Mike Hill, who last year ended Chevrolet’s dominance of Outlaw 10.5 competition
at Rockingham Dragway, tries to make it three-in-a-row this week when he and his
all-conquering 2006 Ford Mustang return to the Carolinas’ fastest track for the Holcomb Motorsports
Spring Civil Wars.
Although his Ford
overpowered the Chevy Camaro of fellow Georgian Michael Robinson to claim a
$10,000 top prize at last year’s spring race, Hill will be hard-pressed to
repeat in a field that is expected to include track record-holder Ken Rainwater
of Kimberly, Ala.
Rainwater stunned the
field last fall with a barrier-busting 4.484 second eighth-mile time that earned
his 2003 Mustang the No. 1 starting position. He likely will be joined this
week by Pat Wheatley of Brandenburg, Ky., and the best of the Carolina Outlaws, Stacy McIntyre
of Lawndale, in
another Mustang, and Scott Hartley of Lenoir, in a 1968