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hrr_01The HOT ROD REUNION staff is already preparing for the 2012 installment of the popular nostalgic weekend festivals. The dates have been announced, so mark your calendars for the following dates:

    THURSDAY – SATURDAY, June 14-16 (Bowling Green, KY)
    10th Holley NHRA National Hot Rod Reunion presented by AAA
    FRIDAY – SUNDAY, October 19-21 (near Bakersfield, CA)
    21st NHRA California Hot Rod Reunion presented by Automobile Club of Southern California

“The annual Hot Rod Reunions in June and October bring to life the sights, sounds and people who made history in the early days of drag racing and the golden age of American car culture,” said Reunion Director Tony Thacker, “It’s never too early to start planning to get your kicks at the happiest places in nostalgia drag racing – Bowling Green, Ky and Bakersfield, CA.”
Just in time for Christmas! Tickets on sale starting Dec. 15th for the 10th Holley NHRA National Hot Rod Reunion presented by AAA, June 14-16 (Father’s Day weekend) at Beech Bend Raceway in Bowling Green, KY. Tom Hoover is the Grand Marshal and Honorees are:

    Jack Ditmars
    Jack Moss
    Bennie Osborn
    Jere Stahl
    Bill Stebbins

Show N Shine, Memory Lane, Swap Meet and Vendor forms will be available on, click on REUNIONS. Racer forms will be mailed to past participants and be available online in January.

The 21st NHRA California Hot Rod Reunion will take place Oct. 19-21, 2012 at the Auto Club Famoso Raceway in McFarland, CA. “TV Tommy” Ivo will serve as Grand Marshal.