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Detroit Dragway Reunion, Milan, Mi June 10 2017

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Post  72mav May 29th 2017, 7:11 pm

Anyone going?
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Post  dfree383 May 29th 2017, 7:39 pm

Got a Ford race in KY 9th and 10th
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Post  DanE May 29th 2017, 8:04 pm

I started drag racing on Detroit Dragway in 1958, and Yes, my wife and I are going along with friends who are all racers. Many of the ol' Icons will be there and many cars of yesterday. The event is fun.
I was there for the 1959 and 1960 US Nationals. An "A Stock" Pontiac busted the 100 MPH barrier. The crowd went silent, then went nuts. Could not believe it. A stock car went over 100 MPH in the quarter. Times have changed, but that was then, and it was what it was, stunning.

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Post  rmcomprandy May 29th 2017, 9:52 pm

72mav wrote:Anyone going?

I will be going to the Ford Reunion Race for that time; (even though I will probably know an awful lot of people going to Milan).
My son will probably be there.

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Post  BOSS 429 May 30th 2017, 8:10 pm

DanE wrote:I started drag racing on Detroit Dragway in 1958, and Yes, my wife and I are going along with friends who are all racers. Many of the ol' Icons will be there and many cars of yesterday. The event is fun.
I was there for the 1959 and 1960 US Nationals. An "A Stock" Pontiac busted the 100 MPH barrier. The crowd went silent, then went nuts. Could not believe it. A stock car went over 100 MPH in the quarter. Times have changed, but that was then, and it was what it was, stunning.




OSWEGO drag way also had a 100 mph club back in the day, pretty cool
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Post  Dave De May 31st 2017, 12:32 pm

I should be there if I get a few parts in and put in the car. Going to T&D shaft rockers and don't know the push rod length yet.
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Post  72mav June 2nd 2017, 8:52 am

Forgot about the bash. Lol.
Smiley conned me into going and driving, so we will see ya Thursday in KENTUCKY..
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Post  maverick June 2nd 2017, 10:47 am

"CONNED" you??? Laughing

That would suggest that I said or did something dishonest or underhanded. Suspect To be clear, guys, I merely told him he could buckle into my car...and suddenly Milan is in his rear view mirror. Razz
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Post  dave d June 4th 2017, 1:50 pm

did the detroit thing a couple times  heading to ky for the Bash
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