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Here's the man who turned a wild idea into a race that reinvigorated Ford drag racing. It was quiet in 1998, and George Gonzalez decided things needed a shot in the arm. Debuting a race with an unprecedented purse of $10,000 to win Pro 5.0, he stood the Ford racing world on its head and created the energy that led to the birth of the NMRA and a rejuvenation of the Ford racing hobby. We're happy we've been there since the beginning, and we're even happier George is still at it 10 years later.