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31st Anniversary
Auto Racing All-America Team Banquet"
January 13, 2001


The 2000 Auto Racing All-America Team
And AARWBA's Driver of the Year - John Force - Winner of the Jerry Titus Memorial Trophy
John Force
John Force
The Jerry Titus Memorial Trophy
Jerry Titus Trophy

Brian Simo Scott Dixon
Brian Simo and Scott Dixon
Gary Scelzi Buddy Lazier
Gary Scelzi and Buddy Lazier
Buddy Rice Patrick Long
Buddy Rice and Gorsline Award winner Patrick Long
Gil de Ferran
Gil de Ferran receives his Horsepower Award from AARWBA Eastern Vice President Lewis Franck
Winners for 2001
Group photo of winners in 2001

Special Honors
Special honors for 2001
Shav Glick, Andy Granatelli, John Force, Barbara Parks and Wally Parks
Andy Granatelli
Andy Granatelli was honored as a Racing Pioneer.

Wally Parks
National Hot Rod Association founder Wally Parks and his association were honored on the NHRA's 50th anniversary.

Lyn Pherigo
Lyn Pherigo was honored for service to the Association over many years of creating the program for the All America Team Banquet

Deke Houlgate
AARWBA's Deke Houlgate, one of the founders, along with Johnny MacDonald, of the Auto Racing All America Team, presented the Jerry Titus Memorial Trophy to John Force.

The 31st Anniversary Auto Racing All-America Banquet was held on January 13, 2001 at the NHRA Museum in Pomona, California. Members of the racing news media met to honor the drivers cited for their efforts during the 2000 racing season.

See Highlights of the 2004 Banquet
See Highlights of the 2003 Banquet
See Highlights of the 2002 Banquet
See Highlights of the 2000 Banquet

For more information on the banquet or AARWBA, Write to AARWBA or send U.S. Mail to:

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922 North Pass Avenue
Burbank, CA 91505
Telephone (818) 842-7005
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