Slick Racing, a Douglas County based drag boat race team, competed in the Lucas Oil Drag Boat Racing Series World Finals last weekend at Firebird International Raceway in Phoenix and clinched the 2012 Pro Eliminator Class World Championship.
Paul "Slick" and Nancy Fontenot, owners of Slick Racing, with their boat, "I'm Back~Hot-n-Bothered" No. 669, a blown alcohol pickle fork hydro, that competes in the 8.000 second 1/4 mile Pro Eliminator class only needed a 1 round win at the World Finals to clinch the championship.
With "Slick" at the wheel, the team accomplished their 2012 goal to take the season long championship.
Slick Racing would like to thank its sponsors: Percival Construction - Stateline; Carson Valley Carquest - Gardnerville; Carson Valley Welding - Carson City; Carson Valley Transmission - Gardnerville; New Pioneer Plumbing - Minden; A Sign Shop - Gardnerville; Sun Shadow Window Tints - Aspen, CO, and its crew: Nancy Fontenot; Jim Burkett; Don Heldoorn; Frank Robinson; Jason Spohr; Bill Abbott; Jerry Keller; Sean Karow; Scott Knauf; Andree' Pothier; and Misty Summers for all the support and hard work throughout the season.