Posts Tagged ‘Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum’

Mini Cackle

Thursday, October 27th, 2011

Photo By Paul Sadler Tom McEwen’s Tirend Activity Booster, recently restored by Mike Kuhl, fires up and comes alive for a thrill-seeking crowd at the Prolong Twilight Cruise mini-Cacklefest.

Since it was initiated by Steve Gibbs and coined by Greg Sharp, Cacklefest has entered the hot rod lexicon and vintage race cars are being restored, recreated and fired up all around the globe. For example, at the recent Prolong Twilight Cruise at the Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum, Gibbs and volunteer event coordinator John Duran assembled more than 20 nitro-burning diggers as a preview of the amazing Cacklefest planned for this year’s California Hot Rod Reunion presented by Automobile Club of Southern California. (more…)

One Shot

Wednesday, October 12th, 2011

Outside of dba256 was just as colorful as the exhibit inside.

To promote the annual Doin’ it for the Kids Charity Car & Bike Show, organizer Maggie Marquez recently hosted a pinstripers exhibit art gallery/wine bar at dba256 in downtown Pomona. Titled One-Shot: The Art of Pinstriping, the exhibit comprised artwork and artifacts from numerous artists including Von Dutch, the originator of modern pinstriping and young artists like Stroke and Chillin. (more…)

Bowling Green – - What Other Color Is There?

Tuesday, April 26th, 2011

The Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum presented by Automobile Club of Southern California has announced a major change to the schedule for the 9th Annual Holley NHRA National Hot Rod Reunion. Instead of the Friday through Sunday format, the event will now run Thursday through Saturday. The reasons for the one-day move up are many, but primarily it was done because people said they wanted to be with their families on Father’s Day. Also, many of the long-distance attendees wanted to be on the road heading home on Sunday. Consequently, the event has been moved up a day. The action is now scheduled for June 16-18 at the historic Beech Bend Raceway in Bowling Green, Kentucky, Beechbend.com (http://www NULL.beechbend NULL.com/). (more…)