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TRUSTED PISTON                                       premier events every year at Beech Bend Raceway in Bowling
                                                        NHRA’s Holley National Hot Rod Reunion is one of the

                                                      Green, Kentucky.   Located in Beech Bend Park, this historic
 PERFORMANCE                                          quarter-mile dragstrip is adjacent to a large amusement park,

                                                      campgrounds, and the Barren River.  Bowling Green is also
                                                      the home of HOLLEY Performance Products and the National
                                                      Corvette Museum, as well as the General Motors Corvette
                                                      assembly plant located near the museum.  In other words…
                                                      there are plenty of things to do and see for show car and racing
                                                      enthusiasts while attending the reunion.

                                                        NHRA bills this reunion as one of the world’s largest outdoor
                                                      gatherings of vintage drag racers, classic hot rods, customs,
 Ross carries hundreds of proven, race winning piston   vendors, plus a vintage parts swap meet and evening cacklefest.
 designs to fit virtually any engine combination. Along   Their claim is accurate – it is nearly impossible to find time over
 with an extensive line of piston accessories         the 3 day span of this event to experience everything.  Of special
 and coatings, Ross has nearly 40 years               interest to the many “bowtie fans” this year was the location
 of experience, in the design and                     of the traditional event reception.  In lieu of the usual host
 manufacturing of custom
 piston applications!                                 hotel location, NHRA held this event at the National Corvette
                                                      Museum.  This year’s grand Marshal was Larry Lombardo,
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 Ross has multiple piston and skirt coating   Story & photos by                                 Chuck Lipka, head of the
 options available to meet customer demands
 for more efficient engine designs!  Martin Libhart                                             GEEZER GASSERS, with
                                                                                               another trademark burnout
                                                                                             in preparation for a qualifying
                                                                                                  round. As Chuck’s wife
                                                                                                 Marcella says, “we need
                                                                                                        a tire sponsor!”


 Richard Hartman   Robert Overholster
 “Carolina Cruiser”   “California Hustler”

 Dan Horan    Dan Horan
 “CHLA Benefit Dragster”  “The Patriot”
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