Willcox Middle Schooler Burning Rubber in Junior NHRA

TJ Ward stages before a race.

12-year-old TJ Ward attends 6th grade at Willcox Middle School. TJ is a member or the NHRA ( National Hot Rod Association) Jr drag racing league.  He participates in Jr. drag racing at his home track in Tucson, AZ.  He has been racing since he was 5 years old and has won several events, including his recent win February 2nd. He is currently the age 6-12 year old points leader in Tucson. TJ has raced in Colorado, Las Vegas, and his home track in Tucson.

He has entered into a contest to use a trailer, manufactured by inTech Trailers of Indiana. If he is chosen he will get to use the beautiful inTech Trailer for a year.  TJ has already made it to the top 25 in the Nation out of almost 600 participants.

The next voting competition reduces the list of contestants to the TOP 10.  Let’s make TJ a Top 10 contender!  The votes must be placed by February 20th by noon in order to qualify.  You can vote by clicking here.