*Earned three 2005 tour victories, equaling the total of series champion Gary Scelzi.
*Became the fourth different driver to win an NHRA national event in a John Force Racing Ford Mustang when he prevailed at Brainerd, Minn., in 2004.
*Has 53 total victories with John Force Racing - four as driver of the Castrol SYNTEC Ford, one as a crewmember on the SYNTEC Ford (1996) and 48 as a crewmember on John Force's championship-winning Fords (1997-2003).
*Finished a career-best fourth in NHRA POWERade points.
*Won three times in a four-race period (Seattle, Brainerd, Minn., and Memphis, Tenn.) in mid-season to thrust himself prominently into a five-way battle for the POWERade Championship.
*Became just the sixth driver to break the 4.70 second barrier with a career best 4.698 in qualifying for the O'Reilly Fall Nationals at Dallas, Texas.
*Earned his first repeat victory when he won for the second straight year at Brainerd, Minn.
*Was a finalist for the Automobile Club of Southern California Road to the Future Award identifying the top rookie in the NHRA POWERade Series and the top rookie in the Funny Car division.
*Finished fifth in driver points.
*Earned breakthrough victory at Brainerd, Minn., beating three-time former NHRA Top Fuel Champion Gary Scelzi in the final.
*Runner-up to Whit Bazemore at Topeka, Kan.
*No. 1 qualifier at Englishtown, N.J., and Reading, Pa.
*Four-time winner of the Motel 6 "Who Got the Light?" award presented at each event to the winning driver of the pro race decided by the narrowest margin.