The Tucson Dragway Reunion is
also known as the Ron Miller Memorial/Standard 1320 Invitational
Red Greth on the prowl.
Noel Griese and Lee Schelin
in the Standard 1320 group area.
Chris Stenson and Vic
The Standard 1320 Group
area after Saturday mornings wind storm.
Red and Steve
Ron Johnson and Roland Leong
adding their signatures to the Grand Marshall poster done up
by Ross Howard that was presented to Gibbs on Saturday
evening before the cackles.
On Saturday afternoon the Arizona
Hall of Fame held a ceremony to induct their 2017 members.
Ed Phillips. The
other person is Bruce Mabry the event announcer.
Dan Rusk long time Tucson
Ex Johnny Loper funny car shoe
Eddie Pauling who's currently the driver of the Little Old Whinemkaer
Don Ewald, Gerry Glenn,
Art "the Dart" LeColst and Bill Schultz.
The Goosic family.
Ross and Jude Preen with
Jackie Bradley, David Pace, Bob
Bradley, Bill Ott and Betty Ott again at the Std 1320 area.
Reminders of the upcoming
Terry Maestrejuan, Jay
Carpenter and Tommy Allen
Don Irvin working his
butt off. Well actually riding his butt off.
Pam Conrad on the job.
Audrey Mattocks with
Betty and Bill Ott, Steve
and Gordy Gibbs and Susan and Jack Brady.
Tom Barnhill, Audrey
Mattocks, Jim Senkewitz, ??? and Cindy Gibbs.
Jay Carpenter and Lee
Ron Johnson and no ID
Peter and Yvonne Broadribb
with Jon Lundberg.
Jerry "The Hunter"
Can't start 'em too young.
Walter Nash and Red Greth
Announcer Mike English
Don Ewald with his soon
to be dead D700.... in like about 2 minutes.
Troy Glenn, Don Irvin
and Darrell Conrad.
Don Ewald, Mike Clancy
and Jay Carpenter
Darrell and Pam Conrad,
Mark Robinson, Mike Bieke and Dan Kaplan.
Paula and Lil Darin'
Roland and Suzi Leong
Paul Northey, Ross and Jude Preen
and Bob Honeybrook. Bob is hands down THE Australian Drag Racing
historian, the knowledge in that guys head is like an encyclopedia.
Doug Thorley in his recreated
Joe Morrison and Don
Jon Lundberg and Walter
Nash introduced Grand Marshall Steve Gibbs.
This was the world the debut
of Roland Leong's 1967 Don Long car in its early hemi configuration.
It will roll out of the trailer for the first time in public
Saturday. The restoration was overseen by John Dearmore for owner
Frank Heinig. As you would expect, its a beauty. It is for sure
the belle of the ball.
Steve, Gordy and Suzi
Next up was the debut of the
recreation of Doug Thorley's "Doug Headers" 1966 Indy
winning Corvair funny car.
1: Kickoff BBQ
4: Parade and Nitro Bash