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Greg Hunter to Make TAD Debut‏

CHANDLER, Az. – After a long off-season preparing for 2012, Kenny Gilmour Motorsports is ready to take on the competition with new driver Greg Hunter. ExactAir Compliance Systems will be the primary backer of the Calgary, Alberta, Canada-based Top Alcohol Dragster team. “I am very excited for the opportunity to join this team,” said Hunter. “It is easy to get excited to drive this car by the enthusiasm and desire to win of everyone on this team. They truly have what it takes to field a competitive car and I think I will learn a lot from this group. My wife, Staci, and I are looking forward to the first race in Phoenix!” Greg Hunter has been racing down the quarter-mile since 1994, first with a stock Ford Mustang GT. His desire for speed moved him up to a Super Comp dragster, which he drove for several years with great success. Hunter attended Frank Hawley’s Drag Racing School in 2003, where he earned his Top Alcohol Funny Car license. This prompted Greg to build a Ford Mustang Top Alcohol Funny Car, powered by a Boss Ford engine. 2012 is Greg Hunter’s first year in Top Alcohol Dragster competition. Kenny Gilmour is the team owner and crew chief for the 3,000 horsepower blown alcohol dragster. Gilmour has been involved in the sport since the 1960s, racing nitro fuel altereds, dragsters and Pro Comp funny cars. Kenny has also machined and assembled engines for cars on the street and the strip. Exactair Compliance Systems is a company that supplies Natural Gas emission compliance, maintenance and control systems. For more information on ExactAir’s state of the art technology for the Natural Gas industry, visit them on the web at: http://www.exactairsystems.com Greg and the ExactAir Top Alcohol Dragster will start off their 2012 quest for the championship at the NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Division 7 race at Firebird International Raceway, February 25-26. Joining Hunter and Kenny Gilmour will be crew members Cal Bellamy, Gary Savage, John Leach, Dell Lloyd, and Darlene Gilmour. Greg Hunter and Kenny Gilmour Motorsports would like to thank the following marketing partners for their support: ExactAir Compliance Systems Inc, Omega 2000 Cribbing, Dark Side Racing, Goodyear Tire, Mopac Auto Supply, GRP Connecting Rods, Winberg Crankshafts, Lucas Oil, National Transmission, Paron Paint and Body, Mechanix Wear, Berube Custom Tanks, Peter Vaughn Custom Glass, NGK Spark Plugs, Koolsville Golf Carts and Accessories, VP Racing Fuels USA, Top Gun Coatings, Rock Bit Industries, and JE Pistons. For more information about Kenny Gilmour Motorsports and its sponsors, please visit http://www.kennygilmourmotorsports.com.