up outside of New York City, both Doug Foley and Bobby Lagana knew all
too well the concept of racing for “pink slips”. Two people race and
the loser hands over the ownership of his vehicle to the winner.
Foley, a native of Mamaroneck, NY; now living in New Jersey; and
Lagana, a resident of Scarsdale, NY, also understood that street racing
is not drag racing. The two have grown up to earn their livings as
professional drag racers on the NHRA/POWERade and IHRA/eMAX Drag Racing
tours. Success has found both, as Foley was poised to win the IHRA
Torco Pro Nitro Top Fuel Dragster championship last year after
finishing No. 2 in 2005. An unfortunate on-track accident in September
sidelined him for the final two races, but for 2007, he’s back with a
new car and a new ultimatum: Beat Bobby Lagana!