Glendora, Calif. – NHRA, Beech Bend Raceway, and the Division Four Good Guys are pleased to announce that the annual Tim Hebert/Big Joe Super Stock Hemi “Chootout” has partnered with Southland Dodge and Mopar Performance for the 2016 event. The event will be held at the JEGS SPORTSnationals presented by Quick Fuel, Memorial Day weekend in Bowling Green, Ky., during Saturday’s Super Stock class eliminations, with qualifying being held on Friday.
Tim Hebert was a long time NHRA D-4 racer who passed away suddenly at age 53 on June 2, 2013 after participating in the NHRA National Event in Englishtown, N.J. His orange and white 1968 Barracuda has been seen at NHRA and Hemi Shootout events throughout the United States for decades and will be participating in the event with his son Rory at the wheel.
Big Joe Teuton passed away April 25th at the age of 75 and was a long time NHRA Hemi racer and hall of fame inductee. His son Lil’ Joe will be driving one of the Southland Dodge entries.
“If you have a Hemi car or enjoy watching Hemi cars, be at Beech Bend and participate in the celebration of my Dad and Tim’s racing accomplishments,” said long time Southland Dodge son/teammate Lil’ Joe Teuton.