Australia

Aussie Jet funny car & Speed Demon Jet dragster Pilot

Darren DiFilippo

Age: 42
Hometown: Melbourne, AUS
Day job: Director of DPE
Driving history: Top Fuel Dragster ANDRA Racing 1994 – current

Bio: Darren is the son of renowned Top Fuel racer Charlie Di Filippo and first got behind the wheel of the family’s immaculately prepared and potent Top Fuel dragster in 1994.

In early 1995, Darren made the first big step in his rise to being one of the sport’s leading stars. Amongst the likes of Jim Read, Graeme Cowin, Glen Mikes and Rachelle Splatt to name a few, Darren made the final round in his first ever Australian Top Fuel Series appearance.

History will go to show that Darren’s career to date has been a great success and will continue to be so with the young star of the sport presenting a professionalism that rivals the greatest that Australia’s veterans in this demanding sport, have ever had to offer.

America

USA Jet funny car & Land Missile Jet dragster pilot

Peter Bedford

Age: 35
Hometown: Melbourne, AUS

Originally from Seattle, WA, USA

Day Job: Refrigeration Mechanic

Bio: Peter Bedford is relatively new to Jet Car Racing, but has years of experience in Drag Racing, crewing for the Di Filippo Top Fuel Race Team. Mid 2012, Peter  attended the Ken Low Drag Racing School and immediately after started the accreditation for his Jet Car Licence. Peter now lives in Australia full time with his wife, daughter and his son.

Master Blaster Triple Engine Jet Truck

Wayne Stewart

Age: 41

Hometown: Melbourne Aus

Day Job: Manager at DPE performance exhausts

Bio: Wayne has many years of experience in the racing world, he has been a long standing

crew member of the Di Filippo Family top fuel dragster and the jetcars.com.au race teams.

Besides drag racing experience, wayne raced from 2009 till 2011 as a navigator in a V8

Jet sprint boat in the unlimited class. Once the Triple engine Jet truck is up and running,

Wayne will immediately start the process of licensing.