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Author Topic: My Lakester  (Read 42928 times)

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Offline ggl205

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Re: My Lakester
« Reply #135 on: October 22, 2015, 05:43:54 AM »
Sid, that video clip brought back fond memories. Thank you for posting it. Now that Betsy is retired, does Al plan on placing her in a museum? I bet the NHRA Hot Rod museum would love to have her and a perfect retirement home.

John

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Re: My Lakester
« Reply #136 on: October 22, 2015, 10:05:47 AM »
It's in Jim Price's museum in Salt Lake City.

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Re: My Lakester
« Reply #137 on: October 22, 2015, 10:24:50 AM »
Looks like a great landing place for such a significat part of American born racing history (both car and driver).

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Re: My Lakester
« Reply #138 on: October 22, 2015, 11:00:30 AM »
Betsy along with Al's 76 Roadster, the old Jimmy junior fuel dragster & his junior midget were originally sold to Ralph Whitworth of The Flying A Garage Museum. When he went bust, everything went to auction & Al's cars were split up. The roadster ended up in Speedy Bill's collection.
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 http://www.hotrod.com/events/coverage/hrdp-1002-rare-car-auction/