DJ Carl Cox to Compete in Pro Modified Drag Racing in 2024

Carl Cox, the renowned DJ, is amping up his passion for another thrilling pursuit – drag racing. The three-time Grammy Award-winning artist has announced his entry into the Pro Modified category of the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series for the 2024 season.

The World’s Fastest DJ.

Driven by an enthusiasm for the sport, Cox has been honing his skills in amateur drag racing events for years. His dedication has paid off, achieving an impressive personal best time of 6.94 seconds at 205 mph. Needless to say, his prowess behind the wheel is clear.

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Cox‘s weapon of choice for this venture is a formidable 1969 Chevrolet Camaro. The car is equipped with a twin-turbocharged 427 cubic inch Chevrolet engine, a beast capable of unleashing over 3,000 horsepower. With such a powerful machine, Cox is poised to make a significant impact on the Pro Modified arena.

The anticipation for Cox‘s debut in the professional drag racing circuit is palpable, and he is eager to test his mettle against the sport’s elite drivers. “I’ve been racing for a long time,” Cox expressed, “and I’m finally ready to take it to the next level. I’m excited to compete against the best drivers in the world and see what I can do.”

Cox‘s team is meticulously fine-tuning the Camaro. They’re evaluating its performance and making necessary adjustments to ensure its peak performance during the upcoming season. “We’re still working on the car, but we’re making progress,” Cox acknowledged. “We’re confident that we’ll be competitive in 2024.”

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Beyond his musical achievements, Cox is a passionate advocate for drag racing, and his involvement in the sport generates excitement and attract new fans. His presence in the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series promises to add an electrifying dimension to the already exhilarating competition.

Cheering on the Music.

The 2024 NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series kicks off in February 2024, traversing 21 tracks across the United States. Cox‘s inaugural race is scheduled for the NHRA Winter Nationals at Pomona Raceway in Pomona, California, where he will undoubtedly captivate spectators with his driving prowess and infectious enthusiasm.