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K&N Filters Monte Carlo in the Spotlight at O'Reilly NHRA Spring Nationals

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Jeff Arend is preparing to drive his special-edition K&N Filters Monte Carlo at the O’Reilly NHRA Spring Nationals in Houston this weekend. Arend drove the K&N Filters Chevy on March 18th at the AC Delco Gatornationals at Gainesville Raceway.

K&N Filters Monte Carlo
K&N Filters Monte Carlo
“I’m glad we have another opportunity to run the K&N car this weekend,” said Arend. “It’s a beautiful race car, and the people at K&N have been fantastic supporters. There’s one good way to say ‘Thank You” to the company whose name is all over the car, and that’s to win rounds and get them on television a lot. That’s our plan. Everyone on this team is focused, motivated and ready to represent our sport to the best of our ability.”

Arend has a resume with 12 years in the Nitro Funny car class. He is Del Worhsam’s teammate in the Checker, Schuck’s Kragen blue car. “I’ve spent the majority of my life racing on the drag strip, and a big hunk of my adult life driving Funny Cars so this is absolutely where I’m meant to be,” said Arend. “This is what we do and we’re lucky to do it.”

For Arend to deliver, he’ll have to put his K&N Filters Monte Carlo deep into the Houston race field. He’ll also have to win rounds, just as he did at Pomona.

“I take great pride in my skills, and I work on them all the time,” he said. “As the driver, I’m not there to make the tuning calls, although I do also pride myself on being able to give solid and informative feedback to my crew. But once we’re at the line, it’s my job to get the car to the other end and to keep it straight. On Sunday I have to focus on leaving first. With this team, and all of our abilities, we always have a good chance to win.”

Also check out the K&N at NHRA GatorNationals video.

Follow the Jeff Arend's progress throughout the racing season at the K&N news site. 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.

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