The Stevens Family Top Fuel Dragster,

driven by Tim Gibson


Sponsor - The Stevens Family


Owner – Dave Stevens, Atlanta, GA

-         Dave, his brother Rex, and their late father Paul Stevens, built many cars, and have been involved in drag racing all their life.

-         The car is currently based at Rex’s shop in Oblong, Illinois (just outside Terra Haute, IN.)  


Driver – Tim Gibson, Newport Beach, CA

- Graduated from UCLA in Aeronautical Engineering, 1990

- DOB:  Sept 7, 1957

- Currently Engineer and Aerodynamicist for John Force Racing

- Worked for TRW Space and Defense, then Dan Gurney on IMSA GTP Toyota

- Driver of Bill Miller Engineering TF car 1995-2001, best ET: 4.59 at 316 MPH

- Designer of the Gibson/Miller Superchargers and Fuel Injection System

- Driver of Frank Hedge’s and Tom Shelar's vintage front-engine Top Fuel car, 2000-2003.

Only driver ever to qualify both modern rear-engine TF car and vintage front-engine TF car at the same race (NHRA 50th Anniversary race at Pomona, #1 qualifier in vintage car).


Crew chief – Rex Stevens


Car – Brad Anderson racing engine - forged aluminum block and heads,

Gibson/Miller fuel injection and scoop, 2001 McKinney chassis