Leading off the Cacklefest Parade
were the Honorees
Leading off the push start cars
was "Stormin Norman" Weekly in the Frantic 4 car of
Weekly, Rivero, Fox & Holding. This year was bitter sweet
for the team as it was announced that this will be Norm's final
appearance at any event. We all hope that doesn't happen.
Bruce Gonzales in the
Old Timer AA/FD entry.
Next out was original driver
Ronny Hampshire in the 1964 Waterman & Hampshire fueler.
Schrank Bros. BB/FD with
original driver Jesse Schrank in the seat.
Don Prieto preferred standing
up in the parade. His Hustler VI is on a dolly so no steering
Bartlett Bros. &
Moore "Gen-u-wine" Top Gas car.
Ash Marshall "Scorcher"
AA/FD with Dennis Young aboard.
other than Bill Tidwell in the Tom McEwen "Tirend"
The beautiful Anaconda
AA/FD with owner Bob Hirsch in the seat.
Original driver Ron Stearns
in the Ratican, Jackson & Stearns AA/A
A Cacklefest first timer,
Dan Rini's "Canadian" AA/FD.
Original driver Larry
Dixon Sr. in the magnificent "Smirnoff" AA/FD.
Bobby Hansen in his Wynn's
Paradise Alley AA/FD
with Jim Kirby driving.
Original driver Tommy
"The Watchdog" Allen in his Woody Trick Car.
Out of Denver, the Rice &
Williams AA/FD. Dwight Salisbury was listed as the driver but
this is not him so?
Rod Hynes in the Childs
& Albert "Addict".
Roger Lee in his awesome
Brissette & Alexander AA/FD.
Bob Frey gracing
the CHRR with one of his last jobs as an NHRA announcer as he
is retiring after the World Finals.
From Colorado, the Alan
Bockla AA/FD with Ken Gupton in the seat.
Geri Tarvin in her Spirit of
USA/Australia AA/FD which was driven by Aussie Ross Preen in
the push start.
Jay Carpenter's "Southwind
III "AA/FD with Dominic Cardoza at the wheel.
Neil O'Kane in his sharp
Cracklin' Rose J/F car.
Bowman & Olson AA/FD
with Don Bowman driving.
Original driver Roger
Garten in the Tocco, Harper & Garten AA/FA
Tom McIntyre in the Weiss
& Larkin Top Gas car.
Canadian Terry Capp in his recently
restored 1975 Wheeler Dealer. This is the first RED to be featured
at the CHRR Cacklefest and it should be as it truly represents
the class TF cars of the 70's. I suspect there will be more of
this breed in the future.
Pete Eastwood in his
Ed Pink "Old Master" AA/FD.
Kansas John Wiebe with
Carl Olson in the seat.
Trevor Larkin's in the
Tommy Larkin Tribute Car.
Burkholder Bros. AA/FA
with original driver Harry Burkholder in the seat.
Original driver Wayne
King in the Doss, Clayton & King AA/FD.
Original driver Red Greth
in the famous Speed Sport Special A/MR.
Dave West in his spot
on Beebe & Mulligan tribute car.
Kenny Youngblood was
back in the seat of the ChiZler.
Part owner Chuck Goebel got his
first Cacklefest seat in the Yeakel Plymouth Spl. AA/FD
Bob Frey.... drag racing
will miss you.
Original driver Walt
Stevens was in "The Poachers".
Next out was John Ewald
in his Mastercar AA/FD
Original driver Jerry
King in the Cross, Mann & King Jr. Fuel car.
Orignal driver Herm Petersen
in the Petersen & Fitz car.
Marvin Graham in the
John Wiebe "Violin Car".
None other than Jerry
"The King" Ruth in his 1969 Don Long car.
Original driver Don Ewald
in the BankAmericar AA/FD.
Gingrass & Dearmore
with Alan Webb in the seat.
Original driver Hank
Johnson in the Dailey & Johnson AA/FD.
Twin engine AA/FD car the "Black
Jack" owned by Walt Austin and driven by Dave Jeffers.
Another twin was Bennie
Osborn's "Brand X" AA/GD with John Mullins driving.
Sam Chastain in the Iron
Osborn with original driver Bennie Osborn up.
Jessica Anderson in the
Anderson Family "Vagabond".
Bill Pitts' Winkel, Trapp &
Fuller "Magicar" AA/FD . In the parade engine man Rick
MacDonald was in the seat but for the push start it was original
driver Jeep Hampshire.
Sonny Messner in his
Don Garlits Swamp Rat 3 AA/FD.
Last out was Grand Marshall
"TV Tommy" Ivo in Ron Johnson's "Barnstormer".