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Hot August Nights Reno 2014

Sunday, July 27, 2014 10:56

The Hot August Nights Foundation & Reno, Nevada are having another main event for street rods and performance autos. Hot August Nights runs from Sunday, July 27th to Sunday Aug. 3. Events last year attracted thousands of street rods that were entered in car shows all over Reno, Nevada. We paided particular attention to numerous blown entries. A parking lot drags event attracted blown alcohol racers in the past. We will be at the various events and would like to meet any of our viewers & customers who are attending; expecially those who are entered in the events. Call (916) 419-6649 and leave a message how to get in touch with you. We check our messages in the evening.

Nitro News circa 1984

Monday, June 16, 2014 23:50

On board data recording began. Gary Beck reported the following specs in Pro Top Fuel drag racing:
- 0 to 100 MPH in a little over 1.2 seconds
- 0 to 200 MPH in a little over 3.8 seconds
- max acceleration of 4 g’s
- max engine speed of almost 9,000 RPM.

Quarter mile performance in Top Fuel in 1984 was in the 5.50 sec. ET range at 250+ MPH.

Good-Guys Car Show, Pleasanton, California

Saturday, May 31, 2014 0:26

This weekend, the Good-Guys organization is having another great custom car show at Pleasanton, California. We will be there looking for our favorites: fuel injection, methanol, or E85 as well as enjoying all of the other entries. All of the food & entertainment choices from past shows were great. The quality & sheer numbers of the custom cars at this show are phenomenal.

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