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Dan Fletcher Six Time NHRA Divisional Championship Winner Drives Cars with a History

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Dan Fletcher, three time NHRA National Champion, is color blind. "I'm so color blind, it's not even funny. If I couldn't count to three, I'd have no idea when to leave the starting line," says Fletcher. Color blindness aside, the Churchville, New York resident has racing in his blood. "Racing has just always been a part of my life. Like going to the grocery store, it's just something that you do. My Dad always raced and when I turned 16, I was able to start racing myself, a moment that I had dreamed of my entire life. Now that I have three children, I can see that it will probably be the same for them."
Dan Fletcher's 1969 Camaro once belonged to his father
Dan Fletcher's 1969 Camaro once belonged to his father


Fletcher even races a 1969 Camaro that belonged to his father. "The Super Stock car has been in the family nearly as long as I have," says Fletcher. "My father bought it brand new and it's been a racecar from day one. It is actually the winningest car in the history of NHRA with thirty five National Event victories. He also races another '69 Camaro that he actually drove to High School. "My Stocker isn't that far behind with 16 victories, and I've owned it since I was 15."

In addition to these National Championship wins, Fletcher has also won six NHRA Divisional Championships, as well as 56 individual NHRA National Event titles. These wins place him tenth on the all-time NHRA win list and he's won national events in Super Stock, Stock, Super Gas, and Competition Eliminator.

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