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  1. Ryan
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  2. DaveInc
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    What a great photo!
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    I've been itching for little river since I left
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    I like drag racing...

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    I like drag racing too... :)
  7. Slim Pickens
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    Gonna add that to our travel list, to visit TEXAS! Daisy May and I are all ready for the Jalopy Showdown. And dont forget Dover Dragstrip Nostalgia Drags @ Island Dragway Oct 18! Be There! Slim
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    duh...

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    Love the photo! (But how's he poppin' a wheelie when the starter hasn't even dropped the flag yet?)
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    Today, we leave on orange... Back then, they left on UP!
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    very good reaction time!
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    you couldn't get another photo like that again if you tried 100 times.
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    I imagine the pilot is just changing his focus from the flagman to where his car is on the track. With that much engine blocking your view do you concentrate on just one edge or if you are somewhere between the stripes when going down the track? Having never even driven on a strip that must just be an insane rush keeping it straight and fast at the same time. -Scrump
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    Lots of buzz at Maple Grove last week about JS Drags. Should be a good turn out. Same weekend as Fall Carlisle so you can hit both.
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    Yes and no,that is I loved drags at the strip when in Jr.& Highschool,but it got boring after I started to run Oval track stock races. Still enjoy going to the dargs, if there is no oval track races around.
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    I would kill to go to the Jalopy Showdown... All of those shows that those guys put on look like a blast.
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    You attend once, you will always return.
    Kinda gets in your blood like the Salt. :cool:
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    I LOVE DRAG RACING!!

    Who's Beautiful piece in in the pic?
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    The real danger in Drag Racing is starving to death...
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    1. photographers corner!!!!!

    It's hard to see in these old B&W photos, but he may have "turned on" the "red flag" with this wheels-up launch.:rolleyes:
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    I hope our event at Eagle Field makes your list someday Ryan. The event will feature DIRT pits and Flag Starts! Rocky
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    You sound like you have gone racing with my group.

    I did bring some hot bottled water once...:D
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    The Rock N Race at Dragway 42 is a blast too.

    Our 2nd Annual Hunnert Car Heads Up is May 8, 2010. :D

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    I like drag racing
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    Heck yeah! Is that Keiths TE440? Looking good!
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    Offer still stands, get to cleveland and I will get you the rest of the way...and if we can convince the track, a ride in the 1/4....
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    You look down the sides as best you can and watch the lines. Once you get used to not seeing out front, you focus more on the car and the engine, not worrying about where the car is going. Your seat will tell you if you get sideways.

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    We have not missed a Showdown drags yet...
    We NEVER intend to...Its simply the best vibe, best track, best little valley in our season, We will only keep working to bring better, faster, and MORE cars in tow...
    Count on it!
    Everyone who comes to these is straight BITTEN! You'll never want to miss one...
    It has a very special "feel", I guess...
    Its non-chalance rocks...
    I'll most likely be ( at this rate, anyway, unless I get a few things accomplished this week...) car-less, this year, ya' know what?
    I still won't miss it for the world!
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    Holy hell...
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    Another great shot........... way cool

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