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Skip Hedricch sent out these prints to commemorate his running in the three’s at Bonneville in 2004. We like the nice graphics.

©AHRF/Jack Underwood Collection (JUC_109)
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The team of Thompson & Kaplan from Van Nuys, CA showed up at Bonneville in 1965 with this Ford roadster stuffed with a 301" Chevy. They ran 161.29 mph for fourth in class. Berry Kaplan went on to team with Don Carr and their car become the first to run over 300 mph at El Mirage.

©AHRF/Steve Straw Collection (SSC_020)
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Larry Goldsberry out of Whitier, CA ran this Class D Gas Roadster at Bonneville in 1967. He finished third in class with a speed of 167.91 mph. The car was powered by a 301" Chevy.

©AHRF/Steve Straw Collection (SSC_008)
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This is a great listen!

If you're at all curious to learn more about our Executive Director, David Steele, and his vision for the AHRF (including all sorts of news on what's just around the corner!) you'll want to check this out: http://bit.ly/1NTTXUg // You'll want to click where it says "Episode #179" to hear the full podcast.

Thanks for hosting us Primer Podcast!!!
Episode #179 David Steele, Director of the American Hot Rod Foundation, stopped by the Galaxie Studio for a sit-down interview. We talk a little bi
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Tom Beatty brought his Belly Tank Lakester yet again to Bonneville Speedweek in 1957. Running under his own name was his Class C Lakester powered by a supercharged 258” Ford. He was after his own Experimental Automotive record he set back in ’55 at 211.267 mph.

This year he only managed a second in class at 209.18 mph behind Dudley Stauffacher at 218.44 mph who couldn’t top tom’s record.

©AHRF/Otto Ryssman Collection (RYS_010)
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Herb Morrow on the left has a little chat with a young Wilbur Shaw at Legion Ascot back around 1930. Wilbur would become a big shot after he won Indy a few times and managed the Brickyard for Tony Hulman after WWII.

©AHRF/Richard Parks Collection (RPC_012)
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Louis "Bumpy Ulbrich and Clarence "Sport" Briggs tangle with each other at Gilmore Stadium in this Carroll Photo Service shot. Briggs died at the first URA Blue Circuit event at the Coliseum after the war on October 11, 1945.

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W. Stanford & B. Lynn of the Gear Grinders are seen here at El Mirage back in 1948. Their Class A Streamliner was powered by a 1940 Ford V8 60 fitted with an Eddie Meyer Manifold, Clay Smith Cam and Ford Ignition.

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Val Torres slick looking ’63 Corvette Super Gas ride is seen here at Pomona During the 2016 Winternationals.

Under the hood hid a little 632” Chevy. After Friday’s Round 1 of Eliminations Val was in 9th of 32 competitors with a time of 9.912 and under the breakout by .012 seconds. By Sunday’s Round Five of Eliminations Val was one of four competitors left in the 9.90 Index when he faced off with Mike Wiblishouser. The round resulted in a loss for Val with an elapsed time of 9.876, .024 under to Mike’s 9.897, also under at .003.

©AHRF/Jim Miller Collection (JMC_5994)
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Jim Lindsley's Cal-Loui Special is seen at Bonneville in 1953. The car was entered in two classes that year, D with a 331" Chrysler and E with another one added to up the displacement to 662".

In Class D Jim only managed a lap at 141.67 mph and had to settle for fourth in class. ak Miller had run 174.08 mph to capture a first. In Class E Jim had nothing but troubles and sputtered through with only one motor working at a slow speed of 96.80 mph. He got a first in class because he was the only entrant in that class.

©AHRF/John Peschek Collection (PCK_009)
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Around Easter every year it seems chocolate makes its way into our hands. This year (2016) these NASCAR goodies showed up from the Dollar Store. It’s now munch time.

©AHRF/Jim Miller Collection (JMC_6013)
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Tacoma resident Edward Vincent Leaf is seen here at Bonneville in 1953 during Speedweek. His Class B Roadster was powered by a 258" '41 Merc and pulled the car to a speed of 118.26 mph to finish down in eighth and last in class. Our shooter John Peschek was also from Tacoma and probably knew Ed.

©AHRF/John Peschek Collection (PCK_007)
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Preserving, Promoting, and Celebrating the History of American Hot Rodding
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The American Hot Rod Foundation is a Connecticut Charitable Corporation having 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status. The Foundation was set up by Steve, Carol and John Memishian in 2002 with the broad purpose of preserving, promoting and celebrating the history of hot rodding.
For more information, visit: http://www.ahrf.com/about-ahrf/