Swanson Motorsports

Afton and Joe Swanson are a husband and wife team from Denver, Iowa. Afton (30) and Joe (32) are first generation racers forging their own path in the world of drag racing. Although they are one of the youngest teams competing on the NHRA racing circuit, they have already made a name for themselves in the Top Dragster class.

Afton Swanson


Joe Swanson

Pit Crew

In addition to drag racing, Afton and Joe are the founders of Swanson Hydro Graphics and Swanson Motorsports, both companies located in Denver, Iowa. Afton holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from the University of Iowa.




2023 Event Schedule Coming Soon


Aug. 31 – Sept. 5, 2022
2022 Dodge Power Brokers NHRA U.S. Nationals
Indianapolis, IN



Sept. 10 – 11, 2022
Goodson Tools & DMP Awnings Corn Belt
Classic Division 5 Points Race

Earlville, IA


Sept. 30 – Oct. 02, 2022
NHRA Midwest Nationals
Madison, IL


Oct. 06 – 09, 2022
NHRA Division 3 Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series Madison, IL
Bill Bollman
Creative Director

Bill Bollman is FUEL’s Creative Director. Before co-founding FUEL in 2001, he worked for Horizon Communications, JW Morton and Basler Design Group. Bill studied Illustration at Hawkeye Tech in Waterloo, Iowa. An expert in the “old ways” of hands-on print production, these skills influence his work in the digital world to this day. His work throughout his career has been featured in international publications including Graphis, How International Design, Communication Arts, and The One Book as well as numerous design annuals and reference books.

Hometown: West Union, Iowa
Involved in Design and Marketing since 1988
Interests: Fitness, Travel, Movies