FIRST OF A SERIES….”SPONSOR SPOTLIGHT” . . . . .Dover Drag Strip Nostalgia Drags______________________________________ Most of you are aware that our ‘Premier Northeast Nostalgia event’ can’t happen without the gracious support of our faithfull sponsors. Lets give it up for the returning S&W PERFORMAMCE GROUP known to you all as S&W Race Cars.In recent years at The Dover Event ,S&W has provided all our Elim. Winner great discount awards,Racer discount coupons and even raffles for cool stuff from thier vendors midway display.They’ll be back doing it again !…Marketing gal Jill Fazekas is even building two Nostalgia Funny cars to be campaigned by her and here husband ! S&W Race Cars was founded in 1959, by Walt Weney in Spring City PA,, as a speed shop in a small 15 x 20 foot basement. During his spare time, Walt put his welding and sheet metal skills to use – first on his own car – then on his customers race cars. Through his experience on the track, and in his shop, Walt honed the art of race car fabrication into a precise science and a full-time occupation. S&W Race Cars is equipped to offer their customers – whether next door or around the world – the latest in race car technology. From a narrowed rear housing to a complete rolling chassis, S&W Race Cars can meet all your race car needs. S&W’s ever expanding warehouse holds race car parts of every kind – from Dzus buttons to Goodyear racing tires. S&W Race Cars manufacturing department can provide you with MIG or TIG welding, sheet metal forming, round or rectangular tube bending and a full service machine shop..Now available on thier website is a cool ‘flip through catalog …check it out
Spectro Oils of Brookfield, Ct.….On Board In A Big Way!
Thanks to Spectro, the event will present four 200mph Nostalgia funny cars In match race competition. Spectro Oils will also be backing the new pre 1980 ‘Vintage Bike’ Eliminator. A perfect fit for one of the world’s foremost manufacturers and packagers of quality motorcycle lubricants. For over 50 years Spectro Oils has been the go to name in motorcycle oils. Since it was founded in 1966 Spectro has held true to its core values of producing the best quality products, exceptional customer support, and a strong support for the motorcycle industry.Spectro’s products are engineered to provide the highest levels of performance across the full range of full-synthetic, semi-synthetic and petroleum lubricants for all types of power-sports engines, and transmissions. Spectro also provides premier products for your brakes, chain, suspension, air filter, cooling system, and the appearance of your bike as well. Spectro protects your bike from front to back, and everywhere in between!
Of interest to all the non-motorcycle competitors is Spectro’s Motorguard line of lubricants specifically designed for vintage, performance and classic automobiles. Spectro also offers numerous other products for street and off road 2 and 4 stroke engines, transmission, gear and suspension. Their complete line is showcased at their website: http://www.spectro-oils.com . Spectro Products are available all over Connecticut at selected dealers and all their products are can be ordered online at http://www.performanceoilstore.com/
Coordinating the Vintage Bike Elim., Is non other than Spectro sponsored Chris “fastlane” Rasile. A veteran Motorcycle Drag Racer with multiple wins to his credit. Assisting him is Ron Blake, multi-year Points Champion at Lebanon Valley with his Late Model bike. He’ll oversee the other bike elim, for 1981 and up. While both will be in competition, they are laying the groundwork for the brackets format.
Returning for their ‘rematch’ will be Robert Toth at the wheel of the legendary “Time Bomb” Vega against Chuck Exton in his “Wild & Crazy” Chevy truck motor powered nitro Mustang. Last year in their final round, they ran identical times of 6:64 ET at over 200mph. Spectators said it was the best run they had seen in decades. Joining them will be the “Excalibur “Corvette, Of George :”Hollywood” Reidenauer , and John Cerchio’s “Warpath” Buick.
Stand By for a complete run down off all our Great Sponsors that make it happen