I'm a retired city of Victorville mechanic. I've spent the majority of my career as a small engine mechanic and Service Manager.I'm married to my beautiful wife Cecile and I have one daughter, Crista, 35 and I also have one grandson, Caleb and one granddaughter, Dakota.
Dynamic entrepreneur who utilizes skills, ingenuity and teamwork to execute fast solutions that effectively triumph in competition. Effective marketing advocate with the ability to promote products and services through racing events. Extensive racing experience through various levels of drag racing categories, different events and places including networking with people from different States and countries. I've also help many racers setup their leaf spring race cars using Calvert Racing Suspension parts.
My first time down a drag strip was 1965 at lions drag strip with my Honda motorcycles and my four door 55 chevy. I set some records and won a bunch of races at Lions and the old Fontana Drag Strip and I raced for a few more years and did not return until 1976 at Hi Desert Raceway. I raced a friends Honda dirt bike and Won in Bracket 4. I then decided to race again for the entire year in 1977.
I have been racing every year since '77 till current. I've raced and won races at Lions, Old Fontana, Inyokern, Fomoso, Irwindale, Riverside,Hi Desert Raceway, L.A.C.R., O.C.I.R., Pomona, Old Las Vegas, L.V.M.S., Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Tucson, Bee line Dragway, Speedworld, Firebird Raceway in Az., Sears Point, Sacramento, Carlsbad, Borona, Firebird Raceway in Idaho, Seattle Raceway, Motorplex in Ennis Texas, Kenedale Raceway in Texas, Moroso Raceway in Florida and Sickston Raceway in Missouri.
I've won over 40 Championships and numerous 2nd place finishes, including an N.H.R.A. Divisional Championship and a Runner/Up at the 2003 A C Delco Nationals in Super Street with my '68 Camaro, with my drag bikes, friends race cars and my own race cars.
I finished the 2009 season with a Championship in P.S.C.A. Bracket 1. We just finished the 2010 season with a Championship in Bracket 1 in the PSCA Series. PSCA finally announced the 2011 season is in the books.We finished the 2011 season with the Championship in Bracket 1.
Well the 2012 season is in the books.Steve Cox Racing had a great time competing in the NMCA West Series.We finished the year with a second in points in the NMCA NSC class.2015 and 2016 we won the NMCA WEST NOSTALGIA STREET CAR CLASS CHAMPIONSHIP
These are the companies that support http://www.stevecoxracing.com We just want to say a BIG Thank You!We're looking forward to our partnership with these companies for the 2022 season!
Steve cox racing would like to announce another year of Sponorship,2022, with Calvert Racing Suspensions. We are entering our 22th year of sponsorship with the best leaf spring product company for drag racing competitors.Calvert Racing Suspensions offers great customer service and awesome products to get your leaf spring car or truck hooked up!Check them out on their website:http://calvertracing.com/
Steve Cox Racing would like to announce our Renewal Associate Partnership with Ron Francis Wiring for 2022.They offer wiring harnesses and varying electrical components for your Race car,Hot rod,classic car,etc.Check them out at http://www.ronfrancis.com/
Steve Cox Racing would like to announce our Renewal Associate Partnership with PMR Race Cars for the third year in 2022.They build and fabricate high performance Drag Racing Cars and high performance Street Rods. Custom 4130 Chromoly Cages & Custom Sheet Metal.Check them at http://philmandellaracing.com/
Steve Cox Racing will be using Mickey Thompson Drag Slicks for the 2022 season.They have a large selection of drag slicks to fit your needs.Check them out at: http://www.mickeythompsontires.com/drag-tires/
My parents,Lloyd and Carol Cox,started racing in the early '50's at Santa Ana Drag Strip and raced at all the tracks in So-Cal.My Dad,at the time,was an engineer and purchased a new Oldsmobile every year and raced at the drags every Sunday.My Mom also raced our family car.1958 my Dad lost to a 58 Pontiac and the next car to be parked in our driveway was a 1958 black Pontiac. Mom and Dad raced the car but the trans had issues and the dealer couldn't fix it.Time for Dad to go to night school to learn about auto trans.The Pontiac was in the garage with the valve body out and Dad was modifying it and making his own trans kit.Wow the trans quit breaking and my parents won alot of races and set records.
Dad use to go to the SCTA events at El Mirage dry lakes,on occasion, and run our 58 Pontiac and a friends car.My Mom was not allowed to run the car at El mirage soooo she put on a pair of coveralls and her helmet and made a run.Well an interesting thing happened on this run,she got a flat front tire at 100 mph,fast for the time era,and she brought the car to a safe stop.Upon arrival of the safety crew they ask:"Sir are you all right" and my Mom got out of the car and took her helmet off and shook her long red hair and said I'm fine,now do I get to make runs here since I just proved I can DRIVE!
1961 Dad sold the 58 and bought a new 61 Pontiac Ventura with a 389,Tri-Power carbs and Automatic trans.My Mom and Dad were very successful with the car and then Dad updated the engine to a 368 H.P.factory combination.Mom raced the car exclusively. Dad went to work for Mickey Thompson.He worked with Hayden Proffitt,61-62,and they built some AWESOME race cars.Record runs and many win lights and National wins were the norm for my parents during this time era. NHRA did not allow women to race at indy in 1961.They wanted to race at Indy so we freshened everthing in our 61 and flat towed our 61 behind a friends 61 Pontiac.Dad built their motor,389 with a two barrel carb.Dad won with our car and our friend won with their Pontiac.Mom and Dad DROVE our 61 all the way back home with the trunk full with spare trans,all the awards and tools.
Mom was very upset she couldn't race at Indy so she wrote every newspaper,NHRA, and local tv and put so much pressure on NHRA that women were allowed to compete at Indy and all National events. 1962 Indy Nationals,both my parents raced and won,as pictured, in their class.I believe they were the FIRST Husband and Wife Team to win Indy! Dad sold our 61 after setting another record and winning class at the 63 Winter Nationals at Pomona. Myself and my sister grew up at the drag strip and I feel so lucky to have experienced all this with my parents. I owe everything I've learned and accomplished to Mom and Dad.Hopefully family tradition will continue with my daughter and grand children. Mom and Dad finally get their well deserved recognition for being the first Husband and Wife to win the U.S.Nationals!I'm so PROUD of my parents and Family legacy.A Big THANK YOU to Richard Kratz and DRO and Phil Burgess at N.H.R.A. http://www.dragracingonline.com/archive/features/2014/xvi_11-cox-1.html https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KtkSaorwaCI
This is my 68 camaro that I built,along with some friends, Kevin Drew, Tito Corona, and my daughter Crista Cox in 1997. We've won several events including Summit Series races at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, L.A.C.R. Track championships, Famoso Raceway, SCEDA Events, Drag Race Results Desert Bracket Clasic race, races at Las Vegas Motor Speedway including their Big Bucks Events, many other events including the 2009, 2010,2011 PSCA Bracket 1 ChampionshipWe also won the 2015 and 2016 NMCA WEST Nostalgia Street Car Championship.We have won over 40 Championships since 1977 with my Nova and this Camaro.
We run a 383 sbc, flat tappet cam, Dart Iron Eagle Heads, Ross Pistons, Mikes Trans Glide , with an Alky Carb. We have ran a best of 10.07 at 131.78 m.p.h. at Fomoso in Bakersfield,Ca. The car is all steel and original glass and weighs 3125 lbs. with driver.
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Published on Nov 26, 2010 SCSN VI Bracket 1 Final Round Steve Cox 6.67 101.58 mph vs Jeff Strunk 5.46 128.05 mph