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Event Coverage Bonneville, Mazooma1 style

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Mazooma1, Aug 19, 2010.

  1. Jeff Norwell
    Joined: Aug 20, 2003
    Posts: 13,175

    Jeff Norwell
    Staff Member

    Gee Doug,
    Kinda looks like you have done this before.

  2. Awesome...just Awesome....!!!!!!!!!
  3. hotrd32
    Joined: May 16, 2007
    Posts: 3,511

    from WA

    Thanks Doug for the amazingly well done is always such a pleasure to see someone with the "EYE" shoot an event and preserve it for those that couldn't make it....they really made me feel the moment...Kudos for all your hard work and excellent visual decision making....Jack
  4. Bobby Green
    Joined: Jun 9, 2001
    Posts: 1,318

    Bobby Green

    Man,.... I gotta get me one of these air conditioners !!!!

    Thanks for the pics,.... It's funny, I'm so busy all week at Bonneville and it's so big, I end up relying on Hamb pics to show me what I missed.

  5. Super Pics!
    Thanks for sharing
  6. Magnus
    Joined: Apr 30, 2006
    Posts: 904

    from Sweden

    This is great, thank's for posting, the cars looked great didn't they? AND it is a blast don't you think? It was my pleasure to meet you, buddy. Are you still at the salt?
  7. Mazooma1
    Joined: Jun 5, 2007
    Posts: 13,598


    oops...forgot the profile shot...........


    By the way...this salt racer is being recreated, with much of the original car by Butch Graham. His Dad, Athol, was killed in this car 50 years ago, when Butch was a three year old.
    Butch still has the Allison aircraft engine at his home in Salt Lake City and hopes to put it back into the car soon.
    The canopy is from a P-51 fighter.
    His father built the entire car with the Allison engine for $2500 in the late 1950's.
    It was determined that the car crashed due to a wheel failure.
    Graham has reached 344 MPH the year before he died.
  8. Mazooma1
    Joined: Jun 5, 2007
    Posts: 13,598


    Hey,, got home last night....nice to see you and your friends.
    You guys are real rodders!!!!
    Pleasure to know you!
  9. FYI ... There's more info, pics, & video of the "City of Salt Lake" re-creation in the Athol Graham Bonneville Streamliner Rebuild: A Son's Dream & A Father's 300MPH Legacy thread.

    Doug ... you might consider adding your (very awesome) images of the 'liner to that thread.
  10. speedtool
    Joined: Oct 15, 2005
    Posts: 2,541


    Out-freaking-standing pix!
  11. blackout
    Joined: Jul 29, 2007
    Posts: 1,269


    Very fine, many thanks.
  12. hasty
    Joined: Jul 5, 2009
    Posts: 1,409


    Stunning photographs - thank you
  13. sodbuster
    Joined: Oct 15, 2001
    Posts: 4,951

    from Kansas

    Thanks for the pix.........this is the first time that I have missed the salt & it is tearing at me for pix........Thanks.

    Chris Nelson
  14. Great as usual Doug......Thanks...
  15. cool photos, thanks for posting
  16. sr
    Joined: Feb 12, 2007
    Posts: 400

    from Monterey

    Nice. Glad my liner got a photo from you. Very nice shot. Hemi thanks for letting me know.
  17. rocknrollratfink
    Joined: Jun 21, 2009
    Posts: 191

    from LA

    Great work! Thanks for posting!
  18. philly the greek
    Joined: Feb 15, 2009
    Posts: 1,861

    philly the greek
    from so . cal.

    What a nice collection of well formated photos , we could all take a lesson. Thanks for sharing them with us .
    Joined: Jul 14, 2008
    Posts: 516


    Nice story told with great pictures. Liked watching the light change throughout. All good pics but a couple standouts for me - the yellow/white umbrella Vesco streamliner, the big green Buick and the "O" flag with the people walking in the background needs to be hanging in MOCA!
  20. speedyb
    Joined: May 12, 2010
    Posts: 484

    from socal

    Thank you, beautiful shots
  21. vents
    Joined: Jun 16, 2007
    Posts: 33


    Excellent pictures! You guys posting these great pics don't know how much "we who didn't get to go" enjoy them. Thanks.
  22. rocknrollratfink
    Joined: Jun 21, 2009
    Posts: 191

    from LA

    Sums it up perfectly.
  23. Those photos of the Athol Graham Streamliner are amazing! and I love the pre-dawn shot of the pits, thanks for taking the time to share them.
  24. Thanks for the pics Doug,good to see the aussie boys hotrod {Big Knob Racing]
  25. billsill45
    Joined: Jul 15, 2009
    Posts: 784

    from SoCal

    Excellent shots. Thanks for taking the time to share with us. It's great to see people racing for the fun and satisfaction of it, rather than a big-money deal with all the baggage that entails.
  26. Buick59
    Joined: Mar 3, 2001
    Posts: 1,994

    from in a house

    Doug, I give up. Im not even gonna try. I just got home what a long drive. Cool stuff mang.
  27. SuperFleye
    Joined: Jul 17, 2005
    Posts: 2,039

    Alliance Vendor

    Great photos Mazooma
  28. model.A.keith
    Joined: Mar 19, 2007
    Posts: 6,279


    Can't add more other than ...fantastic shots of some fantastic cars .

    the early morning stuff is the best............

    thanks for sharing


  29. Good stuff Doogie!!:)

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