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About TexasDon’s Garage
About me and my passion for cars
I have been involved in Drag Racing since High School (1960) Have had MANY cars over the years. Wish I had kept more pics!
My thanks to my Mother, Marie..8/23/16 - 6/21/08 for her understanding and support of my racing addiction over the past 50yrs. She was was an avid John & Ashley Force fan and supporter, and also a great fan of my NASCAR buddy Carl Edwards. She will be missed both at home & at the track!
I am now involved with booked Nostalgia Match Races and putting on Nostalgia Exhibition passes at drag strips across the country in my injected nitro burning Hurst Olds.
Member: NHRA Heritage Series competeing in Nostalgia Eliminator Class II.
Due to health and the economy, the Olds and trailer are up for sale. Serious inquiries will be answered. More specs and pics available upon request.
Thanks for visiting my pages!
My first car
'50 Ford coupe with 354 DeSoto Hemi. The engine was later replaced with 383 Merc w/8 dueces,and then once again with 409 Chevy & Muncie 4 spd.
Car I wish I still had
70 El Camino Drag car (Neon Freon), My 1961 401hp 390ci SS/SA Ford Starliner.
My dream car
Jag XJ12, Panterra, 61 Starliner
Car clubs I’m in
KingPins Aurora, CO 1958-1962
Puffers Aurora, CO 1962-1964
Rod Benders Denver, CO 1965-1970
Strippers Houston, TX 1972-1983
Colorado Timing Assn. 1985-1987
Plainsmen Denver, CO 1987-1989
Regulators Cuero, TX 1992-Present
Oldsmobile Club of America
Rocky Mountain Oldsmobile Club
Hurst Olds Club of America
- Type of racing: Drag Racing (Super Comp Door Slammers) Nostalgia Drag Racing
- Driver: Jackie Blackwell /Ashley Force / Melanie Troxel / Dave Connolly / Jeg Coughlin / V. Gaines
- Driving song: The Blonde in the 406 / The Scavenger / Oh Atlanta
- Car movie: Funny Car Summer / Hollywood Knights / Hot Rods to Hell
- Car book: RULE BOOKS! NHRA, IHRA, & AHRA
- Car magazine: National Dragster
- Car game: Cars arent for playing games.......they are for RACING!!!
— Profile last updated: Apr 19, 2012
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