Follow A Dream

Jay Blake is the founder and president of Follow A Dream. As crew chief of the organization’s Alcohol Funny Car, he is the only totally blind crew chief in the worldwide sport of auto racing. Jay’s passion for cars and racing extends well back to his youth. He has more than 15 years experience as a professional auto mechanic and more than 20 years in drag racing, including as a crew member and crew chief on a Super Comp Dragster racing team. Along with performing the majority of mechanical work, Jay is responsible for the organization’s management, operations and community outreach programs.

2018 NHRA Race Schedule

(This schedule is tentative)

March 9-11
Gainesville Regionals
Gainesville, FL.

March 15-18

Amalie Motor Oil
Gainesville, FL.

April 20-22
Virginia Regionals
Petersburg, Va.

April 27-29

Four-Wide Nationals
Charlotte, N.C.

May 4-6
Southern Nationals
Commerce, GA

May 25-27

Maple Grove Regionals
Mohnton, PA.

May 31- June 3
Route 66 Nationals
Chicago, Ill.

June 21-24

Summit Racing Equipment Nationals
Norwalk, Ohio

June 29-July 1

Lebanon Regionals
Lebanon, NY.

August 3-5

Atco Regionals
Atco, NJ.

August 17-19

Cecil County Regionals
Rising Sun, MD.

Sept 7-9
New England Dragway Regionals
Epping N.H.

Sept 13-16

Dodge NHRA Nationals
Reading, PA.

Oct. 11-14

NHRA Carolina Nationals
Charlotte N.C.