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Quigley wins, takes Lucas Super Comp points lead

Mandy Quigley moved to the top of the Lucas Oil Super Comp Association presented by K&N Filters points contest with her win at Auto Club Dragway, one point ahead of Chris Forsyth, who also won during the weekend doubleheader. Quigley won the fourth race of the 10-race schedule. Mandy finished eleventh in last years final points standings, but her event win over Robert Kennyon has the Quigley Family dragster in first place as the season approaches the mid-point. Mandy ran an easy 9.05, 168.32 in the final as Kennyon fouled by .010 seconds, losing with an 8.920, 147 with his ’95 Yancer dragster. Quigley defeated Corey LeClair in the fourth round before getting a bye into the final. Kennyon denied Forsyth an opportunity to go to two finals in one weekend, as he used a .005 light and 8.903 in the semi to best the FigSpeed dragster, losing with a too quick 8.977. Andrew Ablott was the top qualifier for race four with an 8.902 for the Bonaco Top Qualifier award. The next race on the Lucas Oil / K&N Super Comp schedule for August 9 & 10 at Auto Club Dragway.

The Quigley girls

Mother and daughters share driving dutys in Super comp.

We ran into Mandy Quigley from Walnut Ca. While racing at the Divisional at Southwestern International Raceway. Mandy has been racing for 11 years. My dad used to drive an A/Fuel dragster so my sister melissa and I grew up at the races. I got started in a jr dragster and drove that for 7 yrs before moving into Super Comp.

Mandy was #2 in points at Pomona Raceway, Divisional win at Bakersfield, Best appearing Crew Las Vegas Nationals '05 and Super Comp runner-up in Fontana.

Mandy drives a Spitzer car with 555 ci chevy built by Lambert ent. and runs 7.60's @ 178 mph

Deal too good to pass up for NHRA Super Comp racer Quigley

How cool would it be if one Friday night you're settling in to watch your favorite prime time game show on TV and you hear a familiar sound – the unmistakable rumble of a Super Comp dragster? Very cool, right?

Well, tune in to NBC's Deal or No Deal on Friday, Jan. 2 and that's exactly what you'll get. You'll see Super Comp racer Mandy Quigley wheel the family dragster right up to the stage before she hops out to be greeted by the show's host, Howie Mandel.

"The opportunity to try out for the show just sort of fell into my lap," said the 24-year-old Jr. Drag Racing League graduate. "And that kind of offer is too good to pass up."

According to the show's web site, "Deal or No Deal is an exhilarating hit game show where contestants play and deal for a top prize of $1 million in a high-energy contest of nerves, instincts and raw intuition." Sounds perfect for a drag racer.

While Quigley can't talk about the results for the show, she did say that they did more than just a little filming of her in the race car so drag racing fans should be interested. It's also possible that seeing a young woman hop out of a race car may grab the attention of non-racing fans of the show.

Quigley said being on the show was a great experience. The show's producers sent a car for her and her family, put them up in a hotel near the studio, kept them fed and shuttled them back and forth between the hotel and studio. Her sisters, Melissa and Marlena, and her boyfriend, fellow drag racer Eddie Fischle, served as her support group on the show while her parents cheered her on from the audience.

Asked about the show's host, stand-up comic and actor Mandel, Quigley said that contestants don't meet him until the moment they are introduced on the show.

"So all that interaction with him in the beginning is genuine," she said. "I thought that part was pretty neat. He's very nice but very professional. He was easy to work with and made me feel comfortable."

When Quigley isn't racing Pacific division Lucas Oil events with her family, she works as an administrative assistant/receptionist for a construction company and she and Fischle have just started a janitorial business.



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