A little glimpse of history.............in the making............
Collins Racing is a family race team that began in
1989 in the bracket racing ranks moving up every year until reaching the professional ranks in 2000.
Jack Collins, crew chief and car owner, is a self-employed real estate developer from Tuscaloosa, Alabama. He has been involved with drag racing for over 31 years. He began his involvement by being a crewmember on a NHRA Pro Stock team in 1976.
Jason Collins began drag racing in 1989 in the local bracket ranks in central Alabama; each year taking on a new class and being successful at each of them.
About Our Car.....
*Multi-IHRA National Event Winner.
*Hometown: Rainbow City, Alabama.
*Owner/Operator of Alabama International Dragway.
International Hot Rod Association (IHRA)
2002 World Speed Record Holder: 214.42 mph over a quarter mile (from a dead stop through 1320 feet).
Class: IHRA Pro Stock
Make: 2007 Chevrolet Cobalt
Body: Carbon fiber
Weight: 2425 pounds minimum with driver
Wheelbase: 105 inches
Builder: RJ Race Cars, Inc
Power Train Engine
Make: Chevrolet Hemi
Displacement: 820 cubic inches
Horsepower: Approx 1800hp
Builder: Jon Kaase,
Fuel: Torco Racing Fuel, 118 NOS,
Jack and Sherry Collins
Jack is also crew chief and head wrench.
Clutch: Ram Automotive, two-disc metallic with bronze floater
Transmission: Lenco—clutchless five-speed with air shifter
Drive shaft: Aluminum
Rear end: Fabricated housing, four-link suspension, 4:10 ratio
Rear tires: Goodyear, 17 inches wide, 34.5 inches tall, 112 inches circumference,
A family tradition........