Just one of the significant changes
this year with the program was manditory practice push starts
for anyone who had never done it before or anyone in a car they
had not previously push started. This led to more "previews"
for the fans.
car on the track period was Tom Hanna on Thursday.
On Friday, under the radar, Roger
Lee fullfilled his beloved wife Juile's final wish by putting
her ashes in the chute of his cacklecar. Julie was one of four
souls that were put to rest over the weekend. The others were
Pete Starrett, Chris Martin and Paul Ruiz.
The unmistable Macicar
making sure last years no start wouldn't happen again.
Every year Dave
West does practice start and burnout in his Beebe & Mulligan
tribute car and gets better every time.
The restored Allison powered
car of Art Arfons owned by John Rowley. The pink Cadillac worked
here but unfortunately died on the topend Saturday night for
Nostalgia A/F standout John Rasmussen
got his first cacklefest seat in the Creitz & Donovan car.
Jessica Anderson was
back in the seat of the Anderson Family "Vagabond".
Paul Rossi checking out
the Yeakel Plymouth Spec.
No ID on this car but this was
its first Cacklefest. The car was found in a midwest barn, updated
to run NE-1 then parked and restored to its original configuration.
Bob Hirsch in his tribute reproduction
of the Marvin Schwartz "Anaconda". Bob had a mishap
last year and wanted to be sure everyone was on the same page
this time around.
Don Prieto did some practice
and for sure won the best push car award.
Jay Carpenter was in
Ken Blackmore's Poison Ivy.
Tom McIntyre in his Weiss
& Larkin AA/GD.
Pete Eastwood gave his
Old Master its first test.
Gordy Bonin was having a ball
in the first car he ever drove that was restored by Sinclair
Johnny Abbott got his
first push start in the Howard Cams Rattler.
Bobby Hansen in his restored
One of its original drivers,
Tom Toler was in The Addict.
Dave Uyehara in the Raynor
& Herbert car.
Ferre gets his first push start in