KELLY LYNN DILL
Crew Chief: Bob Dill
Crew Members: Bob Dill, Sally Dill
Car Owner: Dan Manesis
CAR NAME: Lil Cotton Pony
VEHICLE: 1972 Ford Pinto
CAR NUMBER: PRO 295
ENGINE: 351 Cleveland
CHASSIS BUILDER: Highspeed Welding
BUILD DATE: 2012
TEAM NAME: Manesis Motorsports
SPONSORS: Manesis Transportation
ABOUT KELLY LYNN DILL
2016 MARKS THE 2ND SEASON THAT KELLY HAS COMMANDED THE WHEEL OF THE ‘LIL COTTON PONY. BEGINNING IN JR. DRAGSTERS, SHE GRADUATED TO FULL SIZE CARS IN SUBSEQUENT YEARS, INCLUDING STINTS IN HER DAD BOB’S DRAGSTER.
THE CAR WAS MODELED AFTER THE PINTO THAT CAROL”BUNNY” BURKETT CAMPAIGNED IN PRO STOCK IN THE EARLY 1970’S. AN ENTHUSIASTIC SUPPORTER OF MNPSA, BUNNY WAS GRACIOUS ENOUGH TO GIVE THIS EFFORT HER FULL BLESSING, GOING SO FAR AS MAKE A PERSONAL APPEARANCE WITH THE GROUP AT THE 2015 WORLD SERIES OF DRAG RACING.
Hometown: Huntley, IL
Years in Drag Racing: 13
Hobbies: Since I was 8 – only drag racing, Build/restore cars, fishing, fourwheeling, and I enjoy going to car shows
My dad sold his door slammer and got my sister and I into junior dragsters. My dad is my biggest influence! He has always been there for me and helped me along the way and made everything possible! Thanks dad!