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2009 CHRR

Parade Part Two




Tommy Ivo was back in Ron Johnson's Ivo Barnstormer.










Ron Johnson himself made his Cacklefest debut in the seat of his Shubert & Herbert SBC fueler.







Brian Perrenot was back for his second CHRR in the restored Perrenot Family "The Gizzle Hopper" Lincoln powered AA/C. Third generation Perrenot (Fred's granddaughter) Gretchen was in the seat.






The 1965 Yeakel Plymouth Special originally owned by Lou Baney and driven by Tom McEwen . Here, co-owner Frank Baney's son Lou Baney drove during the parade but Paul Rossi was in it for the push start.









Terry Maestrejuan in his Dyda Race Eng. restored Woody car dubbed "Thunder Chief". Terry ran Top Fuel in the 60's but was unable to find any of his old cars to restore so he found a 1967 Woody car without a history and made it his own... and what a beauty it is.






"Paradise Alley" owned by Bob De Burns.




The Childs & Albert Addict with original drver Tom Toler in the seat.







Original driver, Walt Stevens in Paul Schavrien's 'The Poachers' AA/FD.









Roger Gates was back in the seat of his old digger that was restored by owner, Denny Fenstermaker.






Ash Marshall's "Scorcher" from Australia with George Bukureshliev in the seat.







Original driver Roger Garten in the Tocco Harper Garten AA/FA.



Pete Eastwood in Lynn Park's "Samurai" AA/FD.









Jay Carpenter was in Ken Blackmore's Poison Ivy AA/FD.






Jerry Ruth debuted his newly Bucky Austin restored 1968 AA/FD.







Yet another Bucky Austin restored beauty is the 1970 Dailey & Johnson late model hemi car with none other than Hank Johnson in the seat for its second Cacklefest appearance.









1979 NHRA Top Fuel Champion Rob Bruins was in the Petersen & Fitz car.









The debut of the 1967 Adams-Wayre- Mulligan car was a real fan favorite. John Rasmussen was in the car here.








The flawless Creitz & Donovan was back with Goob Tuller in the seat.









Flawless doesn't come close to describing Tom Hanna's masterpiece.










George Bolthoff alive and well in his AA/GD.






The original 9 cacklecars (2001) were led by the museum work horse - Howard Cams Rattler had Sean Bellemeur in the seat.









Fresh off setting a couple of records at Bonneville in his roadster, Albert Eshenbaugh was in the Steinegger & Eshenbaugh AA/FD.








On everybody's Top 10 list, Dave West in his Beebe & Mulligan AA/FD.









The genesis of Cacklefest can be traced to this car... Bill Pitts' Magicar with Rick McDonald in the seat.










The Anderson family Vagabond was there in the beginning as well and Jessica Anderson has evolved into its regular driver.









Mike Kuhl wisely put his last FED in storage when he retired it and was more than willing to dress it up again for the 2001 CHRR. With Carl Olson in the seat it has remained a Cacklefest staple.












The Safford-Gaide-Ratican A/FD is housed at the museum and Kenny Safford brings it out to play for big events. Kenny's son Kenny Jr. was in the car at this event.








The next two cars were not among the original nine but if they have Don Garlits on them they always are among the last to fire. Swamp Rat 3 is the only Garlits car that is ever displayed, that is not now owned by Garlits. Don recreated this car for his long-time friend, Sonny Messner from Acton, CA.








Garlits himself hauled out his Winternationals winning Swamp Rat V (aka the wing car).











Last but not least was Art Chrisman in his legendary Hustler I sans paint.








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A View From the Pits

Push Start Practice

Parade Part One

Parade Part Two

The Big Show - Part 1

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