Photo gallery from the California Hot Rod Reunion

October 8, 2006

AUTO CLUB FAMOSO RACEWAY, Calif. - Here's a gallery of photos, taken by Ray Fong and Molly Roberts for the Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum, presented by the Automobile Club of Southern California showing the myriad of activities at the 15th Annual NHRA California Hot Rod Reunion, presented by the Auto Club.

 Kids with the Auto Club's hot rod tow truck  At the Auto Club Not every Cadillac is stock 
 Kids have fun with the Auto Club's 1936 Hot Rod Tow Truck at the Reunion.  There's fun for the whole family at the 15th Annual NHRA California Hot Rod Reunion, presented by the Automobile Club.  Crowds gathered at the Auto Club exhibit to find out about the Club's services for vintage cars.  Molly Roberts and Ray Fong photos for the Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum.  Just a little bit lower.  This radically chopped and dropped Cadillac Hot Rod is typical of cars seen during the Reunion, at Auto Club Famoso Raceway.
 Crowd  Roaring down the track in a nostalgia dragster  Kid with Winged Express
 The crowd gathers at the Reunion for qualifying on Saturday.  The grandstands will stay this way through Cacklefest this evening.  Roaring down the track.  Qualifications for Sunday's final eliminations bring out the best in nostalgic front-engine dragsters.  A kid with the legendary Winged Express, with Wild Willy Borscht.  The next generation is learning to enjoy hot rodding.

 Don Hampton - flames  Art Chrisman in the Chrisman Bros. Roadster
 Reunion Honoree Don Hampton proves he's still got it with flames roaring from his car during Cacklefest.  Art Chrisman behind the wheel of the Chrisman and Cannon "Hustler One" dragster during Cacklefest at the Reunion.
 Green flames  Waiting to compete
 Lots of the flames were green on Saturday night.  In the lanes, waiting to compete at the Reunion.

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