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Author Topic: BAKERSFIELD BOYS RACING  (Read 3148 times)
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« on: October 24, 2005, 06:00:00 PM »

WE ARE THE BAKERSFIELD BOYS RON RAINES AN HARRY GARCIA. HARRY AND I HAVE BEEN CAR GUY FRIENDS FOR OVER 40 YRS .WE MET IN 1961 WHILE WE WERE WORKING AT THE "NEW YORKER DOLLAR DINNER" ON UNION AVE . WE WERE THE PEARL DIVERS(DISHWASHERS) THERE AFTER SCHOOL AND WEEKENDS. THE AFTER SCHOOL JOBS GOT US OUR FIRST CARS MINE A 1934 FORD PICK-UP AND HARRY A 1940 CHEVY COUPE WHICH WE STILL BOTH HAVE TODAY. 7 YRS AGO WE BEGAN BUILDING OUR 1934 FORD COUPE TO RACE AT THE SALT AND DRY LAKES. EVEN WITH THE BAD SALT THIS YEAR .WE LOVED EVERY HOUR WE WERE AT BONNEVILLE.  WE WILL BE THERE RACING TILL WE ARE GONE FROM THIS EARTH. WE HAVE MET  A LOT OF GREAT PEOPLE IN THIS SPORT. HOPE EVERYONE HAD AS MUCH FUN AS WE DID. SEE ALL NEXT YEAR AND HOPE FOR BETTER COURSE TO HELP US MEET OUR GOAL OF THE RECORD IN A/CBGALT. A RECORD KEN KELLY SET A FEW YEARS BACK. I WAS TAKEN BACK WHEN KEN KELLY CAME OVER AND TALKED TO ME THIS YEAR ON THE SHORT COURSE. THIS WOULD NEVER HAPPEN AT THE DRAG RACES ,THANKS AGIN KEN.  SO HOPE TO SEE ALL OUR OLD FRIENDS NEXT YEAR AND MEET MORE NEW ONES  IN 2006 BONNEVILLE SO STOP BY OUR PITS AND SHOOT ALL THE PHOTOS AND TALK TO US RON RAINES AND HARRY GARCIA THE BAKERSFIELD BOYS. ALSO GO TO OUR NEW WEB SITE WWW.BAKERSFIELDBAYS.COM THANKS FOR LOOKIN. WELL ,IN 2006 WE RUN THE CAR WITH A NEW 509 CU IN ENGINE IN AA/CBFALT AN SET A RECORD  OF 192.29 MPH. THIS YEAR 2007 WE DID A FEW CHANGES NEW ZOOMIE HEADERS  NEW SPOILER ON THE REAR AN MORE LEAD IN THE CAR . WE HOPE TO GO 220 AN UP OUR RECORD. SO AS WITH THE LAST FEW YEARS STOP BY OUR PIT AN SAY HI   THANKS FOR READING   RON "BAKERSFIELD BOY"
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« Reply #1 on: March 31, 2006, 09:40:08 AM »

Great story and great car!

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