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John Mazzorana NEOPMA SERIES President

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  • President: John Mazzorana
  • NEOPMA Since: 1992
  • Hometown: Huntington, NY
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  • Favorite Tracks: MIR, VMP, Atco, Maple Grove, Capitol Raceway
About: Established NEOPMA in 1992, originally we were known as the Northeast Pro Shootout Association. It was formed to provide local Pro-Mod racers the opportunity to provide entertainment for spectators, increase sponsor promotions and advertisement, and help tracks drive more spectator business. 20 years later, our continued success is proven by its longevity and continues performance in this arena.

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goDragRacing Mark NEOPMA Vice President Marketing Editorial Director

goDragRacing Mark NEOPMA Vice President Marketing and Editorial Director Drag Racing Photographer

  • Vice President Marketing and Editorial Director: Mark Walker
  • NEOPMA Since: 2003
  • Hometown: Philadelphia, PA
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  • Favorite Tracks: MDIR, Englishtown Raceway Park, Maple Grove, Atco Raceway, VMP, Capitol Raceway, Cecil County Dragway
About: Mark Walker AKA.. "goDragRacing Mark" has spent his whole life from a child up in the Northeast drag racing venues. Mark helped establish the highly recognized goDragRacing.com known for its race reviews and photography. In 2003 Mark began covering the NEOPMA series at Cecil County Dragway while it was flourishing during the popular Saturday Street Car Shootouts. During that time the Pro Modified's of the NEOPMA series led Mark on a path to great success only because of the amazing action he was able to capture from the NEOPMA racers.

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Rockin Rob Cherkas Official NEOPMA Announcer

Rockin Rob Cherkas Official NEOPMA Announcer

  • Official NEOPMA Announcer: Rockin Rob Cherkas
  • NEOPMA Since: 2010
  • Hometown: Langhorne, Pa
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  • Favorite Tracks: MIR, VMP, Maple Grove, Atco.
About: Started drag racing 1992 built a corvette to run 10.5 tires in the Hot Rod top 10 shootout in Memphis Tennessee. I showed up Qualified 26th made Hot Rod magazine and I was hooked. Ran NMCA and NSCA 1993 to 2008. Went to Dave McClelland’s School of announcing 1995 and announced with NMCA 1994, 95, 96 got to announce NHRA US Nationals in 1995. Competed at the Orlando World Street Nationals for 20 years straight. In 2009 won the World championship with the Ultimate Outlaw Shootout Series.

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Tara Bowker Official NEOPMA Drag Racing Photographer

Tara Bowker Official NEOPMA Drag Racing Photographer

  • Official NEOPMA Drag Racing Photographer: Tara Bowker
  • NEOPMA Since: 2013
  • Hometown: Phoenixville, Pa.
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  • Favorite Tracks: MDIR, Maple Grove, Atco Raceway, VMP, Capitol Raceway, Cecil County Dragway
About: Tara Bowker, an inspiring photographer and owner of Blackrock Photography burst onto the scene in 2013 after being recognized by the NEOPMA Staff. Tara has now progressed to the status of "Official Photographer of the NEOPMA Pro Modified Drag Racing Series" within just two short years. Since taking this position, Tara has become one of the most interesting and sought after photographers by leading publications and sponsors including many covers and features in her official photojournalist position at RPM Magazine.

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