Ashley is a 28-year-old Top Fuel Driver and team owner competing in NHRA’s premier Top Fuel Dragster category.
Following the 2020 season, Justin captured the NHRA Rookie of the Year award, recognizing the top professional rookie based on performance on and off the racetrack, participation, and relationships with fans, sponsors, and media. During the first three years of his professional career, Ashley has competed in 13 finals, collected 7 Top Fuel wins, including 3 in 2022 and 2 in 2023. He’s led the category in average reaction time more than any other driver since the start of his career, set the Bristol Dragway track speed record, and finished each season ranked in the top 10, including back-to-back 4th place finishes in 2021 and 2022.
Ashley held the points lead for the majority of the 2022 Countdown to the Championship and earned the 2nd most round wins (57) during the 2022 race season. In the first 5 races of 2023 Ashley leads the class in reaction times, has already qualified #1, won back to back races in Phoenix and Pomona and took home the trophy in the 2nd ever contested Mission Foods 2fast2tasty Challenge.
Date of Birth: December 12, 1994
Hometown: Plainview, NY
Education: Ithaca College
Career Wins: 7
Quickest E.T.: 3.66
Fastest Speed: 335mph
Favorite Race Track: Gainesville Raceway
First NHRA Win: Gainesville 2017
Most Memorable Moment: Winning the 2022 NHRA Winternationals
First NHRA Car: 2013 M&M Top Dragster
Racing Goals: Win Multiple World Championships and Deliver World Class Results for Marketing Partners
Hobbies: Jet Skiing, Football, Baseball, Basketball