Thursday, March 21, 2013

Return to the Roots

YORK, PA – The return to the roots of drag racing occurs at the 12th Annual Musclecar Madness at the York Reunion to be held at the York Fairgrounds, York Expo Center, York, PA on Friday and Saturday, uly 12-13th.

A very popular segment of the early days of drag racing was the junior stock eliminator which featured the grocery getters of yesteryear with the popular Chevy sedan deliveries. Tim Pogue of Springtown, Texas has entered his pristine '57 Chevrolet Sedan Delivery along with the entries of Butch Szollosy, the Gunning Brothers, Al Andrews, Barry Wallner and a host of others to join the junior stock row that ill be featured at the annual step back in time.

The show marks a Salute to Ford with the Jack Chrisman world famous Comet funny cars. Don Nicholson's original '70 Ford Maverick, Arlen Fadely's '75 super mod Maverick, Sam Auxier, Jr. '73 Pro Stock Pinto, and Charlie Caldwell's '64 Mercury Comet to highlight a few of the outstanding entries to be featured.

The Ford Fairlane Club of America will present a display of outstanding Ford Fairlane's on Friday on the West Plaza as part of the Cruisin' Into Summer cruise-in with hundreds of other entries from out-of-state and the Central Pennsylvania area. The cruise-in is presented both days, Friday and Saturday with awards being presented by Miss Hurst Golden Shifter, Linda Vaughn.

The show benefits the York County SPCA and the Eastern Museum of Motor Racing. A popular auction is held on Saturday evening for the benefit of both organizations with memorabilia items featured that are one of a kind.

Other a tivities include a special tour van to the Eastern Museum of Motor Racing both days. A schedule is listed in the lobby at the show and the popular free Make And Take model building will be featured both days for children 12 and under by the Central Pennsylvania Model Car Club Friday, 5 to 7 p.m. and Saturday, 2 to 4 p.m.

Show hours are Friday, July 12th from 1 p.m. until 8 p.m. and Saturday, July 13th from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. Admission is $15.00, children 12 and under free. Active military with proper i.d. free and free parking.