Jeff Gilder
Monday February 2 2009, 10:37 AM
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE :Darwin Doll Musclecar Madness at the York ReunionPh: 717-757-2720darwin@yorknostalgia.comwww.yorknostalgia.comSALUTE TO FORD AT YORK REUNIONYork, PA - February 1, 2009It has been thirty years this year that York US 30 Dragway ceased operations at the York Airport, Thomasville, PA. The tradition runs deep for the 8th Annual Musclecar Madness at the York Reunion that takes place on July 10-11, 2009 at the York Expo Center, York Fairgrounds. The founder and publisher of Super Stock and Drag Illustrated magazine and co-owner of York US 30 Dragway,Monk Reynolds, will make his first appearance at the annual reunion. The York drag strip was one of the most prominent dragracing facilities in the United States and was the host ofthe largest one day drag race in the history of the sport,the Super Stock Nationals in 1965. The race to this day is known as the "Woodstock of Drag Racing". No drag race ever presented can lay claim to the title. The memories are relived every year the second full weekend in July with the presentation of the annual Musclecar Madness at the York Reunion.The 8th Annual will be no exception and is brought to you by York Traditions Bank,and GGS Technical Publications Services. GMMG, Inc. of Marietta, Georgia and the "Detroit Rat Pack" has joined the event as a Golden Heritage Sponsor enabling the popular show to continue in '09. The event will present a Salute to Ford which will be attended by some of the greatest legends and legendary race cars to ever carry the blue oval. In attendance will be Bob Tasca, Sr., Sam Auxier, Jr., Dick Estevez, Hubert Platt, Earl Wade, Al Joniec, Phil Bonner,Tommy Grove, 422 Motorsports, Bob Glidden's Pro Stock Fairmont, Rick Auxier Boss 429, Phil Bonner's Falcon, plus a host of others. The event will be attended by a star studded field including Gordy Foust, Wally Booth, Judy Lilly, "Miss Hurst GoldenShifter" Linda Vaughn, "Ohio George" Montgomery, Bob Chipper, Wally Bell, Jere Stahl, Jerry Baltes, Jim & AlisonLee, Larry Reyes, Bud Faubel, "The Voice of Drag Racing" Jon Lundberg and a host of other legends to the sport. The event annually supports the York County SPCA and the goal is to exceed the '08 total proceeds of $5500. A SPCA special memorabilia auction is held on Saturday. The show features a giant outside display at the annual Cruisin' Into Summer cruise in featuring over 600 street musclecars and street rods. The show opens on Friday, July 10 at 1 p.m. until 8 p.m.and continues on Saturday, July 11 from 10 a.m. until 8p.m. The great nostalgia weekend concludes with the running of the Sixth Annual Nostalgia Nationals at Beaver SpringsDragway on Sunday, July 12th beginning at 8 a.m. END
Rick "Pappy" Stief
@rick-pappy-stief   14 years ago
For those who have never been to this event. Please put it on your to-do list, it's a great show.
Al Levine
@al-levine   14 years ago
This event has become a MUST ATTEND for me.This year once again will try to do York on friday,Quarter Aces friday night for a few passes,Carlisle on saturday and THE BEAVER on sunday.I have already put in for a rain free weekend with no hail either!!!See ya there!
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