Above: The three Whitman junior dragsters — from left, Alexus Whitman’s Hot Chick, Spencer Whitman’s Limeanator and Paesley Whitman’s Short Stack — await the first round of time trials Saturday at the Lindsey Callaway Race for Kids at Alien City Dragway. The Whitman family, big supporters of junior dragster competition in the region, added an extra $200 to the purse.
Below: Mikel McQueen of Odessa, Texas stays focused as he prepares to pull up to the starting line Saturday. (AJ Dickman Photos)
Above: Sterling Cleveland of Lubbock, Texas channels his inner Ice Man as he pulls up to the starting line Saturday.
Below: A man walks across the staging lanes at Alien City Dragway as a remote-controlled toy car rolls by at the Lindsey Callaway Race for Kids Saturday. A trailer load of toys, games, clothes and other items for young patients at Covenant Children’s Hospital in Lubbock was collected during the race. (AJ Dickman Photos)
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