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Story and photos by Martin Libhart
          The California Hot Rod Reunion       The 2017 reunion was to be         all watched from the starting line
        is one of several events that I      no exception, but an incident on     as the cars passed through the
        personally look forward to each      Saturday afternoon will forever      lights at the top end and heard
        year. With the historic Famoso       remind us – once again - of just     the motors go silent - but then
        Raceway as the venue, there is       how dangerous this sport we all      we heard one motor re-fire and
        always a stellar field of cars in every  love can be. Brett Henry, out of   continue at full throttle to the end
        class, ready to battle in what I have   Maize, Kansas, was in his “Iron   of the shutdown area and beyond,
        always referred to as “good, hard    Mistress” fuel altered, paired with   then total silence with an ominous
        drag racing – California style!”.    Jason Richey in “The Patriot”. We                   Continued on next page

                                                                                       Always intense with his “game face”,
                                                                                      Brett backing up after the burnout for
                                                                                           a qualifying pass in 2015 at the
                                                                                              California Hot Rod Reunion.

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