Tony Pedregon, Herzog Partner for NHRA Kansas Nationals

Thu June 05, 2014 - Midwest Edition
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Prior to each race customers and sponsors were able to meet with driver Tony Pedregon (R) like Dustin Sonderegger of Summit Truck Bodies.
Prior to each race customers and sponsors were able to meet with driver Tony Pedregon (R) like Dustin Sonderegger of Summit Truck Bodies.
Prior to each race customers and sponsors were able to meet with driver Tony Pedregon (R) like Dustin Sonderegger of Summit Truck Bodies. Tony Pedregon (L) with Steven Shaw of Transwest Trailers. Race sponsor Dan Samford (L), vice president, Herzog Contracting Corp.; and John Arapidis, Komatsu America Corp. associate sponsor. (L-R): Enjoying the NHRA Kansas Nationals are Dan Samford, vice president of Herzog Contracting Corp.; Randy Spear, general sales manager of Berry Tractor and Equipment Co.; Jon Berry, general manager of Berry Tractor and Equipment Co.; and John Arapidis (L-R): Rob Bias, Komatsu America Corp.; Jeff Harshman, Harshman Quarries; and Randy Spear, general sales manager of Berry Tractor and Equipment Co. The crew does some last minute checks on the Herzog Contracting Corp. car before it goes 300-plus miles an hour at the Kansas Nationals. After each race the car is taken apart and rebuilt. (L-R): Stan Orr, president of AEMP; Thad Pirtle, vice president and equipment manager of Traylor Bros. Inc.; and driver Tony Pedregon. (L-R): Having a good time at the NHRA in Topeka, Kan., are Ron Zagami of Clairemont Equipment Co.; Dan Samford, vice president of  Herzog Contracting Corp.; and Gerry Buser, senior vice president of Road Builders Machinery and Supply Co.

For the 9th year, Tony Pedregon Racing and Herzog Contracting Corp., specialists in heavy/highway and railroad construction, partnered for the NHRA Kansas Nationals May 23 to 25.

The team was enthusiastic about having the longtime partner back on board along with Associate sponsors: Komatsu, Summit Truck Bodies, Brown Cargo, Wabash BBQ, and national construction leading associations of AGC of America, and AEMP for the eighth race of the 2014 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series.

“Herzog Contracting Corp. does an outstanding job engaging their customers and understand how to utilize access to one of the most exciting venues in racing” said Tony Pedregon.

“This year at Topeka, in addition to our outstanding trade partners, we bring along two outstanding industry associations that exhibit the same professionalism that the Herzog and Pedregon name represent. We are looking forward to continue our efforts to expose our industry to the benefits and excitement of the NHRA drag racing.” said Dan Samford, vice president of Herzog Companies.