Snap, cackle, pop: yes, it's Cacklefest
time again at the 15th annual NHRA
California Hot Rod Reunion (CHRR), Oct. 6-
8. Cacklefest, held on Saturday
night, Oct. 7, is one of the many highlights
for fans during the 3-day,
fun-fest of nostalgic dragsters and hot rods at
Bakersfield's historic Auto
Club Famoso raceway.
Cacklefest will feature more than 40 historic
dragsters, push-start old-school,
front engine dragsters at the center of
the drag strip and firing them up,
creating a 'cackling sound'. "At the last
Cacklefest, the event was surreal,"
said, Greg Sharp, Reunion director and
curator of the Wally Parks NHRA
Motorsports Museum, producers of the event.
"Seeing these retired cars firing
up together brought the crowd to tears of