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Doug Chandler’s
Infinite Hero Foundation

Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat
Funny Car

Doug Chandler’s
Infinite Hero Foundation Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat
Funny Car

Biography

JACK BECKMAN

Infinite Hero Foundation Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Funny Car


ABOUT JACK

• Residence: Norco, Calif.
• Hometown: Granada Hills, Calif.
• Date of birth: June 28, 1966
• Wife: Jenna
• Children: Jason, Layla 
• Height/weight: 6-foot-0, 185 pounds
• Hobbies: surfing, automotive mechanics
• On the Internet: twitter.com/fastjackbeckman, facebook.com/fastjackbeckman, Instagram/fastjackbeckman_fc

RACING

• Category: NHRA Funny Car
• Sponsor/car: Infinite Hero Foundation Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat sponsored by Doug Chandler
• Crew chiefs: Dean Antonelli and John Medlen
• Team owner: Don Schumacher
• NHRA world championships 2 (Funny Car 2012, Super Comp 2003)
• NHRA professional event titles: 31
• NHRA professional final rounds: 67
• Career No. 1 qualifying positions: 27
• Career best elapsed time: 3.825 second (Pomona 2, 2016)
• Career-best speed: 335.57-mph (Las Vegas 2, 2017)

NOTABLE

• Owns two NHRA world championships: Funny Car in 2012 and Sportsman Super Comp in 2003
• On May 2, 2013, was presented with the U.S. Air Force Wall of Achievers honor in Enlisted Heritage Hall at Gunter Annex of Maxwell Air Force Base in Montgomery, Ala. Heritage Hall presents tributes to enlisted men and women who have contributed to the growth and development of the United States Air Force. Among former enlisted airmen receiving the honor including President George W. Bush, Brigadier General Chuck Yeager, singers Johnny Cash and Gene Autry, actor Charlton Heston and comedian Flip Wilson.
• The City of Norco, Calif., presented Beckman with the Key to City on Aug. 10, 2013, and declared the day “Fast Jack Beckman Day” to honor its resident for racing accomplishments and work as a national spokesman for the Chemotherapy: Myths or Facts campaign.
• Has been licensed in 12 different NHRA competition categories
• Consultant for Frank Hawley’s NHRA Drag Racing School where he taught more than 7,000 students
• Former sergeant in U.S. Air Force
• Cancer survivor

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The Latest From Jack

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I think that it’s fair to say we were trying to push hard to get three points in Q1 tonight at #USNats. We probably were two hundredths faster than the track, but are looking forward to tomorrow at Indy. https://t.co/Ut3iclVTCJ
An early(actually, very late!) Christmas present. We gave Doug Chandler the original trophy from the Finals last November, & my replacement just arrived. We can get 2 more this weekend if things go good in Indy, & I'm continuing to look for funding to continue driving after 2020. https://t.co/3q7YY8kjk0
For a kid who only has been in a dirt go-cart for 6 outtings, & was in only his 4th race ever, I'm very impressed w/Jason's maturity & progress behind the wheel. Jason reached his first podium and was one happy dude. So was his dad! https://t.co/c43HSCYbnT

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