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2016 Holley Hot Reunion
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June 17th to June 18th 08:00 AM to 07:00 PM
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Where: Beech Bend Raceway, Bowling Green, Ky

A great show for anyone who loves old hot rods. Worth the drive and the roughly $25 ticket price. They have lots of nostalgia drag cars racing and some great show and shine stuff. Also since proceeds go to the Wally Parks Museum, it's tax deductible.



14th Annual Holley National Hot Rod Reunion Presented by AAA Insurance
June 16-18, 2016
Thursday - Saturday
Beech Bend Raceway, Bowling Green, Ky.

2016 Grand Marshal, Bill Bader Sr.
In 1974 oval track promoter Bill Bader, Sr. with no drag racing experience, bought Norwalk Dragway located between Cleveland and Toledo. After a rocky start he turned the track into one of the sport’s finest facilities. Bader’s “satisfaction quotient” includes providing a super experience to all guests including racers, fans, and sponsors. .John Force said, “The Baders have as much passion for the sport as I do”, and after match racing for years at Norwalk’s “Night of Fire” honored Bader in 2005 with his portrait on the hood of his Funny Car. In 1998 Bill, Jr. took over and continued the operation as before. In 2007 the track was renamed Summit Motorsports Park and switched from IHRA to NHRA sanction where it has become the home of the June Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals. Although Bader, Sr. no longer has a hand in day to day operations he is quick to credit the hard work and support of family and friends as the ingredients that made it all work.

2016 Honorees

Ron and Steve Boggs; Austin Myers; Ed Rachanski; Roy "Goob" Tuller and Chip Woodall

The HOT ROD REUNION™ is a series of events produced by the Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum, presented by the Automobile Club of Southern California, and located in Pomona, Calif.The HOT ROD REUNION events are part of the museum’s “living history” philosophy, which works to bring to life the sights, sounds and people who made history in the early days of drag racing, land speed racing and the golden age of American car culture.

Unique among motorsports events, HOT ROD REUNION events honor some of the top names in hot rodding from the past and feature a fabulous array of cool drag cars, street rods and customs of the historic and present-day hot rod eras.

Each HOT ROD REUNION event features a wide variety of activities, including NHRA vintage drag racing, featuring some the sport’s most famous and historic cars and drivers racing in such classes at Nostalgia Top Fuel, Funny Car, Fuel Altereds, Supercharged Gassers, Classic Super Stock, Hot Rods and others.

Information on HOT ROD REUNION events, including a full activities schedule for each event, entry forms and tickets, is available through the Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum at http://nhramuseum.org.Requests can also be emailed to themuseum@nhra.com.

Proceeds from the HOT ROD REUNION events benefit the Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum. Founded in 1998 and named for the founder of the National Hot Rod Association, the Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum presented by the Automobile Club of Southern California houses the very roots of hot rodding. Scores of famous vehicles spanning American motorsports history are on display, including winning cars representing 50 years of drag racing, dry lakes and salt-flat racers, oval track challengers and exhibits describing their colorful backgrounds.
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My mistake, that should have said Holley Hot Rod Reunion.
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if i had to give up all but one show this is it. if your truly an Old car guy, this is the event for you. A little hot sometimes ,but dang what a show!!!
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