57th Anniversary Funny Car Showdown cont...
Words by Ted Pappacena: Photos by Ted Pappacena & Rick Lee Waddell
Funny Car Throwndown Class of '17: Front Row (L to R) Keith Davidson, Bob Daly, Frank Barnard, Krista Massarella, Chris Massarella, Michael Geroni.
Back Row: Bobby Toth, Drew Sweetman, George Reidnauer, Willie Johnson, Jami Russell, Bruce Larson, John Cerchio, Rocky Pirrone.
Not present for the photo: Keith Johnson, Jack Armstrong, Chuck Exton, Joe Morrison.
Who says that a BUG's life is simple? Cutting up for my camera, Ms. Pam Hardy!
In the saddle with Drew Sweetman as he warm's the Chevy Citation hot rod up.
Rumbling to the Staging Lanes, Ms. Krista Massarella ready to put the Temporary Insanity Monza.
Bruce Larson’s gorgeous USA-1 70 ½ Camaro - Frank Barnard’s Poison Arrow injected funny
Team "Insanity's" Chris Massarella warming up the asphalt for the second round burnout
John Cerchio tweaks War Path’s tomahawk - John Cerchio (ctr), Warren Bader (l), and Patty Incardone-Stiso pack War Path’s chute.
Patty gives it that extra oomph!
The Poison Arrow is targeting in on the bulls eye! Putting a little skip in the getty up!
Chuck Exton leaving the line on a hard launch and gaining some traction.
Rocky Pirrone running the valves on the Frantic Ford Mustang. Almost Show Time!
Our Queen of Nostalgia Funny Car Drag Racing, Krista Massarella getting hear gear ready for first pass.
Ready to get strapped into the War Horse Mustang ll is Bob Daly.
Terry Smith’s Yellow Bandit fuel altered
"Mr. Bulls Eye" Frank Barnard popping the silly on a drive by - Bobaaay Toth showing of the DJ silks as he whips by
Old meets new- Bruce Larson and Time Bomb’s Rocky Roxlau
John Hadyniak buttons up Time Bomb’s bullet
The Funny Farm’s Bob Rosetty confers with Kevin “Quarter Pounder” Johnson
M&H Tires award for Blown Alcohol Funny Car class winner
As the Phoenix would rise from the flames, the Trans Am of Keith Davidson is shown buzzing the tower
The USA-1 Camaro of Bruce Larson slows as the chutes embrace the breeze
Showing off their laundry are Krista Massarella and Bob Daly on the top end
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