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by BobK49
Sat Apr 07, 2007 11:43 am
Forum: What's Up
Topic: What is your favorite non national event of all time?
Replies: 42
Views: 4392

I forgot about the Broadway Bob show. Went there in 89 with the Mid-Century Mercury Club show. We got to parade the Mercs down the track. Then we stayed awhile and watched the jets run. McEwen was there with the 57 Chevy funny car, and the Christine Plymouth Fury was there too. Alas, we didn't get t...
by BobK49
Fri Apr 06, 2007 8:54 am
Forum: What's Up
Topic: What is your favorite non national event of all time?
Replies: 42
Views: 4392

Pop Hot Rod Championships - US 131 dragway HRR - Bowling Green KY. Halloween Clasic - Norwalk Ohio I have to somewhat agree with my pal Zappy on the PHR meets at 131 in Michigan, but my all-time best non-national event was in 1972, at Tri-City Dragway in mid-Michigan. I was a track worker at TCD an...
by BobK49
Fri Apr 06, 2007 8:25 am
Forum: What's Up
Topic: What car was the one that hhoked you on the drags?
Replies: 40
Views: 4740

Well, I was officially hooked before this car existed, but it went a long way towards setting that hook permanently.This picture was taken by me in 1968, U.S. National, at Indy. The car was owned, and driven by my cousin, Ron Ellis, from Saginaw, MI. http://rides.webshots.com/photo/25651927500209391...
by BobK49
Tue Feb 06, 2007 1:15 pm
Forum: What's Up
Topic: Best Top Fuel Car of the 60s ??
Replies: 35
Views: 4902

My vote goes to Beebe & Mulligan.
I agree a hunnert percent Rock. I was there at Indy...sigh.
by BobK49
Tue Feb 06, 2007 1:10 pm
Forum: What's Up
Topic: AA/GAS car of all time??????????
Replies: 17
Views: 2596

"Ohio"

"Ohio George" to be specific. The Mustang, 1969 edition to be exact. The car ran on rails. US Nats winner, record holder, and yes, it was also the real downfall of the AA/GS class (with help from the NHRA, of course). Such is progress.
by BobK49
Fri Jan 05, 2007 7:34 pm
Forum: What's Up
Topic: Hollywood Knights (Movie)
Replies: 23
Views: 2089

I taped it when it was first on HBO years ago. It never got the public acceptance that American Graffitti got, but what does the public know anyway.
by BobK49
Sun Dec 03, 2006 8:53 pm
Forum: What's Up
Topic: The Amazing Lefty Mudersbach
Replies: 8
Views: 734

Never met or saw Lefty, but he was legendary. And he had one of the coolest names in drag racing. So did Gabby Bleeker.
by BobK49
Tue Oct 24, 2006 7:38 am
Forum: What's Up
Topic: 2006 CHRR pics are up!
Replies: 13
Views: 1052

Shoot, forgive me for not getting back to you guys. Thanks for the complements and YES, feel free to post links to any on my albums!
Bob

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