Automotive Air Filters
Motorcycle / ATV Air Filters
Universal & Clamp-on Air Filters
Cabin Air Filters
Industrial / Small Engine Air Filters
Heavy Duty Diesel Air Filters
Racing and Custom Air Filters
Marine Flame Arrestors
Crankcase Vent Filters
Air Filter Facts
Air Filters by Vehicle Manufacturer
Cabin Air Filters by Vehicle Manufacturer
Automotive Air Intakes
Motorcycle / ATV Air Intakes
Diesel Truck Air Intakes
RV Air Intakes
Air Intake Installation Videos
Air Intake Installation Instructions
Air Intakes by Vehicle Manufacturer
Automotive Oil Filters
Motorcycle / ATV Oil Filters
Marine Oil Filters
Heavy Duty Diesel Oil Filters
Oil Filters by Vehicle Manufacturer
Automotive Performance Parts
Motorcycle / ATV Performance Parts
Diesel Fuel Filters
In-Line Fuel Filters
In-Line Fuel Pumps
Marine Performance Parts
Search by Vehicle
Search by Part
Search by Dimension
Search by VIN
Cross Reference Search
News and Events
SEARCH BY VEHICLE
Motorcycle & ATV
ALL or Unknown Year
Canadian Quick Rod Title Puts Ron Folk in IHRA Tournament of Champions
Former Quick Rod World Champion Ron Folk earned a spot in the season ending IHRA Tournament of Champions. Folk earned a bid in the elite shootout by advancing through five rounds of competition at the Mopar IHRA Canadian Nationals at the Grand Bend Motorplex in Ontario. Folk won at the wheel of his Folk Race Cars dragster with K&N products. The victory in Canada was the first of the 2009 campaign for Ron Folk, the patriarch of the Folk Racing Family.
Mopar IHRA Canadian Nationals Win earns Ron Folk a Spot in IHRA Tournament of Champions
Ron Folk earned his victory with a final round title over
. In the late rounds, Folk also knocked off Gary Fleenor and Lisa Bingham to earn the bye-run with only three cars remaining.
Defending Stock World Champion Nick Folk will also join his father Ron Folk at the Tournament of Champions runoff in Rockingham, North Carolina. Nick earned a seed in the Stock category. Nick’s older brother and fellow IHRA World Champion Brian Folk also earned a victory at Byron Illinois Dragway IHRA event and collected a Top Dragster win in the opening Pro-Am competition of the weekend. The Folk family uses K&N Products on all their vehicles. “Our K&N air and oil filters are the best on the market,” said Folk. “The dirt stays out of our engines and the filtration is great for a big competitive edge that helps our family get to the Winner’s Circle.”
The Folk’s have already earned two automatic bids into the Tournament of Champions and still hope to earn multiple additional seeds into the event. All national and sportsman national event winners earn and automatic slot in the runoff, along with the top three finishers in each division for each category of competition. There is a $10,000 prize for each category, Top Sportsman, Top Dragster, Super Stock, Stock, Quick Rod, Super Rod and Hot Rod.
Brian Folk is currently in the fourth position in Division 5 Top Dragster standings and Ron is clinging to the third spot in Division 5 Super Rod. Brian and Nick each have a shot of getting into the program in Super Rod and Super Stock, where both are currently eight in division standings.
“Like just about everyone, I’m not really sold on the Tournament of Champions format,” said Ron Folk. “I guess with it being the first year for the program everyone is a little skeptical. But I will say that I’m certainly excited to have qualified and know that I will be part of it.”
Find K&N products for your vehicle using the
K&N application search
then use the
K&N dealer search
to find a K&N dealer in your part of the world.
See What K&N Makes for Your Car!
Get the K&N Newsletter!
Did you like this story? Select 1 to 5 stars to rate it.
K&N Engineering, Inc., with headquarters in Riverside, California, has been the world's leader in performance filter technology since 1969, serving the needs of the automotive, motorcycle, marine, industrial and military markets. K&N is heavily involved in nearly every form of motorsports from off-road and powersports to drag racing, stock cars and road racing. For more information about K&N Filters, please contact K&N Engineering, Inc., P.O. Box 1329, Riverside, CA 92502-1329, (800) 213-4182 for a dealer near you, (800) 858-3333 for technical service/questions, (951) 826-4001 Fax, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit www.knfilters.com.
K&N News Home