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Our series of International Hot Rod Association (IHRA) driver interviews continues this week with Jay Turner, the 2015 IHRA Nitro Harley World Champion. Jay discusses the best piece of advice he’s received, where he received his first paycheck, his childhood hero and much more ….
Q: First time you raced? What car/ team?
A:I raced my mom and dads 1978 Honda 350.
Q: Biggest racing accomplishment?
A: Racing over 20 years with great people.
Q: Strangest thing that has ever happened during a race?
A: The front-end of my motorcycle fell off at Baton Rouge while I was going 200 mph.
Q: Best piece of advice you’ve received in this sport?
A: “You’re not ready for Top Fuel,” according to Elmer Trett after I blew up his motor.
Q: If your fellow racers gave you a superlative, what would it be?
A: I would like to think they would say, determined.
Q: If you could race against anyone, dead or alive, who would it be? Why?
A: Elmer Trett. He was one of the best and I never got to race him.
Q: Where do your first paycheck come from?
A: United States Army
Q: Childhood hero?
A: My dad
Q: If you’re going to an island and could only bring three things with you, what would they be?
A: A knife, lighter and Coors Light
Q: If there was a movie produced about your life, who would play you and why?
A: A young Robert Duvall. We seem a lot alike and we have the same hairdo.
Q: If we came to your house and looked inside of the refrigerator, what would we find?
A: Coors Light and leftovers
Q: If everyday were a holiday, what would be yours?
A: 4th of July
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