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Eddie Krawiec

Harley-Davidson® Screamin’ Eagle®/Vance & Hines rider Ed Krawiec has won four NHRA Pro Stock Motorcycle world championships since joining the Vance & Hines motorcycle drag racing team, claiming the title in 2008, 2011, 2012 and 2017.

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Career Highlights

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  • 2018 wins/runner-up finishes: 4/3
  • Career wins/runner-up finishes: 47/32
  • 2018 points finish: 2nd
  • World championships: 4 (2008, 2011, 2012, 2017)
  • Playoff appearances: 12
  • First start: Englishtown 2004
  • Career-best elapsed time: 6.730 seconds (Reading 2012)
  • Career-best speed: 200.08 mph (Sonoma 2018)
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2018 - Raced to four victories and three runner-up finishes during the 2018 season; Finished second in 2018 points; Secured six No. 1 qualifiers; was the second Pro Stock Motorcycle to break the 200 MPH barrier going 200.08 at Sonoma Raceway.

2017 - Won his fourth world championship crown; Raced to seven victories and two runner-up finishes during the season; Won four Countdown events (Charlotte 2, Reading, Dallas, Las Vegas 2); Secured six No. 1 qualifiers; Led the points for the final six races.

2016 - Raced to five victories and two runner-up finishes during the season; Won two consecutive Countdown events (Reading, Dallas); Secured six No. 1 qualifications; Finished second in the NHRA Mello Yello Points Standings for the second consecutive year; Led the points for the first nine consecutive races. 

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2015 - Raced to four victories and four runner-up finishes during the season; Won three consecutive events (Denver, Sonoma, Brainerd); Secured four No. 1 qualifications; Finished second in the NHRA Mello Yello Points Standings.

2014 - Raced to five victories during the season; Raced to three runner-up finishes; Won three consecutive events (Sonoma, Indianapolis, Charlotte 2); Won his first Chevrolet Performance U.S. Nationals title.

2013 - Raced to victories at Dallas and Pomona 2; Posted seventh consecutive top 10 points finish.

2012 - Won his third world championship title; Won a career-best nine races in 11 final round appearances.

2011 - Won second career world championship; Set the national speed record at Gainesville.

2010 - Won Gainesville and Pomona 2; Finished third in the points standings.

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2009 - Won his first career NHRA Mello Yello Series points race (Atlanta); Recorded career highs in wins (5) and final rounds (11); Won more rounds (46) than in previous two seasons combined (42); Earned two No. 1 qualifying positions.

2008 - Earned first career Mello Yello Series world championship; Became only second driver and first since Rob Bruins (TF) in 1979 to win a championship without winning a race.

2007 - Earned appearance in inaugural NHRA playoffs; Finished in the top 10.

2005 - Competed at five NHRA events, including NHRA U.S. Nationals.

2004 - Made NHRA debut at Englishtown; Competed in three events.

Statistics and Personal Information

Career Final-Round Record

2018 - Gainesville winner (Andrew Hines); Atlanta winner (Scotty Pollacheck); Norwalk winner (Jerry Savoie); Brainerd winner (Andrew Hines); Indianapolis runner-up (LE Tonglet); Las Vegas 2 runner-up (Hector Arana Jr.); Pomona 2 runner-up (Matt Smith)

2017 - Gainesville winner (Andrew Hines); Charlotte 1 runner-up (LE Tonglet); Denver winner (Matt Smith); Indianapolis winner (Hector Arana Jr.); Charlotte 2 winner (Andrew Hines); Reading winner (LE Tonglet); Dallas winner (Jerry Savoie); Las Vegas 2 winner (Hector Arana Jr.); Pomona 2 runner-up (Andrew Hines)

2016 - Gainesville winner (Hector Arana Jr.); Charlotte 1 runner-up (Andrew Hines); Atlanta winner (Jerry Savoie); Norwalk winner (Andrew Hines); Denver runner-up (Andrew Hines); Reading winner (Cory Reed); Dallas winner (Jerry Savoie)

