Get Thee to Bakersfield: NHRA California Hot Rod Reunion

DATELINE — Bakersfield, Calif. Just as Perry Mason used to dispatch his private-eye Paul Drake, we're sending Bumbeck and drag-racing legman Cole Coonce to Bakersfield. We're urging the two to bypass the annual artichoke festival and competitive sluicing event. Instead, they're headed to the NHRA California Hot Rod… » 10/12/07 3:30pm 10/12/07 3:30pm

Sunday! Sunday! Sunday! Nitro Floppers to Hit Famoso

As some of our earliest memories are of fiery roots superchargers tumbling free of their engines down the grassy median between the grandstands and the race track at the New England Dragway, '60s and '70s era Funny Cars still occupy a hallowed portion of the old grey matter. The California Hot Rod Reunion has a 22 car… » 10/11/07 6:00pm 10/11/07 6:00pm

Ed "The Ace" McCulloch Grand Marshall of California Hot Rod Reunion

The Crew Chief of the Brut Racing but no longer by Faberge Funny Car driven by Ron Capps is coming back to Bakersfield this weekend as Grand Marshall of the NHRA California Hot Rod Reunion. The Ace's qualifications for the job include hammering the Northwind Top Fuel dragster to the number one spot on the Drag News » 10/10/07 1:00pm 10/10/07 1:00pm