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Hunnert Car Heads Up: Drag Racing at it's BEST!

It was awesome, just awesome; the Hunnert Car Heads Up that is.  And it was exactly how it was billed, pure old school, heads up racing.  They even had hand written time slips and a bona fide flagman for the starts.  There were gassers, hot rods, dragsters and those tail dragging, low and not so slow customs tearing up the quarter mile.  On top of all that there was a top notch, way out, old skool kool, car show to boot.  One serioulsy good time.  

It was a trip back in time.  Great Lakes Dragway should be nominated as a National Landmark.  There just aren't places like that anymore.  Combine the history and nostalgia of the track with the amazing rides that turned out for the Heads Up and there my friends is a perfect day.

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Just look at those match ups, you don't get to see that every day.  What a great event.  People just having a ton of  fun, running or showing their rides, hanging out and recapturing a bit of times gone by.

Stay tuned for the video, it's just as awesome if I do say so myself.  Check out the full gallery of pictures in the "Most Recent Show" gallery.  If you can mark you calendar for July 21st.  It's the sister show to the Heads Up, the Meltdown Drags in Byron, IL.  Great show too, well worth the trip.

Til the next time - Keep on Kruzin! 

Park on Park

Park on Park ....hit it out of the, well you know,  ....Park.  I just had to.  It was another awesome turnout for this ever popular event.  The place was packed by 5:30; it officially starts at 6 so you get my drift.  Mundelein is going to have to figure out more parking for this event, you wouldn't have believed the cars they had to turn away for lack of room.  This event has it all, great rides, great food, great music and even a K-9 demonstration.  Truthfully, I almost came home with a puppy!

Here are some of the highlights.  Great job again Mr. Christie and Co. 

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Check out all the pics in the "Most Recent Gallery".  You still have 3 months to get to this event.  Second Wednesday until September.  It's a goodie.

Stay tuned for coverage from the Hunnert Car Heads Up.  This is a fantastic event and finally it looks like Mother Nature is going to cooperate!

Til the next time - Keep on Kruzin!

 

Lots To Do

The season has started with a bang!  Three local crusie nights kicked off this past week.  Cruisin' Cary on Wednesday, Downtown Barrington on Thursday and Green Street Cruise Night in McHenry on Monday.  Everyone dusted off their finery and were out en mass.  I must admit I was surpised at the number of "new" rides I saw at all three shows.  Although the locations of these shows are within miles of one another, each show had a unique and different turnout and by the by all were filled to the max early on in the evening.

If this past week is any indication, this is gonna be a great summer!

Cruisin Cary

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Barrington

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Green Street

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Three cruise nights in less than a week, now that's a good start to summer for me.  Check out the Recent Show Galleriy to see full galleries of each of these events.

I'm looking forward to Park on Park this week and this Saturday I'm heading north to the Great Lakes Dragway for the Hunnert Car Heads Up.  Bring it on!

Til the next time - Keep on Kruzin!

 

Finally

The season has started with a bang!  Three local crusie nights kicked off this past week.  Cruisin' Cary on Wednesday, Downtown Barrington on Thursday and   Green Street Cruise night in McHenry last night.  

Cruisin' Cary 

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Barrington

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Here is a quick look at Green Street

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in less than a week, now that's summer for me.