US drag racing legends to attend BDRHoF 2015 Gala Awards Dinner

Bob_Mask&Helmet_JereAlhadeff_682C - CopyFollowing on from the news that Ron Hope of Rat Trap fame will be attending the 2015 British Drag Racing Hall of Fame Gala Awards Dinner being held at the Savill Court Hotel, Windsor Great Park on November 21st this year, two more American drag racing legends have booked their seats. They are Blue Max Funny Car super tuner Fred Miller and the only man who could really handle the twin Chevy engined Freight Train gas dragster Bob Muravez.

 ‘Waterbed’ Fred Miller is one of the most respected tuners in drag racing and it was in that role that he joined Raymond Beadle on the Blue Max Funny Car Team during the visits made to Santa Pod Raceway in the late 1970s and early 1980s. He said,

 “I was glad to do what I did in the era of Prudhomme, McEwen, Garlits and Shirley. I think it was a lot more fun back then and I miss hanging out with Raymond. We had great fun during our visits to the UK and meeting up with Stu Bradbury at the recent International Drag Racing Hall of Fame Awards Dinner in Gainesville brought back a lot of memories”.

“I’m really looking forward to attending the British Drag Racing Hall of Fame Gala Dinner with my wife Diane in November and meeting up with some old friends from back in the Blue Max era”.

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Kool Kams Issue 1

One of the first UK Drag Racing publications was called Kool Kams.
I’ve posted the drag racing parts from Issue one on the ukdrn forum here

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Kool Kams Issue 1

Santa Pod Raceway Festival of Power

Just over 3 weeks left to the first big meeting of 2015 at Santa Pod Raceway.
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Santa Pod Dragstalgia images

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Santa Pod Raceway 2014 Dragstalgia images

Images from Santa Pod Raceway’s 2014 Dragstalgia event can be viewed by clicking on the image of Brian Hope in Pure Hell or by
clicking on the link below.

http://www.ukdrn.co.uk/PICTURES/PICTURES.HTML

My CHRR Part 3.

Part 3 can be viewed now including video’s of the Winged Express, Rat Trap and the Bradford’s topo.
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Mark Stratton’s twin engined powered dragster in action.

Photo’s being added all the time on the ukdrn forum.
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