YORK REUNION AND NOSTALGIA NATIONALS
Musclecar Madness of the 60's and 70’s comes alive for the sixth straight year at York Reunion and Nostalgia Nationals presented at the Toyota Arena, York Expo Center, York Fairgrounds on July 13-14th and the Nostalgia Nationals drag race at Beaver Springs Dragway on Sunday, July 15th presented by Toyota trucks.
The Sixth Annual show will feature a Gasser Reunion that will be attended by the best of the best of the gas coupe and sedan category of the NHRA. Gene Altizer will debut his newly restored Anglia, while Vinnie Musiciaro of New York will debut the recently completed
Jack Merkel ’33
Willys, Randy Davis will debut the
recently restored Garrett & Hempfing ’33 Willys, and Carlos and Mary Cedeno
will have Ed Kohler with the King Kong Anglia that the Kohler Bros. made famous
in the 60’s. The S & S gasser group
will be well represented along with the East Coast Gasser group.
The show has become the annual reunion for the Legends of Drag Racing which will include Joe Jacono, “Ohio George” Montgomery, Tom Sneden, “Miss Mighty Mopar” Judy Lilly, Bud Faubel, Jim & Alison Lee, Ken Montgomery, Dick Brannan, Jere Stahl, Arlen Vanke, Jungle Pam, Dick Arons, Gordy Foust, Wally Booth, Wally Bell, Ray Allen, Paul Mayo, Walt Weney, Jr., Bernie Agaman, Linda Vaughn, and the list goes on.
A special guest at this year’s show will be Marvin Rifchin of M & H Tires. Marv was a driving force in the history of drag racing and produced the racing slicks that adorned many of the countries most competitive drag racing machines in the country. A true pioneer to the industry Marvin will be available to meet and greet his many customers and race fans at this historic event.
Legendary race cars to be on display at the show will be Bob Rosetty’s recent find, the Lowell Lister “Sidewinder” dragster, the Hemi Hunter top fuel dragster, the Berger Chevrolet Camaro of Dick Arons, the “Seaton Shaker” Corvair funny car , the ’69 Dickie Harrell funny car, the movie car ’55 Chevy from the movie “Two Lane Blacktop”, the Stone Woods & Cook “Swindler II”, and many more that are being added daily.
The York Nostalgia show begins on Friday, July 13th at 1 p.m. until 9 p.m. and Saturday, July 14th from 10 a.m. until 9 p.m. with action moving to Beaver Springs Dragway on Sunday, July 15th for the presentation of the York Nostalgia Nationals beginning at 8 a.m.
The Cruisin’ Into Summer Cruise In will be hosted by the Motor Menders of York who recently celebrated their 50th Anniversary. The outside show will be presented on the West Plaza and will feature a DJ and lots of prizes and awards.