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Car Show: 50th Tucson Dragway Hot Rod. Reunion

50th Tucson Dragway Hot Rod. Reunion

Presented by the Tucson Timing Association

Merle's Southwestern International Raceway, Tucson, AZ
Saturday, May 5, 2012

This Reunion included a gathering of hundreds of pre-‘73 vintage dragsters, hot rods, and racecars along with muscle cars and custom cars on display in the “Show and Shine”. 

On display was a number of historic and vintage Dragsters along with many Vintage Funny Cars and Fuel Altereds. The historic, restored and nostalgia race cars that  appeared included Tucson’s own Speed Sport Roadster, the legendary Green Monster dragster, the race winning Steinegger & Eshenbaugh Fuel dragster, The Anaconda Top Fuel Dragster, Geri Tarvin’s Jim Davis Fuel Dragster that debuted at the ’11 California Hot Rod Reunion, the historic Art Chrisman Hustler II dragster, Old Timer Fuel Dragster, Paul Henderson’s S&E Tribute car, Jim Broome’s Candies and Hughes Nitro Funny Car, Gary Glandon’s AA/G Fuel Truck, Rocky Phillips’ Twin Engined Dragster, the Seevers, Wiesner & Owens A/GS Willys, the Pacers Fuel Altered, Jon Rowley’s show quality front engined dragsters Retro Rocket I & II, and Wes Swinford’s Ron Miller Camaro.

Fans attending the event were treated to a rerun of the famous match races between the Green Monster (with its airplane engine) and the Speed Sport Roadster held during the 50’s.


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