career Highlights
  • 2013: Competed in 24 season events; Raced to quarterfinal finishes at Brainerd and Dallas
  • 2012: Raced to semifinals at Brainerd; finished in top 10 in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series points
  • 2011: Raced to one runner-up finish at Norwalk, his first runner-up finish since 2009; Qualified for 21 of 22 events; Set career best time and speed at Gainesville
  • 2010: Advanced to semifinals at Pomona 1; Posted career-best e.t.; Qualified for 11 of last 13 races; Qualified a season-high fourth at Dallas
  • 2009: Raced to victory at Sonoma, first win since 2002 season; Posted career-best speed
  • 2008: Raced to three runner-up finishes, including Mac Tools U.S. Nationals
  • 2007: Competed in the inaugural Countdown to 4; Posted career bests for time and speed
  • 2006: Earned a runner-up finish at St. Louis and reached three semifinal rounds; Posted career bests for time and speed
  • 2005: Recorded career-best time and speed; Reached semifinal round in Englishtown
  • 2004: Recorded career-best numbers in time and speed; His No. 1 qualifying position at Atlanta snapped an 11-race top qualifying streak by Greg Anderson; First top five points finish since 1993; Qualified for all 23 national events
  • 2003: Recorded career-best performances in time and speed
  • 2002: Won first race (Sonoma) since 1994; Earned a $30,000 bonus for winning the Motel 6 ‘Who Got the Light’ award for posting the smallest margin of victory during the season
  • 2001: Debuted Dodge Neon at Denver
  • 1997: Made first final-round appearance in three years with runner-up finish at Topeka
  • 1995: Runner-up in the NHRA King Demon Crown bonus event
  • 1994: Finished in the top six in the point standings for the sixth consecutive season
  • 1993: Won first national event since 1991
  • 1992: Won the Pro Stock bonus event for the third time in four years
  • 1991: Claimed sixth career Pro Stock win (Dallas)
  • 1990: Won the Pro Stock bonus event for the second consecutive season; Won a career-best four events
  • 1989: Finished in the top 10 for the first time in professional career; Dominated Indianapolis, winning the event and earning $50,000 in the Pro Stock bonus event

Personal
  • Wife: Diane
  • Sons: Nick, Austin
  • Height/weight: 5´10´´, 200 lbs.
  • Notable: Provides engines to select Pro Stock teams on NHRA tour

 
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