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Team Aruba Celebrates Well-Earned Second Place Finish

Team Aruba Celebrates Well-Earned Second Place Finish Trevor Eman Responds to Apparent Competition Dive MARTIN, Mich. (August 17, 2016): “The weekend started out great,” admitted Trevor Eman, driver of the Aruba.com Pro Stock Mustang. The final event on the IHRA Drag Racing Series 2016 Tour was the team’s chance to make history as the first professional team from Aruba to win an international drag racing championship. Eman was only three points behind points leader and reigning champion, Cary Goforth. Whoever had the best showing would be crowned the 2016 IHRA Pro Stock World Champion. “We made good, fast runs in …

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Team Aruba Goes to Finals at IHRA Texas Nationals

SAN ANTONIO, Tx. (April 7, 2016): Trevor Eman and Team Aruba scored their first final round of the season in just the second race of the year. Building upon their performance at the season opener, the team qualified second with a  6.23 elapsed time at 224 MPH. This was less than one hundredth of a second behind pole sitter John Konigshofer. The Aruba.com / AAA Mustang advanced through eliminations as the quickest car each round, taking out heavy hitters JR Carr and Matt Bertsch. In the finals Eman had to face Konigshofer, a pairing that would make the match of …

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Team Aruba Makes Longest Trek of the Season to Compete at IHRA Texas Nationals

SAN ANTONIO, Tx. (April 1, 2016): This weekend Team Aruba will compete at the IHRA Good Vibrations Texas Nationals fueled by Sunoco with their 2011 Aruba.com Pro Stock Mustang. The trip to San Antonio Raceway is the furthest on the IHRA tour for the team who begins each trip from the island paradise of Aruba. Team owner, Ven Eman, and pilot of the Aruba.com Mustang, Trevor Eman, first fly from Oranjestad, Aruba to Union, South Carolina before beginning the next leg of their trip, driving the “rolling billboard” that houses the race car to the event.   “This is definitely …

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Team Aruba Starts Season Off with Number 2 Qualifying Effort

ORLANDO, Fl. (March 15, 2016):  After a week of successful testing, Team Aruba took their Aruba.com Pro Stock Mustang to the IHRA Amsoil Nitro Nationals with high hopes. Despite a tricky racing surface, Team Aruba, led by team owner, Ven Eman, and driver, Trevor Eman, took the team to a number two qualifying spot, covering the quarter-mile in 6.234 seconds. Number one qualifier, JR Carr, posted the exact same elapsed time, but edged out Eman for the pole position by virtue of a higher mile per hour.   Unfortunately, the remainder of Team Aruba’s weekend would not go as smoothly, …

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Team Aruba Drag Racing Heads Stateside to Start 2016 Tour with International Hot Rod Association

    UNION, S.C. (February 25, 2016):  The International Hot Rod Association (IHRA) will kick off their 2016 season with the Amsoil Nitro Nationals, March 4-6 at Orlando Speed World in Orlando, Florida. The Pro Stock team from Aruba has been diligently working toward this event all offseason long and the time has almost come to see the fruit of their efforts. Driver Trevor Eman, along with his father and team patriarch, Ven Eman, have set aside the duties of their welding and machine shop businesses in Aruba to return to the Team Aruba race shop in Union, S.C. where …

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Aruba Airport Excited to Partner with Team Aruba Racing

 ORANJESTAD, Aruba (February 5, 2016):  Few drag racing teams truly fit the description of international racers. Only select number of teams compete professionally on an international level, and of those that do, few follow an entire circuit, competing for World Championships. The fact that the Pro Stock team from Aruba has done so for 13 years puts Team Aruba Drag Racing in a league all their own. Once more, Team Aruba is stepping up their game, this time by partnering with Aruba Airport Authority N.V. (www.airportaruba.com). Aruba Airport Authority N.V. (AAA) is the sole international airport for the ‘One Happy …

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Team Aruba Returns to Historic Maryland International Raceway

Team Aruba Returns to Historic Maryland International Raceway for IHRA President’s Cup Nationals Union, S.C. (June 17, 2015) Maryland International Raceway has long been a hatching ground for historic races and record setting runs, especially among Mountain Motor Pro Stocks. This weekend Pro Stock returns to MDIR for the IHRA President’s Cup Nationals. Pro Stock standout Trevor Eman and Team Aruba have their sights set on making some historic runs of their own down this famed raceway. “This is a race track we’ve visited often in the past for IHRA races, MMPSA races and testing opportunities,” stated Eman. “Budds Creek …

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Trevor Eman and Team Aruba Gear Up for the Mardi Gras Nationals

UNION, S.C. March 11, 2015: The Aruba.com Drag Race Team from the ‘One Happy Island’ has headed back north to kick off their 2015 race season. This year the team will be back contesting their fast Ford Mustang with the International Hot Rod Association (IHRA). IHRA will venture to Baton Rouge, La. March 13-14 for the Mardi Gras Nationals. Driver Trevor Eman and his crew will join the increasing number of Mountain Motor Pro Stocks who are returning to the organization that gave birth to the class. To gear up for their season opener, Team Aruba recently tested at Union …

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