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around a sea of trailers for         Murphy (second from left) and Leong (third from right) enjoyed a big celebration with
            display purposes, including Bill     their crew in the winner’s circle after beating Jim Young in the final, who left with top
            Porterfield’s just-completed ex-Dick   speed, #1 qualifier, and Low ET honors but no victory. Top Fuel will be tough with three
                                                 events remaining this year, and 2013 season champ Murphy now leads the points.
            Harrell 1970 Camaro and Bruce
            Larson’s USA-1 Camaro from 1968
            on ramp-style transporters. Several
            of them also came out to the grand
            finale ‘Cacklefest’ that was held
            right at dusk on Saturday after race
            eliminations had completed.

              In terms of Top Fuel ‘cackle
            cars,’ this was actually the NHRA
            Museum’s acid test since Steve                USED BY WORLD CHAMPS
            Gibbs had left after the ‘cackle                    Antron Brown, Ron Capps, Jason Line
            debacle’ at the 25th Annual Hot              and Many More World and Division Champions!!
            Rod Reunion last fall. Things
            were well managed and went                                                                  As seen
            smoothly, leaving a lot of smiles                                                          & used by
            for the weekend, happy memories                                                        Discovery Channel's
            and encouragement for next year.                                                         Street Outlaws:
            Father’s Day weekend is busy with                                                       Big Chief, Monza,
            family stuff, one reason why the                                                         Doc & Jeff Lutz
            event doesn’t extend into Sunday.            
            But it is an easy date to remember
            if you think a visit to Beech Bend       305-821-2311 • 800-755-5225
            Raceway Park is in order in 2018…

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