Kevin Charman

Former Top Fuel, Pro Stock, Funny Bike and Comp Bike rider – Taking time out building the fuel bike

Name:
“Amongst others – Kev/Kevin Charman”

Position in team:
“Try to ride the bike with no f**k ups, Rider… Now an old has been!”

Most memorable racing moment:
“Being too poor for super street, so going comp bike. And the first pass I guess on the comp bike with nitrous! (Not enough adjectives to describe that!)”

Most embarrassing racing moment:
“Main Event 2007, turning off the bike instead of turning the nitrous on, t*at. The shame!” 

Favourite racer:
“Larry McBride – He is a good bloke, fantastic rider that will help you no matter what class you are”

Person you most admire:
“Jake… Simple as that”

Plans for the future:
“Bigger! Better! Faster! More!” (Thanks to Big Chris for that one!)


 Jake Charman

Former Junior Drag Bike rider – Taking time out for university.

Name:
“Jake Charman, I.T”

Position in team:
“Rider, Crew, Dad’s Son, Website Editor”

Most memorable racing moment:
“When Dad caught light on the Bandit and melted everything!”

Most embarrassing racing moment:
“Running over Lizz’s foot on the startline”

Favourite racer:
“Larry McBride – No, not Dad!”

Person you most admire:
“Him, (Points to Kev)”

Plans for the future:
“Funny Bike”


 Lizz Charman

Former Comp Bike champion, Funny Bike – Not retired, taking time out!

Name:
“Lizz Charman”

Position in team:
“Kev’s other half, Rider, Nag!”

Most memorable racing moment:
“Can I have 2?
Going from 10.90 to 9.90 and finding that one second really does make all the difference!
Running my first seven at the Bulldog Bash, What a place to do it!

Favourite racer:
“Kev, Bois Reed, Harold Wolfenden, Korry Hogan – The list is endless”

Person you most admire:
“Many people but my mum especially, she was one amazing woman!”

Plans for the future:
“Get better, get stronger, get faster!”


 Chris Pyke

Name:
“Chris Pyke”

Position in team:
Crew Chief, big bloke, all round good egg!

Most memorable racing moment:
“Kev winning the championship (the first one)” He says with a grin

Most embarrassing racing moment:
“I can quite honestly say I’ve never had one …. I’m the crew, it’s the riders that do that”

Favourite racer:
“A couple – Larry McBride – Top Fuel U.S.A, Nevville Gadd – Ex Fuel Altered – New Zealand”

Person you most admire:
“Donna (partner) because of what she does” (intensive care charge nurse) “Oh and other skills which you wont be told about!”


Sarah Chapman

Name:
“Sarah or Minx”

Position in team:
Dresser, wiggle partner and starter. Handy with a spanner too!

Most memorable racing moment:
“Lizz’s first win taken at a snowy meet with a freshly laid track”

Most embarrassing racing moment:
“Forgetting that the starter locator needs to positioned correctly to connect and start the bike. Completely forgot when it attached !”

Favourite racer:
“Can’t choose outside the NJ Team “

Person you most admire:
“Whoever first thought up the idea to slice a pig real thin and smoke it. Imagine life without bacon – GAR!!!!! “


Julie Moxley

Name:
Julie “Mrs Mox” Moxley

Position in team:
Apprentice stand by starter, clutch plate cleaner, tea/coffee maker, boot doer upper!

Most memorable racing moment:
“Lizz’s first win “

Most embarrassing racing moment:
“Far too many to choose from, and I blame my hormones anyway!”

Favourite racer:
“Tom “The Mongoose” McEwen”

Person you most admire:
“Ok- totally random but I blame my daughter Abi for leading me astray after my hysterectomy wen I was vulnerable – so the answer is ‘Beth Chapman’ wife of Dog the Bounty Hunter.”