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Empaco Equipment MOPAR

Dodge Challenger Drag Pak

Empaco Equipment MOPAR Dodge Challenger Drag Pak


Mark Pawuk

Driver of the Empaco Equipment Mopar Dodge Challenger Drag Pak

Crew chief: Kevin Helms

Co-crew chief: A.J. Berge

NHRA Career:

Factory Stock (first event: Bristol 2018)

Pro Stock (first event: 1985)

By the Numbers:

Factory Stock:

Three final rounds Two No. 1 qualifiers

Pro Stock:

Six national event wins

21 final rounds

Four No. 1 qualifiers 

FSS Career Bests:

E.T.: 7.608 seconds, Gainesville 2022

Speed: 183.15 mph, Gainesville 2022


• Began his FSS career in 2018 and has maintained a winning record throughout his first four seasons (27/22 W/L)

• Won the 2018 Norwalk, Ohio NMCA event from the pole

• Pawuk’s son, Kyle, is one of his father’s key crew members, and his daughter, Kassandra, DSR’s Social Media Manager, enjoys the unique opportunity of being able to cheer her dad on from the starting line while also capturing footage of his Drag Pak hurtling down the track


Birthday: November 17, 1957

Residence: Akron, Ohio

Wife: Bonnie

Children: Kassandra and Kyle

Height/Weight: 6’2”, 205 lbs.

Hobbies: Golf, fitness, old cars

Social Media:

Twitter: @MarkPawuk_FSS

Instagram: MarkPawuk_FSS

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