DRAGSTALGIA 6

NOS­TAL­GIA RAC­ING WITH AN ENGLISH TWIST

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WITH Eng­land’s Santa Pod Race­way cel­e­brat­ing its golden an­niver­sary re­cently, ex­tra ef­fort was made by Pro­moter Keith Bartlett and Event Di­rec­tor James Forster to en­sure the run­ning of Dragstalgia would be some­thing spe­cial for fans de­sirous of a blast from the past.

Hav­ing more than 300 com­peti­tors en­ter­ing the sixth an­nual af­fair, it was well sup­ported, not only by the Brits, but also en­trants from across the English Chan­nel. The three-day show drew the largest crowd since the event’s con­cep­tion. Fans loved see­ing the Al­lard Chrysler, which made its first pass at the Pod since be­ing re­tired in 1964. It was fully re­built at the Na­tional Motor Museum by a group of en­thu­si­asts. We were par­tic­u­larly pleased to see the Chinn/Mes­sen­ger Pe­ga­sus twinNor­ton back after an ab­sence of more than 30 years.

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