A huge thank you to all those who supported our Auction at Dragstalgia. It was very well received by all participants, with friends up-bidding each other on the spot and others putting in some very generous bids to absolutely secure the items they wanted. It was a pleasure for us to bring to the Santa Pod audience some rare and autographed items which are now the treasured possessions of the auction winners.
I would personally like to thank those who donated - Paul Whitehouse, Lynn at US Automotive, Steven Bishop, Paul Harris, Phil Cottingham, Tommy Ivo, Ron Hope, Don Prudhomme, NHRA Motorsport Museum, So-Cal and to Tony Thacker for collecting items from the US and US Automotive for shipping them over for us. We were also offered donations of items for auction during the weekend so we have already started the collection for what we hope will become an annual event for us.
Also my thanks to the BDRHoF team who ran the Auction and Sales - Phil & Angie Cottingham, Robin Jackson, Ian Hart, Graham & Carolyne Beckwith, Syd MacDonald, Bev Bradbury, Ian Messenger and Jerry Cookson. All backed up with technical support from Julian Parsons.
Of course none of this would have been possible without the support of Santa Pod Raceway and especially James Forster who make Dragstalgia the great event that it is.
Lesley Wright, Honorary BDRHoF Chair
Just a few of the many auction winners; In order, Ryan Bayes (Dennis Priddle painting by Paul Whitehouse), Mick (Don Garlits print by Kenny Youngblood), Brandon Mitchell (Micke Kågered poster from Fire-Up magazine), Ben Rushforth (James Warren print by Kenny Youngblood), Andy & Haley Hatfield, (Leon Fitzgerald “Pure Heaven” T-shirt)
Photos: Jerry Cookson & Ian Hart