As Krista Baldwin approaches the beginning of her Top Alcohol Dragster sophomore season at the NHRA season opener, Circle K WinterNationals, Feb. 9-12, she welcomes a new partner: Baldwin Filters.
Based in Kearney, Neb., Baldwin Filters is a leading manufacturer of engine/mobile filtration products. Their partnership with 23-year-old Krista Baldwin marks their NHRA drag racing debut. Baldwin Filters offers a selection of over 5,000 different filter products and has locations all over the world.
“Krista Baldwin and her family have a long history in the racing community,” said Lisa Mills, Marketing Communication Manager of Baldwin Filters. “Like the Baldwin family, Baldwin Filters is proud of our past and we are excited to team up with Krista at the Circle K NHRA WinterNationals.”
Krista Baldwin is the Creative Director for McLeod Racing, another supporter for this season. She is a third generation NHRA drag racer; her late father, Bobby Baldwin, owned and drove his own Top Fuel Dragster. The legendary Chris “The Greek” Karamesines is her grandfather. This season she will campaign Baldwin Filters on Anthony Dicero’s dragster.
“I am so excited to be partnered up with a world-class company,” said Baldwin. “Baldwin Filters is a top notch company and they deserve to be on a winning car. My rookie year was great, but I know that we can improve and we won’t stop until we get to the top. Also it’s fun to have a partner with a great last name.
“Paul Lee has been so supportive since I have made the move to the Top Alcohol Dragster ranks. He is truly a mentor and I wouldn’t be able to chase my dream without his help.”
In addition to Baldwin Filters and McLeod racing, Baldwin will have the support of Lucas Oil, CP Carrillo, Clevite, Intravia Rock and Sand, HK’s Bar and Grill, Shelton’s Poultry, Manton Push Rods and PXP Racewear.