Eman Points to Crew for Team Aruba Success Both On and Off the Track

ORANJESTAD, Aruba (October 27, 2017): Team Aruba has proven themselves a consistent top five finisher in PDRA Extreme Pro Stock. This year was no different as Trevor Eman and the Mustang stand in third place in national points standings. Team Aruba had a win, a runner up, and a semi-final finish to their credit this season. “First and foremost, we are very grateful for the support of our partners, Aruba Tourism Authority and Aruba Airport Authority,” thanked Eman. “I believe we have a very unique combination that allows us to a promote a product we all truly and dearly …

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Budds Creek, Md. (June 3, 2017):  The Professional Drag Racers Association had a short break in between the Southern Extreme Nationals in South Carolina and the North South Shootout in Maryland. Team Aruba certainly hasn’t skipped a beat between the events, going to the pole at Maryland International Raceway after winning in Darlington. While there will still be one final qualifying session today, Trevor Eman’s 4.022 at 178.80, recorded in the cool of Friday evening, will be hard to top.  “We struggled a little bit earlier in the day,” Eman said. “Unfortunately, we weren’t able to make any test runs …

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Difficult Weekend Turned Triumphant for Team Aruba

DARLINGTON, S.C. (May 22, 2017): The PDRA Spring Nationals at Darlington Dragway felt much more like summer, with air temperatures hovering around 90 degrees fahrenheit and track temps up to 150 degrees. Such conditions often makes it tricky to navigate the 660 feet of race track. Trevor Eman and the team initially had trouble perfecting a hot weather setup that would get the Mustang down the surface that once gave birth to the first ever quarter-mile sanctioned run over 200 MPH by a doorslammer. What Bill Kuhlmann accomplished that day in 1987 in his Pro Stock machine seemed …

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Team Aruba Ready for The Legendary Darlington Dragway

DARLINGTON, S.C. (May 18, 2017):  The Professional Drag Racers Association hosts its third event of the season this weekend at The Legendary Darlington Dragway. Team Aruba and the Pro Stock Mustang are already on site at the event, utilizing the Thursday test session and gain more familiarity with the track. While Trevor Eman has wheeled the Mustang down the Darlington eighth-mile, he’s only done so in test sessions thus far. This weekend’s PDRA Spring Nationals will be his first event at the historic facility. “It’s been awhile since we’ve been to Darlington,” explained Eman. “We’ve tested here a couple …

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Team Aruba on Display for 15,000 at 2017 Summit Racing Atlanta Motorama

ATLANTA, Ga. (May 4, 2017):  Recently, Summit Racing Equipment held its annual Atlanta Motorama. Team Aruba had the privilege of making the short trip from their stateside base of Union, S.C. to be on display for the mega car show. The event, held at Atlanta Motor Speedway, welcomed 15,000 attendees and 2,500 participants. Dubbed a “massive celebration of anything with an engine” the event features hot rods, motorcycles, monster trucks and more. “We were very honored to be a part of this,” Trevor Eman stated on behalf of his team. “I consider it a huge milestone for Team Aruba to …

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Team Aruba Flies to the Number One Spot

BENSON, N.C. (April 7, 2017):  Trevor Eman and the Extreme Pro Stock team from Aruba showed they mean business this season at the recent PDRA East Coast Nationals, the team’s first race of the season. The Aruba Airport Authority backed team qualified at the top of the Extreme Pro Stock pack, their 4.04 effort flying past the other 13 cars present. The Mustang had the top MPH, too, at 178.24. The team moved into eliminations with lane choice, which proved to be helpful with the uncertain weather conditions of the weekend. Eman used an incredible .009 reaction time and …

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Aruba Airport received the “Highly Commended” award

Aruba Airport received the “Highly Commended” award  in the category of Under 4 million pax in the Routes Americas 2017 Marketing Awards.  Denver International Airport were announced as the overall winner of the Routes Americas edition of the Routes 2017 Marketing Awards which were formally announced during the Networking Evening event which took place in Las Vegas, USA. Speaking just after receiving the highly regarded accolade Laura Jackson, vice president air service development, Denver International Airport said: “We are thrilled to have received two awards recognising the amazing dedication of the Denver air service team.  These results are achieved after …

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Team Aruba Gears Up for PDRA XPS Season with Florida Test Session

Team Aruba Gears Up for PDRA XPS Season with Florida Test Session BRADENTON, Fl. (January 26, 2017):  The Extreme Pro Stock team from ‘The One Happy Island’ of Aruba left its mark on the Mountain Motor world in 2016. It was their best season yet, with a strong championship chase that earned driver Trevor Eman and the team a solid second place finish. After a brief off season Team Aruba is back in the states, prepping for another championship run in 2017. With the International Hot Rod Association making drastic changes to its program this year and the Professional Drag …

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Make your own Shortcut to Happiness video on

Check out this new feature on HIGHLIGHTS Aruba is a happy home to some of the world’s finest beaches, glorious weather, luxurious resorts and hotels and some of the warmest people you will ever meet. We’ve assembled some happy highlights for you to create your personal, shareable, Shortcut to Happiness video. (It’s the next best thing to being in Aruba!) BUILD YOUR OWN SHORTCUT VIDEO 1EXPLORE Click around and explore the video clip collection of all the amazing things you’ll find on Aruba. 2ADD Just pick six of your favorite clips, and create your very own Shortcut to Happiness …

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NATIONAL COASTAL CLEAN UP ARUBA AW Phone: +297-582-2607 November 12, 2016 Help clean up our beaches and coastline! Sponsored by the Aruba Hotel & Tourism Association for the 16th consecutive year, this national cleanup day concentrates on areas near and along the coastline. Those island visitors interested in enriching their vacation by joining this Aruba voluntourism initiative are welcome to Join! Gloves, collecting bags and refreshments are provided at this environmental event for a green and clean Aruba! Contact AHATA email for more information.

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