Worsham and Hagan named All American AARWBA First Team SelectionsDecember 7, 2011 · 0 Comments
NHRA CHAMPS WORSHAM AND HAGAN NAMED AARWBA ALL-AMERICA FIRST TEAM SELECTIONS: The American Auto Racing Writers & Broadcasters Association (AARWBA) has announced its 2011 All-America Team and Top Fuel champ Del Worsham and Funny Car champ Matt Hagan have earned First Team honors in the Drag Racing category. Each year members of AARWBA select a special team of drivers who represent the broad spectrum of professional motorsports. AARWBA then brings them all together at a gala dinner gathering where each is presented with the organization’s coveted “Horsepower” trophy, which symbolizes top performance in each category. It is the first time that Worsham and Hagan have been AARWBA First Team All-America selections. Both will be among the candidates for the prestigious Jerry Titus Award which recognizes AARWBA’s driver of the year.
The Titus Award winner will be revealed during the All-America team banquet, Sunday evening, Jan. 8 in the Grand Hall at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Indianapolis. AARWBA also recognized NHRA Top Fuel driver Antron Brown and NHRA Pro Stock world champ Jason Line with second-team honors and Top Alcohol Funny Car champion Frank Manzo was honored with a second-team honor in the At Large category.