5.5 Gaige Herrera and Dickie Venables On Testing 2023, and How To Succeed

4.25 One Down and One To Go

Feb 7, 2023

On this episode of the NHRA Insider, new Vance
and Hines team rider Gaige Herrera and multi-time champion funny
car crew chief Dickie Venables join host Brian Lohnes to talk about
testing, preparing, and what it will take to win in


Third-generation drag racer Gaige Herrera was
practically made for this moment in his life. He’s the newest name
on the Vance and Hines roster, and after a highly successful first
test session at Gainesville, he’d ready for what the season will
bring. Herrera talks about his evolution in drag racing, his
family’s roots in the sport, and the expectations he has to perform
in the 2023 season. If the test was any indicator, this guy is
going to be a force to be reckoned with this season. 


Dickie Venables talks about the fresh start to
2023 with the same team in the same roles. He talks about his
off-season preparations, how he reviews data, what it will take to
be at the top in ’23, and how life at TSR racing is a breath of
fresh air in NHRA drag racing. Dickie talks about his hobbies away
from the track and how excited he is to return to Chicago this


All this plus news, insider information, and a
multitude of topics in professional NHRA Camping World drag

Click Here to Read the Full Original Article at NHRA Insider Podcast…