UCF grad quenches need for speed at Florida Tech

Via centralfloridafuture.com When Shea Holbrook was 5 years old, she had four things she wanted to be when she grew up. “First was a roller coaster tester, how dumb is that? Also a pilot, hair stylist and race car driver,” Holbrook said during the unveiling of the Florida Institute of Technology Jet Dragster at the […]

Shea Holbrook to Pilot Florida Tech Jet Dragster

Melbourne, Fla. (January 9, 2015) – Shea Holbrook, a Florida native and seven-year motorsport participant, will pilot the Florida Institute of Technology jet dragster in the 2015 Nitro Jam Drag Racing season, Larsen Motorsports announced today. Larsen Motorsports, a multi-team national professional racing organization specializing in turbine powered high performance vehicles, and Florida Tech announced […]

Holbrook to Start Testing and Licensing in Jet Dragster

December 17, 2014 (Orlando, FL) – Shea Holbrook sets out to become a qualified jet drag racer in the International Hot Rod Association. December 18-21, 2014, Holbrook begins her testing process and obtains her jet car license. “Tomorrow starts a new chapter of my life. The next 345,600 seconds I’ll be completely dedicated to becoming […]

Holbrook Ends Successful Crowdfunding Campaign

December 3, 2014 – Thirty days ago Shea Holbrook announced her pursuit to go jet drag racing in the IHRA Nitro Jam Drag Racing Series and launched a Dark Horse Pros crowdfunding campaign to help accomplish her goal. Thanks to her fans Holbrook achieved her goal raising $32,222 surpassing her original goal of $30,000. The […]

CALL TO ACTION: Holbrook Reaches 55% in Jet Dragster Crowdfunding Campaign

Orlando, FL (November 18, 2014) – Two weeks ago Shea Holbrook launched a crowdfunding campaign and marketing initiative to help raise funds to get her National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) and International Hot Rod Association (IHRA) jet license including her safety gear and other essential equipment needed for the 2015 drag racers season. Holbrook is […]

Shea Holbrook to Race Jet-Powered Dragster in IHRA

Orlando, FL (November 3, 2014) – Shea Holbrook takes on a new opportunity to race in the IHRA’s Nitro Jam Drag Racing Series in her new General Electric J-85 Jet-Powered Dragster with Larsen Motorsports. Holbrook, known as a Touring Car driver and co-owner of Shea Racing, her family-owned auto racing team in the Pirelli World […]