2015 - Gainesville runner-up (Karen Stoffer); Charlotte 1 runner-up (Andrew Hines); Atlanta runner-up (Hector Arana Sr.); Denver winner (Hector Arana Jr.); Sonoma winner (Jerry Savoie); Brainerd winner (Andrew Hines); Dallas runner-up (Jerry Savoie); Pomona 2 winner (Matt Smith)

2014 - Charlotte 1 runner-up (Andrew Hines); Atlanta winner (Andrew Hines); Englishtown runner-up (Andrew Hines); Sonoma winner (Jerry Savoie); Indianapolis winner (Jerry Savoie); Charlotte 2 winner (Steve Johnson); Reading winner (Scotty Pollacheck); Pomona 2 runner-up (Hector Arana Jr.)

2013 - Charlotte 1 runner-up (Hector Arana Jr.); Dallas winner (Matt Smith); Reading runner-up (Matt Smith); Pomona 2 winner (Scotty Pollacheck)

2012 - Gainesville winner (Andrew Hines); Atlanta winner (Michael Ray); Englishtown winner (Hector Arana Sr.); Denver winner (Andrew Hines); Sonoma winner Andrew Hines); Brainerd winner (Hector Arana Jr.); Charlotte 2 runner-up (Andrew Hines); St. Louis winner (Andrew Hines); Reading winner (Andrew Hines); Las Vegas 2 winner (Matt Smith); Pomona 2 runner-up (Andrew Hines)

2011 - Gainesville winner (Karen Stoffer); Norwalk winner (Matt Smith); Charlotte 2 winner (Karen Stoffer); Phoenix runner-up (Hector Arana Jr.); Las Vegas 2 winner (Andrew Hines); Pomona 2 runner-up (Andrew Hines)

2010 - Gainesville winner (Shawn Gann); Pomona 2 winner (Hector Arana Sr.)

2009 - Atlanta winner (Doug Horne); St. Louis winner (Craig Treble); Chicago runner-up (Matt Guidera); Englishtown runner-up (Craig Treble); Norwalk runner-up (Andrew Hines); Denver winner (Andrew Hines); Sonoma runner-up (Andrew Hines); Reading winner (Michael Phillips); Dallas runner-up (Hector Arana Sr.); Memphis runner-up (Michael Phillips); Pomona 2 winner (Doug Horne)

2008 - Charlotte runner-up (Steve Johnson); Memphis runner-up (Craig Treble); Las Vegas 2 runner-up (Chris Rivas); Pomona 2 runner-up (Chris Rivas)

2007 - Sonoma runner-up (Matt Smith); Brainerd runner-up (Andrew Hines)

Career No.1 Qualifier Record

2018 Denver, Sonoma, Dallas, Charlotte 2

2017 - Atlanta, Denver, Indianapolis, Dallas, Las Vegas 2, Pomona 2

2016 - Gainesville, Charlotte 1, Englishtown, Norwalk, Sonoma, St. Louis

2015 - Denver; Sonoma; Charlotte 2; Reading

2014 - Atlanta, Englishtown, Epping, Chicago, Norwalk, Indianapolis, Charlotte 2, Dallas, St. Louis

2012 - Gainesville; Englishtown; Sonoma; Reading; Las Vegas 2

2011 - Englishtown; Brainerd; Charlotte 2

2010 - Pomona 2

2009 - Sonoma; Dallas

2008 - Norwalk; Denver; Dallas

Personal Information

Category: Pro Stock Motorcycle

Residence: Danville, Ind.

Hometown: Bayonne, N.J.

Date of birth: Dec. 6, 1976

2019 motorcycle: Screamin' Eagle Vance & Hines Harley-Davidson Street Rod

Crew chief: Matt Hines

Team owners: Byron Hines, Terry Vance

Wife: Annemarie

Daughter: Kayden

Son: Chase

Height/weight: 5'8", 150 lbs.

Hobbies: Bracket racing street cars, go-kart racing

Notable: Former track manager at Old Bridge Township Raceway Park in Englishtown, N.J.

 

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