Josh Hart went from guiding a 13 sec. Passage Pickup to a 5 sec. A/Fuel hot rod in six short years… at the same time, making Burnyzz Speed Shop a thriving "do everything" car realm.

Before 2009, Josh possessed an effective black-top clearing organization in Fort Wayne, IN. Becoming worn out on the ideas of Midwestern climate, he and spouse Brittanie completed an intensive look for more cordial climes. Area chose, the business was sold, and off they went to… Ocala, FL.

Once in Ocala, Josh started taking an interest in "extracurricular" dashing exercises as he had in Indiana. New companion, Gene Selby, persuaded him to go genuine, take his extensive driving aptitudes and Ford Lightning to NHRA's famous Gainesville, FL. office. What took after for the following five years was a progression of quicker and speedier race autos.

In 2013, Remo DiGenova surrendered the seat in his S/C hot rod to Josh, who, at the bounce, bettered Remo's execution. Before long he was the S/C's proprietor, in the long run changing over it to a Big Block controlled 7 sec. Top Dragster.

Craving for yet more, in 2015 Josh started his planning for A/Fuel. Multi year later, he was wheeling another 295 inch Dan Page manufactured speedster, controlled by an infused nitro consuming BAE Hemi. A wise judge of ability, Josh enlisted Gene Gallant as team boss. Quality, sibling of famous NHRA champion Art Gallant, had toiled in his sibling's shadow for a considerable length of time. Quality turned out to be up to the assignment. In his first season, Josh missed completing in second place by one point, in the ultra-focused NHRA Division Two TAD rivalry. Josh and Gene are helped by Gene's sibling, Donny, John Kohlweiss, Robert Mullins, Mike Marko and most particularly Josh's significant other of 15 years, Brittanie. Flying the Advanced Auto Parts hues this season, Josh and group are influencing genuine to commotion. As of this article, they're three for three in catching the #1 qualifying position, including NHRA's Norwalk, OH national occasion.

What made this conceivable? Josh and Brittanie's Burnyzz's Speed Shop. Beginning as a humble 2000 sq. ft. activity imagined to be a relaxed, low pressure car business, it has transformed into a 25,000 sq. ft. complex with 10 full-time representatives. Burnyzz's staff will deal with the least difficult errand, say replace your oil, to reestablishing an exemplary muscle auto, the distance to, as their moto states: "In the event that you dream it, we'll assemble it" building from the beginning, your dragster vision. Moreover, they scour the nation for Classic American Muscle and offer it available to be purchased in their showroom, fit for holding more than 50 autos. To completely comprehend the extent of their task, you require visit

A last note: Josh swears, despite the fact that an in-your-face auto fellow, hot rod, he didn't understand Ocala was likewise the home of, some may state, the King of Drag Racing, "Huge Daddy" Don Garlits. Quite a while back, Don payed a visit to his new neighbor and he and Josh immediately shaped a kinship. Gar enrolled him to help on the Electric Swamp Rat speedster, which has all the earmarks of being "Big's" last venture.

Josh Hart is without a doubt living the American Dream.

Article affability of Pete Ward. Photographs civility of Ron Lewis.



Walk 15-18, 2018 Gatornationals, Gainesville, Florida

April 27-29, 2018 4-Wide Nationals, Charlotte, North Carolina

June 21-24, 2018 Summit Nationals, Norwalk, Ohio

May 31-June 3, 2018 Route 66 Nationals, Joliet, Illinois

Aug. 29 – Sept. 3, 2018 U.S. Nationals, Indianapolis, Indiana

Sept. 14-16, 2018 Carolina Nationals, Charlotte, North Carolina

Sept. 20-23, 2018 Keystone Nationals, Reading Pennsylvania

Oct. 11-14, 2018 Fall Nationals, Dallas, Texas


Walk 9-10 Gainesville, Florida

April 20-22 Richmond, Virginia

May 25-27 Reading, Pennsylvania

June 29 – July 1 Lebanon Valley, New York

Aug. 3-5 Atco, New Jersey

Aug. 24-26 Bowling Green, Kentucky

Sept. 7-9 Epping, New Hampshire

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