Track Manager Blake Bowser
and Don Hudson,
The March Meet wouldn't
be complete without Harley and Geno!
Tom McEwen setting up
David Beitler, Pam Conrad,
Dave Kommel and Darrell Conrad
Part of the Safety Crew
during one of the many rain breaks.
Steve Gibbs and Mike
A common scene in many
pits, no hospitality rigs, just good old BBQ for crew and friends.
Donnie Couch and Frank
Promoting the upcoming Nitro Revival
were some of the premier cacklecars scheduled to attend the event.
Tommy Allen's "Soapy
Sales" and Jay Carpenter's "Southwind II".
Jerry Bivens "Checkmate"
and the Baney-Rossi- Goebel "Yeakel Plymouth Spec".
Paul Rossi keepin't it
Roland Kleinsorge, Mike
Clancy and Jay Carpenter.
Pat Houlihan and Phil Eckhart
who fills that cart right up. Phil goes by the name Hat
and drives a pretty nice door car, might be in HR or DG. These
guys love to come to the races and have a good time.
NTF vet Dale Suhr
Walt Stevens and ???
Mendy Fry and Chad Reynolds
who was part of the live broadcast team.
Rich Guasco and Donnie
Rian Konno and Roland
Nitro vet Rodney Flournoy
Cindy Gibbs was her personable
self promoting Nitro Revival.
Ed "The Ace"
McCulloch was on hand to help his Cindy.
Photog vet Lou Hart
National Dragster photog
Marc Gewertz with a rare weekend off and Dave Kommel.
Walt Stevens, Tom Shelar
and Arlene Eliason.
Big Show funny car driver
Jeff Deihl was out helping his buds from his nostalgia roots.
Rick Shelar does it all
for the High Speed team.
Brendan Murry's better
half, Karen Oie mixing the good stuff.
Bob McLennan was the object of
one of several interviews that was broadcasted on the live web
Rich Guasco is still
a fan favorite.
Tim Cullinan made the tow from
Des Plaines IL, to get one shot at the Famoso quarter mile. His
lone attempt was not good enough to make eliminations.
Dave Kommel, Henry Walther
and Steve Gibbs.
Whit Bazemore, roaming
Al Renteria Jr. and Maria
Stevens, two of the High Speed family.
Current Top Fuel Champion,
Jim Murphy pouring horse power.
On Saturday, after racing was
canceled and just before the sky fell out, there was a track
side tribute to legendary drag racing photographes Tim Marshall
and Tom West who we lost earlier this year. Tims's tribute was
orchestrated by his partner, Jamie Shores Fraijo and due to conditions
was not attended as hoped. Most of us had no clue it was going
to take place in these conditions. Tom's tribute followed with
his son, Josh and daughter Lauren.
There was another brief rememberace
at the top end on Sunday where ashes were spread. No photos available,
Mendy Fry and Adam Sorokin
prior to round one.
Dave Wallace Jr.
Pam Conrad was ready for the
Winter weather including a heater in the Nitro Iron golf cart.
Les Mayhew, Bob
Brown, Don Ewald and Dan Kaplan
Connie Braun, Kol Johnson and
Don Ewald. Connie and Kol are the daugher/son of the late Ron
Johnson and were on hand to help promote the uncoming Nitro Revial
where they will present the Tommy Ivo "Barnstormer".
Two 60's Jr. Fuel competerors
together again, Don Enriquez and Jim Iggi.
The only living Kamakazi,
Dave Uyehara and Mendy Fry.
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