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Daddy Dave's Twin Turbo Gamble: A Risky Bet for NPK Season 7?

The latest buzz in the No Prep Kings scene revolves around none other than the legendary Daddy Dave and his daring switch to a twin turbo setup. Now, if you've been following the street racing circuit, you know that Daddy Dave is no stranger to success. With a winning combination under his belt last season, the decision to make the switch raises eyebrows and stirs speculation.


Let's break it down. Daddy Dave clinched victory with a ProCharger Extreme Racing Engines combo, proving his prowess behind the wheel time and again. But this season, despite rule changes affecting the 136 ProCharger, he's opted for a new challenge - twin turbos, courtesy of Extreme Racing Engines and the renowned Carl Stevens crew.

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It's a move that has the racing community buzzing, with opinions split down the middle. On one hand, there's the undeniable track record of the twin turbo setup, boasting both quarter-mile and eighth-mile records in the pro mod category. However, as many are quick to point out, what works on a pro mod track doesn't always translate seamlessly to the unforgiving world of NPK.

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As expected, Daddy Dave's transition hasn't been without its hurdles. Two races in, and he's still ironing out the kinks, grappling with the nuances of a completely different setup. Yet, there's a glimmer of promise in the way his car "six-foots" with the twin turbos, showcasing a potential for speed that's hard to ignore.


The question on everyone's mind is whether a twin turbo car can truly hold its own in the cutthroat arena of NPK. Skeptics abound, citing concerns over consistency and adaptability. But as history has shown time and again, underestimating Daddy Dave is a risky gamble.

Photo by Daddy Dave Racing


With the capability to churn out a jaw-dropping 4500 to 5000 horsepower, there's no denying the raw potential of his new setup. And while the road ahead may be fraught with challenges, there's a sense of anticipation in the air, a palpable excitement at the prospect of witnessing Daddy Dave defy expectations once more.


So, will he conquer the twin turbo frontier and emerge victorious? Only time will tell. But one thing's for certain - whether he triumphs or faces setbacks, Daddy Dave will stop at nothing to chase his quest for speed. And in a world where every race is a battle and every victory hard-fought, that's a legacy worth celebrating.

Video by Daddy Dave Racing

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