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Hot Rod.com “Mendy Fry – Nitro Kitty Honors The Memory Of Ron Fry, 5 Seconds At A Time.”

October 31, 2008

Mendy Fry – Nitro Kitty
Mendy Fry Honors The Memory Of Ron Fry, 5 Seconds At A Time.

"Is the girl mixing the nitro, or is the nitro mixing the girl?")

“This is one modern driver who can do virtually anything on a race car, from building it to mixing its fuel. (“Sometimes I have to wonder,” she said: “Is the girl mixing the nitro, or is the nitro mixing the girl?”)”

writer: Dave Wallace

“…Once upon a time in motorsports, before driving schools and paid rides became fashionable, the road to success was paved with experience and sacrifice. Gearheads aspiring to turn pro were expected to start out in stockers, then progress as far up the ladder as driving talent, mechanical instincts, determination, and luck would take them. Those few capable of building their own cars and engines enjoyed sizable advantages. Such was the path carved by the likes of Don Garlits, Mickey Thompson, Tommy Ivo, Dale Armstrong, Connie Kalitta, and Clayton Harris-that extinct species of racer who did it all…”

READ THE ENTIRE STORY HERE: http://www.hotrod.com/whereitbegan/hrdp_0808_mendy_fry_nitro_kitty/

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