Okuhara To Lead Beckman’s Pomona Effort


BROWNSBURG, Ind. — Todd Okuhara will serve as crew chief for Don Schumacher Racing Funny Car driver Jack Beckman during the season-ending NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series event at Auto Club Raceway in Pomona, Calif.

Okuhara, DSR’s director of racing, takes over for Todd Smith, who was released following the Oct. 27 event at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

Okuhara will serve as interim crew chief until a permanent replacement is named for the 2014 season.