When you come to Route 66's O'Reilly Auto Parts Race Your Ride, you never know what you are going to get. Last night, Velocity Channel's Garage Squad lead mechanic Joe Zolper was testing his wife Jennie's new 72 Plymouth Duster.
Jennie is switching cars from a 1971 eleven second Plymouth Demon. She stated, " (the Demon)... was more like a show car." She is expecting to eventually run in the 9's with the new Duster.
While the car count wasn't the biggest number we have had this year, it wasn't the smallest, either. However, it did have a good variety. We had Top Sportsman:
There was a good contingent of bracket racers. They were testing for tomorrow's (Sunday) Rocket Brand Racing Fuel ET Bracket Race:
This year, Route 66 has added to the Race Your Ride, the Junior Drag Racing League cars:
Bobby Churchill was testing both of his cars and will be running the older car in tomorrow's JDRL bracket race.
There was also plenty of street cars and a few dragsters:
At the end of the day, it was a fun day of racing at Route 66. Sunday should be a super race day!