The Gone Racin' team of Roger Rohrdanz and Richard Parks have racing stories, photos, book and movie reviews in The Alternate, www.hotrodhotline.com (see guest columnists), DRIVE Magazine
Happy New Year from Richard Parks and Roger Rohrdanz:
Joan Denver Meyer, Bud's widow, is going to hold a Celebration of Life for Bud at the Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum on March 1, 2014, from 11 AM until 2 PM. Further details will be published at www.landspeedracing.com as we hear about them. Bud Meyer was the nephew of Indy 500 three-time winner Louie Meyer. Bud was also a champion boat racer.
Harry Pallenberg and Harold Osmer have produced a video called WHERE THEY RACED, about racing venues in Southern California. You can see it at www.wheretheyraced.com. I'm in the drag racing portion, but I won't win any Oscars.
THE BONNEVILLE SALT FLATS: Two Decades of Photography by Peter Vincent has been reviewed on www.hotrodhotline.com. It is an amazing work of black and white, plus color photographs of the Salt Flats.
A trailer for the movie SNAKE AND MONGOO$E on the lives of Don Prudhomme and Tom McEwen can be seen at http://snakeandmongoosemovie.com/about.
The SANTA ANA AIRPORT DRAGSTRIP (1950-1959) Reunion is held twice a year in April and October at Santiago Creek Park in Orange, California.
The GRAND NATIONAL ROADSTER SHOW will be held on January 24-26, 2014 at the Los Angeles County Fairplex in Pomona, California.
CRUISIN' FOR A CURE is held at the Orange County Fairgrounds, in Costa Mesa, California on the last Saturday in September of each year and is the largest one day event in the area.
Autobooks/Aerobooks (818-845-0707) and the Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum (909-622-2133) carry the movies, books and videos mentioned.
For reviews on the books and movies listed go to www.hotrodhotline.com, Guest Columnist, Richard Parks and Roger Rohrdanz.
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Car Show at JR's Drive-In - Santa Maria, CA
Just a quick note - Mark Mendenhall, Jack's son, will be carrying on his fathers tradition - Mark sees the GASUP becoming bigger and better in years to come. Mark wants to share the Museum so more people may enjoy the history of United States road system. 050914
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