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11th Annual Dover Dragstrip Nostalgia Drags and 29th Annual Reunion
Words and photos by Ted Pappacena; Additional photos by Alan Aug
Mike Geroni on his way to runner up spot with the Hot Rods from Hell.
Bill Masciello’s injected digger heats the slicks.
Not much smoke from the “It’s Crazy” Anglia gasser but you can certainly see “Old Glory”.
Jami Russell and Blair Smith do burnouts in their respective mounts.
Both Tin Indians in da house. Now owned by Bob Sweatland and Paul Athey they still haul the goods.
Bob Sweatland (l) and Paul Athey (r) match raced 2 rounds with the original Tin Indian 33 Willys Pro Mods.
Typical racing action as a front engine digger chases down the Carpetbagger 55 Chevy wagon.
Blair Smith backs the Boston Challenger which won’t be one next year so I’m told.
Lussier Bros injected and nitrous assisted 55 Chevy purges before launching.
Arnie Agar’s 57 Chevy T/S takes off.
F/C winner Jami Russell gives the “thumbs up” sign after his win.
Boss 33 Willys was just one of hundreds of show cars.
Like the sign on the door says, this Opel certainly was.
One of many drag racing show cars, this severely altered Maverick should’ve been on the track and not just resting.
Charlie Belotti’s ageless 57 has been racing since the middle 70s at least.
It has gone through several paint schemes and is still flat towed from track to track.
Blown 51 Chevy is no slug with an 8.81 dial in.
Alphonso Zimbaldi’s original Rat Pack 1968/9 Camaro Pro Stock reaches for the sky.
The staging lanes were full all day.
NOSTALGIA DRAG WORLD - Words and photos by Ted Pappacena; Additional photos by Alan Aug