Larry Dixon Joins B.R.A.K.E.S. Program

Larry Dixon Joins B.R.A.K.E.S. Program

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Larry Dixon Joins B.R.A.K.E.S. Program

CONCORD, N.C. – The B.R.A.K.E.S. (Be Responsible And Keep Everyone Safe) national teen defensive driving program has announced that three-time NHRA Mello Yello Series Top Fuel champion Larry Dixon has joined the organization as a driving instructor and official spokesperson.

The son of 1970 NHRA Winternationals Champion Larry Dixon, Sr., the younger Dixon won NHRA Mello Yello Top Fuel World Championships in 2002, 2003 and 2010. The second-generation Top Fuel racer was named as Rookie of the Year in 1995 and is the second-winningest Top Fuel driver in NHRA history with 62 victories.

“I’ve had the fortune of knowing Doug since high school, both as a fellow competitor and as a friend,” said Dixon. “Doug and his team have also taught two of my children, so I am equally as impressed as a parent. I’m proud to join this great organization and use my platform to help spread the word about the B.R.A.K.E.S. program, which has saved countless lives.”…

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